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Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

Transform the Shape of Your Arms With These 16 Push-Up Variations

Along with lifting weights, push-ups are one of the best exercises you can do to sculpt and strengthen your upper body. These 16 variations range from easy to challenging, so choose the ones that suit your ability. You'll not only feel super sore after doing these, but you'll look and feel stronger …

Workouts

25 Valuable Quotes to Remember When You Feel Like You've Failed | Inc.com

• "There is no failure for the man who realizes his power, who never knows when he is beaten; there is no failure for the determined endeavor; the unconquerable will. There is no failure for the man who gets up every time he falls, who rebounds like a rubber ball, who persists when everyone else …

Motivation

3 Compensation Secrets Airlines Don't Want You to Know

'Tis the season of overcrowded airports, overbooked flights, and massive airline delays. On the bright side, you may be entitled to more than you …

Flying

33 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of Us Probably Don't) | Inc.com

Ever wonder why getting ahead can sometimes seem like such a struggle? The truth is: If you want to be highly successful, you need to be highly disciplined. I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and typically they credit …

Success

​Upper-Body Workout: This Circuit Will Absolutely Smoke Your Arms and Core | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in order. Rest 15 seconds between each.<p>1. <b>Hollow-Body Close-Grip Seesaw</b><br>Start in a hollow-body position on the floor, bracing your core. With your dumbbells (we like these from CAP Barbell), perform alternating presses with each arm as fast as you can. Continue …

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Information Systems

Science wants you to multiply your pleasure (and hers) by sleeping around

Science wants you to multiply your pleasure (and hers) by sleeping around<p>Shutterstock<p>Sex is one of the greatest things ever, perhaps on the same …

Details: Installing Hinges in Mortises

Installing traditional mortise hinges makes some woodworkers want to turn their electric drill on themselves to just end it all.<p>While practice is the …

Woodworking

How to Make a D.I.Y. Turkey Carrier

Spring turkey season is still a month away—longer for some—and until the opener, hunters don’t have a ton of options to keep busy. But here’s a …

Build a Huge Floating Shelf With a Hidden Storage Compartment

Floating shelves are a great way to mount a huge shelf to the wall so it looks natural, but YouTuber DIY Creators took that to the next level with an …

Woodworking

DIY Magnetic Key Holder (State Shaped)

Introduction: DIY Magnetic Key Holder (State Shaped)<p>If you like the video please <b>subscribe to my YouTube channel</b>!<p>This Instructable is how to make a …

Woodworking

Artisans revive the polissoir, a nearly-forgotten woodworking tool

André Roubo's series on carpentry called <i>L'Art du Menuisier</i> mentions a <i>polissior</i>, a small device made of broom straw for polishing wood. In the two …

Learn Anything In Four Steps With The Feynman Technique

With the Feynman Technique, you learn by teaching someone else a topic in simple terms so you can quickly pinpoint the holes in your knowledge. After …

Learning

Start Your Own Junkyard Band with This Huge Archive of Free, DIY Musical Instrument Plans

Whether you’re after a classic three-string cigar box guitar, a wooden snare drum, or a Blue Man Group-inspired PVC pipe organ, Cigar Box Nation has …

A Brilliant DIY Solution for Chainsawing Logs in Half

Cut your own lumber straight from the log.<p>If you have access to a bunch of dry logs, you just need a way to mill them so the wood can be used for a project. John Heisz of I Build It has used an elaborate band saw mill method before, but this gravity fed chainsaw mill looks much easier to …

The Old Ones

It’s too close to the bone. This is not the way it’s supposed to go. Always before, our hunters have left quietly, in perfect chronology, as orderly …

Hunting

How to Repair Your Cracked iPad Screen

iPads are fantastic devices, but they aren’t built for the sort of abuse they are accidentally put through day in and day out. Sliding off a coffee …

Home Improvement

Reconnect With an Old Friend, Win a Book

“There aren’t any deer here,” claimed the youngster on his first hunt.<p>“Quiet and don’t move,” replied the old man on his fortieth deer hunt.<p>If you’re …

Build a Wireless Charger for Your Phone

This elegant charging solution is convenient and lessens the wear and tear on your phones port and cables.<p>We've seen inductive charging take over power tools, but it's still not standard among mobile devices despite its convenience and ease of use. You could buy a third-party inductive charger, but …

The Brain

Make Your Own Kitchen Tools

We’ve talked a lot at <i>Make:</i> about the pride and sense of accomplishment one feels when using a tool in the shop that you made yourself. As any maker knows, it’s an unmatched feeling.<p>One “shop” we spend a lot of time working in where it might not occur to us to fashion our tools for is the kitchen. …

Garden Nerd? You’ve Got to Read This!

It’s summer! Time to go outside and nerdify that boring garden with these Mario-inspired garden nerd ideas! Let’s-a go! Before we get too far, let me …

Mario Kart

Sportsman’s Notebook: Make a Homemade Survival Blade

Sportsman's Notebook: Make a Homemade Survival... <i>by FieldandStream</i><p>Crafting a backup survival knife from a hacksaw blade is easy, and the result is an …

Homemade

This Is the Best Exercise to Erase Your Belly Pooch, Says Science | Women's Health

<i>Trying to get flat abs? If you've got a dumbbell on hand, you can do some of these moves:</i><p>Visceral fat is not only a pain in the butt, it’s also extra unhealthy, since it’s located in the abdominal cavity and surrounds several important organs. So, researchers looked into how certain types of …

Science Experiments to Try At Home

Bring the science home with these cool and simple experiments you can conduct in the comfort of your kitchen.<p>*<p>Intriguing Headline of the Day: You …

Secret DIY Gun Compartment Hides Behind a Mirror

Gun safes are great for securing firearms, but not so great when you need quick access. This gun compartment doubles as a living room mirror, which hides them in plain sight.<p>Home firearm storage mostly consists of safes and ugly cabinets. This DIY secret gun compartment doubles as a living room …

Living Rooms

Build a Wood Lathe from Scratch and Start Turning

Building your own power tools is a specialized skill, but with the right planning and patience you can DIY everything in your workshop.<p>Wood turning is fast becoming a popular hobby for woodworkers of all skill levels. You can buy your own wood lathe or build your own.<p>Building your own tools is a …

Weekend Workshop: How to build a magnetic knife rack

<i>Need something to keep you busy this weekend? Look no further. The Weekend Workshop is our weekly column where we showcase a badass DIY project that</i> …

Woodworking