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Protein-Rich Foods for Building a Healthy Human Body

Society is waking up to the fact that a protein-rich diet can help you look and feel better. That being said, not all protein is created equally. …

Nutrition

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Try these muscle building moves<p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most men—including longtime gym rats—make tiny but key technique errors on even the most basic movements. And as it turns out, these seemingly minor mistakes …

MIT Study suggests current solar power tech is good enough

The standard line about solar power is that while good in theory, the technology just isn't there to keep our lights on and our Netflix streaming. But a new study from MIT (PDF) suggests that's not the case. According to the massive report (an epic 356 pages) current crystalline silicon …

Natural Gas

Which type of roof is best in cold climates: solar, white or green?

There are a variety of ways to make your building more sustainable and energy efficient, but the most discussed area to improve is the roof. For …

17 Ways To Eat Protein For Dessert

Who needs protein bars when you can eat peanut butter cups?

Slide over, car companies are ready to take the wheel

The future of automobiles is getting closer every day.<p>German auto maker Mercedes Benz showed off a “car of the future” prototype self-driving car in California on Wednesday and futurist and Steve Jobs wannabe Elon Musk’s new Tesla Model S is getting an autopilot mode within the next few months.<p>It’s …

Can Google bring solar power to the masses?

Is there anything better than powering your home with solar?<p>The electricity generation comes with no air or water pollution. There are no carbon …

The Genius Muscle-Building Technique That’s Missing From Your Workout

Here’s a simple way to add more options to your exercise arsenal for bigger and better results<p>If you want to stimulate new muscle growth, you don’t need to radically modify your routine.<p>The fix can be as simple as altering the tempo of an exercise, says BJ Gaddour C.S.C.S., the <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness …

Mental Floss

Investing in gold: a beginner's guide

Gold can be a very useful way to diversify your portfolio. It’s relatively rare, and its value often doesn’t move in line with other assets such as …

5 Ways to Shredded Abs

1 of 7<p>Abs of Steel<p>For great abs, you’ve gotta eat great. But if you’ve got that part down and want to have abs that really impress, you’ve got to …

Manual Camera gives you manual control over your picture, and it’s great

After Google opened up the APIs that allowed certain Android devices to snap full RAW photos, many have been looking for the right app to control the functions. Along came Manual Camera, which, as advertised, provides full manual control of the camera on your Android phone.<p>The fine art of …

MTN-Qhubeka to be first African team in Tour de France

• Edvald Boasson Hagen among team’s recent signings<br>• ‘Targeting green jersey is an option,’ says general manager<p>The South African team MTN-Qhubeka will compete in this summer’s Tour de France in what looks set to be a turning point for cycling in Africa. MTN will be the first African-registered …

You don’t have to be a miser to enjoy a good deal: the best free stuff on the web

Philosophical arguments aside, whoever uttered the tired cliche “nothing in this life is free” obviously hadn’t spent enough time meticulously …

22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

10 more awesome paid iPhone and iPad apps you can get for free right now

Is there any better way to kick off the new year with free iPhone and iPad apps? For your enjoyment, we’ve put together another list of 10 paid iOS …

Phones4U iPhone and iPad Inventory Being Liquidated at Low Prices by UK Auction House

UK retailer Phones4U shut down its online store and closed its retail operations earlier this year when the struggling company entered administration, the UK equivalent of bankruptcy. Now in the middle of the administration process, Phones4U is ready to liquidate its existing stock of products, …

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4 Killer Moves for Bigger Quads

The Force is with this 'Star Wars'-themed light show

The holiday lights competition is over, and California music teacher and director Tom BetGeorge has won by a landslide.<p>Actually, the competition that BetGeorge is participating in -- ABC's Great Christmas Light Fight 2014 -- is far from over, but I'm willing to bet that after watching his …

5 apps to turn your smartphone into a personal assistant

We all want a personal assistant à la Lloyd in <i>Entourage</i> — someone to walk our dogs, handle unwanted emails and ensure we're always on time. But for …

37 Roast Chicken Recipes to Learn, Make, and Master

A good roast chicken is one of the most important recipes you can master—here are some of our favorite versions of the classic.<p><b>Is there anything better than a roasted chicken?</b> It's doubtful. One of the most versatile dinner (and lunch!) staples there is, we like to roast whole chickens and use the …

Meet the $7 smartwatch

The Apple Watch will sell for $349 when it hits stores next year. Motorola's Moto 360 goes for $249 and Samsung's smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, starts at $199.<p>Now, a Chinese company wants to sell you one for $7.<p>Fastfox, a technology startup, says keeping software simple and hardware minimal lets …

15 Exercises to Remove Your Routine

Ditch these 15 exercises to train smarter and get stronger. Forever.<p><b>Seated Oblique Twist Machine</b><p><b>Replace with:</b> Side Plank, Pallof Press, …

12 Best Shoulder Exercises (THE DELTOID DOZEN!!)

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

How to lose your gut in 10 days

Yeah, we know: A headline like 'How to lose your gut in 10 days' screams 'bullshit.'But, truth be told, it’s actually quite possible to burn belly …

Reform: The 90-Day Transformation Plan

We developed a 90-day fitness program to answer one major question: what’s the best way for someone who doesn’t go to the gym to go from average to …

Lou Ferrigno's Tips for a Hulking Back

1 of 7<p>Learn from Lou<p>There are many muscle groups that are responsible for creating that superhero physique we builders crave, but there is nothing …

5 health benefits of cinnamon

Cinnamon is one of my feel-good foods. The scent reminds me of fall, my favorite time of year, and brings back memories of making apple pies with my mom, and celebrating the holidays.<p>While I’ve always been a fan of its flavor and aroma, as a nutritionist, I’m also thrilled to spread the news about …