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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 …

Side gig opportunities: 27 businesses you can start for less than $1,000

Want to make some extra cash without investing a lot at the outset? Start a side hustle.<p>Think about what skills you have and how you can do it with low overhead — it's often possible to get started with less than $1,000.<p>First, "Ask yourself, 'What's my passion?'" says career and life coach Deborah …

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These rapidly growing companies’ shares may rise as much as 74% in the next year

Some investors and analysts say the U.S. stock market rally has exhausted itself.<p>But among large-cap companies generating sales at a fast clip, many …

2 Stocks That Turned $10,000 Into $400,000 or More

You might be surprised to learn that investing in the "next big thing" is not the only way to get rich, nor is it the most guaranteed way to do it. Stocks that pay high dividends <i>and</i> have strong growth potential can produce some surprising returns over long periods of time.<p>Real estate investment …

Megaverse's anti-gravity iPhone case is a modular solution to... everything

If I’m being honest, I never really thought about the benefits of sticking my iPhone to walls. Now, I can’t imagine not being able to. Reading recipes while cooking, watching YouTube while doing the dishes or just slapping your phone on the wall outside to have a centralized point to control …

Father tried to free son's head from alligator's mouth during Disney World attack

The father of a toddler killed by an alligator at Walt Disney World last June reached into the animal's mouth in an attempt to free his son's head from the reptile's jaw, according to a final report on the death released on Monday by Florida's wildlife agency.<p>The Florida Fish and Wildlife …

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

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Mount Everest Shrank as Nepal Quake Lifted Kathmandu

Environment<p>The first good view of the aftermath of Nepal's deadly earthquake from a satellite reveals that a broad swath of ground near Kathmandu lifted vertically, by about three feet, which could explain why damage in the city was so severe.<p>The new information comes from Europe's Sentinel-1A …

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The 10 Best Gadgets And Gizmos We Saw At Toy Fair 2015

Kids these days have it really good<p>Every year, the North American International Toy Fair hosts more than a thousand toy makers, distributors, and major retailers in New York City. And that makes for a super fun weekend.<p>The staff of <i>Popular Science</i> have scoured the 2015 Toy Fair showroom over the …

19 IKEA Hacks for the Nursery

Babies are tiny, but somehow their stuff manages to take up a lot of space and can be very expensive. IKEA is great for its affordable options and modern style, but sometimes you want something with a bit more personality and color for decorating your nursery. Our very own Brit rocked the DIY …

50 Life Secrets And Tips

<b>by Jordan Lejuwaan</b><p>1. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge …

The 26 Most Hipster Neighborhoods In The World

The hipster population is spreading nationally and internationally. Skinny jeans-wearing, beard-toting 20- and 30-somethings are flocking to areas in which they feel right at home.<p>These are areas chock-full of trendy food trucks, as in Austin's East Austin neighborhood; theater festivals, as in the …

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FSU gunman sent 10 packages before shooting, postal inspectors say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man identified as the gunman who wounded three people at a Florida State University library mailed 10 packages before the shooting, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service said Friday.<p>A spokeswoman for the U.S. Postal Inspection Service said the packages sent by Myron May have been collected …

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

This London Bar’s Cocktail Menu Is A Gorgeous Pop-Up Book

A good cocktail isn’t just about the taste, or the alcohol content. It’s the peacock tail of drinks: it’s all about the look and the flair. That’s why a description or even a picture can’t do a well-designed cocktail justice. To properly get a feel for it, you’ve got to see it in 3-D.<p>That’s what’s …

75 Summer Recipes Everyone Should Know How to Cook

Master these ultimate summer dishes and eat well through September.<p><b>Just because we're not in the mood to fire up the oven</b> to make brisket in the summer doesn't mean we're off the hook when it comes to warm weather meals. Nope, when it comes to summertime, there are <i>definitely</i> some classics that just …

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