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Here's Why You Can Never Lose Your Spare Tire | Men's Health

My friend is that guy who polishes off those last wings you didn’t eat, orders an appetizer with every meal, and comes back from hitting the head at the ballgame with a dark lager and a 12” Philly Cheesesteak.<p>About a year ago he decided he wanted to slim down. So he went paleo. Adios chips, …

Chicago's first cider bar to open in February

The team behind Fountainhead has finally announced the opening of the Northman in February. The Northman will offer 18 cider drafts, six draft craft …

Cider

L-Lewd! These are the Top 10 anime that should only be shown during late nights according to MyNavi Student

In Japan, some anime are either too violent, too controversial, or too sexually explicit to be sharing the time slot with the more kid-friendly …

Anime

Destiny's new treasure chests can be reopened infinitely, if you're fast enough

<b>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to Polygon on YouTube</b><p><i>Destiny: The Taken King</i>'s new public area, the Dreadnaught, has a familiar quirk about it: You can re-open treasure chests found there repeatedly, if you can move quick enough. After opening a treasure chest, if you can load a new part of the area …

Miley Cyrus just came out as ‘pansexual’

It's not been the most quiet week for Miley. After courting controversy with her sequinned tit pasties and her dismissal of Nicki Minaj's VMA snub, the “Wrecking Ball” singer is now getting candid once again – only this time, it's her sexuality that's in the frame.<p>In an interview for Elle UK's …

Miley Cyrus

Skyrim's finest Imperial gold, now on Etsy

I've been shopping for a nice, heavy mug for a few years now. Just this past Gen Con, I found what I was looking for; a 36 oz. cast-iron stein from Crimson Chain Leatherworks stamped with the Imperial Dragon on red leather. This, of course, sent me off to find my Imperial Septim from the …

A new trend in serving cold brew coffee uses science to make it more delicious

<b>So he decided to try pumping nitrogen gas into the brew.</b><p>Turns out this was a very good idea.<p>After a few months of playing around with the right balance of bubble infusion, according to Chemical and Engineering News, his nitrogen-infused cold coffee became creamier and richer than regular old cold …

Vac to the Future: KitchenAid Unveils Automatic Siphon Coffee Brewer

Three products in the KitchenAid “craft coffee” line<p>Born in 1919 at the behest of the Hobart Corporation for the production of consumer-friendly …

Forget Diets, Weight Loss Is About Hormones: An Interview with Jon Gabriel

<i>Jon Gabriel tipped the scales at more than 400 pounds before a life-changing event motivated him to make different choices. He eventually lost more than 200 pounds with a holistic, diet-free, and stress-free approach.</i><p><b>Omega:</b> You work with many chronic dieters--in fact, you used to be one yourself. …

7 totally different ways to eat Paleo

The Paleo Diet has stuck around long enough now to prove it’s not just some niche fad that only appeals to the meat- and Cross Fit-obsessed.<p>In fact, …

Paleo Diet

The amazing costume play at San Diego Comic-Con (pictures)

Exercises CrossFit Athletes Should Do Every Day

Starrett says that there are four key positions that he tasks all of his clients—from average Joes to NFL stars—with nailing. “These four positions are the aspects of people’s movement mechanics that are most limiting to their progress and performance,” he says.<p>Translation: If you can nail these …

Turing Phone promises physical strength and secure communications like no other

Turing Robotic Industries recently took the wraps off a phone which — if it lives up to its promises — could be essentially indestructible and ridiculously secure. The Turing Phone is built from a “revolutionary liquid-metal” called Liquidmorphium which is stronger than steel and titanium. If that …

Mobile Technology

7 Meditation Apps to Try Now

In this overstimulated and hyper-distracted digital age, with a jam-packed schedule and abundance of choices at every juncture, making time (and brain space) for meditation—the self-proclaimed secret weapon of everyone from <b>Gisele Bündchen</b> to <b>Arianna Huffington</b>—can feel next to impossible.<p>Ask around, …

Meditation

14 Lessons I Learned After 34 Years Of Lifting

A lot has changed since my senior year at Occidental College in Los Angeles. The year was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV launched on cable …

7 Science-Backed Books About Spirituality You Need To Read

Apprehensive about those spirituality books in the Self-Help aisle? Me too. Here are 7 Science-Backed books about Spirituality to help get your …

Spirituality

Destiny player unearths more House of Wolves clues, including a new asteroid hangout

<i>Destiny</i>'s upcoming <i>House of Wolves</i> expansion could add a new place for players to gather, based on what appears to be several leaked screenshots posted on Reddit.<p>As you can see in the image above, <i>House of Wolves</i> may allow players to take a trip to the asteroid belt and visit the "Reef Social Space." …

Is the sexed-up Power Rangers short making a statement? Why the answer is important

Director Joseph Kahn released a gritty, 14-minute look at an alternate version of the popular Power Rangers characters.<p>The short quickly blew up, and video-sharing site Vimeo briefly featured the video on its front page before suddenly removing it entirely.<p>So what happened, and what does the future …

Destiny's weekly heroic strikes will feature matchmaking after the next patch

<i>Destiny</i>'s next update, patch 1.1.1, will bring matchmaking into the weekly heroic strike, developer Bungie announced today.<p>Until this point, neither of the weekly strikes — the weekly heroic and the nightfall — have supported matchmaking. People have needed to have other high-level <i>Destiny</i> players …

Bungie beefs up Destiny's writing team with a new 'loremaster'

Bungie has added former <i>Guild Wars 2</i> writer John Ryan to the <i>Destiny</i> development team as the game's new "loremaster," Ryan confirmed on Twitter.<p>The company has aimed to beef up its writing team following the departure of <i>Destiny</i>'s lead writer Joseph Staten a year before the game's release. Bungie is …

'Destiny' Brings In 'Guild Wars 2' Writer As New 'Loremaster'

It may be a slow process, but Bungie has shown an ability to adapt to fan concerns about Destiny with updates to the game. These days, Legendary Engrams don’t turn into Rare items anymore, and as of this week, they’ve added a way to check faction reputation in the inventory screen. There are still …

Guild Wars

A Head-Turning Townie

The fast and fun Marin Fairfax SC6 sports lustworthy—and practical—details<p>I'm juggling a freshly rolled burrito and a bag of tortilla chips while searching for the key to my bike lock, so it takes me a second to notice Sleeveless Guy standing nearby. When I do, I say, "Hey. . ." I don't know his …

Destiny player digs up hidden House of Wolves DLC details, Bungie urges caution

A <i>Destiny</i> player on Reddit looks to have dug up some early details on the game's next expansion, <i>House of Wolves</i>, including all manner of gear, weapons, a new light level cap raise and possibly even a release date. But Bungie warns that <i>Destiny</i> players shouldn't get too carried away with those leaked</i> …

A library at your fingertips: The best free Kindle books

Humor<p>‘My Man Jeeves’ <i></i>by <b>P.G. Wodehouse</b><p>The best part of short stories is the brevity, whether good or bad. <i>My Man Jeeves</i> is comical collection of eight …

Undeniable: Evolution and the Science of Creation

SPARKED BY A CONTROVERSIAL DEBATE in February 2014, Bill Nye has set off on an energetic campaign to spread awareness of evolution and the powerful …

Skepticism

'Destiny' Is The First Game Ever To Need A Lore Patch

Destiny, the game with the $500M, ten-year plan, is meant to be an ongoing “experience” filled with plenty of patches, updates and expansions of new content. As we saw with the first DLC, The Dark Below, Destiny makes mighty fine attempts at adding new “stuff to do” gameplay-wise, whether that’s …

InterAct

Why Destiny Was The Best And Worst Game Of 2014

Bungie’s <i>Destiny</i> has inspired some of the most ambivalent thoughts I’ve ever had while clutching a gamepad.<p>Some people have said it’s the sort of game you either love or you hate. For me it’s much more of a love-hate relationship. It’s exactly what I want out of a video game, and yet its pieces are …

Game of Thrones

Why 'Elder Scrolls Online' May Be A Hit On Consoles

News broke yesterday that The Elder Scrolls Online is losing its mandatory subscription model. This was expected by anyone who had watched the evolution of the MMO space over the past decade or so, and we at Forbes even had an office pool as to when this would happen. I wrongly predicted two months …

The Elder Scrolls