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New technique could boost internet speeds tenfold

The problem with TCP/IP<p>Data is sent over the internet in "packets," or small chunks of digital information. The exact format of the packets and the …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

How to Meditate

The goal of meditation is to focus and quiet your mind—eventually reaching a higher level of awareness and inner calm. Meditation is an ancient …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Exercise

The 8 Stews You Should Cook This Season

Yes, we know, it feels like we were just talking about tomatoes. And peaches. And hell, spring break. But it's time to face it; it's time to get out that Dutch oven, it's time for a glass of red wine, it's time -- oh yes -- to make some stew.<p>Whether it's for a weeknight dinner or a Sunday project, …

Mayonnaise Is a Chocolate Cake's Best Friend

<i>recipe by Sportello, photograph by Matt Duckor</i><p>There are some desserts in the world that we'll always have room for, come cheesy gut bomb or 20-course tasting menu. One such dessert is chocolate cake. Because of this, we're always looking for ways to make our chocolate cakes more moist, more …

Dessert

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

Italian Food

The 12-minute total-body workout

You’ve got legitimate excuses for not working out: You can’t afford a gym membership and you don’t have any equipment at home. We asked Joe …

27 Pancakes Worth Waking Up For

September 26th is National Pancake Day. Which is pretty flippin' sweet.

Breakfast

Why You Should Mix Honey with Your Alcohol

<b>When an overly bitter cocktail</b> needs a shot of sweetness, there are a number of fixes in a bartender's arsenal. You might think to grab your trusty bottle of simple syrup to take the edge off, but others are adding in a more natural option: honey. In many cocktails, honey's thickness and depth of …

Cocktails

35 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat of …

A New Way to Preserve Herbs

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Chef Jeff Mahin teaches us how to make herb salt -- with whatever herbs you have in your crisper.</i><p>At this time of year, there's a lot of talk about …

Quick And Easy Dinner Recipes For Back-To-School (PHOTOS)

If kids only knew how hard back-to-school was for parents, they might not complain about it as much as they do. With the earlier wake up, hectic morning schedules, after-school activities and dinner that has to be made before the new earlier bedtime, it makes us all wish summer lasted a whole lot …

How to Build the Perfect Burger: a Graphical Depiction of Acceptable Toppings

Let's build a burger. Bacon: duh. Cheese: of course, but what kind exactly? After that, things get even more confusing, especially when dealing with different types of meat for your base. A fried egg goes great on beef, but it'll be your face if you try it on lamb. Love avocado? Hope you love …

Food

How To Be Happy ...7 Effective Ways To Choose Happiness Now

How To Be Happy<br>7 Ways To Choose For Happiness Now<p><b>GRATITUDE</b> <br>Count your blessings<p>The first tips on how to be happy is to cultivate an attitude of …

These Flourless Cake Recipes Make Gluten-Free Desserts Real Easy To Love

With so much attention on gluten-free diets and recipes these days, flour's been getting a bad rap. We'll defend flour any day -- we're just not going to do that here today. No, today we're going flourless all the way, and that's because sometimes flourless chocolate cakes can be even better than …

35 Delicious Ways To Use Zucchini

What to do when zucchinis seem to fall in love and raise entire families in your fridge drawer? Here's how to cope with a squash population problem.

Food

5 One-Song Workouts

Sometimes you just don't have time to hit the gym.

Awesome Dresses

The Do's And Don'ts Of Eating Sushi

There's a fine etiquette to sushi, and you'd do well to master it.

How To Make Ice Cream Without an Ice Cream Machine: An Easy, Foolproof Method

This method for making ice cream in a bag is very popular with our readers, but honestly, I find it to be a bit of a pain. I think I've found a …

Ice Cream

8 Slow Cooker Recipes for Hot Days

I'm sure your slow cooker isn't the first cooking apparatus you think of when the weather heats up. However, this time-saving tool takes all the hot …

Cooking

Croissant Donuts, Made at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Embrace the trend. Hop on that bandwagon. And make croissant donuts at home. Julie from Dinner with Julie shows us how.</i><p>Yes, I made croissant …

The Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas

GalleryThe Food Lab: How To Make The Best Fajitas<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>I'm not particularly proud of my time time spent working at the kinds of cheesy chain restaurants you'd find next to the Victoria's Secret at the mall, or perhaps in …

The Only Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

When it comes to pancakes, you don't want to mess around. Pancakes are great. They make breakfast a more exciting meal. They even make our weekends just a little more special. So if you churn out a subpar batch of pancakes, the day is definitely a little sadder. And you're meal significantly less …