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5 Alternatives to Calf Raises That Will Get You Ready for Shorts Season

Give these workouts a try.<p>It's warm out, which means you're probably wearing <i>shorts</i> in public for the first time in months. But since there is no sight more painful than an otherwise fit, stylish gentlemen sporting a pair of spindly, reedy, twig-like legs that protrude down from his shorts and into …

Workouts

5 Squat Alternatives to Build Muscle

Dumbbell Step-Ups<p>This move serves to give you that burn you get from climbing a tower of steps, but with the added weight of a dumbbell or two.<p>On a …

Workouts

A 10-Minute Fat-Burning Plyometric Workout You Can Do At Home

Plyometric exercises are the current fitness darlings. And what makes them so effective also makes them extra brutal. That's because plyometric …

Workouts

What is Jon Snow's real name?

One more fan theory to add to the pile<p>Spoiler alert!<p>This article is intended for folks who've already seen every episode of Game of Thrones and will include a description of the series' events! Check out all of Polygon's <i>Game of Thrones</i> coverage.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> season 6 finally answered one of the …

Damien is a sadistic watch for all the wrong reasons

The Golden Age antihero drama has finally reached its logical conclusion: a show about a tortured Antichrist. <i>Damien</i> descends from Richard Donner’s <i>The</i> …

Horror

Republicans just don’t get Stephen Colbert: Why the Fox News-watching, climate-change denying crowd can’t understand complex satire

Colbert’s ratings are down. Republicans are crowing they won’t watch him. Indeed, they are afraid to be challenged<p><b></b>When it was first announced that Stephen Colbert would take over for David Letterman as host of “The Late Show”—both the right and the left complained. The left worried that the end of …

Comedy

John Mulaney Opens Up About His Show's Cancellation and Finding Salvation in Stand-up

<b>The material you’re currently using on tour — is it the same as what’s in the new special?</b> <br>Plus a little new [material]. People haven't seen it yet, …

Dating Apps Fire Back at Billboards Linking STD Spread

Los Angeles (AP) — An AIDS health care group is defending an ad campaign in Los Angeles that links popular dating apps with the spread of sexual …

A 'straight-acting' problem: why mass market gay films increasingly fail us all

Roland Emmerich’s tone-deaf comments about the need to have an easily identifiable lead in his gay rights drama Stonewall reflect a wider issue in Hollywood<p>In Roland Emmerich’s hideous new film Stonewall, he provides a wide range of grotesquely-drawn characters, none of whom ever come close to …

LGBTQI

How 'Scream Queens'' 'white mammy' problem may have tarnished Fox's diversity glow

Fox Television was hailed this year for developing "Empire," about the power struggle of an African American family fighting over control of a massive music empire. With its racially mixed cast of memorable characters and outrageous storylines, the show became TV's hottest series.<p>But while critics …

PCT Basics

The biggest fear of steroid users is that they will lose their own testosterone production, lose their testicle size, and worst of all, lose all the …

iPhone 6S Leaks Show Familiar Design With Big Changes Underneath

In the grand tradition of Silicon Valley, leaked photos of the next generation of iPhone have emerged, causing much rumination and ado concerning future additions to the iconic cell phone.<p>One thing is clear: the design won’t change much from the iPhone 6. But, as we’ve seen with the jump from …

Nvidia Shield Tablet review: An Android gaming tablet with benefits - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Nvidia Shield Tablet packs a lot of graphics punch with a new Tegra K1 processor. It has expandable microSD card storage; runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and offers full access to Google Play app store. Its add-on wireless game controller enables connected TV support for sofa gaming and …

Gear & Gadgets

This Recipe Makes Perfectly Tender Meatballs Every Time

<b>Combine the milk and breadcrumbs:</b> Pour the milk over the breadcrumbs in a small bowl and set aside while preparing the rest of the meatball mix. The …

Food

12 Delicious Slow Cooker Breakfast Ideas for Lazy Cooks

I'm sure many of us are seasoned veterans when it comes to using our slow cookers to simmer up soups, casseroles, and other dinner favorites. But …

Chipotle Pepper Crockpot Shredded Beef Recipe

Chipotle Pepper Crockpot Shredded Beef<p>Prep time<p>15 mins<p>Cook time<p>8 hours<p>Total time<p>8 hours 15 mins<p>Author: Kim @ Today's Creative Blog<p>Recipe type: Slow …

Netflix now letting you delete stuff from your viewing history

The Netflix Instant profile has become one of those curiously 21st-century expressions of our personalities, an extension of both how we want to see …

The Secret to Getting Better at Yoga

It was a little disgusting, sure, but this wasn’t my first vinyasa rodeo. I’ve been practicing yoga for more than a decade, in rooms larger and more crowded than this one. I’d chosen to attend this class when I very easily could have practiced at home by myself, just as efficiently. So my real …

Photos in iOS 8: Explained

The built-in Photos got its makeover last year as part of Apple's overall iOS 7 mobile redesign. This year iOS 8 is bringing Photos a much-needed …

6 Puff Pastry Waffle Variations

We've been waffling up a storm, using a method for stuffing and waffling puff pastry that we developed last week. The basics? Layer ingredients on puff pastry, roll it up jelly roll-style, twist it into a coil, then press it into a heated waffle iron. Let deliciousness ensue.<p>Here are our six …

What if Disney Released FROZEN on VHS - Trailer and Photo

'Daily Show' correspondent Larry Wilmore taking Stephen Colbert's place on Comedy Central

Comedian Larry Wilmore, perhaps best known as the Senior Black Correspondent on <i>The Daily Show with Jon Stewart,</i> will officially take Stephen Colbert's slot on Comedy Central next year. The new show, titled <i>The Minority Report with Larry Wilmore,</i> is set to premiere next January, a month after <i>The</i> …

HBO Is Bringing a Ton of Its Shows to Amazon Prime

Amazon just announced an agreement that makes Prime Instant Video the only place you can watch HBO originals online without an HBO subscription. …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Potato Hash

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>In my line of work, you end up with lots of leftovers, and lots of leftovers means that I make a lot of hash. I mean, a <i>lot</i> of it. What better way is there to recycle that little hunk of bacon, that half onion, and …

Spotify's biggest redesign ever brings long-awaited Collection view

Remember the jukebox? No, not the rock and roll machine hugging the wall at your local dive bar, but the digital music players we all used to manage MP3s back in the late 2000s. There was Winamp, Musicmatch Jukebox, and later iTunes. These apps listed your library of songs track by track and often …

How Chipotle transformed itself by upending its approach to management

During a busy lunch rush at a typical Chipotle restaurant, there are 20 steaks on the grill, and workers preparing massive batches of guacamole and seamlessly swapping out pans of ingredients. Compared to most fast-food chains, Chipotle favors human skill over rules, robots, and timers. Every …

Fast Casual

There Can Be Only One Sub-Zero

The Emerald City Comicon went down over the weekend in Seattle. Expect photos to be turning up here all week, but we're kicking things off with a …

Mass Effect

The American Horror Story Season 4 Title Revealed! Plus, New Details on the Setting, Cast and Jessica Lange's Character

<i>American Horror Story</i>'s next season is going to be <i>Freak</i>y!<p>On Monday morning, co-creator, executive producer and keeper of all the secrets, <b>Ryan Murphy</b>, …

Horror