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Why Every Man Should Take Up Boxing Training

Boxing training will help build total-body muscle, improve coordination and help shred fat quickly. Here, leading trainers break down how you can get …

15 Easy Eggplant Recipes

The incredibly versatile eggplant works in everything from Italian to Asian recipes. Bonus: It makes a tasty substitute for meat, too.<p>Eggplant and …

Asian Jackfruit Dubbed As ‘Miracle Fruit’ That Tastes Like Pork Could Solve World Hunger

Jackfruit is commonly found in Bangladesh as well as in southeast Asian nations.<p>The jackfruit may be a popular tree-borne fruit that’s common in …

Entrepreneurship

How to cook a perfect steak using a skillet

Julie Van Rosendaal demonstrates her technique<p>You don't always need a grill to cook a perfect steak.<p>In the above video, Julie Van Rosendaal …

20 Home Furnishings That Are Borderline Magic

A shelf is just a shelf, UNTIL IT BECOMES STAIRS.

Furniture

Love Technology? Here's 10 Essential Items You Need To Own

Technology is now so pervasive in our everyday lives, that at times it's difficult keep up and know what type of gear to buy and which to avoid. As …

Here's 13 Things That Make People Dislike You Immediately, According to Science

Ugh.<p>Everyone's got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realised later that he or she is actually …

Psychology

How to Throw a Punch Like a Pro Boxer

The first lesson most boxers learn: Throwing a punch is harder than it looks. See, boxers don’t just swing haphazardly. Each type of punch—whether a …

11 Secrets of Bodyguards

When CEOs, celebrities, and the extremely wealthy need personal protection, they call in men and women with a particular set of skills. Bodyguards …

Nintendo Labo | Hands-on with the Switch's brilliant and barmy cardboard toys

Nintendo have unveiled Nintendo Labo, a fascinating hybrid of buildable cardboard toys, games and experiences that use every inch of the Switch console’s more quirky features. A cardboard remote control car powered entirely by the Joy-Con controller’s precise rumble, a fishing rod complete with …

Nintendo Labo

Nintendo Labo Trailer Analysis – IGN Rewind Theater

Leggo my Labo!<p>This week Nintendo revealed its brand new and incredibly unique take on video game controllers, the Nintendo Labo. Labo is a fully …

Nintendo Labo

What Are the Best Ways to Survive When Someone Is Shooting at You?

<i>What should I do if someone is chasing me and trying to shoot me?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Justin Freeman,</i> …

Picnic Egg Salad Recipe

It wouldn’t be summer in the South without a go-to egg salad. Blue skies and long afternoons practically command leisurely picnics atop gingham …

Osso Buco with Risotto Milanese

Osso buco is Italian comfort food at its best, but it is also elegant enough to serve at any gathering. A rich and creamy saffron risotto is the …

Italian Food

The Easiest Way to Cook Salmon

Cooking seafood is one of those culinary tasks that you have to <i>do</i> in order to understand just how simple it is. Seriously, of all the things that you …

No-Bake Chocolate Mousse Pie With Cookie Crust

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Coat the bottom and sides of a 9-inch springform pan with nonstick cooking spray. Set aside.<p>Step 2<p>Pulse cookies in a food …

Rhino XT All Terrain SUV

When Toyota first released the FJ Cruiser as the replacement for the FJ40 around a decade ago,there were a lot of people that weren’t happy with the …

Jeep

Pocket Knives: Types, Blades, and More | Art of Manliness

I don’t collect too many things, but I do enjoy collecting pocket knives.<p>Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been fascinated by them. I loved rummaging …

Knives

Five Tips That Might Save Your Life In a Knife Attack

Nobody wants to face a knife-wielding assailant, especially if you’re unarmed, but these five tips might help you defend yourself long enough to …

3 Basic Firearm Drills To Improve Your Accuracy

As a retired law enforcement officer, I can vouch for three fundamental training drills that will improve your firearms proficiency—dry firing, the …

10 Innovative Ways to Use Concrete: The Best Photos of the Week

Of all construction materials, concrete is perhaps the one that allows the greatest diversity of finishes and textures. The mixture of its …

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Your Faith Has Made You Well [Mark 5:24-34]

Mark 5:24-34A large crowd followed and pressed around him. 25 And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. 26 She had …

Molecular Biology

Watch the Ancient Art of Chocolate-Making

In the historic town of Antigua, Guatemala, chocolate artisans still employ age-old Maya techniques.<p>The Maya, Toltec, and Aztec people started cultivating the fruit of the cacao tree more than 3,000 years ago. Considered the “food of the gods,” the chocolate-making tradition originated in the Maya …

Travel Photography

So This Is How a London It Girl Does Europe

Hotel heiress, It girl, and budding hospitality pro are just some of the buzzwords used to describe 27-year-old actress Alessandra Balazs. The …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

4 Ways to Make Your Own Buttermilk

There are about four different ways to make your own buttermilk, and the best method for you will depend on what you need it for, and how soon you …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

13 Money-Saving Travel Hacks From the Woman Behind Frommer’s Guidebooks

"The hell with business class."<p>Before you lock in those summer travel plans, make sure you’re getting the most bang out of your travel buck. Here are …