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The New Ecommerce User Experience: Changes in Users’ Expectations

<b>Summary:</b> Today’s online shoppers expect options for fast shipping and quick purchasing, seamless transitions between stores and the web, accurate and …

eCommerce

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

The 15-minute Dumbbell Workout for Busy Guys

At some point in every guy’s life, finding workout time becomes problematic. It doesn’t matter if you’re a former bodybuilder or a master of time …

This Push-Up Challenge Will Make You So Much Stronger

Finally master the mechanics of this notoriously challenging full-body burner. Then take things up a notch.<p>Build Your Foundation<p>Nailing perfect …

7 Agonizing 2-minute Workouts That’ll Torch Every Muscle in Your Body

You can’t step foot in a gym these days without hearing rabid talk about the VersaClimber. Thanks to the excruciating full-body workout it provides, …

Chatbots aren’t failing us, our expectations for them are

All machines built prior to the computer were designed to serve as an extension of the human body. Think of things like the crane, the bicycle, and the butter churner. The computer was the first machine built to expand the human mind. The interface has changed over the years, but the goal has …

6 Ab Workouts for a Visible & Brick-Like 6-Pack

When it comes to celebrations involving food, the part that always stands out is the main course at the centerpiece of the table.<p>This is what people …

How to lose weight like a pro even if you’re a beginner

How to lose weight like a pro even if you’re a beginner<p>Planning how to lose weight and getting to the gym to execute your plan can be a daunting …

Try These 4 Moves to Get the 6-Pack of Your Dreams

You don't need fancy equipment to get the stomach you've always wanted.<p>Here's the unfortunate truth about building a rock-hard stomach: it doesn’t happen overnight. The good news? You don't need tons of fancy equipment to get the abs you've always wanted, thanks to these four moves recommended by …

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The New Bodybuilding Workout: Gain massive upper-body muscle on day 1

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Let’s be honest: Who doesn’t want a body like Arnold Schwarzenegger or Lou …

5 Advanced Chest Workouts Using Proven Scientific Techniques

Building a big chest is just about every gym goer’s primary focus at one point or another.<p>However, most people think that the bench press alone is …

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The Belly-Fat Inferno

Rev your metabolism, build lean muscle, and boost your total-body power and endurance<p>Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 9• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 3• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b> 22• <b><br>Best For</b>: Mobility, Fat Loss, Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Total body<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS:</b><p>Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells or dumbbells for this …

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12 keyword research tools and creative ways to use them

For over seven years, I’ve used keyword research to consistently bring myself and clients valuable, targeted long lasting traffic. It can be one of the biggest land grab opportunities in SEO – if you know the <i>tools to use</i> and <i>how to use the tools</i>.<p>For this piece I’m going to not only share 12 of the …

SEO

Burn maximum fat in 4 weeks with the 'wheel' workout

<b>Duration</b> 25<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Think of a workout as a big wheel. The hub is your main exercise—the one that drives most of the changes you’d …

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19 Exercises That Carve a Rock-Hard Six-Pack

Put them all together for a monster circuit that will light your abs on fire<p>There’s more to core training that just crunches or situps or even planks and bridges.<p>Don’t believe me? Then try any of these killer core carving moves in the video above from my all-new transformation program with <i>Men’s</i> …

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The 15-minute full-body HIIT workout to burn fat

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 15<p><b>Exercises</b> 15<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>When you're trying to reduce belly fat and lean out, working out longer isn’t always …

Basic Full Body Workout You Can Do at Home

This total body home workout is perfect for working the entire body with no muss, no fuss. All you need are a few sets of dumbbells and these basic …

The Lunchtime Workout That Will Torch Fat For the Rest Of the Day

Follow along to this bodyweight workout led the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>This “1-2 Punch” protocol is one of my favorite bodyweight workout formats.<p>Here’s how it works: Just like boxing, this workout is broken up into all-out 3-minute rounds.<p>Each round features 1 minute of upper-body work …

Fitness

Control power outlets remotely with your Raspberry Pi

<i>This article was first published in the May 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Jarvis: An Arduino Based Home Automation System

I was inspired by Jarvis from the Iron Man and strongly wanted a home automation system. The existing systems were not cheap so I decided to build my …

Program Amazon's new Dash button for tasks, not products

I have a trio of Amazon Dash buttons scattered around my house to lend a hand when I run low on flushable wipes, whey protein powder and dish soap. There's really no downside to trying them out, since the online retailer reimburses you for the device after your first purchase. Amazon's latest Dash …

Home Automation

Google makes ‘Parsey McParseface’ open-source (Update: support in 40 new languages)

<b>UPDATE:</b> When Google originally made SyntaxNet open source in May, they packaged it with Parsey McParseface, an English-trained parser. Parsey McParseface is notable because it’s currently the most powerful language parser in existence. Today Google announced that versions of Parsey McParseface have …

The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Better Analytics Approach for Designing Omnichannel Experiences

April 28, 2016The more digital your customers become, the more individual their buying experience becomes. Like bees to the hive, their journey can …

3 Productivity Hacks That Will Completely Change the Way You Work

Starting work is painful. That never goes away, but you can get better at facing it, just like you can get better at playing the piano or julienning carrots.<p><i>What tips or hacks have saved you the most time or energy in your life? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where</i> …

10 At-home Workouts You Can Do With 1 Kettlebell

Kettlebells are great for making your workout routines more challenging and creative. Kettlebells offer unique advantages over dumbbells, because the …

Exercise

The 5-Move Workout That Tightens Your Core and Fends Off Back Pain

Chisel your middle and bulletproof your back with these classic core movements<p>This abs workout pulls double duty: It not only carves and tightens your core, but it also prevents lower back pain in the process, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour.<p>The routine consists of five core stability …

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The Most Effective Abs and Quads Workout You’ll Ever Do

It’s also the most efficient, clocking in at 15 minutes<p>Less is more when it comes to building muscle and burning fat.<p>Take this abs and quad workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, shown in the video above. It’s 15 minutes long and boasts one move, the dumbbell lunge. It’s really that …

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10 workouts you can do with 2 dumbbells

A component of many great resistance training programs, dumbbells are an undeniably effective training tool. Aside from helping you build strength …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …

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