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Hakone: In the shadow of Mount Fuji — Yahoo Travel Inspirations

<i>Story and photographs by Nicholas Yong</i><p>There we were, surrounded by centuries-old cedar trees that reached 30 metres into the sky. Just a few steps …

12 Tips to Get a Flat Stomach in JUST One Day!

Tried every diet under the sun but still plagued with a well-endowed waistline? Certain foods can play havoc with our tummies, causing uncomfortable …

Vintage Industrial Home for a Couple and Their Three Cats in Taiwan

HAO Design Studio completed the design and development of <b>Recall Casa</b>, a charming industrial home design especially envisioned for a couple and their …

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25 Biographies Every Man Should Read

Books<p>24 Photos<p>Toggle Scroll<p>March 26, 2015<p>Nothing against the Great American Novel, but sometimes fiction can feel a little, well, made up. Instead, learn from the outsize triumphs and monstrous mistakes of these menthe actors, artists, athletes, rockers, and beautiful minds who've come before. …

How to Make Your Skinny Arms Look Their Best

Create the illusion of bigger biceps with these 6 rules<p>You have small arms, but the world doesn’t need to know. Make your arms look bigger in shirts by following these 6 rules from <i>Men’s Health</i> fashion and grooming director Brian Boye.<p><b>T-SHIRTS</b><p><b>Eliminate Extra Fabric</b> “You don’t want the sleeve fabric …

The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six-Pack

It's not your fault you don't have a six-pack—blame it on the food you eat.<p>Carrying a spare tire around your belly? You're not alone: Fifty-four …

A Super-Athlete Finally Wrote a Cookbook That's Appetizing

If there’s one thing all running cookbooks have in common, it’s that you never really want to make the recipes. Whole wheat pizza with textured vegetable protein “pepperoni” and non-fat “cheese?” Pass.<p>But fat has a new, unlikely champion: Olympic medalist and elite marathoner Shalane Flanagan. …

14 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat

Some are in line with what you would expect—but others are pretty shocking.<p>Many nutritionists will tell you that they're big advocates of the "all foods fit" approach to healthy eating—the idea that even things like cookies, cakes, and candies have a place (albeit in moderation) in an overall …

5 Common Mistakes Travelers Make in Japan

Yuko Ehara, the Palace Hotel Tokyo's expert on manners, shares five of travelers’ most common mistakes—and what to do instead.<p>With its baroque rituals and ancient traditions, Japanese etiquette strikes fear in the hearts of even seasoned travelers. But no need to worry: It’s effort—not …

10 Men Who Prove Tattoos Can Be Elegant

From David Beckham to Nick Wooster, these 10 gentlemen combine tattoos and classic menswear perfectly.<p>From David Beckham to Nick Wooster, these 10 gentlemen combine tattoos and classic menswear perfectly.

The 14 Best Movies We Saw at Sundance That You'll Want to See Too

From controversial docs and David Foster Wallace to a joyous hip-hop comedy, the best of Sundance 2015.<p>This year's Sundance Film Festival, which is closing this weekend, may not have launched an instantly anointed "masterpiece" on the level of last year's <i>Boyhood,</i> which is now steamrolling toward …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

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How To Make Tuna Salad Without Mayonnaise. Because Yes, You Can.

Nothing will ever replace the classic tuna sandwiches we ate as kids. Our tuna was served on white bread, bound together with a couple knifefuls of mayonnaise, and we ate them happily while sitting at the kitchen counter, with our legs swinging, too short to touch the floor.<p>But as we've matured, so …

The Clean Eating Meal Plan for Effective Recomposition

You may have stuffed yourself senseless during the holiday season, and now you're left feeling tired, soft and less confident and motivated from all …

Nutrition

What The World’s Healthiest Diets Have In Common

It's not what you'd think.<p>To research his 2010 book <i>The 5 Factor World Diet</i>, celebrity trainer and nutritionist Harley Pasternak traveled to the healthiest countries around the world to learn more about what made their meals extra nourishing.<p>He noted that Japanese people eat a wonderful variety of …

Here's What You Should Really Be Eating For Breakfast

While the benefits of eating breakfast are well-known — it can prevent weight gain, boost short-term memory, lower the risk of type 2 diabetes, and even make us happier— most of those health rewards depend on choosing the right foods.<p>"In general, a healthy breakfast contains protein, fruits, whole …

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The Best Fat-Burning Breakfasts

Eat one of these morning meals, and burn calories all day long.

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The 20 Best Foods to Eat for Breakfast

These staples and mix-ins will give you all the energy and nutrients you need in the morning.

Breakfast

3 Breakfast Rules to Follow to Lose Weight

Now that the New Year is solidly here, many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make …

Nutrition

20 Must-Try Street Foods Around the World

Can you imagine visiting Paris without having a crêpe? Strolling through Hong Kong and not eating an egg waffle? Passing up authentic jerk chicken in Jamaica? Trying street food is an integral of traveling to new places, and it's a delicious window into new cultures, a taste of human history. In …

Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

Japanese Table Manners 101: How to eat Japanese food politely

Japan is a nation of culture and traditions. This is why it should no longer surprise us that in Japan, an activity as mundane as eating commands …

In Defense of The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, 10 Years Later

Why you should re-watch the Wes Anderson/Bill Murray movie.<p><b>In his two decades of filmmaking,</b> Wes Anderson has developed a style so idiosyncratic, it's easily identifiable by a freeze frame or sound byte—the warm color schemes, the extended zooms, the deadpan dialogue, the stuffy narration, the …

The 11 Best Books of 2014 That You Can Spend 2015 Reading

Did you read any books this year? I hope so! It was a great year for women writers, who dominated critics lists (spoiler alert: including ours), highly anticipated follow-ups, and out-of-left-field debuts.<p>No? Maybe you pretended to read a book this year, lugging around that copy of <i>Oblomov</i> waiting …

Want Clear, Healthy Skin? Avoid These 17 Foods

Is your skin breakout city, population: one? Skin creams, cleansers and enzyme peels aren’t the only things you need in your beauty arsenal to maintain radiant and glowing skin. It’s not only what you put <i>on</i> your body that keeps it healthy — it’s also what you put <i>in</i> it. If you want to keep your skin …

5 Diet Fads, Debunked

Do all the diets your friends swear by actually make a difference on the scale? We asked the experts.<p><b>1) Paleo</b><p><b>The Hype:</b> Eating like a caveman—that is, yes to meats and organs (!), seafood, game, nuts, seeds, seasonal fruits and leafy greens, no to grains, legumes, dairy, and processed foods—is the …

The Secret to Staying in Shape on the Road

How to work out when you travel<p>One of my favorite movies is George Clooney’s <i>Up in the Air</i>. Like many “Road Warriors,” I enjoyed the movie, but I honestly took a few notes, too. I’m typically traveling now every weekend and I have my GoGlobal, TSA precheck, Diamond Status, and mileage perks all …

This Diet Has Been Linked to a Longer Life—Again

It’s no coincidence that some of the world’s populations with the longest lifespans live along the Mediterranean coast. The climate there ensures …

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