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This Carne Asada Burrito Casserole Is a Highbrow Stoner's Delight

Hello, and welcome back to <i>Will It Casserole?</i>, the column where I take your delicious concepts and re-imagine them as delicious casserole creations. …

Cooking

Exactly What You Need to Know Before Your First Orangetheory Class — Including the Price

You've probably heard of, or seen an Orangetheory fitness studio. The interval-based workout franchise, which is the brainchild of physiologist Ellen Latham, is exploding and now boasts over 700 locations nationwide, from New York to Alaska.<p>While the name Orangetheory is cool in and of itself, …

Exercise

The genius resistance-band modification Shay Mitchell uses to hack pull-ups

Okay, let’s be honest: Pull-ups are <i>hard</i>. But if you struggle with the classic exercise, you’re not alone: Even Shay Mitchell, who’s crazy-strong and …

Bodyweight Exercise

Android Messages may soon let you send texts from the web, just like Allo

Google has what feels like a million messaging apps right now, but most of the company’s best ideas have landed in the severely underused Allo. Now, though, it seems Google is planning to bring one of Allo’s best new features, a web interface, to its SMS app Android Messages.<p>If you’ll recall, late …

Apps

Super Strength

Use supersets to get stronger quicker.<p><b>HYPOTHESIS</b><p>Performing multiple sets in a series for the same exercise increases muscle fatigue, which then …

Health

Researchers uncover the enzyme that may be stifling your efforts to lose weight

Anyone who has struggled with the inconsistent results of dieting would be familiar with the way weight loss can plateau after a short period of …

Holistic Medicine

This Browned Butter Maple Hummus Will Make You Rethink the Genre

In what I can only call “a crisis of faith,” I have made the trend known as “dessert hummus” and found it to be very pleasing. When it was first …

Dessert

One injection could kill cancer

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated …

Cancer

21 Epigrams Every Man Should Live By | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest article from Ryan Holiday.</i><p>As long as man has been alive, he has been collecting little sayings about how to live. We …

Motivation

5 Succulent Meats You Should Make in Your Instant Pot

The Instant Pot may seem like a magic black box that makes <i>all</i> the foods in very little time but it is, mainly, a very safe and easy-to-use pressure …

The Very Best Machine in the Gym

And Some Cool New Workouts to Try<p>The Question<p>What's the best machine in the gym?<p>Chris Shugart – T Nation CCO<p>The chest-supported row or T-bar machine, …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

If you're traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big cities, however, there are also tons of smaller, underrated destinations that are totally worth a trip.<p>We asked our colleagues for their favorite, …

National Parks

These secret codes will unlock Netflix's hidden categories - and there are LOADS of them

If it takes you ages to find what you want on Netflix then this handy hint will make things a lot easier<p>Netflix has a lot of content to choose from - …

12 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Get moving.<p>Exercises that get your heart pumping and sweat flowing — known as aerobic exercise, or "cardio"— have significant and beneficial effects on the brain and body, according to a wealth of recent research, including a new study published Monday.<p>"Aerobic exercise is key for your head, just …

Harvard Medical School

11 Interesting Tweaks to Attract Better People

Sometimes we get to a point in life where we look at the people we are hanging around with and feel completely unsatisfied. In those moments, it's …

Happiness

Why your self esteem is so important for your success….

How is our self-esteem formed? It is formed from birth, all the experiences we have had, what we have heard and felt and our thoughts we connect to …

What To Consider Before Taking A 23andMe Test

You might not want to know all of your health results.<p>I stared at the email announcing “Your 23andMe results are ready” for several minutes before I had the courage to uncover my genetic health and ancestry secrets.<p>I was excited to discover whether I was predisposed to be lactose intolerant or …

78 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

18 Breathtaking Pictures Of Día De Los Muertos

The Day of the Dead marks the time of year where Mexicans across the globe honor their deceased loved ones through joyous celebrations, gifts of calaveras, and Mexican marigolds.

Mexico City’s day of the dead parade – in pictures

Mexico’s capital is holding its Day of the Dead parade this week. The Calavera Catrina, or ‘Dapper Skeleton’, is a popular symbol of the Day of the Dead, a indigenous festivity that honours ancestors and occurs on 1 and 2 November

I tried the popular Silicon Valley diet credited with boosting energy and prolonging life — and I can see why people are obsessed

I've been ignoring my mother for a week and a half.<p>For the past 10 days, I've stifled the small voice she instilled in the back of my mind to remind …

Holistic Medicine

Amazon And Ebay Opened Pandora's Box Of Chinese Counterfeits And Now Don't Know What To Do

A few years ago in California, a professional cartoonist, a designer of golf putters, a surfer, and a self-professed geek got together and formed a company. No, this isn’t the start of a bad joke, it’s the very real story of four guys and one good idea — a story of grassroots entrepreneurship and …

eCommerce

The Best Workout for Fat Loss and Why No One is Talking About it

Here’s what you need to know:<p>Working out more frequently is key to burning fat. 3x per week is not enough.<br>• Gaining muscle will burn fat by increasing your metabolism over time<br>• Make sure that you’re not <i>under recovering,</i> especially if you have a stressful life.<p>The Best Workout for Fat Loss<p>When you go …

Try this trick to go straight to sleep

Each time you choose to stay up a little longer bingeing that Netflix show, you’re beckoning death, slowly cutting off years from your life. This was …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

Tony Robbins has done the same thing after every speech, meeting, or event for 40 years

Since the time he was a protégé of motivational speaker Jim Rohn in the late 1970s, Tony Robbins has been performing a learning exercise that has allowed him to become one of the world's foremost public speakers.<p>Robbins has been the personal performance coach to clients like billionaire investor …

Tony Robbins

Whole Foods Shows What Economists Don't Know

Was Amazon's price cut a good idea? Econ 101 won't tell you.<p>Whole Foods is providing the world with a very interesting economics lesson. Immediately after Amazon bought the upscale grocery store chain, it cut prices substantially for many items on the shelves. As a result, sales have boomed by …

Economics

Tip: Do 30-Rep Sets for Muscle

Science shows that sometimes, higher-rep sets work better. Check this out.<p>The vast majority of lifters do 8 reps per set. Most exercise theorists …

Don't Have Time to Exercise? Do This for 10 Minutes

In the fitness world, the word “miracle” gets thrown around like a two-pound dumbbell. But when it comes to high-intensity interval training (HIIT), …

In Brazilian city that needs tourists, favela attack on UK family takes heavy toll

Residents of Angra dos Reis condemn the link between state corruption, joblessness and rising violence<p>The flowery graffiti on the wall of the narrow lane that leads into this quiet rural community reads “Welcome to Água Santa” and “good vibes”. The name means holy water. But when the Dixon family …