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The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

Yoga

How to start weight training as a beginner — and why you should

On a fundamental level, getting stronger can transform your life.<p>Exercise in general is the closest thing to a miracle drug that exists. Most of us are familiar with various forms of cardio exercise, like going for a run, and the benefits that can be gained from those efforts. But other forms of …

Exercise

Anthony Bourdain's Funniest And Most Memorable Moments

Anthony Bourdain's Funniest And Most ...<br>Anthony Bourdain was influential beyond the culinary world.<br>Submitted by: <b>Funny Or Die</b><br>Regular<br>Keywords: anthony …

Anthony Bourdain

Chicago dog bars: Where everyone knows your pup's name

It wasn’t quite 8 p.m. at Cody’s Public House, a bar in Lakeview, when a player in the Tuesday night darts league approached the ATM to find Millie, a regular, stretched out on the floor. He stepped around her to get his cash, then leaned down for an ear scratch.<p>“Is she a pit?” he said, cocking his …

Pets

Cubs' Joe Maddon takes exception to ESPN's criticism of Willson Contreras' tough-love approach with Tyler Chatwood

Manager Joe Maddon watched with amusement when a player who committed a gaffe would return to the dugout entrance farthest away from David Ross in an effort to avoid a tongue-lashing from the former Cubs catcher.<p>“I’d stand in a corner and turn a bit,” Maddon smirked. “It always was entertaining.”<p>So …

Yu Darvish

When good TV goes bad: how Frasier Crane destroyed Cheers

There is barely a sitcom from the past 30 years that doesn’t owe some sort of debt to Cheers. Premiering in 1982 and running for 11 seasons, it invented or perfected many of the genre’s most recognisable conventions. Story arcs. Cold opens. The workplace-as-melting pot format of its titular Boston …

TV

25 TV Shows Everyone Will Be Watching This Summer

I get it: It's summer, and the last thing you want to do is sit inside. There are so many pool parties with giant flamingo floats awaiting you! I promise I'm not trying to deprive you of that joy. That being said, when you do have some downtime—whether you're sick or sunburned or hungover—you'll …

What Was It Like to Live in Watergate?

Before its name became a byword for corruption and criminality, Watergate meant luxury living for D.C.'s elite. Care to step inside?<p>The word "Watergate" has, of course, come to stand for many things: politics at its worst; journalism at its best; the downfall of a presidency. But in the mid 1960s …

No Offense, but These Are the Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

Many people eagerly anticipate Netflix putting out popular new series like <b>Stranger Things</b> and <b>Black Mirror</b>, but the streaming site also acquires a ton of freshly released movies and original films each year. And these films are nothing to sneeze at!<p>In the past few months alone, one of its newer …

Entertainment

‘Westworld’ Fans Are Shaking Their Heads In Confusion After The Season 2 Premiere

<i>Westworld</i>‘s season two premiere has left most HBO viewers in a daze, wondering what exactly it was that they just saw. Most are aware they bore witness to an astonishing amount of butchery to both hosts and humans, but beyond that, everything is up in the air. What timeline are we in? Why doesn’t …

Inside Tom Cruise and John Travolta’s Scientology Feud

The long-rumored rivalry between the church’s two biggest stars explodes into public view with a new interview from an ‘apostate’ former member.<p>A …

CBS didn't tell the ugly side of Masters champion Patrick Reed's story

The announcers for CBS' Masters coverage Sunday talked a lot about Patrick Reed.<p>They just didn't tell viewers much about Patrick Reed.<p>They told us often that Reed is known as Captain America because of his stellar record in international match play for the United States; that a career highlight was …

6 Erogenous Zones You Need to Pay More Attention to During Sex

Start exploring.<p>When you and your partner are in the mood without much time to spare, you probably sprint through your go-to foreplay moves—a little …

Mind-Blowing Hacks That Actually Work

When life presents a problem, dilemma or obstacle that can't be solved or overcome through simple means the uncreative are stumped, flummoxed or …

Hacking

20 Documentaries from the Past 10 Years You Just Have to See

True stories well told.<p>If you’re looking for something to watch for your next movie night, may we suggest a moving and thought-provoking documentary? …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

12 big blockbuster movies you may not realize are on Netflix — and a few on Hulu too

While Netflix's catalog of movies has decreased dramatically in recent years to focus on television, the streaming service still offers plenty of big, blockbuster movies that users may not know is available.<p>From recent hits like "Beauty and the Beast" and "Doctor Strange" to classic …

Movies

Here's the Story Behind 'Seinfeld''s Legendary Masturbation Episode

Larry David says he would have quit if NBC refused to do it<p>It’s been nearly 25 years since one of the most important television episodes in history aired. That, my friends, is Season 4, Episode 11 of <i>Seinfeld</i>: “The Contest.” Why is this episode so crucial to our pop culture history, you ask? Because …

TV

A Helping of Famous Chicago Food History

Let’s talk about famous Chicago food history to welcome the James Beard Awards to Chicago for the second year in a row on May 2nd. Considered the …

John Oliver tells Stephen Colbert that he's 'slightly concerned' about his green card under Trump

John Oliver, one of the smartest people on television right now, has no idea what to expect from Trump.<p>The comedian joined Stephen Colbert on <i>The Late</i> …

Mr. Skin Podcast Ep 27: The 2017 Golden Globe Winners Nude! - WWTDD - What Would Tyler Durden Do?

January 11, 2017 | advertisement | Sponsored Content | 0 Comments<p>It’s a brand new year, and we’ve got a brand spanking new episode of the Mr. Skin …

Foolproof 20-Week Marathon Training Schedule

Marathon training is not rocket science. The basic principles are pretty simple. Nevertheless, many runners—beginners and veterans alike—make …

Chicago's best pizzas

Pizza is a contentious topic in Chicago, with as many locals hating on deep-dish as there are tourists eating it. We, however, don't discriminate. There's great pizza of all shapes and sizes in this city — you just have to know where to look. After trying dozens of pies and slices, we've compiled a …

Pie

13 awesome Apple Watch tricks that prove it doesn’t need a ‘killer app’

The Apple Watch doesn’t need to prove itself to you. And contrary to popular belief, it doesn’t need a “killer app” to make it indispensable.<p>In fact, the Apple Watch is an awesome device all on its own, with a ton of tricks up its sleeve, like controlling your big screen TV and finding your iPhone, …

3 Must-Do Marathon Workouts

There’s no doubt that the marathon is a difficult event. At 26.2 miles and lasting several hours for most runners, it’s one of the most challenging …

Marathons

The 4 Most Dangerous Sex Positions

University of Maryland

Things to do in Chicago today

Looking for something to do this evening? Have a friend coming into town who wants to see the sights? You're in luck, because Chicago is a city …