Jeff McGuire

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Fry Fat With This 5-Move Kettlebell Workout

Grab a kettlebell and a jump rope and get ready to sizzle<p>This workout from Miami-based personal trainer Idalis Velazquez is fast and furious as you move through 5 challenging exercises with no rest. That means you'll be getting a crazy amount of cardio without ever stepping on a treadmill, and your …

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

This routine’s 2:1 work-to-rest ratio optimizes both your workout and post-workout calorie burn, says the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Last week, <i>Men’s Health</i> published a story called “The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes.”<p>The article was based on new research from North Dakota State …

The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

10 quotes from ancient philosophers show they figured life out 2,000 years ago

Modern homo sapiens have been around for about 200,000 years.<p>For about 2,500 years, we've had philosophers, sages, and deep thinkers to help us guide (and understand!) our behaviors.<p>Here's a highlight reel of the finest in ancient wisdom. Some names you'll recognize and some might be entirely fresh.<p>…

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

Watly: The computer that provides clean water, energy, internet access

<b>(CNN) —</b> Touted by its creators as the "world's largest solar-powered computer," it could offer a quantum leap for development across rural Africa.<p>The Watly machine, created by an Italian-Spanish start-up of the same name, resembles a futuristic space capsule. But its mission is to provide …

Mobile Devices

This Healthy Veggie Snack Tastes Just Like French Fries

We know it’s hard to share our junk food-loving hearts with veggies (just drop us off at any one of these food trucks, please!), but we’ve found a healthy veggie snack that actually taste like junk food. We’re talking big wedges of zucchini dusted with parmesan, then baked until golden. Dip them in …

President Obama's Implicit Message To Taxpayers: 'I Own You'

The original idea behind thirteen U.S. states was fairly simple. Since we’re all unique as individuals, the existence of different states was (and is) meant to maximize our ability to pursue our individual taxation bliss. Some might want an active government providing all manner of services, while …

Economics

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Mindfulness

The Lunge You’ll Want to Do Every Workout

All other lunges will seem boring after you perform this variation<p>Why would you want to do this lunge every workout? Because it’s almost a workout in and of itself.<p>Check it out in the video above as demonstrated by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour. You’ll start with a kettlebell lateral …

14 Unexpected Moves That Work Your Abs Better Than Crunches

When it comes to bodyweight abs exercises, crunches aren't always the way to go. In fact, research has shown the classic crunch isn't even that …

Workouts

27 Genius Recipes For People Who Are Obsessed With Pasta

Because marinara is only the beginning.

Why are so many smart people such idiots about philosophy?

There’s no doubt that Bill Nye “the Science Guy” is extremely intelligent. But it seems that, when it comes to philosophy, he’s completely in the dark. The beloved American science educator and TV personality posted a video last week where he responded to a question from a philosophy undergradabout …

Stephen Hawking

A Deadlift Variation That Works Just About Every Muscle in the Body

Deadlifts may as well be deemed the unicorn of exercise moves. Praised by trainers and physical therapists alike, the strength training move simultaneously works the core, back, butt, upper body, and legs — no stone unturned here. But if you want an even bigger challenge, try it on one leg with a …

How to Be Charming: 2 Secrets Backed by Research

Want to know how to be charming? Ask yourself: What do you want in any friend or partner?<p>Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and …

Self-help

40 Winter Recipes That Will Distract You From 4:30 Sunsets

Creamy pastas, Flintstone-sized meats, feasts in Dutch ovens—you get the idea.<p><b>Though the weather may not be quite as frightful</b> as we were expecting in some parts of the U.S. (knock wood!), as the season changes from fall to winter, how you cook must change as well. Wintertime calls for hearty …

Cooking

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Could This Edible Water Bubble Help End the Plastic Bottle Epidemic?

The amount of plastic waste that we as a human race produce every single day has become a serious concern in recent years. With over 700 marine …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Body Language

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Here's a simple magic trick anyone can do, thanks to a basic mathematic principle

Flickr / Jin Arthur Benjamin is a math professor at Harvey Mudd College, but he's got a side gig, too: as a magician.<p>His new book, "The Magic of Math," combines his two passions — which actually have a lot in common. "Mathematicians and magicians both want their audience to wonder: How did you do …

How to profit as big beer takes on craft breweries

It doesn't want to hear it. That's because the craft beer industry is taking hit after hit these days. Your beer wants to cry in someone else's beer!<p>Sure, fancy suds from your local brewpub are more popular than ever. But on the investing front, the big boy brewers are generating the real profits …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

The Sanders Saga: Why Is 'A Half-Baked Version of Tom Hayden' Beating the Clintons?

Last month, with Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders leading Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire primary polls and getting closer but still well behind in first-in-the-nation caucus state Iowa, I asked an old Clintonista how it could be that "a half-baked version of Tom Hayden" had a shot at beating the …

A complete guide to designing your morning routine to double your productivity

On average, each of us wake up to 25,000 mornings in our adult life, which means we have 25,000 days to maximize how we spend it.<p><b>Your morning defines the rest of your day.</b><p>If you can optimize your morning routines, you’ve set yourself up to have a productive day ahead of you.<p>The good news is, we all …

Shakeup at craft beer giant Stone Brewing

Greg Koch, CEO of craft beer giant Stone Brewing, is stepping down.<p>Koch says he will assume the duties of executive chairman, focusing on long-term …

Opinion: Craft beer brewers just got downgraded to ‘sell’

There’s a lot of noise in the modern beer industry, but if you listen past it, you can hear a story being told.<p>Earlier this week, Petaluma, …

Beer

Billionaire CEOs come to Jesus: “We are creating a caste system from which it’s almost impossible to escape”

<b>(Associated Press)</b><p>Peter Georgescu, Ken Langone and other industry titans are slowly realizing income inequality is bad for business<p>Jim Hightower<p>August 30, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Peter Georgescu has a message he wants America's corporate and political elites to hear: "I'm scared," he said in a recent New …

Revolutionary new solar window tech can make any glass pane into a solar panel

If you’re thinking about going solar, we’ve got good news: your options have just been expanded. SolarWindow Technologies announced that their new …

Robots Will Steal Our Jobs, But They'll Give Us New Ones

At the Dusseldorf airport, robotic valet parking is now reality. You step out of your car. You press a button on a touch screen. And then a machine …