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The 100 Greatest Movies of the Nineties

Shot in grainy black and white and loosely based on director Kevin Smith's life at the time, this no-budget film follows a convenience store clerk …

Movies

The Complex History Of Slavery In Islam, From The Middle Ages To ISIS

What the world gets right and wrong about the connections between Islam and slavery.<p>Haifa, a 36-year-old woman from Iraq’s Yazidi community who was …

How to Really Do 100 Push Ups in One Set

Is that even possible? 100 push ups in one set seems like a feat for a muscle machine not a regular guy as fit as he may be. You may have stumbled …

The Best Woodsy Colognes For Men

The AskMen Acquire team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life.<p>Of Earth’s many natural resources, wood carries the most charming aroma, triggering a series of olfactory sensations in our system once inhaled. We’ve witnessed the resurgence of woodsy colognes …

Beauty

6 Protein Smoothie Recipes That Keep You Full All Day

Dawn Jackson Blatner<p>Mango Carrot Smoothie<p>"Mangoes are a superfruit loaded with antioxidants and more than 20 different vitamins and minerals," says …

The 4-Stretch Test To Tell If You're Dangerously Inflexible

Plus, how to limber up and lower your risk of injury.<p>These four stretches are exactly what Walter Norton, Jr., director of training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in North Reading, MA, uses to gauge every new client's flexibility—whether they're a pro athlete, a celebrity or an average …

7 Muscle-Building Protein Shakes

Looking for a new muscle-building shake to jump-start your nutrition plan? Bypass the basic "add water and mix" shakes, and pack some serious power …

Six-Round Full Bodyweight Burner

The best thing about bodyweight workouts is that they take away all the excuses. The gym is closed? It’s raining outside? So what.<p>A great bodyweight routine can build strength, muscle and endurance. Plus, when the only equipment you need is yourself, you can take your workout outdoors or do it …

Workouts

7 Timeless Tips to Learn Any Language in Days, Not Years

Much like riding a bike, the fastest way to learn any language is to learn by doing. Here's 7 ways to learn any language in days.

5 Ways You're Wasting Time in the Gym

Because Fluffy Workouts Lead to a Fluffy Body<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Cardio warm-ups are a waste of time. Perform low intensity versions of …

How To Pack The Ultimate Gym Dopp Kit

Because no one wants to rely on the strange orange gel from the gym shower dispensers.<p>Because no one wants to rely on the strange orange gel from the gym shower dispensers.

Avocado Smoothies Anyone? Avocado Smoothies Recipes

30 Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Here’s how to get a great workout—wherever you are<p>The number one reason to train with just your bodyweight is ridiculously obvious: You can burn calories and work your muscles anywhere. But if your bodyweight arsenal only includes basic pushups, situps, and squats, it’s time for a major upgrade.<p>In …

Health

What's in her bag? Woman on train platform becomes internet celebrity for wrong reasons

The internet has jumped to some rather adult conclusions about this woman had in her bag as she stood on a London train platform<p>There are few things …

Why Marvel's Ant-Man Should Have Been Black

In the new Marvel film, the hero's central power isn't shrinking. It's whiteness.<p>Most of the best-known legacy superheroes are white. Ant-Man is too, and for the same reason. He was created by Stan Lee, Larry Lieber and Jack Kirby in 1962, a time when pulp media rarely featured heroes of colour. …

Marvel Universe

No fizzy drinks, no juice: Here's what to drink to be healthy

We all know that fizzy drinks are bad for our health, but the latest research proves just how terrible they are. News that sugary sodas cause 8,000 diabetes cases each year follows a government report last week calling for consumers to minimize their intake of squash and fizzy drinks. Even sugar …

The secret strategy behind Burger King's black burgers in Japan

First, the chain released two all-black burgers last September with black buns, black cheese, and black sauce.<p>Now, Burger King is selling a bright red burger dyed with tomato powder and a brand new black burger with deep-fried eggplant.<p>The burgers look pretty unappetizing in real life.<p>But they …

Burger King

How long can you keep fresh fruit and veg?

We explain when to eat fruit and vegetables and how to store them to keep them fresh for longer<p>We’ve all done it. You buy truckloads of fruit and vegetables on a Saturday morning, full of good intentions and noble plans to eat healthily all week, only to toss out half if it – wilted, slimy and …

Healthy Eating