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Find Out What Colors Sound Like Through One Man’s Incredibly Rare Condition

The only time you’ve probably thought about the idea of “hearing colors” is when some medical expert talks about synesthesia or your friend regales you with their magical adventures on psychedelics. But one man’s story of his incredibly rare condition will open your eyes and ears to a new way of …

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

Time Management

4 Things That Kill Sleep and Productivity | Inc.com

It is a well-known fact that a good night's rest can boost your energy levels, and therefore your productivity. However, how many of us actually get the recommended eight hours of restful sleep? Our lives are too busy and we try to pack too much into our day; as a result we go to bed later and get …

Time Management

A reality test for would-be home buyers

Never ask anyone who lends money if you can afford a house.<p>Lenders care about their own money. Not yours. So while you're thinking about how you'll manage the cost of a mortgage and all your other living expenses, lenders seek the answer to one single question: How much risk is there that this …

Personal Finance

The Workout to Build a Bigger, Stronger Chest

<b>Goal 2: A Thinner Waistline!</b><p>Building a bigger, stronger chest also adds size to your shoulders and triceps, widening the top of your body. The larger you are on top, the smaller your waistline appears. So if your diet and aerobic plan are lagging, building a larger upper body will create the …

6 Fitness Apps That Make Working Out Too Fun to Skip

Let’s be honest – we all have those days when we need some extra exercise motivation. Sometimes that warm bed or that next episode on Netflix is too …

Apps

Kettlebell Explosion: Harness The Power Of The Kettlebell Swing

Go to pretty much any gym in the United States today, and you can find some form of kettlebell class or training. Heck, I signed my wife up for a …

3D-printed pizza coming to your kitchen

The day when every kitchen has a 3D printer may be distant, but in 2015 at least a few cooks will be using such machines—thanks to a Barcelona-based startup that plans to sell the “Foodini” for approximately $1,300 starting late next year.<p>Advertised as the first 3D food printer that can prepare an …

Microwaves

Holiday cooking hacks: Whipped cream in a jar, muffin tin poached eggs and more

When you have a house full of guests for the holidays and you're trying to feed them all without breaking a sweat, you'd do just about anything to save time, right? Whether you're cooking up brunch, dinner or dessert, Food & Wine magazine test kitchen senior editor Justin Chapple has a time-saving, …

Four car-buying hacks

An expedition to the nearest car dealership can make even the most confident of buyers anxious. Dealers bring a barrage of backroom talk, endless options-list add-ons and a flurry of financing provisions. The results of hours of negotiations may be a buyer who stumbles – or drives – out ruffled, …

Automotive Industry

The best two-dumbbell workout

<i>101 Best Workouts Of All Time</i> is the ultimate answer to the question "What workout should I do?" No matter what equipment you have available, from a …

5 Workout Moves That Will Change Your Body

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The 7 Hottest Debuts of the 2014 Paris Auto Show – Feature

Ah, Paris, a city of romance, fashion, and at-times pretentious locals who just <i>love</i> to scoff at oafish Americans like us. Besides hosting four annual fashion weeks—what, Frenchies, one isn’t good enough?—and sporting more cafés than citizens, Paris also happens to host an auto show every other year.<p>…

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

Watch a shoebox Ford re-enact the Doc Hudson scene from Cars

If not for this being Finland, it would be the most American thing ever.<p>We've touched upon this video before, but not in this context, which makes it even more fun, if you ask me.<p><i>Cars</i> is one of those movies that critics rank low on the Pixar totem pole, but if you're a gearhead, you stick it right …

N.W.A Biopic Director Explains Casting Criteria

"When you watch 'American Idol' and they have that 'It Factor' – there's a 'Hood Factor,'" F. Gary Gray says<p>Director F. Gary Gray, who has helmed …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Revealed: Red Bull's $1.2 billion Bet On Formula One

Energy drinks giant Red Bull has spent more than $1.2 billion on its flagship Formula One auto racing team over the past decade according to new research.<p>However, its investment could be in jeopardy over a row about new engine regulations which is engulfing the race series.<p>Red Bull has been …

2014 Audi S7 Review - TEST/DRIVE