Monica Brewster

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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 …

40 Creative Candy Cane Recipes to Make All of December

We’re keeping things traditional around here with creative recipes that put the classic peppermint candy cane to use. Of course, you can use this peppermint inspiration everywhere in your home, from cooking to decor — candy cane cups and votive holders will have your pad looking festive in no time. …

16 Slow Cooker Apple Recipes That Will Make Your Home Smell Amazing

Owning a slow cooker is a marvelous thing. For one, it makes your life a heck of a lot easier, thanks to the numerous dump dinners you can make for easy weeknight meals. Second of all, they free up time and space — thanks to Thanksgiving slow cooker recipes, we can now get through holiday dinner …

5-Minute Exercise To Effectively Reduce Your Back Pain

A five-minute exercise that can offer you several benefits:<p>improve your feelings of dominance and power<br>• reduce stress levels<br>• reduce anxiety<br>• reduce back …

Exercise

Eight Low-Key Brunch Spots in Denver Where You Won't Have to Fight the Crowds

<b>The Curtis Club</b> <br>2100 Curtis Street<br>720-420-9898<br>If you're in the downtown area but cannot possibly stomach the hour-plus wait at Snooze or the Lobby, …

The Art of Foam Rolling in Five Moves

Right up there with kettlebells and battle ropes, foam rollers are ubiquitous at gyms but nevertheless require a bit of explanation if you want to …

How to Make Mini Baked Potatoes for Your Next Summer Shindig

Have you ever met someone who doesn’t like bite-sized food? Mini food basically means you get to eat everything from the menu on just one plate. We’ve made mini pizzas and mini corn dog muffins, and now it’s time to add to the mini menu — check out these mini baked potatoes with gooey melted brie …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

Workouts

Slow Cooker Stuffed Apples

I just made a dessert the other day, but when I saw fresh apples on sale, I couldn’t resist. I’ve wanted to make slow cooker baked apples for quite …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Three Exotic Necktie Knots to Try: The Eldredge Knot, The Trinity Knot, and The Cape Knot

Forget the Double Windsor! Stylish gentlemen who fancy the kind of necktie knots that turn heads prefer these three exotic knots: The Eldredge Knot, …

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Score! 19 Dip Recipes for a Winning Super Bowl Party

By now you know that we’re crazy about queso, but the reality is: We like any sort substance that is fit for a chip plunge. And with the best chip-dipping day on the horizon, we’re sure you’ve already scoped out these 15 victorious dip options, not to mention a host of appetizers, and probably this …

Use a Bowl to Cook Crispy Bacon in the Microwave

Eating bacon is the best way to start the day, but it can be tough to find the time to cook it in a skillet or waffle iron. Believe it or not, …

Breakfast

Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

DIY

ByStrother Purdy<p>Follow these steps to make a board-and-batten door for a pantry or shed.<p>By Kurt Jacobson<p>One reader shares how to build a watering …

Hey, Cut it Out! Snowflake Patterns Inspired by 'Game of Thrones'

<i>Editor's Note: What do snowflake patterns and Game of Thrones have in common? And Mark Twain and the Black List? They're all in our daily …

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 trailer is pretty legitimately amazing

Not bad, <i>Amazing Spider-Man 2</i>, not bad at all. I'm still not sure about cramming all of those villains in there (and I'm still not sure how I feel …

Comics

Italian Woman Explains Italian Hand Gestures And Now We All Get It

We're not really sure why, but we found this video of a young woman named Veronika explaining Italian hand gestures utterly charming. And now we finally know the appropriate sign for, "You sh*tted your pants, ha ha ha..."<p>Obviously, this is <i>slightly</i> not safe for work... but only slightly.<p><i>Via</i> …

How to Heat Your Room for 15 Cents a Day

Wanting to cut costs on the energy bill, especially now that temperatures are dropping for the season? Economics may be one reason to seek more …

44 People On The One Question They’ve Always Wanted To Ask Another Race

1. tarogers24<p>Asians: Is your vision obscured by your eyelids? Generally your eyes are closed more than white people’s are, so I was just kind of …

50 Songs Everyone Should Have On Their iPod

By Rob Fee,<p>Let me preface this by saying this is, by no means, the greatest songs of all time. Just like with movies, the greatest aren’t necessarily …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

First Trailer for Captain America: Winter Soldier

After the jump, we’ve got the first trailer for Captain America 2, aka <i>Captain America: Winter Soldier</i>, aka Unfrozen Jacked Supersoldier, starring Chris Evans, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie as Falcon, and Scarlett Johansson as the Black Widow. You know, now that her partner is a buff guy instead of …

'Spell Block Tango' With Disney Villains Gives Chicago A Run For Their Money

In honor of Halloween and all that is scary, American Idol finalist and YouTube sensation, Toderick Hall collaborated with Marlon Wayans' company, "What The Funny," to bring you something truly villainous.<p>They have re-imagined Chicago's famous "Cell Block Tango" to become "The Spell Block Tango" of …

Will Ferrell made a pretty big endorsement deal for these Ron Burgundy commercials

Perhaps you’ve caught some of those commercials in which Will Ferrell, decked out in his Ron Burgundy garb, reads you a compelling and rich …

Details

Nerd vs. Geek Epic Rap Battle Is, Well, Epic

Nerds, geeks, what's the difference? Actually, there are a lot of differences apparently. So many that these two groups are mortal enemies.<p>Fortunately, they've decided to settle their differences in epic rap battle form.