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5 Reasons Why You Must Learn The Basics Before Launching Your Startup

You’ve probably heard millions of times that one of the key things to launch a startup and succeed is to jump into the pool and just start doing …

Entrepreneurship

Quantified Startup: What Does A Startup CEO Actually Do?

One of the hardest questions to answer as a startup CEO is “What do you actually do?” The reason this is such a tricky question is that the answer …

Sneaky Questions Early-Stage VCs Ask Founders

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Rob Go is a co-founder and partner at seed-stage VC NextView Ventures and writes on the firm’s blog, the View from Seed.</i><p>During conversations with VCs, entrepreneurs will often encounter a few sneaky questions that have nothing to do with their actual businesses today. Many of these …

The Best Destinations for Solo Travelers

Our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.<p>As great as traveling with companions can be, sometimes it's even better to get out there and discover yourself. If you're plotting your next adventure stag, here are our picks of the best spots for a little one-on-one time with you.

Costa Rica

Eat This, Not That! to Save Money on Produce

Would you rather have a trim bod and a kitchen fully stocked with fruits and veggies or live off fattening, health-harming junk food and have extra …

Why and How to Use Docker for Development

Docker is not just for deployment, it’s great for development too. We’re heavily invested in Docker at Iron.io, where we’re using it for deployment …

DevOps

Top 10 London for first-timers

London is huge, fast-paced and packed with things you’ve been told not to miss. It's a great city, but it can be hard for a first-time visitor to know where to start. Here are our recommendations for the top ten places to make a priority.<p>1. Tower of London<p>A world of English eccentricity strikingly …

7 Exercises for Better Sex

Master these moves, and an orgasm is practically in the bag<p>Exercise doesn’t just help you tone up and slim down—it can also make sex so much hotter. Try any (or all!) of these moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Sex</i> during your next workout for a more intense orgasm—no kegels necessary!<p>For …

Workouts

7 Pilates Moves for a Strong, Sexy Back

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted back<p>Pilates is probably best known for its abs-sculpting power, but it can tone every part of your body, including your back. Try these seven moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i> and people will be begging you for the secret to your …

Yoga

4 Yoga Moves for a Better Butt

These poses are the fastest way to a backside that will make everyone jealous<p>There are some seriously cute yoga pants out there that can take you from mat to cocktails, but here's the catch: They're all pretty tight. The good news is that you don't need to hit up Google for the best butt workout …

Yoga

Start Running: The Beginner Running Plan

New to running? Or starting to run again after a long layoff? This is the beginner running plan for you.<p>You can become a runner (really)—or pick up running again.<p>This running program, designed by coach Jenny Hadfield, co-author of <i>Running for Mortals</i>, will take you from running newbie to 30 minutes …

Marathons

Eat And Drink Away Sore Muscles

<i>Ice baths and ibuprofen aren’t the only ways to soothe painful legs.</i><p>For runners, sore muscles come with the territory. If you can’t handle tender …

5 Keys to Running Healthy and Staying Injury-Free

Follow these rules, and you’ll spend more time on the road and less time in rehab.<p><b>AVOID THE TERRIBLE TOO’S.</b> Doing too much, too soon, too fast is the number-one cause of running injuries. The body needs time to adapt to increases in mileage or speed. Muscles and joints need recovery time so they …

The Right Stuff?

Five prerace nutrition mistakes—and how to keep them from ruining your big day.<p>If you're like many runners, you've spent the last few months training for a big race. And as your 5-K, half-marathon, or marathon approaches, you're probably taking extra care with what you eat and drink. Maybe you're …

Compact exercise aids that work for dorm room workouts

My co-tester went off to college last week, and I'm a little worried about how he'll keep in shape. Ever since I started this fitness gear column for the Los Angeles Times in 2002 — now up to 280 of them — my son, Joey, has helped me test pull-up bars, elliptical machines, pole-driven skateboards, …

The Surprising Science Behind Sleep and Exercise

Believe it or not, tossing and turning in the middle of the night is not a suitable form of exercise. But studies suggest making time for an actual …

Sleep

The Best And Worst Exercises To Do When You Have A Cold

<i>By Amanda MacMillan</i><p>If you're feeling under the weather, exercise may be the last thing you feel like doing -- and it's true that when your body's already under a lot of stress, making it do more work isn't always a good idea. But in some cases, light to moderate activity may actually help you feel …

Your Guide to Running at Any Level

Want to be a better runner? Whether you're a beginner or a serious runner, here are running tips and training plans to get you there.<p>Getty Images …

The Best Running Tips of All Time

We asked elite runners, coaches, doctors, and more to share their very best advice to help you run farther, faster, longer, and stronger<p>Many runners …

How to Get Started: 10 Pro Tips for Rock-Climbing Beginners

Veteran outdoor guide, rock climber, and author Stewart Green offers his best advice for getting vertical.<p><b>Stewart Green fell in love with rock climbing</b> when he was 12 years old exploring the granite slabs of North Cheyenne Canyon in Colorado Springs, Colo. Nearly 50 years later, he is an authority …

Climbing

Experiments have shown that people can't tell plonk from grand cru. Now one US winemaker claims that even experts can't judge wine accurately. What's the science behind the taste? Guardian Life & style takes a look: http://bit.ly/144pyhh Photograph: A G Holesch/Getty Images/Imagebroker RF

How to Make Mozzarella at Home

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With Father’s Day right around the corner (and my own father’s birthday right around the corner), I’ve been squirreling away cool and unique gift ideas. My dad is kind of a manly man, but we’re covering the bases for all of the dads out there.<p><i>[Clockwise from top left: Beard wax by HonestAmish; Bow</i> …

Best Skincare Products SS13

<i>From the ultimate cleanser to the beauty industry’s favourite balm, we’ve rounded up the best skincare products to invest in.</i><p>Here are the top beauty …

Infographic: This Chart Will Turn You Into A White Wine Snob

Not too long ago I met a winemaker who said, “I believe all grapes would be red if they could.” Harsh words if you happen to be a white grape. Say we chalk it up to a simple misunderstanding, in which case this infographic from graphic designer Sean Seidell should provide some clarity.<p>Seidell, who …