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Home improvement made easy: Five ways to find a wall stud

Looking to hang something on your wall? You’ll need to find a stud (and not the kind with broad shoulders and a square jaw). Studs are vertical …

Tech Trends

Download 400,000 Free Classical Musical Scores & 46,000 Free Classical Recordings from the International Music Score Library Project

The pleasure of listening to classical music, as every classical music aficionado knows, goes well beyond listening to one's favorite piece. You …

This is why your gym clothes smell terrible — even after you wash them

Blame the odor on gas-producing bacteria, says Lee Silverman, managing director of WIN laundry detergent.<p>Silverman explains the basic science behind smelly Lululemons: oil and water don't mix.<p>Cotton T-shirt fibers are rope-like, with lots of nooks and crannies—perfect for absorbing H2O and …

19 of the most incredible — and affordable — undiscovered holiday destinations in Europe

Luckily, Mastercard has released a list of Europe's top little-known — yet affordable — travel destinations to help you avoid the hoards on your next trip.<p>The list of 44 under-the-radar destinations was compiled using information from local travel bloggers and tourism experts, as well as Mastercard …

A gentle introduction to D3: how to build a reusable bubble chart

“To sum up: implement charts as <b>closures with getter-setter methods.” — </b>Mike Bostock<p>🗄 d3.data()<p>The d3.selection.<b>data</b>([data[,key]]) function returns a …

Productive tools for iOS app development

Xcode is one of the best IDE for coding, so we can’t do anything without that. But there are better tools for other cases especially debugging of …

16 UX/UI Instagram accounts you must follow

With hundreds of millions of monthly active users, Instagram is a fantastic visual platform for designers. The Facebook-owned social network lets you …

The Ultimate Interval Treadmill Session To Improve Speed and Beat Boredom

For years I have used treadmill workouts to help athletes get faster with low physical and mental cost. What do I mean by “low physical and mental …

You Can Already Do the Splits: How to Relax Into Stretch

<b>Every single thing your body has ever done it remembers perfectly, even if you don’t</b>. When I used to teach motorbike riding for the California …

Stretching

F*ck You, Menopause. I'm Too Young For This Sh*t.

It started innocently enough. The weather was changing and I woke up drenched in sweat. “Oh, that was probably my fault,” said my husband. “I bumped …

CSSReference.io is a gorgeous visual guide to CSS

The best way to learn CSS is through trial-and-error. <i>You’ve got to write code in order to learn to be a coder</i>. That’s the simple truth of the matter. But it’s always nice to have a helping hand guide you through the often confusing and contradictory technology used to style and illustrate webpages, …

Best sandwich recipes

Our best ever sandwich recipes are seriously top notch and indulgent. We love a good sandwich, and have 34 easy doorstoppers, toasties, baguettes and …

My 'fearless' journey to running a marathon

I will never forget the day I learned I hated running.<p>It was one of those perfect fall days in northern Indiana – not chilly, but not humid.<p>A few …

How To Use WhatsApp, Telegram & 12 Other Messaging Apps on Ubuntu

<b>WhatsApp, Messenger, Skype and Telegram – great at helping me stay in touch, useless at helping me stay focused.</b><p>Franz is a free desktop messaging app …

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

35+ HTML & CSS Resources for Beginners

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — professional technical writing tool<p>In case you are not familiar with HTML and CSS, here’s a quick …

OP Jaisha's shocking revelation exposes India's fickleness towards their athletes

India managed to bag just two medals at Rio Olympics 2016, in contrast to six in London four years ago. Despite the nation sending it's largest ever …

3 Must-Do Marathon Workouts

There’s no doubt that the marathon is a difficult event. At 26.2 miles and lasting several hours for most runners, it’s one of the most challenging …

Marathons

Running on Empty

Boost your speed and endurance by skipping carbs -- seriously<p>It sounds counterintuitive. Yet many East African runners -- including Meb Keflezighi, the Eritrean-born American who won the 2009 New York City Marathon -- forgo carbs before and during their training runs. Keflezighi says the strategy …

8 otherworldly landscapes on planet Earth

You don’t have to hop a flight to Mars to see out-of-this-world landscapes. From Krypton-style crystal caves to strange rock formations, Earth gives the seven other planets in our solar system a run for their money. Here are eight of the most jaw-dropping, alien-like places on Mother Earth.<p>1. Salar …

Crystals

Google just published a free, three-month course on deep learning

Get ready to do some deep dreaming of your own<p>Google wants to teach you deep learning — if you're ready that is. The tech giant has launched a free course explaining the machine learning technique that underpins so many of its services. (Google uses deep learning for everything from speech …

I Drank This Much Apple Cider Vinegar Every Day And Lost Weight Fast

There’s a crybaby in your gut. It’s called ghrelin, otherwise known as the “I’m hungry” hormone. When your stomach is empty — or thinks it is — it …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

Seriously!<p>A couple of month's ago, <i>Men's Health</i> asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world's top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men's Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged. But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan featured just two exercises.<p>That's right: When …

Kettlebell Exercises

Three Ways to Improve Your Marathon Finish Time

Here's how to modify your race training to improve speed without wearing your body out.<p><i>I'm training for my third marathon this fall and want to improve my speed without getting hurt. I've had a variety of aches and pains through the past two seasons of training and would love to train and finish</i> …

How to Build a Better Six-Pack

Use these principles in real life to build your abs up to new levels.<p>Building up an impressive, shredded set of abs will always be a top fitness goal for many guys, but there are so many disparate plans to get a six-pack it's nearly impossible to know which one to follow.<p>There are thousands of …

Exercise

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