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10 sexy films on Netflix that are basically pornos

<b>Netflix may not feature any actual porn among its thousands of titles, but there are still plenty of films that at times could be mistaken for at</b> …

After Irma: Caribbean Tourism, Island by Island

Some of the most idyllic — and tourism-dependent — destinations in the Caribbean have been crippled in the wake of one of the most powerful Atlantic basin storms ever recorded.<p>Ferocious storms are nothing new to these islands, but Hurricane Irma, with its 185-mile-per-hour winds, was catastrophic. …

Caribbean

How To Fold A Pocket Square Like A Pro

Not a lot of people know this, but the pocket square has been around since before Don Draper. Quite a bit before, in fact. Handkerchiefs have been …

How to Treat a Back Spasm

While back pain from a strain or pulled muscle is always hard to deal with, back spasms can be a whole different animal. Back spasms can result when …

Off-Season Strength Training for Cyclists: Building a Strong Foundation

<b>Readers hopefully engaged last month in a decent two-to four-week transitional phase and are now ready to step up their off-bike resistance training</b> …

Why You Probably Don’t Need Knee Surgery

Whether you’re tearing down a rebound during a game of pick-up or out on a trail run, feeling your knee give way, lock up, or burn with pain is an …

5 Amazing Things That Would Happen When You Log Every Food You Eat

Nutrition

Want to try hot yoga? 5 essential tips for beginners

Matt Lauer, Hoda Kotb, Natalie Morales and Tamron Hall showed off their hot yoga moves Friday — and now it's your turn!<p>Here are some tips for beginners who are new to hot yoga and — if you're used to practicing in high temperatures — ways fine-tune your practice.<p>How hot yoga works<p>Hot yoga is a …

How To Get The Most Out Of 30 Minutes At The Gym

<i>By: Jeremy Glass</i><p><i>Credit: iStock/Alina Solovyova-Vincent</i><p>As a working "professional" who spends way too much time writing articles, drinking coffee, and listlessly staring off into the unknown, I find it difficult to carve out some gym time to make those gains I've heard so much about. In total, I …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Hair<p>Without buzzing it all off or, god forbid, combing it over.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>It’s time to justify that Prime …

Fitness

131-Year History of the Iconic Dakota Chronicled in New Book

When the Upper West Side's storied co-op <b>The Dakota</b> was built in 1884, it was just an apartment building on the far reaches of town. It was—believe it or not—built as housing for the <b>aspirational upper middle class</b>, as opposed to the monied elite who are welcomed in (or barred) by the building's …

Rome is on the verge of collapse and needs urgent repair, leaders warn

No Roman Holiday – the Eternal City is in chronic decline as a result of a toxic mix of corruption, debt, poor administration and shabby infrastructure<p>It may boast the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and the glories that were ancient Rome, but the city is now in chronic decline, its business …

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

Should You Take an Aspirin a Day for Your Heart?

You may have also heard that the FDA isn’t so sure that aspirin is delivering as advertised. Last year, the organization released a statement, announcing that they had “reviewed the available data and does not believe the evidence supports the general use of aspirin for primary prevention of a …

Untapped Staff Picks: Robert Moses Gets A Graphic Novel, What if NYC Subway Was Free?

Like other readers who contacted us, you may have noticed that our Daily Linkages stopped in January and we were on a slower publication schedule. …

Guide Books

The Most Accurate Way to Measure Blood Pressure

Blood pressure counts as high if it’s over 140/90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). The first number is your systolic pressure—the pressure when your heart is pumping blood. The second number measures your diastolic pressure, which is when your heart is between beats.<p>If your blood pressure is out of …

California auto buyers favor Toyota Prius; rest of U.S. prefers trucks

America loves trucks. California? The Prius hybrid.<p>Toyota's Prius was the best-selling vehicle in the state for the second consecutive year in 2013, highlighting California's radically different taste in automobiles. Nationally, Ford's F-Series truck has been the bestselling vehicle for more than …

Stay: Great Las Vegas Hotels for Summer

We all know the question of why you’d visit Las Vegas doesn’t warrant an answer; the real question is when. Though you’ll never catch the city …

Complete Guide to Scotch Whisky | The Art of Manliness

“The proper drinking of Scotch whisky is more than indulgence: it is a toast to civilization, a tribute to the continuity of culture, a manifesto of …

D-Day: the debt we owe to those forever young

The Normandy invasion of June 6 1944 was the decisive moment in the destruction of Nazism<p>In Normandy today, we shall witness the passing of a generation. Seventy years after D-Day, the veterans from the 17 countries who took part will stage their final collective commemoration of the greatest …

World History

A French Wine Expert's Favorite $15 Côtes du Rhône

Olivier Magny is the eyebrow-raising owner of Paris's Ô Chateau Wine Bar and School. Here, seven of his favorite bottles including an incredible …

A Stunning $17 White Burgundy

When they’re made with care, entry-level Burgundies can drink like they cost twice the price.<p><i>Here, wine experts reveal their favorite bottles costing</i> …

Foods with Omega-3s

Here’s your quick primer on omega-3s. There are three key versions—EPA, DHA, and ALA. Your body cannot create these fats, and must obtain them from your diet. You should get a majority of your omega-3s from EPA and DHA, which you can easily acquire from cold-water fish. (The American Heart …

Wine For All Seasons in Bordeaux

<b>Bordeaux</b>, my French family’s hometown, revolves around the seasons of wine. Harvest. Dormancy. Budbreak. Ripening. And whatever the season, there’s always some wine-related party, festival, or “open house” event going on in and around town.<p>This year, the highlight has to be the <b>Bordeaux Wine …

Can exercising at night hurt your sleep?

<b>The rumor: Exercising at night can interfere with a good night's sleep</b><p>Maybe you're the kind of person who likes to lift weights while watching "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," go running in the park at 10 p.m. or practice Pilates after you've digested your dinner.<p>If so, you've no doubt heard the …

The Goldfinch

• <b>Author:</b> Donna Tartt<p>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE<p>"<i>The Goldfinch</i> is a rarity that comes along perhaps half a dozen times per decade, a smartly written literary novel that connects with the heart as well as the mind....Donna Tartt has delivered an extraordinary work of fiction."--Stephen King, <i>The New</i> …

Vindication for Lazy Parents (Like Me)

The other day, while driving into New York City, I heard a radio interview with Dana Goldstein, author of the recent <i>Atlantic</i> article "Don"t Help Your Kids With Their Homework."<p>The article discussed two researchers from Duke University who went through 30 years of surveys to determine what really …