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How to disable Adobe Flash in your browser

Adobe Flash needs to go.<p>The fact that we're faced with yet another major security flaw in the software — this time discovered in the stolen Hacking …

20 Best and Worst Movie Fathers

We learn a lot from the movies — how to kiss, how to smoke, how to blow up a Death Star, how to organize a casino heist with a ragtag group of fellow …

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How to Properly Pair Oysters With Wine

Oysters are really one of nature's most magical delicacies. They're delicious, low in calories, and high in vitamins. Yes, the slimy texture and idea of eating something raw might be daunting to some of us, but there's no reason you should be intimidated by these little mollusks, because they come …

Seven deadly mistakes that destroy employee motivation

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers' Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>Don is the CEO of a family-run business. His entrepreneurial …

America's 12 Best Italian Restaurant Chains

Like Irish pubs and Chinese takeouts, you'd be hard-pressed to find a moderately-populated town without an Italian restaurant. And for much of the country, that Italian restaurant is a chain. We canvassed the country, and from corporate behemoths like Olive Garden to family-run chains like The Old …

7 things you didn’t know your Web browser could do

The most-used program on your computer is your Web browser, but there's a good chance you don't know much about it besides how to visit your favorite sites. There are a lot of myths about browsers, some of which I've dispelled in the past, but today I want to help you get the most out of your …

How To Go Completely Invisible On Facebook

Some people don't like getting random friend requests or awkward messages from long-forgotten friends. Some people just want to use Facebook to keep up with others but don't want others to be able to keep up with them.<p>Want to stay hidden on Facebook? We can help you out.<p>When you're finished with …

The Incredible Life Of Bill Gates, Who Is Still America's Richest Man

He topped Forbes' list of the wealthiest people in America, released Monday. It's the 21st year in a row that Gates has held the top spot.<p>Gates has been a public fixture ever since he and Paul Allen started a computer revolution in the 1980s. He has all of the toys you would expect from the world's …

The Best Tequilas Of 2014: Epicurious' Official Taste Test Results

<i>by Gabriella Vigoreaux</i><p>If there is one thing we like here at the Epicurious offices, it's great tequila. In fact, Nilou Motamed, our EIC, keeps a rather expansive selection of artisanal bottles in her office bar at all times. Needless to say, no arms were twisted in conducting this taste test. Under …

10 Cocktails Every Bartender and Cocktail Connoisseur Should Know

In today's world of craft cocktails the unique and unusual have become the norm. From bartenders' self invented nightly specials to drinks that have taken the nation by storm -- see Cosmopolitan and Lynchburg Lemonade -- there is no shortage of creative selections to be had.<p>But at the core of …

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

101 Cycling Tips to Completely Transform Your Bike Life

Ride better, get stronger, be happier, go faster, look nicer, stay safer, get fitter, smile wider, and lots more<p>Want to be a better cyclist? Just ride. Every time you turn the pedals, you naturally improve a little. Of course, one well-placed tip, trick, or nugget of wisdom can help you achieve …

5 Social Media Metrics that your Business Should Track

This post is brought to you by Simply Measured.<p>Publishing content on the Internet generates reams (or, rather, spreadsheets) of data. Creators like you have access to unprecedented information about how your content is received and acted upon.<p>As data gets bigger, more ubiquitous, and more social, …