Mark Contreras

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Make These Sweet and Spicy Chicken Bites for the Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is upon us, and it's a mega sports season in general. Hockey and Basketball are also happening, but there's no denying that the Super …

This Slow Cooker Orange Chicken Is Better than Takeout

Slow Cooker Orange Chicken<p>Serves 4 to 6<p><i>For the chicken:</i> <br>1/4 cup cornstarch <br>1 teaspoon kosher salt <br>1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper <br>1 1/2 …

Can You Eat Too Much Protein?

Here's how much your body actually needs<p>There’s a reason the fittest guys you know can’t stop talking about protein. This essential macronutrient helps keep you full and works to build and maintain your lean muscles.<p>With that, you might think that eating huge amounts of protein is always a good …

Nutrition

5 Diet Changes You Need to Make to Build Muscle

​Want to bulk up? You'll need to do more than lift weights<p>If you want to bulk up, then you've probably already started strength training. That makes sense, since lifting weights is one of the best ways to make your muscles grow.<p>But if building serious muscle is your end goal, pumping iron alone …

Nutrition

Last Longer in Bed!! Sex Experts Tell You How

As a guy, the bedroom is probably the one instance where you don't want to finish first. Sex experts (and we assume you) agree that nothing makes you …

The 6 Best Sex Positions and How to Train for Them

1 of 8<p>To perform at your best, mobility and strength are essential. You need to be flexible. You need to have overall strength and you need to work …

Acquainted

6 Best Exercises For An OMG Orgasm

Work Your Way to Better SexLet’s face it ladies, we work out because we want to look good. And you might even work out to perform better in a sport. …

10 Things She Wishes You Knew About Sex

Unlike your workout, there’s no simple science to knowing what women want. And while your girlfriend may tell her gal pals about all the things that …

15 Sex Tips from the Bedrooms of Real Women

You don't need a special occasion to be the reason you go all-out in the bedroom. It may seem more romantic, but odds are one of you will be too …

Shades of Grey

11 Things Women Are Too Shy to Ask for in Bed

1 of 11<p>1. Make Her Feel Special<p>“Many women are afraid to ask their partner to cherish them for fear of coming off as <i>too needy</i>,” says Dr. Judy …

Sex Positions to Try in 2017

Have your New Years resolutions already fallen by the wayside? Try replacing them with some resolutions you'll actually want to keep, like a …

Sofa

Make Dinner Quick With This One-Pot Cilantro Lime Chicken & Rice

One-pot and DONE.<p>* 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed<p>* 1 tablespoon olive oil<p>* 1 small yellow onion, diced<p>* 2 poblano peppers, chopped<p>* 2 cloves garlic, minced<p>* 2½ cups low-sodium chicken broth<p>* Juice of 1 lime<p>* 14.5 ounce can cooked black beans, rinsed and drained<p>* 2 tomatoes, diced<p>* …

The Ultimate Clean Bulk Meal Plan

For ages, bodybuilders and regular guys alike have taken a two-prong approach to getting big and ripped. “Bulking,” or eating as much as possible …

14 best exercises for weightloss

Exercises geared towards explosive strength increases your resting metabolic rate 18% the day after the workout, according to study published in the</i> …

The Truth About Skipping Meals (and Why You Need to Stop)

Do you constantly find yourself skipping meals because you are just too busy to sit down and eat? Or you've replaced breakfast with your morning coffee? Lunch is too hard to fit into your busy schedule, so by mid-afternoon you've succumbed to that block of chocolate and managed to eat the lot. …

Rules of Clean Bulking: How to Gain Muscle Without Fat

It’s an endless cycle for some guys: Turn into a garbage disposal to bulk up, then crash diet to burn the belly fat and reveal those hard-earned …

Islamic State recruitment document seeks to provoke 'end of the world'

An apparent Islamic State recruitment document found in Pakistan’s lawless tribal lands reveals that the extremist group has grand ambitions of building a new terrorist army in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and triggering a war in India to provoke an Armageddon-like “end of the world.”<p>The 32-page …

National Security

ISIS claims pair of deadly suicide car bombings in Baghdad

<b>(CNN) —</b> ISIS laid claim to a pair of deadly suicide car bombings Tuesday in Baghdad, one of which killed at least 18 people and wounded 43 more.<p>That attack occurred in a busy commercial area of New Baghdad or al-Jadida, a neighborhood in the Iraqi capital that is home mostly to Shiite Muslims.<p>In …

Car bomb kills 20 in Baghdad Shi'ite district | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded in a crowded marketplace in a mainly Shi’ite Muslim district of the Iraqi capital on Wednesday, killing at least 20 people, police and medical sources said.<p>A further 48 people were wounded by the blast in the Shurta neighborhood of southwestern Baghdad.<p>No …

Dozens die in Baghdad bombings

Explosions have rocked a string of Shia neighbourhoods across the Iraqi capital, killing at least 35 people and wounding another 70, police have said.<p>The deadliest bombing took place in Baghdad's northern Shaab neighbourhood when a man detonated an explosive vest in a crowded market, killing nine …

Turkey arrests 21 suspected ISIS members, 3 of them foreigners

<b>Istanbul (CNN) —</b> Turkish authorities have arrested 21 people -- including three foreigners -- suspected of belonging to ISIS, Turkey's semiofficial Anadolu news agency reported Friday.<p>Anti-terror police carried out simultaneous raids in four areas, including Istanbul, the news agency said. The …

Report: Indonesian pilots may have been radicalized by ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Authorities in Australia are concerned about the potential radicalization of two Indonesian commercial pilots, according to an intelligence report obtained by the news website The Intercept.<p>The report, marked Australian Federal Police (AFP), profiles two Indonesian pilots who "both appear …

Bomb attacks kill four people at Baghdad street markets | Reuters

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four people were killed in separate bomb attacks in Baghdad on Saturday, police and medics said.<p>In the Obeidi district of eastern Baghdad a bomb exploded near a crowded market, killing two people.<p>Another bomb went of near a crowded grocery market in the Doura district of …

Kurdish recapture of Syria's Kobane reported

<b>Doha, Qatar -</b> Kurdish forces have recaptured Syria's Kobane from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group, activists and a monitoring group say.<p>Kurdish forces managed to force ISIL out of the Kurdish town following days of deadly clashes, activists and the UK-based Syrian Observatory …

France attack: François Hollande holds second crisis summit

French prime minister Manuel Valls warns France faces more attacks, as police continue to question suspect Yassin Salhi<p>The French president, François Hollande, has held a second emergency defence council meeting after the decapitation of a company boss in the south-east of France and the attacks in …

Extremism

Thousands attend funerals of Kuwait mosque attack victims

<b>Kuwait City, Kuwait (CNN) —</b> Thousands of Kuwaitis attended the funerals Saturday for the 27 victims of a suicide attack on a Shiite-affiliated mosque in the heart of Kuwait City, an attack for which ISIS claimed responsibility.<p>A bomb ripped through the Al-Sadiq mosque during Friday prayers, killing …

Beheading, attack at gas factory in France; suspect detained

A man once placed on a "radicalization list" drove his truck into a U.S.-owned gas factory Friday in the southeastern French city Lyon, triggering an explosion as his boss' severed head was found at the entrance, authorities said.<p>Banners with Arabic inscriptions were also found near the head. Two …

White House authorizes up to 450 additional troops in Iraq

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama's administration is planning to train Sunni tribes' fighters as part of its move to send up to 450 additional U.S. forces to Iraq, the White House said Wednesday.<p>The United States is also sending weapons to Sunni tribes, as well as the Kurdish Peshmerga …