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One week with Alexa

My morning routine is simple: I wake up when my phone's alarm goes off, I go back to sleep, wake up again, contemplate more sleep, get dressed, make coffee and listen to one of Alexa's "flash briefings" before I start slinging words on the internet. Getting that first news blast of the day used to …

How to Back Up Photos From iPhone to External Hard Drive

It’s amazing how quickly my 64 GB iPhone fills up with just the photos. Especially Live Photos. The best thing you can do for your photos is to …

Nigel Slater’s meatballs recipes

There is much happiness to be had from a plate of meatballs, a long-simmered sauce and a mound of fluffy mash. We need to rest homemade meatballs in the fridge before we attempt to cook them, as we should rissoles, patties and other little cakes that seem destined to fall apart in the pan. And once …

Onions

The Camera In Your Pocket: How To Take Better Photos With Your iPhone

What you’ll discover in this 92 page eBook<p>In this 92 page eBook you’ll learn how to master three basic steps for better iPhone photography:<p>How light, …

Mobile Photography

Apple is spending far more than Samsung on digital ads (AAPL)

AP<p>Apple may have stopped disclosing its overall advertising expenditure this year, but third-party data offers an interesting insight into how much it spends on digital ads — and how that compares to rival Samsung.<p>Data given exclusively to Business Insider by advertising intelligence and …

Advertising

The Tactical Guide to Conor McGregor versus Eddie Alvarez

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Joshua Dahl-USA TODAY Sports<p>When he found out that Jose Aldo had pulled out of their UFC 189 title fight, and that Chad Mendes would be taking the Brazilian's place, Conor McGregor is credited with the line “They're all the same.” In terms of badassery, that is on a level …

Home Shoulder Workout | The Best Shoulder-Building Exercises To Do At Home

Your shoulders are a key muscle, especially speaking aesthetically. Developed shoulders will help you to achieve that desired V taper which many men …

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Reduction Redux: How to Simmer Your Way to a Silky, Spoonable Sauce

Here's how to go from "braising liquid" to homemade sauce perfection.<p>One of the simplest ways to add flavor—not to mention, a more impressive presentation—to your home cooking repertoire is to reduce braising liquid and pan drippings into lush, thick, spoon-coating sauces. It's a simple technique …

Cooking

YouTube's New Subscription Service Is Going To Work -- Here's Why

At simultaneous press conferences in New York City and San Francisco yesterday, YouTube finally revealed their plans to rule the streaming music world. While the tech giant might be a little late to the party, it is off to a great start (and it hasn’t even really “started” yet).<p>The Google-owned …

YouTube Red

The Rules: A Man's Guide to Eating

There's no shame in ordering a mango. Or soda from a glass bottle.<p>A restaurant looks like any other place that takes your money in exchange for warm food. But lest you think it's relaxed, etiquette does apply. For starters, you can't dismiss bacon. And expecting a prix fixe menu to have good …

Weekend Challenge Total-Body Broiler

This challenge tests your body's ability to perform a lot of reps of explosive exercises back to back, without rest. Your muscles will burn, your heart will pound, and your lungs will scream. Can you keep pushing the pace to beat Durkin's time of <b>3 minutes and 5 seconds</b>? Try it and let us know in …

10-Minute Lunge Workout

<b>Medium:</b> Take about 2 seconds to lower and 2 seconds to lift.<p><b>Fast:</b> Lower and lift as quickly as possible.<p>Don’t worry about making the tempo precise, just think “slow,” “medium,” or “fast." <br>“Take ownership of your lunging based on how you're feeling that day and what type of training effect you're …

The Burpee and Kettlebell Swing Fitness Challenge

Rest for 30 seconds. That’s 1 round.<p>Do 3 rounds total. Count your reps to keep score.<p>“To fly through this challenge, you have to be strong, explosive, <i>and</i> have some seriously high levels of aerobic conditioning,” says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT! Body Plan</b>, who demolished this …

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

But we look at it a different way: The term “chinup” implies that all you have to do is pull yourself high enough that your chin barely squeaks over the bar.<p>That’s not high enough.<p>To get the most out of the movement (and for a rep to “count"), we require that you pull yourself all the way up until …

Do you ‘Wantoo’ go for a burger or some pizza?

Wantoo is an interesting new app for finding what you want nearby. There is no setup required like with other local business finding apps. With …

Apps

Category: Technology – Which? News

Technology<p>We've been hands-on with the two latest high-end Samsung smartphones. Have enough improvements been made to warrant upgrading and forking …

Tech Minute - Apps for meditating

Your business doesn't need an app

When it comes to mastering the mobile arena, brands always start by asking the following question: is a responsive site going to do the job, or should I create an app? The answer is quite simple; if an app won’t offer users added value or an enhanced experience that otherwise wouldn’t be available …

Marketing

Chicken in a creamy tarragon sauce is simplicity as its best – so easy but so good! #NoMoreBoringMeals http://www.deliciousmagazine.co.uk/recipes/tarragon-chicken/

Skinny-Guy Rules to Gaining Muscle

<b></b>Skinny-Guy Rules to Gaining MuscleHard-gainers, skinny bastards, or (to use the technical term) ectomorphs tend to think their inability to gain …

Workouts

Hugh Herr's TED Talk on Biomechatronics

Hugh Herr is leading the way in biomechatronics - a field that studies the merging of mechanical elements to the human body. Laurence Gonzales' …

The Perfect Pull-Up Fitness Guide | The Art of Manliness

I’m still haunted by my 6th grade gym class. At the beginning of the semester, all the students took part in a physical fitness test. Part of the …

How to Accept a Compliment With Class | The Art of Manliness

You hand someone a gift and they eagerly tear off the wrapping paper and lift the lid on the box. But as they pick up and examine the present tucked …

Google Glass could have saved Trayvon Martin (and George Zimmerman)

No matter where you stand on the acquittal of 29-year-old Florida man George Zimmerman, who shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin early last …

Mikel Arteta admits it is 'about time' Arsenal splashed out on big-money transfers

Mikel Arteta says it is "about time" Arsenal spent big in the transfer market as they look to compete against their top-four rivals.<p>Arsene Wenger's side have yet to make any big-name signings this summer, although they have been linked with moves for <b>Liverpool</b> Luis Suarez and Gonzalo Higuain of <b>Real</b> …

Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic happy for club to pursue Liverpool's Luis Suarez, despite bite incident

Branislav Ivanovic has told Jose Mourinho that he would be happy for Chelsea to rival Arsenal for the signing of Luis Suarez, despite being bitten by the Liverpool striker last season.<p><b>Chelsea</b> are looking for a new forward this summer and, with Suarez having told <b>Liverpool</b> that he wants to leave, he …

Manchester United face four-way fight for Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas

Manchester United face competition for Cesc Fabregas from three Premier League rivals, according to Sky sources.<p>Cesc Fabregas: Spent eight years in …