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Tips for Understanding and Using the P/E Ratio for Investments

In the world of investments, the letters P/E stand for Price/Earnings. The price/earnings ratio is a measure of the current share price of a company …

6 Workout Tips That Will Build You Stronger, Faster Legs

You have to do more than log miles if you want to see some serious results.<p>Having strong legs is essential for making you a faster and more efficient runner. That’s why you should regularly incorporate lower-body exercises into your routine in addition to logging your weekly miles.<p>Not sure where to …

How to draw a dog

Today I am going to show you how to draw a dog. Even though the skeletons of dogs and cats are quite similar, especially in the simplified version …

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

The Core-Strengthening Ab Workout You Need Now

Want to tone your abs? Get off the floor. Crunches suck anyway, right? Strengthen your core with simple yet effective hanging exercises. All you need …

The Definitive 10-Step Guide to Building a Do-Anything Core

Working on core strength isn’t a matter of vanity—an effort to turn a dad-bod midsection into a six-pack. (Though it can help.) It’s more of a commitment to kick ass in everything you do.<p>“Core exercises build a foundation of strength for more sport-specific movements,” says Scott Johnston, a …

Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a U.S. Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>Divine is no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen …

Ever Wondered About Those Japanese Air Conditioners?

If you've traveled out of country you may have seen those funky air conditioners/heaters mounted on the walls of apartments in, say, France, or …

Bad News - The U.S. Government Posts A $214.25 Billion Budget Surplus For April 2018

U.S. government posts a $214.25 billion surplus in April 2018. This time last year, the surplus was $182 billion, and there was a -$666 billion …

A Harvard Doctor Has Made A Definitive List of The Best Workouts. Full Stop.

Dr I-Min Lee has made it simple for you<p>There’s a lot of information out there about exercise - be it how to lose weight, what’s best for anxiety or how to get a rock hard bum. Thankfully, a super clever person from one of the best Universities in the world has broken it down for us in the simplest …

Exercise

This 3-part plank series from Jennifer Garner’s trainer fires up your abs from every angle

When you do even a simple, standard plank, you <i>know</i> a case of sore abs is in your near future. But when you decide to let Jennifer Garner‘s trainer …

MIT study: 24-hour fasting regenerates stem cells, doubles metabolism

This gives credence to the 5-2 diet, which has recently gained in popularity thanks to a large celebrity following.<br>Read More

Stem Cells

How to Get Ripped in 90 Days

Getting ripped takes hard work and dedication, a carefully planned diet and many hours in the gym. At times, it takes an iron will — when you want to …

Nutrition

The 6 most cost-effective vegetables to grow in your garden

Use this handy Vegetable Cheat Sheet as your guide<p>Growing your own vegetables can be a great way to help the environment and also save some …

Three Finance Books to Help Anyone Get Better With Money

stevepb / PixabayHave you ever read any finance books? No matter who you are or where you are in life, learning more about money is always a good …

Personal Finance

Time Poor? How To Get An Epic Rig With Minimal Training, According To Sam Wood

Time is the pestering constant that no living organism has ever overcome. In modern society it's also part of a more common gripe: I don't have …

13 easy, legitimate ways to make extra money this month — that you probably haven't considered yet

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>The Stash app lets you start investing with as little as $5 — which it gives you for free when you sign up. Stash<p>Finances are one of the …

Personal Finance

Get Stronger Every Day With This 100-Burpee Challenge

I was shocked when I walked into CrossFit and the WOD (workout of the day) said "100 Burpees." I had never done that many in my life at one time, and it did not sound fun. I wasn't even sure I'd be able to do it.<p>But after having gone to CrossFit five times a week for three months, I was in pretty …

122 Container Gardening Ideas

David Hillegas<p>Orange Crush<p>For a late-summer container that steals the show, make bold foliage the focal point. This easy-care, end-of-season planter …

Plants

This large private island in the Bahamas is on sale for $20 million — and it was once home to parties for royals and celebs hosted by its cross-dressing oil heiress owner

Whale Cay, a large private island in the Berry Islands, Bahamas, has come on the market for $20 million (£14.4 million) — and it has a rather interesting past.<p>The island was bought by Marion Barbara "Joe" Carstairs, the daughter of an American heiress to the Standard Oil fortune and a British army …

Laundry Rooms

Too Good To Be True? Carbon Capture 'Game Changer' Raises Hopes And Questions

A potential breakthrough technology is being tested in Houston—a new kind of natural-gas power plant that captures and reuses what normally goes up the smokestack: carbon dioxide, heat, and water.<p>If it works, NET Power’s natural-gas plant promises no carbon emissions and no water use—it <i>produces</i> …

Natural Gas

Why you'll want to double check your paycheck in February

You've probably heard by now that the new tax reform bill will hit your paycheck as soon as February. But the change may not accurately reflect your ultimate tax bill.<p>About 90% of people will see more take-home pay, according to the U.S. Treasury. That may sound like great news, but here's the …

Retirement

How to Successfully Grow Muhly Grass: A Field Guide to Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Plants & Seeds<p>Gardening 101: Muhlenbergia<p>by Kristen Grannan<p>Roundups<p>Pink Grasses: 11 Ideas for Muhlenbergia in a Landscape<p>by Michelle …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

5 Central Texas river trips to paddle year-round

Central Texas rivers offer some outstanding paddling opportunities -- all just hours away from Fort Worth. And thanks to mostly mild winters, the …

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

Science

Adventurers Hike Across the 3,100 Mile Continental Divide Trail Filming One-Second From Each Day

Travel blogger Mac of Halfway Anywhere and his buddies made their way across the 3,100 mile Continental Divide Trail from the Mexico–United States …

13 Inventive Bullet Journal Ideas

01 of 13<p>Helpful Ways to Maximize the Impact of a Bullet Journal<p>A bullet journal is mainly a planner that you can tailor to your specific needs. …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made that plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to …

The Most-Read 'Men's Health' Stories Of 2017

Here's what you guys couldn't get enough of this year<p>What really matters to men? It’s a question that has launched a thousand think pieces and glossy magazine covers. And 2017 has certainly given us plenty to think about. This year, we went on patrol with The Xtreme Justice League (normal dudes by …