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How To Build A Summer Body (If You’ve Left It Too Late)

A summer body workout needn't take up half the year. Using a mix of heavy metal weights and high-intensity circuits, you can craft a holiday physique …

Simple Timber Outdoor Bench

We knew what we wanted in a bench, and this one has it all! Low cost, stylish design, rock-solid, low maintenance and super easy to build.<p>Building …

14 Weekend Projects that Add to Home Value

Not every project has to be big (or extremely expensive) to add value to your home. These done-in-a-weekend projects, for example, are high in return.<p>…

This Exercise Can Strengthen Your Core and Blow Up Your Biceps

All you need is one set of dumbbells and 10 minutes<p>Trainer Andy Speer, creator of Anarchy Abs, a workout program from <i>Men's Health</i> that will help you build the six-pack of your dreams, is here with a single move that will do double-duty on your arms and abs. The best part? You only need one set of …

How to Design a Vintage-Modern Kitchen

Kitchen character<p>When Vicki Simon first saw the tiny laminate-clad kitchen of her future home, it inspired grander visions. “I once toured a mansion …

16 Italian Soup Recipes to Get You Through Chilly Nights

There's no disputing that Italians know their way around a pot of soup — pasta e fagioli, minestrone, and Tuscan white bean soup immediately come to …

This CrossFit HIIT Workout Is Just 12 Minutes, but You'll Be Toast Afterward

Many experts talk about how effective HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts are when it comes to weight loss, which is why so many people …

Exercise

15 Stunning Quartz Countertop Colors To Gather Inspiration From

From black to pops of blue, there are a lot of various routes to take when it comes to your kitchen countertops. And if you’ve decided to go with …

9 High-Protein Dinners With 5 Ingredients or Less

Dinner is my favorite meal to eat, but not my favorite meal to cook. Nothing brings me more comfort at the end of a long day than curling up with …

Healthy Eating

10 Slow Cooker Recipes Light Enough for Summertime

We Taste-Tested 10 Hot Dogs. Here Are the Best.

The New York Times Food department hasn’t taken a close look at hot dogs in some time. Back when hot dogs were on every list of foods to avoid — alarming additives, questionable cuts, salt and fat galore — home cooks didn’t want to know too much about what was in them.<p>But cooks are different now, …

Baking

5 easy home upgrades that will make your house sell faster — and get you a higher sale price

If you're trying to sell your house this summer, here's some good news: It's finally a seller's market, thanks to an improving economy that has …

Real Estate

How to Clean Air Conditioner Coils Before Temperatures Spike

If you want to keep your cool this summer, give your AC a little TLC. Whether you have central air or a wall unit, the secret to keeping your …

Home Improvement

Build Sleeve-Popping Biceps With This Spider Curl

Because ​baseball-shaped biceps are about more than size<p>There's more to building your biceps than just chasing size. Well-developed biceps can look just as impressive as plain old big arms, exploding from your T-shirt and separating your arms from an average Joe. (Have small arms? The world doesn’t …

Red Hat offers free Fundamentals of Red Hat Enterprise Linux introductory course through edX.org

Red Hat is pleased to announce it has partnered with edX to deliver free technology training to the public. EdX was founded by MIT and Harvard and is …

Red Hat

29 Summer Dinners You Can Make In The Crock Pot

Just set it and forget it.

This Party-Ready BBQ Chicken Chopped Salad Is Wilt-Proof

Slice the chicken crosswise into 1/2-inch-wide strips. Place in a medium bowl, add 1/3 cup of the barbecue sauce, and toss until the chicken is fully …

Recipes

Tip: 3 Movements For Better Squats

Do five round of these movements to warm up for a big squat or do them on off days for recovery.<p>Perform five rounds of the following three movements, …

This 20-Minute Yoga Flow Can Help Relieve Back Pain

Anyone who struggles with back pain knows how distressing it can be.Whether it’s soreness that impedes your sleep or aches that hurt your …

Pain

11 Summer Recipes You Can Make in a Slow-Cooker

When I think of slow-cookers, I automatically think of warm winter soups and stews. In fact, I associate slow-cooker recipes so heavily with winter …

Beef Enchiladas

Big news, friends:I JOINED SNAPCHAT.<i>Finally</i>, I know. I’ve been avoiding it for a few months now. New social networks always tend to give me anxiety. …

Social Media

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Ingredients<p>For the Salsa<p>1 small shallot<br>• 1 jalapeno pepper, quartered and seeded<br>• 2 garlic cloves, peeled<br>• 1 tomato, seeded and chopped<br>• 1 avocado, peeled, …

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

Vietnamese Pork Strips Recipe

Combine lemongrass, fish sauce, sugar, pepper, lime juice, and 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a bowl. Add pork. Marinate in the refrigerator, covered, …

27 Brilliant Home And Decor Projects You Can Make Yourself

This is not a drill! (But you will need one for these projects.)

10 Upgrades Under $1,000 That Increase Home Values

A clean, well-maintained home in tiptop condition will yield maximum profit when it comes time to sell. However, you don’t have to shell out the big bucks to make sure your house is in mint condition. There are a number of upgrades you can do for under $1,000 that will impress buyers and prompt …

A Zucchini Noodle Bowl That's All About The Peanut Sauce

<i>My perfect weeknight meal is packed with vegetables and whole foods, fills me up, and tastes delicious—all while being easy enough to put together</i> …

DIY - Cheap Cedar Raised Beds - Quiet Corner

Cedar raised beds make gardening easier, more accessible, more economical, and more efficient. But often a cedar raised beds can cost hundreds of …