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Oh My Reddit…

I’m a longtime reddit lurker, not so much of an “OP” (original poster). I was doing my nightime lurking last night when I decided to post a picture …

15 Best Font Pairing Tools for Designers

<b>Pairing fonts is an essential process of any web design</b>. If you want to create a good website design, you need to be able to make decisions such as …

Typography

Here's how the Fast Diet says it can help you lose weight quick by starving yourself for 2 days a week

It involves eating normally five days a week and "fasting" for two. On those two fasting days you eat about a quarter of your typical calorie intake (500 calories for women and 600 calories for men). The rest of the time you can eat whatever you want.<p>"The Fast Diet" book was written by Dr. Michael …

I consumed nothing but fast food for a week, and it was the easiest and cheapest diet plan I've ever tried

No, I would respond. I'm eating <i>healthy</i>.<p>As fast-food chains increasingly try to appeal to health-conscious Americans, supposedly nutritious items are popping up on menus more and more.<p>From KFC's grilled chicken to McDonald's (shockingly caloric) kale salad, massive restaurant chains want to signal …

10 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Actually Taste Good — And Aren't Cereal

While most are indeed delicious, when it comes to nutrition not all breakfasts are the same. Eating the right breakfast (aka not a greasy one) can …

22 Easy Tips That'll Actually Make You Want To Cook

Cook less, clean less, and EAT MORE.

100 Ways to Save a Ton of Money When You Travel

The biggest excuse people make for not traveling is that it costs too much money. And, sure, spending hundreds of dollars to fly to a place only to …

Personal Finance

8 Ways to Turn Instant Ramen into a Gourmet Meal

1 of 8<p>15-Minute Ramen and Vegetable Stir-Fry<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Thai Chicken Ramen<p>3 of 8<p>Ramen Burrito<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Crunchy Ramen and Chicken Salad<p>…

20 Foods To Help You Shed Stubborn Pounds

Ready to knock off that final five, or start losing that first ten? Follow this simple program.<p>Many cyclists would like to lose a pound or two. Maybe five. Maybe more. Why? That's easy: to feel better, look better, improve health, and ride farther and faster.<p>However, losing weight can be …

Best Weight Loss And Life Advice

Chuck Gross lost over half his body weight. Everyone wants to know how.<p>I know how he did it. I know how <i>everyone</i>, barring surgical removal of a giant cyst or a limb, loses weight.<p>They sustain a caloric deficit.<p>There are many paths to achieving such a deficit. Some are better than others. But in the …

Fitness

How to Start Working Out if You Really Hate Exercising

From the outside looking in, exercise sure looks like a form of medieval torture. The exertion, the grunting, the self-inflicted pain -- it’s not …

The Complete Menu for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016

All the recipes you need for the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016, in one convenient location.<p>Welcome to the Food Lover's Cleanse 2016! This year, we're bringing you a handful of new recipes, as well as some of our favorites over the last five years of the Cleanse. This menu serves 4 for dinner and 1-2 …

Healthy Eating

The Least Unhealthy Items at Seven Popular Fast Food Joints

Fast food is hardly health food, but when you’re on the road or it’s late at night, sometimes it’s your only option. These are the menu options to …

6 Delicious Food Trends That Will Be HUGE in 2016

You might have bugged out at the last big food trend of 2015, but 2016 is panning out to be a year filled with lip-smacking, taste bud-electrifying goodness. From switching to switchels and Hawaii taking over — sweet rolls, anyone? — to oyster insanity and the next green juice (hint: It’s savory …

Ice Cream

How to get the most out of you Peavey 6505

This is my first useful thread I am posting. After all the help I have got from people since I have been here, I decided to give something back. My …

10 Essential Guitar Pedals Ever Electric Guitarist Needs

Sometimes it can be daunting to look at a seasoned guitarist’s pedal board and think “Gee, I don’t even know where to start”. With hundreds of guitar …

Guitar

16 Guitar Effects Pedals Every Guitar Player MUST Have

If you’re one of those “I plug directly into the amp and don’t need no stinkin’ guitar effects pedals” kinda dude, then godspeed and thanks for …

Guitar

For Musician Jack White, Any Old Guacamole Just Won't Do

Jack White, formerly of the White Stripes, must really hate bananas. Because according to his concert rider, which was recently made public, he doesn't want to lay eyes on one at his concerts.<p>A "rider" is the set of unusual contractual demands that some pop stars make of their hosts when they're on …

Jack White

21 Healthy Breakfast Recipes That Aren’t Eggs

Eggs taste delicious, look delicious and are super high in protein, so they keep a ravenous appetite at bay on any given morning (or evening, if you like breakfast for dinner.) But if you want to tone it down on the cholesterol, it’s probably not wise to eat an egg or two <i>every</i> single day. If you …

Breakfast

The Complete Lazy Person’s Guide to Working Out

If you prefer sweatpants to sweating, TV time to Tabata training, and crunching on chips to performing actual crunches, you and I could probably be …

Here's What You Can Really Do With Apple's Health App

Source: Apple.com<p>Many users have complained that Apple’s Health app hasn’t lived up to the hype surrounding its launch with iOS 8. It’s more complex …

6 Exercises to Help You Lose Weight -- With Absolutely Zero Running

Many people trying to lose weight default to the most vanilla workout possible: running. What's worse, some of these people don’t enjoy running at …

How to Make a Week’s Worth of Dinners for Under $25

College kids, recent grads and busy young professionals seriously don’t have the time (or the money) to splurge on expensive meals. But that doesn’t mean you have to compromise and sink into a fast food or takeout rut. We’ve created a recipe series that is fast, easy, cheap and takes the guesswork …

Cooking

What to look for when buying a guitar

Introduction<p>Be smart, though, and don’t rush into anything. Even if you have your heart set on a particular make and model of guitar, try a couple of …

MusicRadar's 30-day guitar challenge will make you a better guitarist

<b>We'd all like to be better at playing guitar, but sometimes, it can be hard to find the resources, not to mention the motivation.</b><p>So, we thought we'd …

65 Things You Need to Eat in Chicago Before You Die

Not to get all morbid on you, but we only have a finite amount of time on this big blue marble and it’s not intended to be spent huddled over your …

Fantasy Football 2015: Positional Rankings, Team Names and More for Your Draft

The fantasy football picture continues to get clearer as the NFL's preseason progresses, and with most drafts likely to occur within the next few weeks, there is no better time to start preparing.<p>Significant injuries to star players like Houston Texans running back Arian Foster and Carolina …

25 Secret Ways to Get the Guitar Tone of Your Dreams

We've got 25 great ways to help you make your gear sound great and perform at its best, plenty of which are simple “trade secrets” of the pros that …