Mark J. McKnight

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The get lean for life diet

Late-night infomercials make you think that losing fat is either super-easy or way too hard. One guru says you can tighten your abs in just minutes a …

Play classic video games in style with OpenEmu for Mac

Like iTunes for classic games<p>The world has no shortage of video game emulators, but many can be painful to use — many reflect their hacker origins with equally hacky interfaces, and you'd need a vast collection of different emulators to properly relive your childhood. By contrast, OpenEmu is a …

Rocksmith 2014: pros and cons, how-to, news and more - CNET

Rocksmith 2014<p>Dave Cheng 17 December 2013<p>Rocksmith 2014 is where music video games were inevitably heading since the first Guitar Hero was released …

Apple iPad Air Review: Probably The Best Tablet Computer On The Market

Announced on October 22nd this year, the iPad Air updated Apple’s larger tablet range with the new A7 64-bit processor, iOS7, and a redesign of the popular tablet. Would Apple’s new tablet retain their lead in the tablet space against a rush of Android tablets from manufacturers around the world? …

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Mystic Brings Enchanting to Sanctuary

The old lady can Transmogrify your gear, too.<p>Blizzard has revealed details about the Mystic Artisan heading to the upcoming Diablo 3 expansion Reaper …

New Women’s Bikes We’re Most Excited About

Women’s cycling is growing, and so are the number of bikes designed for us. Here are a few of our favorite newcomers for 2014.<i>—Selene Yeager</i>

Santa Cruz

13 Everyday Phrases That Actually Came From Shakespeare

Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis.<p>Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these so often, they've become clichés.<p><b>1. "Green-eyed monster"</b><p>Meaning: jealousy.<p>In "Othello," Iago …

Literature

Desktop Warfare: Jonas Dalidd’s Winning 3D Printed Catapult

It started simply enough. I posted a quick message on the Type A Machines Forum to see if anyone was interested in setting up a 3D printing contest. It had been just under a year since I purchased my first 3D printer, a Series 1, and I was looking at improving my skills. What better way to push …

Guide to Riding Everywhere

In cities as big as New York and as small as Vienna, Virginia, more people than ever are riding to work, to grab groceries, or for an espresso across town. We celebrate this two-wheeled revolution, offer some advice on how to join in, and ride along with Mary Roach as she explores one of the …

New York City

101 Bike Maintenance Tips Every Cyclist Should Know

Your guide to a longer cycling life—for your bicycle, your gear, even a few friendships<p>Your bicycle doesn’t run on leg power alone. It also needs a little lube, a lotta­ love, and a good ­listen. You may not know every remedy your bike needs to live a long life, but you can gain enough wisdom along …

The Perfectly Packed Pack

14 essentials you need for every ride<p>When was the last time you checked the contents of your hydration pack? Take 10 minutes to clean house and replenish your supplies—chances are you've accumulated unnecessary items, or used up your mountain biking essentials. For a two-hour ride in predictable …

Multi-tools

How to Make Riding Even More Fun

It may be true that a bad day on the bike is better than a good day off it—but here are 21 silly and simple ways to make the greatest sport greater<p>1. Sing. Loud. As you pass pedestrians, people in their yards, getting into their cars.<p>2. Ride a fondo with your dad, or mom, or children. Or all of …

Cycling

The Elder Scrolls Online is the Skyrim Sequel We Want

We head to Morrowind and explore even more Skyrim...<p>The Elder Scrolls Online has come a long, long way in a short period of time. When last we played …

Volition Criticizes THQ's 'Porn Star' Approach to Saints Row

Saints Row producer didn't take kindly to Tera Patrick being a "special producer" on SR2.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>Not everyone at Saints Row developer …

Why Gun Owners Are Right to Fight Against Gun Control

In April, the Senate rejected the Toomey-Manchin gun control proposal. In the wake of its defeat many asked why gun owners and their organizations …

Super Smash Bros. fight roster expands to include Olimar & the Pikmin

<i>Super Smash Bros.</i>' roster has expanded to encompass Olimar & the Pikmin, Nintendo announced on its official Smash Bros. website today.<p>Series director Masahiro Sakurai previously told Polygon that choosing who stays and who goes on the game's roster is "almost deadly in the amount of time it takes …

The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …

The Declaration Of Independence

<b>The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America,</b><p>When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the …

United Kingdom

This Pillow Glows When Your Long-Distance Partner Goes To Bed

Romance is complicated just by itself, and when you add distance to the equation things rarely get easier.<p>This is where Pillow Talk comes in.<p>Pillow Talk is an Internet-enabled pair of pillows that talk to each other anywhere in the world. When your long-distance paramour is sleeping, your pillow …

Android News

How to Make Any Marinade In 5 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Make everything you grill on the Fourth more delicious with our VP of Technology Karl Rosaen's handy</i> …

'The Great Gatsby Curve': Why It's So Hard for the Poor to Get Ahead

High-income kids who don't graduate from college are 2.5 times more likely to end up rich than low-income kids who do. Why it's so hard for the poor to get ahead today.<p>The American Dream isn't dead—it just moved to Denmark.<p>We like to think of ourselves as living a classless society, but it isn't …

The Incarceration Epidemic

About one-fourth of all incarcerated people on Earth is in the U.S. That constitutes a public health problem.<p>Shannon Stapleton/Reuters<p>The U.S. incarceration rate has more than quadrupled since 1980. It's now the highest in the world, just ahead of Russia and Rwanda. It is estimated that …

Satisfy Her Every Need in the Kitchen

You know how to fuel your own body. You prowl the grocery store and restaurant menus like a predator, stalking a herd of nutrients that will keep …

Nutrition

What does this 2×6 have to do with Father’s Day?

When I was around seven years old I wanted bunk beds. I had no particularly good reason for that– I had no siblings, and maybe the only time they’d be practical would be on the rare occasion I had a friend over. I think I was really just in love with having a bed that felt like a battleship. It …

DIY Hacks & How To's: Video Game Controller Mod

Using Shopify to Make More Money Online

There are plenty of ways to make money online. It doesn’t matter if you are strictly an online marketer, a site owner or even a blogger… the …

DC Announces JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000

What would the Justice League be like if it was the year 3000? That's exactly what a brand new series by JM DeMatteis, Keith Giffen and Kevin Maguire …

David Goyer Man Of Steel Interview – What Nolan Did, What Marvel Do And Where It All Came From

I’ve teased you enough. After those other juicy pieces about deleted scenes, <i>Justice League</i> and the next Superman movie, here’s everything else <b>David</b> …