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The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

The Best Family Board Games on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers

“I am a Disney FANATIC, and this game is SUPER fun! It has great questions for people of all levels of play: Even my 3-year-old enjoyed playing this …

50 Terrifying Serial Killers From Each State Who'll Freak You The Hell Out

Oh. My. God.<p>🚨<i>HI! This post contains extremely disturbing material. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>🚨Not all submissions are from Community users.

15 Family Rules to Keep Your Household Running Smoothly

Our rule is that everyone must knock before opening a closed door. Several times my kids have expressed their appreciation for it after going to a …

Santa Barbara

How to avoid a refurb when buying a used iPhone

When you are kicking the tires on a used iPhone ($800 at Cricket Wireless), there is no Carfax report you can turn to for the iPhone version of a vehicle history. You can inspect the iPhone for signs of damage, but you can't know if the current owner bought it new just by looking at it. Perhaps the …

iPhone

29 Weird Things With A Cult Following On Amazon That Are Practical AF

If you're still irritated that smartphones don't have headphone jacks anymore, you might be wondering — where have all the practical items gone? …

17 Science Fiction Books That Forever Changed The Genre

Speculative fiction is the literature of change and discovery. But every now and then, a book comes along that changes the rules of science fiction …

Science Fiction

The best lunch bags for adults at work for under $30

Put the brown paper bag lunch days in the past. Today we want to share lunch boxes that will keep your lunches cold or hot for hours, actually hold your food in place, and be fashionable too. They are also all under $50, so you can stop spending money everyday at lunch and start packing it from …

Cleaning and Maintenance Tips to Extend the Life of Your Dishwasher

Have you wondered whether you should clean your dishwasher but you weren't sure how to do it? Dishwashers last longer and run more efficiently when …

Cleaning

When Your Child Is a Psychopath

The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope.<p>This is a good day, Samantha tells me: 10 on a scale of 10. We’re sitting in a conference room at the San Marcos Treatment Center, just south of Austin, …

Empathy

The 10 greatest second world war films you haven't seen

Some lesser-known wartime stories, such as Japan’s The Burmese Harp and the German-made Generation War, rank alongside the classics<p>No recent historical cataclysm has eclipsed the magnitude of the second world war. And thank God for that: the war was horrible! Its aftershocks are still felt in many …

Start “adulting school” when your kids are young

<b>Nobody should have to figure out these basic life skills as adults. Better to start teaching them from a young age.</b><p>You’ve probably heard the word …

Puerto Rican Rice and Beans (Habichuelas Guisadas)

Shares 39K<p><i>Puerto Rican Rice and Beans WITH VIDEO – otherwise known as Habichuelas Guisadas (Stewed Beans) – are the most flavorful beans simmered in</i> …

The Assassination of President William McKinley

Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition boasted everything from a nine-ton elephant to a 389-foot “Electric Tower” powered by nearby Niagara Falls, but few …

17 Underrated Gadgets That People Swear By

"As good as Beats and Bose, just a whole lot cheaper."

Playing online games can make children smarter (just don't let them use social media)

Parents – don't worry about your children spending all their time online playing games. It may actually be improving their performance at …

Positive link between video games and academic performance, study suggests

Students who played online games scored above average in maths, science and reading tests, although study does not prove games were the cause<p>Children who play online video games tend to do better in academic science, maths and reading tests, according to an analysis of data from over 12,000 high …

High School

6 TED Talks to Share With Your Kids This Summer

The best TED Talks are the ones that inspire you to take on the world. The messages in these talks are exactly what children need to hear.<p>I know, I know. It's summer, and kids want to keep the ultimate separation of school and play intact. But since they're going to be on their tablets and phones …

Kids

7 Skyrim Mods We Want in Skyrim Remaster

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim may have released in 2011, but following the reveal of Skyrim Special Edition at E3 2016, attention has once again returned to the snowy landscapes of Tamriel's northern region. Not only will it look better on consoles this time around, with improved visual effects and …

The Best Online Learning Games Of 2016 – So Far

Time for another mid-year ”The Best…” list.<p>As usual, In order to make it on this list, games had to:<p>* be accessible to English Language Learners.<p>* …

Read Diablo's Original Pitch Document

This is how history was made.<p>David Brevik was one of the co-founders of Blizzard North. He was there are the very beginning of the <i>Diablo</i> series, and …

Diablo

8 Ways to Calm a Crying Baby Every New Mom Should Know

Yesterday, pediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton became somewhat of an Internet celebrity among new moms after posting a four-minute video in which he describes his easy method for calming down a crying baby, called “The Hold.”<p>As soon as I saw Dr. Hamilton’s video, I remembered that first night back …

Parenting

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.

Books

Shelf-size stereo delivers massive sound from a tiny footprint

Now that we’re in the era of the portable Bluetooth speaker, it’s hard to justify spending money on a stereo that just sits on a shelf at home.<p>That perception is exactly what this tiny stereo system from German audio giant Thonet and Vander aims to fight, though. The Rätsel brings old-school stereo …

4 Foods Americans Don't Eat Much Anymore

Strange, isn't it, we remark to Sandra L. Oliver — founder and editor of Food History News — that Americans in the 19th century ate foods such as robins and calf's foot jelly and boiled eels.<p>She cautions against criticism of previous generations or other cultures. "You are safer not talking …

Food

“Zoom In!” Looks Like A Good Site For History Teachers

Zoom In! is a new(er) free site that provides some very good U.S. History lessons that use historical documents and are standards-based. Along with …

Here Is A Handy Tool for Creating Rubrics to Use in Class

July 19, 2015<br>ForAllRubrics is another cool web tool for easily creating rubrics, checklists, and badges. The site provides a wide variety of …

How To Build Your Own Particle Detector

Watch particles zip through your living room<p>Machines designed to reveal subatomic particles operate on huge scales. Detectors at the Large Hadron Collider weigh thousands of tons, contain millions of sensors, and record particles moving at close to the speed of light. But they don’t have to be so …

How To Build A Roman Catapult In Your Backyard

How to Build a Catapult in an Afternoon<p>Long before the invention of gunpowder, ancient armies used siege engines to hurl all sorts of terrible, yet creative, missiles. The Carthaginians put poisonous snakes in clay jars and then launched them at enemy ships. The Romans preferred to throw bags of …