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Why Ben Wa Balls Are The Sex Toys You Never Knew You Wanted

"You're not putting those in my butt," Anastasia tells Christian in <i>Fifty Shades Darker</i> when he shows her a set of Ben Wa balls. He doesn't; Christian …

University of Illinois

What's the best camera phone of 2018? We asked a pro to test them

The camera is one of the best reasons to choose one high-end phone over another. Most are made of glass and metal. All have more power than most of …

Mobile Photography

This Book About the Anatomy of DC Heroes and Villains Looks Absolutely Gorgeous

Ever wanted to know what the inside of Superman’s eyeball looks like? Well, now you do, in stunningly beautiful detail.<p>Coming this September, <i>Anatomy</i> …

Comic Books

Tip: The Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge

This is awesome. And also terrible. It's terribly awesome. Can you do it?<p>Here's what it looks like:<p>Terrible Two Push-Up Challenge<p>How to Do It<p>Start …

Workouts

The new SWAN electric scooter uses dual hub motors and makes flat tires impossible

Electric stand-on scooters have been in the news a lot lately, largely due to their growing popularity in electric scooter rental programs. These scooter shares have been spreading around the US and the world, introducing commuters to the convenience of these small yet functional EVs.<p>So far most of …

Carbon Fiber

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 …

Workouts

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Workouts

The Best Way to Wipe Your Butt, According to the Experts

Curtis Asbury, MD sees it all the time. A patient comes in with blotchy, red, irritated rectum and insists they’re not doing anything unusual. …

Pets

Want to sound smarter? Master these 7 grammar tips

As the executive editor of Avenue Magazine, a luxury lifestyle publication based in New York City, I see the importance of proper grammar every day. …

To Be More Likable and Make a Great First Impression, Science Says First Do 1 Thing

And then you can almost guarantee the people you meet will like you.<p>If you want to make a great first impression -- and why wouldn't you? -- you know there are basic steps you can take: Smile, make eye contact, listen more than you talk, ask questions about the other person. Anyone can do those …

Self-improvement

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these 2 skills.<p>Everyone has a great boss story. Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a midsize hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his servant-leadership …

Leadership

How Humble Leadership Really Works

When you’re a leader — no matter how long you’ve been in your role or how hard the journey was to get there — you are merely overhead unless you’re bringing out the best in your employees. Unfortunately, many leaders lose sight of this.<p>Power, as my colleague Ena Inesi has studied, can cause leaders …

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b><p><b>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b><p><b>Questions about</b> …

Employment

The workout plan that works forever

Drazen_ / Getty<p>Drazen_ / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 4-7<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Fitness is complicated these days. There are so many programs, exercises, and …

Want Giant Arms? Try These Ridiculous Bicep Curls

This workout will hit all of your weak points and get those arms bulging<p>We all want big arms, but getting them isn’t an easy task. Biceps are smaller muscles than, say, your quads, so it can take extra isolation work to really make them pop.<p>That’s why we love the biceps 21 routine. It’s a routine …

The complete list of Siri commands

(Almost) everything you can say to Apple's virtual assistant.<p>There's a lot you can do with Apple's virtual assistant -- and some things you can't do. For example, while Siri can send texts, search Twitter, and open up your front-facing camera, she can't adjust your device's ring volume (something …

How Politics and Bad Decisions Starved New York’s Subways

After a drumbeat of transit disasters this year, it became impossible to ignore the failures of the New York City subway system.<p>A rush-hour Q train careened off the rails in southern Brooklyn. A track fire on the A line in Upper Manhattan sent nine riders to the hospital. A crowded F train stalled …

Urban Design

Adwoa Aboah narrates new film about nipple censorship

Why does the internet refuse to acknowledge female nipples? That’s a question <i>Nowness</i> is asking with the release of short film <i>Nipples,</i> directed by Matt Lambert and powerfully narrated by Adwoa Aboah, the latest in the video platform’s <i>Define Beauty</i> series.<p>A three-minute ode to the nipple, the film is …

Essential iPhone X tips

iPhone X is radically different from every iPhone that came before it. As you strive to get accustomed to life without a Home button, these iPhone X tips and tricks will come in handy.<p>Check out the video below to see nine iPhone X tips you need to master immediately.<p>The iPhone X lacks the physical …

iPhone X setup shows Apple’s core brilliance

I used to think setting up a new iPhone was easy, but the iPhone X takes it to the next level.<p>On Friday, I got the new iPhone X and have been using it all weekend. The setup process was the easiest ever, and speaks to Apple’s constant drive to make things better.<p>Normally I set up a new I Phone “as …

A former Navy SEAL commander says you can transform your life with 5 simple choices in the next 24 hours

As commander of US Navy SEAL Team 3's "Task Unit Bruiser," the most highly decorated special-operations unit of the Iraq War, Jocko Willink learned what it takes to lead people in incredibly dangerous and complex situations.<p>The mantra that Willink instilled into his men was "Discipline Equals …

Athletic Apparel

The Best Way to Build Traps

13 Tips for Strong Traps<p>Lead Photo Credit: Josh Maley<p>The Question<p>What's your best training tip for building traps?<p>Paul Carter – Strength and …

New York City Just Declared War on E-Bikes

After the NYPD’s high-profile crackdown on electric bikes earlier this year, many wondered how New York City’s political leadership would respond. Would the city seek to adapt to the growing popularity of e-bikes, writing them into existing rules and regulations? Or would it keep them fully …

New York City

13 questions that will change your life

When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s often the result of not asking yourself the right questions. Some questions are hard …

A Nine-Year Collaboration Has Just Shown How Sugar Influences Cancer Cell Growth

This is huge.<p>There's a long-known relationship between cancer and sugar, but figuring out exactly how it works has proven elusive. Now, thanks to a …

Cancer Cells

The 500 Workout

A Killer Challenge For Muscle Gain or Fat Loss<p>Train for long enough and at some point you'll want to do something different. We all need an …

The Burpee Workout Special Forces Soldiers Use to Get Insanely Fit

Imagine you’re in a prison cell, confined by four walls. You have a bed, a sink, a toilet, and nothing else. When your cell door opens and it’s time …