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Is This the Most Dangerous Food For Men?

There may be a hidden dark side to soy, one that has the power to undermine everything it means to be male<p>James Price’s breasts had been painful and swollen. It looked as if gum balls were implanted underneath each nipple. The slightest touch triggered throbs.<p>For Price, a retired U.S. Army …

Health

Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

41 Camping Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

These tips and tricks will guarantee you'll be a totally happy camper this summer.

Hacking

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

Hiking

2:55 P.M.: When Productivity Dies

You’re not getting anything done in the afternoon. So what can you do about it?<p>You’re cross-eyed from monitor glare, comatose from lunch digestion, and you don’t even realized you just opened up Facebook: It’s 2:55 in the afternoon, the time of day when productivity dies.<p>Deconstructing the …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Industrial Furniture Collection Made Of Shipping Crates

Repurposing everything is a modern and eco-friendly approach not to waste materials and other resources and this way you needn’t reinvent anything. …

Stayhold Keeps Everything In The Back Of Your Car In Place

If you’ve got a car, you’ve made a sharp turn and heard the unmistakable thumping sound of something falling over, and quite possibly spilling all …

Hiking the Appalachian Trail

I first became motivated to get on the Appalachian Trail last year by a hike I did in Peru to Machu Picchu. Growing up on the Virginia coast, my interests have mostly centered on our waters. Sailing, swimming, fishing, crabbing and surfing the summers away, I was always trying to find more ways to …

Backpacking Trips

Trips<p>Your dream backpacking trips are waiting for you. Find and explore new hiking trails and backpacking routes across the country with advice, …

Hiking

How to Make Energy Bars

1 ½ lbs chopped dates<p>3 tbsp maple syrup<br>1 tsp vanilla<br>2 tsp fresh orange zest or Grand Marnier, or<br>¼ tsp orange extract<br>½ tsp sea salt<br>¼ tsp allspice<br>› tsp cardamom<br>½ c dried currants or other dried fruit<br>½ c chopped walnuts, pecans, or almonds<br>½ c of your favorite<br>granola or toasted oats<p><b>1.</b> Chop the dates …

Food

Former NASA designer creates another out-of-this-world camper

Finney and his team at Taxa LP have come up with a small, lightweight camper pod that slides into the smallest pickup trucks on the market and fits …

Taxonomy

Banana Bread with Dark Chocolate Chips

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Todd and Diane of the White on Rice Couple pass along a recipe for Todd's grandmother's top-rated banana bread.</i><p><i></i><p>The biggest influence in my culinary life is my …

Dessert

Homemade Vanilla

<i>If you think you’ve seen this before, you’re not wrong–I posted this last fall and it was our most popular recipe of 2013! It’s not too early (or too</i> …

Taco Recipes | Slideshow | Leite's Culinaria

Who needs those spice packets? There's ample zing in these slightly citrusy tacos to be both sassy and sophisticated.<p>All the messy, smoky goodness of …

Cooking

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Sausage and Kale Recipe

Spaghetti squash is winter squash unlike any other. When you cook it and scrape it with a fork, the flesh peels away like ribbons of pasta, hence the …

Onions

Braised Rabbit with Belgian Ale, Rabbit Carbonnade

Fall comes to Sacramento later than much of the country, but come it does. The winds blow and the leaves scatter and all one wants for dinner is a …

What’s the Best Way to Care for Cast Iron?

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: You've seasoned (and re-seasoned), but food is still sticking to your cast iron</i> …

Cast Iron Cookware

Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipes | Slideshow | Leite's Culinaria

Step one: Make a childhood favorite. Step two: Cut it into squares. Step three: Dunk, drop, or plop into tomato soup. Step four: Sigh.<p>This …

Cooking

The World's Best Garlic Press?

There’s something I’ve been meaning to share with you for a while. It’s about my policy when it comes to freebies.<p>You see, as my blog readership has …

Our Latest Contest: Your Best Thanksgiving Pie

We're quickly approaching pie's golden days: the days late in fall where a certain holiday requires it, breakfasts the next day demand it, and nobody is mad about any of it. Let's start practicing now, shall we? We want your best recipes for how to perfectly end Thanksgiving this year.<p>To enter, …

Pie

Baked Eggs with Mushrooms and Gruyere

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: A breakfast to sustain anyone -- even a new mom.</i><p>Have I mentioned I have a 7-week old baby at home? Since …

Gruyere

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

Home > Recipes by Category > DIY Recipes > DIY: Homemade Vanilla Extract<p>DIY: Homemade Vanilla Extract<p>November 4, 2013 // 119 <i>Comments »</i><p>I don’t know …

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

Baking

Bill Murray on Drinking, the Red Sox, and Making Men Weep

And Slovenia, beards, ice luges, dance parties, and barnstorming baseballers<p><b>Bill Murray, comic and tragicomic actor extraordinaire,</b> has held a place in the upper reaches of our esteem for decades. So when we learned that he had recently invested his own money into a new alcoholic beverage — …

Bill Murray

Garment Rack D.I.Y.

Looking for a budget friendly way to create garment racks for your home? Today Rachel shares her D.I.Y. method...<p><b>You'll Need:</b> Two 1/2" x 60" black …