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Craft Your First Story With This Creative Writing Reference Chart

There’s no shortcut to writing a great story. However, there are guidelines that can help get you started if you’ve never done it before. This chart …

Rock the Wedding Dance Floor with These Easy to Learn Moves

A wedding is a time to celebrate, and that means lots of dancing. If you feel like you have two left feet, but still want to cut up a rug at an …

The Total-Body Medicine Ball Workout

Cure workout boredom and tone muscles from head to toe with this old-school fitness tool<p>Just what the doctor ordered: a circuit of total-body exercises that takes mere minutes and uses one simple tool—a medicine ball. (Hey, you’re busy!) Adding this weighted rubber ball to your routine is an …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

6 Effective Stretches and Exercises for Back Pain

Whether a couch potato, weekend warrior, or elite athlete, we're all susceptible to back pain at some point during our lives. If you suffer from chronic back pain, you might be inclined to avoid physical activity to avoid more pain. However, you might not be aware that <b>certain activities and</b> …

The 5-Move Core Shredder

Blast your abs, balance your strength, and boost total-body power and stability by training one limb at a time

This Graphic Helps You Choose the Right Fitness Class for You

Going to the gym is no picnic, but you can make it more fun by taking a fitness class. Yoga, Zumba, Tai Chi, and other group classes are fun and keep …

Fitness

Pack Everything You Need for One Night Into a Tiny Roll

Packing for just a night of travel is always a little awkward because you just don't need that much stuff. Dave Hax shows you how to make it a little …

The Easiest Way to Tie a Bow Tie

You might not associate bow ties with Alton Brown, but if you don't, you haven't seen some of his more recent TV shows. In his most recent video, he …

Choosing Wisely Helps You Make Better Decisions at the Doctor

As a general rule, it's safe to assume medical professionals have our best interests at heart. They aren't perfect, though, and neither are we. …

Medicine

The 10 Dead-Simple Rules for Eating While You Exercise

A few rules for eating from the chef of the Garmin-Sharp Pro Cycling TeamPart of our dead-simple fitness program<p><b>Powering your workouts</b> involves more than just eating before and after.Your entire day of food should focus on preparing for and recovering from exercise. Reduce your calorie consumption …

This smartphone app can detect skin cancer

You can already use your smartphone to do things like hail a pimp ride home or order an artisan pizza, obviously the next step is cancer detection, right? Researchers at the University of Houston think they've created a smartphone app that can detect melanoma even better than your doctor. Called …

Get a College-Level Computer Science Education with These Free Courses

We're lucky to have access to so many excellent free online courses for just about anything you want to study, including computer science. Here's a …

Education

The Surprising Health Benefits of Common Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices can transform dull, bland food into a delicious dish, but many also come with some unexpected health benefits.<p>Beyond adding complex …

Food

Four Tips to Help You Sprint Better, Right Now

<b>MORE FITNESS: THE DEAD-SIMPLE ESQUIRE FITNESS PROGRAM >></b><p><b>With summer almost here,</b> men are making their way out of the weight room and taking on some outdoor training methods of choice. And what's manlier than performing feats of athleticism in the heat of the sun? More points are awarded if you …

Forget the Strategy PowerPoint

I have for decades watched CEOs and other executives try to explain a corporate strategy to a small group of senior managers or to a much larger group of staff. For the most part, it has not been a pretty sight. In the case of senior managers, I usually hear 3 or 4 different interpretations of what …

This Music Is Designed to Help You Relax and Sleep

The right kind of music can soothe us into a perfect state of relaxation. Add this scientifically-based, hour-long video to your nighttime playlist …

Learn the Most Important HTML Tags with This Simple Cheat Sheet

If you want to format a blog post or edit a web page, it's helpful to know HTML (even if your site platform offers WYSIWYG formatting). This HTML …

Stick to These Font Sizes to Simplify Designs (and More Design Tips)

Whether you're new to graphic or web design or have passed the beginner stage, these tips from David Kadavy can help you simplify your slides, web …

Typography

What's The Best Standing Desk?

Standing desks are a great way to avoid the dangers of sitting all day, but they're not a panacea. Aside from the fact that you should still move …

Survive the Apocalypse with These Common Kitchen Items

When the lights go out or there's a natural disaster and you need to fend for yourself, proper preparation is key. Even better is knowing how to make …

Heating

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Exercise Like a Jedi, Superhero, or Warrior with Free Workout Posters

Getting a little bored of your usual workout routine? Here are nearly 100 workout posters that will motivate you to train like Rocky, workout with …

Exercise

Browse Popular Color Palettes to Snazz Up Presentations

Colors are important to make your presentations look good, but not everyone has a good sense of which one will complement another. Zach Holman …

Five Sauces Everyone Should Know How to Make for Endless Meal Options

"What's for dinner?" might be the most dreaded question of everyday life. Even if you have a ton of ingredients at the ready, you have to figure out …

Cooking

Five Best Programming Languages for First-Time Learners

If you're thinking of learning to code, the language you decide to pick up first has a lot to do with what you're trying to learn, what you want to …

Programming

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46 Sex Positions Everyone Should Try In Their Lifetime

...or tonight.<p>Opting for the same tried-and-true positions during sex is kind of like watching your favorite movie: You know you're going to enjoy it, and you're well aware how it'll end (happily, obvi.) But even though your fave film may be endlessly amazing, it never hurts to switch things up and …