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Afghan council votes to recommend approval of U.S. security deal

KABUL, Afghanistan — In a face-to-face rebuke to Afghan President<p>Hamid Karzai, a grand council of Afghan dignitaries voted Sunday to recommend approval of a proposed 10-year security accord with the United States by the end of the year, agreeing to an American-imposed deadline.<p>The white-bearded …

5 Smart Tips for Towing a Trailer

Hauling a trailer can be easy, but mistakes can lead to disastrous consequences. With that in mind, we're offering some advice to help you and your cargo reach your destination safely.<p><b>Know Your Weights</b><p>A truck or car's tow rating (found in the owner's manual) is a simplification of a number of …

Jason Ferruggia’s Renegade Fitness

<b>Guest Post by Tyler Bramlett, Creator of the CT-50 System</b><p>One of the most common mistakes people make is getting married to the idea that the only way …

Body Fat

7 Interval Training Workouts To Burn Fat Fast

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a form of exercise characterized by periods of hard work followed by brief periods of recovery or rest. …

10 Rules For Ripped Abs!

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Alex Savva <b><br>Occupation:</b> Founder of CircuitFIT, co-founder of Pharmafreak and SD Pharmaceuticals <b><br>Education:</b> BA in physical health and …

Exercise

The comeback plan that'll get you stronger than ever before

Whether you’re a student whose summer vacation derailed your discipline or a family man with more important things to focus on than your bench press, …

The 5 Best Road Trips On The West Coast

While temperatures reach new heights inland, 'tis the season to explore the coast, and one thing we love about the West Coast during summer: it's balmy and breezy from Mexico to Alaska.<p>Whether you have a week off or a handful of free weekends on the horizon, we've assembled a hit list of West Coast …

Hiking

What Are Some Good Tactics To Use To Lower The Price Of A Car While Negotiating With A Car Sales Person?

<i>Answer by Jason Lancaster, President of Spork Marketing,</i><p>My short list of negotiating tactics:<p><b>1. Don’t negotiate.</b> Tell the salesperson and sales manager that you’ll sign the paperwork the minute they hit your target figure. Politely decline any counter-offers, give them your phone number, and leave. …

101 Kicks in the Butt

You have 100 reasons for losing motivation to run. But we can top 'em with tips, inspiring quotes, and more. Pick your fix. Repeat as necessary.<p><b>1. Create a blog</b> where you post your daily mileage, then give out the address to your friends and family. Do you really want Aunt Ellen to ask why you …

Marathons

High Intensity Interval Training: The Ultimate Fat Blaster

High Intensity Interval Training is quite possibly, one of the best ways you can burn fat - In the SHORTEST TIME POSSIBLE! In this article, I'm going …

HIIT

AMP BedXTender HD - 8-Lug Diesel Truck Magazine

8-Lug Magazine how to<p>AMP BedXTender HD Installation<p>Flipping Out Never Felt Better<p>–<p>Dec 1, 2012<p>View Photo Gallery | 13 Photos<p>As truck owners, we have …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<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 …

5 Best West Coast Road Trips

There’s something about warm weather that makes us want to hop in the car and drive into the sunset (preferably in a red convertible). While …

Hiking

10 Tips for Better Spray Painting

A few simple tips are all you need to get professional results with nothing more than a can of spray paint.<p><b>1. Read the Instructions</b><p>The instructions on the can are valuable. Take the minute to read them. They'll tell you how far to hold the spray can from the object, how long to shake the can before …

Paint or Stain: Which Is Right For Your Deck?

Stain your deck the wood's natural beauty shows through, but you might have to redo the job soon. Paint it and the wood will be protected, but you'll lose the look of the wood grain. So which should you choose?<p>I just built a cedar deck railing. I was going to paint it and call it a day, but now my …

7 Big Home-Buying Deal Breakers

Home Improvement

6 Tips for Mowing When It's Wet

While fires rage in the drought-stricken Southwest, summer is off to a soggy start in many parts of the country. That can spell trouble for lawns and lawn equipment. Here's how to keep your lawn looking crisp and your mowing equipment in tip-top shape.<p><b>1. Clean After You Mow</b><p>Damp grass clippings …

Gardening

In Bloom: 4 Keys to Great Flower Beds

For beautiful flower beds that stay lively all season long, follow our simple steps.<p>For beautiful flower beds that stay lively all season long, follow our simple steps.

10 Keys To Writing A Speech

<i>“This is my time.”</i><p>That attitude will kill a speech every time.<p>You’ve probably sat through some lousy speeches. Despite the speakers’ renown, you eventually tuned them out over their self-indulgent tangents and pointless details. You understood something these speakers apparently didn’t: This was …

Top 10 Most Expensive And Luxurious Hotels in Paris

Paris is a very beautiful city, with amazing architecture and history and with lots of wonderful attractions. As a visitor, you want your experience …

France

Freaky Abs! The Monster Guide To A Shredded Six Pack

<i>Shredded six pack. Freaky abs</i>. Nearly everyone on the planet wants a flat stomach or ripped abs. At times this goal can seem impossible. But if you …

Workouts

13 Refreshing and Fruity Sangria Recipes

What’s one of the best ways to celebrate summer? If you ask us, it’s with a glass of sangria in hand. First introduced to the United States at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York, the punch has been around for centuries. And with all that history (you can read more about it here), come hundreds of …

Flavors

10 Things to Know About Performance Tires

Forget turbochargers, nitrous oxide, suspension kits, and all other go-fast goodies. The two best and cheapest ways to make your car quicker are a set of super-sticky tires and a serious upgrade of the organic software (that being you, the driver).<p>Forget turbochargers, nitrous oxide, suspension …

2013 BMW 335i xDrive First Test

Fast Runner With Slightly Clumsy Footwork<p>After glancing at the 2013 BMW 335i xDrive’s test results, it’s difficult not to think of the M3. True, the two serve completely different purposes, but the 335i’s 0-60 mph time of 4.4 seconds matches that of the most recent six-speed, manual-equipped M3 we …

Weather

Brief workouts for runners: basic core training

The aim of this series of 12 columns is simple: to provide short but effective routines on top of your running to make you a better athlete. Last …

Unilateral Training: The Ab Solution You've Never Thought Of

If you're like most people, you have two more or less distinct strength training programs: one for your core, and one for everything else. The second …

Workouts

Martha’s Favorite Recipes for Summer

Warm-weather dining calls for delicious meals made with the season’s bounty of fresh, ripe produce. Here are Martha's all-time favorite recipes for casual summer entertaining.<p>These picture-perfect muffins are studded with fresh blueberries and capped with crunchy sugar and crumb toppings. The …

Recipes

ROAD MAP: The Best Stops Along California's Highway 1

So, now that we're officially in the thick of road-trip season, we thought to take a quick jaunt down Highway 1 and deliver our top must-see spots. After all, it's the journey that counts!<p>Need some pointers? Here, 10 seriously quirky havens that were just vying to be unearthed — from S.F. to Santa …

Santa Cruz

Spiced Salmon Kebabs

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 25 min<p>Total Time: 25 min<p>Here's a little trick: Thread salmon pieces onto two skewers so they don't flip and spin every time you turn them on the grill.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano<p>2 teaspoons sesame seeds<p>1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>1 teaspoon kosher …