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Tip: The Absolute Best Way to Burn Calories

This training method burns a whopping 400 calories in just 20 minutes. Check it out<p>Burn 400 Calories in 20 Minutes<p>So one day you woke up and …

Fitness

How To Lose Weight: The Military Diet And 5 Things To Know About The Strict 3-Day Regimen

Want to lose weight fast and believe you have the discipline of a solider? Try the three-day Military Diet that promises a 10-pound weight loss if …

Bodybuilding in Your 50s: The Diet Puzzle

Meals at Fire Department Station 1 in Everett, Wash., resemble Thanksgiving dinner. The station averages 1,000 calls a month and the crew fuels accordingly. “Our plates are what most people use as meat platters,” says captain Richard Langford. Four years ago, Mr. Langford, 51, realized shift meals …

Media Carrier

Google Chrome gets its own QR code & barcode scanner

Here’s one more app you can delete from your iPhone: that QR code and barcode scanner you only occasionally use. With an update rolling out today, Google’s Chrome mobile browser can do the job instead. The app now includes built-in scanning functionality, which you can access either via 3D Touch on …

Apps

The Populele taught me how to play ukulele in 15 minutes

Smart instruments aren’t a dumb idea<p>Full confession: I've held a ukulele before, tuned one, and learned a few chords, all of which I've since forgotten. Compared to a guitar, it's a really easy instrument. There are only four strings, and they're so easy to press! But, like any stringed instrument, …

Guitar

Yes, You Can Manipulate Your Metabolism To Lose Weight. Here's How

Weight loss is more complicated today than it used to be. The simple equation of using more energy than you consume is now one layer of the larger …

Activist investor chased out of Russia explains how to really hurt Putin

Bill Browder used to get treated like a crank when he asked governments to put economic sanctions on Russian officials. Now they ask his advice.<p>The CEO of Hermitage Capital was an activist investor chased out of Russia for disturbing the country's billionaire oligarchs. He mounted a campaign for …

Donald Trump leads an insane white cult — and Pat Buchanan just explained how it works

GOP front-runner leads cult of personality centered around white alienation, racial resentment and authoritarianism<p>Donald Trump is the front-runner in the 2016 Republican presidential primary race. He leads his closest rival, Ted Cruz, by a substantial margin. Trump’s proto-fascism, xenophobia and …

Crime Reporting

We asked a few writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in specific categories. Here, the best in crime …

Books

The Ten Most Important Books to Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It's because the writer spent his life getting GOOD at what he was writing about. He didn't spend his life being good at writing.<p>He didn't spend his life typing. He ran a country. Or …

5 Great Beginner Blues Guitar Lessons

Los Angeles-based guitarist and instructor Keith Wyatt has been teaching students since 1978, serving time as the Vice President of Programs for many …

Cinema Tarantino: The Making of Pulp Fiction

The first independent film to gross more than $200 million, Pulp Fiction was a shot of adrenaline to Hollywood’s heart, reviving John Travolta’s career, making stars of Samuel L. Jackson and Uma Thurman, and turning Bob and Harvey Weinstein into giants. How did Quentin Tarantino, a high-school …

How the Nation's Nutrition Panel Thinks You Should Be Eating

New recommendations for U.S. dietary guidelines released on Thursday included the surprise suggestion that cholesterol should not be a nutrient of …

Nutrition

What You Need to Do in the Wake of Russian Hackers' Massive Data Breach

After an 18-month investigation, a U.S. security firm recently uncovered what's being called the largest security breach in recent history, conducted …

6 Sensational Summer Salads

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette<p>With black beans, corn, bell peppers and avocado in a smoky and sweet chipotle vinaigrette, …

5 Easy Weeknight Dinners

Grilled Moroccan Meatballs with Yogurt Sauce<p>In this easy recipe — adapted from Curtis Stone’s <i>What's For Dinner</i> – ground beef is laced with warm …