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32 Genius Gadgets Under $40 On Amazon That Are Basically Out Of A Black Mirror Episode

<i>Black Mirror</i> is science fiction, but sometimes it hits pretty close to home — and today’s modern world is actually filled with high-tech devices that …

Black Mirror

Bowtex Kevlar Motorcycle Underlayer

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Clothing<br>• Gear<br>• Safety<p>Bowtex is a company dedicated to designing and manufacturing the most advanced motorcyclist …

Clothing

Four Gear Items Worth Your Money

<b>“Attention must be paid.”—Arthur Miller, noted outdoorsman</b><p>Here are four items that I’ve been using of late that are worthy of your attention, and …

Weather

Arsenic, Lead Found in Popular Protein Supplements

Whether for weight loss, muscle building, or simply as a convenient quick meal on the go, many Americans turn to protein powders and drinks.<p>But a new …

Nutrition

35 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That You Will Be Obsessed With Too

Some products are so unique, so brilliant, or solve a problem <i>so</i> skillfully that all the hype surrounding them is actually well-deserved. When this …

Skin Care

15 Money-Saving Apps for People Tired of Being Nickle-and-Dimed

A service fee here, a late fee there, unless we get some help it adds up faster than we can keep track.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you are a small business owner or a consumer, saving more money is always a good thing. It means you have that you will have …

Brownells At-Home Dream Rifle Build: A Lightweight AR-Style Carbine

Whether you are looking for a one-stop-shopping solution or to cherry pick a few prime parts, Brownells is a great place to get started on your next …

Keeping these 12 plants in your home can improve your health — and they're almost impossible to kill

Eating plants isn't the only way to reap their benefits. Science has shown that keeping a simple houseplant can do wonders for your health.<p>Horticulturist Marc Hachadourian, the director of the Nolen Greenhouses at the New York Botanical Garden, told us that plants benefit both your physical and …

Plants

I interview 100,000 people a year, and there are 6 questions that make job candidates stick in my mind

You'll be asked it in almost any interview. And while you may be tempted to sit back and relax during this portion—while the recruiter's put in the hot seat—that's not actually in your best interest.<p>Why? Because this is your final chance to make an awesome impression.<p>My team and I interview around …

5 New Ways to Build Big, Healthy Shoulders

Shake Up Your Delt Training<p>If all you're doing for shoulders is conventional pressing and lateral raises, you're selling yourself short on shoulder …

Biomechanics

This Guy’s Got the Secret to Speed

Jacques DeVore’s new Maximum Overload strength training program will make you faster on the bike, with less training time and no bulking up<p>This workout program involves lifting weights. But not like you’ve ever done before. “ The key to being faster on a bike is not necessarily just going faster, …

10 products that'll turn your bedroom into a sleep palace

Among the many things an athlete needs to know about sleep and performance, none is more important than understanding how your z’s impact muscle …

Sleep

This Gym Bag Miraculously Cleans Your Sweaty Clothes

No more day-long bacteria baths after your workout<p>Ever think about exactly how much bacteria is building up on those gym clothes you worked out in this morning while they sit in your gym bag all day? Do you then realize that you also use that same bag to haul other things in, such as clean clothes …

Cleaning

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More Reps, Bigger Legs

Here's how you build bigger legs: <br>Squats. Whole milk.<br>The end.<p>Well okay, maybe that's how they used to do it. Besides, we already wrote about …

Plateau Busters

5 GUARANTEED Ways to Analyze and Break Through Plateaus<p>Plateaus in weight-training suck.<p>Plateaus in fat-loss suck, too.<p>Plateaus in our strength and …

10 Dividend Growth Stocks That Simply Print Money

History has taught us that dividend growth stocks are the absolute best way to grow both your income and wealth over time.<p>One such group of dividend …

Investing

Commit to Fifteen Minutes of Financial Literacy a Day to Get Your Finances in Order

If you’re trying to get your finances straight and you’re completely intimidated with the work ahead, take it one step at a time. Commit to just …

Forget Survival: Here’s How to Prepare for Everyday Life

Last week, I was attacked by a wild animal. Because I was prepared for such an emergency, I was able to stop the bleeding and survived the incident.<p>That’s the kind of story you want to hear from an outdoors writer, right? And it’s probably the kind of thing you figure you need to prepare for if …

PIXEL for PC and Mac

<b>Updates</b>1.If you find that the taskbar does not appear when the x86 image is booted, please see here for a workaround.2.If you find the image doesn’t …

Study Says Eating Cheese Every Day Is Good For Your Heart, and Who Are We to Argue?

Leave it to Italian scientists to come up with this one<p>Your cheese habit might have a surprising benefit: Eating a certain Italian variety might protect your heart, new research from the <i>Journal of the American Society of Hypertension</i> suggests.<p>In the study, people with high blood pressure who ate …

High Blood Pressure

7 Hacks Guaranteed to get you Killer deals on Airfare

Shares 559<p>Buying flights at full fare is a thing of the past. Now-a-days with so many error fares, booking engines which let you search for months …

Flying

Hunt Wheels’ new SuperDura hoops are stronger than you

These are some of the most rugged aero road wheels ever made. UK brand Hunt Wheels has a new wheelset called the Race Aero SuperDura, rated for …

5 Amazingly Effective Products That Give You Younger, Clearer, Smoother Skin

These powerful compounds will help you win the war against wrinkles, acne, and more<p>The key to feeling younger? Acid. Not dropping it—wearing it.<p>“People think all acids cause damage or peeling,” says D.C.-based dermatologist Terrence Keaney, M.D.<p>But the truth is, they have a wide range of benefits. …

Skin Care

The Best Damn Workout Plan For Natural Lifters

Advanced Training Strategy for Natties<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The number one mistake by natural lifters is doing too much volume. You need to …

Tested: Henry All-Weather .30-30 Rifle

In the high mountain desert where my family lives, the changing of the seasons from summer to fall is a beautiful time. As folks around here are …

When he realised his life of guns, knives and hustling was getting too dangerous, Fantastic Negrito grew his sideburns long – and gatecrashed music school<p>“You wanna hear my robbery tactics?” says the rangy 48-year-old sitting opposite me in a Soho ramen house. “I’d make friends with the kid that …

Bernie Sanders

Field-Tested AR-15 Components

I recently had the opportunity to pit three home-built AR-15 pistols against each other in a head-to-head performance test at the range. Here's a …

The Mad Monk of Power Lifting

An Interview With Louie Simmons<p>Louie Simmons knows strength. To most bodybuilders, strength is a fringe benefit to weight training. A means to an …

VEEKA Cycling RFLTV Gloves: Night Rider

VEEKA Cycling is an international collaboration; the three founders live in Canada, Italy and Singapore. Their focus is of a single mind, however: to produce cycling goods that combine the romance of cycling’s golden era with modern materials.<p>Their cycling gloves are comfortably-padded with a mesh …