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Build a Superhuman Upper Body With This Workout

<b></b>Build a Superhuman Upper Body With This WorkoutThis just in — your upper-body workout just isn’t cutting it anymore. The problem with most programs …

50 of the best sandals – in pictures

It’s officially sandal season. Almost. But it’s definitely time to start thinking about it, now that the clocks are going back and we’re daring to go bare-legged. Here are 50 of the best to buy now

How to Build a Better Six-Pack

Use these principles in real life to build your abs up to new levels.<p>Building up an impressive, shredded set of abs will always be a top fitness goal for many guys, but there are so many disparate plans to get a six-pack it's nearly impossible to know which one to follow.<p>There are thousands of …

Exercise

Get Big: Four Ways to Build Freakish Shoulders

Big, broad shoulders can make you look bigger than you really are. Straight sets can only get you so far. These four strategies are easily added to …

Augmented humans: 'In five years you’ll see exoskeletons on the building site'

From paraplegics able to stand up from a wheelchair and walk again to workmen carrying heavy loads, robotics-enhanced humans are no longer just science fiction<p>Visions of humans running around in exoskeletons able to move faster, jump higher and hit harder from films such as Tom Cruise’s Edge of …

How Nordstrom Became The Most Successful Retailer

The company's shares have gained 120% in five years. The company is well-positioned to continue that success in the future, according to Deutsche Bank.<p>The department store has focused on a few aspects of the business to stand out.<p>Here's how Nordstrom is beating retailers from Macy's to T.J. …

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

Lessons from a 17-year-old investor (who has doubled his money in 14 months)

Brandon Fleisher is part of a new wave of teenagers braving the stock market. Aged 17, he has made £24,000 so far<p>Most 17-year-old schoolboys settle down to their homework when they come home. But Brandon Fleisher prefers to manage his investment portfolio.<p>Brandon, who lives in Toronto, Canada, said …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

Android Phones

10 Expert Tips to Immediately Improve Your Photography

If you're a beginner photographer looking to step up your game, these tips are for you. What most amateurs don't know is that photography revolves …

Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

Meetings and Emails Kill Hours, but You Can Identify the Worst Offenders<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>At the end of the day, many people wonder where all their time went.<p>New data-mining tools are helping employers answer that …

Employment

25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Little flutist plays to keep hope alive, feed his family

In the busy streets, shoppers and workers rush by the homeless little boy with a flute -- some dropping change, but most ignoring him.<p>Sitting on the sidewalk in Istanbul, Turkey, his head is barely above knee height of the adults around him. But he plays on -- for hours, knowing that each coin or …

The Ultimate Warmup for Lifting Heavy

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This GMO Apple Won't Brown. Will That Sour The Fruit's Image?

If you (or your children) turn up your nose at brown apple slices, would you prefer fresh-looking ones that have been genetically engineered?<p>Neal Carter, president of Okanagan Specialty Fruits, in British Columbia, Canada, certainly hopes so. His company has created the new, non-browning, "Arctic" …

5 Gluten-Free Dessert Recipes That Are Rich, Nutritious

When you harness the rich—and nutritious—powers of nuts, oats, buckwheat, and corn, you can make decadent, gluten-free sweets that white flour wishes it could be a part of<p>Do you like decadent, chocolaty cookies? How about fresh-from-the-fryer apple fritters? Then you’re already in on a little …

Why Skipping May Be Better Than Running

Why we are eating the wrong kind of apples

The nation’s favourites are juicy, crunchy, sweet – and completely the product of our sugar addiction, says Raymond Blanc<p>An "addiction" to sugar is leading us to eat the wrong kind of apples, according to Raymond Blanc.<p>The chef said a reliance on sugar was behind the growth in popularity of apples …

Gluten-free double chocolate mousse cake

A rich, decadent chocolate cake that also happens to be flour-free<p>Rachel Allen comes up with this recipe for “a rich, flour-free chocolate mousse cake covered with a thick blanket of rich chocolate mousse. This is a no-holds-barred onslaught of chocolate deliciousness.”<p><b>SERVES</b><br>Eight to</b> …

Anti-germ jacket 'protects against flu and viruses'

The Germinator Transit Jacket is a softshell water-resistant jacket featuring a high zippered collar and pull-out sleeve cuffs made with a silver-infused, anti-microbial fabric that can keep your hands, face and neck area covered when in a germ-infested environment.<p>The jacket, created by the …

6 Things Everyone Needs To Stop Doing At Work

Here are six of them:<p>While social media has become an integral part of corporate marketing and customer engagement, your personal accounts can wait. Scrolling through Instagram or catching up on your Facebook newsfeed only distracts you during the workday. "Use a website blocker service to prevent …

Mobile Devices

From WiFi to LiFi: start-up is poised to win $10m funding

British start-up invents light bulb fitting capable of acting as a wireless network in the home<p>A British hi-tech start-up has invented a light bulb fitting capable of acting as the equivalent of a wireless network in the home.<p>PureLiFi, a spin-out from Edinburgh University, is poised to announce new …

Robotic dive suit helps explore ancient shipwreck off Antikythera island - video

An international team of divers find new artefacts while excavating an ancient shipwreck off the Greek island of Antikythera. A high tech robotic diving suit was used to search the luxury cargo ship which sank in the first century BC, and was first discovered in 1900. A warrior's spear, a table …

The most romantic hotels for a Mauritius honeymoon

Mauritius, with its miles of beautiful white-sand beaches, backed by lush forests and dramatic volcanic peaks, is made for romance, with some of the best luxury hotels in the Indian Ocean. Private plunge pools, butlers and helicopter transfers are on offer, along with some of the best gourmet …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

The next industrial revolution will be robot-based (video)

You're probably getting tired of hearing that robots will take your jobs (and, ugh, ours) in the future over and over again. But, here's the deal: perhaps it's necessary keep repeating it so it sinks in, because there's a huge chance that it'll actually happen. The video after the break explains …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …