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The Power of RAW on the iPhone

I take a lot of photos. Usually, I pack either a Sony a7R II or a Leica M — two cameras with massive sensors and brilliant lenses. But lately, I’ve …

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

This Exercise Will Make Your Legs Stronger, Your Arms Bigger, and Your Belly Smaller

What more could a guy want?<p>You <i>could</i> just stand there admiring your biceps as you do curls.<p>But if you want to simultaneously burn fat and build lower-body strength while you pump up your arms, try this explosive total-body exercise, says <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Andy Speer, C.S.C.S.<p>Between reps …

The Glute Workout From Hell

Will it hurt? Yes. Will it get results? Hell yes.<p>It’s time to put that cushion you sit on all day to work with this 10-minute glutes workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s as simple as it gets—one exercise, two variations, 10 minutes—but your butt will be burning by the end. …

More than 1 million people now use Tor to check Facebook in private

While Tor is often often associated with illegitimate activity due to its focus on anonymity, many people use it to simply have a bit more privacy from potential hackers and snooping governments.<p>In fact, we now know at least a million use Tor specifically to connect to Facebook.<p>Facebook today …

10 Foods You Should Eat When You’re Constipated

Blocked up? Dine on these foods for relief<p>There’s nothing more frustrating than feeling the urge to poop—then sitting on the john and waiting … and waiting.<p>Constipation is one of the most common gastrointestinal problems, affecting 42 million people in the United States, according to the National …

This is what happens when you swing an iPhone around your head (while skiing)

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>When it comes to YouTube videos that fascinate many, it's rarely worth asking why.<p>No, not why they fascinate, but why they were made in the first place.<p>In the case of the latest video that's already moved …

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Why You Should Do Speed T-Rotations Every Single Workout

This mobility exercise improves your posture, decreases joint pain, and strengthens your abs<p>Forging fluid movement mechanics is key to avoiding injury and unleashing your athletic potential.<p>Still, playing sports isn’t enough. You need mobility training to perform at your peak.<p>In a study at Northern …

4 Exercise Combinations That Crush a Ridiculous Amount Of Calories

Put them all together to experience the biggest sweat storm of your life<p>One of my favorite ways to increase muscle activation and minute-to-minute calorie burn: combination exercises. They should be an essential part of any rapid fat-loss program.<p>Check out four of my favorite brutal combinations in …

5 Ways to Finally Lose Your Spare Tire—and Keep It Off For Good

Find out why you’re having such a difficult time keeping off weight—and the simple techniques that will transform your body forever<p>I have this buddy who’s a big dude: 6’3”, 240. He’s not “fat,” but he could spare to lose a few pounds. Girls describe him as a big teddy bear.<p>He plays pickup sports …

How Apple’s wireless EarPods could change the way we hear everything

Recent reports suggest Apple might ship wireless, noise-canceling EarPods with the iPhone 7. From a hardware perspective, these headphones would be very similar to hearing aids.<p>With the right feature set, these devices could change the way we hear digital audio and pave the way for transformative …

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3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

The Quad Quake Workout

This triple-threat, three-exercise circuit pumps up your thighs, jacks up your heart rate, and incinerates your belly<p>The quadriceps are your body’s biggest muscles, and when you work them in concert with your glutes and hamstrings, you hit more than 50 percent of your body’s total muscle mass.<p>It …

This Stunning Photo Captured The Split Second Hot Tea Froze In Mid-Air

Photographer Michael Davies capture this unique shot in a unique place.

Award-winning solar home in the UK costs $2 a month to run

If your climate change-denying, Trump-supporting neighbor tries to tell you it's too expensive to own a green home, show them this story. Colin …

3 Rows You Must Do for Thicker Biceps

Stretch the limits of your shirtsleeves by learning a completely new way to sculpt your arms<p>Without even looking at you, we’re fairly certain that your arms aren’t as big as they could be. How can we be so sure?<p>Because nearly all men—seasoned lifters included—make one critical error when working …

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Stunning Underwater Images by a Photographer Drawn into the Depths of the Deep Blue Sea

The lure of the ocean has long enticed humans into its depths; there is some intangible quality roused by something so immense and ancient. Freelance photographer Enric Adrian Gener pursues this fascination with the infinite through his underwater photographs, creating remarkable images that …

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The Better Way to Do Bicycle Crunches

Instantly upgrade this old-school abs exercise by adding a bench. Here's how to program it into your workout<p>You’ve probably done bicycle crunches before—but have you ever done them on a bench?<p>Performing the exercise while elevated allows your legs to move more freely and your hips to travel through …

The best iOS 9 features you don't know about yet

Who knew in-app Spotlight searches could be this exciting?<p><b>Read next:</b> The iOS 9 review.<p>Swipe right for Siri? Old news. Here are several iOS 9 features you might not have discovered yet — or ones that you'll find surprisingly useful.<p><b>Phone Number Lookup</b><p>In iOS 9, your iPhone can pull data from the …

Make Your Abs Workout 5X Harder

This trick is quick, simple, and highly effective<p>Planks are tough, but you probably wouldn’t call them nightmarish.<p>Until now.<p>This version of the exercise comes from Dean Somerset, C.S.C.S., an exercise physiologist in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. In just 10 seconds, your abs will feel as if they’re …

Yes, You CAN Wear Brown with Black

These 3 surprisingly stylish color combos will make you look like a trend setter<p>Ever see a man sporting a navy blazer with black pants and wonder if he got dressed in the dark? You might be the one who’s in the dark.<p>Forget what you’ve always been told about color dos and don’ts, because style …

A Soldier Who Got Tired Of Reading That Caitlyn Jenner Isn't A Hero Wrote An Amazing Response

"What if I told you that her speech last night saved even one human being from attempting to take their life."<p>Vicente agreed to share his thoughts with BuzzFeed News, saying, "I posted what I posted because it's what I feel."<p>He added, "I joined the service and picked my job because I love helping …

How To Shoot Light Trails

<b>Tristan O’Tierney</b> <i>is a self-taught San Francisco-based photographer who has mastered the technique of crafting with light. Also an iOS engineer, he is</i> …

How to upgrade your MacBook Pro with an SSD

If you have an old MacBook Pro with one foot in the grave, the single best thing you can do to breathe new life into it is replace its traditional spinning hard drive with a solid-state drive. There's a reason that all modern MacBooks and the vast majority of all laptops sold today use SSDs. They …

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Versace 2014 Fall/Winter Campaign

Offering a peek at its next selection of apparel, Versace has revealed its campaign for the 2014<p>Offering a peek at its next selection of apparel, …

A Guide to Finding the Best Camera for YOU

The process of choosing a camera drives people crazy. Believe it or not, it never used to be so difficult.<p>Back when cameras were large, heavy, and …

Cameron Diaz: 'I’ve never said never to anything in life'

One of the most successful film stars of her age, Cameron Diaz tells cheating, friendship and ageing how it is<p>Cameron Diaz is 41, an age that strikes fear into the heart of many an actress. Not this one. “It is the best time of my life. I love being this age, are you kidding?” she exclaims, sitting …

Impressive Product Shot Captured with an iPhone 5s and an LED Light

We all know that almost any smartphone nowadays can hold its own against a proper camera when given to a real photographer with the proper setup. But …