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This starter audiophile system sounds outrageously good for $88

I cover all sorts of audio gear, everything from dirt-cheap subwoofers to extravagantly expensive turntables; there's something for every budget.<p>This time it's a <i>system</i> with a Lepai LP2020TI stereo integrated amplifier that sells for the low, low price of just $38, mated with Dayton Audio B652 Air …

Audiophile

Here's How Long Common Drugs Stay in Your Body

Just in case you were wondering.<p>Contrary to what many advertised drug tests might promise, not all substances leave their telltale chemical signature …

Michael Avenatti

I Did 50 Push-Ups a Day For 2 Weeks, and Here's What My Arms Look Like

Push-ups are freaking hard for me. I've been doing CrossFit for over a year and still, when there are push-ups in the WOD (workout of the day), I really struggle. One message I get from my coaches is that if something is hard for you, it means you need to work on it more. I took that advice to …

Workouts

How To Try Linux Without Making Any Changes To Your PC

Linux succeeds at many things, including offering its users nearly limitless choice. But choice <i>can</i> be overwhelming. When it comes to choosing a distribution or “flavor” of Linux, there’s a lot to consider. Do you want the look and behavior of a desktop environment you’re familiar with? Do you need …

Linux Mint

If You Want to Lose Weight With Intermittent Fasting, Follow This 11-Step Guide

You keep hearing these two little words — intermittent fasting. If you want to learn more about what it is, why people do it, and <i>how</i> to do it, this is the guide for you! We'll answer all the basic questions about intermittent fasting (also referred to as IF) so you can decide if it might be right …

Weight Loss

Want to Get Stronger? Stop Ignoring These Muscles in Your Workout.

Are you working out your peroneals enough? Do you even know where they are?<p>You think you’re on top of your workout game. You're always in the gym, you mix up your muscle groups — hell, you even make <i>cardio</i> a priority. But when was the last time you worked your deep cervical flexors?<p>Before you Google …

Muscle

Unpatched routers being used to build vast proxy army, spy on networks

Multiple malware campaigns are spreading hacks of MikroTik gear, including failed Monero miners.<p>Researchers at China's Netlab 360 have discovered …

Information Security

9 Apps to Try if You Want to Learn Something New Every Day

Sure, smartphones and smartphone apps can waste our time and bring out the worst in people, but they can most definitely also be a force for good: …

Apps

This Is How to Put On Muscle Without Lifting Super Heavy

You can train with lighter weights without missing out on any gains.<p>Some people like to say that lifting heavy weights is the only way to build muscle. High reps and light weights might improve your endurance, these people argue, but they’re not going to make your muscles any bigger.<p>In fact, the …

Exercise

The One Moisturizer Dermatologists Say To Use Every Morning For Younger-Looking Skin

Healthier skin is something we all strive for but often have difficulty achieving, when in fact, dermatologists say all you need to do is make sure …

Skin Care

It's High Time You Bought an Anti-Aging Cream

Here's how to make getting wrinkles suck less.<p>If you're worried about developing—or improving—aging skin, it's time to stop sleeping on anti-wrinkle products. Not only will they keep your skin hydrated and clear, but they can actually improve the appearance of lines, wrinkles, and splotchy coloring …

Skin Care

9 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

How to Free Up iCloud Storage Space on Your iPhone, Quickly and Without Spending a Penny

If you have an iPhone, you’ve probably seen the message below:<p><b>Not Enough Storage</b><br>This iPhone cannot be backed up because there is not enough iCloud …

The Most Effective Foods to Lower High Blood Pressure

It’s estimated that 65 million people have high blood pressure—that’s 1 in 3 people.<p>The condition is referred to as the “silent killer,” because it …

The Best Chest Exercises for Building a Broad, Strong Upper Body

Top personal trainers share the secrets to becoming a multi-plate bench press guy.<p>There are plenty of good reasons to complete your weekly allotment of chest exercises, only some of which relate to your aspirations of being a Multi-Plate Bench Press Guy: The chest is composed of some of the largest …

How to Lose Fat Without Losing Muscle

Everything you need to know about how to train, what and when you should eat, and the importance of a better night's sleep.<p>When most people talk about trying to lose weight, what they are really trying to do is lose fat.<p>The problem is, that requires <i>not</i> losing muscle—which your body naturally does …

The Best 20-Minute Bodyweight Workout for Weight Loss

Most quick cardio regimens for weight loss involve high-intensity interval training (HIIT) that leaves you gasping for air. And while they’re …

Weight Loss

4 Simple Moves That Will Help Fix Your Bad Posture

By now you know that your posture probably stinks. You sit at a desk all day, spend hours sitting in traffic or hunched over your phone on the train, …

Sitting

This High-End Deodorant Makes Me Feel Richer Than I Actually Am

Corpus Naturals finally has me amped about deodorant.<p>I am a big believer in seeking out the best of the little things. The ideal socks. The perfect bar soap. The ultimate keychain. The simple logic being: You’re going to use all that small stuff a lot more often than the big-ticket splurges (you …

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

The Best Back Exercises: The Only Workout You Need for That Perfect V-Shape Torso

The muscles you can't see in the mirror matter just as much as the ones in front. Here are the exercises to keep you looking good from all angles.<p>Sometimes you forget things: Where the remote is. Where you left your keys. Grandma’s birthday. (Put that one in your calendar already). At the gym, it’s …

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

5 ab exercises that are better than crunches

Crunches are on their way out (too back rounding and too inefficient), so that means you’ll need new ways to strengthen—and sculpt—your core.<p>“It’s …

How to Prevent the Widowmaker, the Mother of All Heart Attacks

It’s the deadliest heart attack there is. And it can strike seemingly healthy guys without warning.<p>Marlin Mowery was in Texas, participating in a new employee health and wellness program for his company, when he had a heart attack. It was his first meeting of a two-day workshop, and he had done one …

Why Gyms Should Be Worried

At-home fitness is coming for their clients, directly where they already live and for a lot cheaper.<p>Is there a gympocalypse in the works akin to the one happening in retail? Perhaps that’s a little dramatic, but what’s clear is that more players than ever, from Peloton to ClassPass, are causing …

A Trainer Shares an Effective Strength Training and Cardio Schedule to Get Rid of Fat

Although a magical formula for losing body fat doesn't exist, we may have come pretty damn close. To be fair, it's not a one-size-fits-all solution, nor is it easy by any means, but Corey Phelps, NASM-certified personal trainer, certified BASI Pilates teacher, and TRX and Spinning instructor, …

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Headphones

This Is How Much Water You Should Actually Drink

You know staying hydrated is important. But why? How much do you need? And when can you have a something that tastes a better instead? Our experts have you covered.<p>Somehow, downing microbrews on a hot afternoon is always an effortless task, but getting enough water is a different story. You can …

14 Agility Drills For Men Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Exercise