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7 Ways to Use Summer Fruit for Labor Day Cocktails

Now is the time to make these seven refreshing cocktails with ripe peaches, watermelon and strawberries.<p>Now is the time to make these seven …

8 Ways to Use Yogurt in Your Cooking (i.e., Put It in Everything)

Yogurt made its mark on breakfast. Now it’s become chefs’ go-to for waking up dinner. Here's how to incorporate it into nearly everything you eat<p><b>My yogurt obsession</b> began at an early age, when my mom would hand me a container of it on my way out the door as a “you’re late for school” breakfast. …

This Wi-Fi Router Provides the Fastest Connection

After spending a total of 200 hours researching and testing over 20 Wi-Fi routers, plus analyzing reader comments and feedback, the $100 TP-Link …

Moleskine Livescribe Notebooks transfer ideas from paper to screen

Stationery brand Moleskine has created a series of notebooks for use with a Livescribe smartpen to turn notes written on the pages into digital files …

Ditch Your Belly for Good

The diet and exercise secrets for shedding pudge once and for all<p><b>Question:</b> I have been working out 5 to 6 times per week, (Thank You DeltaFit!!) and changed to a healthy diet, but I still have a layer of fat around my stomach. (Belly button area.) What do I have to do to get rid of this?<p><i>(from</i> …

Why You Can Blame Genetics for Your Small Arms—and What You Should Do about It

Your body's limitations are your secret weapon for packing on muscle mass<p>We all understand that genes determine basic features like our height or eye color. If you and your wife have blue eyes, and your baby's eyes are brown, you know it's time to contact the divorce lawyer. And if someone offered …

Blast Belly Fat without Any Cardio

For weight loss, step off the literal and metaphorical treadmill<p><b>Question:</b> Getting to the gym on a regular basis with long hours of work and lots of other responsibilities can be tricky. The days I do go to the gym I’d much rather lift weights than do cardio. Can I lose belly fat with …

5 Smart Tips from a Weight-Loss Expert

What's the best diet? How can you fill up faster? Our expert weight-loss coach has the answers<p>The question David Katz, M.D., M.P.H., hears most often is, "What's the best diet for weight loss?" His answer: The diet you can stick with.<p>"You can't strong-arm your way through meals you hate in the long …

No, Diet Soda Isn't the Key to Your Weight Loss

Here’s the scoop on the latest study claiming water is worse than a diet cola<p>Did you see the headlines? <i>New study says diet cola helps you slim down better than water!</i> That’s the report of new research in the journal <i>Obesity</i> that found a group of dieters who drank diet sodas lost 13 pounds after 12 …

The Major Downside to Kettlebells

The kettlebell is a phenomenal tool for building muscle and burning fat. But there's one giant problem with the popular piece of equipment<p>There was a time when I thought kettlebells were just a fad. I believed the fitness industry latched on to the implement because it was something <i>new</i> (well, to …

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Don’t Follow This Fitness Advice

There’s a better way to build strong bones<p>If I told you to go out and do whatever you could to jar your bones, the goal being to place as many stressful impacts on them as possible, you might think that I have a side business selling casts, crutches, and pain pills. But that’s just what a recent …

Tactile Raises $11M To Help Workers Sync Their Personal And Professional Data

Tactile, a new enterprise company that wants to help workers bring together all their customer information into one app, has raised $11.2 million in Series A funding from Accel Partners and Redpoint Ventures.<p>Founder Chuck Ganapathi developed the idea while an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Accel. He …

How to Make Homemade Hot Dogs With Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats

GalleryHow to Make Homemade Hot Dogs With Ryan Farr of 4505 Meats<p>I've been a fan of <b>Ryan Farr</b>, the proprietor and butcher at <b>4505 Meats</b> in San Francisco, ever since I took my first bite of his transcendent breakfast sandwich from their stand at the Ferry Plaza Market. <i>In a world of sub-par sausages</i> …

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24 Super Bowl Snacks to Kick Off Your Party

I'm a football fan, but I recognize that Super Bowl parties are less about the game and more about the food (and the beer and commercials, of course). We've got all kinds of game day recipes coming for you in the next couple weeks, but today is all about snacks, since finger-friendly appetizers are …

11 Recipes to Honor Peanut Butter

If you have a peanut allergy, or have traumatic peanut butter associations, stop reading immediately. Even flicking your eyes over this post could cause a severe reaction, because friends, today we're celebrating the spread most near and dear to our hearts: peanut butter.<p>On National Peanut Butter …

4 Easy Ways to Start Grilling With Your Fireplace

It was a typical day on the barbecue trail: a bone-jarring drive halfway across northern Italy -- a small price to pay for what was reputed to be one of the best purveyors of <i>bistecca alla fiorentina</i> (Florentine steak). I was looking forward to real <i>chianina</i> beef (from a slow-maturing breed of …

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Jerk Chicken Wings - Spicy Jamaican Jerk Hot Wings Recipe

Daily Fix Headlines for January 23, 2014

Today's top stories.<p>Exit Theatre Mode<p>There are tons of great games coming out this year and today we have updates on some of the biggest ones! A …

New Websites Allow You to Play Browser Games on Xbox One and PS4 for Free

Share Email<p>If you’re struggling to find a game that interests you on your fancy next generation system, you’ll be happy to know that a whole bunch of …

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TFTW: Top Ten Reasons Xbox One Is Better Than PlayStation 4

TFTW: Top Ten Reasons Playstation 4 Is Better Than Xbox One

Elder Scrolls Online's dungeons cater to loners and group players

<i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> will offer specific locations tailored for both single players of varying levels and those looking to adventure in groups, according to a recent Q&A with developers posted to the game's official blog.<p>The Q&A states that while most locations will be accessible to all …

And The Winner Of The PlayStation 4/Xbox One Console Wars Is...The PC?

“X-Box One: Because that’s how many we’re gonna sell,” gamer Paul Sposato wrote on his Facebook page when he saw the Microsoft and Sony announcements at E3. Sposato is an Xbox enthusiast, an Xbox loyalist. But after last night’s presentations, he does not plan on buying the new-generation console, …

Motion gaming forfeit: PlayStation Camera isn't bundled with the PS4, and that's a big problem

Sony sacrifices a peripheral for price, cedes motion gaming to the Kinect<p>"Do you have any 'PlayStation Eye' games upstairs?"<p>"PlayStation what?"<p>"PlayStation Eye."<p>"The camera?"<p>"Yeah, the camera."<p>"I think there's a tech demo."<p>"The camera?"<p>It's not entirely her fault the PR rep doesn't know what I'm …

Sony's Triumphant Night

A cheer erupted through the GameSpot war room. The topic of so many raging debates the last month--strict digital rights management, Internet requirements, used game sales--had pitted Microsoft clearly against the consumer. Team Xbox seemingly took every opportunity to punish their loyal customers, …

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PS4's Price And Policies Humiliate Microsoft's Xbox One At E3

For the past few years, people have accused E3 of becoming a rather dull affair. Companies show their games, fans support whoever they’re most loyal to, and journalists are forced to give press conferences silly report card grades. Rinse and repeat.<p>But not this year. In over a decade of watching E3 …