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13 Ways to Ditch the New Zealand Tourist Experience

Braving the 12-hour flight from Los Angeles to New Zealand is easy. The hard part? Sorting through the overwhelming number of possibilities crammed into these two islands. That’s why we’re here with 13 must-do adventures for your Kiwi checklist.<p>1. Make a Plan<p>The stars aligned. The grandparents …

New Zealand

The Truth about Raspberry Ketones, Green Coffee Bean Extract, and Garcinia Cambogia

How did he pull off this miracle? Amphetamines.<p>Sure, he trained the actors, cleaned up their diets, and in some cases kept them off booze. But powerful stimulants, which simultaneously increase your metabolic rate and decrease your appetite, were the only surefire way to take weight off fast.<p>Today …

Exercise of the Week: Dumbbell Squat

The Squat That Will Make Your Quads Quake<p>Ditch the barbell for a pair of dumbbells and accelerate your gains<p>It's not sexy, but the dumbbell squat is a surprisingly effective quad-crusher.<p>"Holding the dumbbells by your side causes your stance to narrow," says David Jack, owner of ActivPrayer in …

Viral Video of the Day: Charlie Day's Graduation Speech

'It's Always Sunny' actor gives hilarious, heartfelt address<p>“You will get to receive wisdom, life lessons, knowledge… from a man who has made a …

Look What Happened to This Guy When He Walked 2,800 Miles

Christoph Rehage came up with a crazy plan in 2007 – to walk from China to his home in Germany. Walk. On foot.<p>His journey began in Beijing on Nov. 9 …

Forrest Gump

AmEx Debuts Its Most Mobile-Integrated, Rewards-Focused Credit Card

AmEx has offered a number of different cards to consumers: The Blue Card appeals to those who like cash back options and the Platinum card is specialized for consumers who travel. There’s even a Black Card for high-net-worth individuals. Today, the company is debuting a brand-new rewards-focused …

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

Cooking

Mike Wolfe 4 Square Drill

Wolfe

Portobello Mushroom Wraps With Buffalo Mozzarella, Piquillo Peppers and Pimentón Mayonnaise

Peppers come in all shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. They are truly some of Mother Nature's most succulent little gifts. Piquillo peppers prove the point to perfection!<p>These lipstick-red Spanish peppers are a specialty of Lodosa, in northern Spain. They're harvested at their peak, then …

Doctors paid up to £3,000 a shift, official figures show

In struggling NHS A&E departments, locum doctors are being paid in excess of £1,000 per shift while consultants received more than £3,000 and nurses up to £1,600<p>Doctors are being paid as much as £3,000 per shift by NHS hospitals to fill “endemic” staff shortages in Accident & Emergency units, an …

Physiology

24 Citrus Recipes with Orange, Lemon, Lime, Grapefruit

Winter is citrus season, and these 24 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible<p>Winter is citrus season, and these 21 recipes use lemons, limes, grapefruits, and oranges in every which way possible.

Seafood

Amanda Knox, what really happened: Writing toward the actual story

Looking for the truth? Try fiction. A novel about the lurid case might have more perspective than Italian courts<p>For the last three years, I’ve been working on a novel loosely inspired by the final weeks of Meredith Kercher’s life. If you don’t recognize that name, you probably know that of Amanda …

Make this on Super Bowl Sunday: Guilt-free white bean and turkey chili

Before we got the subzero temperatures last week, we made a huge grocery haul since we knew we wouldn't want to leave the house for a few days. I …

Cooking

Best Abs Exercises: Men's Health.com

<i>Your goal: 3 total circuits</i><p><b><br>Plank Row (Anti-Rotation)</b><br>Assume a pushup position while gripping a pair of dumbbells that total half your body weight. Row the weight in your left hand to your ribs, then repeat with the right. Continue alternating sides for 20 reps.<p>Farmer's Walk (Anti-Flexion)<br>Grab a pair …

How to Prevent Running Injuries - 4 Bulletproof Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jason Fitzgerald</i>.<p>The percentage of runners that get hurt every year is staggering. Some studies even put that …

3 Simple Fitness Tests

This test is simple, but the results are important. Here's how it works: Measure your waist circumference, and then determine if it's less than half your height in inches.<p>How'd you fare? Keeping your height-to-waist ratio to at least 2:1 can increase your life expectancy, according to former …

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

Cooking

9 Super-Charged CrossFit Moves & How To Nail Them

Here at R29, we like to think we're pretty brave when it comes to trying new workouts. SoulCycle? Been there. Parkour? Done that. We've even …

The Safe, Doctor-Recommended Cleanse You Should Actually Try

With a dizzying array of detox options on the market (juices! powders! elixirs!), Joseph Hooper unearths the one cleanse that's really worth it<p>In writing The Detox Prescription (Rodale), Woodson Merrell, MD, has assumed the role of the sheriff who wants to run magical thinking and hucksters out of …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

National Geographic's Best Travel Photos 2013 - in pictures

National Geographic has picked 10 of the most stunning travel images from 2013, from their daily photo feature Travel 365

The 10 Best American Martial-Arts Movies

<b>Keanu Reeves brings his sword</b> and samurai colleagues to the battlefield in this week's <i>47 Ronin</i>. It's not Reeves's first foray into martial-arts epics, nor is it the first time Americans have tried their hand at Asia's fighting techniques — for years, Hollywood has been making dramas and actioners …

Martial Arts

Homemade Sriracha

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: In this dark time, when the fate of Sriracha is up in the air and the world is up in arms, Carey Nershi of Reclaiming Provinicial is showing us</i> …

Food Preservation

Uncut version of Nymphomaniac to debut at Berlin film festival

The five and a half hour version of Lars Von Trier's already-infamous film will be screened at the Berlin film festival<p>• Nymphomaniac: the first review • Nymphomaniac's orgasm poster series<p>The cinema version of Lars Von Trier's new film Nymphomaniac may be a draining four hours long, and split into …

Long-Distance Dating

How is that possible? “Being apart from your partner forces you to work on areas of relationship maintenance that geographically close couples may take for granted,” explains study coauthor Karen Blair, Ph.D. Long-distance daters are forced to pratice good techniques—like having meaningful …

Have You Ever Wanted To Chuck It All and Start Over?

We've been invited by <i>Huffington Post Travel</i> to write about our incredible around the world journey, which we've been on for two years and counting. We look forward to encouraging others to take stock of their lives and pursue their own travel dreams.<p>In 2011, we quit our jobs, sold our house and …

The Couples Toy You Need to Try

Would you and your lady test-drive this wearable vibe?<p>Looking to add an element of excitement to your bedroom routine? Say hello to the We-Vibe Unite ($99, adameve.com).<p>This petite powerhouse has two vibrating pads—the thinner pad slides inside her, the thicker pad rests against her clitoris—and …

MPs ask MI5 boss to justify claim that NSA leaks endangered national security

A committee of MPs challenged the existing system of oversight for the security services by asking the head of MI5 to justify his claims that the Guardian has endangered national security by publishing leaks from the former NSA contractor Edward Snowden.<p>In an unprecedented step, Keith Vaz, the …

The 10 Biggest Fitness Myths

Chances are some bogus training advice has wormed its way into your fitness regimen. Time to root it out. Here are the ten performance myths holding you back, from pre-race stretching to the evils of high-fructose corn syrup. Plus: Three truisms that are still up for debate.<p>Myth #1: Stretching …

Exercise

Lift off with the Crouch to Superman tubing exercise

You'll feel like Superman after this press-and-pull exercise that works most of the major muscle groups in your body. Demonstrated here by Long Beach fitness instructor John Garey who uses it in his "Core Total Body Tone With Tubing" DVD, it's a great get-it-all-done move to use on days when you're …

Workouts