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11 psychological tricks restaurants use to make you spend more money

Or, you might be a little more open to suggestion.<p>That's the opportunity menu engineers and consultants are looking for. Behind the scenes, before you're even thinking of dinner, they put careful thought into the way you choose what foods you eat.<p>Here are 11 of the sneakiest psychological tricks …

Profit

Four ways to share your exact location with family (and why)

Do you know where your family is? You do now with these handy apps designed to share or track locations using your phone. Peace of mind is priceless.<p>Checking in on a family member in 2016 is much easier than ever, and perhaps less invasive, too. We don't have to call or text to see that Sally …

Apps

Want longer iPhone battery life? Delete the Facebook app

We've featured a number of ways to save battery life on your smartphone before, but there may be an easier way to get up to 20% more juice on your …

Google's rolling out new encryption security measures for Gmail this week

In recognition of ‘Safer Internet Day‘ – a note in the calendar none your friends will ever pester you about – Google has announced a couple of new features designed to make your communications more secure.<p>First up is a new notification that informs you if TLS encryption isn’t supported by the …

5 Ways We Sabotage Our Health Goals

If the scale isn’t showing you the numbers you’d like to see or you’re not making the strides you expected fitness-wise, it’s time to take a step …

Fitness

HP Stream adds Chromebook-like laptops and tablets, with Windows 8

The Stream is a budget "cloud-based PC," available in five sizes, and one of the least-expensive ways to get Windows 8 in a laptop or tablet.<p><b>Editor's note, September 29, 2014:</b> <i>This review has been updated with information about new models and screen sizes.</i><p>HP has expanded its Stream lineup with four …

Consumer Tech

Toshiba gets aggressive with a $120, 7-inch Windows tablet

Over the years, Windows tablets have been getting smaller and smaller -- and cheaper and cheaper. Well, surprise! They're getting tinier, and we've just about hit bargain-basement pricing. Toshiba just announced the Encore Mini, a 7-inch slate that will sell for just $120 -- an aggressive move, …

Forget Beats Plastic Headphones: Consider Sennheiser's Momentum Line

For the most part, headphone designs have changed little in the past 40 years. Most have remained big, bulky, and uncomfortable to wear. Beats by Dr. …

Score a Beach-Ready Body by the Fourth of July

<b>Kettlebell Swing</b><p><b>Single-Arm Kettlebell Squat to Press</b><p><b>Burpee or Squat Thrust</b><p><b>DO THIS</b><br>Grab a 16- to 20-kilogram kettlebell. Perform the following exercises as a circuit, moving from one to the next without rest. That's 1 round. Do as many rounds as you can in 5 minutes.<p>1. Kettlebell Swing: 20 reps<p>2. …

Should You Fast for Weight Loss?

<b>Answer:</b> Intermittent fasting—occasionally not eating for up to 24 hours—isn’t harmful as long as you’re healthy. (If you have diabetes or other health issues, talk to your doctor first.) On the other hand, there isn’t anything especially beneficial beyond its simplicity and convenience, says Alan …

26 Ways to Feed Your Body for Results

Instead, whatever your goal—packing on muscle, going the distance, or losing that gut—you have to think long-term. “Sports nutrition is all about many factors adding up over time.” In other words, think marathon, not sprint.<p>So even though there’s nothing that will make you an instant athlete (or …

What Do Coffees from the Major Growing Regions Taste Like?

In my last post, we explored a little bit of the idea of terroir, and whether it might or might not impact (or at least predict) the flavors certain coffees from around the world might have.<p>All things considered equal for a second, we <i>can</i> generalize a little bit about how coffees from different …

Roasting coffee with a popcorn popper

Beyond getting my first fairly decent espresso machine (a Krups Novo Compact), my first real introduction into how good coffee could be has to be the …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Stone Age

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Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

Been focusing on your upper body? Tug these on and your secret will be safe.<p>Here's the secret to the Ice Man's seemingly superhuman abilities.<p>Don't worry. Everyone who wants to work out still can.<p>"This is a healthy way for a child to be punished because it's exercise."<p>"I find using lube and taking …

OS X Mavericks: Tips, Tricks, and Details – MacStories

Mavericks is the latest version of OS X that builds upon the foundation of Mountain Lion to offer new apps like Maps and iBooks, redesigned system apps, and new energy-saving technologies like App Nap and Safari Power Saver. For power users, Mavericks sports additions like improved multiple …

Operating Systems

How to turn your smartphone into a spy camera or baby monitor

<i>Update: Added Alfred, WardenCam, and AtHome Camera as viable solutions.</i><p>If you’re itching to keep an eye on someone (or someplace), but have a limited …

Baby Monitor

Surprising Teeth-Destroying Foods

While previous research has shown that some artificial sweeteners neutralize and prevent dental erosion, the new study points out that manufacturers add potentially harmful acidic flavors and preservatives <i>back</i> into some sugar-free foods and beverages.<p><b>More from MensHealth.com:</b> 12 Foods Your Dentist …

Men's Health - Fitness, Nutrition, Health, Sex, Style & Weight Loss Tips for Men

The good news: your sex life will get back to normal. The bad news? It’s gonna take a long-ass time and a lot of patience.<p>It's time for This Week in Chrises!<p>Here's what the famed producer has been eating on tour.<p>Put an end to gas and diarrhea once and for all.<p>4 simple tips for people avoiding …

The original Plants vs. Zombies made millions. So why is the sequel free-to-play?

The subtitle to PopCap’s best-selling smash <i>Plants vs Zombies</i> unintentionally has two meanings. The subtitle “It’s About Time,” is specifically a …

Plants vs. Zombies

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