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The clever reason why Microsoft first put Solitaire on Windows

The inclusion of games like Solitaire and Minesweeper on early versions of Windows was no happy coincidence. Sure, it gave millions of computer users …

Find Out How Many Calories to Cut For Weight Loss

Forget the number 2,000—a new government calculator uses the latest research to spit out an exact calorie count and exercise regimen you’ll need to …

Fitness

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12 Scary Facts Your Skin Can Reveal About Your Health

Tune in to these complexion clues.<p><i>This article was written by Aly Walansky and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>Visiting your dermatologist regularly is definitely a smart habit to establish: They're experts that can look out for inconspicuous signs of underlying health concerns. If …

Lifehacker Pack for Mac: Our List of the Essential Mac Apps

There’s no shortage of useful, interesting apps for the Mac, but some of them you just can’t live without. In this year’s annual Lifehacker Pack for …

How Your Food Impacts Your Vagina

Get ready for seriously surprising intel.<p>Ever nosh on asparagus to have your hoo-ha—and we're not just talking your pee—smell funny? Well, that's one way to think about that whole "you are what you eat" connection. And it turns out, for women, it's a pretty important one.<p>Healthy vaginas have a …

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

Squash your appetite before it gets out of control.<p><i>This article was adapted from</i> The HD Diet <i>and provided by our partners at Rodale News.</i><p>A food is considered hydrophilic if it fills up with water and, in turn, fills you up, satisfying your appetite. The term originated from the Greek words for water …

12 "Zero Belly" Recipes

David Zinczenko

10 New Rules of Lean Eating

Our expert nutritionist shares his advice for melting fat faster—and easier—than ever

44 Productivity Hacks to Turn Procrastination Into Action

If your to-do list is like mine — longer than the Great Wall of China — you’re probably desperate for productivity tips and shortcuts to help you …

How to Prevent Your Body from Aching During a Long Plane Flight

Please direct your attention to this article for an important fitness announcement.<p>Traveling can be a huge pain in the neck—and the back, legs, and, well, you know. What sucks even more about soreness caused by sitting in the upright position is that, unlike post-workout muscle soreness, it’s a …

3 Running Mistakes That Can Pack on the Pounds

While running burns lots of calories, some people will actually see the number on the scale stay the same—or even increase. Here are three tips to …

Fitness

3 Breakfast Rules to Follow to Lose Weight

Now that the New Year is solidly here, many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make …

Nutrition

'Christine Woolf's Diet And Fitness Wedding Plan Made Me The Slimmest I've Been Since I Was 18'

I am what someone would probably kindly describe as a fad dieter. At school, I actually did the Special K diet, a diet that works purely on the basis …

Your Diet Is Probably Worse Than You Think — Here's How To Find Out

We're obsessed with crash diets, from three-day juice cleanses to weekend starvation regimens and 24-hour detox plans, but we can't stop eating processed, fatty foods.<p>Portion sizes in the US have increased up to 700% in the past three decades, and most of us eat twice the amount of protein we need …

Put your health first and get into shape with the best iPhone fitness apps

Running<p>Though running may not be the most exhilarating of exercises, it remains the foundation of countless activities in the athletic community — …

4 Food Rules For Strength Training

How your diet should (and shouldn't) change when you amp up your workout routine<p>When it comes to healthy eating for a fit and active lifestyle, certain facts are undeniable: Water is crucial, you can eat as many veggies as you want, and weight loss/maintenance is more a result of diet than …

Lying on Facebook profiles can implant false memories, experts warn

A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality<p>Embellishing the truth to impress friends on sites like Facebook may implant false memories, psychologists have warned.<p>A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality, and …

10 iPhone Photo Tips for Shooting Like a Pro​

With every new smartphone comes an abundance of images showing what the camera can do. But when you take the new device for a spin, your pictures may …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

How to Photograph the Long, Winding Railroads

Railroad tracks reach to infinity effortlessly. There are modern, state of the art rail systems. Tracks that have been used through long standing, …

23 More eBooks For Photographers That Are Completely Free

The internet is a wealth of information. So much information, in fact, that it can be a real pain trying to sort the useful from the not-so-useful. A …

8 Tips for Photographing the Perfect Headshot - for Yourself

Having an awesome headshot is a great way to express yourself to your potential clients. You want your headshot to show a bit of your personality or …