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Apple AirPort Extreme vs Google OnHub: two powerhouse routers, separated by software

Google’s new OnHub, or Apple’s tried-and-true AirPort Extreme? Many will face a choice when shopping for a new router, but choosing between these two isn’t as cut-and-dry as it might seem. Both pack a punch, but the intangibles set them apart. Here is the Google OnHub vs Apple AirPort Extreme …

Wi-Fi

Why You Can’t Do a Pull-Up

Health & Fitness

8 Tough Exercises for Your Abs That Won't Hurt Your Back

Let crunches be bygones. According to an editorial in <i>Navy Times</i>, the U.S. Navy is making moves to banish the traditional situp from their …

Workouts

The Best Exercise for Each Muscle According to Science

<b></b>The Best Exercise for Each Muscle According to ScienceYou’re busy. We’re busy. We’d love to give you the perfect workout that’ll save you time and …

Exercise

Make a Martini Like a Pro With Audrey Saunders

The hardest things to master are often the simplest. Take the martini.<p></head><i>This is Cook Like a Pro, in which experts share tips, tricks, and techniques that elevate a good dish to an unforgettable one.</i><p>The Pro > Audrey Saunders<p>Owner / Pegu Club / New York City<p>The hardest things to master are often …

Martinis

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Five Exercises For Bigger, Stronger, Healthier Shoulders

It’s hard to miss a great set of shoulders. Visually, they stand out, on both men and women. Building bigger and stronger shoulders is a goal of many …

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Fittohealth.com

This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Healthy Recipes<br>• Fitness Tips<br>• Health Tips<br>• Diet Plans<br>• Health …

The 12 best exercises to increase explosive strength

Jump higher, run faster, and get stronger with this 12-move, four-week training plan.<p>Directions<p>These 12 exercises are divided into two workouts, A …

Circuit Week 2015! The Ultimate Upper-Body Workout

Pump up your arms, shoulders, chest, and back with this 6-exercise circuit<p>No upper-body muscle will be left untrained during this circuit workout from B.J. Gaddour, C.S.C.S., <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director.“You’ll move between various pushing and pulling patterns for complete development of your …

Lower-Body Circuit Workout

That’s why today’s circuit workout concentrates on just your lower body. You’ll hammer your quads, hamstrings, and calves, and hit the smaller stabilizing muscles around your ankles, knees, and hips. It may not be the most fun you have today, but it might very well be the best thing you do. And …

3 Effective Six-Minute Exercises Can Be Done From Home Or The Gym To Kill Lower Belly Fat.

If you want to get rid of your lower belly pouch, then it's going to take a healthy dose of exercise and clean eating, but not just any ab exercises …

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A 3-Ingredient Gin Cocktail to Impress Your Friends by Ryan Rosenkilde

I’m a geek for gin so I love finding new ways to enjoy it. This cocktail, while on the sweeter side, has the perfect balance of flavors to complement …

Stock Your Home Bar With Just 4 Bottles

If you were stranded on a desert island and could have any four bottles of booze, do you know which bottles you’d pick? That’s the question we posed …

Why Crème de Cassis Deserves a Revival

Finding delicious, balanced fruit liqueurs can be a tricky business. After several unfortunate encounters with cloying bargain-priced brands in my early days of drinking, I have largely ignored that shelf at the liquor store. Until, that is, I discovered crème de cassis. Unlike other fruity, sugary …

5 Forgotten Spirits and How to Use Them

1<p>SHARES<p>One of the things that’s so great about booze is that you can make it out of damn near anything. There’s always something new to discover in …

Vermouth

5 Gin Drinks You Should Make This Spring

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for spring. If you've dealt with anything like this past DC winter, you're probably sick of the weekly blizzards and ready to bust out those hot pants (or whatever it is the kids are wearing these days). More importantly, it's time to start thinking about …

Just 1 Bottle: 15 Cocktails to Make With Gin and a Trip to the Grocery Store

There are a number of ways to stock a bar: you can go out and buy one of everything (not really recommended), you can go out and buy what you need for your one or two favorite cocktails (better), or you can wait and hope that a well stocked bar magically appears in your living room (and actually …

5 Gins Any Serious Gin Drinker Ought to Be Drinking

Friends, it’s time we have a little chat about gin, partly because gin is the least-understood bottle in the bar, and partly because it’s one of the …

8 Ways to Upgrade Your Gin and Tonic

Here, eight ways to dress up and remake one of the world’s greatest drinks.<p>There’s nothing simpler than a classic gin and tonic. But the old-school …

What's So Special About the Spanish Gin and Tonic?

01 of 12<p>The Perfect Gin and Tonic Recipe (Like They Do it In Spain)<p>Take a large wine glass with a long stem. (OK, not like in the photo. Like this:</b> …

Wine & Spirits

The Best Gin for Negronis

The Negroni might look simple on the surface. The classic cocktail is an equal-parts blend of gin, sweet vermouth, and Campari, but there's much more going on in this drink than you might imagine. As the story goes, the drink was invented in 1919 when Count Camillo Negroni wanted a little muscle in …

DIY Ways to Improve Your Bookshelves

(Image credit: Livet Hemma)<p>If you love books, and you love living with books, then those books need somewhere to go. The problem is that most …

Design

Turn your favourite beer into sweets

Andy Hamilton shows you how to make the ultimate "adult sweet"<p>We've all had those pub conversations, the ones when you invent something that is going to change the world. Everyone gets excited and rightly so: you are all going to be millionaires in a matter of weeks. You are sure of it: well, until …

MOOCs Aim To Strengthen Computer Science And Physics Teaching In Middle And High Schools

When massive open online courses (MOOCs) took off three years ago, many educators had high hopes that these courses could expand and diversify access to education. Early aspirations were soon replaced with criticism: studies showed that MOOCs weren’t reaching those who needed access the most. …

Education

Reinventing School From the Ground Up For Inquiry Learning

This redesign issue looms large. A small number of schools around the country that began life as charters or academies have developed successful …

How a Bigger Purpose Can Motivate Students to Learn

Study participants then wrote short testimonials to other, future students describing how high school would help them become the kind of person they …