The Super Bowl is happening — or should we say appening! That’s right, we’re talking about appetizers for that Super Bowl party, and Josh Androsky joins us to set the record straight. What’s best: pre-made, store-bought snacks, or the kind you lovingly prepare at home with only the freshest ingredients? The answer may surprise you.Some of today’s lessons include:The Super Bowl is the best American holiday for eating — better than Thanksgiving, because your family
... WODs (or Workout of the Day) are daily CrossFit exercises intended for practitioners on the go, allowing you to take advantage of CrossFit workouts without medicine balls and chin-up bars (1) (2) (3). There are also dozens of apps that offer incremental challenges, like the 0 to 100 Push Up Trainer, so that your home workout can involve actual progress instead of just maintenance of your fitness status quo.Nick von Keller is a writer living in Los Angeles. His work has been featured on Comedy Central, Fark, Funny or Die, Cracked, Mondo Media, Current TV, and Channel 101, among others. A Watson Fellowship recipient, he has also won the LA Comedy Shorts Film Festival Screenwriting Competition, placed as a Finalist in the LA Comedy Fest Screenwriting Competition, and had the highest rated comedy pilot on The Black List as of December 2013. He is not to be trusted.(Source: Savings.com) ...
Whenever I need to tighten up my spending habits, I notice that things like gym memberships and pricey exercise classes seem to be the first to go. I tell myself, “I’ll just go for more runs” or “I’ll work out at home,” knowing good and well that I’ll be eating cookie dough by the ton in bed and feeling like crap within a few weeks. But really, I love to workout. Well, sometimes I love to workout (I’m not Beyonce), but you can only do a Julian Michaels workout DVD alone in your room so many times.I really like exercise classes because all I have to do is drag my butt to class and once I’m there I know that the crazy music, other people’s energy, and whatever the teacher tells me about “loving myself” will put me in the mood and I’ll end up feeling great afterward. But with ...
Image courtesy of ICanHasCheezburgerThis week we have the Komen controversy, big money at the Super Bowl, ways to waste money, the Facebook IPO, and stashing cash.Plus, purring cats. Washington Post: Komen Foundation revises funding policy – The power of the internet. A week or so after internet outrage stopped SOPA, outrage against the Komen Foundation defunding Planned Parenthood hit a similar peak. Looking around at this issue, people are still angry and think this is a PR stunt (or
Holiday season isn’t over just yet. We still have one more thing to celebrate: the Super Bowl! It may not be as formal as your other holiday parties, but did you know that last year Americans spent $118 on average to host a Super Bowl Party? Here are a few tips for keeping the cost down while you cheer on your favorite team. Consider ordering pizza. All the major chains are competing for your business on this particular Sunday, so you can get a really good deal that can feed a lot of people.
... First is the Spibelt, an impossibly comfortable sports belt with a stretchy pouch that can accommodate keys, cash, your phone and other walker/runner/biker essentials.The second is the Jabra Sport Bluetooth stereo headset, which lets you listen to music and FM radio and make/take calls while you’re exercising–all without wires. (Well, sort of.) The Sport has a list price of $99.99, but right now you can get it from Amazon for $60.99 shipped. The Sport earbuds, which hook over your ears, are joined together by a yellow cord that can rest behind your neck to minimize the dork factor. (I figured this out only after letting it dangle under my chin the first few times–massive dork factor.) It takes a little practice to “install” them over and in your ears, and I’ll admit they grew a bit uncomfortable after extended wear–though competition with my glasses may have had something to do ...
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