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The ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Guide to Lake Tahoe

There are fewer places more suitable to find quiet solitude and peaceful adventure than Lake Tahoe. No matter where you are looking at it from, every vantage point of the shimmering freshwater lake and Sierra Nevada mountain range could be considered postcard material. There was a reason it was a favorite haunt for legends like John Muir and Mark Twain. Jeff Bridges Talks The Dude’s Impact, Climate Change, and ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ Sadly, the guests of the fictional border-straddling hotel in Bad Times At The El Royale…

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Nike Welcomes First Professional Athlete With Cerebral Palsy

It’s common for runners to want to break the two-hour mark in the half-marathon. But University of Oregon student and club track runner Justin Gallegos isn’t a common runner. The college sophomore has cerebral palsy—and he just signed a contract with Nike as their first professional athlete with the congenital disorder, according to a press release from the brand. Tips for Running Your First Marathon Gallegos began running as a high school freshman in Santa Clarita, California, and knew the challenges that lay ahead of him, since cerebral palsy affects muscle…

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Chef Yotam Ottolenghi’s Salty and Sweet Chicken Marbella

Chicken Marbella is a riches-to-rags story. The dish—chicken legs roasted with prunes, brown sugar, capers, olives, and oregano—was born in 1977 in the rarefied precincts of Manhattan’s Upper West Side. From there it spread to the heartland, becoming a dinner party fixture and catering staple. You probably haven’t had it since your second cousin’s wedding in the Kansas City suburbs in 1989. 7 Easy Ways to Make Chicken That Are Anything but Boring But in the hands of Yotam Ottolenghi, chicken Marbella is something else entirely—a crispy, salty, sweet, one-pan…

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The Coolest Pieces of Gear We Tested This Week

It’s finally time for our Gear of the Week, where our editors discuss the new gadgets and products that they’ve tested and can’t get enough of right now.     From a zero-turn lawn mower to the perfect jacket to wear to work and happy hour this fall, here are a few of our favorite pieces of gear. LAST WEEK: The Ultimate Portable Charger, Hard-to-Kill Plants You Can Buy Online, and More Gear We Love Courtesy image Mowox Zero-Turn Lawn Mower While I love a cordless, battery-powered lawn mower, there will…

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One Week With the New iPhone XS

We tested the new iPhone XS for a week doing everything from shooting high-speed video while mountain biking to snapping gorgeous scenic stills. If you’re thinking about upgrading or buying the new Apple device, here’s everything you should know about using the new iPhone XS, its coolest features, and more. Style & Design 2018: 42 Sleek, Sexy, and Innovative Pieces of Gear What It Is It’s all about the engine that makes the new XS zippy, and, man, is this thing turbocharged. Apple’s new A12 chip’s faster functionality literally begins…

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40 Years of Ironman: The First Winner, Gordon Haller, on Fueling With Coke and Mid-race Leg Massages

When Gordon Haller toes the line on Oct. 13 for the start of the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii, much will be different in comparison to his first Ironman: the location (the Big Island vs. Oahu), the number of competitors (15 vs. 2,000+), his prospects of winning (nil vs. being a favorite), and most importantly, the toll on his body from the 40 years that’ve past since the inaugural event in 1978. About the only thing that’ll be the same is the daunting challenge that’s made the king of endurance sports…

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Matthew McConaughey’s Teaming up With Guy Ritchie for the Crime-filled ‘Toff Guys’

Matthew McConaughey just locked in his next movie role—and it involves some British gangsters and the marijuana industry. Following his work in White Boy Rick and Serenity, the Oscar-winning actor will star in Guy Ritchie’s new film Toff Guys, according to Variety. The 13 Greatest Matthew McConaughey Performances of All Time McConaughey is going to get the chance to show his “bad guy” side again for this one, as Ritchie’s film will a look at international criminals and money flowing around the world through “old European money” and the modern marijuana…

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The Best Kettlebell Workout to Boost Endurance

Whether you want to get lean and burn fat or get bigger muscles and improve your strength, a kettlebell workout is one of the simplest ways to get in shape. And if you want to increase your endurance, we’ve got the kettlebell circuit for you. Kettlebells are one of the best pieces of workout equipment—not to mention, a home gym essential—you can use during your time in the gym. For this workout, you’ll need to have a 25- to 35-pound kettlebell ready to swing. Here’s the three-move total-body kettlebell workout…

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