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Top 5 Stories of the Week: Calorie-Counting Lies, Justin Theroux, Odd Whisky Towns, Trending Loungewear & Male Shopaholics

You clicked, we counted. Behold, the most popular stories of the week.

Every week we crunch the numbers to see which articles and videos captivated readers most.

1) How Accurate Are Cardio Machines' Calorie Counters?

Did you really just burn 500 calories, or is your treadmill overestimating? Here's an analysis of which machines lie most.

For more Health Myths:
What Gets You Rock-Hard Abs Faster: Crunches or Planks?
Health Myth: Low-Intensity Workouts Burn the Most Fat Calories
How Many Calories Does Sex Really Burn?

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2) Justin Theroux Has a Date With Destiny

He's starring in TV's hot new show. He's a hit screenwriter. And he's marrying one of the world's most famous women.

For more exclusive celebrity interviews:
Actor Adam Rayner on His New FX Show Tyrant, Skinny Jeans, and Why British Audiences Are Annoying
Q&A: Orange Is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne
Super Friends: Michael Fassbender and James McAvoy

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3) Is the Best Whisky Now Being Made Outside of Scotland and the USA?

Some of the best whiskies are now being made in unlikely places like Australia and India. Don't believe us? Check out these award-winning bottles.

For more food and drink trends:
Summer's Coolest Cocktail Ingredient: Sugar Snap Peas
Have We Hit Peak Rosé? 3 Signs the Wine Is on the Way Out
In Search of Forgotten Whiskies: The Hunt for Lost Barrels

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4) Men Are Buying More Loungewear But They're Not Wearing the Stuff Publicly—Yet

Demand for high-quality, stylish loungewear is up, and here's why. Just don't call them pajamas.

For more menswear trends:
All Hail the Yummy: Young Urban Males Are the Future of Luxury Spending
How Men Are Shopping Today: 3 Defining Trends
Now Trending: Luxe Men's Sweatpants

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5) Study Says Men Are More Likely Than Women to Lie About Shopping Sprees

Research suggests that male shopaholics fib more about their purchases than women (and are worse about covering their tracks).

To do shopping sprees right:
The Splurge: Bonobos' Dwight Fenton on His Favorite Parisian Hotel and Brand New Summer Kicks
The Splurge: Billy Reid's Brand-New, Fully Loaded Truck
The Splurge: Gitman Vintage's Chris Olberding's Buys Artwork for His New Showroom

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