Top 5 Stories of the Week: Tim Howard, Flirting 101, Agility Ladder Workout, Summer Party Wines & Brighter Smiles

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1) Soccer Star Tim Howard's Big Secret


No need to drug test Team USA's star goalkeeper Tim Howard—he already spilled the secrets of his record-breaking World Cup performance. To us.

For more pro athlete-approved workout routines:

Usain Bolt: Training Secrets of the World's Fastest Man

How I Got My Body: Surfer Sebastian Zietz

How I Got My Body: Fernando Verdasco

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2) Study Reveals Why We All Suck at Flirting


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Sensing mixed signals? A news study suggests you're not alone.

For more relationship guides:

How Many Multiple Orgasms Can a Man Actually Have?

The Art of the Gym Date

Health Myth: Do Single People Have Better Sex Than Married Couples?

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3) How to Master the Agility Ladder


Want to improve cognitive function and get your body in tip-top form? All you need is an agility ladder and these four power moves.

For more easy-to-follow regimens:

No Time to Work Out? Try This 20-Minute Outdoor Bootcamp

Stride Right: 6 Ways to Run Better

The Ultimate Power Move: The Turkish Getup

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4) What Are the Most Versatile Wines to Bring to Summer Parties?

Wondering which red, white, or sparkling wine to bring (or serve) this weekend? These bottles pair with grilled foods but don't overpower the palate.

For more wines to liven up a summer party:

Ask the Wine Wise Guy: Which Wines Won't Ruin My Chocolate Dessert?

The Best Red Wines to Drink Cold

Chardonnay—Not Just for Cougars Anymore

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5) How to Keep Your Teeth as Bright and Fresh as Your Summer Whites

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The ultimate accessory this summer? A great smile. These four tips will brighten and strengthen your teeth.

For more mouth-care tip

The New Perfect Smile Isn't That Perfect

What to Know Before You Try Oil Pulling

Hugh Jackman vs. Tom Cruise: Can You Spot the Fake Smile?

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