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Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

Call of Duty Zombies - the accidental creation of a glorious gaming monster

“My job is to kill you.” So says Jason Blundell, Director of Zombies at Treyarch, the team that makes the Black Ops arc of Call of Duty games, and …

To This Day

Fart Noises Startle Pitbull (VIDEO)

Pitbulls have a tough reputation, but this one is a pushover: he might be afraid of farts.<p>The pitbull in question is Bullit [sic]. He's the star of a 2009 YouTube video that resurfaced recently on Reddit. Over the course of a minute, he's subjected to various fart noises that appear to emanate from …

Microsoft is giving away free games, movies and more for Xbox One's first birthday

Some Xbox One early adopters are going to get a bunch of free goodies from Microsoft as the console celebrates its first anniversary this weekend. Microsoft is giving away free movies, themes, games and consoles to its more dedicated fans.<p>To celebrate the Xbox One's birthday on Nov. 22, Microsoft …

15 Painful Struggles of the Injured Student-Athlete

An athlete is supposed to be agile, quick and talented at his or her specific sport. But what happens when you’re injured? These are the 15 painful …

PowerA iPhone 5 Star Wars cases from $10 shipped (orig. up to $35)

<b>Update (10/8 4:40pm):</b> The free shipping offer is now over.<p><b>Update (10/7 11:15am):</b> Tanga is now offering free shipping on the below cases using code <b>SHIP7</b> during checkout.<p>Tanga is offering a number of PowerA Star Wars themed iPhone 5 (and some iPhone 4) cases today for <b>$7.99 + $1.99</b> shipping. There are …

Massdrop raises $6.5M to enable enthusiast communities to use their massive buying power

Massdrop has raised $6.5 million to empower enthusiast communities. It can, for instance, help dedicated fans of BMW cars get a group discount on their purchases.<p>The San Francisco-based company hopes to inspire a new wave of community-driven commerce, founder and chief executive Steve El-Hage told …

How to use iCloud Drive the right way

If you haven’t been scared off cloud services by the Fappening or past horrors like MobileMe, you might want to try iCloud Drive, Apple’s answer to Dropbox and Google Drive. It’s a pretty great concept, an extension of the Apple philosophy from way back – documents are identified by the apps they …

3 Most Perverted Looking Japanese Movies on Netflix: Tested

Some weekends, I like to get a case of beer, some burgers, maybe a pie, and tune up my old buddy Netflix to see what wonders it has in store for me. …

Clint Eastwood

Destiny Raid Tips From The First People To Ever Beat It

<i>Destiny</i>'s first ever raid is not—by any stretch of imagination—a cakewalk. For one, the raid is obtuse and frequently merciless, and for two <i>Destiny</i> …

A Day at the First Video Game Rehab Clinic in the US

I toured the first in-patient treatment facility for video game and internet addiction.<p>Image: Jagger Gravning<p>I'm somewhere in the hushed hinterlands beyond Bellevue and Redmond, Washington, the hometowns of Nintendo of America, Microsoft Game Studios, Valve, Sony Online Entertainment (Sony's MMO …

Gender

This Secret Warplane Graveyard Has A Great American Story Behind It (PHOTOS)

In 1947, Walter Soplata could already see the American WWII war bird going extinct.<p>The scrapyard worker -- who'd been disqualified from military service due to a stutter -- saw thousands of warplane engines dismantled and scrapped after they were declared surplus. So instead of watching the end of …

'Gamer Girls' creator finally speaks: His magazine isn't about objectifying women (exclusive interview)

[<i>Images in this story are not suitable for work. -Ed.</i>]<p>Ray360 wants his fans and critics of <i>Gamer Girls Magazine</i> to know one thing: No models were harmed or exploited in the making of this publication.<p>In fact, the publisher told GamesBeat that the models had total autonomy in the process. They hired …

We're About To Learn A Lot More About Area 51

When the National Atomic Testing Museum of Las Vegas opened its "Area 51: Myth or Reality" exhibit two years ago, it became an instant hit. It wasn't just the only place that had a comprehensive knowledge of Area 51 -- it gave a venue to former employees of America's top secret military base to …

Increase Athleticism in 6 Minutes

5 Things You Should Do Every Day to Stay Healthy<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The deep squat is an essential movement pattern that you'll lose if …

Can We Build a Gaming PC on a Console Budget?

There's no debating that a souped-up gaming PC will outperform an Xbox One or PlayStation 4 any day of the week, but it'll also cost you a lot more at checkout. However, what about a gaming PC that isn't top of the line, say, one that was built for $550?<p>This is the question we put to the test: …

A Look At the Top 5 Muscle Building Supplements

When it comes to bodybuilding and building muscle, you don’t need us to tell you exactly how difficult and time consuming the entire process can …

42 Incredibly Weird Facts You'll Want To Tell All Your Friends

Never be without kangaroo vagina trivia again.<p>1. The longest time between two twins being born is 87 days.<p>2. The world's deepest postbox is in Susami Bay in Japan. It's 10 metres underwater.<p>3. In 2007, an American man named Corey Taylor tried to fake his own death in order to get out of his cell …

8 Things You've Always Wondered About, Finally Explained

Even trivial knowledge is power.<p><b>1. Why are traffic lights red, yellow and green?</b><p>The three-color scheme is based on lights used by the railway industry in the early 19th century. Red was used for stop, green for caution and white for go. But the red filter was known to fall off, leaving two white …

A Calorie Is Sometimes Not A Calorie

Here's what you need to know...<p>Anyone that says calories don't matter has zero credibility. But anyone who claims calories are <i>all</i> that matter has …

Nutrition

10 Playing Card Decks That Are Too Pretty For Your Poker Table

For graphic designers, playing cards are a playground: The simple constraints of four suits and thirteen different cards accommodate tons of …

N3twork launches a new mobile social network based on your interests, not your friends

Finding the things you want on the Internet on a regular basis can be hard. As you search for things you are interested in or try to remember a web page that you visited before, you may wind up with 20 web pages open and no path to get back to them easily.<p>That’s why Neil Young and Bob Stevenson, …

Xbox One review

Microsoft didn't mean to take over your living room. When it launched in 2005, the Xbox 360 was just a device for games — "the Holy Grail of gaming," in the immortal words of MTV's Sway. It would show your pictures if you plugged in a thumb drive, but it was designed to be the best way ever for …

The Lost Potato - Episode 2 - Porkins

GHOST PEPPER CHALLENGE (Bonus Video)