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The workout plan to get six-pack abs in 6 weeks

For most guys, ripped abs are the holy grail of fitness: Something they've always wanted, but may never find.<p>But with this program, developed by …

Workouts

4 Day Workout Program to Build Serious Mass

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration8 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

Exercise

Her Husband Was Dying From A Superbug. She Turned To Sewer Viruses Collected By The Navy.

Scientists have long dismissed “phage therapy” as a fringe idea pushed by eccentrics who enjoy fishing in sewage. But now the Navy is betting on it.<p><b>Two days after</b> walking through the pyramids, Tom Patterson got very sick. The psychiatry professor was in Egypt with his wife on one of their many …

A neuroscientist explains why we can’t see the world objectively—and humanity is better for it

Humans have a primal, biological imperative to maintain the status quo, but seeking out answers to the unknown is also incredibly important to evolutionary innovation.<p>This dichotomy creates all sorts of kerfuffles. We’re taught to rid ourselves of implicit biases that don’t serve society and to …

Creativity

It’s the end of the world and we know it: Scientists in many disciplines see apocalypse, soon

Stephen Hawking is one of many scientists who see the possible near-term demise of our species. Spend that 401k!<p>While apocalyptic beliefs about the end of the world have, historically, been the subject of religious speculation, they are increasingly common among some of the leading scientists …

The tricks that nature documentaries use to keep you watching

It may feel deceptive to some viewers, but there’s a good reason these tricks are used.<p>Nature documentaries are full of little tricks to grab viewers’ attention.<p>In the video above, filmmaker Simon Cade (of DSLRguide) walks us through some of the techniques nature documentaries use to get viewers …

13 existential risks that have the potential to bring an end to humanity

Human extinction is something that most people probably try not to dwell too much on, but a team at Cambridge University are devoting their lives to studying the matter.<p>Academics, lawyers, scholars, and philosophers at the university's Centre for the Study of Existential Risk (CSER) are …

Artificial Intelligence

The army that conquered the world

The martial figures buried with the first Chinese emperor were discovered in 1974. But the tomb they guard hasn’t even been opened, writes Jonathan Glancey.<p>In March 1974, Yang Zhifa, a farmer, along with his five brothers and their neighbour Wang Puzhi, were digging a well in pomegranate and …

Archaeology

An Atmosphere Has Been Detected Around an Earth-Like Exoplanet For The First Time

This is pretty huge.<p>Astronomers have detected an atmosphere around an Earth-like exoplanet called Gliese 1132b (GJ 1132b for short), which is located …

We're About to See Our First-Ever Black Hole

By on<p>Filed Under Science, Physics & Stars<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Most galaxies contain a supermassive …

Rules of memory 'beautifully' rewritten

<b>What really happens when we make and store memories has been unravelled in a discovery that surprised even the scientists who made it.</b><p>The US and Japanese team found that the brain "doubles up" by simultaneously making two memories of events.<p>One is for the here-and-now and the other for a lifetime, …

Humanity

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Synapse That Can Learn Autonomously

This is crazy.<p>Developments and advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have been due in large part to technologies that mimic how the human brain …

Astronomy

The Next International Space Station Will Orbit The Moon

The International Space Station is hitting the end of its career. It’s expected to last at least until the 2020s, but once it’s retired we’ll need a …

5 Vital Lessons Scientists Learn That Can Better Everyone's Life

Scientific breakthroughs may be rare, but they never take place in an intellectual vacuum. Newton’s recognition that he was standing on the shoulders of giants has never been more true than it is today, where the titans of the past have laid the foundations for our vantage point today. Yet the …

Women in Science

What Would Happen if Russia and Europe Went to War?

A handy guide to some unimaginable horror.<p>Europe—a continent that, historically, has liked nothing better than all-out war—is currently enjoying an unprecedented age of stability. With the exception of the odd regional and civil skirmish, it has been relatively at peace for the past 72 years. It is …

Geopolitics

How to Lead by Example, According to 4 Military Veterans

Lessons from the front line of battle and business.<p>I've worked for some great leaders and observed others in the heat of battle. I've mixed the lessons together and developed my own unique leadership style that seems to work quite well at my firm, Peppercomm. For me, it's all about leading by …

Leadership

6000 Asteroids in Jupiter's 'Orbital Space,' 1 Going 'Wrong Way' | Orbit Animation

Asteroid 2015 BZ509 is the only known space rock in the solar system to travel in a retrograde orbit "while at the same time sharing a planet’s …

China's Marine Corps is getting bigger and stronger

A reorganization and expansion brings the program from 20,000 to 100,000 Marines.<p>The People's Liberation Army Navy Marine Corps is in the midst of a massive reorganization and build out that will greatly enhance China's ability to project power abroad.<p>At the center of the plan multiplying the …

China is building a new base in Africa that creates 'significant operational security' issues for the US military

The US's Camp Lemonnier, a special-operations outpost in the sweltering East African country of Djibouti, will soon have a new neighbor.<p>China will open a new naval base — what it has called "logistical support" facilities — nearby, bringing the US into closer proximity with a rival power than some …

Military

Mind, Matter And Materialism

Science and philosophy have a long, complicated history.<p>Both are human endeavors aimed at articulating the nature of the world. But where the line between them lies depends a lot on perspective and history. Questions that once lay firmly in philosophy's domain have now fully entered the realm of …

Consciousness

Who Killed the Iceman? Clues Emerge in a Very Cold Case

BOLZANO, Italy — When the head of a small Italian museum called Detective Inspector Alexander Horn of the Munich Police, she asked him if he investigated cold cases.<p>“Yes I do,” Inspector Horn said, recalling their conversation.<p>“Well, I have the coldest case of all for you,” said Angelika …

30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy AThe post 30 Behaviors That Will Make You UNSTOPPABLE appeared …

Motivation

Brain is More Powerful than We Thought, Say Leading Scientists

If you’ve ever played around with an old music amplifier, you probably know what a firing neuron sounds like. A sudden burst of static? Check. A …

Neuroscience

US Navy SEALs develop mental toughness by reinforcing one behavior

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: How can the average person learn the skill of mental toughness without joining the military?</i> <i>Answer by Ronald Fry, author of Hammerhead Six.</i><p>Mental toughness is a state of mind. Anyone can develop the mental toughness of a solider without being part of the …

Green Beret

Stephen Hawking's strange law of entropy is making atoms on Earth act like black holes

A bizarre discovery has revealed that cold helium atoms in lab conditions on Earth abide by the same law of entropy that governs the behaviour of …

The First Spacewalker Cheated Death and Crash Landed in a Forest Full of Wolves

Humanity's first spacewalk seems even crazier 52 years later.<p>March 18, 1965 was an ordinary Thursday for the majority of people located on planet Earth. But for 30-year-old cosmonaut Alexey Leonov, one of two people who happened to be off-world at the time, it was all about making history and …

Space Exploration

3 Signs You Will Be Fine (Even If You Don’t Feel Fine Right Now)

You start your day, and you’re immediately worried about all the things on your plate, all the things you have to do, and all the people you will …

Family

Nazis were actual meth heads and history makes so much more sense

Ever wondered what a powerful country in the midst of a meth epidemic might look like under fascist leadership?<p>Turns out there's precedent, and it's …

Drug Addiction

What I Saw in Vietnam

They were burning brush, as they always do in the dry season, when my plane came in over the Vietnamese coast at dusk. Descending into Saigon, I could see fires burning below me, and in my naïveté I thought I was seeing the ravages of war.<p>I had never been to Asia before, never been in a war zone. I …

Vietnam