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Draw like an artist: go from "I can't draw" to "handmade art for sale"

Boing Boing-beloved artist Chris Locke (previously) writes, "World-famous artist and middle-school art teacher Christopher Locke has published a new …

Digital Art

What Happens When Millennials Grow Up?

We spoke to a load of experts about what life might look like for us when we're all middle-aged.<p>We stay in flat shares or with our parents, live hand to mouth and subscribe to a culture of anxiety. We struggle with self esteem and live our social lives online. We know what we should be because we …

9 Better Ways to Do a Push-Up

The standard push-up is one of the most essential strength moves you can master. It works your chest, arms, abs, glutes, and even your upper back. …

How to Know When You're Masturbating Too Much

A historian, a doctor, and a sex therapist talk about what we talk about when we talk about masturbation.<p>In the fifth installment of his <i>My Struggle</i> series, Norwegian author Karl Ove Knausgaard writes about the first time he masturbated. He was in a bathroom, face-to-face with a photo of a buxom, …

Community Health

'She was making her stand': image of Baton Rouge protester an instant classic

Photo which shows Iesha L Evans standing still in the face of two Louisiana state troopers in riot gear has drawn comparisons to other historic protest images<p>As tens of thousands of people protest with renewed vigor following the police shooting deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling and …

Law Enforcement

10 Essential Imaging Tools For Successful Bloggers

Blog posts with images get 94% more views, and visuals increase both the time spent on posts and social shares…<p>So why are so many bloggers resistant …

Infographics

Self-published authors may be no worse off than the rest of us

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the flood of self-published books that don't get accounted in the statistics one reads about e-books. In response, I heard from several self-published authors, most of them writing fiction, who exist in this near-invisible economy, and exist quite well. I spoke …

The Power of Cautionary Questions: Neil Gaiman on Ray Bradbury’s ‘Fahrenheit 451,’ Why We Read, and How Speculative Storytelling Enlarges Our Humanity

“Ideas, written ideas, are special. They are the way we transmit our stories … from one generation to the next. If we lose them, we lose our shared history. We lose much of what makes us human.”<p><i>“The important thing,”</i> Ursula K. Le Guin wrote in contemplating the cultural role of speculative fiction …

Literature

WATCH LEARN: Bench Press, Squat and Deadlift Mistakes, Fixed

Photo: Thinkstock<p>It's easy to get overwhelmed by all the unsolicited fitness advice out there, so I'll let you in on a little secret: Muscle-building …

How Bodybuilders REALLY Get Ripped

An Inside Look at a Pro's Cutting Cycle<p>Editor's Note: T Nation was approached by an IFBB pro bodybuilder who wanted to write anonymous articles for …

Fitness

How Akira sent shockwaves through pop culture and changed it

Ask anyone – Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 film <i>Akira</i> is largely considered the most important animation of all time. OF ALL TIME, Kanye West will tell you. It served as a visual ammo for his video for “Stronger”, some of its signature graphics recreated exactly as they appeared in the film.<p>One of <i>Akira</i>’s …

These 4 Major Paradigm Shifts Will Transform The Future Of Technology

For the past fifty years or so, technology has followed a fairly predictable path. We squeeze more transistors onto silicon wafers, which makes chips more powerful and devices smaller. Manual processes become automated, productivity increases and life gets better. Rinse and repeat.<p>Today, we’re at …

Innovation

5 Things I Learned From a 50-Day Meditation Streak

<i>My 50-day meditation streak, happily quantified by the Calm app.</i><p><b>Like so many of us, I'm an overthinker.</b> My mind whirrs mercilessly, day and night. Therefore, for years I've been saying, "I really should start meditating." I "knew" it would benefit me, but the thought of trying to get rid of my …

Is Cardio Necessary for Super-Low Body Fat? | Men's Health

But there’s one more part of their program, and it involves something the average meathead doesn’t like to think about: cardio. We know anecdotally that bodybuilders do a lot of it. But is it absolutely necessary?<p>“I think it is,” says Christian Finn of muscleevo.net, a veteran fitness expert who’s …

Ben Franklin's Secret to Becoming a Better Writer

When Benjamin Franklin was a boy, he yearned for a life at sea. This worried his father, so the two toured the various trades in 18th-century Boston …

7 Ways to Overcome Your Procrastination and Finish Writing Your Book

By Jan Yager for IndieReader<p>I recently had dinner with a friend of mine who is trying to finish a book that she's been working on for many years. She asked my advice on how to finish her manuscript.<p>As the author of more than 40 books, I thought she might find it comforting if I told her that I too …

The Ultimate Park Bench Workout | Men's Health

Perform 10 reps per side of each of the following exercises, resting only when necessary. That’s 1 round. Do 5 to 10 rounds.<p>1. Single-leg hip thrusts<br>2. Bulgarian split squats<br>3. Feet-elevated pushups<br>4. Alternating stepup jumps

Here's the workout Michael B. Jordan used to get in insane shape for his boxing movie, 'Creed'

But the "Rocky" franchise brought it up another level. The physiques of Carl Weathers as Apollo Creed and Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa (who by the third film looks ridiculously cut) was the inspiration for many during the exercise craze in the late 1970s to early '80s.<p>Now the bar has been …

Tips to Get Absolutely Shredded | Men's Health

How’d Montgomery do it? He put together the dream team.<p>The trainer: Alex Viada, a mutant of fitness hailing from North Carolina. He deadlifts 700 pounds, runs ultra marathons, and has coached over 400 athletes, from special forces soldiers to Ironman triathletes.<p>The nutritionist: Trevor Kashey, …

Jake Gyllenhaal’s "Southpaw" Workout Routine KOs All Other Workout Routines

Jake Gyllenhaal’s "Southpaw" Workout Routine KOs All Other Workout Routines

The 30-Minute Stepup Workout | Men's Health

Gaddour has broken up the workout into three 10-minute segments. Each section features a new stepup variation to improve your speed (minutes 1 to 10), strength (minutes 11 to 20), or stamina (minutes 21 to 30). Watch Gaddour demonstrate each one in the video above.<p>By the time 30 minutes is up, …

Boosted Dual+ 2000W Electric Skateboard – Advanced Electric Vehicle Technology

Get the feel of snowboarding even when you’re riding through the city or campus on this Boosted Dual+ 2000W Electric Skateboard. It uses a lithium …

Electric Vehicles

The Most Well-Rounded Workout of All-Time

If you’re interested in putting on some serious size, the most well rounded workout of all time is one that encompasses multiple major muscle groups …