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11 High-Protein Smoothies With No Protein Powder

5 Exercises Every Fit Guy Must Do

These are the key exercises that you have to be doing, regardless of your specialty.<p>What does it mean to be a “fit guy?” Do you have to bench 300 lbs? Do you have to run a five-minute mile? Do you have to have a six-pack while standing?<p>If it did, I wouldn’t make the cut. Fitness, to me, is being …

Brain Activity Has Been Recorded as Much as 10 Minutes After Death

Doctors can't explain it.<p>Doctors in a Canadian intensive care unit stumbled on a very strange case last year - when life support was turned off for …

How One Man Funded a Championship Racing Career Through Drug Trafficking

Randy Lanier smuggled drugs to fund his racing career. It worked out great. . . until it didn't. Here's his story, as told by the man himself.<p>Randy Lanier's life could be easily mistaken for an episode of Miami Vice.<p>It begins as a tale of a country boy, born in the shadows of where the Civil War …

Training Shoulders For Size Old School Style

Back in the day it was a rule that the delts (shoulders) should be much wider than the waist in order to form that <b>V taper.</b> This was the goal of every bodybuilder back then. This is what all of us strived for and it took a lot of work because genetics wasn't so kind to everyone.<p><b>Structure played and</b> …

I’m a digital nomad—and my first order of business for 2017 is ditching mainstream banks

Few people think banks are fun, exactly. But banking is often seen as an unavoidable part of modern life—preferable, at the very least, to burying money in your backyard.<p>Still, as a dual-citizen freelancer who often travels in Europe and has bank accounts in both the UK and the US, I’ve found that …

FinTech

Healing Powers And Benefits Of Hot Water

Hot water has got therapeutic powers and many benefits which we all know. The Chinese, Indians and people from the Southern Asian countries use hot …

My Fair Lady: A Visual History of the Nissan Z-Car

Four more Galileo satellites enter space

An Ariane 5 rocket will put four more navigation satellites in orbit, bringing the total in Europe's global positioning arsenal to 22. It is a year …

Learning the History of Downeasters at Wesmac Custom Boats

Downeasters, aka lobsterboats, are renowned for their seakeeping ability and classic, thrifty, Yankee good looks. Bred in Maine a century ago, they …

Angels of the Resistance (and a Serial Killer) in Nazi-Occupied Paris

Brave women helped downed Allied flyers escape the Germans. But more than that, they showed Hitler’s white nationalists they would not surrender, …

Christmas Eve

How to Secure Your Home Before Leaving for the Holidays Photos

It’s an unfortunate truth that the holiday season often brings with it a slew of home break-ins and burglaries. Pricey gifts, package deliveries, and traveler-vacated houses make for a seemingly perfect formula for crimes of opportunity. With the rise of ever-more sophisticated home technology, …

Home Automation

Gardening 101: Japanese Maple Trees

Japanese Maple, <i>Acer palmatum</i>: “Raises the Tone”<p>The dark branches and finely traced leaves of <i>Acer palmatum</i> give an air of distinction to a garden or …

How To Influence People Like A Jedi With This Personality Profiler

Gretchen Rubin is a New York Times bestselling author with a track record in teaching us behaviour “hacks”. While researching her last book, ‘Better Than Before’, she uncovered a new personality framework. It’s called the Four Tendencies. And you can use it to revolutionize how you approach your …

Self-improvement

21 Undeniable Signs That You're An Introvert

Have you always felt different? Were you the quiet one in school? Did people ask you, “Why don’t you talk more?” Do they still ask you that today? If so, you might be an introvert like me. Here are 21 signs that you are:<p><b>1. You enjoy spending time alone.</b> You have no problem staying home on a …

Meet John McAvoy, the former criminal who is aiming to become the world’s best long-distance triathlete

It was when he finished his first Iron Man race two years ago that John McAvoy first fully appreciated the value of his unconventional sporting apprenticeship. He had just completed the mega-triathlon – swimming 2.4 miles, then cycling 112 miles before running the full marathon distance of 26.2 …

27 ideas to make your small backyard cosy

Irrespective of size, having a yard at your home is nothing less than good luck! No wonder that these natural areas have the potential to become the …

The best way to fuel your runs might surprise you

Pre-race pasta party? While it might sound great, fueling training runs or getting morning-of energy for a major race is about a lot more than a bowl …

MultiBrief: The myths and realities of sighted vs. point shooting

A common argument in the shooting world for the last half decade has been whether it's better to focus on your threat when shooting or focus on your …

The best GPS running watch

<i>By Jim McDannald</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>We've run with more than 20 GPS running watches over the past three years, and we've found the Garmin Forerunner 230 is the best for both beginners and …

Fitness Technology

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Fleets of Robotic Boats Are Getting Ready to Set Sail - MIT Technology Review

While robots are increasingly getting behind the wheel, they’re also quietly taking control of the tiller.<p>People have been toiling to build small …

Sailing

Everything You Need to Know About K2, the Drug Linked to Mass Overdose

Despite dire warnings about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids, popularly known by names such as K2, Spice, Black Mamba and Kronic, they continue to grow in popularity. Just yesterday, 33 people were rushed to the hospital in Brooklyn, N.Y. with symptoms that suggested an overdose on the drugs, …

Cannabis

Top 7 Muscle Building Supplements | The Zone

What’s the best Way to Gain Muscle?<p><b>Lift weights and eat right.</b><p>These are two fundamental steps when it comes to putting on muscle mass. So many people …

The 20 Most Important Battles of World War II

The clashes that shaped the course of the deadliest war of all time.<p>World War II was the greatest conflict in history, carried out on a scale almost impossible to grasp. In many ways it was the first modern war, in which airpower played a vital role both on land and at sea, but many actions were …

War

Weed Could Be Key in Curing Alzheimer's Disease, So Should Drug Classification of Marijuana Change?

In news that might be counterintuitive to the common experience of how weed affects memory, researchers have shown that marijuana could have …

Marijuana Compound Removes Alzheimer’s Plaque From Brain Cells, Study Finds

Lab data suggests THC and cannabis compounds deserve further testing<p>Alzheimer’s disease may now be added to a list of diseases with promising treatment from cannabis compounds, a new study from the Salk Institute says.<p>While there has been research and trials to use compounds to treat chronic pain, …

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