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How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Did you miss totality? Relive the solar eclipse’s climax in this 3-minute video

MADRAS, Ore. – Some skywatchers spend thousands of dollars on telescopes, cameras and other hardware to document a solar eclipse. John E. Hoots did …

The case against cover systems in modern shooters

How games are limited by stop and pop<p>This video from Turbo Button explains how cover systems are a natural result of modern games with hitscan weapons, limited mobility and regenerating health. Cover systems make sense when paired with things developers think we want in games, which is why we’ve …

A US defense contractor developed a drone that can fire a sniper rifle

A US defense contractor has developed a consumer-sized sniper drone which it says could save the lives of soldiers and civilians on the battlefield, but some are voicing concerns, Popular Mechanics reported.<p>Duke Robotics, a Florida-based defense contractor, developed the TIKAD sniper drone, and …

Human Rights

Sen. John McCain diagnosed with brain tumor after recent surgery

Arizona Sen. John McCain, whose absence from Washington forced Republicans to abruptly cancel a vote on healthcare legislation, announced Wednesday night that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer.<p>After a procedure Friday in Phoenix to remove a blood clot above his left eye, a pathology report …

Destiny 2 beta glitch gives you infinite super attack (update)

Well, that should help<p>The <i>Destiny 2</i> beta is no joke when it comes to difficulty, even for Destiny veterans. The Cabal Red Legion is a force to be reckoned with — as are their shield generators — and you may find yourself wishing you had some better gear (or perhaps some power ammo for your sniper …

This Boyfriend Had The Most Perfect Response To His Girlfriend's Selfies

Ah, young love.<p>It takes a special man to appreciate a lady with a mean selfie game. Nathan Urias is one of them.<p>Late last week, his girlfriend Rozaline Siordia posted an amazingly sweet text conversation the couple of three months had recently. Siordia, 18, was about to take off all her makeup for …

6 Bodyweight Workouts That Actually Build Muscle

IT CAN BE tempting to head into the gym and immediately start pounding the heavy iron. But we’re here to tell you that a bodyweight routine will work …

How to Look Jacked in 3 Weeks

Deadline Training & Nutrition<p>The Question<p>If you had an event coming up in just a few weeks and wanted to look your very best, how would you change …

Luc Besson’s New Sci-Fi Blockbuster ‘Valerian’ ‘Financed Like an Indie’

It costs a lot to create visions on the scale of Luc Besson’s, but not as much as you think. A behind-the-camera article by <i>WIRED</i> reveals that the director’s most impressive tricks in adapting this graphic novel into the movie “Valerian” have nothing to do with CGI – rather, it’s his financial …

Here’s what NASA could accomplish if it had the US military’s $600 billion budget

NASA has been a household name for Americans since the '60s when it achieved the seemingly impossible, landing humans on the Moon.<p>Since then, NASA has explored other alien surfaces like, Mars and Saturn's moon Titan, as well as flown by every planet in our solar system.<p>It has achieved so much on a …

Space Science

Two-player do-it-yourself pinball machines doubles up the fun

Pinball is making a comeback, but how do you make it twice as fun? Make it a two-player game, of course. (Full disclosure: We’re not totally sure …

Watch a High-Speed Train Race a Fighter Jet

If you don’t live in a country where high-speed trains are common, you might not realize how fast they can really go. Traveling at just shy of 200 …

The science of getting people to change their minds

How do we get others to change their minds? That is the question many of us are asking in this polarizing social and political climate, where the …

Not Getting Bigger? Try These Brutal Bodyweight Supersets

Back<p><b>A. Wide Grip Barbell Row:</b> <i>8-12 reps</i><p>Load a barbell with moderate weight. Hinge at the hip and grab the bar with a flat back. Make sure to take an …

Russia develops military exoskeleton to give soldiers superhuman capabilities

Any sci-fi flick or video game showing a futuristic battlefield is always filled with soldiers wearing advanced high-tech armor and all manner of …

If a nuclear bomb explodes, these are the emergency supplies you should have prepared or grab on the run

North Korea on Tuesday reportedly launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile— a rocket capable of traveling more than 3,400 miles with a weapon on top. The feat suggests that the isolated country, one of nine nations that together wield more than 14,900 nukes, could strike …

Nuclear Energy

These 9 Things Are Proven To Make You Happy

From our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity</i> …

How Putin Tricked Trump Into a Game He Can’t Win

The Russian president already knows Trump better than Trump knows himself.<p>On Friday morning, <b>Donald Trump</b> will meet with <b>Vladimir Putin</b> in Hamburg. This should scare the bejesus out of everyone everywhere, including Russia. This will not end well. At best, it will end inconclusively, and nothing …

Not Getting Bigger? Try These Brutal Bodyweight Supersets

Everyone likes being able to throw around heavy weight. But if you’re concentrating on strength-building, low-rep movements, you aren’t necessarily …

Helmut Kohl's son calls funeral plans 'unworthy' of legacy'

The elder son of Germany's legendary chancellor Helmut Kohl, who died last week, called on Friday the plans for his father's funeral "unworthy" of a man considered the father of German reunification, further enflaming a family feud with his stepmother.<p>"I find the latest developments not worthy of …

MAX HAWDCORE — zizino: Ball is life

This Intense Video Will Make You Really, Really Want To Go Kiteboarding

Fly over land, surf the water, repeat.<p>Any sport that enables you to fly over land and glide on water has our attention.<p><i>Damn</i>, you look fun, kiteboarding.<p>In a video posted May 28 to YouTube, professional kiteboarder Sam Light makes it look like a dream.<p>Watch Light take wing and then touch down for a …

Kiteboarding

7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Was 21

A successful serial entrepreneur shares the wisdom at 40 he wished he knew then.<p>As I enjoy my 40th year on this planet, it's an exciting time to look back and think of the many, many mistakes I've made along the way. Ok, well, maybe I wouldn't describe that as exciting, but it is certainly valuable …

9 Things You Should Never Say to Your Kids (If You Want Them to Be Happy and Successful)

Experts warn these common phrases could be harming your kids.<p>When I was growing up, my father would always tell the story of how, in his pre-child days, he vowed never to tell his kids "Because I said so." Having hated the phrase himself, he promised himself he would never use it.<p>Nevertheless, one …

16 things you need to let go of if you want to be successful

When it comes to achieving success, there’s a lot of focus on the things that you need to add to your life, like learning a new skill or finding a …

Warner Bros. thinks The Matrix needs a reboot

Having apparently missed the franchise’s various messages about futile cycles, unproductive patterns, and humanity’s soul-destroying tendency to keep …

Movies

How Leicester's 'English' performance stunned Sevilla and why Samir Nasri fell for the oldest trick in the book

Where the match was won and lost<p>Craig Shakespeare was a lesser-known character in last season’s fairy tale but this result will elevate him into the national spotlight. Shakespeare got his tactics spot on here, with a performance that had all the hallmarks of their Premier League title …