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The 30 Best Summer Road Trips

Get ready to hit the road.<p>Summer is almost here, which means it’s time to pack the car and hit the road. This year, in particular, is a great time to …

The best whisky cocktail recipes

When one thinks of a whisky cocktail, odds are one thinks of a drink made with rye or bourbon. But the whiskies of the British Isles work just as brilliantly.<p>While I’d usually use a blended spirit, many barsmiths will mix with single malts, and they are very specific about their choices. Most of …

Make the World's Best Taco

It’s an astonishment—a taco that makes me wonder what it is I’ve been eating for the entirety of my life and calling a taco.<p>The tortilla, made from fresh masa—a dried-corn dough—and lifted moments ago from a griddle, is as rough and hillocky as the surface of a Neapolitan pizza. It tastes like …

10 training tips to build a massive chest

1. Train the muscle not the movement<p>"To develop muscle, you want to fatigue your pecs safely without any jerking or extreme movements," says Simon …

37 Whole30 Recipes That Everyone Will Love

A variety of breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks to keep you going all month.<p>But what does that mean, exactly? In a nutshell, it's a 30-day elimination diet, during which you eat meat, seafood, lots of vegetables, some fruit, and healthy fats like avocados, nuts, seeds and unrefined oils. …

10 schoolboy mistakes you're making in the gym

If you're wondering why the herculean assault on the treadmill and weight rack haven't yielded the promised results, perhaps these schoolboy errors are to blame ...<p>1. THE MISTAKE: RESTING FOR TOO LONG<p>Still fiddling with Twitter between sets? You’re ruining your results. True, if you’re trying to …

THE TRANSITION: Build a Barrel Chest, Triple-Sized Triceps, and Lean Abs

Program designer Michael Beringer demonstrates the Chest, Triceps, and Abs <b>TRANSITION WORKOUT</b>. For all the details on the program, go to …

Your Fitness, Psychology And Behavior Questions, Answered.

<i>ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week.</i><p>This week, we sought out simple answers to tough health questions. While such questions require a degree of nuance -- if they didn't, they wouldn't be tough, right? -- consider this an at-a-glance jumping off point to explore the research in more …

28 Days to Massive Arms Workout Program

Let’s get one thing straight: the arms are small muscles. And we’re not just talking about your arms the way they appear now—no offense. The biceps …

Measure your muscle and fat anywhere with Skulpt Chisel | Ars Technica

The $99 device uses EIM to tell you how strong your muscles really are.<p>It can be hard to see progress when you're trying to get fit. Pounds don't fly …

Harvard Medical School

Earth - How many people can our planet really support?

Overpopulation. It is a word that makes politicians wince, and is often described as the "elephant in the room" in discussions about the future of the planet.<p>You often hear people citing overpopulation as the single biggest threat to the Earth. But can we really single out population growth in this …

Geography

The Virus That Could Cure Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and More

In 2004, the British chemist Chris Dobson speculated that there might be a universal elixir out there that could combat not just alpha-synuclein for …

Dementia

The science of great visuals on social media

If you’ve been looking to supercharge your social media strategy, you probably know <b>a lot</b> about the benefits of using images.<p>But, how much do you know about actually creating <b>scientifically shareable images?</b><p>Turns out, there’s tons of actionable, research-backed advice on how to create social media …

9 sneaky psychology tricks companies use to get you to buy stuff

And marketers may not be scientists, but they've mastered the art of using your psychology against you. By exploiting your vulnerability to different style of propaganda, companies can trick you into buying more stuff and paying more for it.<p>We've scoured the research on some of the strategies …

Psychology

LSD could make you smarter, happier and healthier. Should we all try it?

In 1970, Congress dropped psychedelics into the war on drugs. After a decade of Timothy Leary, “The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test” and news reports of gruesome murders, the federal government declared that the drugs had no medical use — and high potential for abuse. The chairman of New Jersey’s …

Imperial College London

15 Habits to Make Yourself Mentally Strong This Year | Inc.com

In business, there are times when you need to be mentally acute to make tough decisions.<p>In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information.<p>In life, there are times when you need to be mentally sharp, to make good decisions fast.<p>In those times …

Self-help

55 Mind-Blowing Quotes About Productivity

What is the difference between a successful person and with a novice? It’s the ability of that one quality which we call “responsibility,” a …

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing<p>Have you ever you wondered how certain people have gotten so successful? Sure you have. A great …

Here are 10 daily habits that could make you a millionaire

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>You have to pay the cost if you want to be the boss.<p>The cost is discipline. No leader can achieve success without …

Self-improvement

Here are the 7 books that Bill Gates says you need to read this summer

It’s almost Memorial Day weekend, and hopefully the sunnier days and warmer weather are inspiring enough to slow down and take a book …

Bill Gates

20 modern classic movies everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

And if you have some time off around the start of the new year, this might be a good time to binge some modern-day classics.<p>With that in mind, I've come up with 20 essential titles from the past 15 years that you should reexamine or, if you've never seen them, delve into.

McDonald's

Six free ways to make yourself smarter in 2016

<b>1. The Science of Happiness</b><p><b>Offered by:</b> University of California, Berkeley<p><b>What</b>: The course provides a “basic overview of what researchers from …

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've compiled a list of books that can …

Books

All the big fat weight loss lies you should know by now

Do you spend your days scouring random websites that give unending tips on weight loss? And no matter how hard you try, the bulge refuses to budge? …

Nutrition

The Irish Startup Taking A Bite Out Of The Booming Health Food Market

Healthy food used to be a niche market, until everyone started becoming more aware of the impact of what they were eating was having on their health and wellbeing. Now it’s gone mainstream, and provided huge opportunities for startups like Dublin-based Wyldsson, an online snack maker for people who …

Entrepreneurship

7 Protein Cookie Recipes for Healthier Snacking

Cookies get a bad rap, but if you find the right recipes, they can be mostly healthy and totally filling. These treats fit the bill and are perfect …

Dessert

The Best Memes And GIFs From This Week’s Episode Of ‘The Walking Dead’

As <i>The Walking Dead</i> speeds toward its season finale next week, the big question on everyone’s mind has been who will end up on the wrong end of Negan’s infamous barbed wire baseball bat. But maybe we were paying a little too much attention to that question.<p>In last week’s episode, Denise died with a …