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'Grand Theft Auto' has never looked this good

Even though blockbuster game "Grand Theft Auto V" is nearly four years old, some players are making it look better than ever.<p>Just look at this madness:<p>How's this possible? Simple! Take the PC version of the game and apply a single, ridiculously impressive modification. Check it:

Grand Theft Auto

Think Positive: Proven Tools for Lifting Out of a Bad Mood

It might seem in the midst of a bad mood that there’s not much you can do to change it. You feel lousy and the last happy moment you had is hardly at …

Happiness

I Tried Natural Deodorant For 6 Months, Here's What Happened

Nowadays, it's totally normal to incorporate green or eco-friendly products in almost all aspects of your daily life, from all natural beauty products to chemical-free household cleaners and everything in-between. Me? I'm a sucker for anything all-natural. But for me, one area that I've had trouble …

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

We asked some of our favorite chefs for twelve essential techniques, plus advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning,</i> …

Living Rooms

The Minimalist's Guide to Eating Well on a Budget

If you are on tight food budget but want to eat in a way that supports a healthy body composition, you’re in luck. <b>Having less to work with is</b> …

8 Herbs and Veggies You Can Regrow From Kitchen Scraps

<i>by Shelbi Stoneback, associate director of customer experience at Rodale</i><p>Did you know that you only need a jar and some water to get start growing more food from your very own kitchen scraps that you might otherwise toss?<p>When I told a coworker about this story, her response was, "Wait--that's like …

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism (Backed by Science)

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body.These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning.However, the word</i> …

6 Biceps Exercises You Should Be Doing

Complete Biceps Training for Maximal Growth<p>The Big Mistake<p>When it comes to training the biceps, simply doing more sets and reps won't cut it. The …

Researchers Create Matrix-Like Instant Learning Through Brain Stimulation

You know Kung Fu. Researchers at HRL Laboratories have discovered that when you use transcranial direct current stimulation to send the brain activity of commercial and military pilots into the heads of novice pilots, subjects can essentially learn to fly in a realistic flight simulator.<p>The …

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science | Inc.com

Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel better.<p>But science suggests there are a few serious flaws in that reasoning. One, not only does …

Happiness

Just When We Thought There Were No New Ways to Cook an Egg...

Just when we thought there were no new ways to cook an egg, along came this soft-boiled meal in a cup.<p>Who wouldn’t want to be coddled? The word alone conjures up visions of fluffy down comforters piled high on feather beds and amiable assistants whose entire life’s work is devoted to fluffing up …

Breakfast

The 6 Worst Workouts At the Gym

<i>By Bill Bradley for GQ.</i><p>Everyone likes to preach about the best workouts. (How much can you squat, bro?) But part of a good workout is also understanding what constitutes the worst things at the gym--from ineffective to a straight-up injury risk--and what to steer clear of. In an effort to help you …

Art, Science, and Folklore Tackle the Mysteries of Human Consciousness

Delve into the oddities of human consciousness at 'States of Mind,' a new exhibit at London's Wellcome Collection.<p><i>Still from Squeezed by Shadows, 2013, Carla MacKinnon © the artist</i><p>Human consciousness: it's something we all share (some of us more than others), yet barely understand. It's a tricky …

Martial Arts (Body) Weight Workout: Improve your Strength, Endurance and Speed!

Martial Arts

Kumite Training with Sensei Gyula Büki, 7th Dan Shotokan Karate

Karate

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Old style karate, top 12 ways it differs from modern karate.

<i>“Hoping to see Karate included in the physical education taught in our public schools, I revised the kata to make them as simple as possible. Times</i> …

17 Make-Ahead Vegetarian Casserole Recipes to Enjoy on Meatless Mondays

If there’s a one-dish answer to all those #MeatlessMondays when you just don’t have enough time to cook after work, vegetarian casserole recipes are it. That’s right, no more dissatisfied Monday nights spent eating potato chips in bed because that stir-fry just didn’t cut it. Vegetarian casseroles …

Cooking

How an evangelical creationist came to accept evolution.

Scientists announced in September that they had discovered a huge cache of ancient hominid bones deep in a cave in South Africa. The bones, …