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Here's what America would be like if the Nazis and Japanese had won WWII

This weekend marks the 71st anniversary of the Allies' D-Day landing at Normandy, France, which ultimately led to the liberation of France from Nazi control.<p>But what if the Allies had never launched their seaborne invasion, leaving Europe in the hands of Hitler and Nazi Germany?<p>Amazon Studios …

Blade Runner

China-US War 'Inevitable', According To State-Run Newspaper

A state–run newspaper in Beijing published an editorial on Tuesday calling war between China and the US "inevitable" if Washington doesn’t stop its …

U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead.<p><b>------------</b><p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>This story says that the …

Military

Don't call them Army! It's 'Army West Point' now

No more separating Army and West Point.<p>After a rebranding process with Nike that took 18 months, the athletic teams of the United States Military …

Fan runs across Chinese GP track, miraculously unhurt

He was apparently running over to the Ferrari pits, wanting to test a car. That's the best way to get to the pits, buddy.<p>Here's an incredibly stupid thing that happened during testing in Shanghai: a man scrambled over a fence and darted across a live track, between two passing cars. I'm not sure …

Do This Twice a Day For Bigger Calves

You don’t have to live with chicken legs<p>If you want to banish your chicken legs, your current routine of 3 sets of 10 reps of a calf exercise isn’t going to cut it.<p>The fix for skinny calves: high-frequency training (HFT), which involves hitting your calves <i>twice</i> a day. Your body adapts to the extra …

5 Bodybuilding Techniques That Have Stood the Test Of Time

Supersize your gains with these tricks of the trade<p>Professional bodybuilders look like testosterone incarnate. Their arms are the circumference of an average man’s thighs. They have 10-pack cobblestone abs.<p>And when they strike a crab pose, their striated muscles and bulging veins look like a Boston …

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

Before you stamp yourself "in shape," make sure you can pass these fitness tests<p>We have a lot of time on our hands, so the other day we looked up "fit" in the dictionary. We read about fit (as in flipping out) and fit (as in what your hat should do) before finally landing on definition number …

11 of the world's most incredible journeys

Up for an extraordinary expedition? Whether by foot, car, boat or train, these adventures will fire up your wanderlust<p>1. Trek with creature comforts, …

South America

IGF-nominated Three Fourths Home comes to Steam this Friday

Bracket Games' Independent Games Festival nominee <i>Three Fourths Home</i> is launching on Steam this Friday, it was confirmed to Polygon.<p>A playable short story, in <i>Three Fourths Home</i> you play as Kelly, a young woman who has just moved back in with her family in small-town Nebraska after college, and after …

AT-6: Possible Future Light Attack Contender

A Beechcraft AT-6 test model in flight. Copyright Beechcraft Corporation.<p>Confronted with the eventual retirement of the A-10 Thunderbolt II, the U.S. …

The Winklevoss twins tell us why they believe Bitcoin will come to dominate global finance

In person, the 6-foot-5, 33-year-old, Olympic-rowers-turned-technology-entrepreneurs are just about distinguishable. But when speaking over a crackling, transatlantic Skype line, they are nearly impossible to tell apart.<p>The twins are gearing up for the launch of their latest project, a super-secure …

Cryptocurrency

The Best Workouts in America

CrossFit Sunset MetConFX<p>If you thought there was nothing new that could be added to your CrossFit repertoire, Ty Vincent, the owner of Crossfit …

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me In My 20s

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Bryan Krahn, BA, CSCS <b><br>Occupation:</b> Trainer, online coach, and fitness writer. <b><br>Location:</b> Calgary, Canada <b><br>Website:</b> bryankrahn.com <b><br>Blog:</b> …

Fitness

The 14 Most Loathsome Figures Of The Second World War

World War II is remembered for its cruelty and ferocious violence, a global conflict that claimed the lives of nearly 60 million people. It was a war …

World War II

Here are some awesome iPhone tricks you’ve probably never heard of

Even if you think you know everything about the iPhone, there’s a good chance you don’t know these five tricks. <i>Business Insider</i> has put together a …

Wimz Headed To The Club Aren't The Only Ones Who Should Accessorize

Is that a heroin addict, or your average powerlifter? The arms look a little big for an average powerlifter.<p>One of the weirdest trends in …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Beginners Guide To Intermittent Fasting: Science And Supplementation

Limiting when you eat can help you lose fat, gain muscle, and make it easier to stick to your diet. Here's how it works and what supplements will …

What Failing at the CrossFit Games Can Teach You About Success

Whether you love or hate burpees, this will help improve your personal records in business too.<p>Would you be happy to be in the bottom 30 percent of any competition? I was delighted last year to come 3551st out of 5062 competitors in my group in the CrossFit Games. On Thursday hundreds of thousands …

Tips on Finding the Best Way to Gain Muscle Mass

Men young and old are always looking for the best way to gain muscle mass so they can have a more appealing physique. But the problem is most men …

Bodybuilding Tips for Hands and Feet

Exercise articles and video usually do well when showing solid training techniques. You can easily find out what body geometry to assume and what …

Workouts

​The Best Fitness Tracker for Every Need

Like many of you, I work in front of a computer. They’re powerful devices, but they also suck your will to live and trick you into never, ever …

Have Americans given up on going to space?

It has plenty of close contenders, but I can't think of a more depressing statistic from the last week than one contained within this survey [PDF] on …

14 Ways to Make Lifting Weights More Effective

People don’t actually ask, “how much you bench?” Well, maybe they do. And maybe they should stop, but that’s besides the point. The perception of …

10 awesome paid iPhone apps that are now free for a limited time (save $55!)

Tuesday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free was a solid one, and some are still available as free downloads if you hurry …