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Taking BCAAs does help build muscle—but don't stop there

A lot of us use some kind of supplement to help gain an edge in life and love—whether it’s to get slightly bigger muscles (whey protein), improve …

Ravens remember people who have done them wrong

<b>Cheat a raven just once and they'll recall your misdoing for at least a month, a new study finds.</b><p>You know how you can fake out a dog with a pretend …

Ultra-High Performance Training

Phil Campbell, the author of <i>Sprint 8 Cardio Protocol</i>, is an exercise physiologist who specializes in speed training. Three decades ago he started experimenting with his own personal training regimen on a high intensity interval training (HIIT) program in order to improve upon anything else then …

Medical Research

A Lazarus Patient And The Limits Of A Lifesaving Stroke Procedure

On July 17, 2014 Kurt Hinrichs, of Gladstone, Mo., went to bed early. As often happens, he woke in the middle of the night. When he tried to get out of bed, he crashed to the floor, which woke his wife, Alice.<p>"At first it was like, 'What's going on?' " Alice says. "Are you dreaming? Are you …

Medicine

You're probably showering way too often

Spring is here. That means longer, warmer days — and, for many people, more frequent showering to wash away the sweat and smells that come with higher temperatures.<p>Here's the thing, though: Your regular showers may be grosser than your sweat.<p>There isn't much research that can tell you exactly how …

Microbiology

Tip: Start Leg Day With This Movement

This warm-up drill will make your hips and joints feel awesome and it'll prepare your muscles for the big lifts to come.<p>Lunges are one of the best …

Exercise

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

Why bees could be the secret to superhuman intelligence

A tool inspired by swarming insects is helping people predict the future - making groups of people smarter than their members are by themselves.<p>Louis Rosenberg thinks he has found a way to make us all a lot smarter. The secret to this superhuman intelligence? Bees.<p>Rosenberg runs a Silicon Valley …

Artificial Intelligence

How to Gain Muscle and Lose Fat at the Same Time

In bodybuilding, there is a common belief that it is impossible to gain muscle and lose fat at the same time. Many bodybuilders believe that you …

Want to build muscle? It’s not what you eat, but when

Studying the human body isn't rocket science – in some cases, it's much harder.<p>"I tell my grad students that we can put a man on the moon, but we still can't come to a consensus on how much protein to give him here on earth," says Dr. Rajavel Elango, a researcher at the University of British …

Life after death ‘confirmed’ by scientists

A recent investigation led by British scientists has discovered that there is indeed more to come <br>after life ends<br>. The large-scale study of over …

15 ways your child's name sets them up for success — or failure

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.<p>So it comes as little surprise then that there is a growing trend among parents called "namer's remorse" — one in five mothers say they regret the name they chose for …

Self-improvement

Here's Literally 16 Animated DC Movies You Should Just Go Watch Right Now

In the lead-up to the release of The Killing Joke, we take a look at some highlights of the lesser-known DC movies.

The Top 5 Animes of Winter 2016 You Should Be Watching

With the Spring Season fast approaching, we wanted to take the time to look over some of Winter 2016’s best animes. With over a hundred animes coming …

Anime

Lamborghini's most outrageous Gallardo yet

Much of the technology introduced in the new car is derived from lessons learned in the Lamborghini Blancpain Super Trofeo race series. The …

Creationists Are Building a Real-Life Noah's Ark

A fundamentalist Christian organization announced the opening of a theme park that features a 510-foot-long, biblically-accurate replica of Noah's Ark. We spoke to the man building the religious version of Disney World.<p>On Thursday in Williamstown, Kentucky, I found myself standing in front of a …

Joel Osteen

Why ‘Back Abs’ Are All the Rage Right Now

Plus, the 6 exercises that will help you chisel them<p>Besides the biceps, the core is the area of the body that every gym rat becomes most obsessed with. A lean midsection has long been the measure of a man’s fitness, sexual prowess, and even work ethic.<p>But have you ever heard of back abs? “Back Abs” …

90-Second Workout

Meizu Pro 5 official with 5.7-inch screen, Exynos 7420

We’ve previously heard rumours that Meizu were set to release one of the first non-Samsung Exynos-powered smartphones and today the company has made these rumours official by announcing the Meizu Pro 5 at an event in China. The smartphone, which is the company’s latest big-screen device, also sees …

Phones

12 ways to get more battery life from your iOS device running iOS 9

Apple's new iOS 9 will make your old iOS device feel like new again with all of the features and screw tightening it brings.<p>But like every new …

The Workout to Get Arms Like Vin Diesel

<b>The Workout to Get Arms Like Vin Diesel</b>How It WorksThe longer the muscles spend working while tensed, the better they adapt to the workload by …

Vin Diesel

10 Anime Series You Need To Watch Before You Die

You'll be glad you did.

THIS Is The Protein Mistake You're Making That's Keeping You From Losing Weight

With all of the buzz surrounding protein’s vital role in weight loss, muscle building, and skin health, you may be tempted to scarf it down in any …

Nutrition

Steroid Users On Soapboxes

False Hope For Sale<p>All You Need is Discipline... and Drugs<p>There are a lot of physique competitors online posting motivational quotes over their own …

Fitness

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>After lathering up a a whole lot, we crown the winning washes.<p>By Adam Hurly1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>The 84-year-old music legend has …

Men's Fashion

Five Must-Watch Anime For Summer 2015

Having reached the halfway point of the Summer anime season, most series currently airing have settled into their groove. For those out there for …

Anime

Here's the disturbing psychology of how doctors get through their day

Attending Surgeon: "Intern, what's the story on this patient?"<p>Resident Intern (replies sheepishly): "This patient is a 51-year-old with a left breast lump, and 17 out of 20 lymph nodes positive for cancer, returning to the operating room."<p>Attending Surgeon (in a very matter-of-fact tone): "Oh, …

Chemotherapy

9 things mentally strong people do every day

In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," psychotherapist Amy Morin writes that your genetics, personality, and life experiences all play a role in your mental strength.<p>Since we know what mentally strong people <i>don't</i> do, we asked Morin about the key habits they do follow.<p>Here are nine …

Self-help