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The End of the Joint As We Know It

Willie Nelson may be a legendary country musician, but he is first and foremost the world’s most famous joint ambassador. Legend has it that he once …

Cannabis

Hydra and the Quest to Understand Immortality

The Hydra, a small freshwater invertebrate, is an advantageous model organism for regenerative biologists. Named after the serpent from Greek …

Biology

An 87-year-old millionaire buried treasure in the Rockies—and he’s offered one main clue

Somewhere in the Rockies, in the roughly 1,000 miles between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Canadian border, may be a treasure chest worth millions. …

Archaeology

I'm doing everything right, but I'm still not losing weight. What's going on?

These common mistakes may be preventing you from hitting your weight loss goal.<p>Rewind three-and-a-half months to January. You’ve woken up, feeling the after effects of last night’s celebration, and resolved to make a change in the new year. The goal? To lose weight. Fast forward to today. You’ve …

Fitness

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog, and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

Entrepreneurship

The 30 Best Dream Pop Albums

With many of the lists we’ve assembled over the past few years, the parameters have been clear. To be considered Britpop, for example, a record had to be guitar-based, from the UK, and released during a certain period. We can argue endlessly about what’s a mixtape and what’s an album, but in …

Indie Music

The List of Veggies This Trainer Says You Never Have to Track in Your Macros

Some veggies have so few calories, such as celery and cucumbers, that they're thought of as negative-calorie foods — meaning, your body burns more calories digesting them than actually eating them. And while this isn't entirely true, there is something to the idea that certain vegetables can be …

Vegetables

6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

If You're Not Eating This Food, You'll Never Be Able To Heal Your Gut

If you think all carbohydrates are bad, resistant starch might change your mind. This <i>healthy carbohydrate</i> boasts a ton of gut-healthy benefits. It's …

Nutrition

How to lose weight if you're addicted to food, according to a cognitive scientist who struggled for years

Susan Peirce Thompson struggled for decades to lose weight. She tried everything, from diet books and rigid workout regimens to running a marathon. She even considered having a gastric bypass, an intensive surgery that can involve months of counseling and preparation.<p>Somewhere along the way, she …

Nutrition

The Era of Fake Video Begins

The digital manipulation of video may make the current era of “fake news” seem quaint.<p>In a dank corner of the internet, it is possible to find actresses from <i>Game of Thrones</i> or <i>Harry Potter</i> engaged in all manner of sex acts. Or at least to the world the carnal figures look like those actresses, and …

University of Michigan

The Best Way to Avoid Back Pain? Lift Heavy Things

Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution’s great flaws. After all, around 80% of adults suffer from lower-back pain. What more …

Pain

To Ice or Not to Ice Sports Injuries

The physician who coined the acronym "R.I.C.E" in the late 70s has changed his stance on the importance of using ice on a sports injury. Dr. Gabe …

Immune System

There's no such thing as heart-protecting fat, study finds

A new study busts the myth of the existence of "good" fat that protects against heart disease. In fact, the study looked at the effects of losing …

Diabetes

What Happens “After Keto”?

Google searches for this question have shot up in recent weeks. I’m not surprised. An unprecedented number of people went keto in January purely as a …

Fitness

Are you REALLY Strong? Or Just Barbell Strong?

Try These Lifts and Find Out<p>Beyond the Big Three<p>Most strength training programs emphasize the "big three" – the bench press, deadlift, and squat. …

Workouts

I Fasted For 16 Hours a Day For 6 Months and This Is What Happened

If you've been following my weight-loss journey, you know that I'm big into CrossFit. But after seven months of doing burpees, box jumps, and …

Fitness

"He's a f*cking moron." Robert Mueller is counting on that.

If there's one thing I love, it's watching a master at work. Randy Johnson pitching a no hitter. Michael Jordan soaring through the air, tongue …

Donald Trump

The Biggest Myths About the Resurrection

Everyone has their opinion about what happened that day even if, in many cases, they’re missing some facts.<p>Today is Easter Sunday, the day when …

Theology

Alexa can now take over DVR duties for TiVo, DirecTV, and more

A new update for Alexa will give the Amazon voice assistant even more power in your living room. The Video Skills API update announced on the …

Televisions

How Much Protein Is Actually in Those Ancient Grains You Love?

If you’re on the grain train, then you’re probably very familiar with quinoa and its high protein content: roughly eight grams of it per one cooked cup, to be precise. (Okay, technically quinoa is a psuedograin, like a seed, but we cook and consume it like a grain). But it’s definitely not the only …

Nutrition

8 Cool New Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed

Technology is constantly evolving and with each new day comes a new gadget to make your life a little easier, a lot more enjoyable, and sometimes …

Gear & Gadgets

Magic Leap Ships First Set of Devices Under Tight Security Constraints

Magic Leap Inc. has quietly begun sending its mysterious augmented reality headsets into the wild. A small group of software developers recently …

Augmented Reality

This $11 accessory is the only way to actually keep your AirPods in your ears

We were big fans of Apple’s AirPods for a long time, and we still are… sort of. Apple’s design is for the most part fantastic, and the sound quality …

Tech Trends

This Is How Long You Should Hold A Plank For

The answer might surprise you.<p>If you're holding a plank for 60-second intervals or longer, you're doing it wrong.<p>Plenty of experts say planking for …

Workouts

This Is How Many Reps You Should Be Doing If You're Looking to Get Lean

The key to building lean muscle is strength training. If you've been lifting weights without seeing a transformation to your body composition, you probably aren't lifting the right amount of weight, or doing enough sets, reps, or a combination of the two. POPSUGAR spoke to LA-based celebrity …

Exercise

Top Ten Fasting Myths Debunked — Leangains

First of all, I appreciate the support and help with spreading this article around. I’ve received dozens of emails from people who’ve told me that …

Nutrition

No Known Expiration Date

“Hell, no,” Richard Isaacson bellows when asked whether some form of cognitive decline is inevitable with age, especially for those genetically …

Nutrition

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Exercise