Brian Watson

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Special Forces Commandos Eat Like This To Build Muscle & Drop Fat

Your nutrition has a massive effect on your athletic performance and your aesthetics. Coming from a background of competitive gymnastics, soccer, …

Special Forces

Nightmare wasp species wields a giant stinger

Most of us have a healthy fear of wasps, the angrier cousins of bees.<p>Now most of us can also be thankful we don't share a habitat with a newly discovered wasp species found in the Amazon that has a jaw-droppingly large stinger.<p>Researchers from the University of Turku in Finland were surprised by …

Robot Cheetah can mount ledges and climb stairs without looking

A 90-pound, four-legged robot built by engineers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) can climb stairs littered with obstacles, leap, and restore its balance when yanked or shoved, all while essentially blind.<p>Instead, Cheetah 3 “feels” its way through its surroundings using “blind …

Seed Saving 101: 10 Things to Know If You Want to Start Saving Seeds

As your garden starts producing fruit, keep this information in mind if you want to start saving seeds.Beans. That’s right. If you want to start …

20 Tough Rich Froning CrossFit Workouts Every Athlete Should Try | Page 3 of 5

<b>Rich Froning CrossFit Workouts – WORKOUT 12</b><p><b>A.M.</b><p>AMRAP* for 20 minutes<br>• 5 x squat clean (185 lbs)<br>• 10 x push-up<br>• 15 x pull-up<p>A post shared by richfroning …

5 Things You Never Knew About Psychopaths in the Workplace

Here's one: CEOS are three times more likely to be psychopaths than the general population.<p>Think you know all about psychopaths? (Think you work with someone who is a psychopath?)<p>Maybe you <i>do</i> know a lot about psychopaths -- but maybe you don't.<p>Here are five things you probably never realized:<p>1. …

Psychology

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Look at This Solar-Powered Robot Weed-Picker

By Dan Nosowitz<p>There are many high-tech potential solutions, but one of our favorites is the ecoRobotix robot: a solar-powered, automated robotic …

VIP Protection and Varying Cover | UF Pro's Guide to Tactical Shooting

We never get tired of the term <i>Violence of Action –</i> here’s the first installment of the UF Pro Pro’s Guide to Tactical Shooting. Check it out.<p>This is …

Self Defense

Spotify likely launching an in-car audio device on April 24

Android Central<p>Back in February, we told you about how Spotify was on the hunt for someone to head up product development of some sort of hardware device. Initially, we speculated that the device in question would be some sort of smart speaker to compete against the Amazon Echo and the Google …

Scott Brown

10 Strategies Smart People Use to Handle Difficult People

Stress-relieving techniques for dealing with difficult people.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that …

Emotional Intelligence

11 tips everyone should know about staying safe, according to self-defense coaches

When was the last time you went for a run and didn't once think about someone jumping in front of you? How about searching for your car in a parking garage … do you always feel safe doing that?<p>Knowing how to defend yourself if someone attacks you might not be something you think about often. But …

Martial Arts

5 scientifically proven ways to reduce muscle soreness

What you can do today to be back in the gym tomorrow.<p>“This is going to hurt tomorrow.” We’ve all said it after a particularly grueling workout or return to the gym after an extended break.<p>Delayed onset muscle soreness, commonly referred to as DOMS, describes the muscular pain and stiffness that …

Muscle

This is how long cannabis stays in the body after you've smoked it

New figures have revealed cannabis is the West Midlands' favourite drug, with a spike in the amount seized by police last year.<p>Cocaine is a close …

What To Do If You Fall Through Ice

Kenton Whitman of ReWild University gives a live demonstration of what to do if you fall through ice. This important lesson could save your life.

Survival Garden Seed Kit

Price: $17 | BuySomething we never thought about putting into our bug-out bag, but that makes perfect sense. Open Seed Vault’s pack includes appx. …

Survivalism

Max Velocity Tactical - The Warrior Mindset And Training Progression

<i>This is a follow up post to Max Velocity Tactical’s The Warrior Mindset and Firearms Culture, which can be viewed here. This blog post is published</i> …

Self Defense

Smart glasses are coming this year, and I'm not ready

Roughly five years after the unveiling of Google Glass, it looks like hardware brands are getting close to bringing a consumer-friendly pair of smart glasses with an augmented reality display to the market.<p>Rochester, New York-based Vuzix unveiled its Blade glasses at this year’s CES, and hopes to …

The US spent $120 million on a robotic arm, then gave it to someone for a year

Johnny Matheny is the first person to live with an advanced mind-controlled robotic arm. Last December, researchers from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab delivered the arm to Matheny at his home in Port Richey, Florida. Aside from the occasional demo, this is the first time the Modular Prosthetic …

Robotics

The world's first 'smog vacuum cleaner' can suck up air pollution and turn it into jewelry

The air we breathe is not as clean as it once was. And in many cases, it is getting worse.<p>On high-smog days in Kraków, Poland, the city's air pollution can reach six times that of safe levels. And in the United States, about 4 in 10 people live in counties that have unhealthy levels of either ozone …

Pollution

How to Clean Old Vinyl Records Using Wood Glue

Palm Springs, California author Eric G. Meeks made a great video where he demonstrates how to clean and repair old vinyl records using wood glue.<p>A …

Vinyl Records

Compact Portable Blacksmithing Forge Kit Hits Kickstarter

Blacksmiths or those looking to start in the skill and are searching for a portable blacksmith forge may be interested in a new Kickstarter project …

Boston Dynamics SpotMini: The Robot That Could Replace Your Dog

And you don't even have to house train it.<p>Put simply, SpotMini is a robot dog made by Boston Dynamics, the SoftBank-owned robotics firm that’s doing …

FDA-approved robotic exoskeleton magnifies wearers’ strength tenfold

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently gave its stamp of approval to Cyberdyne, and now, it has officially made its way to the …

Robotics

3 of the craziest bulletproof body armor advances of 2017

Slime, foam, glass <b></b>— <b></b>not the typical ways to stopping bullets cold, yet all three at the base of the most outstanding body armor breakthroughs of the year.<p>In 2017, the U.S. military pioneered the use of an ages-old creature’s slime as body armor, created ultra-light, glass-like material that could be …

Product Review: SunJack Portable Solar Array

For preppers, survivalists and others desiring to have other means of electricity when the grid goes down, solar has always been a valid means of …

How to Cut Rope in an Emergency Without a Knife

How to Read a Map

“Once you’re outdoors, you can’t rely on technology anymore,” says Christiaan Adams, developer advocate for Google Earth. Being able to read a good old-fashioned paper map is one of the most fundamental outdoor skills. In case you never learned or need a refresher, here are the basics.<p>(Want to …