Cam Szarapka

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How Helicopter Parenting Can Cause Binge Drinking

The way some white professionals raise their children is exacerbating an alcohol problem on U.S. college campuses.<p>I was a teenager in the 1970s. It was a different time. We did not drink—or do drugs or have sex—in captivity. We did those things in the wild, away from our parents, in the danger and …

How the DNA Revolution Is Changing Us

Magazine<p>The ability to quickly alter the code of life has given us unprecedented power over the natural world. Should we use it?<p>If you took a glance around Anthony James’s office, it wouldn’t be hard to guess what he does for a living. The walls are covered with drawings of mosquitoes. Mosquito …

CRISPR

This Infographic Lists 128 Words You Can Use Instead of “Very”

Our English teachers told us to avoid the word “very” because it’s weak and vague. They were right, and many times, we use “very” as a modifier for a …

Google's AI researchers say these are the five key problems for robot safety

The robots are perfectly safe; it's you Google's worried about<p>Google is worried about artificial intelligence. No, not that it will become sentient and take over the world, but that, say, a helpful house robot might accidentally skewer its owner with a knife. The company's latest AI research paper …

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

How Drinking Too Much Soda Can Affect Your Body

You probably know that soda isn’t the <i>best</i> thing for your body, but have you ever wondered what would happen if you didn’t drink anything else? These …

Artificial Sweeteners

The Single Best Tip For 9 Classic Exercises

These coaching cues will help you nail every rep and build your best body

Top 10 Seemingly Risky Things You Can Totally Do Yourself

Some things in life—such as fixing your own car or DIY home improvements—might appear dangerous or risky, especially if you’ve never done them before …

Home Improvement

Supersize Your Shoulders with Eccentric Sweepers

This exercise is one of the best ways to trigger growth in your deltoids<p>It’s impossible to miss <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour’s shoulders. They resemble two giant boulders sitting on either side of his head. (Check them out in the video above.)<p>So what's Gaddour's secret to supersized …

The 6 Secrets to Transforming Your Legs—and Ultimately Your Whole Body

Use this as motivation to never skip leg day again!<p>About a year ago, I decided to fully dedicate myself to transforming my legs. Which might sound funny, given that I’m the Fitness Director of <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>But let me give you some context: Here at <i>MH</i>, I specialize in making fitness videos. In fact, …

How to Make Pushups 3 Times More Effective

This is the ultimate way to build raw strength during the exercise<p>You can do pushups the way everyone else does them—as fast as possible, up and down.<p>Or you can do them with a dead stop at the bottom.<p>The latter is more difficult, but it’s a true test of strength. And it’s the way <i>Men’s Health</i> …

20 Women Reveal What They Secretly Want in Bed

Here’s what she’s been too shy to tell you. You may be pleasantly surprised at what she wants to try<p>Most of us feel more awkward talking about sex than we do actually having it. In fact, many couples avoid the subject, says Kristen Mark, Ph.D., a sex researcher at the University of Kentucky. And as …

23 Body Language Tricks That Make You Instantly Likeable

You send people signals all day, without paying attention to them. The way you move your eyes, the way you shake a hand and so on. There are things …

Why That Thing You’re Worried or Angry about Right Now Doesn’t Matter

Are you paying attention to what’s really important?<p>This summer, I visited an old friend on her deathbed. Her <i>literal</i> deathbed. The bed she was lying in and waiting to die.<p>It was exactly as awful as you’d imagine.<p>Her bedroom was cool and dark. Soft New Age music was playing, like you might hear in a …

Talking to Porter Robinson about the fantastical artwork for 'Worlds Remixed'

<b>First off, having also been a former DDR-head, I really enjoyed Worlds, and I thought it was so interesting how much nostalgia there is for that particular sound. I think there's a whole generation of kids, maybe, who first heard dance music, or europop, or that kind of techno construction on Dance</b> …

High Bar Back Squat: A Visual Guide | The Art of Manliness

“Know Your Lifts” is a new illustrated guide series where we’ll show how to perform basic weight lifting exercises. While wearing an oldtime …

What Hiring Managers Wish You Knew About Applying for a Job

Hiring managers play a critical role in deciding which job applicants to interview, the details of the job offer, and whom to hire. So if we should …

Employment

How to Do 20 Perfect Pullups

Follow these steps to correctly do this feat of upper body strength<p>We don’t do chinups at Gym Jones. We do pullups.<p>Most people say the difference between a pullup and a chinup is the direction that your hands face. (For chinups, your palms face in. For pullups, your palms face out.)<p>But we look at …

Sex Tips For Straight Guys From a Bi Girl

You can learn a lot from a woman with boobs who loves boobs<p>Hello, straight men. I like you. You’re fun to hang out with and play pool with and talk to. Hell, I’ve even had sex with some of you and enjoyed it quite a bit.<p>Also? We share a common interest in having sex with ladies.<p>As someone who has …

No, I Can't "Just Relax": How I Learned to Manage My Anxiety Disorder

Last weekend, I went to Dragon Con, the biggest geek party in Atlanta, to party it up with other nerds. On Saturday, I took a break to freak out, …

How To Stay In Love When You Stop Being Infatuated

My years as a student of psychology, literature, poetry, and mythology — plus 35 years as a couples therapist — have taught me that we experience …

9 Foundational Habits Young Men Should Start Now to Raise Themselves Right | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was driving through the place where I grew up – Edmond, Oklahoma – and happened to pass by my old high school. This wasn’t an unusual …

25 Ways to Fix a Sexless Marriage

This is actually great advice for anyone who’s in a relationship<p>Even happily married guys wonder what sorts of itches they’d be scratching if they were to ditch their partner. Their “newly single” fantasy might include long, naked weekends with a Hooters waitress, but the reality is not nearly as …

Raspberry Pi gets an official touchscreen display

Although it's pretty easy to hook up a Raspberry Pi to a screen using its HDMI port, it's not exactly the most portable of solutions (especially if there isn't a TV or monitor around). The Raspberry Pi Foundation recognized this, so it set about finding a "simple, embeddable display" capable of …

The 7 Keys To Incredible Life Success

There was a time in my life, the majority of my youth, when I was a slacker whose primary skill was to find new ways to avoid anything worthwhile. I …

The 15 worst mistakes people make in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects, like not starting to save money, that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are the worst mistakes 20-somethings would be wise to avoid …

Self-improvement

Every iOS Setting You Should Check When You Get a New Phone

Once upon a time, iOS “just worked” out of the box. But over the years, Apple’s introduced all kinds of features to iOS that most of us don’t want to …

Apps