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Rise And Grind: Six-Week Muscle-Building Plan | Bodybuilding.com

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Can you solve these brain teasers written by the NSA’s top mathematicians?

When one thinks of institutions and places that house some of the brightest mathematical minds on the planet, one tends to think of companies like …

Panama Papers reveal offshore secrets of China’s red nobility

Disclosures show how havens such as British Virgin Islands hide links between big business and relatives of top politicians<p>The eight members of China’s Communist party elite whose family members used offshore companies are revealed in the Panama Papers.<p>The documents show the granddaughter of a …

How to Instantly Increase Your Pull Up Max

Pull ups are one of the classic fundamental compound bodyweight exercises. It’s one of the most important upper body and core training exercises, and …

The 17 equations that changed the world

In 2012, Mathematician Ian Stewart came out with an excellent and deeply researched book titled "In Pursuit of the Unknown: 17 Equations That Changed the World.<p>His book takes a look at the most pivotal equations of all time, and puts them in a human, rather than technical context.<p>"Equations …

Equations

Fuel your body: Your guide to what to eat before and after a workout

You’re lifting weights, training for a marathon or cycling through spin class. Whatever your workout may be, your body needs fuel to pull …

Nutrition

Can You Spot All the Moons in This Picture?

NASA is playing a game of Where's Waldo with an image from the Cassini spacecraft.<p>Here you can see two of Saturn's moons, Enceladus and Rhea, above and below the planet's rings, respectively. But what about a third moon, Atlas?<p>Atlas is a mere 19 miles (30 km) across, compared to Enceladus, which is …

The Ten Greatest Steps Of The Last Ten Decades

As 2016 dawns, it’s important to recognize that just a century ago, our perception of the Universe was that:<p>the stars, star clusters and nebulae in our Milky Way made up the entire Universe,<br>• all matter was made up of atomic nuclei and electrons,<br>• the only two forces were gravitation and …

Galaxies

'Ant-Man' might be Marvel's best superhero movie yet

He's not as big, or strong, or superpowered. But as the star of his first standalone film, people might soon look to Ant-Man as their favorite Avenger.<p>The movie is lighthearted in every sense of the word. There's no overwhelming or incoherent plot line, and your enjoyment of the movie doesn't rely …

Chinese Gene-Editing Experiment Creeps Out Scientists

Health news<p>Chinese scientists have caused an uproar by trying to permanently edit the DNA of human embryos — created genetic changes that could be passed along from generation to generation.<p>Their attempt didn’t work very well, but the report, published in a small, online journal called Protein & …

We Finally Know How Long A Day Lasts On Saturn

Figuring out the daily grind<p>Ten hours, 32 minutes, and 44 seconds. That’s how long a day lasts on Saturn. Researchers finally calculated this elusive statistic thanks to a new method developed by Tel Aviv University and published in the journal <i>Nature</i>.<p>Up until now, that exact time has been something …

Astronomy

Pixar's UP Recut as a Horror Film

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Why Are So Many People Nearsighted?

Researchers may have found the answer that could keep glasses off one-third of the world’s population<p>Myopia, or nearsightedness, is reaching epidemic proportions. In the US, over 40 percent of the population needs glasses; estimates suggest that one-third of the world’s population will be …

Solar-powered plane lands in India on 2nd leg of world trip

4-Star Planets, Oceans On Mars, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week