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15 Things You Should Never Say to an Introvert

Introverts aren't magical beings full of sagacious advice who think they're better than everyone else. They make up a pretty big part of the population — one third to half of the population identifies as introverts. Introversion simply refers to the need for time alone to recharge your batteries. …

Self-help

The Best Cable Exercises You're Not Doing

11 Ways to Build Your Back, Glutes, Biceps, and More<p>The Question<p>What's the best cable exercise that most people don't do or don't even know …

Time I

5 Proven Ways to Keep the Muscle Coming

Tested Hypertrophy Essentials<p>Want to gain muscle? Me too. And I've spent two decades chasing muscle gains for myself and my clients. I studied the …

Muscle

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Rare Earth

How the Vietnam war created America’s modern “white power” movement

Read this historian’s origin story of “white power” activism in the US.<p>“They believe in a racial nation that would be transnational in scope ... based on the idea that white people are the chosen people.”<p>That’s how University of Chicago historian Kathleen Belew describes the ideology of the “white …

Political Science

Tip: The PJR Pullover

This elbow-friendly exercise will blast your triceps like nothing else. It's like a hybrid between a pullover and an extension.<p>A couple years ago, …

Workouts

Tip: Neutral-Grip Dumbbell Triceps Extension

Dumbbells beat a barbell for this exercise. You'll get better triceps engagement and a better stretch, which triggers more muscle growth.<p>This isn't …

Muscle

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

Workouts

Seven Types of Atheism by John Gray review – is every atheist an inverted believer?

There has been a rash of books in recent years by thinkers for whom the human race is getting nicer and nicer. Richard Dawkins, Steven Pinker, Matt Ridley and Sam Harris are rational humanists who believe in progress, however many famines and genocides may disfigure the planet. We are en route to a …

Religion

How to Find New Music You'll Actually Like

Some people can dig up great music like magic, or have friends inside the industry who keep them updated. Some people are contented with their weekly …

Soundtracks

George Carlin's Last Interview

Ten days ago, on Friday, June 13th, 2008, I had the extraordinary privilege of talking to George Carlin. As far as I know it was the last in-depth …

Comedy

The Band

The Band. Such a simple name for such a legendary outfit, but also a completely apt piece of definitive musical description; its terseness only …

Universal Music

Tip: Dumbbell Bulgarian Split Squat from Deficit

One way to make an exercise more challenging is to increase the range of motion. Here's an example.<p>Increasing the range of motion is a simple, yet …

Workouts

Tip: Get Twice the Triceps Growth

A new study shows that you can double the rate of triceps growth by using a certain exercise in a specific way. Take a look.<p>Partial Rep Triceps …

Workouts

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

I've spent a lot of time in commercial gyms. After years of observing the madness that often takes place in these fitness factories, I sometimes …

Tip: Don't Do Straight Sets

Want to fire up your nervous system and stay strong from set to set? Try this method.<p>Serious lifters always talk about the endocrine system, the …

Workouts

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Build Sprint Performance With This Perfect Speed Drill Workout

How can you train for sprints when much of your training focuses on endurance? Speed training through speed drills is one way to improve your sprint …

Exercise

Why 'juuling' has become a nightmare for school administrators

The students wait eagerly for their teachers to turn their backs.<p>That’s their cue to reach quietly for a small, sleek device they can easily conceal in their palms. It resembles a flash drive, but instead of computer files, this device stores nicotine.<p>They take a hit, sucking on the device as they …

Public Health

WATCH: Combat veterans explain why the assault rifles they used in combat have no business on the streets

Veterans from the Army, Navy, Marines, Seals and military police joined together with the Veterans For Gun Reform to explain why the assault weapons …

Military

Bill Maher goes after the ‘Washington D-list’ of conservative celebrities

via HBO<p>Bill Maher is getting tired of hearing conservatives complain about celebrities in politics, and responds by destroying many conservative …

Celebrity Gossip

Chris Evans Inspired Workout Program: Train Like Captain America

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Intermediate<p>Program Duration12 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout45-70 …

Exercise

The High-Volume Triceps-Builder Your Arms Need

Are the back of your arms lagging? Add incredible size and definition with IFBB physique pro Brandan Fokken's high-volume muscle-building triceps …

Workouts

Tip: Treadmill Ab Wheel Roll

Yes, this is super weird. But it nails the transverse abdominis (the deep core muscle that's like a natural weight belt) and even the internal …

Workouts

Grand jury indicts 4 in death of university frat pledge

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A grand jury indicted four people Thursday in the death of a Louisiana State University student whose blood-alcohol content was more than six times the legal limit for driving after fraternity members allegedly subjected him to a hazing ritual.<p>The state grand jury issued the …

Crime

Is the ‘Pulp Fiction’ Adrenaline Shot Accurate? A General Surgeon Analyzes 49 Famous Medical Scenes — Watch

Scenes from "The Hangover," "Grey's Anatomy," "The Knick," and more are put to the ultimate test.<p>Would Quentin Tarantino’s famous adrenaline shot …

Tip: The Power Exercise for Delts and Traps

Take a bodybuilding exercise, mix in an athletic movement and what do you get? A new way to add size to your shoulders and traps.<p>It's unlikely that …

How I Finally Kicked My O.C.D.

“You must really love that song,” my mother says, and for a moment my heart stops.<p>Both of us are plainly aware she need not be more specific than that. I attempt to read her body language out of the corner of my eye. Does she know? There’s no way, right?<p>“Yeah, it’s a favorite.” I nod, smiling, …

Mental Health

'Monty Python And The Holy Grail' As A Gritty Drama Will Drive You Coconuts

Someone has cut a new trailer for “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” without a single taunt, newt or “Ni!” and it works surprisingly well.<p>YouTuber Testudo Aubreii made a trailer for the film as a “serious historical drama” for a school project.<p>While it’s not the first attempt at turning the comedy …

Tip: Hit Your Abs and Chest With One Exercise

All you need is big balls. Actually, just one big ball. Check it out.<p>The standard plank isn't an exciting exercise, but it can be a foundational one. …