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Tip: This Exercise Beats Squats for Glute Gains

You've seen the squat-booty memes, but the squat came in last for glute activation when compared to two other exercises.<p>Single-leg or unilateral …

Vivo phone shows off first in-screen fingerprint scanner

The tech was rumored to go in the iPhone and Samsung phones, so it's kind of a big deal.<p>Using the world's first phone with a fingerprint scanner built into the display was as awesome as I hoped it would be.<p>There's no home button breaking up your screen space, and no fumbling for a reader on the …

Mobile Technology

These Birds of Prey Are Deliberately Setting Forests on Fire

Even more proof Australian wildlife is nuts.<p>It's pretty hot in Australia right now. A brutal heatwave that's incinerated temperature records …

Birds

Car subscriptions: Ford, Volvo, Porsche, and Cadillac offer lease alternative

A curious trend has taken hold of the automotive community. Until recently, your only options with vehicle ownership were to purchase the car …

Transit

'Monster' planet discovery stuns scientists

Astronomers have discovered a planet the size of Jupiter orbiting a star that’s only half the size of the sun — a celestial phenomenon that contradicts theories of planet formation.<p>NGTS-1b, a massive, 986-degrees-hot ball of gas revolving around a red M-dwarf star 600 light years from Earth, is the …

Universe

The 15 Sexiest Erotic Thrillers

Sexy and scary, in equal measure

The One Anti-Inflammatory Protein You Should Eat For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

Is your sleep fractured? Do you get totally stressed? Us, too! Major lack of shuteye plus an overdose of stress can lead to weight gain, but there’s …

Ford made a trucker hat that might save drivers' lives

Truck driving is an exhausting job that requires constant attention to the road. Falling asleep during long stretches is an occasional -- and sometimes lethal -- concern. That's why Ford helped develop the SafeCap, a hat that senses head movements associated with sleepiness and wakes the driver up …

Automotive Industry

Concerned about inflammation? These foods may help

There's a lot of talk about inflammation and anti-inflammatory diets -- but there's also a lot of misinformation and confusion surrounding these nutrition buzz words. Many people aren't quite clear on what inflammation is and why we should be concerned about it. And then there are the plentiful …

Nutrition

Mail-Order CRISPR Kits Allow Absolutely Anyone to Hack DNA

“We aren’t going to get sick, are we?” my roommate Brett asked me. He cringed as I knelt down and stuffed a plate of <i>E. coli</i> bacteria—which came as …

Genetics

Science Says This Is the Best Motivation to Exercise

If you play well with others, then it might be time to get tough. Friendly social support makes you work out <i>less</i> often, while cutthroat competition …

Exercise

Neanderthals Were Screwed From the Very Start, Say Scientists

They were never going to outlast humans.<p>The only living evidence of Neanderthals today is in the genomes of human beings. Scientists approximate that …

Humanity

2 Reasons Your Arms Stopped Growing!

What’s going on Nation! Today, I’m going to address two reasons why your arms have stopped growing.<p>More specifically though, we will be focusing on …

Creepy Law Of Attraction: Woman Uses Her Bodily Fluid To Attract Men And The Perfume Concoction ‘Works’

The Law of Attraction has taken on a new spin. First, women inserted glitter pills into their vaginas, and now, the latest odd news involves an …

Soon, Your Streets Will Be Watching You

Michael Driver<p>Driver surveillance was designed to make streets safer and more efficient. But what else could be done with the data that shows what we’re like on the road?<p>We live in the era of mass surveillance. Most of what we do is carefully tracked: the websites we visit, the way we spend our …

Driverless Cars

Scientists say they can measure your charisma with only 6 questions

I have a select few friends I would call genuinely charismatic — the rest are kind, and/or funny, and/or outgoing, but aren't <i>quite</i> there yet.<p>The thing is, I can't tell you exactly how I made that distinction. It's more of an intuitive judgment.<p>But a team of researchers at the University of Toronto, …

Psychology

4 Anti-Inflammatory Detox Drinks Docs Swear By To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Getting rid of belly bloat is as easy as sipping a drink. Try these tasty quenchers from Dr. Luiza Petre, MD, director of the Medi-Weightloss …

Ditch the Barbell for Big, Healthy Shoulders

5 Single-Arm Exercises You Gotta Try<p>When Dorian Speaks, You Listen<p>Six-time Mr. Olympia champion Dorian Yates once said, "Shoulder width is an …

Physicists Just Discovered Such an Explosive Type of Fusion They Almost Hid The Results

"Luckily, it is a one-trick pony."<p>A pair of physicists discovered a new kind of fusion that occurs between quarks – and they were so concerned with …

Why Your Grip Is Weak—and How to Fix It

Ever drop a loaded barbell or slip off the pull-up bar because your grip gave out before the rest of your body? If so, you’re in good company. …

Workouts

A 3,700-Year-Old Babylonian Clay Tablet Is Believed To Contain The World’s First Trigonometry Table

A new study reveals that a 3,700-year-old Babylonian clay tablet contains what is thought to be the oldest known trigonometry table in the world, …

Mathematics

The 10 Most Annoying Things People Do at the Gym

Motivating yourself to get to the gym is hard enough. If you carve time out of your day to get there and people are acting like jerks, it’s enough to …

Exercise

Steroid-using celeb bodybuilder dies two weeks after falling into coma

Elite bodybuilder Rich Piana has died, according to his estranged wife, who said she was “in tears” as she paid a touching tribute to her ex.<p>Fellow …

Los Angeles

5 moves to get the abdominal V-shape you’ve always wanted

Six-packs? So 2016. Biceps? Give us a break. This year, people are drooling over a muscle you might not have known existed.<p>The transversus abdominis …

Workouts

The full Post-TI7 Dota 2 roster shuffle tracker

The weeks following The International are always the trickiest for most teams in <i>Dota 2</i>, as each one must work through their post-event reflections …

These 3 Exercises Are a Waste of Time

Here's What To Do Instead<p>Brainwashed<p>People love majoring in the minors, especially when it comes to "functional training." I get it. Bullshit …

Biomechanics

Muscles: Use them or lose them

If you don’t exercise now—and keep exercising—by the time you're 70 your muscles will have shrunk beyond recognition. There’s room for hope, …

The 5 Ab Exercises You're Doing Wrong

...And How to Do Them Right<p>Abs are revealed in the kitchen, but they're built and strengthened in the gym. You can't uncover what's not there. And …

Tip: The 5 Principles of Arm Training

Not many lifters follow all five of these... and maybe that's why big arms are pretty rare. Check out the list here.<p>The 5 Arm-Building Principles<p>1 – …

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

Workouts