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Over and over again, the military has conducted dangerous biowarfare experiments on Americans

On September 20, 1950, a US Navy ship just off the coast of San Francisco used a giant hose to spray a cloud of microbes into the air and into the city's famous fog. The military was testing how a biological weapon attack would affect the 800,000 residents of the city.<p>The people of San Francisco …

Whooping Cough

Kilian Jornet: how to run further than you've ever run before

By the time Kilian Jornet hangs up his running shoes, his ever-expanding mountain of medals, trophies and awards will require a topographical map of its own. The 28-year-old Spanish trail runner and ski mountaineer is the best all-round endurance athlete on the planet. He is a six-time winner of …

The 18 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix right now

From shows that delve into the tasty science of gastronomy to those that unmask the mysterious depths of the ocean, there's no shortage of mind-expanding titles to indulge in.<p>But there's a downside to all of that choice: It's <i>a lot</i> to choose from.<p>I polled the Tech Insider team and came up with 18 of …

National Parks

A Subscription Box For People Who Want Less Stuff And Better Design

The lifestyle brand strategist Aja Edmond has created a Birchbox for minimalists.<p>Splitting her time between Los Angeles, New York, and Berlin, Aja Edmond isn’t just a minimalist by choice: luggage only being so large, she’s one by necessity. And she doesn’t think she’s alone. “Everyone talks about …

Minimalism

The 15-Minute HIIT Workout That'll Build Strength—Fast

These days lots of HIIT workouts happen at a frenetic, all-out pace, jumping between exercises without even giving you a chance to wipe the sweat off …

Freelancing

Genius Core Exercises | Men's Health

Take the plank: Most people are familiar with it. And they probably know a few variations, like the side plank or the single-leg plank.<p>But in this video, Gideon Akande, a strength coach and two-time Gold Gloves champion from Chicago, shows you 22 variations of the exercise—from beginner to brutal. …

World's Most Powerful Camera Will Map The Universe

The Department of Energy has given the go-ahead for construction to begin on the world’s largest and most powerful digital camera. Forming the digital ‘eye’ of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST), to be built at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory at Stanford University, the camera will …

Near-Infrared

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Politics<p>The outdoor company, led by founder Yvon Chouinard, is here to fight “evil.”<p>By Rosecrans Baldwin23 hours agoView More<p>Skincare<p>Ten delicious …

Lifestyle

The Microbiome Is Science’s Hot New Kid

‘Microbiome’ is a word you’ve probably been reading everywhere—and it’s only the beginning.<p>As Americans, we love the concept of …

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

Once Overshadowed, the Steel Bike Resurges

“Riding a good steel bike, I tell you, is the closest thing to flying without leaving the planet. Go out there and ride that thing, and see what I …

The Hand-Engraved In America Apple Watch By Made Worn

Long after the first generation Apple Watch is no longer useful as a technology item – being supplanted by subsequent generations of Apple wearables – this hand-engraved Apple Watch is still going to be an appreciable and fascinating work of art. What you see here is the first Apple Watch engraved …

Watches

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …

8 Variations of the Pushup

I've included eight of those variations here. Think you're tough? Try to complete 10 reps of each—80 pushups total—in 5 minutes or less. It's a body-weight challenge that's sure to make you a believer in the power of the pushup.<p><b>Standard Pushup</b><p><b>The benefit:</b> The standard pushup works your chest, …

12-Minute Bodyweight Muscle Burner Workout | Men's Health

That’s why you should always have a super fast, but super effective workout in your back pocket.<p>A workout that you can pull out whenever you’re on the road or too busy to get to the gym or too exhausted for a longer routine. A quick workout that will make you sweat, boost your energy, and make you …

The Burpee Workout: Get Fit Fast With This Simple Exercise | The Art of Manliness

When I played football in high school, my offensive line coach had an exercise he liked to use on us for punishment. When we were caught screwing …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

By Michael Beck, DETAILS<p>It sounds like a bad infomercial: Get ripped in less time! We're conditioned to believe that jaw-dropping, body-transforming results are achieved only by putting in the hours. But if you've been adhering to the muscle-isolating back-and-bi, chest-and-tri gospel, the truth …

Workouts

Improving Your Posture | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week we’re publishing excerpts from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that includes the physical training program used by</i> …

Yoga

Underrated Exercises for Men

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing<p>These movements can make your workout—and your body—better<p>Yes, the headline of this story should probably be “10 Genius Exercises You MIGHT Not Be Doing.” But frankly, that just doesn’t sound as good as the current title. (Imagine that: truth on the Internet!)<p>And …

Increase Agility With WWII Exercises | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This week we’re publishing excerpts from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that includes the physical training program used by</i> …

Extreme Sports

Strong, Fast, and Ripped: The Training Plan

This training program is designed to improve your speed, agility, quickness, and explosiveness. It will make you faster in every direction. And it will help you lose fat and build muscle. So it not only trains you to be a better athlete—but to look like one, too.<p>And yes, it'll also give you one …

Get Ripped Quick with This Simple and Effective HIIT Workout

Staying fit on the road is always a challenge. We’re out of our routines, away from our gym and eating a diet that’s different from usual (let’s be …

The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you’ll never need to pay for a gym membership again.<p>You can work out pretty much anywhere using bodyweight exercise moves.<p>Bodyweight exercises are moves that use only your body’s weight as resistance, such as pushups and lunges — no equipment needed. They’re a staple in many …

The Jelly Legs Challenge

Hammer your lower body and blast more fat with this weekend's fitness test<p>Most men's workouts usually target the mirror muscles—biceps, chest, and abs. But when it comes to building your best body, you can't ignore your lower half. Working your glutes, quads, and hamstrings can boost your …

Muscle

North America's Hardest Running Races | Competitor.com

Loon Mountain Race, Lincoln, N.H.<p>Running 5.5 miles with 2,200 feet of vertical gain will definitely make you question the sanity of running up Loon …

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough? | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post written by Khaled Allen</i>.<p>As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former …

Do You Measure Up to Our Fitness Standards?

Seven Tests of True Strength<p>Are you Men's Health Fit? Prove it—or improve<p>Remember the presidentials? No, not the election. We're talking about the president's Challenge Physical Fitness Test—the series of exercises that gym teachers have been using for decades to torture, er, assess their students. …

The 10 Best Exercises for Men | Men's Health

Either way, you’ll enjoy the same payoffs: more muscle, fewer injuries, and a body that seems tailor-made for slim-fit shirts.<p>Biceps<p><b>Dumbbell Incline Curl</b><p>The incline positions your arms behind you, allowing you a greater range of motion than you'd get with a standard curl, says Martin Rooney, …