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Americans are relying on a broken system to lose weight — here’s why it’s useless to count calories

Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he's a technology director for a textbook publisher.<p>And he's 5'10" and 245 lbs - which means he is classed as obese.<p>In an effort to lose weight, Nash uses an app to record the calories he consumes and a Fitbit band to track the energy he …

Workouts Top Trainers Do When They Only Have 15 Minutes

Tell us if this sounds familiar: You want to work out, but you're tight on time and don't know where to start. The struggle is real!<p>When it comes to …

The Isometric Bodyweight Squat Challenge | Men's Health

You also increase the time your muscles are under tension. The result: bigger, stronger glutes and quads.<p>Here’s how it works: Hold the bottom of a bodyweight squat for 30 seconds, and then stand up and perform one full squat. Then do a 30-second hold again, but follow it up with two bodyweight …

My Favorite African Science Fiction and Fantasy (AfroSFF) Short Fiction of 2015

Wole Talabi Image via Paul LewinI have always loved ‘Best-Of’ SF/F short story collections, lists, anthologies. ‘The Hugo Winners’ anthology …

Science Fiction

This 7-Minute Workout May Be More Effective Than an Hour of Cardio

On a recent business trip, Chris Jordan struggled to find time for some much-needed exercise. "It was one of those moments when there are all sorts …

5 Workouts for When You Don’t Feel Like Working Out | Men's Health

So I did my two remaining warmup sets, and then moved onto some speed and technique work at about 70-to-80 percent of my 1-rep max (RM), doing six sets of two reps.<p>Next I did some light higher-rep accessory work and finished with 30-minutes of non-stop alternating stepups. Then I called it a …

Jason Statham Workout

Day 1 Progression to one-rep maxThe objective of this workout is to build pure strength in one of the most effective total body lifts, the deadlift. …

Jason Statham

19 impossibly detailed views of Earth from space at night

Nothing makes me feel more connected to the rest of the human race than seeing the Earth from space at night.<p>National borders vanish, and rivers of light unite our towns and cities into a single glowing tapestry.<p>Just look at this incredible view of Europe, sparkling with artificial light:<p>Er, wait a …

The black punk pioneers who made music history

The meaning of ‘punk’ is hard to define. Is it an attitude? A genre? A willingness not to conform? Despite such ambiguities, punk is streotypically portrayed as the preserve of white, working-class musicians. Although as Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff pointed out last week, “Punk music is not the sole …

Punk Music

You’ve Never Done a 7-Minute Abs Workout Like This Before

Get ready to feel the burn throughout your core the entire time<p>One of the best ways to score a chiseled core: crawl.<p>This abs workout consists entirely of bear crawl variations. It’s called a “flow complex,” says <i>Men’s Health</i> B.J. Gaddour.<p>So you’ll do one version of the movement—for example, a bear …

13 Exercises That Are Better Than Burpees For Fat Loss

These moves are the ULTIMATE fat torchers for most people<p>Clearly, we’re believers in burpees here at <i>Men’s Health</i>. In fact, here are my favorite ways to do them: 25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe.<p>Burpees involve quickly moving from a standing position to a pushup position and back</b> …

The Top 25 Comic Books For November 4

It’s a busy week in comics, but not everybody can buy every title. So that’s what our rankings are for; every week, we’ll rank comics based on accessibility, quality, and fun. With that in mind… who took #1 this week?<p>1) <i>Vision</i> #1<p>The Vision has built himself a wife! And kids! Which is weird! And now …

The Hardest 30-Minute Body-Weight Workout | Men's Health

After all, intensity is the inverse of duration. The shorter the workout, the harder you need to push.<p>So I want you to throw yourself into the fire for 30 minutes straight. Dig deep, and find the willpower you need to go all out from start to finish. Conquer your self doubt. Push longer and …

Amazon Book Review

You might have noticed our new address: amazonbookreview.com. When we launched this modest blog with an immodest name in 2007, "omnivoracious" …

If You’re A Fan Of Hip Hop And Anime, Then You’re Gonna Love Tephlon Funk!

Stephane Metayer writes,<p>Hello, I’m Stephane Metayer. The creator of “Tephlon Funk!” I’m an artist and writer from New York City. Me and and my …

23 Amazing Ways to Melt Fat with Tea

What if we told you we’d discovered the most effective weight-loss tool in the world—a weapon that works for everyone, costs just pennies a day, is …

Nutrition

Not Your Father's Root Beer and its curious rise to national sensation

Not long after Jeff Middleton opened his bar and restaurant, Middleton's On Main, along the cozy downtown strip of northwest suburban Wauconda in 2012, one of the owners from the brewery up the street — called Small Town Brewery, appropriately enough — walked in with an odd idea: adding a boozy …

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A Guide to Detecting an Alien Apocalypse

To find intelligent extraterrestrial life, we might need to find proof of its demise.<p>For more than 50 years, we’ve been eavesdropping on the cosmos, searching for transmissions that would reveal the existence of intelligent, extraterrestrial life.<p>To date, nobody’s bothered to call.<p>Is it something …

Understanding The 5th Dimension

<b>Posted by spiritualunite</b><p><b>The 5th dimensional reality is becoming a frequency in which humanity is growing into everyday. Our sights, smells, tastes</b> …

Five Must-Watch Anime For Summer 2015

Having reached the halfway point of the Summer anime season, most series currently airing have settled into their groove. For those out there for …

Anime

This Man’s 3D Drawings Are So Incredible, You’ll Think They're Alive

Stefan Pabst, an artist from Germany, has been creating 3D paintings and drawings that look way more real than they should.<p>"I want to combine portrait painting with 3D painting. It will look as if the man looks out from the paper."

Art

The 10 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Novels of 2015 So Far

Generation ships, sentient forests, exploding moons — there has been no shortage of action, speculation, and mystery in the year’s best sci-fi and …

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than a Japanese schoolchild?

Area Maze is the a-mazing new game from prolific puzzle inventor Naoki Inaba. For the solutions to today’s puzzles, follow this link<p>Hello Guzzlers.<p>It is with huge pleasure that I introduce today’s puzzle, which is already a big deal in Japan. It’s called Menseki Meiro, or Area Maze, and I hope you …

Equations

How Humans Will Live in Space 5000 Years from Now, According to Neal Stephenson

In the new novel Seveneves, science fiction author Neal Stephenson blows up the Moon.<p>In the new novel <i>Seveneves</i>, science fiction author Neal Stephenson blows up the Moon. The <i>Snow Crash</i> and <i>Cryptonomicon</i> author does so by using a stealthy black hole to disintegrate Earth's luminous satellite.<p>At first, …

Marvel Comics Creates Its Own Versions of Iconic Hip-Hop Album Covers

Now what these comic book heroes’ music would sound like is an entirely different beast.<p>The superheroes of Marvel Comics have shown up everywhere in the past few years, given the urgency with which Hollywood has marketed the bunch, but who would expect them to take over our favorite classic and …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Why Africa is the new home of science fiction

Wordsmack, a speculative fiction publisher dedicated to digital platforms, is the latest project to join the African SF boom<p>A few years ago, I got very excited about Afrocyberpunk, a blog by Jonathan Dotse out of Accra, Ghana. The stories he posted suggested a strange and an exciting future for …

South Africa

Ladybaby, Japanese Pop Metal Band Featuring Ladybeard, Releases 'Nippon Manju' Video

J-pop has just been turned upside down, thanks to Ladybaby.<p>The group mixes the sounds of Japanese pop music with heavy metal, but that's not what makes them stand out.<p>The typical J-pop group features several, or in some cases several dozen, "kawaii" ("cute") idols: costumed teenage girls who sing …

Train Less, Grow More: Get Huge With 4 Workouts A Week

You don't need to spend all week in the gym to build max muscle. This 4-day plan is big on intensity, short on time, and huge on results.<p>Summer's no …