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The 5 Most Basic Rules of Health and Fitness

Here at <i>Outside</i>, we write about the foundational principles of health and fitness all the time. In a world rife with nonsense hacks and cleanses, doing so is more important than ever. In an attempt to further cut through the noise, we spoke with Michael Joyner, a physician, researcher, and expert on …

Health

These Are The World’s Finest Shoemakers You Need To Know

A quality suit is good, a nice watch is a must, but without a decent pair of shoes your first impression is likely to sink. Everyone says they’re the …

Men's Fashion

5 technologies that are making farms smarter and more efficient than ever before

Feeding a growing population and coping with global warming will require a global agricultural revolution<p>What Allison Morrill Chatrchyan has been hearing from farmers in recent years makes it difficult to buy President Donald Trump’s claim that global warming is a Chinese hoax. Perhaps more than …

Farming

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been the buzziest sweat method for a while now. These fast-paced workouts alternate short bursts of …

Exercise

Which anger leads us astray and which anger gets results, according to a Princeton philosopher

Modern politics is unavoidably rage-inducing. Perhaps you’re disgusted by US president Donald Trump’s attempt to block visitors based on religion, at the referendums ripping apart the UK, or the countless human rights atrocities taking place worldwide. But what good, if any, does anger do, and how …

The Science of Making Bold Decisions and Avoiding Regrets in Life

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy YouThe post The Science of Making Bold Decisions and Avoiding …

Self-improvement

We can officially collect solar energy without solar panels

The discussion on climate has persisted for decades since we first discovered that there is a man-made influence on the environment. From then, many researchers have come together to finagle innovations that reduce our industrial carbon footprint. One such innovation is the molecular leaf.<p><b>The</b> …

Carbon Dioxide

3 Cities Prove Climate Action Works

The climate crisis is a problem caused by humans that can be solved by humans. These three cities are proving it.<p>While a lot of media coverage around …

New York City

16 Simple Ways to Make Running Feel Easier

Let’s be honest, running isn’t known for being easy. Even professional athletes who run for a living admit that yeah, sometimes it can be really …

Marathons

All About Meal Planning: The Video

You've heard the good news: Meal planning is going to improve your life by saving you time and money while lowering your stress. And once and for …

Healthy Eating

Why You Shouldn’t Work Out on an Empty Stomach

It might seem like there are perks to exercising on an empty stomach, like burning more fat per workout, but the downsides greatly outweigh the …

Fitness

Three Strategies To Crush Any Goal Even After Motivation Has Faded

<i>Photo credit: pexels.com</i><p>Many promises are made and broken in the name of motivation.<p>You promise you'll get fit, learn a new language, get a new job …

Motivation

A Search Engine for Programming Language Syntax Is a Pretty Good Idea

Coding very often means Googling.<p>The current search engine for programming language syntax is Google. Knowing how to search for information is a key skill in knowing how to program at all. You can know all of the algorithms and a half-dozen programming languages inside-out, but you will nonetheless …

Stack Overflow

Deleting fears from the brain means you might never need to face them

Conventional wisdom suggest that facing your fears is a good way to overcome them, indeed various forms of therapy for fear-related conditions are …

The Brain

7 Short and Sweet Resistance Training Routines to Develop Your Legs

The legs. They get you from point A to B. They're a woman's (and man's) best friend. They're the genesis for all skill executions. <b>Throw a ball or</b> …

Extreme Sports

More fine fall fiction

"The Spy" by Paulo Coehlo (Knopf: 208 pp., $22)<p>Coelho, author of "The Alchemist," whose books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide, has taken the Mata Hari story and fashioned it into a short dynamo of a novel. He starts with the outlines of Mata Hari's life — Dutch exotic dancer, …

Inflation is rising: where should you put your money?

Inflation is starting to return to Britain and investors need to position their portfolios to ensure it does not eat into their returns.<p>The consumer prices index measure of inflation stood at 1pc in September, before falling back slightly to 0.9pc in October. While this was below the 1.1pc …

The Anti-Snore Wearable Makes You Roll Over When You’re Snoring

Another job outsourced to a robot (this one, your sleeping partner will be happy to let go of).<p>If you snore, you’re probably subjected to nightly pokes and prods from your partner, forcing you to shift positions to one where you don’t make as much of a racket. Your partner, of course, is subjected …

Elon Musk Says His Smart Solar Roof Could Cost Less Than Your Dumbass Regular Roof

Shortly after shareholders approved the acquisition of renewable energy firm SolarCity on Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed that his company’s …

9 Fashion Designer Interiors to Inspire Your Own Décor

This new curated design house explores the connection between high fashion and interior design.<p>When it comes to designing a décor space, it's much like putting together an outfit. It requires the right pieces and accessories to make everything work, displaying the fact that fashion and interior …

An ancient Buddhist strategy for overcoming paralyzing fear

The first step in taming all-consuming dread of a Trump presidency is to get calm.<p>In the days since November 9, an oppressive cloak of fear and dread has descended upon a great many Americans.<p>The causes are endless: Our government is at risk of becoming “systemically corrupt” under President-elect …

Meditation

Scientists Accidentally Discovered an Efficient Process to Turn CO2 Into Ethanol

Whoops! Figured out how to help revert climate change!<p>Scientists at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee have discovered a chemical reaction to turn CO2 into ethanol, potentially creating a new technology to help avert climate change. Their findings were published in the journal</i> …

Chemistry

Four Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

Learning is no longer something we just do in schools.<p>The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning new things.<p>Learning is no longer something we just do in schools. We can't rely on just the …

Learning

A Chill 10-Minute Bodyweight Workout For Active Recovery Days

This 10-minute bodyweight workout was developed by trainer Jared Kaplan, founder of Studio 26 in NYC (basically, the chillest fitness space ever). …

Workouts

China is at the forefront of manipulating DNA to create a new class of superhumans

Would you want to alter your future children’s genes to make them smarter, stronger, or better looking? As the state of science brings prospects like these closer to reality, an international debate has been raging over the ethics of enhancing human capacities with biotechnologies such as so-called …

Molecular Biology

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

This column is by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups<p><i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies</i> …