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​This Insane, 10-Move Circuit Will Smoke Every Muscle In Your Body

​Day 4 of Dad Bod: Redefined will leave your abs, arms, shoulders, and quads shaking<p>Raising a family is no excuse to get soft.<p>Just because you’re a dad, you don’t need to default into the dad bod—or, at least, the soft and shlubby image that term brings to mind. That’s why we’re taking that label …

I Tried The 5:2 Diet And I Finally Learned To Love My Body

Extreme dieting twice a week isn't for everyone, but for one 53-year-old New Yorker, it's been a game changer.<p>You're going to call bullshit on this, …

Nutrition

Smoked Baby Back Ribs Ready for Summer Barbecues

At 75, the magazine publisher Stephen Sheanin has turned his hobby into a second career. Mr. Sheanin, a lifelong backyard griller, went into the smoked ribs business after his chef friends started selling his baby back ribs at their restaurants in Los Angeles. A smokehouse in California produces …

What the F*ck Is Up With Different Types of Salt? Here's a Breakdown

Figuring out which kind of salt to use can be confusing. Kosher, table, flaky sea salt . . . what's up with all the different variations, and do they all do the same thing? The short answer is "no." The truth is that every salt has a different weight and salinity, so it's important to get to know …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says Pep Guardiola Feud Gives Him 'Extra Motivation'

Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed that he continues to be driven by the way he was treated at Barcelona by then-manager Pep Guardiola.<p>After moving from Inter Milan to Barca in 2009, Ibrahimovic lasted only a season at the Camp Nou before moving to AC Milan after falling out …

Scientists Brace for a Lost Generation in American Research

Private funding isn't enough to offset the president's proposed budget cuts, they say.<p>The work of a scientist is often unglamorous. Behind every headline-making, cork-popping, blockbuster discovery, there are many lifetimes of work. And that work is often mundane. We’re talking …

Silicon Valley

Trump, Ryan budgets will kill more Americans per year than all Muslim extremist attacks combined

Meals on Wheels. How far do you have to get down the scale of ideological depravity before your pen lands on <i>Meals on Wheels</i> as the thing you need to …

Juicing isn't actually good for you and your diet is probably dumb

And you should probably cut back on coconut oil<p>Full disclosure: I don't really <i>get</i> juicing. Don't get me wrong, I've slurped down some delicious veggie and ginger concoctions and done my fair share of shots of lemon and turmeric. But spending 10 bucks on—or trying to replace breakfast with—a …

Nutrition

16 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Are Whole30-Approved

If you've decided to try out Whole30—a restrictive 30-day diet that eliminates all dairy, grains, soy, legumes, added sugars, and processed foods, …

Cooking

9 Overlooked Hip Hop Albums That Deserve More Recognition

The last 15, or even 20 years, saw real Hip Hop gradually lose ground to mainstream rap music. Generic – and often negative and dumb – rap music …

Double Chocolate Pie Recipe

"Rich and chocolaty, a truly sinful pie! Chocolate fans will love it! Garnish each slice with whipped topping."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (9 inch) pie crust, …

A Scientist Believes This Rogue Planet Could Endanger All Life On Earth

Don't panic, but at least one astrophysicist believes there's a mystery planet that follows an unusual orbit through our solar system — and it could …

Universe

Shoreditch slums give way to country’s first social housing: archive, 5 March 1900

<b>5 March 1900:</b> The Prince of Wales makes passionate speech about the need for housing for the working classes in London’s East End<p>The Prince of Wales, accompanied by the Princess of Wales, performed on Saturday the ceremony of opening the Boundary-street Estate, Bethnal Green, on which buildings …

Housing

Ruddy twilight spreads across the horizon: Country diary 100 years ago

Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 11 March 1916<p>The sun went down a huge ball almost blood-red in colour, and so vast that half the heaven in the west seemed to be covered. As it sank, all that remained of this ruddy twilight spread away more to the north, then extended along the …

How the Wild West was spun

The Wild West was a bountiful paradise tamed by swaggering patriots who did their talking at the point of a gun. That, at least, is the Hollywood …

26 Tweets That Catholics Will Find Sinfully Funny

Thank God for these tweets.

10 Striking Images of the Rare Yosemite 'Firefall' Phenomenon

Wow.<p>For a brief window of time each February, the sun works its magic on Horsetail Falls in Yosemite National Park to produce what's known as a 'firefall'. This happens when the sun sets and hits the waterfall in such a way that it looks like flowing fire.<p>Photographer Sangeeta Dey was out in …

What Actually Happens When You Sign Up for One of Those "Work from Home" Scams

We’ve all seen the ads: “make $2,000 a week working from home,” or, ahem, “Start working at home with Google..” but have you ever wondered what …

Revelations in the Valley of the Kings: what has been found since King Tut’s coffin?

The discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun nearly a century ago was far from the end of archaeological revelations in Egypt’s famed royal cemetery. …

New clues illuminate mysteries of ancient Egyptian portraits

<b>WASHINGTON</b> — Scientists are getting a clearer picture of how ancient Egyptians painted lifelike portraits that were buried with mummies of the …

Northwestern University

Tokyo's mile-high skyscraper to be the tallest in the world

Plans show that the 5,577 feet-high Sky Mile Tower will stand in Tokyo Bay with a cluster of islands at its feet, dwarfing everything else on the city's already soaring skyline.<p>The tower will feature a hexagonal design, which was found to be the most wind-resistant shape, with six interconnected …

Scientists Have Found a Way to Help You Learn New Skills Twice as Fast

Yes please.<p>The key to learning a new motor skill - such as playing the piano or mastering a new sport - isn't necessarily how many hours you spend …

Shuttle disaster: 'Something didn't look right'

In 1984 US President Ronald Reagan announced that Nasa would search for a member of the public to accompany five experienced astronauts on the Space Shuttle Challenger.<p>The twist was that the person chosen would have to be a teacher.<p>Thousands of people from across the US applied. Christa McAuliffe …

The KGB’s Dumbest Double Agent

Yevgeni Brik thought he could outsmart his Russian spymasters. He was terribly wrong.<p><i>The following is excerpted from Paddy Hayes'</i> Queen of Spies: …

Ask Ethan: Is The Universe Itself Alive?

You’ve seen the analogies before: how atoms are like solar systems, how the large-scale structure of the Universe are like neurons in a human brain, and how there’s the interesting coincidence that the number of stars in a galaxy, galaxies in the Universe, atoms in a cell, and cells in a living …

Galaxies

17 Simple Rules for Getting Organized and Decluttered

What would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts …