Gary Lee

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Forget calorie counting — this is the real secret to weight loss

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but everything you know about weight loss may be wrong.<p>In his new book, “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets …

An army of none: The U.S. military is more powerful, less accountable and more dangerous than ever before

Americans delighted in the end of conscription. Decades later, it’s taken an unexpected toll on our democracy<p>William Astore<p>March 23, 2016 8:30am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>In the decades since the draft ended in 1973, a strange new military has emerged in the United States. …

War

This Is What the Founding Fathers Thought About Confirming Supreme Court Nominees

<i>This post is in partnership with the History News Network, the website that puts the news into historical perspective. The article below was</i> …

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

Why Do Different People Need Different Amounts of Sleep?

Whether you're a morning or evening person could be guided by your genes.<p>How much sleep do we need? It's a fundamental question about a basic human function we've been practising for millennia, but there's still no simple answer. In recent years, scientific advances have suggested that it may in …

This Army Veteran Has a Powerful Message About PTSD for Sarah Palin

And his series of tweets will stop you in your tracks.<p>Nate Bethea is a former U.S. Army infantry officer who served in combat zones from 2007 to 2014. He's now an instructor at Voices From War, a creative-writing workshop for veterans and their families in the New York metro area, and has written …

Veterans

No food is healthy. Not even kale.

Not long ago, I watched a woman set a carton of Land O’ Lakes Fat-Free Half-and-Half on the conveyor belt at a supermarket.<p>“Can I ask you why you’re buying fat-free half-and-half?” I said. Half-and-half is defined by its fat content: about 10 percent, more than milk, less than cream.<p>“Because it’s …

Nutrition

5 Ways to Finally Lose Your Spare Tire—and Keep It Off For Good

Find out why you’re having such a difficult time keeping off weight—and the simple techniques that will transform your body forever<p>I have this buddy who’s a big dude: 6’3”, 240. He’s not “fat,” but he could spare to lose a few pounds. Girls describe him as a big teddy bear.<p>He plays pickup sports …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

You can do anything with your new Android phone. So many apps. So many possibilities. But where to begin?<p>Here's a list of 15 apps that should get you started:

Apps

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

Happiness

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

Psychiatrists Share The Most Profound Things Patients Have Said About Mental Health

Psychiatrists have been sharing the most profound things their patients have said about mental illness on Reddit.<p>The comments, posted by …

Can People Stop Being Gay?

To polarize a crowd, bring up sexual reorientation. Religious fundamentalists who believe homosexuality is a matter of choice consider it obvious …

How to Avoid Being Murdered by a Serial Killer

Have you ever met a serial killer?<p>I can't say I have -- at least not that I know of.<p>But I've worked with other police officers who've dealt with serial killers and I've investigated unsolved homicides that could be the work of a serial killer. The Highway Of Tears in northern British Columbia, …

Crime

The Single Chart That Shows Just How Much Members of Nearly Every Christian Group Have Evolved on Homosexuality

Members of nearly every major Christian cohort have become more accepting of homosexuality over the past seven years, according to the Pew Research Center’s 2014 Religious Landscape Study.<p>There were big changes among Catholics, with 58 percent saying in 2007 that “homosexuality should be accepted …

The 6 Secrets to Transforming Your Legs—and Ultimately Your Whole Body

Use this as motivation to never skip leg day again!<p>About a year ago, I decided to fully dedicate myself to transforming my legs. Which might sound funny, given that I’m the Fitness Director of <i>Men’s Health</i>.<p>But let me give you some context: Here at <i>MH</i>, I specialize in making fitness videos. In fact, …

Showdown in Houston over LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance

HOUSTON (AP) — After a drawn-out showdown between Houston's popular lesbian mayor and a coalition of conservative pastors, voters in the nation's …

LGBTQI

How The Words "I Dare You" Changed My Life Forever

My room was pitch dark, but I could see and feel the inquisitive words ready to burst out of his mouth.<p>"I dare you."<p>Three words strung together that made me start to question my sexuality for the first time.<p>I grew up in in a conservative Kentucky household. I attended a Christian school and made my …

Relationships

The real reason germs spread in the winter

Flu season is a fact of life – but until recently, no one knew why. The answer hinges on the disgusting ways that germs pass between people.<p>It begins as surely as the leaves dropping off the trees. As the mercury drops and the sunlight fades, the sniffles set in. At best, it’s just a cold that …

Flu

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

The Exercise That Will Help You Touch Your Toes

We guarantee you’ve never used a barbell like this before<p>Stand up. Now touch your toes. Did you do it <i>without</i> rounding your low back?<p>If your answer is “hell no,” then you have a mobility problem. And that could be the reason your deadlift is suffering and your back hurts after a workout.<p>But you …

3 Ways to Strengthen Your Wi-Fi Signal

Netflix on the deck? No problem.<p>Sadly, we're not yet living in an age of ubiquitous high-speed Wi-Fi access—there are still internet black spots hiding in distant basement corners and at the edges of the yard where streaming is slow and sites take painfully long to load.<p>Take heart though, because …

The right’s shameless new Lincoln lie: Dred Scott, same-sex marriage, and the honest history of Abraham Lincoln

<b>Abraham Lincoln (AP/Alexander Gardner)</b><p>Conservative thinkers who don’t respect Obergefell as law have history wrong when invoking Lincoln on Dred Scott<p>Corey Robin<p>October 13, 2015 4:45pm (UTC)<p>Conservative scholar Robert George has issued a “call to action” to constitutional scholars and presidential …

Law

Samsung's Galaxy devices to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow

While it is no secret that Samsung would be working hard to bring Google's newest Android version 6.0 codenamed Marshmallow to its Galaxy lineup, the …

See How Religious Homophobia Promotes Child Abuse

I have often wished that religious leaders who promote the belief that homosexuality is a sin could spend a day at the Ali Forney Center, the nation's largest organization providing housing and care to homeless LGBT youths. Meeting our youths, looking into their hurt eyes, hearing how their young …

25 Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Most of people spend enough time on computers every single day to want shortcuts for the repetitive tasks they perform most often.<p>For many people, …

AR Rifleman's Buyer's Guide: Today's Top Sporting Rifles

I recently tested ArmaLite’s M-15A4TBN. No doubt, this AR-platform rifle excels in prairie dog towns and where coyotes prowl the sage. Still, many …

Carbon Fiber