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14 stunning pictures from the British Wildlife Photography Awards 2015

LONDON — There are some seriously talented British photographers out there.<p>The winning 2015 pictures for the annual British Wildlife Photography …

7 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Mind

Waking up every morning seems like an old routine we follow on a daily basis. <i>Always waking up at the same time doing the same old thing.</i> We don’t …

10 Short Daily Drills to Combat Back Pain

The discs that make up our spine are super-hydrated and fat when we wake in the morning. Sounds good, right?<p>But as we sit through the day, our hip …

Pain

Cosmo: A Chameleon Sofa by La Selva

David Galvañ and Manuel Bañó, of design studio La Selva, created Cosmo, a multifunctional sofa for Missana. Cosmo throws out the idea of a …

The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

Are drug-carrying drones the future of smuggling? Probably not, DEA says

Are drones the technological drug "mules" of the future?<p>Almost certainly not, say Drug Enforcement Administration officials.<p>On Tuesday a drone carrying methamphetamine crashed in Mexico not far from the San Ysidro border crossing this week, triggering an investigation by Tijuana police and raising …

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

5 CrossFit Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

Don't let holiday travel or family gatherings get in the way of your workouts. Here are 5 quick, intense CrossFit workouts you can do anywhere, …

5 Ways to Blast Your Legs

Leg training is punishing, unforgiving and, at times, painful. But it's in that pain that the chaff is separated from the wheat when it comes to …

Workouts

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

Self-help

A Secret Message Hidden In A CIA Sculpture 25 Years Ago Might Finally Be Solved

The sculpture is 12 feet high, and stands on the grounds of the CIA complex in Langley, Virginia. American artist Jim Sanborn built it 25 years ago.<p>Kryptos contains four hidden messages, carved out of metal. Those four messages are the clues to a riddle. Sanborn has hinted that solving the riddle …

Magnetism

The Ultimate Warmup for Lifting Heavy

Anthony Yeung, C.S.C.S

German Volume Training: Build More Size in 6 Weeks

<b>Duration</b> 4 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you’re searching for the ultimate workout program to achieve massive muscular growth, look no …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

This Clever App Scans And Solves Math Problems Instantly Using Your Phone's Camera

PhotoMath does just that, utilizing your smartphone's camera to quickly solve math problems.<p>PhotoMath only works with printed text, so unfortunately it won't be solving your scribbles anytime soon; you'll need a printed sheet of paper or a textbook.<p>You then position the math problem you want solved …

Equations

6 Ways to Turn Your Tinder Match into a Date

You both swiped right. Now what?<p>If you’re interested in anything more than a one-night stand, chatting with a cute girl on Tinder can be harder than talking with one in person. Sticking with <i>“Hey”</i> isn’t going to cut it: The sole goal of your first message should be to get the conversation going, …

Storrs, a Modern Home Located in Queensland, Australia

Storrs, a home by Tim Stewart Architects located in Queensland, Australia.<p>The team of Tim Stewart Architects has completed Storrs, a modern home …

Consumer Physics’ $150 smartphone spectrometer can tell the number of calories in your food

Would you like to be able to look up the calorie content of the specific apple you’re eating? You could take it to a lab and run it through a …

Google just revealed the incredibly simple formula for killer résumés

It’s not exactly E=mc².<p>But for would-be job hunters, it’s probably a lot more useful.<p>In a Q&A-style interview with Google’s senior vice president of people operations Laszlo Bock, The New York Times’s Tom Friedman fished a few seriously helpful words of wisdom out of the search giant’s human …

Résumés

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Beaches