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The Dark Side Of Facebook, Where People Lie, Steal, And Make Millions

"Bro."<p>The message had been sent by someone who wasn't his friend on the social network, someone using the alias "Anthony.*" It was a name Fyk had come to know and dread.<p>Minutes later, the traffic on his website, FunnierPics.net, nosedived. Google Analytics showed the number of active readers drop …

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The Best Dumbbell Biceps Workout

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Master the Single-Leg Squat

Master the King of All Lower-Body Exercises<p>Perfect the pistol squat with this step-by-step video<p>Watch this video to learn how to master the single-leg squat! <i>Men's Health</i> advisor BJ Gaddour shows you how to progress from a basic wall sit all the way to the incredibly tough pistol squat. You'll learn …

The Ultimate Abs Crusher

This monstrous workout will blast your six-pack<p>If you want abs that look like they've been digitally enhanced by CGI, try the Abzilla workout. All you need is a pair of dumbbells—the heavier, the better—and some willpower to complete these core-crushing combinations of plank variations and farmer's …

31 Farmer's Carries

[[video:34766]]<p>Gaddour recommends hauling 75 to 100 percent of your bodyweight for 30 seconds or 25 yards to start. After you nail one variation, try your hand at another, trickier version of the exercise. If that's too difficult, choose a lighter load, but walk for 60 seconds or 50 yards. Perform …

The T-shirt workout routine to get a jacked upper body

Regardless of style, there’s one detail that all suits, from the baggy business ones to slim-fitting tuxedos, invariably share: two lapels tapering …

Best Weight Loss Advice

So what does work? We spoke with five of the top weight-loss specialists in the country, and each offered one piece of advice to help you work toward the body you want.<p><b>The Advice: Remember basic math.</b><p><b>The Expert:</b> Alan Aragon, M.S., <i>Men’s Health</i> weight-loss coach<p>To lose weight, you must burn more …

Hugo Barra and Xiaomi, the $10 billion startup

Hugo Barra, VP at Xiaomi Global, will take the stage at Startup Asia Singapore 2014 this coming May 8. As a geek, you should have heard of his name. …

Get six-pack abs with this 10-minute workout to burn fat

Apart from following a diet made up exclusively of pizza and beer, the worst mistake a man can make when training for abs is clinging to the same old …

Upcoming: The National Pro Fitness League

The concept of fitness as competition—not just to stay in shape or train for other sports—is something that has been developing for years now. Look …

101 Best Workouts: Six Best Exercises for a Six-Pack

How A Startup Grows Up: Lessons From Airbnb’s OpenAir Summit

From conception to full-fledged company, startups can learn a lot from the leaders at a recent San Francisco summit on the sharing economy.<p>On Thursday, April 24, Airbnb hosted the OpenAir summit: A gathering of the most influential players in the sharing economy, including Uber, Homejoy, and Y …

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The 6 most exciting tech startups from ER Accelerator’s sixth class

New York-centric tech accelerator Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator today presented a new class of startups at IAC headquarters.<p>ER Accelerator offers startups a four-month program with the typical mix of perks, including seed funding, mentorship, and exposure to venture capital investors. …

Family House in California by McClean Design

The Architecture of the Luxurious San Vicente House in California.<p>The architects of McClean Design completed this house in California for a family …

Saudi Arabia to build world's tallest tower, reaching 1 kilometer into the sky

Dubai, long champion of all things biggest, longest and most expensive, will soon have some competition from neighboring Saudi Arabia.<p>Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, could be stripped of its Guinness title if Saudi Arabia succeeds in its plans to construct the even larger …

How 20 popular websites looked when they launched

From Google to youtube, from craigslist to flickr - how some of today's biggest sites looked back in the early days of their existence.<p>Remember the days when the word Google was not interchangeable with internet? Or when every site seemed to have a Netscape icon on it? Or when Flash was still …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Disconnected Undercut: What to Tell Your Barber

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No bullshit guide to linear algebra

By<p>Ivan Savov<p>Ivan Savov has been tutoring math and physics for fifteen years.<br>He has an M.Sc. in physics and recently completed a Ph.D. in computer …

Sleep 'cleans' the brain of toxins

<b>The brain uses sleep to wash away the waste toxins built up during a hard day's thinking, researchers have shown.</b><p>The US team believe the "waste removal system" is one of the fundamental reasons for sleep.<p>Their study, in the journal Science, showed brain cells shrink during sleep to open up the gaps …

Alzheimer's Disease

Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me When I Was Learning How to Code

And what I’ve learned from teaching others<p><b>Before you learn to code, think about what you want to code</b><p>Knowing how to code is mostly about building …

How to Become a More Valuable Software Developer

Let me ask you a question.<p>Why do you think Bill Clinton gets paid $200,000 to speak for an hour?<p>Is it because he is such a good speaker that just …

Richard Dawkins is so wrong it hurts: What the science-vs.-religion debate ignores

Acolytes of Dawkins & Hitchens pretend that ignorant evangelicals represent all of religion. Here’s what they miss<p>I’m supposed to hate science. Or so I’m told.<p>I spent my childhood with my nose firmly placed between the pages of books on reptiles, dinosaurs, marine life and mammals. When I wasn’t …

Stephen Wolfram's grand plans to monetize his supreme new programming language

SAN FRANCISCO — I asked Stephen Wolfram how he could make his ambitious new Wolfram Language into a commercial success and a developer favorite.<p>He responded by typing out some sample code.<p>“Let’s make a really stupid API function whose sole function in life is we give it the name of a cat, and … it …

58 Everyday Things You Never Knew Had Names

This is a Scrabble GOLDMINE.<p>1. <b>Petrichor:</b> the way it smells outside after rain.<p>2. <b>Purlicue:</b> the space between the thumb and forefingers.<p>3. <b>Wamble:</b> stomach rumbling.<p>4. <b>Aglet:</b> the plastic coating on a shoelace.<p>5. <b>Vagitus:</b> the cry of a newborn baby.<p>6. <b>Glabella:</b> the space between your eyebrows.<p>7. <b>Chanking:</b> …

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This is what Candy Crush Saga does to your brain

The Candy Crush game app exploits some well known weaknesses in the human brain to keep us playing<p>Last week, Candy Crush Saga, the mind-numbingly simple yet addictive game that involves matching coloured sweets, was estimated to be worth $7.1bn. While that amount dropped by 16% after the company’s …