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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 …

The Best Dumbbell Biceps Workout

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Master the King of All Lower-Body Exercises

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 his secrets for getting amazingly strong …

The Ultimate Abs Crusher

31 Ways to Carve a Stronger, Tighter Core

Walk this way to chisel every last muscle in your midsection<p>The farmer's walk may look simple, but it's a super-hard, core-crushing exercise if you carry enough weight. "Every muscle from your shoulders to your hips has to stabilize as the weight shifts with each step," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., …

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

chris-pratt-b-w.jpg<p>The Riker Brothers<p>The Riker Brothers<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Regardless of style, there’s one detail that all suits, …

Workouts

Diet Advice You Can Easily Follow (and Actually Works)

5 expert-approved ways to tip the scale in your favor<p>You see them all the time—infomercials, emails, and Facebook posts that claim to have the secret to dropping those stubborn winter pounds so you look better on the beach this summer. They pitch a “breakthrough” diet or a metabolism-boosting …

Hugo Barra and Xiaomi, the $10 billion startup (Startup Asia preview)

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

Thinkstock / Getty<p>Thinkstock / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 10<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Apart from following a diet made up exclusively of pizza and beer, the worst …

The Emergence of the National Pro Fitness League

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 …

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> …

Creativity

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 …

Mathematics

Codacy Blog

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 …

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

<b>Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Richard Dawkins (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton/ABC News/Reuters/Chris Keane)</b><p>Acolytes of Dawkins & Hitchens pretend that ignorant evangelicals represent all of religion. Here’s what they miss<p>Sana Saeed<p>April 5, 2014 1:45pm (UTC)<p>I’m supposed to hate science. Or so I’m …

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> …

This is what Candy Crush Saga does to your brain | Dana Smith

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 …