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Lighten Up to Bulk Up

<b></b>Lighten Up to Bulk UpIt’s one of the most popular assumptions in all of gymdom: To get big muscles, you need to lift big weights. Fitness culture is …

Exercise

14 Ways for How to Lose Belly Fat Fast

My friend Kimberly was making yet another series of desperate New Year’s weight loss resolutions.<p>“Every year, I starve myself for months, I lose …

11 Eating Habits That Will Uncover Your Abs

Your six-pack solution is finally here. The video above features the essential exercises guaranteed to blast flab from your belly—no crunches …

Small Changes For Big Weight Loss

<i>When we think of losing weight, we often go to the extremes…restrictive diets, cleanses and intense workout routines. This can quickly become</i> …

Google is giving free patents to startups to fight patent trolls

Google is becoming the Professor Oak of the startup world. It's planning to give some small companies a pair of starter patents to help them out when it comes to getting off the ground and defending their intellectual property. Google doesn't appear to be making money off of the program, but it …

Startups

Bonneville Salt Flats Racing May Be Cancelled Again This Year

The Southern California Timing Association is considering whether to cancel the event, leaving dozens of racers out of luck … again.<p>The Bonneville Salt Flats, scene of the famous Speed Week Land Speed Racing event, has an issue: there might not be enough salt to support racing. And that means that …

Southern California

Ford: 2017 F-150 Raptor Pickup Initial Durability Testing Complete

As if anyone expected Ford to bolt together the 2017 F-150 Raptor pickup and call it a day, the engineers slapping each other on the back before abandoning Dearborn for summer cottages in northern Michigan, the automaker has announced that initial testing on the redesigned off-road truck is …

Automotive Industry

The Level Is a Balance Board for Standing Desks, and It's Great

Sitting all day sucks. Besides plenty of research on its negative health effects, extended sitting just makes it easier to lull off when you should be doing work, which is good for neither you nor your workplace.<p>Naturally then, standing desks are popping up in offices everywhere. But while being …

Billionaire Teams Up With NASA to Mine the Moon

Moon Express, a Mountain View, California-based company that's aiming to send the first commercial robotic spacecraft to the moon next year, just took another step closer toward that lofty goal. Earlier this year, it became the first company to successfully test a prototype of a lunar lander at the …

Space Exploration

Europe's Most (And Least) Affordable Cities, From The European Backpacker Index For 2014

With the New Year come personal resolutions, and for many people that means vows to travel more. A new list aims to help make those goals affordable.<p>The European Backpacker Index for 2014 ,published last week, rates 51 major European cities by price and was designed to assist budget-minded …

Unlocking Secrets of the Grand Canyon's Age

Rocks from the iconic gorge provide the clues.<p>To the untrained eye, the Grand Canyon might just look like one big hole in the ground. But to some scientists, the American Southwest's iconic gorge is increasingly looking like several ancient canyons of different ages, stitched together by erosion …

The World's Most Eerily Beautiful Abandoned Places

From a ship graveyard in Mauritania to a picturesque 16th century Italian village, we can't help but be mesmerized by these mysterious and beautiful abandoned places around the world.<p>Michigan Central Station<p>This hulking Beaux-Arts train station was the tallest train station in the world at the time …

A Mysterious Fire Has Been Burning In Turkey For 2,500 Years — And Now We Know Why

Near the Olympos valley in southwestern Turkey, fires have blazed for at least the past 2,500 years, perhaps inspiring the fire-breathing Chimera in Homer's Iliad. Now we know why.<p><i>This video originally appeared on Slate Video. Watch More: slate.com/video</i><p><i>Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los</i> …

Comics

National Geographic Travel

Three 'Empty-Stomach' Workouts to Aggressively Start Your Morning

Mike Simone

The 3-in-1 High-Intensity Conditioning Workout

Ryan Heffernan with FOCUS NYC demonstrates a three-part workout to take your fat-burning efforts to the next level.<p><b>CIRCUIT ONE: 3 rounds</b><p>DEADLIFT x …

Workouts

47 Crazy-Fun Plank Variations for a Killer Core

Planks are the MacGyver of bodyweight movements: They're super tough and great for almost any situation. The versatile move is best known for working …

9-Minute Power Plank Workout

You long ago replaced crunches with planks, and smart move. But if you only alternate between full planks, forearm planks, and side planks, you're …

Health

Panama holds $200bn in mineral resources waiting to be mined — Government

Aerial view of facilities serving the $6.2 billion Cobre Panama mine project. (Image from archives)<p>Mining has become one of the fastest growing …

Deep sea mining could give UK 'minerals and wealth'

Deep sea mining could provide the UK economy with a "great deal" of mineral resources and wealth, a marine biologist has claimed.<p>The idea comes as government leaders, marine biologists and mining experts prepare to discuss how the process can become a commercial reality.<p>Minerals found in the sea …

Zoology

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Nutrition

One-Hour Workout: Indoor Rowing Cross-Training

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 mins (or less!).</i><p>This week’s workout comes from Tim Edwards, the head …

20-Minute Total Body Rowing Workout

Torch 200 calories and firm up (all while sitting down!) with this quickie plan<p>Pass by the crowd waiting for an elliptical and make a beeline for a …

Exercise

The Perfect Ab-Ripping Cardio Workout

<b>Directions</b><p>Perform three to <b>four steady-state aerobic workouts</b> <b>per week</b>, starting at 20–30 minutes per session and gradually building up to 90 minutes …

The Best MMA Cardio Workout

It’s probably best that you leave mixed martial arts fighting to the professionals in the UFC and watch it from the safety of your couch (behind the …

Spectacular Places

The Supercharged Fat-Loss Circuit

<b></b>The Supercharged Fat-Loss CircuitBoosting metabolism works wonders. By exercising at a fast pace with minimal rest periods, you are increasing your …

Exercise

Big Arms: Biceps By Themselves

You’ve done curls to exhaustion but your arms are the same size. It’s time for a change. Curls are often done with sloppy form from mechanically …

Health

The Best Swiss Ball Abs Workout

The Nutrition Plan to Lose the Last Few Pounds<p>Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Go Hard on Your Joints<p>Why Pot, Charcoal, and Real Food Are Suddenly in …

Workouts