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A Master List of 1,300 Free Courses From Top Universities: 45,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

For the past 11 years, we've been busy rummaging around the internet and adding courses to an ever-growing list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at …

Workouts

Turmeric - How to cook it, drink it and make a DIY facemask

Like anything millennial, turmeric will soon be showing up on our Instagram feeds. The trendy spice has been making the rounds of health websites as …

Want to Lift Heavy? Here Are 5 Must-Dos to Build a Strong Foundation First

Once upon a time, I thought strength training was all about curling, pressing, and raising tiny dumbbells over and over. (And over… and over….) …

How to Plan and Photograph the Milky Way

Astrophotography is probably the most fascinating thing to someone whether he/she is a photographer or not. Nothing can be more hypnotizing than …

The magical health benefits of getting cold

My attempts to kick my comfort dependence came at a personal low point, back in July 2012. I had been sitting in front of my computer for almost eight hours straight, with a sinking feeling that I was getting past my prime. My legs throbbed from underuse and my back ached. But I told myself that as …

Why Are Smart People So Miserable? | Inc.com

There's a scene in the Oscar-winning movie where Woodie Allen sees a happy couple on the street and asks them why they're so happy. Their response is classic:<p>The scene works because, as with most jokes, there's some truth behind it. According to many studies, intelligence (of the intellectualizing …

Happiness

This simple daily habit will raise your IQ by 23 percent, according to neuroscience

In less than the time it takes you to have breakfast, you could be raising your intelligence. Sound too good to be true? You might want to read …

Meditation

5 Exercises to Try Instead of the Shoulder Press to Get You Sculpted for Summer

Make those dumbbells work for you.<p>If your countless hours in the weight room have paid off in the form of shoulders the size of Dwight Howard's, good for you. But for the rest of us, there are only so many times one can repeat the same overhead press before it's time to give something else a shot. …

Workouts

The US is using so much solar power that it will have to prepare for the August eclipse

In the ancient world from the Mayans to the Egyptians, a solar eclipse portended one thing: “a disruption of the established order,” says E. C. Krupp, director of the Griffith astronomical observatory in Los Angeles.<p>So it is today. With a solar eclipse due to sweep across the US on Aug. 21, utility …

North Carolina

Scientists Uncover The First Ever Evidence of The Multiverse

For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. It is …

Universe

You Can Search NASA’s Entire Photo Archive on This Easy-to-Use Website

NASA just launched an updated Image and Video Library website that puts the entire NASA photo archive at your fingertips, just one keyword search …

The Savage Workout That Will Shred Your Abs To Hell and Back | Men's Health

1. Superset x3<p>Treadmill Run<p>Max Reps<p>For: 1 Minute<p>Turn the treadmill up to 5–8 miles per hour. Adjust the speed to a moderate jogging pace, making sure to land light on your feet. Run in the middle of the treadmill so your hands and feet have plenty of room.<p>Treadmill Backwards Jog<p>Max Reps<p>For: 1 Minute<p>…

Married Mississippi Couple Discovers They Are Actually Twins After DNA Test At IVF Clinic

Well, this is strange. A married couple living in Mississippi experienced the shock of their lives upon discovering that they’re actually TWINS! The …

IVF

How to Survive the Total Solar Eclipse of 2017

We're just 18 weeks away from the "Great American Total Solar Eclipse" that will darken skies across the continental U.S. on Aug. 21. Are you ready …

This Photo Contains the Moon, Jupiter, and Jupiter’s Moons

On April 10th, 2017, there was a special meeting in the night sky: the Moon was seen close to Jupiter and Jupiter’s four largest moons, known as the …

Suspended – Medium

Tip: How to Activate the Pecs for Better Benching

Do this before you bench press to activate the pecs, get better results, and prevent injuries.<p>This preparation drill for the bench press is a …

Exercise

10 Great Ancient Mysteries Of Africa | Ancient Pages

Share this:<p><b>AncientPages.com -</b> In Africa, there are many fascinating, little explored ancient places that are shrouded in mystery. On this beautiful …

Archaeology

Two decades later, 'Phoenix Lights' remains a mystery

March 13, 1997.<p>It's a date many people will remember, as it is the night the so-called "Phoenix Lights" event took place. 20 years ago. In the two decades since that mysterious night, there have been lots of theories over the light's origins.<p>Some say it was military flares.<p>Some say it was hot air …

Protein-Pacing: The Science-Backed Secret to Getting Fitter Faster

New research from Skidmore College confirms what trainers around the world consider the perfect diet and exercise regimen: A workout that checks all …

Start from Scratch Series: 6 Week Complete Beginner Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Muscle

The old-school muscle-building plan for mammoth gains

<b>Duration</b> 45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5-9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>In the past, you may have tried what many lifters call "pre-exhaustion" training, a philosophy based on …

Watch Lava From This Hawaiian Volcano Set the Ocean on Fire

This amazing video, captured by the U.S. Geological Survey’s Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, shows lava from Kilauea, one of Hawaii’s active volcanoes, …

National Parks

5 Ways to Attract Synchronicity

Do you believe in coincidences? You know when you’re thinking about someone, and then the phone rings and it’s that person? That’s synchronicity, …

Motivation

The Very Best Way to Build Your Chest

9 Experts Drop Their Most Effective Tips<p>The Question<p>What's the single best way to build chest?<p>Michael Warren – Strength Coach and Performance …

Muscle

The CIA Has Released 13 Million Declassified Documents on UFOs and Psychic Experiments

Spooky stuff.<p>The truth is out there—and by there, we mean Google.<p>The CIA has released 13 million pages of declassified documents online due to a lawsuit and a long-term campaign from freedom of information advocates.<p>The full archive, containing almost 800,000 files according to the <i>BBC</i>, spans many …

Paranormal

Neck Exercises and Stretches for a Herniated Disc

Herniated disc, bulging disc, slipped disc: Whatever you want to call it, this condition is extremely painful.<p>Herniated discs are most common in …

Pain

Stretch Any Body Part With This Chart

If you have trouble figuring out the best way to stretch a particular muscle, try this chart that has a huge range of stretches for each body part. …

Get Bigger Shoulders: The Only 5 Moves You Need

One of the easiest ways to look great in your shirts and suits is to have a yoked set of traps and round, cannonball deltoids. Unfortunately, just …