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Shoulder Training 101 | Top 5 Dumbbell Exercises For Mass

In terms of aesthetics and proportion on a physique, the deltoids provide width to the upper body, and contribute to the ‘V-taper physique’, which …

Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

The 10 Most Awkward Exercises that Build Tons of Muscle

1 of 11<p>You should never feel humiliated in the gym. You should work out in an environment that makes you feel comfortable and motivated. That being …

Deutsche Bank: We can already see how London's insane property bubble will end

In the bank's sixth "Konzepts" paper, Sahil Mahtani argues that a combination of rising interest rates, the Bank of England's tinkering with the market, and the increasing "politicisation of the housing issue" means London's insane price rises can't continue — and price falls could be likely.<p>What's …

HSBC: These Are the Economies That Could Run Into Trouble

"Forecasters spend much of their time finessing central projections. But sometimes by focusing on the most likely outlook for growth we lose track of …

13 Horror Comics That Will @#$%&! You Up

These stories aren't creepy. They're traumatizing.<p><b>A word of warning… most of these books are really unsettling, but also pretty difficult to get a hold of. Only those with strong hearts should google each of these horror manga to read more about them and find translations of the stories online.</b>

GOLDMAN: Welcome to the '3rd wave' of the financial crisis

The financial disaster, which started seven years ago with the collapse in US real estate and investment banking, has entered its third phase, according to a team of Goldman Sachs analysts.<p>This wave is characterised by rock-bottom commodities prices, stalling growth in China and other …

The World's 2nd-Smartest Man Reveals The 'Brain Drugs' That He Thinks Make Him Smarter

The regimen, he says, makes his brain "work better." If you prevent age-related cognitive decline, then "that's sort of like being smarter."<p>Rosner has an IQ of 192, compared with the average IQ of 100, as ranked by intelligence tests on this list kept by the World Genius Directory.<p>The health nut …

Meet the evil twin of 'quantitative easing'

Unfortunately no one in the mainstream is too sure what the last chapter was about, and fewer still have any clue as to what the next chapter will bring.<p>There is some agreement however, that the age of ever easing monetary policy in the U.S. will be ending at the same time that the Chinese economy …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for September 2015

<i>Flickr: John Loo</i><p>As summer gives way to fall, let the played out songs in your gym mix give way to some current alternatives. This month's top picks have plenty going for them -- with a variety of genres and tempos represented. Moreover, with just a few new tracks here and there, you can re-energize …

Here's what it's REALLY like to work at Google, the 'world's most attractive' employer

The tech giant headquartered in Mountain View, California, frequently ranks top tier on Business Insider's Best Companies To Work For In America list, landing in the No. 2 spot this year.<p>Google was also judged to be the World's Most Attractive Employer this year by global research and advisory firm …

Beijing is blaming everyone but itself for China’s stock market collapse

China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23% today (Sep. 1), after closing down slightly yesterday. The index has fallen by nearly 40% from its mid-June peak.<p>In some ways, the …

Stock Markets

Icelanders call on government to take in more Syrian refugees

12,000 in country, which currently accepts just 50 refugees, sign open letter with many saying they would house Syrians in their own homes<p>Thousands of Icelanders have called on their government to take in more Syrian refugees – with many offering to accomodate them in their own homes and give them …

Why Germany Will Undergo Radical Change This Year

Read on HuffPost Deutschland<p>Not long ago, the world was looking upon our nation with admiration. During the soccer World Cup in 2006, Germany seemed like a cheerful university dorm; a place that welcomes strangers, where everybody can party exuberantly. In the following years, Germany even turned …

The Power of Meditation: Sit Your Way to a Happier Life

<b>“While meditating we are simply seeing what the mind has been doing all along.” ~Allan Lokos</b><p>People around the globe have practiced meditation for …

Global markets are melting down

Global markets are getting smoked again.<p>The Dow is down 540 points (3.3%), the S&P 500 is down 66 (3.3%), and the Nasdaq is down 155 points (3.2%).<p>It was a bloodbath in Europe, with Britain's FTSE down 3.0%, Germany's DAX down 2.3%, France's CAC 40 down 2.4%, and Spain's IBEX down 2.6%.<p>Asian …

Countless Meticulously-Stippled Dots Form Fantastical Drawings

Los Angeles-based artist Kyle Leonard (aka K.A.L) creates meticulously-detailed drawings with the help of extremely fine-tipped pens. The realistic style is made up of countless tiny dots, which together create a smooth and expertly-blended appearance. “Pointillism is my method of madness,” Leonard …

Stock Market Turmoil: Stocks Tumble at Open After More Signs of a China Slowdown

Stocks plummeted Tuesday on Wall Street after more data in China pointed to a sharp slowdown in the world’s No. 2 economy.<p>At 2:10 p.m. ET, the Dow was down 428 points at 16,099. The New York Stock Exchange invoked a rarely used rule designed to smooth out volatility in the markets.<p><b>Get live stock</b> …

Crude oil prices dive 7%

Oil prices continued on their wild roller coaster ride Tuesday, as weak Chinese manufacturing data sent prices tumbling lower.<p>A 7% dive to $45 a barrel comes after prices soared higher to close Monday above $49 a barrel -- a nearly 30% rise in three days.<p>Just a week ago, oil plummeted below $38 a …

As Hopelessness Sets In, Grexit May Be Inevitable

When the European Union has finally approved Greece’s €86 billion bailout package, and Greece has used some of the money to repay the European Central Bank, why does uncertainty still dog the country’s future? Why did Alexis Tsipras, who led Greece’s fight against the EU until recently, resign as …

Economy

China's economy isn't crashing, it's changing

The photo you see below was snapped recently in Beijing. It might not be that special to some readers, but in my 25 years of visiting the Chinese capital, I've never seen a blue sky because it's always been blotted out by yellow smog. Beijing is clearly undergoing a massive transformation right …

How to Double Your Salary in Less Than a Year--Guaranteed

Want to make more money? Here is a guide to doubling your income in the next 12 months.<p>Many people would love to double their salary but feel it is almost impossible. That's why when they come across an article with such a promising title, such as this, they disregard the information presented, …

Employment

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Nutrition

Stocks crashed the last two times this happened

On Wednesday, the S&P 500 soared nearly 4%, its largest percentage gain since 2011, after having spent a whopping two days in a correction, its first since 2011.<p>On Monday, I'd written, "We're expecting a rally topped off by a majestic short squeeze in the near future." And we're getting that. But …

Second cancers are on the rise; 1 in 5 US cases is a repeat

Second cancers are on the rise. Nearly 1 in 5 new cases in the U.S. now involves someone who has had the disease before.<p>When doctors talk about …

Cameron may return from his EU tour with a result

The Prime Minister's talks around the UK's relationship with the EU could spark a permanent place for EU members with no interest in joining the euro<p>David Cameron is going on another tour of European capitals seeking support for a renegotiation of the UK’s relationship with the EU. Many …

The major difference between organic and non-organic foods shows up in your pee

While peer-reviewed studies can tell you what compounds you can avoid by going organic, they might not explain what the bottom line is in terms of your health. They certainly cannot tell you whether it's worth a price premium to buy organic foods.<p>Here's what we do know: if you eat non-organic …

China's stock market is crashing again

The benchmark Shanghai Composite index finished down 6.12% at 3,749.1 points, its largest percentage decline since July 27.<p>Providing an indication of the price action seen in recent months, the fall was only the sixth-largest percentage decline so far in 2015.<p>Over the past 12 months the index is …