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6 Indoor Cardio Workouts You Can Do Without Setting Foot On a Treadmill

You don't need the dreadmill to break a serious sweat<p>There’s no beating a good weight workout, right? But if you really want to keep your body the healthiest it can be, you’ll want to add in some cardio into the mix, too.<p>According to a study in <i>BMC Public Health,</i> overweight and obese people who …

Exercise

New Calculation Could Spell Trouble For a Popular Theory of the Universe's Origin

The universe began. But what did it begin from? What did it begin into? We know it began by expanding rather quickly, and ended up with lots of big …

Physics

A World-First Power Plant Generates Energy By Consuming Carbon Dioxide

Texas Power<p>In Texas, a NET Power team is working towards building a power plant that runs off a form of carbon dioxide instead of steam. This would …

Time Ripples

More massive than expected, the black holes collided three billion years ago and sent gravitational waves washing over Earth.<p>A long time ago in a star cluster far, far away … two curiously massive black holes collided and became one, unleashing a torrent of energy that kinked the fabric of …

Universe

Scientists may have found evidence of a parallel universe

The idea that we might be living in just one of an infinite number of universes has been fodder for scientific debate and sci-fi movie plots for a long time, but coming up with evidence to support the theory has been hard to come by. Now, researchers have discovered something in space that they …

Dark Matter

How to Read a Whole Damn Book Every Week

It may sound difficult, but the secret to reading a book every week is to not be precious about it.<p>Every year, I read over a hundred books. This means I polish off somewhere between two and three books a week. I'm not saying that to brag (okay, I am), but I really believe that anyone can make time …

Books

More States To Expand Medicaid Now That Obamacare Remains Law

More states will pursue expansion of Medicaid health benefits for poor Americans under the Affordable Care Act after Republicans failed to repeal and replace the law.<p>The American Health Care Act, also known as Trumpcare, would’ve rolled back the ACA’s Medicaid expansion and put restrictions on …

Health Care

The 10-minute cycling workout that’s just as effective as a 50-minute routine

The next time you're plodding through a run (that's more like a sad jog) in your neighborhood thinking <i>I really want this to stop</i>, do it. Stop. Don't …

Exercise

Elon Musk Has Trump’s Ear, and Wall Street Takes Note

The election of Donald Trump and the accompanying rehabilitation of fossil fuels should have been, by all rights, devastating for Tesla Motors.<p>Tesla is the top maker of all-electric autos, and it completed its merger with SolarCity, a leading manufacturer of solar energy panels, days after the …

Tesla

The best back exercises to do at home without weights

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your back and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Health

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

7 Things Successful Lifters Do

Fundamental Tools For Reaching Your Goals<p>The 7 Fundamental Tools<p>When it comes to getting bigger and stronger, we've pretty much known what to do for …

Weight Loss

The 2017 ‘tug of war’ in Canada’s housing markets

Canadian homeowners and potential buyers face a 2017 of opposing forces.<p>And it’s anyone’s guess at this point as to how it all ends.<p>On one side are rising longer-term interest rates that will push housing costs up, and on the other attempts by the B.C. and federal governments to hold prices …

9 podcasts that will change how you think about human behavior

Fortunately, there are no shortage of podcasts designed to cater to that interest — whether it's a short one-one-one chat about building good habits or an hour-long compilation of novel ideas.<p>Here are some of the best podcasts that help put life in perspective.

Self-improvement

‘We are fearful of what’s to come’: Eight Russian ships off Syrian coast may lead to all-out assault on Aleppo

A flotilla of Russian warships arrived off the coast of Syria Saturday as part of plans for a large-scale land and sea assault on Aleppo.The …

Middle East

7 Expert-Approved Exercises for Seriously Toned Arms

We may have traded our swimsuit and sunglass pairings in for our favorite statement coat and fall denim, but more coverage shouldn’t mean we stop working hard in the gym to be strong, sexy and toned all over. In fact, the winter months might just be the best time to perfect the tough-love workouts …

Bodyweight Exercise

Impossible Spaceship Engine Called "EmDrive" Actually Works, Leaked NASA Report Reveals

Though scientists are still trying to figure out how it doesn’t violate the laws of physics.<p>YouTube / Kaleb Austin Hopper<p>Will Sabel CourtneyView Will …

Why Tesla's solar roof better be a lot cheaper than it sounds

Tesla and its wunderkind founder and CEO, Elon Musk, unveiled a new gizmo this week: solar panel tiles that double as roof shingles.<p>Aesthetically, …

Tesla

Corporate America Loves Solar Energy

The decision to install solar panels can be driven by factors like a desire to use clean energy or an interest in becoming more self-sufficient when it comes to electricity. But when large companies choose to go solar, they're doing so based on the dollars and cents of the investment. You may not …

Solar Power

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

23 Affordable Vacations That Are Perfect For Budget Travelers

Where to go to stretch your dollar as far as possible.<p>Yes, you will probably have to pay more for your plane ticket than you would for a domestic flight. But if you choose your destination wisely, you could end up spending much less while you're there. (And you should always follow these tips for …

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Strength Workout

It’s easy to get caught up in the gym bro culture of “if the bar ain’t bending, you’re just pretending.” The truth is, only lifting the heaviest …