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All you wanted to know about nuclear war but were too afraid to ask

<b>Which countries have nuclear weapons?</b><p>There are nine countries that possess nuclear weapons. Five of these (the US, Russia, the UK, France and China) are members of the official owners club, who made their weapons early and had them legitimised in the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) signed in …

Nuclear Energy

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and US Army training exams, sit-ups are getting a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce waistline …

Exercise

Sediment Is Clogging My Hot Water Pipes in the Whole House How Do I Flush it Out?

If your shower suddenly loses pressure, your pipes may be clogged with sediment.<p>Step 1<p>Turn off the water heater and close its inlet valve. If it is a …

Home Improvement

Six Brain Hacks To Learn Anything Faster

Research proves there are ways to learn new skills and concepts with speed and ease.<p>Whether it’s a new technology, a foreign language, or an advanced skill, staying competitive often means learning new things. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. workers have taken a course or sought additional training to …

The Brain

How To Defeat The Dreaded Swamp Crotch

Stay high and dry.<p>Swamp crotch. Swass. Booty Dew. Whatever you prefer to call it, the accumulation of sweat down under is not an ideal situation. But …

Skin Care

The Tank Killer

If I asked you to name the greatest tank killer of the Gulf War, you’d probably guess the A-10, and you’d be wrong.<p>No, the largest number of armored …

Military

10 things nobody tells you about trying to get a flat belly after 40​

But these easy tips from nutritionists should help you succeed...<p>Maybe you’ve mastered making healthier Italian food, or tackled the fine art of …

Nutrition

16 Camping Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier

Hack your camping trips with these clever ideas, tips, and tricks. These fun camping ideas take your outdoor adventures to the next level. Plus: …

Camping

The Morning Grooming Routine Every Man Should Follow

Look after your face - it's the only one you're gonna get<p>How do you like your face in the morning? Unblemished, preferably. Handsome: absolutely. But unlike the DNA winners on every skin wash advert ever, you're going to need some maintenance.<p>Why? Because skin needs hydrating. It needs maintaining. …

Skin Care

Manchester United’s last 10 years of transfer business has been directionless and disappointing

A detailed autopsy of a decade of a little good, a fair bit of bad, and a whole lot of mediocre.<p>Signing new footballers is one of the game’s biggest gambles. A return on your investment is never guaranteed. Previous form, current reputation, price – these things are all variables that really, have …

Soccer

25 Dad Jokes For Father’s Day 2018 That Will Help You Honor Your Dad’s Lamest Puns

This year, Father's Day is on Jun. 17. That just so happens to be literally around the corner — so you don't have a lot of time left to plan! And …

Sony packed the features into this 65-inch 4K UHDTV: $1,000 (Amazon all-time low)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon offers Sony’s 65-inch 4K UHDTV (XBR65X850E) for <b>$999.99 shipped</b>. Also at Best Buy. For comparison, it regularly sells for …

Trump finally did the one thing that will drive powerful Republicans away

As president, Donald Trump has insulted US allies and top Republicans, threatened nuclear war on Twitter, shared top-secret intelligence with Russia, and pushed immigration policies that are ripping apart families and damaging the US’s image abroad.<p>Until now, though, the Republican Party stood by …

Republicans

Here's the tiny drone the US Army just purchased for soldiers

The US Army is getting tiny personal surveillance drones as part of a $2.6 million contract with Flir, a thermal imaging and technology company.<p>The Black Hornet Personal Reconnaissance System is the world's smallest combat-proven nano-drone, according to the company. The US Army has ordered the …

Drones

These Seemingly Useless Parts of Your Body Have Surprising And Weird Functions

What is that hole some people have next to their ear?<p>As the Ancient Greeks used to say, "Know Thyself." It probably was meant a little more …

Biology

MH370 Didn’t Just Disappear, It Was Caught in a Swamp of Corruption

From the beginning, the crash investigation fell victim to a regime in Malaysia now revealed to have been one of the most corrupt in the world. There …

“The President Is Acting Like a Mob Boss”: As Trump Plays with His Pardon Power, the Signal to Allies and Adversaries Is Clear

Trump widens the front in his war with law enforcement: “He is attempting to discredit all avenues of investigation.”<p>When <b>Donald Trump</b> granted conservative commentator <b>Dinesh D’Souza</b> a full presidential pardon and floated the possibility of extending clemency to other celebrity felons—including …

Listen To A P-82 Twin Mustang Purr, A Glorious Sound Not Heard In Over 30 Years

Arguably one of the most exciting warbird restorations ever is coming to fruition and here's the sound to prove it.<p>Facebook Screencap<p>Tyler …

Summer Essentials: 20 Best Sci-Fi and Fantasy Beach Reads

This is the irreverent, absurdist sci-fi comedy against which all others inevitably fall short. If you’ve yet to experience the intergalactic …

Books

How to reset your midlife body to burn fat – in six easy steps

Weight gain is not an inevitability of ageing – although, for many people, as they accumulate years under their belt, they also gain pounds.<p>A big part of this is down to the modern dietary environment, which encourages gradual weight gain over time. Over the last 10-20 years, we have started to eat …

16 Big Things Coming From Marvel and DC in August

August is shaping up to be another huge month for the comic book industry. Scroll down to check out all the major new projects in the work at Marvel …

Run/Walk 10K Training Program

This 10-week 10K training program is designed for beginner run/walkers who want to run/walk a 10K race (6.2 miles). Even if you're not training for a …

Extreme Sports

The 17 Most Graphic and Gorgeous Sex Scenes on TV

Let's do it like they do on the Discovery Channel.<p>Back in the days of yore, it was a rarity to even see a post-sex "we're under the covers" scene on television. But TV has gotten slightly more progressive and open-minded about intercourse (yay!), which makes sense considering it's a daily/monthly …

How to Install, Update, and Use Kodi

Kodi is a powerful, open-source media-streaming application, but it can be difficult to set up and maintain. Read our guide to get started.<p>PCMag …

10 Most Stupidly-Overpowered Super Villains In Comics History

Considering the scope of superhero comics, it was always going to be the case that a few supervillains – be they on the powered side or otherwise – …

What to eat before and after exercise

Did you ever notice that food is no less than magic? How certain foods when coupled with each other and consumed at right time, create great …

How to Buy a Used Digital Camera

Like many of you, I started my photography with a small budget, but now having been emersed in the camera world, I realize that "used" is also an …

20 Recipes for People Who Are Obsessed with Mushrooms — Recipes from The Kitchn

I believe I survived my years as a vegetarian because of mushrooms. Their sturdy texture and hefty flavor were such an easy substitute for meat, …

18 movies we can't wait to see this summer

"Avengers: Infinity War" kicked off the unofficial start of summer movies at the end of April. And we're just getting started.<p>Over 70 comedies, dramas, horror movies, and superhero movies are coming to theaters between now and August. But what should you see?<p>INSIDER rounded up the big sequels, …

Xbox One sales figures are shockingly low, less than half of the PS4

It’s been clear for years that the PlayStation 4 is outpacing the Xbox One in sales. What wasn’t clear, however, was by how much. Due to an …

Xbox