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Does The Gorilla Workout Really Transform Your Body?

No, wait. I did one better. I <i>paid</i> for it. Skipped the free version and gave Heckr LLC my 99 cents, trusting that it would be a solid …

The New Wave of Actually Healthy, Good-For-You Condiments

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

Switchel: The Best Summer Drink You’ve Never Heard Of

Its name may not be familiar, but switchel has been around a long time.<p>Its name may not be familiar, but switchel has been around a long time. The …

Secrets of the Stacks

How libraries decide which books to keep—and which don’t stand the test of time<p><b>Choosing books for a library like mine in New York</b> is a fulltime job. …

10 Book Recommendations Based On Your Favorite TV Shows

Have you ever caught yourself sitting in front of the television for hours on end thinking, "Okay, it's really time for me to read a book"? Of course; everyone's done it.<p>Choosing a book can be <i>hard</i> though. There are just so many out there. Things are about to get a whole lot easier though. Choose …

Generating Off-Grid Power: The Four Best Ways

So, you've thought about whether or not living off the grid is right for you; you know that it means no more utility bills and generating all of your …

Renewable Energy

The Poorest Rich Kids in the World

Why did the heirs to one of the largest fortunes in America grow up horribly neglected and abused?<p>The black Chevy Tahoe picked up speed as it …

The Hidden War Against Gay Teens

Private Christian schools are exploiting local laws to raise money while expelling kids for the crime of being not straight<p>A strange thing happened …

About a Girl: Coy Mathis' Fight to Change Gender

By the time Coy Mathis was four years old, he knew one thing was for sure: that he wasn't a boy<p>When Coy Mathis was a year and a half old, he loved …

Heart of Darkness: A Charles Manson Timeline

The helter-skelter life of America's most infamous criminal<p><b>March 21, 1967:</b> Charles Manson, 32-year-old career criminal, gets paroled from McNeil …

Tyler Hadley's Killer Party

The shocking story of a troubled Florida teen, his wild house party and two grisly murders<p>You could tell it was going to be a huge party because …

The Boy Who Would Be King

By the time Michael Jackson died, his unparalleled fame and dark troubles had locked him into a fragile shell. With her interviews and notes from the early chapters of the pop king’s career, Lisa Robinson resurrects the innocent, ebullient, exploring youth as he confided his struggle to move beyond …

Scientology’s Vanished Queen

After the wife of Scientology leader David Miscavige disappeared from public view, in 2007, those who asked questions were stonewalled, or worse. Now interviews with former insiders provide a grim picture of Shelly Miscavige’s youth, marriage, and fall from grace—and an assessment of her fate.<p>Say …

The House That Mr. Mayer Built: Inside the Union-Busting Birth of the Academy Awards

It all started when the original Hollywood mogul wanted to build a beach house.<p>By 1926, Louis B. Mayer was the West Coast chief at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and beginning to appreciate that Los Angeles was his city. He had had little education, but he possessed a survivor’s sense of economics. Once, he …

The Oscars

One Summer, Forever

The Endless Summer poster is 50 years old, and it hasn’t aged a minute. Kitchen-table project turned pop-culture phenomenon, the Day-Glo movie promo created by John Van Hamersveld for his friend Bruce Brown’s 1964 documentary is still selling the dream—on T-shirts, TV shows, beer bottles, and dorm …