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How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Exercise

New Zealand Father Points Out Amusing Differences Between the USA and New Zealand

How to DAD creator Jordan Watson of Auckland, New Zealand is back and this time he decided to point out some of the amusing differences between the …

New Zealand

The First Black Hole Close-Up

Astrophysicist Jean-Pierre Luminet didn’t have a supercomputer when he showed the world what a black hole looks like. He just had an IBM 7040 and a …

Black Holes

This amateur mathematician just made an enormous “lucky” breakthrough in solving the 60-year-old Hadwiger-Nelson problem

The breakthrough is the first time the problem’s answer has been narrowed down since last century<p>Some of the greatest mathematical minds have been …

Mathematics

Get Shredded for Summer With ‘Imposters’ Star Parker Young’s Workouts

Today’s stars are under pressure to not only deliver lines with Academy Award-level bravado, they’ve got to look like action figures and perform like …

Exercise

These 10 Essential Cucumber Recipes Are Extra Easy

It's hard to beat the cool refreshment cucumbers provide. The water-packed veggie is not only wonderfully crisp, but its mild flavor also makes it …

Whole Grain

The one 'tourist trap' that's actually worth visiting in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: US Space and Rocket Center<p>Occasionally billed as Earth's largest space museum, the US Space and Rocket Center boasts a slew of notable …

National Parks

A Grandfather's Advice Is Priceless. Mine Taught Me to Make the Most of This Short Life.

He confronted each day as if it were a barn that needed raising.<p>My grandfather, Dwight Archibald Garner, known to everyone as Archie, spent most of his early life working in the coal mines in and around Marion County, West Virginia. He quickly rose to become a foreman. Later he branched out and in …

Great Depression

Dumb and Dumber star Jim Carrey crashes Jeff Daniels' interview on Conan

Things got dumb (and also dumber) on <i>Conan</i> Tuesday night. It felt like a typical day for Jeff Daniels, who came on to promote his Hulu series <i>The</i> …

Comedy

An Unexpectedly Awesome Side Effect of Not Drinking

Last week, a professional chef invited me to his house for dinner—a six-course meal that included homemade pork sausages, beef meatballs, lamb, …

Alcohol

The Darkest Instagram Account Ever Will Make You Laugh, Then Cry

Ever since you've taken that introduction to Philosophy in college you can't stop thinking what life is really all about. I feel you; the same …

Art

Youngs don't have to worry about smoking too much weed

A meta-review shows there are no long-term cognitive effects from using marijuana.<p>Marijuana causes brain cells to die, concluded a Tulane researcher …

Cannabis

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Computer Science

Remarkable Evidence That the Bible Is the Word of God

Noted Bible experts say that the historical evidence surrouding the ancient book gives strong reasons to trust its contents. Dr. Jonathan Morrow, who …

Theology

This Spy Survived Torture to Make the Nazis Pay for Their Crimes

Wearing a gray flannel suit and a thick scarf around her head, Odette Sansom shielded her eyes from the salty ocean spray as the fishing boat scudded …

Winston Churchill

Starbucks's CEO Showed a Classy Example of What a Great Leader Does When Managing a Crisis

Two black men are racially profiled and arrested inside a Starbucks store, although no crime was committed. Here's what Starbucks' chief executive officer, Kevin R. Johnson, did next.<p>If you're just getting wind of the latest race-related debacle, it involves two black men arrested at a Starbucks in …

Leadership

The Hottest Cheerleader From Each NFL Team

In 1954, the Baltimore Colts became the first NFL team to add cheerleaders. The squad, which was actually part of the Colt's marching band, started a …

University of Washington

Why New York City Stopped Building Subways

Nearly 80 years ago, a construction standstill derailed the subway’s progress, leading to its present crisis. This is the story, decade by decade.<p>In the first decades of the 20th century, New York City experienced an unprecedented infrastructure boom. Iconic bridges, opulent railway terminals, and …

Urban Design

Monty Python's 10 funniest sketches

As a Monty Python treasure-trove arrives on Netflix – including Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian and Monty Python's Flying Circus – it's the perfect moment to look back at 10 of the very best sketches from the masters of surreal comedy.<p>1. The Dead Parrot<p>Arguably the most famous, most …

Comedy

How to Be More Assertive (Without Being a Jerk)

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanLearning how to be more assertive can massively improve your quality of life.All of …

Self-help

You won't believe what NYC's commute looked like on this rainy morning

The morning commute in New York City is never really easy, but with this morning's rain storm, the inconvenient trek turned into a flooded …

Commuting

9 Breathtaking Photos of the Milky Way

When we look up at the sky and see the blanket of stars above us, all we see with the naked eye is a vast blackness with twinkles of light.But setup …

Universe

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

Something weird is happening to the Gulf Stream current

And that could mean trouble.<p>The ocean currents that help warm the Atlantic coasts of Europe and North America have significantly slowed since the 1800s and are at their weakest in 1,600 years, according to new research my colleagues and I have conducted. As we’ve set out in a new study in <i>Nature</i>, …

Global Warming

Where Blue-Collar America Is Strongest

President Trump seems ready to declare victory in his effort to make America great again; last month, he said the slogan for his 2020 re-election …

Demographics

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Alfa Romeo

Oilsands research could be 'game changer' for renewable energy

Originally from South Africa, JT Steenkamp doesn't usually enjoy brisk Canadian winter weather, but this year is different for the engineer who is …

Clean Energy

How to Replace Ceiling Sheetrock

If you’re a homeowner, there is a chance <b>you’ll need to replace some drywall</b> at some point. Walls are simple enough, but what about <b>ceiling sheetrock</b>? …

Home Improvement

A Nato Member Just Revealed It Has Captured Four Russian Spies In The Last Year

New disclosures from Estonia’s security services mean that 10 Russian spies have been caught and convicted there in the last two and a half years.<p>Four Russian spies, including an intelligence agent who had sought political asylum and a man accused of trying to hack into government networks, have …

Russia