Michael Westney

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The Government Could Build You Faster Internet, But Cable Companies Won’t Let It

The telecom industry is putting many cities in a double bind: They won’t improve Internet service and are doing their very best to block a city’s right to do it themselves.<p>With Hollywood credits to its name such as <i>Black Swan</i> and <i>Captain America</i>, the film visual effects firm Exodus FX is an unlikely …

A Surprising New Study On How Video Games Impact Children

Parents tend to approach video games like junk food: games are fine in moderation but ultimately they are an evil temptation that’s more bad than good. But according to an article published in <i>Pediatrics: The Official Journal Of The American Academy of Pediatrics</i>, we may be fundamentally mistaken in …

Sea plankton have been found on the International Space Station – but how did they get there?

Sea plankton have been found on the outside of the International Space Station, a Russian news agency reports.<p>Itar-Tass says scientists on the space station, whose first component was launched into orbit in 1998, found the plankton – a source of food to many sea creatures – when taking samples from …

The Tiki-Z Is What Happens When The Best Desktop Gaming PC Gets A Massive GPU Upgrade

15 months ago I wrote a review hailing Falcon Northwest’s Tiki as the perfect PC. I arrived at that confident conclusion simply because it doesn’t have a weakness. It also boasted the most performance per cubic inch of any desktop on the market, and that was when it “only” packed an Nvidia GTX …

Our Universe May Have Emerged from a Black Hole in a Higher Dimensional Universe

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

German Volume Training: Build More Size in 6 Weeks

<b>Duration</b> 4 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If you’re searching for the ultimate workout program to achieve massive muscular growth, look no …

Exercise

Build Big Pecs One Angle At A Time With These Press Variations

Every seasoned iron warrior knows that to build a big chest, you have to work the pecs from all angles. Even beginners include flat bench, incline, …

9 tips every Windows user should know

Aspirin a day could dramatically cut cancer risk, says biggest study yet

An aspirin a day could dramatically cut people's chances of getting and dying from common cancers, according to the most detailed review yet of the cheap drug's ability to stem disease.<p>More than 130,000 deaths would be avoided over a 20-year period if Britain's 50- to 64-year-olds took a daily …

Ninja Sphere promises to turn your house into a smart home for $329

Back in January, a smart home device called Ninja Sphere made over $650,000 on Kickstarter. Now, its creators (Ninjablocks) has started accepting its first pre-orders outside the crowdfunding website for $329 per unit. But, what can a Ninja Sphere do in the first place? Well, this …

3 Full-Body Workouts for Size

<b>Duration</b> 3 days<p><b>Exercises</b> 9<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Training all day, everyday, without ceasing. The hallmark of every successful physique athlete, right? Wrong. …

Docs to Test Suspended Animation

Does the Big Bang breakthrough offer proof of God?

Opinion by <b>Leslie A. Wickman</b>, <i>special to CNN</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> The remarkable discovery, announced this week, of ripples in the space-time fabric of the universe rocked the world of science <b>-</b> and the world of religion.<p>Touted as evidence for inflation (a faster-than-the-speed-of-light expansion of our universe), …

Gravitational waves discovery: 'We have a first tantalising glimpse of the cosmic birth pangs'

The sighting came from a small telescope on the roof of a laboratory sat on the ice sheet three quarters of a mile from the geographic South Pole. First came the rumours. But then researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics went public. Their telescope had spotted indirect …

The Best 6 Exercises For Bigger and Stronger Arms

Like every other bodypart, training smart is the key for developing a big pair of arms. Massive guns are built using compound movements, heavy enough …

Nearly Half of America Lives Paycheck-to-Paycheck

The economic picture is looking brighter these days. The federal government announced Thursday that economic growth had picked up to its fastest pace …

Air Force space plane X-37B passes 400 days in orbit

The U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane has now circled Earth for more than 400 days on a hush-hush mission that is creeping closer and closer to the vehicle's orbital longevity record.<p>The X-37B spacecraft launched on Dec. 11, 2012, meaning that it has been aloft for 413 days as of Tuesday …

Space Exploration

Veggie Bean Burgers | Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Home > Recipes by Category > Vegetarian > Veggie Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries<p>Veggie Bean Burgers with Sweet Potato Fries<p>June 15, 2011 // 61</i> …

Super Seed Recipe: Spinach Pomegranate Salad

Ingredients<p>1 (10 oz) bag of baby spinach leaves<br>• 1/4 vidalia onion<br>• 1/2 cup walnut pieces<br>• 1/2 cup crumbled feta<p>1/4 cup alfalfa sprouts<br>• 1 pomegranate, …

Natural Peaks: Arm-Training Tips

1 of 6<p><b>1.</b> Stick to the basics. When training arms, I tend to shy away from machines and cables, as I find that using dumbbells or barbells provides …

Exercise Vs Training: Five Steps To The Next Level

My introduction to exercise came in the form of a Body by Jake 110-pound weight set and bench that I received as a gift when I was 12. At the time, I …

Yoga: Benefits, Risks & Different Types

Almost every gym and fitness center nowadays offers at least one class in yoga, a workout that involves performing a series of flexibility- and …

The Biceps Blaster

Do you have flex appeal? Find out with this arm-expanding weekend challenge<p>In terms of muscle size, your biceps are relatively small. But that doesn't stop most men from having an oversize affection for them. "Every guy wants bigger guns, and there's no better way to directly work them than the …

Workouts

The Muscle Confusion Principle – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness Magazine

One of the most basic of the training principles is the muscle confusion training principle. This principle is about ensuring that you have variety …

Direct Arm Training: Pros and Cons

Here's what you need to know...<p>Competitive athletes can skip direct arm work. These athletes are already training extensively. Time spent hitting the …

Q: For a chest-and-arm workout, how much rest time should I take between exercises? Also, would you give me an example of a good workout that focuses on those two bodyparts? A: How much rest time you take depends on the exercise. A bench press uses more muscle mass than a triceps pressdown, so more […]

<b>Q: For a chest-and-arm workout, how much rest time should I take between exercises? Also, would you give me an example of a good workout that focuses</b> …

Reverse Pyramid Training - 3 Amazing Benefits

In this post we’re going to be talking about the most effective training method to gaining jaw dropping strength and building more muscle: reverse …

4 Moves For Bigger Traps

1 of 5<p>Bust out Bigger Traps<p>Building big traps is a necessity for a symmetrically sculpted upper torso, and most guys usually give these muscles …