Mason Hooper

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A retired Navy SEAL commander breaks down his morning fitness routine that starts before dawn

Jocko Willink retired from 20 years serving as a US Navy SEAL in 2010, but his morning routine is as intense as ever.<p>Willink is the former commander of Task Unit Bruiser, which became the most decorated special-operations unit in the Iraq War. In his new book, "Extreme Ownership: How US Navy SEALs …

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Denali National Park Photos

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Amazing, never-before-seen World War II photographs

Most of the photographs were confidential photographs taken by the US Signal Corps; Palmer, then a brigadier general, was allowed to have them for private use after censoring (names of places, etc.).<p>Charles Day Palmer was born in Chicago on February 20, 1902. After graduating from Washington High …

21 rare and weird facts about World War II

15 books to read in your 20s if you want to get rich

However, it can be difficult to know where or how to start, especially if your parents didn't teach you much about money or if you've never taken a personal finance class.<p>The good news is that there are a bunch of resources out there designed to jump start you on a path to financial success, and …

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The Deep Chest Workout

<b>The Deep Chest Workout</b>If you’re looking to put more size on your chest, look past those same old bench-press routines you’ve been doing—you know, the …

Photos of the abandoned Olympic Village built for the 1936 games in Nazi Germany will give you chills

Image: Business Insider<p>Image: Business Insider<p>Immigrant families are being forced to pay massive airfares to reunite with children separated by the …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

18 Ways to Build Muscle All Day

Shed fat, sculpt muscle, accelerate recovery, and build strength beyond the gym<p>OVERVIEW<p><b>SURE, YOU WANT A BROADER CHEST AND ABS THAT WHISTLE IN THE WIND.</b> Biceps that bulge through your shirtsleeves would be nice too. But these aren't the only reasons you hit the gym. You also work out to burn off the …

Top 10 Ocean Views

Travel<p>The high points where land and sea meet provide dramatic vistas of craggy shorelines and pounding oceans.<p><b>Mirador Escénico, San Carlos, Mexico</b><p>This scenic lookout, four miles from San Carlos, gives a peerless view over the Gulf of California, dramatic Tetakawi—a volcanic hill jutting out of …

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The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

Top 10 Oceanfront Cities

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Pictures: Alaska's Wondrous Bristol Bay, Now Off-Limits to Gas and Oil Drilling

Photographer Michael Melford is celebrating the announcement that the U.S. government will protect the area's waters from oil and gas development.

Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

TravelBest Of<p>Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.

USMC Combat Conditioning Exercises

One of the things the U.S. Marines learned from the Iraq War was that Marines weren’t sufficiently physically prepared for combat. The rules of …

The Best High-Altitude Cities

Family Medicine

Both primary care and specialty care physicians reported that their compensation increased slightly in 2013. Primary care physicians reported $232,989 in median compensation, and specialists reported $402,233 in median compensation, as reported by MGMA (Medical Group Management Association). How …

How to Drink (and Eat) Like a Russian on New Year's Eve

Vodka, caviar, blinis, pickled beet eggs, and a retro shrimp salad: What more do you need on New Year's Eve? Celebrate like the Russians do—in style.<p>This is a <i>drinking</i> party not a <i>dinner</i> party. But that doesn’t mean there won’t be plenty to eat. On New Year’s Eve in Russia, the table is covered …

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25 Faces Everyone Who Went To Medical School Will Remember

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These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

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Top 10 North American Snow Adventures

Travel<p>Cure cabin fever with these cold-weather activities.<p><i>From the January/February 2012 issue of</i> National Geographic Traveler <i>magazine</i><p>When Old Man Winter blankets the landscape with a fresh pile of powder, consider it a cue to bundle up and head outdoors. Like the thrill of an impromptu snowball …

Top 10 Things to Do in Hawaii