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After Doing CrossFit Almost Every Day, Here's What Happened When I Took 11 Days Off

Like brushing my teeth, eating, and sleeping, CrossFit has just become part of my life. I go four to five times a week at 5:45 a.m., and it's been like that ever since I started back in July 2016. I've taken a few days off for vacations or when I've gotten sick, but other than that, I'm there, …

Fitness

11 Tips Nina Dobrev Uses To Stay In Shape

And you can too!<p>March 31, 2018<p>Any of us who watched Vampire Diaries know Nina Dobrev. And if you've kept up with this star, you'd see that she's …

Fitness

Every Single Video Game Coming in January 2018

2017! What a year for gaming. We got Breath Of The Wild, HZD, Nier Automata, Odyssey, Wolfenstein 2 and other made 2017 one of the best gaming year …

The long-term health benefits of running a marathon — and how it could actually be good for your knees

Running a marathon is no easy task, but is it really as hard on your body as many people think? We spoke with Dr. Reed Ferber, director of the Running Injury Clinic, to find out if all of that hard work is healthy and what the health implications are of running 26 miles. Following is a transcript …

Exercise

Magic mushrooms can 'reset' depressed brain

<b>A hallucinogen found in magic mushrooms can "reset" the brains of people with untreatable depression, raising hopes of a future treatment, scans suggest.</b><p>The small study gave 19 patients a single dose of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin.<p>Half of patients ceased to be depressed and experienced …

Magic Mushrooms

The 9 most cringe-worthy moments in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’ history

“Curb Your Enthusiasm” returns to HBO Sunday after more than six years off the air. A lot has changed in the world since we left Larry (and Leon) in Paris, but it’s a pretty safe bet that the new season of “Curb” will have plenty of awkwardness. In preparation, we put together a list of the …

Stranger Things

These Are the 4 Kinds of Exercises I Did to Grow My Booty in Just 6 Weeks

I've always dreamed of having a perky butt. I used to think it was all about genetics (i.e. you had to be distantly related to J Lo somehow), but a friend of mine who was training for her first bikini bodybuilding competition assured me that building a booty was all about hard work and dedication. …

Cuba mystery grows: New details on what befell US diplomats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The blaring, grinding noise jolted the American diplomat from his bed in a Havana hotel. He moved just a few feet, and there was silence. He climbed back into bed. Inexplicably, the agonizing sound hit him again. It was as if he'd walked through some invisible wall cutting …

Cuba

The Best Speedruns From SGDQ 2017

A lot of people played video games very quickly last week, raising $1.7 million for charity in the process. All of the speedruns at Summer Games Done …

Retrogaming

The Best $100 Entry-Level GPU: Radeon RX 560 vs. GeForce GTX 1050

Late last year I set out to crown the best entry-class graphics card by comparing the Radeon RX 460, GeForce GTX 1050 and 1050 Ti in 24 games, which …

Supercomputers

Leonardo da Vinci's Ingenious Design for a Self-Supporting Bridge

Or, "How to build a bridge in 10 minutes that's strong enough to support a car"<p>Of the many structures Leonardo da Vinci designed, perhaps none made …

Clever Tape Measure Tricks Every Craftsman Should Know

From helping with math to drawing straight lines, the humble tape measure has plenty of hidden talents.<p>A tape measure's purpose is obvious. Just pull out the blade and it will tell you just how long something is. It'll even adjust for the width of its own hook. But in the hands of an experience …

The 27 Best Boots for Every Occasion

Chelseas, Chukkas, Trench Boots and More<p><i>Editors Note: Our selection of boots has been updated for fall 2017.</i><p><b>Nine Essential Boot Types for Men</b> <br>The …

20 minutes of Ghost Recon Wildlands single-player footage

There's a new Ghost Recon game just around the corner - Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands. Hasn't exactly been shouting and hollering has it?<p>But …

Watch the Nintendo Switch event in less than 12 minutes

What a night. While you were (probably) fast asleep, Nintendo ended months of speculation by revealing a ton of new info about its upcoming console. Most important, the Switch launches globally March 3rd and will cost $300.<p>Nintendo also announced a number of new games for the system, including <i>Super</i> …

8 Healthy Habits of Big-Wave Surfer Laird Hamilton

Small, healthy habits add up over time. Just ask Laird Hamilton, world-renowned big-wave surfer and our resident radical fitness evangelist. At 52, …

Watch Miyamoto play the Super Mario Bros theme song with The Roots

Here’s footage of Shigeru Miyamoto playing the <i>Super Mario Bros.</i> theme song with The Roots. It’s probably the most famous song in video games being played by the most famous video game designer and producer — he’s also the most adorable.<p>It’s a big day for Nintendo with Miyamoto doing the press …

Retrogaming

Dialect Coach Breaks Down The Accents 32 Different Actors Use In Movies

The accents you hear in movies aren't typically what you'd call accurate, and this lack of accuracy can be really distracting and detract from the …

Brad Pitt

How To Remember Most of What You Read Online

There’s so much information available to us right now that it’s very easy to overlook or simply <b>forget</b> about things that could actually help us get to …

Totally Ridiculous DIY Flashlight Is Water-Cooled, Bright as Day

More than you need, but no one will blame you for wanting it.<p>Go to the drawer where you keep your flashlight, and pull it out. Look at its puny little bulb. Drop it on the floor. Kick it under the sofa. Fish it back out. Pick it back up. Now throw it in the garbage. Then build one of <i>these</i>.<p>OK maybe …

Watch Dogs 2 trailer introduces the villain, and he's a real Douche [Updated]

Meet Dušan.<p><b>Update:</b> Ubisoft has clarified that the villain's name is in fact Dušan. Confirmation of his status as a douchean was not forthcoming, but …

Watch Dogs 2 Gameplay Vid Takes Us Shopping

When Ubi announced Watch Dogs 2 [official site] at E3, they promised a lot more hacktivist goodness as we assumed the role of Marcus Holloway, a …

Household Chores Checklist - How To Get Organized At Home Like A Boss

<b>How to Get Organised at Home Like a Boss</b><p>Household chores – DIY or a job for the pros? You may think that cleaning in the home is something that you …

The 21st Century’s 25 greatest films

Mad Max

Cool Beans: 5 Great Cold Brew Coffee Makers

Iced coffee has been a longstanding warm-weather alternative to the hot stuff since forever, but there have always been drawbacks. As you’d expect, …

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

What Candace Cameron Bure Actually Eats to Make 40 Look Like 20

She tracked every bite so you can steal all her secrets.<p>When Candace Cameron Bure, who's now 40, first appeared on television, she was only a kid. Now that she's starring in <i>Fuller House</i> and co-hosting <i>The View</i>, anyone with eyes can see she's managed to stay in incredible shape, despite some bumps …

The Best Burgers in America: Top 15 Cities

Food
Social Media

According to Science, You're a Huge Jerk If You Point Out Typos

Someone's gotta do it!<p>Does the above sign make you uncontrollably angry? Congrats, a new study says you're probably a douchebag. Kind of! New research from the University of Michigan, cheekily (or infuriatingly, if you're an asshole) titled "If You're House Is Still Available, Send Me an Email," …

Psychology