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Use of police robot to kill Dallas shooting suspect believed to be first in US history

Police’s lethal use of bomb-disposal robot in Thursday’s ambush worries legal experts who say it creates gray area in use of deadly force by law enforcement<p>For what experts are calling the first time in history, US police have used a robot in a show of lethal force. Early Friday morning, Dallas …

Law Enforcement

Obama to voters: After the Supreme Court ruling, immigration reform is up to you now

President Obama mourned the defeat Thursday of his plan to offer deportation relief to millions of immigrants and tried to put the next steps in the hands of voters, casting the November election as a referendum on what's widely considered to be a broken immigration system.<p>After a deadlocked …

Immigration

A Lottery Lawyer Explains What You Should Do if You Hit the Jackpot

If you win big, you'll want to shut down your Facebook, hire a financial planner, and get ready for your life to change.<p><i>Download the new and improved VICE app for iOS and Android now.</i><p>In middle school, we had to read Steinbeck's <i>The Pearl</i>, which is about how awful getting rich quick is. The …

The Easiest (and One Of the Most Important) Fitness Tests You’ll Ever Take

Before you lift another weight overhead, do this first<p>Overhead pressing—like military presses, push presses, and seated dumbbell presses—can turn your shoulders from pebbles to boulders.<p>And who doesn’t want a strong, chiseled set of shoulders that will make your T-shirts look like they’re all from …

10 Surprising Tips That Help Thyroid Patients Lose Weight

Losing weight can be a frustrating process for many people with an underactive thyroid. Whether you have hypothyroidism, or no thyroid after surgery …

Experts rated weight-loss drugs and Qsymia came out on top

In the diet-medication sweepstakes, we have a winner. While all five drugs approved by the Food & Drug Administration for weight loss best a placebo in helping patients lose weight, a drug known commercially as Qsymia — a combination of the drugs phentermine and topiramate — most consistently …

Weight Loss

Samsung's Wireless Earbuds and Smartwatch Let You Leave The Phone Behind

The IconX earbuds and Gear Fit 2 are truly wireless fitness gadgets<p>When fitness and technology team up, it's rarely elegant —the standard is a smartphone strapped to your arm, and a pair of wired earbuds.<p>To build out its ecosystem of smartphone peripherals, Samsung has released two new fitness …

Consumer Tech

10 intense weight loss workouts under 10 minutes

In order for weight-loss workouts to be effective, they need to be metabolic so you supercharge your body’s ability to burn fat. The sweet spot? …

Pump Up Your Pecs

Overview<p><b>Exercises:</b> 3• <b><br>Total Sets:</b> 5• <b><br>Total Minutes:</b>• <b><br>Best For</b>: Muscle• <b><br>Body Targets</b>: Chest<p>This workout is guaranteed to make your pecs pop. That’s because it hits your chest muscles from three different angles, using a classic training technique called drop sets.<p>“The muscle pump is INSANE,” says Gaddour. …

The 15-Minute Six Pack Shimmy

Get ready for your abs to burn and shake<p>This 15-minute abs workout from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour has a fun name, but it’ll cause your abs to burn and shake.<p>The routine’s five movements hit every last muscle in your core, including your shoulders, obliques, rectus abdominis, hip …

Do These 3 Abs Exercises For A Stronger Core

Abs-olutely a great way to get fitter in less than a half hour a day.<p>The important thing, Matheny says, is to complete each day's reps with proper form and control. You're not trying to blow through them as quickly as possible; you're trying to maintain stability and form with every single rep. …

5 Strength Moves You Need to Do If You Want to Lose Weight

Prepare to blast calories and stoke your metabolism.<p>Strength training is the best thing you can do for weight loss—and the reasons for that are as endless as the buckets you’ll sweat. For starters, resistance training burns hella calories by creating an “after burn” effect post-workout. It also …

Turkish forces kill nearly 200 ISIS militants in Syria and Iraq in retaliation for Istanbul bombing

Turkey will also carry out air strikes against the radical Sunni group if necessary and will maintain its "determined stance" until Islamic State fighters leave its border areas, Davutoglu told a conference of Turkish ambassadors in Ankara.<p>The bomber blew himself up on Tuesday among groups of …

Improve Your Posture with These Exercises from the Army Field Manual

Posture can affect a lot of things, including our confidence and how other people feel about us. Teach yourself good posture by practicing these …

Police: NY traffic stop yields suspect with assault rifle, body armor, 8,300 rounds of ammo

Police in New York say a traffic stop has resulted in the arrest of man posing as a federal air marshal who had an assault rifle, body armor and 8,300 rounds of ammunition.<p>Nassau County police said Friday that the suspect was stopped Thursday morning on the Jericho Turnpike in the Long Island …

The 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept that it’s …

Nutrition

50 apps to improve your smartphone

Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of house-hunting.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/9/16/1442402799090/a29fb90d-ae79-44f6-9f7b-2bcb648e7925-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Yui Mok/PA<p>The Rightmove app takes the stress out of …

Apps

How to Trigger Size Gains Every Workout

An Advanced Full-Body Workout Plan<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>Three things cause muscles to grow: mechanical tension, metabolic stress, and muscle …

Workouts

American businesses are growing wary of China—with good reason

Last spring, five women in China were arrested for “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” because they planned a sticker campaign on buses and …

The V-Taper Workout

Build Your Shoulders and Burn Body Fat in One Workout<p>Here's what you need to know...<p>The two best ways to look dramatically bigger? Lose fat and build …

Patent Exposed: The Flying Saucer of Nikola Tesla • Latest UFO sightings

At the end of the 19th century, the most distinguished engineers and scientists declared that no known combination of locomotion and materials could …

5 Ways to Deal With Stanky Feet

Because your cute new slip-on sneakers shouldn't come with a side of funk<p>Nobody ever said feet were supposed to smell like Chanel No. 5. And even the most well groomed tootsies are going to be a little reekish after they’ve been stuffed in a pair of leather boots all day. But if you catch a whiff …

Six-Pack Abs in Six-Weeks: A Summer Weight Loss Program

<b></b>Six-Pack Abs in Six-Weeks: A Summer Weight Loss ProgramWant to get ripped abs? It might seem impossible. But with MEN'S FITNESS Six-Pack in Six Week …

The 7 best things to eat and drink after a workout

Hitting the gym is just half the battle. Can't seem to put on more muscle? Too exhausted to come back the next day? Chances are, the problem isn't your fitness routine— it's what's on your plate. Below, seven powerhouse foods to make your workout count.<p><b>Whey</b><p><i>In Brief:</i> Fat-torching, energy-restoring …

The American empire is over: Afghanistan, China and our new bystander status

After a decade plus of war, the U.S. can only watch as China brokers Afghan peace. Here’s where we went so wrong<p>Dilip Hiro<p>April 2, 2015 6:30pm (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Call it an irony, if you will, but as the Obama administration struggles to slow down or halt its …

Afghanistan

America’s $100,000 Deal with a North Korean Defector

And how it went awry.<p>I <i>t was September 21, 1953, just seven weeks after an armistice had ended the Korean War. Joseph Stalin was dead, and the Soviet Union had finally stopped its secret support of the North Koreans in the conflict. President Dwight Eisenhower was desperate to hold together the</i> …