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12 Mesmerizing Reasons why you should visit Japan ASAP

Japan isn’t just about tech and cities. It has still managed to preserve some of the stunning natural and historical structures valuable to the …

Japan

The Zac Efron workout to get a beach-ready 'Baywatch' body

It’s a pretty safe bet that <i>Baywatch</i> will go down as the biggest blockbuster of the summer of 2017. But what isn’t so clear is who the audience will …

Beyond time management: Why we really procrastinate and how to finally stop

I’ve read all the articles and listened to all the podcasts about procrastination. I’ve tried all the tricks—including literally trying to trick …

Procrastination

Why we don't follow through on what we set out to do — and how to fix it

Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other projects, entertaining guests, and delaying his work on the text.<p>Hugo's publisher had become frustrated by his repeated procrastination and responded by setting a formidable deadline.<p>The publisher demanded that Hugo finish the …

Start here: four weeks to get fit

How long has it been since you did some exercise? A few weeks, months, more? As with any change in life, the first step is the hardest, but it really doesn’t take much to get you back in action. I know how it feels to be off the wagon: there was a point in my career when I felt the same. I was an …

Exercise

Where Time Comes From

The time that ends up on your smartphone—and that synchronizes GPS, military operations, financial transactions, and internet communications—originates in a set of atomic clocks on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory. Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, Chief Scientist for USNO's Time Services, gives a …

The Seven Constants Of Game Design, Part Two

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tadhg Kelly writes a regular column about all things video game for TechCrunch. He is a games industry consultant, freelance designer and the creator of leading design blog</i> <i>What Games Are</i><i>. You can follow him on Twitter</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>Last week I discussed how video games are both unbounded and …

The Incoming Shooter Where Cheating is the Only Way to Win

Invisible players forced to cheat to find each other in upcoming indie FPS Screencheat.<p>Multiplayer etiquette may have demanded players refrain from …

What happens to the unprotected human body in space?

As demonstrated by the ailments that plague ISS astronauts returning to Earth, we're simply not built for space. What would happen to a human fired out of an airlock?<p>It's a recurring horror in sci-fi: the hull is pierced, a human is trapped without equipment in an airlock about to open, a door …

Space Exploration

16 Hilariously Named Products You'll Want To Avoid

You'd think if you're going to spend a small fortune creating a product, manufacturing, marketing and then promoting it - you could afford someone to …