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Hit a Straight Armbar from half guard

We all have that one move or position that seems to be a pest no matter how hard we focus or train to get better at it. It varies from …

Fight Science: Building skills from the gym to the fight

<i>(Editor’s note: This article is co-authored by Jason Burgos)</i><p>In the predecessor to this piece—<i>Fight Science: The Fundamentals</i> —we broke down the …

Martial Arts

The 9 Best Martial Arts To Learn For Actual Fighting

Western culture can often lump all fighting styles into a big heap that is called “Karate” or “Kung Fu” or these days even “MMA.” Though it’s true to …

Martial Arts

Construction industry must embrace tech revolution to avoid a cliff edge  

The construction industry stands at a crossroads. We are quite simply not keeping up with the pace of technological change.<p>Advancements in robotics and automated manufacturing, data analytics and virtual reality are radically transforming the sector and indeed the whole economy. Yet all is not …

Here’s how worried construction workers should be about robots

Robots could eliminate almost one in three construction jobs over the next two decades, experts predict.<p>Mace, an international consultancy and …

Construction Industry

‘Plyscrapers’: The rise of the wooden skyscraper

Timber skyscrapers are sprouting up across the globe, from Vancouver to Vienna. Are they strong enough? Will they rot? And won't they burn down?<p>When the Ingalls Building in Cincinnati, Ohio was unveiled in 1903, no one believed it would still be standing over a century later. In fact, it wasn’t …

Skyscrapers

Smaller contractors face obstacles adopting technology in construction

SINGAPORE: From the looks of its temporary office - a container sandwiched between buildings at Kampong Ubi Industrial Estate - mid-sized contractor …

EU clamps down on cancer-causing substances in the workplace

Stricter rules on carcinogenic substances at workplaces have been adopted by the European Parliament. It's added 11 carcinogens to a 2004 directive …

Cancer

How to make concrete stronger and more environmentally friendly with irradiated water bottles

Concrete has shaped the modern world. Other than water, it is the most widely used material on the planet so it's unsurprising that scientists are …

Engineering

GSP Back

<b>A nine-year-old boy</b> tells his mother, father and two younger sisters goodbye, steps out the front door of their simple home on Rue Yelle, a small strip of asphalt with maybe a dozen houses on it, and leaves for school. Mom works in a nursing home when she’s not watching his sisters. Dad installs …

Martial Arts

This is how the UK driving test is going to change

The way we learn to drive is changing with a new test coming into effect in December.<p>The driving test in Wales, England and Scotland will change from …

3 mind hacks to punch UNBELIEVABLY faster

A description of what you are about to witness would be an injustice if penned by myself; with that being said, the guys from FightSCIENCE are here …

Martial Arts
Martial Arts

Running a marathon leaves 8 out of 10 competitors with acute kidney injury

Some 82% of runners have acute kidney injury after completing a marathon.<p>Researchers said they recover within two days but the potential long-term …