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Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Streaming service Netflix is undoubtedly hugely popular already - thanks to the range of both TV programmes and films it offers.<p>But there is actually …

TV shows

5 Best And Simple Ways To Improve Your Cycling Endurance

Here’s how to break through these self-imposed endurance ceilings that are keeping you from making the most of your riding.<p>1. Think about your fuel<p>To …

Cycling

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

Workouts

6 habits that are making you lose muscle, not fat

Keep your metabolism revved up with these top tips.<p>You know the routine: losing weight means chowing down on fewer calories than you’re burning. But …

Exercise

Major Quantum Computing Advance Made Obsolete by Teenager

18-year-old Ewin Tang has proven that classical computers can solve the “recommendation problem” nearly as fast as quantum computers. The result …

Quantum Computing

How cosmic is the cosmos?

Ever since Heisenberg and Tagore, physicists have flirted with Eastern philosophy. Is there anything in the romance?<i>By Zeeya Merali</i>Read at Aeon

Physics

Ask Ethan: Where Does The 'Energy' For Dark Energy Come From?

If you have a Universe full of stuff — whether that’s atoms, dark matter, radiation, neutrinos, or anything else — it’s virtually impossible to keep it static. The fabric of your Universe, at least in General Relativity, must either expand or contract on the largest scales. But if you have a …

Universe

There Was No Big Bang Singularity

Almost everyone has heard the story of the Big Bang. But if you ask anyone, from a layperson to a cosmologist, to finish the following sentence, “In the beginning, there was…” you’ll get a slew of different answers. One of the most common ones is “a singularity,” which refers to an instant where …

Universe

Here’s Why You Should Ride for 10 Hours Every Week

This magic number can set you up for some seriously optimal aging<p>Want to double your odds of aging disease-free and fully functional? Get out and ride for 10 hours a week.<p>That’s the take-home message of a new study from the University of Sydney, which found that adults who got the most exercise—the …

World Health Organization

This 10-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Will Help Get Your Day Off to a Bright Start

We always tell our students that you don’t have to practice for hours each day in order to reap the benefits of yoga. Some days, a luxurious two-hour …

Yoga

The 14 Best Calorie-Burning Exercises, Ranked In Order of Effectiveness

Find out where cycling fits in<p>If you’re dedicating valuable time in your day to a staying in shape, you want to know it’s actually worth your time, right? You’ve probably heard some people say cardio is the ultimate calorie-burner, while others swear by weight lifting—so what actually gets you the …

Exercise

Can You Hypnotize Yourself? Yes, And Here’s How

When you hear the word “hypnosis,” you might picture a hypnotist manipulating someone into quacking like a duck or barking like a dog onstage. But …

Meditation

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

New findings are fueling an old suspicion that fundamental particles and forces spring from strange eight-part numbers called “octonions.”

Physics

Ditching Windows: 2 Weeks With Ubuntu Linux On The Dell XPS 13

A few weeks ago during a time-sensitive 350GB file transfer, Windows 10 rebooted without warning. When the OS restarted I was greeted with an infuriating blue screen that had become all too familiar. No, not <i>that</i> infuriating blue screen. The one that declares “Working On Updates.” It was, as they …

Linux

If You Want To Get Ripped & Motivated You Need To Follow These Fitness Instagrammers

New Year’s Eve feels like a world away, and no doubt some of your healthy resolutions have fallen by the wayside.<p>If you need a jolt of inspiration to …

New Year's Eve

Forget HIIT, Fartlek is the new training trend that'll whip your butt into shape

If you often catch yourself scrolling through the peachy bums of Instagram, thinking 'why don't my thighs look like that?', 1. It's probably filtered …

Exercise

How Scientists Discovered a New Type of Depression

Which could lead to new treatment.<p>Depression affects approximately 322 million people across the world, or approximately 2.5 percent of the world’s …

20 simple exercises that start showing results after one workout

If you rely on progress for motivation, these will be for you

Muscle

No, Really: This Is the Secret to Age-Proofing Your Brain

When you think about age-proofing your brain, what's the first thing that springs to mind? Eating healthier food, exercising more, and quitting bad …

Best free Linux firewalls of 2018

A firewall is an important aspect of computer security these days, and most modern routers have one built in, which while helpful, can be difficult …

Study reveals new cause of depression

Researchers believe that uncovering the role of a protein that is present in our bodies may revolutionize depression treatments.<p>According to the …

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything?

A new paper argues that the condition now known as “Dissociative Identity Disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality

Consciousness

Are Space And Time Quantized? Maybe Not, Says Science

Throughout the history of science, one of the prime goals of making sense of the Universe has been to discover what’s fundamental. Many of the things we observe and interact with in the modern, macroscopic world are composed of, and can be derived from, smaller particles and the underlying laws …

Quantum Mechanics

Questioning Truth, Reality, and the Role of Scientific Progress

It’s an interesting time to be making a case for philosophy in science. On the one hand, some scientists working on ideas such as string theory or …

1 Question Smart People Ask Every Day to Judge Their Success

This question can be a game-changer for the pursuit of happiness.<p>Do you ever wonder about your profession or your work, and wish you were doing something else?<p>Maybe you feel stuck in a dead-end job, chose the wrong career, or feel that you were made for something else -- something more …

Training Guide To Exercise Your Mitochondria For Endless Energy & Longevity | Poliquin Article

Everyone knows that exercise is good you. It’s that one thing that has no down side: It makes you stronger, quicker, and smarter. It fixes your …

What numbers do you need to win the Giro d’Italia? Chris Froome’s power data analysed

<b>We take a look at Chris Froome's power data from the Giro d'Italia, as revealed by Velon.</b><p>Chris Froome‘s victory in the 2018 Giro d’Italia may have …

Gut bacteria mechanism behind the anti-seizure effects of ketogenic diet uncovered

The ketogenic diet was originally developed a century ago to treat children with severe epilepsy, but how it actually worked was always unclear. Now …

Quantum Physics May Be Even Spookier Than You Think

A new experiment hints at surprising hidden mechanics of quantum superpositions