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Nintendo's 'Mario' level creator just got a lot crazier

We got a chance to go hands on with <i>Mario Maker</i> at E3 this past June and it was pretty awesome even if it felt a little bit, well, safe. New footage that premiered at tonight's The Game Awards in Las Vegas blew our previous conceptions out of the water, though. From the looks of the video below, you …

The Hardest 20-Minute Workout of Your Life

Are you ready for this butt-kicking, muscle-burning, heart-pumping cardio challenge?<p>Sprints are a great way to blast fat and send your heart rate through the roof. But if you want to make them even more intense, try sprinting on a Woodway. <b>The Woodway Curve</b> is a motor-free machine that's powered by …

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Six Secret Strategies to Get You a Toned & Chiseled Six-Pack

1 of 7<p>antondotsenko / Getty<p>Six-Pack Abs<p>A lean, deeply chiseled set of abs is—without fail—right at the top of every <b>M&F</b> reader's wish list. Quite …

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The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

Fine-Tune Your Chest in Four Weeks

<b>Duration</b> 4 weeks<p><b>Exercises</b> 23<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Show up early for a symphony orchestra concert that features the most advanced performers and you know what …

What being an Uber driver is really like

Uber has garnered something of a stigma for the company's occasionally entitled antics, and <i>GQ</i>'s Mickey Rapkin wanted to find out whether that appearance carried over to its customers and drivers too. For a week earlier this month, Rapkin began offering rides on UberX, shuttling passengers around …

The Greatest Fitness Tips. Ever.

Three decades ago, endurance training consisted of pretty much one workout: all-out, all the time. Then fitness went mainstream, CEOs started wearing spandex, and "sports scientist" became a legitimate career goal. The result? Periodization, VO2 max, functional strength, and more. Herewith, a …

Watch Seth Rogen's hilarious and heartfelt Senate testimony on Alzheimer's research

Even Seth Rogen acknowledges that most of us would expect his top political cause to be the legalization of marijuana. While giving testimony at a Senate hearing yesterday, Rogen took plenty of time to joke about his role in vulgar comedies and the perception of him as immature and lazy. But Rogen …

82 Push-Ups You Need to Know About

Drop and give me<i>…</i> 82<i>?</i> That’s right. We at Greatist love—nay, adore—the push-up. It’s one of the simplest and most functional exercises around, and <b>it</b> …

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16 Healthy Homemade Energy Bar Recipes

Energy bars are a convenient, on-the-go snack to toss in your gym bag, but they can be full of added sugar and other not-so-desirable ingredients. …

Watch: A Captivating Time-Lapse Of Snowflakes Forming In Midair

What does a snowfall look like? Not as it floats down from a gray sky to land upon an outstretched tongue, but as it grows from a single molecule? It looks like some kind of crystal flower, blossoming from a singularity in space-time.<p>Backed by a soft piano nocturne taken from Aphex Twin, Russian …

An Astronaut's View of the North Korean Electricity Black Hole

Github releases Atom, a text-editor for coders

Github today took the wraps off a new text editor named Atom. The company has been working on Atom for over six years and has made the new editor available as part of an invite-only beta program.<p>In a post announcing the new editor today, Github said that Atom began as an experiment and quickly …

iOS 10 Screencast: The UserNotifications Framework

iOS 10 combines the presentation of notifications to users from both local and remote sources into a simple, cross-platform new framework. In this …

Knowledge-based programming: Wolfram releases first demo of new language, 30 years in the making

Three months ago, Stephen Wolfram gave VentureBeat a sneak peek into the future of the Wolfram Language, a totally symbolic, heavily natural, intensely knowledge-based, and extremely large computer programming language. At the time, he struggled to explain exactly what Wolfram Language is.<p>That’s …

7 Ways to Balance Strength Training and Cardio

As part of my 6 Weeks to Bootcamp Fit journey, I’m learning all about how to fit in both my running and strength training, without sacrificing either<p>Of of all the perks of strength training, the promise of a boost in my running performance—and injury-proofing my body—was one of the most compelling …

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Training the Core: 4 Exercises That Take It To The Next Level

Everyone wants a six-pack. It may in fact be the most sought after physical trait in history. <b>What most people don’t realize, however, is that a</b> …

Introducing Ratchet 2

25 Feb 2014<p>Today we’re stoked to introduce the brand spanking new Ratchet 2.0. The mobile-only framework for building mobile apps with HTML, CSS, and …

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: courtesy of Colin Price and the Designer Fund.<p>Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the …

The K5 security robot will begin patrolling one Silicon Valley campus this year

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Knightscope<p>The Knightscope K5 robot’s 5-foot-tall bullet-shaped frame is impressive. Studded with cameras and sensors …

The best suspension-trainer workout for your abs

milan2099 / Getty<p>milan2099 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 3<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>For most of us, traveling and time constraints don’t end with the holiday …

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Women Outnumber Men For The First Time In Berkeley’s Intro To Computer Science Course

For the first time in its history, Berkeley saw an introductory computer science course with predominantly female students – 106 women vs. 104 men. This slight turnaround signals a promising trend in the male-dominated STEM world.<p>To be sure, Berkeley is an exception: according to the National …

Treadmill Workouts: Benefits {Infographic} - Best Infographics

I personally prefer running outside every time I get a chance. Unfortunately, the weather does not cooperate. You can still get a good workout on a …

If You Need More Power, This Backup Battery Can Survive Even When Your Phone Can’t

This embed is invalid<p>I like backup batteries – I carry more than a few, and they all get used eventually, especially when I travel. But sometimes I worry: What will happen to my portable backup power in case of the The End of Days? Should the world be buried in a never-ending blizzard, or should a …

What’s the Difference Between a Romanian Deadlift, American Deadlift, Stiff Legged Deadlift, and Straight Leg Deadlift?

Deadlifting oozes strength and functionality. There’s something to bending over, grabbing a hold of heavy weight, and standing up with it that makes …

55 Reasons Why the Deadlift Exercise is the Best of All Time

Why the Deadlift Exercise is the Best of All Time<p>1. Back pain can stem from weak glutes.<p>2. Back pain can also come from weak spinal erectors that …

Pro Advice: 6 Surprising Fat-Loss Facts

Most regular gym-goers are there for one thing and one thing only: to lose fat. While there's absolutely nothing wrong with that goal, many people …

Make Any Exercise Harder

Build balance and muscle with these two challenging variations you can apply to almost any standing exercise<p>If you want to make an exercise harder, add weight. If you want to make your whole body work harder while performing an exercise, change your stance. "Altering the way you place your feet on …

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