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How Conor McGregor Killed the King

Fightland Blog<p>Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC<p>A year of hype brimmed over in thirteen seconds. That was the amount of time it took for Jose Aldo to lunge in wild and get caught by the short, back-skipping left hand of Conor McGregor. It was an underwhelming end to the heated rivalry, and …

Martial Arts

The 10-Minute Workout That Will Fry Your Abs

This plank jack complex will crush calories and carve your core<p>The plank strengthens the dozens of muscles between your shoulders and hips.<p>But if you jack your feet in and out as you do it, the plank suddenly becomes so much more than just a core builder.<p>The quick movement of your feet provides a …

7 Small Changes that Can Increase Your Happiness Overnight

<b>“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>I used to be constantly depressed.<p>After dropping out of college, …

Happiness

The 57 best tech gifts you should scramble for this Black Friday

Holiday shopping season is here.<p>Tech Insider's gift guide for tech lovers is chock full of cool gadgets that all make excellent gifts. You'll find something for just about any tech enthusiast in this list.

Android Phones

It's Not YouTube Red Versus Hulu Or Netflix -- It's YouTube Red Versus Apple

We’ve seen a lot of press on YouTube Red in the online media (Forbes.com is no exception) and the governing roundup seems to be one of concern: how, exactly, will YouTube get people to pay for something previously considered free? And how, if they do so, will the average YouTube generator—not the …

12 Signs You've Done Well in Life

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i>.<p><b>1. You feel proud of yourself.</b><p>Regardless of where you are in life, you feel proud of yourself for having achieved what you have and having done what you've done -- whether it's good or bad. Because life is not about going from one point to the …

Happiness

Batman is gone, but the Robins unite for a new weekly series from DC's top talent | Polygon

Mother stands for everything Batman does inverted<p>It is a Bat-family with no one at the head of the table<p><i>Also, he grew a beard.</i><p><i>Also, his new suit looks kind of like a blue bunny.</i><p><i>Cassandra's original Batgirl costume</i><p><i>Cassandra in Batman and Robin Eternal</i>

The last person in the queue should be served first, scientific research suggests

We Brits love queueing, so this research from Denmark is sure to raise a few eyebrows<p>The University of Southern Denmark has found that the traditional way we queue is wrong and inefficient.<p>This will shock people in the UK, especially London, who often patiently wait in queues every day.<p>In fact, …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

Bitcoin: The hottest game for Chinese gamblers

Bitcoin trading is the hottest game in China.<p>The digital currency has been embraced by Chinese users who like to take a gamble: It's all "about trading, about volatility, about making a profit -- buy low, sell high," said Bobby Lee, CEO of BTCChina, the world's largest Bitcoin exchange.<p>Bitcoin was …

Samsung's Galaxy Note 5 should be an evolutionary upgrade

Still wondering what Samsung is going to unveil at its August 13th event? Well-known tipster Evan Blass (aka @evleaks) might have just removed what few doubts are left. He not only posted official-looking snapshots of both the Galaxy Note 5 and its curvier S6 Edge+ sibling, but revealed purported …

Why 3 car giants just bought Nokia’s mapping business for $3B

Following what was surely one of the least well-kept secrets in acquisition history, Nokia finally confirmed the sale of its Here mapping division earlier this morning.<p>The buyer, as expected, was a consortium of German car manufacturers — Audi, BMW, and Daimler. The value? €2.8 billion ($3.07 …

45 questions Reddit users asked Stephen Hawking

Professor Stephen Hawking is taking part in an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit. Here are some of the best questions he has been asked so far. He is planning to answer them over the next few weeks<p><i>I wanted to ask: Which is a scarier prospect for you? That we're alone in the universe, or not?</i></b> …

Stephen Hawking Endorses New Hunt for Alien Life, Despite Fear of Being 'Conquered and Colonized'

Stephen Hawking has long made his concerns about the search for extraterrestrial life clear. But after his appearance with Russian billionaire Yuri …

Stephen Hawking

Google, Facebook get behind Samsung in patent battle with Apple

Some of the technology industry's biggest companies have filed a motion with a US court to support Samsung in its ongoing patent battle with Apple.<p>A coalition of companies led by Google, Facebook, eBay, and PC makers Dell and Hewlett-Packard filed a brief with the US Court of Appeals for the …

Google will now help you decide which Android handset is right for you

Ever wondered which Android phone may be right for you? With so many to choose from, knowing which suits your needs can be tricky.<p>At the official Android site, a new phone selector tool is available for those who aren’t quite sure which Android handset they want. It’s simple to use, too; just pick …

Richard Branson: Leaving Europe would be 'the worst' mistake UK ever made

Sir Richard Branson has said that leaving the European Union would be the "worst mistake" Britain ever made and has urged the continent's nations to …

11 cities where minimum-wage workers are getting crushed by rent

While some cities, including Seattle and San Francisco, have recently raised the minimum wage to as much as $15 an hour, these increases often are still not enough.<p>According to the real-estate firm Zillow, renters on average should be spending about 30% of their wages on the cost of their residence …

Fitness Truths: the five biggest fitness myths debunked

With so many conflicting ideas about the best way to get fit, lose fat and be strong and healthy, it can be difficult to separate the wood from the trees. To help you in the right direction, here are the five biggest fitness myths debunked.<p><b>1. Eat less to lose weight:</b> This is one of the most hotly …

McDonald's in crisis: can it fight off the Five Guys threat?

Photograph: Randall Michelson Archive/WireImage<p>Morgan Spurlock, director of ‘Super Size Me’.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/1/1430498022147/d435a9f4-bd13-44b6-a90c-0d873a318e14-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Randall Michelson Archive/WireImage<p>Morgan Spurlock, …

Our inside look at Microsoft's HoloLens leaves us wanting more

I want one.<p>Microsoft's HoloLens, a headset that floats 3D images in front of your eyes and overlays them on top of real-world environments, was the show-stealer of the company's Build developer conference this week. That's despite Microsoft having shared virtually zero new information since the …