Robert Millard

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The 7-Move Upper-Body Upgrade

Target your shoulders and upper chest with this V-shape workout<p>The V-shaped torso is a magical thing.<p>Put two guys with the same amount of muscle and fat on their frames next to one another, and the one with the broader shoulders and slimmer waist will <i>always</i> look more athletic.<p>And the wider your …

Coast Guard

Ethiopian farmers made a desert bloom again

Ethiopia is in the middle of the worst drought in 50 years. It’s the sort of shock to the system we are likely to see more of with climate change. …

Common Sense

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Creation Machine by Andrew Bannister, The Medusa Chronicles by Stephen Baxter and Alastair Reynolds, Dreamsnake by Vonda N McIntyre, Azanian Bridges by Nick Wood and Ace of Spiders by Stefan Mohamed<p>Space opera lends itself to the depiction of grand dimensions and great duration, but it’s one thing …

Science Fiction

11 foods that can make you look younger

However, the foods you eat can help you age better, both inside and out.<p>Here are 11 foods that can help you look younger.

Almost all great science fiction and fantasy comes back to this simple idea

Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox<p>Almost all science fiction and fantasy stories are, at their core, about the economics of scarcity and abundance.<p>That's …

Science Fiction

The best chest workout in under 10 minutes

Follow the power exercise with a strength and accessory exercise superset.<p><b>Chest barbell press:</b> Set up a barbell with weights that you can do six …

The empire the world forgot

Ruled by a dizzying array of kingdoms and empires over the centuries, the former regional power of Ani is now an eerie, abandoned city of ghosts.<p><b>An abandoned city of ghosts</b><br>Ruled by a dizzying array of kingdoms and empires over the centuries – from the Byzantines to the Ottomans – the city of Ani …

World History

Researchers have a radical plan to freeze rising sea water and transport it to Antarctica

A new study investigates one radical solution: 'geoengineering,' or reshaping the planet in a substantial way. In this case, by enlarging Antarctica's continental glacier via pumping ocean water onto the ice surface.<p>If it works, and the ice sheet grows thicker, it could sequester huge volumes of …

Mosul dam engineers warn it could fail at any time, killing 1m people

Iraqi engineers involved in building the Mosul dam 30 years ago have warned that the risk of its imminent collapse and the consequent death toll could be even worse than reported.<p>They pointed out that pressure on the dam’s compromised structure was building up rapidly as winter snows melted and …

Mosul

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Friday.<p><b>1. A French judge ruled on Thursday that half of the refugee camp in Calais known as the Jungle could be destroyed, except for places of worship, schools, and a few communal buildings.</b>The ruling is set to be challenged at the European Court of …