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Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Weekend Reading: The Health Benefits of Bubbly, Creative Iced Coffee, and More

What we're reading, cooking, and clicking this week<p>Let's be real: Iced coffee is basically chocolate milk. It's magic. I like mine strong and with …

Food

Orecchiette with Corn, Greens, and Ricotta

4 Servings<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound orecchiette<p>2 oz. bacon, chopped<p>2 cups fresh corn kernels<p>8 cups Swiss chard leaves, chopped<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>4 oz. ricotta<p>Torn fresh basil leaves (for serving)<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Cook orecchiette; drain, reserving ¾ cup pasta cooking …

Spices

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

Cooking

What it looks like to get hit in the face with a tank shell

So this is completely terrifying. In a you will probably pee a little bit as you watch this GIF kind of way. In a holy crap wait a minute this isn't …

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghan war veteran

WASHINGTON— PresidentObamaon Monday awarded Army Staff Sgt. Ty Carter the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest military citation, making him the fifth living veteran of the Afghanistan or Iraq conflicts to be awarded the medal for acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty.<p>At a<p>White …

Military

How to Use a Tourniquet | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Bruce A. West. Mr. West served as an Army medic in the Iraq war. He taught over 500 soldiers how to save</i> …

Using Airsoft for Firearm Training | The Art of Manliness

One of my sheepdog goals this year is to become proficient with a handgun and to get my carry license.<p>I bought my first handgun a few months ago — a …

George S. Patton Motivational Posters | The Art of Manliness

George “Old Blood and Guts” Patton was a four star general who ably led American troops during World War II. In his 36 years of distinguished service …

Krav Maga: A Primer on the Martial Art of the Israeli Defense Forces | The Art of Manliness

I can’t remember how I first heard about Krav Maga, but I do remember being immediately intrigued. All martial arts have an appeal to most men and …

Krav Maga Technique of the Month: Overhand Direct One-Handed Strike Defense | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: We had such a great response to our</i> Primer on Krav Maga <i>article back in July, we thought many of you would be interested in learning</i> …

Arousal and Performance: How Stress and Fear Affect Tactical Performance | The Art of Manliness

Think back to the last time you experienced a high amount of psychological stress. For example, after you were in a fender bender or before you had …

The Lonely Island, Jimmy Fallon And The Roots Perform 'YOLO' Live (VIDEO)

On last night's "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," The Lonely Island turned in a rare live performance by staging an elaborate version of their single "YOLO," warning of the dangers that lurk around all corners of everyday life.<p>They were backed up by Fallon's house band The Roots, which made the …

Gunmen raid Iraq's Abu Ghraib and Taji jails

Armed gunmen have launched an attack on the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, hitting the facility with rocket-propelled grenades and mortars, officials say. Twelve people were killed in the attacks.<p>The attackers hit the facility on the western outskirts of Baghdad late on Sunday night, as well as another …

Why I Understand George Zimmerman's Mentality

I was at a bar when I got the news -- George Zimmerman not guilty. My friend immediately burst into tears, and I, well, I did what I normally do in these situations -- I went numb. That's no fun on a Saturday night.<p>Not numb like Novocaine shot into a painful toothache, but close. A sort of …

Marvel Looking to Work with Aaron Eckhart

The Week in Review: Comic-Con Edition

Inside Flipboard / July 19, 2013<p>Comic-Con, the annual celebration of all things geeky, began yesterday in San Diego with 130,000 people attending—a …

Toxic trash threatens Marines in Afghanistan, government report shows

Military leaders may be endangering the health of 13,500 Marines and civilians at Camp Leatherneck in Afghanistan by burning toxic trash in an open-air pit while choosing not to safely dispose of the waste inside four new, on-base incinerators that cost $11.5 million, says a government report …

UK forces in Afghanistan begin vast equipment salvage operation

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/994000/994492_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524657555_8e6e136143589b6be7bc26cc9934dbc4<p><b>It is a car-wash with a difference. In 46.9C heat, British troops at the vehicle wash-down at Camp Bastion use pressure hoses to wash away the dust of</b> …

Military

Incredible Superhero Prints By Melissa Smith

Inside Heath Ledger’s ‘Dark Knight’ Diary

"BYE BYE."<p>Those are the chilling final words scrawled in capital letters on the last page of a diary the late Heath Ledger kept as he was filming …

Cospladies: Nicole Marie Jean