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This Instagrammer Is Dropping a Huge Truth Bomb About Why So Many Healthy Eaters Can’t Lose Weight

#TooReal<p>Calories don't count when you're eating Greek yogurt, right? <i>Ehhh</i> about that. Well, just see for yourself:<p>On the left-hand side, food and fitness blogger Amanda Meixner has made a bowl with:<p>1 cup 2% Greek yogurt<br>• 1 tsp honey<br>• 20g 85% dark chocolate<br>• 1 cup blueberries<br>• 1/2 cup strawberries<br>• 1/2 Tbsp …

Healthy Eating

Burning coal may have caused Earth’s worst mass extinction | Dana Nuccitelli

Earth has so far gone through five mass extinction events – scientists are worried we’re on course to trigger a sixth – and the deadliest one happened 252 million years ago at the end of the Permian geologic period. In this event, coined “the Great Dying,” over 90% of marine species and 70% of …

Earth Science

Scientists detect signal from ‘cosmic dawn,’ when stars first lit up the universe

For the first time, scientists have detected a signal from “cosmic dawn” — the moment when the universe's earliest stars emerged.<p>The signal, reported Wednesday in the journal Nature, is little more than a blip in the radio echo of that ancient era, as difficult to detect as the wingbeat of a …

Black Holes

Teens Are Leaving Facebook in Droves for This Way-Cooler App

Facebook is for olds.<p>Facebook's not cool anymore. Not according to the gatekeepers of all things cool: kids and young adults. An independent study released by research firm eMarketerfound that Facebook will lose 2 million users under the age of 25 this year. The research also found that less than …

Social Media

Here's what will happen to the Tesla that SpaceX shot into space

Experts predict smooth sailing — and, ultimately, salvage.<p>The Tesla Roadster that rode SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket into space Tuesday afternoon seems poised to overshoot its mark, with company CEO Elon Musk tweeting a diagram showing that the car's current trajectory will take it beyond Mars and …

Roadsters

‘Inevitable’ 9.0 earthquake, tsunami will hit Canada’s West Coast: expert

The threat of the “big one” hitting Western Canada has been looming for years. Experts say a powerful magnitude 9.0 earthquake could rip through the …

23 Plant-Based Ways To Eat Protein If You're Cutting Back On Meat

No meat? NBD.

100 Photography Tips by Eric Kim

Don’t compare your photos to anybody else (but yourself)<p>When in doubt, take a step closer.<p>Shoot from the gut in the streets; edit with your brain at …

Street Photography

This Workout Reverses Signs of Aging, According to Science

Mayo Clinic researchers say interval training may have anti-aging benefits at the cellular level.<p>HIIT—or high intensity interval training—has been <i>the</i> …

Exercise

The Privacy Screen on This Laptop is Making Hackers Nervous

The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is not 100% impenetrable (is anything these days?). But it will give hackers something to worry about.<p>It has come to this.<p>The HP EliteBook 1040 G3 is a new 14-inch business-grade laptop (yes, you can drop it at the airport and it will probably survive) with a cool new …

Intel Corporation

Emma Stone’s Trainer, Jason Walsh, Has One Amazing Go-To Move

The person who's making Emma Stone sweat: Jason Walsh. The <i>La La Land</i> actress trains with Walsh, who is the founder of the buzzy fitness studio Rise …

Start from Scratch Series: 6 Week Complete Beginner Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Human-Pig Hybrid Created in the Lab—Here Are the Facts

Scientists hope the chimera embryos represent key steps toward life-saving lab-grown organs.<p>In a remarkable—if likely controversial—feat, scientists announced today that they have created the first successful human-animal hybrids. The project proves that human cells can be introduced into a …

Immune System

The Pit In Your Stomach is Actually Your Second Brain

The world is so much bigger and more interesting than we can see with our naked eyes. If we could, we could watch cells grow, morph, and split again over and over again on the backs of our own wrists--or the billions of foreign cells living in and among our own, forming what scientists are …

The best back exercises to do at home without weights

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your back and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

Exercise

The 3 Pillars of Fat Loss

<b>Anyone who ever tells you “this is what you should do one hundred percent of the time” when it comes to your training is trying to sell you …

Exercise

The Best High-Intensity Exercises for a Toned Core

In order to boost overall strength, it’s essential to work on tightening and toning your core. That’s because the muscles in the core serve as the …

Workouts

Blips sticker turns your iPhone into a microscope

Place your iPhone’s camera too close to your subject and it loses its ability to focus, but not if you turn it into a microscope. That’s possible with a simple Blips sticker that’s placed over your iPhone’s camera lens — and you can preorder yours right now.<p>Blips lenses first landed on Kickstarter …

The science behind how a digital camera works

While technology plays an integral part in our daily lives, many of us have little understanding of how the devices we use every day actually work.<p>In the video above we reveal how a digital camera works, creating an image by allowing light through the lens and using a sensor to covert the data into …

5 Oblique Exercises This Trainer Does When She Wants To Feel The Burn

While exercises like planks and mountain climbers are great for targeting your core, you also want to incorporate some oblique-focused work in your …

Workouts

17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that.<p>If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them …

27 High-Protein Dinner Recipes Under 500 Calories

Healthy Eating

Here's A Total-Body Cardio Exercise That Burns Mega Calories

Oh, burpees—the move we <i>all</i> love to hate. This calorie-crushing exercise hurts so good for a reason: It puts your whole bod to work. "This move …

Question Everything You Know About Fitness

Over the past two years, I’ve interviewed more than 100 world-class performers for my podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. The guests range from super-celebs (Arnold Schwarz­e­negger, Jamie Foxx) and athletes (icons of powerlifting, gymnastics, and surfing) to legendary Special Operations commanders and …

11 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

What to Eat Before and After a Workout, According to a Registered Dietitian

You've got your leggings, your sports bra, your sneakers, and a hair tie. You're ready to work out, right? Actually, you're missing one crucial …

Bayer Just Bought Monsanto, Here's Why You Should Care

The latest in a long list of major mergers could threaten food security.<p><b>Update: The US Department of Justice approved this merger in April, pending the sell off of a few assets.</b><p>A giant company just bought another giant company, but if you're not an investor or a farmer, you may not have noticed. …

Agriculture