Shane Cottam

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What Nine Days Of Fasting Does To Your Body And Brain

What happened when we sent Esquire’s gluttonous food editor to a German health clinic for a fast, with instructions to keep a hunger diary? Put down your knives and forks and get ready for an unexpected epiphany<p><b>It seemed like a good idea at the time.</b> Like most things do, in the soft, dying light of …

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

If You Want An Energized, Pain-Free Body, Then It's Time To Rethink Your Every Step

Most days of the week, before the rest of my family is out of bed, I meet a friend for a morning walk. We bring our coffee and chat while our bodies slowly wake up. I don't wear sneakers—just simple, minimal shoes that allow me to feel the ground beneath my feet. My toes and arches respond to the …

9 cookbooks anyone interested in healthy eating should own

Whether you're trying to cut back on sugar or learn to love vegetables, these books can help<p>Whether you've always been interested in healthy eating or just fancy dipping your toe in it (not literally), here are nine recipes and cook books that will help you on your way.<p>1. Thug Kitchen<p>With a slogan …

The 50 best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018

With the new year come resolutions and, inevitably, fitness resolutions.<p>In order to spur some fitspiration, Business Insider has compiled a list of the best fitness Instagram accounts to follow in 2018 that will motivate you to keep on track in the year ahead.<p>The resulting list contains everybody …

Fitness

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

In California, radical scientists and billionaire backers think the technology to extend life – by uploading minds to exist separately from the body – is only a few years away<p>Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise …

Singularity

This New Dairy Alternative Is Made From Real Milk Proteins - But With No Cows Required

The future is served.<p>Researchers are close to releasing the first lab-made dairy products, saying they’ll have the same look and taste of actual …

Use Windows 10 Anniversary Update's Connect app to cast your Android phone to your PC

If you have installed Windows 10 Anniversary Update, you now have an incredibly easy way to cast your Android phone to your PC. There's a new app …

Depression & Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an important vitamin your body needs to stay healthy. Most people don’t get enough vitamin D, because our primary way of making it is …

The Nuances of Vitamin D—and How to Get Enough of It | Goop

We’ve been interested in the role vitamin D plays in our overall health for a while—particularly as it emerges that so many of us are quite …

Fartlek Treadmill Training

Fartlek, which means "speed play" in Swedish, is an unstructured form of physical training in which you literally play with the speed and intensity …

The Best Science-proven Ways to Add Strength and Size to Your Quads

If you’re looking to forge some major strength gains in your lower body, traditional weightlifting may <i>not</i> be the answer, according to research from …

Sky Q will make you want to ditch your Sky+ box

In November, Sky showed off its next-gen TV service, called Sky Q.<p>At the launch event, we got the chance to get a guided tour around a few of the features the system has on offer, but it was a brief 10-minute affair, during which taking control was a definite no-no.<p>Now, however, we’ve had the …

Science says your “gut feeling” isn’t a metaphor

The brain’s powers are a little overrated. To keep your body going, you don’t need a functioning brain, but you do need something to provide energy. Enter the gut.<p>We may not give it much thought—because, literally, it happens without conscious thought—but the process of extracting energy from food …

Medical Research

There's a secret feature in Android phones that will let you prank your friends

It involves going into a hidden menu and some settings designed for developers, but it's completely harmless and reversible.

Android News

5 Guys Who Wake Up at 4 a.m. to Work Out Tell You How They Do It

Steal their secrets to seize the day and seize results<p>Squeezing in a workout before the rest of the world is even awake takes an extreme amount of willpower and dedication, and maybe a bit of insanity. But if you work at it, anyone can become an early riser, says <i>Men’s Health</i> sleep advisor W. …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Profiles<p>The group's Chinese trap arrives Stateside. Will they finally be the Asian hip-hop group that people take seriously?<p>By Alex Wong2 days …

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Spotify Now Lets You Use A Phone Or Tablet As A Remote For Your Desktop Music

Many people, including me, were wondering when Spotify would use its Connect feature — which launched just over a year ago — to connect their phone and desktop devices. Well, I’m pleased to say that this #firstworldproblem has been fixed, and you can now use your phone or tablet as a remote control …