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This Is Why You're Not Jacked

5 Ways to Finally Build More Muscle<p>Your Connection is Broken<p>After a few years of solid training, most lifters ask themselves: should I continue going …

Full Body Training For Advanced Lifters

Where Performance Meets Pump<p>Full Body Routines vs. Bro Splits<p>Full body training has been around since the invention of the barbell, and for good …

Workouts

Want a Younger Brain? Forget Sudoku and Do This

Mental age is more in your control than you might think.<p>Nobody wants to lose cognitive function, especially when so much of business--and life in general--depends on being "on top of it" to stay ahead of the competition. But statistically speaking, the reality is, you have to fight to stay sharp. …

The Brain

Photographer Shows That Beauty Is Ageless In These Stunning Nudes

"I wanted to show women -- despite what society tells them -- that getting older only makes them stronger and more beautiful and that they should own that."<p><i>Warning: Some readers might consider a few of these images not safe for work.</i><p>Photographer Demetrius Fordham has just released a portrait series …

Norovirus and the anatomy of a scientific discovery

The process of scientific discovery is far from mysterious, even if it is often more convoluted than you might imagine<p>“A virus,” wrote the celebrated immunologist Peter Medawar, “is a piece of bad news wrapped in protein.”<p>The bad news from norovirus, one of the main preoccupations of my research …

Norovirus

Men are suffering from a psychological phenomenon that can undermine their success, but they're too ashamed to talk about it

Common symptoms include worrying that your success in life has been the result of some kind of error and thinking that everyone around you is more intelligent than you.<p>For years, the scientific community believed that the phenomenon was largely confined to high-achieving women. But many of those …

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Paleo Profile: The Vereda Hilarco Beast

Isolation is essential to evolution. Whether they’re reproductive, behavioral, or geographic, barriers are what create opportunities for species to split off into something new. And given the odd array of mammals that evolved in South America during the time of the continent’s time as an island …

Dinosaurs

Vegan Tattoo Shops Are a Thing and Here’s What You Need to Know

Tattoos are beautiful things, but for those that shy away from animal products, they can also be unattainable dreams. Tattoo ink often contains items like bone char and animal fat in the glycerin that carries the pigment and other accompanying products — like the green soap many shops use — can …

Fluid dynamics on four legs: The brilliance of how dogs drink

The next time your dog heads to his bowl for a drink, take a second to appreciate his mastery of fluid dynamics as he laps up gulp after gulp. Don't mind the mess he's probably making -- it's all part of his brilliance.<p>When your dog plunges his snout into his water bowl, it looks as though he's …

The psychology of impulsive shopping

With Black Friday, Christmas shopping and the winter sales all approaching, what is it that makes some of us susceptible to irrational purchases?<p>With Black Friday, Christmas shopping and the winter sales all approaching, consumers around the world will once again overindulge in systematic unplanned …

Psychology

- The Washington Post

Are you introvert or extrovert? Or an actual human?

<i>This article was first published in the December 2015 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

Psychology

8 Great Philosophical Questions That We'll Never Solve

Philosophy goes where hard science can't, or won't. Philosophers have a license to speculate about everything from metaphysics to morality, and this …

Here's what people say about bringing their parents to Burning Man

Burning Man is filled with people of all ages, from very young to very old. And more people than ever before are starting to bring their parents to join in the fun.<p>Scott, 36, has been attending for six years and this time decided to bring his dad, Rick.<p>"It's a place where you can connect with …

Dishonesty pays off in negotiations if done in this particular way

There are lies of commission, where false information is passed. And there are lies of omission, where information is passively omitted. And then there’s a third, trickier type of deception called “paltering”: actively using factually true information to mislead someone.<p>Paltering may be a common …

Psychology

Is another human living inside you?

You may think your body and mind are your own. In fact, you are a fusion of many organisms - including, potentially, another person. Words by David Robson, photography by Ariko Inaoka.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year.</i> <i>Browse the full list.</i><p><i>-</i><p>Once …

Genetics

Scoring drugs

<b>A new study suggests alcohol is more harmful than heroin or crack</b><p>MOST people would agree that some drugs are worse than others: heroin is probably …

How to power through a day when you didn't get any sleep the night before

Lack of sleep can cause anxiety and irritability and affect your ability to retain information, all impairing your productivity.<p>But as all busy entrepreneurs know, sometimes getting a full night of shut-eye just isn't possible, leaving you with no choice but to try to power through the day on …

Neuroscientist And Former Addict Explains What We Get Wrong About Addiction

He says addiction is "not a disease" -- and recognizing that may be the first step to better treating it.<p>The prevailing view that addiction is a disease, just like depression or diabetes, is wrong, according to a leading neuroscientist.<p>Marc Lewis, the author of <i>Memoirs of an Addicted Brain</i> and <i>The</i> …

Science says lasting relationships come down to 2 basic traits

<i>In most marriages, levels of satisfaction drop dramatically within the first few years together.</i><p><i>But among couples who not only endure, but live happily together for years and years, the spirit of kindness and generosity guides them forward.</i><p>Every day in June, the most popular wedding month of the …

Leaked Comcast documents show its data cap has nothing to do with network congestion

Recently, Comcast began introducing 300 GB data caps for Internet subscribers across various markets in the U.S. If you go over your allotted bandwidth limit, you'll be charged $10 for every 50GB of data you use. Or, you can opt to pay Comcast an extra $30/month to eliminate the cap completely. We …

Alone, We Are Afraid to Be...

Behind closed doors, beneath closed eyes<p>When we struggle to cope with anything, the silence can be deafening<p>As if it preys on our weaknesses, during our times of bleakness<p>Our thoughts often play tricks with our subconscious minds<p>Well subconscious, becomes conscious and those thoughts keep seeping …

Police officers and their unions should face the same scrutiny as teachers | Jason Nichols

It is not acceptable to demand that teachers bear the burden of fixing the education system and yet allow our police departments to remain as they are<p>When will anti-union forces hold the police to the same standards that they hold teachers? Teachers’ unions have been demonized by Republicans for …

Why Angry Men Are More Influential Than Angry Women

Righteous anger is one of Hollywood’s favorite devices for delineating an inspirational figure. Atticus Finch has it in <i>To Kill A Mockingbird</i>, Peter …

Anger Management

Bad posture? It may be in your head

Posture is not a rigid concept. It represents something more fluid with considerable range for change. Despite this, it is often oversimplified, rightly or wrongly, as being “good” or “bad”.<p>Your posture is affected by many aspects of your daily life, including physical and psychological factors. …

Pain

The Ethics of Exercise Pills

Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch.<p>In his 1932 novel <i>Brave New World</i>, Aldous Huxley described a fictional drug called Soma. In the novel, a soma was something akin to an opiate, which …

4% of people hear music in a completely different way — and it tells us something fascinating about the brain

To an estimated 4% of the world, that's what the stuff we call music sounds like.<p>These people are tone-deaf, a disorder known as congenital amusia. People who are really tone-deaf aren't just bad at karaoke: They can't pick out differences in pitch, the quality of music we're referring to when we …

How I Get Enough Sleep to Maintain a Healthy, Productive Life

I am an ophthalmologist, not a professional sleep expert, but sleep has always been very important to me and I've thought about it a great deal.<p>Sleep is the wonder drug for the feeling of well-being. The CDC reports that insufficient sleep has been linked to the development of chronic diseases …

The first results of a brain study reveal something fascinating about smart, successful people

The researchers found that people with more traits the researchers classified as "positive," like high IQ, tended to have a greater number of brain connections than people with more traits the researchers classified as "negative," like high drug use.<p>But some say we should be cautious in how we …