Shawn Gibford

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How to Use Dumbbells to Tone Your Entire Bod | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Reverse Lunge and Press<p>Stand with your feet together with five-to 10-pounds dumbbells at your sides. Pull the dumbbells up so that you are holding them naturally at your shoulders, with your elbows directly underneath. Take a large step back with your right leg and lower into a lunge <b>(A)</b>. …

The university subject you choose to study reveals key information about your personality according to new research

A new review of 12 studies has found that certain personality groups coalesce around different university subjects<p>University degree courses tend to attract students with specific personality traits, according to new research.<p>For example, people who opt to study business or law tend to be 'less …

This One Study Will Make You Want to Be a Runner

If you’re not a regular pavement pounder, odds are you’ve vowed to start more times than you can count. It’s the one workout that, in addition to countless health benefits and fitness cred, you can do <i>anywhere</i> and costs nothing — save for some new colorful running shoes. But for some, the halo of …

Cambridge University

The 2 most dangerous numbers in the universe are threatening the end of physics

It's the idea that we are reaching the absolute limit of what we can understand about the world around us through science.<p>"The next few years may tell us whether we'll be able to continue to increase our understanding of nature or whether maybe, for the first time in the history of science, we …

Physics

DoYogaWithMe Streams Hundreds of Yoga Videos for Free

Ready to build your strength, flexibility, and balance with yoga? You’ll find yoga videos scattered across the web, but one site you might want to …

Pornhub stats show 'Mom Porn' reigned supreme in 2015

2015 was truly a groundbreaking year for parents.<p>Pregnant women took stands against body shamers, the "dad bod" came to be known and loved, and …

The Workout That Builds Muscle and Blasts Fat at the Same Time

Double DutyHere's a workout that builds muscles and blasts fat simultaneously.If you’re someone who isn’t content to make just one New Year’s …

Workouts

20 Memes Only "Star Wars" Fans Will Understand

That's no meme...

A Bill Gates-Backed Gene Editing Startup Is Going Public

Editas Medicine—a startup backed by Bill Gates and Google Ventures, among others— has filed to become the first gene-editing medical technology …

Genetics

Nvidia announces ‘supercomputer’ for self-driving cars at CES 2016

Do you like teraflops?<p>Nvidia is kicking off CES 2016 with its traditional first keynote. CEO Jen-Hsun Huang wasted no time getting to the "punchline," a new computer for cars he's calling the Drive PX2, the follow-up to last year's Drive CX. Nvidia is famous for throwing out big numbers to tout the …

Autonomous Cars

If Michelangelo took photos of drunks ... epic picture of New Year's drunkeness in UK inspires artistic memes

Only in Britain could debauched New Year celebrations be raised to classical levels.<p>A picture of debauched behaviour in a street in Manchester on New …

We need new Noam Chomskys: Here’s how we revitalize liberal intellectualism, battle the right’s Koch-funded idea machine

The Chomsky argument — for media, political and economic democracy — is now well-known. Now to find action<p>Stanford, like many universities, maintains full employment for humanities professors by requiring new students to take their seminars. My heart burning with the pain of societal injustice, I …

Middle-class

People are mocking the Oregon 'militia' on social media by calling them 'YallQaeda' and 'VanillaISIS'

It began on Saturday when the group took control of the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in southern Oregon to protest the jail sentences of two men who set fire to federal land.<p>The occupiers were led by Ammon Bundy, whose father, Cliven Bundy, made national headlines for a …

Social Media

Mark Zuckerberg is writing his own AI assistant

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is legendary for giving himself personal challenges every year, such as learning Mandarin. However, his goal for 2016 is rather ambitious. He's planning to write his own artificial intelligence to both run his home and help out around the office -- as Zuck puts it, …

What's Happening in Oregon Is Nothing Less Than Armed Sedition

Its roots in our politics are deep and tangled.<p><i>"If three years ago any person had told me that at this day, I should see such a formidable rebellion against the laws & constitutions of our own making as now appears I should have thought him a bedlamite—</i><i>a fit subject for a mad house."</i><p><i>—</i>George …

Society

DENT: The stock market will start to crash by February, if not sooner

We recently learned that existing home sales in November crashed 10.5% from the month before.<p>Guess when the last time was when we saw these levels? The housing crisis of the mid- to late-2000s!<p>I also recently shared a chart showing a cataclysmic 82% drop in the ratio of new home sales to the U.S. …

Stock Markets

‘Lonely’ Luke Skywalker Shows Kylo Ren How To Express Yourself On Twitter

<b>WARNING: This post will contain spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, particularly the fate of Luke Skywalker. If you haven’t seen the movie, don’t read this post.</b>

Luke Skywalker

“Delusional and reflexive invocations of American exceptionalism”: What the GOP field won’t admit about our history may make everything worse

By continuing to deny the real lessons and history of Vietnam and Iraq, we are set up to repeat tragedies again<p>The Vietnam War ended 40 years ago, yet this brutal episode continues to haunt America and affect our foreign policy, our culture, and our national identity.<p>The war left more than 58,000 …

Political Science
Obama Administration
Don Lemon

​How Ketamine Infusions Saved My Life

Many are calling ketamine the biggest advance in depression treatment in years.<p><i>I'm going to die soon</i>. For months, this is what the voice inside my head told me, repeating over and over. I was plagued by a deep depression, an eating disorder, and drug addiction. I had tried everything from therapy …

Numb

Six-Pack Superset Workouts | Men's Health

Competitive supersets work similar muscle groups or utilize similar movement patterns.<p>For example, you could pair a squat with a lunge. These movements both work your lower body. Since your legs are pre-fatigued from the squats, the lunges will feel so much more challenging than they normally …

6 Simple Changes That Will Make Your Brain Work Better in 2016 | Inc.com

That 3 lb. organ between our ears controls everything we do. We depend on it for literally everything from deciding which holiday presents to exchange to keeping us breathing. Yet most of us spend more time and energy trying to improve every other part of the body but give little thought to our …

Wellness

How To Prevent And Cure Hangovers, According To Science

Many people ring in the new year with lots of dancing and drinking, which then leaves them hurting the morning after.<p>Before you get to that point, the American Chemical Society has some chemistry-inspired tips on how to prevent a massive hangover, in the video above, released Tuesday. Some must-dos …

Science

Ten Tech Predictions for 2016 (Part One)

Something has to be next year's hoverboard.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>Another year has come and gone, and in the tech world, it seems not much has changed. 2015 was arguably …

Internet of Things
Crime

The canonical story behind TR-8R, the internet's new favorite stormtrooper

TRAITOR!!!!<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> is out. It's being seen by <i>a lot</i> of people. Lots of those people have the internet. What I'm trying to say is: the memes are flowing thick and fast.<p>And while I wouldn't say that any of the emerging themes or memes have reached the cultural saturation point of, …

Cruise Ships

This Workout Will Boost Your Energy Like a Boss | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Plank Row<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and get in a pushup position <b>(A)</b>. Brace your core and squeeze your glutes, then bend your left elbow to raise the weight to the side of your chest, keeping hips parallel to the floor <b>(B)</b>. Slowly lower back to start, then repeat on the other …

Benefits of Thinking Like a Stoner

Someone is walking behind you. Their pace is even, but you know they’re close. You quicken your step, turn the corner—are they watching? Maybe you …

A Female Lawmaker Defends Public Breastfeeding. Her Male Colleague Threatens To Grab Nipples.

A debate over public nudity in the New Hampshire State House took a dark turn on Tuesday when male lawmakers made disturbing comments about breasts toward their female colleague on Facebook.<p>State Rep. Amanda Bouldin (D) wrote a post on the social media website expressing her opposition to a …

New Hampshire