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These Are the Cities Most Likely to Be Hit by a Terrorist Attack

A report by global-risk-analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft has identified the cities most likely to be hit by a terrorist attack.<p>Maplecroft analyzed …

Terrorism

4 Moves for a Toned Back and Upper Body

Most of our gym sessions are spent focusing on the areas we consider the most noticeable (think: butt, stomach, and legs). But here’s a secret all …

Health

5 Ways to Get Toned With a Medicine Ball

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Silicon Valley

Europe faces a 'real threat' from Russia, warns US army commander

The commander of the US army in Europe, Lt-Gen Frederick "Ben" Hodges, says that Nato must remain united "as insurance" against Russia<p>The commander of the US army in Europe has warned that Nato must remain united in the face of a "real threat" from <b>Russia</b>.<p>"It's not an assumption. There is a Russian …

Pope Francis calls Armenian slaughter 'genocide'

Pontiff’s comments are likely to anger Turkey, which denies that the killings 100 years ago during the fall of the Ottoman empire constituted genocide<p>Pope Francis has described the mass killing of Armenians 100 years ago as a genocide, a politically explosive pronouncement that could damage …

Christianity

Iraq and Syria are 'finishing schools' for foreign extremists, says UN report

The number of foreign fighters joining al-Qaida and Islamic State in Iraq, Syria and other countries has spiked to more than 25,000 from more than 100 countries<p>Iraq and Syria have become “international finishing schools” for extremists according to a UN report which says the number of foreign …

Middle East

10 Standards to Assess Your Fitness Level

On the following pages, you'll find our definition of fit—10 simple (though by no means easy) things every man must be able to do before he stamps himself "in shape." Says who? Says us.<p>The good news: If you don't measure up to our admittedly high standards right away, we've given you the tips and …

6 Exercises You're Doing Wrong—and How to Get 'Em Right

<b>Chinups</b><br>Actually, they should be called chest-ups. That's because you should aim to pull your chest (not your chin!) to the bar to reap the max body-strengthening benefits. Doing so stops you from relying solely on your biceps and better engages the muscles around your shoulders. The result: more …

How Islamic State is expanding its empire of terror

Unlike the slow and careful rise of al-Qaida, Isis is extending its global reach far and fast – sometimes to groups with very different beliefs<p>Marched on to a Libyan beach in now gruesomely familiar orange jumpsuits, the last moments of 21 Coptic Christians carried the vicious jolt of previous Isis …

Middle East

Prevent your Mac password from being bypassed

These two security utilities prevent thieves from being able to reset your password to gain access to the contents of your Mac.<p>A nefarious individual could purloin your Mac and bypass your user account password in order to access your data or wipe your system clean and begin using it as their own. …

Operating Systems

Every Ab-Ripping Exercise from The 21-Day Shred

SLAM<p>It's always best knowing what you're walking into, good or bad. The good thing about <i>The 21-Day Shred</i> is that you're actually going to see some …

25 brutal workout finishers for rapid fat loss and muscle-building

Full-body flush<p>The full body flush is the ultimate finisher to boost your metabolism and fully deplete each muscle at the end of any workout. The …

US, UK agree to closer collaboration on cyberwarfare

The countries' intelligence agencies will work together and conduct cyberwar games later this year to test the security of financial institutions.<p>At a joint press conference Friday, US President Barack Obama and UK Prime Minister David Cameron committed to expanding their countries' collaboration …

Cyberwarfare
Economic Development

5 Facts That Explain the Threat From Nigeria's Boko Haram

As the world responded to the <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> attack with a 3.7 million person march and the most tweeted hashtag in history, a surge in insurgent …

Africa

Japan reveals record defence budget as tensions with China grow

At US$42bn the budget is another yearly increase but it is still dwarfed by both China and the US<p>Japan has announced its biggest ever defence budget in response to China’s increasing military influence in the region and Beijing’s claims to a group of disputed islands administered by Tokyo.<p>The 4.98 …

China

56 ways to burn belly fat faster

It’s pretty common for men to pack some extra poundage around their midsection. In fact, the average man is about 24lbs heavier today than men in …

Fitness

The 14 Most Popular Workouts of 2014

The Pullup-Pushup Workout<p>Army bases, city parks, church gyms, and state prisons are full of guys with wide shoulders, thick backs, and big chests and …

The workout to pump up your pecs

For a lot of serious bodybuilders, it’s simply not enough to lift the weights—they take the extra mental step of actively thinking about the body …

The World's 10 Richest Terrorist Organizations

Money is what fuels any organization, whether its purpose is building homes, selling goods – or conducting horrific violent acts. A terror organization, just like any legitimate business, needs capital to survive. Quick cash is used to finance general activities, pay salaries for activists, develop …

Why the world is like a real-life game of global domination

Five mighty empires across the globe are gearing up for an economic wargame where there could be no winners<p>Putin gives a speech and the rouble falls. Europe’s central bank boss gives a speech and the stock markets fall. Opec meets in Vienna and the oil price plummets. Japan’s prime minister calls a …

The Muscle-Building Standards: Build Huge Legs

The Standards are bare-bones muscle building tactics. Straight sets, moderate rest, and traditional exercises.<p><b>THE LEG WORKOUT:</b><p><b>1. Barbell squat</b><br>3-5 …

The 30 best leg exercises of all time

A strong lower body is crucial to performance—whether you're looking to improve your sports performance, gym work, or just daily fuctional fitness. …

Exercise

The Muscle-building Standards: Build a big chest

Guys have been tossing around weights to build mass for quite some time. A lot has changed since back in Arnold's day, but a lot has also stayed the …

Increased terror threat is stretching resources, says Met police chief

Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe says security services have halted four or five plots this year, as terrorism awareness campaign begins<p>Security services have foiled four or five terrorist plots this year and the threat is increasing, Britain’s top policeman has said.<p>Metropolitan police commissioner Sir …

Modern slavery affects more than 35 million people, report finds

Five countries including India, China and Russia account for 61% of all slavery, says Australia-based Walk Free Foundation<p>More than 35 million people around the world are trapped in a modern form of slavery, according to a report highlighting the prevalence of forced labour, human trafficking, …