Thomas Carrillo

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The Brain Literally Starts Eating Itself When It Doesn't Get Enough Sleep

Holy crap.<p>The need for sleep goes far beyond simply replenishing our energy levels every 12 hours. Our brains actually change states when we sleep to …

Neuroscience

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises for Strength

Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

Exercise

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

This 6-Step Routine Will Get Your Glutes in Shape

Having a weak backside can slow your run and lead to injuries. Here’s how to get your butt moving.<p>Want to know one of the top reasons runners end up hurt? Look at your backside. Underutilized gluteal muscles are to blame for a large percentage of injuries, says Nirav Pandya, M.D., assistant …

University of California

You can (and should) train yourself to sleep on your back

Get back to basics.<p>American adults are in pain. A 2015 study from the National Institutes of Health showed that 25 million U.S. adults cope with chronic pain every day. While everyone’s suffering is different—there are as many sources of pain as people—for many, how you sleep plays a crucial …

Sleep

The Only Do-Anywhere, 3-Move Abs Workout You'll Ever Need

The great quest for abs might seem never ending, but there are ways to achieve results in an epically easy way. A tighter, more toned tummy can be gained anywhere — even from the comfort of your own home! Whether you are at home in the gym or in the office, there's no reason you can't find some …

Rare Aztec Map Reveals a Glimpse of Life in 1500s Mexico

All Over the Map<p>A colorful map shows how indigenous and Spanish cultures mixed after their worlds collided.<p>Early maps of the Americas made by indigenous people are rare—extremely rare. This map, dated 1593, is one of fewer than 100 such documents that have survived the ravages of time. It provides …

Archaeology

This construction unfolds into a home in just hours, and only costs around $33,400

Designed by Renato Vidal and manufactured by Area Legno in Italy, this modular living unit can unfold into a fully functional home within six to …

First Aid

Intel Core i5 vs i7

As much as AMD’s Ryzen CPUs made a big comeback for the red team in 2017, Intel’s Core i5 and i7 CPUs are still the most popular processors you can …

Titanic Was Found During Secret Cold War Navy Mission

Read how National Geographic revealed the clandestine military project that led to the discovery of the famed shipwreck.<p><i>Editor's Note: Twenty years ago, James Cameron's blockbuster film "Titanic" entranced audiences around the globe. But it was less than 10 years ago that Robert Ballard, the</i> …

Turns Out Tree-Kangaroos Exist, And It’s Impossible To Scroll Down This List Without Smiling

It's no secret that Australia has no shortage of adorable marsupials. You've heard of the wallaby, you already love the quokka, but you probably …

Astronomers just found the first interstellar object from beyond our solar system

by Christianna Reedy October 28, 2017 Hard Science 12964<p>New in the Neighborhood<p>This month, scientists were able to confirm for the first time that a …

Universe

I Took Melatonin Every Night—Until I Learned This

When a friend first told me about melatonin, it seemed almost too good to be true: The sleep aid is 100% natural, is available over the counter, and …

How Dog and Cat 'Kisses' Can Turn Deadly

A host of potential pathogens lurks in each slobbery or scratchy lick.<p>When Julie McKenna arrived at the hospital in Mildura, Australia, in 2007, she could barely speak. Her arms and legs were cold and mottled, and her face was turning purple.<p>Doctors quickly determined that Julie was in septic …

Pets

Why You Should Cut a Corner Off Your Sponge

Here's the icky truth: many of us (read: me) are guilty of using kitchen sponges on our dishes and surfaces for far longer than we probably should. …

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

There's a Hidden Spacecraft Dump in The Middle of The Ocean - Here's What's Down There

This is crazy.<p>The most remote location on Earth has many names: It's called Point Nemo (Latin for 'no one') and the Oceanic Pole of Inaccessibility. …

These Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas Don't Look DIY at All

When it comes to gift giving, sometimes the most thoughtful gifts are the ones we make ourselves. Putting forth effort into a homemade Christmas gift …

This Instagram star saw her body transform when she swapped cardio for weights

This fitness influencer proves that doing weight training doesn't make you "manly".<p>Rebecca Catherine Smith, who has more than 102k followers on …

The 12 Best Online Ab Workouts You Can Do Anywhere

Need a new ab routine you can do at home? We've rounded up the best core circuits from our favorite fitness experts.

Workouts

Storm Ophelia: Town engulfed in foam as ex-hurricane sparks freak weather phenomenon

Storm Ophelia has caused certain rare phenomena including a red sun and birds swirling mysteriously in the sky shortly before the category 1 storm …

How Bad Is It Really to Sleep Less Than 7 Hours a Night?

Sleep expert Matthew Walker has a very serious message for Americans. If you’re regularly sleeping less than seven hours a night, says the professor …

Sleep

Amazon can ship you a new house, and it’ll only cost you about $40K

Need a new house? Why not log in to Amazon and click a few buttons? Before you know it, you could be the owner of this 320-square foot pre-fabricated …

Wall Street

Study shows robots are better at slicing humans open than humans are

Human surgeons are some of the most skilled, precise individuals on the planet, but no amount of training and experience can make them better at …

Mysterious upside-down canyon revealed on underside of Antarctic ice

A mysterious world of upside-down canyons crisscrosses the underbelly of Antarctica's ice shelves.<p>Now, research finds that some of these crevasses may contribute to both the thinning of the shelves and sea-level rise. A single canyon in the Dotson ice shelf in West Antarctica is responsible for …

The iPhone-controlled cooler that tosses you a beer

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>There I was on a pleasantly warm Saturday, watching the MLB playoffs, when Cheddar tossed me this.<p>It's a cooler that may well incite tailgaters to raptures they'll never reach during the game. Especially if …

Tailgating

The Internet Can’t Stop Joking About The New ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Trailer

The second full trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Last Jedi</i> dropped during the halftime of Monday Night Football (because when we think <i>Star Wars</i> fans, we think <i>football</i>). We already gathered some of the immediate reactions last night, but jokes and photoshops continued to pour in all night because people …

Do These 6 Things If You Want to Ditch Belly Fat For Good

If your waist is the first place pounds tend to creep up on, those are probably the pounds that are the hardest to lose. If you've been blessed with an apple-shaped body and you're looking to slim your middle a bit, here's what you need to do to lose your belly fat.<p>Be Kind to Yourself<p>Instagram is …

Fitness

Here's What Not to Do If You Wake Up In the Middle of the Night

Or you can kiss a good night's sleep goodbye.<p>A sleep specialist has given some sound advice of what not to do if you wake up in the middle of the night, and yes, not looking at the time is most definitely one of them.<p>That nagging urge to get up and go to the loo can also hinder us falling back to …