Victoria Leonardo

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Dustin Poirier Vs. Justin Gaethje: Adapt or Perish

Poirier proved that he is as much a student of the game as he is a natural talent, while Gaethje continued to rely on his old tricks, to his detriment.<p>At this point it is impossible to deny that Dustin Poirier is a new man. He is unrecognizable to the featherweight who swung for the fences at every …

Martial Arts

No Doubt | by Chris Weidman

I remember watching Anderson Silva fight Dan Henderson at UFC 82. I had never really watched MMA, but I looked up to Dan Henderson. He was a …

Martial Arts

15 Easy Home Hacks Your Future Self Will Thank You For

Future-you will be so proud. H/T /r/LifeProTips.<p>"This has saved me more pairs of socks then I can count." —PM-ME-INTENSE-DOGGOS<p>—itdcole<p>"It lasts practically forever, and you can always find replacements to match. I bought plain black chairs for $18 each. Same ones from the restaurant I used to work …

Home Improvement

Bathroom hand dryers spraying poop on your hands, study finds

A recent study found bathroom hand dryers are pretty gross.<p>A study by the scientists at the University of Connecticut found hand dryers in men's and women’s bathrooms blew bacteria onto hands including fecal matter.<p>The study, published in the Applied and Environmental Microbiology Journal, stated …

University of Connecticut

How Cancun went from resort paradise to murder capital

From its aqua blue waters and white sand beaches to its five star resorts and dazzling nightlife, it’s not hard to see why almost five million …

Mexico

To Brits with knickers in a twist over Americanisms: don't get your panties in a bunch

Many ‘American’ phrases are actually British but a new book argues why we say what we say reveals a lot about our cultures<p>To those dedicated warriors hunched over their keyboards or gripping their pens, ready to fire off an angry salvo about the Americanization of British English to their favorite …

Linguistics

This Fitness Influencer's 3-Move Gym Workout Is Guaranteed to Make Your Booty Burn

As convenient as no-equipment butt workouts are, adding weights is what's <i>really</i> going to enhance your curves. So the next time you're at the gym and looking to work that booty, try this three-move circuit by fitness influencer Whitney Simmons that also targets your legs. You'll need heavy weights, …

Workouts

The 8-hour sleep myth: How I learned that everything I knew about sleep was wrong

I’ve always been at odds with sleep. Starting around adolescence, morning became a special form of hell. Long school commutes meant rising in 6am …

Virginia Tech

It's Time to Stop Being the Ugly American

Even within our own country, we're ugly to each other, and that needs to stop.<p>You've probably heard of the Ugly American. It's a phrase commonly used to describe loud, rude, arrogant Americans abroad. These are the types of people who get upset when the corner ice cream stand doesn't accept dollars …

Parenting

Midnight Mania! NYSAC Never Even Had a Doctor Look at Max Before Pulling Him

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight ...Welcome to Midnight Mania!Of everything that happened in Brooklyn, …

MMA & UFC

The Bronx 101: Where to Eat, Shop and Play

New York City’s northernmost province, The Bronx (named after the river), is home to the “real little Italy.” The Italian restaurants on Arthur …

Bronx

Midnight Mania! McGregor in Custody, Will Face Assault Charges

Bringing you the weird and wild from the world of MMA each and every weeknight, especially when Conor throws a dolly through a bus windowWelcome to …

MMA & UFC

I Tried This Class Taught by Hot Australian Men—and the Way I Exercise Will Never Be the Same

Now I know why this is Lucy Hale's go-to workout.<p>Last month, <i>Health</i> talked to Lucy Hale about all things self-care. When she needs to sweat, Hale told …

Exercise

7 Homemade Coffee Creamers That Aren't Loaded With Sugar

As any caffeine junkie knows, coffee isn't something to be messed with. But that doesn’t mean you have to spring for a $6 latte every time you want …

Coffee

Beyond the Ring | by Justin Wren

I was in the stands with a fake ID, deep into my third beer, waiting to watch a heavyweight fight at a fairgrounds in Iowa that was hosting a fight …

Martial Arts

There's Fried Rice, And There's Cheesy Coconut Curry Fried Rice

The only reason I went to Double Chin, a Hong Kong-style cafe in Boston's Chinatown, was to get an Instagram-worthy picture of their signature dessert. Yet by the time I left, it was another dish—a very un-photogenic one—that captured my heart, tummy, and soul. I don't even remember what entree I …

Hong Kong

Kung Pao Chicken Noodle Stir-Fry

Easy35 minsQuick<p><i>This Kung Pao Chicken Noodle Stir-Fry recipe is quick and easy to make, totally easy to customize (with your favorite noodles,</i> …

Fight Science: Fight like Mike Tyson in MMA

The Fight Science team breaks down some key elements of Mike Tyson’s style, as well as how these elements might be employed effectively in</i> …

Martial Arts

Fightweets: Is Tony Ferguson cringeworthy, or a misunderstood genius?

This is the final weekend of a rare run without a major fight card. The schedule swings back into full gear with UFC 223 next weekend. This week, …

MMA & UFC

15 Books With Female Monsters, From Vampires To Zombies To Werewolves And More

I'll be the first to admit that I <i>love</i> a good retelling of <i>Beauty and the Beast.</i> I love it when the monster gets the girl. I've seen <i>The Phantom of the</i> …

Horror

3 Common Traits of School Shooters

<i>It’s time to get serious about school safety.</i><p><i>Nearly 20 years separate the horrible tragedies at Columbine High School in Colorado and Marjory</i> …

Mental Health

What You Don't Know About: Judo | by Marti Malloy

Two damp hands clasp my face. Two googly globe eyes lock into my tired ones. I’m stuck.<p>“Marti, I know you’re upset. I know you want to cry. But you …

Martial Arts

Bellator champion Ilima-Lei Macfarlane starts scholarship for indigenous girls

Ilima-Lei Macfarlane thought she’d be a social studies teacher or working for a non-profit organization at this stage in her life.A cultural …

MMA & UFC

The 9 Travel Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew All Along

Already taking a trip or just planning your next one? These tips will help you save time, money and sanity.<p>Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much …

Travel Deals

Top 13 Nutrition Lies That Made the World Sick and Fat

Nutrition is full of all kinds of nonsense.<p>The worst examples are listed here, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg.<p>Here are the top …

Nutrition

The 10 most nutritious foods in the world, and how to incorporate them into your diet

Hitting that sweet spot with your healthy diet can be hard. In 2015, PLoS ONE published a study that came up with an unconventional way to rank foods according to their "nutritional fitness." They grouped foods together in combinations that meet our daily nutrient requirements with the smallest …

Nutrition

How to get rid of love handles - beat those stubborn spots including bingo wings and thunder thighs

Most women have hard-to-shift fat spots that they’d love to lose. Top of the list is excess weight on our hips, closely followed by outer thighs, …

Nutrition

In 'All The Names They Used For God,' The Magical Meets The Harrowing

First, the bad news: Earth has been taken over by blob-shaped, toxic aliens, which kill humans on contact.<p>The good news: Although they have conquered humanity, they've left things more or less intact. You can keep your office job — but there's a catch. Each human is required to go through the …

Books

Twitter Mailbag: Why don't fighters argue for 'cancellation clauses' in UFC contracts?

<i>Why don’t fighters argue for a bout cancellation clause that guarantees payment if the fight falls through? Why are people ignoring the neo-Nazi ties</i> …

MMA & UFC

Fun Facts of New York, Top Things To Do and Popular Travel Destinations In New York City

<b>i</b><p>Now over one hundred years old, the New York Public Library was built by the city’s most prominent architects of the day. The library is guarded by …