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Projector Buying Tips & Advice from People Who Made the Switch

I've been thinking about getting a projector. The thought of curling up on my couch and recreating the movie theater experience in my own home is …

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge to Get Stronger From Head to Toe

For building a strong core and getting more stable during runs, nothing beats the plank for strength-training.<p>Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them …

Workouts

The Strangely Cool Origin Story of the Manhattan

A look at the origins of this classic drink and how to mix it up properly.<p>The greatness of the Manhattan cocktail was recognized while it was still …

PikaPlant: maintenance-free plants to cheer up your workplace

My desk is a topped by a happy mass of carefully curated detritus. I clear it out every six weeks or so, when I don’t want to read my emails, but the clutter remains, and far more of it than I’d ever tolerate at home.<p>There is a figurine of Captain Phasma from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with a …

This Device Lets You Charge Your Phone on the Go Using Your Body’s Own Energy

HandEnergy is an ingenious apple-sized device that charges your phone anytime, anywhere. But what really makes this thing special is the fact that it …

A Hacker’s Tips For Protecting Your Digital Privacy

Cyber attacks—and president-elect Trump’s criticism of encryption and interest in expanding government surveillance—warrant more vigilance.<p>Protecting individual privacy from government intrusion is older than American democracy. In 1604, the attorney general of England, Sir Edward Coke, ruled that …

Information Systems

This $70 kayak deal makes the perfect holiday gift

If you want to enjoy a day on the water, but don’t have the budget or space for heavy duty equipment, don’t fret. There’s a killer deal on a …

Lancet study on statins was 'fundamentally flawed', critics say

A major <i>Lancet</i> study which backed the safety of statins was “fundamentally flawed” and underestimated the side-effects of the heart drugs, a group of medics has said.<p>The research published in September concluded the drugs help prevent around 80,000 major cardiovascular events, such as heart attacks …

Medical Research

A Fairytale Kingdom Faces Real-Life Troubles

On the border of Estonia and Russia, the Setos struggle to create a modern identity from ancient beliefs<p>On two sides of a disputed border lies a kingdom. It is young in age and ancient in beliefs, forged from the chaos of the Soviet Union’s collapse.<p>The people of this kingdom are the Setos, an …

Top Climber Attends the School of Hard Rocks in Yosemite

While preparing for his free ascent of the Dawn Wall of El Capitan—just the second ever attempt of this notoriously difficult feat—climber Adam Ondra reflects on his steep learning curve.<p>Adam Ondra, a 23-year-old rock climber from the Czech Republic, reached the summit of the Dawn Wall of El …

Five Essential Japanese Novels

<i>is the first of his novels to be translated into English. This would seem the perfect moment therefore to champion other Japanese writers that do not</i> …

A 15-Minute Workout That’ll Help You Crush Your Next Cardio Session

If you want to get better at cardio workouts spend some time doing plyometric exercises, explains Sara Lewis, trainer and owner of XO Fitness in …

Workouts

Minimalist Camping: How To and Gear Guide

12 pounds. That amount of weight or less is what is generally considered to be the total heft of the equipment you carry on your person to be …

Hero of Everest Tragedy Was Climbing Prodigy

At the base of Annapurna, in Nepal, there’s a base camp where hikers, trekkers, pilgrims, wanderers, and mountain climbers come and stay to …

Mountaineering

'Cat Versus Human' Illustrations Perfectly Summarise What It's Like To Live With Cats

Cats are terrors, but we love them anyway 😻<p>Cats are fickle creatures, one moment they’re heading towards you for a fuss, the next they’ve spotted a …

Pets

The 4-Move Workout That Chisels Your Abs and Strengthens Your Lats

Hit your front and back with this circuit from the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Attack your abs and your lats with this core routine. Your lats are considered a part of your core because they assist in stabilizing your spine. The stronger your lats—and the rest of your core—the better your …

Danila Tkachenko photographs derelicts of Soviet infrastructures as restricted areas

Danila Tkachenko is a Russian photographer whose series <b>Restricted Areas</b> crystallises the tendencies of many artists working on themes of the …

Abandoned Buildings

11 Amazing Waterfall Hikes in America

Maybe it's the unexpected nature of waterfalls that makes them so special. You often hear the sound first, in the distance, rumbling like constant …

Gadget Fu: Pakayak – the Ultimate Packable Kayak

Do you like being out on the water? Have you ever thought about buying a kayak but didn’t know where you could store it? Maybe you just don’t have …

10 secrets to growing the tastiest tomatoes

Want to win this year's tomato games?<p>Then you might want to buy some more tomato plants.<p>You probably put in your tomato plants in April or May, and that's great.<p>Tomato plants do best in the hot, full sun, but their tender blossoms wither and drop when temperatures are consistently above 95 degrees. …

Colin Haley Solos the Infinite Spur, Gets Caught in Storm During Descent

Rob Smith near the end of the "Knife-Edge Ridge" during his and Colin Haley's May 27 ascent of the Infinite Spur (Grade 6 5.9 M5 AI4, Lowe-Kennedy, …

The Best Double Sleeping Bag for Car-Camping Couples

After recruiting nine sleeping-bag-testing couples to try out a total of six double bags on three group camping trips, we reached the conclusion that …

10 Exercises to Develop the Best Forearms in the Gym

“Walk into any gym in the world on any given day and you’ll see most guys—be it bodybuilders, powerlifters, CrossFitters, and or weekend …

Workouts

One-Hour Killer Cardio and Strength Training Workout

In an ideal world, you would have all the time in the world to do cardio and strength workouts separately. In the real world, you're lucky if you can …

How to Mantel

Use your brain to move your brawn<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>2520<p>2.5K<p>SHARES<p>The insecure nature of manteling puts this move at the top of the …

Video: Russian team’s insane first descent in Xinjiang, China

Never underestimate the Russians when it comes to whitewater exploration. They may not always have the fanciest boats (often homemade) or the newest …

China

A Robot Lawyer Named ‘Ross’ Just Got Hired By A Major Law Firm

Previously, we told you that robots will be destroying the legal profession by 2030, and really, the robots need to step it up. They’ve only just now gotten hired at a major law firm, Baker & Hostetler, for their bankruptcy work. They’re never going to wipe lawyers off the Earth at this rate.<p>The …

Divorce

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First of all, let me say <b>what a pleasure it was to be in New York last week</b>. From being given the <b>honour of closing the New York Stock Exchange</b> last Wednesday with our title and innovation partner Land Rover, to dinner in the New York Yacht Club last night, we had a great time in the city that never …