Alexander McCauley

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2 Mammoth Fitness Character Traits That Can Guarantee Your Success in Anything

Photo Credit: JeremyHall via Compfight cc<p>"Follow this plan and incinerate the fat in four weeks."<p>"Go on my 15-day plan and buy these supplements and watch the weight slide off effortlessly."<p>"Do this one trick and quit your job and drink mojitos on the beach."<p>Do this plan. Do that plan. Actually, do …

6 Simple Moves to Eliminate Knee Pain for Good

Feeling weak in the knees is only a good thing when it’s over your latest Tinder date. Experiencing joint pain is an entirely different sensation—and …

Exercise

7 Tips To Perfect Your Running Form

The spring thaw has arrived and you can finally do your long runs outside instead of on the dreaded treadmill. Set yourself up for an injury-free …

Biomechanics

8 ways to get an early-morning edge

As a man living in a hectic and highly competitive world, it’s not enough to establish proficiency in one or two aspects of life.<p>You need to take a …

Sharpening the Saw: Why Productive People Always Have Time for Exercise

Sven and Jack are two hearty loggers. One day, Jack challenges Sven: who can hand cut the most trees in a single day? Sven, sure of himself, accepts the challenge.<p>The rules are simple: each gets one saw to fall the most trees by the end of the day. The winner gets a gourmet lunch prepared by the …

Bill Gates

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

Boeing has patented a 'Star Wars'-style force field

It might sound futuristic — and it is. The patent isn't about stopping bullets or lasers or anything like that, though. Instead, it detects explosions near a vehicle, and then quickly heats up the air or water between the vehicle and the blast. The heat creates a plasma shield that is more dense …

Patents

Amazon says the FAA is so slow, the delivery drone it approved is already obsolete

The e-commerce giant wants US regulators to follow Europe's lead<p>Last week the Federal Aviation Administration finally gave Amazon permission to begin test flying its delivery drones outdoors. But in testimony before a Senate subcommittee today, Amazon argued that the government wasn't moving nearly …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Ergonomics

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Blackberry stock soared 29% yesterday after Reuters reported that Samsung was considering buying the company.</b> But after Blackberry denied the report, the stock was down 15% after hours.<p><b>2. Facebook has launched its "Facebook At Work" service.</b> Some companies are testing out the service that lets …

Tiny magnetic keyboard delivers touch-typing with just eight keys

Typing on tablet and smartphone screens isn't everyone's idea of a good time. They're small, it's easy to tap the wrong key and you don't get the satisfying tactile feedback you get from a regular keyboard. A new take on portable keyboards hopes to remedy those problems in a package just one-third …

Millennials' Political Views Don't Make Any Sense

That's not a harsh assessment. It's just a fair description.<p>Millennial politics is simple, really. Young people support big government, unless it costs any more money. They're for smaller government, unless budget cuts scratch a program they've heard of. They'd like Washington to fix everything, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …