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The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

30 years of Ninja - Always Legendary. Forever Fearless. When the Ninja 900 hit the market in 1984 it marked a new era in motorcycling. The image of cutting edge performance, this bike of the year was the predecessor of today's fast, big-capacity sport bikes, adding technology from the race track to a street bike in a way that hadn't been witnessed before. What was your experience with the very first Ninja?

August 2013

The world's tallest waterslide: would you ride it?

Verrückt, the Schlitterbahn theme park's newest attraction, is taller than the Niagara Falls and the Statue of Liberty<p>Standing at 51.38 m (168 ft 7 in), the newest ride at a Kansas City theme park has been officially verified by Guinness World Records as the tallest waterslide in the world.<p>After …

Know the brain, and its axons, by the clothes they wear

(Medical Xpress)—It is widely know that the grey matter of the brain is grey because it is dense with cell bodies and capillaries. The white matter …

Higher Perspective

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

Scientists film how the brain makes memories for the first time ever

For the first time in history, scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have captured how our brain makes memories in …

Neuroscience

Personal Identity Is (Mostly) Performance

Wearing, showing, and sharing the many things that make up your personal presence helps you understand yourself.<p>“Surely you don’t believe in that nonsense.”<p>It was intended as a rhetorical question, uttered with an implied wink and a smirk. The speaker, an ardent skeptic who prided himself on his …

Training your brain using neurofeedback

<b>A new brain-imaging technique for a true brain workout</b><p>A new brain-imaging technique enables people to ‘watch’ their own brain activity in real time …

Life is a game. This is your strategy guide

Real life is the game that – literally – <i>everyone</i> is playing. But it can be tough. This is your guide.<p>Basics<p>You might not realise, but real life is a …

The Guys' Guide to Seeing Women, Not Objects

<b>Most of our research and nonprofit efforts focus on teaching girls and women to take their power back in the face of an objectifying culture that</b> …

The Powerlessness of Positive Thinking

Since publishing “The Secret,” in 2006, the Australian author Rhonda Byrne has been writing self-help manifestos based on the idea that people who think positive thoughts are rewarded with happiness, wealth, influence, wisdom, and success. In November, 2013, she published “Hero,” the fourth book in …

One Man’s Journey: How I Stopped Watching Porn for One Year and Why I’m Not Going Back

It hasn’t been easy, particularly as a single guy, but <b>what I’ve learned about myself through this experience has transformed my life forever.</b><p><b>Life</b> …

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

Your Thoughts Can Release Abilities beyond Normal Limits

There seems to be a simple way to instantly increase a person’s level of general knowledge. Psychologists Ulrich Weger and Stephen Loughnan recently …

The Brain

Scientific Research Suggests We Unconsciously React to Events Up to 10 Seconds Before They Happen

Can your brain detect events before they even occur? That was the stunning conclusion of a 2012 meta-analysis of experiments from seven independent …

8 Ways to Say No Without Killing Your Reputation

<i>This piece originally appeared on Adam Grant’s LinkedIn Influencers page.</i><p>If you want something done, ask a busy person. The old saying rings true, …

10 Harsh Realities that Help You Grow

<i>All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.<br>—Helen Keller</i><p>Character and wisdom are sculpted over time. They come with loss, …

What Happens To Your Brain When You Get Black-Out Drunk?

You wake up in an unfamiliar room, missing a button or two, with a few stains on your shirt that you're hoping are food-related. The last thing you …

Alcohol

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Some madman built a Mario Kart clone in pure CSS<p>It's amazing what you can build with pure CSS<p>Matthew Hughes<p>Android Things 1.0 fixes the biggest pain points in building IoT devices<p>Android Things 1.0 is a major leap forward for Google's IoT operating system<p>Matthew …

The pseudo-science of Alcoholics Anonymous: There’s a better way to treat addiction

<b>(microstockonline via iStock/Falcona via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>AA and rehab culture have shockingly low success rates, and made it impossible to have real debate about addiction<p>Dr. Lance Dodes • Zachary Dodes<p>March 23, 2014 6:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “The Sober Truth: Debunking the Bad Science Behind …

48 Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself

We've published 100 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself, courtesy of Dr. Susan Weinschenk, a behavioral scientist.<p>Now we're highlighting our favorites from the list.<p><i>All of these posts were republished with permission from Dr. Weinschenk's blog, The W Blog. Check it out</i> …

The Evolutionary Mystery of Left-Handedness and What It Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“Sahara is too little price / to pay for thy Right hand,”</i> Emily Dickinson wrote in a poem. <i>“The right hand = the hand that is aggressive, the hand that masturbates,”</i> Susan Sontag pondered in her diary in 1964. <i>“Therefore, to prefer the left hand! … To romanticize it, to sentimentalize it!”</i> The human …

A Rough Guide to Spotting Bad Science

Click to enlarge<p>A brief detour from chemistry, branching out into science in general today. This graphic looks at the different factors that can …

What hallucination reveals about our minds

Neurologist and author Oliver Sacks brings our attention to Charles Bonnet syndrome -- when visually impaired people experience lucid hallucinations. …

Study: Female Brains Are Smaller Than Male Brains, But Used More Efficiently

<b>SACRAMENTO (CBS Sacramento)</b> – The findings of a new study reveal that, while women do have smaller brains than men, women use the grey matter they do …

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

<i>“If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,”</i> Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: <i>“Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…”</i> Far from Pollyanna platitude, this …

5 Reasons Teenagers Act the Way They Do

<i>For everyone who is or was a teen, here are some scientific explanations for why they behave that way.</i><p>1. Risk Taking<p>All teenagers take stupid risks …

Scientists have built an 'off switch' for the brain

Scientists have developed an “off-switch” for the brain to effectively shut down neural activity using light pulses.<p>In 2005, Stanford scientist Karl …

Neuroscience