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Turkish Man Creates Glasses That Conceal Phone Screen from Anyone but the Wearer

Don’t you hate it when you’re using your smartphone on public transportation and notice strangers looking at it over your shoulder? Those people are …

The top 10 struggles you'll face after graduating in New York City

Let's face it—unless you're an 18-year-old black-card—carrying member of the 1%, going to college in New York City is uniquely harder than going to …

What Money and Cocaine Have in Common in Your Brain

Inside the neurological effect of money.<p>The effect of money on your brain is similar to that of cocaine, says Kabir Sehgal, author of the book <i>Coined.</i> …

4 Reasons Your Feet Smell—and What to Do About It

Do people gag when you take off your shoes? Heck, do YOU gag? Banish your foot stench with these podiatrists’ tips<p>There’s a whiff of something in the air that’s distinctly... foot. The panic sets in: “<i>Is that me?!</i>”<p>Many of us have been in your, ahem, shoes.<p>The odd case of bromodosis—yep, foot odor …

Dry Skin

Top 10 secret libraries of all time

What could be more exciting than magical books hidden in a secret library? (All the more so with hundreds of public libraries under threat - see the My Library By Right Campaign.) Imagine, then, how intrigued I was at the prospect of a private viewing of Scholar, Courtier, Magician: The Lost …

Books

How To Use Metaphors To Increase Your Speaking Success

The human mind – especially the unconscious human mind – is still mostly a mystery to us, its owner. Neuroscience is helping to push back the boundaries of puzzlement; however, we have a long way to go.<p>Psychology professor Adele Goldberg at Princeton University is doing her bit to help increase our …

Princeton University

What is intermittent fasting, and is it healthy?

When you hear the word "fasting," you probably think of gimmicky diets—and, um, feeling "hangry." But a growing body of research suggests that cycling super low-calorie days into your normal eating plan could potentially improve your health (more on that later). But before you skip lunch and let …

Holistic Medicine

How to Unlock Secret Settings in Windows 10

The Windows registry is a sprawling, usually impenetrable settings file covering just about every aspect of the operating system and applications …

Software

Four new periodic table elements given names

You'll soon see four new names on the periodic table of the elements, including three that honour Moscow, Japan and Tennessee.<p>The names are among four recommended Wednesday by an international scientific group. The fourth is named for a Russian scientist.<p>The International Union of Pure and Applied …

A poor brain is as worthy as a rich brain: psychotherapy faces a privilege problem

When Terrell Jermaine Starr, a high-profile 35-year-old political reporter, entered therapy for the first time in 2013 after having faced months of suicidal ideation and depression, he says he quickly realised that his mental ordeal came in part from unresolved childhood trauma.<p>Starr grew up in …

Mental Health

6 things you should never do in your bed

<b>Bed – you relish the times you’re in it, and miss it oh so desperately when you’re away.</b><p>Bed is basically life.<p>But some take that perhaps a bit …

Sleep

Why Your Brain Needs More Downtime

Every now and then during the workweek—usually around three in the afternoon—a familiar ache begins to saturate my forehead and pool in my temples. …

A 3-Minute Workout That Burns Belly Fat

Even you have time to tone up.<p>If you use your time efficiently, you don't need to spend hours on abs exercises to sculpt an enviable core. Fire up your abs in just three minutes with this high-intensity workout, designed by BFX Studio trainer Bianca Vesco to raise your heart rate and burn belly fat …

Why Do We Forget Dreams?

One of the most intriguing features of the brain is the phenomenon of sleep and dreams. What are dreams? What purpose do they serve? Why do we forget …

Consciousness

The Lean-Body Laws

Leaning out isn’t an easy process. It means eating smart, training efficiently, and remembering that every calorie burned counts. Gone are impromptu …

Austrian Alps: Understanding Arnold's Arms Workout

Even by today’s standards, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s arms were, at their peak, impressive and many agree that when it comes to biceps development, …

20 Rules For Staying Fit, Strong and Ripped

<b>11</b>: Do unilateral moves, usually first in leg training, because I have one more dominant leg.<p><b>12</b>: When you get pain somewhere or something doesn't …

Fitness

What Do Your Dreams Say About Your Sleep Quality?

A good night’s sleep is far more nuanced than simply putting in your seven to nine hours and calling it a day. Good, healthy sleep means feeling rested upon waking. It means not having chronic bad dreams or nightmares. And it turns out that the difference between a smile-filled slumber and a …

3 Body Language Hacks to Improve Your Portrait Photography

I’m going to ask you to put your camera down for now. I know it’s a lot to ask, but the secret I’ve discovered to better portrait photography has, in …

Photography

The Workout For Every Muscle in Your Body

You’ve done singles, splits, circuits, intervals, and everything else under the sun to hammer the hell out of the body fat that lives on your body. …

Why Men Should Shave Their Armpits

Thousands of guys say it’s completely normal (and necessary)<p>Is it manly to have a full mane under your arm? Readers voted, and the answer was clear: Yes, men should <i>absolutely</i> shave their armpits. At least sometimes.<p>Of the 4,044 men surveyed, 68 percent said they trim their armpit hair; 52 percent …

Grooming

The Genius Way Everyone Should Be Doing Pushups

This seemingly obvious method makes the pushup more effective, but no one thinks to use it<p>Performing 50 pushups in a minute is a classic fitness benchmark. “But you rarely see guys do even 1 rep with perfect form,” says Rob Shaul, C.S.C.S., founder of the training facility Strong Swift Durable.<p>“So …

Workouts

5 Pleasure Zones on Her Body That You Should Never Ignore

An expert guide to the not-so-obvious erogenous areas that will leave her wanting more<p>Okay, we know navigating the female anatomy can feel like a journey into uncharted territory. But, it doesn’t have to. Conquering your exploration of her body—and getting her to beg for more—is as easy as studying …

The Best High-Tech Grooming Tools for Men

Put your best face forward, no matter what the event

Skin Care

The 7-Minute Ab Workout

This awesome routine leaves no core muscle untouched<p>Back in the 90s, “8-Minute Abs” was all the rage for a while. It even led to a joke: “You know what’s better than 8-Minute Abs?”<p>“7-Minute Abs!”<p>No, it wasn’t funny, and of course we all know you can’t get great abs in 7 minutes. (Or 8 minutes.)<p>But …

Workouts

This Simple Trick Will Build Your Arms Faster

Learn a new technique that will seriously blast your triceps<p>If you’ve spent any time trying to build your triceps, the dip isn’t a new exercise to you. But we’re almost 100 percent sure you’ve never tried this version of the classic arm builder.<p>It’s called the “band dip,” says <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness …

Fitness

The Secret to Melting More Fat during Your Workout

It starts with a ‘W’ and it is the most important factor<p>Despite the arguments you may see on Facebook, there’s no “best” way to train for fat loss. (Or anything else.)<p>But there is one factor that really matters: How much “work” you do. You can do that work with a barbell, dumbbells, a medicine …

Exercise

The Best Underwear For Men

These skivvies look and feel so good, you won’t want to wear pants<p>If you’re like most guys, you probably don’t put much thought into your underwear. Few people actually see you in your skivvies, so what does it matter if you’re sporting something stylish down there?<p><b>Related:</b> Could This Be the …

Pump Up Your Arms Faster than Ever

This biceps workout will blast every muscle fiber<p>Getting a great biceps workout doesn’t need to be complicated, and it doesn’t require many words to explain.<p>In fact, it’s a whole lot easier to just watch the video above as <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour shows you his “ARMageddon …

Fitness