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Add Muscle All Over

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The Best Anytime Workout

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6 bodyweight workouts that actually build muscle

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The 30 Best Bodyweight Exercises for Men

When you walk into a crowded gym and every single bench and machine is taken by a bigger, stronger guy—or, worse yet, by that guy doing curls in the …

Weekend One-Up

Are you a weekend warrior looking for a challenge? You’ve come to the right place. It’s time to test your abilities—and your mettle.<p>Each week our …

Gemini? Here’s your constellation

How to see the constellation Gemini in the night sky, plus some of ancient lore about the legendary Twins.<p>Do you want to know how to see the …

In The Brain, Distances In Space, Time, And Social Relationships Look The Same

A brain-scanning study finds a small region of the brain that treats "far from me," "distant acquaintance," and "later" as similar concepts.<p><i>The coffeeshop is nearby.<br>We're close friends.<br>My birthday seems so far away.</i><p>In English, at least, we use the same words to describe spatial, social and temporal …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for February 2014

Author: Wired Science Staff<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of …

Like Darwin’s Finches, But Weirder, Bat Faces Showcase Amazing Adaptations

Bats come in a dazzling array of shapes and sizes, representing some of the widest variation among all mammals — most notably the New World leaf-nosed bats. These creatures, which when photographed often look drowsy and avuncular, are distinguished by horn-like appendages on their noses. These are …

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10 Alternatives To Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom And Adobe's Creative Cloud - Virtual Photography Studio - Photography Business Resources for photographers

<i>Guest post by Jeff Colburn</i><p>As most photographers know, Adobe is moving all of its software to the Creative Cloud, or CC. Some people call it the …

Mamoru Samuragoch, iconic Japanese composer, admits faking work

The deaf man known as Japan's Beethoven hired another composer to create iconic works which have made him a national household name<p>His story was as inspiring as his work, but the deaf <b>Japanese</b> composer Mamoru Samuragoch has admitted that he didn't write the music which made him a nation's …

Is praising a child good or bad for them?

We assume that enthusiastic words motivate children to try harder. But when you look at the evidence, it’s not that clear-cut. It all depends on the wording.<p>Your child presents you with their latest artistic creation. It’s a painting of a figure with very long thin legs, no body and big hair. It’s …

What Musicians Can Tell Us About Dyslexia and the Brain

Dyslexia is a frustrating disorder that gives otherwise smart people trouble with reading. Nobody knows exactly what causes it, but one popular …

Film Studies 101: On-Set Jargon Explained

A film set can be a confusing place for an outsider, replete as it is with insider acronyms and strange vocabulary. Should you find yourself suddenly …

Android landline phone, Home SmartPhone S, offers Nuisance Call Blocking from BT - Pocket-lint

BT has just announced a new smartphone for home landlines, dubbed Home SmartPhone S. The touchscreen handset will allow users to block nuisance calls …

Amazon ‘exhales’ more carbon dioxide in dry years

As the climate changes, the Amazon Basin may release more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than it absorbs.<p>According to a new study published in …

Polaris, aka the North Star, is getting brighter

Modern interpretations of the historical data indicate that Polaris could be as much as 4.6 times brighter than it appeared to some of the earliest …

The Five Basic Pieces of Equipment That Make Landscape Shoots Go Smoothly

Landscape photography is both great fun, inspiring and hard work. It can be both physically and mentally demanding, carrying your gear to the ideal …