Shane Martin

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Case Study: What Does a Real 4-Hour Workweek Look Like…With a Family?

One common challenge for readers of <i>The 4-Hour Workweek</i> is the creation a “muse”: a low-maintenance business that generates significant income. Such a …

Reinventing the Office: How to Lose Fat and Increase Productivity at Work

If you’re a white-collar worker, hacking your body isn’t limited to the gym. In fact, what you do outside of the gym might be more important that …

Tip: Train for Systemic Growth

Don't try to isolate every little muscle. Prioritize big compound lifts, especially if you're natural. Here's why.<p>For those not using buckets of …

Tip: Don't Train Every Muscle the Same

Lower reps or higher reps? It depends on the fiber dominance of the muscle in question. Check out this handy guide.<p>When it comes to isolation work, …

How Philosophy Can Change Your Life, Alain de Botton

<b>“We’re not very good at understanding what it is that we really want. We’re extremely prone to latch onto suggestions from the outside world.”</b> <i>– Alain</i> …

Henry David Thoreau

How HBO Can Fix Vinyl in Season 2

Although the practice of constructive criticism is novel to James Wolcott after so many years hippity-hoppiting down Fury Road, he has a few suggestions that, fully implemented, might spare Vinyl from suffering the dreaded second-season HBO lop-off.<p>What is to be done with <i>Vinyl</i>?<p>That is the question …

Eleven Myths and Facts About How the Body Burns Fat | Poliquin Article

A common myth in the casual fitness world is that there is a “fat-burning” zone that will allow you to burn the most body fat.<p>The reality is that …

Exercise

What My Morning Journal Looks Like

History is littered with examples of successful (and unsuccessful) people who kept daily journals. It ranges from Marcus Aurelius to Ben Franklin, …

Why Superhero Movies Are Headed in the Wrong Direction

A discussion between the directors Richard Donner and Christopher Nolan sheds light on what’s broken about the current approach to comic-book films.<p>The release of <i>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice</i>, which was greeted with negative reviews, a huge opening weekend at the box office, and then a …

Comic Books

The Real Heir to Jon Stewart’s Daily Show: Samantha Bee’s Full Frontal

Neither Trevor Noah nor John Oliver is pulling off what Stewart did best—but Bee is.<p>Say it with me now: Man, did Jon Stewart pick an awful time to retire.<p>Since he left <i>The Daily Show</i> last summer, the presidential election has devolved into a fever dream—complete with a sleepy neurosurgeon ranting …

Korean Artist Beautifully Illustrates What Real Love Looks Like

We’re all so used to the grandiose tales of love in the movies — running through a crowded airport, sending love letters every single day for ten …

How to Brag

Science: Humblebragging doesn’t work. If you want to brag, just brag. Even better, just complain.<p><i>"Nothing is more deceitful," said Darcy, "than the appearance of humility. It is often only carelessness of opinion, and sometimes an indirect boast." - Jane Austen</i><p>Praise and sympathy: They are two of …

Social Media

Sex, Drugs, and Toasters: My Life on Bitcoin

Are you still using real money? That flimsy paper stuff that crumples up in the bottom of your pocket, the kind flight attendants won't even accept anymore, that antiquated currency secretly controlled by Janet Yellen? Then you haven't embraced Bitcoin. Or maybe you just don't understand what …

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

Game of Thrones' Alfie Allen on Theon/Reek and Reuniting with Sansa Stark

The actor talks about the "ever-changing" identity of his character in season five.<p><i>Spoilers for this week's</i> Game of Thrones <i>below.</i><p>Every character on <i>Game of Thrones</i> suffers in his or her own special way, but no one has suffered quite like Theon Greyjoy, who has lost his friends, his family, his …

Game Of Thrones (experts): “Kill The Boy”

<i>This</i> Game Of Thrones <i>review is written for those who have read George R.R. Martin’s</i> A Song Of Ice And Fire<i>. It will not explicitly spoil events from</i> …

Yahoo!

Sorry, the page you requested was not found.<p>Please check the URL for proper spelling and capitalization. If you're having trouble locating a destination on Yahoo!, try visiting the <b>Yahoo! home page</b> or look through a list of <b>Yahoo!'s online services</b>. Also, you may find what you're looking for if you …

Online Life

Two Awesome Hours: Strategies For Peak Productivity

You’re stressed. I’m stressed. We’re all “crazy busy” and to deal with increasing demands we work longer hours; we multitask; we track, measure and optimize. All the while we sacrifice other values, such as sleep and exercise, healthy eating and family time.<p>Josh Davis, Ph.D., author of <i>Two Awesome</i> …

How to Get Smarter

Wouldn’t you like to know how to get smarter? Of course.<p>I’ve looked at the science on the subject many times in the past and there are some simple …

New Scientific Study Shows That Playing Action Video Games Is Good For You

In a recent scientific study it was shown that expert action video game players had a marked improvement in their cognitive functions, motor control and overall perception.<p>The study involved 27 expert and 30 amateur gamers who had their insular cortex scanned by MRI. They found that the experts had …

Scientific Research

‘Build, Measure, Learn’ doesn’t mean throwing things against the wall to see if they stick

I am always surprised when critics complain that the Lean Startup’s <i>Build, Measure, Learn</i> approach is nothing more than “throwing incomplete products out of the building to see if they work.”<p>Unfortunately the Build, Measure, Learn diagram is the cause of that confusion. At first glance it seems like …

Hillary Clinton and the Tragic Politics of Crime

The criminal-justice policies she now denounces once helped her husband capture the White House.<p>With the exception of gay rights, no public-policy debate has shifted more dramatically in my adult lifetime than the debate over crime. In 1992, when Bill Clinton flew back to Arkansas to oversee the …

Government

GQ Office Style: How to Conquer Your Complex Pant-Shoe Relationship Photos | GQ

Toggle Scroll<p>April 30, 2015<p>Do you stack, roll, or just let them hang? Do you take your jeans to a tailor? And what’s the deal with showing ankle, anyway? Here, we show you how 20 GQ editors deal with the tricky zone where pants meet shoes

Men's Fashion

The Onion Is Not a Joke

How a fake newspaper is turning into a real media empire<p><i>The Onion</i> had a problem: It fell behind the times. The mock newspaper hadn’t printed an issue on actual paper since 2013, and in the period since, it never redesigned its website. As the media world changed—as the <i>New York Times</i> and the</i> …

Journalism

Eat Like a Model and Lift Like a Bodybuilder

Believe it or not achieving a visually stunning physique requires much less work than you probably think. You don’t need to workout 2 hours a day …

How To Keep Cool Without an Air Conditioner

Now that the high temps have <i>really</i> kicked in, it's hard to remember that this is the season everyone longs for during the darker, colder months of …

Jake Gyllenhaal Leaves 'Into the Woods' as 'Nightcrawler' Gets a Green Light

Advertising [x]<p>by Hannah Shaw-Williams<p>– on<p>in Movie News<p>Jake Gyllenhaal has had a quiet year when it comes to movie roels, but the actor's latest …

How to Travel: 21 Contrarian Rules

This is a tactical post on travel from Ryan Holiday, who’s written on this blog before about the pragmatism of Stoicism and lessons learned as …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>A very scientific investigation into the world of hotness and evil.<p>By Anna Peele21 hours agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>Summer is no time for laces.<p>…