Michael

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15 optical illusions that will blow your mind

Sometimes the human brain gets confused with the illusions at a first glance. Below we have 15 optical illusions which will appear something else if …

Fish

5 Easy Quinoa Recipes That Will Rock Your World

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

The 25 Best Comedies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: June 19th</b><p>Comedies can be difficult to compare. Sometimes you’re in the mood for something cerebral, and other times you just want to watch people get punched in the nuts. While there are definitely some gems in Netflix’s movie sections, you have to dig through a lot of straight-to-DVD …

Amazing Space Station Photos by Expedition 42 Astronauts

This Is Space Travel<p>Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls<p>The Expedition 42 crew of the International Space Station launched in November 2014 and did not hesitate …

The Maximum Amount of Weight You Could Realistically Gain in One Day

Cue one big collective sigh of relief.<p>Of course you try your very best to stick to a relatively healthy diet and exercise plan. But some days, you're bound to go overboard—after all, you're only human. Perhaps it’s that time of the month and you just can’t stop munching; perhaps you had one too …

Tina Fey’s Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Is a Worthy Heir to 30 Rock

The new Netflix series from Tina Fey and Robert Carlock is a loopy delight: sharp, funny, and big-hearted, but never mawkish.<p>If the end of <i>Parks and Recreation</i>, a bright and cheery series with an occasional edge, left a big hole in the television-comedy landscape, then <i>Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt</i>, …

Keep It Simple: Using Monism, Simplicity and One Line Summaries

We live in an incredibly complex world. Most people don’t keep it simple. There’s information, people, things to do, thoughts and ideas flying around …

Self-improvement

Fit For Life

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

You can totally wake yourself up for a.m. exercise! You're just going to have to pull a fast one...on yourself.<p>You've tried to become one of those morning workout people (gotta love 'em!), but when that dreaded alarm goes off, your body is all, 'No. Just no.' And by the time your mind remembers …

Athletic Apparel

The No BS Guide to Cross-Training

Distance runner and Mountain magazine trail tester Deanna Ardrey joined us at the Alpine Training Center in Boulder, CO. <b>alpinetrainingcenter.com</b><p><b>By</b> …

What's the Most Badass Exercise You Can Do?

Performing reps of this metabolism-revving move can be just as hard as an all-out sprint.<p><i>This article was written by Kelsey Cannon and provided by our partners at</i> Men’s Health<i>.</i><p>Burpees make everything burn: your muscles, your lungs, and most importantly, a ton of calories. The exercise—which entails …

7 Basic Life Hacks Men Shouldn’t Ignore

David<p>David is a strength coach and bestselling Men's Health author. You can follow him at HowToBeast.com.<p><i>“We are what we repeatedly do.”</i><br>– …

Fat Loss at Home With Bodyweight Exercises

I've been training with my bodyweight for over two years. And although bodyweight training is a great way to lose fat in the comfort of your own …

This Japanese Robot Feeds You Tomatoes While You Run

Okay, it's not <i>exactly</i> a robot—but I bet it's still the craziest thing you've seen all day. Japanese juice and ketchup company Kagome built <i>a freaking</i> …

Check Out This (Fake) ‘Fight Club’ Board Game And Read The Opening Of ‘Fight Club 2’

After becoming a modern day classic, many have wondered whatever became of <i>Fight Club</i>’s famed narrator and his alter ego, Tyler Durden. Well, everyone will soon find out when original author Chuck Palahniuk, Cameron Stewart, and David Mack’s <i>Fight Club 2</i> graphic novel hits shelves on May 27. …

Samsung’s Gear VR headset will let you go ‘shark diving in the desert’

The experiences that we can have in virtual reality are nearly limitless. That’s what Samsung is trying to prove to consumers as it promotes the Gear …

Do What You Want To: This Doctor’s Advice for Living

Dr. John Kitchin traded a lucrative career as a neurologist for the chance to pursue a lifelong passion: rollerblading. Every day Kitchin skates along San Diego’s Pacific Beach boardwalk practicing his unorthodox form of meditation. His unique style of skating has earned him the nickname "Slomo." …

Five British guitar bands bringing rock back to life

After years of EDM and R&B dominating British charts, could the success of Royal Blood signal a comeback for guitar music? Here are five bands hoping to rock on<p>When Kiss frontman Gene Simmons declared in an interview last year that rock'n'roll was 'dead', the mainstream radio playlists seemed to …

IndieBio Will Accelerate Synthetic Biology To Tech Startup Speed

Can biology move at “internet speed”? Is there a Moore’s Law for cells? What about the problems that cannot be solved by information technology alone? IndieBio, a new biotech accelerator based in both San Francisco and Cork, Ireland, is proposing to answer these questions and more.<p>“What a lot of …

Startups

NASA satellite image shows the frozen wasteland that currently is the United States

If you're reading this from anywhere in the United States right now, there's a pretty good chance it's cold outside. We're in the middle of a massive freeze that could last until March, the breadth of which NASA's Terra satellite just captured in the remarkable view you see above. See all that …

5 Everyday Things That Are Actually Making You Dumber

8 Ways to Spot Emotional Manipulation.. and Free Ourselves From It

We as human beings have a very strong self-centered aspect (even if it may not be truly ‘real’) of our beings called the ego, and many problems arise …