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6 Popular Health Fads Among Men That Actually Damage Their Body.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) So you’ve joined a fitness group on social media or some of those ‘before and after’ body transformation pictures have convinced …

These Gymnasts' Ab Routine to Uptown Funk Looks Insanely Difficult

What can make four and a half minutes of non-stop ab exercises more bearable? Bruno Mars. The Gymnastics Gym Club in Calgary, Canada impressed us …

4 Exercises for Real Posture Improvement

The Posture Experts Are Wrong<p>Any time the subject of posture comes up, it creates the image of a bunch of wanna-be debutantes struggling to learn how …

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

Nutrition

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest consumer privacy flap to create outrage. Remember the Equifax hack? That affected more than 230 million people. And in 2017, US …

Privacy

Holding plank for a long time is pointless, fitness professor claims

Holding plank for ever-increasing periods of time has become a staple of many gym classes. Fitness experts claim that staying at the top of a push-up builds core, strengthens back muscles, tones the arms and teaches endurance.<p>But one sports scientist suggests that holding the position for any …

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Neuroscience

How often you need to exercise to see results, according to the scientist behind the viral 7-minute workout

For your workouts to produce real results, exercise has to be a regular habit, Chris Jordan, the exercise physiologist who came up with the 7-minute …

A Hydrogen Car Just Set The Record For The World's Longest Continuous Journey

Welcome to the future.<p>There's no doubt that electric cars have a big role to play in the future of personal transport, but they're not the only …

Toronto’s Giant "Story Pod" Unfolds into an Open-Air Library for Public Reading

Architecture studio AKB is bewitching Toronto's book lovers with an inviting design known as the Story Pod. As its name suggests, it's a pod for stories. Located near Main Street in the town of Newmarket, the compact construction serves its purpose as a book exchange where visitors can take a book, …

Anonymous recruits amateurs in cyber war against Isil

Hacktivist group Anonymous has published guides to help amateur hackers join its OpParis campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil)<p>Hacktivist collective Anonymous is encouraging people to join its cyber war against Isil, with the publication of a series of guides explaining …

Cyber-attacks

Chinese Company Simultaneously Rips Off Tesla And 'Knight Rider'

Imitation might be the most sincere form of flattery.<p>But looking at the new offering from Youxia Motors, we're going to guess Tesla Motors …

Tesla

How to cancel your Apple Music subscription before your free trial is up

The new Apple Music streaming service comes with a three-month free trial as a way to entice users. Get them hooked early on and they'll be more …

Apple Music

This intense two-minute Japanese Kama Sutra demo just may tickle your fancy!

US-China war 'inevitable' unless Washington drops demands over South China Sea

Warning from state-run China newspaper as Beijing reveals plans for development of disputed South China Sea islands<p>China’s armed forces are to extend their operations and its air force will become an offensive as well as defensive force for the first time, in a major shift in policy that will …

‘Nuclear disaster waiting to happen’: Royal Navy probes Trident whistleblower's claims

The Royal Navy has launched an investigation into whistleblower William McNeilly, who exposed horrid security lapses in UK’s trident nuclear program which make it easier for intruders to access some secured areas than enter “most nightclubs.”<p><b>UPDATE: Trident whistleblower to ‘turn himself in’ amid</b> …

The Friend: Love Is Not a Big Enough Word

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

Berkeley Says Cell Phones Cause Tumors

Berkeley is the first city to mandate cell phone carriers inform buyers of potential radiation exposure. A neuroscientist on why it’s premature to …

Daimler’s Futuristic Self-Driving Truck Hits U.S. Roads: Video

The future is coming up fast, with technologies that were once the domain of science fiction now being developed for commercial sale. Just last week …

Funktional: Tim Harney's no-frills BMW R75/6

Many custom motorcycle builders didn’t start out as such. Tim Harney’s one of them: in his past life, he worked as an industrial designer for architecture, furniture and lighting design firms.<p>Tim’s since focussed his keen sense of aesthetics onto customizing bikes. This 1976 BMW R75/6 is his latest …

Freightliner Autonomous Semi Truck Licensed to Test in Nevada

In Stephen King’s short story <i>Trucks</i> (which later became the surreal movie <i>Maximum Overdrive),</i> a bunch of trucks go on a murderous melee, cleaning off a rural town without mercy. If you have an irrational fear of trucks gaining sentience and exterminating every human they find, well, run and grab …

Germany's biggest automakers want to buy Nokia's Here maps

Competitors partner up to avoid relying on Google<p>Maybe Nokia's Here maps service won't be sold off to Facebook, Apple, or another Silicon Valley mainstay after all; it could be headed for Germany. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the big three German automakers have come together in a rare joint …

Piper Pied Imitates HBO’s Silicon Valley And Creates Lossless Compression For Online Images

Brother and sister team Peter Ma and Nancy Ghaly presented Piper Pied, a lossless compression algorithm for online images, at the Disrupt NY Hackathon today. The startup is a “creative spin” on Pied Piper, the company with a similar lossless compression algorithm for everything that appears in …

The best two-dumbbell workout

Bodyweight Hypertrophy: 10 Ways to Build Muscle

One of the biggest myths in the fitness industry is that bodyweight exercises cannot be used to build muscle.<p>Resistance is resistance, whether it …

5 Workout Moves That Will Change Your Body

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Ponies Chase Away Wild Boar

(YouTube link)<p>Marc Polet and his wife were out on their farm in Belgium when a wild boar approached at breakneck speed and attacked! But then their …

Opulent Glass Yacht Features a Grand Staircase That Leads Directly to the Ocean

The newest yacht design by Oregon native Lujac Desautel is a majestic vessel that shimmers with a glass-encased deck, offering passengers the incredible experience of feeling close to the ocean. The California College of the Arts architecture student designed <i>SALT</i> with minimalistic principles and …

Amazing Anatomical Body Art Reveals What Lies Beneath Our Skin

These remarkably realistic anatomical paintings and illustrations are the work of visual artist Danny Quirk.<p>Using a combination of acrylics paints, …