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6 Sneaky Tricks to Make Someone Tell the Truth

Cops and lawyers don't even know these strategies<p>"Cross your heart and hope to die." It sounds childish, but asking someone to place a hand on his heart while answering your questions could result in more truthful answers, finds a new study from Poland.<p>Because your mind associates the gesture with …

10 People Who Will Make Your Day Better

Follow these guys for instant inspiration<p>Need a pick-me-up? Follow perky people. You can “catch” positivity from friends on Facebook and Twitter, according to new research from the University of California, San Diego.<p>After combing through more than a billion posts over 3 years, researchers found …

Stephen Colbert

6 Jaw-Dropping Superyachts Designed by Architects

Generally speaking, architects are brilliant and creative people with a wide range of talents. That sort of versatility is part of what makes them …

Super Yachts

The Weirdest Thing on the Internet Tonight: Symmetry

This film written and directed by Yann Pineill is a palindromic investigation of memory and emotion. That is, the second verse is same as the …

Internet

This six-second Vine will make you scream of pure horror

Kottke found this horrifying six second video by Paglo, a Vine user from Cholula, in Mexico. It looks like a bunch of hairs, some ridiculous …

Horror

A Pill That Lets Adults Learn Perfect Pitch as Easily as Kids

Perfect pitch is the ability to accurately name any musical note you hear. It's a talent possessed by just one in 10,000 people, and it can only be …

Psychiatry

This Trewgrip Backwards Keyboard Gives You an Absurd New Way to Type

The Trewgrip mobile QWERTY keyboard for iOS and Android devices is absurd. It's a handheld keyboard that puts the keys behind the board but arranges …

Gear & Gadgets

This Magical Tech Could Make Mobile Keyboards Suck Way Less

It's pretty much a given that laptops are going to get thinner and thinner. Take Microsoft Surface for example. It's got that tablet keyboard-cover …

Gear & Gadgets

A Bracelet to Keep You Safe From the Sun and Tell You What SPF to Use

Netatmo is slowly creating a reputation for itself of combining smart sensors with neat design, having recently teamed up with Philippe Starck to …

Louis Vuitton

This Is (Possibly) What 5,500-Year-Old Man Looked Like

This handsome-looking chap doesn't look a day over 40—but in fact he's 5,500 years old. This is a startlingly life-like reconstruction of a …

Archaeology

LG's Fitness Tracker: Looks Like a Fitbit, Works Like a Smartwatch

We saw a half-baked version of LG's Lifeband Touch last year at CES, but couldn't actually play with it, and we never actually saw the fully torqued …

Wearable Tech

The Freaky, Bioelectric Future of Tattoos

America loves tattoos. From tribal designs to tramp stamps, this country can't get enough ink. Last month, a Pew study showed that tattoos grace the …

Body Art

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Why (and When) You Need More Protein

New research reconsiders how protein is needed for muscle growth and repair.<p>Over the last few months, I've been spurred to rethink how much protein I need on daily basis, and when I need it. This isn't particularly earth-shattering, of course -- people have long known and debated the role of …

The Curious Case of the Miscalibrated Treadmill

I knew something was wrong, but couldn't figure out what.<p>There was a massive ice storm in Toronto last week, and my wife is seven months pregnant. So, even though I like to think of myself as a running-weather tough guy, she and I have been doing some treadmill running lately. Our building has an …

How Temperature Affects Work Productivity

Economists turn to human physiology for new insights.<p>It's always interesting when knowledge from different disciplines collides. For instance, a pair of economists -- Geoffrey Heal of Columbia and Jisung Park of Harvard -- turn to the human physiology literature to explore links between climate and …

How To Run on Water | Runner's World

Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>"Notwithstanding various internet hoaxes, humans are apparently incapable of walking or running on water."<p>Yep, that's a line from the introduction to a scientific paper by researchers in Italy, including the well-known physiologist Alberto Minetti. Somehow I …

Leonardo Da Vinci

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6 Pairs of Shoes All Men Should Own!

Every year, we all ask ourselves the same question; what shoes am I going to wear? There are so many events that all need different types and styles …

The Worst Grooming Trends of All Time

How to grow out curly hair without letting your 'do get out of control? Take a style cue from Shia or one of the other wavy-haired gents in our timeline of the best-looking long hair in Hollywood history: http://ow.ly/saUZG

HGQRU?: The 5 Best-Dressed Readers of the Week

We know you’ve been waiting to hear the results of our Most <i>GQ</i> 2013 challenge, but with so much style we’re having a hard time calling a winner. In the meantime, click through these ten best-dressed readers of the week and upload a picture of your own look to How <i>GQ Are You?</i> for a chance to be …

How to Prevent Running Injuries - 4 Bulletproof Tips | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Jason Fitzgerald</i>.<p>The percentage of runners that get hurt every year is staggering. Some studies even put that …

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

Tattoos<p>A brief chat with JonBoy.<p>By Alex Wong1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Mark Anthony Green argues that it’s as essential and old-school as it gets.<p>By Mark …

Beard Love - Do Women Love Men With Beards?

The amount of women attention that men with beards has got, is very entertaining. So it occurred to me that it was time to understand why some women …

D'MARGE - Life & Style For The Modern Man

10 Free Apps To Make Your Life (Or A Bad Blind Date) Easier

Photo: Courtesy of unroll.me.<p><i>Introducing LadyBits, an ultra-cool collective of tech journalists who look at the world with smart, lady lenses. And</i> …

Face-off: The best fitness tracker bands from Nike, Jawbone and Fitbit

Belkin and Crock-Pot team up for the Smart Slow Cooker

Last year at CES, Belkin announced plans for a line of connected appliances, and the first product available is the Belkin Crock-Pot WeMo Smart Slow Cooker. Working similarly to other WeMo devices, the Slow Cooker lets you adjust its settings from anywhere using your smartphone and the WeMo app for …

The Apps That Make Your Workout Easier

Act like a DJ at the gym: Creating music while moving can make your workout feel easier, says new German research.<p>Researchers hooked exercisers up to machines that changed the beat, bass, or melody according to how hard they were working out. For example, if participants ran fast, the music played …

Exercise