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Morning Workout

Last night I watched a little SNL (2 weeks in a row) to see Will Farrell and Green Day...there were a few good skits. I liked the stupid funeral skit if you saw the show - particularly the random guy that just came in and threw the mic on the ground.<p>After that I started reading a book called, "The …

Workouts

Get Big and Lean

Following a workout routine day-in and day-out can get tedious and boring. Sometimes it’s a good idea to just break the routine and go with a quick …

Workouts

The AIDS Granny In Exile

In the '90s, a gynecologist named Gao Yaojie exposed the horrifying cause of an AIDS epidemic in rural China — and the ensuing cover-up — and became an enemy of the state. Now 85, she lives in New York without her family, without her friends, and without regrets.<p>The enormous brick fortress in West …

Why The US Is Walking Away From The Middle East

Contrary to these accusations however, the Obama policy is none of the above: It is a pragmatic approach that takes into account a progressive decline in the political and economic importance of the Middle East.<p>This policy change is currently making headlines in Syria where the United States, …

The fake Facebook profile I could not get removed

I’ll never know why the kids did it, but there it was: Sleazy, horrifying, and I was powerless to get it taken down<p>I've been a writer a long time, but chances are, you don't know my name.<p>I've written thrillers, been an essayist for NPR, won the Stanley Drama Award as a playwright and was finalist …

Cramer: The Penalty Box for Whole Foods http://trib.al/O6ctP6y

Microsoft Surface 2: A Tablet With A Serious Identity Problem [Review]

Steve Jobs once described the iPad as, “the intersection between technology and liberal arts.”<p>For Microsoft’s Surface 2 tablet, the intersection may be at technology and a Master’s of Business Administration.<p>The problem is that while most people who have gone to college have had at least a …

Nexus 5 review

In this review of the Nexus 5, I will attempt to answer one simple question: is Google capable of making a flagship, best-in-class smartphone it can sell for $349 off-contract? And I don't just mean a nice, okay, swell, good, decent, better-than-the-last-one phone. I mean a phone that stacks up …

Android 4.4 KitKat review: designed by Google, for Google

In 2011, Google introduced Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich," which took some of the design direction it had begun on tablets and moved it to phones. In the intervening two years, we've only seen "point" updates for the platform: some subtle refinements and a few big new features, but never a big …

What Are Killer Whales Saying?

Wildlife<p>People who are listening to the killer whale calls in my previous posting are asking whether we have any idea yet of the meaning. Answer: not as language, but we do know some things.<p>What we don’t know: We don’t know if they have words or language. We think they have signature calls (names) …

'Frothy!' Warnings About Stock Market Are -- Well, Frothy

In “Stocks At Mesmerizing Point, So Consider A Little Selling,” I described hearing the little voice whispering a cautionary counsel — that stock performance was affecting stock rationale. Then, doing this weekend’s reading, I see some big voices shouting ominous warnings of speculative fever and a …

10 Text Messages That Will Get You Dumped

Everyone appreciates a sweet text message from their significant other.<p>But sometimes, that message goes terribly, terribly wrong. The culprit? Autocorrect.<p>The conversations below all started off just fine, and then quickly took a turn for the worse after a major autocorrect fail.<p>Let these …

Google's iron grip on Android: controlling open source by any means necessary

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: right;"/><p>Six years ago, in November 2007, the Android Open …

10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

Sports Cars

10 Useful Tips for Choosing the Right Exterior Window Style

There is nothing more comforting than sitting inside your home and enjoying a gorgeous view with warm sunlight shining through. Whether you think …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

Literature

10 Small Bedroom Decorating Tips

Decorating a bedroom is a task quite different from planning for the rest of the house. Unlike the kitchen and the living area, a bedroom is a …

NSA spying disclosures could cost companies billions

The possiblity of the NSA hacking U.S. technology could reduce overseas trust and sales<p>Sept. 10 (Bloomberg) -- A congressional committee’s effective blacklisting of Huawei Technologies Co.’s products from the U.S. telecommunications market over allegations they can enable Chinese spying may come …

NSA broke rules on call-tracking

National Security Agency personnel regularly searched call tracking data using thousands of numbers that had not been vetted in accordance with court-ordered procedures, according to previously secret legal filings and court opinions released by the Obama administration Tuesday.<p>The agency also …

40+ Tips and Considerations for Strength Training Women

Page: 1Next »<p>Among the variables that a coach or a trainer has to consider when doing one-on-one sessions or group sessions, age and gender are the …

Squats Part 4 Back Squat

This is the Third Part of a series on Squats, the earlier posts can be found here: <b></b><p>Squats Part I <br>Squats Part 2 General Mechanics <br>Squats Part 3 Air …

The 5 Keys to a Perfect Warm-Up

Photo: Pond5<p>Pop quiz: What’s the single most important part of your workout?<p>If you said the warm-up, you win! Without a proper warm-up, there are …