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Rec Room: 15 Minute Bodyweight Full-Body Workout | Men’s Health

Dogpound founding trainer Rhys Athayde demonstrates all the moves you need for this 15-minute workout in the one-minute video above. It's like having a personal training session with Athayde wherever you may be.<p>This workout is unrelenting—you'll be going from one move to the next with no rests in …

New device can heal with a single touch, and even repair brain injuries

A new device developed at The Ohio State University can start healing organs in a "fraction of a second," researchers say.<p>The technology, known as Tissue Nanotransfection (TNT), has the potential to save the lives of car crash victims and even deployed soldiers injured on site. It's a dime-sized …

Ohio State University

We May Already Have the Pills We Need to End Memory Loss

A Global Problem<p>Neurodegenerative diseases produce the symptoms of dementia by causing cells in the spinal cord and brain to die. Loss of these cells …

Dementia

5 Expert-Approved Ways to Lose Fat : Fat Loss Tip #5: Do Interval Training | Men's Health

getty images<p>Fat-Loss Tip #3: Eat Every three or four hours<p>Eating meals frequently helps combat fat gain by giving your body long-lasting energy and preventing intense hunger that leads to irrational food choices and over eating, says Armul. At each meal, fill your plate with fruits and veggies, …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

The 3-2-1 method for cutting weight

It’s an oversimplification to say fat loss can be as easy as “one, two, three” (not to mention it’s a terrible cliche). But there may be at least …

Scientists recreate the outer layer of the heart with stem cells

While organ transplants saw a 20 percent increase in the past five years, a lot of people in the recipient list still won't get one. That's why various scientists across the globe are trying to recreate organs in the lab. One particular group from Penn State, for instance, chose to focus on the …

It's All in the Hip: 5 Steps to Fixing Movement Dysfunction

<b>We need stability in much the same way that we need air.</b> We need to supply oxygen in the right amounts, at the right times, and according to the …

5 TED Talks to Help You Find Your Purpose in Life

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" It's a question that can cause an incredible amount of anxiety as the years go by. At what age are you …

The World's Newest Major Religion: No Religion

As secularism grows, atheists and agnostics are trying to expand and diversify their ranks.<p>More people than ever before are identifying as atheist, …

13 TED Talks that can teach you how to live a happier life

The ideal approach, however, is far more of a mystery.<p>From the beginning of time, philosophers and researchers alike have pondered how humans can achieve ultimate bliss, and thankfully, some of them have appeared on the TED stage to share their findings.<p>Some of their tactics are surprising, and …

Why Throwing Yourself Into the Unknown Can Be the Best Thing You Can Do to Yourself

Most of us are scared of diving into the unknown, of uncertainty, of unfamiliarity, of not knowing what's going to happen. We are scared that things could go wrong, that things will be uncomfortable, and that things might not go as expected.<p>But throwing yourself into the unknown can be very …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

Heal Your Lower Back Pain With These 5 Yoga Poses

<b>In the United States lower back pain is one of most common complaints.</b> The Mayo Clinic states that most people will experience low back pain at some …

Understanding (and Refuting) the Arguments for God

Skeptic Michael Shermer presents ten major arguments for the existence of God — and counters each one.<br>Read More

Faith

10 Rules to Live By for Those Who Want to Live a Positive Life

<b>1. Be comfortable in your own skin.</b><p>The first step to becoming happy is to feel comfortable in your own skin. Everyone was born with a flaw. No one is perfect. Accept yourself with what you're born with whether it be your background, your skin, your nose, your eyes, your hair, your freckles, your …

Earth - Why are we the only human species still alive?

Two million years ago in Africa, several species of human-like creatures roamed the landscape. Some looked surprisingly similar to each other, while others had distinct, defining features.<p>In September 2015, another species was added to the list. Hundreds of bones discovered in a South African cave …

Humanity

Spirituality and Coping with Trauma-Finding God in Unsafe Places

While we have no doubt witnessed and experienced terror and atrocity in the name of God, we have also seen the role that spirituality and religion …

The right hides behind a fictional Bible: Memo to Ted Cruz and Donald Trump — your favorite book is made up

“The Art of the Deal” might be real but historians think less of the Bible’s veracity. Let’s not live by it in 2015<p>Donald Trump told us recently that the Bible is his favorite book. Ted Cruz announced, rather unoriginally, that God speaks through the Bible. Cruz <i>p</i><i>è</i><i>re</i> has declared that the Bible …

Robots Discover How Cooperative Behavior Evolved in Insects

Image: Eliseo Ferrante via YouTubeIn a computer simulation, a swarm of virtual robots started as a disorganized group, but later evolved more …

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A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

Meditation

How Meditation Can Help Students Master Life

Some of the most successful people in the world meditate, including Josh Waitzkin, the only person to have won a championship in every category of …

SpaceX records fall to Earth with a GoPro

When you drop a GoPro from space, two pretty obvious things happen.<p>One is that the camera gradually descends back to Earth, turning and twisting …

Stephen Fry, Job, and the Cross of Jesus

The British writer, actor, and comedian Stephen Fry is featured in a YouTube video which has gone viral: over 5 million views as of this moment.<p>As …

9 Stunning Comparisons Show How Massive the Universe Really Is

The scale of the universe is almost beyond our imagination.<p>The universe keeps expanding (at 42.5 miles per second per megaparsec), and we constantly …

14 genius Stephen Hawking quotes that will make you question your place in the universe (pictures)

Black Holes