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'Abrupt thaw' of permafrost beneath lakes could significantly affect climate change models

Methane released by thawing permafrost from some Arctic lakes could significantly accelerate climate change, according to a new University of Alaska …

Global Warming

Global warming is making oceans so acidic, they may reach the pH they were 14 million years ago

We already know plastic waste leads to a colossal level of marine pollution and threatens the lives and habitats of many animals and plants.<p>We also know sunscreen can bleach coral and destroy whole reefs and that even traces of drugs can tip the hormonal balance of various marine animals.<p>Man is to …

Climate Change

A filter that turns saltwater into freshwater just got an upgrade

Smoothing out the rough patches of a material widely used to filter saltwater could make producing freshwater more affordable, researchers report in …

Particles

A Trainer Shares an Effective Strength Training and Cardio Schedule to Get Rid of Fat

Although a magical formula for losing body fat doesn't exist, we may have come pretty damn close. To be fair, it's not a one-size-fits-all solution, nor is it easy by any means, but Corey Phelps, NASM-certified personal trainer, certified BASI Pilates teacher, and TRX and Spinning instructor, …

Workouts

Grab Your Dumbbells — This Trainer's Workout Will Work Every Part of Your Body

There's nothing we love more than an efficient full-body workout that uses minimal equipment. Trainer and fitness influencer Kelsey Wells shows us how to work every part of our bodies with just a single set of dumbbells in an Instagram video she recently posted. These six moves are guaranteed to …

Workouts

25 Workout Moves for Men Over 40 That Blast Fat and Build Muscle

Meet our picks for the best lifts to sculpt your body -- at any age.<p>A quick Google search for the best fat-burning and muscle-building exercises always yields the same results: squats, bench press, rows, chinups, and deadlifts. The classic compound exercises that have probably served as the base of …

Workouts

Ben Roethlisberger, citing age, changes diet

AP<p>The quarterback once oh-so-creatively nicknamed Big Ben is less big as he enters training camp, and it’s on purpose.<p>According to Jeremy Fowler of …

NFL

The Workout to Burn Off Your Belly Fat

“You can rip out ab exercises all day long in the gym, but without the right combination of high-intensity fat-burning cardio along with specific …

Ditch the Crunches and Do This Game-Changing, 4-Move Workout For Sexy Abs

Tired of doing crunches every time you want to target your abs? Switch up your routine with this game-changing, tummy-toning, seven-minute ab workout. Do it at home or in the gym, but no matter where you do it — you're bound to have sexier abs.<p>Do each move for 45 seconds followed by one minute of …

Let This Hanger Steak with Scallion Sauce Be Your Life Coach

We have a new recipe that swaps your usual chimichurri with a charred scallion sauce instead, and is easy enough to pull off on a weeknight.<p>You know when you get back from vacation and you’re like “I’m going to eat so healthy and treat my body right and even go to the gym in the morning”? Well good …

The Injury-proof Shoulder Workout

<b>THE MAINSTAY</b> of an upper body workout is the shoulder press. It’s also, according to an increasing number of orthopedic surgeons, one of the most …

6 Ab-Toning Moves Better Than Crunches

According to a former ballerina turned Pilates pro.<p>A workout routine doesn’t get more tired than when you do the same five—we’ll call them …

Get jacked with Beef Ref’s personal workout plan

Let’s talk to the Big 12 ref about his guns, which once took over social media during a title game.<p>On Jan. 9, 2017, a star was born, in the form of a jacked referee officiating the national championship between Clemson and Alabama. His name is Mike Defee, a Big 12 referee since 2006 and a college …

The Best Places to Travel in Europe in March

It's the shoulder season — and festival season — in Europe this month.<p>It’s shoulder season in Europe, and the kids are off from school — what more …

European Travel

The Best Montreal Tips From Our Readers

In this column, we always get great recommendations for bars, restaurants, and attractions. But this week Montreal residents and frequent visitors …

9 Most Beautiful Hilltop Towns in Italy

There’s no need to book a week in these gloriously photogenic yet soporific spots, but if you sleep over, you’ll have enough time to stroll around, look at old churches, and have a perfect meal before bed.

Italy

5 ways to spend less (and see more) in Amsterdam

Many people come to Amsterdam intent on visiting every landmark they’ve ever heard about from friends, family, classroom history, and their <i>Lonely</i> …

You Won't Believe What American High Schools Are Teaching Their Students About Slavery

Just eight percent of American high school seniors can identify the cause of the Civil War; less than a third (32 percent) know which amendment …

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president occasionally utters unusual sentences. We have packs of tourists wandering the mega-theme parks of greater Orlando like flocks of flightless birds; locust swarms of spring breakers funnelling beers in Panama City before leaving …

Florida

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

The 19-year-old who made his fortune in bitcoin says if you don't become a millionaire in the next 10 years, it's your own fault

German teenager Erik Finman has an unusual success story.<p>When was 12 years old, he realized school wasn't his future. Most of his classmates felt the same, of course, but Finman took action: He made a bet with his parents.<p>His parents promised that if he became a millionaire before his 18th …

Cryptocurrency

Saudi officials were 'supporting' 9/11 hijackers, commission member says

First serious public split revealed among commissioners over the release of the secret ‘28 pages’ that detail Saudi ties to 2001 terrorist attacks<p>A former Republican member of the 9/11 commission, breaking dramatically with the commission’s leaders, said Wednesday he believes there was clear …

The Chest and Shoulder Blaster that Will Leave You Spent

Redesign your upper body with this brand-new, 3-move circuit<p>It takes more than a steady diet of presses and curls to reach your full potential for size and strength. "You need to challenge your upper-body muscles in fresh ways to stimulate new growth," says Sean De Wispelaere, a coach for <b>Men's</b> …

3 Simple Ways to Maximize Muscle

One of the leading nutritionists in the world offers up the best ways to increase your brawn<p>For years men have chased workouts with protein shakes, hoping to take advantage of the "anabolic window"—the time when your body is primed to build muscle. Now a major new meta-analysis shatters that …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Score a Beach-Ready Body by the Fourth of July

Want a body you're proud to show off shirtless this holiday? Then cap off your workouts with this 3-move fat-shredding finisher<p>You're proud to say you're an American. But this Fourth of July, be proud to go shirtless, too. From now until the Fourth, tack a three-move metabolic finisher to the end …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …