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5 Exercises That Are More Effective In Shaping Your Body Than Running

In a parallel universe, dieting might be easy. In our sphere – it’s sadly not.<p>I’ve done plenty of short and long diets in my life, successful and …

Wall Street Costs The Economy 2% Of GDP Each Year

“Wall Street is back,” says the <i>New York Times</i>, and the economic cost is high. The excessive financialization of the U.S. economy reduces GDP growth by 2% every year, according to a new study by International Monetary Fund. That’s a massive drag on the economy–some $320 billion per year. Wall Street …

Mindfulness for Athletes

Harnessing brain research to enhance performance.<p>Earlier this year, I wrote an article for <i>Outside</i> magazine about some neat neuroscience research from Martin Paulus's group at the University of California, San Diego. Part of the research involves using advanced brain imaging to look for differences …

The 10 Best Carbohydrate Sources For Runners

1. Bananas<p>Because they are easy to eat and digest and are loaded with fast-acting carbohydrates (one large banana provides 31 grams of carbs), …

Government agents 'directly involved' in most high-profile US terror plots

Nearly all of the highest-profile domestic terrorism plots in the United States since 9/11 featured the "direct involvement" of government agents or informants, a new report says.<p>Some of the controversial "sting" operations "were proposed or led by informants", bordering on entrapment by law …

The One Hire Every Startup Desperately Needs to Make

<i>Nick Marsh is the founder at Makeshift. This post originally appeared on Medium.</i><p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>I want to introduce a new<br>concept — ‘talent hacking’. I define this as the creative application of technology and data to the problem of building new teams.<p>I’m trying to coin this phrase in …

Senators to Dr. Oz: Stop Promising Weight-Loss Miracles

A Senate subcommittee told Dr. Mehmet Oz to quit making unfounded claims about "miracle" dietary supplements—because he is feeding a sordid, under-regulated industry and a misguided culture of shortcuts.<p>“I can’t figure this out,” Senator Claire McCaskill prompted Mehmet Oz yesterday, from halfway …

A pilot explains why it’s time to get over your fear of turbulence

Turbulence: spiller of coffee, jostler of luggage, filler of barf bags, rattler of nerves. But is it a crasher of planes? Judging by the reactions of many airline passengers, one would assume so; turbulence is far and away the number one concern of anxious passengers. Intuitively, this makes sense. …

Four ways Edward Snowden changed the world – and why the fight's not over | Trevor Timm

Privacy,Data protection,US news,Google,Facebook,Email,Internet,Social networking,Computing,US constitution and civil liberties,US politics,World news,Cispa<p>Encrypted Gmail. Transparency from mobile providers. Maybe even a legal 'revolt' against 'Orwellian' surveillance. But until we get real reform, …

Elliot Rodger’s Online Life Provides a Glimpse at a Hateful Group of "Anti-Pick-up Artists"

Friday, Elliot Rodger allegedly killed six people before taking his own life. Before committing the massacre, Rodger released a string of vile, woman-hating videos detailing his sexual frustrations and plans for murder, in a manifesto that appears to...<p><b>Update:</b> <i>The original version of this article</i> …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

Adidas Wants You to Customize Your Shoes with Your Selfies

Head-to-toe selfie style is here with new Adidas app.

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

A Slob's Guide to Critical Theory

How to think in complicated ways if you're a lazy and stupid person.<p><i>Illustrations by Jenny Hirons</i><p>If you decide to get any kind of arts or humanities degree at college you will probably have to read postmodern, neo-Marxist, social and literary critics who write in the kind of language that makes …

The Forever Battery

A Silicon Valley startup run by old-school technologists has invented an energy storage device that could take an entire neighborhood off the grid.<p>Imergy Power Systems’ headquarters in an office park in one of Silicon Valley’s less glamorous precincts is the type of place where the future used to …

Squatters in Venezuela's 45-Story 'Tower of David'

In 1990, construction began on the Centro Financiero Confinanzas, a huge high-rise office complex in Caracas, Venezuela. Construction halted in 1994, after a banking crisis and the death of the building's main investor, David Brillembourg. The 45-story tower stood vacant until 2007, when squatters …

These Dolphins Are Using Sea Sponges as Tools

And a new discovery suggests that it changes their diet—just like technology changes ours.<p>The first thing to know is that dolphins can be divided into two groups, and those groups are "spongers" and "non-spongers." The non-spongers are the dolphins that are probably the ones you think about when …

The Confidence Gap

Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men—and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Here's why, and what to do about it.<p><b>F</b>or years, we women have kept our heads down and played by the rules. We’ve been certain that with enough hard work, our natural talents would …

Finding a new Earth could be a sign we’re on our way to extinction

Last week, scientists announced the discovery of Kepler-186f, a planet 492 light years away in the Cygnus constellation. Kepler-186f is special because it marks the first planet almost exactly the same size as Earth orbiting in the “habitable zone”—the distance from a star in which we might expect …

Planetary Habitability

How to find a calling instead of a career

In my last Quartz column, To get a job, write your story instead of a resume, I talked about the value of finding a purpose in your work, and suggested that in order to do that you reflect on your life and write your own narrative. I talked about how economics is about the scarce resource, and in …

Declassified Documents Reveal NSA Spying On Martin Luther King, Senators, And Journalists During Cold War

The six-year spying program, dubbed "Minaret," had been exposed in the 1970s but the targets of the surveillance had been kept secret until now.<p>The documents showed the NSA tracked King and his colleague Whitney Young, boxing star Ali, journalists from the New York Times and the Washington Post, …

Madonna Leads an Artistic Revolution

Back in June the entire VICE staff was invited to a theater in Brooklyn to watch a new film made by Madonna. Most of us didn't know what was going on, what the film was, or what VICE had to do with it. All we knew was Madonna herself was going to be...<p>Back in June the entire VICE staff was invited …

Why you really should keep a journal, no matter how cheesy that sounds

If you've spent any significant time reading books or articles on the "science of happiness", you'll have encountered what I've long thought of as …

You won’t believe these stools were made from trash and manufactured on the street

A London and São Paulo-based design studio has taken trash, and turned it into treasure. Studio Swine, a collaboration of Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves was able to create a portable aluminum smelter to turn discarded cans into raw building material. They dubbed the project “Can City.”<p>Using …

Snowden to seek temporary asylum in Russia

US whistleblower Edward Snowden has said he wants asylum in Russia until he can legally travel on to some of the Latin American countries that have offered him asylum, adding that he has "no regrets" about leaking a US spying programme.<p>Snowden, who has been holed up in transit zone of Moscow …

US privacy group challenging NSA and FBI collection of phone records

The US supreme court will be asked to suspend the blanket collection of US telephone records by the FBI under an emergency petition due to be filed …

Summer trousers: All Ages – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2013/jul/05/high-street-fashion-summer-trousers<p>720<p>How to work summer trousers, whatever your age. …

The US government’s spying is straight out of the mob’s playbook

Did Europe’s central bankers launch a new era of frank talking?

Many expected the new Bank of England governor Mark Carney to break from his predecessor and provide clearer forward guidance after the UK central bank’s rate-setting meeting. But today the European Central Bank president Mario Draghi surprised markets by joining Carney in his forthrightness.<p>At a …