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The Best Mobility Drill For Lifters & Athletes

Get Bigger Lifts With Looser Hips<p>Hips Don't Lie<p>Take a look at any lifter from the side and you'll notice something obvious: there's a ton of muscle …

Biomechanics

How to Build a Super Solid Kettlebell Snatch (and Avoid the Dreaded Smack)

When it comes to kettlebells, the snatch is often the first lift that many people want to learn. The reason for this isn’t clear to me. Perhaps it is …

6 Mobility Exercises for an A$$-to-Grass Squat

<b>Can you squat to parallel?</b> Or do you struggle with obtaining that range of motion? If you struggle, or even if you can get all the way down but feel …

The Value of the Get Up: Broken Down Into 6 Pieces

<b>If you haven’t heard of the get up yet you must have been living under a rock.</b> From rehab trainers to NFL teams seeking fractions of gains in …

3 Yoga Poses to Increase Overhead Shoulder Mobility

A couple weeks ago I wrote about overhead squat limitations, and the poses I recommended were to open the hips. <b>A second key component to overhead</b> …

The 17 best science movies and shows on Netflix will make you smarter

'Cooked' (2016)<p><i>Netflix</i><p><b>What it's about:</b> Journalist and food expert Michael Pollan explores the evolutionary history of food and its preparation in …

Android Auto will turn your phone into an in-dash display for your car

Two years ago, Google’s idea for Android Auto was pretty cool: Allow people to connect their phones to their car infotainment systems so they could get directions, answer calls and control music playback without having to reach for their handsets.<p>And while Android Auto supports about 200 models, …

Android Auto

Why Being an Introvert May Be Better for Your Mental Health

We value extroversion in education and work, but a recent study shows alone time may have earned an unnecessarily bad rep.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>It's official: we're worn out. Scientifically knackered. Two-thirds of adults told researchers at Durham University that they need …

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about his belief that Earth isn’t even real and we probably live in a computer simulation.<p>“There’s a billion to one chance we’re living in base reality,” he said at …

Singularity

The Science of Memory: Top 10 Proven Techniques to Remember More and Learn Faster

I've always been envious of people with exceptional memories. You know, the kind of people who amass encyclopedic knowledge with seemingly little …

Humanity

GoldenEye 007 gets HD remake as Source engine mod

First released in 1997 on the Nintendo 64, <i>GoldenEye 007</i> became an instant classic. Its multiplayer features were unprecedented on consoles at the …

Othello Tunnels in Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park turn 100 years old

A series of unused railway tunnels outside of Hope that have since become a popular hiking trail are celebrating 100 years this month.<p>The Othello …

WHO: Coffee itself isn’t cancerous, but watch out for ‘very hot’ beverages

If you're like many Americans and sipping your morning cup of joe while reading this, you'll be happy to know that the World Health Organization released its long-anticipated report on coffee, and its findings bode well for your health.<p>In reviewing the scientific evidence over the past 25 years …

Coffee

19 Bodyweight Exercises You Can Literally Do Anywhere

Who needs the gym?<p>Sure, there are days when you want to grab some 10-pounders and bang out a solid strength session—or even get your CrossFit on. But then there are times when you’ve got nothing but your sports bra, six-feet of space, and a burning desire to sweat like nobody’s business.<p>That’s …

Exercise

Take a peek inside Nevada's new solar farm that generates power 24/7 with molten salt

The Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project covers 1,670 acres of Nevada desert. When it officially opened in February this year, the massive plant was …

Here's How Your Sex Life Affects The Happiness Of Your Relationship

The facts about getting frisky.<p>Contrary to popular belief, having sex on the daily doesn't necessarily make couples happier.<p>A 2015 survey from the University of Toronto Mississauga found that once a week is the sexual "sweet spot" for people in romantic relationships.<p>Happify -- a website and app …

Happiness

All About Porn-Induced Erectile Dysfunction

Jason is a 19-year-old college student. He's been dating the same girl since his sophomore year of high school. They had sex for the first time after their senior prom, and, according to Jason, they "went at it like rabbits" for the entire summer until they went away to different colleges. Despite …

This is the most profound explanation I've heard of what it means to detect gravitational waves

Albert Einstein predicted their existence 100 years ago but never believed we'd actually detect the waves. So right now if you hang around physicists, who can't contain their excitement, you're bound to hear some profound scientific poetry.<p>One scientist from the Laser Interferometer …

Gravitational Waves

If you love adult coloring books, you'll enjoy 'Hidden Folks'

<i>Hidden Folks</i> is a deceptive game. It appears simplistic, featuring black-and-white line drawings of industrial plants, dense cities, and forests populated by campers and critters. But, its black lines hide multitudes of secrets: It's an interactive hidden-object game with intricate, animated …

The 8 Daily Habits of Wildly-Happy Couples

We've all met the "happy couple" that always seem to be smiling, laughing, and enjoying life to the fullest. They never seem to argue or fuss about inane things, and are in perfect harmony, forever residing on the same wavelength as one another.<p>And we've all asked ourselves the question, "How can …

How to Fearlessly Navigate a Giant Penis

“During the course of their sexual lives, most women will encounter a male partner whom they consider well-endowed,” says certified sex therapist Kat Van Kirk, Ph.D. So what qualifies as "well-endowed"? According to a 2013 study published in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine,</i> the average erect penis is …

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

What's Driving the Plunge in Oil Prices

Back in 2013, the West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Crude oil price benchmark was around $110. It’s plunged pretty steadily since the middle of last …

15 Things We REALLY Wish Guys Knew About Giving Oral

With that in mind, we’ve created a little cheat sheet for dudes of the things we wish they knew about oral. Print it out, “accidentally” leave it up on your browser, wallpaper your place with it...hopefully he’ll get the hint.<p><i>(This JimmyJane Form 3 vibrator mimics the look and feel of a tongue. Buy</i> …

The lovely yuletide indie Christmas, Again gets every little detail right

A couple of years ago, Paul Giamatti and Paul Rudd starred in a mediocre not-quite-comedy called <i>All Is Bright</i>, about a couple of former petty thieves …

The price of oil is doomed for longer than everyone's expecting

When cheaply borrowed money leads to overproduction, which leads to excess inventories despite rising demand, prices plunge to ludicrously low levels.<p>And if borrowed money keeps pouring into the sector to keep existing investors afloat, drillers continue to overproduce because they have to in order …

Oil

Climate crisis: seaweed, coffee and cement could save the planet

This month’s meeting in Paris marks the 21st annual occasion on which nations have met to try to deal with the climate problem. After two decades of failing to agree, there is finally hope that a deal will be reached, with action to commence in 2020, and run until 2030. The world wonders whether …

Climate Change

Here's what our readers think of the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus aren't going to wow you with a new design -- that's not the point of Apple's 's' phones. Instead, they offer a lot of under-the-hood updates, including a faster processor, better cameras and the addition of a pressure-sensitive 3D Touch, leading our reviewer Chris Velazco …

Hedge funds betting on rising oil prices as 'degree of negativity unwarranted'

Andy Hall and Daniel Yergin think oil prices are bottoming out. Hedge funds agree.<p>Money managers' net-long position in West Texas intermediate crude rose 20 per cent in the week ended Nov. 3, the most in seven months, according to data from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Bets on …