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The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Is Your Waistline Bigger Than This Benchmark? Science Says You Need to Lose Belly Fat Fast. (You Could Add Years to Your Life)

Grab a soft tape measure and read. You could literally live many years longer.<p>To my mind, the worst ads on the Internet are those cartoonish, animated ones about how to lose belly fat.<p>However, it turns out that belly fat is a real problem, and one of the most important indicators of whether you're …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Hollywood’s biggest names are ready to fight the ‘liquid diarrhea’ of TV motion smoothing

It doesn’t have to be this way!<p>Motion smoothing is the reason your parents’ TV makes everything look like a soap opera. It’s likely the first thing you turned off on your own TV to make the image tolerable, and now you’re forced to either deal with it when you visit someone else or you give in and …

How Microsoft built the world’s most powerful game console

An inside look at the development of the Xbox One X, and what it means for the future of console gaming<p>When designer Bryan Sparks explains the inspiration for the look and feel of the modern Xbox, he says he and his team went back to 1968, when a certain landmark Stanley Kubrick film hit theaters …

How Charlie Cox Stays Superhero Shredded for ‘Daredevil’

Charlie Cox never even had a gym membership before he took on the titular role of Netflix’s <i>Daredevil</i>.Now, having played the masked vigilante for over …

The Steamiest, Sexiest Movies Of All Time

The sexiest movies aren't necessarily lurking in the adults-only section of HBO — or in the deleted archives of one's browser history. Often, the …

The 20 greatest modern comedies on Netflix to watch right now

<b>At the time of writing, Netflix has a total of 1,270 titles that fall under the comedy genre.</b><p>That’s a daunting number to wade through, particularly …

G-20 shut Trump out on climate, strike deal on trade

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — World powers lined up against U.S. President Donald Trump on climate change, reaffirming their support for international …

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The illusion of change in Spider-Man: Homecoming

<b>Warning: This post contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Homecoming.</b><p>Superheroes in the movies now are all aristocrats and celebrities, far removed from …

4K is the wrong target for Xbox One X and PS4 Pro

June 20th, 2017<p>The dust has settled on E3, and we now know a lot more about how Microsoft hopes to revive its fortunes with the console formerly known as Scorpio. Like the PlayStation 4 Pro, the Xbox One X is a souped-up system laser-focused on displaying 4K images. You can argue over the degree to …

The 50 Films Every Child Should See Before They Turn 11

From sweltering heat waves when it’s just too hot for playing outside, to personal under-the-stars screenings in the backyard, summer is filled with …

The secret origin story of the iPhone

An exclusive excerpt from The One Device<p><i>This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary,</i> Motherboard <i>editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to</i> …

Smartphone camera shootout: Galaxy S8 vs. iPhone 7, Google Pixel, and LG G6

The announcement and release of the Samsung Galaxy S8 means it’s time to throw a few more logs on the fire of an always fun debate: which smartphone has the best camera?<p>For years, the answer was the iPhone. But when Samsung shifted to better optics, smoothed out its image processing, the Korean …

'Power Rangers': What to Expect From the Post-Credits Scene

Director Dean Israelite’s adaptation opens March 24<p>With iconic Saturday morning TV franchises like “Transformers” and “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” …

Google Pixel review: Nearly everything you'd want in a flagship phone

Google couldn't have picked a better time to hit reset on its flagship phones. Samsung's Galaxy Note7 is literally burning up in flames, and that's …

Inside iPhone 7: Why Apple Killed The Headphone Jack

The standard audio jack that connects your headphones to just about everything has been around for nearly 150 years. Here's why Apple thought it was time for a change.<p><b>Apple VP Greg Joswiak is</b> grinning as he holds up what is easily the smallest iPhone adapter I have ever seen. iPod white and about …

Ryan Reynolds Paid to Have 'Deadpool' Writers on Set When Fox Wouldn't

<b>Rhett Reese</b> and <b>Paul Wernick</b> cared deeply about <i>Deadpool</i>. The two screenwriters behind <i>Zombieland</i> spent six years on the project, on and (mostly) off. …

Captain America: Civil War – how I was bludgeoned by a blockbuster

Contrary to a cliche that dogs film critics, I don’t enjoy disliking nearly every movie that earns a significant amount of money. My words are carefully chosen. “Disliking” rather than “hating”, because to inspire such a passionate response as hate would require more than a preordained blockbuster …

I hate it but it's true: Marvel's big-screen superheroes chomp up the competition

Even a DC Comics fan like me has to admit that with Captain America, Marvel’s big-screen presence has muscled out the competition<p>If you saw the cache of superhero comics I have, you’d notice two things: first, that this extended adolescent obsession is getting out of hand; second, my stash is …

Anonymous may have just released Donald Trump's personal info

Earlier this week we brought you news that Anonymous was planning to launch “total war” on Donald Trump. Today, the hacktivist’s fired the opening salvo.<p>The group followed through on earlier threats by posting extensive personal information about Trump — including a social security number, home …

This new Android phone is half the price of an iPhone and looks just as good

Smartphones seem to be getting bigger every year. (I currently use an iPhone 6S Plus, which is roughly the same size as Belgium.) As these devices get bigger, they become harder to carry around. But one Chinese smartphone company, called OnePlus, wants to buck the trend with its newest phone, the …

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OnePlus 2 review

“Flagship killer.” That loaded term has been bandied about by virtually every smartphone maker since the iPhone took the scene by storm eight years ago. OnePlus is the latest company to employ it in its marketing, and this time it’s going one further, calling its new OnePlus 2 a “<i>2016</i> flagship …

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Does Hollywood Have a Blockbuster Problem, or Do We?

Looking back at this year’s summer movies, it’s hard not to feel a sense of disappointment. But are we maybe expecting too much from the season?<p>With only a few stray major releases left—<b>Jesse Eisenberg</b> and <b>Kristen Stewart’s</b> stoner action comedy (yes) <i>American Ultra</i>, <b>Zac Efron’s</b> E.D.M. D.J. saga (yes)</i> …

iPhone 6 Vs Galaxy S5 Review: Apple Gatecrashes Samsung

iPhone vs Galaxy is arguably the smartphone sector’s biggest rivalry, but in 2014 it has been taken to a new level. Apple finally enlarged the iPhone to compete with the Galaxy range head on and it has been a technological bloodbath. My iPhone 6 Plus vs Galaxy Note 4 review proved incredibly close …

20 fascinating facts for PlayStation's 20th anniversary

It revolutionalised the games industry and brought us classic titles such as Gran Turismo, Tekken and Resident Evil – and this week the original Sony PlayStation turns 20.<p>The machine hit Japanese shelves on 3 December 1994, barely a week after Sega’s rival Saturn console. But with its powerful …

Prepare to pay for the biggest Android Lollipop powerhouse

<b>The Good</b> The Google Nexus 6 has a razor-sharp and expansive display, a powerful Snapdragon 805 processor, the Android Lollipop OS and an OIS-equipped camera that takes great photos.<p><b>The Bad</b> Broad and bulky, the Nexus may be too big -- in size and price -- for some users.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The Nexus 6 …

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Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …