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Several states are trying to outlaw a taboo marriage practice

That is expected to change this week, however, after Gov. Terry McAuliffe signs reform legislation. If he signs the bill passed Tuesday, the Virginia law may be the first domino in a chain of legislatures around the nation.<p>Similar bills are in the works in New York (A. 8563), Maryland (H.B. 911), …

Why the Body You Want Won’t Happen Overnight

The sensible man’s approach to fitness that lasts a lifetime<p>I’ve heard stories about athletes who enhance their performance by sleeping in high-altitude chambers, drinking kale smoothies every four hours, getting deep tissue massages every day, or training with equipment that looks like NASA's …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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The Brutal Body Weight Burner

Broil fat, increase your heart rate, and make your muscles scream with 20 rounds of these two exercises<p>Think of the most difficult body-weight moves in your exercise arsenal. Okay, what did you come up with? Most likely, the burpee and the pullup made the list.<p>These two moves are brutal. The burpee …

New App Improves Athletes’ Eyesight

Forget eyeglasses and Lasik. Downloading an app might improve your vision by up to 31 percent. University of California, Riverside neuroscientist Aaron Seitz has found a way to gamify eyesight tests to increase your ability to react to visual stimuli. For athletes—or anyone—with impaired vision, …

How Khan Academy is using design to pave the way for the future of education

Every morning Khan Academy’s lead designer, Jason Rosoff, spends the first 15 minutes of his day reading over the constant flow of new feedback from …

Before buying shows, Netflix checks piracy sites to make sure people are watching

One of Netflix's goals has always been to combat piracy of TV shows and movies — if you can get all the shows and movies you want for only a few dollars a month, the company hopes you'll stop downloading them illegally. But as the service rolls out in the Netherlands, Reed Hastings' team has gone …

Mom's Vanilla Ice Note: Clean The House Or Else (PHOTO)

Redditor chadn2n posted this note from his mom to Reddit with the explanation: "Mom knows how to get the house cleaned."<p>We concur.<p><i>Via Reddit</i>