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Kipping Pull-Up

94<p>SHARES<p>The kipping pull-up is an extremely common movement in CrossFit WODs, and a good kip is vital to improving CrossFit performance. As opposed …

Workouts

The surprising downsides of being clever

Can high intelligence be a burden rather than a boon? David Robson investigates.<p>If ignorance is bliss, does a high IQ equal misery? Popular opinion would have it so. We tend to think of geniuses as being plagued by existential angst, frustration, and loneliness. Think of Virginia Woolf, Alan …

Psychology

For a More Creative Brain, Travel

How international experiences can open the mind to new ways of thinking<p>There are plenty of things to be gained from going abroad: new friends, new experiences, new stories.<p>But living in another country may come with a less noticeable benefit, too: Some scientists say it can also make you more …

Creativity

Daily Inspiration #2023

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Graphic Design

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

National Geographic Travel

The Science of Conquering Your Greatest Fears

Many things scare me: the huge rock at the bottom of Boulder Garden on Colorado’s Gunnison River that has flipped my kayak numerous times; the chutes off the stormy top of the Big Sky tram; sullen men with clubs who lurk in Kenya’s Ngong Hills (I met them a while back).<p>Can a scientist in an …

The Brain

Murakami

Hold On and Don't Let Go: Hanging Mechanics

Page: 1Next »<p>When hanging on a pullup bar, what grip should you use? The purpose of this piece is to explain the mechanisms of the underhand grip and …

Pimp Your Push Up: 3 Common Mistakes and 5 Challenging Variations

<b>Push ups - the purest, most powerful tool in your training arsenal.</b> That is, provided you know how to use it! In this article, I’m going to show …

A Programming Plan for Injury Free CrossFit

<b>Whenever the subject of injuries in CrossFit comes up, the most common response is, “all sports cause injuries.”</b> This is true.<p><b>The caveat is that of</b> …

Return on Investment

Basics #1: 3 Essential Ways to Navigate Like a Pro

Inside Flipboard / August 12, 2014<p>In the spirit of the approaching back-to-school season, we thought it might be a good time to educate on Flipboard, …

Basic Self-Defense Moves Anyone Can Do (and Everyone Should Know)

Would you be able to defend yourself and your loved ones if someone were to physically attack you? It’s a question most of us don’t want to consider, …

9 Ways to Become More Creative in the Next 10 Minutes | Inc.com

Modern culture often labels creativity as natural gift. Artists get showered with praise and proclamations of "you're so <i>talented</i>," but truthfully, talent has little to do with it.<p>Creativity is a skill to be learned, practiced, and developed, just like any other. Juggling takes practice, as does …

Creativity

What I'm Reading: Todd Mundt of Audible.com

What I’m Reading: Todd Mundt of Audible.com<p>Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2014<p><i>Todd Mundt reads for a living. Formerly the editorial director for NPR</i> …

#flipshopping: Beach Reads

Inside Flipboard / July 3, 2014<p>Reading outside is one of the greatest parts of summer. Whether you intend to spend some time at the beach, a lake, a …

Sebastian Luczywo's unconventional family portraits

Family portraits with a touch of whimsy<p><i>Photo by Sebastian Luczywo</i><p>Polish photographer Sebastian Luczywo takes an unusual approach to family photos. …

Travel

Quick tip: Get 'OK, Google' everywhere right now

Tired of waiting for Google Now's newest feature to make its way to your device? Get it now!<p>The new "OK, Google" hotword detection will let you start a Google Now search from any screen on your device, even the lockscreen. This change rolled out last week, but despite a couple of updates to the app …

Android News

Best Photography Apps for Android 2014

There are many high end Android phones out there by the likes of Samsung, LG and HTC, and they all offer very good cameras. Android phone …

Outrageous Entries From The Beard & Moustache Championships

These days, beards are the international symbol of the hipster.<p>Growing in their kilometres, these wiry rugs of goodness hang off men (and some …

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Happiness

The London Jungle Book: What an Indian Tribal Artist Can Teach Us About Rediscovering Our Capacity for Everyday Wonder

Something happened to us between Shackleton’s day in the Golden Age of Exploration and today — something that transformed us from wide-eyed wanderers who came to know distant lands with a sense of wonder and awe into the habitually crabby, short-tempered, entitled travelers we are today. We tap our …

Animals & Street Photography – An Ultimate Collection

The Critters on streets makes this excellent genre of photography even special. There is this peculiar flavor for the street photography when we mix …

Street Photography

How to Learn: Lewis Carroll’s Four Rules for Digesting Information and Mastering the Art of Reading

Long before he met the real-life little girl who inspired him to write <i>Alice in Wonderland</i> under the pseudonym <b>Lewis Carroll</b>, Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was a prominent mathematician and logician. In addition to his scientific bend and his love of language, Carroll also had strong convictions about …

A Lesson in Listening from John Cage

<i>“Silence is not acoustic. It is a change of mind, a turning around,”</i> the legendary avant-garde composer, artist, and Zen Buddhist scholar John Cage once remarked. But even though life began with a Big Bang that was actually silent, our civilization has evolved away from silence, rendering true …