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5 kettlebell moves for a seriously strong core

You <i>might</i> be sick of trainers telling you how important core strength is…but they can’t stop because it really is incredibly crucial, says Kettlebell …

Workouts

What Is Spacetime?

Physicists believe that at the tiniest scales, space emerges from quanta. What might these building blocks look like?

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Equations

The 4 reasons to stop setting goals (and focus on process, instead)

I’m a recovering outcome addict.<p>Since my teenage years, I’ve been chasing one outcome after the next.<p>The list is exhausting. Leaving Turkey and …

The Ultimate Arizona & Utah Road Trip Guide: 15 Days Of Scenic Byways, Canyons, Hiking And Exploring

Arizona and Utah are amongst my favourite places on Earth. The stunning natural beauty speaks for itself. Jaw-dropping canyons, snaking rivers, rusty …

How Can You Be Sure Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 2 Rare Signs

Do you have a favorite boss story? Most likely, you found her or him displaying these 2 skills.<p>Everyone has a great boss story. Mine takes me back to 2005. I reported to an executive in a midsize hospital in Los Angeles. To this day, Bruce is my favorite boss because of his servant-leadership …

Leadership

Escape pod travels farther and wilder than your average teardrop trailer

The new Topo from Utah's Escapod is a light, stylish teardrop trailer ready to explore all points high, low, far and wide. Its hard-edged, ruggedized …

RVs

Why we should bulldoze the business school

There are 13,000 business schools on Earth. That’s 13,000 too many. And I should know – I’ve taught in them for 20 years. By Martin Parker<p>Visit the average university campus and it is likely that the newest and most ostentatious building will be occupied by the business school. The business school …

Business School

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

Take A Stroll Through Portugal

Learn The Best Walking Routes Throughout The Country Of Portugal<p>By Jill Webb<p>Portugal is home to many stunning views just waiting to be seen by …

Geniuses Are Lazy — and You Should Be Too

What do you do when you are facing a tough problem? Get a cup of coffee, buckle down and prepare for a long night? Break out the library books, or an …

Machine Learning

5 Proven Ways to Keep the Muscle Coming

Tested Hypertrophy Essentials<p>Want to gain muscle? Me too. And I've spent two decades chasing muscle gains for myself and my clients. I studied the …

Airstream sheds its aluminum shell with the Nest fiberglass glamper

Less than a year after we looked at Oregon startup Nest Caravans, the company was purchased by iconic trailer brand Airstream in March 2016. In a bid …

RVs

The Weighted Step Up Builds Leg Strength and Power

The step up is a great all-around exercise that is perfect for all exercisers since it can be modified to create a killer workout for anyone, whether …

Are you REALLY Strong? Or Just Barbell Strong?

Try These Lifts and Find Out<p>Beyond the Big Three<p>Most strength training programs emphasize the "big three" – the bench press, deadlift, and squat. …

The best VPNs to help keep your online browsing private

Online surveillance and data breaches are, unfortunately, an almost inevitable part of internet life. But there are things you can do protect your …

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too

These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your data more secure.<p>The misuse of Facebook user data by Cambridge Analytica is only the latest consumer privacy flap to create outrage. Remember the Equifax hack? That affected more than 230 million people. And in 2017, US …

15 common math questions from the SATs everyone gets wrong

The SAT doesn't just test how good you are at math, reading, and writing — it tests how good you are at taking the SAT.<p>Preparing for the math section of the test requires lots of practice and memorization of some formulas, but it's also important to know how to recognize trick questions, sift …

Mathematics

“Yes,” It’s Bad: Facebook Stock Plunges as Data Scandal Takes a Dark Turn

For Mark Zuckerberg, the story just keeps getting worse.<p>Already reeling from reports that Cambridge Analytica had quietly harvested private information from more than 50 million users, Facebook stock plunged on Monday, erasing about $40 billion from the social-media company’s market cap. In the …

Pi is the key to a beautiful, impossible formula that shows math is scarily perfect

In high school, I studied advanced mathematics. This has two uses: Firstly, I can tell people that I once studied advanced mathematics. Secondly, I know about Euler’s equation.<p>Euler’s equation should not exist. A science fiction author would never imagine a formula so mind-blowingly perfect; it’s …

Mathematics

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

Meditation

Regulate Weapons Like We Do in the Military, Says an Army Officer

For the list of previous entries in this series, please see the index at the end of the post. But: if you’re revving up to send me a note explaining what kind of ammunition the AR-15 uses, and how it is similar to (and different from) the military’s M-16 (and so on), please first at least look at …

Versatile Nissan Michelangelo camper van plugs and plays

Westfalia is world-famous for its classic (and modern) Volkswagen camper vans, but the German manufacturer also builds some compelling camper vans …

Campervans

This 20-Minute Upper Body Blast Will Make You So Much Stronger

Alternate between these two moves for 20 minutes to build incredible strength<p>There are never enough hours in the day to do everything you want — and that especially applies to working out right. But even if you’re in a rush and don’t have a lot of space, that’s no reason to take a rest day.<p>Now you …

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Spiraling treetop walkway gives visitors a bird’s eye view of a Danish forest

A stunning new adventure park in Denmark is taking visitors to new heights—literally. Architecture studio EFFEKT designed the Camp Adventure Treetop …

A mindfulness method for straight shooters, created by an outlaw novelist

A mindfulness method for straight shooters, created by an outlaw novelist.<p>The Doing Easy mindfulness method of outlaw novelist William S. Burroughs teaches mastery of small and great things. It’s about having a good time while writing the story of your life, redrafting when things go awry, and …

Mindfulness

Top 10 Adventure Lodges Around the World

These accommodations blend adventure, comfort, and a one-of-a-kind experience into a stay you'll remember for the rest of your life.<p>Think you’re ready for check-in? If you’re headed to one of these lodges—built for adventurous travelers ready to hike farther, dive deeper, and climb higher—you might …

25 Secret European Villages

The charm of Ticino, the Italian-speaking canton of southern Switzerland, is the not-quite-here, not-quite-there, lost-in-time feel of the place. To …

These are the probiotics gut experts actually take

In case you haven’t heard, the microbiome pretty much runs the show when it comes to overall health. Not enough good bacteria in your digestive tract …