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10 Lower Body Exercises That Will Save Your Knees

Build strong legs -- without terrible knee pain.<p>Everybody has to squat.<p>The exercise is one of the most basic and functional movement patterns you can do, and it builds total-body muscle and strength like nothing else. But who says you have to do it with a barbell on your back? If you’ve been …

Workouts

No More Squats: 9 Exercises to Have the Butt of Your Dreams

The internet seems to be loaded with an enormous amount of articles geared toward different workout goals. However, most of them contain only general …

There's No Way This Trainer's Bodyweight Workout Won't Give You Ripped Abs

The road to flat, tight abs is not an easy one to take. You have to make sure you're in a healthy calorie deficit and exercising regularly in order to shed overall fat. But you also have to do core workouts if you want a shredded midsection.<p>Francheska Martinez, Animal Flow expert and certified …

This Intense Floor Abs Workout Video Takes Less Than 15 Minutes

No equipment and no energy to stand? No problem.<p>Sometimes you've just gotta stop, drop, and sculpt. An at-home fitness fix—specifically a floor abs …

Finally, a bag for C-stands

Ever had to carry a C-Stand from one place to another? If you do you know how cumbersome it is. It’s big. It’s heavy and those legs just seem to get …

Westcott Flex Collapsible China Cube for 1' x 1' Mats - An ultra-portable softbox for soft overhead lighting.

Create Soft Overhead Lighting<p>The Flex Collapsible China Cube is the ideal modifier for creating ultra-soft overhead lighting on set or on location …

SpaceX has published Elon Musk's presentation about colonizing Mars — here's the full transcript and slides

In late September, billionaire and SpaceX founder Elon Musk debuted a fresh plan for colonizing Mars with 1 million people.<p>The focus of Musk's new presentation, which updates a 2016 talk he gave at the International Astronautical Congress, was the "Big F---ing Rocket," or BFR.<p>Musk told a crowd at …

Elon Musk

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the 6 most important choices you can make

Turns out, humans are pretty lousy decision-makers. We fall victim to bias, let emotions cloud our judgment, and tire of making choices pretty quickly.<p>But Cerf has also learned that making a handful of really smart choices at the right moment can eliminate the need to make hundreds of smaller, …

Human Space Colony On Mars Would Be Awful Idea, ESA Chief Says

Living on Mars would not be as rad as people think. The head of the European Space Agency himself doesn’t seem too keen on becoming a Martian …

NASA Officially Unveil Mars Mission Plans

It’s no big secret that NASA’s planning a mission to Mars sometime in the near future. But, up until now, there has been very little said about if …

To colonize space, start closer to Earth

But there’s no such thing as a free lunch, especially in space. If concerns about gravity and radiation hinder a Mars colony, material scarcity …

Lowdown on The Farthest: NASA’s Documentary about the First Interstellar Spacecraft

The Farthest is a new documentary that features the 40-year journey of NASA’s first interstellar spacecraft. But rather than being some boring, over …

Are Genetically Modified Astronauts Key To Colonizing Mars?

The future of space travel is no longer limited to NASA, private citizens like Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are exploring space travel as well.<p>With more …

SpaceVR, SpaceX to launch VR camera into space, bringing the astronaut experience to all

A couple of years ago we told you about a future project from startup SpaceVR that would send virtual reality cameras into orbit in order bring back …

Virtual Reality

‘First protest in space’ targets Trump with an astronaut’s famous words

By Ben Guarino<p>Ben Guarino<p>Reporter covering biology, genetics, nature, paleontology and the culture of science<p>Email Bio Follow<p>On Wednesday, 56 years to the day after Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, a Phoenix-based collective called the Autonomous Space Agency Network …

Donald Trump

Wild Interstellar Flight System Is Among 22 Futuristic Ideas NASA Just Funded

NASA has funded 22 technology concepts that could spur giant leaps in space science and exploration down the road.<p>The potentially transformative …

Space

Lockheed Martin plans manned Mars Base Camp for 2028

While Elon Musk focuses on mass-transport solutions to bus people to the surface of Mars, Lockheed Martin is working on an earlier stage mission with …

War In Space: Air Force To Have General For Combat Outside Of Earth's Atmosphere

A new Pentagon position devoted strictly to maintaining the U.S. Air Force's ability to operate — and fight — in space was announced Tuesday. The …

Seedship is an absorbing text game of stellar colonization

Seedship is a text-only game of interstellar exploration and settlement. You're the sentient AI of a generation ship containing 1000 humans fleeing a …

Here Is NASA's Plan for a Space Station That Orbits the Moon

This new base would provide humanity with its first foothold to future human missions to the moon, Mars, and beyond.<p>Behind the scenes, NASA and its international partners are putting the finishing touches on humanity's new home in space. This future science station, which will effectively replace …

Elon Musk and Bill Nye Want to Send Teens to Mars in New Netflix Doc

There’s a good chance that the first person who is going to walk on Mars is younger than you. While that thought settles in, check out the first …

Top U.S. Military Official Says We Need to Prepare for Space Battles

Deflector Shields Up<p>Whenever you hear about space battles, your mind might go straight to <i>Star Wars</i>, <i>Star Trek</i>, or <i>Battlestar Galactica,</i> where such …

NASA Just Launched A Search Engine For The World's Best Space Photography

🌎 🚀 🛰<p>NASA has collated all of its photography into a single searchable online archive in what must be its greatest ever gift to space fans.<p>The …

SpaceX will try to make history with its first reused rocket launch this week

SpaceX is set to launch its next Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday, March 30 for SES-10, a mission for a private communications satellite company. This is different from every Falcon 9 launch that has preceded it, because the rocket SpaceX is using has already flown once before – on April 8 last year, …

Reusable rockets could disrupt the space industry, and not always in a good way

Elon Musk’s SpaceX aims to launch its first flight-proven (read: gently used) orbital booster rocket this week from Cape Canaveral. If the rocket delivers its satellite cargo to space and returns successfully, it will be a new milestone in the race toward cheaper space access.<p>SpaceX believes that …

This Is Why We Love Stories About Mars

S<p>tories about monsters are stories about ourselves. Our current obsession with zombies might have something to do with our own societal doubts and …

Foreign Policy

The Artsy Weirdos Behind NASA's Retro Space Travel Campaign

Picture booking a trip with the Exoplanet Travel Bureau.<p>Imagine you’re on spring break — except instead of on a crowded, sweaty Mexican beach, you’re …

SpaceX and NASA are looking to land a ship at one of these 4 places on Mars

At a presentation in Texas on March 18th, Paul Wooster of SpaceX said that they have been working with scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) to identify candidate landing sites on the surface of Mars. In order to aid colonization, the sites need to be:<p>But finding a site that meets …

360-Degree Video of NASA's Powerful Rocket Blast Will Make Your Astronaut Dreams Come True

Before actually using them on what will be the world’s most powerful rocket, NASA has been thoroughly testing its new RS-25 engines. With 512,000 …

Building a Mars Colony? You'll Need a Team of Astronaut 'MacGyvers'

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Colonizing Mars will be no easy feat. It will require billions of dollars and years of specialized research led by some of the …