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Five exercises for the 30% who never exercise

<b>About 30% of Britons never exercise, according to research by Mintel. But what can people do to get slightly fitter without incurring costs, inconvenience or embarrassment, asks Lucy Townsend.</b><p><b>1. Jog up and</b> down the stairs five times. Exercise doesn't have to take an hour, short quick bursts of …

Scientists Debunk The Myth That 10,000 Hours Of Practice Makes You An Expert

A theory Malcolm Gladwell popularized in Outliers–that 10,000 hours of practice can turn anyone into an expert–probably isn’t true, a new study says.<p>Can 10,000 hours of practice really make you an expert at anything? The widely touted theory, highlighted in a 1993 psychology paper and popularized …

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On the 25th anniversary of the magnificent, enduring novel "Geek Love"

Caitlin Roper's 25th anniversary appreciation of Katherine Dunn's magnificent novel Geek Love manages the improbable trick of doing the book justice.</i> …

For $1 Million, You Could Be Driving Around in a Street Legal Batman Tumbler

Owing a replica of the Batman Tumbler that sits in your driveway and never moves would be cool enough, but this ride, inspired by Bruce Wayne’s …

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …

14 Places to Visit in the Philippines in 2014

It is already half of the first month of the new year and only few weeks before summer but how’s your bucket list for this year going so far? Are you …

From bestseller to bust: is this the end of an author's life?

Rupert Thomson is the author of nine novels, including <i>The Insult</i> (1996), which David Bowie chose for one of his 100 must-read books of all time, and <i>Death of a Murderer</i>, shortlisted for the Costa Novel of the Year awards in 2007. His most recent novel, <i>Secrecy</i>, was hailed as "chillingly brilliant"</i> …

New Virus Spreads Like The Common Cold - Via WiFi

It started in the laboratory of a university in England. An airborne virus was cultivated. One that could spread like the common cold in densely populated areas, infecting all it came into contact with. It was called Chameleon – and it was a computer virus.<p>Chameleon is the product of the University …

Overeducated, Underpaid, But Optimistic: White-Collar Millennial Workers Feel Career Future Is Bright

For those Millennials lucky enough to be on a corporate career track, confidence about their future is running high. In research released yesterday, Accenture* surveyed 4100 business professionals in 32 countries to assess their behaviors and attitudes around the concept of career capital and what …

You call this a middle class? “I’m trying not to lose my house”

<b>(AP/Erik Schelzig)</b><p>Welcome to the new America where good people with honest jobs are losing money each month — and scrambling to live<p>Edward McClelland<p>March 1, 2014 2:45pm (UTC)<p>It took less than two years for Kim Brown to go from middle class to minimum wage.<p>In the fall of 2011, Brown was a Web …

6 Reasons You Should Own a Survival Bow & Arrow | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>I am a big fan of the bow and arrow for a variety of …

How to Make Meatballs | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Utah! Get me TWO!”</i><p>That iconic quote from the cult classic film <i>Point Break</i> reiterates the fact that you can never stop with just one meatball. …

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Beauty (Sleep) and the Beast: How to Take Care of Your Skin at Night

A lack of sleep has been linked to pretty much every bodily ailment out there (heart disease, obesity, cancer, death...) but here’s one that might actually get you to shut down earlier: wrinkles. A study from scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center found that the sleep deprived …

Tilling rice paddies with water buffaloes (by World Bank Photo Collection)

Tilling rice paddies with water buffaloes (by World Bank Photo Collection)

Top Tools That Improve Your Education

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Ancient Voices Through a Modern Microphone

Changing Planet<p>For all the expansion and urbanization of some human cultures over the past few centuries, the indigenous people of the world have not disappeared.<p>Some groups live just outside major urban areas, others are integrated into broader cultures, and others occupy traditional homelands …

Pioneering Stand-Up Paddleboarding Yoga in Costa Rica

There’s something undeniably special about being a pioneer—especially when the backdrop is a pristine, deserted bay in the northwestern Costa Rican jungle. I can’t tell you exactly where because then I’d have to kill you. But suffice to say that it’s the perfect canvas for combining the soothing …

Algae and Fungi Team Up, and They’re Lichen It

<i>Every year at BioBlitz, National Geographic and the U.S. National Park Service rally to get people young and old to explore the wild spaces around them during a whirlwind 24-hour search to identify every species they can find. In advance of our next event in Golden Gate National Recreation Area,</i> …

Gladiator School Discovery Reveals Hard Lives of Ancient Warriors

Archaeologists have mapped an ancient gladiator school, where the famed warriors lived, trained, and fought.<p>Ancient Rome's gladiators lived and trained in fortress prisons, according to an international team of archaeologists who mapped a school for the famed fighters.<p>Discovered at the site of …

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Want the Perfect Chair? Print It

Berlin-based BigRep wants to make your next piece of furniture on a 3D printer. When employees of the company attended the 3D Printshow in New York earlier this month, furniture wasn’t the focus, according to COO and co-founder Rene Gurka. After all, they had an industrial-sized industry changer to …

The Indoor Cardio Drill That Scorches Fat

Discover a sprinting exercise that burns calories and stokes your metabolism—while staying in one spot<p>Sprinting is a great way to sizzle fat, but you don't need to head to a track or jump on a treadmill to do it. All you need is 6 feet of floor space and an exercise called the sprinter to get a …

The Body-Fat Burner

This four-move, muscle-blasting challenge is brutal, and requires all the willpower you can muster. Do you have what it takes to finish as strong as you started?<p>This week's fitness challenge will leave you collapsed in a puddle of yourself—in a good way. Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <i>The IMPACT!</i> …

Can Success Make You Miserable?

We all want to win—but there's a dark side to focusing on your goals<p>When you think of world-class athletes, you think of success—and with that, happiness.<p>A lifestyle of victories and workouts—endorphins flooding and fresh air—coupled with exotic travel. It sounds great.<p>But is it?<p>In a recent study …

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The best seeds to order in 2014

Here are some tempting seed ideas from the best nurseries and catalogues<p>During autumn and winter, the seed companies’ catalogues flutter through the letterbox, and it’s one of the new year’s pleasures to leaf through them and dream of next season’s goodies. I admit, I usually order the same …