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10 Athletes Who Got Shockingly Huge Contracts

Athletes are going to get paid. Sometimes, they're going to get a paid a lot more than they're worth.<p>To be upfront with it, we want to put judgements and front-office shaming aside. But that's going to be incredibly difficult to do. The point of this piece is to visit the world of sports contracts …

NBA

Amazing Video of Two Daredevils on Jetpacks Zipping Across Dubai Skies

We now know that jetpacks aren't just limited to science fiction tales. No, they're real and as this incredible video shows, they're amazing. Swiss ex-fighter pilot Yves Rossy, nicknamed Jetman, teamed up with parachuter Vince Reffet to wear jet-propelled wings and zip across the open Dubai …

Bridle Path monster mansion fails to sell at auction | Toronto Star

A monstrous, Park Lane Circle mansion remains unsold after a Thursday auction – the second for the troubled property whose owners have ended up in …

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder in death of Odin Lloyd

<b>Fall River, Massachusetts (CNN) —</b> Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez looked on impassively Wednesday as he was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, a new low for a young man who once enjoyed a $40 million pro-football contract and now stands convicted in the 2013 …

Immigration scam leads to 10 marriages for New York woman, prosecutors say

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> When Liana Barrientos was 23 years old, she got married in Westchester County, New York.<p>A year later, she got married again in Westchester County, but to a different man and without divorcing her first husband. Only 18 days after that marriage, she got hitched yet again.<p>Then, …

Some insights into how Canada’s middle class is really faring

How is Canada's middle class really faring?<p>In a new paper, Philip Cross and Munir Sheikh – former chief economic analyst and former chief statistician at Statistics Canada – explore this question.<p>It's a topic of fiery political debate. Despite often conflicting approaches to measuring the middle …

5 ‘Functional’ Exercises That'll Give You Great Pump

The muscle-pumping, fitness-improving movements you need in your workout<p>Remember Flintstones Vitamins? Introduced in 1968 by Miles Laboratories, the cartoon-character-shaped, sweet supplements were an instant hit and continue to sell well. That’s because the product gives children what they …

Workouts

The 50 Hottest Sex Tips All Women Wish You Knew

If you want to meet more women, spice up your sex life, and be the best lover your girlfriend or wife has ever had, you must read this list<p>Over the years, we’ve surveyed tens of thousands of women about their wants, needs, desires, and wishes—in bed and out. And they’ve eagerly answered our …

Music Festivals

How an Ultimate Men's Health Guy Finalist Bounced Back from Tragedy

Finny Akers stepped up to provide for his family after their world was shattered<p>Do you have what it takes to land on the cover of Men's Health? Click here to enter the second annual Ultimate Men's Health Guy Competition. We're looking for a man who inspires us, and reminds us what's possible with …

Ralph Lauren

What If You Gave Every Attractive Single Woman You Saw Your Phone Number?

In a dating scene where everybody hides behind phones, he decided to be bold and risk rejection—with every woman he met<p>It's a Friday night. I'm shooting pool in a crowded bar when a blonde walks in, triggering that most primal of instincts: Me. Want. Her.<p>Typically I'd suppress the urge to approach. …

Relationships

5 Tips for Your Best Golf Round Ever

Expert-approved advice for a clean(er) trip around the links<p>Golf is really just a handful of shots: the drive, the approach, a test from the rough or sand, and a putt or two. For most guys, one of those shots typically goes awry on each hole—and there goes your chance at par.<p>But it turns out that …

Golf

Rev Your Metabolism for Hours after You Leave the Gym

Add a high-intensity finisher to the end of any workout for an extra calorie burn<p>Blocking out an hour to break a sweat can sometimes feel downright impossible. The good news: You don't need all that time to rev your metabolism—just intensity, according to a study from the University of Capetown in …

Fitness

Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

The Insanity Of Bitcoin, Explained

There’s no better way to appreciate the trippiness of the digital currency Bitcoin than this hallucinatory animated video.<p>If you’ve been paying attention to the news, you might have heard that digital currency Bitcoin is currently the talk of Wall Street after skyrocketing in value to trade at over …

India's Nuclear Scientists Keep Dying Mysteriously

Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an easy time of it over the past decade. Not only has the scientific community been plagued by "suicides," unexplained deaths, and sabotage, but those incidents have gone mostly underreported in the country.<p><i>(Photo via)</i><p>Indian nuclear scientists haven't had an …

Rock-Solid Core

The core is the base of your body’s strength, “it’s like the trunk of a tree, that holds all of the limbs,” says Mike Stehle, (A.T.C., C.S.C.S., …

Workouts

28 foreign commercials that are funnier than anything on TV in America

Please find attached the subjects analyzed in my study of the effects of comedy on the efficacy of brand propaganda that supports international …

The 6 best exercises for six-pack abs

Here’s the truth: Endless crunches and situps are not the secret to six-pack abs.<p>In fact, repetitive or excessive spinal flexion—that is, bending …

Workouts

Get Big and Lean

Following a workout routine day-in and day-out can get tedious and boring. Sometimes it’s a good idea to just break the routine and go with a quick …

Workouts

Everything you ever wanted to know about ETFs

<i>For a complete list of links to the websites mentioned below, click here.</i><p><b>1. What the heck is an ETF, anyway?</b><p>Basic, unbiased information about ETFs is available on the GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca website, which was established by the Ontario Securities Commission and, unlike many other financial sites, …