Jeff Bergman

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'Force field' technology could make US tanks unstoppable

Astonishingly futuristic new tech creates a seemingly invisible, impenetrable, protective bubble around military armored vehicles making enemy attempts to fire at U.S. tanks pretty pointless – those rounds won’t hit the tank, they’ll explode mid-air.<p>Think of it almost like making a tank smart …

Military

The Brava Oven uses light – and seemingly magic – to cook. It changes everything.

Forget building a better mousetrap: Thomas Cheng and John Pleasants built a better oven, reimagined from the ground up to be smarter, faster, and …

The secret to an ageless body (and how to get fitter after 40)

The middle-aged spread, a snail’s-pace metabolism and declining muscle tone once seemed like inevitable waymarkers of the midlife years.<p>But now they …

The 15 best golf practice games

With everything competing for your attention in 2018, it’s difficult to find time to work on your golf game. Chances are when you do, you’re just hitting a few balls at the range, which likely won’t accomplish much in terms of improvement.<p>If you really want to get better, you need to make the most …

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on a Keto Diet

The Blood Type Diet: Can Eating Based on Your Genetics Help You Lose Weight?

Here’s what the science says about the controversial eating plan.<p>Diets have historically taken a one-size-fits-all approach, but lately, nutrition advice has been all about getting personal. Thanks to the rising popularity of nutrigenomics—decoding your nutrition needs based on your genes—and a …

How to Add 12 More Years to Your Life, According to Science

Or 14 years more, if you're a woman.<p><b>In a new study researchers pinned down five factors that appear to be strongly linked with a significantly longer life.</b><p><b>All five factors relate to lifestyle and include things like diet and exercise.</b><p><b>Women in the study with the strongest adherence to all five</b> …

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

23 Quick Keto Dinners So You Can Make a Low-Carb Meal in 30 Minutes or Less

After years—no, decades—of being rejected by health circles, fat has finally made its way off the banned foods list. And nowhere is its moment of …

Cooking

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

What if sugar is worse than just empty calories? An essay by Gary Taubes

• Gary Taubes, cofounder<p>Nutrition Science Initiative, San Diego, California, USA<p>gataubes{at}gmail.com<p>Doctors have long suspected sugar is not simply a …

Watch The "Final Cut" Of A Glowing Film About The A-10 That The USAF Tried to Suppress

After more than three years, the service still refuses to release an official version of the documentary.<p>USAF<p>Another, more complete version of a …

Military

5 Books About the Future Elon Musk Thinks You Should Read

The Tesla boss is always thinking ahead.<p>Elon Musk has become one of the world’s most ambitious and successful leaders by building tools of the …

We Need to Talk About Magic Leap's Freaking Goggles

Magic Leap finally did it. After $2 billion in funding and a few years of leaks, teases, and hints, Magic Leap finally has an actual product that …

Is the Punisher A Pro Gun Series?

Marvel’s the Punisher series has made it’s way to Netflix. I’m oddly happy to say the series is seemingly pro-gun in many ways. At worst it takes a …

A professor of medicine explains why eating fat won't make you fat — but sugar will

"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two decades. Yet more and more research suggests that thinking is dangerously misguided.<p>"There is one thing we know about fats," Aaron Carroll, a professor of pediatrics at the Indiana University School of …

Holistic Medicine

Your complete guide to keyless locks

Compared with standard locks, keyless locks are more convenient and secure. There are no physical keys to lose or would be thieves to copy. Nor is there an open keyway to pick from the outside. These gadgets are fun to operate too.<p>Installing a keyless lock, or any lock for that matter, can seem …

27 Hidden Gems On Amazon Prime Video You Should Already Be Watching

Amazon Prime Video and chill.<p><i>Descriptions are courtesy of Amazon except where noted.</i>

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

We Finally Got Mickey Wright!

Mickey Wright is without question the greatest female player of all time, compiling a staggering 82 LPGA victories, including 13 major championships. Her swing, an aesthetic and technical miracle, was assessed by Ben Hogan as the best ever. By 1969, at age 34, she had attained almost mythical …

The Hard Truth About Life That Will Set You Free

Embrace this truth and you'll live like never before.<p>One day, you will return to the source that created you. While this reality is an overwhelming concept, it is the secret power for many of the most successful people. Why? Accepting the reality that your life will end is the very thing that frees …

Cassini Delivers a Final Round of Jaw-Dropping Images Before Its Death

After 20 years in space and 13 years on the job as a scientific instrument orbiting Saturn, Cassini, the probe sent to explore the ringed planet and …

Apple Releases iOS 11 and iPad How-To Videos

Apple has published a series of six short videos to YouTube highlighting the marquee features of iOS 11 on the iPad. Each of the how-to videos is about one minute long and shows how to use a new feature:<p>'How to harness the power of the amazing new dock’ demonstrates how to add items to the dock, …

The 50 Absolute Fattest Cats I Could Find For You

Because you're worth it.<p>H/T to /r/delightfullychubby and /r/catloaf

12 Essential Bourbons for Your Liquor Cabinet

What’s not to love about the quintessential American whiskey? Bourbon is an enduring favorite, a spirit that survived the years of Prohibition; …

iOS 11 will change how you'll use your iPad forever

As simple as possible, but no simpler<p>iOS 11 is the most ambitious software update from Apple in a very, very long time. It’s ambitious because it’s packed with so many new features and technologies that it will be impossible for me to cover them all here. It’s ambitious because those new features …

The BEST Blue Cheese Dressing

The BEST Blue Cheese Dressing<p>Prep time<p>5 mins<p>Total time<p>5 mins<p>Author: Maria Emmerich<p>Serves: 16<p>Ingredients<p>½ pound blue cheese crumbles, plus more for …

Review: Glock 43 (G43) 9mm - Mousegun "Perfection"?

Is it too much to ask from a mouse gun to be at least 9mm, reliable, and shootable? Based on various other offerings on the market, it could be …

The secret to a long and healthy life? Eat less

Permanently cutting the daily calories you consume may turn out to have a profound effect on your future life, according to some tantalising scientific studies.<p>In a restaurant setting sometime in the not-too distant future, a man and a woman are on their first date. After the initial nerves …