Jason Davis

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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

Drugs

Calorie and Carb Cycling: Breaking Through Your Diet Plateau

For most people, <b>starting out on the road to dropping body fat and looking phenomenal with your shirt off, pants off, or naked (hey now) is simple</b>. …

20 Ways to Train Smarter

Here's what you need to know...<p>Do leg presses while wearing Olympic shoes to really target the quads.<br>• Position the hands on the outside of the …

Workouts

The Devilish Details and How They Will Get You More Training Clients

As a personal trainer or facility owner, your biggest need is getting clients through your door.<p>Finding and keeping new clients for the long run is a …

Some Thoughts on How to Structure Effective Bootcamps

Bootcamps are all the rage nowadays. It seems you can’t walk more than a block in your own neighborhood without running the risk of a kettlebell …

Excavation uncovers secret underground Nazi WMD factory

Suspiciously high radiation levels around the Austrian town of St. Georgen an der Gusen had long fueled theories that there was a buried bunker nearby where Nazis had tested nuclear weapons during WWII.<p>Those suspicions came one step closer to being confirmed last week after the opening of a 75-acre …

'Detoxing' has been debunked. Maybe it's time to debunk that

We live in an age when disagreeing with something too often means we declare it absolutely wrong<p>A few years ago, probably the most irritating thing about New Year’s Day was running into people who couldn’t resist telling you about their January detox plans: how they’d decided to spurn alcohol for a …

Superfoods

Teacher's Surprising Lesson On Social Media Goes Viral

Melissa Bour teaches sixth grade science and math, but it’s her lesson on social media that’s really striking a chord with children and their parents.<p>Read more here.

7 Science Tricks That Will Amaze Your Holiday Guests

Whether you’re looking to entertain your holiday guests or desperate to kill time at a family gathering, there’s always a cool science trick you can …

Daily Deals: Xbox One With a $70 Gift Card, Headphone Sale, Call of Duty for $40

The best Xbox One deal since Black Friday<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p>Today's Big Deals<p><b>Buy an Xbox One, get a $70 Target Gift …

Best Books Read by the AoM Team 2014 | The Art of Manliness

Here at the Art of Manliness, we’re big believers in the brain-boosting, character-expanding, enjoyment-inducing power of books. Kate, Jeremy, and I …

Astounding Artworks by Dave Seguin

It's awesome when we get to find some super awesome illustrations filled with pop culture references. It's the case of Dave Seguin's artworks, which …

Opinion: Why you should care about journalist Barrett Brown's sentencing today

Screencap from a YouTube video by Brown that became central to the government's case against him.<p><i>Journalist Barrett Brown is expected to be sentenced</i> …

The Korean Skin-Care Phenomenon: One Obsessed Vogue Editor Reveals Where to Shop and What to Buy

My introduction to South Korean skin care—the latest phenomenon sweeping online beauty forums, Amazon.com, and most recently, brick-and-mortar boutiques—came firsthand. It was my junior year of college, and I was living in Paris with a Korean roommate. In terms of beauty, we were diametrically …

Japan's nationalists attack Angelina Jolie war film

Based on memoirs of US POW Louis Zamperini, 'Unbroken' is 'racist' and 'immoral', conservatives claim<p>Japanese nationalists have labelled Angelina Jolie a racist and there have been calls for her to be banned from the country for directing the movie "Unbroken".<p>The film, which is scheduled to be …

Viewpoint: Why Eric Garner was blamed for dying

<b>In the wake of several high-profile cases involving black Americans killed after encounters with the police, writers Stacey Patton and David J Leonard examine why blame is often shifted to the deceased.</b><p>Last week a Staten Island grand jury concluded that no crime was committed when an NYPD officer …

Justice

9 Essential Habits of Remarkably Effective People

You don't have to be born able to execute at a high level. Here's how you can develop that vital skill.<p>There's a huge biggest difference between being <i>efficient</i> and being <i>effective</i>. (Just ask Stephen Covey.)<p><b>Efficient</b> people are well organized and competent. They check things off their to-do list. …

Becoming Financially Independent: Habits To Make You A Millionaire

Fall has officially kicked off, school has started and for many, it is time to put the nose to the grindstone at work. The next few months are the perfect time to reset your wallet and focus on the long-term financial goals that you want ahead of the holiday season, when restraint and moderation …

The 25 Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Know About

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most entrepreneurs have a lot of responsibilities on their plate from day one of operation. Everything from hiring employees, managing teams, marketing the brand and dealing with finances can fall under a founder's responsibilities. …

Small Business

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Wrist Mobility Is Key to a Good Rack

Page: 1Next »<p>If you sit at a desk typing away for hours you likely have some wrist mobility issues in addition to a dozen other mobility problems …

Spread the Bar, But Not That Way: Holding the Snatch Overhead

A lot of people have been cued to "spread the bar" or "pull the bar apart" when overhead in the snatch. I'm not a big fan of this cue, because in my …

Health

Conversational Narcissism: How to Avoid It | The Art of Manliness

Last month I met up with an old friend I hadn’t seen in forever to have lunch. Having both read and written about how to be an effective and …

Neuroscience Proves that Meditation Works. ~ Rae Indigo

Since ancient times yogis have known what scientists are now able to prove; that the benefits of meditation are as numerous as they are …

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Gymnastic Rings 101: How to Grip the Rings | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest series from Ryan Hurst.</i><p>Today, we’re continuing our series on using gymnastic rings as part of your exercise and …