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What’s The Best Weighted Squat For Your Butt?

Built that 🍑ASAP. JENN PENA/ ALYSSA ZOLNA/ AMANDA BECKER If you're on the quest for those #bootygains, squats are likely already on your radar. …

This Trainer Wants You to Stop Making This Common Push-Up Mistake

Push-ups tend to be Kryptonite when it comes to performing bodyweight exercises. For such a basic movement, doing the perfect push-up comes with many nuances. The slightest mistake in your form can make this exercise unnecessarily hard to perform and may cause pain in areas like your shoulders and …

Workouts

One type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have — and new research suggests intense workouts aren't the only option

To walk, or to run? That is often the question.<p>In other words, if you're looking to improve your health, is it better to commit to an occasional all-out sweat fest, or incorporate more walking and moving into your day?<p>A new study suggests there's an answer to this years-old conundrum: It doesn't …

Marathons

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

This routine’s 2:1 work-to-rest ratio optimizes both your workout and post-workout calorie burn, says the Men’s Health Fitness Director<p>Last week, <i>Men’s Health</i> published a story called “The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes.”<p>The article was based on new research from North Dakota State …

Workouts

Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

A study of 20 million children shows the fragility of the American Dream.

Racism

Samsung’s new TVs are almost invisible

At an event in New York March 6, Samsung showed off its latest top-of-the-line televisions. But, depending on which ones you were looking at, you might not have seen much.<p>Samsung’s new QLED line of 4K TVs features a technology the company is calling “Ambient Mode.” Before you mount the TV, you’ll …

The Genocide the U.S. Didn’t See Coming

Barack Obama was determined to open up to Myanmar. Now the country’s military is slaughtering its most vulnerable ethnic group. Could the United States have prevented it?<p><b>Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh</b>—The Moynarghona refugee camp, a claustrophobic, chaotic mass of bamboo and tarpaulin shacks, slumps over …

Asia Pacific

This beautifully designed 'dumb phone' can only make calls and send texts — and it might be the key to curing our addiction to apps

The Brooklyn-based startup Light has set an impossible goal of getting people to put down their smartphones.<p>Light launched in 2014 and a year later debuted its first product, the Light Phone. It could only make calls and tell the time, and the company described it as a "quite a smart 'dumb' …

Apps

'Listen to us now': Putin boasts Russia's unstoppable nuclear weapons

Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that cannot be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin says, marking a technological …

In Latest Twist in Net Neutrality Battle, Court Rules FTC Can Regulate Internet Providers

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court ruled that the Federal Trade Commission has jurisdiction over internet providers, a decision that has …

Parkland Survivor To Melania Trump: Stop Donald Trump Jr. From Cyberbullying Me

A 14-year-old survivor of the recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida, has pleaded with first lady Melania Trump to stop her stepson Donald Trump Jr. from bullying her and her family online.<p>“You say that your mission as first lady is to stop cyber bullying,” tweeted Lauren Hogg. “Don’t you …

AT&T didn’t waste any time abandoning net neutrality

The body isn’t even cold yet, but AT&T is wasting no time in rolling out new “features” that fly in the face of net neutrality. The company has …

This Beachbody Trainer Explains How Many Sets and Reps You Need to Do For Weight Loss

By now, you probably know that strength training is a necessity if you're trying to lose weight. Just in case you needed one more reason to believe …

Concussions Can Be Detected With New Blood Test Approved by F.D.A.

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a long-awaited blood test to detect concussions in people and more quickly identify those with possible brain injuries.<p>The test, called the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, is also expected to reduce the number of people exposed to radiation …

Medicine

A US drone destroyed a Russian-made T-72 battle tank in 'self-defense' in Syria

A US drone operating in Syria destroyed a Russian-made T-72 battle tank near Al Tabiyeh, Syria, on Saturday, a Pentagon representative confirmed to Business Insider on Tuesday.<p>"The tank had been maneuvering with coordinated indirect fire on a defensive position occupied by Syrian Democratic Forces …

Middle East

3 Trump properties posted 144 openings for seasonal jobs. Only one went to a US worker.

President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images “America First” doesn’t seem to apply to the president’s own …

Facial recognition software is biased towards white men, researcher finds

Biases are seeping into software<p>New research out of MIT’s Media Lab is underscoring what other experts have reported or at least suspected before: facial recognition technology is subject to biases based on the data sets provided and the conditions in which algorithms are created.<p>Joy Buolamwini, a …

Artificial Intelligence

8 reasons you should buy a Google Home Max instead of an Apple HomePod

If you're in the market for a high-end, great-sounding smart speaker, you have a tough choice to make: Apple's HomePod, or Google's Home Max?<p>Both speakers offer incredible sound, built-in smart assistants, and the power of two tech behemoths behind them. They even have a similar price, at $350 for …

Tech Trends

Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp get better photos on the Pixel 2 [Update] | Ars Technica

Google's computational photography special sauce is open to any app on the Pixel 2.<p>Google is opening up the Pixel 2's Google-designed machine …

You can’t buy an ethical smartphone today

<i>Any ethical, non-🍏 📱 recommendations?</i><p>It all started with a WhatsApp message from my friend, an environmental campaigner who runs a large government sustainability project. She's the most ethical person I know and has always worked hard to push me, and others, into making a more positive impact on …

Trillions wiped off global markets after Wall Street bloodbath

Financial titans celebrated with world leaders in Davos last month as global markets soared. Ten days later and trillions of dollars have been wiped …

Nigeria Brought Back Its Girls—Now Comes the Hard Part

More than 100 Chibok schoolgirls, the subject of #BringBackOurGirls, are students again after three agonizing years as captives of Boko Haram<p>YOLA, Nigeria—The crowd of young women fell silent as Grace Dauda limped to the stage, slowed by an old shrapnel wound suffered after she and her classmates …

Africa

Michael Mosley: 'Forget walking 10,000 steps a day'

<b>These days it is hard to walk the streets without running into someone who is anxiously looking at their wrist to see if they are on target to reach the magic 10,000 steps.</b><p>Is it really a goal worth striving for, or might there be something better?<p>And where did that figure come from?<p>You might be …

Public Health England

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's claims in his State of Union address

WASHINGTON (AP) — The AP is fact-checking remarks from President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech. Here's a look at some of the claims we've examined (quotations from the speech as delivered or as released by the White House before delivery):<p>WAGE GAINS<p>TRUMP: "After years and years of wage …

Immigration

What's Best, Apple HomePod, Amazon Echo or Google Home?

Six months after Apple first unveiled the HomePod, the tech giant’s answer to the Amazon Echo and Google Home is almost here. Apple opened pre-orders …

Elon Musk's flamethrower is real and yours for just $500

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives. Who could resist? Boring Company Some were ready to …

Kabul attack: Taliban kill 95 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital

<b>A suicide bombing has killed at least 95 people and injured 158 others in the centre of Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, officials say.</b><p>Attackers drove an ambulance laden with explosives past a police checkpoint in a secure zone, home to government offices and foreign embassies.<p>The Taliban have said …

Afghanistan

‘He was just a kid’: the boy who became a symbol of Spain's migration crisis

Among the immaculately tended, flower-bedecked graves of Barbate cemetery, one tomb stands out. Its occupant was not from the Andalusian town – he …