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BMI busters: The latest science on cutting body fat

Ready to bust your BMI — body-mass index — down a few notches? Here are five practical tips from some of the most recent weight loss studies:<p><b>Get a</b> …

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Even for Cable TV, These Customer Satisfaction Ratings are Horrible

Nearly all providers earned the lowest scores possible for value.<p>It seems like every customer satisfaction survey about pay TV and Internet providers …

High school baseball star loses college scholarship after yelling 'f*****g n****rs' at black family

Racial slurs caught on camera and spread on social media cost a high school star baseball player his college scholarship, KGO reports. Video of the …

High School

San Francisco moves closer to banning chewing tobacco from ballparks

San Francisco is close to passing a city ordinance that would ban the use of smokeless tobacco in all athletic facilities by 2016.<p>The city of San Francisco could become the first major league city to ban smokeless tobacco from its playing fields, thanks to a city ordinance being pushed through the …

The Truth About Protein

If you are what you eat, what does that make a vegan? A string-bean, milquetoast kind of a guy? Of course not—and renowned strength coach Robert dos Remedios, a vegan, is strong evidence to the contrary. Really strong.<p>But most men eat animal products. And we really do become what we eat. Our skin, …

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Israel's Elections

When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for early elections in December, amid opposition within his coalition government, he was poised to …

Giant Spanish 'Superslug' set to invade British gardens

After a mild winter the UK is set to see an explosion of slugs. Make sure you're prepared<p><b>Gardeners’ least favourite pest</b> is set to have a record year in 2015. It appears the warm winter may have protected plants from frosts, only to have them eaten by slugs and snails in summer.<p>The mild …

6 Side Effects Of Creatine: Myths Debunked

Creatine is one of the most popular supplements on the market. Unfortunately, there are a lot of myths and misconceptions about its side effects and …

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2 Years on Raw Paleo Diet Testimonial

Raw Paleo Diet is the original human diet before agriculture. Raw Paleo Diet is raw fruit, raw vegetables and raw organic / wild fatty animal food. …

The best pizza in 11 big cities around the US

In celebration of this important holiday, the editors at Zagat shared the best pizza joints in 11 big cities around the US.<p>From Dallas to New York to Seattle, here are some epically delicious pies.

5 Cortisol Reducing Foods

Stress brings about hormonal changes that can have an impact on cortisol levels. While cortisol release in small amounts is healthy and normal, …

The Debate Over Running While High

For Ultramarathon Runners, Marijuana Has Enormous Benefits—But Is It Ethical?<p>The grueling sport of ultramarathon has fostered a mingling of two seemingly opposite camps: endurance jocks and potheads.<p>“If you can find the right level, [marijuana] takes the stress out of running,” says Avery Collins, …

Ultramarathons

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …

Workouts

8 Variations of the Pushup

Try these tough alternatives to the traditional pushup<p>The pushup is probably the first muscle-building exercise most guys ever master, and also the first one they abandon. At some point they discover the bench press, come up off the floor, and never look back. But if you want a truly athletic …

Workouts

Victims of 2009 Ft. Hood shooting to receive Purple Hearts

The military personnel who were killed or wounded in the 2009 Ft. Hood shooting will be awarded one of the military’s highest honors, the Purple Heart, the<p>Department of Defenseannounced Friday.<p>Thirteen people were killed and more than 30 injured in the worst mass shooting on a U.S. military base. …

Credit For Actually Learning–Not Time In Class–Is Shaking Up Higher Education

Competency-based learning is the new hot trend, but no one is quite sure how to replace the credit hour.<p>The credit hour is the standard way of measuring achievement in U.S. higher education. It’s the unit students have to accumulate before they can graduate. It’s used in assessments of how much to …

Increase Metabolism by Breaking These Bad Habits

Despite your valiant efforts to slim down, nothing seems to be working. You sweat it out at the gym and you eat right—that’s all there is to it, …

9 Creative DIY Seed Starters And Starting Systems

eggshell seed starters (via asimplepantry)<p>Spring is not only time of sunlight, birds and green bulbs, it’s also the time of gardening. I know that …

How green tea can KILL cancer cells

How green tea can KILL cancer cells: Compound destroys disease while leaving healthy cells unscathed<p><b>Compound EGCG kills mouth cancer cells leaving</b> …

5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

It's not as straightforward as you might think.<p>Taking in enough fluids seems simple, right? Just drink more water. That will help, sure, but there are probably a few hydration mistakes you're making—without even realizing it. Fix these six missteps to make sure you're getting the H2O you</b> …

Nutrition

7 Nutrition Tips For A Successful Transformation

If you want to transform, you can't rely on your workouts alone to get the job done. Losing fat or building muscle takes a lot of hard work in the …

Frozen feat: Adventurer climbs icy walls of Niagara Falls

<b>(CNN) —</b> Most visitors to Niagara Falls consider it a place for romance. Ice climber Will Gadd thinks of the famous falls as a spot for adventure.<p>There have been countless attempts by daredevils to ride down both parts of Niagara Falls -- the American Falls on the U.S. side and Horseshoe Falls on …

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners: Gardener's Supply

Starting a vegetable garden? Dream big, but start small and expand as you gain experience. Raised beds make efficient use of space and keep …

25 Fat Loss Tips Based on Science

There are so many fitness experts, doctors, nutritionists, and diet groups out there that claim they have the magic pill, potion, or best …

Medicine-Ball Exercises That Work the Muscles You're Ignoring

Enhance your athleticism with these moves you may not be trying<p>Most guys perform exercises in two ways: front to back, or up and down, says David Jack, owner of ActivPrayer in Phoenix, Arizona, and creator of the <b>Men's Health 60-Day Transformation</b>. “But when you do that, you miss out on working your …

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2 dead, dozens injured as gas explosion damages Mexican hospital

An explosion early Thursday destroyed most of a maternity and children's hospital in Mexico City, killing at least two people and trapping and injuring dozens.<p>Smoke, flames and dust billowed into the sky after the blast. Rescuers pulled from the ruins doctors, nurses, pregnant women and newborns …