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It's official: Georges St-Pierre vacating UFC welterweight title

After weeks of speculation and a few days of true uncertainty, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre today made it official: He’s vacating his …

Increase Your Satisfaction

The reason: Many men have a sense that their main job in the relationship is to satisfy their wives sexually, says study author Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Ph.D, director of the Couple and Family Therapy Program at Ohio State University.<p>Of course, sexual satisfaction isn’t solely based on whether or not …

Top 10 Dance Tracks Of 2013

Over the past few years, dance music has been making major inroads into the pop-music world. Mainstream productions are pulling ideas that have been prevalent in underground house and techno for decades into singles that ride high on the pop charts. But unlike pop singles, which often are meant to …

Steve Carell: 'It's refreshing when the only agenda is to make people laugh'

The US comedian on his new movie, Anchorman 2, meeting One Direction and being funny by playing it straight<p><b>Last week saw the London premiere of your new movie</b> <b>Anchorman 2</b><b>. Was it a big night on the</b> <b>Ron Burgundy "Great Odin's Raven" whisky</b><b>?</b><br>Not for me. A few nights ago we did a meet and greet with fans …

Total Strangers Who Could Actually Be Identical Twins

Amongst the annals of fiction and folklore, a "doppelgänger" is considered to be the paranormal double of a living person. We're not talking twins …

Fitness News

The 13 Best Fitness Lessons from 2013<p>ICYMI: It was a pretty awesome year for fitness<p>This year was filled with fascinating fitness research and must-try tricks that are enough to motivate even lifelong gym-haters. Need a quick refresher before you dive into your New Year's resolutions? Read on for …

How Traveling Screws With Your Skin

7 Ways Traveling Screws With Your Skin<p>And how to deal…so you don't look like a hot mess in those holiday photos<p>You may be jetting off for a vacation, but your skin is in for a serious <i>lack</i> of TLC. Between super-dry flights and anxiety-induced breakouts, traveling can be hell on your face. Check out …

21 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2013

If only Isaac Asimov could see us now. There's an old saying that science fiction is really just predicting — or helping prevent — the future.

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Cardboard Headphones And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Crab Nebula: Noble Gas Molecule Found in Crab Nebula--a First in Space, Say Researchers

The Crab Nebula has a noble gas molecule, researchers said this week, noting that the find is startling because it has been assumed noble gas …

Cosmology

Giant leap for China as moon probe lands safely in Bay of Rainbows

The unmanned Chang'e lander, with its six-wheeled rover Jade Rabbit, is the first to make a soft landing on the moon since 1976<p>China successfully carried out the world's first soft landing of a space probe on the moon in nearly four decades, the country's state media announced on Saturday. The …

A record number of U.S. homes went solar in the third quarter

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The largest number of American homes in history had solar panels installed on their rooftops in the third quarter of this …

Israel to Build the 5th Largest Solar Power Station on the Planet

Israel plans to start construction next year on what will become the fifth largest solar power station in the world, part of a plan to build three …

Boston Police indefinitely suspend license plate reader program citing privacy concerns

Privacy advocates scored a major victory in Boston this week when the city’s police department announced it would indefinitely suspend its use of automated license plate readers. The <i>Boston Globe</i> reports that the 14 devices currently in use let the BPD scan as many as four million vehicles a year, …

China state media posts images from moon rover

BEIJING – Chinese state media early Sunday began transmitting images and video taken by its moon rover, a gold-hued unmanned exploration vehicle named the Jade Rabbit after the story of a mythological Chinese moon goddess who kept a pet rabbit.<p>The images were sparking excitement among space …

Space Science

The Hard-Body Hurricane

Fast-track your strength gains and crank up your metabolism with this total-body sweat session.<p>Illustrations By Jim Winters<p>The Hard-Body Hurricane<p><b>TRAINER</b><br>Mike Boyle, A.T.C., owner, Mike Boyle Sports & Conditioning, Woburn, Massachusetts<p><b>BEST FOR</b><br>Triggering new muscle growth, boosting mobility and …

5 Swaps for a Better Burn

Learn how to stoke metabolism with foods in your kitchen<p>Everybody wants to know how they can get a high-revving metabolism. But even before you jump on a treadmill to crush calories and deplete your visceral fat, there are simple nutrition tricks you can use to get your flab-torched fast.<p><b>Related:</b> …

Nutrition

America's Fattest Presidents

But Taft wasn't the only U.S. president with some extra baggage around the middle. Here are five more of the fattest commanders-in-chief, and how they tried—and sometimes failed—to shed the extra weight.<p><b>Grover Cleveland</b><i><br>22nd President (1885-1889), 24th President (1893-1897)</i><i><br>240-280 pounds, BMI …

Succeed Under Stress

Here, Hamilton reveals how he stays calm under pressure, and offers his advice for making sure every event you plan—whether it's a business seminar or holiday party—is successful.<p><b>1. Shut Up</b><br>"I'm called the director, but what that really means is I’m a listener, and it’s my job to take the opinions, …

The Move That Combusts Calories

Use this exercise to target multiple muscle groups and rev your metabolism long after you leave the gym<p>Want to burn calories long after your workout is finished? Then you need to activate as many muscles as possible while you're at the gym. Focusing on movements that work multiple muscle …