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How the most explicit Star Wars photo of all time made it onto a trading card

The final chapter in the story of the biggest boner in Topps' history.<p>The year was 1977 and the U.S. was caught in the throes of a pop culture phenomenon unlike anything it had seen before, all because of a little movie called <i>Star Wars</i>. The Topps Company, known for making pocket-sized stacks of …

4 Parenting Essentials I Learned From My Adult Kids

One of the most humbling things about my kids growing up is realizing that I still have growing up to do myself.<p>I'm a reluctant empty nester. And while I'll always be my kids' mom, having the chicks out of the roost and on their own means I've had to adjust the way I parent. Contrary to the …

Middle School

Star Wars: Imperial Assault: The Kotaku Review

<i>Imperial Assault</i> is a board game that was released in late 2014. I only got around to playing it over the weekend, and I already count those months …

9 Taboo Menswear Pieces You Can Actually Wear

The world of fashion is known for breaking rules. Sometimes, it even breaks its own. Black is now readily seen alongside blue; tweed is for town as …

7 Ways to Go From a Boss to a Leader

Many people view the terms “boss” and “leader” as interchangeable — but they are vastly different. To determine which one you are, I encourage you to …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

Reuters/Navesh Chitrakar<p>By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my …

Quora

Winning By Losing: Lessons In Resiliency At A First-Grade Soccer Game

The first thing you have to understand about first-grade soccer is how <i>real</i> everything suddenly feels to the kids.<p>For many of the kids (including …

Fitness Trainers Reveal the 9 Best Exercises to Beat Belly Fat

Belly fat is something that plagues all women. Whether it is that chubby paunch or those flabby muffin tops, a bloated belly is one of the trickiest …

10 French guy grooming essentials

VOGUE HOMMES GROOMING<p><b>Replicate the unique French approach, with our essentials for the clear skin, neat beard and healthy hair that Frenchmen pride</b> …

The Importance of Sleeping Your Way to the Top

Ever since I received eight hours of sleep in one week at the start of my advertising career, I've been a big believer in the importance of sleeping my way to the top.<p>No, I'm not talking about heating things up between the sheets with every office worker who has the potential to boost careers, but …

B&N Bestsellers in Science Fiction & Fantasy: September 2015

<i>For over a decade, Jim Killen has served as the science fiction and fantasy book buyer for Barnes & Noble. At the end of each month, he’ll be sharing</i> …

George R.R. Martin

Chest Workout | 5 Exercises To Build The Upper Chest

The Upper region of the chest is by far the hardest area of the chest to build. The Middle and Lower chest are somewhat ‘easier’ to develop, due to …

HugeDomains.com - TotalWellnessToday.com is for sale (Total Wellness Today)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of its …

'Last Song' Is A Beautifully Orchestrated Fantasy Debut

Music has been used an untold number of times in fantasy, both as part of the backdrop and as a central component of the plot. And there's a very good reason for that perpetual fascination: Music is, in its own way, a form of magic. Ilana C. Myer takes that idea to a compelling extreme in <i>Last Song</i> …

The World's 2nd-Smartest Man Reveals The 'Brain Drugs' That He Thinks Make Him Smarter

The regimen, he says, makes his brain "work better." If you prevent age-related cognitive decline, then "that's sort of like being smarter."<p>Rosner has an IQ of 192, compared with the average IQ of 100, as ranked by intelligence tests on this list kept by the World Genius Directory.<p>The health nut …

10 Things Every Lifter Should Be Able to Do

Take the Tests, Identify Weaknesses, and Get Better<p>Focus on what you need to do, not necessarily on what you want to do. That's the secret to …

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Caveman Training: 3 Hardcore Workout Routines

A calculated mix of traditional and novel strength and conditioning exercises, Caveman Training is prided on its specificity as much as its …

The magic of cinema unlocked one man’s coma-bound world

An Alfred Hitchcock film helped to prove one patient had been conscious while in a coma-like state for 16 years. The discovery shows that neuroscience may still have lots to learn from the ancient art of storytelling, says Tom Stafford.<p>If brain injury steals your consciousness then you are in a …

Consciousness

Top 10 Foods for Bulking

Oh it is the season to be jolly! Christmas? No, even better – bulking season! After dieting and getting lean all summer, it’s now time to stop …

Nutrition

HR Meets Data: How Your Boss Will Monitor You To Create The Quantified Workplace

By Greg Lindsaylong Read<p>Imagine if, a few years from now, you’re in a meeting. (Even in science fiction, we spend most of our time in meetings.) …

The Ten Most Important Books To Expand Your Brain

Books suck. No question about it, almost everyone who writes a book is a crappy writer.<p>And this is a good thing.<p>It’s because the writer spent his …

The Secret Ingredient You Need For Flawless Mashed Potatoes

Don't settle for less.<p>There are many great ways to make mashed potatoes, but the basic recipe usually stays the same. There are the potatoes, of course. Butter is a must (unless you're going vegan). Milk or cream are necessary. So too is salt. And garlic is an individual choice.<p>But the one …

The best recent fantasy novels – review roundup

Eric Brown on The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley, Skin by Ilka Tampke, Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho, The Ragthorn by Robert Holdstock and Garry Kilworth, and The House of Shattered Wings by Aliette de Bodard<p>Natasha Pulley’s <b>The Watchmaker of Filigree Street</b> (Bloomsbury, £12.99) …

Fitness for Homebodies: Trendy Workouts You Can Do in Your Living Room

If you've been itching to try [insert hot-ticket workout all the celebrities are doing] but been deterred by the oft-hefty price tag, you're in luck! You can actually partake in some of these exercises right at home.<p>Some of today's hottest workouts are available for you to do in the comfort of your …

Pin It: The Jillian Michaels Circuit Workout

Download, print, or Pin this calorie-torching workout from Jillian Michaels.<p>It's not much of a stretch to say that nobody knows how to build power, …

How a Fake Business Built an Awesome Online Reputation

Consumer<p>In today's digital world, consumers are able to form a perception of a business long before they set foot in the door. But you may want to think twice before basing your opinion of a business solely on its online reviews.<p>Kashmir Hill said she built an awesome online reputation for the …

The 51 Best Fantasy Series Ever Written

Whether you're a Swords and Sorcery type of fantasy reader, a fan of battles and betrayal, or you just want a few more goddamn elves in your life, there's something for you here. These are the truly great fantasy series written in the last 50 years.