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This Timelapse Shot in 10K Resolution Is Fantastically Bonkers

4K? That's so last year. 8K? Yesterday's news. This timelapse video was shot in an astonishing 10K resolution using an 80 megapixel camera. The level …

Try This Effective 15-Minute Workout | Men's Health

“It instantly increases the level of difficulty of each exercise,” says BJ Gaddour, <i>Men's Health</i> Fitness Director and creator of the 21-Day MetaShred program—one guy lost 25 pounds of fat in just 6 weeks!<p>When paired together, these two moves will help you build muscle all over.<p>But if you perform …

Apple: what do you do after becoming the world’s most profitable company?

Its quarterly results stunned the tech industry – and its Chinese competitors, who have now been eclipsed in their home market. But reaching the financial pinnacle creates some questions – and even problems – of its own<p>When Apple became the most profitable company in history last week, analysts …

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The Best Pushup Workout to Build Chest Muscles

“This will help you squeeze in a lot of muscle-building work in a short period of time,” Speer says.<p>Watch the video below to give this pushup progression a try. You may not be able to complete the whole thing the first time through, but after only a few workouts, you'll notice serious improvements …

The 9 Most Spectacular Lost Cities in the World

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Baa-hind the scenes on the Shaun the Sheep movie: 'In a good week we can shoot two minutes'

Aardman has turned its cottage-industry beginnings into a hugely profitable global enterprise. We take a look around the studio as Wallace And Gromit spin-off Shaun gets ready for the big time<p>Few multimillion-pound TV and film franchises can have accrued from a throwaway gag, but 11 minutes into A …

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Secret Turing notebook could fetch $1m at auction

A notebook belonging to Alan Turing is expected to fetch at least $1 million (£659,000) at auction. The notebook dates from 1942 when the …

26 Pictures That Will Give You Perspective On What Really Matters

You decide.

The Productivity Hacks I Used To Write A 93,000-Word Book In 6 Weeks

One question people ask me a lot is how long did the book take to write.<p>There are a few answers to that.<p>I took book leave in May 2014 and I turned in my first draft in the middle of August 2014.<p>So you could say four months.<p>But I signed my book contract in September 2013, so maybe the answer is a …

See 25 Incredible Images of Earth From Space

Alberta, Canada, Oct. 10, 2014.<br>DigitalGlobe<p>1 of 25<p>There's something to be said for being on the ground when news plays out, but sometimes it's the …

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25 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>CodeAcademy</b>— Learn programming languages like HTML, CSS, and Javascript with this free, interactive resource.<p><b>Coursera</b>— With more than 800 free courses on topics that range from internet history to financial engineering, the education …

Can You Handle the Core-Crushing Trifecta?

Here's how to do it: Perform 10 plank walkups, 20 cross-body mountain climbers, and 30 bicycle crunches in a row without resting. That's 1 round. Do 2 more.<p>Watch the video above to see how to perform the challenge with perfect form, and then give it a shot. Durkin finished in <b>2 minutes and 10 …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains a Mind-Blowing Concept

Airplanes do travel in this third dimension—our atmosphere—and they never have to wait in line. Oops, yes they do: when they take off and land on the one-way runways of Earth’s two-dimensional surface. As for the open seas, I’ve never had a meaningful conversation with a fish. But I bet if aquatic …

30 Crazy Things You Didn't Know About Russia

For most people, his words ring true to this day.<p>Although Russia is the largest country in the world and has the eighth-largest GDP, little is widely known about the nation and its culture.<p>Because Russia has increasingly made international headlines, it's a good idea to know a few things about the …

Turn Her Sex Fantasy into a Reality

The top three fantasy themes that women reported included specified locations, a spouse or current lover, and a focus on her own submissiveness. Those compliant fantasies ranged from being sexually dominated (64.6 percent), tied up for sexual pleasure (52.1 percent), and spanked or whipped (36.3 …

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

The 10 Most Expensive Halloween Costumes Sold On eBay

Some people turn to online marketplaces like eBay to find the perfect getup.<p>Market research company Terapeak has compiled a list of the most expensive costumes bought on eBay this Halloween season.<p>You'll be surprised to see just how much people are willing to spend.

6 Things Everyone Needs To Stop Doing At Work

Here are six of them:<p>While social media has become an integral part of corporate marketing and customer engagement, your personal accounts can wait. Scrolling through Instagram or catching up on your Facebook newsfeed only distracts you during the workday. "Use a website blocker service to prevent …

Here's How Scottish Independence Could Indirectly Lead To The End Of Britain's Nuclear Arsenal

The UK's nuclear deterrent is currently housed in western Scotland — and if the newly independent Scots decide to banish the UK's major nuclear base London could decide that the weapons are simply too expensive and impractical to retain.<p>Britain was the third country in the world to develop a …

7 things you never knew about billionaires

Slide 1 of 9<p>The number of billionaires in the world has now reached an all-time high, according to a new report from Wealth-X, a research firm …

Obama weighs in on Scottish independence vote - CNN.com

<b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- President Obama weighed in on the Scottish independence referendum Wednesday night when he tweeted in favor of a united UK.<p>But for the most part, faced with the prospective divorce of its closest friend, the United States is following the advice column carefully: don't take …

What would happen if Scotland left the union - in 60 seconds

We examine what a yes vote in the independence referendum on 18 September would mean for the country<p>As Scotland prepares to vote on <b>18 September,</b> polls are indicating it will be a <b>close call</b> as to whether or not the country will choose to remain part of the union.<p>Westminster is now seriously …

China And Russia Reportedly Plan To Build One Of The Largest Seaports In North Asia

The seaport is expected to be able to handle some 60 million tonnes of cargo a year, China's state-run People's Daily Online reported late Wednesday -- comparable to Britain's busiest port Immingham or Le Havre in France, according to European Commission statistics.<p>The new facility will be located …

Science Finds 'Tiny Computers' Embedded In Human Skin

We like to think that all our smarts are contained in our brain, but researchers at Umea University in Sweden have found that the neurons that extend into our fingertips perform the same sorts of calculations that take place in the cerebral cortex.<p>In other words, what we’ve been told about our …

Middle East borders are being redrawn in religious war, says Paddy Ashdown

Former Lib Dem leader endorses government's decision to arm Kurdish forces and calls on Britain and US to act as 'handmaidens to Kurdish independence'<p>Paddy Ashdown, the former leader of the Liberal Democrats, has endorsed the government's decision to say it is prepared to arm Kurdish forces as he …

Four-year-old survives 11-day ordeal in bear-infested Siberian forest

The girl was lost in the Russian far north for almost a fortnight with only her puppy to defend her<p>A four-year-old girl was recovering in hospital after being lost for nearly two weeks in a bear-infested forest in Russia with only her puppy to defend her.<p>Karina Chikitova was found emaciated but …

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The 7 Best Secret Product Hunt Lists

Product Hunt has been getting a lot of press lately. Most of it for good reason. It’s a quick way to see what the movers and shakers of the tech world are checking out everyday. But behind the daily up-voting of products, the team is experimenting with fun sub-categories.<p>They’re like hidden …

UK is now the self-employment capital of western Europe, says IPPR report

Surge in self-employed feeds fears for economic recovery as policy-makers worry it may be sign of labour market weakness<p>Britain is dubbed the self-employment capital of western Europe in a report published on Tuesday that feeds concerns over the strength of the UK's economic recovery.<p>Figures from …