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The Refugees at Our Gates

The refugee question in Europe is a bit like the gun question in America. It feels good to call each a “crisis” when its consequences fill the headlines, because crisis implies change, and perhaps a resolution. What’s actually taking place is a series of episodes, awful and familiar, each the …

The Best Way to Do a Pushup | Men's Health

Performing 50 pushups in a minute is a classic fitness benchmark. “But you rarely see guys do even 1 rep with perfect form,” says Rob Shaul, C.S.C.S., founder of the training facility Strong Swift Durable.<p>“So whenever a guy tells me he can do 50 in a minute, I tell him to do it with the dead-stop …

Designs That Prove Staircases And Bookshelves Make A Great Duo

Ever wondered what makes staircases and bookcases such a great combo? Is it because they simply look good together or is it because of some historic …

Europe Is Still a Second-Rate Power

The continent’s economy is flagging, its population is declining, and issues like immigration and high taxes are stalling meaningful progress, even …

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Build Your Chest with Just 3 Exercises

Try this intense new way to shred your upper body<p>Want to elevate your pushup game? Try this compound progression—a combination of exercises that targets the same muscle group with a few different moves.<p>Each pushup variation in this progression will work your chest in a slightly different way. …

Astronauts on the International Space Station Can Now Enjoy Espresso

If the only thing keeping you from joining the space program was a lack of decent coffee outside Earth’s orbit, you no longer have that excuse.<p>This …

The Simple Trick to Working Out Harder and Longer

Let your mind do the work—with a little help from your friends<p>Let your friends get in your head. Peer pressure can significantly increase your endurance during a workout, finds new research from the University of Saskatchewan.<p>In the study, people performed two maximum-effort planks in a row. During …

Make Your Arms Burn with This 6-Exercise Circuit

Broil your shoulders, chest, biceps, and triceps without lifting a single weight<p>The pushup is the consummate bodyweight exercise: You need stability from head to toe to hold the position, and “you have to rely on every muscle in your chest, back, and arms to work in unison—which is why it starts to …

3 Exercises You Should Do Every Day

These three moves will help you look better and feel better<p>There are some exercises that you just can’t get enough of. Three such examples: wall slides, thoracic rotations, and single-leg hip raises.<p>Unusual names, yes. But while you may not be familiar with these moves, chances are, you should be …

Why the U.S. Has Fallen Behind in Internet Speed and Affordability

How to Work Your Abs with a Basketball

No dunking required<p>When it comes to working your abs, a basketball probably isn't the first tool that comes to mind. But BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., CEO of <b>Men's Health StreamFIT</b>, came up with a fun—but tough—way to add it to your core routine.<p>The move: Dribbling a basketball while holding the top of a …

25 Examples of Brand Identity Design Done Right

<b>Identity branding is an intergral part of business</b>. After all, you have make sure that you can market yourself properly. It’s not always easy trying …

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Microsoft doubles your free OneDrive storage if you auto-upload pics

Microsoft has been rather generous with free OneDrive storage lately, and that doesn't seem to be changing anytime soon. Now Redmond is bumping the previous <i>gratis</i> 15GB up by 100 percent, to 30GB. What's the catch? There isn't much of one, really. All Redmond says you have to do (regardless of if …

Back to School Android Authority Guide!

It’s that time of the year again, when fresh young minds venture into the world of higher education, while returning students continue to prepare to take on the real world in a few short years. Packing the right tech goes a long way in making your life easier, and of course, more fun, when you go …

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The Do-Anywhere Zero-Excuse Bodyweight Burner

It only takes 12 minutes to complete, and it'll chisel, stretch, and challenge your muscles<p>Excuses beget more excuses—especially when it comes to skipping a sweat session.<p>It’s proven by science: Missing just one workout increases your odds of missing another (and another) by 61 percent, according …

How to uncover your six-pack without any equipment

Want McConaughey abs? You don't need a ton of muscle—you need low body fat. That’s what abs are all about. The good news is you don’t have to get too …

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5 Fat-Burning Finishers You Must Try at the End of Today’s Workout

This new move called the plate push will crush calories and build total-body strength. Give it a try in one of these fast-paced metabolic circuits<p>Pushing a weight sled is a fantastic workout. It builds total-body strength, burns fat, skyrockets your heart rate, and boosts lower-body power. But for …

The Fat-Frying Muscle Tool That Sculpts a Leaner Body

Master kettlebells with these three expert training rules<p>Fifteen years ago, very few people outside Eastern Europe had ever heard of kettlebells. Today these weights are in almost every gym in America, and "kettlebell workouts" is the sixth most googled exercise term on the planet. No wonder: …

The Squat That Will Make Your Quads Quake

Ditch the barbell for a pair of dumbbells and accelerate your gains<p>It's not sexy, but the dumbbell squat is a surprisingly effective quad-crusher.<p>"Holding the dumbbells by your side causes your stance to narrow," says David Jack, owner of ActivPrayer in Phoenix, Arizona, and creator of the <b>Men's</b> …

3 Ways to Sculpt a Rock-Hard Butt She'll Want to Grab

Want a desirable derrière? Use these exercises to hit your glutes from every direction<p>Sitting all day can cause your glutes to grow weak and your butt to sag—and that's a turnoff for the ladies. Unfortunately, reshaping your backside isn't as simple as getting out of your chair and squatting more, …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Build the Ultimate V-Shaped Torso

Sculpt a strong, wide back and a slimmer waist with this old-school exercise<p>The single-arm dumbbell row might not be one of the sexiest or most elaborate exercises, but it's still one of the best ways to get a V-shaped torso. "You have to engage your entire upper back—traps, rhomboids, rear …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

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The 2014 Razer Blade Is the Best Gaming Laptop, Period

Razer Blade (2014) Review<p>A Sharper Razer<p>3K Monitor<p>Left Side<p>Right Side<p>Cool Keyboard<p>Design Subtleties<p>Blade vs. Air<p>4K Gaming on External Monitor<p>Mark …

4 Pushup Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Are you guilty of these pushup saboteurs?<p>The pushup is a classic exercise that you learned in middle school.<p>But for that same reason, you’ve probably picked up some bad habits throughout the years.<p>“Your technique is just as important when doing a pushup as it is when you're doing a heavy lift,” …

The Six-Pack Shock Wave

Kiss crunches goodbye. Hit every muscle in your body—including your abs!—with this three-move circuit challenge<p>Side effects are typically a bad thing—especially when it comes to medications. But when it comes to exercises, the unintended consequences are sometimes the best part, says Todd Durkin, …

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