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100 Skills Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

It’s been fodder for many a heated debate among men for centuries.<p>What skills should every man know?<p>A vast amount of ink and e-ink has been spilled …

Opening Day at the Paris Air Show

Aeronautics

The 12 Grossest Pimple-Popping Videos of All Time

<b>8. The Inner Ear Blackhead</b><p><b>7. The One that Never Ends</b><p><b>6. The One Where ALL of the Blackheads Come Out</b><p><i>Find out everything you ever wanted to know about adult acne:</i><p><b>5. The One that Gets on the Mirror</b><p><b>4. The Stubborn Back Blackhead</b><p><b>3. The One that Just Won't Stop.</b><p><b>2. The Blackhead-Extracting Spree</b><p><b>1. The</b> …

How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Proper form, strength training, and the right shoes can prevent injury.<p>It's an all too common scenario: Runner begins training program. A month or so later, a twinge settles on a knee. Runner stretches, pops ibuprofen, keeps running. A few—or maybe 100—runs later, runner is on the couch, ice pack …

Exercise

Part 1

This tutorial is the first in a series of 4 tutorials on how to build a file hosting service using Yesod. Site visitors will be able to upload …

Programming

Tikhon Jelvis's answer to What are the best programming languages to learn in 2014?

I'm going to give the idealistic answer and say: anything with nice denotational semantics. (So probably Haskell.)<p>The general trend has been towards …

Programming

List of free and open-source software packages

This article is about software free to be modified and distributed. For examples of software free in the monetary sense, see List of freeware.<p>This is …

BTS: Photographing Whales in Tonga with Darren Jew

Photographer Darren Jew has captured some of Earth’s most beautiful and pristine offerings, from the landscapes to the creatures that roam them. And …

My Year At A Standing Desk And Why I’ll Never Go Back

Fast Company Web Producer Cia Bernales made the switch to a standing desk a year ago. She shares why she’s never going back to a regular office chair and how her posture got a new angle.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>It all …

Numb

How to Taper Correctly

Whether it's your first or sixth marathon, there are dos and don'ts to tapering.<p><i>Hi Susan-</i><p><i>I’m about to run my sixth marathon but I still have questions about tapering. I usually go to the gym for weight training twice a week. Should I keep doing this up until the week of the race? What about cycling</i> …

Marathons

Samsung's Milk Music internet radio service is only for Galaxy devices (video)

Do we need yet another online music service? Samsung certainly thinks so, as it's just introduced its very own internet radio service called, weirdly enough, Milk Music. So named for its supposed "fresh" take on music (Get it? Because milk is fresh? Yeah, we're not sure about that either), it's …

Jazz for Beginners: How to Listen to Jazz | The Art of Manliness

Jazz.<p>It’s the music that many men say they like, but don’t actually know anything about.<p>Which is a shame for a whole host of reasons.<p>For starters, …

Ghostly Photographs That Will Haunt Your Dreams

Just over a year ago, photographer Christopher McKenney trekked into a silent forest with nothing but a sheet, a chair, a frame and his camera. With …

Roger Bannister's Sub-4:00 Anniversary Marked by World's Biggest Mile

Some 5,500 runners will do Westminster Mile in May.<p>To mark the 60th anniversary of Roger Bannister’s breaking the 4:00 barrier in the mile, the Bupa Westminster Mile, which is being promoted as the world’s biggest timed road mile, will be staged on May 24 on a London course from The Mall to a …

Buckingham Palace

25 Documentaries Every Arts & Culture Lover Needs To Watch Right Now

We've all sat in front of our Netflix accounts, tirelessly sifting through film and television genres like "Dark Biographical 20th Century Period Pieces" and "Quirky TV Shows Featuring a Strong Female Lead," never quite finding that perfect piece of cinematography. Defeated by your own streaming …

Insight: How Obama alums aim to turn Texas toward the Democrats | Reuters

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - In one of the country’s most conservative states, newly hopeful Democrats measure their progress by ringing a bell.<p>For those working to turn Texas from Republican red to Democratic blue, it’s the sound of one more volunteer agreeing to join their ranks. On a recent …

Ethical hacking organization hacked, website defaced with Edward Snowden's passport

Passports of 60,000 US military and government IT professionals at risk<p>The EC-Council, a US professional organization that offers a respected certification in ethical hacking, was itself hacked this weekend. Passport and photo ID details of more than 60,000 security professionals who have obtained …

NSA working on quantum computer to break any encryption

The spy agency is reportedly in a race to build its own quantum computer to stay ahead of others seeking to own the mother of all decryption machines.<p>The National Security Agency has a vast toolkit for getting access any kind of electronics equipment, but it pales compared to a quantum computer, …

Quantum Computing

Top Pros Share Their 2014 Racing Goals

Shalane Flanagan, Portland, Ore.<p>The 32-year-old Flanagan, who finished fourth at last year’s Boston Marathon, is returning to her home state of …

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NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …

America's Wealth Is Staggeringly Concentrated in the Northeast Corridor [MAPS]

At the county level, America is a tremendously unequal place. The median household income in the poorest county (Wilcox County, Alabama) was $22,126 in 2012. In Falls Church, Virginia, where highly educated defense contractors and federal government workers cluster, the median income last year was …

Demographics

Keystone XL Pipeline Loses Support From U.S. Customer Continental Resources

By Cezary Podkul<p>NEW YORK, Dec 13 (Reuters) - Continental Resources, one of the companies that has committed to ship crude on TransCanada Corp's proposed Keystone XL pipeline, now says the controversial pipeline is no longer needed.<p>Continental has signed on to ship some 35,000 barrels of its own oil …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture