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Why outer space really is the final frontier for capitalism

The private sector is far more timid than it appears, so if we want to mine the untold riches of the moon, international socialism must step in<p>Such is the state of advanced capitalism: we can't pay our bills, but China's on the moon. In fairness, the Chinese government is doing humanity a …

Nelson Mandela 'received weapons training from Mossad agents in 1962'

Secret letter lodged in Israeli state archives reveals South African icon underwent training under an assumed identity<p>Nelson Mandela apparently underwent weapons training by Mossad agents in Ethiopia in 1962 without the Israeli secret service knowing his true identity, according to an intriguing …

The Emotion That Makes You More Likely to Overeat

Happy? Sad? Angry? Feeling this way makes you want to grab another portion<p>Lots to celebrate? You may start to inflate.<p>People down more calories when they’re happy than when they’re sad, finds new research from the Netherlands.<p>In the study, people consumed nearly 100 calories more of a milkshake …

Burn Fat on the Days You Don't Work Out

Turn your body into a fat-burning machine. Regular exercise makes your body better at burning flab—even on the days you don’t work out, according to new research published in the <i>American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.</i><p>In the study, the scientists took a group of non-exercisers and put them on a …

10 best celebrity shirtless selfies

Miles Teller<p>We’ve all done it, or at least know a bunch of people who have. We're talking about snapping the narcissistic selfie, taken in a mirror …

Chris Pratt

Happiness comes from intention, not luck

We do not expect to hit life milestones—getting a promotion, raising a child, running a marathon—without a fair bit of gumption and at least a tentative game plan. But we often fail to put the same amount of effort or planning into less tangible goals—even important ones, like being happier. Why is …

Happiness

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

Self-Doubt Destroys the Heart, Mind, Body and Soul

I had heard somewhere that most infants function at a genius level until the age of 1. When you think about their mental and emotional growth in that first year, they learn that their 10 fingers and toes are a part of them; they learn that when they cry, Mom picks them up; they learn that when Dad …

101 Simple Pleasures to Boost Happiness

A couple of weeks ago, I got a lovely handwritten note in the mail from a sweet elderly acquaintance in our community. She had read in the local paper that my oldest son was named the Connecticut Student Journalist of the Year, and she had clipped the piece which she sent along with her kind …

The Best Protein For Your Bodybuilding Goals

1 of 10<p>The Hardgainer<p><b>Who</b>: The envy of millions: No matter what he eats, he'’s still lean as can be. But he could use a bit more bulk.<p><b>What</b>: Low-fat …

Nutrition

Rock Hard Nutrition: Expert Eating Guidelines

During the first four-week phase of your Rock Hard Diet, you’ll follow a basic low- to moderate-carb plan with a moderate calorie reduction. Then, …

3 Top Muscle Building Tips with Terry Crews

M&Fers are always looking for a solid routine that will build some serious size and muscle. In this video, Mike Chang of SixpackShortcuts.com and Six …

Strategies to Train for Growth

The way you train can affect your results. When attempting to achieve maximal growth, many people make the common mistake of increasing training …

Exercise

Build More Home-Grown Muscle

1 of 5<p>One popular misconception (read: excuse) for people who train at home is that you really can't add any serious mass without the benefit of the …

Exercise

Visualize for More Muscle Size

Very few people consider the critical role of the mind when it comes to making meaningful muscle building progress in their training. Most avid …

Exercise

Seven Brain Games for Your Smartphone

Your phone is the last bastion of entertainment when you’re stuck waiting, well, anywhere. But refreshing your Facebook news feed or sending …

Humanity

10 steps to an 8 pack

1. Set a deadline<p>You don’t actually need abs that show.<p>Most men in America will go through their entire lives without ever having seen their abs, …

Nutrition

Lose Fat—Not Muscle—by Doubling Your Daily Protein

You don't need an orange spray tan and banana hammock to look like a bodybuilder. You just have to eat like one. For ages, bodybuilders have whipped …

Nutrition

The top 12 protein-filled foods for your physique

1. Whey<p>Whey protein is one of the two proteins found in dairy products, the other being casein. Whey makes up 20% of the protein found in milk, but …

Nutrition