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Here are the winners of the 2018 Hugo Awards

The best science fiction and fantasy literature of 2017<p>The 2018 Hugo Awards were held last night at the World Science Fiction Convention in San Jose, California. The Hugo award is voted on by members of the fan community, and it’s considered the highest honor for science fiction and fantasy …

Science Fiction

7 Yoga-Übungen, die für Killer-Abs sorgen

Yoga ist kein echtes Workout? Von wegen, denn auch, wenn die indische Lehre vielleicht ruhiger und weniger anspruchsvoll wirken mag, als Gewichte …

Stil

Klimageschichte: Europas vernichtende Jahrtausenddürre

Genau an jene Megadürre von vor fast 500 Jahren fühlte sich Christian Pfister in diesem Frühjahr erinnert. »Ich bin über das bisherige Jahr sehr …

Wissenschaft

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

Shopping

This 30-Day Plank Challenge Will Transform Your Body

A strong core is the foundation of a strong body. Think about it: A tree would fall if its trunk weren't solid and stable. Doing core work isn't just …

Workouts

5 Megaformer moves you can do anywhere (no machine necessary)

The Megaformer’s moment in the fitness spotlight shows no signs of fading—it certainly doesn’t hurt that Meghan Markle professed her love for the …

Workouts

Stunning 3D Topographic Maps of Any Place on Earth

These highly detailed maps function as cartographic wall art.<p>Love maps so much you’re not content to just look at them, but need to rub your fingers over all their various lumps and fissures? Then pick a location, any location, tell it to the folks at 3D Wooden Maps, and they’ll carve a highly …

Maps

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

In lost interview, Stanley Kubrick explains the ending of 2001: A Space Odyssey

Fifty years since it was first screened, <i>2001: A Space Odyssey</i> continues to cause confusion and debate. Stanley Kubrick’s epic film reimagined what …

Want to Live Longer? Science Says Drink More Coffee (Even This Insane Amount)

Yet another study says that even more coffee will help you live longer and fight off cancer.<p>I hope you're reading this while drinking a cup of coffee. Maybe even your second or third cup.<p>That's because a massive new British study, examining the coffee habits and longevity of nearly 500,000 adults, …

Google just updated text messaging for Android, and it completely changed the way I text

Like so many other Android users, I rely on Messages for Android — Google's text messaging application — every day. It's my main means of communication with the people I care about most.<p>So I was pretty excited to hear that Messages for Android now has its own web client, accessible from any web …

Android News

6 Yoga Poses That Make You Stronger, Because Weightlifting Isn't Your Only Option

For some people, weightlifting is a way of life, but for others, the mere thought of picking things up and putting them down just doesn't sound …

Yoga

7 New Netflix Series This July That You Definitely Need To Know About

It's summer, which means it's officially annual leave time. Who doesn't want a week off work when the sun's out, the weather's warm, and the world is …

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

11 Underrated Comedies On Netflix That Will Actually Make You LOL

Comedy can be a tricky thing to recommend; what some find funny might seem dull or downright disgusting to others. Often Hollywood tries to split the …

Let Go of Those Love Handles! A Yoga Sequence to Help Tone Your Tummy

Muffin top, love handles, tummy tire — whatever the name, it's not something many of us want to hold onto. While strength-training moves that target this area won't diminish belly fat entirely — cardio is also key — building muscle mass helps your body burn more calories. When you finally lose the …

We know the very best time to have sex…

You climb into bed, shimmy up next to your S.O., and pucker up—only to find that they’ve already cashed in their ticket to Snoresville. If you’re in …

Indiana University

35 Sleek Versions Of Useful Everyday Products On Amazon That Minimalists Will Love

The older I get, the more I find myself subscribing to the idea that less is more. I enjoy carrying a smaller purse and I avoid clutter in my …

Want to Know What Emotional Intelligence Is All About? We Can Sum It up in a Single Sentence

References to this concept are everywhere, but what does it really mean? Here's a simple, practical definition.<p>Nowadays, you find references to emotional intelligence everywhere, along with advice as to how sharpening your "EQ" (emotional quotient) can dramatically increase your chances of …

6 Types of Knots Every Outdoorsman Should Know

Whether you’re tying your tent’s rainfly down in a nasty storm, lashing your kayak to a well-used roof rack, or making some on-the-trail gear …

If You Suffer From Tight Hips, You Need These 16 Stretches

Ease the pain and discomfort from your insanely tight hips by getting on the floor and doing these stretches. Holding for five breaths (about 30 seconds) is recommended, but go ahead and hold them for longer to deepen the feel-good sensations, and open your tight hips even further.

Donald Trump held a press conference at the G7 -- here are the 38 wildest things he said

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump didn't spend much time at the G7 meeting in Quebec over the last 48 hours, but he managed to make plenty of news. As he was leaving for the conference, Trump told reporters he'd support re-adding Russia into the group. (Russia was removed from the group after it …

Donald Trump

All You Need Are 2 Towels to Carve Chiseled Arms and Abs

Elbow plank is already hard, but hold on to your leggings because it's about to get even harder. Grab a pair of hand towels (or paper plates on carpet) and try this sliding elbow plank.<p>Begin in an elbow plank position with a small, folded towel under each elbow. Keep your elbows directly under your …

Amazon Offers Employees $5,000 to Quit Their Job--Here's Why They Do It

The question is--would you take the money?<p>Would you take money to quit your job? That's the question Amazon is asking. Full-time workers at Amazon fulfillment services can earn up to $5,000 by quitting.<p>Each year, the company asks its employees if they want to take 'The Offer'. They can take the …

Employment

It's a Bodyweight Workout You Can Print and Do Anywhere — No Excuses!

There are so many ways to strength train — dumbbells, barbells, med balls, kettlebells — and we like them all. But bodyweight workouts are perfect for doing anywhere since you don't need any equipment they turn your body into a gym. We created this bodyweight workout to help you bust through any …

Try This 10-Minute Yoga Routine to Help Increase Your Hip Flexibility

The hips are a large joint in your body and support a great range of motion. Because of the amount of time most of us spend sitting in chairs, it’s …

Yoga

Here’s a 4K Flow Motion Timelapse of an African Safari

Time-lapse photography artist Tyler Fairbank just released this beautiful 3-minute short film titled <i>Safari Botswana</i>. It’s a 4K “flow motion” …

You Won't Need a Gym Membership With This Fitness Equipment From Amazon For Under $30

Sure, a gym membership is nice, but have you tried working out at home? You can wear whatever ratty old clothes you want, don't have to care what your hair looks like, and don't have to fight the sweaty crowds for your coveted equipment. And you don't even need expensive equipment to create your …

Sculpt Abs of Steel with this 30-Day Plank Challenge from Instagram Fitness Star Kayla Itsines

No gym required.<p>YES, there *is* a way to sculpt your core without crunches: Enter, planks.<p>The moves (and its many variations) fire up your abs, obliques, and back to effectively tighten your entire midsection. It's why Instagram fitness star and SWEAT app trainer Kayla Itsines swears by them.<p>To …

Workouts

20 Netflix original films that are actually worth watching

<b>The majority of Netflix’s original shows can be described as prestige TV, but when it comes to film, the approach seems to be quantity over …