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A five-step guide to not being stupid

Even the smartest people can be fools. David Robson explains how to avoid the most common traps of sloppy thinking.<p>If you ever doubt the idea that the very clever can also be very silly, just remember the time the smartest man in America tried to electrocute a turkey. Benjamin Franklin had been …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

6 Things To Consider Before Building Your Next Gaming PC

Believe it or not, the act of physically building your first PC is relatively simple. It’s the research beforehand and process of choosing your parts that can be daunting. Will X component be compatible with Y component? Is this case future proof? How large a power supply do I need? What should I …

Intel Corporation

The Best Workout To Burn Belly Fat | Men's Health

At the end of eight weeks, the interval participants lost two inches of belly fat compared to the runners who lost less than one inch. (Looking for a fat-loss program that works even faster? Try THE 21-DAY METASHRED—one guy lost 25 pounds in just 6 weeks!)<p>The researchers think interval …

You Have 3 Brains, Not 1. Here's How They All Work.

<i>“The human brain has 100 billion neurons, each neuron connected to 10,000 other neurons. Sitting on your shoulders is the most complicated object in</i> …

The Brain

The Right Way to Work Your Glutes and Get a Stronger, Leaner Butt

The glutes are the engines of the human body. Ignoring them leads to more than just a saggy bottom. Weak glutes mean less power, speed, calorie burn, and strength. Plus, the weaker they are, the older you'll feel. A bum backside stalls results and can hinder your hard work at the gym.<p>Now, if your …

How Your Cell Phone Stresses You Out

(When you’re ramped up with worry, try this <b>Drug-Free Way to Quiet Anxiety</b>).<p>People’s performance on the puzzle also plummeted compared to when they completed the task with their phones safely in reach.<p>“Smartphones put us in an ever-increasing state of hyper-vigilance, where we’re always feeling …

How to Burn Extra Calories After a Workout

The athletes in the study that performed at 80 percent of their maximum effort nearly doubled their oxygen debt, the study reports. In other words, they reaped almost twice the calorie-burning benefits than people who exercised at a lower intensity.<p>Tack on a fat-frying finisher to the end of your …

How to protect your anonymity online

Protecting your identity online might seem impossible, but there are several measures that web users can take to protect their privacy<p>The revelations by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013 about the mass surveillance programmes organised by the US and other governments …

Information Systems

Is Your Body Made For Running?

Even though running is the simplest and most convenient fitness activity, it's not for everyone, and some of us should probably avoid it altogether.<p>I've tried to run. In high school I ran to get ready for football. In college I ran middling distances because … well, I'm not sure why. It seemed like …

Life After Death 'Chatbot' Mines Personal Data To Recreate You When You're Gone

Remember that episode of Charlie Brooker's dark sci-fi show 'Black Mirror', in which unnervingly realistic digital personalities of the dead were …

No pain, no gain? Getting the most out of exercise

Staying in shape has all sorts of benefits, from maintaining heart health to warding off dementia and cancer<p><b>I</b>nactivity – fuelled by cars and a sedentary work life – has been dubbed the biggest public health problem of the 21st century, a global pandemic with dramatic impact on peoples wellbeing. …

Why Solid State Drives Are Your Best Performance Upgrade And They're Getting Cheaper Too

Nothing and I mean literally nothing, has done more for general computing performance in the past 3 – 5 years, than the SSD or Solid State Drive. Faster processors, more memory, and even faster graphics cards don’t offer the kind of instantaneous and observable boost in system responsiveness, …

Plaque attack: Close up images of teeth reveal what lives in your mouth - Telegraph

Score a Beach-Ready Body by the Fourth of July

<b>Kettlebell Swing</b><p><b>Single-Arm Kettlebell Squat to Press</b><p><b>Burpee or Squat Thrust</b><p><b>DO THIS</b><br>Grab a 16- to 20-kilogram kettlebell. Perform the following exercises as a circuit, moving from one to the next without rest. That's 1 round. Do as many rounds as you can in 5 minutes.<p>1. Kettlebell Swing: 20 reps<p>2. …

The Fusion Desktop

Flickr user Alexandru Tropenpflanze's desktop is a great example of what you can do with Rainmeter in Windows, and it's not difficult to set up. …

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30 Brilliant Test Answers From Smartass Kids

When a child’s answer to a question on a quiz or test is incorrect but clever, should they get credit for it? Here are 30 clever test answers that …

The best bodyweight workout of all time

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Ever wonder how guys who exclusively work out on monkey bars get so ripped? This …

Workouts

10 ways to burn fat and keep it off for good

1. Eat more protein<p>Protein not only helps build muscle, but during times of calorie restriction, it helps you hang on to the muscle you already have. …

10 Moves to Upgrade Your Run

It’s a common misconception that all you need to become a runner is a good pair of sneakers and the will to get out the front door. “Most people …

Health

The Best Anytime Workout

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Add Muscle All Over

Joe Stankowski, C.P.T.

Dark Souls II Gameplay Footage (VIDEO)

Dark Souls II is almost here, and it's set to be among the hardest, and best received, games of its generation.<p>Ahead of its UK release date on 11 …

50 Amazing Finds on Google Earth

Google Earth is a virtual globe, map and geographical information program. It maps the Earth by the superimposition of images obtained from satellite …

Top 10 Hottest Female Villains in Gaming - Cheat Code Central

I can’t be the only guy on Earth that has thought the female villain busting my head open in-game was kind of hot. Like maybe the kind of hot I would …

Dishes That Clean Themselves (VIDEO)

If the basic human tasks you have to complete in order to stay alive are getting too much bother, some designers in Sweden might have an …

CES 2014: Smart contact lenses 'give you superhuman vision'

A new augmented reality eyewear system from Innovega could provide wearers with a truly 'immersive' experience<p>A new eyewear system that combines high-tech contact lenses and Google Glass-like smart glasses to provide the wearer with 'superhuman vision' is being showcased at the International …

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Radiation Physicist Beautifully Colorizes X-Ray Images of Nature

<b>Hanging Begonia, Chameleon</b><p>In late October, at the TEDx event in Groningen, Netherlands, one man stood on the stage and gave a fascinating talk about how his life's work had taken him on a journey to becoming an artist. Arie van't Riet studied radiation physics at Delft University of Technology and …

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Animal Loses Head But Remembers Everything

When I first saw this," says cell biologist Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado, "it was with total amazement."<p>This is a worm. It's called a planarian. It's about an inch long, and you'll find it gliding along the bottoms of rivers and ponds all over the world. It's very flat, like a moving bit of pasta — …

The 19 Best Horror Films Of 2013

In discussions of the year's best film, it's easy for horror to get overlooked. Here are 19 of the genre's best offerings in 2013.