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The Only 12 Exercises You Need To Get In Shape

Learn these moves and you’ll never need to pay for a gym membership again.<p>You can work out pretty much anywhere using bodyweight exercise moves.<p>Bodyweight exercises are moves that use only your body’s weight as resistance, such as pushups and lunges — no equipment needed. They’re a staple in many …

50 Websites to Waste Your Time On

Bored with your usual digital stomping grounds?<p>Don't fret! There are plenty of sites other than Facebook or Tumblr for you to waste countless hours. …

Gabriella Morrison here with the announcement that our hOMe construction plans are finalized and available. http://tinyhouseblog.com/?p=32191

20 Smart Micro House Design Ideas That Maximize Space

There seems to be a trend lately in building tiny, micro houses. It’s basically all about finding a way to include as many things and functions into …

The Extreme Measures One Man Took To Learn About Online Tracking

Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy.<p>Aaron Brown has scruffy brown hair, a thin mustache-goatee combo, and one of those mouths that rests in a frown. …

Privacy

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

What happens to a country when its young people stop having sex? Japan is finding out… Abigail Haworth investigates<p>Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her …

Many portable building manufacturers are extending their services by designing and building tiny affordable houses with their current equipment and experienced carpenters. http://tinyhouseblog.com/stick-built/showcase-sheds-tiny-house/

Intimacy in an Iron Lung

The developing status of sexual surrogates for the disabled, as part of a right to health and well-being: So wrong?<p>(<i>The Sessions</i>/Fox)<p>"As my father lay dying and his private nurses washed him, made him comfortable and gave him his medication, they also lingered gently over his private parts as they …

The Great Japanese Gang Wars

The season for pineapples (yakuza slang for hand grenades) may finally be over. Jake Adelstein and Nathalie-Kyoko Stucky on the bloody, seven-year …

These two psychological tricks will get people to do you favors

There are two well-established methods get what you want through roundabout ways. Both actually work in practical situations. What's the best way to …

Masturbation Is at the Root of the Culture Wars

"Tell me how you really feel about masturbation, and I can more or less predict how you'll feel about the more frequently debated 'sex war' issues."<p>When we think of the culture wars, we tend to think of sex. And when we think of the most contentious political fronts in the sex wars, we usually …

If this was a pill, you’d do anything to get it

<i>Update, 7/1/2013: Today was the day that Health Quality Partners -- the wildly successful Medicare experiment I profiled back in April -- was supposed to shut down. But on Thursday, Medicare hit "snooze" on the doomsday clock. HQP, they said, could have another 18 months. Here's their</i> …

13 Smart Podcasts That Will Feed Your Hunger for Knowledge and Ideas

Citing Exhaustion, Kim Jong-un to Stop Threatening World on Weekends

PYONGYANG (The Borowitz Report)—Saying that he could “no longer keep up the punishing pace of sabre rattling seven days a week,” North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un said today that beginning this month he will take weekends off from vowing to incinerate the world.<p>After the official Korean Central …

Beethoven Dada

Sometime around 1920, the German composer Stefan Wolpe, then eighteen years old, organized a Dada provocation in Berlin, in which he set up eight Victrolas on a stage, placed on each of them a recording of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony, and had a team of confederates play the records at different …