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Ego Strength the Id, Superego, and Reality

In Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory of personality, ego strength is the ability of the ego to deal effectively with the demands of the id, the …

Psychology

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

It’s Time For The United States To Divorce Before Things Get Dangerous

<i>“When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another…” —</i> …

Political Science

There's Actually No Such Thing as Different 'Learning Styles', According to Science

No Sharon, you're not a "visual learner".<p>When I was at school, a fair amount of time was put into determining our "learning styles." Teachers told us …

Pedagogy

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

The University That Launched a CIA Front Operation in Vietnam

How the friendship between a Vietnamese politician and an American academic led Michigan State University into a vast experiment in nation-building and pulled America deeper into war.<p>Time was, Michigan State University made national headlines mostly with its football and basketball teams. Then, …

Michigan State University

The Pushup Workout From Hell

Your pecs will feel as if they’re about to pop out of your shirt by the time you’re done this one-move workout<p>This chest workout consists of only one exercise—the pushup—but it’s hard as hell. That’s because it uses varying tempos to cumulatively challenge the same muscle groups, says <i>Men’s Health</i> …

Workouts

March for Our Minds – Stop Indoctrinating Kids

<b>[To learn more about the Freedom Center's fight against K-12 indoctrination, visit StopK12Indoctrination.org.]</b><p><i>Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman</i> …

Obsessed fan who shot player, inspired movie, dies

CHICAGO (AP) — She inspired a novel and a movie starring Robert Redford when in 1949 she lured a major league ballplayer she'd never met into a hotel …

Crime

A shadowy and controversial secret club meets in the California woods every year — and at least 5 US presidents were members

<b>• Bohemian Grove is the Sonoma County, California campground where the Bohemian Club meets annually.</b><p><b>• The Bohemian Club, a San Francisco-based private club that has counted a number of US presidents among its members, is a controversial group.</b><p><b>• The club's reported rituals and secretive status have</b> …

Ronald Reagan

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

Inside the intensive, two-month training all Delta flight attendants must attend that's harder to get into than Harvard

Flying

TPush Ups Plus Lat Rows Equal One Killer Exercise

The push up is arguably the ideal upper body exercise that also builds core strength. Push ups can be done anywhere with no equipment and don't …

10cc: how we made I'm Not in Love

‘The drummer said it was crap and we were just about to scrap the whole thing. Then I heard the studio’s secretary singing it – and the window-cleaner whistling it’<p><b>Eric Stewart, singer-songwriter, keyboard</b><p>I met this gorgeous girl called Gloria at Halifax town hall. I was 18. She was 16. Three years …

Hung Up

What students know that experts don't: School is all about signaling, not skill-building

Parents, teachers, politicians and researchers tirelessly warn today's youths about the unforgiving job market that awaits them. If they want to succeed in tomorrow's economy, they can't just coast through school. They have to soak up precious knowledge like a sponge. But even as adulthood …

Six eerie stories of what happens when you die - from people who've been 'brought back to life'

You might actually KNOW that you are dead for quite a long time after you die, according to a chilling new study.<p>Researchers have discovered you may …

16 Subreddits That Will Creep You The Fuck Out

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Horror

Meet Hyon Song-wol, North Korea's 'Spice Girl' whose execution was greatly exaggerated

She leads North Korea's answer to the "Spice Girls", was rumoured to have been Kim Jong-un's girlfriend, and was reportedly executed by firing squad.<p>Having been the subject of such fevered speculation for years, Hyon Song-wol was greeted by a barrage of camera flashes as she arrived in Seoul on …

North Korea

3 Kettlebell Exercises for an Iron Grip

<b>Whether you know it or not, your forearm and grip strength say a lot about you</b>. Grip strength is a quick way to evaluate how much full body strength …

Workouts

How to go beyond diet and exercise to incorporate a 'third pillar of fitness' into your training

A growing movement in fitness suggests people shouldn't surround themselves with comfortable environments all the time.<p>Living in a constantly pleasant 72-degree bubble avoids the environmental stress that might help push our bodies to their full potential. When suddenly exposed to changes in …

Immune System

Muscle Building Tip: Eating Whole Eggs Sparks Muscle Growth​ | Men’s Health

Then, the researchers took biopsies of the men’s muscles two and five hours later to measure something called their myofibrillar protein synthetic response, or the rate at which their protein fibers repaired themselves following the small tears caused by their workout.<p>They discovered that the whole …

Fisherman reels in catches straight out of hell

A fisherman has revealed a bizarre array of weird sea creatures that have ended up in his nets.<p>Russian trawlerman Roman Fyodorov’s photographs …

Fantastic Beasts

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

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How the Keto Diet—Even Without Exercise—Slays the Opposition

An American research team wanted to know which combination of diet and exercise has the most beneficial results on metabolic syndrome in 10 …

Diabetes

How Special Forces Bury the True Cost of America's Wars

When specialized (and glorified) units do the dirty work—and sustain the casualties—the normal political constraints on military power are lost.<p>Over the past 16 years, a profound transformation has been underway in how America wages war. Starting under George W. Bush after 9/11, and accelerating …

National Security

How America’s Colonel Kurtz Beat Back North Korea

His code-breakers helped the U.S. turn back a North Korean invasion, but Donald Nichols would soon veer out of control, losing touch with morality, …

North Korea

Stanislav Petrov, the Russian Officer Who Averted a Nuclear War, Feared History Repeating Itself

Stanislav Petrov, the retired officer of the Soviet Air Defense Forces whose death at the age of 77 was announced this week, did not enjoy discussing …

War

Dad Bod: Redefined Day 4​ Is a Full-Body, 10-Move Circuit | Men’s Health

We’ve partnered with trainer Cory Gregory to bring you a cutting-edge, four-week program with five workouts that will help you completely reshape your body. By using a time-based circuit format—allowing you to focus more on quality reps rather than sloppily pumping out a set number—you’ll build …

Exclusive: North Korea's Unit 180, the cyber warfare cell that worries the West

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea's main spy agency has a special cell called Unit 180 that is likely to have launched some of its most daring and successful cyber attacks, according to defectors, officials and internet security experts.<p>North Korea has been blamed in recent years for a series of online …

North Korea

How to Use a Kettlebell for Flat Abs

The lopsided, cannonball-shaped kettlebell works your core like crazy—sculpting, strengthening, and trimming in ways no other tool can match<p>To look …

Workouts