Nick Vera

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She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Who will win the game platform war?

With Microsoft’s announcement of the Xbox One this week, the slate of consoles for the next generation has become a known quantity. Each major game console maker has revealed its strategy, and game industry veterans can now weigh in on who has the best plan. But the competition in games isn’t …

Microsoft Reveals The Xbox One

Microsoft promises the Xbox One will be more than just a game console, but a "living room" with a TV tuner and cable box. Users will be able to switch between watching TV and gaming instantly through the Kinect device.

Ford Shelby GT

According to data compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 8.61 out of 1,000 Ford Shelby GT sports cars produced were ultimately stolen during 2009.

Traffic Safety

BMW Fires a Legendary Motorcycle Into the 21st Century

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 05.24.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:44 pm. 4:44 pm<p>BMW’s bikes have always been an …

The complex and fickle science of taste

Salt, sugar, and fat: these three components can make a food that's palatable to just about anyone. But inside the food industry, researchers struggle to balance universal likes with the strange specificity of human taste: a concept that is often based less on what we innately dislike and more on …

Top 10 detox foods

10 cleansing foods to get your body back on track<p>Recently overindulged? Feeling a bit sluggish? Or just not looking your best? It could be that your …

Thinking Through The Motion: Tips For Achieving Effective Muscle Gains

Action of Contraction<p>Believe it or not, we’re all dummies! I do not mean that literally, but for the most part our bodies can twist and turn in …

Morning Nutrition: 7 Muscle-Building Breakfasts

Besides post-workout, breakfast is really the only other time your body craves fuel. In the morning, we especially need good fuel to snap our bodies …

How and Why to Run Hill Sprint Intervals

Many people today are leaning more towards interval training to augment their conditioning programs - and for good reason. <b>Interval training allows</b> …

AEV Builds The Jeep That Jeep Should Have Built

The luxury adventure vehicle market is a buyer’s conundrum, populated with specialty vehicles that only enthusiasts understand, and applying wildly differing interpretations of luxury. If you are like us and consider luxury to be quality and performance, more than leather and wood, then you’ll …

The Biomechanics of Running and its Transfer to the Performance of CrossFit Exercises

Perhaps the biggest criticism of CrossFit, whether merited or not, is that CrossFit training is dangerous, and high-risk. I regularly hear things …

The 5 Basic Staple Supplements

You see many people using many things. In fact most people use far more supplements than they need to. With so many different products to choose …

Nutrition

The Complete Guide to Workout Nutrition [Infographic]

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Most Audacious Companies: Lit Motors | Inc.com

The ideal way to get around a city is on a motorcycle, but it can also be dangerous. Meet the C-1: a two-wheeled electric vehicle with a sleek, fully enclosed chassis that provides more safety than a motorcycle.<p>The C-1 is the flagship vehicle of Lit Motors, which was founded by Daniel Kim in 2010. …

Palantir is helping California police develop controversial license plate database

Throwing more light on the controversial use of police license plate readers, a new report from the Center for Investigative Reporting reveals the development of a new California database under development with the help of Palantir, a Silicon Valley firm whose data analysis technology is in wide …

Change Your Posture, Change Your Performance [Guest Post]

<b>Have you ever looked in the mirror and thought to yourself, “My posture sucks!”? Or was your mom constantly on you about “sitting up straight!”?</b><p>Well …

Too Many Cooks: Summer Refreshment

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>It's hot out. And while nobody loves sweating profusely or getting a sunburn, there is something appealing about the heat: extended …

Arnold Palmer

How To Relieve Lower Back Tightness, Tension, and Soreness

Trigger Point Release For Beginners | The Art of Manliness

We can’t all afford a personal masseuse or athletic trainer to regularly rub out the kinks, soreness, and tight spots in our muscles. But there is a …

Kettlebell Exercise Routine | The Art of Manliness

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How To: Shave with a Safety Razor

How To: Shave with a Safety Razor

Get trim at Dolce & Gabbana's new London barbershop

While a few British men seem to pull off the Dolce & Gabbana look without even trying (exhibit A:<p>Billericay's most famous export, David Gandy), some …

The Bloody History Behind the Barber's Pole

Mark Twain once wrote: 'What one experiences in a barber's shop the first time he enters one is what he always experiences in barbers' shops …

Name That Shifter, No. 138 - Feature

On Monday, we presented this week’s shifter and asked you to identify the make and model of the vehicle whence it came. Despite our best efforts to throw you guys off the trail with a little blur action and a black-and-white photo filter, commenter Ogre correctly identified the shifter as a Morgan …

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