Ola Popławska

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The 10-Minute, Fat-Burning Jump Rope Workout

Jumping rope can burn as many calories as running (and build some killer muscles), but perhaps the biggest benefit of double dutch is improving …

Why Not Just Dispose Of Nuclear Waste In The Sun?

We could do it, but should we?<p>After FYI answered why dumping the world's nuclear waste into a volcano would be a bad idea, our inbox was flooded with readers wondering, "Well, how about shooting it into the sun?"<p>On paper, this is a fantastic way to wipe our hands clean of all that pesky waste. The …

The Case for Alien Life

Only one planet has been proven to support life: our own. But with at least 11 billion Earth-sized worlds in our galaxy orbiting in their stars' habitable zones, the odds that we are not alone are improving.<p>On Feb. 9, 2013, NASA's Curiosity rover found something on Mars that set a milestone in the …

Uruguay votes to create world's first national legal marijuana market

Uruguay's unprecedented plan to create a legal marijuana market has taken its critical first step in the lower house of Congress.<p>All 50 members of the ruling Broad Front coalition approved the proposal just before midnight on Wednesday in a party line vote, keeping a narrow majority of the 96 MPs …

NINE KEYS TO A PERFECT SQUAT

<i>Written by Jim Stoppani, PhD and Michael Berg</i><p><b>FLEXONLINE.COM</b><p>It's so brutally simple, a caveman could have invented it. Drape a heavy weight across …

2014 Aston Martin V12 Vantage S: Familiar Formula

Gaydon's recipe for success: Just add power.<p>Since its unfortunate experience with the slow-selling and notoriously unreliable Lagonda, Aston Martin has avoided reinventing the wheel. Simply look at the recent updates to the DB9 and the Rapide S for proof. Now the V12 Vantage, which was first …

Watts For Lunch? (Or Why Humans Are Like Light Bulbs)

There's a new lunch place down the block, so like you do when the menu looks interesting, I walked in and ordered something mysterious, which for me was the "Red Lentil and Edamame Salad," mostly because I can never remember what edamame is, and because that word suggests doing something slightly …

Late Night Eating: Weight Gain Facts And Myths

“Eat breakfast like a king, eat lunch like a prince and eat dinner like a pauper.” This maxim can be attributed to nutrition writer Adelle Davis, and …

Nutrition

12 Crazy Expensive Hotel Suites Around The World

From high-roller villas in Las Vegas to the uber-decadent suite in Istanbul where Madonna shacked up with her beau, these suites are designed to make you drool — and sold at prices that will make you gag.

Costa Rica

Hauntingly Beautiful Pictures Show Budapest Then And Now

Zoltán juxtaposes decades-old images of buildings and scenes around the cities with brand new photos, taken in the identical location as the originals.<p>The images recently went viral on Reddit, and it's easy to see why. Zoltán has shared a selection of his photographs from Budapest with us. To see …

Budapest

The Comeback: Tijuana

TravelTraveler Magazine<p>Until recently <b>Tijuana, Mexico,</b> was best left to kids looking for trouble. But a blossoming cultural scene is helping the busy borderland 17 miles south of San Diego turn a sophisticated corner.<p>La Casa del Túnel — named for an illicit tunnel that was once underneath — now …

How to Pack Light: 9 Tips to Lighten Your Load

Packing requires practicality: Not only must you carefully plot what items to bring, but you must also strategically organize them into one compact carry-on. With steep checked-baggage fees increasing already lofty flight costs, experienced globetrotters often suggest stripping down to the absolute …

Swimwear

3D model gets you up close with the Xbox One

Chances are it'll be quite a few months before most of us have a chance to go hands-on with the Xbox One. Until then, you can at least get a very …

Kinect