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The Morphine Queen Who Defied the Nazis

Baron Heinrich von Puttkamer was dying of pneumonia. As the Prussian noble and high-ranking army officer struggled to draw his last, ragged breaths …

Literature

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Workouts

15 Countries That Existed 100 Years Ago but Don’t Anymore

From the collapse ancient empires to the renaming of exotic places, the map of the world looks very different now than it did a century ago.<p>A hundred …

World History

Over 200 Backward Compatible Xbox 360 Games Discounted

Microsoft is slashing the prices of over 200 Xbox 360 games that work on Xbox One.<p>Called the Xbox One Backward Compatibility Super Sale, Microsoft is …

Darth Vader Comic Continues After Infamous 'No' In Issue #1 Preview

Picking up after the events of Revenge of the Sith.<p>A new Star Wars comic book series will debut this June that chronicles the rise of Darth Vader, …

Darth Vader

5 Foods to Add to Your Diet for a Toned Summer Bod

The days are getting longer and the sun is coming out. It’s time to get those bikinis ready, because summer is on its way! To prep for sunny summer days, Katrina and I have been adding five foods to our meals for extra health perks. These foods deliver a beautiful complexion, slim waistline, happy …

These 8 Moves Are the Only Ones You Need to Get Strong as Hell

A strong body does more than give you bragging rights at the gym, although that's a definite side benefit. You're less likely to be injured when you …

Workouts

This 5-Minute Workout Will Supersize Your Chest, Arms, and Shoulders​ | Men’s Health

Supersetting these exercises will give you a massive pump. Because of the high volume of work, you won't need much weight. 10 to 25 pound dumbbells should get the job done.<p><b>Directions</b>: Perform the exercises below in the order listed for 30 seconds each:<p>1a. Incline pushups<p>1b. Dumbbell neutral grip …

An Interactive History of 42nd Street’s Dramatic Transformation Over 164 Years

There are two 42nd Streets. West of Sixth Avenue, what was once an artery of sordid drear has been almost entirely remade in the last few decades, …

Penguin Random House

A Star Wars Story We Want: Palpatine

The Emperor has commanded a galaxy, so why not his own spin-off movie?<p>As the Emperor of the Galactic Empire, Sheev Palpatine has a bit of a …

Star Wars

Fix Your Bench Press, Deadlift, and Front Squat

6 Modifications for Injury-Free Lifting<p>Getting results is hard enough when you're healthy. It's damn near impossible when you're battling your own …

Origin of Darth Vader's Lightsaber to Be Revealed in New Comic

Picking up at the end of Revenge of the Sith.<p>A new ongoing Darth Vader comic book series is on the way from writer Charles Soule and artist Giuseppe …

Comic Books

Thor: Ragnarok Is Basically Planet Hulk Plus a Road Trip Comedy

We’ve finally got a lot more official details about the plot to <i>Thor: Ragnarok,</i> and while there is a lot of Planet Hulk going on, there seems to be a …

3 New Ways to Bench Press

Build Your Chest, Get Stronger, Stay Healthier<p>1 – Head-Off Chest Press<p>Slide back towards the end of the bench so that the base of your neck is at the …

How World War I gave us 'cooties'

The Brits called it the "Great War." To the Yanks, it was the "World War." No one wanted to think there could be a second. Though World War I, which began 100 years ago next month, devastated lives and landscapes, its effect on language was almost paradoxically positive. It spawned hundreds of new …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

New U.S. U.N. envoy warns allies: back us or we'll take names | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, pledged on Friday to overhaul the world body and warned U.S. allies that if they do not support Washington, then she is “taking names” and will respond.<p>Haley made brief remarks to reporters as she arrived at the …

North Africa

The Best Mobility Drill For Lifters & Athletes

Get Bigger Lifts With Looser Hips<p>Hips Don't Lie<p>Take a look at any lifter from the side and you'll notice something obvious: there's a ton of muscle …

Biomechanics

Here Are the Hidden Health Benefits of Your Workout Routine

Fitness: Maybe you don’t need another reason to hit the gym, but if you do… Did you know that exercising three times a week can lower your chance of …

Injustice 2’s newest trailer pits Robin v. Batman

There’s got to be some reason why they’re all fighting<p>Bane, Poison Ivy, Wonder Woman, Supergirl and Darkseid (as the pre-order come-on) all cameo in the latest story trailer for <i>Injustice 2</i>, the DC Universe fighting game coming from NetherRealm Studios in May.<p>The story picks up the pieces of 2013's</i> …

The 10x10 shred extension workouts

Whether you've heard of it or not, German Volume Training, or GVT for short, has been around the weightlifting world since the 70s. The idea between …

Marvel's X-Men ResurrXion: Everything You Need to Know

The X-Men have had a hard couple of years in the comics, having had to continuously fight for mutantkind’s survival.<p>However all of that’s going to …

Feed your brain... and boost your memory and mood: Our life-changing series by a psychologist who’s studied the effect of diet on mental powers for 20 years

• <b>Health expert Delia McCabe talks you through the big brain dos and dont's</b>• <b><br>Leafy greens and cold water oily fish among the good foods to eat</b>• <b><br>Alcohol,</b> …

Nutrition

Great Quotes From 100 Years Of Nobel Prize For Literature Winners

<i>List of literature quotes from the last 100 years of Nobel Literature Prize winners.<br>Gathered by Regina Kenney</i><p><b>“Death is the fairest thing in the</b> …

Literature

15 players to target in fantasy drafts

15<p>Matt Patterson/Associated Press<p>Round 1: Lamar Miller, RB, Texans<p>Miller just sneaks into the first round (ADP 1.09), and I think he's a prime player …

Basic Strength and Muscle Weight Training Program

This is one in a series of regular weight training programs. Each program is optimized for a specific outcome including general fitness, weight loss, …

Formula E

Weight Loss Workout For Men Over 40

The older we get, the more difficult it seems to lose the extra weight that is put on over the years. Being over the age of 40 can make weight loss …

THE HAPPIEST MARRIAGE IN HOLLYWOOD: The Story of William Haines and Jimmy Shields

William Haines and Jimmy Shields with Jean Harlow, William Powell, and friends.<p>In 1933, a young and successful actor lost his job in Hollywood. His …

The top 10 best Queens Of The Stone Age songs

When Josh Homme signed up as Screaming Trees touring guitarist following the dissolution of his cult ‘desert rock’ band Kyuss in 1995, no-one could …

Listen To New CHEVELLE Song 'Young Wicked'

<b>"Young Wicked"</b>, a brand new song from <b>CHEVELLE</b>, can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's forthcoming album, <b>"The North Corridor"</b>, …

Music