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Bill Nye Fights Back

How a mild-mannered children’s celebrity plans to save science in America—or go down swinging.<p><i>Photographs by F. Scott Schafer</i><p>Let’s say that I am, through my actions, doomed, and that I will go to hell,” Bill Nye said. He was prepping for a Super Bowl party and making pizza dough from a recipe given …

Bill Nye

Here's Why Students Fall Asleep During Lectures

<i>This post originally appeared on Quora in response to the question "Why do we fall asleep during lectures?"</i><i>We've republished an answer from Robert Frost, a NASA engineer and instructor.</i><p>John Medina, in his book Brain Rules, introduces data that forms the following graph:<p>The data shows that student …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

How do dads influence their teen daughters' well-being?

"The influence of fathers on their teenage children has long been overlooked. Now researchers are finding surprising ways in which dads make a …

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

5 Easy Ways to Start Building Bigger Biceps

1 of 6<p>Brian Kuhlmann<p>Growin' Your Guns<p>Want bigger, better biceps? Then just do barbell curls until you puke. Ha. If only it were that easy. According …

Bands

Home Ab Workout for Men

38 videos in this guide<p>How to Do a Sit-Up<p>How to Do a Crunch<p>How to Do a Side Crunch<p>How to Do a Reverse Crunch<p>How to Do an Ab Reverse Curl<p>How to Do a …

Build a Bigger Chest and Triceps - No-Barbell Workout

The bench press is taken and so are all the cable machines, but the dumbbells are all free. Today is chest and triceps day – but isn’t the barbell …

6 Big Finishers for Every Major Muscle Group

Great endings—whether they occur in sports, on film or on your last date—are the memorable ones. Sure, what you do at the beginning of your routine …

Exercise

Million Dollar Arm Workout - Build Muscular Arms

It might be a long shot developing a 95mph fastball to make the big bucks in the big leagues, but you certaintly can build yourself some solid beach …

Muscle

How to use free weights to get ripped six-pack abs

If you only buy one piece of workout equipment, invest in free weights. They’re inexpensive, versatile, and a great way to make moves you’ve mastered …

Get Six Pack Abs for Summer - 10 Minute Ab Workout

Sure, diet is the main component to having defined abs, but a little bit of work on them doesn’t hurt. Since we came to that realization, we asked …

Choose your carbs wisely

Carbohydrates often get a bad rap, especially when it comes to weight gain. But carbohydrates aren't all bad. Because of their numerous health …

Nutrition

The 7-Day Biceps Cure

Here's what you need to know...<p>The 7-Day Biceps Cure is a blend of rest-pause training and Charles Staley's EDT (Escalated Density Training).<br>• The Cure …

The No-Situp Abs Workout

Workouts

The Move That Makes Your Belly Disappear

Carve a V-shaped torso with this two-in-one, back-blasting exercise<p>Building your back can make you appear slimmer, even if you haven't lost an inch around your middle. Your largest back muscles—the latissimus dorsi—start on the lower half of your back and attach to the inside of your upper arms, …

Workouts

The Truth About Muscle Confusion

Joseph Arangio

The Best 6 Exercises For Bigger and Stronger Arms

Like every other bodypart, training smart is the key for developing a big pair of arms. Massive guns are built using compound movements, heavy enough …

Hypertrophy

52 Healthier Alternatives to Late-Night Snacks

We've all been there: It's late, we're hungry, and the drive-through window is beckoning. But before you grab the keys (or call for delivery) check …

Healthy Eating

How To Build A Rock Solid Core | Crucial Fitness

<b>Core Workout with iSupp Ambassador Mathew Tidball.</b><p><b>Commonly asked questions: How to build a rock solid core? What are the best ‘abs’ exercises?</b><p>The …

Workout Pyramids: The Fastest Way to Lose Fat

When it comes to fat loss, slow and steady does not win the race. Utilizing pyramids, an advanced training technique, can provide an intense …

How to hack corporate culture from within

Imagine Gandhi within the four walls of a large multinational corporation. This isn't some surreal thought experiment, but a practical line of inquiry. How do our change-making skills shift once we enter into collegial relationships with power? How can revolutions be incubated in cubicles? How can …

Culture is critical to company success and business transformation, but good luck taking advantage of it

A 2013 Booz&Co study, Culture’s Role in Enabling Organizational Change by DeAnne Aguirre, Rutger von Post, and Micah Alpern, is revealing on two …

Is corporate culture like friendship: based on trust and investment?

Despite its revival in the media as the potential source of all evil in the business world, corporate culture remains a concept that is difficult to define. The lack of a clear definition means some people use a vague notion of corporate culture as a scapegoat for accidents such as the Deepwater …

As a Leader, Create a Culture of Sponsorship

Sexual tension will always exist in the workplace. Affairs happen, and where there’s even the possibility of sex, there’s gossip.<p>Sex — or the specter of it — haunts sponsorship, prompting men and women to avoid the professional partnerships necessary to achieve their career goals for fear of being …

8 Ways to Keep Your Employees Happy

A recent survey found that 70% of people are more likely to look for a new job after vacation. Realistically speaking, with the holidays and the …

Quits Are Up: 7 Employee Retention Strategies Your Company Must Have

<i>Update: I added a further article on the rising quit rate in my November 2014 article, Quits Are Up: Is It Time To Raise Wages?</i><p>Over two and a quarter million employees quit their jobs in October, the highest number since 2010. Are your staff members going to sing Johnny Paycheck’s best song, “Take …