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Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

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Destiny: The Taken King review

It starts with the campaign. <i>The Taken King</i>’s single-player story mode deviates significantly from <i>Destiny</i>’s both by being fun to play alone and by actually having a story. Gone is the disinterested Peter Dinklage as your constant companion; in is a chirpy, C-3PO-esque Nolan North and a likable …

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Deadly Nepal earthquake was not the 'Big One,' scientists say

Though a magnitude 7.8 earthquake devastated Nepal on April 25, ripping through the mountainous country and killing about 9,000 people, it may not have been the region's "Big One," new research shows.<p>A pair of studies examining the physics of the temblor help reveal how so many small buildings and …

Just Come to Jesus

About a year ago, the woman teaching the Sunday School class in my church suggested in conclusion to her lesson that we should "throw away" our depression medication, our therapy appointment cards, and our books about mental illness. "Just come to Jesus," she said, "He will heal all." I think I've …

The 25 Best Abs Exercises

Refresh your workout with these ab exercises<p>Nothing says fit like a washboard stomach. But scoring high-definition abs isn't as easy as cranking out crunch after crunch. To sculpt a stronger, more chiseled core, you need the best ab workout to work the two dozen muscles between your hips and your …

Galaxy S6 versus iPhone 6: first-glance similarities aren't a bad thing

[custom:mwc15]The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Apple iPhone 6 both have glass fronts, a physical home button below the screen and metal around the sides. …

Galaxy S6 And S6 edge Hands-On: This Is The Nicest Android Phone Anyone Has Ever Built

This year at MWC, there's little in the way of room for the notion that Samsung failed to deliver on the hype. The Galaxy S6 is the most dramatic …

Galaxy S6 vs. HTC One M9: The definitive showdown

Sunday was easily one of the biggest days of 2015 for smartphone fans around the world, who watched along as three of the most impressive phones that …

Protein & Strength Training: Vital Components for Healthy Aging

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>As you age, it becomes harder to maintain muscle strength and bone health. Muscles tend to reduce in size unless you consistently …

The Definitive Guide to Drinking in Airports

<i>By Ben Robinson</i><p><i>Credit: iStock (Edited by Jennifer Bui)</i><p>According to highly scientific polling, every day, hundreds of people pass through the world's airports without drinking. Possibly thousands. These people are doing it wrong.<p>While the destination is something to be cherished and lusted after, …

Tree's 'Trap Genius' Is Here: Let's Party with the Hardest Working Man in Hip-Hop

Listen to the Chicago rapper's new project, 'Trap Genius,' and watch the new video for "Don't Een Care."<p>There’s a quote that gets thrown around sometimes by Chicagoans, attributed to Michael Douglas: “I'm impressed with the people from Chicago. Hollywood is hype, New York is talk, Chicago is …

What Will The PS5 And Xbox Two Be Like?

Sony and Microsoft are already planning for their next generation consoles<p>The current console generation (or is it the next generation?!) is not yet …

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair …

Here's what else might be in store for Xbox One to PC game streaming

When Windows 10 hits, people who upgrade to the new operating system and own an Xbox One will be able to stream and play those console titles to their PC.<p>Yesterday's announcement of the ability to wirelessly stream your Xbox One game to your PC for gaming was focused on what should be available at …

Why Google Glass Flopped

With customer service, production and supply chain management, companies are constantly being told that they have to get it right first time. In new technology, however, that mantra is turned on its head.<p>Try to think of a truly great product that realised anything like its full potential in its …

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Will Windows 10 be a PC gamer’s dream come true?

Microsoft is still riding high after a second consecutive NPD victory in December, but Xbox head Phil Spencer is already looking ahead to the next …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

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2K Sports brings back NHL 2K — on mobile platforms

Four years after it was mothballed, 2K Sports' ice hockey series will return.<p><i>NHL 2K</i> — undated — will skate back to iOS and Android devices this fall, hoping that the emergence of tablets and controller support since its last appearance in 2010 will make it a fuller partner in the simulation sports …

'NBA 2K15' drafts 3-D face mapping for latest game

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "NBA 2K15" is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game.<p>The developers of the interactive …

11 tricks to make your Android run faster

It’s frustrating to drop several hundred dollars on a high-end smartphone only to find that the smooth and speedy performance you expected remains elusive. Mid-rangers and the budget end of the market are even more prone to stuttering and lag. There are various ways to speed up that Android …

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Microsoft Is Paying Xbox 360 Owners to Buy an Xbox One

How much would it take to get you off your duff and over to your local game depot to pluck an Xbox One off the shelf? $5? $25? $50?<p>How about $75? …

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MotoGP 14 coming to PS4, PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 on June 20

<i>MotoGP 14</i> launches on june 20 for Windows PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PS Vita, developer Milestone announced today on Facebook.<p>This year's MotoGP release will feature improvements across its technical and social aspects, along with a new redesigned engine and audio engine. The …

The Dreamcast was the beginning, and the end, of the golden age of peripherals

The gaming industry used to be flooded with interesting peripherals. The era of the music game gave us piles of plastic instruments across two generations of consoles. PC gamers embraced racing wheels and flight sticks. Even NES gamers fell in love with the Advantage. The act of adding accessories …

Indie survival horror game Grave is coming to Xbox One

The first-person, survival horror game <i>Grave</i> is headed to Xbox One through its ID@Xbox program for indie games development, the game's developer, Broken Windows Studios, announced.<p>The news comes as <i>Grave</i> is amidst a Kickstarter campaign to raise $30,000; with 13 days left, it is about $9,500 of the …

Microsoft’s ambition is to make TV more interactive and entertaining (interview)

<i>Disclaimer: The organizers of Power of Play paid my way to Seattle, where I moderated a talk. Our coverage remains objective.</i><p>Elan Lee wants to remake entertainment by blending the interactivity of games and the passive viewing experience of TV. And he’ll get that chance by creating new interactive …

It May Be Time For Nintendo To Make Games, Not Consoles

It’s a little worrisome, writing this post. The opinion I’m about to put forth is one that can get you laughed out of game journalism, and one few people in the industry will even entertain. It’s the idea that Nintendo has lost their way when it comes to the home console game, and they should pivot …

Shaqtin' a Fool: LeBron James Stops Himself Cold

This might be my favorite episode of <i>Shaqtin' a Fool</i> ever.<p>Seriously, did we ever think we'd see LeBron James make the blooper reel? And he didn't just botch one of those trademark dunks—he did it twice! If anything, it makes him more human. Hopefully he can chuckle about it just as we do.<p>But that's …

Chicago's United Center Has a 'Bandwagon Cam' for Heat Fans in the Arena

The Chicago Bulls featured Miami Heat fans inside the United Center on their "Bandwagon Cam" during Thursday's Heat-Bulls game.<p>To make matters worse for Heat fans, their team lost to the Bulls, 107-87.<p>Hat tip to Beyond the Buzzer for the find.