Becca Lynn Bentley

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5 Best Ab Exercises for Explosive Results

I know you've tried day in and day out to work out for those rock-hard abs you see on reality shows every day. Been there, done that. But did you …

Amateur Astronomers Discovered A 120-Mile-Tall Plume Coming Off Mars

Almost nothing like it has ever been observed on the red planet before<p>On March 12, 2012, amateur skywatchers noticed something unusual coming off of Mars' southern hemisphere. It was an extremely bright plume, extending 120 miles or more into the Martian sky. Clouds, aurora, and other Martian …

Astronomy

Adventure Dreams: 10 Classic Adventures

These are the quintessential adventure experiences you organize your year around because they require fitness, specialized gear, and maybe a large chunk of time off work. Our top ten cover life-list terrain in the mountains, ocean, and the desert and include the expert advice, gear tips, and …

Hiking

The Fat-Shredding 20-Minute Workout

You don't need heavy weights for a great workout. You just need a great workout for the weights you have. That's why I created this 20-minute, fat-shredding routine that you can do with just a pair of 5- or 10-pound dumbbells. The best way to describe it: gut-busting.<p>How can light loads pack such a …

World's Best Ecolodges

National Parks

These 29 Diagrams Are All You Need To Get In Shape

Including quick workouts, smoothie recipes, pre-workout snack ideas, yoga, how to become a runner, and more.

DARPA Wants Prosthetic Hands That Can Feel Like Real Hands

New initiative to create better sensing<p>Consider it a silver lining amid the dark storm clouds of war. DARPA, the Defense Department’s advanced research wing, this Sunday announced progress in a project to make prosthetic hands provide the sensation of touch. The injuries from two long wars abroad …

Biology Ideas That Billionaire Peter Thiel Thinks Are Worth Funding

Targeting "undruggable" proteins and putting stress sensors in watches<p>Investor Peter Thiel may be best known for founding PayPal and investing early in Facebook, but it seems he has a soft spot for biology too. Since 2011, the Thiel Foundation has funded biotechnology startups through an …

Peter Thiel