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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 …

Memories Can Go Astray When We Step Outside Our Bodies

Our bodies may help us remember our lives, fixing experiences in place. By using virtual reality, scientists can make people feel like they're outside their own bodies. And when they do, the brain struggles to remember what happened.<p>The phenomenon is a bit like the disembodied sensation that some …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Books

How data and connectivity could change your gym habit

Gym rats and exercise fiends will soon have a wealth of connected equipment and tools that can track their movement, biological data and make …

Luxury Submarine Hotel Offers Romantic Undersea Getaway

Lovers Deep is a luxury submarine offered by Oliver's Travels for couples to go on a romantic getaway, deep in the ocean, and perhaps join what they're coining as the “Mile Low Club” (an undersea alternative to the Mile High Club that so many have participated in on airplanes). Each watercraft in …

Luxury

NASA is now accepting applications from companies that want to mine the moon

NASA is now working with private companies to take the first steps in exploring the moon for valuable resources like helium 3 and rare earth metals.<p>Initial proposals are due tomorrow for the Lunar Cargo Transportation and Landing by Soft Touchdown program (CATALYST). One or more private companies …

9 Utterly Ridiculous Conspiracy Theories

Moon landing deniers have nothing on these people.<p>From lizard people to the Denver airport being a portal to Hell, some of our favorite far-out conspiracy theories.

Quick Guide to Learning a Language Abroad

Florence – Italian Perfection and Charm

As soon as we arrived in Florence, we knew there was something unique about this city. Everything clicked – it was love at first sight. Florence had …

Italy

Quick Guide To Amsterdam visitors never Run Out of Things

Amsterdam visitors never run out of things to do – this lovely old city has a city center that’s quiet and perfect for walking and biking – with over …

Travel Blog - As We Travel

China pollution wafting across Pacific to blanket U.S. : study

BEIJING (Reuters) - Pollution from China travels in large quantities across the Pacific Ocean to the United States, a new study has found, making environmental and health problems unexpected side effects of U.S. demand for cheap China-manufactured goods.<p>People ride along a bridge on a smoggy day in …

The Kano Build-it-yourself Computer For Kids Raises $1.4M On Kickstarter

Built on top of the Raspberry Pi, Kano is a build-it-yourself computer which launched on Kickstarter with the aim of pulling in $100,000 in crowd funding to get 1,000 of its Kano kits to market by summer 2014. It’s only six hours away from closing its campaign and has raised just over $1.4 million …

4 Abs Exercises from the Crazy Fit Rockettes

Try these moves to get some kickin’ core muscles<p>When you think about the Rockettes, the first word that comes to mind is probably “kicks.” Truth: The Rockettes do a whole lot of kicking in the <i>Radio City Christmas Spectacular</i>. Truth #2: The Rockettes are insanely fit—they have to be in order to do …

Man vs. Flab

As the host of TV's Man v. Food, Adam Richman ate massive portions of greasy grub for a living. But then he ditched the show, overcame his bad habits, and took control of his body.<p>I KNEW WHAT I WAS GETTING INTO: 72-ounce steaks, shakes by the quart, atomic wings. When I landed <i>Man v. Food</i> in 2008, I …

Steam Machine unboxing videos show Valve's new hardware | PC Invasion

<b>Update:</b> Check out the controller and Portal 2 in action.<p>Usually we don’t post unboxing videos as they’re generally rather pointless but we’ll make an …

Android Run Time: An Easy Hack To Make Your Phone Faster And Its Battery Last Longer

<i>Update: if you also want to get the stock Android look of the Nexus 5 on any Android device running v4.1 or above check out my recent Forbes post here.</i><p>When Android 4.4 ‘KitKat’ launched on October 31 something very important and underreported was introduced. Its name is ‘ART’ and with the Android …

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Water Tower

The artist Tom Fruin has built this water tower made of colored plexiglas in Brooklyn. The strange structure is a tribute to New York and the “water …

Elephant tears: Newborn weeps after being parted from mother who tried to kill him

<b>This newborn elephant cried for five hours without stopping after he was rejected by his mother.</b><p>Vets hoped it was an accident when the youngster’s …

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