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How to colour your manga art like a pro

The best manga art is colourful and expressive, so here I'll explain how I work with colour and form to make my manga art characters shine. I'll also …

Graphics

The Afterburn Workout | Men's Health

To do the workout, you’ll use one light weight and work as hard as possible for 45 seconds, while only resting for 15 seconds. But fair warning: If you’re not used to training like this, it’ll be tough.<p>“Using lighter loads for longer work periods and shorter rest places a ton of metabolic stress on …

19 Ways to Build Your Back | Men's Health

So we asked <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness advisor Andy Speer—creator of the cutting-edge Anarchy Workout—to give us 10 ways we can row for a bigger, stronger back.<p>But we also gave him a caveat: He couldn’t lift dumbbells or a barbell. In fact, we instructed him he could use only variations of the inverted …

3 Reasons You're Not Ripped

Shutterstock<p>You almost never eat French fries or donuts or Dairy Queen Blizzards, and pizza is only for cheat days, so you’ve ruled out a crappy …

'Seven': 20 Things You (Probably) Didn't Know About David Fincher's Classic

Two decades later, we're still totally creeped out by "Seven."<p>The seven-deadly-sins-inspired serial killer thriller, which opened 20 years ago this week (on September 22, 1995), helped put director David Fincher on the map and marked a career milestone for stars Brad Pitt, Morgan Freeman, and Kevin …

Brad Pitt

Handgrip Strength Can Determine Future Health Risks

Mark Peterson, PhD, can relate. As a professor and exercise physiologist at the University of Michigan Medical School, he works with a wide range of age groups, and knows as well as anyone which statistics really matter. “I’ve always hated BMI,” he says. “It can’t detect who’s at high risk.”<p>That’s …

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The Body-Weight Workout That Burns an Insane Amount of Fat

Transform your physique and send your fitness levels soaring with this fast and furious routine<p>During your next workout, draw maximum benefit from minimum time investment with this fast-paced bodyweight cardio routine.<p>It's simple, but effective: You'll perform an exercise for 20 seconds, rest 10 …

Exercise

10 Beautiful Modern Websites Made with Squarespace

I’m constantly looking at other websites (even non-blog sites) to get inspiration for the next iteration of Design Milk and to spot new trends in …

Web Design

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Particles

Tom Dixon designs Brew coffee set of reflective copper products

British designer Tom Dixon has unveiled a set of copper-covered items for brewing and serving coffee.<p>The Brew coffee set is designed to include all …

Coffee

An Oregon Couple Rushed Through Their Wedding Because Of A Wildfire And The Photos Are Breathtaking

So, a wildfire starts burning around you and it's terrifying, sure. But it also makes for a hell of a wedding photo.

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

How to Get Better Landscape Photographs By Controlling Perspective

This article has been necessitated by the countless debates I have with photographers about the kind of lenses that should be used for landscape …

8 Exercises to Help You Get Bigger Arms Like the Rock

“Just so we’re clear, that doesn’t mean performing endless sets of curls,” says Schoenfeld. “Hammering away at one exercise won’t give you arms that pop—you have to work the full spectrum of muscle fibers throughout your arm in multiple ways from multiple angles.”<p>And that’s exactly what you’ll do …

Videography

Electronic skin makes your body a computer

<b>(CNN) —</b> A patch of gold, just a few centimeters wide and light as a feather, could reveal your innermost thoughts and feelings.<p>This is the premise of Professor John Rogers' Biostamp. By attaching flexible, miniature sensors to the user's temple, he has been able to track brain waves in real time …

Brainwaves

An accurate and affordable on-ear headphone? It does exist

If you're turned off by bass-heavy headphones, and yearn for greater clarity the Noontec Zoro II HD on-ear is the one to get.<p>Here's an under the radar pick for an outstanding headphone, where the price/sound quality ratio definitely qualify as excellent. The Noontec Zoro II HD on-ear headphone's …

Audiophile

Maximising your MINI experience

We’ve seen a lot of Virtual Reality (VR) of late. As much as it sounds fancy, it’s actually pretty straightforward. The real wonder is Augmented …

Augmented Reality

Humans transform into portraits of animals using only body paint

The Workout That Builds Muscle Fast

Most guys add more—more load, more sets, more reps. However, I’ve found a better, more efficient solution: clusters.<p>Clusters work best for exercises in the push, pull, and squat families. (Think: bench presses, overhead presses, pullups, rows, back squats, front squats, or lunges.) Choose an …

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

Workouts

Why knuckle cracking makes a popping sound, and why it might be beneficial

When muscle joints are pulled apart there forms a tiny cavity filled with gas which then collapses, creating a popping noise.<p>The wince-inducing sound of knuckles cracking is caused by a small bubble building up in the fluid of the fingers then ‘popping ‘, scientists believe, and it could even be …

The Facts about Fish Oil Supplements and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

<b>4 Benefits of Fish Oil</b><p>Adding fish oil to your diet won’t necessarily result in these 4 benefits, but is likely to help if your omega-3 and omega-6 intake is currently unbalanced. You’ll benefit from addressing the ratio of omega fatty acids, rather than from taking the fish oil itself.<p>We’re going …