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Google's new browser experiment lets you learn about basic AI

Just how does machine learning work? You’ve probably read a primer or two on the subject, but often the best way to understand a thing is to try it out for yourself. With that in mind, check out this little in-browser experiment from Google named Teachable Machine. It’s a perfect two-minute summary …

What A Modified Antibiotic Means For The Fight Against Superbugs

Support the news<p>The antibiotic vancomycin has been modified to make it harder for bacteria to develop resistance to it. The World Health Organization …

Is This Sustainable Village The Future Of Retirement?

Serenbe, a planned sustainable community, is a new village designed to help its residents gracefully age in place.<p>Fifteen years into an unplanned second career as a real-estate developer, Steve Nygren has timed his latest project perfectly. Nygren is the cofounder and developer of Serenbe, a …

Urban Design

The Complete Boston Guide: According to a Local

“According to a Local” is a series of guides for different cities around the world. For each guide, we ask a local for all the best things to do, …

Scientists Identify What Drives One Form of Atrial Fibrillation

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cardiovascular researchers at The Ohio State University Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute have learned what’s causing a common …

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Learn to Squat Better by Practicing the Movement Backwards

Traditionally, you learn to squat from top to bottom, but as we mentioned in our squat primer, many variables can limit your ability to squat well or …

What to Do in a Power Outage | The Art of Manliness

About a month ago, our household lost power in the middle of the night for a few hours. We could tell because we woke up extremely warm – the A/C had …

The Best Warmup to Do Before You Squat | Men's Health

But performing the move with ideal form requires a lot of mobility in your ankles, knees, and hips—joints that are tight or otherwise problematic for many men.<p>So Gaddour created this warmup to open up each of those joints and improve your squat positioning and mechanics.<p>In 10 minutes, you’ll flow …

Germs Are Magic and Other Things We Learned From Ed Yong's New Book

We tend to describe our immune systems with military metaphors. Pathogens invade our bodies, knock down our defenses, and try to kill us dead. We …

Beyond organic at Miracle Farms in St-Anicet: Permaculture transforms an apple orchard into an oasis

When biologist Stefan Sobkowiak took over the orchard in St-Anicet in 1993, there were very few birds.<p>His commercial apple orchard in the Montérégie …

Gardening

The Most Powerful Protein Shake Ingredients You're Not Using

Studies show that high-protein smoothies are highly effective at rushing nutrients to your muscles—which is why I recommend you have one of your two …

Nutrition

Microbes, nitrogen and plant responses to rising atmospheric carbon dioxide - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

Plants can grow faster as atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations increase, but only if they have enough nitrogen or partner with fungi that help …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Discovered In Rio de Janeiro Waterways Ahead Of Olymics

First discovered in China, and only recently in the United States, it now seems that bacteria resistant to all known antibiotics has also been …

Dietary supplement may prevent and reverse severe damage to aging brain, research suggests - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

A dietary supplement containing a blend of thirty vitamins and minerals–all natural ingredients widely available in health food stores–has shown …

The 500-Rep Unloaded Barbell Challenge | Men's Health

<b>Related:</b> THE 21-DAY METASHRED—an All-New Body-Shredding Fitness and Diet Program From <i>Men’s Health</i><p>1. Hip thrust<br>2. Floor press<br>3. Zercher squat<br>4. Bent-over row<br>5. Overhead press<br>6. Biceps curl<br>7. Alternating forward lunge<br>8. High pull<br>9. Power punch<br>10. Pogo hop<p>Time how long the workout takes you. Progress …

The Workout That Burns 346 Calories In 13 Minutes | Men's Health

Compare that to running at a 10-minute mile pace for the same amount of time, which burns 146 calories, according to California State University research. Or CrossFit’s notorious Cindy workout, which burns 261 calories but takes 20 minutes, scientists at Kennesaw State University found.<p>For the …

15-Minute Morning Workout Routine | The Art of Manliness

Adrian Peter Schmidt was born in the Alsace-Lorraine region of what is now France in 1872. His genetics and circumstances did not point to a future …

Pornhub wants to help you lose weight

Forget traditional workouts, Pornhub's "BangFit" is taking a sexier approach.<p>Adult entertainment site Pornhub announced a mobile-based fitness program Wednesday, appropriately dubbed "BangFit."<p>"Today, due to our hectic work schedules and lack of motivation, many of us do not receive regular amounts …

Fitness

How Biofeedback Testing Can Help You Lift More Weights and Prevent Injuries | Men's Health

Sure, doing exercises with horrendous form will probably get you injured. However, I’ve also seen many people do moves “sort of wrong” for years and not suffer any consequences. And I’ve seen people—even coaches and trainers—perform movements with textbook form and <i>still</i> get hurt.<p>There is even an …

22 Weather Proverbs That Are Actually True | The Art of Manliness

When you really think about it, the weather impacts our decisions every single day. What we wear, when we leave for our morning commute, the chores …

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Emerging Technology

The Right Way to Perform the Bulgarian Split Squat | Men's Health

For starters, your lower back must hyperextend—or arch—to keep your chest lifted, he says. This can cause stress on your spine.<p>Add load to the movement while in hyperextension, and now you’re setting yourself up for some serious back injuries and pain.<p>And since your feet are so far apart, you can’t …

15 greenhouses that will make you wish you were a gardener

As relaxing and restorative as a Sunday afternoon spent digging and planting may be, we still don’t tend to consider gardening as a hobby that’s …

The Science Behind the 1-Rep Max

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Science

How to Undo the Damage of Sitting - 7 Simple Exercises | The Art of Manliness

If you’re like most men living and working in a techno-service economy, you probably spend a good deal of your day sitting down. You go from the …

40-Day Strength Program

In order to make continuous progress and stay healthy, you need to think of your workouts as daily "performances" in the weight room instead of going all out and depleting your test tube.<p>Renowned Russian strength coach Pavel Tsatsouline uses this exact philosophy with his 40-day workout program. It …

Mark Rippetoe and Conversations on Strength | The Art of Manliness

Earlier this year I went down to Wichita Falls to shoot some videos with Mark Rippetoe, author of <i>Starting Strength,</i> on how to perform the basic …

3 Superset Workouts That Will Melt Away the Fat Covering Your Abs

Kick your spare tire to the curb with these calorie-torching exercise combos<p>You’ve probably done supersets before.<p>A superset is when you pair together two exercises, and do them back-to-back with little to no rest. They’re typically classified as competitive or non-competitive.<p>Competitive supersets …

Workouts

10 Essentials to Build Muscle Effectively (While Burning Fat)

Generally speaking, it’s pretty easy to answer the question of how to build muscle. You train hard, you eat a lot of the right food and so the muscle …

Exercise