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Biohacking Made Simple: 31 Small Steps to Becoming Bulletproof

Being Bulletproof is a mindset. It doesn’t mean overhauling your entire diet or drinking Bulletproof Coffee every morning. Being Bulletproof just …

Immune System

Upgrade Your Energy, Optimize Your Supplements

There are three groups of people when it comes to supplements.<p>The first group shuns all forms of supplementation because “it isn’t natural” or …

Inside Peter Thiel’s Genius Factory | Backchannel

<b>Jesse Leimgruber has 22 employees</b>, and every last one is older than him. He tells me this over coffee at a downtown San Francisco Starbucks that is …

Startups

It's Time to Kill the 9-to-5

Jessica Piha gets to work whenever she wants and leaves whenever she wants—really.<p>"There's really no set schedule," said Piha, the director of …

The Workplace

An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

Peter Thiel

6 No-Kit Exercises That Build As Much Muscle As The Gym

Bodyweight exercise is booming. No surprise: it’s free and you don’t have to mop up anyone else’s sweat. But the benefits aren’t just to your …

The Best Equipment-Free Exercise for Every Body Part

Every excuse you have for not exercising -- money, knowledge, equipment, time -- can pretty much be eradicated with equipment-free exercises. You …

6 Workout Supplements That Actually Work

The workout supplement industry is a dirty business. Minimal federal regulation makes purity an issue – companies that lack scruples can short-change …

Nutrition

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

The Ultimate Wedding Playlist

Everyone just wants to relive their 20s.<p>In early May, I asked FiveThirtyEight readers to send in their wedding reception set lists, and good God, did …

The best albums of 2016 – so far

Afro Celt Sound System – The Source<p>The group’s first album in a decade toned down the electronica of earlier incarnations for a more acoustic, but no less propulsive, approach.<p><b>What we said:</b> It’s an often giddy mashup: nowhere else will you hear a female African chorus alongside Gaelic rap and jazz …

David Bowie

Help Us Make The Ultimate Wedding Playlist

Are you getting married? Or are you a DJ who works weddings? FiveThirtyEight needs your help!<p>It’s wedding season, and wedding season has a …

Is "the Hum" a scientific fact or a mass delusion?

Sue Taylor first started hearing it at night in 2009. A retired psychiatric nurse, Taylor lives in Roslin, Scotland, a small village seven miles …

The Truth About ‘Made In Britain’ Menswear

After several decades of outsourcing our clothes manufacturing, menswear’s coming home. With luxury labels and cottage industry clothing brands alike …

Men's Fashion

How to Create a Killer Website for Less Than $1,000 | Inc.com

If you're at the point where you're ready to start your own business, then you probably already realize that it's essential that you give that a business a web presence. That means you'll need a website optimized for the various search engines.<p>However, like most startups, you probably don't have a …

Web Design

The Creativity Elixir: Is Genius On-Demand Possible?

<i>1 part stimulant, 1 part loco pro, 1 part…((c) leptonsoup333)</i><p><b>I celebrated when I sold my first book.</b> For about 5 minutes. Then I panicked.<p>My senior …

5 Creative Ways to Make Passive Income

Need a little extra cash in 2016? Try making passive income with these 5 ideas.<p>The idea of passive income has evolved over the years -- from selling basic information products through snail mail for a few dollars to sophisticated high-end webinars directed at executives for thousands of dollars. We …

Want a Rock-Solid Game Plan for Your Business? A Navy SEAL Always Does This

Elite special ops teams never enter combat without doing this one thing first.<p>In the middle of the night, somewhere off the Horn of Africa, a team of Navy SEALs leapt out of a helicopter, headed straight for the Indian Ocean. The mission: rescue two international aid workers being held captive by …

Horizontal History

Most of us have a pretty terrible understanding of history. Our knowledge is spotty, with large gaps all over the place, and the parts of history we …

Henry Viii

The Beginners Guide to Ketosis: Investigating Low-Carb, High-Fat Eating

The only hard and fast rule of health is that health is personal and what works well for one person may not work for someone else.<p>Aside from that …

Your Friendly Guide to Nootropics

After a battle with Lyme disease, Steve Cronin turned himself into a smart drug guinea pig.<p>Every morning, Steve Cronin kicks off his day with 15 minutes of mindfulness meditation. For breakfast, he mixes grass-fed organic unsalted butter, MCT oil, and organic coconut oil into his morning tea. He …

Captain Planet IRL -- Meet The Former U.S. Navy SEAL And U.S. Reconnaissance Marine Who Are Now Eco-Warriors

Pivot<p>The term “eco-warrior” conjures up a comical stereotype to many people — A Birkenstock-clad hippie in tie dye who douses himself in patchouli …

An Oral History of 'Peep Show,' the UK Sitcom That Defined a Generation

As the long-running, legendary sitcom winds down we got together with the stars and creators to look back at its history and legacy.<p>When the first series of <i>Peep Show</i> came out on DVD in 2004, it was pre-Netflix—pre-YouTube, even. It was during the period in which DVDs were a bit like a car CD …

Comedy

This Rock Climbing Gym Wants to Disrupt Your Work-Life Balance

When Joe Lemay, a 38-year-old developer in Boston, decided to leave his corporate job to launch a startup, he opted against a permanent office. …

Climbing

Mozilla Relaunches Its Thimble Online Code Editor For Teaching HTML, CSS And JavaScript

Back in 2012, Mozilla launched Thimble, an online code editor for teaching the basics of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Over time, though, things got pretty quiet around the project as other browser-based code editors like Brackets and full online IDEs like Nitrous took center stage. Today, however, …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Maybe Think About Logging Off Today Bud

On a cold spring evening I catch a fast train from London to Maidstone in Kent, to meet Clark French, a young man with multiple sclerosis. I’m …

How Much Does it Cost to Clone Your Favorite App?

How much does it cost to build an application like Uber? If you ask a developer, it’s hard to get a straight answer. That makes sense, software …