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Don't Ever Get Locked Out of the House Again

Eternal shame isn’t the only reason to bypass the locksmith. The Federal Trade Commission warns that some locksmiths lack professional training, and many states don’t require formal licensing<p>Slam! Click. Ohhh, crap. Now you need back in—fast. Sure, you could call a locksmith, if you have an hour to …

John Oliver Reminds Us How Badly We Take Care of Our Nukes

If you've been paying attention since, well, since the Cold War started, you know that the United States has an insanely huge number of nuclear …

Cold War

Why Your Startup Will Fail: You.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a veteran of Silicon Valley, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of working with more than my fair share of talented and innovative entrepreneurs. Sadly, some of their behavior was just dysfunctional enough to royally screw things up for …

World Cup 2014: Defining moment for Germany and Joachim Löw in final against Argentina

The verdict on team and its coach will be based almost entirely on what happens in the World Cup final<p>Back in December, with the Bundesliga in the midst of its annual winter hibernation, Philipp Lahm was asked what his team would have to show in Brazil to have a successful tournament.<p>“For me, the …

5 Ways to (Finally!) Commit to Your Goals

Proven ways to ace all your goals—fitness, diet, work, whatever!<p>Getty Images How is it possible to feel incredibly resolved to do something one …

How to Whistle With Your Fingers | The Art of Manliness

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve wanted to know how to give a commanding whistle with my fingers in my mouth. You know. The kind you see people give in …

Who Will Really Benefit From This Next Great Tech Breakthrough?

Yes, we need them—for a key reason that even driving enthusiasts can get behind<p>There was plenty of hand-wringing around the Internet last week when Google rolled out the most fully evolved self-driving car yet. The little Koala-styled vehicle has no steering wheel and no foot pedals—but gobs and …

How to Lie With Data Visualization

Data visualization is one of the most important tools we have to analyze data. But it's just as easy to mislead as it is to educate using charts and …

Data Visualization

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

Stanford University To Open A Center For Studying Bad Science

So meta<p>Among Stanford University's palm trees and sandstone arches—the picture of ivory-tower—there's going to be a center dedicated to chipping away that ivory, <i>The Economist</i> reports. The university plans to open a Meta-Research Innovation Center: a center for the study of bad science.<p>The center …

Stanford University

Nuclear Fusion Just Got More Energy Out of Its Fuel Than It Put Into It

It's one of science's ultimate goals, and perhaps the only thing that could prevent humanity's ultimate depletion of the Earth's resources — the …

Nuclear Fusion

Need a Fecal Transplant? There's a Poop Bank For That

By now, you've probably heard of the miracle that is the fecal transplant. When antibiotics become useless against infections by the nasty bacterium</i> …

Profit

The warrior body workout

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 30<p><b>Exercises</b> 8<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>If there’s one "body type" that clients ask personal trainers to help achieve more than …

Hugh Jackman’s Wolverine Workout

Hugh Jackman reveals the muscle-and-mind tricks that transform him into Wolverine<p>The most amazing physical feat I’ve ever seen was performed not by an elite athlete, but by Hugh Jackman, who becomes Wolverine once again this month in <i>X-Men: The Last Stand</i>.<p>This miracle of physicality wasn’t as eye …

Where To Hide If A Nuclear Bomb Is Dropped On Your City

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory researcher Michael Dillon did some math to figure this out and his findings were published Jan. 14 in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical and Physical Sciences.<p>First, the scenario: You are in a large city that has just been subjected …