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Warm Up to Get Action Hero Jacked With These 8 Mobility Moves

Hit these moves after a long day sitting down to prime yourself for action hero-style workouts.<p>What position do you find yourself for most of your day?<p>If you're like millions of everyday people, that position is seated. Most people spend so much of their time on their butts in front of computers or …

Workouts

Frailty is not inevitable in old age for those with a healthy heart, scientists find

Frailty is not inevitable in old age, scientists believe after, finding that people with a healthy heart do not succumb to weakness in later life.<p>New research has shown that older people with very low risk of heart disease also have very little frailty, raising the possibility it is preventable.<p>The …

High Blood Pressure

This physicist’s ideas of time will blow your mind

Time feels real to people. But it doesn’t even exist, according to quantum physics. “There is no time variable in the fundamental equations that describe the world,” theoretical physicist Carlo Rovelli tells Quartz.<p>If you met him socially, Rovelli wouldn’t assault you with abstractions and math to …

Quantum Mechanics

I interviewed over 300 highly successful people about their morning routines — here are 5 things they do to have a focused and productive day, every day

Whenever you see a headline like this, there's a good chance you become immediately skeptical — and rightly so. What can this guy (who you've never heard of, as it happens) tell you about your morning routine that you don't already know, or haven't already read elsewhere?<p>It's a good question, and I …

Time Management

Advanced microscope shows cells at work in incredible 3D detail

For the first time, scientists have peered into living cells and created videos showing how they function with unprecedented 3D detail. Using a special microscope and new lighting techniques, a team from Harvard and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute captured zebrafish immune cell interactions …

A Trainer Says to Ditch Crunches For These Ab Moves Instead

Of all the core exercise variations out there, crunches definitely dominate in terms of popularity. But are they <i>actually</i> effective for achieving abs, or have we all been wasting our time? Personal trainer Ridge Davis helped us settle the debate once and for all. Spoiler: there are better moves to …

Workouts

6 yoga moves runners should do to speed recovery

Whether you run a 5K a day with your girlfriends or you’re in the midst of marathon training, you probably feel it: tight hips, achy hamstrings, and …

These before-and-after photos show how much you can realistically change your abs in 2 weeks

When you already have abs, that is.<p>Most people who want more defined abs do a couple extra crunches or eat half a tub of ice cream rather than the whole thing — but Iulia Danilova, a 25-year-old Los Angeles mum to a 2-year-old daughter, recently pulled out ALL the stops in an effort to sculpt her …

This is how to increase your attention span: 5 secrets from neuroscience

The human brain is the most amazing thing in the universe. It got us to the moon, built the pyramids, cured smallpox … <i>And it also can’t seem to go 6</i> …

A man's beer belly turned out to be a 30-pound tumor —and the pictures will make you shudder

After undergoing an open heart surgery in December 2015, Kevin Daly had been told by his doctor to lose weight. By October 2017, he was down from 232 pounds to 198. But despite this weight loss, the New Jersey financial planner still had a "beer belly."<p>Doctors had attributed Daly's difficulty …

Cancer

The human microbiome: why our microbes could be key to our health

<b>What are microbiomes?</b><p>Both inside and out, our bodies harbour a huge array of micro-organisms. While bacteria are the biggest players, we also host single-celled organisms known as archaea, as well as fungi, viruses and other microbes – including viruses that attack bacteria. Together these are …

Microbiology

Are We Already Living in Virtual Reality?

A new technology—virtual embodiment—challenges our understanding of who and what we are.<p>Thomas Metzinger had his first out-of-body experience when he was nineteen. He was on a ten-week meditation retreat in the Westerwald, a mountainous area near his home, in Frankfurt. After a long day of yoga and …

Maxwell EP0 Electric Bike

The electronic bike market has been stunted by some big problems. E-bikes are heavy, bulky, and most are pretty ugly. The Maxwell EPO Electric Bike …

Cumin-Lime Roasted Chickpeas Is a Crunchy Fiber-Packed Snack

Preparation<p>Pre-heat oven to 400 F.<br>• Rinse and drain chickpeas and blot with a paper towel to remove all moisture. Don’t skip this step or your …

Chickpeas

The Best Underrated Action Movies on Netflix Right Now

All the underrated popcorn-worthy movies on Netflix right now.<p>There are so many action movies out there that the original version of this list contained 43 titles. That’s when I realized: You’ve seen every Batman movie including <i>Batman and Robin.</i> You've slashed your way through both <i>Kill Bill Vol. 1</i> …

​How This Man Lost 60 Pounds, Dropped to 10% Body Fat, and Finally Found His Six Pack

​Carl McNair is 45 years old—but he’s in better shape now than he’s ever been<p>When Carl McNair decided to get back in shape, he started where many people do—the treadmill. Once he made his way back into a gym, he had the goal of completing one mile. For one month, five days a week, all he focused on …

These Lower Ab Exercises Will Make You So Sore, It'll Hurt to Laugh!

Work your core with these intense moves that specifically target the lower abs. Um, we're sorry, but you'll definitely be sore tomorrow. Avoid anything funny at all costs, because it'll hurt to laugh!

People can't stop talking about Anastasia Bryzgalova, the Russian Olympic curler whose looks are being compared to Angelina Jolie and Megan Fox

Olympic curling just gained new fans all over the world now that Anastasia Bryzgalova is competing.<p>The 25-year-old Russian curler is said to look like a model, and is being compared to actresses from Angelina Jolie to Megan Fox on social media.<p>"I'm still rooting for USA, but Anastasia Bryzgalova, …

Signs You Suffer From Supination—and How to Fix It

Underpronating can cause a whole host of injuries and issues for runners.<p>Supination, also known as underpronation, is the insufficient inward roll of the foot after landing. It may be the result of having a naturally high-arching foot, or it may also be caused by certain muscle weakness in your …

Running

If You're Running on the Treadmill to Lose Weight, Don't Make These 5 Mistakes

It doesn't matter if you've been running on the treadmill for years or you just started a few weeks ago. If your goal is to lose weight, avoid these common mistakes — they could even cause weight gain!<p>Not Pushing Yourself<p>One of the best things about running on a treadmill is that you just turn it …

Fitness

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates | Inc.com

• <b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b>• <b><br>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b>• <b><br>Questions about employee behavior and past performance were asked most frequently inside the interview rooms.</b><p>Amazon …

Employment

An Einstein for the Subways? A Lawyer Suggests a ‘Genius’ Fix

It has been about a month since Craig Avedisian was declared an almost-genius, a finalist in a “genius challenge” contest with a $1 million prize. Whatever else is going on in the right and left hemispheres of his brain, the designation has not sunk in yet, he said.<p>“Here’s a guy, a solo lawyer, who …

Transportation

27 Lentil Recipes for Easy Weeknight Meals

We love lentils here at Kitchn. They are magically easy to cook on the stove, and versatile enough to go into a wide range of cuisines. Plus, they …

Cooking

Crispr Isn’t Enough Any More. Get Ready for Gene Editing 2.0

In fewer than five years, the gene-editing technology known as Crispr has revolutionized the face and pace of modern biology. Since its ability to …

Where is the line between office flirtation and sexual harassment?

When I was 23 years old, my boss would look down the gap at the waistband of my jeans when he walked past my desk. I was an entry-level fact-checker …

Stanford's ultra-cheap batteries are ushering in a new age in energy

Let’s Get Salty<p>Researchers from Stanford University have developed an inexpensive alternative to lithium-ion batteries that could better help us …

This woman smoked pot before having sex — then had spontaneous orgasms for a month

One wild night can have sometimes have some truly unexpected consequences.<p>A 40-year-old Netherlands woman found herself frantically seeking medical …

Your Brain Doesn't Contain Memories. It Is Memories

Recall your favorite memory: the big game you won; the moment you first saw your child's face; the day you realized you had fallen in love. It's not …

[REVIEW] OLYMPUS OMD EM5 MKII | BEST TRAVEL CAMERAS 2017

We recently got our hands on the Olympus OMD EM5 Mirrorless camera and took it on a trip with us to see how well it performs. The lenses we took …

Cotton Carrier StrapShot backpack camera holster review

Shoot for several hours with a big camera, and “pain in the neck” becomes more of a literal statement than a metaphor. Neck straps may be a necessary …