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Pushup Circuit for Strong Shoulders

The circuit works like this: Do each exercise—the pushup, the side pushup to your right, and the side pushup to your left—for 30 seconds, and then move on to the next one. Rest 15 seconds between each exercise. That's one round. Rest one minute, and repeat.<p>"You'll not only ignite muscle growth and …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Einstein is wrong? That's the potential outcome of a quantum mechanics study as scientists race to disprove his views on entanglement.<p>Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and …

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Soylent Wire

Farhad Manjoo of the <i>New York Times</i> argues that <b>Soylent</b>, a drink mix that claims it can replace all nutrients in food, is missing a crucial ingredient, "<b>delight</b>." Quote: "It may offer complete nourishment, but only at the expense of the aesthetic and emotional pleasures many of us crave in food." Lee …

Activities To Help You Feel Good About Yourself

In a previous post, I wrote about self-esteem and what you can do to build your self-esteem. In this post, I will discuss different activities that …

3 Ways to Get Fit with a Jump Rope

Ready to give it a try? Before you do, note that jumping rope can be harder on the body than you remember from when you were a kid. "Make sure to stretch, especially your quads, hamstrings and calves," says Shear. Once you're appropriately limbered up, grab a rope and give these three variations a …

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<b>Natural metabolism boosters that help increase your metabolism levels, rev up your calorie burn for faster fat and weight loss.</b><p>If you’ve been trying …

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom <i>and</i> lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.<p>If you're trying to lose weight, it's smart to make your morning meal count. Hit your goals in no time with these tasty, zero-deprivation tactics, all of which have been proven by …

The Ultimate Body-Weight Workout

Order Your Body Is Your Barbell Today! <b></b><p><b>DIRECTIONS</b><br>Alternate between Workouts A and B three times a week with a day of rest between them. Do the first four body-weight exercises in each workout as a circuit and the last two back-to-back as a superset; see the directions before each group of exercises. …

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There’s lots of hype surrounding brain exercises or so-called “brain training” and while there’s some anecdotal evidence to suggest that mental …

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You push, push, PUSH in the gym, only to go home to eat donuts, potato chips, or skip meals or drink at the bar every night… you name it. You cannot …

What Works Best for Dry Eyes? - Consumer Reports

<b>A.</b> Don't rush straight to the prescription eyedrops you may have seen advertised on TV or in magazines. The best first step is to zero in on what’s …

7 Foods With Surprising Health Perks - Consumer Reports News

A red bell pepper contains more vitamin C than an orange<p>Most people associate immunity-boosting vi­tamin C with cit­rus fruit. But 1 cup of chopped …

12 Reasons to Try Tai Chi

Before I won a gold medal for Yang Tai Chi at the 2014 International Chinese Martial Arts Championships in Los Angeles, I had spent many decades drawn to this beautiful meditative movement, but unable to find a place to learn it. I was also... too busy.<p>"I'm too busy to meditate" is something I …

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 …

The Crazy-Important Step in Reaching a Fitness Goal

That's one reason I've always been drawn to team sports. Playing college lacrosse, it was my teammates that got me through early mornings in the weight room and tough, when-will-this-end practices. They knew when I was trying my hardest—like when I eeked out a faster mile time or one-rep squat …

The Surprising Health Benefits of Common Herbs and Spices

Herbs and spices can transform dull, bland food into a delicious dish, but many also come with some unexpected health benefits.<p>Beyond adding complex …

Five ways to boost your Android phone's battery life right now

These apps keep your handset going longer between charges and can help smooth out performance overall.<p>If you've ever caught yourself scanning a room for outlets, or worrying about how long you can eke out a charge on your phone, then this collection of battery-saving Android apps is for you.<p>These …

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Edward Snowden's OS of choice, the Linux-based Tails, is now out of beta

Edward Snowden knows better than most how effectively the NSA can scope us online, so that's why he used the Amnesiac Incognito Live System (Tails) to cover his own whistleblowing. That OS is now out of beta as version 1.0, letting you surf on most PCs while leaving zero trace of your activities. …

How to Get Rid of Kitchen Smells with Natural Remedies

How Bon Appétit staffers get rid of bad kitchen smells with natural ingredients like lemons, baking soda, incense, and vinegar<p>We're not too proud to admit that sometimes our kitchens can get a little...funky. From blackberry caramel sauce to soy-glazed chicken thighs to homemade ramen, sometimes …

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This Is What 100 Calories Looks Like

Diet fads come and go every day, each one more extreme than the next. No carbs, no fat, high fat, no meat, high meat, no gluten — we don't know about …

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My Journey With a Life Altering Drug: Ayahuasca

Seekers from L.A. to New York are after a kind of rapture said to come only from a drug: ayahuasca, which devotees claim offers life-changing self-awareness, clarity, and insight. But first, you must get violently ill. Arianne Cohen takes the trip of her life.<p>My friend was glowing. Not postsex …

Republicans warn BLM eyeing land grab along Texas-Oklahoma border

Texas officials are raising alarm that the Bureau of Land Management, on the heels of its dust-up with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, might be eyeing a massive land grab in northern Texas.<p>The under-the-radar issue has caught the attention of Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, who fired off a letter …

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10 Best Dive Sites in North America (Photos)

The weather is warming up and the sun is coming out…it's time to get scuba certified. Explore the treasures under the sea at these amazing dive spots …

FCC Will Allow Internet ‘Fast Lanes’

The Fed­er­al Com­mu­nic­a­tions Com­mis­sion plans to move ahead with reg­u­la­tions that would al­low In­ter­net ser­vice pro­viders to charge …

Obama seeks to ease Asian allies' doubts during visit to Japan | Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will use a state visit to Japan on Thursday to try to reassure Tokyo and other Asian allies of his commitment to ramping up U.S. engagement in the region, despite Chinese complaints that Washington’s real aim is to contain Beijing’s rise.<p>Obama will be …

Putin bests Obama — and that’s good! Also, Reddit helps catch more New York Times propaganda

American exceptionalism takes another hit, as does the credibility of the Times’ foreign coverage<p>The argument has been made several times in this space that President Obama is as a flyweight in the ring with a counterpuncher such as Vladimir Putin. This is no longer a question of argument or a …