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A Killer Core Workout for Cyclists Who Hate Crunches

This 10-minute routine will work the key muscles that can improve your power and endurance in the saddle. Do 12 reps of each move, one after the next, with no rest. Repeat for another set. Yep, you just got more time to ride. You're welcome.<p><b>Rotating Side Plank</b><br>Start in a push-up position. Balance on …

Why should you only spend 30% of your income on housing?

Anyone who has looked for an apartment to rent or a home to buy has probably heard the rule of thumb that you shouldn’t spend more than 30% of your …

Scene of slaughter found in Nigerian town recaptured from Boko Haram

Soldiers from Niger and Chad who liberated the Nigerian town of Damasak from Boko Haram militants have discovered the bodies of at least 70 people, many with their throats slit, scattered under a bridge, a witness has said.<p>In what appeared to be an execution site for the Islamist group, the bodies …

Lamborghini’s 88 Tauri is a $6,000 Phone with an 8MP Front Camera for Luxurious Selfies

What does opulence look like in the world of selfie shooting? The Tonino Lamborghini 88 Tauri, that’s what. It’s a ridiculous $6,000 limited edition …

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Call of Duty Exceeds $10 Billion in Sales

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Here's The Salary You Have To Earn To Buy A Home In These 12 Major US Cities

Mortgage website HSH.com analyzed median home prices and interest rates for common 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages, as well as property taxes and insurance costs, to figure out how much money it would take to pay a home's mortgage principal, taxes, and insurance — and how much you would have to earn …

Real Estate

This Electric Condom Promises To Super-Charge Your Sex Life

Photo: Courtesy of Electric Eel on Flickr.<p>Condoms are like cable companies: Not everyone likes dealing with them, but they're pretty much a necessity.<p>…

Premium Times Human Trafficking Investigation | Investigation into the deadly Human Trafficking cartel in Nigeria.

<i>Six out of 10 people who are trafficked to the West are Nigerians. PREMIUM TIMES investigative reporter, Tobore Ovuorie, was motivated by years of</i> …

Africa

The Future According To Samsung

The following concept video shows how that could happen.<p>The video touches on a concept called "The Internet Of Things," which is a term people in the tech industry like to throw around when they talk about connecting everyday objects to the Internet. It may sound a little like the Jetsons today, …

Tech Industry

Visualized: Inside the Vertu workshop, where phones are made by hand (video)

While not everyone's comfortable with splashing out on a fancy Vertu phone, there's no stopping us from appreciating the company's craftsmanship and engineering expertise since its Nokia days. We're talking about dealing with various luxurious materials -- pearl, ruby, sapphire, titanium, gold, …

Why Working More Than 40 Hours a Week Is Useless

Research shows that consistently working more than 40 hours a week is simply unproductive.<p>For many in the entrepreneurship game, long hours are a badge of honor. Starting a business is tough, so all those late nights show how determined, hard working and serious about making your business work you …

Sex pixels: what 4K means for porn

Still reeling from the transition to HD, the erotic-video business faces another sea change<p>"Porn killed Betamax." Among the tech cognoscenti, this is often an article of faith, suggesting that A/V format wars are won and lost not on dull technical details such as price (VHS machines had a cheaper …

Behind The Scenes On How the iPhone Got Made

Leander’s new book “Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products” has debuted on the New York Times Bestseller list. (Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. And huzzah!)<p>If you want to get a feel for the book, check out this excerpt over at Medium, which is richly illustrated with sketches and …

Prototypes

Astrophysicist’s Multiple Exposures Reveal Lively Depictions of the World

Reinhold Adscheid is an astrophysicist who wondered what it would be like to see the world from different perspectives at the same time. So, he began taking multiple photographs of the same scenes and stitching them together into one, single image. He calls his process the “chrono-chorotic …

Astrophysics

When Your 7-Year-Old Son Says, 'I Want to Be Gay'

I write a lot about my oldest son, but he is not my only. I am lucky enough to have a total of three sons. My other two are just as amazing as the first, in my totally biased opinion. My middle son is now 7, the same age that my oldest was when he started identifying as gay. It should not have been …

iPad Mini With Retina Display Review: The Best Tablet On The Market

Apple’s new iPad mini for 2013 introduces by far the most oft-requested feature that was missing from the original version: a high resolution Retina display for ultra-sharp rendering of text and images. Apple has added that screen without introducing trade-offs in terms of battery life, size …

Wake Up!! Marriage is not a fairy tale. This is the real world.

A lot of people, even Christians, feel that you should live happily ever after without any quarrels and storms. They get baited into the Cinderella …

India's monkeys 'to be put on the pill'

Wildlife officials in India are drafting "birth control" measures to curb an alarming rise in its monkey population<p><b>India</b> is planning to put its rising population of primates on the pill to tackle the growing "monkey menace" in its towns and cities, government wildlife officials have …

Distractify

Before you cough up $30 for her lip kits, here are all the complaints customers had about Kylie Cosmetics.<p>By Tiffany White<p>1 minute ago<p>All the people …

A Russian Man Nailed His Testicles To The Pavement As A Protest

Warning: graphic images. Pytor Pavlensky carried out the stunt on the country's Police Day national holiday.<p>A naked artist, looking at his balls nailed to the Kremlin pavement, is a metaphor for the apathy, political indifference, and fatalism of contemporary Russian society.

Moscow

Starving To Death On An iPhone Assembly Line

When Apple launched the iPhone 5 last year, it was the most aggressive launch Apple had ever attempted, requiring entire armies of workers to aggressively line-manufacture their most advanced, difficult-to-make iPhone yet. But what was it like to be one of those workers? <i>Businessweek</i> has published a …

True Color Can Totally Tell You What Color That Is

<b>True Color</b> — Entertainment — $1.99<p>True Color is one of those apps that definitely has a practical application but is also just fun to mess around with. Its purpose is to create “formulas” for different hues so that artists can properly mix paints to match, and you can easily take samples from your …

Apps

Interactive: This Is How Much Money Twitter Owes You

<b>Update, July 30, 2014:</b> Twitter no longer allows for web pages to load public information on a user’s followers and tweet history without …

Your stereotypes of the “suffering African” will be challenged by this

SOMETIMES folks are just too busy opening their big, white hearts and bigger, whiter wallets to give a thought to the people who bring us seemingly …

Fair Trade