Phillip Guanming Yang

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What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

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Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

Why we want food so much it hurts

Be it chocolate, cheese or chip shop curry, craving a favourite food is something we’ve all experienced. Why do our bodies suffer such serious pangs? Veronique Greenwood investigates.<p>There's nothing like the salty tang of beef-flavoured Top Ramen broth and a mouthful of slightly overdone instant …

Ice Cream

The chilling story of how Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard rose to power

After dropping out of George Washington University in 1932, the Nebraska native started his career as a writer doing pulp-fiction works for which he was paid a penny a word.<p>Most of his writing was science fiction, specifically about missions into space — themes that would later come up again in …

Religion

14 tech jobs that pay over $90,000 right now

But which job titles specifically make the most money in 2015, and which ones have tons of job openings?<p>Those are the questions the job-hunting site Glassdoor answered when it created its latest list of the 25 best-paying jobs that are in high demand.<p>And naturally, that list was dominated by tech …

Employment

Compact Folding Survival Bow

When the apocalypse comes, be ready to fight of those zombies with this unique and Compact Folding Survival Bow. Made from aircraft-grade aluminum …

How we made Back to the Future

<b>Bob Gale, co-writer/producer</b><p>Bob Zemeckis and I had written three movies together, and we had always wanted to do a time-travel story. We'd just never figured out how. What turned the light on for me was coming across my dad's old high-school yearbook and thinking, "Would we have been friends if …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Numbers Rarely Lie

Predicting the 2014 NFL season — with the help of a few key stats<p>An essential part of preparing for the 2014 NFL season is looking back at what just …

10 lesser known movies to check out in 2014

Bill Hader has mastered some oddly specific Star Wars impressions

So it turns out Bill Hader is a big old nerd. He proved his nerd cred on last night’s <i>Conan</i><i>,</i> where he whipped out two oddly specific <i>Star Wars</i> …

Comedy

29 Books To Get You Through Your Quarter-Life Crisis

They will empower and inspire you. Books: They do a body good.

Gift Guide: The complete guide to home music production on your iPad or Mac

With an iPad and few accessories, these days anyone can have a functional recording studio in their home for less than the cost of a Mac. Whether you’re just getting started and want a modest iPad recording setup in your living room, or you’re looking to setup a full-blown home studio with your …

5 muscle-shocking methods you forgot all about

Dogs May Cause the Next Big Flu Pandemic. Here's How to Protect Yourself and Your Pup.<p>The 10 Healthiest, All-natural Nut and Seed Butters<p>Detraining: …

The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

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The [Extremely Thorough and Rather Compelling] Case Against Sugar

I’m surprised that I’ve never written about this video before, but it’s always better late than never.<p>Meet Robert Lustig, MD. He’s kind of a big deal.<p>…

Jay Z Has the Room

Everyone knows Shawn “Jay Z” Carter is smart, talented, and wildly successful, his Roc Nation empire continually expanding: the new sports agency, a fragrance launch this month, a luxury-goods partnership with Barneys. What’s fascinating is the way a drug dealer turned rapper turned mogul and …

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

Can you be a vegetarian and still gain muscle?

<b>"My friend went on this completely plant-based, whole-foods diet. I’m interested in limiting or eliminating animal products—but is it actually</b> …

Nutrition

5 industries that are hurting America

In these cases, corporate America no longer sees itself as owing anything to this country<p>Paul Buchheit<p>September 30, 2013 12:38pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Alternet.<p>There are more than five ways, of course. There are numerous <i>product</i> ripoffs, as described in a recent article byLynn …

Heart-Pumping Yoga

Burn major calories with this vinyasa flow yoga routine<p>Cardio Yoga<p>Vinyasa flow is specifically designed to build heat and keep your heart rate up with a series of demanding standing poses, twists, and inversions held for long periods. I've burned up to 400 calories during a 90-minute class! And the …

Don’t blame robots for America’s falling wages: Blame trade

This chart of US wages as a share of the total economy is a favorite of ours for explaining the new economy, if not living in it:<p>This version starts in 1980, but the decline began sometime in the 1970s. Its exact cause has been debated, but now a new paper (pdf) published by the Brookings …

Got A Wide Face? You're Making Everything Terrible

A new study says people act more selfishly when dealing with wide-faced men.<p>Man, it's a tough time to be a big-faced dude. Last year, two management professors at the University of California, Riverside found that men with wider faces were more likely to cheat and lie for financial gain. Now, their …