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Dopamine: The Secret to Staying Motivated in the Gym

Motivation is fickle. One week you’re amped up to crush your fitness goals, and the next week you’ve got every excuse in the book to avoid the gym. …

Hear a Great 4-Hour Radio Documentary on the Life & Music of Jimi Hendrix: Features Rare Recordings & Interviews

The legacy of Jimi Hendrix’s estate has been in conflict in recent years. Since his father’s death in 2002, his siblings have squabbled over his …

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This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

Procrastination

How To Reshape Your Brain and Improve Your Life in Just 5 Minutes a Day

<b>Everyone from Google to the NFL is using this practice, and you should too.</b><p><i>How do you typically start your morning?</i><p>For many of us, starting off on "the right side of the bed" involves almost immediately checking a smartphone or email, and then diving headfirst into a day of hyper-connectedness and …

Mindfulness

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

Critical Thinking

The Bay Area's Best Beach Camping

To celebrate the fact that fall in the Bay Area isn't anywhere near the freezing temperatures the rest of the country experiences, try camping on the …

Hiking

Apple works to fit the smart home under a single roof

Wait for others to take the first steps, let things mature a bit, then swoop in with a simpler, more unified solution. It’s the first entry on the first page of the Apple playbook. And it tends to work like a charm.<p>If you’re reading this, odds are pretty good that you’re in possession of some small …

Under pressure, Silicon Valley workers turn to LSD microdosing

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

Ask Ethan: Are there different types of space and time?

If everything is relative, as Einstein says, then how do cosmologists measure these quantities in ways everyone can agree?<p><i>“A human being is part of a</i> …

The World's Biggest Nerf Gun Can Shoot Darts at 40 MPH

Every child and every adult who wants to be a child again loves a good Nerf gun. They’re fun to shoot, whether you’re playing in your yard or across …

Dog Owner Is Photoshopping Their Shiba Inu Into Famous Photographs And It’s Hilarious

What separates humans from dogs? The answer is obvious. Dogs can't use Photoshop. If they could they'd be photoshopping pictures of humans all day …

Want a Brain That's 7 Years Younger? Science Says Do This

The brains of people who do this activity appear years younger than their actual age, a new study shows.<p>If you want to feel younger, there's no substitute for healthy living and hitting the gym (though a flattering haircut and a fun night out can't hurt). But what if you want to <i>think</i> younger?<p>Our …

The Key To Hit Your Targets In Life, Learnt From The Legendary Archer

In the 1920s, a German man named Eugen Herrigel moved to Japan and began training in Kyudo, the Japanese martial art of archery.<p>Herrigel was taught …

The Evolution of Anxiety: Why We Worry and What to Do About It

Let’s pretend for a moment that you are a giraffe. You live on the grasslands of the African savannah. You have a neck that is 7 feet long (2.1 …

Duke University

6 Full-Body Dumbbell Moves for Max Gains

Working out for over an hour every day just isn’t feasible for most busy guys. That’s why finding the right exercises to incorporate into your …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Top 8 Weight Training Exercises for Muscle Mass Building at Home

If you ask what exercises are the best for building muscle mass, you’ll usually get an answer like bench press, squats, deadlift and so on. However …

The 15 Moves in 15 Minutes Workout

When your week seems to be spiraling out of control (think: hectic days, busy nights, and just about zero time or energy for a workout), a little …

Celebrity Gossip

Get Ripped Quick with This Simple and Effective HIIT Workout

Staying fit on the road is always a challenge. We’re out of our routines, away from our gym and eating a diet that’s different from usual (let’s be …

A famous British philosopher explains the surprising root of all procrastination

You tell your friend you can't meet for drinks tonight because you're too busy. You cancel your morning meeting because you're already running late on completing your project.<p>Finally, you have a full day ahead of you. Hours pass and you have done plenty of things — but not the project that pushed …

Procrastination

From Beethoven to Kinect, linking music to our bodies

“Gesture” is a term that gets tossed about regularly in modern interaction design. But to me, the word is most deeply associated with classical music …

Here are the best new features in Ableton Live 9.5 [Videos]

The new Push hardware may have been the big, new shiny from Ableton this week. But for Live users, the software changes in 9.5 may have the greatest …

Music Production

Improve Your Posture and Mobility by Training Yourself to Breathe Properly

Breathing isn’t something we often think about, yet how we breathe can deeply affect how we feel and move. Proper breathing, a trainer of pro …

8 High-Protein Breakfasts That Aren’t All about Eggs

Mix up your morning meal with these alternatives<p>Every man needs protein at breakfast. In fact, studies show that consuming roughly 30 grams at your morning meal will optimize muscle growth, and also help keep you full until lunch.<p>But most guys aren’t even coming close to that number. For instance, …

How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired

Greater connectivity in the brain may be linked to greater happiness and life satisfaction.<p>It seems that some people may really have all the luck. According to the "general intelligence g factor" theory, if you're adept at one cognitive function (like working memory), you're likely to be adept in …

The Brain

Ease Your Neck and Shoulder Pain in Less Than 10 Minutes

It's not as enjoyable as a massage, but it works better<p>If you regularly get neck or shoulder pain—or even burning sensations down your arm—try this stretch from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>It’s designed to relieve the “neuro-tension” in your neck and traps and help mobilize your …

Watch a 1986 TV story on house music, plus too many documentaries

In our last episode of “watching things on the Internet instead of doing real work,” we were enjoying a full-length 90s electronic music documentary …

House Music

Who needs a gym when you can work out at home for free with YouTube trainers?

There are a thousand reasons not to go to the gym. Most of them, like lack of time or fear of being seen in spandex, are unfortunate. Here's one for the plus side: YouTube has hundreds of fitness channels to get you in shape at home. And some are pretty good.<p>Many channels retain their grass roots, …

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