Tom Standafer

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Wild takes over 3rd place in Central Division with 4-1 victory over LA

The league's hottest team catches a little break.<p>And, exhale.<p>After playing 30 games in the past 62 days, the Wild has an unusual four days off in the …

The Stranger-Than-Fiction Way to Cheat Fatigue

In an until-recently classified report funded by the UK’s Ministry of Defence, researchers revealed something remarkable: you can reap enormous performance gains by altering your perception of effort—and anyone can do it.<p>Historically, scientists and athletes have thought of the stress that leads to …

Cicada: Solving the Web’s Deepest Mystery

Marcus Wanner needed a little adventure in his life. A skinny 15-year-old brainiac with wire-frame glasses and wavy brown hair, he was the eldest of …

Maybe Porn Stars Will Help You Finally Understand Net Neutrality (NSFW)

Getting everyone to care about—or even understand—net neutrality is tough. Thankfully, someone had the great idea to recruit porn stars to make the …

The Adultery Arms Race

Technology has made cheating on your spouse, or catching a cheater, easier than ever. How digital tools are aiding the unfaithful and the untrusting—and may be mending some broken marriages.<p>Jay’s wife, Ann, was supposed to be out of town on business. It was a Tuesday evening in August 2013, and …

My First Night at a Weed Fight Club

The 420 Fight Club hopes stoned sparring in New York's Washington Square Park will help "dispel myths" about lazy, unmotivated potheads.<p><i>Photos by Natalie Shmuel</i><p>We were practicing capoeira—or, perhaps more precisely, Harrison Tesoura Schultz, the founder of the 420 Fight Club, was practicing …

The G-Spot And 'Vaginal Orgasm' Are Myths, According To New Clinical Review

The struggle to find the G-spot and achieve the mythical "vaginal orgasm" is real. Books have been written on it; sex therapists have explained how to stimulate it; even Cosmopolitan magazine has tried to instruct dutiful readers how to find it.<p>But a review published this week in the journal …

15 Things All Dads of Daughters Should Know

"I feel sorry for you when they become teenagers." "Dude, you're surrounded by women." "What did you do to deserve that?"<p>Being a dad of four daughters (we also have one son), I hear stuff like this almost daily. And honestly, I'm the one who feels sorry for people who think this way.<p>Having …

Birth of a new world: the Tolkien poem that marks the genesis of Middle-earth

A century ago today, Russian forces were beginning the 133-day siege of Przemyśl and the German army took Péronne. Meanwhile, in a Nottinghamshire farmhouse, a young man wrote a poem about a mariner who sails off the earth into the sky. The Voyage of Éarendel the Evening Star deserves its day in …

Real Food Defined (The Rules)

Below are the rules we followed during our original <b>100 Days of Real Food</b> pledge. If you are taking the <b>10-Day pledge</b> you will follow these same …

Nutrition

The Lost Forest World of the World's Largest Cave

In this technologically advanced age of Google Earth and ever expanding exploration of our planet, there are fewer and fewer places that remain …

Mortician wants to start a death revolution

They say life is journey and death a destination. Waiting at the end of that long, winding road is someone like Caitlin Doughty, a death industry …

Dr. Jennifer Berman

Experience Life

- recipe -<p>Grilled Pork Tenderloin With Blackberry Compote<p>Grilled pork is livened up with a blackberry compote made with frozen or fresh blackberries, …

The Calorie Myth

<i>New York Times</i> best-selling author Jonathan Bailor on why we should be doing the opposite of the standard weight-loss advice to eat less and exercise …

3 Little Changes That Seriously Curb Cravings

<i>Simple changes to your surroundings can short-circuit your cravings and help you eat less.</i><p>By Sanjay Gupta, MD<p>If you're like most people, you get out of bed the same way every morning, and the particulars of putting on clothes and taking your first sip of coffee are nearly robotic. You probably …

Aquaponic Garden gives new life to an aquarium

The kitchen is a place of discovery. It is there we learn that some things fit together quite nicely. As we progress through our understanding of what works and what doesn't, our creations become more complex with each iteration. At one point, perhaps, our knowledge was limited to the fact that …

Zoe Quinn Told Us What Being Targeted by Every Troll in the World Feels Like

The developer behind a weird, artsy video game called <em>Depression Quest</em> had her life thrown into disarray when she unwittingly became the clashing point in the gaming culture war. Now she's getting on with her life.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Zoe Quinn</i><p>I just spent a few days trying to schedule a …

Eating Clean For Dummies Cheat Sheet - dummies

<b>Basil:</b> This bright-green delicate leaf contains flavonoids that act as powerful antioxidants. It’s also high in vitamins A and K and has a good …

Nutrition

Between Google and Apple, the smartwatch wars are over before they've even begun

Theirs is the Earth and everything that's in it<p>We're stood at the foothills of a very large and formidable mountain that has the perfect smartwatch at its peak. It's still very early, not everyone's sure of their footing or the right course to take, but we are all instinctively drawn toward that …

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Your Body on Brain Doping

A sharp bang, like a rifle shot, echoes off the walls of the converted warehouse. There's a brief silence, then everyone heads for their bikes, checking to see whose tire has blown. I'm more worried about the guy slumped in a dentist's chair at the far end of the room, dripping sweat and dangling …

Athletes Don't Exercise, They Train

For decades, scientists have scrambled to figure out what inspires us to move. They've linked certain regions of the brain to exercise motivation, decided having partners helps (but only if they aren't too talkative), and encouraged us to adopt a dog to walk more.<p>But there are two simple changes …

How to tell a story

Why do we love our favorite stories? Do they need a beginning, middle and end, and a character who changes by the conclusion? Masters of storytelling …

10 Depression Myths We Need To Stop Believing

In recent weeks, the global conversation surrounding death by suicide has taken center stage, and now more than ever, we're acknowledging the effects of undiagnosed, untreated and mistreated depression on those rising numbers. Approximately two out of three people who commit suicide suffer from …

In the mood for love

Love: it’s what makes the world go round. And also: all you need. As well as that thing, in addition to war, in which all is fair. Here, TED Talks …

Stephen Hawking: God particle could wipe out the universe

Stephen Hawking seems to have turned into the man with the sandwich board that says: "The end is nigh."<p>Not only has he warned us that aliens might destroy us, but he's also been worrying that artificial intelligence might do the same.<p>Now he's perceiving a threat that might not merely put an end to …

XBMC turns your Android into a user-friendly media hub: here’s how

XBMC for Android has essentially been available since July, but it was only in beta and nightly form, up until now. While it’s not an official XBMC …

Android News