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These Videos Will Help You Pass Your ARE Structural Exam

For architects seeking NCARB licensure, few things are more daunting than the dreaded structural exam. But now, thanks to a series of videos from …

University of Southern California

A Virtual Look Into Beverley David Thorne's Case Study House #26

The biggest surprise in this Archilogic model is the spectrum of color. Anyone who has visited the Case Study House 26 in San Rafael, California …

Trump, Clinton money awash in conflicts of interest

U.S. ethics laws weren’t written to account for a commander in chief with such far-reaching interests.<p>No matter who wins in November, the next president will bring enormous potential conflicts of interest to the Oval Office — and watchdogs say Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump aren’t planning to do …

Donald Trump

The 7 Worst Pieces of Workout Advice That Should Die Immediately

Athletes who lift with perfect form on every exercise are few and far between. This isn't meant as an indictment or an insult. Even some top strength …

Biomechanics

View Hundreds of Architecture Magazines Online With This Digital Archive By Hanley Wood and NCMH

North Carolina Modernist Homes (NCMH) and Hanley Wood (parent company of ARCHITECT) have partnered to create Colossus: a new digital archive of 20th …

North Carolina

Turn Rest Days Into Growth Days

How to Train Smarter and Rest Harder<p>The Reason You're Not Getting Better<p>The way you handle your off days can greatly affect your ability to build …

Muscle

This Man Stretched 10 Minutes a Day for a Month. Here’s What Happened

Turns out, a loose muscle is a strong muscle.<p>Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could be out running?<p>It hurt to learn that I was wrong—throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip trying a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.<p>I called …

Workouts

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Squat

<i>By Michael Schletter for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Ryan Kelly / Daily Burn</i><p>If you're no stranger to the gym, chances are the squat is a part of your regular routine. Not only does this powerful exercise build muscle in your lower body, it strengthens your upper half (abs included!) as well. But if …

Workouts

3 Insider Techniques For Building Bigger Legs

Check out the 3 bodybuilder-tested techniques that will explode your legs, and the workout that packs them all into one routine!<p>Over the past couple …

Workouts

The Best Active Recovery Workout | Men's Health

If you’re serious about changing your body, feeling better, and making serious gains in the weight room, then “active” rest days are a must.<p>(And if you’re serious about losing weight and feeling your best, try THE 21-DAY METSHRED. One guy lost 25 pounds of fat in 6 weeks—at home!)<p>After all, you’re …

A Guide to All-Natural Protein Powders

It doesn’t matter if you’re getting intense full-body workouts in at the gym, you have a casual relationship with your treadmill or you just want to …

Nutrition

Translucent Wood? Meet the New Material Developed by KTH

A group of researchers from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has developed Optically Transparent Wood (TW), a new material that could …

7 Yoga Poses to Help You Poop

Our favorite: ‘Wind-removing’ pose.<p>Shutterstock<p>Can’t quite remember the last time going #2 felt like, well, second nature? While it may be tempting to reach for some OTC relief, consider hitting the yoga mat instead.<p>Can yoga poses really help?<p>“Movement in general is important for stimulating the …

Will Your Building Withstand the Onslaught of the Technium?

The Technium is the sphere of visible technology and intangible organizations that form what we think of as modern culture.<br>—Kevin Kelly, <i>What</i> …

Architecture

Cinema and the City: 10 Films Starring Cities

The city has been explored as a theme in movies since the early days of cinema, appearing as both a setting and a protagonist in films by renowned …

"It is difficult to feel unreservedly optimistic about the future"

<b>Opinion:</b> this year's SXSW technology conference may have had Barack Obama as its headliner, but the tone was still surprisingly sombre, says Kieran …

Barack Obama

Will Architecture's Future be Held Together with Glue?

The most revolutionary material in architecture may be one we’re already quite familiar with: glue. In a recent article for <i>New Scientist</i>’s New …

Earn the Right: Notes for New Bodybuilders

Recently, while reading Bold & Determined’s 37 Bad Guy Bodybuilding Tips, one tip in particular stood out to me. The gist of it was: #20: Light …

Performance-Enhancing Drugs

The Core Workout That Tightens Your Middle and Fends Off Back Pain | Men's Health

And since they’re stability exercises, you’ll train your core to resist potentially spine-damaging motions like rotation, flexion, and extension, Gaddour explains.<p>Watch the video above to see Gaddour demonstrate the movements. Then try this classic core workout for yourself.<p><b>How to Do the Core</b> …

​How (and Why) Your Brain Makes Its Own Cannabinoids

A crash course on the endocannabinoid system in preparation of the premier of 'Weediquette.'<p>As you probably already know, unlike water, potatoes, and many top-selling pharmaceutical drugs, it's virtually impossible to fatally overdose on marijuana.<p>What you might not realize, however, is that this …

Cannabis

Why is Finland’s healthcare system failing my family?

The country is held up as a model welfare state, but its high taxes are spent on education and childcare, not on health<p>Imagine going to your nearest doctors’ surgery at 9am on a weekday with your sick six-year-old daughter because you cannot make an appointment over the phone. After your drive to …

Physiology

10 Grooming Products to Splurge On

Barret WertzSplurge-Worthy10 grooming products worth the price tag.

Prices

Fitness: The best Muscle-Building Smoothie Recipes .

Whether for people who want to adjust their weight or for people who are health-concerned; smoothies are one of the best ways to achieve one’s goals. …

Fantastic Architecture: Illustrations By Bruna Canepa

Architect, illustrator and cofounder of the Miniatura project, <b>Bruna Canepa</b> has shared with us a stunning collection of her illustrations and …

Architecture

Best Skin Products: Look 25 Again with These 14 Full-Strength Serums

Barret Wertz25-Year-Old SkinAge in reverse with these 14 full-strength serums.

Skin

12 Powerful Products to Bring Your Skin Back to Life

Barret WertzDamage ControlThese 12 products will rescue your skin after you party hard.

Skin

13 Ways You're not as Fit as You Think You Are

How Fit Are You?See if you stack up with these benchmarks.

Why Your Detox Is Bullsh*t

Don't go on a juice cleanse. And please don't do a colon cleanse.<p>It seems everyone's on a detox for the new year, and don't we all need one? Our bodies are full of toxic chemicals. It would be great if we could just purify ourselves with a few smoothies, right?<p>Tough luck. Detoxes are bullshit.<p>It's …

Wellness

Machine learning for artists

This spring I will be teaching a course at NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) called “Machine Learning for Artists.” Since the …