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The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

Here's what you need to know...<p>Challenge yourself with four weeks of intensive kettlebell swinging to test your grit and improve body …

400-Pound Kettlebell Swings

Here's what you need to know...<p>While kettlebell swings are great for fat loss and conditioning, they're underutilized for building strength and …

Why should Apple have access to consumers if it refuses to pay its fair share of taxes?

The chairman of a parliamentary committee investigating Google for tax avoidance calls the firm "devious, calculating, and unethical", yet British …

The Coolest NEW Kettlebell Exercise

Crush calories and build strength faster than ever with this grueling variation of the classic kettlebell swing<p>Trainers love the kettlebell swing. "It's a low-impact move that smokes the entire back side of your body and torches fat," says BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., owner of StreamFit.com and a top <i>Men's</i> …

Do San Antonio Spurs Have Killer Instinct to Win 2013 NBA Title?

With the San Antonio Spurs holding a 2-0 lead over the Memphis Grizzlies heading into Game 3 the Western Conference Finals, it seems like an odd time to start questioning them. But after the way they nearly let the last game slip, we can't help but wonder if closing games is a weakness for the …

Dear High School Graduate: Everything You've Been Told Is False

When I graduated from Omaha Creighton Prep High School back in 1977, my fellow grads and I entered a benign, forgiving, if U.S.-hegemonic, economic order where one could find paid work — albeit of a blue collar variety — just by completing high school. A world where even a C student was guaranteed …

Scientists Have Solved The Mystery Of The White Tiger's Coat

The strikingly beautiful, milky coats of white tigers are caused by a single change in a known pigment gene, a new study finds.<p>Since their discovery in the Indian jungle centuries ago, white tigers, a variant of Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris), have had a certain mystique. Captive white …

There's Been A Mass Exodus From The US Workforce, And It's Going To Continue For Decades

Bank of America economist Michelle Mayer has put out a long, new note on one of the more controversial subjects in economics these days: the Labor Force Participation Rate.<p>The Unemployment Rate has been grinding down, but everyone has noticed that Labor Force Participation has dropped as well, and …

New light cast on dark matter

Following the discovery of the Higgs boson, perhaps the most pressing problem in particle physics is to determine the nature of dark matter. The …

Where Have All The Facebookers Gone? Employee Retention v. Promoting Entrepreneurship

In a 2011 presentation at Startup School, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made his position on employee retention abundantly clear: if people want to work at startup for a year or two and then pursue a business idea of their own, more power to ‘em. In fact, Zuckerberg said, he’d be …

Google’s Cloud Is Eating Apple’s Lunch

A new front has opened in the smartphone war, and for the first time in many years, Apple is both outnumbered and outgunned.<p>I’m not talking about the phones themselves. iOS is still better than Android, although the gap has narrowed. The next iPhone will doubtless be the best phone in the world …

Why The iPhone Is Falling Behind

Apple haters, Android geeks and misinformed Wall Street analysts will tell you that Apple’s iPhone is falling behind because Apple can’t innovate anymore.<p>I don’t buy the Apple-doesn’t-innovate BS. Apple is super innovative, and their innovation is focused, disciplined and ultimately results in …

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The 9-Minute Kettlebell Complex From Hell

Complex creation is a delicate art. If not constructed thoughtfully and with a proper understanding of the primary function of the thing itself, you …