STAY AWAKE FOR DAYS You should take: PROVIGIL (MODAFINIL), NUVIGIL (ARMODAFINIL) What you need to know: If you have to pull an all-nighter, Provigil is your friend. The Air Force feeds it to fighter pilots to ensure they’re alert after 40 hours without shut eye. In business circles Provigil is often referred to as “the […]

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STAGE ONE: KILL ME What’s going down when you feel like throwing up. BRAIN Does it feel like a pig made love to your skull? Thank cytokines, inflammatory chemicals that booze causes to be produced in excess by your immune system. Cytokines, according to Dr. David Sack, an expert in comprehensive neuroscience cause “pain, thinking and memory problems, evenanxiety.” Yup, a typical Sunday morning (minus the dead clown in our […]

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If your throat tickles, scratch your ear. When you were nine, playing your armpit was a cool trick. Now, as an adult, you can still appreciate a good body-based feat, but you’re more discriminating. Take that tickle in your throat; it’s not worth gagging over. Here is a better way to scratch your itch: “When the nerves in the ear are stimulated, it creates a reflex in the throat that […]

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Unstitch your side! If you’re like most people, when you run, you exhale as your right foot hits the ground. This puts downward pressure on your liver (which lives on your right side), which then lugs at the diaphragm and creates a side stitch, according to The Doctors Book of Home Remedies for Men. The fix: Exhale as your left foot strikes the ground. Stanch blood with a single finger! […]

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Strength is about neuron reactions from the brain to the muscles. You must wire your brain to perform quick bursts of strength by training it with low rep lifting, in turn it will force your muscles to adapt and gain size after your muscles have been rewired to lift heavy. Once more, the more muscles involved in a single rep, the more your whole body is being required to perform […]

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Hook Breathing The term is a nickname that fighter pilots have for the Valsalva Maneuver, a maneuver used to stay conscious in high G forces. A deep breath is taken and forcibly exhaled against a closed airway. You probably do it a dozen times a day without realizing it. You do it when you’re taking a dump and baring down, trying to lift something heavy or performing a difficult physical […]

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The US already has over 90 000 centenarians, and numbers are steadily increasing, new research from Denmark has shown, it is likely that most babies born in high income countries after 2000 will see their 100th birthday, living on average 20 more years than those born before. DRINK GREEN TEA Those who drink 5+ cups of green tea a day had a significantly lower risk of dying from heart disease […]

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WATCH THE CLOUDS Cloud cover on a winter night – expect warmer weather because clouds prevent heat radiation that would lower the temperature on a clear night. Cumulus towers (cumulus castellanus) – possibility of showers later in the day. Clouds going in different directions (e.g one layer going west, another layer going north) – bad weather coming, probably hail. Cumulonimbus clouds early in the day and developing throughout the day […]

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Your most loved sleeping pose could be giving you back and and neck pain, tummy troubles, even premature wrinkles. Discover the best positions for your body, plus the one you may want to avoid. GOOD: SLEEPING ON THE BACK Prevents neck and and back pain by maintaining a neutral position for head, neck and spine. Reduces acid reflux by keeping your head elevated above your stomach. Minimizes wrinkles as nothing […]

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You’re probably thinking but I know how to Google, but do you really? There is a lot more efficient Googling than you might think: in a recent study on student research skills, 75% of the students couldn’t perform a well-executed search on Google. When the success of your term paper hangs in the balance, using Google effectively is crucial, but most of students surprisingly just don’t know how. Here we […]

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