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8 Reasons Women Should Take Up Boxing

You will burn calories like a buzzsaw. I am not kidding. You may think you’ve done serious workouts before but you haven’t touched the level of output it takes to go hard for three minutes in a boxing ring. This is anaerobic activity; your muscles literally don’t operate the same way under this kind of […]

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Math Genius?

Math Genius?

During a recent parent-child homework session we discovered that the Husband can instantly and simultaneously solve four addition flash cards, held upside down by one bemused wife and one increasingly astonished 7 year old son. If we’d had more sons present at the time, the challenge might have escalated. So here is a sentence I […]

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Superman vs. iPod

Albert Fert and Peter Gr├╝nberg independently discovered a physical effect known as giant magnetoresistance, which gave the technology used to read data on hard disks a literal quantum leap toward today’s itty-bitty (technical term) computers like iPods. So yesterday these dudes got the “You just won the Nobel Prize for Physics” call (I always imagine […]

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