The Failures of Alcoholics Anonymous aren’t Scientific; they’re Systemic

Alcoholics Anonymous is the cornerstone of recovery from alcoholism. Its 12-step model has been adapted for use with other addictions, spanning from drugs, to sex, to food, and beyond. To date, it’s the most successful means of lasting recovery from alcoholism. Yet it only has an approximated success rate of about 20%. This low success …

Ripped To Shreds: The 13 Top Testosterone Boosters

There’s two kinds of people in the world. Those who pump, and those who let weakness rule them. For people in the former camp who know the joy of lifting heavy things, diets and supplements are deadly important. You can’t just eat whatever you want, poison your body, and expect to get the cut results …

What The Science Says: The Dangers of Marijuana

Marijuana is quickly going mainstream. Pot has become a billion dollar industry, growing by leaps and bounds. More states are looking to legalize marijuana medically, with several others leaning toward recreational legalization as well. While the nation once ran on hooch,┬áthese days it’s sativa in the spotlight. This increased availability can cause some health concerns, …

How To Choose Sunscreen For Ecologically Friendly UV Protection

Finding a sunscreen that does its job is getting tougher. The sun’s ultraviolet radiation is penetrating our atmosphere more easily thanks to climate change. Approximately one in five people will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Previous compounds used in sunscreen have proven ineffective at preventing this skin cancer, as well as being damaging to …

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A Man’s View: ‘Gold-Digger’ Should Never Be Used As An Insult

I was thinking about Melania Trump today. Actually, let’s back that up. I was thinking about how no one lives the life they want. That led me to thinking about ol’ #45, Donny Boy Trump. Born rich and had a whole nation handed to him based on nothing. A supreme accomplishment of failing upwards. The …

The 9 Best Pregnancy Apps Tell You What To Expect

Historically, one out of every 100 women would die from complications surrounding pregnancy. Add in crippling side-effects of childbirth such as osteoporosis, and even those that survived were often cursed. Modern medicine has significantly reduced the harm that pregnancy does to women, but there’s always more that can be done. Leveraging the power of technology, …

Using The 8 Best Stretch Mark Creams Might Help, But Don’t Bet On It

As if growing a person inside you for 9 arduous months wasn’t enough, women would then give birth, only to be faced with postpartum depression and stretch marks (AKA striae). As obesity rates climb, men too are finding out the heartbreak that comes from having your body suddenly riddled with lines from sudden weight gain, …

How To Get Abs: 13 Steps To A Washboard Core

In the time before the new millennia, the focus on a man’s body was largely on his arms, chest, and shoulders. For women, the obvious features most noticed were the breasts, legs, and glutes. Then the aughts came around and somehow the world changed. Rather than focusing on male mass and female curves, lean muscle …