(c) 2012 Scott McKinney, MS What is the most effective fitness regimen when it comes to decreasing fat mass while maintaining a healthy weight? If you answered, the shake weight, Hawaii chair, or some two-second-once-per-year-abs workout I encourage you to continue to the end of this column. The answer to this question is a [...]

T-Ball War in the Middle East

November 30th, 2012 explanations of conventional wars run something like this: An aggressor state seeks political advantage through military force. It has a hunch that the threatened target will likely either make concessions to avoid losing a war, or, if war breaks out, the resulting political gains will be worth the military costs to achieve victory. Wars [...]

Faith in the Future?

November 30th, 2012 Bone Matrix argbonematrix Boresha ARG Bone Matrix ARG bone Matrix Bing’s new HTML5-and-CSS3-enhanced search interface, which was first demonstrated back in September 2010 to showcase the power of IE9, has started to roll out. The most notable addition to the new interface is is smooth page transitions — the fade in and out — and navigation tabs (maps, images, videos, etc.) now persistently float [...] As talk of tax hikes, spending, and ‘redirection of federal investment’ appear to be occupying the majority of time for legislators at this point, necessary areas of spending which can be cut without anyone knowing–or without anyone knowing for years–will continue to end up in Barack Obama’s cross-hairs. Many fear that one such area [...] Timer by App Cubby launched as an inexpensive way to quickly and easily set single or multiple count-down timers on the iPhone. Since Apple’s built-in Clock app only allows for a single timer at once, Timer was well worth the $0.99 it originally cost. Recently, however, App Cubby made it free. And now they’re [...] Proving how much it cares about those people who use its app on Linux, Skype has released version 2.2 for Linux. Don’t run towards the champagne though, as this is still a beta version, and, as its minor revision number implies, isn’t the much-awaited big new version that achieves feature parity with its Windows [...] Sailing is one of those things that can be explained in a couple of minutes, but it really takes a lifetime to master. Sailboat Championship (from Infinite Dreams) marries the fundamentals of being on the water with excellent Android gameplay. You've got to pay attention to where the wind is coming from, first and [...] you think of the Patagonia region of Argentina as being symbolic of glaciers, you will be in for a surprise when you go to Puerto Madryn. This city is often called the Diving Capital of Argentina. It’s a great place to go for both water-based activities and also for viewing marine wildlife. There is [...]

Obama Abandons Arab Moderates

November 29th, 2012 is a battle under way in every Arab country between moderate forces, which seek progress toward real democracy, and Salafi and Muslim Brotherhood groups or affiliates, which seek power so that they can begin the process of imposing their views. As we have just seen in Egypt, when these latter get power they use [...]