Can You Rewire Your Brain In Two Weeks? One Man's Attempt…

Can You Rewire Your Brain In Two Weeks? One Man's Attempt…

Can you rewire your brain in two weeks?  The answer appears to be — at least partially — yes. The following is a guest post by Shane Snow, frequent contributor to Wired and Fast Company and author of the new book SMARTCUTS: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success.  Last year, he wrote about his two-week Soylent …

Are Saunas the Next Big Performance-Enhancing "Drug"?

Are Saunas the Next Big Performance-Enhancing "Drug"?

Preface by Editor This post will explain how heat can be used to increase growth hormone, muscular hypertrophy, endurance, and otherwise aid performance. It’s authored by Rhonda Perciavalle Patrick, Ph.D, and it’s comprehensive. But before we get started, you need to read some background and warnings… Heat is no joke. Ever since I was a …

Potential Tactics for Defeating Cancer — A Toolkit in 1,000 Words

Potential Tactics for Defeating Cancer — A Toolkit in 1,000 Words

(Photo: Irina Souiki) I’ve wanted to publish this post for years. It will propose a few simple approaches for minimizing the occurrence of cancer. With 19 billion capillaries in our bodies, on average, virtually 100% of us have microscopic cancers by the time we’re 70 years old, more than 40% of us by age 40. …

Soylent: What Happened When I Stopped Eating For 2 Weeks

Soylent: What Happened When I Stopped Eating For 2 Weeks

Tim Ferriss Intro Hundreds of people have asked me about Soylent, a controversial Silicon Valley team trying to replace food with a grayish liquid. “Does it really deliver all the nutrients the human body needs?” “Is it safe?” “Why hasn’t anyone tried this before?” [Hint: they have] And most often: “What do you think of …

Going from Obese to Bikini Body — Briana Case Study (Plus: New Tools, 4-Hour Body Group)

Going from Obese to Bikini Body — Briana Case Study (Plus: New Tools, 4-Hour Body Group)

All tactics, no excuses. This post will explain exactly how Briana, a mother of three and reader of this blog, lost 100 pounds. It’s a lot simpler than you might think. For additional real-world examples and the fundamentals, I suggest reading “How to Lose 100 Pounds on The Slow-Carb Diet.” There are several men and …