Low Strength Wine = More Drunk People

The mass availability of lower strength wines and beers in supermarkets could have the unforeseen effect of making people drink more alcohol, as the drink manufacturers and supermarkets are guilty of marketing such beverages as alternatives to soft drinks rather than hard booze. Read More >>

Scientists Have Finally Figured Out Why Chimps Are So Damn Strong

Humans may have big, bulbous brains, but when it comes to pure muscle power, we’re often considered the weakest of the great apes. Even chimpanzees, who are significantly smaller than us, exhibit levels of strength that are practically super-human by our standards. New research shows the degree to which our primate cousins are stronger than us—and why their tiny bodies pack such an impressive punch. Read More >>

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These Guys Doing Crazy Tricks on a Pole Must Have Magnetic Superpowers

Forgive me, but I think it’s plausible that these two guys are actually the first mutants in the world. The way they move so easily around this Chinese pole makes it seem like they have magnetic superpowers, or access to an invisible wall. Read More >>

A Day at Muscle Beach with the World’s Strongest Man

The tyres weigh 150 kilos, but they lift as easily as hula hoops in the hands of this Nordic god. In a puff of chalk, he hugs the rubber rings and scurries quickly through the sand. As he lifts the third and final tyre onto the platform, he turns to the cheering crowd on Venice Beach: Who is the king? I am! Read More >>

The Depressing Truth About Being a Superhero

Whenever we watch our favourite superhero movies, we can't help but wish we had their powers. Superhuman strength, superhuman speed, superhuman ability. It all sounds so great! But in reality, it wouldn't be always awesome like saving pretty actresses and wearing spandex. Day to day life would suck. Read More >>

Why Is There a Limit to Human Strength?

Want to be swole as hell? You can bulk up all you want, but once you get to a certain point, muscle growth is out of your hands. ASAP Science explains that our level of strength is basically pre-determined by our genetics. Read More >>

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Watch This Dude Pull an 8-Tonne Truck With His Ear

Lasha Pataraya has an unusual gift. He's not just insanely strong: he has insanely strong ears, too. Which is why he was able to use one of them to pull an 8-tonne truck. Read More >>

Newly Discovered “Hulk” Protein Could Make You a Beefcake Without the Weights

So you want to be muscular, buff, ripped, but you don't want to have to work for it. Who does? Well here's some good news, researchers have identified a "Hulk" protein that could give you crazy muscle mass with no effort on your part. Read More >>