Daily Archives: November 5, 2022

Workout Complexes Explained: Use Combination Lifts for Better Results

person in empty gym performing barbell exercise

Complexes, also known as combination lifts, consist of two or more exercises performed with the same free weight in a non-stop, continuous fashion. While this method may initially appear similar to low-intensity circuit training commonplace in machine-laden rec centers, true complexes are quite the opposite. Romanian weightlifting coach Istvan Javorek popularized complexes in the 1970s to […]

Did Mussolini Say This About Equal Voting Rights?

Labeled Satire

Claim: Italian dictator Benito Mussolini once said, “When I said I supported equal voting rights, I meant men shouldn’t vote either.”  Rating: In early November 2022, a Reddit user posted a meme showing Italian fascist leader Benito Mussolini along with a quote attributed to him about equal voting rights. Mussolini was prime minister of Italy […]

Meet ‘Van Gogh,’ The One-Eared Dog Who Paints With His Tongue

Van Gogh Dog

After being rescued from a dogfighting ring in North Carolina, this seven-year-old dog is getting a second chance at life — and making beautiful pieces of art. Happily Furever After Rescue (left); Wikimedia Commons (right)Van Gogh the artistic dog and a self-portrait of Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh. Vincent Van Gogh was a legendary 19th-century […]