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Quick, intense exercise may put the brakes on aging, research shows

<i>This is part of a series on aging well.</i><p>Compared to sitting all day, any exercise is better than none. But if you're determined to ward off an early death, one form of exercise, called high-intensity interval training (HIIT), may give you a leg up.<p>It sounds technical, but it's not. HIIT is basically …

'Star Trek Bridge Crew' Takes VR to New Dimensions

Hikaru Sulu, helmsman for four years of the USS Enterprise NCC-1701’s famous five-year mission, has a difficult job. Arrayed in front of him is a …

How Would The Universe Change If We Grew An Extra Dimension?

Imagine, if you can, the ability to move in an extra direction: one beyond up-and-down, north-and-south, or east-and-west. That there’s an independent direction beyond our conventional notions of x, y, and z-axes. And let’s make it more interesting for you: imagine that you’re the only one in the …

Physics

These 12 slow cooker recipes are perfect for spring

Don't pack up that Crockpot just yet.<p>Slow cooking can and should be done all year round. You'll be glad to have this kitchen appliance when you want …

Cooking

More Than Stars: The Milky Way's Dust Mapped In 3D For The First Time Ever

It’s easy to look at the night sky and find that it’s full of stars.<p>Moreover, the stars cluster together in a great plane spanning the sky, making up our galaxy: the Milky Way.<p>But the Milky Way is more than just stars, it’s also full of gas, plasma, and — most importantly — light-blocking dust.<p>This …

Astrophysics

Quit Working 40 Hours a Week (and Do This Instead)

It's time to retire the concept of the set workweek, claims this founder.<p>What's the ideal number of hours a person should work each week?<p>Back in the machine age, when a great many workers spent their days on assembly lines, unions fought for a 40-hour week--and researchers backed them up. After …

Productivity

Health Savings Account: Your Extra Retirement Funds | Investopedia

What if I told you there was a way to save $2.5 million tax-free forever? Interested?<p>By now you’ve probably heard about the health savings account …

Retirement

Are Your Weak Neck Muscles Making Your Hamstrings Tight?

<b>To generate power, you need mobility. To have mobility, you need stability.</b> Proximal stability feeds distal mobility. Instability signals the brain …

The Expanse is the best show on TV that no one is watching

Don’t pass on this one<p>Star Wars is once again the crowning king of box office blockbusters. Star Trek has been rebooted and revitalized for a new generation. In just a few months we will see the highly anticipated next chapter of Mass Effect, arguably gaming's best sci-fi universe.<p>But with a solid …

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life

Here's how to know what your fundamental goals are--and keep them from conflicting with each other.<p>Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you …

Self-improvement

Cloud Computing Spins Out Of Control (But Maybe That's Not Such A Bad Thing)

Organizations continue their headlong rush into the cloud – but the people they depend on to manage this adventure are in a scramble to keep up, and, indeed, may be losing control of the situation. That’s the gist of a recent survey of more than 1,071 IT managers and professionals conducted by …

Innovation

Best Countries and Places to Retire to in 2017 | Investopedia

Retiring abroad is a trend that's not going away anytime soon. More than half a million people are currently living outside the United States and …

Retirement

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

The new year marks the 150th celebration of Canadian Confederation, and to commemorate the country’s birthday, Parks Canada is offering free …

Canada

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

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Money

You Can Fly to Europe for $69, So You Have No Excuse Not to Travel This Year

You may remember a while back when we shared the news that $69 flights to Europe were going to be a thing come 2017.<p>Good news: We've got an update, …

Boeing

The Cloud in 2017: Seven key trends, from AWS and Azure to voice services and machine learning

Here’s a no-brainer: 2017 will be a big year for the cloud. Cloud computing is an innovation rivaling the advent of client-server, the PC or the …

Battling the Tyranny of Big Data

We need technology that protects privacy and gives individuals control over personal information.<p>To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.

Privacy

Cloud Storage on iOS: iCloud, OneDrive, and Dropbox

Cloud storage services have been an incredibly useful way of working around 128 and 266 GB storage limits on modern iPads, but I’m still feeling torn about which solution is best for me. I know of Google Drive, but I’ve spent most of my testing period jumping between iCloud, Dropbox, and OneDrive. …

My Must-Have iOS Apps & Web Services, 2016 Edition – MacStories - page 3

Utilities<p>Weather Underground. I've tried hundreds of weather apps since the App Store launched in 2008; Weather Underground is the only one I was able to stick with for over a year. In addition to a great UI with a dark theme, Weather Underground is powered by hyper-local data that provides more …

Apps

5 Killer Pushup Variations for Greater Gains

<b>The poor old push up is a miserable exercise. It doesn't get a lot of love and generally just sits there by itself in the corner.</b> Other more macho …

These 9 space facts will change your perception of the universe

Space is so unfathomably large and so unbelievably weird, that it can sometimes be difficult to convey basic facts. For example, you can fit all of our solar system's planets in the space between the Earth and our moon. Here are 9 facts that may bewilder and dumbfound your perceptions of</b> …

Space

Body-Swap Anime Your Name Offers New Style of Star-Crossed Romance

It’s already one of the highest-grossing anime movies of all time, second only to <i>Spirited Away</i>. Just recently, the LA Film Critics Association named …

Anime

How to Improve Your Golf Game and End Lower Back Pain

Mention of “the core” has most athletes think of the stomach muscles or abs. <b>What is typically overlooked is the back</b>. If you’re excluding lower back …

The 10 Best Apps Of 2016

Our favorite brand-new apps of the year–plus a few radical upgrades–for your phone, tablet, and computer.<p>To say that 2016 was a good year for helpful apps would be a colossal understatement. A perfect storm of artificial intelligence, big data, excellent interface design, and fresh takes on …

The slow cooker revolution

<b>There's a culinary revolution taking place and it's not in a hurry. Like many things from the 1970s, slow cookers are back in fashion with some retailers reporting sales up by a third in recent years.</b><p>Driven by the trend for slow-cooked meats such as pulled pork, and their general cost …

Cooking

WHAT TO KNOW NOW | Amazon Web Services

Invest in yourself.<p>A few years ago, “cloud computing” seemed like the marketing phrase du jour, a form of network decentralization designed to ease …

5 Cutting-Edge Core Training Progressions

<b>You would think every exercise that could be done to strengthen the core has already been done.</b> Since Charles Atlas first advertised his bodybuilding …

The 15 smartest sci-fi movies of all time

Viewers are praising the film's stunning cinematography, the commanding performance of Amy Adams, and off-the-charts entertainment value, but mostly, they are praising the film's intelligence.<p>What's funny about most of the praise for the movie's smarts is that it's usually accompanied by just a …

Science Fiction

Arrival review: dazzling science-fiction that will leave you speechless

<b>Director: Denis Villeneuve; Starring: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma. Cert 12A, 116 mins.</b><p>The dozen alien vessels in Arrival – stormcloud black, prolate hemispheroids the size of upended airports – aren’t easy to miss. But for sheer neck-craning scale, the …

Michael Stuhlbarg