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7 surprising ways to become a better runner (beyond just running)

When you’re training for a race, it’s tempting to just lace up and run as much as possible. But while logging mileage is definitely key, there are …

Marathons

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Exercise

Science Can Help You Choose a Better Password

Complexity isn't as important as you think.<p>For years, computer users have been told they should have complicated passwords, including numbers, punctuation marks and other symbols, and upper- and lowercase letters. Despite those being hard to remember, people were told not to write their passwords …

Google is sharing its management tools with the world

Speaking at his alma mater in January, Sundar Pichai, Google’s low-profile CEO, revealed his key to effective management: “Let others succeed.”<p>Enacting Pichai’s advice is easier said than done. But Google is sharing some tools that might help. Its Re:Work blog is offering a series of instructive …

Why it pays to stretch before you get out of bed

Too many of us wake up feeling stiff and achy.<p>When you think about it, stiffness makes sense. Perhaps you did not stretch appropriately postworkout. More likely, you went directly to bed after sitting all day (at the office, in the car, on the sofa, etc). Prebedtime stiffness is compounded by the …

Yoga

3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think -- and Solve Problems -- Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost in the face of adversity today will encounter substantial challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a handbook. We all just do our best to find the …

Parenting

When scientists saw the mouse heads glowing, they knew the discovery was big

Kari Alitalo had studied lymphatic vessels for more than two decades. So he knew that this network, which carries immune cells throughout the body and removes waste and toxins, didn’t extend into the brain: This had been accepted wisdom for more than 300 years. “Nobody questioned that it stopped at …

Neuroscience

IllumiBowl's latest toilet light also kills germs

IllumiBowl's motion-activated, multi-color toilet night light may have seemed like a silly idea when it first launched, but don't laugh -- it's a practical solution if you'd rather not flick on the regular bathroom light (and momentarily blind yourself) just to do your business. And it appears that …

Public Health

Apps to Make Travel Easier in 2017

Several apps have been released this year, and in the near past, that making traveling easier. Want to hear that muted TV? There's an app for that. …

Apps

The new way to tell if you’ve saved enough for retirement

The standard measure of how well-prepared people are for retirement is very close to useless.<p>This gauge is called the replacement ratio. You're supposed to save enough money to generate annual income of about 70 per cent of what you grossed in your peak working years. Some experts say 50 per cent …

Retirement

Is Ticketclever the way to put rail fares back on track? We find out

The website, which went live this week, promises to cut the cost of taking the train by up to 60% using ‘groundbreaking’ technology. We put it to the test<p>A new train ticket website is promising to save passengers as much as 60% on rail fares by finding route combinations and “split ticket” deals …

Trains

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways — it's a common object of desire for the urban explorers among us.<p>And, occasionally, New …

New York City

Learn to calm your stressed mind with visualization

<i>This is part of a series looking at microskills – changes that employees can make to help improve their health and life at work and at home, and employers can make to improve the workplace. The Globe and Mail and Morneau Shepell have created the Employee Recommended Workplace Award to honour</i> …

Skip the crunches – here’s how to really work your core

So you want to strengthen your core – join the club. "The core" is part of every fitness class that we all love to hate, and we feel ripped off if we don't work it. Am I right? The endless crunches, the two-minute plank holds and the straight leg lowers are what we want because we think if we feel …

Update your Raspberry Pi to Raspbian Pixel for fancy new features

A recent update vastly improves the Raspbian experience on your Raspberry Pi, here's how to get it.<p>Recently, Raspbian announced Pixel, a fairly significant update for users of the most popular Raspberry Pi operating system.<p>Raspbian Pixel includes a new web browser, Chromium, RealVNC is now …

Raspberry Pi

'Founder's Mentality' Is a Company's Best-Kept Secret, Bain Chiefs Argue

<b>“The founder’s mentality” is one of business’ “most undervalued secrets,” write Bain & Co. strategy leads Chris Zook and James Allen in their latest</b> …

Management

‘I stopped exercising and lost weight’

I was smug about my weight before I had children. At just four foot ten inches, I was seven and a half stone when I got married and even after my first daughter, Rosie was born 24 years ago I was back to pre-baby weight almost immediately.<p>But when my last child, Connie was born 17 years ago I was …

The 7 Microwave Hacks You Need to Know

<i>This article is part of</i> Epi Loves the Microwave, <i>our exploration (vindication?) of the appliance everybody loves to hate.</i><p>If the kitchen was a middle …

Raspberry Pi + Google Coder = HTML + CSS + JS + node.js = Way cool.

So, you’ve got your brand new Raspberry Pi 3 and you can’t wait to get programming but arghhhhh! So many choices and most of them are kind of …

Raspberry Pi

Low Cost Development Boards Linux Benchmarks – Raspberry Pi vs Banana Pi vs Orange Pi vs ODROID

Raspberry Pi projects: 20 of the best projects to try on the Raspberry Pi 3 microcomputer

Got a Raspberry Pi 3? Here are 20 imaginative Raspberry Pi projects to get started on<p><b>Raspberry Pi projects: Build a download hub</b><p>With the internet …

Raspberry Pi

A Raspberry Pi Christmas Coding Adventure!

Dieter, Pierre-Henri and Gleb gets Raspberry Pi computers for Christmas, and embarks on a <i>Coding Adventure!</i><p>This document gives you everything you need …

Raspberry Pi

What's the best Raspberry Pi for your needs?

Introduction<p>When the Raspberry Pi was first launched things were relatively straightforward – there was just one model to choose from. Fast forward …

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Raspberry, Shmazberry, There’s A $15 Single Board Computer Called The Orange Pi

Is $35 for a Raspberry Pi too rich for you blood? Do you prefer using sparsely-supported but cheap single board computers? Are you willing to ignore the obviously goofy name “Orange Pi?” Then have we got something for you.<p>The Orange Pi PC is a new single board machine that is ostensibly compatible …

Raspberry Pi