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How walking faster could help you live longer

If you’re the type to saunter or stroll down a sidewalk, you may want to speed up.<p>A new study from the <i>British Journal of Sports Medicine</i> found that …

Exercise

What happens inside your body when you exercise?

New research unlocks clues about exercise at the cellular level.<p>If you've ever worked out, you know what it feels like in your body. Your body …

Exercise

A single workout could save your life

There is plenty of evidence that being physically active can reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, but when do the benefits of exercise start …

Heart Disease

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 focuses on AI, VR and battery life

Qualcomm teased its new flagship smartphone chip at day one of its Summit in Maui, and, as expected, the company’s got a lot more to offer us on day two. The Snapdragon 845 is the latest premium processor, due out next year. And like its predecessor, the 835, you can expect the thing to be nearly …

Batteries

Scientists Discover Protein in Human Tears Can Create Electricity

Weird, right?<p>Scientists in Ireland have discovered that a protein found in tears, saliva, and egg whites can generate electricity. The protein, …

Clean Energy

Venezuela braces for the 'mother of all protests' as both sides call for rallies

As dissatisfaction with the government grows, opposition leader needs no reminder of the risks involved in inflaming an already febrile national mood<p>As Venezuela braces for the “mother of all protests” on Wednesday, opposition figurehead Henrique Capriles needs no reminder of the risks involved in …

Cooking with vegetable oils releases toxic cancer-causing chemicals, say experts

Scientists warn against the dangers of frying food in sunflower oil and corn oil over claims they release toxic chemicals linked to cancer<p>Cooking with vegetable oils releases toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other diseases, according to leading scientists, who are now recommending food be fried …

Indonesia's fires labelled a 'crime against humanity' as 500,000 suffer

Haze has caused havoc, with schools in neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia shut down, flights grounded and events cancelled<p>Raging forest fires across Indonesia are thought to be responsible for up to half a million cases of respiratory infections, with the resultant haze covering parts of Malaysia …

Indonesia

Obama: Russia action in Syria is 'recipe for disaster'

US President Barack Obama warns Russia's aggressive military campaign in Syria supporting strongman Assad is a "recipe for disaster"<p>President Barack Obama vehemently rejected Russia's military actions in Syria as self-defeating and dismissed the idea that Moscow was strengthening its hand in the …

iPhone 6S Plus takes on Galaxy S6 and iPhone 6 in low-light photo shootout

Apple has given its new iPhone 6S ($385 at Amazon.com) and 6S Plus ($650 at Verizon Wireless) a whole host of new upgrades, including a more powerful processor and a neat new way to poke at the screen. The camera has been given a hearty boost too, from 8 to 12 megapixels, and it's that I'm looking …

Mobile Technology

199 Things You Can Compost

• Home<br>• ><br>• Tips & Tricks<br>• ><br>• 199 Things You Can Compost<p>posted 3 years ago<br>Categories: Tips & Tricks<p>129. ATM receipts<p>130. Catalogs and magazines (not heavily …

Here Are 25 Instagram Accounts To Follow If You Want To Get In Shape

Personal trainers, athletes, and brands that will get you fit from the comfort of your own home.<p>No gym? No problem. All you need is your phone, a little bit of space, and these awesome Instagram accounts will provide the workouts, nutritional tips, and crazy cool photos that will motivate you to …

Shure SE846 In-Ear Headphone Review

The Shure SE846 are something of a rare breed. While there are a lot of expensive headphones available, there aren’t many expensive <i>in-ear</i> headphones.<p>But Shure has a long history with excellent headphones, not to mention with microphones and other audio gear. Judging from the specs and design, the …

Seymour M. Hersh · The Killing of Osama bin Laden

The most blatant lie was that Pakistan’s two most senior military leaders – General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, chief of the army staff, and General Ahmed …

Nokia Plots 2016 Return to Phone Market

We're not dead yet.<p>Four years ago, Stephen Elop, Nokia’s then-CEO, described the company as a man at the edge of a burning platform. While its rivals had set the phone market on fire, Nokia had poured gasoline on its own platform by failing to acknowledge that newcomers Apple and Google had changed …

Mobile

10 of the best commute-friendly flat shoes – in pictures

The most common sight on your daily commute? The office worker in tights, skirt and terrible trainers. With summer coming up and our tights packed away, here are some nice comfortable flats in case your summer sandals give you blisters after three minutes

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google is making a giant change this week that could affect millions of small businesses.</b> It is updating its mobile search algorithm to start favoring mobile-friendly websites and demoting others. The change has been nicknamed "mobilegeddon."<p><b>2. Sony has launched its new flagship handset, the</b> …

Sony Announces Thinner, Lighter Xperia Z4 in Japan

Sony quietly launched its flagship Xperia Z4 Android phone in Japan today, with a very similar design to its predecessor and marginally better specs.<p>The Z4 runs Android 5.0 Lollipop and features a 5.2-inch Full HD 1080p display, with a new 25mm wide-angle 5.1-megapixel front camera for bigger, …

Meditation sweeps corporate America, but it's for their health. Not yours | Oliver Burkeman

Companies from Goldman Sachs to Target are discovering that zen employees are more productive. Get your yoga mats out and take a long, deep breath ...<p>As a fairly regular meditator, I naturally responded with only a slight smile and a deep sense of imperturbable inner peace to the latest crop of …

Apple iOS8 v Android 5.1 - Which Is Best?

The phrase “Android vs. iOS” is usually linkbait fodder, quickly dissolving into an argument amongst warring factions who put way too much emotional investment into their favorite mobile operating system.<p>There’s a better approach. Both iOS 8 and Android 5.1 are compelling platforms, offering …

Apps

Smartphone use rises in US – but many owners struggle with cost, says study

Research shows 64% of Americans own a smartphone but 23% run into money problems and 15% run out of mobile data<p>In the last three years the number of Americans owning a smartphone has jumped from 35% to almost two-thirds but affordability has meant many have had difficulties paying for them, …

How Being a Worrywart Helps at Work

Pessimism and Anxiety Can Improve Performance<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Most people seek to project an upbeat, confident attitude on the job. But sometimes it is better to be a worrywart.<p>While ample research has documented the …

Employment