Brandon Melick

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Muscle Foods for Men

Men's Health cover model Gregg Avedon shows you what he eats every day<p>When I began training and competing in bodybuilding contests, I realized that my diet was my best edge on the competition. Over the years, I've learned which foods accelerate or slow my gains. I think the right nutritional …

Roger Federer Hit An Absurd Drop Shot In The Australian Open

In the third set with the match tied 1-1, Bolelli was serving for the game when Federer came up with a gorgeous drop shot.<p>In a back-and-forth rally, Bolelli forced Federer to go to his backhand on the far left side of the court. Federer returned the ball with a drop shot with such insane backspin …

Google and SpaceX are talking about internet satellites

We don't normally cover the dry world of start-up funding, but this story looks as if it's worth breaking a rule for. According to a report over at <i>The Information</i>, Google is about to write SpaceX, Elon Musk's private spaceflight company, a big check the next time the latter company requests some …

Atlanta Falcons’ new stadium has incredible retractable roof, high-tech amenities

In architecture, if you’re looking to make a statement and contribute to a city’s design conversation, you need to go bold. And that’s what’s …

World's first 3D-printed apartment building constructed in China

While architectural firms compete with their designs for 3D-printed dwellings, one company in China has quietly been setting about getting the job done. In March of last year, company WinSun claimed to have printed 10 houses in 24 hours, using a proprietary 3D printer that uses a mixture of ground …

We Went To SurveyMonkey, Where Engineers Use Treadmill Desks And Do Planks Between Coding

We recently stopped by SurveyMonkey, a Palo Alto startup that lets people create free, customizable surveys.<p>SurveyMonkey celebrated the official opening of its new office on Friday by letting employees autograph the sign that will hang outside its building.<p>SurveyMonkey may be turning 15 this year, …

Google Is About To Make A Major Investment In Elon Musk's SpaceX

The Information's Jessica Lessin reports: "The purpose of a deal, which is still in the works, is to support the development of SpaceX satellites that could beam low-cost internet around the globe to billions who don't have it."<p>A source close to the alleged deal says Google "has agreed to value …

Flexible implant shows promise for paralysed humans

Last year, researchers at the Ecole polytechnique federale de Lausanne, Switzerland, successfully demonstrated a system that allowed completely paralysed rats to walk again. Using a system of electrical and chemical stimulation, the rats -- whose spinal cords had been completely severed -- were …

The most interesting 3D printers introduced (so far) at CES 2015

It’s difficult to believe it was only a year ago that 3D printers became a common sight at CES. They are back again this year, with a whole range of …

Printing

Meet the Withings Activité Pop: a $150 health tracking watch

If at $450, the Withings Activité watch doesn’t fit in your budget,, the company has a new less-expensive option. It’s called the Activité Pop, and …

Wearable Tech

Man who cut off his fingers builds 'Robohand'

<i>Vital Signs</i> is a monthly program bringing viewers health stories from around the world.<p><b>Gauteng, South Africa (CNN) —</b> "I was in a position to see exactly what happens in the human hand. I got the basics of what it's all about and thought yeah, I'll make my own."<p>Richard van As is recalling the moment …

Samsung's Smartphone Business Is Slipping, But We're About To Learn Its Plan To Fix That

There, one of Samsung's three CEOs, BK Yoon, will give the opening keynote for the conference.<p>However, the keynote won't focus on the biggest profit driver at Samsung, its mobile phone and tablet business. That segment is faltering and mostly to blame for Samsung's 60% drop in profits from a year …

Secretive Military Tech Company Announces Augmented Reality Glasses For Consumers

For the past six years, low-key Osterhout Design Group has been building heavy duty smart glasses for the military. But after seeing the kind attention heaped onto gadgets like Google Glass, the small San Francisco-based company is looking towards the consumer market and thinks it has something …

Augmented Reality