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10 fitness and lifestyle devices you've never heard of — but will want right now

The hottest new home and gym fitness products, from big manufacturers and tiny startups alike, were showcased last month in San Diego.<p>Industry giants such as indoor-cycling pioneer Johnny Goldberg were there introducing the first-ever electronic-shifting classroom bike, standing side-by-side with …

Exercise

'I really can't believe this is me': Man, 36, celebrates his incredible 479LB weight loss by showing off a very trim new physique after having 36LBS of 'deflated' excess skin removed

• <b>Sal, 36, from Land O'Lakes, Florida, went from 247lbs to 211lbs after having 36lbs of excess skin removed from his body</b>• <b><br>The death of his father caused</b> …

Weight Loss

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

Weight might not be why obesity damages knees - Futurity

New research points to gut bacteria, not mechanical stress, as the cause of joint pain and arthritis in obesity. A common supplement spared the knees …

Diabetes

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

Google

19 Dogs Who Made Their Owners Take A Deep, Deep Breath

Still cute tho.

Pets

Popular VPN Opera is closing its doors, here are our favorite alternatives from $2/mo.

This morning Opera announced that it’s closing up shop on its free VPN app. With various moves by the United States government allowing telecom companies to sell or throttle data, it’s becoming more important than ever to consider utilizing a VPN. Following Opera’s decision to shutter its popular …

Information Systems

Tip: The Silly-Looking Exercise Your Glutes Need

This exercise will boost your deadlift and build your flat butt... but it looks weird. Who cares? Be weird.<p>Most people know about the cable …

Time I

Cancer Breakthrough Leads China's Biotech Boom

A few days before Craig Chase was discharged from the Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital in Nanjing, his doctor told him something he never …

Biotechnology

How a 34-year-old turned $200 into a company he sold for over $10 million in a matter of months

Thirteen years ago as a broke college student, Trevor Chapman took a job selling pest control door-to-door to make extra money. Eventually, he …

eCommerce

Back-to-Back Ticketing: A Frequent Flyer Trick

Back-to-back ticketing is when a passenger books two flights to get around ticketing restrictions like Saturday night stay requirements or to avoid …

Flying

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

Happiness

Google’s astounding new search tool will answer any question by reading thousands of books

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada<p>Imagine if you could gather thousands of writers in a circle to discuss one question. What would optimist Thomas L. Friedman say about intervening in Syria, for example? Would chaos theorist Santo Banerjee concur?<p>Google now has a way to convene that kind of …

British Columbia

The No. 1 trait highly charismatic people all share, according to science

William von Hippel, a psychology professor from the University of Queensland in Australia, conducts eccentric experiments to uncover the thought …

Psychology

Surprising Uses: Your Phone Makes an Excellent AR Tape Measure

Our phones have evolved past a simple pocket computer. They have become more like Swiss Army Knives, opening up possibilities that were previously …

Google Pixel

13 types of videos that could power up your business

You’ve been thinking about investing in video content, but you’re not sure where to start.<p>Video is certainly worthy of investment, but it’s important …

Marketing

The world’s biggest cruise line uses this psychological trick to make you spend more money

How much should a TV cost?<p>It seems like a simple question, but it can be a difficult one to answer. Of course, it depends on factors like size and quality, but once you've determined those, it's still difficult to figure out what the price should be without referring to other TVs you seen, owned, …

Royal Caribbean

6 of the Best Translation Apps To Use When Traveling

Not multilingual? You don’t actually need to be with these apps, all which will help you read, speak and understand a variety of different languages. …

Apps

If You Created Your Own Password You're Doing it Wrong

Does your password include a word? Is it less than 12 characters long? If so, you need to change it ASAP—while sparing you the hassle of remembering …

Information Systems

You don't need a pilot's license to fly this plane jet-ski hybrid

This aircraft is half jet ski and half plane. The FlyNano combines marine and aviation technology, creating the lightweight plane that only weighs 70kg.<p>A pilot's license is not required to fly the aircraft however, it is not for beginners as some flying experience is recommended before attempting …

Jet Skis

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

A few more words on Alzheimer's prevention: Tap water? Caviar? Twinkies?

Lisa Mosconi, an Italian-born neuroscientist and nutritionist, had no idea how important the taste of water was to her until she moved to New York City and took a long sip from the tap.<p>"This is supposed to be the best water in America," she said, "but it tasted awful. It was disgusting."<p>She set off …

Nutrition

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

Writing

12 Things Dogs Shouldn’t Eat Under Any Circumstances

There are certain things that dog owners generally know are bad for their dogs — like chocolate and onions — but there are so many other foods that …

Onions

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

The Most Attractive (Invisible) Trait of Any Partner

Source: Ollyy/Shutterstock<p>When your dinner companion spends the evening looking at his or her phone device, or at the ball game on the television set …

Mindfulness

8 ways to be a better liar

If you're a bad liar, that's actually a good thing. A little bit of stress or guilt when you stretch the truth or blatantly mislead someone means you're not a psychopath.<p>Still, if you want to look and sound more convincing next time you ditch plans because you're "not feeling well" or get to the …

Psychology

Please stop calling dopamine the ‘pleasure chemical’

It is possible to feel pleasure without dopamine<p>Dopamine is one of the most hyped brain chemicals, supposedly linked to everything from sex to gambling. It’s common to read, as <i>Business Insider</i> claimed last week, that dopamine is “the pleasure chemical” — but that’s not true, and the idea was …

Neuroscience

A daily dose of ibuprofen can help prevent onset of Alzheimer’s, study finds

A new Vancouver-based study says taking ibuprofen every day can help prevent the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.<p>If started early enough, Canadian …

Dementia