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We Built A Phone-Charging Lamp With Our Bare Hands And You Can Too

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Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

Sluggish at midday? Try Kathryn Budig's 10-minute yoga routine

If you have 10 free minutes to scroll social media, chances are you have that much time for something that will benefit your mind and spirit as well as your body.<p>That's the mantra yoga instructor Kathryn Budig is propagating, to emphasize that a quick and effective yoga sequence can be done …

Yoga

5 Treadmill Hacks That Can Help Shave More Pounds

Burn more calories on the hamster wheel every time.<p>If you're trying to lose weight but you run at the same speed and incline every time you hit the treadmill, you can run right into a rut—which is a) boring and b) lacking in calorie-torching power.<p>The good news: Jogging on the dreadmill <i>can</i> go from …

17 Ways You're Stretching Wrong

The best-feeling part of your workout could be ruining all your hard work.<p>Ask five trainers at your gym, and you can bank on five different answers about how and when to stretch. That's because there's a ridiculous amount of conflicting science on proper stretching techniques — and most people were …

Undercover Boss: Starkiller Base

<i>Undercover Boss</i> is a reality show in which some CEO disguises himself as an entry-level worker to see how things are going at the lowest level of the …

Star Wars

Star Wars meets Calvin and Hobbes – Brian Kesinger

Numerous Star Wars characters drawn by Brian Kesinger in the lovely style of Calvin and Hobbes.<p>Brian Kesinger is a well known story artist at Walt …

Calvin and Hobbes

Heart Attack vs. Sudden Cardiac Arrest: Understanding the Difference

<i>Awake or Not Awake. That Is the Question.</i><p>October is National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month. Understanding the difference between heart attack and sudden cardiac arrest could help save lives. One way to understand the difference between the two conditions is this distinction: The heart …

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'Harry Potter' play Cursed Child: Sequel following Harry, Albus

Finally, finally we have some solid answers about <i>Harry Potter and the Cursed Child</i>, and J.K. Rowling wasn’t trolling us: It’s definitely not a …

Overnight Oats - 50 Best Recipes for Weight Loss

Ready-to-eat cereal isn’t the most waist-friendly variety on supermarket shelves. As it turns out, oatmeal is a much better way to ward off weight …

Doctors Blamed This Model's Pain on Her Weight But She Actually Had Cancer

"Doctors made feel like I wasn't aware of my body enough to tell them that were was something wrong."<p>It is no joke that doctors take women's pain less seriously. It happens. A lot. Really. One model lived this horrifying truth about our medical system firsthand.<p>"If I would have listened to them, …

15 hilarious parenting comics that are almost too real.

Brian Gordon is a cartoonist. He's also a dad, which means he's got plenty of inspiration for the parenting comics he creates for his website, Fowl …

The 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept that it’s …

7 Essential Lower-Body Gymnastics Movements — Shrugged Collective

A lot of emphasis is placed on upper-body strength and gymnastics moves in competitive fitness. That’s great, but many athletes are under-developed …

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Russian Scientist Injects Himself with 3.5 Million Year Old “Eternal Life” Bacteria

A group of Russian scientists believe that the secret to eternal youth might actually lies in the permafrost of Siberia. They’re experimenting with a …

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

The 10 Rules of Weight Loss You Should Always Follow

There's no magic bullet or secret pill — sustainable weight loss does not happen overnight. If want to take off weight and keep it off for good, some major healthy lifestyle changes need to occur in order for your results to last. Here are the 10 rules to live by every day.<p>1. Thou Shalt Eat …

Fitness

Maria Menounos' 6 Essential Rules for Weight Loss

We already shared the Maria Menounos weight loss story with you. Now she wants you to know more. For Maria, author of <i>The EveryGirl's Guide to Diet</i> …

20 Word Usage Mistakes Even Smart People Make

English vocabulary is full of pitfalls that you might not be aware of. Don't let them trip you up.<p>1. INVARIABLY<p>If something happens invariably, it …

Linguistics

Fighting in Gaza stalls as Eid al-Fitr gets underway

But intermittent fire punctured the lull in fighting and neither Israel nor Hamas have indicated a willingness to discuss a lasting cease-fire.<p><b>A</b> …

Microsoft pits Siri against Cortana in new Windows Phone 8.1 ad

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An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive

“One thing is for sure,” declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz, in a recent post on the topic of streaming music. “One service will dominate, it’s where we’ll all go, because we want to share, we don’t want to be left out.”<p>Music is now undeniably an …

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MH17 probe shows crash caused by 'massive explosive decompression'

MH17 suffered a massive decompression caused by an explosion according to data recovered from the Malaysian plane's black box recorders<p>Analysis of the black box flight recorders from a downed Malaysian airliner show it was destroyed by shrapnel coming from a rocket blast and went down because of …

Looking at post-cut Microsoft: Who’s safe, who’s not?

Of the 18,000 jobs Microsoft will cut in the upcoming year, a good chunk — 12,500 — will come from “aligning” the Nokia Devices and Services business …

18,000 job cuts mark new era at Microsoft

Microsoft Corp.'s new chief executive has signaled a new era for the company with a heavy finger on the delete key, erasing 18,000 jobs — 14% of the workforce.<p>Six months into the job, CEO Satya Nadella is targeting a red-tape culture that has rested on former glory. He seeks to restore a feisty …

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