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The Evolution of Smart Phone as Fitness Tracker

Samsung's Galaxy S5, released today, includes heart-rate monitor, more.<p>Today, Samsung released its newest mobile device, the Galaxy S5. This smart phone contains the world’s first heart rate monitor wired directly into the hardware. To operate it, users place a finger on the tiny flash sensor plate …

How to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

Weight loss just got easier!<p><i>By Leta Shy for POPSUGAR Fitness</i><p>Losing weight takes a lot of sweat and discipline, but even when you're not powering through a treadmill interval workout or counting calories, there are a lot of simple ways to see those pounds melt away. Employ these 10 little tricks …

10 Foods That Make You Look Tired

Lay off them to look more awake, instantly<p><i>By Augusta Falletta for Beauty High</i><p>When we’re getting ready in the morning, it’s all we can do to apply concealer and highlighter just perfectly so that our dark under eye circles are sufficiently hidden. With busy lives and impossibly long days, looking …

3 Great Breakfasts for Weight Loss That Are Actually Filling

Make them in advance so they're ready to go when you are.<p>We know, we know—slowing down to cook a meal can seem next to impossible between work, your social life, and everything in between. Grabbing a bagel or pastry in the morning is almost too easy—but here's why you should make the time to whip …

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!

8 Mistakes That Are Slowing Your Weight Loss

Read up to lighten up.

The Best Diet for Weight Loss

See what happens when four popular options go head-to-head.<p>For the average weight-loss warrior, comparing diets is hard to do. Fortunately, a new study ran the numbers and found that, when it comes to weight lost, Paleo wins.<p>For the study, researchers from the Cardiovascular Associates of Virginia …

How to Pick a Realistic Goal Weight

Find the right target—for you.<p>Lisa Marie Presley is flaunting a new, slimmer figure—and says she's finally back at her "happy" weight, which is the same amount she weighed as a teenager, according to a recent interview the star did with <i>People</i>. We're all about breaking out the high-school jeans, but …

The Fitness Class That Burns More Calories Than Cycling

PLUS: A 20-minute workout to try on your own<p><i>So</i> over indoor cycling? There’s a fresh new way to get fit indoors: Indoor rowing fitness classes are popping up around the country in gyms like CrossFit, Equinox, and dedicated rowing studios.<p>While some experts trace the trend to CrossFit, which offers a …

5 Deadly Mistakes To Avoid When Shooting Portraits

Portrait photography is one of the most popular varieties of photography in part because it allows the photographer to be diverse, creative, and tell …

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BC Hydro says its smart meters safe after fires force SaskPower to pull meters

While Saskatchewan is pulling the plug on its smart meters because of fire concerns, BC Hydro is trumpeting the safety record of its program.<p>Over the next six to nine months, SaskPower will remove all 105,000 of its smart meters after at least eight of them caught fire in the last two months.<p>Bill …