Tracy Irving

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Get Free Coupons from Food Companies Just By Asking

The next time you want a great coupon for a product you'd like to save on, just write the company and ask for one.<p>Most companies keep around …

User retention for Secret is absurdly high: Up to 90% come back

SAUSALITO, Calif. — Secret’s been around for less than three months, but it’s good enough to keep users coming back again and again.<p>“Retention can be as high as 90 percent,” Secret co-founder and chief product officer Chrys Bader-Wechseler said today at VentureBeat’s Mobile Summit conference.<p>He and …

Amplify's Middle School Content Makes Learning Look Beautiful

Amplify just unveiled their digital ELA curriculum for grades six, seven, and eight. Here’s a first look for those of you who aren’t at SXSWedu.<p>“It took a long time in gestation because it is unlike anything anyone has ever done in public education,” said Joel Klein, CEO of Amplify and former …

Zirtual Opens Up To Allow Anyone To Hire Their Own Virtual Assistants

Zirtual, which operates a marketplace to match up busy professionals with virtual executive assistants, is ready to go big. After three years of operating in invite-only mode, the company is opening up the floodgates to enable anyone to hire a virtual assistant for as little as $99 a month.<p>Zirtual …

HAXLR8R hardware startups take on laser tag, baby incubators and making Google Glass less geeky

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Signe Brewster<p>In a small corner space of the Twitter building known as “Runway,” 10 hardware startups fresh from the …

Plex to add DIAL multiscreen support, could come to Chromecast soon

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>The popular media center app Plex may be one of the next apps to be made available to Chromecast users: The startup recently …

Bedding Sheet Tread Count Test @ Consumer Reports News

A mantra at Consumer Reports is that high-priced products aren’t necessarily higher performing. The same can be said of sheets with high thread …

McGriddles

<b>Pancake Buns</b> <b><br>Ingredients:</b><br>2 organic cage-free eggs<br>3/4 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk<br>2 tablespoons canned coconut milk, full fat (refrigerated …

Cerego Hacks Your Personal Learning Style to Help You Remember Anything

Cerego today launches a tool that aims to help us actually retain what we’re learning.<p>It’s an educational product that caters to the individual …

Hacking

Transparent, flexible speaker runs on ions

The transparent ionic speaker, with parts labeled, above a laptop screen showing what it is playing.<p>A research team at Harvard has created a remarkable proof of concept device: a thin, transparent speaker powered by ions instead of electricity. Such "ionic devices" could lead to artificial muscles, …

Add a Strong Closing Sentence to Your Cover Letter to Seal the Deal

If you're going to bother writing a cover letter at all, make sure you write one employers will actually read. The folks at Glassdoor suggest a …

Add Emergency Contact Information to Your Phone's Lock Screen

Turn your phone's lock screen into a potentially life-saving tool by adding important In Case of Emergency (ICE) info to it.<p>You can do this by adding …

Android News

This Week's Top Downloads

Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.<p>The guys over at …

Apps

How to get lean: 25 ways to lose fat faster

Any time is the perfect time to kick your workout routines into high gear—and actually make some significant progress toward reaching your ultimate …

Fitness

How to Perform an Overhead Squat

Page: 1Next »<p>Have you hit a plateau with your back squat or your front squat? It is very possible that there is something about your (air) squat that …

The Cheat Sheet for Beef

Wish you knew how to decide which cut of beef to buy? This infographic will inform you about the type of meat, the cost, and method to cook it.

As a stay-at-home dad, what could I do to earn a little side money?

Filed to: ask the commenters roundupFiled to: ask the commenters roundup<p>ask the commenters roundup<br>• hive mind<p>2<p>Go to permalink<p>As a stay-at-home dad, …

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The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

U.S. Schools Are Dumb About Their Smart Devices, Report Finds

Just having an iPad for every kid isn't enough.<p>U.S. schools are spending money on laptops and tablets for their students, but they aren't checking what kinds of returns on investment they're getting, according to a new report from the Center for American Progress.<p>In addition, many schools end up …

How to Automatically Unlock Your Gadgets Without a Password

Perhaps you hate typing passwords but want to keep your phone and computer secure. Thanks to Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, you can adapt your mobile devices …