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Organize Your Workspace for Improved Mental Health

One way to alleviate stress and improve your mental health at work is to work from a clean and organized workspace.<p>Each employee probably prefers his or her own style of organized workspace, but here are a few cleaning tips to get you started:<p><i>Start with sanitation.</i> Wipe down and disinfect desk …

Gravit Is a Free Browser-Based Alternative to Adobe Illustrator or Fireworks

Need to create a logo, website mockup, or any kind of digital illustration? You don’t need to buy or download software to do so. Gravit is a robust …

Livescribe Smartpen 3 Black Edition review: the Pen 2.0

Halfway between a stylus and a pen, the Smartpen 3 writes on paper but captures your notes and drawings digitally with added audio tied to your strokes<p>The pen hasn’t changed much since the successful invention of the ballpoint pen in 1938. We’ve had pressurised containers that work in space, …

The 14 Fittest Men on Instagram Will Make You Break a Sweat

These ripped fitstagrammers will give you more than body envy—they have you racing to the gym.

150+ Chrome Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students (Updated!)

Pinterest<p>Search for the Best Chrome Apps and Extensions to Use in Your<br>Classroom!<p>There are now <b>150+ Chrome Apps and Extensions in this database</b>.<p>I have …

Education Technology

Watch Gear VR's Motion Controllers 'Rink' in Action

Watch this new video released by Samsung which shows their newly announced Rink VR motion controllers for Gear VR called Rink.<p>Samsung’s announcement …

Google OnHub review: It just works

Google's take on the Wi-Fi router is straightforward, but it might not be for power users.<p>Google's OnHub routers look good, perform well and are easy …

Wi-Fi

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CES 2016: our most anticipated products of the show

After stockings have been stuffed and presents have been collected, tech fans the world over are given one final gift at the start of the new year: …

Gadgets around us will keep getting smarter, like it or not

Our cars, our homes, our appliances and even our toys: Things around us are going to keep getting smarter. In 2016, we'll entrust even more of our lives and their intimate details to machines — not to mention the companies that run them.<p>Are we ready for that?<p>You might, for instance, like the idea …

Privacy

Google powered "Censys", a search engine devoted to mapping Internet's dark secrets

Meet the new search engine designed to find Internet’s dark secrets and backed by Google<p>Earlier in the week, an Austrian security company called SEC …

Information Security

How We Discovered The Dark Side Of Wearable Fitness Trackers

Wearable Tech

The New Google Glass Could Look Like A Monocle 🕵

Get ready for the Google Monocle. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a new patent to Google for a potential upcoming version of Google Glass. The best way to put it is that it doesn’t look like a pair of glasses anymore — it’s a glorious monocle that wraps around your head.<p>Here’s an …

This Is Your Brain on Exercise: Why Physical Exercise (Not Mental Games) Might Be the Best Way to Keep Your Mind Sharp

In the United States and the UK, we've seen the emergence of a multibillion-dollar brain training industry, premised on the idea that you can improve …

Humanity

A Wearable That Lets You Listen to Your Partner's Heartbeat

Missing a long-distance love? London startup Little Riot has developed a device that lets you listen to your significant other’s heartbeat in real …

Obesity research confirms long-term weight loss almost impossible

There's a disturbing truth that is emerging from the science of obesity. After years of study, it's becoming apparent that it's nearly impossible to …

The Last 10—and How to Lose It

You're in decent shape, you exercise, you watch what you eat. So why can't you shed those last ten pounds? Actually, you can—but not by dieting madly or sweating it off the usual way<p>It starts about now: The pressing sensation around the waistline of your pants, the paralyzing lethargy when the …

Infographic: How People Who Are Naturally Thin Eat, Drink, and Exercise

Slim By DesignHow people who naturally have low BMIs eat, drink, and exercise.We’re over-complicating weight loss, paying too much attention to …

Nutrition

31 Tweets About Exercise That Will Make You Laugh Out Loud

"Does anyone know how many calories you burn by sliding down a wall crying?"

The Chest Complex That Pounds Your Pecs Over and Over Again

No bench pressing required<p>Can you build an impressive chest without going near a bench press?<p>Definitely. You just need to add this complex from <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour to your routine. Check it out in the video above.<p>It consists of three exercises: the dip, the wide-grip pushup, …

13 Exercises That Are Better Than Burpees For Fat Loss

These moves are the ULTIMATE fat torchers for most people<p>Clearly, we’re believers in burpees here at <i>Men’s Health</i>. In fact, here are my favorite ways to do them: 25 Badass Burpees You Must See to Believe.<p>Burpees involve quickly moving from a standing position to a pushup position and back</b> …

Pablo now creates perfectly sized images for social networks

Buffer has updated Pablo, its Web app for combining pictures and text for social media posts, with the ability to generate and share perfectly sized images for Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook.<p>The company has also made Pablo easier to use with content you come across while browsing the Web.<p>Pablo now …

Infographics

3 features that Windows 10 needs to copy from Android

I’ve been using Windows 10 for over a month now on a shiny new Dell Inspiron 7548, and I love it so far. The OS is quick and makes essential functions like settings and system-wide search easily available for the first time.<p>However, it’s not perfect yet — not by a long shot. People live with the …

HTC

Mars 'mystery solved': has Nasa found water flowing on the Red Planet?

Has Nasa found life on Mars? Speculation mounts ahead of press conference to unveil "a major science finding"<p>Nasa is preparing to unveil a "major science finding" from its Mars exploration programme, amid speculation it could have found water flowing on the Red Planet.<p>The space agency has scheduled …

PAVE

Google wants to make your living room devices smarter

The marquee items at a Google press event this week may be its new Nexus smartphones, but the company's Chromecast devices are more telling of where Google wants to go. The goal: living room domination.<p>Google has already staked out spots in your living room with its Nest thermostat, Chromecast …

Pimp your dorm - 2015 edition!

It’s that time of the year! You’ve now left behind the comforts of your own home and moved into the dorms at school, for the first time and at a new place for many. These dorms are sometimes old fashioned, quite small, and more often than not, you’ll have a roommate to deal with it. Nevertheless, …

Gear & Gadgets

15 Hidden New Features Tucked Away In iOS 9

1/16<p>Searchable Settings<p>You need to find a toggle hiding away in Apple’s settings menu. You <i>know</i> it exists — you’ve seen it before. Now… where the hell was it?<p>At long last, you can find settings just by searching for them, thanks to a search box hiding away at the top of the settings screen. If you …

iOS

The Race To Prove 'Spooky' Quantum Connection May Have a Winner

Entanglement breakthrough could lead to unhackable Internet<p>Particles don’t obey the same rules as people. Poke a particle, and another one far away can instantly respond the touch -- without any messages passing through the space between, as if the two particles were one. “Entanglement” is what …