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Italian sailor uses mouth-to-mouth to revive kitten

MILAN (AP) — The Italian coast guard has rescued and revived a kitten that was drowning by using massage and mouth-to-mouth, after children on shore …

Researchers outfit homes with Wi-Fi that powers devices

Smart-home devices run on a combination of batteries and wires, meaning we either have to either do regular replacements or trip over cords at every …

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The 9 Best Sex Positions That Practically Guarantee an Orgasm

You're going to want to bookmark this page<p>Any athlete can tell you that the proper form is crucial to performance. Slightly changing up your technique can mean shaving a few seconds off of your race time or scoring a few extra points. Sex is no different: Picking the right sex position can mean the …

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Refreshing or Revolting: 2016 Kia Optima

Kia completely reinvigorated the Optima’s design for the third generation, and ever since then, the model has stood out among a sea of tame-looking midsize sedans by offering a younger, edgier look. Five years later, an all-new 2016 Kia Optima receives more design changes, but the question is: Does …

Build This DIY Touchscreen Music Player for Your Car

All you need is a Raspberry Pi and a dream<p>Have you ever been stuck in traffic and pulled up next to some maniac singing along with the radio to an audience of no one, index fingers drumming out a spastic beat on the steering wheel? That's me. As a married man living in Manhattan, I have a special …

The 2016 Shelby GT350 suspension is an engineering nerd's fantasy

Ford Performance showed us the hidden tweaks they used to create the ultimate Mustang.<p>Deep in the bowels of the Roush/Ford Performance building near Dearborn, a Mustang Shelby GT350 was up on a two-post lift, its underbits exposed for all gathered to gawk at. It's good that Ford had invited us here …

Keep Wires Locked Together with the Lineman Splice

Wire splicing and soldering is a basic skill that any DIYer can master—but it all starts with a solid connection between the two wires. That’s where …

Is Deadlifting Safe?

Some people say this exercise is king, others say it's an injury waiting to happen. We settle the debate<p>Some trainers say that the deadlift is the purest strength exercise. What’s more transferable to real life than training your body to pick heavy things up off the ground? (Watch <b>Hugh Jackman</b> …

The Best Exercises for a Complete Back Workout

Edgar Artiga<p>The back isn't only one of the body's biggest and strongest body parts, it's also the most complicated in terms of being a series of …

9 Secrets for Bigger, Stronger Muscles

Your body has about 650 muscles. It doesn't matter that you only care about four or five of them. You need every one in order to perform the normal functions of everyday life—eating, breathing, walking, holding in your stomach at the beach.<p>Granted, you don't need to spend a lot of time thinking …

How to Gain Muscle Mass Fast - 3 Simple Steps

Despite all the hard work, protein shakes, gym visits, calories of chicken and tuna are you still struggling to gain muscle mass fast? Well lucky for …

How to Do 50 Perfect Pushups

Set your standards high and tackle this killer bodyweight goal<p>For the average guy, it’s critical to carry your own engine. By that, I mean that you should strive to be strong relative to your size.<p>A good test of your engine is seeing how many consecutive pushups you can do in a row. I work with …

Anatomical Back Training

<i>This is the fourth in the author's series of anatomical training articles. Check out his guides to</i> biceps, deltoids and triceps.<p>Anatomy<p>The back is composed of a lot of muscles. To simplify things, I’m going to split the back into three sections; the trapezius/traps, the upper back, and the …

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

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The secret racing test tunnel no one wants to talk about

Lost in rural Pennsylvania, hidden from prying eyes, there is a tunnel.<p><b>SOME 300 FEET BELOW MY</b> perch, a road disappeared into the side of a mountain. I made my way down the heavily wooded, steep slope, sliding as often as walking. My shoes filled with dirt that was still moist from the spring …

So you want to buy a connected light bulb? Start here

When it comes to having a smarter house, most people’s thoughts soon turn to lighting. Having lights that turn on or off on a schedule or when you …

New Smartphone Battery Goes From Dead To 70 Percent Charged In 2 Minutes, Scientists Say

A team of scientists say they've figured out a way to supercharge the lithium-ion batteries traditionally found in smartphones and tablets. And all it takes is adding a readily available substance usually found in sunscreen.<p>The new-fangled battery, developed by researchers at Nanyang Technological …

How to lower the odds of getting ticketed during a traffic stop

We all get pulled over. What you do next may save you from getting a summons.<p>Ever since I was in high school, police officers of various jurisdictions have made a hobby of pulling me over. "Do you know why I pulled you over?" Of course I do. But since I became an attorney 23 years ago, I've …

August is a fancy lock that could make you ditch your keys

<i>Updated: This story was updated at 4:50 to correct the story. The August lock doesn’t use Wi-Fi.</i><p>For most people it’s going to take a considerable …

Seek thermal camera brings heat vision to your Android phone

As smartphone cameras continue to advance we are seeing increasing megapixels, the abilities to take better night shots, 4K recording, optical image stabilization and many other improvements in the area of pictures and video. But what about more off-the-wall features like heat vision? Although no …

How one tiny startup is winning the race to power your smart home

Guy in Corvette Takes Up Two Parking Spots; Jeep Responds Perfectly

Word to the wise when parking- don't hog parking spaces!<p>In this one video from a New Jersey car enthusiast, one northern New Jersey driver decided to …

Gen Xers are poorer than their parents

Gen Xers may be taking home bigger paychecks than their parents did at the same age, but they haven't been able to accumulate nearly as much wealth.<p>The typical Gen Xer has only $29,100 in wealth, compared to the $65,200 that their parents had socked away at the same age, according to a new report …

The 7 Most Important Steps of Financial Planning

Do you need help with your finances but don’t know anything about the steps of financial planning? To alleviate the confusion, there are 223,400 …

Ferrari 458 recalled because humans in trunk cannot escape

Who's the guy who figured out this was a problem?<p>The Ferrari 458 is, as sports cars go, about as good as it gets. Unless, of course, you happen to be a person trapped in its trunk. In that case, it sucks.<p>First, because that can't be very comfortable. Second, because, the internal trunk release may …

Wifi smartphone charging adopted by mystery brand

Well if that isn’t the most mysterious title for an article about a next-generation wireless charging technology, I don’t know what is. The folks at …