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25 Time Management Hacks That Actually Work

After you've have worked four 25 minute periods your body needs a 15-30 minute break.<p>Have you ever wondered why some people are uber-productive? You know the people who always respond to emails and finish projects on time. It's not because they work 80 hours a week.<p>They're so productive because …

1967 Yamaha YR-1 Grand Prix

Here’s a first year example of the Yamaha Grand Prix, also known as the YR-1. It was the biggest bike in their line up, and Yamaha’s first 350cc …

The three greatest 'bikers of all time

Our fourth and final Hall of Fame blog looks at Oxley’s own top-three all-time greats<p>It is a foolish and impossible task, of course, but that’s no …

How I Made Peace With My Aging Body

My daughter, who’s 20 and studying sculpture in art school, was worrying about what to do for her final project. We were talking on the phone when an …

SPOTTED ON EBAY: 1982 Suzuki MK VII XR40 Grand Prix Racer

A factory <b>Suzuki</b> disc-valve 500 two-stroke square-four appeared on <i>eBay</i> this week, triggering memories of the time it was introduced onto the Grand …

The three greatest ‘bikers of all time

The three greatest ‘bikers of all timeOur fourth and final Hall of Fame blog looks at Oxley’s own top-three all-time greatsIt is a foolish and …

Cut out processed food in 6 weeks!

We are offering some Real Food Mini-Pledge Program classes starting now through October 9th! You'll be all done cleaning up your diet before …

Processed Food

Just How Safe Is Laser Eye Surgery?

The offers began arriving by email in January: a chance at clearer vision for the special price of US$299 per eye. Over the next four months, I …

The iCubs are coming! How robots could teach our kids and do our dirty work

They dance, play, swear and beg you to touch them. They may even let you snog someone on the other side of the planet. Meet the robots of tomorrow<p>A bedside table on wheels is practising three-point turns around the room, rising up and down and cheekily cocking its head as it glides, while a furry …

How to Prevent Video Game Addiction

The signs of video game addiction can be subtle or obvious—and you can see them in kids as young as two. It’s the toddler having a meltdown because …

5 Activities For Boys and Moms

My sister had children before I did—two sons. When they were little, I would watch her run through her litany of activities for boys and think, …

Why & How To Create A Tickler File

Here's how to create a tickler file, and why you might want to for use in your home, including examples of how it can keep you organized and from …

Scan barcode, see company's political leanings

When you shop for groceries, you might check the labels to see which foods are leaner in calories and fat, but you've probably never checked those …

The Smart Home Is Going To Be A Huge Boon To Accessibility

I reach for the iPhone tucked down the side of my wheelchair and launch the Hive app. After a couple more taps on the screen, there’s an audible click from across the room. A few seconds later, I hear the boiler sparking up before the central heating finally kicks in. It’s a familiar sound, but …

The Truth About Parenting And Smartphones

Recently, journalists and researchers have been blaming smartphones for bad parenting. They want us to put down our devices and focus on our children. But they’ve got it all wrong.<p>It is no wonder that anxiety plagues the modern human. We seem hopelessly confused. We love our tools; we can’t stop …

Eavesdropping On Umano, An App That (Weirdly) Reads You The News

Welcome to the uncanny valley of Internet news.<p>Listening to voice actor John Grimes as he reads a blog post I wrote over a year ago is a special kind of torture, the uncanny valley of my own thoughts. With Umano, also known as the “read-me-the-news-app,” I can experience this horrid phenomenon with …

7 Great Apps To Simplify Your Life

These days, there’s an app for pretty much everything. You can go grocery shopping, cash a check, or get your dry cleaning picked up without having to get up from your comfortable chair—all for a price, of course. With thousands of time saving applications available in the App Store, there are many …