Ian Sullivan

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The One Body Part You’re Not Stretching (But Should Be)

As a runner, I have a stash of foam rollers and lacrosse balls everywhere— at home, under my desk, in my purse. I constantly feel the need to …

Holistic Medicine

Laser turns graphene into catalyst for fuel cells

Chemists have found a way to embed metallic nanoparticles into graphene and turn the material into a useful catalyst for fuel cells and other …

Nanotech

Winners of the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The winners of the 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest have just been announced. Winning first prize, Anuar Patjane Floriuk of Tehuacán, Mexico, will receive an eight-day photo expedition for two to Costa Rica and the Panama Canal for a photograph of divers swimming near a …

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

11 popular programming languages that can help you land a job

There are thousands of programming languages, but some are far more popular than others. When a company goes out to find new programming talent, they're looking for people familiar with the languages and systems they already use — and they don't always want to experiment with newcomers like Google …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

The 7-Minute Workout That Tests Your Mental Strength

This 2,000-meter rowing test will challenge your mental fortitude—and lead to breakthroughs in your physical fitness.<p>At Gym Jones, we don’t just work your muscles—we also train your brain. No fitness program will truly work if you aren’t teaching your mind to make sacrifices, deal with adversity, …

This Australian Clinic for Orphaned Bats is Adorable

Bats are often seen as scary or creepy creatures of the night, commonly found in Halloween themed decorations, or haunted houses. Even the …

The Definitive List of Social Media Marketing Tool Categories for Businesses

What types of social media tools are you using? Are there categories of tools that you’re not using, that you should be?Over the last couple of …

How Are Chief Marketing Officers Using Twitter In 2015?

How do CMOs (Chief Marketing Officers) use Twitter to engage with their audience and build their brand? A new report released by Leadtail and Neustar analyzed over 130,000 tweets to answer these questions and more.<p>The data in this report is valuable on a number of levels: Businesses or individuals …

Social Media

61 Key Social Media Metrics, Defined

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer Blog.</i><p>Of all the hundreds of social media acronyms and abbreviations out there, I think “KPI” has confounded me the most.<p>I think it’s because the phrase “key performance indicator” always sounds like something you need to be wearing a suit in front of a …

Social Media

Stevens scribbling Celtics to victories

BOSTON -- The Boston Celtics were down two with less than a minute to play Wednesday when coach Brad Stevens calmly jotted down a play on his trusty …

Bucks Host Book Blast

The Bucks hosted over 900 Milwaukee grade-school students at the BMO Harris Bradley Centerfor an afternoon of reading and entertainment at the 17th …

A Radio Shack by Any Other Name Actually Might Have Survived

"Inside Radio Shack's Slow-Motion Collapse" is the headline of a six-page cover story in Bloomberg Businessweek last month. Why RadioShack bite the …

Meet Becky Hammon, the NBA's First Female Coach

She's the new secret weapon for the San Antonio spurs—and the first and only female coach in major American sports.<p>Eight years ago, Becky Hammon, then a star point guard for the WNBA team the San Antonio Stars, was at a crossroads. She'd made the All-Star team four times during her tenure in the …

San Antonio

Turmeric Tea Recipe

For a while it felt like someone was sticking a hot poker between my shoulder blades, particularly if I moved my neck in certain directions, like …

Food

6 Habits to Chisel a Solid 6 Pack

Use these simple tips to finally reveal your abs once and for all<p>If you can't see your abs, don't assume it's because you're missing out on a magical abdominal exercise or secret supplement. Blame your mindset.<p>You see, losing belly flab is a boring process. It requires time, hard work, and most …

Body-Weight Training is the No.1 Fitness Trend

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Trends

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

Find out if your body's telling you it's time to up your intake.<p>The Paleo Diet. Protein powder. Half-pound burgers. In case you haven't noticed, our culture has become obsessed with consuming protein—which means few of us are skimping on the stuff. "We aren't known as a country that's low in …

The Science of Building a Better Six-Pack

Discover the best ways to melt your middle and chisel a rock-hard core<p>The fitness industry is a crazy business, especially when it comes to abs. For example, if you want to reveal your six-pack, you generally have two product choices.<p><i>1. The too-easy-to-work method.</i>You know this better as "5-minute …

8 Variations of the Pushup

Try these tough alternatives to the traditional pushup<p>The pushup is probably the first muscle-building exercise most guys ever master, and also the first one they abandon. At some point they discover the bench press, come up off the floor, and never look back. But if you want a truly athletic …

Infographic: Are You The 1%?

If you make more than $506,000 in New York or $423,000 in Texas, then yes. Yes, you are.<p>Thanks to these new maps, you can now definitively answer the question of where you sit in the country’s economic hierarchy. You might be more poor (or more rich!) than you thought.<p>Thanks to research from the …

Is This Sky Garden The Workplace Of The Future?

The way we work is changing. Most people don’t need to show up for work at a stodgy office building at 9 a.m. anymore. We work in coffee shops. We work from home at odd hours. We stand up while we work. And if interior designers Sean Cassidy and Joe Wilson have their way, we’ll grow our own food at …

The Workplace

Manic arousal of an entire city during the Super Bowl, as told through heart rate (in 1 chart)

More than most sports, football is a game of patience. A slow, simmering patience of trash talking and guac dipping until, for a few brief moments, we erupt in manic cheering. As such, it is the perfect entertainment medium to test whether we can identify audience interest through biological …

Brand And Marketing Trends for 2015

It’s been said that there are three kinds of marketers and how they deal with trends: Those who let it happen, those who make it happen, and those who wonder what happened. So, for smart marketers who want to fall into that second group, paying attention to what looms ahead is the wisest move they …

Inside The NBA’s Plan To Give Every Fan A (Virtual Reality) Courtside Seat

In February, the league will begin serving up 360-degree video on Samsung’s Milk VR. But it’s already thinking much bigger.<p>The NBA has a problem of its own making: It has spent years and many millions of dollars fostering international basketball fandom, and now has large and enthusiastic bases in …

Super Bowl TV And Online Advertisement Numbers Are Eye-Popping

If you’re into not only the Super Bowl, but the TV and online ads during the game, you’re not alone. Hundreds of millions will tune into Super Bowl XLIX between the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots, with a growing community hosting parties just to take in the advertising.<p>With the digital …