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Use These Secret Codes to Unlock Netflix's Hidden Categories

Here’s a trick that’s been around for a while but may have passed you by: secret category codes added by Netflix engineers that can help you narrow …

10 Top Sights in Berlin

The top sights in Berlin range from world-class museums to WWII memorials. The Nazi regime brought the city to its knees, and several sights tell of …

17 Incredible Underground Bars In Berlin

Escape the tourists in bars that even the locals have difficulty finding.

Germany

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10 of the best ways to enjoy Berlin … on a budget

Culture for the canny<p>With an art scene as vibrant as Berlin’s, it’s no wonder Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has decided to set up shop in October as professor at the Universität der Künste. Prowl the galleries around Auguststrasse or see cutting-edge works with no entry charge at the Daimler …

Germany

Run Faster, Boost Endurance, and Beat Boredom

<b>The simple fix:</b> Go faster once in a while. In this article, I'll show you how to mix speed into your workouts, shake the boredom from your usual loop, and build your endurance to an all-time high. You'll use the same cutting-edge techniques I use to train the Brigham Young cross-country team. (And …

20 of the best superfoods for men

The old adage is true: You are what you eat. That’s why on some days you end up feeling more like a cream-filled Twinkie than the lean cut of beef …

Nutrition

The Evolution of the Ultimate Fighter

Georges St-Pierre is one of the best fighters in the world. But to stay on top, he treats himself like a white belt<p>Gym rats often debate the ideal number of workouts a week it takes to build muscle and look like someone who lifts. You can find good arguments for any number from three to six. But …

CatchApp Helps Managers Track Teamwork

We’ve previously covered Hojoki’s efforts in the enterprise space, as it has gradually beefed out its newsfeed for cloud apps. Now, it’s looking to build on this groundwork with the launch of a brand new standalone app for iPhone.<p>CatchApp serves as a newsfeed for the workplace, offering users an …

Speed Workouts to Gauge Fitness

Measure your training progress for any distance race.<p>Every runner needs a "go-to" workout—an interval session, a goal-pace run, or other key workout to complete more than once during a training cycle. Whether you're prepping for a race or running to stay fit, doing the same workout regularly lets …

7 Warning Signs That You Are Overtraining

<i>If any of these sound familiar, don’t worry; you can fix them.</i><p>Have you ever felt like death warmed over for weeks at a time — like no matter what you …

The best and worst foods a man can eat

Food Rating Key<p>A = Eat as often as you like<br>B = Eat every day, in moderation<br>C = Eat once a week<br>D = Limit your intake<br>F = Public health hazard--be …

The fighter workout

There’s a way to burn fat without doing hours of skull-numbing cardio: martial arts training.<p>That’s right: Used for years in boxing and MMA training, …

Martial Arts

To Put Its Listening Rooms On More Platforms, Soundrop Picks Up $3.4M Led By Spotify Investor Northzone

Norwegian startup Soundrop first made its name as an app on Spotify, tapping into the streaming platform’s catalog to create real-time group listening rooms that were popular places for Spotify users to congregate for more social listening experiences. But as Spotify has become a more social …

Google Launches Public Beta of Web Designer

Google today launched a new advertising application in beta called Google Web Designer. The company says the tool is for creating “professional-quality design” HTML5 ads and campaigns accessible to everyone from the designer to the dabbler.<p>HTML5 is widely seen as the standard that everyone on the …

Training advice - The Running Bug

This Gadget Personalizes Your Workout in Real Time

The personal fitness market is full of gadgets to help you stay healthy and in shape — portable heart rate monitors, activity trackers, pedometers — …

3 Most Useless Gym Exercises for Runners (And What to do Instead)

This is a guest post by Jeff Gaudette (click here to check out my previous interview with Jeff).<p>Jeff Gaudette is a 2:22 marathoner and owner of …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

Internet

WhatsApp's Biggest Rival WeChat Now Has 236M Active Users Per Month

Wildly-popular messaging service WeChat and its Weixin counterpart (which only users in China get) have hit a combined new high of 235.8 million monthly active users, up a staggering 176.8 percent year-on-year.<p>The latest figures show that WeChat seems well on its way to catch up with its rival …

iDoorCam shows you who's at your door, helps you hide from unwanted visitors

If you've ever gone on a long vacation (or hidden from someone at least once in your life) there's a chance you'll find high-tech doorbells useful. A new device called iDoorCam, in particular, claims to be able to notify you via iPhone or iPad whenever there's someone at your door -- even if you're …

YouTube founders take on Vine and Instagram with MixBit video app

As two of YouTube's co-founders, Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have already played key roles in one disruptive video-sharing service. Now they're hoping to strike gold for a second time with a mobile app called MixBit.<p>Launched as a free download for iPhone today, it's the latest product from their …

Amazon says oops, Chromecast not delayed after all

Internet retailer says it erred when it informed customers that their wireless video-streaming device might not be delivered until the end of October.<p>Amazon wants to assure Chromecast buyers that their order has not been delayed.<p>Contrary to e-mails sent to shoppers indicating a months-long wait for …