Jeff Meyers

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Nireeka is a smart eBike that can change its assist level based on your heartrate, more

eBikes are becoming all the rage lately. I recently got one and it’s actually fantastic. Though I don’t live in a thick suburban area, it’s really nice to use when I have to run to the mailbox down the street or even a quick store run. Normally, though, eBikes are quite expensive (for a bike) and …

Electric Vehicles

This Pocket PC Could Replace Your Desktop

The Ockel Sirius B runs Windows 10 and fits in any standard pocket.<p>Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can have the most significant impact. A …

Gear & Gadgets

These headphones are the 2017 CES Innovation Award Honoree

Come check out the headphones that everybody is raving about. A 2017 CES Innovation Award Honoree, the Audeze iSINE 10 In-Ear Headphones are paving …

Consumer Tech

Try This Exercise to Be Better Speaker, and Have More Fun in a Room Full of People

This nugget of mental jiu jitsu has turned many nervous executives into great speakers.<p>Public Speaking makes people very nervous. Jerry Seinfeld famously joked that most people would rather be in the casket than speaking at their own funeral. And, it makes sense. Public speaking is dangerous! Look …

Public Speaking

If You Only Eat Egg Whites, This Comparison Photo May Change Your Mind

• Popsugar<br>• Health & Fitness<br>• Cholesterol<p>Should I Eat Egg Whites or Whole Eggs?<p>If You Only Eat Egg Whites, This Comparison Photo May Change Your …

Nutrition

United Airlines is Making Radical Changes To How You Board Its Planes (Are You Sure You're Ready For This?)

Will this be less of a mess? Or more?<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>There are things that aren't the airlines' fault.<p>I know that, at least sometimes, it doesn't feel that way.<p>But airlines are presented with limitations, some of …

Aviation

Shaun White had to go where he had never been to win Olympic gold again

Shaun White had to go where he had never been to be Olympic champ again<p>Rachel Axon | USA TODAY Sports<p>PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Shaun White threw the trick, the one that had sent him to the hospital five months ago, and told his coach he was scared.<p>In practice for the Olympic final here at Phoenix …

Shaun White

Rugged Voyager 120 Portable Power Station

If you are searching for a serious mobile power solution, then the new Voyager 120 Portable Power Station might be worth more investigation. The …

Gear & Gadgets

20 Snacks That Burn Fat

What you eat between meals matters more than you think. These choices boost metabolism and help you lose weight fast.

Healthy Eating

We tried 12 of the most popular protein bars on the market — this is the only one worth buying

After sampling 12 different protein bars, the only place I don't feel like going is the gym.<p>Protein bars are designed to be high-energy snacks that contain a large concentration of protein, a macronutrient that helps to build muscle mass and repair wounds or damaged tissues. Some contain around 20 …

Nutrition

Review: KitSound’s Voice One Alexa smart speaker sounds fantastic, and looks the part too

We’re finally starting to see more and more third-party smart speakers using platforms like Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. One of those smart speakers is made by British company KitSound, called the Voice One. I’ve spent the past week or so with this premium Alexa speaker running it through its …

Smart Homes

Drones set a Guinness World Record at the Winter Olympics

More than 1,200 drones lit up the sky at the opening ceremony for the Winter Olympics.<p>That's a Guinness World Record for the most unmanned drones …

Winter Olympics

Researchers look to break the barriers of battery technology for electric vehicles

At his lab at Dalhousie University in Halifax, physicist Jeff Dahn leads a team of 20 researchers and staff who work on some of the most vexing challenges presented by the lithium-ion battery.<p>Dr. Dahn receives funding from California-based Tesla Inc. and Canada's National Science and Engineering …

Clean Energy

10 Tax Deductions That Will Disappear Next Year

Touted as the largest tax overhaul in 30 years, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 is poised to have a significant effect on income tax returns next …

Personal Finance

16 Things All Smart Homeowners Do Once a Year

'Sediment builds up over time at the bottom of the tank, causing corrosion,' says John Bodrozic, co-founder of HomeZada. 'Partially draining it …

Home Improvement

Samsung leak shows off the Galaxy S9's new DeX Pad

When reports came out late last year that Samsung was going to reveal the Galaxy S9 at CES 2018, it was bundled with rumors about a new DeX docking station. Well, the S9 reveal didn't happen at CES, but that part about a new DeX device might just be true: noted leaker Evan Blass (evleaks) has …

Phones

An American CEO ordered his employees to start vacationing more like the French — and productivity skyrocketed

<b>•</b><b>At management services firm Humanyze, employees follow a synchronized vacation schedule.</b><p><b>• Managers assign employees their time off during the summer to maximize productivity.</b><p><b>• Even though employees do not have to take off during their assigned times, most still do.</b><p>In the summer of 2016, Ben Waber …

The Workplace

Awesome Adventure Lodges That Won't Break the Bank

We found five impressive spots you can actually afford.<p>Camping might make you feel one with nature, but it far from guarantees a good night’s rest. At the same time, shelling out for quality accommodations in America’s most spectacular outdoor destinations can be a hard-to-justify luxury.<p>We scoured …

Travel Photography

The world's first passenger drone just took flight in China — and you could soon own one

The world's first autonomous passenger drone has made its first public flights in Lianyungang city, China.<p>The electrically-powered Ehang 184 just needs passengers to strap themselves in the small cabin, set their flight path and push a button. The automated flight system does the rest.<p>On Feb 6, the …

Drones

8 Proteins You Should Start Eating This Month To Get Rid Of Belly Fat, According To Nutritionists

Limiting yourself to “diet” food like salad won’t actually help you lose weight because everyone needs to eat protein. “Think about eating a salad …

Nutrition

Snowboarders v skiers: Why snowboarding is better than skiing

opinion<p><b>There is no better feeling than strapping on your snowboard and gliding down a mountain on a winter holiday.</b><p>Well, not really gliding in my …

Skiing

N-Tech is a cheap, all-in-one, portable, wireless, stackable, smart 4K projector

Just a few short years ago, we marveled at the release of the first 4K home theater projector from Sony that carried a retail price of US$26,000. …

Gear & Gadgets

15 Super Foods That Naturally Lower Cholesterol

Has your doctor told you that your cholesterol level is too high? Medically, high cholesterol is known as hypercholesterolemia, and it is estimated …

Nutrition

The World’s Oldest Man Made It to 113 on a Diet of Veggies and Wine

Francisco Nunez Olivera lived in his native Spain through both World Wars and the entirety of Franco's dictatorship. But Olivera died only this week, …

Holistic Medicine

Rumor: Air New Zealand Will Announce Chicago Flight Next Month

Air New Zealand has arranged for former U.S. President Barack Obama to visit New Zealand for an event on March 21. The visit is “due to be announced …

Air New Zealand

A New Platform Introduces Automated Crypto Trading

Investing in cryptocurrency takes time, effort and one mistake can cost you a lot. Kryll.io, a new platform, is aiming to become a game changer. …

Cryptocurrency

This Hack Will Change the Way You Cook Frozen Pizza

Everyone has their favorite brand of frozen pizza. Whether you resort to yours out of convenience or because you’re short on time, a ready-to-eat …

Country Lifestyle

One Chic Scooter

Just when I was feeling a little scootered out, the Eagle rider came rolling on to my screen! It’s almost too cute for words… but somehow also edgy …

Industrial Design

Tesla Expands Sales of Solar Gear at Home Depot

Tesla Inc. is planning a major expansion of its solar division at Home Depot Inc., embarking on a critical test of the mainstream appeal of its …

Tesla

Elon Musk's Tesla and SA Labor reach deal to give solar panels and batteries to 50,000 homes

At least 50,000 homes in SA will be given solar panels and batteries in a scheme by Elon Musk's Tesla and the SA Government to build the world's …

Jay Weatherill