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UpRight – Wearable Tech That Trains You To Sit and Stand Upright

Price: $129If you are going through posture problems, the one wearable tech that can help you sort it out is UpRight. The device can attach to your …

Wearable Tech

10 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

But your 30s are an ideal time to cement the habits that will help you achieve personal and professional fulfillment for the rest of your life.<p>To give you a head start, we sifted through recent Quora threads on this critical life transition and highlighted the most compelling responses.<p>Here are 10 …

Crucial Food Chain Bacteria Altered by Climate Change

<i>By Emma Howard, The Guardian</i>Climate change will have irreversible and unprecedented impacts on crucial ocean microorganisms that could trigger …

Biology

Change your food habits

We all know that diets don’t work in the long term and that a change in lifestyle, which may include a change in food habits, is the way …

What Happened When I Stopped Complaining for Two Weeks

From August 1st to August 15th I fasted from complaining. Yes, that's right. No more "I'm tired" grumbles at 3 p.m. at the office. No more yelling at cars that cut me off on 440. No more snapping at people for not listening. The highlight of the two week period? I validated that I'm not a terrible, …

The 9 Habits of People Who Never Have to Clean Their Homes

A maid isn't needed, just some better habits.<p><b>1. They put away their clothes every night.</b>When you're changing into your pajamas, it might be tempting to just toss your clothes on a chair or even on the floor, but don't fall prey to that lazy trap. It takes a couple of seconds to put them in your …

Coats

3 Simple Exercises to Combat Slumped Shoulders

<b>The purpose of this exercise is to correct scapular protraction.</b> If that sounds unfamiliar, scapular protraction is the fancy term for slumped, …

School sex crime reports in UK top 5,500 in three years

<b>More than 5,500 alleged sex crimes in UK schools were reported to police in the last three years, BBC figures show.</b><p>Freedom of Information requests sent to all UK forces showed there were nearly 4,000 alleged physical sexual assaults and more than 600 rapes.<p>At least a fifth of offences were carried …

Crime

Best media players and streamers

The battle for what, or should I say who, controls your TV has been raging for several years now. This battle isn’t about your actual TV, it is about who gets to put content on your TV. In the Android ecosystem there are several important services that allow you to buy, rent or stream media. The …

Smart TV

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

Bigger

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How to Maintain Your Bright Hair Color After Summer

Is anyone else obsessing over the bright hair trend? Ok, good — it’s not just us. Now that your hair is a fabulous fuchsia or aquamarine, it’s time to learn how to maintain those fun locks. That’s why we are here to educate you on the hair cuticle — the outermost layer and what gives hair the …

YouTube is now better at live streaming than Twitch

The Dota 2 International Championships took place last week, determining the winner of the grand Aegis of the Immortal trophy and distributing $18.4 million in prize money among the 16 participating teams. Beyond the mythical battles and skirmishes inside the game, the tournament was also an …

Oil slump not reflected at the pump

12 Amazing Kitchen Hacks Using Things That Are Already in Your Cupboard

What is one of the keys to becoming a better cook (well, aside from ya know, cooking all the time)? Finding ways to make things easier and more …

Hacking

How to Make Restaurant-Quality Slider Buns at Home

Already mastered all aspects of summer grilling? What about making the actual burger buns from scratch? Eater's food scientists friends from Seattle, Chefsteps, have a pretty foolproof recipe for springy, bronzed, perfect little buns. Watch the technique above and head this way for the full recipe.

Coconut Banana Chia for Breakfast? Obviously, Yes

Your breakfast is about to get a whole lot better, thanks to that can of coconut milk lurking in your cabinet.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on</i> …

Breakfast

How to unsend an email

Have you ever clicked "Send" on an email and regretted it a fraction of a second later? Whether you were angry and typed something you shouldn't have, clicked "Reply All" when you wanted "Reply" or just accidentally clicked the "Send" button before the email was finished, your first instinct is to …

The 20 books you’ll be reading – and talking about – for the rest of the year

<b>Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee, July 14</b><p>How does a writer follow up one of the most beloved books of all time? Released in 1960, To Kill A Mockingbird is a deeply felt and beautifully told story of childhood, family, race, and friendship. Most everyone figured Harper Lee would never publish another …

Books

Capri Sun Cocktails Are The Summer Beverage You've Been Waiting For... Your Whole Life

<i>By: Jeremy Glass</i><p><i>Main Photo Credit: Cole Saladino/Supercompressor</i><p>Back in the day, Capri Suns were lunchtime essentials just like Gushers, Lunchables, Dunkaroos and those little bread stick-and-cheese packs that kids always traded for the cracker-and-peanut butter ones. Of all the ways one can pay …

Get Ripped: 3 Easy Abs Moves You Can Do at Home

Want to tone that tummy? Check out these <i>abs</i>-olutely easy moves from Bergen Wheeler, Core Fusion innovator and senior teacher at Exhale Spa in New …

Workouts

Paramount has struck a deal that could change theatrical releases forever

According to The Wall Street Journal, Paramount, AMC Theaters and Cineplex Entertainment have struck a deal in which two of the studio's upcoming low budget horrors, "Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension" and "Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse" will be available in theaters exclusively for …

Johnny Depp Dresses as Jack Sparrow to Visit a Children's Hospital

Johnny Depp, dressed in full Captain Jack Sparrow costume, stopped by the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital in Brisbane, Australia to visit with some …

Everything Is Better With Bubbles: 55 Recipes for Drinks That Sparkle

You know what seems to always make a cocktail better? Sparkling wine.<p><b>You know what seems to always make a cocktail better</b>? Sparkling wine. And you know what always seems to make any drink more refreshing? Tonic water. Thus, we present a collection of bubbly libations, many of them with alcohol but …

Here's what's coming to Netflix in July

July is fast approaching, so that means there will be a slew of new movies and TV shows heading to Netflix.<p>This coming month brings the return of Netflix's original show "Bojack Horseman," as well as a slew of other shows, movies, documentaries, and comedy specials.<p>Check out everything coming to …

Are variable mortgages worth it if lenders don’t follow the BoC?

People choose variable-rate mortgages in hopes that rates will drop, or at least stay flat. For every time the Bank of Canada cuts its key interest rate one-quarter of a percentage point, those with variables save about $245 a year on every $100,000 of mortgage.<p>But what happens when the central …

Google Nexus Player Review

Your TV deserves more<p>Between the Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon's Fire TV, there are plenty of tiny devices capable of getting streaming content to your …