Jim Wolcott

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7 Ways To Prepare For Your First 5K That Have Nothing To Do With Running

If you've never run a race before—whether it's a 5K, 10K, or full-on marathon—it can be intimidating. It can also be really hard to know where to …

Marathons

6 Ways to Build Muscle Under 20 Minutes

Fast Workouts for Maximum Results<p>20 Minutes of Muscle Gain & Fat Loss<p>Let's say you had only 20 minutes to spend at the gym. If you were to do your …

Extreme Sports

This Pilates Workout Will Improve Your Posture And Give You Killer Abs

Reform your routine<p>The first time I was asked to breathe sideways through my ribs, I was at a loss. <i>I can breathe sideways? And my ribs are involved? How? Why have I never known this?</i> These life-changing (well, maybe not life-changing, but definitely breath- and body-changing) questions came during …

4 Ways To Firm Your Arms With A Foam Roller

You know that you can use a foam roller to release tight muscles after a workout or long week, but did you know you can also use it to strengthen and tone? This quick workout challenges your whole body, but really targets your arms. For each move, aim to complete 6 to 8 repetitions—for exercises …

Shure KSE1500 electrostatic in-ear headphone system

I wrote several issues back that my first high-end headphones were Koss Pro4AAs, which I bought in 1972 following a positive review in the British …

Audiophile

Ill-Timed Fart During Laser Surgery Lights Woman on Fire

Lighting fires with your farts is not just a party trick; it’s also a surgery risk, apparently. A woman in Japan suffered serious burns due to a …

Disease

Pi Cart: 2,400 Games In One

What’s the quickest way to turn one game into 2,400? Cram a Raspberry Pi Zero running RetroPie into an NES cartridge and call it Pi Cart.<p>This elegant …

Raspberry Pi

DIY Home Project Apps

Download the app now and take advantage of this amazing offer when you subscribe.<p>Please note offer applies to annual subscriptions only.<p>Stylish …

Jeep Went Full Retro With This SEMA Wrangler Concept

The Jeep CJ66 combines three generations of CJ and Wrangler for a greatest hits mashup of open-top off-roading.<p>Jeep's got a longstanding history of making rad, retro concept 4x4s. Shows like SEMA and the annual Easter Jeep Safari provide a perfect opportunity for the legendary brand to make …

Here's How to Burn More Calories Strength Training

Strength training is one of the best ways to change your body and feel stronger — but is there a way to burn even <i>more</i> calories and get the most out of your workout? We consulted our expert, physiologist Nicole Aurigemma, M.S. physiology at the Women's Health and Exercise Lab at Penn State, to give …

You Can Now Use LastPass On Multiple Devices for Free

Starting today, LastPass will no longer charge extra to access your password vault from different types of devices. That means free users can now …

THX Veteran Laurie Fincham on the Future of Audio

Laurie Fincham has a storied career in speaker design and engineering that began in England in the early 1970s when he worked for Goodmans …

Audiophile

Groin and Inner Thigh Muscle Stretches

Groin and Inner Thigh Muscle Stretches<p>The adductor muscle group, more commonly referred to as the "groin" is a set of 5 muscles that bring your leg …

Pain

Tip: The 4 Movements Every Workout Needs

Are you leaving one of these out? Too bad. It'll kill your gains, bro. Check out the list.<p>The Big Four<p>The following four movements need to be in …

Workouts

How Amazon Alexa and Logitech Harmony Can Control Your Entire Family Room Entertainment System

Movie night just got a lot easier and enjoyable, thanks Logitech’s decision to incorporate Amazon Alexa technology with its Harmony home control hub. …

Make an LED Candle You Can Blow Out

“How might we make an LED candle that you can actually blow out?”<p>That was a question my daughter and I had one evening, so we got online and started exploring different ways to sense wind. Along the way, we discovered a pretty nifty sensor that does exactly what we needed. That sensor is the center …

Arduino

How to Hack Your Hotel's Finicky Wi-Fi to Stream Shows

How do even five-star hotel rooms have such utterly inadequate cable TV setups? Do they really need multiple house channels to loop videos on the …

Smart TV

A dozen, faster, better or cheaper alternatives to the Raspberry Pi | ZDNet

VoCore2<p>VoCore2 is an updated version of the highly-popular coin-sized Linux computer VoCore. Like it's predecessor, VoCore2 is totally open-source, …