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10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

Diet & Fitness<p>These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive …

Workouts

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Recipes

As Workouts Intensify, a Harmful Side Effect Grows More Common

Three years ago, Christina D’Ambrosio went to her first spin class, pedaling fast on a stationary bike to the rhythms of popular music as an instructor shouted motivation.<p>But Ms. D’Ambrosio, who exercises regularly, found the hourlong class was harder than she anticipated. By the end her legs were …

Lego Boost coding blocks arrive during summer vacation

A $160 preorder gets you five different creations.<p>In January, Lego announced a new line of products called Boost aimed at teaching kids aged seven and up how to code. Now, Lego Boost is available for preorder at a price of $160. Units will begin shipping in late July.<p>This first Lego Boost kit is …

Lego

How to decorate Easter eggs using stuff you already have in your kitchen

Scrambling to get ready for Easter, and don't think there's time to hit the craft stores and dye eggs? Think again.<p>Awesome ingredients for dyeing and decorating eggstraordinary Easter eggs are as close as the kitchen cupboards, closets or desk drawer.<p><b>How to make perfect hard-boiled eggs, …

Don't Waste an Inch: Ideas for Using a Really Narrow Room

Have you got a landing, a spare room, a bit of hallway—any particularly small sliver of space in your home that's searching for its purpose? Narrow …

10 Books from the Summer to Make You Smarter in the School Year

The problem with school is that it can really cut into your reading time.<p>Gone are the glorious days of lugging hefty historical novels in your beach …

10 TED Talks That Will Help You Be a Better Parent

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25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …

The Future Of Fashion Retailing, Revisited: Part 2 - Zara

In late 2012, I wrote a three-part series on Uniqlo, Zara and H&M. In the last three years, these three global fashion retailers have experienced impressive growth, due in no small part to their success in the U.S. retail market. In my last post, I discussed Uniqlo’s strategy of “planned …

Xerox Office Printers Win IDC and BLI Awards

Xerox office technology, software and apps continue to achieve industry recognition – most recently from IDC and Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) – while …

Do-it-yourself healthcare is closer than you think

By on March 20, 2015 at 12:01 pm<p>AUSTIN–Healthcare-related innovation was everywhere at South by Southwest Interactive this year. There were sessions …

Wearable Tech Is Your Doctor's Newest Assistant (Op-Ed)

<i>Dr. Robert Duggan, a foot and ankle surgeon with Physician Associates, a multi-specialty healthcare group that operates in partnership with Orlando</i> …

How Mayo's "Dr. Google" Deal Disrupts Medicine

“Dr. Google” has joined the Mayo Clinic, quietly signaling a powerful disruption for all of medicine.<p>Back in 1997 I wrote: “The information age is to medicine as the Protestant Reformation was to the Catholic Church.” The Church didn’t disappear when information once held tightly by the priesthood …

How Pfizer Is Using Big Data To Power Patient Care

Not so long ago, nearly every encounter with a doctor started with a receptionist waving a clipboard and asking me to take a seat. When I got into my doctor’s office, we‘d discuss the results from the blood test I’d taken the week before, my history and what I remembered to tell him. He’d write …

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YC Backs Standard Cyborg, A Startup Building Affordable Artificial Limbs

An artificial limb can cost more than a car.<p>And there are an estimated 2 million amputees in the United States alone.<p>So for Jeff Huber, an entrepreneur who had dabbled in education and advertising who happens to also an amputee, this market was close to heart.<p>While an undergraduate at North …

3 reasons Microsoft will become the most impressive tech company

Once a plodding behemoth, the new Microsoft is increasingly nimble, responsive to feedback and focused on mobile. James Kendrick is very impressed …

Google shares its plan to nab 80% of Microsoft's Office business

Flash forward to 2015, and the company has big plans to grab 80% of the users at Microsoft's biggest customers.<p>In 2005, "The whole industry looked at us like we were crazy," Rajen Sheth, a director of product management for Google's Enterprise team who worked on those early products, told us.<p>They …

Ubuntu smartphone offers alternative to apps

<b>An Ubuntu-powered smartphone is coming to the market a year and a half after a previous attempt to launch a model via crowdfunding failed.</b><p>The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu edition relies on a card-like user interface that is not focused on apps.<p>Unlike the original proposal, the handset does not become a …

The first Ubuntu phone arrives next week, but there's a catch

It's been a long time coming, but finally Canonical is ready to release its first Ubuntu phone. After teaming up with Meizu and BQ almost a year ago, we're getting a (sort of) new handset from the latter; it's actually a repurposed version of its Aquaris E4.5, a mid-range smartphone that normally …

Mobile Technology

Aetna CEO Says Obamacare An 'Attractive Growth Opportunity'

Health insurer Aetna (AET) said it would make more money than originally anticipated thanks to “attractive growth” from new enrollment on public exchanges under the Affordable Care Act.<p>Aetna now expects its 2015 earnings per share of “at least $7.00” compared to an earlier projection of at least …

PC market a mixed bag when tablets factored in

The PC market had a rough fourth quarter but a relatively decent 2014, new data from research firm Canalys shows.<p>Total worldwide PC shipments, including notebooks, desktops and tablets, reached 148 million units in the fourth quarter, a 6 percent decline compared with the same period in 2013, …

More Powerful Raspberry Pi 2 Will Run Windows 10

Microsoft's giving away its OS for free to interested makers<p>Pretty soon, all of your things will have Internet: your car, your refrigerator, perhaps even your desk. That proposition is getting even easier with a pair of announcements from the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Microsoft that encourage the …