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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

How to make web design documentation suck less

Between research, design, client interaction and team collaboration, there may not be much time left for a UX specialist to think about creating web …

How to Choose the Perfect Font for Any Situation

Ever have one of those days where you’re just sitting around, falsifying documents, and just can’t seem to choose the right font to convey your …

Your Definitive Guide to an Icelandic Quickie

Steamy geothermal geysers, otherworldly glaciers streaked with volcanic ash and promises of puffins on black sand beaches: Yes, like many who’ve …

European Travel

User-Centered Design: An Introduction

We live in a world where everything changes extremely fast; new products, new degrees, new careers, new methodologies. It is somewhat scary to …

Design Thinking

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits

Real confidence is built through hard work and excellent habits.<p>Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in …

Self-help

The Xbox One Scorpio is a six-teraflop gaming beast

Microsoft couldn’t wait until E3 in June to unveil the Scorpio, so the company shared some details with Digital Foundry and we now know all of Project Scorpio’s tech specs. As expected, it’s going to be by far the most powerful gaming console out there.<p>The console GPU will be able to process six …

You should appreciate germs

I’ve been perpetuating a misconception.<p>When I give talks about global health, I typically speak about microbes as threats we need to wipe off the …

Quick Recipes

Creamy tarragon spiked yogurt pistachio sauce combined with sweet green peas.<p>The frozen yogurt recipe you're looking for. Easy, wonderfully tangy, …

10 Scariest Documentaries to Watch on Netflix

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) offers some of the scariest movies and documentaries you’ll find today.<p>If you are feeling brave, check out these 10 …

World History

Huawei Watch 2 vs. Samsung Gear S3

Size<p>When the Gear S3 was released a few months ago, we remarked on its large size. Since then, a number of similarly bulky watches have followed in …

Every Photographer Needs a Bag Full of These Photography Gadgets

Let's have a good ol' fireside chat, just you and I...I'm going to be very candid with you on a few items that I just absolutely love and think you …

Sony Alpha

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

Trains

Samsung’s Staedtler stylus is roughly 5,000 times more awesome than the Apple Pencil

Almost a real pencil!<p>Samsung introduced some tablets at Mobile World Congress last night. I was there, I listened to the whole thing, and I can’t really tell you much about them other than they exist and they’re technologically advanced. What swept me up in real emotion, however, was the Korean …

Hackers have leaked the user database of a Tor web host popular with child pornographers

Two days ago, a hacker group affiliated with Anonymous broke into the servers of Freedom Hosting II — a popular underground web host that, according to The Verge, contained one-fifth of the dark web — and shut it down.<p>Predictably, the hackers weren’t content with replacing 10,613 websites with a …

Security

Hack knocks out a fifth of the Dark Web

The Dark Web is having a rough time right now... although the victims in this case won't earn too much sympathy. An Anonymous-linked hacker speaking to <i>Motherboard</i> brought down about a fifth of the Tor network's 'secret' websites (over 10,000 of them) in a claimed vigilante move. The intruder …

Google blurs the line between websites and Android apps

With its latest Chrome Beta release, Google has given app-like websites called "Progressive Web Apps" a higher status on Android. If you launch a site like Flipkart Lite in the latest Android Chrome beta, you'll now get the option "add to home screen," where it'll appear like any other app on your …

How to design responsive and device-agnostic forms

Whether it is a signup flow or a multi-view stepper, forms are one of the most important components of digital product design – so you need to design …

Web Design

10 Netflix lifehacks everyone should know

Trends in popular software come and go, but it’s pretty clear at this point which ones are sticking around for the long haul. How else do you end up with the cultural jargon “Netflix and Chill” being so widely accepted? I’m fairly certain you’ve never heard anybody say, “Hulu and Chill.” “Youtube …

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

13 great tools for pitching to clients

Giving the perfect pitch is never easy. You have to know your subject inside-out. You have to grab people’s attention and know the answer to all …

4 Web Development Trends to Look Out For in 2017 [Infographic]

Web developers lead very exciting lives. With technology evolving at an ever-increasing rate, you’ll never run out of new skills to learn or ideas to …

'World's Oldest Man' Celebrates 146th Birthday And Says Key To Long Life Is 'Patience'

Mbah Gotho may be the oldest person to have ever lived.<p>A centenarian who claims to be the world’s oldest man says he recently celebrated his 146th …

How to find out if your Netflix has been hacked — and easily fix it in under 5 minutes

The Twitter account is back under Netflix's control, but the incident reminded me that people routinely have their own Netflix accounts hacked, and many don't know.<p>Just a few weeks ago, a colleague of mine noticed some suspicious viewing activity of the TV show "Arrow" on her Netflix, and figured …

Security

Google Assistant can track Santa, tell holiday jokes, and spin the dreidel

Google has added a few entertaining Easter eggs to Google Assistant since its release, including fully interactive quiz games. In the spirit of the …

Google Home

Fire

Latest<p>Mighty Muggs Take on Funko Pops With Head-Turning Star Wars and Marvel Figures<p>Star Wars 5 hours ago<p>Star Wars<p>It’s 'Mary Poppins' Dooney and …

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways — it's a common object of desire for the urban explorers among us.<p>And, occasionally, New …

Trains

13 books you absolutely HAVE to read before they become movies in 2017

Whether you are a purist or you just like to know what you are getting yourself into before you begin a film, you understand the importance of …