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Bitwalking App Pays People to Walk, Could Transform Lives

Would you walk more if an app paid you to do it? That’s exactly the idea behind the new app <b>Bitwalking (free)</b> which uses a new digital currency called Bitwalking dollars. For every 10,000 verified steps a user takes, they will earn about one Bitwalking dollar (bw$). Bitwalking dollars can then be …

Passive Fitness Tracking App Human Showcases Where HealthKit Shines

The Human app has been on the App Store for a while now. But this beautifully designed passive activity app received a major update that showcases how some of the main new features in iOS 8 can be useful. Human takes advantage of the brand new HealthKit APIs, syncs with the Health app and provides …

Kano is an easy-to-use $150 computer for kids and parents to explore technology together

When it launched its Kickstarter campaign last November, Kano, a $150 computer comprised of a Raspberry Pi, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a speaker, was …

Could “Second Livestock” Give Chickens A Virtual Free Range?

“It’s really pastoral,” Stewart says of the Second Livestock world, inspired by humans’ Second Life, and first reported by the <i>Ames Tribune</i>. “There’s …

Chickens

OoberDocs Will Now Sync Your Incoming Email Attachments To Google Drive

OoberDocs, a neat little tool built and presented at the TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon, has expanded its feature set to include support for Google Drive. The service, which puts a copy of all incoming email attachments in your preferred cloud storage system, launched with initial support for …

This Algae Battery Could Power A Tesla With 200X The Charge

In a small lab, near a lake at the edge of West Berkeley, sits the prototype of what could revolutionize battery power as we know it. The secret to this power? Algae.<p>OK, just hang with me here. Lots of research has already been done on algae’s possible power capabilities. Prototype creator Adam …

A tennis racquet wired to teach you how to swing better | Fortune.com

FORTUNE -- In 1990, when Eric Babolat was a college student in France, he remembers watching Sharon Stone play tennis with a hologram instructor in the movie <i>Total Recall</i> and thinking, “That’s the future of tennis.” This was not idle reflection. Babolat represents the fifth generation in a family …

The Crazy Genius Behind Solar Roadways

Here’s an idea crazy enough that it just might work: Pave the streets with solar-powered panels that have their own built-in heat and LED lights. That’s what Scott and Julie Brusaw hope to accomplish with their ongoing Solar Roadways project, which they just funded through a hugely popular …

This Is How Little Kids React These Days When You Show Them Old Computers

We saw them cringe when they learned what a Walkman was, and now the infamous little kids are back to learn about more old technology.<p>The Fine Brothers created another video, showing little kids what computers looked like before the days of iPhones and MacBook Airs.<p>As usual, the kids can't even …

Kids

A Paralyzed Teen Will Kick The First World Cup Ball Thanks To A Robotic Exoskeleton

The 2014 World Cup begins next month in Brazil and will feature something truly amazing: the plan is for a paralyzed, non-ambulatory Brazilian teenager to stand up and kick the first ball of the first game using a motorized exoskeleton and special 3D-printed helmet.<p>Created by an international team …

Fitness protects men from cancer, even 20 years later | NBC News

Fitness can protect you from cancer -- even 20 or more years down the road, researchers report. And men who were the most fit in middle age were the least likely to die a quarter century later even if they were unlucky enough to get cancer, a new study finds.<p>Men who were the most fit at age 50 back …

Google pushes Android tablets for the classroom

Google's new education initiative, Google Play for Education, is designed to put more tablets into K-12 classrooms, the company said Wednesday at its Google I/O developers conference.<p>The new store launches this fall. It enables teachers deploy an app or an e-book to all of their students' tablets …

Vine

For students, playing ball is serious business

<b>Hey there, time traveller!</b><br>This article was published <b>18/2/2013</b> (2004 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.<p>As you're bouncing that …

Fair Trade

My #pegeeks presentation

My #pegeeks presentation<p>On Feb 22nd 2013 I presented a session at the BYTE Conference entitled #pegeeks to a room full of physical educators. I …

How I Teach

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What Happens to Our Brains When We Exercise and How It Makes Us Happier

Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s and more. At …

Happiness

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Thompson Kto12 on Twitter: "Yes! RT @alachance: Kids now have 3x more chances of falling off their bed than falling off a tree. Get them active. #IPLC13"

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How I Use The App Music Workout – Interval Timer In My Phys Ed Classes

Music Workout – Interval Timer (available at iTunes & Google Play) is a fantastic app created by @mrrobbo. At its core, it’s an interval stopwatch. …

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How I’ve Used The App “ShowMe”

In September 2012 I tried out an interactive whiteboard app called ShowMe to enhance my students learning in our touch football unit.<p>Many of the …