Nick Tomlinson

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Is Sitting Cross-Legged Bad for You?

Before we run for our standing desks, separating the myths from realities of this common and, for many, comfortable position; One expert explains<p>Sitting for extended periods is unhealthy, increasing the risk for dozens of chronic conditions, from cancer and diabetes to cardiovascular disease, …

Yoga

Obama has great taste — here are his favorite movies, books, and TV shows

Barack Obama is not only one of our youngest presidents — having been elected at age 47 — but also one of our coolest.<p>He's not just a fixture in politics, but in pop culture as well, and he isn't afraid to respond to mean tweets or parry with Zach Galifianakis between two ferns. He even dissed …

Books

Which US State Is Closest to Africa?

Hint: it's not Florida.<p>It's a random question, but which US state is closest to Africa?<p>Looking at a map, it's gotta be Florida, right?<p>The Sunshine …

I Photographed The Squirrel And Mighty Half Dome

Living in California makes it relatively easy to visit Yosemite National Park. I’ve been there many times mostly to enjoy nature, hike, and engage in …

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Here's every key Brexit date you need to know until the end of the year

No nation has ever left the 28-nation bloc and the surprise Brexit victory has plunged UK politics into chaos, with the Prime Minister resigning, Tory candidates vying for his position stabbing each other in the back, and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn facing a rebellion from Labour MPs.<p>While the …

Great Britain

Home – Google Tech Dev Guide

Grow Your Technical Skills with Google<p>Whether you’re a student or an educator, newer to computer science or a more experienced coder, or otherwise …

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh shares 4 business books he thinks everyone should read

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh wants his employees to continuously explore new ideas. That's why there's a library of some of his favorite books at Zappos' Las Vegas headquarters.<p>Over the years he's recommended well over 20 business books— including his own, the 2010 bestseller "Delivering Happiness" — and …

Penguin Random House

Despite Unrest, The Israeli Tech Ecosystem Is Flourishing

Over the past few months, violence has once again scarred Israel and the Palestinian Territories, yet despite the violence and the losses on both sides of the conflict, technology companies in the region are flourishing.<p>Israeli rounds of financing, both into Israeli companies and from local …

Venture Capital

Detective Dot books aim to encourage kids to code without stereotypes

Kickstarter project battles situation where ‘in kids cartoons, 0% of princesses are engineers, 2.9% of characters are black, and Batman doesn’t recycle’<p>A British technology startup is hoping to encourage children to learn programming skills through a series of stories that avoid traditional …

Kids

In Thailand: Tourism & the Elephant

Tourists come to Thailand for many reasons: genuine Thai cuisine, which uses authentic ingredients that never make it to U.S. shores; the friendly people (they don't call it the Land of Smiles for nothing); great shopping (custom made suits and dresses in silk and other precious fabrics, made the …

Kobe Bryant has missed more shots than any player in NBA history

The King of Clank. The Baron of Bricks. Kobe Bryant has missed more shots than any player in basketball history, and for that, we salute him.<p>Its official -- Kobe Bryant is on top of the record books. He passed all the greats on the way up the leaderboard and now he's the greatest of all time. The …

FCC Chairman says he may ignore Obama on net neutrality

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has told web giants Google, Yahoo and others that he won't cave to pressure from the White House, declaring "I am an independent agency." His statement (already seized on by pundits for lack of the royal 'we') looks to be a direct response to President Obama's recent urging …