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How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

Fulfill your need for speed with a gruelling mile breakdown

There’s no shortage when it comes to choosing a workout that promises to improve running ability. Want to run faster than before? There’s a sea of …

Swimming

Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, just played a wild card by releasing Media Composer First, a limited version of its pro …

Sperm Counts Have Plummeted Among Western Men, Scientists Confirm

Something weird is going on with human sperm production. For decades, scientists have warned that sperm counts are dropping among Western men, but no …

Forget mainland Spain; try Menorca, the untouched gem of the Mediterranean

While its sister islands dove headfirst into package holidays and nightclub tourism in the Seventies and Eighties, Menorca resisted – and how that has paid off. Today, it’s an unspoilt Mediterranean haven.<p>Anyone on the hunt for Michelin‑starred restaurants, celebrity spotting and fast cars will be …

Balearic Islands

How Expanding Generic Drugs Can Add to America’s Health Care Woes

One smart way to reduce the cost of health care, according to many experts, is to expand generic drugs. Scott Gottlieb, the new commissioner of the …

The Science of the Perfect Smile

Say, 'Optimal balance!"<p>From his disregard for people’s feelings to his literal axe-wielding, there’s a lot of evidence that Patrick Bateman is truly …

Student flies to London via Spain as it was cheaper than the train

A student travelling from Newcastle to London found an ingenious way of avoiding shelling out for a pricey train ticket - by flying to his destination via Spain.<p>Bargain hunter Joe Furness found the cheapest one way ticket to the capital, searching the night before his trip, was £78.50, and so …

Balearic Islands

Apple Leaks Suddenly Explain iPhone 8 Design

Apple is radically altering the iPhone. Having spent years iterating the original iPhone design, the 10th anniversary ‘iPhone 8’ will change everything – as two new (and highly credible) leaks have now confirmed…<p>Long time leak superstar Steve Hemmerstoffer (aka @OnLeaks) delivers the first. Having …

Mobile Technology

Laptop Buying Tips for Students

Going off to high school or college without a decent laptop is like refusing to use pencil and paper. It instantly puts a ceiling on how much …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

Apps

Watch the new trailer for Frozen short film, Olaf's Frozen Adventure

Fans frothing at the mouth for Frozen 2 should be momentarily satisfied by this first glimpse of brand new Frozen content, with Disney debuting the trailer for the upcoming short film Olaf's Frozen Adventure.<p>The 21-minute short acts as a sort-of mini-sequel to the 2013 blockbuster, with Anna and …

Why exercising on an empty stomach is the secret to weight loss

You may think you need food to fuel your workouts, but you are wrong.<p>Recently, the advice that suggests loading up on carbohydrates before exercise has been called into question. Yes, consuming carbs before exercise can increase performance in certain fields like sprinting and sports that use power …

Nutrition

Morocco Calling: How to See the Most Instagrammable Country in the World

It's impossible to accurately describe Morocco without involving all of the senses. The first thing that stands out about the cultural major city, …

AstraZeneca on verge of breast cancer drug breakthrough

AstraZeneca’s cancer research boss has hailed a “golden age" for cancer drug discovery, after the pharma giant revealed promising trial results for a breast cancer drug that could replace chemotherapy and boost survival prospects for some patients.<p>The FTSE 100 pharmaceuticals firm unveiled trial …

The 25 Best Apps of the Year So Far

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Multiple people injured in terrorist 'rampage' at two London landmarks

• LATEST LONDON ATTACK NEWS IN OUR SUNDAY LIVEBLOG• <b><br>Six people killed in van and stabbings attack</b>• <b><br>Attack lasted eight minutes</b>• <b><br>Three attackers shot dead by police</b>• <b><br>'I saw a man with a large blade': witnesses describe attack</b>• <b><br>Londoners offer shelter and rides to help those caught up in attacks</b>• <b><br>Donald Trump</b> …

Extremism

This Genetically-Modified Cyborg Dragonfly Is the Tiniest Drone

Scientists have altered a living dragonfly so they can control its movements.<p>As drone technology advances, one of the biggest challenges is shrinking down the flying robots. The smaller drones are, the better they will be for purposes both practical (fitting into cramped spaces) and devious …

For The First Time Ever, Lightning Striking a Building is Caught in High Speed

There's still a lot we don't know about how to protect buildings from lightning.<p>It's hard to believe, but until recently, scientists had never filmed lightning striking a building in high speed. That changed when a team led by physicist Marcelo Saba at Brazil's National Institute for Space Research …

Scientists Extracted These Faces From Monkey Brain Scans

The experiment gives new insight to how our brains recognize faces.<p>When you see a face, what happens in your brain? How do your neurons process facial features to recognize a person you know? Thanks to a group of researchers at Caltech, we may finally have the answer.<p>The researchers studied the …

This Tattoo Ink Can Sense How Healthy You Are

The biosensing inks in the tattoo can measure indicators like pH and glucose.<p>A new project from MIT Media Lab is the latest experiment to combine tattoos and biotech, creating biosensing ink that could one day give us information about our health by merely looking at our skin.<p>The project, called …

How to master smart casual: a guide for men

Smart casual is an oxymoron. Like ‘ill health’, ‘deafening silence’ or ‘small crowd’, it’s a phrase made up of two words that are the opposite of one another.<p>Unlike those examples however, smart casual is not an abstract linguistic oddity, but a practical instruction that can determine the dress …

Men's Fashion

How to run your best 10k, reveals a top running coach

Training tips from the man in the know<p>It's sometimes hard to know how best to train for a 10k – whether you're taking part for pure fun and enjoyment</i> …

How (and Why) to Add Extra Interval Reps

To do 20 400-meter repeats—yes, 20!—you’ll need tenacity and proper pacing.<p>A few years ago, a team of researchers combed through four decades of training studies to determine the most effective type of interval workout. The sweet spot for boosting aerobic fitness, they determined, was repeats that …

Cutting-Edge Running Wearable From ARION Set To Launch That Improves Running Technique & Prevents Injuries | Runner'sRadar

11th May 2017<p>Smart insole and GPS-enabled training pod opens pre-order this week.<p>ARION, a brand new wearable that turns your own shoe into a running …

The 50 greatest honeymoons on Earth (take note, Pippa)

One of the best bits of organising a wedding is planning the holiday afterwards. A honeymoon is the one trip on which many couples blow the budget and tick places off their bucket list. But it requires serious thought. Where do you want to go? Just because an overwater villa on a remote island …

How to Watch Saturday’s Sub-2 Marathon Attempt

We’ll be livestreaming the race here at RunnersWorld.com.<p>Three of the world’s best distance runners will attempt to run a sub-2:00 marathon on Saturday. Here’s what you need to know about the Nike-sponsored event.<p><b>WHAT:</b> Olympic marathon champ Eliud Kipchoge, two-time Boston winner Lelisa Desisa, and …

Nike Runners Will Attempt to Break Two Hours in a Marathon This Saturday

This Saturday the world may wake up to a new marathon record. And not just new — previously unthinkable.<p>At 5:45 a.m. at the Autodromo Nazionale Monza …

What Makes a Running Stride Efficient?

A comprehensive new study zeroes in on pelvis motion and leg angle.<p>It’s hard to put your finger on exactly what makes a running stride “good,” as we’ve learned from an endless succession of inconclusive and often contradictory biomechanics studies over the years.<p>Still, if you stand on the sidelines …