Rob Rodry

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Do Pilates at Home

Exercise 1 Hug<p>Grab both handles, stand facing away from the anchor point, and step forward until there is enough tension on the band to hold you when you lean forward; raise your arms out to the sides, in line with your shoulders (not behind them). Keep your heels together, toes facing outward, and …

'Assassin's Creed: Unity' Runs Better On Xbox One Than PS4, Oddly Enough

Here’s something to indicate the strangeness of some of the technical issues with Assassin’s Creed: Unity. For some reason, it has become the first third party game, to my knowledge, to actually run better on the Xbox One than the PS4, despite PS4′s fairly well-established power advantage. …

How not to lose your pet on an airplane

Traveling with a pet can be a harrowing experience for both human and animal.<p>With the most recent news of Delta reportedly losing a dog, it’s no wonder that owners are concerned for their pets when its time to fly.<p>Frank Romano has been desperately awaiting word about his dog, Ty, after the animal …

3 Evening Habits For Weight Loss

<b>Stop after dinner.</b> It can be easy to mindlessly snack away while you relax, so make an effort to stay aware of why you're reaching for your pantry door. If you're doing it out of habit or because you're bored, try spending more time out of the kitchen or drinking peppermint tea instead of snacking. …

9 Eating Habits That Are Derailing Your Weight-Loss Efforts

<b>Exercising Sans Carbs</b><br>Low-carb foods might help some women shed a few pounds—but they'll backfire if you're kicking it in the gym. "High-intensity exercise requires carbohydrate fuel, and high-intensity training is what sculpts your body," says dietician Susan M. Kleiner, R.D., Ph.D., a scientific …

How to Lose 15 Pounds Without Dieting

<b>The research:</b> For the study, 10 "recreationally active" college-age women (so, not athletes) of normal body weight were given a high-protein meal (45 percent protein), low-protein meal (15 percent), or no food at all before walking on a treadmill. The women who ate the high-protein meal an hour …

10 workout moves to do before breakfast

6 ways you're making weight loss even harder

All the junk food is out of the house. You’re in the gym 3, 4 or 5 days per week. But the damn scale won’t budge and you’re seeing the same …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

7 Lazy Ways to Lose More Weight

<b>Diet Twice a Week</b><br>In a three-month study, women who went on a low-carb diet for two days per week lost nine pounds, while those who scaled back to 1,500 calories every day for the entire week lost the same amount. Here's what's probably happening: On a strict diet that never gives you freedom, …

4 Ways to Burn More Fat

<b>Lift Weights</b><br>When trainer Tia Falcone helped Miss America 2014 Nina Davuluri shed 50 pounds, weight training was essential to her success. "All women need to gain as much muscle as humanly possible,” she says. “That's what's going to make you smaller, and it raises your base metabolism permanently." …

The best mobile apps for taking notes

While our smartphones and tablets come with apps that let you jot things down, there are much better apps available that help you organize your notes and be more productive.<p>Whether you're a student taking notes for class this fall or your workday requires that you take notes in meetings, a handy …

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Microsoft scrambles for IPv4 addresses for US users

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Hans-Joachim Roy/Shutterstock<p>Remember that looming IPv4 address exhaustion issue? Well, Microsoft Azure has already …

Second machine age: Will robots put us all out of work?

Humanity is entering a second machine age. During the first, driven by the industrial revolution, machines took over all the muscle jobs. In their place though, technology created huge numbers of jobs where you had to use your brain.<p>But a new book suggests that machines, in the shape of robots and …

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Startup Qnovo emerges with algorithms & silicon to make batteries better

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>How many times have you dashed out of the house and realized your cell phone battery was about to die? Who hasn’t frantically …

This Chrome add-on lets you copy and erase text inside any image on the web

What would you say if we told you that it's possible to copy, translate, edit and even erase the text inside any image you find on the internet? Well, you can, and it's a lot easier than you might think. All it requires is a new browser extension, called Project Naptha, made by developer Kevin …

Why bendable electronics could be the future of the internet of things

When the first Harry Potter movie came out in 2001 the idea of the Daily Prophet, a newspaper that contains moving pictures, qualified as magic. A Kickstarter campaign by Ynvisible, a Lisbon-based technology firm, is bringing that magic to life with its displays, held together with paper-thin …

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With Google’s Help, NYC’s Floating River Pool Will Tell Us How Much Poop Is In The Water

New Yorkers could see a free-floating public pool pilot that filters water from the East River as early as 2016.<p>Of all the things the post-industrial East River has been known for (dead bodies, raw sewage, oil spills), a safe public swimming opportunity was never really one of them. That changed in …

Pocket Printer secures Kickstarter cash

<b>An Israeli start-up plans to release a printer early next year that is small enough to fit inside its owner's pocket but works with any-sized paper.</b><p>Zuta Labs is proceeding with the project after raising over $435,000 (£260,000) via a crowdfunding site.<p>Rather than feeding paper through a machine, …

3D Printing

Google Says Glass Is Flopping Because Of Its Limited Roll-Out

"We suffer for the fact that Glass isn't widely available, which was a deliberate choice," Google Glass Marketing Director Ed Sanders recently told Forbes. "It's fair to say the best way to change perceptions about the device is to put it on, but we haven't been able to do that due to the sheer …

Samsung explains new tech in the gorgeous Galaxy S5 display

We’ve already know all the specs on Samsung’s new flagship Galaxy S5 and that includes its gorgeous 1920 x 1080, 5.1” FHD Super AMOLED with a pixel density of 432 ppi. It’s definitely a step up from any Samsung smartphone before it, and today the company took some time to explain exactly what it’s …

Sprint aims to make all its devices unlockable by February

The carrier doesn't yet have the capability to unlock all phones but says it's working to make that happen by early next year.<p>Starting next February, Sprint customers should be able to unlock any phone or tablet offered by the carrier.<p>In a recent update to its unlocking FAQ page, the carrier …

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Drowning simulator uses terror to promote life jackets

The film that plays when you visit interactive life jacket awareness website Sortie En Mer begins optimistically. You watch from the first-person perspective of a man sailing on a calm, blue ocean. Your friend, coming up from below deck, notes the beautiful weather. You ask him to take the wheel, …

Codecademy gets a major redesign to take the pain out of learning how to code

Two years after launching, and with more than 24 million users learning how to code on its platform, Codecademy is getting a facelift.<p>The New York City startup unveiled a sleek new website redesign today, which should make Codecademy easier to use for newcomers as well as make the site more useful …

Pee a Rainbow: Scientist Snaps Shot of Colorful Urine

From red to blue to violet, all the colors of the rainbow appear regularly in urine tests conducted at hospital labs.<p>The prismatic pee collection …

The slow death of the iPod

The iPod is in terminal decline. Apple’s first new blockbuster product of the 2000s helped reinvigorate the Cupertino tech giant from its 90s era slumber and set it on the path to greatness. But sales of the device that transformed the MP3 player industry have been falling at a rapid pace. They hit …

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7 Incognito Wearables You'd Never Guess Were Gadgets

Incognito Wearables You'd Never Guess Were Gadgets<p>1. The Dash Headphones<p>2. Cuff<p>3. Ring<p>4. The D-Shirt<p>5. Smarter Socks<p>6. Smart Diapers<p>7. Google Glucose …

Microsoft Now Offering $100 Discounts To Get Consumers Off Windows XP

As Windows XP winds down, Microsoft has a problem: People still use the operating system. Many people. Given that support for Windows XP ends on April 8, the number of days left in which the OS is mostly safe to use are all but spent.<p>To combat that, Microsoft has been offering discounts, in …

The 'Antisocial Network' App for Misanthropes and Loners

“Become An iOS Developer In 8 Weeks”: The Truth About Hack Schools

As coding courses and bootcamps flourish, some students get left behind–and that promise of a six-figure salary pops like a bubble.<p>After the design firm where he worked as a web developer went under, Ray S. turned the bad news into an opportunity to transition into iOS development. The Chicago-area …