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21 scientific facts that will motivate you to exercise when you really don't want to

It may encourage you to hear that exercise really is super good for you. There's a mountain of research backing up its many benefits.<p>The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend at least 2.5 hours of moderate cardio activity or 1.25 hours of vigorous cardio activity every week, plus …

Two Fit Moms' Picks: 8 Best Yoga Poses for the Core

9.3K<p>SHARES<p>At Two Fit Moms, we are frequently asked for recommendations on the best yoga poses to work the core. The following eight-pose sequence …

Watch out, Alexa: Google’s Assistant is the next step in voice interfaces

Google’s I/O conference is going on right now, and the very first thing that CEO Sundar Pichai announced was the Google Assistant. Rather than being entirely new, it’s an evolution of the voice-search interface, modeled on <i>Star Trek</i>‘s omniscient computer, which the company has been working on for …

20 Muscle-Building Monkey Bar Exercises For a Killer Bodyweight Workout

They don’t call it a jungle gym for nothing. Jon Hinds, owner of the Monkey Bar Gym, says monkey bars are one of the most effective and versatile …

The Wonder of Life with a Projector Tablet

Screenings anywhere.<p>Lying in bed, I project some YouTube videos and Netflix on the ceiling. Then, I set the laptop/tablet on a table and did some web searches on the wall. It's easy. There's software to get the focus just right.<p>The Lenovo Yoga Tab 3 Pro is a fast, but otherwise unremarkable …

Gear & Gadgets

An Official ‘Star Wars’ Virtual Reality Game Is In The Works, And The Trailer Has Leaked

Whether players are ready or not, the video game industry is moving full-steam ahead with virtual reality, and it seems as though Lucasfilm is getting in on the eye-straining fun with a <i>Star Wars</i> VR experience/game.<p>Last night a trailer for something called <i>Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine</i> showed up on …

Virtual Reality

ProtonMail’s encrypted email service exits beta, adds iOS, Android apps

As Apple continues to battle the US Government’s desire to work around the security of its mobile operating system, European encrypted email startup, ProtonMail, is choosing the latest skirmish in the crypto wars to launch its end-to-end encrypted email service out of beta — switching from …

6 Great New Wireless Headphones That Deliver Huge Sound

6<p>By<p>Tired of untangling the mess that your headphone wires inevitably get into every time you pack them away? Tired of losing the Bluetooth signal on …

Eric Brown on Radiance by Catherynne M Valente, Eleanor by Jason Gurley, Empire V by Victor Pelevin, A Gathering of Shadows by VE Schwab and Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky<p>In <b>Radiance</b> (Corsair, £16.99), her first adult novel for four years, Catherynne M Valente posits an absurdist alternative …

Books

Corrective Posture Exercises for Chronic Sitters

<b>Almost all of us are guilty of being chronic sitters.</b> The negative effects of this epidemic are too numerous to list in a single article, but today …

Netflix’s ‘Cooked’: Michael Pollan Takes on Vegetarians and the Gluten-Free Movement

Food writer Michael Pollan talks about taking his message to the masses in the new Netflix documentary series Cooked. Plus watch an exclusive clip …

How This Company Makes $70 Million Selling Random Stuff on Amazon | Inc.com

In the platform business, they learned, price is everything. Set a price too high, and Amazon buries it. Setting it too low is worse, earning the buy box and leading to thousands of orders flooding in--and a loss of money on every sale.<p>The conundrum fascinated Tramunti. He'd struggled with dyslexia …

eCommerce

Giving Amazon Echo the keys to the CNET Smart Home

<i>Editor's note: A week after this story published, Amazon announced that it will soon be integrating the Nest Thermostat directly with Alexa. We will re-evaluate once that integation is live, but for now we are sticking with Ecobee.</i><p>We've spent the last few months documenting our approach to building …

Smart Homes

Mossberg: Eero makes Wi-Fi simpler and stronger

Pricey system aims to eliminate headaches, boost coverage<p>Welcome to Mossberg<i>, a weekly commentary and reviews column on The Verge and Re/code by veteran tech journalist Walt Mossberg, now an Executive Editor at The Verge and Editor at Large of Re/code.</i><p>When a colleague heard I was reviewing the new …

Skype group video calling arrives on iOS and Android today

Microsoft promised Skype group video calling for smartphones last month, and now it's rolling out to iOS and Android today. The software maker will start enabling the option on Skype accounts in Europe and the US today, and expects to complete the roll out over the next week. Microsoft says the …

7 Ways to Do the Farmer’s Walk

The loaded carry may be the simplest, safest exercise for a bigger stronger you. Here are 7 variations to try<p>Dan John discovered loaded carries by accident. It was 2001, and the strength coach was sidelined by injury.<p>So he did farmer’s walks because he wanted to feel like he was still training. But …

Extreme Sports

Planting a smart vegetable garden

Considering which vegetables you like, how much space you have for them and how you'll meet their growing requirements will help you achieve a …

Want to be more productive? Don’t go paperless.

Brick-and-mortar bookstores are closing their doors. Libraries lend out e-books. Receipts are emailed or texted. Bank statements are sent …

UK researchers have created a self-sustaining nano-membrane toilet that could provide a safe alternative to open defecation and public lavatories<p>Human excrement is rife with pathogens, “odorant volatiles” (the chemicals that make it smell) and parasites, but it has something going for it: it’s …

Sustainable Development Goals

Four ways to share your exact location with family (and why)

Checking in on a family member in 2016 is much easier than ever, and perhaps less invasive, too. We don't have to call or text to see that Sally hasn't left the house or that Dad is driving and should be home by 7.<p>We have apps that can passively keep an eye on friends and family members' …

Apps

Windows 10 quick tips: 8 ways to speed up your PC

Want Windows 10 to run faster? We've got help. Take a few minutes to try out these tips, and your machine will be zippier and less prone to …

Fitness Friday: The Total Golf Workout with Instagram Star Paige Spiranac

The most oft-asked questions from golfers regarding fitness are things such as <i>What can I do to avoid back pain?</i>, <i>What exercises are good to strengthen my core muscles?</i> and <i>What are the best stretches before I play?</i> We attempted to answer those questions, and many others regarding golf fitness, by …

Amazing Benefits Of Apple Cider Vinegar (+6 Recipes)

Are you struggling to lose weight or get sick less often? Maybe apple cider vinegar can help you out!<p>Apple cider vinegar is probably the most popular …

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Bacon, the World's Most Perfect Food

There are some people out there committing truly heinous crimes against bacon. Don't be one of them. Avoid these common mistakes and enjoy the world's most perfect food.<p>Bacon is amazing. You know that. We know that. But just because it's already the world's most perfect food doesn't mean it's …

Cooking

10 Things you Need to Do to Successfully Work From Home

You’ve done it! Congratulations! You’ve finally escaped the clutches of everything you’ve been secretly plotting against for way too long. The grumpy …

Avocado, Kale, Pineapple, and Coconut Smoothie

Makes about 2½ cups<p>Sub spinach for kale if you like.<p>January 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ ripe avocado, pitted, peeled<p>½ cup coarsely chopped Tuscan kale<p>½ cup frozen pineapple chunks<p>¼ cup coarsely chopped coconut meat<p>1 cup coconut water or iced green tea<p>2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice<p>1 tablespoon matcha …

Food

Top 5 Basic Principles To Accelerate Muscle Definition.

Regardless of your goal be competing, look good for summer or simply dazzle the fruits of your effort, at some point you will want to remove the …

Microsoft's Cortana can now remind you to follow through on email promises

Microsoft's assistant Cortana keeps getting smarter.<p>Cortana can now send reminders for tasks based on the contents of your inbox, Microsoft announced …

Apps