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How your body treats protein from plant and animal sources

Protein is big business across the food sector these days. Despite the fact that Americans are eating far more of it than they need – just 56 grams a …

Nutrition

7 Simple Ways To Nurture Your Children's Creativity At Home

Creativity — using our imagination to come up with ideas or make something new — is one of the most valuable qualities human beings can have. …

Creativity

Quick, intense exercise may put the brakes on aging, research shows

<i>This is part of a series on aging well.</i><p>Compared to sitting all day, any exercise is better than none. But if you're determined to ward off an early death, one form of exercise, called high-intensity interval training (HIIT), may give you a leg up.<p>It sounds technical, but it's not. HIIT is basically …

Move over, Android. The Apple iPhone 7 is still thrashing the best that you have to offer

Here’s some fuel to add to the raging Apple vs Android debates that keep flaring up on social media. A number of recently revealed benchmarks reveal …

AIRS

Research today is a skill that is taught to students as part of information literacy units; however, I don’t think students understand the difference …

How—and why—you should use a VPN any time you hop on the internet

<i>Updated 7/6/17 to include recommendations for VPN services and links to full reviews of top products.</i>One of the most important skills any computer …

7 Exercises That Instantly Un-Hunch Your Shoulders

Goalpost Stretch<p>Meg Plotsky<p>When your shoulders are rounded, the front of your chest collapses inward. This stretch opens up those chest muscles and "re-sets" your shoulders so they're in their natural position, says Plotsky.<p><b>How-to:</b> Grab a yoga strap, jump rope, or belt, and come to a comfortable …

App of the Week: RunGo offers guided running tours in the world's most beautiful cities

Runners everywhere have figured it out.<p>They know that the best exercise doesn’t come from expensive equipment or impossible diet plans, but from …

Apps

Tweak this OS X setting to make games run better

When you’re running a video game on your Retina Mac, the highest resolution can bog things down onscreen, making it tough to play smoothly.<p>Typically, we suggest trying to use your game’s options panel to reduce the fancy graphics to get smoother performance, like increased frame rate and better …

Best Apple Watch apps list: The 26 best free and paid-for Apple Watch apps so far

Got an Apple Watch? Get these 26 apps and games first<p>The Apple Watch is finally here, and it easily ranks as one of the best wearables we’ve tried. …

Apps

Detailed Benchmarks Show iPhone 6s Is The Fastest Phone In The World

Now that we are through our first weekend with the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus being available to buy in many countries, it is becoming clear to …

The biggest difference between Android and the iPhone, summed up in one image

Although there are plenty of differences between Android and the iPhone, there's one main discrepancy that stands out the most — with Android you get choice, while the iPhone is one uniform platform.<p>There are thousands of Android devices in the world. Companies from Samsung to LG to HTC and even …

Meet the Stromer ST2, the best electric bike on the road

Oh. My. Gosh. The Stromer ST2 electric bike is so much fun, it should not be street legal.<p>Two weeks ago I had zero interest in electric bikes. I’ve ridden traditional bicycles my entire life and I love them. The very idea of an electric bike was repellent — even in a hilly city like San Francisco. …

Gorgeous neo-retro Mac Neue redesigns original Apple Mac as thin, metal silhouette

Beautiful renderings from German site Curved/labs depict a stunning metallic ode to Apple’s original Macintosh computer. While acknowledging the enhanced functionality of Apple’s latest computers, such as the Retina iMac, Curved/labs suggests that the company often neglects its own design history …

The Year’s Best Fitness Tips

Enhance your workouts with cutting-edge research and insight from experts

Logitech Ultrathin Magnetic Clip-On Keyboard for iPad Air

Given that software keyboards are still buggy as hell, I’ve really had the chance to put the Logitech Ultrathin to use full time, and the conclusion in my iPad Ultrathin review still holds true for me.<p>The battery has never died on me, and I only remember having charged it once in the last eight …

IPad Air

The Best Smartphones You Can Buy Right Now

After Testing More Than 20 of the Current Phones, These Are the Only Ones You Should Consider<p>Right now is the single best time of the year to buy a smartphone.<p>It may sound like something you’d read in a weekly circular, but it’s true: All the smartphone makers have released their best wares in …

Mobile

Apple Watch Tutorial - Learn How to Make a Simple Apple Watch App

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Send and receive phone calls from your Mac and iPad

Now that Yosemite is out, with iOS 8 running on your iPhone, you can send and receive phone calls from your Mac and your iPad (also running iOS 8). This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. Continuity also includes Handoff, Instant …

Just add iPhone to these costumes for total Halloween domination

You know you hate showing up to the Halloween party with that lame generic pirate costume. We all do, but we all end up doing it.<p>Then there’s those of us who want to make the coolest, most unique costume ever. But we never do, because, let’s face it, we just don’t have the time.<p>Your solution, then, …

Hyper launches the first Made-for-iPhone/iPad USB flash drive w/ built-in Lightning connector

Hyper— we’ve reviewed some of its MacBook batteries and iPhone accessories in the past— is today announcing the first Made-For-iPhone/iPad/iPod touch (MFi) flash drive that includes a built-in Lightning connector. Unfortunately you can’t get your hands on one just yet, but you can preorder through …

The Smartphone App Wars Are Over, and Apple Won

Every month or two, I perform a little ritual: I remove the SIM card from whatever phone I’m using at the moment and pop it into a different model. …

Will the new Mac Pro make your office look like an episode of Hoarders?

After years of wringing our hands and wondering what was to become of our beloved Mac Pro, Apple finally gave us an answer last month. While we won't …