Robert Sobotor

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10 Things You Gotta Try at Least Once

You Pick Up Heavy Things? Do This Next.<p>The Question<p>What's the one thing every lifter should try in his lifting career?<p>Nick Tumminello – Strength …

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​The Best Exercise to Do If You Have Tight Hips | Men’s Health

<b>How to Do a Banded Wall Squat:</b><p>Put your thumbs in a resistance band and bring it behind your back, creating loops on both ends. Then sit down on the floor next to a wall, and place your feet flat on the wall in your squat stance. Next, loop the band around your knees and lay down. From the side, …

Shonin isn’t just a wearable, it’s a body cam for civilians

Because live-streaming with your smartphone isn’t always practical<p>Video via Kickstarter<p>A new palm-sized body cam called Shonin has launched on Kickstarter, positioning itself as a security device (as opposed to other wearable cameras like FrontRow meant for capturing “experiences”).<p>The camera, …

Wearable Tech

19 tricks for reading people's body language

If someone's crossing his arms, for example, you could assume that he's closed off, when in fact he's just cold.<p>That said, when you're trying to discern what a person is really thinking and feeling, it helps to know what kind of gestures and facial expressions to look for.<p>Because sometimes, a …

Body Language

5 cognitive biases that are killing your decisions

It’s hard to accept that what holds us back from reaching our potential is all in our head.<p>While it may be a bit of a cliche, we really are our own …

Menstruation 101 For Boys: A Comic Book Is Their Guide

A comic book about menstruation ... aimed at boys?<p>That's what Indonesia has created.<p>It started when a UNICEF team there looked at what happens when a girl gets her period.<p>In a survey of over 1,100 girls, the team found lots of concerns about the cruel remarks boys would make. They'd point at a …

Comic Books

Why super-smart people may be drawn to a life of crime

From Hannibal Lecter to Walter White, the criminal mastermind has long been a staple of popular culture. Now a recent book by James Oleson, a criminologist based at the University of Auckland, suggests that real-life geniuses do indeed have a penchant for running afoul of the law.<p>In <i>Criminal Genius:</i> …

Psychology

How to Snoop-Proof Any Phone or Tablet

It’s likely that you’ve got details of your whole life stored on your phone—the people you know, the banks you’ve used, the videos you’ve wasted …

Apps

An evolutionary psychologist explains why you will always be haunted by high school

For better or worse, many of us never forget high school: the unrequited romantic crushes, chronic embarrassment, desperate struggles for popularity, sexual awakening, parental pressure and, above all else, competition—social, athletic, academic.<p>There’s even an entire genre of entertainment that …

Psychology

Your Guide to Buying Glasses Online

There’s no shortage of eye-care professionals who are skeptical about buying frames and lenses online. “These are custom-made devices. It’s not like …

Warby Parker

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Magic Sunglasses Transmit Tunes Through Your Bones

Take a minute to recall the glory of the early 2000s <b>—</b> frosted tips, terrible fashion, and the advent of MP3 players to replace your beloved Walkman. …

Are Opioids the Next Antidepressant?

ONE of the most painful experiences of being a psychiatrist is having a patient for whom none of the available therapies or medications work.<p>A while back, I was asked to do a consultation on just such a patient. This person had been a heroin addict in her early 20s. She had quit the opioid five …

Depression

Katie Couric's Producers Repeatedly Broke Federal Gun Laws

Katie, get your gun lawyer.<p>By now you’ve probably heard about Katie Couric’s new anti-gun documentary “Under The Gun,” and how her producer doctored …

A former FBI hostage negotiator explains the psychology of negotiating using the example of a $3.50 mug

Take the same person, change one or two variables, and $100 can be a glorious victory or a vicious insult.<p>Recognizing this phenomenon lets you bend reality from insult to victory.<p>Let me give you an example. I have this coffee mug, red and white with the Swiss flag. No chips, but used. What would …

Psychology

Gamekeeper turns poacher? The ex-Tor developer who unmasked Tor users for the FBI

We feel a bit sorry for Matt Edman at the moment.<p>He’s a computer scientist and security researcher currently working in the private sector, with a …

Privacy

3 Insights About Kinky and Nonmonogamous Sex

Kinky sex has been around for eons, since long before Richard von Krafft-Ebing popularized the terms “sadism” and “masochism” in 1886 with his …

How to find prescription sunglasses you actually want to wear

Should’ve gone to Specsavers? Not anymore, thanks to a new breed of brands taking up the cut-price optical mantle. With style, budget and bespoke flourishes at the forefront of these independent frame-makers’ minds, you rarely have to fork out more than £150 for a pair of quality sunglasses.<p>Ace and …

Men's Fashion

Google Patent Reveals Vision for Cyborg Eye Implant - Lovesick Cyborg

By Jeremy Hsu | April 28, 2016 2:32 pm<p>A fictional idea for a smart contact lens in the film “Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol.” Credit: Paramount …

Mission: Impossible

A WhatsApp chat with crypto-loving Congressman Ted Lieu

As Congress debates how it should address the ongoing debate over encryption, Rep. Ted Lieu is working to get his fellow Congress members to adopt end-to-end encryption to secure their communications.<p>Lieu is meeting next week with House of Representatives chief information officer Catherine …

Privacy

Sony Filed A Patent For Video-Recording Contact Lens

Tech giant Sony has joined the race to develop digital contact lens technology.<p>Sony has plans for a wearable lens that can take photos and video, according to an application filed with the U.S. patent office, Tech Story reported.<p>Sony filed a patent in the U.S. in May of 2013 for a smart contact …

Cameras

10 Quantum Truths About Our Universe

Even most of the pros don’t know all 10.<p><i>This post was contributed to Starts With A Bang by Sabine Hossenfelder. Sabine is a theoretical physicist</i> …

Contact Lenses Fill Your Eyes With Bacteria

Scientists have learned plenty about the colonies of bacteria living in our gut: how they protect against pathogens, and how we can change them, for …

Biology

Federal Trade Commission Should Liberate Eye Care Consumers And Investors

The technological and Internet revolutions have disrupted many business models over the past twenty years and have been a boon to consumers and investors alike. Within hours of clicking a mouse, millions of products can be delivered to a consumer’s door steps by companies like Amazon.com and eBay, …

Investing

Fold-Up Sunglasses: 'Popticals' Fit In Egg-Shape Case

Glasses can be bulky, or vulnerable when stashed in a pocket or pack. A different concept, Popticals are wrap-around sunglasses that fold up and fit …

Face-tracking software lets you make anyone say anything in real time

You know how they say, "Show me pictures or video, or it didn't happen"?<p>Well, the days when you could trust what you see on video in real time are …

EDITORIAL: Failed Robert Bork nomination looms over Supreme Court

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>Robert Bork was a renowned legal scholar who, despite having been a Yale Law School professor, U.S. solicitor general, an acting …

SpotCam's 24 hour continuous monitoring will make you praise the good F-word

Today’s cloud surveillance camera is itself only the first part of a security camera setup. The cloud service is equally important. Does the camera …

Smart Homes