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Blek: An iPad Game With Brilliant, Unique Mechanics

To me, the best touchscreen games are the ones that wouldn't make sense on anything but a touchscreen. Sure, tablets are great for Scrabble …

CES Highlights: Oculus Rift, Tegra K1, Tactus and More

Going into CES, we expected to see loads of wearables, connected home products and shiny promises of 4K streaming. The show delivered all of that and more.<p>While we didn’t see many announcements for groundbreaking technology, there were still plenty of exciting products that will bring to fruition …

15 Tech Trends That Will Define 2014, Selected By Frog

Drones, driverless cars, and the digital dragon of China are just some of the things that will change our economy, and our lives, this year.<p>Through a pessimistic lens, 2013 looked like the dystopian future we’ve been warned about. We learned the NSA can spy on our every word, right as Google shared …

Full-body virtual reality is here, but try not to puke

The latest version of the Virtuix Omni is sickeningly immersive<p>When a Combine Soldier throws a grenade at you, your instinct is to run. In the Virtuix Omni, you can.<p>At CES 2014, Virtuix showed off the latest version of its virtual reality rig, which features 40 capacitive sensors in its base to …

Rocki wants to build the next generation of wireless speaker networks

Most wireless speakers run off Bluetooth, but a new Kickstarted hardware project is looking to change that, opening up new software tricks along the way. It's called Rocki, an external widget that lets you run your wireless speakers off of a Wi-Fi network, allowing for a larger and more versatile …

Here's a $499 3D printer

After the deluge of announcements from MakerBot and 3D Systems over the past two days, it's likely going to be tough for any other 3D printing companies to cut through the noise this week at CES -- though XYZprinting's got something most of the competition can't match: a sub-$500 price point; $499, …

Scosche's new heart rate armband helps you leave the smartphone at home

Forgotten about your New Years' resolutions yet? Don't worry; Scosche is announcing another fitness wearable that'll help you make up those lost days. The company is unveiling the Rhythm Smart+, an armband designed to optically monitor your blood flow and heart rate that's apparently much more …

CES 2014 to host iBeacon scavenger hunt w/ official mobile apps

Today, the Consumer Electronics Association announced that it will be using Apple’s new iBeacon technology to host a unique scavenger hunt of sorts at its International CES event scheduled for next week. Using the official CES mobile apps for iOS or Android, attendees will be able to collect badges …

WillCall’s New Bluetooth “BarTab” Feature Lets You Buy Drinks At Concerts By Saying Your Name

WillCall‘s plot to reimagine nightlife goes way beyond its concert ticketing app. So it’s tackling the annoyance of buying drinks, from long bar lines to fumbling for cash to forgetting your credit card. Today it launches BarTab, a feature within its app that lets you buy drinks at participating …

The 10 Rules Of Alpha Muscle-Building Nutrition

It doesn't matter how hard you train or how blessed you happen to be in the genetics department. Without proper nutrition, you're not going to reach …

Reverse Pyramid Training - 3 Amazing Benefits

In this post we’re going to be talking about the most effective training method to gaining jaw dropping strength and building more muscle: reverse …

Exercise

How To Complete 101 Things in 1001 Days (and change your life in the process) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you wish you could tackle all those things you’d like to do “someday”? I just completed 101 things in 1001 days, and, aside from having a blast …

5 New Books To Help You Stay Fit In 2014

Men Don't Diet, Men Refuel (Harmony Books)<p>John La Puma MD, a board-certified practicing internist, TV personality and New York Times best-selling …

The 20 Best Running Songs of All-Time: Men's Health.com

<b>3. Bill Conti: Gonna Fly Now (Rocky’s Theme)</b><br>Conti’s iconic, trumpet-laden <i>Rocky</i> theme may be coated with several layers of cheese, but the song is no less effective at doing its job—instigating its listeners to rise above adversity and kick some ass—because of it. If there’s a song better suited for …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Long Reads<p>With his first solo album in 14 years, the Talking Heads legend is attempting his trickiest act of subversion yet.<p>By Alex Pappademas20 …

How to pick the perfect fitness wristband: FuelBand, Up, Flex, or Basis (comparison chart)

There are four major players in the fitness wristband business now: FitBit, Jawbone, Nike, and Basis. They’re jockeying prices and features to get your dollars, but sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s why we’ve created the chart above to help you take the leap.<p>You should consider …

5 Exercises to Work Your Abs to Exhaustion

Mapping How Emotions Manifest in the Body

Across cultures, people feel increased activity in different parts of the body as their mental state changes.<p>Many years ago, I was in Brussels, Belgium, spending a day interviewing with a series of prospective internships. I frantically rehearsed my resume bullet points—in English and French—as I …

Why You Should Test Your Mobile App With Drunk People

In the Cocktails and Customization study, they asked Samantha, a 21-year-old pharmacist, to visit three separate websites that offer customization …

A Young Clean-Tech Entrepreneur Learns Even Simple Design Ideas Face Challenges

Once in the spotlight for “dropping out” of college under the tutelage of billionaire Peter Thiel, Eden Full, 21, is now a junior at Princeton University who is still busy refining her big idea for end users.<p>Eden Full’s SunSaluter is a simple idea with a big pay-off. By rotating solar panels with …

Peter Thiel

What The New York Times Web Reboot Gets Right

The Grey Lady went live with its new web design today and Rob Tannen of Intuitive Company gives it a test drive.<p>On the last day of 2013 the <i>New York Times</i> published an editorial on how e-books change the reading experience in which Mohsin Hamid notes, “often I prefer reading to e-reading. Or rather, …

How Marketing Will Change In 2014: The Creative Forecast

What will be the forces shaping brand creativity in the coming year? Creative professionals weigh in–and also share their own plans for a more creative 2014.<p>The very definition of marketing has been morphing for years now, altered by a series of game-changing forces. First, the rise of digital …

Innovation

What The Code Used In Computer Scenes In Movies Actually Means

Movie studios go out of their way to create accurate details: from period clothes to cars to actors who actually speak Elvish. But “Source Code in TV and Films,” a Tumblr by British programmer John Graham-Cumming, shows just how little attention media makers pay to accurate programming. In an …

Movies

Mind-Controlled Computing Goes Open Source

OpenBCI is their solution. It’s an open source, Arduino-powered BCI that allows anyone with a laptop to access their brainwaves. Murphy and …

iBeacons Are Coming To A Grocery Store Near You

The company on the fore of grocery store iBeacon rollout is inMarket, which is bringing iBeacons to 150 grocery stores in the San Francisco, Seattle, …

Back streets of the Internet

Myo - Capacitive gesture band These are now... | About.

These are now available for pre-order after a year in development. They also have an open SDK so developers can start exploring it. Works using …

Danish Film Critics Do Their Best “Nymphomaniac” Face In Spoof Posters

In Co.Create’s ongoing quest to be <i>Nymphomaniac</i> completists, we’ve enjoyed and shared all the assorted dribs and drabs of content from Lars von Trier’s forthcoming sex opus as they’ve come down the pike. Apparently, though, we’ve not enjoyed these tidbits as ecstatically as some others have.<p>In …

Posters

The 12 Best Viral Videos Of 2013

There are apps and science that offer explanations for what makes one ad or piece of entertainment go viral over another. Some say it’s simply a fate left for the gods (or Reddit) to decide. Over the last year, it’s tough to see any real common traits among the best and most popular web videos. …

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