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Dr. Hooman Melamed's tips for avoiding workout injuries

Those fitness resolutions will do you no good if they lead you to visit the likes of Hooman Melamed.<p>As an orthopedic spine surgeon, Melamed sees the downside of efforts to get strong and fit. Exercising the wrong way can put a person out of commission for a long time, he says.<p>One recent morning, …

Scientists tell us their favourite jokes: 'An electron and a positron walked into a bar…'

Physics<p>■ Two theoretical physicists are lost at the top of a mountain. Theoretical physicist No 1 pulls out a map and peruses it for a while. Then he turns to theoretical physicist No 2 and says: "Hey, I've figured it out. I know where we are."<br>"Where are we then?"<br>"Do you see that mountain over …

14 Bad Tech Habits To Break In 2014

Thanks to smartphones, cloud technology and social networks, we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days. The down side–we can take the Internet with us everywhere these days.<p>We are a society tethered to our devices. Apple played on this recently with a tear-jerker of a holiday …

The Top Video Games Of 2014

2014 is the first real year of what can now safely be referred to as “current-gen” video games. The era of the Xbox 360 and PS3 is drawing to a close and a new epoch is beginning. Even the Wii U promises to come into its own in the coming year.<p>But it’s still a good year for what we can now start …

The Best Video Game RPGs Of 2014 And Beyond [Updated]

When it comes to roleplaying video games, it often feels as though the golden days are behind us. The MMO and the MOBA have risen, and the single-player RPG has been consigned to memory.<p>But when you start looking at all the incredible games coming out in the next couple years, you begin to realize …

The Best Video Games Of 2013

2013 was a really great year for video games. Maybe not the best year of all time, but a year packed with ambitious, surprising new titles.<p>It was also a year of new benchmarks, with games like <i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> blowing away all previous sales records, and two new consoles from Sony and …

Fitbit in push to lead the wearable tech boom

Silicon Valley maker of health gadgets plans major international marketing push in 2014<p>Fitbit, a Silicon Valley maker of health gadgets, is to mount a major international marketing push in 2014 in an attempt to establish itself at the forefront of the new growth sector of wearable technology.<p>The …

Wearable Tech