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You Can Make More Friends in Two Months By Becoming Interested in Other People

You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in …

10 Things Every Couple Needs To Stop Doing

Most couples develop some bad habits over time that can wreak havoc on the relationship. Here are 10 things every couple needs to stop doing before …

Self-help

7 Ways to Motivate Others Even You Can Do

If I was a super hero I’d want my super power to be the ability to motivate everyone around me. Think of how many problems you could solve just by …

Motivation

15 Things To Talk About In A Healthy Relationship

Communication is the key to a healthy relationship. However, many people aren’t certain what they should be communicating about. Spend time talking …

Extreme Sports

How To: Open A Can With No Opener (Or Anything Else)

Listen: I'm sick, so bear with me. And not sick like somebody who will eat food off the ground, sick like on meds and my brain feels like a cloud. …

Sony PlayStation VR review

<b>The Good</b> The PlayStation VR is the most accessible, affordable and user-friendly full VR option on the market. Sony has promised support from a long list of developers down the track but the immediate launch games are pretty solid as well.<p><b>The Bad</b> Its single-camera tracking system occasionally feels …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

How feds use one “seed” and 3 “hops” to spy on nearly everyone

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Lightspring<p>The U.S. government has tried to reassure critics of its massive phone surveillance program …

Surveillance

Gigabit-Speed AC Wireless Routers Could Be One Of Your Smartest Home Tech Investments

If you’re like me, you are scrambling last minute to get your friends and family the latest tech gifts. You might be thinking about a new tablet, an iPad, game console, 2 in 1, or maybe even a smart watch. One gift that could be even more useful than all of those could be a new wireless router …

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I am what you might call a recovering junk food addict—and one that had an especially strong penchant for candy.<p>And while I’ve managed to get my sweet tooth under control in recent years, I still have quite a weakness for homemade versions of classic treats.<p>Being able to create them without …

Dessert

FBI Can Remotely Activate Android Smartphone And Laptop Mics, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the FBI employs a number of high-tech hacker tactics in its efforts to round up information on suspects, including the ability to remotely activate microphones on Android devices and notebook computers, according to one of its sources who is described as a …

Beats exec: new Studio headphones show 'we're serious about sound'

Think about "Beats by Dre," and you might think of an overpriced red headset that makes your brain rattle with bass. Luke Wood, president and COO of Beats Electronics, wants to change that image. And he believes the company's latest product, the new Beats by Dre Studio headphones, will be a major …

Wearable tech VCs pan Google Glass

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Google.<p>Venture capitalists have been funding all kinds of wearable devices – from activity-tracking …

Google’s Chromecast Is A Brilliant Inversion Of The Streaming TV Market

Instead of giving your TV a smartphone app interface, Google’s $35 gadget turns your smartphone, tablet, or computer into a remote control.<p>Google’s latest attempt to muscle into your television set, Chromecast, is only two inches long but it turns your streaming television experience inside …

Running On Air: Breathing Technique

A revolutionary way to breathe can help you run better and sidestep injury.<p><i>This article was adapted from Running on Air: The Revolutionary Way to Run Better by Breathing Smarter, by Budd Coates, M.S., and Claire Kowalchik (Rodale, 2013). The book teaches how to use the principles and methods of</i> …

Researchers Create Telescopic Contact Lens That Provides ‘Superman-like’ Magnified Vision

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have created a telescopic contact lens that allows wearers to magnify their vision up to 2.8 …

Samsung ATIV Book 9 Lite launching on July 28th for $800

Last month, Samsung gave us a look at two new ATIV Book 9 Ultrabooks, both of which will replace the company's famed Series 9 lineup. While the ATIV Book 9 Plus, with its QHD+ display and brand-new Haswell chip, may be a <i>tad</i> more exciting than the Book 9 Lite with its unspecified quad-core …

Comparing Wearables: Fitbit Flex vs. Jawbone Up and More

“Which is better, the FuelBand or the Up?” “What do you think about the Fitbit Flex?”<p>I’ve been hearing questions like these a lot lately. Wearable …

Wearable Tech

Poison-proof mosquitoes might trigger a deadly crisis for thousands

Amid warnings of a looming malaria battle, new website puts the threat of insecticide resistance in stark relief<p>An <i>Anopheles stephensi</i> mosquito feeds on a human. The species is a common malaria carrier, and has grown increasingly resistant to pesticides in some regions. (Photo credit: Wikimedia …

Retro-futuristic Lowrider

Steam-O is a modern cruiser that takes inspiration from the iconic steam locomotives of the past, applying the signature aerodynamic shape to its …

$99 Ouya Console Hits Retail Today -- Already Sold Out At Amazon

As the Xbox One and the PS4 battle it out for next-gen dominance, the indie darling of a less crowded gaming news cycle hits stores today. The Ouya made headlines when it raised over $8.5 million to build a $99 open-source console that promised to bring the fire and excitement of the indie gaming …

E3 2013: Ubisoft Unveils Tom Clancy's The Division Online Open World RPG (video)

At this year’s E3 we’re seeing a massive push toward more open-world gameplay. In fact, this little gem for Ubisoft looks quite impressive. It’s …

This Flash Drive Sports a Keypad, 256-bit Encryption, and Government Specs to Keep Your Spy Files Top Secret

There are USB flash drives and then there is the Aegis Secure Key.<p>First off, this thing is government rated on a variety of levels. Not only can it …

Oculus Rift VR Simulator Great For Adult Games

Virtual Reality is the next big thing in gaming and the Oculus Rift VR Simulator headset is one of the first devices that provides users such an …

Buyer Beware: Crypteks’ USB Kickstarter Campaign Highlights the Perils of Crowd Funding

[dropcap]K[/dropcap]ickstarter is a great combination of the right service coming along at exactly the right moment. Crowd funding has been around …

Nike Has Invented a Laser System to Create Instant Soccer Courts in Any City (video)

Marketing geniuses at Nike have found another way to help you lust after their shoes, albeit indoor soccer ones.<p>Nike and ad agency DoubleYou in …

Meet The Mug That Gives You A Precise Temperature

There’s always that one guy in the office who has to get his coffee exactly right. Everybody knows this guy. He shows up to work fifteen minutes …

Samsung ATIV Tab 3 May Be The Thinnest Tablet On The Market

Samsung isn’t well know for their tablets, mostly because, let’s face it, at this point you’ve got to be both amazing and dirt-cheap to draw any …

Samsung ATIV Q Convertible Does Android Windows 8 1800p Display Resolution

Check out Samsung’s other new Windows 8 device. This is the ATIV Q, a ultra thin convertible laptop-tablet hybrid-y thing that simultaneously …