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Don’t keep cell phones next to your body, California Health Department warns

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a warning against the hazards of cellphone radiation this week. Yes, the thing we are all addicted to and can’t seem to put down is leaking electromagnetic radiation and now California has some guidance to safeguard the public.<p>The CDPH asks …

Personal Journaling

I’ve struggled with the personal journal concept my entire life. It’s something that I envy when I see others doing it, even back when it was a …

Productivity

How I Use: DayOne

<i>This post is part of the ‘How I Use’ series. I also wrote one for</i> <i>TextExpander</i><i>.</i><p>Day One is a journaling app for Mac and iOS that has won the Apple …

Productivity

The Benefits of Journaling for Stress Management

What Qualifies as Journaling?<p>Journaling generally involves the practice of keeping a diary or journal that explores thoughts and feelings surrounding …

Mindfulness

How I’m Using Day One 2

I purchased Day One for both iOS and Mac years ago, but, admittedly, using it as a journal never really clicked no matter how hard I tried. I spent a …

iOS

Day One IFTTT channel now available

As outlined on the Day One blog, the journaling app now supports IFTTT integration. There is a whole host of recipes available, but these are a few …

Inside the National's Epic Grateful Dead Tribute

Guitarists Bryce and Aaron Dessner of the National never saw the Grateful Dead in concert. But when they were teenagers in Ohio at the turn of the …

Samsung's VR future includes Star Trek holodecks and no wires

"You're actually in a virtual world, interacting with all the virtual objects as if you're living there."<p>Injong Rhee, executive vice president and head of R&D for software and services in Samsung's mobile business

Virtual Reality

Three Particularly Practical Headphone Solutions That Prevent Cord Tangles

Untangling mini earbud or headphone cords has become the most irritating part of portable, digital music. Comedian Bill Murray said it best:<p>I recently tested two sets of headphones that take dramatically different approaches to solving the common problem, plus one cheap plastic gadget that actually …

Audiophile

Audeze Sine review

Audeze's Sine are the clearest, most accurate, well-balanced on-ear headphones we've ever tried.<p>Audeze's Sine are the clearest, most accurate, …

LucidSound LS30 Review : wireless gaming headphones that don’t look ridiculous

I’m not the sort of person who shies away from slime green headphones – but that doesn’t mean I can’t appreciate a pair of muted grays and blacks now …

Another Reason to Lose Your Love Handles

Shed Extra LBsLose those last five or 10 pounds for the sake of your heart.Spare tires. Saddlebags. Love handles. Muffin tops. Whatever you call the …

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

Speaking at a conference Snowden refused to be seen as a warning sign to future leakers, saying of his time in Russia: ‘I am actually more effective now’<p>It’s not hard to argue that Edward Snowden is a warning to future leakers of government secrets. He’s stuck in Russia. Can only show up at parties …

Surveillance

Hear Ace Frehley, Slash Cover Thin Lizzy's 'Emerald'

Ace Frehley recently announced his all-star covers LP <i>Origins Vol. 1</i>, featuring his former Kiss bandmate Paul Stanley, Pearl Jam's Mike McCready, Lita …

Music

These are Amazon’s picks for best books this April

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for something to keep you occupied before bed or on your commute to work this April, we suggest checking out …

Death and Glory in the Garden: Iron Maiden Proved Heavy Metal Is Alive and Well in New York City

The best heavy metal band in the world played New York City's most hallowed venue last night, and it was absolutely incredible.<p>The other day, Deadspin ran an exhaustive, in-depth piece on the colorful history and cultural impact of that most hallowed document of heavy metal dirtbaggery, <i>Heavy Metal</i> …

A New Kind of Computer Chip Could Soon Make Your Smartphone Way More Powerful

And it could save you some battery too.<p>Your smartphone is already pretty smart. Chances are it has a GPU (for graphics) and a CPU (for everything else) packed into its tiny microchip brain. Those two parts alone make it more powerful than entire desktop PCs from only a decade or so ago, but a new …

Deep Learning

Groovy, geek, meh, selfie – which word defines your generation?

For centuries, America has enriched the English language with strange and arresting terms.<p>In an exclusive extract from his new book From Skedaddle to Selfie, <b>Allan Metcalf</b> identifies the words that have come to define each generation.<p>The Gilded Generation (born 1822-42)<p><b>Skedaddle</b><p>The Gilded Generation …

Language

Fitness: Learning How to Get Ripped.

For most guys in the gym, figuring out how to get ripped is a priority. Some just want to be "big," but they make up a very small group of the …

Fitness: How To Train Your Abdominal Muscles without pain.

There is still a lot of confusion regarding the training of the abdominal muscles and especially few have clear ideas. Of course! Each of us is done …

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

22 Cats We've All Been At Some Point In Our Lives

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Pets

Concerned leaving your pet home alone? This device could be the answer<p>Every morning I look into the eyes of my 18-month-old cat, Betty, declare my love for her, tell her I’ll miss her, and wave goodbye for the day. I then lock the door and go to the office. This need no longer be a tearful adieu. …

Pets

13 science-backed ways to appear more attractive

It pays to be pretty.<p>Research has found that attractive people earn up to 14% more money than their unattractive peers.<p>Fortunately, attraction relies …

Psychology

The songs on Bowie’s inspired new album speak of illness, death and heaven – and offer intriguing insights about the man who sang, ‘I’m not a pop star, I’m a blackstar’<p>One thing that struck reviewers who were grappling with Blackstar, David Bowie’s final album, was how tricky it was to interpret …

David Bowie