Andrew Johnson

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9 Tips For Healthy, Fun, Injury-Free Running

There is the thinking behind what's going to help you run your best for the rest of your life, and then there's the action you need to take. Here is …

Workouts

Valentine’s Day Giveaway: 25 Poweramp Full Version licenses

Happy Valentine’s Day, everybody! To celebrate love and all that is nice in this world, we’ve teamed up with MaxMP, the makers of the popular Poweramp music player for Android. We’re giving away 25 free licenses for the Full Version of Poweramp, and all you have to do to enter the sweepstakes is …

Android News

Meet Coin, a startup creating a universal credit card

As the contactless payments technologies from Google Wallet(s goo) to Isis flounder, critics point to what now seems rather obvious: Silicon Valley …

Time, Fortune and More are Coming to Flipboard

Flipboard is continually inking deals with publishers to expand the content in its social reader service, and today it landed a comparatively big fish after announcing a deal with Time Inc., the company behind the Time and Fortune magazines.<p>Time Inc says that, with 68 million readers across the …

Pyle announces Hi-Speed HD Sports Camera

<p>What good is a hardflip if no one was around to see it? Good news, then, that Pyle has just announced the somewhat self-explanatory Hi-Speed HD Sports Camera for exactly that purpose. The latest entrant into an already fairly busy market. At $99 dollars (please check updates / source), this …

The Secret to Staying Motivated

Forget simply losing weight! Here, five much better reasons to get moving<p>When it comes to managing a hectic schedule, daily to-dos that don't have tangible and immediate payoffs usually find themselves falling off your checklist. That includes exercise. "The reality is that physical activity …

Garmin D2 delivers wrist-friendly GPS for pilots

Garmin has almost everyone covered in the watch category: runners, hikers, swimmers, even golfers have their own wrist-worn devices from the consumer GPS pioneer. Now pilots can be added to the growling list of people with their own specialty Garmin wearable. The D2 Pilot Watch includes all the …

Three Reasons I Love Traveling Alone

For me, the most frustrating part about traveling alone used to come at the end of the day, when I’d call my beau at home. “How was Machu Picchu? I saw your tweet and it looked incredible,” he’d say, eager for a full rundown. I would have absolutely loved it if he could have been there with me in …

Microsoft's 18-year-old 'Hover' game is reborn inside the browser

You remember <i>Hover</i>, right? If you're one of our many, many readers born after 1995, you probably don't. But that's OK: we're here to educate you, dear millennials. The game, which came installed on Windows 95 in the "Fun Stuff" folder, is making a comeback: Microsoft just came out with a web version …

WD announces My Cloud, an external drive that connects to your home network for $150 (video)

Sure, there are plenty of physical storage options out there, but WD's new My Cloud does a little more than the traditional external hard drives. For starters, and as the name would suggest, My Cloud can connect to your own home (or office) network and allow you to wirelessly transfer files to and …

Heisenberg, Bueller, and the Red Ryder

Artist Chet Phillips lis continuing to expand his pop culture poster line. We've seen <i>Monty Python and the Holy Grail</i>, and the movies of the Coen …

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Bang & Olufsen promises 'second-to-none' experience from new wireless speaker technology

Wireless speakers still aren't usually the first choice of those primarily concerned with sound quality, but high-end manufacturer Bang & Olufsen is setting out to change that perception with its latest offering. Announced at the CEDIA conference this week, the company's new wireless speaker …

Recycle Your Old microSD Cards Into an SSD Drive

Instead of giving your unwanted memory cards away to your parents, or putting them someplace safe where they'll inevitably get lost, this …

Samsung Galaxy F super-phone could have curved screen

Two little tidbits of Samsung news could combine to become a fabulous new phone. The Korean giant is reportedly working on an even more expensive …

Phones

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX tablets pose real threat to iPad dominance

Amazon's new HDX tablets are a huge technological leap beyond last year's models, but are still priced aggressively.<p>Amazon's first trick was selling a tablet so cheap, it was hard not to buy it, despite the shortcomings. Amazon's next trick was to build a second, larger tablet, to show it could …

Louis CK Was Absolutely Perfect on Conan Last Night

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If you're still one of those people who don't think comedy folkhero Louis CK is the best thing in …

The Legend of Korra: A TV Show for Kids With Serious Appeal for Adults

Nickelodeon's series, which just returned for its second season, is a cartoon with commentary.<p>While <i>Avatar</i> was more traditional, a classic hero’s journey in an ancient world where kings and swords ruled, <i>Korra</i> uses magic as a focal point to show the growing pains of a modernizing world seeing the …

20 Greatest World Cup Goals

This article explores the 20 greatest World Cup goals in history. There are many pieces out there that present the most wondrous goals on a purely aesthetic basis, based on technique, finesse, power or unpredictability.<p>This editorial doesn’t ignore the beauty of a moment or the sheer delight of a …

Soccer

Elegy of a race car driver

Sometime after 10:30 on a Thursday morning in May, after he'd had his cup of coffee, Dick Trickle snuck out of the house. His wife didn't see him go. He eased his 20-year-old Ford pickup out on the road and headed toward Boger City, N.C., 10 minutes away. He drove down Highway 150, a two-lane road …

Surviving Whole Foods

Whole Foods is like Vegas. You go there to feel good but you leave broke, disoriented, and with the newfound knowledge that you have a vaginal disease.<p>Unlike Vegas, Whole Foods' clientele are all about mindfulness and compassion... until they get to the parking lot. Then it's war. As I pull up this …

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. (by Lego Junkie.)

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. (by Lego Junkie.)

Fall Movie Preview: 16 Oscar Contenders to Watch For

That time of year when studios bring out their most award-worthy films<p>If you're a filmmaker looking to attract smart, adult audiences and award-show buzz this fall, it seems your best bet may be to set your movie in one of the following settings: out at sea, out in space, or in any year before …

Photography & Travel Product Reviews

Winners of the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest 2013

The winners have just been announced in the 3rd edition of the Red Bull Illume Image Quest photo competition. The overall winner, top 10 category winners and top 50 finalists were unveiled at a ceremony in Hong Kong earlier today. The contest invited photographers to submit images of the world of …

These Spiky Shoes Literally Put A Spring In Your Step

The Adidas Springblade uses springs to give athletes better verticality<p>Cushioned sneakers can help athletes jump higher—a compressed sole returns energy vertically. Adidas has now developed a shoe that could also help runners go faster. Sixteen slanted plastic springs on the sole of the Springblade …

Top 10 Infographics and Cheat Sheets That Make Life Easier

You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing's worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember …

Infographics

Reddit Redemption: Girl Steals Bike Back