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'Cardiogram' App Update Brings Native Apple Watch Support, 3D Touch, and More

HealthKit-enabled Apple Watch app Cardiogram has received its 1.0 release, bringing native watchOS 2 compatibility, 3D Touch for supporting devices, and a redesigned interface.<p>The app has been developed in collaboration with researchers at the University of California San Francisco's Health eHeart …

How to Sync Fitbit (& Other Fitness Trackers) to iPhone & Apple Health App

Syncing your Fitbit or other health and fitness tracker to Apple’s Health app makes it easy to keep all of your general health information in one place on your iPhone. You can integrate your fitness trackers and other health accessories with all of your Health app information to keep a running log …

To Die For Garlic Feta Pate Recipe

"Friends beg me to make this when they come over. Cream cheese, garlic, anchovies, feta cheese and fresh chives are quickly blended and ready to …

Here's Where the New York Times Thinks You Should Have Breakfast in LA

As if right on cue, the <i>New York Times</i> has decided to cover all things breakfast. Foregoing the fact that, well, it's been done, the East Coast newspaper of record decided to spend some time on the sunnier side, exploring L.A.'s prodigious morning food scene. And yes, they wasted no time in citing …

63 Healthyish Super Bowl Snacks

Noodleless Zucchini Lasagna Recipe - Chowhound

<b>For the sauce:</b><p>1<p>Heat the oven to 375°F and arrange the racks to divide it into thirds.<p>2<p>Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat until …

How to Eat a Katz's Hot Dog

While he pays occasional lip service to the notion of no rules dining, professional carnivore Nick Solares is adamant about a handful of condiment laws. For starters: Ketchup should never be applied to a New York City all beef frank (or a hamburger for that matter, but that’s a different story). …

Seven Running Drills to Improve Speed, Form, and Efficiency

When I first started performing running drills, I felt silly. Aren’t neon short shorts embarrassing enough? But running drills can be hugely …

2312

• <b>Author:</b> Kim Stanley Robinson<p><b>Winner of the Nebula Award for Best SF Novel of the Year</b><br>The year is 2312. Scientific and technological advances have opened gateways to an extraordinary future. Earth is no longer humanity's only home; new habitats have been created throughout the solar system on moons, …

Seveneves

• <b>Author:</b> Neal Stephenson<p>From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anathem, Reamde, and Cryptonomicon comes an exciting and thought-provoking science fiction epic—a grand story of annihilation and survival spanning five thousand years.<p>What would happen if the world were ending?<p>A catastrophic …

Red Rising

• <b>Author:</b> Pierce Brown<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, BUZZFEED, AND SHELF AWARENESS</b><p>“Ender, Katniss, and now Darrow.”<b>—Scott Sigler</b> <b></b><b><br>Pierce Brown’s relentlessly entertaining debut channels the excitement of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins</b> …

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> …

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Running shoes made to fit the shapes of feet

As a kid, having no understanding of fashion, I never understood pointy shoes. After all, the human foot doesn't come to a point, which to me seems to explain the popularity in the early 1970s of Earth Shoes, which had a down-sloping negative heel and a foot-like shape with an almost-rectangular …

A Call to Duty

• <b>Author:</b> David Weber & Timothy Zahn<p>Growing up, Travis Uriah Long yearned for order and discipline in his life . . . the two things his neglectful mother couldn’t or wouldn’t provide. So when Travis enlisted in the Royal Manticoran Navy, he thought he’d finally found the structure he’d always wanted …

21 Simple and Free SEO Tools to Improve Your Marketing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Whenever I dream up a home improvement project for my place, I end up working smartest and fastest when I have the right tools at my disposal. It’s amazing the difference a good tool can make – and the extra time it takes to get work done without a …

Study: Low-carb diet beats low-fat for weight loss and heart health

Good news for people who like oil more than bread: People on a low-carbohydrate diet lowered certain risk factors for cardiovascular disease and lost nearly three times as much weight as those on a low-fat diet, a new study found.<p>"This isn't a license to hit the butter and meat fats," cautioned Dr. …

Could We Build a Dyson Sphere?

In our cosmic megastructures series, Popular Mechanics explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Dyson Sphere (or Dyson Swarm), a way to capture all available solar energy.<p><b>Name:</b> Dyson Sphere or Dyson Swarm<p>…

Halo: Cryptum

• <b>Author:</b> Greg Bear<p><i>100,000 years ago, the galaxy was populated by a great variety of beings.</i> <i><br>But one species--eons beyond all others in both technology and knowledge--achieved dominance.</i> <i><br>They ruled in peace but met opposition with quick and brutal effectiveness.</i> <i><br>They were the Forerunners--the keepers of</i> …

Old Man's War

• <b>Author:</b> John Scalzi<p>John Perry did two things on his 75th birthday. First he visited his wife's grave. Then he joined the army.<p>The good news is that humanity finally made it into interstellar space. The bad news is that planets fit to live on are scarce-and aliens willing to fight for them are …

The Magician's Land

• <b>Author:</b> Lev Grossman<p><b>The stunning conclusion to the #1 New York Times bestselling Magicians trilogy, now an original series on SYFY</b><p>Quentin Coldwater has been cast out of Fillory, the secret magical land of his childhood dreams. With nothing left to lose he returns to where his story began, the …

The Unsung Benefits of Flexible Blood Vessels

Aerobic (but not resistance) exercise keeps your arteries young.<p>Here's a riddle, courtesy of Mayo Clinic researcher and blogger Michael Joyner. If you tally up the usual cardiovascular benefits of aerobic exercise -- things like lowering blood pressure and improving cholesterol profile -- and then …

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Sleep loss can lead to weight gain

Insufficient sleep affects appetite and satiety hormones as well as fat cells, according to the nation's top sleep experts.<p>If you want to lose weight, be sure to get enough sleep.<p>Most people know they should cut calories and exercise more to trim down, but there's now significant scientific …

5 fitness apps that actually get results

Looking for a new way to reach your fitness goals? Now's the time to check out some of the hottest fitness apps as 2014 gets underway.<p>Getting fit no longer requires a pencil-and-paper workout plan or a hardback diet book. The latest apps can aid your fitness goals through interactive features, …

Fitness Truths: which exercise is best for fat loss?

If you want to work out the best form of exercise for you, follow the five pillars says Jean-Claude Vacassin, our fitness expert and founder of W10 Performance<p>I've lost count of the number of times that I've read carte blanche statements about which form of exercise is best for certain populations …

Drop One Belt Size in One Month!

Get ready to buy a smaller pair of pants. This cutting-edge fat-loss plan will make you stronger and leaner in just four weeks<p>The scale isn’t the best indicator of fat loss. If you want to lose inches around your middle, you need to pack on pounds of lean muscle. The reason: Muscle takes energy …

Portuguese Baked Eggs

6 Servings<p>Baked eggs are great for brunch, and this recipe is no exception. But with a green salad, it’s also hearty and satisfying enough to double as dinner.<p>October 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>3 bell peppers, any color, thinly sliced<p>1 medium red onion, thinly sliced<p>2 beefsteak tomatoes, …

Ender in Exile

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card<p>After twenty-three years, Orson Scott Card returns to his acclaimed best-selling series with the first true, direct sequel to the classic <i>Ender's Game</i>.<p>In <i>Ender’s Game</i>, the world’s most gifted children were taken from their families and sent to an elite training school. At …

Spin

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Charles Wilson<p><b>From the author of Axis and Vortex, the first Hugo Award-winning novel in the environmental apocalyptic Spin Trilogy...</b><p>One night in October when he was ten years old, Tyler Dupree stood in his back yard and watched the stars go out. They all flared into brilliance at …

Earth Unaware

• <b>Author:</b> Orson Scott Card & Aaron Johnston<p>A hundred years before <i>Ender's Game</i>, humans thought they were alone in the galaxy. Humanity was slowly making their way out from Earth to the planets and asteroids of the Solar System, exploring and mining and founding colonies.<p>The mining ship <i>El Cavador</i> is …