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A Future Smartphone System Could Warn Oblivious Pedestrians Of Oncoming Traffic

Using Wi-Fi signals, it would alert pedestrians who can’t hear an oncoming car.<p>Researchers at the University of Missouri, Kansas City are designing a system to alert pedestrians and drivers of potential crashes before they happen.<p>Wi-Fi Honk, an Android system recently presented at a conference on …

5 Fitness Moves To Take on The Road

Stay fit with these hotel-room friendly exercises.<p>Founder of the SLVRBK mat and C.H.E.K certified holistic health practitioner, Steve Macari specializes in digestive health, detoxification and stress management, as well as customized nutrition and holistic lifestyle programs for people of all ages. …

Workouts

More Spectacular Aerial Shots of Iceland's Volcanic Rivers

At first, these abstract images are difficult to decipher. However, look more closely and hints of a landscape begin to emerge. Created by Russian photographer Andre Ermolaev, these new images in his ongoing series of Iceland's volcanic rivers consist of amazing aerial perspectives that look like …

Model is Retouched…And Then Retouched into Santa Claus

Models are undoubtedly beautiful people, but with all the airbrushing, buffing, lighting, and re-shaping capabilities Photoshop offers we often …

Photography Tips

All You Can Feel: Images of Recreational Drugs Exposed to Film Negatives by Sarah Schoenfeld | Colossal

<p>Whether you’ve tried mind-altering substances or not one thing remains true: we all have an idea of what a drug feels like, be it imagined, …

Daily Inspiration #1637

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Is Spinning Making You Fat?

A growing number of indoor-cycling devotees are abandoning the bike, convinced it's making their backsides bigger.<p>Indoor-cycle much? Unless you've been locked in a room with only step aerobics tapes for company, someone has probably tried to convert you to the Cult of Spin. Maybe you're already …

These Are the Best Mascaras Of All Time

From cult classics to brand new wonders, these are our can't-live-without mascaras.<p>If there's one beauty product we rely on to keep our faces in check, it's without a doubt mascara. That all-important flick frames your face, pulling together your entire look in a few strokes. Here, the tubes we …

Makeup

Henry’s Concepts: Adorable Photo Series Directed Entirely by a Two-Year-Old

In order to make a little bit of money on the side, Toronto-based portrait and wedding photographer Alex Neary does some nannying, but she probably …

Today’s Best Tumblr: Designers Touching Their Faces

It happens that designers have a thing for touching their own faces. But we assure you, it isn’t coincidence.<p>Somewhere deep in Cupertino, Jony Ive is running his hands over an iPhone 8 prototype, fresh off the lathe. It’s carved in reclaimed redwood, inset with ethical ivory accents. Its face is a …

Instagram now offers a little thing that matters: the ability to straighten photos

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Instagram<p>As a long time Instagram member (s fb), one of the lessons I have learned is that people like photos that are …

Morning Muffins with Quinoa and Flax

1. Combine quinoa, buttermilk, and flaxseed meal in medium bowl. Let stand 30 minutes.<p>2. Place raisins in heat-proof bowl, and cover with boiling …

Zucchini Noodles With Peanut Sauce | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

<b>Make the dressing:</b><br>Place all ingredients in a small blender and blend until smooth. That’s it! Keep sealed and refrigerated until ready to use.<p><b>Make</b> …

Height-of-Summer Tomato Salad

2<p>SHARES<p>We’ve taken the classic tomato-basil combination and turned it into an easy-to-eat salad (no knives necessary) that showcases the incredible …

Shore up the Core

24<p>SHARES<p>Core strength is critical for injury prevention in sports and asana, and it primes us to sit in meditation and enjoy yoga’s mental and …

Should Math Really Be A Required Subject?

The novelist Nicholson Baker makes a case against algebra<p>Nicholson Baker hates math.* The novelist and nonfiction writer spends almost eight pages of this month's <i>Harper's Magazine</i> making the case that compulsory algebra courses in American education are at best, wrongheaded, and at worst, downright …

5 Happiness Boosting Poses

1.3K<p>SHARES<p>It had been one of those days. I spilled my coffee. My daughter refused to take her morning nap; No nap means I didn’t even get to shower …

The Photo Man: Collecting and Selling Forgotten Photographs

For Mark Kologi, selling orphaned personal photos at Los Angeles’ Melrose Trading Post is more than a business or a hobby—it’s art. “It’s this tide …

Photography

How Spring Break Changed My Life

<b>Editor's Note:</b> <i>Chloe Coleman is an intern in NPR's multimedia department. She recently studied under Keith McManus at the Rochester Institute of Technology and interviewed him about his work.</i><p>Photography is a series of breakdowns and breakthroughs. And one of my most memorable breakthroughs was …

New Studies Validate Benefits of Yoga

25<p>SHARES<p>Scientific studies supporting claims of the benefits of yoga were once rare. But as yoga grown in popularity, it seems the ancient practice …

Kathryn Budig Challenge Pose: Funky Sugarcane in Half Moon Pose

16<p>SHARES<p>Be fearless and have fun in this indulgent Ardha Chandrasana variation that stretches the psoas and hips while opening the heart …

The Power of Ashtanga Yoga: An Interview with Kino MacGregor

64<p>SHARES<p>If you've never practiced Ashtanga Yoga, you might be wondering about the practice that was the basis of a recent trial about a school yoga …

The age of the connected car will bring new safety, comfort — and threats

How do you reduce the number of highway accidents? Just tell all the cars to look out for each other.<p>As far out as that may sound, that's exactly what the National Transportation Safety Board recommended this week, following a fatal bus crash, and it's part of a fundamental shift in the automotive …

Don't worry, get Happier? This social network aims for the sunny side

Social networks affect us in interesting ways. They can connect us with almost anyone in the world, bridge thousand-mile gaps between family and friends, and quickly mobilize communities around causes. But they can also fuel negative emotions tied to the inevitable comparisons we draw between …

Happiness

With Big Data, Companies Can Predict Your Success Before Your First Day On The Job

The need for high-performing employees, and for hiring the right candidate for the right job at the right time, has never been greater. Here’s how the talent hunt is being transformed.<p>We are not what we eat, as many people like to say–we are what we do.<p>Since the “big bang of culture” about 50,000 …

McKinsey Report Sells Big Data Short As Game Changer

Even as the United States struggles to grow its economy, McKinsey & Co., a leading management consulting company, confirms in a new study what we already know: Big Data is a big deal. According to the report “Game changers: Five opportunities for US growth and renewal,” effective use of Big Data …

Avocado and Tangerine Salad with Jalapeno Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>The jalapeño's ribs and seeds are the spiciest parts; be careful not to rub your eyes after handling (or wear gloves)!<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup fresh tangerine juice<p>1 jalapeño<p>1 small shallot, finely chopped<p>2 tablespoons white wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1/4 cup …

Make-Ahead Chimichurri Shrimp and Corn Salad Recipe

Few things improve overnight quite like chimichurri sauce. If you taste your sauce straight out of the blender, it's guaranteed to taste of garlic, herbs, or vinegar, but not a harmonious blend of all three. Come morning, it's another story altogether.<p>As with pesto, there will be those in the camp …

35 Delicious Ways To Use Zucchini

What to do when zucchinis seem to fall in love and raise entire families in your fridge drawer? Here's how to cope with a squash population problem.