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28 Underrated Musical Artists You Should Be Listening To Right Now

Add these talented guys and gals to your playlists ASAP.

Simple '4-7-8' breathing trick can induce sleep in 60 seconds

A deep breathing trick can make insomniacs drop off to sleep in under one minute, a health expert has claimed.<p>The method involves making a loud whooshing noise with the mouth then holding the breath in stages.<p>Called the ‘4-7-8’ method, it has been pioneered by the US sleep expert Dr Andrew Weil who …

10 Amazing Stretches That Feel SO Good

Stretch it. Stretch it real good. Try these easy stretches before or after a workout, or any other time.<p>BuzzFeed Life spoke with personal trainer Mary Jane Detroyer, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., who recommended these 10 easy stretches. She says they'll help reduce muscle soreness, lower your stress, and …

Yoga

Backed By John Legend, Adventr Allows You To Build Choose Your Own Adventure-Style Videos

Startup Adventr (pronounced “adventure”) is betting that it can make online video even more addictive with interactivity.<p>For example, here’s a promotional video for Adventr itself — at the beginning, a girl finds a camera in her closet, and you can choose whether she takes it or leaves it. (Trust …

Bang & Olufsen's BeoVision Avant is a 55-inch UHD TV that moves

​As a group of journalists huddled together in a function room, deep within a central London hotel, a wide, framed display stands before them. Walled on three sides, a long, Bang & Olufsen-branded curtain hangs across the front-facing section -- clearly hiding whatever product the company has …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

Panasonic 4K wearable camera arriving in May

Shooting video in 4K is quickly becoming more and more accessible, and Panasonic is about to begin offering another option to get shooters started. In May, it will release the HX-A500, a wearable camera that can shoot 4K video at 25 frames per second — a feat that Panasonic claims its camera is the …

5 Things To Know About pCell, A Bold Scheme For Super-Fast Wireless Data

Overloaded wireless-data networks are so common in crowded urban areas that many of us take them for granted. Which helps explain why a startup like Artemis Technologies, which promises near-perfect cellular reception to smartphone users no matter how crowded their networks, has gotten some …

Trivia App QuizUp Gains 1 Million New Signups After A Week On Android

Sometimes lightning does strike twice. Mobile trivia app QuizUp gained a million new signups in its first week on Android. With 100,000 new signups daily, that success on Android follows its initial launch on iOS, where it also racked up a million registered users one week in.<p>With Android growing …

Delta and LinkedIn Team Up For In-Flight Networking Project

How would you like to have a pitch meeting 30,000 feet in the air? If the idea fills you with more exhilaration than horror, you may just be the person that Delta and LinkedIn are looking for.<p>The airline and networking site recently announced Delta Innovation Class, a joint project that aims to …

Line to Launch Kids Video App in Japan

Messaging app Line is branching out into video content in Japan, where it has announced plans for an app that caters to kids programming.<p>The Bridge reports that the app — initially for iOS, an Android version is due in spring — will include over 1,500 programs from 28 animation series, including …

Facebook's 'Hack' is here to shake up programming

Facebook engineers Bryan O'Sullivan, Julien Verlaguet, and Alok Menghrajani spent the last few years building a programming language unlike any other.<p>…

Inside Airbnb’s Grand Hotel Plans

How Brian Chesky, the millennial impresario behind red-hot Airbnb, teamed up with Chip Conley, the hotel industry’s last black-sheep innovator, to reimagine the $6 trillion travel biz and, in the process, build the world’s largest hospitality brand.<p>When I first heard of “the sheet,” I assumed it …

Sulon Launches The Cortex Developer Kit To Start Building Holodeck Gaming Software

Virtual reality is bound to be a part of the future of gaming, and Toronto-based Sulon Technologies is debuting their own take on this exciting space at GDC in San Francisco. Their Cortex gaming platform is a fully immersive gaming experience, that turns any physical space into essentially a …

Beats Music opens up, making its API public

It gives outside developers access to programming that will let other applications integrate the new subscription-only music service, hoping to get Beats Music in your car, your home, everywhere.<p>Streaming-music service Beats Music is opening up some of its programming to outsiders, with the goal of …

Microservices

Here Comes Google's Plan To Take Over Wearable Technology...

Sundar Pichai, who leads Android and Chrome, said Google will release an SDK, or software development kit in two weeks, for Android for wearable devices like smart watches.<p>Pichai announced the news at SXSW, and Rolfe Winkler at the WSJ reported his comments.<p>This will allow developers to make …

14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

Sailfish to invade Android devices first by launcher, then full firmware assault

There's a certain glamor to new mobile platforms that offer something different from established players, but nobody wants to spend hundreds on a new device just for a dabble. For those intrigued by the MeeGo-derived Sailfish OS specifically, Jolla hopes to lead you into temptation soon with a …

Your iPhone can now help you find your way around MLB ballparks

iPhone owners should have an easier time getting around the ballpark this season. Following a trial run last year, Major League Baseball is now deploying Bluetooth-based iBeacons at its stadiums. If you use the MLB At the Ballpark app, your iOS 7-equipped device will receive notifications as you …

OmniRom squeezes in two new features: Sound Themes and OmniSwitch

More good news for fans of OmniRom – the development team has been busy cramming even more features into their already packed custom ROM. The devs clearly have a busy schedule, just one week ago OmniRom announced news of its awesome looking multi-window feature, and the week before that we saw the …

Apps

Flag, An App That Prints & Mails Your Photos For Free, Takes Off On Kickstarter

Thanks to smartphones, digital photography has essentially become free – after the cost of the initial phone purchase, that is. You no longer have to buy bulbs or film or batteries to have access to an unlimited camera roll. You can snap photos at will, and store everything the cloud. But one thing …

Scentee's smelly smartphone notifications are now available worldwide

If you were crestfallen when you heard that Scentee's fragrance-emitting smartphone add-on would be hard to get outside of Japan, you can relax -- it's now available worldwide through the company's site. The perfume plug-in sells for $35 by itself (plus a whopping $30 in shipping), while scent …

Google imagines free taxis to transport web shoppers to stores

Google’s latest ad-powered concept might just tempt web shoppers into retail stores in the future. In a patent granted recently, Google describes an online ad that could offer shoppers a free taxi ride to a retail store to take advantage of potential offers. Restaurants and businesses with …

Who's Paying For Your Free Airport Wi-Fi?

With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will never be a “normal” airport. But the tourism and convention money that comes from serving as the gateway to the Strip means that McCarran can also afford to be an early …

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In China, people are paying $13 to be locked in a room and forced to solve puzzles to get out

The escape-room gaming business is booming in Beijing. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> has a great story about the converted bomb shelters, office complexes, and apartment buildings where groups of friends must solve puzzles in under an hour in order to get out. It's modeled after Takagism, an online game …

15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Music