Barry Hackett

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Top 10 Android app updates this week: Plex, Yelp, Dropcam

Welcome back to our weekly Top 10 Android App Updates column, where we take a look at the most frequently-upgraded apps for the week. I’ve found that …

iAchievement: Set your goals and then gamify your progress toward them

Invalid data returned from the iTunes Web Service. Check your app ID, and verify that the iTunes is currently up.<p>Winning achievements in games is a …

4 Essential Tips to Build the Perfect Workout Program

Brian Kuhlmann<p>When it comes to designing a workout program, you already know the basics: you need to squat and deadlift; you need to do heavy rows, …

Workouts

Movie streaming app Popcorn Time is coming back from the dead — thanks to a torrent site

For a brief moment, watching movies via BitTorrent was just as easy as watching something on your Netflix queue.<p>The app Popcorn Time came out of nowhere a week ago with a slick interface that boiled down the messy torrenting experience into something simple. All you had to do was download the free …

Ultralight Hiking Blog

By: Christine Martens From the images pouring out of New Zealand’s new long distance trail, the Te Araroa, the hike looked like a tantalizing …

Hiking

True, Blue Planet Found Orbiting Nearby Star

Move over, Earth. There's another blue planet in town — or at least in our corner of the Milky Way.<p>Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope deduced for the first time the atmospheric hue of a planet outside our own solar system — and it turns out to be a "deep cobalt blue."<p>But the similarities …

TRAILER: Out of the Furnace has Christian Bale, underground boxing, and Pearl Jam

From <i>Crazy Heart</i> writer/director Scott Cooper comes <i>Out of the Furnace</i>, starring Christian Bale as a down-on-his luck steel mill worker, a real Springsteen-song type, who gets drawn into vigilantism after Woody Harrelson and some bad boys try to get Bale’s Iraq veteran brother played by Casey Affleck …

Peace – We Discussed A Tour With Palma Violets And Foals

NME speak to Peace about touring with Palma Violets and Foals, wearing nowt but a poncho and getting lost at Glastonbury.

The Largest Building Ever Constructed Has Opened in China

At what point does a building become a city? At 1.7 million square meters, the New Century Global Center lands somewhere between the two.<p>New Century, …

Microsoft's Xbox One reputation system is built to make trolls play with trolls

Do you get consistently blocked on Xbox Live, or possibly send intimate photographs to random strangers? You may soon find yourself getting some very Sartrean just deserts. In a May interview just published by <i>The Official Xbox Magazine</i>, Microsoft senior product manager Mike Lavin has laid out some …

How Novice Runners Should Start Training for Maximum Results

Most running novices plot their early runs in terms of distance. "I used to be able to run X distance in high school; I'm going to run that same …

Rep Range Variance For Maximum Muscle Mass – Fitness Volt Bodybuilding & Fitness Magazine

I have covered in some detail many of the facets required to build muscle. From the ideal number of reps to the best training split, there has been a …

Muscle

How To Get Rich In Your Country Of Choice [Infographic]

It's easy! Just inherit gobs of cash.<p>How do the rich get rich? The answer depends on geography.<p>This infographic, designed by studio BoldFace and published by Independent Newspapers, breaks down, for various regions, how the rich earned their dough. In the United States, it's a landslide: 67 percent …