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Researchers release open source code for powerful image detection algorithm

A UCLA Engineering research group has made public the computer code for an algorithm that helps computers process images at high speeds and "see" …

40 Key Computer Science Concepts Explained In Layman’s Terms

Software developer Carl Cheo, founder of technology blog Carlcheo.com, knows what he’s talking about when it comes to computers! So, to help those of …

The 5 Exercises Every Guy Should Master

Before you do another rep, make sure you’re an expert on these movements first<p>I know the best way to train my body. But this knowledge took almost two decades to accumulate.<p>So when I look back on my first workout ever, I cringe.<p>There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Lose Belly Fat With Just Two Exercises

It's simple, but effective—and will rev your metabolism for hours afterwards<p>A while back, I asked Alwyn Cosgrove, C.S.C.S.—one of the world’s top trainers—to create a cutting-edge fat loss program for <i>Men’s Health</i>. And, of course, he obliged.<p>But a curious thing: One of the workouts in the plan …

PC15: Stan’s Builds New Carbon Road and Mountain Wheels Around Neo Hubs

Stan’s No Tubes showed up to Press Camp with two new sets of carbon wheels, but the material of the rim is only part of the story. The key to the new …

5 No-Equipment Back Exercises You Need in Your Life

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Chris Ryan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Hunching over laptops and smartphones for hours on end does your back no favors. In fact, it's one of the biggest -- and most important -- muscle groups we're guilty of ignoring. And the issue isn't just aesthetics (though a toned back can help you …

10 Ways Your Boss Lied and Cheated to Get to Where He Is Now

These slightly weasel-y moves could supercharge your career ascent<p>Nice guys finish . . . well, maybe not <i>last</i>. But probably several rungs below C-level executives.<p>That doesn’t mean most CEOs are bad people. But when you approach the peak of any corporate mountain, the competition grows fierce and …

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 …

Why you need to introduce mobility training into your workout

Scott Laidler talks to mobility guru Victor Analuwa about how and why you should build mobility exercises into your workout routine<p>One of the biggest mistakes I see men and women make in the gym is getting too caught up in the aesthetic focus of fitness. Of course it’s great to look good, but not …

The Most Effective Cardio Workout for Your Body

Use this technique to get the workout it needs<p>What if your workout gave your body exactly what it needed? And what if you could clearly measure the results, and even get instant feedback?<p>Well, you’d probably get better, faster.<p>You can do all that—including the “get better, faster” part—with heart …

5 Surprising Ways to Make Your Biceps Grow

Help your guns reach their full potential with these expert-approved sleeve busters<p>Guns, pythons, pipes, weapons of mass destruction. There are plenty of nicknames for your biceps—and plenty of ways to work them, too. So if your only strategy is do 3 sets of 10 of the classic curl, you’re missing …

Why Exercise Makes You Cough

You could have a common condition called exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. Here’s how to know—and what to do<p>Nothing can break your post-run euphoria quite like a coughing fit. But why are you hacking now when you breathed just fine during your workout?<p>Coughing during or after exercise is a …

Orbital Insight Raised $8.7 Million To Use AI To Analyze Satellite Data

Orbital Insight, a company that provides data analytics of satellite imagery, announced this week that it had closed an $8.7 million Series A round led by Sequoia. Bloomberg Beta, Google Ventures, citizen.vc and Lux Capital also participated in the round. Sequoia partner Bill Coughran of Sequoia …

New Liquid-Based 3D Printer Takes Minutes, Not Hours

Plus it has a real Terminator vibe<p>Rapid prototyping may soon get a whole lot more rapid, thanks to an entirely new method of 3D printing. Instead of taking hours to 3D-print something, it might soon take minutes.<p>The UNC-Chapel Hill researchers, who described their new process in the journal <i>Science</i>, …

From Ski Shape to Mountain Bike Race Shape in 8 Weeks

You’ve skied all winter and your first mountain bike race is in eight weeks. How do you get into mountain bike race shape in two months?<p>Luckily, …

Mountain Biking

Fogo’s Modular Flashlight Launches On Kickstarter

Fogo Digital, who you may remember as a competitor in this year’s CES Hardware Battlefield, has launched their smart flashlight on Kickstarter.<p>For those with fuzzy memories, Fogo’s flashlight comes with GPS receiver and screen for showing your coordinates, a USB port for charging your phone from …

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How to Talk to People You Incorrectly Assume Are Better Than You

What he learned about life and self-condfidence from making small-talk with celebrities<p>Like every other person on the planet, I am fraught with insecurities. And I’m always uncomfortable when I attend large parties where I don’t know many people. If that party happens to include famous people I …

This startup’s software can manage your storage, all inside the server

Although we’re still a ways away from seeing the data deluge that’s sure to come as the internet of things becomes more mainstream, that doesn’t mean …

Startups

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What I Learned From Interviewing 163 Entrepreneurs About Failure

<i>This post is co-authored by Dorie Clark and Matthew Turner.</i><p>We always hear about the success stories. Mark Zuckerberg launching in his dorm room. The WhatsApp guys selling for $19 billion. Uber disrupting the taxi industry, and pretty soon everything else. But along the way, even the most successful …

Meet The Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Who Lost A Leg -- And Then Became A Runner

<i>Rebekah Gregory DiMartino was standing with her family near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when two bombs exploded,</i> …

Seven startup metrics all entrepreneurs must track

Do you know what your numbers are telling you about your sales, customer retention and cash flow?<p>Not spending enough time gauging your business's progress can be just as harmful as wasting your time with needless emails or Excel sheets. You may be so focused on getting your business to the next …

12 Things to Know Before Skiing Japan - #TGROnLocation

<i>Bluebird day and endless pow! Dutch Simpson Photo</i><p><b>For many skiers & snowboarders,</b> Japan is the ultimate skiing destination. The island nation boasts …

Skiing

20 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Know About Angel Investors

Angel investors invest in early stage or start-up companies in exchange for an equity ownership interest. Angel investing in start-ups has been accelerating. High-profile success stories like Uber, WhatsApp, and Facebook have spurred angel investors to make multiple bets with the hopes of getting …

Venture Capital

Skiing Japan for Dummies

It snows a lot in Japan. We get it--enough already, guys. With Low Tide sweeping across most of North America (except for the lucky dogs in the …

Skiing

Leatherman Tread bracelet is the first truly useful 'wearable'

You might not understand how truly useful and indispensable a Leatherman, or any multitool for that matter, is unless you've carried one for a while. Obviously, Leatherman President Ben Rivera is quite fond of his, but it caused a bit of a problem when he tried to pass through the gates at …

Skiing Survival Bag

Introduction: Skiing Survival Bag<p>About: building things! CREATING THINGS WILDERNESS, FIRE ANYTHING More About davidtennant »<p>This is a bag you should …