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Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

#Receta: Pesto de albahaca

El <b>origen</b>, como muchas otras cosas, se lo pelean los <b>franceses</b> y los <b>españoles</b>, particularmente los que viven cerca de los <b>Pirineos</b>. El pesto es una …

Eyewear shopping app turns your headshot into 3D image

The last time I picked out new eyeglasses, I spent about an hour trying out different pairs in the store. Of course I had to drive there, find and pay for parking, and get soaked in the rain.<p>I would have much rather used Smart Vision, an Australian technology that can create an augmented-reality 3D …

10 Surprising Facts About How Our Brains Work

One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work and how they actually do.<p>On many occasions I find myself …

The Brain

Drivewise.ly raises $1.3M to score your driving with smartphones

Drivewisel.y can tell you how good of a driver you are.<p>The startup has raised $1.3 million for its mobile app that collects data on your driving habits. Every time you take a trip, Drivewise.ly uses smartphone sensors to learn gather information about speed, distance, acceleration, and so on. The …

How To Create The Sustainability Job Of Your Dreams

<b>By</b> <b>Derek Eisel, Director of Sales, Scope5</b><p>I meet a lot of people who are trying to create sustainability jobs for themselves in their organizations. …

7 Creative Variations on Oatmeal

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Getting Started

Getting Started with Mindfulness<p>You have questions about mindfulness and meditation. <i>Mindful</i> has the answers.<p>While mindfulness is something we all …

Mindfulness

Good Targets

For your best chance of a successful race, aim for more than one worthy goal.<p>Tell another runner you've got an upcoming race, and chances are he'll respond by asking, "What time are you aiming for?" Runners tend to measure success by the minute. But focusing your sights only on time can set you up …

Perfect Timing

When to train, eat, stretch, and do everything to run your best.<p>Runners live by the clock. Whether measuring minutes in a mile or months in a marathon-training season, we're constantly thinking about where the time goes. We not only have to plan when to run, but also all the other things we might …

Elasticity

E-Squared: Nine Do-It-Yourself Energy Experiments That Prove Your Thoughts Create Your Reality Kindle Edition

<b>E-Squared</b> could best be described as a lab manual with simple experiments that prove reality is malleable, consciousness trumps matter, and you shape …

Never Be Far from a Gay Bar Thanks to New App

Is there a need for a smartphone app that locates gay bars and clubs? Gayosphere thinks so. The travel company just announced on Friday the launch of …

Hummingbird Muffin Recipe

Bake these Southern-inspired muffins for an energizing prerun breakfast.<p>Hummingbird cake is a Southern classic made with pineapple, pecans, and frosting. Bullock-Prado reinvented the recipe to make these tasty muffins more healthy.<p><b>Ingredients</b><br>FOR THE MUFFINS<br>1 cup turbinado or white sugar<br>1/3 cup …

Breakfast

The Six Best Exercises for New Runners

No gym? No problem! These six bodyweight exercises will make you a stronger, less injury-prone runner.<p>We get it. You like to run, not spend hours in a gym. But strength training will help you run your best. The following exercises will help you build strong, powerful, and injury-resistant muscles …

Workouts

Latest News, Videos & Guest Interviews from the Today Show on NBC

The Duchess of Sussex wears Princess Diana's stunning ring to wedding reception<p>Something blue!<p>Why it's OK that Duchess Kate wore white to the royal …

Tips for Traveling Runners

Here's how to stay on track when you're away from home.<p><i>I just graduated from college and got hired on to a new job that involves weekly travel. I’m thrilled for the employment and next chapter in my life, but I’m also a little concerned about getting in my runs on the road. Do you have any tips for</i> …

Fitness

Fill Up with Quinoa, Kale, Avocado, and Egg

This "bowl of goodness" is easy and fast to make.<p>Martina Bill, special events director of San Francisco's street food company Off the Grid, has a busy schedule. On an ideal day, she'll get up before work to run, swim, or work with her trainer, but then she might be in the office until 8 or …

Food

How to Train at Sea Level and Race at Altitude

The key is to train and race by effort, not pace.<p><i>I live and train basically at sea level and don't have time to travel to high elevations very often. Are there any workouts that will better prepare me mentally and physically for racing at 5,000 to 7,500 feet? Thanks, Jason</i><p>There are benefits to …

How to Pace Your First Half or Full Marathon

The key is to run by how you feel on race day.<p><i>Sandra asks: I’m running my first marathon in</i> <i>Cleveland</i> <i>this May, and I’m wondering if you have any tips on pacing. How fast should I start? Should I use the Pace Team?</i><p>Excellent choice in races, Sandra, and a great question too! My racing philosophy is a …

Marathons

Samsung Galaxy S III Jelly Bean 4.2.2 update leaks with Galaxy S 4 features

Samsung’s Android 4.2.2 update for the Galaxy S III has leaked, bringing Galaxy S 4 functionality to the older smartphone, though the official …

Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: <b>WAIT</b>. This is a …

Batteries