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How to set up Apple’s Health app to unlock its awesome fitness potential

If you think the Health app is just another pointless junk app that comes preinstalled on your iPhone, think again. Unlike Stocks, Compass or Tips, it is one of the few apps that Apple won’t let you delete. Set up the Apple Health app properly, and it becomes a powerful tool for getting (or …

Google and Others Are Building AI Systems That Doubt Themselves

The most powerful approach in AI, deep learning, is gaining a new capability: a sense of uncertainty.<p>Researchers at Uber and Google are working on …

Machine Learning

A fourth gravitational wave has been detected

Virgo has joined in on the fun<p>Astronomers say they have detected another set of gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space and time traveling throughout the Universe. It’s the fourth time this phenomenon has been measured by the scientists at LIGO, or the Laser Interferometer …

LIGO

The 7 Most Dreaded Exercises on the Planet ... and Why They're Good for You

Be honest. There’s probably at least one exercise that makes you cringe and groan. You know the one that makes you want to quit your workout and run …

Los Angeles

'The 4-Hour Workweek' author says a 3-step process he learned from Tony Robbins drastically improved his life

In many ways, Tim Ferriss carries on a tradition well established by Tony Robbins: finding people at the top of their fields, determining what makes them tick, and then passing those insights along to a general audience.<p>After Ferriss, who wrote the best-seller "The 4-Hour Workweek," interviewed …

Self-improvement

The 10 Biggest Running Mistakes (and How to Fix Them)

Whether you're a fitness runner or a sub-three-hour marathoner, you’ve probably committed one or more of the ten crimes listed below. But don't worry, these errors are easy to correct. We recruited renowned coaches Dr. Jason Karp, and Dr. Matt Moran to keep you running happy and injury-free.<p>#10: …

Running

5 Effective Brain Exercise Habits to make you Smarter in Life

A busy life should take care of most things really. But if taking that extra step improves life in general then may be we must do it. So far as …

The Brain

The iPhone feature that could help save your life during a medical emergency

Did you know that there's a "medical alert bracelet" feature built into the iPhone? No, well, now's a good time to start using it because first …

Medicine

Is Coconut Oil Healthier Than Other Cooking Oils? | Men's Health

<b>What Is Coconut Oil?</b><p>To create coconut oil, food manufacturers remove the “meat,” or white stuff, from a matured coconut and use machines to press the liquid from the meat, says Wesley Delbridge, R.D., spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.<p>That liquid, also known as coconut oil, is …

The Top 10 Variations of the Plank For a Stronger Core

There is undeniable evidence1 that a strong core is key to an injury-free, endurance athlete’s body. It’s also important to note that “core” means …

Body-Weight Training Secrets

Order Your Body Is Your Barbell Today! <b></b><p><b>Secret 1: Dial In Your Diet</b><br>Body-weight training incentivizes an entirely different body type than weightlifting does. "With weight-lifting, the heavier you are, the more pounds you can lift—not because you have more muscle, but because the extra mass gives you …

Here’s How A Month Of Exercise Affected My Brain

It’s been long known that physical activity produces mental benefits, but are all exercises equal when it comes to brain boosts?<p>Recently the <i>New York Times</i> reported on a Finnish study published in the <i>Journal of Physiology</i> that found, as long thought, that physical exercise could have a positive …

Exercise

Making a to-do list that does the business

Forget gadgets and gizmos, if there was a competition for the most useful organisational tool for small businesses, I’d nominate the simple to-do list. They help capture the ideas that float around our minds when we’re trying to focus on something else. Once written down on a list, ideas no longer …

Time Management

Articles about 22 expert tips and tricks designing small dwellings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Equipped with 25 years of experience designing bathrooms, Melbourne–based GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens gives us …

New York City
Kitesurfing

9 Things You Can Do to Live a Happier Life, According to Science

We all know what we can do to live a happier life, but when those claims are backed up by science, we tend to take them more seriously. After all, if …

How to answer a call with Apple Watch

If you decide you don't want to answer the call, you can quickly mute it by placing your hand over your watch. If you <i>do</i> want to answer it, here's how:<p>…

Articles about compact prefab vacation home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in …

Prefab Homes

Small budget Contemporary Home with Efficient Sustainability

Rustic, modern, relaxed, functional, cheerful and charming; the <b>Madison Residence</b> in <b>Kansas City</b> is all that and a whole lot more. Designed by KEM …

The Health Benefits of 4 Types of Running Workouts | Men's Health

Shorter intervals, for instance, increase your VO2 max (one measure of aerobic endurance), while longer sessions boost your “Qmax,” the volume of blood your heart can pump.<p>Smart (and fast) guys take advantage of four key types of training—speedwork, threshold sessions, speed-stamina workouts, and …

Chris Rock: ‘I’m doing OK, but some days I’m sad outta my mind’

Chris Rock is one of the world’s funniest, most gifted standups but he’s never made a decent movie – until now. He talks about his new film Top Five, divorce, Kanye – and America’s race problem<p>Chris Rock arrives at the Guardian US office in New York looking more like an intern turning up for work …

Comedy

No, the Apple Watch isn’t too expensive

Once Apple is able to ramp up production and get Apple Watch supply to keep up with demand, it’ll be interesting to see a) how many units Apple is …

Smartwatches

Yahoo & Localytics extend their analytics platforms to support Apple Watch apps

With more than 3,000 apps for the Apple Watch already on the App Store for Apple’s new device, two major analytics platforms today announced support for Apple Watch apps through their respective SDKs.<p>Yahoo shared that its Mobile Developer Suite has added support for Apple Watch app analytics for …

OS X Yosemite networking issues and 'discoveryd'

Iconfactory developer Craig Hockenberry posted to his blog about persistent problems he's run into with OS X Yosemite (warning: strong language). …

Why Microsoft is calling Windows 10 'the last version of Windows'

"Right now we’re releasing Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10." That was the message from Microsoft employee Jerry Nixon, a developer evangelist speaking at the company's Ignite conference this week. Nixon was explaining how …

Windows 10

Exclusive Deals: Shoppers’ Specials at the Remodelista & Gardenista Market on May 9

Looking for a Mother’s Day gift? We’re here for you. As we count down the days to Saturday–the date of our first Remodelista & Gardenista Market of …

How to calibrate Apple Watch to improve accuracy of calorie, distance, & other fitness data

Apple takes user submitted data for age, height, gender and weight to help it calculate the different data points it provides for workouts and activities, but there is also a way to calibrate Apple Watch to improve the accuracy of the data.<p>By initiating the calibration process, you can get more …

8 Surprising Ways You're Slowing Your Metabolism

<b>You Ditched Dairy</b><br>Muscle is essential for keeping your metabolism humming, and women who consumed three to seven servings of dairy per day lost more fat and gained more muscle mass than women who downed less, according to research from McMaster University. Check out these 10 portable protein-packed …