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Feeling Anxious? This Simple Navy SEAL Trick Calms Your Nervous System in 5 Minutes Flat

If it works in combat, it will work for what you're going through.<p>Mark Divine is a US Navy SEAL and the founder of SEALFIT, a fitness organization for those who want to push themselves to the max.<p>He's no stranger to stress and extreme circumstances. And there's one practice he says has risen above …

Yoga

Budget-conscious camper gets you van life for $60K

Price includes both a new van and the conversion<p>The current popularity of camper vans can’t be overstated. There are months-long waiting lists for popular models like the 4x4 Mercedes Sprinter, and new van conversion companies popping up every week. But two factors make fancy adventure vans out of …

RVs

Azure CTO Mark Russinovich touts security during deep dive into the tech behind Microsoft’s cloud

Build 2018 attendees got a peek behind the Azure curtain Wednesday from Azure Chief Technology Officer Mark Russinovich, who also announced that new …

Amazon Web Services

Why the Volkswagen California van is the camper we need

A daily driver that can sleep a family of four<p>The camper and RV industry has experienced non-stop growth in the United States recently, with eight consecutive years of increasing sales. The fastest-growing sector of the market? Camper vans. <i>If you love campers and trailers,</i> <i>come join our new</i> …

RVs

Microsoft demonstrates Alexa and Cortana integration

Microsoft first announced its Alexa and Cortana integration last year, and the company is providing an update today. Despite falling behind both Google Assistant and Alexa, Microsoft’s Cortana will now include access to Amazon’s digital assistant. At Microsoft’s Build conference today, the software …

Software

Watch Microsoft's Build day one keynote in under 15 minutes

If you were hoping to hear about the future of Windows at today's Microsoft Build keynote, well, we have some bad news. CEO Satya Nadella and a large cast of Microsoft spokespeople spend much of their time talking about the massive cloud computing power in Azure, which powers the company's AI and …

Build Developer Conference

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella walks the floor at Build conference, chats with developers and (almost) pets a pony

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella started his day by dropping all kinds of news at the opening keynote of Microsoft Build and he finished it off by taking …

Build Developer Conference

Affordable camper van comes with a rooftop deck

Elevate your van life<p>The camper van craze has grown from a fringe Instagram hashtag to a national movement that has people ditching their jobs and hitting the road in Sprinters, Promasters, and the like. And whether you have an unlimited budget or want to DIY, it seems like everywhere you turn, …

Campervans

Amazon’s new Echo Dot Kids Edition comes with a colorful case and parental controls

Alexa for kids<p>“Awexa, play songs from <i>Moana</i>.” If you have an Amazon Echo in your home and you also have kids, you’ve probably heard a variation of that phrase uttered before. Today, Amazon is making it easier for both kids and parents to integrate Alexa into their routines with the new Echo Dot Kids …

Smart Homes

The Best Chest Workout in Under 10 Minutes

Barbell flat chest press and incline fly superset<p>Follow the power exercise with a strength and accessory exercise superset.<p><b>Chest barbell press:</b> Set …

Workouts

The Ugly Coded Critique of Chick-Fil-A's Christianity

The fast-food chain's "infiltration" of New York City ignores the truth about religion in America. It also reveals an ugly narrow-mindedness.<p>The New Yorker has been taking it on the chin lately for its essay about Chick-fil-A’s “infiltration” of New York City. Although most of the piece is about …

Faith

Full-Body Gym Workout for Men

Muscle mass in men begins to decline around age 30 and bone mass begins to decline around age 40. According to an article from Harvard Health …

Microsoft’s bid to secure the Internet of Things: Custom Linux, custom chips, Azure

This is Redmond’s first-ever Linux distribution.<p>The drive to connect everything to the Internet and build the Internet of Things has created a new …

Linux

Droplet is Offering Customers More Than Just an Elegant Teardrop Camper | Adventure Sports Network

With a program for owners to rent them out and forthcoming free campgrounds, Droplet is aiming to change the camper game.<p>A few years back, Canadian …

RVs

Web standard brings password-free sign-ins to virtually any site

Tech companies have been trying to do away with web passwords for years, but now it looks like they've reached a key milestone. The FIDO Alliance and W3C have launched a Web Authentication standard that makes it easier to offer truly unique encryption credentials for each site. That, in turn, lets …

The Ultimate Beginner's Guide to the 50+ Best Dumbbell Exercises

All signs point to weightlifting if you want to get strong! Whether you're looking to lose fat, build muscle, increase your metabolism, or increase bone density, strength training with weights is a must. We've compiled a list of the best dumbbell exercises so you can get strong at home or in the …

Workouts

I miss Windows Phone

Microsoft’s mobile OS had great features<p>I first gave up on Windows Phone back in December 2014. Microsoft’s mobile platform was being left behind, and I was tired of not getting access to the apps everyone else was using. It took Microsoft a few years to finally admit Windows Phone is dead, and the …

Windows Phone

Amazon now lets you adjust parental controls for its Fire tablets from anywhere

Amazon is improving its parental control dashboard to allow parents to adjust FreeTime settings like screen time limits, bedtime curfews, whitelisted apps, and more from any web browser. Previously, those controls could only be changed from the actual kids’ edition Fire tablet. Now they can be …

Apps

Canberra gives Microsoft protected-level cloud classification

Redmond now has a spot on the Certified Cloud Services List, allowing the company to store highly classified government information on Azure and …

The Fake Gun Control Debate

The most common view of the gun debate in the United States is that one side is sensible and factual — and quite attractive — while the other side is …

Training: Prevent and Correct Muscle Imbalances

Achieve even strength on both sides of your upper body for harder sends<p>Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>182<p>182<p>SHARES<p>Clip with your right hand. Move …

Workouts

Beginning Exerciser? Start With This Basic Total Body Strength Workout

The basic total body workout targets all the muscles in the body, including the hips, glutes, thighs, chest, back, shoulders, arms and abs. This …

Marc Thiessen: No, liberals don't hate America. And conservatives are not racists

WASHINGTON -- I'm a rock-ribbed conservative who wants Republicans to keep control of Congress. But I'm not unhappy that Republican state Rep. Rick Saccone appears to have lost the special election in Pennsylvania's 18th Congressional District.<p>Why? Because he insulted my mother.<p>Trailing his …

#deletefacebook

Facebook is using us. It is actively giving away our information. It is creating an echo chamber in the name of connection. It surfaces the divisive and destroys the real reason we began using social media in the first place – human connection.<p>It is a cancer.<p>I’ve begun the slow process of weaning …

Microsoft is in Talks to Join Movies Anywhere

Microsoft's Movies & TV service was left out in the cold when Disney expanded Movies Anywhere to include multiple content providers.The post …

Movies

How To: The Safest Way to Disable All Bloatware on Your Galaxy S9 or S9+

Carrier-branded Galaxy S9 models come with a ton of bloatware that you usually can't get rid of without rooting. With a little digital elbow grease, …

This 1 Push-Up Variation Is the Ultimate Move to Sculpt Your Arms and Abs

While regular push-ups with your legs straight are challenging enough, if you really want to get stronger and build muscle in your upper back, arms, …

Think Before You Boycott: Guns, Public Land, and Vista Outdoor

You might have never heard of Vista Outdoor before, but you definitely know about their hunting subsidiaries: Federal Premium Ammunition, Bushnell, …

Monica Lewinsky rethinks consent with Bill Clinton in light of #MeToo movement

Two decades after her extramarital affair with former president Bill Clinton, Monica Lewinsky is rethinking the issue of consent.<p>In an article for <i>Vanity Fair</i>, Lewinsky wrote she now realizes that her relationship with Clinton "constituted a gross abuse of power." This is a profound shift from the …

Sexual Harassment

Teens are watching a surprising amount of hardcore porn — and parents need to start talking to them about it

<i><br>Editor's note: This article includes references to graphic sexual content that may be inappropriate for some readers.</i><p>Today teenagers are viewing far more pornography than their parents realize. And the porn they're watching is much more "hardcore" than moms and dads could possibly imagine.<p>These …

Sexual Harassment