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Why We Can't Solve Big Problems - MIT Technology Review

On July 21, 1969, Buzz Aldrin climbed gingerly out of Eagle, <i>Apollo 11</i>’s lunar module, and joined Neil Armstrong on the Sea of Tranquility. Looking …

Stretches for Cyclists | 5-Pose Yoga Fix

Cycling is a great sport that offers many benefits — from cross-training to calorie-burning to getting you places — but holding that position for …

An Ostrich-Like Robot Pushes the Limits of Legged Locomotion - MIT Technology Review

What looks like a tiny mechanical ostrich chasing after a car is actually a significant leap forward for robot-kind.<p>The clever and simple two-legged …

Google’s New Chip Is a Stepping Stone to Quantum Computing Supremacy - MIT Technology Review

John Martinis has given himself just a few months to reach a milestone in the history of computing.<p>He’s leader of the Google research group working …

Leonardo da Vinci's Ingenious Design for a Self-Supporting Bridge

Or, "How to build a bridge in 10 minutes that's strong enough to support a car"<p>Of the many structures Leonardo da Vinci designed, perhaps none made …

New Study Suggests Our Understanding of Brain Cells Is Flawed, And Here's Why

Our neurons could be 10 times more active than we thought.<p>A new study has found evidence that a section of our neurons, called the dendrites, aren't …

Neuroscience

NASA just released a ton of free software for space nerds

NASA released the third edition of its software catalog to the public—giving the world free access to tools it uses to explore the universe.<p>As you …

Top 10 Raspberry Pi Zero Projects That Make Use of Its Small Stature

The Raspberry Pi has long been the hobbyist choice for DIY electronics projects. The Raspberry Pi Zero, which is about the size of a stick of gum, …

Raspberry Pi

How To Have Breakthrough Ideas

<i>You can learn to cultivate great ideas. That’s the bold promise</i> of The Net and the Butterfly: The Art and Practice of Breakthrough Thinking<i>, by</i> …

How a bot could automate 80% of startup investment screening

I have a 100-step checklist that I use to screen new investments. I’ve backed about 70 companies, but I’ve evaluated 40x that many — a dizzying amount of research. The fact is, a bot could do 80 percent of that work for me. After all, I have a series of questions, and I need to fill in answers. …

Google Assistant and Google Home can control my TV using Logitech Harmony and IFTTT

Since getting my Google Home, I’ve been slowly integrating anything in my house that I can, it all started with my Christmas Tree thanks to a Belkin …

Google Assistant

With Google Assistant, IFTTT and Belkin’s WeMo, I’ve automated my garage door

The smart home has been often promised and typically half delivered, few products exist that deliver you “the package”, and to be honest that’s still …

Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Time Management

VR developers begin sharing some of the ‘hard truths’ of virtual reality’s rough economics

It’s tough to make a virtual reality game, but it is even tougher to make a profitable virtual reality game. And now developers are talking about it.<p>Light Repair Team #4 developer Eerie Bear Games has lost more than $36,000 making that HTC Vive puzzle game, according to a post from founder Joe …

How I detect fake news

I have a brother who is a big Donald Trump fan, and he frequently sends me articles from various right-wing media sources. Last week, he sent me a …

Crowdfunding project of the week: Gryphon is a fast, safe and super simple router

It’s time for another ‘Crowdfunding project of the week’ and you know we have been digging for some of the hottest tech in sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Let’s jump right into this week’s featured campaign.<p><b>Other featured campaigns:</b><p>We have never really been keen on showing off our routers, …

How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling

Core Strength Matters<p>Don Foley<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p>Your bulging quads and razor-cut calves are the envy of your cycling pack, and you start every ride strong. As the ride progresses, though, your hips seesaw in the saddle, your lower back aches, and you slow in corners. The …

Workouts

The Ultimate Guide to Your Cycling Muscles

Learn about the muscles that power your pedal stroke, and how to make the most of them<p><b>A Big Muscle Breakdown</b><p>As cyclists, we tend to be all about the quads. Those dominant muscles are indeed the patrons of the pedal pushers, but it takes a team of domestiques to keep the cranks turning out the watts.<p>…

Cycling

The Beginners Guide to Solidcore

There are plenty of fancy workouts and flashy fitness classes to choose from these days, but one that is quickly rising to the top is Solidcore. The …

Muscle

Review: AbsoluteBlack Premium oval road bike chainrings

AbsoluteBlack has been making intricately machined oval chainrings for some time, and they’re beautiful. They’re also expensive, so this past spring, …

The 6 Most Effective Core Exercises for Cyclists

And two core exercises athletes should absolutely avoid<p>There are things you come across in cycling that you can ignore: jerk drivers, your buddy’s squeaky chain, anyone who calls you Lance Armstrong. And then there are things that you shouldn’t ignore—like your core muscles.<p>“Your core stabilizes …

Workouts

Sweat School

Why Sweat?<p>Shutterstock<p>Sweat keeps you cool. Your body’s initial response to warmth is to open up the blood vessels in the skin, allowing the heat to simply radiate off you into the air— but that only works to a point. When it’s hot enough or you’re working hard enough to raise your core temperature …

Wellness

The Best Leg Workout for Cyclists

1 of 16<p>Matt Rainey<p>Put Your Stems Through Circuit Training<p>We can’t do the work for you, but we can put the best leg moves for cycling in one easy-to-find place. These resistance training exercises will help you maintain essential lean muscle and improve both their strength and efficiency, so you can …

Workouts

5 delicious flapjack and breakfast bar recipes to boost your riding energy

If you prefer home-made flapjacks to shop-bought versions or sports nutrition products, then you'll love our ultimate flapjack and breakfast bar …

Favorite Tools of Tour de France Mechanics

1 of 10<p>Whit Yost<p>Tools with History<p>Fortuneo-Vital Concept’s Greg “Biquet” Guedon comes from a long line of cyclists—his father and grandfather won over 500 races as amateurs “back in the day.” Greg raced as well when he was younger, but now he’s made it to the Tour de France as a mechanic. His …

Tour de France

4 Nutritious Breakfast Bowls for Cyclists

Quinoa-Fruit Bowl With Lemon-Cinnamon Yogurt<p>Mitch Mandel<p>Quinoa makes a great breakfast alternative because it’s packed with protein, in addition to being a great source of complex carbohydrates.<p><b>Ingredients:</b> <br>½ cup quinoa<br>1 kiwi<br>1 banana<br>½ cup blueberries, rinsed<br>1 tbsp. chopped almonds<br>3/4 cup Greek …

Breakfast

Tour de France iCal

With 10 days to go here’s a downloadable calendar of the Tour de France for your electronic diary or smartphone with brief details of each stage.This …