David Akrong

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7 Habits of Highly Fit People That Can Help You Reach Your Own Goals!

The frightening truth is that more than two thirds of American adults and a third of American children and teenagers are overweight or obese, even …

A psychologist shares the 10 qualities of the most authentic people

In a society roided-out on bling, cash, ego, nakedness, and status, we have lost our authenticity.<p>We have lost morals and what it means to be ourselves. So many are caught up in following the crowd they have gotten lost in it. How can any type of true success come from being a follower?<p>Followers …

The 28-Day Planking Challenge You Must Try!

Try the one month challenge. Your strength and endurance will improve. It is a slow progression, but something that shows wonderful results.<p>Start …

The 30-Day Squat Challenge That Will Totally Transform Your Butt

We've put together the ultimate 30-day squat challenge, featuring 12 squats that tighten and tone. Master a different squat or increase your reps …

These Cars Are The Same Size

Psychologist Richard Wiseman of Quirky Mind Stuff posted this perspective illusion in his blog and told us that the cars are the same size. Despite …

iOS 7: Putting Siri to the test

Apple have been keen to shout about Siri's enhanced features as part of the iOS 7 release. But just how clever is the voice recognition assistant?<p>Siri has been improved in <b>Apple's</b>new software update, iOS 7.<p>It claims to be faster at answering questions and it checks more sources, such as Bing, …

Android to AirPlay Mirroring demonstrated, coming soon to CyanogenMod

Just in case you thought incorporation would slow things down among the folks behind CyanogenMod, dev and VP of Engineering Koushik Dutta just posted this video showing off AirPlay Mirroring from an Android phone. He's been working on Android streaming support to various protocols / devices for the …

How Gorilla Glass protects your phone

In theory, at least, using glass for the screens of mobile devices seems like a very bad idea. It's heavy, and regular wear and tear means whatever …

Photos by Michael Shainblum

On the Red Couch with Author Gretchen Rubin

Inside Flipboard / July 11, 2013<p>It’s been four years since author Gretchen Rubin published The Happiness Project, a book in which she studies …

10 Travel Photography Tips to Help Avoid Regrets When You Get Home

By Hélio Dias. I have lost count of how many times I’ve came home and regretted not having done something to get better pictures when I was …

Dissected: 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-class

Mercedes christens the latest version of its icon with its very own fragrance.<p>Carbon-fiber missiles with horse or bull badges might attract more attention, but few cars command the respect of an S-class. Mercedes-Benz’s flagship is globally recognized as the unofficial—except in cases where it’s …

How To Schedule Your Day For Peak Creative Performance

Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.<p>About four years ago I started working for myself. I wanted the freedom and …

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Flight Attendants Have The Toughest Job At The Airline

Flight attendant Lee Yoon-Hye was the last person to leave Asiana 214. AP The remarkably successful evacuation of Asiana 214 compels me to write a post in appreciation of flight attendants who have the toughest job at the airline.<p>Pilots enjoy the fun and challenge of handling the fancy machine. By …

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …