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Cars Are Becoming Devices With Apple Watch Apps

Find your way, your car, or a bus with a tap of your wrist<p>Automotive enthusiasts have been lamenting lately that these kids today don’t want cars; they want devices. That may be true, but there is a way to have both: develop apps for the Apple Watch (and other soon-to-be-sold smart watch platforms) …

Apple Watch

Apple Watch marathoner shatters personal record

Former super model Christy Turlington Burns has been counting down the weeks leading up the London Marathon by blogging about her experience training with the Apple Watch.<p>Burns revealed new details about the Apple Watch leading up to its release, but now that the marathon is over and she’s crossed …

37 Crazy Apple Facts & Stats (Infographic)

When it comes to the tech giant Apple, there is more to it than meets the eye. It isn’t simply one of the biggest companies for nothing and keeps …

7 Steve Jobs Quotes That Could Change Your Life

He came, he saw, he conquered…and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>1. “I’m convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs</b> …

A Glimpse at Flipboard for Apple Watch

Everyone’s been talking about the Apple Watch. What a beautiful piece of technology! Flipboard for Apple Watch is ready and will be available when the wearable device starts to ship tomorrow. Here’s a peek of what we have in store:<p>On the Apple Watch, Flipboard will show you your top 10 stories …

National Park Secrets: 10 Fresh Ways to Find Paradise

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary next year, meaning hoopla, poo-bahs, and crowds. If 2014 saw a record 292.8 million park visitors, just imagine the chaos that a centennial year will bring. Even this year, parks are expecting record numbers.<p>But you'll only get hounded by …

National Parks

20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

The only thing standing in your way towards happiness is you; no one else is allowed to set up limits for you but you, nor there should be. No matter …

Motivation

Firefighter Runs 22 Marathons in 24 Days to Celebrate 72nd Birthday

Ruben Cantu runs to inspire greater physical activity in children.<p>Leading up to his 72nd birthday, Ruben Cantu recently completed 22 marathons in 24 days, despite developing a giant blister that threatened his journey. He continued on through the pain, because he wants to help fight childhood …

Marathons

Digital Natives, Yet Strangers to the Web

Today's schools are focusing on boosting kids’ technological proficiency and warning them about the perils of the web. But something critical is missing from this education.<p>When Reuben Loewy took up his first teaching gig in 2012, he had a major revelation: The digital revolution has dramatically …

Education

How To Tie A Silk Scarf

One of the most versatile accessories of the season isn't "new," per se—it's a silk scarf. Yep, the colorful staple formerly associated with grandmothers has gotten a completely fresh spin with new styling ideas from fashion bloggers and street-style mavens alike. (Plus, it's an affordable way to …

Clothing

Disney-funded West Sac park will have Tom Sawyer theme

West Sacramento’s Bryte Park will have a Tom Sawyer-themed play space fitting in a city with its own river ties.<p>City officials announced the plan, …

Get Strong Legs

A few quick exercises are all you need to get a strong lower body<p>At mile 20 of the 1993 world championships marathon, mark plaatjes was trailing the leader by more than a minute. Then he kicked into overdrive and overtook Lucketz Swartbooi to win the race. Plaatjes, now 45, credits his surge not …

Women in Science

A's owner Lew Wolff calls Royals behavior 'despicable'

Suspensions from league likely to come Tuesday after bench-clearing weekend included two hit batters, five ejections, umpire warnings and lots of …

Microsoft lets you control PowerPoint for iOS from an Apple Watch

Microsoft was quick to support Apple's new Watch with a OneDrive update, and the company is showing no signs of slowing down its backing of the new wearable. The software maker has updated PowerPoint for iPhone today to allow future Apple Watch owners to control presentations from their wrists. …

Apple Watch

How To Create A Morning Routine That Changes Your Life

Through high school and the first years of college I always had problems sticking to habits and getting things done.<p>I can still remember sleeping in …

DODOCase and Pad & Quill Introduce New Apple Watch Stands

With Apple Watch's April 24 delivery date getting closer and closer, a few accessory manufactures have been revealing new stands for the wrist worn device.<p>First is "The Timber Catchall for Apple Watch", a more comprehensive version of Pad & Quill's "Luxury Pocket Stand", which the company announced …

This Bracelet Is The Solution To Every Woman's Hair Tie Problem

That elastic hair tie around your wrist -- the one that's most likely cutting off your circulation and leaving a red, indented mark -- just got a major upgrade.<p>The husband-and-wife duo behind BitterSweet jewelry has invented a bracelet designed to eliminate the pressure from the elastic hair tie on …

Truly confident people do these twelve things differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When …

Self-improvement

7 Running Lessons I Learned the Hard Way

Even experienced runners like @AliOnTheRun1 make mistakes, but conquering Cat Hill helped this writer correct her bad running habits for the …

Marathons

10 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 10 AM

<i>“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive; to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.” ~ Marcus Aurelius</i><p><b>Y</b>ou …

Train Your Brain to Run Your Best

Reciting positive thoughts is fine, but to really run your best, you've got to shut down your inner critic.<p><i>"The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a Heav'n of Hell, a Hell of Heav'n."—John Milton,</i> Paradise Lost<p><b>As I approached mile 19</b> of the Run for the Red Pocono Marathon feeling …

Marathons

The 7 best things to eat and drink after a workout

Hitting the gym is just half the battle. Can't seem to put on more muscle? Too exhausted to come back the next day? Chances are, the problem isn't your fitness routine— it's what's on your plate. Below, seven powerhouse foods to make your workout count.<p><b>Whey</b><p><i>In Brief:</i> Fat-torching, energy-restoring …

Here's How 1Password, Evernote, SoundHound, and Flipboard will look on Apple Watch

As we near deliveries of Apple Watch on April 24th, many of us will be looking for our favorite apps to compliment our newly purchased wrist gadget. …

The Virtue of Being Short

Taller does not mean healthier. It's more likely the opposite.<p>If you've ever had a tall man stand in front of you at a concert, blocking your view, and wished that he would have a heart attack, the odds were against you.<p>Tall men are less likely to develop heart disease than are short men, according …

The New England Journal of Medicine

20 Kitchen Gadgets to Make Healthy Eating Easy

At the end of a tough day, it can be hard to motivate yourself to cook a healthy meal. We’ve all been there: Sometimes you just have to order in or …

Food

Yelp Releases Apple Watch App With Nearby Location Listings, Reviews

Apple Maps partner Yelp has today announced an update to its iOS app that will bring the service to Apple Watch. The announcement comes in the midst of more and more companies announcing their Apple Watch apps as the April 24 launch races forward.<p>The Yelp app for Apple Watch serves up nearby …