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The Genius Muscle-Building Technique That’s Missing From Your Workout

Here’s a simple way to add more options to your exercise arsenal for bigger and better results<p>If you want to stimulate new muscle growth, you don’t need to radically modify your routine.<p>The fix can be as simple as altering the tempo of an exercise, says BJ Gaddour C.S.C.S., the <i>Men’s Health</i> fitness …

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i><p>Another year has almost gone by, but now is the perfect opportunity to reflect and build a plan for next year.<p>I've come up with a set of questions to help you reflect, focus and build a plan to make your 2015 a successful year that embraces …

An App That Tracks Water Use In Real Time, So Californians Can Save In The Drought

Partnering with utility companies, Dropcountr is letting residents know for the first time how much water they are actually wasting.<p>Three years into California’s worst drought in half a millennium, most of the state’s residents still aren’t saving water. Water usage actually ticked slightly upward …

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The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

50 Most Inspirational Quotes in Sports

It doesn't matter if your dad owns a professional sports team or if you play squash on the weekends with Rupert Murdoch; if you don't perform as an elite athlete or coach, then you're history.<p>Consequently, the people in this list are uniquely qualified to inspire.<p>Major sports figures have …

Bitcoin supporters clash over ideological, practical issues

Backers clash over whether to keep crypto-currency free of regulation<p>On the second day of CoinSummit, a virtual-currency conference at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts last week, bitcoin entrepreneur Andreas Antonopoulos took the stage to issue a resounding defense of bitcoin's anarchist …

Dorian Nakamoto lawyers up, definitively denies being Bitcoin creator

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Satoshi Nakamoto/WagumaBher<p>Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto, the man identified by Newsweek as being Bitcoin creator “Satoshi …

Inside America's First Bitcoin-Friendly Gun Store

Bitcoin has long been the currency of choice for the dark web’s anonymous black market trade in firearms. Now Michael Cargill wants to offer Bitcoin fans a more legal way to buy a deadly weapon with cryptocurrency.<p>In January, Cargill’s Austin firearm shop and training center Central Texas Gunworks …

Find'Em Tracking: A Very Thin Bluetooth Tracker

There’s no shortage of gadgets designed to help you <i>never</i> lose your belongings. Take the Cobra Tag for instance, a Bluetooth-enabled fob that you can clip to anything and connects with your phone to tell you if either the phone or the fob-connected object move out of range of each other. There are …

Find the Person Behind an Email Address with Vibe

“Accidentally launched” about two weeks ago, Vibe has already attracted some 2,500 users across the two platforms it’s available for, Profoundis co-founder and COO Jofin Joseph told me. By signing up for the free version, users receive 30 look-ups for 30 days, after which the credit is decreased to …

House passes bill to let you unlock your phone, but there’s a catch

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that says consumers have the right to unlock their mobile device for use …

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A TV Anchor Tries to Gift Bitcoin On Air, Is Immediately Robbed

This past Friday, Bloomberg TV anchor Matt Miller took an on-air opportunity to give the gift of Bitcoin to two of his fellow anchors during his "12 …

Aiming To Be The Coinbase of Europe, Sweden’s Safello Raises Investment Cash

Billing itself as the “Coinbase of Europe” Sweden based Bitcoin company Safello has raised a $600,000 investment round lead by Bitcoin advocates Erik Voorhees (co-founder of the Bitcoin company Coinapult) and Roger Ver (Angel Investor & Bitcoin evangelist), and participated in by Blockchain.info …

Thailand's Top Bitcoin Exchange is Back in Business

Last July, Thailand’s top Bitcoin exchange shut down following pressure from the Bank of Thailand. Now, more than six months later, Bitcoin.co.th has resumed trading after getting the all clear from the bank, Tech In Asia reports.<p>The exchange reopened this weekend, but there is a slight compromise. …

Bitcoin Touches Record $600 Valuation

It’s been an interesting day for crypto-currency Bitcoin after its valuation passed $600 on a trading platform for the first time, while another major trading company (the world’s largest for Bitcoin) landed a $5 million investment.<p>Bitcoin seemed in trouble back in October when its valuation …