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How sleeping 6 times a day helped the founder of WordPress build a billion-dollar company

Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites (including VentureBeat).<p>But before Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, was on the path to being a billion-dollar company, …

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The 10 Biggest Fitness Myths

Chances are some bogus training advice has wormed its way into your fitness regimen. Time to root it out. Here are the ten performance myths holding you back, from pre-race stretching to the evils of high-fructose corn syrup. Plus: Three truisms that are still up for debate.<p>Myth #1: Stretching …

Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in upcoming biopic

Aaron Sorkin says Oscar winner 'is gonna crush it' in lead role<p>Christian Bale will star as late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in the upcoming biopic from director Danny Boyle. Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirmed the decision in an upcoming interview with Bloomberg Television today, adding that the …

Rewind: This Raspberry Pi cassette player plays Spotify tunes from actual tapes

Remember what it felt like to press play and record at the same time? Back before streaming and downloading and blogs and YouTube, music meant CDs and Smash Hits and the NME and taping off the radio -- and this delightfully retro Raspberry Pi creation recreates that physical connection with music …

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Hosting or Joining a Twitter Chat

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>A few months ago we started up a new Twitter chat series, #Bufferchat.<p>So far, we’ve talked about everything from productivity to social media monitoring and lots of other topics in between. These days, we have up to 185 participants each week, …

For love or for data?

<i>Editor’s note: To close out the year, we are counting down the top 14 stories of 2014.</i> VeloNews <i>and</i> Velo <i>magazine’s editorial staff voted this piece as</i> …

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Basis bags $12M for health-tracking watch amid growing competition in wearable tech

Seven months after announcing an $11.5 million Series B round of funding, Basis Science is filling its coffers once again. On Tuesday, the startup …

High-tech products to improve your health

People use wireless technology to communicate, game and entertain. USC's Center for Body Computing asks why not use that same tech to get fit or manage a health condition? At the center's annual conference, innovators presented ways in which health technology merges with social media, …

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LIVE: Chat About the Best Tech for Health and Wellness

Technology seems to take us away from "active" activities like sports for recreation instead of video games or just walking around a physical store …

5 Health Tech Trends to Watch in 2014

2013 was a big year for consumer health technology. According to mobile tech consultancy Research2Guidance, there are now close to 100,000 mobile …

Wearable Fitness Tech: Amiigo Bracelet Detects Detailed Activity, Now Available For Pre-Order

2013 may very well be remembered as the year of wearable fitness tech. With devices like the Fitbit Flex, upcoming Core 2 from BodyMedia, and now the Amiigo, we have a wealth of tech-centric solutions to aid us in our quest to shed pounds and stay fit. Amiigo, the crowd funded fitness device has …

Tech advances to keep fit, from apps to straps

The era of scheduling an appointment and waiting for your doctor or physical therapist to explain your vital signs is coming to an end. "I call it wireless medicine," says cardiologist Eric J. Topol, director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute in San Diego and author of "The Creative …

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How to Make Any Caramel Corn in 5 Steps

Take back caramel corn from the state fair<p><i>Here at Food5, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Take back caramel corn from the state fair. With 5 simple steps and</i> …

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34 Things You Miss About Mixtapes

Memorex…light the corners of my mind.

The fine print of Obama's ACA pitch

President Barack Obama said Thursday that his health care law is already providing real savings and is working as planned — despite some expected glitches and unrelenting political opposition.<p>He painted an optimistic picture of how Obamacare is putting money back into the pockets of consumers, who …

Help The Mavs Design Our Next Uniform !

The Mavs are going to re-do our uniforms for the 2015-16 season… if we get a unique and original design. What’s the best way to come up with creative …

Fred Armisen's punk character Ian Rubbish opened for Vampire Weekend, released an EP (free download)

<b>Ian Rubbish opening for Vampire Weekend last weekend</b> (more by Robert Altman)<p>A few weeks ago, <i>Saturday Night Live</i> ran a filmed segment on fictional UK …

Meet IBM’s “Boy And His Atom,” Stars of the Smallest Movie Ever Made

The image above shows two animated characters in what has been certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the smallest movie ever made. It’s …

As Seen on Reddit: The Considerate Bike Thief

It’s one of our biggest fears. You walk outside and your bike is gone. What to do?<p>In the case of one Reddit commenter, all it took was waiting three …

Koko Charcoal

Preserve the flavor of your summer foods by switching your grill over to Koko Charcoal ($60/24 lbs.). Made from 100% coconut fiber, Koko is fifty …

Stuff-A-Burger Press

Stuffed burgers can certainly be delicious — but if you've ever tried making them, you probably know they can be a little difficult to build. The …

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