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Video: How To Create Nested Folders In iOS 7.1

When iOS 7.1 was released, it brought a few new features and small design changes. Unfortunately, Apple also patched a very handy glitch. The ability …

iPad

Look Ma, No Hands – AirTurn BT-105 Bluetooth Controller for iPad

On the face of it, a hands-free accessory sounds superfluous for a chic device designed for hands-on use. Not only is the iPad screen meant to be touched, along with the OS, almost all well-designed Apps have been perfected to have an intuitive UI that requires minimal sequence of gestures to get a …

iPad at Work: Helping Climbers Scale the Highest Peaks

The latest story in Apple’s ‘Your Verse’ series on the iPad is all about how the tablet is used by a pair of mountaineers – Adrian Ballinger and Emily Harrington of the Alpenglow Expeditions group.<p>The iPad is one of the essential pieces of kit that accompanies the climbers all the way to the …

Mountaineering

Engineering The Ideal Olympian: Bobsled Built Like A Racecar

This isn't Speed Racer – it's Speed Bobsledder.<p>No American has medaled in the men’s two-person bobsled since 1952 or won gold since 1936. So after the 2010 games, the U.S. team recruited engineers from BMW to completely overhaul its sled. They replaced the typical fiberglass body with one made of …

HTC's either about to do something really smart, or really dumb

We're leaning toward the former. We'll find out on Tuesday, it seems.

The Best Playlist for a Long Run

Queue up these 15 songs and your run will be over before you know it<p>Aside from brunching over Bloody Marys, my other favorite thing about weekends is the fact that I get to go on a realllly long run. (Don’t worry, I go before brunch!) I live on the Upper West Side of Manhattan, right near Central …

An Awesome Workout Playlist Inspired by The Voice

As season 5 draws to a close, comfort yourself with this playlist<p>The two-part season finale of <i>The Voice</i> kicks off tonight at 8pm eastern on NBC. It’s bittersweet news for loyal fans of the show because, on one hand, they’ll get to enjoy the coaches’ finale performance and they'll finally find out …

Music

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

Should women avoid travelling alone?

Worldwide coverage of several high-profile violent incidents has pushed the controversial issue into the forefront of public dialogue.<p>Worldwide coverage of several high-profile violent incidents this year has pushed the topic of solo female travel into the forefront of public dialogue.<p>In January, …

Apple: Demand for New iPhones Has Been “Incredible”

Apple said on Friday that it is sold out of some iPhone 5s models, amid what it described as “incredible” demand.<p>“Demand for the new iPhones has been …

Galicia Untamed

The pilgrims are steadfast, fervent, determined as they pass through the Galician village of O Cebreiro, in northwestern Spain. The dogs do not bark; they see pilgrims every day. O Cebreiro is on the final leg of the Way of St. James, a medieval route that ends in Galicia’s capital, Santiago de …

Bicycling

Cycling

New York Gets Citi Bike

New York launched its Citi Bike sharing system on Memorial Day for members (public use will follow). About 330 stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will have thousands of bicycles for rent. Citi Bike has been in the works since 2011, and Citibank signed up as the primary corporate sponsor.

Breathtaking Photos Of Classic Rolls-Royces On A Road Trip Through The Alps

The car did spectacularly, finishing in the top four every day but one, and earning it a well-deserved reputation for reliability.<p>To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the feat, the luxury automaker gathered 47 vintage Ghosts, joined by their 21st century descendant, to recreate the rally.<p>On June …

European Travel

Ten of France’s natural wonders

France's smorgasbord of cultural delights could keep even the most avid museum-hopper busy for a lifetime, but don't forget about the great outdoors. France smoulders with natural beauty, so why not go <i>au naturel</i> at mountain ranges, canyons and startling stretches of coast? This round-up of …

France

Deaths on Mount Everest

DEATHS ON MOUNT EVEREST<p>Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world at 29,035 (8,850 meters), is also the highest graveyard on planet earth. Many …

Sherpas inexplicably blamed for mounting Everest accidents

Inexperienced climbers are flocking to the mountain in record numbers as locals struggle to ensure their safety<p>KHUMJUN, Nepal — In the shadow of a sparkling white stupa, Sherpas dressed as yaks prance and spin. Wind-battered men in charcoal-colored robes and white Stetsons, the formal dress of the …

How human error can cause a plane crash

A preliminary investigation by safety officials has found that poor pilot training was at fault in the 13 April Lion Air crash in Indonesia.<p>A preliminary investigation by safety officials has found that poor pilot training – not windshear – was at fault in the recent Lion Air crash in Indonesia, …

Dogs and Running: Q&A With a Dog

In honor of Dog Bite Prevention Week -- and because, why not? -- let's talk canines.<p>Readers! Sit! Stay!<p>Today's topic is dogs, for the following four reasons:<p>May 19-25 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week.<br>• I recently received an email from Team ASPCA titled "Tips for Celebrating National Running Day …

How Long Does it Take to Recover from Piriformis Pain?

The cure to piriformis pain is finding the culprit.<p><i>My 50th birthday falls on the weekend of the 2014 Disney World Marathon. It has been my dream to celebrate by doing Goofy's race. Unfortunately, I have been struggling with piriformis pain since my last marathon, two years ago. Is my dream a wash,</i> …

Physiotherapy

5 Core Workouts for Stronger Running

A strong core will help you hold proper running form longer.<p><i>Zach asks: I don't know that I'm what you'd call a beginner, but I think I am. I was just wondering if you could recommend some strength and core training for me? I've always neglected this part of fitness because I hate going to the gym,</i> …

Workouts

LucidBRAKE To Offer Latest Wireless Bicycle Brake Light

When it comes to brake lights, Bicycle versions have been mostly concepts due to the need to integrate switches into the bicycle for them to work …

Hedgehog | Velodroom

<b>Hedgehog</b> is an Estonian electronics engineering bureau, founded in 2011. Their office and lab are in Tartu Science Park. They are dedicated to …