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Best Free iPad App of the Week: Pocket

Great apps and a huge selection of great apps are a big part of what makes the iPad such an amazing device. There are excellent apps for just about any purpose you can think of – from serious productivity to pure entertainment. Better still, there are lots of great free apps for the iPad. Our Best …

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Background App Refresh Settings in iOS 7

One of the most exciting new features of iOS 7 is real multitasking for all apps. Apple even touts it as being ‘smart’ multitasking – as it will learn from our usage patterns with apps.<p>It looks like users will have a level of control over at least some of what apps can do in the background – as …

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Scientists are trying to understand the best way to protect the power grid from an overload caused by extreme solar weather. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/71qe

Satellite Software Adapted for Alzheimer's Brain Scans

Satellite pictures of Earth and images of the human brain have at least one thing in common: To be useful to scientists, both require sophisticated …

Two large coronal mass ejections (CMEs) erupted from the sun in less than a day, on June 23-24, 2013, as seen in this image by the STEREO (Ahead) spacecraft. These CMEs suggest that powerful and frequent solar storms will intensify as the sun likely nears its maximum period of activity. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/72w0

The sun fired off an intense solar flare yesterday (July 3), giving NASA scientists a solar preview to the Fourth of July holiday in the United States. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/7492 "Just a few minutes after 7:00 UT, the sun produced an M1.5-class solar flare. Perhaps an early Fourth of July fireworks?" SDO mission officials wrote in a Facebook post announcing the flare.

Men: Wearing A T-Shirt With The Letter T On It Makes You More Attractive

It's also kind of a cheeky/good idea for a T-shirt.<p>Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have made a startling discovery: what's printed on your T-shirt could have a large effect on your attractiveness to the opposite sex.<p>The study involved plain white T-shirts with the letter "T" printed on …

The Weird Way Alcohol Behaves In Space

Quantum tunneling holds a clue for one of the great mysteries of space chemistry.<p>A few years back, scientists discovered a giant cloud of hooch floating around in space. The 288 billion-mile cloud of gaseous methanol, an alcohol present in antifreeze and some moonshine presented a conundrum: How do …

Why This Guy Implanted Headphones In His Ears

For DIY biohacker Rich Lee, earbud implants are about more than self-expression: they're also a matter of survival.<p>Rich Lee, a 34 year-old salesman from St. George, Utah, and a self-described Grinder, recently had sound-transmitting magnets implanted in his ears. Paired with a media player and …

Why It Feels Like Your Phone Is Vibrating In Your Pocket When It Isn't

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzz*<p>How many times have you pulled your phone out of your pocket, thinking you felt a vibration that could mean any number of treats (Twitter replies, emails, phone calls, text messages, a turn in whatever game you're playing)? A a study found that 80 percent of respondents felt that …

Gravity-Defying Particles Travel Up A Waterfall

The expected rules of physics are no match for a determined tea leaf.<p>Back in 2008, Sebastian Bianchi, then a physics undergrad at the University of Havana in Cuba, was making tea when he noticed something that seemed to defy the most basic rules of physics: Tea leaves from his cup had floated …

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …

The Future Of Flight: Planes That Never Need To Land

Perpetual flight is going, so get ready for planes that just keep going and going and going...<p>In 1883, Nobel laureate John Strutt, a physicist and the third Baron Rayleigh, put forward a radical idea. He had been studying the mechanics of pelican flight and proposed that the birds drew energy from …

Help Scientists Solve Mysteries Of The Brain By Watching Worms Lay Eggs

Mark those eggs!<p>It's sort of like slapjack, but slower. You can now help science by watching 30-second videos of microscopic worms and hitting your keyboard when the worms lay eggs.<p>The project is part of a super-basic biology study that takes a first look at what different genes do. The worms are</i> …

The Snowden Effect, Continued

<b>And now the</b> whole world is made paranoid.<p>"We want to say to the nations of the world that President Evo Morales has been abducted by imperialism and is being held in Europe." Early Wednesday, Morales told journalists in the Vienna airport who asked about the delay that officials were "surely …

The Mess That Is Obamacare

All that's missingat this point is an unfortunate accident while docking in Lakehurst, New Jersey.<p>Now business has scored another win: They've gotten the mandate delayed from 2014 to 2015. The White House swears this is a one-year delay to streamline the reporting requirements. But business …

Open Doors for Women: How and When to Do It | The Art of Manliness

Readers email us surprisingly often with questions about opening doors for women. AoM readers are interested in being gentlemen and obviously …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

38 Vintage Conversation Rules | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875:</i> A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette <i>by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley’s rules may be</i> …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Get The Job You REALLY Want

Throughout my career I have made sure that I assess my own performance at regular intervals and I will also use the opportunity to ask myself whether …

What To Do On A Phone Interview

Recently, I received more than a normal level of questions from my clients about what to do on a telephone interview.<p>How is a phone interview similar …

More Morning Sex, Please!

Why you should start your day with a bang<p>Yes, the a.m. can lack certain erotic qualities—e-mail beckons from your phone, your breath isn't its most minty fresh, and the glare of sunlight might feel anything but seductive. Worst of all, you haven't had any coffee yet. Add in that some experts say …

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

Sculpt a Better Butt

Firm your rear and flatten your abs with these 10 easy, effective exercises<p>You're always busting it, saving it, covering it, or laughing it off, but how much time do you actually devote to sculpting your butt? Not enough.Pretty much anytime you're standing on two feet, your glutes and hamstrings …