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50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

Middle School

LED smart shoes turn your dance into a light show

A pair of shoes is fitted with around 100 individual LEDs and advanced motion sensors for a light show that responds to your movements as you dance.<p>They're like those light-up shoes that you had when you were a kid -- the ones that blink and flash, activated by the pressure of your tread -- but …

Arduino

Westside Grappling: Applying the Conjugate Method to BJJ

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu has been referred to as human chess for a good reason. <b>What makes BJJ difficult to grasp is the unlimited number of possibilities</b> …

Back Pain Treatment: 4 Core Exercises You Should Know

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Aside from the food you eat, exercise is one of the most important factors in being free from chronic disease. It is also something …

The Training Advice to Help You Build More Strength, Power, and Muscle

With a "fixed" weight, you can explore strength, power, and bodybuilding (in that order). You must master a movement before you move on. Today, most trainees skip steps one and two. They only train for hypertrophy—the increase of lean body mass—three days a week. Unfortunately, they don't see …

The Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises

Here's what you need to know...<p>To continually gain strength using nothing but your own body weight, you have to put yourself at a mechanical …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: PhotoMath, Source

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Apps

Android 5.1 Lollipop is official with new features and bug fixes

Google has made Android 5.1 Lollipop officially official, over a month after it began appearing on Android One devices in Indonesia. The update is …

Android Lollipop

Three things you should know about USB Type-C

A new standard of USB is coming to market this year, and it's hard to not be impressed with the progress made since the version that was released in 2008. Here are the things you'll want to know about USB Type-C.<p>Whether you're excited about today's news from the Apple event, or you are looking …

USB Type-C

Strong U.S. jobs data stirs Fed rate hike expectations, hits stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks rose on Monday on the back of billion-dollar M&A deals, while U.S. and euro zone bond prices rose as the European Central Bank started its bond-buying program.<p>A man riding on a bicycle looks at an electronic board showing the Japan's Nikkei average outside a …

Stock Markets

Iranian General Promises Robot Soldiers

They'll be crude, rudimentary, and remote control, just like the rest<p>In the near future, when the Islamic Republic of Iran goes to war, it will do so accompanied by robotic soldiers, an Iranian general said earlier today. Reported in Iran’s state-owned Fars News Service, it’s a scary-sounding …

Robotics

Senators will introduce a federal medical marijuana bill tomorrow

Kirsten Gillibrand, Rand Paul, and Cory Booker will introduce a Senate bill to legalize medical marijuana under federal law tomorrow, various outlets are reporting. This bill would mark an unprecedented push to legalize medical use drug on a federal level. We've seen a handful of states (and the …

Cannabis

Propaganda video may be a cover for Mosul Museum looting

Many questions were raised by the shocking recent propaganda video showing<p>Islamic Statejihadists smashing statues, both authentic antiquities and gypsum reproductions, inside Iraq’s Mosul Museum and at the ancient Ninevah archaeological site nearby.<p>Most important is the absence of an accurate …

Archaeology

AirAsia flight to Singapore goes missing with 162 passengers on board

Hopes were fading on Sunday night for the safe return of 162 people aboard the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 after the first day of the search was called off in Indonesia owing to failing light. The government in Jakarta said it did not “dare to presume what [had] happened” to the aircraft.<p>In what …

Diamonds.net - Stellar Diamonds Prepares Baoulé Rough for Sale in Antwerp

The London Diamond Bourse (LDB) has appointed Alan Cohen president, succeeding Menachem Prager, it said

Belgium