Michael Ivison

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How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …

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Long-term travel: top tips for a fulfilling trip

Most of us have fantasised about ditching the daily grind of the office job and domestic duties for a one-way ticket to happiness. Now more people are taking action in striving for a more meaningful existence, and travel is at the top of the list.<p>The ease of leveraging digital technology is giving …

Infographic: What Beer and Coffee Do To Your Brain (And Which Makes You More Creative)

Now that you know where to go for the right kind of coffee or beer, it’s time to learn the right reason for either choice. According to Ryoko Iwata …

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The Paradox Of Doing More

How to truly get the most out of your time.<p>“To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endlessly.”― Henri Bergson<p>Between trying to survive, lead, and create with multiple simultaneous projects, it’s been a busy year. I am often asked how I manage to keep …

Kit: Climbing Mount Rainier

Polarfleece jackets and hiking boots may come in handy around the windswept concrete canyons of Manhattan or Minneapolis during the winter, but there …

Adventures in the Columbia River Gorge

The state border between Oregon and Washington is notable for one thing: a river runs through it. But not just any river – the mighty Columbia, the fourth-largest river in the US, flowing through a massive gorge that’s up to 1219m (4000ft) deep and over 128km (80mi) long. In this gorge, myriad …

Affordable Gear For Ages 20 to 30

Grownup Gear<p>These are the years when you probably have more time than money. What you need is affordable gear that’s both versatile and tough—like this stuff.<p>Armada JJs<p>Skis for the park, skis for the backcountry, skis for powder days. At some point you can have them all. Until then, Armada’s …

Shrugged Collective

This week’s hottest<p>The Bledsoe Show<p>The Bledsoe Show w/ Benjamin Bunn – Green Beret to CrossFit Gym Owner #94<p>TechniqueWOD<p>Shrimp Squats – Single Leg …

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Before You Grow Up: Be a Deckhand on a Luxury Yacht

To be clear, this is not cruise-ship work (which is terrible). Sign on to assist a private charter boat and you’ll polish chrome, sling drinks, and clean cabins, all while seeing the world (or at least Bermuda) from an extremely posh vantage. “It can mean 16-hour days when the owners are aboard, …

Gone Home

<i>Editor's note: this review may contain spoilers.</i><p>There's an interesting schism when it comes to opinions about Gone Home, a highly unusual game …

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M o k r o ï é - Introducing The Trial

KCRW Presents: Majical CloudzKCRW

Devon Welsh has an unmistakable presence as the singer for the Montreal duo Majical Cloudz, but producer Matthew Otto is just as vital to their live sound. When the two performed a set for KCRW's <i>Morning Becomes Eclectic</i>, they played off one another seamlessly, and often without eye contact. This …

10 Ab Training Mistakes You Need To Stop Making!

The rise of the core has led to a profusion of misinformation and confusion. Eliminate the training flubs that keep your abs in the shadows!<p>"The …

8 Gear Essentials That Will Save Your Life

It takes an expert to talk about survival gear, so we spoke with NOLS Wilderness EMT instructor Gareth Tate, who was convalescing after shearing his talus bone in half (he misread the first 15-foot drop of the Class V gorge of the San Joaquin's Devil's Postpile). Tate was evaced out for emergency …