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Climber Eva López Has a PhD in Finger Strength

In the climbing world, there’s no shortage of options for planning your training. But Spanish climber and coach Eva López’s program, sold with her training boards, might be the most thoroughly tested. After all, it was the subject of her PhD thesis.<p>López, 47, lives in Toledo, Spain. She first got …

12 great sci-fi books to read before they become TV shows

Science-fiction literature has always been fertile ground for movies and television, with generations of screenwriters and directors finding …

Science Fiction

The best water fountain for cats and dogs

<i>By Rebekah Valentine</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>A source of clean, running water encourages pets to drink—which …

DirecTV Now Deal: Get Free Apple TV 4K When You Prepay $105 for 3-Month Subscription

- Feb 12, 2018<p>DirecTV Now has sweetened their Apple TV 4K deal, offering a free 32GB model of Apple’s 4K set top streaming box when you pay up front …

How to Get Your iPhone's Battery Replaced at Apple Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider

Apple has reduced the price of battery replacements for the iPhone 6 and newer to $29, down from $79, as part of its apology over a lack of communication about the power management changes it made starting in iOS 10.2.1. The discount is effective immediately and available until the end of …

The Best Software Companies To Work For In 2018, According To Glassdoor

• 62% of all employees working for Software 500 companies would recommend their company to a friend, up from 61% in 2015.<br>• 76% of all employees working for Software 500 companies approve of their CEO today, up from 73% in 2015.<br>• Aconex Limited, The Trade Desk Inc. (NASDAQ: TTD), HubSpot (NYSE: HUBS), …

Employment

The 7 Books Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says You Need to Lead Smarter

The well-read CEO recommends books that have informed his own thinking and that of his team at Microsoft in formulating the company’s turnaround.<p>If you spend time with Satya Nadella—as I did on several occasions this year while researching our new cover story on the dramatic impact he’s had on …

Ignore the Snobs, Drink the Cheap, Delicious Wine

So-called natural wines have recently supplanted kale as the “it” staple of trendy tables — the “latest in holier-than-thou drinking,” according to The Financial Times. Farmed organically and made with minimal intervention, the wine in these special bottles is not to be confused with what one …

Fortress at the End of Time is a brilliant throwback to classic science fiction

A multilayered and thoughtful short novel<p>When a soldier is stationed at the furthest human outpost in the galaxy, he’s confronted with an incredible challenge: staying alive in a meaningless existence, hoping to one day be promoted to a better location.<p>Joe M. McDermott’s new short novel <i>The Fortress</i> …

The best washer and dryer

<i>By Liam McCabe</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best homewares. When readers choose to buy The Sweethome's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After more than 100 hours …

Amazon upgrades its Prime credit card with 5 percent cashback

Amazon and Chase Bank’s Prime credit card has simple appeal: every time you buy stuff from Amazon you get money back (in the form of points) for further purchases. The card has been around for a few years now, but today got a neat little upgrade: instead of getting 3 percent cashback on Amazon …

33 science fiction and fantasy books that everyone will be talking about in 2017

Better make some space on your shelves<p>We’ve already taken a look at what novels are hitting bookshelves this month, but 2017 promises to be a huge year for science fiction and fantasy literature as a whole. There’s going to be some great reads from debut authors, while some of the best names in the …

Blink's newest security camera can be hidden in a tree

Wave hello to Blink’s truly wireless outdoor cam<p>Today Blink is announcing its first outdoor camera: the $119 Blink XT. Blink is a newcomer that's quickly making a name for itself with tiny, low-cost security cameras that are truly wireless thanks to their ability to run for two years or more off a …

11 science fiction adventures to escape into this Thanksgiving holiday

Here’s the scene: your family is coming in from all parts of the country for the big day. It’s great to see everyone, but you honestly would rather deal with them through Facebook this year. You need a quick and easy way to escape the crowd, so you power up your e-reader and jump into a new …

ARM: Britain's most successful tech company you've never heard of

Without ARM, the iPhone and other smartphones wouldn’t work. Hardly anyone knows it – and that’s just how Cambridge’s ‘Silicon Fen’ company likes it<p>In a loose collection of offices on an underwhelming business park outside of Cambridge sits Britain’s most successful technology company, ARM. You’ve …

How to Cut a Clip Out of a Video on an iPhone or iPad

iPhones and iPads offer a built-in way to cut clips out of videos and trim them without installing any third-party apps. This is useful when you want …

The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

<b>By Leigh Gallagher</b><p>Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>June 26, 2015, 9:00 AM EDT<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership …

How to find out your MacBook battery cycle count

The life expectancy of a notebook battery is mostly based on the battery cycle count. Once that battery cycle count has reached the limit set by the …

Batteries

Inside Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh's radical management experiment that prompted 14% of employees to quit

On March 24, Zappos' 1,500 or so employees got a memo from CEO Tony Hsieh.<p>"This is a long email," it began. "Please take 30 minutes to read through the email in its entirety."<p>It concerned the retailer's transition to "Holacracy," a manager-free operating structure that is composed, in theory, of …

Team Building

A true WSOF slugfest

With another action-packed month of MMA in the books, MMAjunkie takes a look at the best fights from March. Here are the five nominees, listed in …

Where to store all your iPhone photos when you run out of space

Photos & Videos routinely show up in the top two to three apps when it comes to how much storage space is being used on my iPhone. If you happen to …

The 12 Best Games on the iPhone

You’ve got yourself an iPhone and you want to play some games on it. You might not want to just plunge into the App Store—it’s a jungle, full of …

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.<p><b>GMAIL HACK #1 UNSEND</b><p>Have you ever pressed send only to regret it moments later because of a …

Gmail

What's on Ally's iPad Air 2 right now!

<b>Wallpaper</b> - I change my wallpaper quite often on my iPad. The one I'm currently rocking is an amazing image I found on Google of Westminster and Big …

How I use iOS apps to manage my calendar and daily tasks

I’m sure I’m not alone in thinking that my work day is chaotic. There never seems to be enough time, and keeping track of where I’m supposed to be …