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I Tried This Weird Wearable to Fix My Slouching. This Is What Happened

I’ve spent the last decade trying practically everything I can to fix my chronic neck pain. Chiropractor visits, acupuncture stabbings, daily yoga, massages and — thanks to my sister — I even have one of those weird acupressure mats.<p>But I say <i>almost</i> because I do one thing very wrong. I’m a …

Quick Look: Apple Pencil Pocket from GearCase

GearCase reached out after my previous post about my storage option for the Apple Pencil, and I’m really glad that they did. As accessible as my co-opted Pencil clip was for usage at a desk, it did feel a little precarious for storage in a full bag. The Pencil usually stayed in place, but it could …

IPad Pro

Using a Coiled Horizontal Pen Clip for Storing the Apple Pencil

I was examining different ways to hold my Apple Pencil on the Smart Keyboard of my iPad Pro. It’s a difficult thing to pull off because the keyboard folds up in a lot of different ways, and finding the right spot to mount the Pencil has been challenging.<p>I was originally thinking of purchasing one …

IPad Pro

How to Create Passive Income Using Your Expertise

Across the world, entrepreneurs are rushing online in an attempt to make money. It’s the new gold rush, and many are packing their bags and heading …

Small Business

Pad&Quill Oxford Leather 9.7-Inch iPad Pro Case with Apple Pencil Holder

Pad&Quill’s classic Oxford leather case has covered Apple’s latest 9.7-inch iPad Pro. With its premium materials, the iPad Pro case provides stylish …

IPad Pro

Magnet Flip Wallet iPhone Case

Magnet Flip Wallet iPhone Case<p>Available for iPhone 6/6s (4.7"), iPhone 6/6s Plus(5.5") ,iPhone 7/8 (4.7") and iPhone 7 Plus/8 Plus (5.5")<br>• Made of high …

How to watch local live TV on Apple TV with an HDHomeRun + antenna combo

It is possible to legally watch free over the air terrestrial television via the Apple TV. This can easily be accomplished by connecting an HDHomeRun …

Smart TV

How the Illuminati Stole the Mind, Soul, and Body of Hip-Hop

The true story of how an 18th-century secret society came to dominate today’s music industry (allegedly).<p>Have you noticed how a lot of musicians have …

How that infamous bear-attack scene in 'The Revenant' was made, and other secrets of the movie revealed

That's where legendary production designer Jack Fisk comes in. He's best known for the beautifully designed period settings in movies like "The Thin Red Line," " The New World," and "There Will Be Blood" over his three-decade career.<p>Here, Fisk reveals some of the secrets behind the making of "The …

Native Americans

20 More Plot Holes in 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'

<i>Disney/Lucas Films</i><p><b>Warning: Major spoilers ahead for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</b><p>This past Monday, I published an article entitled "40 Unforgivable Plot Holes in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>." I wrote that while I loved the film, I'd found in it so many plot holes that I'd felt compelled to do …

Star Wars

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Real Estate

Home Theater Software Showdown: Kodi vs Plex

Who needs Netflix? With home theater apps like Plex and Kodi, you can roll your own sweet-looking library with all the TV shows and movies <i>you</i> like, …

Smart TV

Giving Thanks For The Care That Saved My Son's Life

I did not give birth in Tanzania, although some people had asked me if I would, given my professional focus on maternal healthcare in the country. Despite impressive improvements being made to the quality of care in Tanzanian facilities by Kupona Foundation’s sister organization, CCBRT, …

Pregnancy

78 years ago, a journalist studied 500 rich men and boiled down their success into 13 steps

At the peak of Andrew Carnegie's career, he crossed paths with an impressive journalist named Napoleon Hill, who he trusted to document — and share with the world — the strategies that turned him into one of the wealthiest and most successful businessmen of all time.<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that …

Self-improvement

Gorgeous Apple Watch stand may be more than you need

It’s hard to resist the allure of a fancy Apple Watch stand, especially if you want to take advantage of watchOS 2’s awesome Nightstand Mode. Sena’s Travel Case and Stand is one such premium accessory, and how useful it’ll be to you depends on what kind of relationship you have with your smartwatch.<p>…

NHS may create new tier of health worker to help registered nurses cope

‘Nurse associates’ would care for patients under supervision of graduate staff, says head of NHS recruitment body, but unions warn that plan risks diluting skills<p>The NHS is considering creating a new type of health professional to help nurses cope with their growing workloads, the head of the body …

Radiation Therapy

10 Best iOS MKV Players For iPhone And iPad

Here’s a list of 10 best iOS MKV file format video players for iPhone and iPad. These apps will allow you to watch videos right on your device in the …

How to create a HTML signature and add it to your email accounts on your iPad

File this one under something I’ve thought about many times, but never actually looked into how to complete. I came across this tutorial from our friends over at iDB from last week, and thought that it was such a useful feature, I wanted to share it with everyone here. I don’t know about you, but …

Safari (Browser)

Tidal vs. Spotify: My four weeks with Jay Z's streaming service

Commentary: Unless you're in an elevator, I don't think music should be free. I gave streaming music service Tidal a spin to see if its musician-centric business model could replace my Spotify subscription.<p>Tidal made a splash in the streaming music scene thanks to its celebrity-studded re-launch …

4G LTE

10 'Star Wars' gadgets for a Forceful 'May the Fourth' (pictures)

Gear & Gadgets

Star Wars wallpapers for iPhone and iPad

Star Wars Celebration ends today after a lot of stirrings in the Force. During the previous few days, both the newest Episode VII and Battlefront …

Chewbacca

Silent Hills' future is up in the air, but we're still trying to figure out P.T.

Ever since the surprising rumors that creator Hideo Kojima may be leaving Konami following the release of <i>Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain</i>, it's unclear if the recently-revealed <i>Silent Hills</i> is still coming or not. That's a real bummer. But what about <i>P.T.</i>, the bizarre and awesome free short game …

Health Care

The Handmade Wool Felt iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Cases

The iPhone wallet not only holds your daily essentials, but also delivers a cozy touch feeling. If you like the feature, let’s go on for the handmade …

Mobile Technology

Adobe’s Slate Is A Visual Storytelling App For The iPad

With Slate, Adobe is launching a new text- and photo-centric storytelling app for the iPad today.<p>About a year ago, Adobe launched Voice, its first standalone storytelling app that lets users record their own stories and then illustrate them with images (the Voice app is also getting an update …

Apps

LG Watch Urbane LTE to launch in South Korea on March 27

The LTE capable smartwatch is the first wearable in its class that supports the fast transfer of data supported by LTE. Since the watch sports its …

Mobile Technology

The 10 best moments from Will Ferrell's spring-training adventure

It's safe to say that, thanks to the social-media age, no baseball event has been documented like Will Ferrell's epic #FerrellTakesTheField …

Here's the budget of a 26-year-old who plans his spending 5 years in advance

"I basically started to see how long it would take to save for the major life goals, like buying a house, getting married, and having kids," the 26-year-old industrial engineer explains.<p>Gilmore, who is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee, finds the most effective budgeting strategy is looking ahead, …

Personal Finance