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Someday Soon You May Swallow A Computer With Your Pill

What if you could swallow a computer the size of a poppy seed, and it could report back exactly if and when you took a medicine while recording how your body responded to the drug?<p>It sounds crazy, but the tiny computers exist. It sounds dangerous, but they were approved by the Food and Drug …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

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Why not even exercise will undo the harm of sitting all day—and what you can do about it

A large review recently published in The Journal of the National Cancer Institute confirms what we’ve been hearing for years: Sitting can be fatal.<p>It’s been linked to cancer, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. In this latest meta-analysis, Daniela Schmid and Michael F. Leitzmann of the …

Chromecast will use ultrasonic sounds to pair your TV with your friend’s phones

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Now this is cool: Google’s (S GOOG) Chromecast team has found an interesting way to pair Chromecast streaming …

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Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our …

The Mad-Genius Paradox: Creativity Could Be Tied To Both Sanity And Madness

Researchers love to argue about whether there’s a link between creativity and mental illness. What if both camps are right?<p>You can probably recite, off the top of your head, at least a few creative geniuses who seemed out of their mind. We used Sylvia Plath, Vincent Van Gogh, and Michael Jackson as …

Whyd’s song bookmarking app is Pinterest for music lovers

Are you running short of inspiration when it comes to new music to listen to? Whyd may be able to help.<p>The popular music bookmarking tool has just made the leap from desktop to mobile, with the launch of its official iOS app. Giving you the key to a community of music curators interested in sharing …

Lenka Might Be The Black-And-White Photographer’s Dream App

Photo apps have evolved from adding filtering, to being social, to smashing up the two. Instagram grew like a weed based on this philosophy. EyeEm has grown by making your feed of friends’ photos look so good, you know you just have to take great photos as well (there’s some clever algorithms at …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

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5 Questions Everyone Should Ask A Trainer

<b>How long should it take me to achieve my goals?</b><br>While there's no one-size-fits-all answer to this one, the trainer will be able to give you a basic timeline on which you'll see results. "It's important to rule out any unrealistic expectations you might have about what you can accomplish over the …

Exercise Snacking: How to Make 1 Minute of Exercise Work Like 30 Minutes

Think of exercise the same way you think of food, and break it up into snack-sized sessions rather than marathon ones. That’s the message of the …

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The 10 Best American Cities For Foodies

Travelers love to eat. That's why, every year in our Readers' Choice Survey, we ask our readers to rate the U.S. cities that have the best restaurants. This year, we were surprised by some of the winners in our Top 20. We think you will be too. Agree with their picks? Disagree? Want to see your …

The Thai Basil Is the New Popsicle! Make Them This Summer With Our Tutorial

This milk-based fruit pop is the dessert du jour at Brooklyn eatery Nightingale 9. Make them from home using our step-by-step guide …

Book Buzz: Excerpt from Meg Wolitzer's new YA book

Author Meg Wolitzer (<i>The Interestings</i>) is venturing into the world of young adult fiction.<p>Her new book, <i>Belzhar,</i> based on Sylvia Plath's <i>The Bell Jar</i>, will be published by Dutton Children's Books on Sept. 30.<p><i>Belzhar</i> is set at The Wooden Barn, a boarding school for "emotionally fragile and highly …

10 Must-See Art Shows To Hit Up This Week - PAPER

Bling aficionados may appreciate <b>Gallery 151</b>'s (132 West 18th Street) debut solo exhibition of works gilded in 24-karat gold by <b>Lina Viktor</b> opening on Thursday, May 22nd, 7 to 9 p.m. <br>Wear your "I Survived Frieze 2014" tee-shirt and check out some of this week's art openings. There's not as much …

Casino Magnate Steve Wynn Paid $28 Million For A Statue Of Popeye The Sailor Man

Steve Wynn, of Wynn Resorts, was the lone bidder on the 7-foot tall statue at a Sotheby's auction on Wednesday evening.<p>Steve Wynn, the casino magnate, just paid a cool $28.2 million for this 7-foot tall statue of Popeye the Sailor Man holding a can of spinach.<p>Wynn was apparently the lone bidder on …