Chris

237 Flips | 5 Magazines | 9 Likes | 1 Following | @kingchris27 | Keep up with Chris on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Chris”

Apple Responds to Hacker's Threat to Wipe Hundreds of Millions of iPhones

Apple is reassuring customers that its systems have not been breached while a hacker, or hackers, threaten to remotely wipe hundreds of millions …

A Marine explains the 4 steps to earning people's trust

"Spark: How to Lead Yourself and Others to Greater Success" author and Marine Angie Morgan shares 4 steps for establishing credibility. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>What makes somebody credible is your ability to trust them. And so, through "Spark" we written about four keys to</i> …

NASA's 'Impossible' EmDrive Could Actually Work, Even If It Breaks The Laws Of Physics

Even NASA doesn't know how it works.<p>NASA scientists have determined that an ‘impossible’ engine that could take us to Mars in just 10 weeks does …

Physics

These 500 Drones Flying In Formation Are The Fireworks Of The Future

No smoke, no explosives. See what your Fourth of July will look like once drones take over.<p>In the 18 minutes it takes to blow up 30-some tons of fireworks for the Fourth of July show on the National Mall in D.C., it costs the government more than 200 grand. Bigger shows–like the massive Macy’s show …

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

Self-help

Watch Dogs 2's Explicit Genitalia Will Be Removed, Ubisoft Says

After a player discovered and shared a picture of a vagina rendered in Watch Dogs 2, Ubisoft issued a statement to Polygon, saying it will remove the explicit texture.<p>"We're aware that one of the NPC models in Watch Dogs 2 is rendered in a way that is particularly explicit," Ubisoft said in the …

Neanderthal Sex Could Explain Why Europeans And Africans Have Different Immune Systems

Your family tree just got way more interesting.<p>Scientists investigating the immune system of modern humans have found significantly different …

Immune System

HugeDomains.com - Ourhealths.com is for sale (Ourhealths)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Web Traffic

This Is What Happens to Your Skin on a Run

The benefits of running seem to be endless: It can cut your risk of cardiovascular disease, tone your body, help you slim down, boost your mood…should we go on? But have you ever returned from a sweaty, heart-thumping workout and wondered: What's happening to my face while I'm working on my …

Skin Care

Scientists followed 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here's what they learned about success

Follow thousands of super-bright kids for four and a half decades and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest …

Pizza Hut's new 'Blockbuster Box' box is the perfect movie night companion

In a moment that I’m imagining featured at least one stoned executive, Pizza Hut came up with a genius<p>marketing gimmickidea for a dual-purpose pizza box that could keep your food warm (and in one piece) all while moonlighting as a smartphone-powered projector.<p>According to The Verge, each …

Olympic Committee Stops Short of Banning All Russian Athletes

A new report released Monday reveals just how widespread the country’s state-sponsored doping program was.<p>The Russian track and field team has already been banned from the Rio Olympics, but a new report released by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Monday led the organization to call for the …

Can Runners Save on Life Insurance?

Underwriters may reward your exercise habits, but they take a careful look at the total picture of your health.<p>The ad has likely snuck into your Facebook feed, asking, “Can You Run An 8 Minute Mile?” Runners have a “35% lower risk of all-cause mortality” and could qualify for lower rates on life …

The One Thing About Young Runners People Often Forget

Some runners start early in life, others later on. But a growing number of runners pound the pavement at a very young age and a few are breaking …

Marathons

Quantum Living: Epigenetics And Exercise: How Genes Take Shape To Change Your DNA One Workout At A Time

Are you ready for a DNA make-over that's guaranteed to help you get slimmer, stronger, happier and overall in great shape?<p>It's called Epigenetics, a cutting-edge new science that studies how our gene expression is influenced and changed by a whole host of factors--from diet, exercise, and …

Eat These Spring Favorites for Performance and Recovery

Load up on in-season items at your local farmers market (or grocery store) and reap the benefits.<p>While I usually savor a weekend sleep-in, I’ve recently started to set my alarm even earlier than usual on Saturday mornings. I like to finish my run just after the sun rises so I can dash inside, clean …

Nutrition

Kill All the Mosquitoes?!

To the naked eye, the egg of the <i>Anopheles gambiae</i> mosquito is just a dark speck, but under a 100-power microscope, it shows up as a fat, slightly …

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Announced, Watch First Trailer

After teasing a reveal for the past 24 hours, Bandai Namco today officially announced Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2. The game is coming out this year for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, though a specific release date was not specified.<p>An announcement trailer has also been released. Check it …

The Genetics of Training

Are you wired to respond to certain workouts more than others?<p>For the past few weeks, I’ve been discussing and debating with friends and colleagues a recent study on the genetics of training. The study in question was published in the journal <i>Biology of Sport</i> last month, by researchers affiliated …

Exercise

Steph Curry warmed up for Warriors-Thunder by going 5 for 5 from the logo

Is Steph Curry ready for the Western Conference finals? Most definitely, if some warmup shots he took before Monday’s Game 1 were any indication.<p>By “some warmup shots,” I mean “five attempts from the half-court logo at Oracle Arena.” And Curry made all five. Just ridiculous.<p>Oklahoma City already …

6 Real DNA Mutations That Make Ordinary People X-Men

Evolution is a fickle mistress. A little tweak here and a bear becomes a DiCaprio-mauling badass; a little tweak there and it's a pile of blubbery …

Over-dramatic trailer released for Matt Damon and Ben Affleck's running show

The official trailer for the reality show, <i>The Runner</i>, co-produced by actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, was released on May 9 and gives the public a …

US companies given permission to try and bring people back from the dead

Scientists in the US have been given permission to try and bring dead people back to life.<p>Initial tests will use a range of techniques on 20 subjects …

Artificial, Womb-Free Births Just Got a Lot More Real

Scientists have grown a human embryo for two weeks in a petri dish.<p>For the first time, scientists have managed to grow human embryos to at least 14 days old inside a petri dish. Their work has the potential to revolutionize our understanding of what makes us human—and it's the next step on the road …

Humans Could One Day Evolve to Live Forever

If jellyfish can do it, why can't humans?<p>It is a biological inevitability that just about every living organism will die—it's the <i>how</i> and the <i>when</i> that are up for debate. Some species barely make it to adulthood, while others go on for centuries. Ninety-nine percent of all species have already gone …

Biology

Runner’s high: the athletes who use marijuana to improve their training

Stoned marathon runners may seem like walking contradictions, but there are hints the drug and long-distance running could go hand-in-hand<p>Avery Collins speaks with the snow-bro drawl typical of many young Coloradans.<p>With his bloodshot, blue eyes peeking out from under blond curls and a low-slung …

Cannabis

Google has a crazy idea for injecting a computer into your eyeball

A patent filed in 2014 and published Thursday describes a device that could correct vision without putting contacts in or wearing glasses everyday.<p>But to insert the device, a person must undergo what sounds like a rather intrusive procedure.<p>Here's how it would work: After surgically removing a …

Lactic Acid Is Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

Modern studies suggest that it isn’t the troublesome waste product it was originally thought to be.<p>Scientists now dispute the notion that runners and other athletes have accepted for nearly a century—that lactic acid is a waste product of muscles overwhelmed by anaerobic energy demands. That theory …

University of California

Can Sprint Training Take the Place of Longer, More Moderate Exercise?

A headline-making study found sprinters reaped similar health benefits in much less time, but the results don’t render longer, slower runs obsolete.<p>If you were reading a health or medical journal, you might suspect the acronym SIT had something to do with obesity and sedentary lifestyles. It …

Mayo Clinic