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10 Amazing Ways People Are Using The Oculus Rift Today

Now, two years and a $2 billion acquisition later, the device is being used for much more than video games.<p>The Oculus Rift, created by Oculus VR, is a virtual reality 3-D headset that uses 360-degree head tracking to make it feel like you're inside a different world.<p>For example, looking to the left …

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The concept cars that helped shape the future

Fantastical automobiles like the Norman Timbs 1947 Special pictured above may have never entered mass production but the same cannot be said of the ideas they inspired. <i>Dream Cars: Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas</i> is an upcoming exhibition showcasing concept cars made over the last 80 years or so. …

The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a glimpse into the future of OS X, iOS 8, and the developer tools that bring them to life. This is the rare event where a man can get on stage and write code for ten minutes while thousands of developers watch in stunned silence before …

A Spaceship For The Sea

This vertical structure will allow scientists to better study the ocean.<p>Scientists know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than they do about our own seafloor. Which helps explain the grand vision of the French architect Jacques Rougerie, who’s designed an ocean-going laboratory that …

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Amazon’s new Fire Phone is a 4.7-inch device with 3D effects

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>As expected, Amazon (s amzn) launched its first smartphone at an event in Seattle on Wednesday. Amazon is calling its device …

10 Common Habits That Hurt Your Skin

We're not talking obvious skin sabotage like chain-smoking Pall Malls or sprawling in a tanning bed. Some habits, like enthusiastic exfoliation and loading on anti-agers, are actually good practices gone wrong. However, with the expert tips and fixes below, "it's surprising how much the skin can …

5 Mental Skills You Need to Get Through ANY Workout

You've got more in you—here's how to find it.<p>When you're dripping sweat, your heart is pounding, and your legs are on fire, finishing a workout is <i>tough</i>. Whether it's trucking through that last mile, squeezing in that last rep, or staying in that yoga pose for 10 more seconds, we've all been …

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8 Summer Skin-Care Mistakes You're Probably Making

<b>Mistake #2: Using Your Towel to Rub Yourself Dry</b><br>What you do when you get out of the shower is just as important as what you do in it. Exhibit A: how you dry yourself with your towel. "Rubbing can lead to skin irritation," says Zeichner. And that would be a bummer when all you're covering up with is …

7 Ways to Make Your Pores Look Smaller

<b>Keep Your Face Clean</b><br>That means cleansing twice a day with a pH-balanced cleanser, says dermatologist Kavita Mariwalla, M.D. Consider using a facial brush like Clarisonic Aria Sonic Cleansing ($199, clarisonic.com) or the Olay Professional Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System ($22, walmart.com).<p><b>Wear</b> …

The Food That Tons of Slim People Eat at Least Twice a Day

Milk, in particular, was a major factor affecting the size of people's waists: Daily milk drinkers were significantly less likely to be obese than non-drinkers—an association that only applied to women. The caveat? There was a BMI benefit only when the milk contained less than 3.4 percent fat …

Hikes Near Me: 25 Gorgeous Hikes Across the Country

25 Gorgeous Hikes You Have to Do in Your Lifetime<p>Allow us to introduce you to your hiking bucket list<p>Research shows that spending time outside is vital to our health—and that exercising outdoors is more satisfying and can burn more calories. Luckily, you can get a workout and a hefty dose of …

Stress Management: 6 Ways to Manage Stress

<b>How Stress Impacts the Body</b><br>It's not news that stress can negatively impact your health. In the short term, people who experience stress are more likely to report headaches, stomach problems, anxiety, and decreased productivity. Stress can also affect memory and cognitive performance: You're more …

The Strange Thing That 20 Percent of Women Are Turned On By

The site surveyed over 1000 women ages 35-44, but we're guessing this isn't the most scientific of data—after all, these were all women who were shopping for shoes online to begin with. That said, there are probably plenty of women who take their high heel obsession this seriously (Carrie Bradshaw …

The Place You're Most Likely to Be Stressed

Researchers at The Pennsylvania State University recruited 122 employed men and women for the research. Six times a day for three days, the participants completed both subjective, self-reported stress and happiness assessments and objective stress measurements (via saliva samples for levels of …

5 Signs You Should Be Eating More Protein

<b>Your Hair is Falling Out</b><br>Protein is the building block of all of your cells—your hair follicles included. "If your hair follicles are strong, they keep your hair on your head, despite the tugging we do all day and the wind going through your hair," says Blatner. But if you're chronically skimping on …

The 8 Best Foods to Eat While You're Sick

It's important to stick to your regular eating schedule when you're sick. Why? Consuming fewer calories than normal can restrict your body's ability to heal. In fact, studies suggest that reducing your calorie intake when you're sick worsens symptoms and extends recovery time.<p>While a nasty cold or …

5 Excuses You Should Stop Making for Not Eating Healthier

To help you avoid that fate, we asked Keri Gans, R.D., author of <i>The Small Change Diet</i>, for the top excuses she sees her patients make again and again—and how to fix them. Dare we say it: You officially have no excuse to eat crap food now!<p><b>Excuse 1: "My friends and family don't eat healthy."</b> <br>It's …

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …