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5 Guys Who Wake Up at 4 a.m. to Work Out Tell You How They Do It

Steal their secrets to seize the day and seize results<p>Squeezing in a workout before the rest of the world is even awake takes an extreme amount of willpower and dedication, and maybe a bit of insanity. But if you work at it, anyone can become an early riser, says <i>Men’s Health</i> sleep advisor W. …

Fitness

Up in the Air: Meet the Man Who Flies Around the World for Free

The boarding procedure has barely started at Chicago O’Hare, and Ben Schlappig has already taken over the first-class cabin. Inside Cathay Pacific …

University of Florida

These miniature scenes add a dose of whimsy to office life

Derrick Lin works in advertising, and sometimes the boredom and monotony of office life provides him with just the right kind of creative spark. Lin spends his spare time building small moments (literally small) that add a dose of much-needed whimsy to the daily struggles of a not-so-glamorous 9 to …

The 14 Best Data Visualization Tools

<i>Nishith Sharma is the co-founder of frrole, a social intelligence startup.</i><p>Raw data is boring and it’s difficult to make sense of it in its natural form. Add visualization to it and you get something that everybody can easily digest. Not only you can make sense of it faster, but you can also observe …

Top fashion designer shows off custom gold Apple Watch band

Renowned fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld showed off his Apple Watch Edition with the first band we’ve seen that isn’t available in stores. And the cost of the custom gold band has to be jaw-dropping.<p>Lagerfeld’s assistant posted a picture of the blinged-out Watch on his Instagram account today. …

Unified Weapons Master: Bloodless, high tech, full contact weapons fighting to debut in 2016

Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is the fastest growing sport on the planet – and the UFC, by some estimates, may be the world's most valuable sports …

Martial Arts

NuDock wants to charge your Apple Watch, iPhone and every other USB device you own

Apple Watch pre-orders kick off on Friday, which means you could have one on your wrist within a few short weeks. Big name brands have been slowly announcing accessories for Apple’s first wearable, but most have conservative designs and feature sets. Crowdfunding campaigns and smaller companies …

Death to Stock aims to be a stock photo agency like no other

David Sherry and Allie Lehman are not out to kill anything. But when they named their growing photo agency Death to Stock, they were sending out a pretty strong signal. Not with malice toward this segment of the photo industry, but a tongue-in-cheek invitation to any person who has ever had to …

British banks are finally securing their apps with Touch ID

In a U.K. industry first, two major banks in the United Kingdom are finally adding Touch ID identification to their iOS apps.<p>RBS and NatWest customers must activate the feature using their existing security information, but can use Touch ID after that. As with the Touch ID login on iPhone, users …

This Stunning App Made Me Wish All Textbooks Were On iPad

When I say textbook, you probably think something along the lines of “boring” or “meh,” but a new app called Earth, A Primer for iOS brings boring old geology textbooks into the addictive, interactive future.<p>The app is a beautiful way to explore the world and how it came to be. The app takes the …

Sesame | Wireless Proximity Mac Lock

Are you always concerned about protecting your computer content while working? If so the Sesame by Atama is probably the solution you´ve been looking …

Connectivity

Schlage's new smart lock lets you open your door with your voice

Smart locks are starting to become big business, with even Sony (Sony!) muscling in on the action. If, however, you'd like to buy a model from a company with any sort of reputation for security, then Schlage Sense might be the door furniture for you. Simply bolt this thing onto your front door and …

iPad heir: Prince William tells of son’s tablet love

President Obama’s not the only world leader to be a big iPad fan. According to a new report, Apple’s tablet also has a devotee in the world’s most famous royal toddler and future King of England, Prince George.<p>The revelation was made by the U.K.’s Prince William during his trip to the United …

In 2015, a state-issued iPhone app could be your ticket to drive

The wallet-free future Apple promised with the iPhone 6 might finally be upon us in 2015, but only if you live in Iowa.<p>The state’s Department of Transportation says it will be the first state to ever allow citizens to use an official state app that will serve as a drivers license and ID. Iowa’s …

Workflow pushes the limits of how powerful iOS can be

The ultimate barn-find: 60 rare vintage cars found rotting after 50 years in hiding

It’s been quite the year for “barn finds,” aka classic cars once forgotten and unloved being brought back to the limelight. We thought the rescue of …

myPORT app unlocks doors and calls elevators for you

There are plenty of systems that use an app-running smartphone instead of a key to unlock doors, such as UniKey and Lockitron. A new app not only …

Apps

Lollipop isn't making a dent in Android usage numbers (yet)

Now that Android 5.0 Lollipop is finally rolling out to devices around the globe, you might be wondering just how much of an impact it's making on the Android ecosystem. The short answer: not much. Google has released its latest Android usage stats, and Lollipop doesn't even register yet -- in …

Watch this haunting look at Chernobyl, as seen by drones

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The Art of Endurance: How to Boost Your Willpower

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>Last month, I came up with the brilliant idea of attempting to hold a forearm plank for fifteen minutes with just 30 days to train.<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>For those of …

15 Otherworldly Places You Have to See to Believe

<b>Three Sisters Volcano, Oregon</b><p>Have you ever looked at a photo and just couldn't believe what you were seeing? Today let's check out 15 of those places. Destinations that seem like they are not of this Earth. Lakes that seem like they belong on another planet. Mountains that appear like they were …

Bizarre Lego mash-up would make awesome posters

Buenos Aires based Alexandre Tisser imagines a series of prints for a new campaign titled, <i>Fiction meets Fiction</i>. Kids have been switching the heads …

Average Heel Heights Across The U.S.

The only sane women in the United States live in Nebraska, Kansas, and Maine. How do I know? These are the states where women buy the shortest heels–under 1.97 inches on average.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. Big data doesn’t lie.<p>The rest of you are totally crazy. It’s true. Big data doesn’t …

Florida

Bloodhound: Building the world’s fastest wheels

To travel at 1,000mph, you need to ride on some special wheels. David Robson discovers how the Bloodhound SSC project is cracking a dastardly design problem.<p>The Hakskeen Pan desert in South Africa is perhaps the emptiest stretch of land on Earth. As far as the eye can see, you will simply find the …

Apple Maps now lets small business owners add their own info

When Tim Cook apologized for Apple Maps in 2012, he promised to do everything to make the app better. The company's latest push to improve its navigation app involves putting all the small businesses it can on Apple Maps -- that is, with a little help from the owners themselves and a new portal …

Apple Finalizes HomeKit Hardware Specifications, Adds HomeKit Support to Apple TV

We're growing closer to the launch of the first hardware accessories that are compatible with Apple's HomeKit home automation platform, as the company has recently published the final Made for iPhone (MFi) specifications for hardware developers. With the completed specifications, hardware …

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

Art

Recommended Reading: Apple's Jony Ive talks design and the timepiece

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch</b><br>by Robert …

iPhone 6 laps Android competitors in multi-tasking speed test

The iPhone 6 comes armed with a fast new A8 processor, but some fanboys were disappointed to discover the new chip only sports 1GB, when most premium …

Samsung Galaxy S5

SVOne turns the iPhone into an eye test kit

Is there anything smartphones can't do? Besides have taken over our lives as communication and entertainment hubs, a growing use of the devices is in …

Medical Technology