Michael Hamill

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How to watch Rio Olympics 2016 Live on the Internet

There are many online streaming channels available for sports fanatics to take advantage in order to watch Rio Olympics Live Online. You can find …

Splice launches rent-to-own pricing model for software synths

One by one, most software has succumbed to the cloud; Designers have Adobe, gamers have Steam, programmers have GitHub and now musicians have Splice .<p>Splice is launching a rent-to-own pricing model for software synths. Starting today, musicians will be able to use Serum from Xfer Records, to their …

Music Production

6 Things Obama Can Teach Us About Self-Care In Stressful Times

Here's how POTUS keeps his cool.<p>You are not the president of the United States. But chances are you too have real stressors in your life that make it feel as though the weight of the world is on your shoulders.<p>There’s a way to break free. Upon examining the daily routine of President Obama, it …

9 Innovations That Could Become the Next “Big Thing”

Halfway into 2016, it is clear that we are living in a new era of innovation. Beyond Silicon Valley, corporations and startup hubs worldwide are …

Taylor Swift and other big names join the music industry’s campaign against YouTube

The music industry is ramping up its campaign against YouTube .<p>Musicians, including Katy Perry and Billy Joel, sent a petition earlier this year to the U.S. Copyright Office to amend the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Now there’s an open letter to Congress signed by stars like Paul McCartney, …

Sony Music

The effect of poor sleep quality on mood outcome differs between men and women: A longitudinal study of bipolar disorder. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Sleep disturbance is bi-directionally related to mood de-stabilization in bipolar disorder (BD), and sleep quality differs in men and …

Sleep

Watch 13 Billion Years of Galaxy Evolution in Just 30 Seconds

A lot happened in the 13.8 billion years of our universe's existence, and now you can watch a fast-forwarded version of most of it.<p>The simulation …

Universe

Multiple Sclerosis could be reversed with calorie-restricted diet, study suggests

A calorie-restricted diet which mimics the effects of fasting may reverse the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and help repair the damage caused by the disease.<p>Scientists are so excited about the finding that they are moving to large human trials and are already recommending it for very ill patients …

$20 Water resistant, solar charging, 10000mAh power bank

For $20 I really like this new Matone dual USB battery pack! I haven't found anything better at this price.<p>The Matone battery is a great combo. I've …

Solar Charging

This Wearable Patch Monitors Blood Sugar and Injects Drugs

This little patch may look like a waterproof Band-Aid, but it’s much more intelligent than that. Its gold-and-graphene circuitry is capable of …

What is instant online credit? Everything you need to know

And just like that, Jeremy Bray found himself with a new line of credit for $1,500.<p>While shopping online last year, the 28-year-old entrepreneur decided to sign up for PayPal Credit to buy a $1,000-plus laptop. After a short application process, he was approved in less than a minute and even got …

Personal Finance

How to improve posture: 10 best buys

There’s more to good posture than sitting up straight. If you’re serious about improving the way you hold yourself you’ll need core strength, …

The Best Time Of Day To Exercise, Study, Eat, And Sleep

There's a peak period to do just about everything, and here's why.<p>Regardless of whether or not you're a routine-oriented person, your body likes to stick to a pretty tight schedule.<p>Scientists have long known that our bodies have internal clocks, which regulate the physical, mental and behavioral …

Innovative Wearable Chair Lets You Sit While You’re Standing

If your job involves standing for several hours at a time, then this innovative Archelis chair is just the productyou’ve been waiting for. The …

Wearable Tech

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally from France who has been called "the world's happiest man."<p>That's because he participated in a 12-year brain study on meditation and compassion led by a neuroscientist from the University of Wisconsin, Richard Davidson.<p>Davidson hooked up …

Portable Solar Generator

*** UPDATE to "Step 3: Solar panel & connections"I built this system because its fun, I'm a nerd and its fun. Did I mention its fun? I've been in …

8 Signs From CES That Our Sleep Is Going To Get A Lot Better

We’ve all been there. The slack jaw, the sluggish step, the dead-eyed stare. No, this isn’t lunch break on the set of “The Walking Dead” -- it’s what we look like after a night of terrible sleep, and unfortunately it’s a daily waking nightmare for millions of people. But we just might be able to …

8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

Tentrr Is the New Airbnb for Campers

One weekend last summer, Michael D’Agostino fled Manhattan for a campground in the Catskills, where he and his wife hoped to enjoy a respite from the city’s frenzy. He pitched his tent at the last available site, which happened to be near the bathroom and the parade of people passing in and out of …

This tiny drone costs $14 and is perfect for beginners

Christmas morning 2015 is going to be terrifying. Up to a million people—many of them children—are going to find drones under the tree, gifted to them by well-intentioned relatives who have no clue how dangerous these flying lawnmowers can be.<p>The thing about drones is that they can be very tricky …

Drones

21 Ways to Fall Asleep When Stress Creeps Over You

You’re so tired, you can hardly drag yourself through the clean-up from dinner. By the time 9pm rolls around, you fall into bed, grateful the day is …

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Seasonal Depression

It's more than just the winter blues.<p>For some, the winter is hardly "the most wonderful time of the year."<p>Seasonal affective disorder is a condition that affects nearly 10 million American adults and can make a few months out of the year feel downright unbearable. It's common to feel bouts of the …

Extreme Sleep Deprivation: How Navy SEALs Handle No Sleep

Navy SEALs may be some of the toughest people on the planet, but even an elite soldier doesn't do well without sleep.<p>Stew Smith, a former Navy SEAL, …

Quantum computing breakthrough: Engineers manage to write quantum code to silicon chip

Engineers have been able to successfully write the quantum version of a computer code to a silicon chip for the very first time – a breakthrough that …

Better sleep may be the key to treating depression, anxiety and schizophrenia

We are only beginning to unravel the genetic and biochemical basis of mental illness—a vague term including conditions as diverse as anxiety, depression, and mood and psychotic disorders. With millions of people suffering from such conditions, it is crucial that we find ways to improve diagnosis …

Mental Health

Lower Back Pain Relief With These 6 Stretches

Suffering from lower back pain is frustrating for anyone. Whether you’re a construction worker or an office manager, this affliction can affect …

China makes breakthrough in Li-Fi technology, with speed of 50 Gbps

China makes breakthrough in Li-Fi technology, with speed of 50 Gbps<p>BEIJING, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) -- A new Chinese breakthrough in visible light …

How to build cool stuff for the Internet of Things

<i>Digital artist</i> <i>Seb Lee-Delisle</i> <i>will deliver the opening keynote at</i> <i>Generate London</i> <i>on 21 September. The two-day conference will also feature Anton &</i> …

Understand your slumber better with the now-free Sleep Cycle

Many people struggle with not getting enough sleep, or not understanding their nighttime patterns. Several available apps are available that will …