Mark Carter

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How the “internet of things” will replace the web

<i>The second in a series.</i><p>We’ve already written about why 2014 is really, finally the year that the “internet of things”—that effort to remotely control every object on earth—becomes visible in our everyday lives.<p>But most of us don’t recognize just how far the internet of things will go, from …

Internet of Things

Train Like A Champion: Technique, Habits and Positivity in Weightlifting

Possibly the biggest mistake I see people making with regard to technique training is simply not investing enough time into the training itself. With …

Injury Prevention in Running

<b>1. Know your limits.</b><p>Increase mileage gradually. Do not do too much too fast or too soon.<br>Try to increase one variable, either speed or distance at no …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

BBQ

10 Great Books to Get Boys Reading

Do you have a hard time getting your boys into books? We put together a list of new and old classics that your older elementary aged boys will surely …

Books

Simple Strategies to Support Creativity at Home

In such a rapidly developing world, creativity is quickly becoming a sought-after trait. Did you know that creative thinking promotes …

Creativity

With Shine, Misfit Says It Has Made a Wearable You’ll Actually Want to Wear

This week, a small, round, metal device will go on sale in the Apple Store. It has little lights on it. You snap it into a wristband or necklace, or …

Wearable Tech

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

How Google has been making Android a safer place since 2012

Last year in June, Google brought Android Jelly Bean 4.1 to the world. It was a wonderful day, too. It brought with it Project Butter, which spelled the end for lag for a lot of people. Android was running smoother and more complete than ever. Who’d have known that just a year later, we’d be …

Apps

Black Americans Welcome Obama's Entry To Race Discussion

As soon as he made his remarks on race Friday, President Obama was part of an intense conversation around the nation.<p>In dozens of cities across the country on Saturday, protesters held coordinated rallies and vigils over the not-guilty verdict in the shooting death of unarmed 17-year-old Trayvon …

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.<p>1. Customization is effectively free with 3D printing<p>The upsides of 3D printing are …

3D Printing

Obama: 'Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago'

President Barack Obama made a surprise appearance at the White House Friday to discuss African-Americans' reaction to last weekend's verdict in the George Zimmerman case, saying that "Trayvon Martin could have been me 35 years ago."<p>"You know, when Trayvon Martin was first shot, I said that this …

Sorry, Dropbox: The Hard Drive Is Here To Stay

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston recently declared, “We are replacing the hard drive.”<p>To illustrate his point, he even invoked a Hollywood example: “Tom Cruise in <i>Minority Report</i> is not carrying around a thumb drive or logging into Gmail to pick up his attachment.” Maybe so, but the actor has another famous …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

Mysteries of 'obesity gene' revealed, could yield new ways to fight hunger

An obesity gene that affects one in every six people could be partially treated thanks to a new study that's finally determined how it works. Researchers led by Rachel Batterham at University College London were looking into an obesity gene, known as FTO, and found that it caused people with a …

Late nights 'sap children's brain power'

<b>Late nights and lax bedtime routines can blunt young children's minds, research suggests.</b><p>The findings on sleep patterns and brain power come from a UK study of more than 11,000 seven-year-olds.<p>Youngsters who had no regular bedtime or who went to bed later than 21:00 had lower scores for reading and …

University College London

Build a Thicker Back in 28 Days

Here's what you need to know...<p>You will make very fast progress by performing a concentrated back specialization program for four to six weeks.<br>• Back …

Workouts

Hit Your Peak: 8 Tips For Max Muscle

You've been under the bar for a while, but you're a little disappointed—you haven't built the size or achieved the shape you so desperately want. …

Plan To Grow: Master 5 Secrets For A Better Bulk

I'm talking to you, hardgainer. I see you there, beating your head against the wall, trying to force your muscles to grow. A bunch of forum posters …

Rainbow Smoothie Recipe

Smoothies make a delicious meal or supplement to a meal, and they are a nice sweet treat without the guilt. They are fairly inexpensive to make and …

Healthy Eating

Bosch offers $3,000 wireless chargers to Leaf and Volt owners

Bosch recently released an $450 charging solution for EVs, but if you want to go wireless, it's going to cost you a lot more. The company has formed an exclusive partnership with Evatran for the distribution and installation of its wireless chargers for the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt. Each Plugless …

The astounding athletic power of quadcopters | Raffaello D'Andrea

National Geographic Magazine

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10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom official: specs, features, pricing and release date

Samsung on Wednesday announced the latest member of the Galaxy S4 family, the Galaxy S4 Zoom, confirming recent rumors and leaks in the process.<p>The most recent Galaxy S4 Zoom image leaks were right after all, we’re indeed looking at a bulkier phone that’s similar in part to the Galaxy S4 Mini and …

Phones