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Vive Focus VR update lets you take calls from the real world

Even though the Vive Focus won't be available outside of China until later this year, it's already getting a major update which will make it a lot more versatile. At the annual Vive Ecosystem Conference in Shenzhen just now, HTC announced that as of today, its standalone 6DoF (6 degrees of freedom) …

Virtual Reality

3 Apps That Will Improve Your iPhone (May 2018)

While Apple has been giving users some serious headaches over the past few months, we’re still as dedicated to the iPhone as ever. Call it naive …

Apps

This Is The Safest Hideout in a Zombie Apocalypse, According to Statistics

Nope, it's not a shopping mall.<p>In the event of a zombie apocalypse, it's imperative that you have a plan. If you're influenced by the movies, then …

Equations

These 35 Legendary Products On Amazon Prime Have Thousands Of Reviews

When it comes to Amazon Prime, I'm kind of obsessed. Ever since I signed up about a year ago, I've used that free two-day shipping perk more times I …

Free Shipping

NASA Astronaut Forgets GoPro SD Card on Spacewalk, Internet Has a Field Day

"Houston, I've got a question about the GoPro real quick?"<p>Ever been foiled by technology while trying to take pictures of something awesome? Don't …

Space Exploration

Animated Dungeons & Dragons Boards Look Like The Future

Paper? Cardboard? Plastic models? That’s some 20th century <i>D&D</i> shit. The adventures of the <i>future</i> look like this.<p>Dynamic Dungeons is a one-man effort …

Dungeons and Dragons

What Men Want: 7 Traits Men Look For In The Lady Of Their Dreams

Ad failed to load<p>For years, we've talked about finding the <i>right</i> woman <i>-- s</i>omeone we can ride the waves of life with, who will stand by our side for …

Relationships

Counter-terrorism

What if you could save an airport from terrorists, escape insurgents in South Sudan, and rescue civilians in an underground station all in one morning? With modern technology, the ability to recreate these scenarios within virtual and augmented reality is here, and we’re using it to help train …

Mixed Reality

Everything You Could Possibly Want To Know About Protein Powder

Working out the best protein powder for you is often more painful than legs day with a hangover. To find out what you actually need from a protein …

Nutrition

The best home security system

<i>By Rachel Cericola and Grant Clauser</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, it may earn affiliate commissions that support its work. Read the full article here.</i><p>After spending more than 40 hours researching and …

Home Security

I Tried Ryan Reynolds’ Insane ‘Deadpool 2’ Workout—and Now I Know Why He’s Shredded

We started with sandbag lunges.<p>Just a few days before <i>Deadpool 2</i> premiered around the country, I took a trip to New York City gym Drive 495 to meet up …

Workouts

What IS Worcestershire Sauce Really?

Ah, Worcestershire sauce. You use it in everything from Bloody Marys to beef stew, but do you actually know what’s in it? Heck, do you know how to …

Cooking

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

Employment

Jabra Elite 65t review: Put down your AirPods

Whether you like it or not, true wireless earbuds are having a moment. They actually have for a while now, and Apple's introduction of AirPods only added fuel to the fire. Most of the big names in audio have introduced models, following the path Bragi forged with the Dash back in 2016. While …

Consumer Tech

The Feel-Good Salad You'll Be Making On Repeat All Season

<i>We've partnered with California Avocados to share recipes that embrace the California approach to wellness. For the Los Angeles-based food blogger behind A Cozy Kitchen, that means letting local produce shine in fresh, seasonal dishes.</i><p>For me, feel-good food means recipes and ingredients that simply …

Healthy Eating

These Crispy Asparagus Fries Are Packed With Flavor — but Are Still Good For You!

<i>Lighten up your fries by swapping heavy potatoes with crunchy asparagus! Spears are tossed in cheesy nutritional yeast and almond meal for a dose of healthy fats and protein, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Spring is in the air with this garden-fresh French fry alternative. No need to sacrifice flavor to achieve …

Food

A Doctor Lays Out the Perfect 12-Week Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Feel Amazing

For pretty much anyone on the planet, the hardest part about losing weight is changing your diet. There are so many different paths to cleaning up what you eat, and there's no one-size-fits-all rule. To help you navigate the weight-loss waters, we spoke to Dr. Luiza Petre, a weight-loss and …

Nutrition

5 beer snacks you can make at home to impress your drinking buddies

Sweet Pharoah’s chariot, somebody stop me. It’s not enough I keep nagging you how to do stuff you’ve already been doing your whole life (“Press the toaster lever down firmly and resolutely with the right hand …”), now I’m telling you how to drink beer with your friends? Oh, for the love of ... …

Snacks

The Best Wearable Tech of 2018

Devices that do the thinking, analyzing, and recovery for you.<p>KuaiFit Earphones ($160)<p>Possibly the smartest stand-alone earphones we’ve ever used, the KuaiFit packs in a workout coach for running, cycling, and gym training without requiring you to pair it with your phone. It also monitors heart …

Wearable Tech

LEGO's Architecture Series Is Still So Good

I get it, there are lots of adults out there buying lots of LEGO, but for me, the best adult LEGO has always been the company’s fancy architecture …

Lego

The best virtual reality apps of 2018

If there’s anything we’ve learned from Hollywood movies, it’s that there’s only a matter of time before the machines inevitably become sentient, take …

Virtual Reality

Why the Apple Store Is Selling a Bike Helmet

The Lumos helmet’s integration with the Apple Watch makes a cool gadget even cooler—and shows us the promise of smartwatches.<p>When you head to the …

Smartwatches

Ready to Try the Keto Diet? Here's a 7-Day Meal Plan to Get You Going

They always say starting your diet is the hardest part. I agree that it is difficult to stop your old habits and transition into new ones, but I think there's something even harder. That's sticking to your new diet. You may be loving the diet, but sometimes it can get boring eating the same things …

Healthy Eating

The 50 Most Iconic Movie Posters Of The 1970s

Back when movie posters were an art form<p>Movie posters used to be an art form—back before movie studios started Photoshopping famous and attractive faces on one-sheets. And there was no better decade for the movie poster than the '70s, when the Hollywood system finally began to crumble and the …

Universal Pictures

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

Everything You Can and Can’t Eat on a Keto Diet

Nutrition

8 men and women once sealed themselves inside this enormous fake Mars colony for 2 years — here's what it's like today

A decade before Elon Musk founded his fast-rising rocket company, SpaceX, or spoke publicly about colonizing Mars, a different billionaire captivated the world with Biosphere 2.<p>Ed Bass, an oil tycoon, spent about $250 million to build and operate that facility as a proof-of-concept for a permanent, …

Physical Geography

Intermittent fasting may have 'profound health benefits'

Intermittent fasting has been gaining popularity among people looking to shed extra kilograms and maintain a healthy weight. Researchers argue that …

Holistic Medicine

Lebron James’ Ketogenic Diet Could Be Your Ticket To Becoming A Shredded Beast… But At What Cost?

"I'm not a celiac but..." Some call the Keto diet a celebrity-fad palatable only to cross-fit warriors and Bondi hipsters. Others reckon it's an …

Nutrition

Curious to Try the Keto Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces …

Nutrition