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16 Incredibly Useful Google Products And Services You Didn't Know Existed

While those products and services sound amazing, you can't use them right now. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly useful that you might not even know existed.<p>For example, did you know that Google can guide you through your wedding?

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Set up 'Priority' mode on Android 5.0 Lollipop

A new do not disturb mode is part of the latest version of Android. Here's what you need to know.<p>After updating to Android 5.0 Lollipop, the first time you change the alert volume on your device you're likely to notice a few new options just below the volume slider.<p>The options are part of a new …

Android News

Don't call Timex's Ironman One GPS+ a 'smartwatch' (hands-on)

The last time we thought about Timex, we were still using landlines and adjusting the tracking on the VCR so that <i>Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze</i> would display properly. Remember "Indiglo"? That's still a thing, apparently! Anyway, Timex is making a smartwatch, though it's …

Smart earpiece with biometric sensors wants you to ditch your fitness bands

Yes, there are <i>a lot</i> of wearable devices that can monitor your activities and health, but an earpiece called SensoTRACK claims to be able to do it all. By "all," we mean it can measure respiration and heart rates, detect oxygen saturation in your body and provide an almost real-time blood pressure …

Hidden Google: 10 Fun Search Tricks

This is where the intro normally goes, but let’s be honest with each other about the nature of this relationship. You’re going to skip right over …

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20 Hot New Shoes For Summer

Hoka One One Clifton, $130<p>Maximalism doesn't mean chunky and awkward. The soft and resilient Clifton is ridiculously light, (7.9 oz. for men's size …

5 Moves to Sculpt Your Butt and Thighs

Exercise 1 Kneel to stand<p>Mimic the motion of a step-up—arguably the best booty blaster out there—without the need for a step. Begin in a half-kneeling position, one knee up and the other on the ground, hands on hips <b>(A)</b>. Shift your weight into the "up" leg, and press into the floor to come to a …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

5 Moves for Toned Arms and Shoulders

Exercise 1 Bent-over dumbbell rows<p>Pick up the heavy dumbbells and stand with your feet hip-width apart. Push your hips back (knees slightly bent) and hinge your torso forward, so it's approaching parallel to the floor <b>(A)</b>. (Keep your chest "proud" and don't let your lower back hunch forward.) Begin …

The Best Produce You're Not Buying

<b>Jalapeño Peppers</b><br>Instead of reaching for the familiar bell peppers, spice it up and go for a bright red, green or yellow skinny jalapeño pepper. This spicy alternative contains an antioxidant called capsaicin, which acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory and metabolism booster. Some studies have found …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

All the passwords you should change because of Heartbleed, in one handy graphic

The Heartbleed security flaw was fixed in the newest version of OpenSSL, but you should still change your passwords on all of the sites affected by the bug.<p>If you’re still not sure which sites were affected, we have the perfect chart for you, created by the “digital forensic specialists” at LWG …

10K Training: Run Your First or Fastest 10K

Maxwell designed 10-K training plans (one for beginners and one for intermediate runners) that will get you race-ready in just seven weeks. Each plan calls for four days of running per week, plus one day of optional cross-training.<p>So what are you waiting for? Sign up for a race, pick your plan, and …

Marathons

Walk Run Off the Pounds

The best part? You can print the entire workout plan to take wherever you go.<p><b>Week One</b><p><b>Monday</b><br>One Walk 10 minutes. Next 6 minutes alternate running 1 minute and walking 1 minute. Walk 4 minutes. Stretch.<p><b>Tuesday</b> <br>"Tone Zone" Strength Training Program.<br>Stretch.<p><b>Wednesday</b><br>Walk 10 minutes.<br>Next 8 minutes …

6 Reasons to Start Running

3. Your knees will thank you<p>Contrary to what your mom says, running doesn't wreck your joints. Osteoarthritis (the most common type of arthritis), occurs when joint-cushioning cartilage starts to break down. The biggest osteoarthritis risk factor besides age? Body weight. A National Health and …

Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies

10 Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies<p>Power up and slim down with these simple smoothie mix-ins<p>Smoothies are great, that's no secret. But when they pack protein, they're nothing short of magical. Why? Protein does it all: it keeps cravings at bay, boosts energy, revs your metabolism, …

6 Secrets for a Faster Metabolism

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Nutrition

Why Calories Don't Matter

The vast majority of conventional nutritionists and doctors have it mostly wrong when it comes to weight loss. Let's face it: If their advice were good and doable, we would all be thin and healthy by now. But as a general rule, it's not. And the mainstream media messages often confuse things even …

Nutrition

8 Mood-Boosting Foods That Can Cure a Bad Day

<b>Strawberries, Oranges, and Mango</b><br>Vitamin C has serious immune-boosting power, but did you also know that it can boost your mood? This powerful antioxidant has been shown to decrease depressive symptoms by helping your body stop the buildup of free radicals and recover faster from stress (talk about …