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How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

39 of the best secret categories on Netflix and how to find them

Netflix has an insane amount of content, but it's not always easy to find what you want.<p>The categories Netflix gives you access to are broad, which is made more frustrating by the knowledge that Netflix splits movies and TV shows into incredibly specific micro-categories.<p>Luckily, it's pretty easy …

Jennifer Lawrence spy thriller 'Red Sparrow' doesn't quite take off

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Russian accent is only one of the challenges Jennifer Lawrence must struggle to overcome in "Red Sparrow," a slick if slightly overstuffed spy thriller, plucked from a long line of cinematic femme fatales. The movie gets a classy lift from its supporting cast, but -- serving primarily as …

Red Sparrow

Best Exercises to Get Rid of Man Boobs

"Man boobs" can be one of two things: an enlargement of breast tissue due to hormone changes that result in gynecomastia—a condition that occurs most …

Alexa is down, and everyone is making Super Bowl jokes

Bad news, Amazon Echo owners: In a weird case of life imitating art, Alexa appears to have actually lost her voice.<p>A widespread issue appears to be …

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

The company known for Soundblaster finally has a new killer product, and you'll probably want one too.<p>When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the …

Audiophile

Do the wrong thing: 90 years, 90 movies that should have been nominated for Best Picture

When <i>Moonlight</i> pulled a big upset and won the Best Picture Oscar a year ago, it felt like a monumental occasion—and not just because of the snafu that …

Researchers discover supercapacitor material 'breakthrough' allowing for 10-minute EV charge times

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been in the spotlight for quite some time now, due in no small part to efforts from companies like Tesla to push green …

This Startup Failed Miserably on Shark Tank 5 Years Ago. Amazon Just Bought It for $1 Billion

The acquisition comes two months after Amazon bought smart doorbell company Blink.<p>In 2013, Jamie Siminoff left the set of Shark Tank without a deal for his video doorbell company--and in tears because his company was almost out of money. Five years later, Amazon is buying it for a cool $1 …

‘Black Panther’ Becomes Third-Highest Marvel Cinematic Universe Release

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” has become the third-highest grossing Marvel Cinematic Universe release of all-time domestically, behind only “The …

The 16 best moments in Marvel Cinematic Universe history, ranked

Marvel's "Avengers: Infinity War" is the culmination of 10 years and 18 movies of buildup. This weekend, the Avengers and Guardians of the Galaxy finally take on Thanos.<p>In anticipation for the film, we've looked back on the Marvel Cinematic Universe's best moments. Marvel Studios has given …

Marvel Universe

After rising for 100 years, electricity demand is flat. Utilities are freaking out.

The Tennessee Valley Authority is the latest to be caught short.<p>The US electricity sector is in a period of unprecedented change and turmoil. Renewable energy prices are falling like crazy. Natural gas production continues its extraordinary surge. Coal, the golden child of the current …

Natural Gas

Top 10 Apple TV Remote Tips and Tricks

When Apple released the fourth-generation Apple TV in 2015, it also included a new Siri Remote with the set-top box (although in some regions Apple kept the original name "Apple TV Remote" due to Siri not working in those territories).<p>The redesigned remote features dual microphones for Siri support …

10 Mental Tricks to Run Better

Tired and cranky? Use these simple ways to beat brain fatigue and run strong.<p>Amanda Rice knows how hard it is to run at the end of a long day. On top of her duties as a U.S. naval officer, Rice is a dentist and makes annual trips abroad to assist with community dentistry in places like Guatemala …

AI Scientists Via Their 'Aging Clock' May Have Discovered How To Rewind Our Biological Clocks

“I never went through a biological clock experience. I never even heard it ticking.”~Jane Lynch<p>Well laughing it off may have worked for Comedian Jane Lynch, but for most of us, our biological clocks are not just ticking. They’re pounding.<p>Every single one of us is on the clock. And we are comprised …

Machine Learning

These smart glasses get me excited about how cool Apple Glasses could be

BARCELONA, Spain — The best product I’ve tried out at this year’s Mobile World Congress is the Vuzix Blade AR glasses. These smart specs superimpose a sharp, high-definition display over your regular vision, making real life resemble an awesome Xbox game.<p>The Blade basically delivers on everything …

Energy storage breakthrough could boost EV range and slash charge time

Electric cars could soon have as much range as petrol and diesel cars -- and recharge in a matter of minutes -- thanks to what researchers are calling a "breakthrough" in energy storage technology. Teams from Bristol University and Surrey University have created a new material for supercapacitors, …

Here are the smartphones being unveiled at the world's biggest mobile show

Angel Garcia | Bloomberg via Getty Images<p>The 2018 Mobile World Congress (MWC) officially kicked off in Barcelona, Spain, on Monday, and a wave of new …

Phones

MIT Engineers Have Built a Device That Pulls Electricity Out of Thin Air

It doesn't need sunlight, batteries, or wind.<p>Temperature changes large and small are happening around us all the time, and scientists have come up …

After Eight Years of Injury, Starting to Run at the Very Beginning

Accepting the beginning stages can be the hardest thing you can do as an athlete, and maybe the most courageous.<p>My finger hovered over the “share” button on Strava, and I wondered if I maybe should make my most recent workout private. I had run 1.1 miles in about 12 minutes, 30 second. In fact, I …

Marathons

The State of 5G: When It's Coming, How Fast It Will Be & The Sci-Fi Future It Will Enable

Although 5G may seem like just another generational upgrade for mobile networks, touting more speed and less latency than previous iterations, the …

Internet of Things

China's hypersonic aircraft would fly from Beijing to New York in two hours

The double-wing plane just aced wind tunnel tests at speeds of nearly 5,600 miles per hour.<p>A team of researchers at the Chinese Academy of Sciences have tested a hypersonic plane in a wind tunnel to speeds of Mach 7, or 5,600 miles per hour, according a paper published (PDF) in the Chinese journal</i> …

Aviation

2:29 marathoner shares powerful Instagram post about body image

Oiselle's Allie Kieffer shares side-by-side photo showing how "social media can be deceiving"The post 2:29 marathoner shares powerful Instagram post …

Social Media

"Nanodrops" That Repair Corneas May Ultimately Replace Glasses

New eye drops developed by researchers from the Shaare Zedek Medical Center and Bar-Ilan University in Israel can improve both nearsightedness and …

‘Annihilation’ on Netflix: Moviegoers Need to Take Responsibility For Paramount’s Controversial Deal

Alex Garland's science-fiction thriller was a box office dud in the U.S., but it's not Paramount's fault these kind of movies are a hard …

Marvel hasn't ever seen a success like 'Black Panther' before

In its opening weekend, <i>Black Panther</i> broke records. But in its second weekend, Marvel's latest showed us it's here to stay.<p><i>Black Panther</i>'s estimated …

Tesla's electric trucks may be more cost-effective than expected

When Tesla unveiled its Semi electric truck, it made audacious claims about the big rig's value -- namely, that companies would recoup the cost of the vehicle in 2 years thanks to the savings on fuel. As it turns out, that <i>might</i> have been conservative. DHL exec Jim Monkmeyer told <i>Reuters</i> in an …

2017 was the year consumer DNA testing blew up - MIT Technology Review

The number of people who have had their DNA analyzed with direct-to-consumer genetic genealogy tests more than doubled during 2017 and now exceeds 12 …

Genealogy

Best new running reads and films of 2017

Have you seen or read them all?The post Best new running reads and films of 2017 appeared first on Canadian Running Magazine.

Boston Marathon

Is this the shoe that will help rewrite marathon history?

Will a new generation of high-tech footwear finally make it possible for elite runners to complete a marathon — 26.2 miles — in less than two hours?<p>Since the 1970s, Adidas, Nike, and other shoe manufacturers have battled one another to create a shoe that will enable someone, somewhere to complete …

Marathons