R Kirk

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The Scientific Case For Cold Showers

Chilly water increases blood circulation, releases endorphins, and could make you a more productive human—if you can handle it.<p>It’s 7:30 a.m. on a wintry March morning. I’m standing in my apartment’s cramped bathroom wearing little more than a towel and a determined look on my face. The shower is …

The Power in Kendrick Lamar's Complexity

To Pimp a Butterfly is challenging, but that's because it reflects a challenging world.<p>Six songs into his new album, Kendrick Lamar locks himself in a hotel room and faces a brutal assault from his own conscience. His voice shredded like that of a man dying in the desert, with horns in the …

Rap & Hip-Hop

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free for a limited time

Apple’s big Apple Watch event was clearly the highlight of the day on Monday for Apple fans, but we also gave you another reason to get excited: a …

Apps

Headphones Roundup: Polk Nue Voe, Phiaton MS 100 BA, and TunePhonik iZX5

I conducted an extensive review of three headphones. This review includes aesthetics, features, and sound. Like many areas of modern electronics, hundreds of headphones exist in a seemingly infinite variety of shapes and sizes. The most important element though, is good fit and good sound. Beyond …

How To Wake Up Happy: 3 Can’t-Fail Techniques You Can Use

A happy person is a productive person.<p>But unfortunately, happiness takes work. It takes dedication. Yes, sometimes, things just work out in your …

10 things to consider before buying an LED bulb

Why Organic Milk Is Worth the Money Video - Consumer Reports

Should I opt for organic milk?<p>If you can afford the extra $1 or so per half-gallon, yes, says Maxine Siegel, R.D., Consumer Reports’ food-testing …

CarPlay: Everything We Know

CarPlay Overview<p>CarPlay, at its core, is Apple's way of bringing iOS to in-car infotainment systems and dashboards. It's designed to display information from the iPhone on a car's built-in infotainment unit, giving drivers a safe way to make phone calls, send text messages, listen to music, and …

IPhone 7

How to set up Family Sharing on iPhone and iPad

With Family Sharing, you can not only share all your iTunes and App Store purchases with your family, but you can set it so that parents require that …

App Store

Adjust your iPhone’s brightness from the home button with this iOS 8.1 trick

iOS 7 made it easier than ever for iPhone users to toggle the brightness on devices through Command Center, but if you’re too lazy to go through a few flicks and swipes to adjust your screen’s brightness, we’ve discovered a way to dim your display by simply pressing your home button three times.<p>To …

iOS

List of banks that will support Apple Pay in coming weeks/months

Visa has published a list of banks and financial institutions that will support Apple Pay in the United States “in the coming weeks,” while MasterCard has its own list of supported banks arriving in the coming months. The mobile payments service officially launched on Monday, October 20th and …

How to sell your iPad

Looking to sell your old iPad so you can more easily afford that new 9.7-inch iPad? iPads aren't usually available with subsidies or leasing …

Apple

How to transfer photos from your Mac or PC to your iPhone and iPad

The Photos for Mac app and iCloud Photo Library are great options for those who want to rely on Apple to store their images. But if iCloud's not your …

Apple