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9 Android augmented reality apps you should try

Google ARCore

Augmented Reality

This Amazing Map Depicts The 13,000 Hidden Wonders Of The World That You Need To Visit

Consider this your source of travel inspo for life.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Travel

This 60-Second Breathing Technique Beats Stress, Improves Health and Might Even Cure Your Insomnia | Inc.com

You know that getting a good night's sleep is vitally important for your mental and physical health, mood, and even your brain function. But what if you just can't fall asleep? We all have trouble sleeping at times in our lives, and for some people, it's a constant battle.<p>But there's a simple and …

Yoga

15 life-changing trips every couple should take together

One of the best parts of being in a relationship is having a built-in travel buddy, and one of the best parts of traveling with that built-in buddy is getting unobstructed one-on-one time while exploring unfamiliar parts of the world. Whether domestic or international, a trip with your significant …

Amalfi Coast

10 countries where your money will last the longest

The folks at Travelex, the foreign-exchange giant, recently published a list of the destinations where £500 (currently, $674) would last the longest. Although the list targeted British travelers, the figures should work out about the same for travelers from North America.<p>The Travelex figures are …

European Travel

How James Dyson Created a $3 Billion Vacuum Empire

<i>James Dyson hated the dust-filled bags and loss of suction of conventional vacuum cleaners. His solution, a bagless vacuum, became the start of a</i> …

Lloyds Bank

World's Greatest City: 50 reasons why Bangkok is No. 1

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bangkok 's buzz is like no other place in the world. Relentless traffic gives way to quiet "klongs" or canals and 24-hour party people queue up for clubs next to serene colonial mansions on quarter-acre blocks.<p>All of this and its people are among the friendliest on earth. Not a bad effort …

Asia Travel

How to take a screenshot on a Mac — and 15 other useful keyboard shortcuts

There are a ton of hidden keyboard shortcuts in MacBooks and Mac computers. Here are the best and most useful ones that only power users know about.<p><b>Volume:</b><p>1. Turn up or down the volume in 1/4 increments: press and hold "Option," "Shift," and either "Volume Control" key.<p><b>In the "Finder" …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Learn the Dos and Don'ts of Running Your First Marathon

Marathons are already intimidating, so the more you know about training, preparation, and what to do after the race the better. If you want to run a …

Marathons

10 Crucial Tips for Staying Hydrated

Follow this handy advice to replenish the right way.<p>You know how it feels to shop in an unfamiliar grocery store? Confusing, right?<p>Well, the world of nutrition is similarly convoluted. Today’s life-saving diet is tomorrow’s unfounded fad. Like a run with your faster friends, it’s difficult to keep …

Wellness

6 Super-Quick Workouts for Busy Runners

Squeeze in a “better than nothing” run to avoid losing training momentum.<p><i>Giselle asks: I find that when time isn’t on my side, I blow off my runs and then I get off track. I feel like I’m always starting over again. What can I do on those busy days to stay on course with my training?</i><p>Sometimes life …

Marathons

Responding To, 'So, Tell Me About Yourself'

I have two kids in college and two recent graduates. If their early work life is like mine, every few years they’ll be changing jobs or even careers. When you’re in your 20s, it’s <i>always</i> ”interview season.” Even later in life we’re occasionally asked to explain our career arc to others when speaking …

Employment

Hands-on: Channels DVR public beta for the Apple TV [Video]

Channels, an app that we’ve covered several times in the past, allows users to stream live local television to an Apple TV or iOS device via a handy guide interface. The app works in harmony with an HD HomeRun box to receive over-the-air terrestrial television or cable TV depending on the box you …

How to Know If You’re Ready to Start Training for a Marathon

There’s nothing like an ambitious goal to focus your training, and running a marathon definitely fits the bill. Plenty of mere mortals have completed …

Marathons

25 Fun Half Marathons You’ll Want To Run This Year

<i>Originally appeared on Competitor.com</i><p>Running 13.1 miles is far and away the most popular racing distance nowadays. Sure, it’s considered an ideal …

Best games for Apple TV

What are the best games for Apple TV? The fun ones, of course!Apple TV isn't just for watching iTunes or Netflix any more! There are a ton of great …

LinkedIn 101: How To Craft A Stellar Profile

This is the first in a series of posts all focused on the most powerful social media tool for building your personal brand – LinkedIn. In this post, I’ll tell you everything you need to know to build a stellar profile. That’s the cornerstone of an effective LinkedIn strategy.<p>I am amazed by how many …

Employment

Clean up low-light photos with Noiseless

Grainy or noisy artifacts in your low-light photographs got you down? Let the Noiseless app Macphun cheer you up.<p>Shooting in low light is a challenge. Even with the correct exposure, low-light photos (or photos with shadows or other dark areas) can turn out grainy, with digital noise distorting if …

Tutorials

7 ways to seriously cut back on iPhone data usage

Take control of how your iPhone uses its cellular data connection.<p>Stopping seven data-hungry apps from killing your data plan isn't the only way for iPhone owners to reduce their data usage. Here are seven phone-wide settings that can help keep you under your monthly data allotment.<p>1. Restrict …

Apps

What is a bot? Here's everything you need to know

Computer programs that talk like humans, aka bots, are the future. Let's explore what they are and what they can do.<p>You've probably heard about bots a lot lately, how they are here to make our lives easier and replace apps. Bots made a splash at Facebook's developer conference in April and now, …

Chatbots

A bunch of great educational-ish iPad apps for kids

In this post about Minecraft yesterday, I wrote a footnote about educational-ish1 apps on my iPad:<p>On my iPad, I have a screen full of educational …

6 Unexpected Health and Beauty Benefits of Epsom Salt | Women's Health

You may have written it off as something collecting dust in your grandparents’ bathroom closet, but Epsom salt has a number of practical—and effective—uses. Stock up on it to reap the following benefits:<p>1. Mildly Exfoliates the Skin<br>“People use it as an exfoliator, a blackhead reduction [method], …

This Type Of Exercise Is The Best For Your Brain

We all know that physical activity isn't just for keeping our bodies in shape — it's for strengthening our minds, too.<p>According to Wendy Suzuki, …

The Cupid’s Undie Run guide

Here’s a Valentine’s Day idea: Raise money and dash in your skivvies at the rowdy, raucous Cupid’s Undie Run! It’s certainly worth bracing the cold …

Can virtual reality get you to pay for porn again?

Porn is cheap, and it's everywhere. That's a problem the biz hopes it can solve with goggles that put you in the middle of the action.<p>"It's so detailed that you can see a freckle on your ass."<p>Brett Rossi, porn actress<p>"I think the companies that are investing a lot of tech and money into VR sex tech …

Virtual Reality

11 travel apps to start summer vacation planning now

No matter where you're headed, these iOS and Android apps can help you get there and find things to do when you arrive.<p><i>Editors' note: This post has been updated with new information about several of the apps.</i><p>Whether you're dreaming of a summer getaway but need reservations, or just need help …

Apps

Meet the man responsible for Google's billion-dollar acquisitions

On its top ten acquisitions alone, it has spent more than $24.5 billion dollars.<p>That's a lot of money, but Google has learned how to make the most of those purchases. Time Magazine recently wrote that the company had "perfected" the Silicon Valley acquisition, in part because its so good at …

Startups

Here's the rigorous 5-day design sprint Google Ventures' 'SWAT team' puts startups through

One of the venture capital fund's biggest draws is its design team, which acts as a "SWAT team for startups," according to Bloomberg's Katrina Brooker.<p>The five design partners — Daniel Burka, Jake Knapp, Braden Kowitz, Michael Margolis, and John Zeratsky — have helped build some of Google's biggest …

Startups

Automatically Categorize All Your Images with PhotoTime

Orbeus, the company behind various image and video indexing tools, has added a new photo gallery alternative to the iTunes store. Using image recognition capabilities, <b>PhotoTime</b> <b>(Free)</b> identifies who or what is in the photo and groups them by keywords.<p>The current search function for photos in iOS 8 …

Machine Perception

Self-Massage Tips for Runners

<i>Follow those techniques to help loosen tight muscles—which will help your running.</i><p>As runners, we churn miles out our legs, but how many of us make a …