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This Beginner Abs Workout Is Perfect If You Hate Crunches

If you're just starting a fitness routine and looking for a beginner abs workout, you may think sit-ups and crunches are necessary evils. But good …

What Designers Buy At Ikea

Furniture designers from Design Within Reach, Lunar, Dror, and more tell us what they buy when they go to Ikea.<p>Through its sheer ubiquity, Ikea furniture is often categorized as a design staple, not a design luxury. In fact, if you’re anything like most people, you probably think Ikea furniture is …

7 Standalone Novels for Fantasy Lovers

<i>While we at the Riot take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some of our favorite posts from the last several</i> …

How Facebook helped this guy’s e-commerce store go from zero to $100K+ in 3 months

22-year-old Melvin Chee from Melbourne, Australia went from experimenting with e-commerce dropshipping during his semester break to a 6-figure business in just 3 months. He had previously started several different businesses, many of which failed spectacularly. Some of his efforts were featured on …

6 keys to raising brilliant children, according to developmental psychologists

The authors of a new book, "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children," have put together a framework based on their own experiences with children and evidence gathered from years of research in child development.<p>Co-authors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff, …

Communication Skills

Has the LHC discovered a new particle?

<b>After its much heralded re-start last year, has the world's biggest machine, the Large Hadron Collider, found a new particle?</b><p>You could be forgiven for thinking that things had gone a little quiet at Cern in Switzerland after the LHC was switched on to great fanfare in April 2015.<p>But physicists have …

Physics

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iOS 7 Is Designed To Be Easy To Understand But Hard To Copy

Jony Ive explained in the video that introduced iOS 7 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that the new design was both familiar to existing users and yet a totally new experience of the iPhone. There has been criticism of both the familiarity (nothing really new here) and the ad hoc nature …

14-Year-Old Girl Destroys Van Halen Guitar Solo

Here's a video of Tina, 14, covering Eddie Van Halen‘s “Eruption” guitar solo and absolutely shredding it.<p>If the words “Eddie Van Halen’s ‘Eruption’ …

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‘Watch ABC’ For iOS Brings Live Local Programming To Your iPad

Earlier this week we reported that ABC plans to be the first major network in the U.S. to offer live TV programming on your iPad. Well the rebranded ‘Watch ABC’ app just hit the App Store, which means if you live in certain areas you could get free live TV on your iPad now.<p>Watch ABC’s live video …

Could This Be the Future of Google Glass?

Google Glass is still in its infancy, and its current capabilities are quite limited, but most would probably agree that the possibilities it opens …

How a Bitcoin Transaction Actually Works

At this point, you probably have a working understanding of what bitcoins are (at the very least your handle of bitcoins is like how you can kinda, …

Star Wars: The Old Republic

Latest News<p>New direct sale items and bundles including the K-13 FS Heavy Cannon, the Mandalorian Clan Personnel Bundle, the Sign of the Dark Lord’s …

Decorations

Episode 71: Ben's Ultimate Combo Gaming System Episode Part 1

element14's The Ben Heck Show<p><b>Join the Ben Heck team every week for amazing hacks!</b> Watch them build and mod community-inspired projects using …

Inhabitat's Week in Green: flying electric car, 3D-printed livers and a two-story-tall bike

<i>Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.</i><p>The Northern Hemisphere is finally beginning to wake up from a long, cold winter, and green vehicles are taking to the skies. This week Korean automaker …

Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Van life can be a creative way to lessen one's impact on the planet, but many van dwellers are still riding in...<p>Inhabitat is thrilled to announce …

Researcher's Serial Port Scans Find More Than 100,000 Hackable Devices, Including Traffic Lights And Fuel Pumps

You probably remember serial ports as the ancient nine-pin plugs you once used to hook up your mouse or joystick to your computer in the pre-USB dark ages. But tracking down devices that still use serial port connections isn’t so hard, it seems. In fact, according to H.D. Moore, any hacker can …

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