Ron Crisona

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Lithium Processors Prepare to Meet Electric Car Demand

Producers of processed lithium – an essential element for batteries used in electric cars – are agreeing long-term contracts with their customers to …

11 questions about sunscreen you should ask before going outside

Is your favorite lotion killing off coral reefs?<p>Summer is here, and with more hours under the hot sun come anxieties about burning, peeling, wrinkles, and, worst of all, skin cancer. There’s good reason for this: Over the past 30 years, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, “more people have had …

Inside Bob Dylan’s ‘Blonde on Blonde’: Rock’s First Great Double Album

“I was going at a tremendous speed… at the time of my <i>Blonde on Blonde</i> album,” Bob Dylan told <i>Rolling Stone</i> editor and publisher Jann S. Wenner in …

Songwriting 101: Why Your Chord Changes Matter Way Less Than You Think They Do

Last week we discussed the awesome power that is <b>contrast between your sections</b>. To recap, this means sticking to the low/high and fast/slow …

Jeb Bush declares war on American labor: “People should work longer hours”

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young)</b><p>The Florida governor believes extending the work day will boost economic growth. Endless data prove otherwise<p>Louis Ferleger • Matthew Lavallee<p>August 29, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Americans work a lot; in fact, they spend more hours on the job …

Most Popular iPhone 6 or 6 Plus Case: Apple Leather Case

If you've recently picked up a shiny new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, you probably want something to protect it from drops and falls, or scratches and dings. …

The Best iPhone 6s and iPhone 6 Cases

We've rounded up more than 60 great cases that'll fit both the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

Real Estate Flip app review: a handy investment calculator

Introduction<p>If you’re interested in exploring investment in real estate, also known as ‘flipping’ properties, then be sure to check out Real Estate …

Jason Dufner talks retirement; here are five who quit in their primes

<b>By John Strege</b><p>It isn't often that productive athletes retire in the prime of their careers, or at least while still competitive. The most prominent to do so were Sandy Koufax and Jim Brown.<p>Koufax was 30 when he retired after completing a season in which he won 27 games and had an earned run average …

New LED Brands | Lightbulb Reviews - Consumer Reports News

Too bad price doesn’t offer a clue as to how well an LED will do once it’s in your lamp—it would make choosing LEDs a lot easier. In Consumer Reports …

Are you Cued in to your Health? Interview with the Developers of New Molecular Health Tracker

I have an exciting new device to talk to you about today, iPhone Lifers! It’s called <b>Cue</b> <b>($199)</b> and it represents the ultimate in health monitoring devices. As a person who is into tracking my fitness with wearables like my Fitbit, the whole idea of this really turns my crank. It’s actually a little …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Mutual Funds

Make The Turn Challenge #10: The World's Greatest Stretch

<b>By Jeff Ritter</b><p>It's no secret many golfers neglect a proper warm-up before hitting the first tee. Whether it's a time issue or just not knowing what to do, most people aren't properly preparing their body to play.<p>In 2002 I was fortunate to have an experience that forever changed me in a very …

Making your own mobile app is now super quick and easy

Look, making an app that will run on your iPhone is hard.<p>Luckily, adsy.me just made it chimp simple for normal folks like you or I to make a mobile app right on your iOS, Android or computer. You don’t need to download anything, learn to code, or even leave your touchscreen.<p>Make an app to show off …

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Fitness Friday: Training with a medicine ball

__By Ron Kaspriske<p>__<p>There's a widely believed theory—known as the principle of least effort—and it might explain why so many people struggle to make good golf swings. The theory suggests, in part, that people instinctively choose the path of least effort when performing any activity. You don't …

On sticking to the rules

This is a glorious time of year in my little town.<p>Daffodils burst from long-barren soil, neighbors emerge squinting into the sunlight, and, on …

Dad Films His Daughter Growing Up Over 14 Years in 4 Minutes

In a gorgeous display of fatherly love, Frans Hofmeester started filming his baby girl Lotte in the autumn 1999 and continued for a full 14 …

New testing has added to the thesis that Jesus had a wife. The scientific findings support the argument of Harvard professor Karen L. King that a controversial ancient text containing the first-known explicit reference to a married Jesus is almost certainly an authentic document. Story: http://b.globe.com/1hDb8bf

PC & Mobile - DGiT

VR headset buyer’s guide – what are your options?<p>DGiT6 days ago<p>Looking to get into VR? Here's our guide to the best VR headsets on the market.<p>The …

What Does the Future of Bitcoin Look Like for E-Commerce?

<i>Garrett Heath is a technology storyteller with Rackspace.</i><p>The meteoric rise of Bitcoin’s value—from a low of $13 to upwards of $1000 in 2013—caused the general public to take notice of this cryptocurrency. Once relegated to tech circles, last year saw major economists discussing the digital …

Bitcoin “vault” Xapo offers solution to theft and a tiny nest egg upon signup

One of the reason bitcoins get so much attention is because people keep stealing them. Every week it seems that another “secure” wallet service gets …

Overstock’s Bitcoin Purchases Account For Less Than 1% Of Revenue, But It’s Growing

Since Overstock.com started to accept Bitcoin as a purchase currency, the company has received a good press for its efforts to support the nascent cryptocurrency. Working with Coinbase to process Bitcoin, Overstock.com announced that it crossed the million-dollar sale mark in the currency earlier …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Can a simple app really give you superhero sight?

Crazy-good vision sounds like something a character in a game might possess. But a researcher at the University of California at Riverside has invented an app that promises to bestow users with the gift of super-sight -- in real life.<p>Aaron Seitz, a UCR professor of psychology and developer of the …

Is pCell the Holy Grail of wireless networking?

Serial entrepreneur Steve Perlman claims that his new patented technology can create the wireless network of our dreams.<p>His invention, pCell, theoretically delivers on the long-sought dream of ubiquitous, fast Internet, with the reliability and consistency previously only achievable through a wired …

Bitcoin Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know About the Future of Money

The price of a bitcoin topped $900 last week, an enormous surge in value that arrived amidst Congressional hearings where top U.S. financial …

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …

A string of thefts hit Bitcoin's most reputable wallet service

In a few hours on December 15th, Jeff lost nearly $10,000.<p>It was 10.6 bitcoins held in the wallet service Coinbase, the most well-funded and widely implemented service on the market. Jeff, who asked that we not use his last name, got the news of the transaction as soon as it happened, and after …

Resumes Pack a Personal Punch With Sumry

Want to stand out from the stack?<p>A new resume-building service aims to help job applicants catch the eye of recruiters by spicing up their resume. …