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Linear vs. Nonlinear Periodization: Which Is Better for Strength and Hypertrophy?

<b>There are many styles of resistance training that are utilized today, and periodization has been a popular method applied to resistance training</b> …

These Wheels Will Let You Drive Any Which Way

Except for maybe upside down<p>Spinning car<p>Inventor William Liddiard has created a set of wheels that can move his car both forward and sideways, reports <i>Gizmodo</i>. They'd make parallel parking almost effortless, but I think the best use would be to edge the car closer to the drive-thru window so I don't …

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Toddler-Proof Your iPhone With This Quick Trick

In a parental pinch, iPhones and iPads make great pacifiers. That’s not to say you should let junior put Apple devices in his or her mouth, but their …

Soon, You’ll Be Able to Make Money Owning an Electric Car

EV owners could earn cash while they sleep<p>First, they said electric cars didn’t go far enough. Now, they reach hundreds of miles. Then, they said electric cars were too expensive. Soon, owners will be able to make money while they sleep.<p>Electric cars are starting to generate income by storing power …

32GB iSafe Drive Lite, Save 25%

Today’s Geeky Gadgets Deal is a 32GB iSafe Drive Lite with 25% off, this handy gadget normally retails for $93 and you can get it for $69 in our …

The Man Who's Building a Computer Made of Brains

A new startup is fusing lab-grown neurons onto computer chips in hopes of improving artificial intelligence.<p>Last month, Google's AI division, DeepMind, announced that its computer had defeated Europe's Go champion in five straight games. Go, a strategy game played on a 19x19 grid, is exponentially …

How Apple’s super-secret Industrial Design team really works

<i>This feature is adapted from my book,</i> Jony Ive: The Genius Behind Apple’s Greatest Products. <i>It offers a rare look inside one of Apple’s most secretive institutions: the Industrial Design studio.</i><p>Where do Apple’s great products come from?<p>For the last 18 years — since Steve Jobs returned to the …

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This is our best look yet at Microsoft's HoloLens holographic computer in action

Microsoft just released six minutes worth of new footage of its funky futuristic HoloLens holographic goggles in action, and boy, is it something else.<p>(A note before you watch: This is actually "b-roll," meaning that it's intended to be spliced into a news broadcast while people talk over it. So …

How and Why We're Going to Europa, and Maybe Landing

NASA's ally in potentially discovering life on the icy moon is a conservative Texas congressman with a Europa obsession.<p>Eric Berger has a fascinating piece up at ArsTechnica that traces all the steps towards the upcoming Europa mission. While the Europa Clipper is far from a done deal (the New …

Why computer programmers need to stop calling themselves engineers already

"I'm not a programmer," he begins, explaining some of the frustrations of his former workplace, before correcting himself, "—oh, engineer, in tech-bro speak. Though to me, engineers are people who build bridges and follow pretty rigid processes for a reason."<p>His indictment touches a nerve. In the …

Drones vs. Robots: The Battle For Our Delivery Future Is On

Amazon is banking on flying drones to be the delivery system of the future, but the founders of Skype have a more earthbound idea.<p>Since Amazon first talked about its plan to one day deliver packages by drone, the world has been captivated with that vision of the future. But a new company started by …

The inside story behind Apple's secret code names

Most of them are fun jokes, but one has even landed Apple in a lawsuit with a famous astronomer.<p>Here are nine of the best code names for Apple products:

Nanotips puts touch at your gloved fingertips

When I moved to Minnesota, I was warned there would be some winter days when I don’t dare take off my gloves while outdoors. My warmest gloves, though, do not have touch-enabled fingertips, which is a problem when shooting photos or using my phone in the winter.<p>Instead of buying new gloves, I could …

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This bizarre experiment just produced the best evidence yet of the universe's 'spooky' side

Well, almost.<p>The idea is part of quantum mechanics, a theory of physics that describes how the cosmos works on the tiniest of scales. Specifically, scientists are squirming over a bizarre phenomenon of quantum mechanics called "entanglement," where one particle can instantly influence another — …

Apple: Quit weighing things on your iPhone 6s

Apple doesn’t want developers creating digital scale apps for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus!<p>In a recent post on <i>Medium</i>, dev Ryan McLeod says he and his friends created a digital scale app that worked using Apple’s new 3D Touch pressure-sensing feature.<p>Called Gravity, they submitted it to the App Store, …

RANKED: The 11 tech companies everybody wants to work at

The ranking, called the "Top 100 Most InDemand Employers," looks at things like each company's reach, engagement, and job activity, and measures how popular it is among LinkedIn members.<p>It also breaks down the list by industries, and the tech sector accounted for the highest share (29% of total) …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

Apple says IBM is saving $270 for every Mac it uses instead of a Windows PC

During its quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, Apple CFO Luca Maestri pointed out that IBM has been saving roughly $270 on each MacBook its employees use instead of a traditional PC, largely due to lower IT support costs and better residual value.<p>He also said IBM now has over 30,000 MacBooks …

Colleges are spying on prospective students by quietly tracking them across the internet

“So, where else are you applying?”<p>It’s a question—sneaky, disquieting, and likely familiar to anyone who’s applied for a job—that used to be asked by many of America’s 4,800 colleges. Nervous applicants’ answers could be taken, sometimes unfairly, as indicators of how likely they were to accept an …

Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …

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Cult of Mac will pay top dollar for your used iPhone

I’m super-excited to announce that <i>Cult of Mac</i> is launching a gadget buyback program that promises to pay more for used and broken Apple devices than Gazelle, Walmart and even Apple itself.<p>As we enter the annual upgrade season, we’ve teamed up with a U.S. recycling company to offer what we believe …

Just like Ahmed: Woz got arrested for building gadgets in school

Ahmed Mohamed can count Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak among his many supporters in the tech world. According to Woz’s most recent Facebook post, he sees a lot of himself in the 14-year-old Texas boy who was arrested for bringing a homemade digital clock to school.<p>While Ahmed’s teacher mistook his …

It's going to be a wild September in Congress — and the odds of a shutdown are now astoundingly high

But his successes in persuading enough Democratic senators to support the Iranian nuclear deal may actually complicate things on the domestic front.<p>That's the argument of Stan Collender, a top federal budget expert who has worked on both the House and Senate Budget Committees. Collender now puts …

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

The walls are closing in on Donald Trump

The novelty of a bloviating billionaire disrupting the Republican presidential primary race can only put off the inevitable minute scrutiny of the political press for so long. Now we're moving from the "Can you believe what Trump just said?!" phase of his candidacy into the "Okay, okay I'll take …

Bill Nye is testing a spaceship that rides on sunbeams

LightSail project uses solar sails for propulsion<p>Back in 1976, famed physicist and astronomer Carl Sagan appeared on <i>The Tonight Show</i> to explain a new method of space travel. Using a technique called solar sailing, Sagan described a craft that used a large reflective sheet to "work exactly as a …

Microsoft reveals new web browser Edge

Microsoft has confirmed its new web browser, codenamed Project Spartan, will in fact be called Microsoft Edge, eventually replacing Internet Explorer<p>Microsoft's newest web browser will be called Microsoft Edge, providing a definitive name for the codenamed Project Spartan, the company has confirmed.<p>…

Human Smarts Plus AI Could Unlock Computer Vision

Computer vision is quickly advancing, but it tends to trickle into the world in scattered, specific applications. We encounter it when Facebook …

These Micro Robots Can Haul 2,000 Times Their Weight

A group of very small, massively strong robots developed by Stanford University students will utterly transform industry.<p>The miniature robots, known as MicroTugs, can pull up to 2,000 times their own weight, and rely on sticky foot pads that give them immense grip.<p>While the current models are so …