Shalin Mehta

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The Exercises People Do Wrong Most Often (And How to Do Them the Right Way)

Whether you're training for your first 5k, aiming to lose weight or working to alleviate age-related aches and pains, strength training is an important component of any exercise program.<p>Everyone should consider including a basic weight lifting or resistance routine within their overall exercise …

Microsoft wants to train you to use rival operating system, Linux

It loves Linux so much, that on Wednesday, Microsoft announced a new training program to help teach the Windows faithful in the IT world how to use Linux, as long as they are using Linux on Microsoft's cloud.<p>That's because, thanks to cloud computing, we're now in the "post-Windows" era, where …

Science Explains...When You Should and Shouldn't Trust Your Brain

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Sarah Sloat</b><p>Advice is usually boiled down to regurgitations of the idea that you are the best judge. Follow your heart, trust your gut, <i>to thine own self be true</i> -- all utterances that essentially say, hey, what you're feeling and what you're thinking is …

Is Stephen Hawking Right About Hostile Aliens?

E.T. was the perfect extraterrestrial: Cute, smart and — best of all — a perfect pacifist.<p>Unfortunately, scientists aren't so sure that an actual …

The ONE Basic Thing Steve Jobs Did Differently Than You (and how you can change that)

“When you grow up, you tend to get told the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world. Try not to bash into the …

How to build a router based on Linux

Click on 'Port forwarding' then 'Add'. You'll be able to select a standard service in the same way you could for the firewall, but you'll also need …

How to hack your wireless router firmware

Everyone likes being in control - we don't want to be told that we aren't allowed to do something with our own hardware. In this world of locked-down …

What Not to Do During Foreplay, According to Women

Definitely do not skip it entirely because you think it doesn't matter.<p><b>1. Please do not act like you're doing her a favor.</b> Girls can tell when you're just doing a lot of foreplay because you feel like you want a damn medal, and when you're doing it because you genuinely enjoy it and you genuinely …

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The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making

From the amount of paper on your desk to the amount of time you check your email, this is what’s standing in the way of getting things done.<p>We keep to-do lists and try to stay on top of our schedules, yet no matter how hard we try, tasks continue to evade us. The to-do list gets longer and it feels …

Everything You've Ever Been Told About How You Learn Is A Lie

Three myths your teachers told you about how your brain learns, debunked<p>When I was in middle school and high school, teachers loved to impart various tidbits of wisdom about the way students learn during lectures, always couched in such a way as to indicate these were scientifically accepted facts.</i> …

Here's How Rich You'd Be If You'd Bought Apple Stock Instead Of Its Gadgets

Did you buy an Apple product between those dates?<p>Ever wonder how much money you would have now had you invested in AAPL stock instead of the first iPod when it came out? (That's $399 in 2001).<p>You'd have tens of thousands of dollars (see image).<p>We put 10 of the most popular Apple products of the …