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14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

Workouts

Yes, You Should Still Change Your DNS Settings for Better Internet

The DNS (Domain Name System) server settings on your laptop, phone, or router are your gateway to the web—converting easy-to-remember domain names …

Information Security

How to recover deleted files

You need a document, photo or other file that you're sure was deleted. You've searched your hard drive. You've scoured the Recycle Bin. No sign of it? Don't panic. As long as you act quickly, you can usually bring that file back to life. And to accomplish that feat, you'll want to turn to a …

Operating Systems

How to Make Your Wifi Router as Secure as Possible

Though more router manufacturers are making routers easier to set up and configure—even via handy little apps instead of annoying web-based …

Wi-Fi

Earth bag building: WA couple builds dome for less than $40,000 to escape mortgage trap

Dismayed by the costs of home ownership in Australia, a West Australian couple is building their castle out of earth bags to escape the mortgage trap.<p>…

Repair Cafe brings Alice Springs community together to preserve a 'dying art'

It feels like Christmas in April in the little brick house belonging to the Arid Lands Centre in Alice Springs, as hundreds of people from all over …

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>VPNs, or Virtual Private Networks, are a popular way to stay safe online. When you connect to a VPN, all outgoing network traffic is …

10 Books You Pretend To Have Read (And Why You Should Really Read Them)

Science fiction and fantasy offer a rich legacy of great books - but that abundant pile of reading material can also be daunting. So sometimes, it's …

Books

Melbourne's richest and poorest suburbs

On the flipside, the state's most disadvantaged suburb is Broadmeadows, followed by Corio and Campbellfield.<p>Most of the richest and poorest areas are …

Income Inequality

Introverts are Natural Disruptors—Here’s Why | Heleo

“Introverts are uniquely suited to disruption because they’re comfortable playing where other people aren’t.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The creative power</i> …

Self-improvement

Is the 'Digital Nomad' Life as Good as It Sounds?

Nia Howard, a recent college graduate from California, seems comfortable living 8,000 miles from home with a group of complete strangers, many of them old enough to be her parents. Her daily existence near Canggu, Bali, which includes hikes through rice paddies, midday swims, and lots of tropical …

6 Must-Do Road Trips From Melbourne

With its vast and varying landscapes, Australia is a fantastic country to road trip and Victoria is no exception. Some of the best road trips in …

Hot Springs

24 hidden Android settings you should know about

Master your Android phone.<p>Android phones come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but within, they all run the same basic operating system. That Android code includes settings that let you tailor your smartphone to your needs. In this guide, we collected 24 lesser-known customizations for you to …

Apps

This Search Engine Startup Helps You Find What Google Is Missing

As conversations continue circulating around the state of online privacy and protecting personal information on the internet, the growing need for more secure web platforms is an area of concern for consumers and creators alike in the digital age.<p>Over the past year, an increasing number of …

Engines

Camera NX, a Google Camera mod, brings portrait mode to the Pixel & XL, Nexus 6P, Nexus 5X

One of the most essential features for most smartphone owners is the camera. Because of this, Google focused on image quality when it launched the Pixel 2 and introduced new features such as portrait mode. But while the search giant’s latest and greatest got new features, the original Pixel and the …

Android News

The Top 10 Websites for Science in 2017

As the year comes to a close, <i>RealClearScience</i> likes to take stock of all the terrific (and downright awful) science journalism and communication of …

Top 10

How to convert a Kindle book to PDF

The Kindle is one of the most convenient and efficient tools ushering in this new age of ebooks. It allows anyone to pack thousands of free and …

These DIY Machines Let Anyone Recycle Plastic Into New Products

Precious Plastic is giving instructions on how to build a series of simple machines that will let makers turn plastic trash into new material.<p>In a workshop in downtown Chang Mai, Thailand, designers turn plastic trash–mostly plastic bags they collect from the street–into marble-like coasters and …

Crushing an egg into your coffee sounds disgusting — but it makes an amazing-tasting drink

Crushing an egg (shell and all), whisking it with freshly ground coffee, and boiling the mixture sounds gross. The result looks terrifying, too — like a hideous swamp creature gurgling in your pot.<p>However, the umber-red-colored drink that results, called "egg coffee," is almost free of bitter …

Coffee

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

How to Make Money While Traveling

These next-level hacks are easier (and less stressful!) than putting your home on Airbnb.<p>Think the cost of travelling has become prohibitive? Think …

2017 Honda Ridgeline AWD Black Edition review

Honda’s daringly different Ridgeline proves “the old way of doing things” can always get better.<p>Honda’s daringly different Ridgeline proves “the old …

Patient uses fat stem cells to repair his wrist

<b>(CNN) —</b> Bill Marlette was a long way from home, but he was willing to take the risk, as there were really no other options.<p>He was tired of the daily pain that made even shaking someone's hand almost unbearable.<p>Marlette lost his arm in an accident when he was a teenager, but as an active kid, he …

Stem Cells

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As the single place for news for every passion, we’re proud to be partnered with some of the best content creators on the planet. No matter which Smart Magazine you follow, Flipboard surfaces quality stories from experts who bring authority and enthusiasm for whatever they’re covering. Here’s a …

Employment

Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

100x faster, 10x cheaper: 3D metal printing is about to go mainstream

Desktop Metal – remember the name. This Massachussetts company is preparing to turn manufacturing on its head, with a 3D metal printing system that's …

ModVans turns the Ford Transit into a modular, modern camper van

Van life has become such a big trend we're not even sure it's counter-cultural anymore. Actually, it seems like a pretty nice business to get into, …

Campervans

Solar panels can do more than cut your power bill

Imagine trading energy with your family or best friends or next-door neighbour.<p>That's what Fred and Eglantine Oualid are hoping to do as soon as next …

Make ceramics with a press instead of a kiln

Making ceramic materials like cement, bricks, bathroom tile, and porcelain, normally requires lots of heat—kilns used to fire the materials get to …

Two visions of the 'new economy' collide where people and technology intersect

In Sydney in September, Naomi Klein spoke passionately about how climate change opens up opportunities to change our economic system in a fundamental …