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How iPhone health gadgets could change what 'see your doctor' means

Apple's Health app had a quiet rollout in late 2014, and months later many iOS users still aren't sure how the platform works on their new (or newly …

4 things leaders need to know about mental health

Contrary to common perception, mental illness is a problem that is neither new nor unique to the developed world.<p>What we call schizophrenia and …

Mental Health

Could This Pricing Tool For Consumers Disrupt Healthcare?

Of all the white hot healthcare topics heading into 2015, none is hotter ‒ or more galvanizing inside the industry ‒ than healthcare pricing. I’m not referring to the cost of insurance coverage (like premiums, deductibles and co‒pays), but the actual cost of healthcare delivery. The kind of pricing …

Health Care

5 Health Care Megatrends That May Prove Costly In 2015

Part of the fun of ringing in the New Year is looking back on the achievements of the previous one. And in 2014, there were plenty of health care success stories to celebrate: major medical advances, new technologies and the Affordable Care Act’s unexpectedly good first year.<p>At the same time, many …

Health Care

ibattz ASAP Charger Fully Charges the iPhone 6 in 15 Minutes

The people at ibattz have come up with a solution to one of the biggest (first world) problems: a<p>The people at ibattz have come up with a solution to one of the biggest (first world) problems: a terrible cellphone battery life. The company have said that its ASAP Charger’s 20-volt power pack can …

iPhone

Feeling Buried? Make These 5 Choices and Maximize Your Productivity | Inc.com

The incoming flow of information enabled by today's technology fills our lives with tasks and demands for our attention, which in the end, may not matter that much. Technology allows anyone who feels like it, anywhere in the world, to drop something into our digital inbox, requiring us to respond, …

Time Management

Can Mindfulness Improve Your Productivity? | Inc.com

If you're thinking stopping an activity wouldn't help you complete it faster, logically, you're right. Taking a breather doesn't instantly improve physical productivity, but it does improve the components that make us work more efficiently.<p>Components like rational thinking, decision making, …

Mindfulness

11 Organizing Tips We Learned In 2014

Is "getting organized" your New Year's resolution? For inspiration, we've rounded up our 11 favorite organizing tips of the year.<p><i>Simon Watson</i><p><b>1. Get a dual-level coffee table.</b> It doubles your display area, meaning you'll spend less time swapping out decor and have two times the room for storage, all …

32 of the Best Chromecast Apps

Google Chromecast is an unusual device. Unlike most streaming set-top boxes, it doesn’t come with a remote, a bevy of pre-loaded apps or even an obvious menu system.<p>Instead, the Chromecast acts as a conduit for the apps and content you might find on your PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. The latter …

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better.<p>But could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier?<p>The science geeks over at the American Chemical Society made a little video that breaks down …

Google+ Hangouts for Business Just Got Real

When Google+ first debuted in summer 2011, the feature most lauded was its free, multi-person video conferences called Hangouts. Their usefulness in …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Ventev USB Chargers

In our collective, constant quest to keep all mobile devices charged, CH came across two great options from Ventev that had us super-charged. The company covers all the mobile and wireless bases, from phone accessories and charging packs to wireless infrastructure packages, but their battery and …

Gear & Gadgets

I’ve Seen The Future Of Health Tech And It’s Going To Improve Your Life In 2014

I just returned from the most exciting Consumer Electronics Show I’ve ever covered. Thanks to extraordinary demand for gadgets that make us healthier, stronger, and smarter, the technology industry is putting some serious brain power behind the next generation of wearable health devices. Over the …

GoldieBlox commercial rewrites the Beastie Boys, urges young girls to pursue engineering, is fabulous.

This is a stupendously awesome commercial from a toy company called GoldieBlox, which has developed a set of interactive books and games to “disrupt …

Designer Dad Illustrates The Weirdest Things He Has Actually Said To His Kids

Nathan Ripperger, a U.S. designer and video producer, has come up with a hilarious way to catalog the bizarre and hilarious conversations one can …

This New Coke Ad Totally Captures The Reality Of Early Parenthood

Having a kid is much more than bringing another human being into the world. It’s also about getting a small, demanding, disgusting new roommate who completely changes every aspect of your life and pushes you to the fraying edges of your own sanity.<p>This new ad by Santo Buenos Aires and director …

The Camera Store Shares Its Picks for Best and Worst Cameras and Lenses of 2013

Everybody is coming out with their editor’s choices and best of’s and holiday gift guides, but The Camera Store added another facet to their “best of …

What to Do with Leftover Wine

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: So you popped the cork on too many bottles this holiday season (who didn't?) -- here's what to do with all that wine when it's no longer good enough to</i> …

Kitchens

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Hallo Sans, CM Tiempo, Clear Sans

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Avoid Antibacterial Soaps, Say Consumer Advocates

This week's action by the FDA on soap doesn't go far enough, they say.<p><b>Federal officials' questions about antibacterial soaps have raised a lather among environmental and consumer advocates concerned about the safety of controversial ingredients in these cleansers.</b><p><b>Reviving a long-running controversy</b> …

Father and Daughter Beautifully Recreate Wedding Photos of Late Mother

Father and daughter Ben and Olivia lost Olivia's mother, Ali, when Olivia was just one-year-old to a rare form of lung cancer. This November, after two years of being on a “rollercoaster of emotions” Ben decided to move out of their Cincinnati home that they had lived in with Olivia's late mother. …

Barnes & Noble

Caramelized Onion, Gruyere + Pepper Bacon Whole Wheat Pizza

In a large bowl, combine water, yeast, honey and olive oil. Mix with a spoon, then let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add in 2 cups flour and …

Pan Toasted Brown Butter Gnocchi with Grilled Corn + Scallions

Pan Toasted Brown Butter Gnocchi with Sweet Corn + Grilled Scallions.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 9, 2013 67<p>I’m squinting at you today.<p>All I want to do on …

Sourdough Grilled Cheese with Roasted Poblanos, Smoked Cheddar and Curried Brown Butter

Sourdough Grilled Cheese with Roasted Poblanos, Smoked Cheddar and Curried Brown Butter.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 11, 2013 77<p>You know how I get fixated …

Cheesy Corn Chowder with Bacon + Gorgonzola

Cheesy Corn Chowder with Bacon + Gorgonzola.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 19, 2013 67<p>Let’s eat some comfort in a bowl!<p>I’ve been overdoing it on the …