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The fitness world is experiencing a seismic shift that should terrify retailers

The fitness world is experiencing huge shifts, and it’s making it an incredibly profitable business.<p>From SoulCycle to CrossFit boxes to the …

IBM and American Diabetes Association Want to Transform the Future of Diabetes

IBM Watson Health and the American Diabetes Association are teaming up to help create a new series of digital tools that will ultimately reimagine …

Gamifying healthcare to reduce costs Sempre Health launches from the Alchemist Accelerator

Sempre Health, one of the companies launching in the latest batch of the Alchemist Accelerator, is looking to lower the cost for prescription medication by rewarding healthy lifestyles.<p>It’s a plan to gamify healthcare or incent good behavior in a way that the company’s founders liken to the “good …

Medical Technology

The Minecraft Generation

Jordan wanted to build an unpredictable trap.<p>An 11-year-old in dark horn-­rimmed glasses, Jordan is a devotee of Minecraft, the computer game in which you make things out of virtual blocks, from dizzying towers to entire cities. He recently read “The Maze Runner,” a sci-fi thriller in which …

Kevin Plank Is Betting Almost $1 Billion That Under Armour Can Beat Nike

Kevin Plank built Under Armour into a $4 billion behemoth. He's just spent almost $1 billion to get into an entirely new business. Can this decade's most unlikely tech startup beat Nike?<p>"Have you seen Kevin's whiteboards?"<p>If you spend any time at Under Armour headquarters, you'll hear that question …

Every Important San Francisco Cocktail Bar, Mapped

Gone are the days of ordering vodka sodas and cosmos when out on the town; thanks to talented bartenders (mixologists, even) around town, high-quality spirits, and innovative ingredients, there's no better time than the present to be a drinker in San Francisco. And if you're craving some of the …

35 Healthy Chicken Recipes for Weight Loss

Although there are numerous sources of protein available, ranging from beans and veggies to fish and beef, chicken is by far one of the most popular …

Cooking

Bond On The Run: A Close Look At Daniel Craig's Form

<i>Spectre</i> is dropping soon at a theatre near you, so it’s time to talk about Bond, James Bond. Since I don’t know good sprint form from a <i>Moonraker</i>, I …

From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

Ralph Lauren

A Flipboard Ode to Coffee

Today, on International Coffee Day, we pay our respects to our dear friend and comforter, the bean-roasted beverage, <i>coffea arabica</i>. All hail the nectar of the gods in all its wonderful varieties. From the smokey roasts of Ethiopia’s Yirgacheffe region with subtle top notes of grass and butter, to …

Coffee

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best Stuff<p>We’ve got a …

9 Mechanical Pencils for Your Everyday Carry

Somewhere in between the notes application on your phone and the box of Ticonderogas in the back-to-school section lies the mechanical pencil. If you …

Plastic

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Apps

IBM lures startups with Silicon Valley hub for Watson supercomputer

SAN FRANCISCO — IBM's Watson supercomputer is coming to San Francisco to do more business with Silicon Valley startups.<p>The company will be opening a …

Finger Bang Is Portland's Newest, Coolest Nail Salon

Finger Bang had an issue with its signage. The owners of the brand new building in Northeast Portland where the smartly-named nail salon is located weren't going to allow an exterior sign that said "Finger Bang" — even though the hot finger action inside is limited to edgy nail art. So owner Glynis …

This Super-Strong 3-D Printer Material Lets You Print Tough Stuff Like Chains And Cogs

If you ever handled a part printed in a 3-D printer, you’ll know that they’re somewhat brittle and scratchy. They remind me a little of sugar cubes, …

Prototypes

Superfood salad | Salad recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>2 sweet potatoes (350g each)<br>• 1 pinch of dried chilli flakes<br>• 1 pinch of ground coriander<br>• 1 small pinch of ground cinnamon<br>• olive …

Bill Nye explains climate change in 90 seconds using only emoji

Bill Nye the Science Guy is back to explain climate change using a language everyone can understand — emoji. It's climatology emojified!<p>To put it …

The Complete Mad Men Fan Companion

Dive into the world of the series with props, blueprints, sketches, and photography, including behind-the-scenes details from all seven seasons.

12 Pasta Salads Just in Time for Spring

Changes to your fashion and beauty looks aren’t the only things that need an overhaul come springtime — your collection of recipes could also use a bit of a kick. Let’s face it: Now that the weather is filled with sunny days and sultry nights, the last thing you want to do is to be stuck slaving …

Mouthguards, Magnets And Smart Helmets Are Putting The Brakes On Traumatic Brain Injuries

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tishin Donkersley is the chief editor for AZ Tech Beat.</i><p>On beautiful green fields around the U.S., college and professional football players are facing up to 100Gs of rapid deceleration from helmet-to-helmet collisions each week. The result? Concussions and, sometimes, permanent brain …

Use This Clever Trick To See Your iPhone's True Signal Strength

Ever find yourself questioning how accurate those little signal strength dots are on your iPhone?<p>Luckily, there's a trick to reveal your iPhone's true signal strength, and it takes less than a minute to enable.<p>First, you'll need to access a hidden app on your phone called Field Test Mode. To do …

OS X

Voltera's circuit board printer wants to be the 'Makerbot of electronics'

<i>Update on Nov. 8 at 11:21 a.m. Pacific: Corrected to reflect the printer’s resolution which is 10 mil, not 10 millimeters, and to the timing of its fundraising plans.</i><p>Cyril Ebersweiler, hardware accelerator Haxlr8r’s founder, believes that if hardware startups learn how to prototype, iterate, and …

IBM’s Watson to take on veterinary medicine

First International Business Machines Corp. took on <i>Jeopardy</i> and won with its Watson cognitive computing engine. Now, it's taking aim at animal welfare.<p>IBM will reveal the first 10 apps using Watson for commercial purposes on Wednesday, pushing into such areas as retail management, travel planning, …

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>A handful of the flyest guys on the planet explain how they found their personal style.<p>By The Editors of GQ2 days agoView More<p>Culture<p>Ensley? …

When Email Isn’t Enough, 5 Great Stationers for Communicating with Style

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Google Wants Guinea Pigs for a New Medical Study. Here's Why I'd Volunteer.

With health data, the default should be to look for safe ways to share.<p>After six months of covering the merger of technology and medicine for <b>Re/code</b>, I’ve come to believe one thing very strongly: The next great insights into health and disease, and the resulting breakthroughs in diagnostics and …

Galtani Cycling Accoutrements

You’ve seen them on the hands of the Fausto Coppi, Eddy Merckx and most of the world’s most stylish road cyclists. The knitted mesh cycling glove is still one of the most comfortable and functional hand coverings designed for distance riding. Montreal’s Galtani Cycling Accoutrements have …

Cycling