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This Mountain Runner Scaled Everest Twice in Under a Week

Fueled by a love of the mountains and a drive to push his physical limits, Kilian Jornet achieved what no other mountain runner has before—two Everest summits without oxygen in about five days.<p>Kilian Jornet arrived to Everest base camp with the goal of setting a Fastest Known Time (FKT) for a …

Boston Dynamics unveils robodog that can open doors

A leading robotics company has revealed footage of a canine-inspired robot that can open doors that is certain to draw parallels to man's worst nightmare, rather than his best friend.<p>Boston Dynamics on Monday revealed footage of its SpotMini robot, which has four legs, a trunk and long reaching …

Robotics

The Chrome Extensions We Can't Live Without

Nearly two-thirds of internet users turn to Chrome for their browsing needs, but far fewer take full advantage of its available extensions, the …

This $48 Sound Bar has a 5-star Rating on Amazon, And It’s Time to See What All The Fuss is About

When it comes to home entertainment devices, it’s often a good idea to stick to the higher-priced items, but sometimes it’s not necessary to pay the …

Tech Trends

Bob Harper's Favorite No-Equipment, Total-Body, Do-Anywhere Workout

Proof you don't need fancy equipment or hours of free time to tackle an effective workout that will give you real results.<p>Walk into any full-size gym …

Workouts

The 10 Best TRX Moves for Runners

If you’re not using these straps to improve your running performance, you should be.<p>To get better, most runners—well, run. But the best runners know that improving speed and endurance isn’t just about logging more miles; it also requires time in the gym. And one of the best ways to build the …

These are the 2017 tech gadgets I just couldn't live without

When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017’s been a pretty epic year.<p>We’ve seen a surge of new voice-activated assistants, rise of remastered retro tech, and all kinds of quirky smart devices. Rather than rehash what’s appearing on my colleagues' top lists—most of which would make my top picks, …

Gear & Gadgets

MacTrast Deals: Getflix: Lifetime Subscription

- Apr 3, 2017<p>A Getflix: Lifetime Subscription can help you bypass geographic restrictions on streaming content. Getflix unblocks more than 100 …

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These Podcasts Will Make Your Next Long Run Fly By

Anyone else save their podcasts for their long runs or the runs that you know are going to be super tough? Personally I love listening to <i>This</i> …

Marathons

Bang & Olufsen's H6 are my new benchmark for portable headphones

Credit where it's due: it was Marco Arment, creator of Instapaper and Overcast, that first alerted me to the existence of a second generation of B&O's already well liked and reviewed H6 headphones. He recently crowned this second gen "the new headphone king" of his portable headphones mega-review, …

Switch faces with anyone, thanks to this hilarious (and nightmarish) app

Tis the season for playing around with weird iOS apps with your friends and family, and boy, do we have a doozy for you. It’s called Face Swap Live, and it does exactly what it says on the tin.<p>Created by Laan Labs, Face Swap Live allows you to surrealistically switch the faces of two people in …

Apps

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Shuffle protects your phone number and email with aliases

Ever wanted to have a temporary number or email address for when you are dating, selling something online, or for any other purpose? Something that would allow you to keep your personal number or email private?<p>With our lives increasingly entrenched in the Web, and a lot of business being conducted …

8 Tips to Master a More Paperless Life With Evernote

When the first Earth Day was proposed at the suggestion of Wisconsin Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970, paper was the primary means of communication and …

Productivity

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Parrot Zik 2.0 Review

The Parrot Zik 2.0 are the updated sequels to the Zik noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones. Like the original Ziks, the 2.0s look fantastic, thanks to styling by Philippe Starck.<p>They’re not just for looks however (which can’t be said for a lot of high-end headphones). There’s processing and …

iPhone Life's Top 20 Headphones of 2014 | iPhoneLife.com

To make it onto this list, headphones must shine in the following areas: They must be exceptionally comfortable, they must be well built and they must have superior sonic quality. No earphones that have to be inserted into the ear are included in this list and any Bluetooth headphones featured have …

Add to Wunderlist for Chrome

Take a look at our new super fast Add to Wunderlist Chrome extension! We threw away the old one and completely redesigned and rebuilt this one from …

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

Mobile Photography

Contact Center Has Changed The Way I Use My iPhone

Like Apple Maps and Notes before it, I’ve finally found an app that performs the functions of my iPhone’s phone app better than Apple’s native offering. For the past few weeks I’ve been playing with Contrast’s Contact Center, and based on my usage I don’t think I’ll be going back any time …

How to Use Evernote to Improve Your Productivity

You've probably heard about Evernote, the online note-taking service that just reached 100 million users. Offered as a freemium with almost the same …

Aviate: an always-changing, intelligent home screen for Android

What if Google Now was made of the icons on your home screen?<p>"We want to connect people to personalized information at the moment it’s useful," reads the mission statement of Aviate, a replacement launcher for Android available today in private beta. It sounds almost exactly like the tagline of …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

The 10 Greatest Giant Monster Movies of All Time

The giant monster, known as <i>kaiju</i> in Japanese, is a very different beast from the human-sized nasties you find in movies from <i>Alien</i> to <i>World War Z</i>. …

Horror