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5 Essential Tips For Hiking Havasupai In The Grand Canyon

Havasupai Falls in the Grand Canyon is one of America’s most breathtaking natural waterfalls. However, without proper preparation, the journey can be …

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

The Batband is a pair of headphones that won’t touch your ears

There are a lot of bone conduction headsets out there. We’ve seen ones meant for swimmers, runners, and those who just want a new way to listen to …

Headphones

With The Yves Behar–Backed Startup Tylko, Customizing Furniture Is Easy As A Swipe

“What got me really excited about Tylko is the fact that it bridges the gap between tradition and technology,” Yves Behar says.<p>Mass production is out, mass customization is in, and the furniture startup Tylko is emblematic of this paradigm shift.<p>“We’re trying to change an industry that hasn’t been …

Day 18: Master Noose Pose in 4 Steps

Happy National Yoga Month! Celebrate with us by rebooting your yoga routine for 21 days in September. To seal your home practice habit for life, sign …

Yoga

Here’s the right way to set up your smart home

Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve dreamed about living in a smart home.<p>To me, that meant more than just opening an app to turn the lights on; it …

Home Automation

How To Get The Best Seat On The Plane

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>Traveling on a plane can come with a slew of seat-based comfort challenges, whether you're assigned to a seat that doesn't recline or located just adjacent to the bathroom. If you want to get the best seat without having to pay extra cash, there are a few simple tips to …

Air Travel

Six money milestones to hit while you're in your 30s

There's something about being in your 30s that feels more adult.<p>You may be making more money now and — after some trial and error — are better at managing your finances.<p>But that doesn't mean you're exactly where you want to be. You might still be paying off student loans and credit card debt. That …

Personal Finance

Can you solve it? Professor Povey's perplexing problem

<i>A coin of diameter 1 is thrown on an infinitely large chessboard with squares of side 2.</i><p><i>What is the chance that the coin lands on a position touching both black and white?</i>

Mathematics

Jamstik+ review: Not quite a guitar replacement, but a great tool for beginners

When I was growing up, my mom would put me in a variety of classes: ballet, piano, swimming. After a semester of each course, I would get bored and move on to something new. The varied curiosity was fun at the time, but eventually it led to my lack of skills in any one outlet.<p>I didn’t realize how …

Guitar

Mindful Recovery: How to Add Meditation to Your Routine

<b>Zhan zhuang, or standing meditation exercise, has been used as a method of relaxation and health cultivation for thousands of years.</b> The earliest …

6 Yoga Poses For Anyone Who Sits At A Desk All Day

You may have heard the expression "sitting is the new smoking."<p>That's because too much sitting is associated with higher heart attack, metabolic syndrome, obesity and type 2 diabetes risk as well as earlier overall death. But for anyone with a desk job, sitting all day is hard to avoid.<p>There are …

Yoga

How To Invest In Stocks, Bonds And More: What You Need To Know To Get Started

The term “investing” can strike fear into many people. But if you start small and work with a professional who can help guide your investment choices, it doesn’t have to be unnerving.<p>Paul Foster, a wealth management advisor with Northwestern Mutual, explains that you don’t need a big chunk of money …

7 Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting Stock Options

There are seven important questions you should ask in order to estimate the ultimate value of your stock options.<p>You just received a job offer from a startup that includes 50,000 stock options. That is wonderful…or is it?<p>I reviewed and approved hundreds of employment offer letters at my various …

As it turns out, making wearables wearable is harder than it seems

In the grand scheme of things, fitness-band manufacturers have it easy. Take those sensors and transmitters, fashion them into an oval, make things …

4 Essential Considerations to Help You Create Excellent Macro Photographs

I may be biased, but I think the appeal of macro photography is rather obvious: the wonder and fascination of being able to capture in fine, …

D-Wave raises $28.4M, wants to make quantum computers a hit

D-Wave builds computers that achieve quantum characteristics to enable faster crunching for certain applications.<p>The Canada-based startup has raised more than $28 million in new funding, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. The funding comes from Goldman …

How to go completely paperless with iOS

There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an iOS user, like switching …

21 billionaires can’t be wrong? AAPL is their favorite stock …

If you’ve ever wondered what billionaires know that you don’t, their preferred stock is no longer one of those things. <i>Fortune</i> pulled together a chart of the top ten holdings of 21 billionaire investors, revealing that AAPL is their top holding.<p>What started as an iOS app (iBillionaire) and website …

How to Take Better Pictures for Beginner Photographers

Photography can be a fun and exciting activity for all who have a passionate interest in learning some of the fundamentals of the use of their …