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The top brain-training apps to keep your mind sharp

As an app released this week claims to improve the memory of patients with schizophrenia, we've taken a look at the best apps for training your brain<p>IQs across the world are experiencing a steady decline, with our collective intelligence <b>dropping by one IQ point in the last decade</b>.<p>According to …

Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?

With recent news headlines proclaiming that dozens of people have been selected as finalists for a Martian astronaut corps, it might seem like a trip to this alien world might finally be close at hand.<p>But let's have a little reality check. What are the chances that we really will see people on the …

Space Science

Blackphone pricing and Deutsche Telekom security push bode well for mobile privacy

Want to make your mobile use more private? Then a couple of announcements coming out of this year’s Mobile World Congress may interest you.<p>For one …

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Kate Upton Still Can't 'Keep Her Clothes On,' According To V Magazine

"Why can't Kate Upton keep her clothes on?" is a question easily answered by looking at her rise to fame as a swimsuit goddess model. But the high fashion world likes the bikini babe for her versatility, hence her latest cover for V Magazine, which features Upton styled two ways: with clothes and …

The 25 best entertainment apps to download now

Watch films and TV, listen to the radio, book concert tickets - there's an app for it all. Many, many apps, in fact. We look at 25 of the best.<p>Sky Go<p>Free (subscription required); iPad, iPhone and Android<p>Offering entertainment from Sky’s live TV and Anytime+ movies and sports content, Sky has upped …

5 Super-Intimate Sex Moves

Because the closer you two are, the hotter—and better—your orgasm will be<p>There are a lot of things that can bring you and your S.O. closer together: apps designed specifically for couples, vacations for two, candle-lit dinners. But nothing does the trick quite like a long, sensual romp between the …

Ancient burial box claimed to have earliest reference to Jesus

For 2,000 years, pilgrims and archaeologists have hunted for physical evidence of Jesus and his family, without success.<p>But now an ancient burial box claiming to contain the earliest reference to the Christian saviour is about to go on public display in Israel after its owner was cleared of …

Japanese robot crushes competition in robot olympics

If you are ever trapped in a collapsed building, SCHAFT is the robot you’ll want by your side. The a bipedal robot, built by a Japanese team, just …

Yoga XPress in Less Than 20 Minutes

Meet Alex Curtis, yoga expert from Core Power Yoga on Wilshire in LA, who collaborated with me to come up with this Yoga Xpress routine.<p>Yoga Xpress is for those of you who just don't have time to get to a class and want a less-than-20-minute routine for the road or at home. These yoga postures …

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Forget '.com': GoDaddy Offers 14 New Website Domain Extensions

Like the sound of Weddings.Photography for your business website? Or KeyLimePie.Guru, perhaps?<p>Website-domain registrar GoDaddy is allowing people to pre-register for 14 new domain extensions starting today, including both “.photography” and “.guru.”<p>While websites currently end with familiar domain …

Small Business

Top 10 Apps for Instant Messaging (Infographic)

If you are still using text messages, you are officially old school.<p>In the brave new smartphone-obsessed world that we live in, more and more people are sending messages through web-based applications like WeChat, WhatsApp and Snapchat. These apps allow consumers to send messages from their mobile …

Social Media

Google Play Store Lists Best Apps of 2013

The year 2013 is coming to an end, and in the next few weeks, the internet will be bombarded with a several “best of lists” articles, mentioning …

Apps

Microsoft Really Doesn’t Want You To Buy A Chromebook

About a week after posting its first anti-Chromebook “Scroogled” video, which features the cast of “Pawn Stars,” Microsoft is now back with a second video. But instead of revisiting the humorous approach of the first one, the company has brought back its regular man-on-the-street routine for the …

5 Camera Features You Should Be Using But Aren't

Is your rig reaching its full potential? National Geographic shooter Bill Hatcher points the way.<p><b>APERTURE-PRIORITY MODE</b>A large aperture, such as f2.8, creates a narrow depth of field for soft, blurred backgrounds. This mode gives you the leeway to be creative with the close and distant elements in …

The Right Way to Do 5 Popular Body-Weight Exercises

Think you have the pushup down? Think again. Here are the common mistakes most guys make when doing their favorite equipment-free moves<p>As a strength coach, I love body-weight exercises. They challenge your muscles and kick your heart into high gear. You can do them for free—anywhere, anytime. …

Bitcoin Breaks $1,000 for First Time Ever

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>Bitcoin continued its stellar rally on Wednesday, breaking above $1,000 for the first time and marking a rise of over 7,600 percent so far this year.<p>Many analysts and investors have labeled bitcoin's unfettered rise a bubble, yet greater awareness of digital …

Cryptocurrency

Black Friday: A Chance for Bitcoin to Get Some Mainstream Love

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By now, it's common knowledge that some people have made small (and, in some cases, not-so-small) fortunes on Bitcoin. But even though U.S. regulators and lawmakers gave bitcoins a tentative thumbs up last week, and an increasing number …

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