Wendell Francis

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Eating and Exercise - What to Eat Before and After a Workout

To get the most out of your workout, you'll want to fuel your body for maximum energy and stamina. And after your workout, you'll want to focus on …

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

The simple reason why Apple won’t release a VR system anytime soon

“It just works.”<p>These three words stood smugly behind Steve Jobs at many press conferences during his second stint at Apple. It represented his desire for Apple to create simple, easy-to-understand products. It was this promise that was behind the cutesy advertising campaign “I’m a PC, I’m a Mac” …

Apple Watch

Android is boring

At Google I/O this week, the company has shown off tons of new stuff. And although most of the stuff isn’t actually available, that doesn’t mean it …

Google Assistant

The Worst Movie Quotes Of 2014

“I'm a fat ballerina who takes scalps and slits throats!”

The Lean Muscle Diet

Ignore the trendy, complex diet plans designed to shrink your wallet and not your gut. To build the body you've always wanted, live like you already have it<p>When men set out to lose weight, they usually start at the wrong place. They pick a popular diet; <i>any</i> diet, it doesn't matter which one. Most …

How To Increase Productivity By Employee Happiness

Whether you are an entrepreneur managing a startup, or a corporate executive with thousands of employees, it’s hard to ignore the evidence of big value from happy employees. For example, the Harvard Business Review a while back included an analysis of hundreds of studies showing an average of 31% …

Moto 360 by Motorola Smartwatch - My First Android Wear Experience

How you make your coffee matters

Whether you choose to whip up pots of fresh drip, drop the plunger on a hot French press, or would rather brew one K-cup at a time, your preferred method of coffee making will yield drastically different results. And I'm not just talking about how long you have wait to enjoy your java or the degree …

What If Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Daniel Radcliffe Romantic Comedy HD

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Ghost Stories: The Most Forgettable Coldplay Album Ever

The band’s sixth album is beautiful, soothing, and relentlessly uninspiring.<p>People don't listen to a Coldplay song, Marshall McLuhan would have said, they slip into it like a warm bath. Dulcet melodies spill pleasingly into the vat like aromatic oils. The musical palette is a soapy broth. The words …

Ghost Stories

Since we met Chris Martin 14 years ago, he’s been a trusted emotional shepherd, nudging us to hear the clanging bells, marvel at the stars, glow in …

Unreal Engine 4 - Tools Demonstration GDC 2014

Simple smartphone photo tips

Today's smartphone cameras have become nearly as complex and feature-laden as the compact cameras they replaced. It's easy to get overwhelmed, but here are four simple tips for better photos that will work with virtually any modern smartphone.<p><b>High Dynamic Range (HDR)</b><p>Most smartphones now have an …

Lorde And Taylor Swift Spend A Girls Day Dancing On The Beach

Oh what fun they are having!

Superhero Bits: Amazing Spider-Man 2, Batman vs. Superman, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Ant-Man, X-Men – /Film

What’s the latest update from the costume designer of <b>Batman vs. Superman</b>? How is Norman Osborn being introduced in <b>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</b>? Is there …

Access Hollywood: Tessanne Chin's interview

The Voice

Best RPGs for Android

Role-playing games are wonderful, story-driven experiences that complement the mobile gaming experience nicely. Despite the relatively tiny mobile …

R. Kelly | The Juice Interview

Mr. Skin’s Top 10 Nude Scenes of 2013, In Excruciating Pun Form

Being the sensitive intellectual I am, with a drawing room filled with framed degrees and pictures of dogs wearing turtlenecks, I would never dream of watching a work of art solely for the venal pleasure of spying some spry lass stripped of undergarments. But given that the female form is a …

How Women Change Men

As daughters, sisters, wives, and coworkers<p>Soon after Jay Z welcomed his first child, Blue Ivy Carter, last year, a poem the rapper had reportedly dedicated to his new baby girl zipped around the Internet. “Before I got in the game, made a change, and got rich / I didn’t think hard about using the …

No siblings: A side-effect of China's one-child policy

<b>What's it like to grow up in a world where no-one has brothers or sisters? Are siblings really that important? Researchers have been asking those questions for years - and China, with its famous one-child policy, has been a good place to look for an answer.</b><p>Chinese families used to have an average …

Bound 2: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's almighty message of love

You find Lost in Showbiz stranded at something of an emotional crossroads. The problem is the issue of its parents. They have been married for more than 40 years, but it's impossible to know whether they're in love. Or if they've ever really been in love, for that matter.<p>Sure, Lost in Showbiz has …