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Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7NC Noise Cancelling Over-Ear Headphone Preview

Audio-Technica has announced the ATH-MSR7NC, a new high-end noise cancelling headphone.<p>They’re going to be $300, putting them right at the same price as the category leaders, the Bose QuietComfort 25s.<p>I had a brief listen to the new AT’s at CES, here’s some initial thoughts.<p><i>If you’re curious about</i> …

Consumer Tech

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

Apps

The Search for Life on Earth

It’s easy to forget that the search for life, here, on Earth is far from over.<p>A 2011 study in PLOS Biology reported that about 86 percent of land species and 91 percent of creatures in the oceans have yet to be discovered. For context, there are about 8.7 million identified species, though some …

Earth Day

The 15 Apple Watch apps you need to download first, according to Apple

The Apple Watch App Store houses more than 3,000 apps, but Apple has narrowed it down to a few apps that it views as top-notch. BuzzFeed News published the list just as the Apple Watch App Store opened for the first time.<p>Many of the apps are popular social media apps we already use on our phones, …

Keep Your Head Up: 'Text Neck' Takes A Toll On The Spine

"Text neck," the posture formed by leaning over a cellphone while reading and texting, is a big problem, according to the author of a newly published study in the National Library of Medicine.<p>Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, says the …

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Food

How impressive is the camera in iPhone 6 and 6 Plus? Let Iceland show you

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>If you’re among the thousands standing in line for a new iPhone, you probably have a little time to kill. So this …

Where are my iPhone photos? How to use the new photo management features in iOS 8

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>While there are many new features that have been added to both the camera and the photos app on iOS 8 (flagging favorite …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Why I Hope to Die at 75

An argument that society and families—and you—will be better off if nature takes its course swiftly and promptly<p>Seventy-five.<p>That’s how long I want to live: 75 years.<p>This preference drives my daughters crazy. It drives my brothers crazy. My loving friends think I am crazy. They think that I can’t …

Reminder: Back Up Your Stuff Before iOS 8 Drops

iOS 8 is coming soon. (Hands in the air emoji!). Updates are great, but they're almost always buggy, which means you should back up your stuff before …

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

14 Brilliant Bathroom Design Ideas

We all pay so much attention to keeping the rest of our home beautiful, but when it comes to the bathroom, a pretty shower mat or curtain seems to be …

Interior Design

Five reasons why you shouldn’t buy a smartwatch yet

With the long anticipated release of Apple Watch this past week, the company behind it put a lot of coal in the engine of the wearable train. For a …

Welcome to the Age of Hacks

Why are we all getting hacked? It's simple economics.<p>Criminals want our data. Yes, even yours. It's more valuable than you think.<p>Celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton are a special case. Hackers target them for nude photos, because their private lives are prized treasure for creeps.<p>For …

Singapore Is Planning The World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

A tiny country with little space to spare looks to its water reservoirs to expand its use of renewable energy.<p>There isn’t much extra space in Singapore, since the entire country is smaller than New York City and fully developed. So when the government decided to install more solar power to help …

Renewable Energy

Why Tim Cook Wants Apple To Make An iWatch

Specifically, it says that "Mr. Cook appears to be interested in the smartwatch's broader implications — for instance, that a watch might monitor heart rate and other vital measures, thus improving health and limiting doctor visits, according to these people."<p>An iWatch with health monitoring …

Sri Lanka shaken by religious violence | Sri Lanka News

Sri Lankan police have fired tear-gas and enforced a curfew in two coastal towns popular with tourists in an attempt to end clashes between Muslims and Buddhists that threatens to set off wider religious violence.<p>The police said on Sunday they were widening a curfew in Aluthgama to the neighbouring …

Stalker: A creepy look at you, online

While you were having a latte and hunting for a Tinder date on your local coffee shop's open Wi-Fi, you were giving away your personal information.<p>Want to know how much? Stalker will tell you.<p>Stalker is a tool created by security firm Immunity Inc. to demonstrate the hazards of connecting to …

Why Apple's iWatch Will Sell Better In An iPhone 6 World

We will not, indeed, see the first peek at the iWatch at Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) at the beginning of June, according to a report from John Paczkowski at re/code yesterday. “Sources familiar with Apple’s plans tell Code/red that Tim Cook will not use WWDC to unveil Apple’s …

This Site Can Tell You How Popular Your Instagram Will Be

At its core, Instagram is about communication; through pictures, sure, but communication nonetheless. But post popularity is just about the only way …

How Big Will The iPhone 6 Be Compared To The iPhone 5s, Nexus 5 And Galaxy Note 3? [Video]

A new video uses an case out of China to show how a “speculative” iPhone 6 with a 4.7-inch display would measure up against the iPhone 5s, Nexus 5, and Galaxy Note 3. But how reliable is a leaked case, anyway?<p>Don’t bank too much on this video. In the cutthroat business of being a smartphone …