Tag: Health & Fitness

How to create a route in MapMyRun

Whether you’re a seasoned marathon veteran otherwise you simply purchased your first pair of running shoes, it helps to know the way far you’ve run and to plan what number of miles you need to clock in a day. The app MapMyRun — from the parents over at Under Armour — is designed particularly to help with

Stealth Core Trainer Professional review

Achieving the feat of toned abs is a pipe dream for many. While the exercises and diet required to get them feels like a daunting task unto itself, the sheer act of doing a plank – or crunches and sit-ups until your stomach aches – is so tediously boring. Since this is something so many

Purdue’s microbots are designed to wander around inside your body

[embedded content] “All-Terrain Microbots” sounds like it should be the name of a 1980s cartoon, accompanied by its own toy line and sugary breakfast cereal. In fact, it’s a description of the tiny microscale magnetic tumbling robots being created by researchers at Purdue University. And don’t laugh, because they may one day just save your

Here’s all the best gear and gadgetry you can snag for $100 or less

In today’s tech-saturated world, $100 can get you pretty far. Thanks to the advent of smartphones, things like processors, accelerometers, and lithium-ion batteries have, over the years, become ridiculously cheap and accessible for electronics manufacturers. This has ultimately resulted in a flood of inexpensive but highly capable gadgets. Nowadays, you can get damn near anything

UV lights in public spaces could kill airborne flu viruses on the spot

Eugenio Marongiu/Getty Images Could overhead ultraviolet (UV) lights in offices and public spaces be used to stop and kill airborne flu viruses in their tracks? Quite possibly yes, claim researchers at the Center for Radiological Research at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. For decades, scientists have known that certain wavelengths of ultraviolet light are able

How to pack a backpack like a pro

No matter how hard you try, there seems to be a golden rule about packing your backpack for an adventure: You’re never going to have quite enough space. Fortunately, major strides can be made by preparing and packing the right way — there’s more to it than simply stuffing everything you want to bring into