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Use A Standing Desk, Run 10 Marathons And 4 Other Health Benefits

You may have heard about the recent trend of workers trading in their sitting desks for standing desks. But why? What’s the big deal? Well, it’s simple. Standing desks can improve your health. We all know that sitting all day will adversely affect our health, so the idea is to stand while working at your desk and stay in motion. In fact, you might be surprised to hear that one recent study found that using a standing desk is equivalent to running 10 marathons in a year. Continue reading Use A Standing Desk, Run 10 Marathons And 4 Other Health Benefits

Guess What? Snakes Have A Job Too. They Are Working As Masseurs In NY

If you love massage – any type of massage and are not squeamish when it comes to snake, then Wholeness Center New York has just the type of massage for you. This wellness center is now providing a new kind of massage and the masseurs are the cold-blooded, slithering serpent that so many mortals fear. Hmmm, I wonder what the animal rights folks’ have to say about this. Just saying… So, yeah. Snake massage IS A THING. Continue reading Guess What? Snakes Have A Job Too. They Are Working As Masseurs In NY

SuperStraps Is A Backpack Add-on That Will Literally Save Your Neck

If you are a backpack user who actually have something in your backpack, you could be walking around with a bowling ball on your neck every time you tilt your head forward for even by just 15 degrees. This comes as a revelation to me even though it is obvious that I know that a loaded backpack is bad news for the back and neck. While it seems like an inevitable thing, the folks over at BetterBack has developed a backpack accessory that could save your neck, like literally. Continue reading SuperStraps Is A Backpack Add-on That Will Literally Save Your Neck

Foods That Can Boost Your Brain Power For Easier Learning

If you want to increase your capacity to learn faster and easier, there are many different foods that can help. It is important for everyone to have a nutritious diet, but some foods are better than others when it comes to boosting your brain power. The more you learn about these foods, the easier it will be for you to become successful in your professional and person lives. Continue reading Foods That Can Boost Your Brain Power For Easier Learning

Meet Somnox, The World’s First Sleep Robot That Wants You To Hug To Sleep

We have robots for almost everything. We have robots to check stocks on shelves, hilarious robot that feeds you soup, robot you can pet like a cat, robot that dry and iron your clothes – just to name a few. And now, you can add sleep robot to the growing list. Meet Somnox, the world’s first sleep robot designed to help you to fall asleep faster, sleep longer, and wake up naturally. Buried inside the cashew nut-shaped pillow made by Royal Auping, one of Europe’s largest mattress maker, is a sophisticated technology that will sooth you to sleep through non-invasive features like breathing regulation, calming audio and affection. Continue reading Meet Somnox, The World’s First Sleep Robot That Wants You To Hug To Sleep

Bodyfriend Wants Superheroes And Lamborghini To Massage Your Back

If massage chairs have never pique your interest because of the (boring) stereotype designs, then perhaps Bodyfriend may be able to change your mind. Not only has Bodyfriend shake up the traditional market of massage with its innovative designs, but its bold ambitious to capture the two of the world’s biggest markets, the U.S.A. and China, has lead to the collaboration with one of the most recognizable brand: Marvel. Bodyfriend. The Bodyfriend Marvel HUG CHAIR is the first-ever special collaboration with Marvel and it features a design unlike no other massage chairs. Well, that, of course, is besides from the obvious Captain America and Iron Man touches (apparently, Spider-Man will soon join the ranks too), which are all digging over here. Continue reading Bodyfriend Wants Superheroes And Lamborghini To Massage Your Back

Take A Photo And Sony Mobile’s New Service Will Analyze Your Food

You know what they say… “you are what you eat” and so, if you workout like there’s no tomorrow, it won’t help if what you chomp down ain’t good for you, i.e. your healthy lifestyle may not be as efficient then it should be. Seriously, there’s really no point in taking two steps forward and one step back because of what you eat. As it turns out, Sony Mobile understands this and wants to use technology to give you a helping hand in achieving healthy lifestyle. Continue reading Take A Photo And Sony Mobile’s New Service Will Analyze Your Food

This Handsome Gadget Will Let In On The Air Quality Wherever You Go

There are gadgets that have straightforward practical uses and then there are gadgets that are just informative to which sometimes, you will find yourself stumped as to what can you do about the information you just got. Well, the Flow Smart Air Quality Tracker by Plume Labs belongs to the latter. Unlike weather forecast gadgets, where you probably can decide if you need to bring along a brolly or not, you can’t really do much with the data like particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, volatile organic compounds (VOC), temperature and humidity that the device will feed to you (which you read off the 12 color LEDs or an app for more comprehensive data). Continue reading This Handsome Gadget Will Let In On The Air Quality Wherever You Go

Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

If you really think about it, consumer audio headphones hasn’t really change a lot since its invention. Sure, we have goodness of noise cancellation, better drivers and so on, but the concept remain pretty much the same and its use is, well, the same, and that’s to feed audio to our soundholes. However, there’s one startup that thinks a pair of headphones can be so much more. It should not only spit out tunes into your ears, but also monitor your brain activity and guide along the way so you can be productive. How, you ask? Well, the magic lies in the headband which is not your run-of-the-mill head-clamping contraption; Mindset Smart Headphones, as it is called, has EEG (short for electroencephalogram) built into it that continuously monitor your brain activity. Continue reading Mindset Headphones Goes Beyond Playing Music, Helps You To Focus Too

IT In Healthcare: Staging A Better Future (With Infographic)

We’ve seen a lot of technological advancements in recent years. Our previous article about the Amazon Echo showed just how far we’ve come when it comes to smarter technology. The same advancements are happening in the healthcare industry too, with new tech such as EHRs (Electronic Health Records) and digital medical imaging allowing doctors and health service providers to perform better under different circumstances. Continue reading IT In Healthcare: Staging A Better Future (With Infographic)