Never too old to play: playgrounds for the elderly – in pictures

Cities around the world have been designing outdoor gyms and play areas for older generations to improve fitness and wellbeing. Even non-specialist playgrounds are getting multi-generational. Plays not just for kids...Read more: www.theguardian.com

Here’s Why You Might Want To Lay Off The Booze A Bit This Summer

Now that the sun is out, there’s significantly more opportunities to socialize. Restaurant patios are packed, someone’s always hosting a beach barbecue and rooftop parties are everywhere. All of these events seem to share one thing in common: lots of booze. Have you noticed that because it’s nice out, a lot of your homebody-type friends have suddenly come out...

This Fitness Model Is Shedding Light On The Need For Organ Donors In The Best Way

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display('VN_PG_DTBT_ATF'); }); On the outside, fitness model Andrew Jones looks like your average athlete. But underneath his clothes, he's hiding a secret that most of his fellow gym junkies would be shocked to discover. Facebook / AJFitness ...

Former Google Glass partner working on fitness tracker hidden in your glasses

Image: vsp globalThe last time a company tried popularizing wearable tech embedded in glasses, most notably with Google Glass, the public mostly rejected the idea as equal parts creepy and silly. Now a new project looks to take another whack at the tech space with a pair of glasses that double as a fitness tracker. SEE ALSO: McDonald's recalls...

This Weatherman Reveals the Secret To Defrosting Your Windshield In SECONDS

No more braving the cold in your pajamas to warm the car up for twenty minutes before you have to leave. No more sweating through your suit trying to scrape ice off your windshield. The "solution" to defrosting your car windows in mere seconds is here. And it's magical. Having to...

Go Ahead, Get Sweaty. Microparticles Can Cool You Down

Technical fabrics can accomplish marvelous feats. You can buy workout clothes that stay dry longer, reduce chafing, and don’t stink even after you’ve sweated through them. Now, a new garment technology on the market can help keep you from overheating while you’re huffing and puffing your way to your fitness goals. Your body heats up under exertion, and sweating...