• Fitness Quest: The Impact of Stress

    Fitness Quest: The Impact of Stress

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. I deal with fun things like depression and anxiety. With medication, a balanced daily routine and focus, I can keep it under control. When things that I cannot control spiral

  • Sony’s Playstation TV is a Waste of Money

    Sony’s Playstation TV is a Waste of Money

    Imagine, if you will, that online gaming existed during the short-lived era of the Sega Dreamcast. What images come to mind? Choppy graphics? Easily dropped connections? Slow speeds? Now combine that with a amateurish, discarded Nintendo Wii-style UI and you have the Sony Playstation TV. This product is in no way ready for primetime. If anything, it

  • Fitness Quest: Alex Lynn Explains the Keto Diet

    Fitness Quest: Alex Lynn Explains the Keto Diet

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. This week, Alex Lynn opens up about his weight gain and quest to get back in shape through the Keto Diet. Starting date: Aug 2013 Starting weight:

  • Crash Test: More Thoughts on the iPhone 6

    Crash Test: More Thoughts on the iPhone 6

    After nearly a month of owning the iPhone 6, I’ve repeatedly been asked the same two questions: “Is it worth the upgrade?” and “What’s so special about it?” “It’s kind of like a bigger 5s,” I’d respond. Those who asked were typically disappointed and underwhelmed. There are plenty of positives about the 6. The screen, speaker and camera

  • Slice of Heaven: Chili Cheese Fries Pizza

    Slice of Heaven: Chili Cheese Fries Pizza

    Chili Cheese Fries Pizza Slow-cooked vegetarian chili (with butternut squash, black beans, pinto beans, red beans, yellow bell peppers, tomatoes, onion, garlic, chipotle chili powder, cumin, paprika, oregano), baked sweet potato fries, buffalo mozzarella Recipe* Ingredients: 1 ball of pizza dough (per pizza) olive oil salt & pepper flour for dusting 1 ball of buffalo

  • Crash Test: 72 Hours with the iPhone 6

    Crash Test: 72 Hours with the iPhone 6

    Chances are, if you are one of the 10 million+ people — you know, roughly the population of the Dominican Republic — who purchased an iPhone 6 this weekend, you already know what to expect from your phone. The other 7.115 billion people on earth, though, may have some questions about the next generation of Apple’s cash

  • Fitness Quest: What It’s Like to be Obese

    Fitness Quest: What It’s Like to be Obese

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. Don’t believe the hype. It’s not all fun and games until somebody shoots the button off their pants. That’s partially because clothes are an issue. All of the

  • Fitness Quest: The Cheat Day

    Fitness Quest: The Cheat Day

    Fitness Quest is a weekly column in which the journey of losing 90 pounds is chronicled online in hopes of helping other people as well as providing a catalyst for motivation. I’ll come clean: I have been struggling recently. A week prior, I went to a Mexican restaurant for lunch with some coworkers. The food was

  • Wish List: New Features for Apple’s Yosemite and iOS 8

    Wish List: New Features for Apple’s Yosemite and iOS 8

    When Tim Cook steps on stage at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, he will likely share the expected news of the iPhone 6, which will come in two bigger form factors, and the long-rumored iWatch. Wearable technology and bigger phones always seemed kind of like superfluous upgrades but, as a recent Fitbit convert, the iWatch