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New tool for grading Iowa kids in gym class? Heart rate monitors

No more slacking in PE -- at least not in the schools in Dubuque, Iowa. Starting this year, the district will require students to wear the devices.

By August 18, 2014

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With this machine, Slinky hits the gym more than you do

Thanks to some makers in London, the classic coiled-metal spring toy Slinky now has its own treadmill.

By June 16, 2014

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Use IFTTT, iOS to hold you accountable for going to the gym

Having a friend hold you accountable for your gym visits can be a terrific motivator. So how about an app?

By March 6, 2014

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Woman kicked out of gym for using cell phone

A woman has her gym membership revoked because, the gym says, she kept using her cell phone on the machines.

By March 4, 2013

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Headless Kenshiro muscle-bot gets ripped at the gym

Kenshiro, born at the University of Tokyo, represents the latest attempt to create a musculoskeletal machine that moves like a human. Who needs a head?

By December 12, 2012

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Body Dryer air-dries you off, no towel necessary

A futuristic body-drying gadget goes in for crowdfunding with the goal of getting rid of towels once and for all.

By April 2, 2014

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Sony sells waterproof Walkman in a bottle of water

MP3 players are no longer the hot property they were 10 years ago, but Sony has come up with a novel way to get people buying.

By February 11, 2014

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DJ meets gym coach with app that keys songs to heart rate

Prototype setup includes earbuds that measure both acceleration and heart beat to calculate how hard you're working, and an app that grabs the best songs to keep you at your target heart rate.

By October 24, 2012

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My life with a treadmill desk -- e-mail and browsing at 2 mph

Can you really work and walk at the same time? Columnist Danny Sullivan had his doubts. But time with a treadmill desk has made him a convert.

By November 11, 2013

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Poll: Are restaurants and bars too loud?

Loud conversation and music are good for business because tables turn over faster and people drink more, but does the noise turn you off?

By August 18, 2013