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Why Silicon Valley wants to hack the food industry

Can you make mayonnaise without eggs or meat without killing? Tech firms and investors believe they can transform food the way Apple changed phones<p>We stood in an airy San Francisco warehouse, staring at two plastic cups of gleaming mayonnaise. A golden retriever snored lightly in a patch of …

Bionic Olympics to be hosted in 2016

<b>The first Cybathlon, an Olympics for bionic athletes, will take place in Switzerland in October 2016.</b><p>The event will include a race where competitors control an avatar via a brain interface.<p>There will also be races for competitors wearing prosthetic limbs and exo-skeletons.<p>Hosted by the Swiss …

9 Super Simple Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

You've got a busy life. Work, school, social gatherings, family time — there's a lot to pack into one day.<p>Technology is here to save you. While …

TAO Turns Downtime Into Exercise Time, Is World's First Mobile Isometric Exercise System (video)

Exercise without having to hit the gym, go running outside or do any traditional exercises! “How is that possible! and Sign me up!” is what you’re …

Buyer's Guide | 5 Essential Pocket Tools for Men

Like carrying your wallet, small pocket tools can go a long way in ensuring your readiness in any situation. We present an assortment of essential …

Fish Hunter Sonar

Sure, you can kill an afternoon quickly by simply putting your pole in the water, cracking open a beer, and hoping that you get a bite. But if you're …

Dash Smart Earphones

We've got smartphones and smart watches — so why not smart headphones? Dash Smart Earphones are indeed smarter than your standard pack-ins, and …

Barocook

If there's one constant to cooking in the outdoors, it's fire, whether it comes from kindling or a portable stove. Barocook is looking to change all …

Gerber Blade Money Clip

Some days call for a slimmer carry than your everyday load out — forcing you to leave behind the junk that typically bulks up your pockets — but that …

Portable

Philips Urban Beehive

Most of the time you think of beekeepers as living out on large farms, tending to their hives with crazy hazmat-style suits on. With the Philips …

Particle Fever: Unexpectedly gripping doc about physics is both mind-bending and deeply human

Somewhere near the two-thirds mark of <i>Particle Fever</i>, an unexpectedly gripping story of the CERN Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland, you may well find yourself sweating along with the half-dozen physicists featured here, as they wait to learn the mass of the Higgs particle they have dislodged from …

How much sugar is too much? Test your knowledge

The World Health Organization (WHO) says it would be "ideal" to restrict so-called free sugars to five per cent of calories per day or less — about 25g (fewer than six teaspoons) for a healthy adult. These are sugars that manufacturers, cooks and consumers add to food, as well as honey, syrup, …

Fotopedia – Fotopedia is Coming Soon

Exercise both body and mind with a different kind of cross-training

Physical exercise is good for you, and so is mental exercise. But what happens when you mix the two?<p>Researchers at Queen's University are exploring a novel hypothesis about the potent synergies that result from performing physical and cognitive training sessions back-to-back. Preliminary evidence …

Beautiful Games: frozen waterfall climbing

These remarkable photos of professional ice-climbers tackling huge frozen waterfalls and icefalls in Eidfjord, Norway, were created by photographer Thomas Senf. He used spotlights and flares to illuminate the spectacular landscapes at night-time, achieving results which look other-worldly. It took …

The Asteroid Threat, Visualized

It's not a question of if a large asteroid will strike the Earth again. It's a question of when.<p><b>Hazardous asteroids are 10 times more likely</b> to hit Earth than previously thought, according to new research by Peter Brown of the University of Western Ontario. The physicist crunched 20 years' worth of …

Unleash Your Inner Wolverine: How to Develop Superhuman Healing Power | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This article was a collaboration between Brett McKay and Chad Howse.</i><p>What man doesn’t want to be Wolverine?<p>He’s super strong, sports …

Parrot Flower Power Plant Sensor

The Parrot Flower Power Plant Sensor is an intelligent wireless plant sensor connected to a smartphone app via Bluetooth. The app comes with a …

Plants

Recent Breakthroughs Reveal Startling Possibility: Water is Everywhere

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

Will This Vending Machine For Burritos Change The Business Of Fast Food?

If Chipotle is Blockbuster, could Burritobox be Redbox?<p>Piping hot tortillas filled with free-range chicken, grass-fed beef, uncured bacon, and cage-free eggs. Cold guacamole and sour cream. Hot sauce. No hormones. No antibiotics. That may sound a lot like Chipotle. In reality, it’s a burrito cooked …

Atlas Fitness Tracker

So many fitness trackers — and so few of them that can do more than one thing. The Atlas Fitness Tracker promises to track <i>everything</i>. This …

Fitness Technology

Bluetooth Enabled Kitchen Thermometer

Take your connected kitchen into the future with iDevices new Kitchen Thermometer. This bluetooth enabled cooking thermometer connects to an app on …

Gadget Alert: PUSH Band

A Toronto-based startup has a treat in the works for anybody who spends serious time lifting weights. PUSH is an app-enabled band that analyzes your …

Fitness

Study Tips for College Success | The Art of Manliness

When 160,000 undergraduates in the University of California system were asked to name the obstacles that impeded their academic success, the students …

Testing Out of College: How to "Moneyball" Your College Degree | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jay Cross</i><i>.</i><p>I don’t know about you, but I’m fed up with the ancient “college savings tips” so-called experts …

Best Brain Breakthroughs for January 2014

The Brain

8 Otherworldly Songs Performed On Instruments Made Of Ice

We're smack-dab in the middle of winter and baby, it's cold outside (or so I've heard; I live over in LOL). I imagine that it might be tough to find …

Lumo BodyTech Introduces The Lift: A Small, Stylish Wearable For Better Posture

Palo Alto-based Lumo BodyTech is revealing its second product today, the Lumo Lift. The Lift, like its original Lumo Back, is a device designed to enhance a user’s posture, but with a radically different take. The Lift is small and stylish, and is designed to be placed unobtrusively on the collar …