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A Stanford engineer is making stretchable, flexible skin that's straight out of Westworld

"I decided it was time to start helping people," Bao, a chemical engineering professor at Stanford, tells Business Insider.<p>Bao's 17-member Stanford team is developing is flexible, stretchable skin that can sense touch and temperature. In those ways, it's a lot like the stuff that sheathes the …

11 Things Every Solo Traveler Should Take With Them

Dreaming of taking your first solo trip? Traveling in general can be an amazing experience, but going it alone can also be incredibly freeing. You …

The 10 best travel destinations for couples

Solo travel can be a liberating time of self-discovery, but there's nothing quite like seeing the world with your significant other. Even when things …

Motiv crams a fitness band’s worth of functionality into a ring

Here’s one of those devices I can’t wait to put through some real world testing. Motiv’s creators have made some pretty big claims for their tiny wearable – which are pretty impressive, if true, putting a new spin on the somewhat staid and oversaturated world of fitness tracking wearables.<p>For what …

Wearable Tech

17 useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

You're not young and free forever.<p>Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having …

Wandered.space helps you explore the cool spots all around you

Wandered.space is a service for those moments when you want to explore the area around you, but don’t know where to go.<p>It was created this weekend at TechCrunch’s Disrupt London hackathon by a team of three coworkers from Seattle-based Azuqua. One of them, Skyler Hartle, told me that they were …

Disrupt NY

Free stuff! 10 things grown-ups know you should never pay for if you don't want to

You've been told there's no such thing as afree lunch. And when it comes to housing and getting a college degree and health care: Maybe not.<p>But what …

Language Learning

AsapSCIENCE Just Debunked a Bunch of Diets to Help You Actually Lose Weight

Thank you, science.<p>If you’re trying to lose weight, you’ve probably been through the rigmarole of figuring out the pros and cons of all the diets …

How to find cheap flights

Cheap flights. Where are they??<p>Here are some of my tips to find cheap flights and travel more spending less.<p>Whether you are a constant traveler or an …

Revolution against 'rich parasites' at utopian Burning Man Festival as 'hooligans' attack luxury camp

It is supposed to be a utopian vision of peace and love but this year's Burning Man Festival has been marred by "hooligans" carrying out a "revolution against rich parasites".<p>The festival plays out each year in Nevada's Black Rock Desert where 70,000 people build a city in a week, burn a giant …

Burning Man

Ranking the Most Impressive Preseason Performers So Far

With three weeks of NFL preseason samples to go on, we have been able to study first- and second-string players who look to make an impact on their respective franchises in 2016. Among them are seven who stand out above the rest.<p>Most are rookies, as their arrivals to the league can go over very …

11 Easy One-Pan Meals That Make Late-Night Cooking a Breeze

Cue scene: you’ve just had a busy day. It could be that you worked a long day, you were in school from morning until evening, or maybe today’s the …

Cooking

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list – whether you're looking …

National Parks