Charles Rodriguez

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Your life takes Zenta stage with the 'Fitbit for emotions'

A new wearable device, currently smashing its crowdfunding target, records when you're stressed and relates it to what you were doing.<p>A few years ago Kate Unsworth, a technology consultant in the corporate world, was hurtling towards burnout. "I was completely dialled in, completely swept up in the …

Wearable Tech

A good meme gets a second chance

We need a name for the phenomenon in which something hilarious doesn't get its proper due for no reason at all. A name for that confused, "is this thing broken" feeling you have when you send a fire tweet, your best of the year, and it gets one measly retweet from a rando with 43 followers. For …

Ralph Lauren

Too many neurons spoil the memory

Tell me where dwell the thoughts, forgotten till thou call them forth? Tell me where dwell the joys of old, and where the ancient loves, And when will they renew again, and the night of oblivion past, That I might traverse times and spaces far remote, and bring Comforts into a present sorrow and a …

Neuroscience

This App Turns Your iPhone Into A Dash Cam With Machine Vision

Our smartphones have become powerful enough to start understanding the physical world around us using their cameras and sensors. And mobile apps are just beginning to take advantage of these capabilities.<p>A new free iPhone app, called Nexar, wants to use computer vision to understand the road. …

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25 Cult Condiments Worth Drinking the Kool-Aid For

These 25 condiments are so good (and out-there) that they've inspired a cult following.<p>These 25 cult leaders of the condiment world are proof that condiments make everything better, and have inspired fanatical followers because of it.

Ice Cream

The 33 things that will make you happy...and the seven that definitely won't

A weekend relaxing, reading a book or playing with the children might seem like the perfect recipe for contentment but none of those things actually make Britons very happy, scientists have concluded.<p>Instead, we are much more likely to enjoy birdwatching, gardening, the theatre or going for a run, …

Does the Loneliest Plant in the World Need Help?

One day in 1895, while walking through the Ngoye Forest in Zululand, southern Africa, a botanist with the oh-so-suitable name of John Medley Wood caught sight of a tree. It sat on a steep slope at the edge of the woods and looked quite unlike its neighbors, with a fattish trunk (actually it had two …

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Google wants more control over Nexus smartphones

Google's Nexus phones to date have been created through partnerships, where the hardware manufacturer lets its talents shine. The Nexus 6P may be Android's ultimate reference device, but there's no mistaking that Huawei made it. However, that relationship might be changing soon. Sources for <i>The</i> …

Scientists Find Hints Of A Giant, Hidden Planet In Our Solar System

The astronomer whose work helped kick Pluto out of the pantheon of planets says he has good reason to believe there's an undiscovered planet bigger than Earth lurking in the distant reaches of our solar system.<p>That's quite a claim, because Mike Brown of Caltech is no stranger to this part of our …

Universe

The Best Chai You Can Buy

Our favorite looseleaf, concentrate, and blends for all of your chai needs.<p>No disrespect to <b>Oprah</b>, but when it's prime mitten-hat-glove season and we want a deep mug of chai, we either make our own (cue this stellar Lahore Deli Chai), or rely on a select few pre-packaged blends and concentrates. …

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6 Real-Life Diet Tips From the World's Top Athletes

<i>By Luke Darby for GQ.</i><p>Getty Images<p>January is a month of food anxiety. It's not just about resolutions, it's the lingering sluggishness of vacation, the still-saturated feeling of holiday meals, and the haunting, family-inspired visions of what time and genetics have in store for your body if you …

10 Gluten-Free Recipes to Make When You Are Sick

10 comforting, gluten-free recipes to make when you are sick, plus 5 of my best tips for staying well this cold and flu season!Whelp, it’s officially …

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25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …