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How Gadi Amit is putting the future of wearables under your skin

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Spanish cancer patient gets a 3D-printed titanium rib cage

Is there anything 3D printers can't do? A 54-year-old Spanish man, who had a cancerous tumor in his chest wall, was recently fitted with a 3D printed sternum and rib cage. While the first-of-its-kind implant seems like a Marvel Comics experiment with Adamantium, in reality, it was an ingenious, …

Doctor In Gaza Invents 3D-Printable, Cost-Effective Stethoscope

The goal is self-sufficiency for Palestinian hospitals facing a supply shortage.<p>Eight years since a blockade was imposed on the Gaza Strip, hospitals in the Palestinian territory have faced shortages of basic medical supplies and international donors have not followed through on their pledges to …

Here is the first look at Samsung's new Gear smartwatch, coming next month

<b>Read next:</b> The Samsung Gear S2 smartwatch review.<p>Samsung's big news today was two big phones, but it has even more tech to come shortly: a new smartwatch that's going to be unveiled next month. At the end of its presentation today, Samsung teased the Gear S2, a circular smartwatch with an …

Nano-Sized Synthetic Coral Could Suck Up Ocean's Pollutants

Absorbing more heavy metal than Scandinavia<p>Corals are great at absorbing toxic heavy metals, which is one of the many reasons they are dying off. Now researchers have created synthetic corals that use these same properties to soak up the pollutants instead.<p>Industrial and manufacturing processes …

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If you want your children to succeed, teach them to share in kindergarten

Kindergartners who share, cooperate and are helpful are more likely to have a college degree and a job 20 years later than children who lack those social skills, according to a new study.<p>Kids who get along well with others also are less likely to have substance-abuse problems and run-ins with the …

9 Delicious Chicken Dinners From Around the World

Spice up your repertoire with these delicious chicken dinners. They come from all over the globe, but are easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket.<p><b>1. Asian BBQ Chicken</b><p>Think of this dish as Chicken Teriyaki with a South Asian flair, or India meets the other flavors of Asia. It …

Samsung is working on an 11K phone display with off-the-charts clarity

In five years, we may all be laughing at our "low" resolution QuadHD smartphone displays.<p>Samsung is developing an 11K "super-resolution" display with …

Uber acquires mapping tech and talent from Microsoft as it prepares to take on Google

Around 100 Bing engineers are headed to Uber<p>As it seeks to sharpen its focus, Microsoft confirmed to <i>Recode</i> today that it will no longer be collecting its own mapping data. As part of that transition, it is selling a number of assets to Uber, including a data center, cameras, intellectual property, …

Google Maps to include US highway railroad crossings (updated)

US Railway crossing accidents are up sharply over last year, but the Federal Railway Administration (FRA) is about to get some high-tech help. Google's Maps will eventually include numerous public and private highway rail crossing locations across the nation. The app will also give drivers …

Microsoft Bing displaces Google in deal to provide search, ads on AOL websites

Microsoft’s Bing division will provide search and search advertising capability for AOL’s portfolio of websites for the next 10 years, Microsoft announced today in a blog post. Previously, Google provided these services for AOL.<p>As a result of the deal, sales and trade marketing employees will go …

Google's new online tool lets early Project Fi signups check on their invite status

If you were one of the people to sign up early for Google’s upcoming cellular service – Project Fi – you can now keep track of your invite’s status more easily.<p>Google rolled out an online tool to its Project Fi sign-up page showing people when they should expect to hear back about access to the …

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This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision<p>An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

Robotics

Apple Maps is getting a really useful feature that Google Maps doesn't have

Apple plans to make that a whole lot easier in iOS 9. In addition to adding public transit directions to Apple Maps, the company is also adding a feature that can tell you exactly which exit you should take when departing the subway or train station.<p>So, for example, if you're sitting at the front …

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Losing Sleep? Your Wallet Is To Blame.

The job market is showing signs of improvement, gas prices are down and the market is still in its bull run. Yet despite this relatively rosy environment, Americans are seriously stressed about money. Eighty-four percent feel that they are not in control of their current financial situation. Nearly …

How To Use Home Energy More Efficiently To Save Money

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Next Time You Grill a Steak, Try This Trick

Get ready for some tender, well-seasoned meat.<p>Right now, your social media feeds are probably filled with a million and one articles on what to do and what not to do on the grill. But we bet, there's one tip you haven't heard about.<p>For more evenly-cooked, tender, and flavorful steaks off the grill, …

Pét-Nat, Champagne's Cool Kid Sister, Is the Bubbly You Want to Party With

Pét-nat is Champagne’s quirky-cool kid sister—and it’s about time you two met.<p>Imagine Champagne without the pretense or the price and you’ve got the wine of the moment: <i>pétillant naturel</i>. Literally, “naturally sparkling,” it’s abbreviated to pét-nat to make it even more adorable. Yes, it has …

An Unexpected Twist on a Classic Lemonade

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know why you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: Add vanilla simple syrup to classic lemonade and there's no</i> …

Man Who Allegedly Found a Dead Rat 'Marinating' in His Beer Sues For $300,000

A Texas man is suing a major beer company after allegedly finding a rat floating in his tall boy. According to NBC 5, Marco Antonio Navarro claims he purchased a 24-ounce can of Steel Reserve — the preferred beer of budget-conscious frat boys everywhere — from a 7-Eleven in the city of Irving two …

14 Chefs Reveal Their Secret Hangover Cures

Unlike most of us, chefs know how to whip up a remedy fast.<p>It happens, even to—some would say, <i>especially to</i>—culinary experts. Chefs keep weird hours. The work is hard and the nights are late. Plus there's the inherent sense of community found both intra- and inter-restaurant. A late night, lots of …

Improve iPhone Video Quality by Locking Focus and Exposure

When you’re shooting video with your iPhone, it tends to constantly re-focus on images when you move in and out of areas. This causes a lot of …

This Video Clears Up Five Popular Misconceptions About Antibiotics

Antibiotics are powerful medicine, but there’s a lot of confusion about what they can and can’t do. This video debunks some myths about antibiotics …

Does Yoga Have Any Real Fitness Benefits?

Take one look at someone in Scorpion Pose and you’ll know: yoga can build strength and balance. But how does it stack up to traditional strength …