Darby Krajicek

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The Expensive Art of Living Forever

<b>This past August, more than 1,000 people</b>—each having paid several hundred dollars, and each hoping to unlock the fountain of youth before their …

Singularity

Silicon Valley elites are spending $37 for less than 3 gallons of dangerous, unfiltered water — and it's flying off the shelves

• <b>People in San Francisco are spending $37 for untreated, unfiltered water — and it is so popular, stores are apparently having a hard time keeping it in stock.</b>• <b><br>Other Silicon Valley insiders are gathering and storing their own spring water, which has not been treated.</b>• <b><br>Consuming "raw" water can spread</b> …

Silicon Valley

Meet the AI startup that wants to make a digital copy of every person in the world

“Oben,” in German means “above,” or to be on top. That, in a nutshell, is also the vision Nikhil Jain has for the AI startup ObEN, of which he’s CEO …

Palo Alto

Genetically Engineering Pigs to Grow Organs for People

Scientists announce the birth of 37 pigs gene-edited to be better for human transplant.<p>The idea of transplanting organs from pigs into humans has been around for a long time. And for a long time, xenotransplants—or putting organs from one species into another—has come up against two seemingly …

Genetics

24 Great Vintage Cameras You Can Still Buy

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: We’ve added additional info on film photography as well as two new cameras. Links and formatting have also been …

Photography

Two layers of graphene make diamond-hard armor that can stop a bullet

Diamond-Hard Armor<p>The media tends to depict bullet-proof armor as something that’s thick and heavier than regular clothes. Despite being for bodily …

Engineering

84yo Korean War vet who sleeps with gun under pillow kills home intruder ‘with single shot’

An 84-year-old Pennsylvania man turned out to be a challenge for burglars after he fought two intruders who broke into his house. The Korean War …

An MIT Scientist Claims That This Pill Is the Fountain of Youth

I recently received in the mail a small cardboard box, solidly constructed and colored a subtle metallic gray, from the future. ELYSIUM HEALTH was …

Expanding DNA's alphabet lets cells produce novel proteins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are expanding the genetic code of life, using man-made DNA to create a semi-synthetic strain of bacteria — and new research shows those altered microbes actually worked to produce proteins unlike those found in nature.<p>It's a step toward designer drug development.<p>One of …

Charles Manson, one of nation's most infamous mass killers, dead at 83

<i>Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Charles Manson's grandson. Jason Freeman is the son of Charles Milles Manson Jr.</i><p>Charles Manson, wild-eyed leader of a cult "family" who killed seven people in a bloody rampage in Los Angeles that shocked the …

Crime

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

Military

Man finds car 20 years after forgetting where he parked it

Elderly Frankfurt driver reunited with vehicle after reporting it missing to police in 1997<p>10 minutes ago<p>We have all been there. You park your car …

World's first human head transplant is successfully carried out

The world's first human head transplant has been carried out on a corpse in China in an 18-hour operation that showed it was possible to successfully reconnect the spine, nerves and blood vessels.<p>At a press conference in Vienna on Friday morning, Italian Professor Sergio Canavero, director of the …

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Technology

These $2 million floating homes are designed to withstand Category 4 hurricanes

South Florida — especially Miami and the Keys — was one of several regions that Hurricane Irma pummeled in early September. The Category 4 storm brought winds of up to 70 mph, destroyed hundreds of houses, and knocked out power for 5.8 million homes and businesses in Florida.<p>A new type of …

Boats

Laser Weapon to Go in Fighter Jet in 2021

Lockheed will tackle the next big challenge in laser weapons—putting one in a top-gun fighter jet Illustration: Air Force Research LabNothing says …

Military

Scientists grow replacement skin for boy suffering devastating genetic disorder

Seven-year-old boy suffering illness causing untreatable wounds over 80% of his body has had his skin replaced by new, genetically modified epidermis<p>Scientists have grown a replacement, genetically modified skin to cover almost the entire body of a seven-year-old Syrian boy who was suffering from a …

Genetics

Stunning Color Street Photography Captures the Spirit of Modern Tokyo

Street photographer RK began his voyage into the world of photography four years ago, first honing his skills on his iPhone. Now moving on the use a DSLR, his candid images taken on the streets of his native Tokyo weave a tale of the people and streets who make up this intriguing city.<p>RK's work …

Street Photography

Cancer cells destroyed in just 3 days with new technique

Cancer cells are relentless, possessing the vexatious ability to develop resistance to current therapies and making the disease hugely challenging to …

Donald Trump’s administration set to DEPORT 300,000 refugees from US

The US State Department said that Central Americans and Haitians granted temporary status, some who have lived in the country for 20 years, could now …

Man Made Human Flesh "Blow-Up Doll" Out Of His Dead Girlfriend... And I Quit This World

I'm sitting here with Hannah in a cute little coffee shop. I spent about 30 minutes trying to figure out a headline for this, because I can barely …

Hillary Says She’s ‘Going As The President’ For Halloween Party

Is she going to dress up as Trump?!

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How To Hack a Vending Machine

Brain implants will drive our evolution and “extend our capabilities”

Evolution Isn’t Over<p>It took billions of years for homo sapiens to emerge, but that’s not the end of our story — humans, scientists agree, continue to …

Singularity

'I've never sailed': women rescued at sea admit they weren't properly prepared

Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava had planned to sail from Hawaii to Taihiti, but Fuiava had never sailed before<p>The two women who were rescued by the US navy after five months adrift in the Pacific have admitted they were not properly prepared for the trip and that one of them was a novice …

Immotor GO Intelligent Portable Foldable Luxury Electric Scooter, Black

• Up to 16 mph top speed and 16 mile extended range and syncs to your smartphone and delivers a customizable commute.<br>• 3 convenient modes - ride, power …