Dina Benadon

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This $20 Headband Blocks Out Noise and Light So You Can Finally Get a Peaceful Night of Sleep

<b>* Bedtime Bluetooth speaker helps you get a better night’s sleep</b><b><br>* Smart design features two tiny speakers on each side</b><b><br>* Automatically shuts off so</b> …

Rechargeable Batteries

Japanese space robots just landed on an asteroid (and took incredible photos)

When it comes to space travel, human beings are just getting started. Robots on the other hand are <i>way</i> ahead.<p>And now JAXA, the Japanese Space Agency, has landed two rovers on a goddamn <i>asteroid</i>. Best of all: They've sent back photographs.<p>The MINERVA rovers were launched from Japan's Hayabusa 2 probe, …

Aerospace

I Did 100 Pull-Ups A Day For 30 Days And Here's What Happened

This was one of the hardest things I've ever done.<p>Working out the same muscles every single day can result in injury, so I worked closely with Albert to figure out a safe, proper way to do this project. For starters, <b>we counted pull-ups as any variation of an upper-body pull</b> (i.e. regular pull-ups, …

Body Fat

Tommy Wiseau's wonderfully terrible 'The Room' is free on YouTube

Oh hi, YouTube.<p>You no longer have to go to a special screening (or track down bootlegs) to watch <i>The Room</i>. Tommy Wiseau has posted his so-bad-it's-good classic movie on YouTube for free in its entirety. If you've ever wanted to relive every "oh hi" moment or see Lisa tear Johnny apart one more time, …

Tommy Wiseau

How Would Teleportation Change Society?

Author: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy. Geek's Guide to the Galaxy Culture<p>Date of Publication: 09.22.18.<p>Time of Publication: 8:50 am. 8:50 am<p>Peter F. …

Teleportation

How to get rid of the thoughts that are clogging your brain

I want to ask you a question. How many hours per day do you think?<p>“I never thought about that.” So let me get this straight. You’re thinking all the …

Inglewood's Multibillion-Dollar Football Stadium Is Taking Shape. We Got A Look Inside

Construction on Los Angleles' newest stadium is halfway finished, and the firms overseeing the project says it's on schedule to open the facility for …

Summer Olympics

How LA’s NFL Stadium Will Seal the Fate of Inglewood Restaurants

Before opening Ms. B’s M & M Soul Food, Beverly Brinson was on the run. She was fleeing an abusive husband, and in 1974 she took a bus from Mississippi to Los Angeles with only $17 dollars to her name and two small children in tow. She was a young, scared mother looking for a better life. Her first …

Los Angeles

Gov. Brown Signs Law Allowing People to Sell Food Out of Their Homes

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law on Tuesday that would allow people to sell food they make themselves, a practice that was previously outlawed …

California

Supermarket yoghurts contain more sugar than Coke, study warns

Some supermarket yoghurts may contain more sugar than Coca Cola despite being regarded as “healthy”, a new study has warned.<p>Researchers have found that fewer than one in ten categories of yoghurt sold in British supermarkets qualify as low-sugar, with brands labelled “organic” or those marketed at …

Coca-Cola

Germany launches world's first hydrogen-powered train

Germany has rolled out the world’s first hydrogen-powered train, signalling the start of a push to challenge the might of polluting diesel trains with costlier but more eco-friendly technology.<p>Two bright blue Coradia iLint trains, built by French TGV-maker Alstom, on Monday began running a 62 mile …

Transportation

After rangers disarmed, 87 elephants slaughtered in Botswana

Nation was considered the last major refuge for pachyderms<p>Elephants were thought to be safe in Botswana, the last stronghold for the endangered animal in Africa, but the recent discovery of nearly 90 pachyderm carcasses deep in the northern part of the country has shattered that notion.<p>In 2014, an …

Elephants

Vintage photos and drawings of Disneyland show how it went from Walt Disney's pipe dream to 'The Happiest Place on Earth'

Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California, the "happiest place on earth," has become an iconic destination.<p>But its creator, Walt Disney, struggled to ensure it ever opened its gates. A new book on the evolution of the park says that Disney, despite his huge success in Hollywood, had to fight "every …

Walt Disney Company

Bombardier revives the battery-powered train

It's the first first of its kind to operate in Europe in over 60 years.<p>Diesel trains are noisy and polluting, but on stretches of non-electrified rail, what else are you going to do? Hydrogen trains are one option, but now there's another: Canadian transportation firm Bombardier has (re-)introduced …

Bombardier

Americans Want Alert System Enabling Mueller to Text Them When This Emergency Is Over

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Millions of Americans do not want Donald J. Trump to text them that there is an emergency, but “very strongly” want Robert Mueller to text them when this current emergency is over, a new poll shows.<p><i>FEMA</i>’s about-to-be-launched “Presidential alert” system drew a …

Donald Trump

History in the Making: Fairmont Le Château Frontenac’s 125th Anniversary Year of Celebration

What do Céline Dion, Sir Winston Churchill, Grace Kelly, U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Alfred Hitchcock all have in common? They were all …

The Hormone-Balancing Milk I Make Instead Of Almond Or Soy

Do you remember those dark days when coffee shops would give you major side-eye when you asked for almond milk? For years, soy milk was the standard …

Immune System

Harley-Davidson Heads to Silicon Valley with Focus on EV R&D

Harley-Davidson Silicon Valley R&D Facility News<p>Silicon Valley is home to some of the world’s top technological corporations and thousands of …

Silicon Valley

‘Mid90s’: Jonah Hill’s Directorial Debut Is a Raw, Crude Portrait of ’90s Skate Culture

At one point in <i>Mid90s</i>, Stevie (Sunny Suljic), a willful, warm preteen kid, chats up an older girl at a party. “You’re like at that age before guys …

Los Angeles

What started out as a typical hurricane report took a turn when the broadcaster submerged himself in nine feet of digital flood water.

What started out as a typical hurricane report took a turn when <b>the broadcaster submerged himself in nine feet of digital flood water.</b> The …

Unreal Engine

Bite the bullet train and head to Japan

Getting to eat the good stuff in Tokyo can be a challenge. The problem isn’t finding the right places. The concierge team at the city’s hotels work harder than most making restaurant reservations, and ours at the Mandarin Oriental is no exception. They have sent us to a bustling, wood-lined …

Street Fighter

Yasiel Puig on 3 HRs: Teammates said 'to stop hitting ground balls'

ST. LOUIS -- The Los Angeles Dodgers arrived in St. Louis for a four-game series with teetering playoff hopes and a need for their marquee players to …

Los Angeles

This Futuristic Electric Toothbrush Actually Cleans Itself

Available for 45 percent off.<p>Anyone who’s used an electric toothbrush knows that it’s practically impossible to go back to using a regular brush. Electric toothbrushes are much better for your teeth and gums, and require minimal brushing effort.<p>This TAO Clean Sonic Toothbrush & Cleaning Station …

The 37 most inspiring leadership quotes I know

No one can deny the power of a good quote. They motivate and inspire us to be our best.<p>Here are 37 of my absolute favorites:<p>1. “<b>I alone cannot change</b> …

Albert Einstein

New Research Confirms That We Get Our Intelligence From Our Mothers

Science just proved what your mum has been saying all along<p>When it comes to your IQ, "I got it from my mama" couldn't be more accurate. New research featured in <i>Psychology Spot</i> says people are born with conditioned genes that work differently depending on if they're from your mother or father — and …

IQ

This is how to raise emotionally intelligent kids: 5 secrets from research

Dealing with kids ain’t easy. They need an exhausting amount of attention and help.<p>Behavioral psychologists have observed that preschoolers typically …

Self-improvement

This Artist Illustrates The Adorable Evolution Of Pop Culture Icons Throughout Time

Famous and cute to boot.

Cute

Apple finally moves beyond the shadow of Steve Jobs with a truly life-changing product

Some industry watchers believed that Apple couldn't move out of the shadow of Steve Jobs and carve out for itself a new and different direction. …

Apple Watch

Revealed: The Toll Running A Small Business Takes On Your Health

Is working for yourself putting your health at risk? New research suggests small business owners are jeopardizing both their mental and physical health by working long hours and exposing themselves to stress. Almost three-quarters of the entrepreneurs surveyed by the accounting specialist FreeAgent …

Self-employment

Trump's historic gift to media

Aboard Air Force One recently, an aide was showing President Trump detailed data, complete with graphics and fine print. Usually the president …

Michael Wolff