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Cracked screens could soon be a thing of the past after scientists accidentally invent self-healing glass

Lucky break<p>In my 15 years of phone ownership, I can remember many fallen comrades. iPhone 3GS, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S7: I’m sorry …

A Better Brain: 14 Best Books to Understand How the Brain Works

Neuroscience Hacks to Work Smarter, Better, Happier<p>This revolutionary guide uses the most up-to-date research in brain science to reveal how our thoughts affect our career performance. Neuropsychologist Friederike Fabritius and leadership expert Dr. Hans W. Hagemann present easy-to-follow tips for …

The Brain

The most germ-infested places you encounter every day — and how to avoid getting sick

It’s 6 a.m. Your alarm shrieks and you hit the snooze button. You have just deposited germs on your alarm clock. Most of us cringe when strangers cough or sneeze near us in public. But the truth is, hands are the real germ carriers. And our own hands are culprits, too. As you go about your day, …

Microbiology

This camera app requires users to wait three days for pictures to ‘develop’

Thanks to the convenience of smartphones, snapping photos has become second nature. Anyone can grab a phone and take as many pics as they want. Even …

Mobile Photography

Would you trade your privacy for a car? You might have that choice in the future

We’re all used to the tech business model that provides zero-dollar access to services in exchange for our data.<p>From the streaming music catalog of …

Ford Motor Company

Ringing in 2018: Strange New Year’s Eve Traditions from Around the World

How do you celebrate New Year’s Eve? Two things that are usually done in the United States are a resolution to commit to in the next year and, of …

‘Bone Music’: The revival of making albums made from X-rays

Music etched onto the film of X-rays was the only way some rock-and-roll lovers in the former Soviet Union could listen to certain tunes. It’s called “bone music.” Now, people trade these old relics online and visit museums to see them.<p>And one Los Angeles record label is reviving the practice, …

Duke Ellington

AI trained on Yelp data writes fake restaurant reviews ‘indistinguishable’ from real deal

‘Omgggg! Very flavorful! It was so delicious that I didn’t spell it!!’<p>How much do you trust the reviews you read online? Probably not a lot, right? You know, like most people, that glowing write-ups and five-star ratings can be easily bought. And you might even think you’re pretty good at spotting …

Scientists Detect Mysterious Radio Signals From Deep Space

Strange bursts are coming from 3 billion light years away.<p>An initiative set up to find signs of intelligent life in the universe has detected a series of mysterious radio signals from a dwarf galaxy 3 billion light years away.<p>Scientists with Breakthrough Listen say they’ve found 15 fast radio …

Universe

France faces worst wine grape harvest since 1945

Wine production to fall by 18% on 2016 after spring frosts ravage vines, but hot summer could deliver top vintages<p>France is expecting its poorest wine grape harvest since 1945 after an unusually mild March and a frosty April, experts have said, although the hot summer promises to deliver excellent …

This Workout Playlist from Floyd Mayweather Jr. Is Going to Get You Amped

There’s been plenty of hype around Saturday’s big UFC match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor, but perhaps nothing will get you in the …

Boxing

Majority of U.S. consumers still download zero apps per month, says comScore

Apps are dominating consumers’ digital media habits, but getting people to try new ones is still a tough sell. That’s the latest from comScore’s newly released 2017 U.S. Mobile Apps Report, which finds that 57 percent of consumers’ time spent using digital media is now taking place in mobile apps. …

Nike's self-lacing HyperAdapt goes on sale again this weekend

If you're still chasing the Marty McFly dream, Nike's self-tightening shoe is coming around for the second time this weekend. While a few pairs of the $720 HyperAdapt 1.0 were available late last year, the company is rolling more out around the world over the next few months. That includes the …

Vegetarianism May Be Linked To Depression, Study Suggests

There’s little debate about the fact that a plant-based diet is the healthiest around, both in terms of physical health and brain health. But a new study suggests that a vegetarian diet may, counterintuitively, be linked to depression. Though there are some limitations to the new research (namely, …

Vegetarianism

Conor McGregor Is Not A Pioneer

Fighters have long crossed disciplines to land a big pay day.<p>Whether it’s a case of friendly cross-pollination or premeditated incest, something …

He's Big, He's Blue, And Now, He's Bingeable: 'The Tick' Returns

Say this much for The Tick: He comes with some <i>serious,</i> baked-innerd-cred. Writer Ben Edlund created him back in 1986 to be the mascot of a Massachusetts comic book store.<p>Since then, his bumbling exploits have been chronicled in comic books, video games, a Saturday morning cartoon, and, back in …

TV

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Conor McGregor: 10 Things You Need To Know About The 'Money Fight'

The biggest commercial night in the history of combat sports is almost here. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will battle in a boxing ring on Saturday night in what will likely be the most viewed combat sports event in history.<p>Like it or not, this is a big deal and it’s going to make a few …

Boxing

Meet The Futuristic Personal Transportation Vehicle Coming To China And U.S. Soon

Leo Liu still remembers the first time he saw a “personal transportation” machine.<p>“I was an industrial engineering student at University of Florida, and I saw a group of people ride around campus standing completely upright on giant wheels,” he recalls. “They were Segways. I thought to myself, …

Industrial Design

Russia Is About to Put a Fake Star in the Sky Which Will Ruin Actual Stars

More artificial light pisses off astronomers.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Russian scientists are …

Business Planning Software | Business Plan Tools

Guided Business Plan Creator<p>Expert guidance in small, simple steps<p>That online business planning software you've been looking for<p>You're looking for a …

Meet the fixer: This entrepreneur is making a better burger.

A lot of startups want to make animal flesh obsolete with tastier, more environmentally friendly products: Impossible Foods, Beyond Meat, and Mosa …

Queens BBQ hotspot to open Lower East Side location

A barbecue bar on the Lower East Side promises to give foodies a taste of different BBQ styles when it opens on May 10 at 146 Orchard Street.<p>Butcher …

Cara Delevingne Isn't Done Spray Painting Her Bald Head

At the 2017 Met Gala last week, Cara Delevingne completely changed the game of red carpet hair. The model showed up with her newly-shaved head …

12-year-old girl beats Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking in IQ test

A 12-year-old girl has scored higher in an IQ test than Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.<p>The so-called genius benchmark is set at 140 and Rajgauri …

5 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Here are five great ways to put any extra money to productive use -- and some of them may even be enjoyable.<p><i>Anyway, I went out and bought thousands</i> …

How custom footwear retailer Shoes of Prey cut its delivery time to two weeks

For Shoes of Prey co-founder and chief creative officer Jodie Fox, the only way to scale her customizable footwear business was to forego third-party …

Kanye West Has Deleted All of His Social Media

He's taking a break from Twitter and Instagram.<p>Kanye West is officially taking a break from social media, and deleted both his Twitter and Instagram accounts Friday.<p>The rapper's decision to step away from the social media spotlight comes just days after Kim Kardashian confirmed that her husband has …

Social Media

Justin Bieber's leaked tour rider demands private jets, luxury cars and gourmet food named after his songs

Part of the sadistic fun of being an international pop star is making the wackiest, weirdest requests while touring the world and watching as groups of footmen, their souls slowly dying from fetching Mariah Carey a flight of doves, are forced to bend to your every will.<p>It's the closest thing to …

Justin Bieber

Jay Z will be the first rapper in Songwriters Hall of Fame and it's about damn time

Jay Z has 99 problems but being consistently overlooked by the Songwriters Hall of Fame ain't one.<p>Jay made headlines last year when he was the first …