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These sleek $250 earbuds can translate languages in real time — and it's like something out of 'Star Trek'

The company's first product, the Pilot translating earpiece, started as an Indiegogo campaign in 2016. Now, the Brooklyn-based startup says it has sold 27,000 units and has begun shipping to its early customers.<p>The Pilot looks like a fairly standard pair of wireless earbuds. They fit snugly in your …

Language

The curious case of the alien in the photo – and a mystery that took years to solve

Slides uncovered in an Arizona home seemed to unlock the Roswell incident; a riddle that has baffled UFO enthusiasts for years. But was it all too good to be true?<p>In the spring of 2012, Chicago videographer Adam Dew received a mysterious phone call from his former business partner Joseph Beason. “I …

Paranormal

100 trips everyone should take in America

National Parks

This Quick Mental Exercise Will Bring You Immediate Clarity & Motivation | Inc.com

A common way to clarify what you want in life is by imagining yourself on your death bed. Similarly, Dr. Stephen Covey invites readers of <i>7 Habits of Highly Effective People</i> to imagine their own 80th birthday party.<p>What kind of legacy would you like to <i>leave behind</i> is the idea.<p>Although imagining your …

Self-improvement

These rare photos of Bonnie and Clyde reveal the dark reality of America’s iconic criminal couple

A private collection of prints shows the duo’s grim end<p><i>Warning: graphic photos follow</i><p>Death came violently for Bonnie and Clyde. The posse that …

Crime

Hillary Clinton on why she lost and "the most important" mistake she made

Hillary Clinton has spent the last 10 months trying to figure out why she isn't the president of the United States.<p>"I am good," Clinton told "Sunday …

Microsoft And Google Race To Build The World's Smartest Cloud

There’s no shortage of reasons for moving your business to cloud storage, provided that you haven’t already done so. Cloud-based platforms such as Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure offer a multitude of advantages to the more traditional methods of data storage, including added security, …

Artificial Intelligence

13 Ghost Stories From Hotels That'll Make You Want To Sleep With The Light On

Close your eyes now.

Have Every Retro Nintendo Game at Your Fingertips for $150

A Kickstarter-launched video game console can make your retro gaming dreams come true with barely any effort on your part. While the Nintendo …

The most important black woman sculptor of the 20th century deserves more recognition

Unfortunately, little of her work survives<p>Augusta Savage started sculpting as a child in the 1900s using what she could get her hands on: the clay …

Art

What psychology teaches us about opposing an unpopular president

Trump’s best hope is to convince opponents he’s more popular than he actually is.<p>These are disorienting times for American democracy. Key features of a democratic nation — that the candidate who wins the majority has the right to rule, that elections are free from outside influence, and that …

Political Science

Apple Watch, New Year’s resolutions, and losing 50 pounds

Last New Year’s Day I decided to start eating healthy, exercising daily, and filling the Activity Rings on my Apple Watch as a way to get in shape. I broke my New Year’s resolution by January 4, but I started again on April 1 and ultimately lost over 50 pounds in 2016.<p>Apple Watch didn’t lose the …

The Teen Girl Who Met With President Lincoln 30 Minutes A Day

Hearing about a teen girl who met with President Abraham Lincoln for thirty minutes a day over a five month period may make you think of affairs, …

Craig Davison's Wonderful Childhood Fantasy Paintings

A long, long time ago in a galaxy made out of parts from the garage<p>The knock on today's children is that they no longer play outdoors. Instead …

Painting

We might be totally wrong about the universe’s expansion

The universe is expanding about 8% faster than predicted, according to a new study published on the preprint server arXiv.<p>If the results are confirmed, it could transform our understanding of dark matter and dark energy, and completely change our understanding of cosmology itself.<p>"I think that …

Dark Matter

These Are the Best Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

Your body plays a bigger role in your mental health than you might think.<p>If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role …

Yoga

These Disney Paintings Are Incredibly Vivid, and Just A Little Bit Creepy

When Walt Disney was at his best, his movies worked on many levels. As family entertainment, they were brilliant. But the subversive themes and winks …

12 Healthy Muffin Recipes

Lemon-Raspberry Muffins<p>Shake things up with lemon zest and frozen raspberries. Perfect for an on-the-go meal or snack.<p>Banana-Bran Muffins<p>The perfect …

See The Incredible Winners Of The Smithsonian's Photo Contest

Whoa<p>If an image is worth 1,000 words, hundreds of millions of words were submitted to the Smithsonian's 13th annual photo contest.<p>A total of 329,940 photos were submitted to the contest from 231 countries. Winners were selected in eight categories: Natural World, Travel, People, The American …

The 100 hottest restaurants in the US right now

To craft the list, OpenTable combed through more than 5 million restaurant reviews submitted by verified diners. Over 20,000 restaurants in all 50 states and the District of Columbia were considered.<p>To make the cut, restaurants needed to have both high overall ratings and a strong rating in the …

Palm Springs

Explainer: what's the link between insomnia and mental illness?

Poor sleep can make us feel down, worried and stressed. So it’s no surprise that how well we sleep has a direct impact on our physical and mental …

Make Perfectly Crispy Baked Mac and Cheese With a Cookie Sheet

The best part of baked mac and cheese is the crispy, chewy bits on top. Now you can make the whole dish the best part.<p>Whatever your preferred …

Cheese

How to delete all music on your iPhone at once

With Apple Music being one of the main ways to enjoy musical content on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad at this day and age, the days of storing …

Apple Music

Why Ellen Page's New LGBTQ Doc 'Gaycation' Is So Necessary

The actress' series on discrimination around the world unveils a dangerous reality—and a way forward.<p>Imagine that you live in a country where every day, someone like you is murdered, and the average life expectancy in your community is only 30 years old. This is what it's like to be trans in …

LGBTQI

Cuddling Helps Curb Depression And Anxiety, Study Finds

Cuddling, snuggling, and hugging: you wouldn’t think these actions could be linked to depression and anxiety, but recent studies have found that the …

7 Step DIY To Make A Wifi Booster Using Just A Beer Can

Wi-fi signals may not be as reliable as physical cables, but they do allow you to work on your laptop from any corner of the house. Unfortunately, …

The most extreme hotels around the world

Scientist Reveals the ‘Big Fundamental Truth’ That He Says Shows That Science and the Bible Are Compatible

A prominent scientist, author and journalist is speaking out in an effort to convince the masses that, contrary to popular opinion, “science and the Bible are very much in agreement” rather than in eternal conflict.<p>Dr. Michael Guillen, the author of the new book “Amazing Truths: How Science and the …

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