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With RogerVoice, Deaf People Can Make Their First Phone Calls

This is where technology shines — RogerVoice is not yet another Uber for X. It will potentially help millions of hard-of-hearing people by letting them make phone calls. Some of them might even make their first phone call through the app. To do this, RogerVoice subtitles phone conversations in real …

Geography in the News: Losing Daylight Savings Time

Changing Planet<p><i>By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM</i><p><b>No Longer Saving Time?</b><p>Daylight saving time will be over for this year in most of the United States at 2 a.m. on November 2. With the exceptions of American Samoa, Arizona, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, …

Refugee Flood Heightens Long-Standing Tensions Between Turks and Kurds

The Islamic State's assault on a Kurdish area in Syria increases tensions in Turkey, but may unite rival Kurdish factions.<p>DAHUK, Iraq—The ongoing assault by militants with the Islamic State on Ayn al Arab (Kobane), a Kurdish city in northern Syria, has unleashed a new wave of terror in the …

The Secret Histories Of 5 Famous Hollywood Costumes

Costume designers for Indiana Jones, The Blues Brothers, The Hunger Games, and more dish on their process.<p>If a film is doing its job, you’re probably not thinking about how its costumes were made–you’re wrapped up in the story, forgetting that the characters are just actors in carefully …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

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13 Things to Never, Ever Throw Out When You're Downsizing

That landline phone is more important than you think.<p>Ditching clutter can be tough, but deciding what stays and what goes gets a little easier when there's a set of rules to follow. We tapped three organizing experts to tell us what items in your home are worth finding space for.<p>1. Important …

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Behold The Best Slow-Motion Camera On The Market

At 25,000 frames per second, the Phantom v2511 can practically stop time.<p>In the time it takes to blink, the Phantom v2511 has already captured more than 7,500 frames of video. Expand that rate to one second, and the v2511 captures 25,600 frames at a resolution of about 1 megapixel. That’s still a …

A Guy Raised More Than $3 Million On Kickstarter By Reinventing The Cooler

Launched just four days ago, Ryan Grepper's "Coolest Cooler" has raised $3.2 million of his $50,000 goal, and he still has 48 days left.<p>Besides the aesthetically pleasing design and it being able to keep drinks and food cool, it includes just about every possible feature you might want to have for …

Your Guide to Homemade Twix Bars: We Repeat, Twix Bars

<i>All week long on Food52, our very own Jennifer Steinhauer from Weeknights with Jenny will be sharing recipes from her new book Treat Yourself: 70 Classic Snacks You Loved as a Kid (and Still Love Today). Follow along to take a trip down memory lane.</i><p><i>Today: Jenny brings back the crisp, chewy candy</i> …

Electric Objects' EO1 Frame Brings the Internet to a Wall Near You

Facebook Tries Being A TV Channel With New Mobile Video Player

If you watch one of a friend’s videos, Facebook will now try to get you to watch more with a new carousel of suggested videos that appears after you view one in the mobile News Feed. Reminiscent of YouTube’s Related Videos, Facebook confirms the existence of this fresh laidback experience in …

This Artificial Intelligence Company Could 'Eradicate The Spreadsheet' And Do The Work Of A $250,000 Consultant

The software can write stories with no bias, confusion, or cherry picking, accurately representing the truth based on the data you give it.<p>Hammond calls it "the most powerful AI system [he's] ever built."<p>"We looked at the world of media and data as it's growing today," he told us over the phone. …

Super cheap Smart Home kit brings automation to the masses

If you're wondering when home automation might tip into the Walmart-level mainstream, here's a sign: Archos' Smart Home starter kit is now on sale. Along with two cameras, two movement tags and two weather tags, they're throwing in a controlling tablet, all for $250 -- or $25 each for the cameras …