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Dogs can't speak human. Here's the tech that could change that.

A pet translator could be available in less than a decade.<p>What if your pet dog or cat could talk instead of barking or meowing? You’d know just how much Rover loves you — and maybe how sorry Fluffy is about that mess on the carpet.<p>We all know that’s not about to happen. But recent advances in …

Pets

14 Ways to Use Leftover Bread

We’re not crazy. We know that bread should be consumed when it’s doughy, soft and fresh. But we also abide by the golden rule of carbs—that all …

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Dystopia

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Snowden's New App Turns Your Spare Android Phone into a Pocket-Sized Security System

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has helped create a new way to protect you from potential snoops.<p>Snowden joined with the Freedom of the Press …

Travelers to Alaska: Do yourself a favor, don’t skip the town of Palmer

When people picture Alaska, they imagine the rocky outcroppings of Kenai Fjords National Park, the giant bears of Kodiak, or the plentiful halibut …

What happens to your body when you skip the gym

Think twice before you hit pause on your workouts.<p>No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s going to happen: You’re going to skip a workout… and another… and another. Maybe you can blame a vacation, a mile-high pile of paperwork at the office or just your run-of-the-mill …

Fitness

How Special Forces Bury the True Cost of America's Wars

When specialized (and glorified) units do the dirty work—and sustain the casualties—the normal political constraints on military power are lost.<p>Over the past 16 years, a profound transformation has been underway in how America wages war. Starting under George W. Bush after 9/11, and accelerating …

War

9 Actors Who Should Play Batman if Ben Affleck Leaves

Hark, Bat-Fans! Commissioner Gordon (Variety) has lit the Bat-Signal with an article about the state of the DCEU. There’s a lot to break down in the …

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

Clarified Butter Recipe

Clarified Butter Recipe<p>Clarified butter isn’t an ingredient you’ll typically find in recipes, but it is a secret weapon of many restaurant kitchens. …

Researchers discover aluminum foil actually does improve your wireless speed

Researchers at Dartmouth University have found that a 3D printed shape covered in aluminum foil can improve wireless range and increase Wi-Fi security. The project, which appeared on Eurekalert, involves placing a reflector on and around a Wi-Fi router’s antennae to shape the beam, increasing range …

A veteran Ukrainian sniper whose husband was accused of plotting to kill Putin was shot dead near Kiev

A Ukrainian veteran sniper was killed, and her husband, who was accused in 2012 of trying to assassinate Russian President Vladimir Putin, was wounded in a shooting on Monday near Kiev, Ukraine.<p>Amina Okuyeva and Adam Osmayev were riding in a car past a railroad crossing in the village of Hlevakha …

Russia

The utter stupidity of the Equifax breach is something to behold

Equifax operated an unsecured, public-facing website that allowed anyone to steal sensitive data on more than 145 million Americans—and didn't do …

Florida Man Awarded $37,500 After Cops Mistake Glazed Doughnut Crumbs For Meth

It sounds like a joke, but, well — keep reading.<p>In December 2015, 64-year-old Daniel Rushing had just dropped off a friend at chemotherapy and was driving home an older woman from his church who worked at the 7-Eleven and would otherwise walk the 2 miles home.<p>As Rushing drove away from the …

Crime

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

Bodyweight Exercise

When Walter White Won

<i>On October 10, Abrams Books will release</i> Breaking Bad 101: The Complete Critical Companion<i>, featuring reviews of every episode of the series by</i> …

16 psychological tricks to make people like you immediately

Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; or maybe it's simply that they're easy to be around. You just like them.<p>But scientists generally aren't satisfied with answers like that, and they've spent years trying to pinpoint the exact factors that draw one person to …

Psychology
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Donald Trump

5 Unexpected Entrepreneurship Lessons From Albert Einstein

In the words of Sumner Redstone, “Success is not built on success. It’s built on failure. It’s built on frustration. Sometimes it’s built on catastrophe.” Thomas Edison provided a similar account of success with his famous quote, “I didn’t fail a thousand times. The light bulb was an invention with …

Physics

Star Trainer Emily Skye Shares Her Go-To Post-Workout Snack

Post-workout sweets cravings? We picked up this all-natural, whole foods, superdelicious snack recipe from Emily Skye, one of our favorite trainers! It uses natural maple for sweetness, almonds and peanut butter for protein, and cacao to give it that chocolaty, magnesium-packed kick that's great …

How Japanese video games made a comeback in 2017

After scouting the show floor at Tokyo Game Show 2009, Keiji Inafune came to a grim conclusion: “When I looked at all the different games on the event floor, I said, 'Man, Japan is over. We're done. Our game industry is finished.’”<p>The famed game designer, who cut his teeth on the <i>Mega Man</i> series and …

Jupiter Captured From NASA’s Juno Spacecraft (video)

Check out the awesome footage which has been captured of Jupiter from NASA’s Juno Spacecraft is still images and meticulously combined to create the …

5 places in Colorado perfect for a digital detox

LIKE ELECTRICITY AND the automobile before it, social media is a technological advance that’s now completely ingrained in our lives. We take our …

The best fried chicken in all 50 states

Fried chicken might just be the ultimate food of summer. To find the best deep-fried bird in the country, <i>Mic</i> asked Yelp to identify the best places …

Here's how to remove Facebook from your life and never miss a beat

So you've decided to dump Facebook.<p>But you're worried. Worried about missing out, struggling to stay connected, or getting left behind by the almost …

Trump’s First 100 Days, Ranked

The best, the worst and everything in between.<p>Many of us political scribes are sizing up the meaning of President Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office with long essays about foreign policy evolutions or executive orders or presidential temperament. But I thought: What better way to mark the …

Donald Trump

All of NASA's out-of-this-world images are now in one place

Finding a particular NASA image used to mean digging around a bunch of separate websites. Not anymore!<p>NASA first announced that all of its photo archives would be made available on one easily searchable website in late March. But an interview with some of the minds behind the merger, courtesy of …

21 life-saving facts that everyone should know

But life can also throw situations at us that we don't have a quick, handy response for.<p>Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.<p>You might want to …

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