Fernando Sarmiento

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Sleep Deprived? A Nap Can Undo The Damage To Your Health

A new study points to yet another benefit of stealing 30 minutes of shut-eye this afternoon.<p>Naps are incredible. For something so socially questionable–have you ever tried to snooze at the office?–the act of stealing 20 minutes of shut-eye during the day certainly packs a lot of benefits. Science …

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Watch: The Most Memorable Model Catwalk Falls

While we'd love to think of supermodels as superhumans, they're not always immune to taking a spill during the most crucial points of their career—walking down the runway. However, despite the treacherous heels and slight embarrassment, these seven girls always handle the situation with grace–and a …

Fashion Modeling

Mysterious Sea Lion Die-Off Strikes Again on California Coast

Starving young sea lions are washing up on beaches for the third year in a row.<p>SAUSALITO, California—For the third winter in a row, starving sea lion pups are washing ashore on California's beaches. Since January 1, nearly 500 of the tiny animals have been admitted to the state's rehabilitation …

Sea Lions

20 Must-Have Hair Tools the Pros Swear By

We asked, they told. Here are the life-changing tools that these hair pros swear by.<p>We asked, they told. Here are the life-changing products that top hair stylists swear by.

Hair

10 Best Automatic Watches - Tissot, Swatch, Longines & More

We are no strangers to the splurge, but we are equally fans of finding serviceable – and even exceptional – timepieces that don’t make the bank …

Smartwatches

5 Pieces of Clothing That Could Change Your Life

You’ll wonder how you ever lived without them<p>Every so often, you come across an item that transcends “favorite” status and goes on to becomes a life changer. It could be the custom suit you wore when landing that job, the automatic watch your dad gave you, or just a pair of sweats so comfortable …

Clothing

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley11 hours …

Omega Master Co-Axial Mechanical Watch Making

Omega‘s Co-Axial, the self-proclaimed most powerful mechanical watch movement in the world, got a recent technological upgrade. Now called the Master …

Watch Bjarke Ingels Talk Architecture in this Video

“If documentary is to document our world as it already is, fiction is to fantasize about how it could be,” says architect Bjarke Ingels in a video …

Bjarke Ingels

PUMA Disc "Crackle" Pack - Part IV

While the middle of last month saw PUMA consider the The Blaze of Glory, XT2+ and R698 silhouettes,<p>While the middle of last month saw PUMA consider the The Blaze of Glory, XT2+ and R698 silhouettes, here the German sportswear brand kicks off 2015 with a twist on its hallmark Disc Blaze sneaker. The …

The Best Facial Moisturizers for Men

The more time you spend outside camping, hiking, swimming and hanging by the fire, the more your skin takes on a healthy glow. Ah, those are the good …

the POOL aoyama Waist Belt & NATO Watch Straps

Joining its newly-unveiled collaboration with iconic Atlanta-based rap collective Arrested<p>Joining its newly-unveiled collaboration with iconic Atlanta-based rap collective Arrested Development is a collection of brand new accessories from Hiroshi Fujiwara‘s the POOL aoyama for the Spring 2015 …

Eye Candy: K-Pop Christmas Costumes!

Mexican talk show hosts are under fire for their aggressive behavior towards the Super Junior members. Super Junior recently visited multiple cities …

The 10 Hottest K-pop dance practice videos: GIRLS EDITION

Last week I brought you the 10 Hottest K-pop dance practice videos: GUYS EDITION featuring everyone's favorite male idols. This week it's time to …

Why A Blue LED Is Worth A Nobel Prize

Plus, a little history of making semiconductors glow<p>Three scientists have jointly earned the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on blue LEDs, or light-emitting diodes. Why blue in particular? Well, blue was the last -- and most difficult -- advance required to create white LED light. And with …

How virtual reality could save your life during a disaster

The tech that preps soldiers for battle might soon train first responders<p>In 2011, a Virginia-based IT company called Intelligent Decisions developed a simulation system for the US military that would help prepare soldiers for combat. The system, called the "Dismounted Soldier Training System" or …

How It Works: Putting Humans In Suspended Animation

A new human trial will chill gunshot victims to keep them alive<p>"Suspended animation" -- literally putting life on hold -- has long been a medical dream. (The preferred scientific term for the procedure is emergency preservation and resuscitation [ EPR ].) Dr. Sam Tisherman and a team of surgeons at …

Medicine

'Godzilla of Earths' identified

<b>There is a new class of planet out there that astronomers are calling the "mega-Earth".</b><p>It is an object with a hard surface like our own world but much, much bigger.<p>The necessity for the new designation follows the discovery of a planet which has a mass some 17 times that of Earth.<p>Known as …

Intel Bets On Surface Pro 3-Like “2-In-1” Devices

Today at the Computex event in Taiwan, Intel unveiled a reference design ‘2-in-1’ device, raising the profile of tablet-hybrids. The chip maker, increasingly betting on mobile in the face of a immiserated personal computer market, wants to grow its market share in the tablet industry.<p>The idea of a …

Forget Robots. We'll Soon Be Fusing Technology With Living Matter

SAN FRANCISCO – The future has a funny way of sneaking up on you. You don't notice it until you're soaking in it. That was the feeling at O'Reilly's …

Morality pills: reality or science fiction?

Could we create a "morality pill"? Once the stuff of science fiction, recent studies in neuroscience have shown that brain chemicals can subtly influence some aspects of moral judgments and decisions. However, science is very far from creating pills that can turn sinners into saints, as I have …

Brain stimulation: The military’s mind-zapping project

Shocking the brain with mild electrical current was once a controversial treatment for the mentally ill. Now evidence is emerging that it could quicken learning and improve attention, and as Emma Young discovers, the US military is very interested in its potential.<p>An unusual trial is underway at …

Bite your tongue! You might without this brain circuit - Futurity

Scientists have mapped a brain circuit that keeps mice from biting their tongue every time they chew.

Nanotubes track how cells mix their own 'guts' - Futurity

The same type of motor protein used for muscle contraction is responsible for how cells stir their own insides, report researchers.

Atoms

Two-In-One Wires Could Turn Clothes Into Batteries

The wires are able to conduct and store electricity at the same time.<p>A team of materials scientists has created a copper wire that’s able to store electricity as well as transmit it. Two in one! It’s like the shampoo/conditioner of the electronics world. Above, you can see the wire lighting an LED …

A New Peptide Tackles Infections, Biofilms, & Antibiotic Resistance

The mechanisms behind bacterial infectious disease used to be simple. The invader would enter the body, a fight would ensue with the immune system, an antibiotic would be prescribed and the patient would heal. But the threat of antibiotic resistance changed all that. Researchers have since learned …

Immune System

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