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5 Ways to Relax In No Time At All

Ever felt like you just can’t unwind after a demanding week? That’s because stress triggers your body’s fight or flight response: your adrenaline …

Why Can’t You Smell Your Own Home?

Everyone’s place has a smell. Some homes smell like fancy perfume or Anthropologie candles; others smell like cats. Currently, there’s a Febreze ad …

Samsung employees were told to literally never look down on the chairman

Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee has a truly formidable presence within South Korea, but his presence within his own company is apparently something else altogether. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that, during one visit to a factory, workers were told that they shouldn't watch through the windows as he entered the …

This Smart Cooler is Now the Most Successful Kickstarter Project Ever

Experts say wearable technology is the next big thing, but now the people have spoken. And the people don’t want smartwatches — they want a cooler …

6 Feminist Myths That Will Not Die

Much of what we hear about the plight of American women is false. Some faux facts have been repeated so often they are almost beyond the reach of …

How to Judge Someone's Character

<b>Answer by Michael Baucom</b><p>The things they laugh at.<p>I had a coworker back in Sulphur who saved his laughter for things he genuinely thought were …

ADHD in Adulthood: To Prepare for a New Baby, I Had to Prepare My Mental Health

This fall I’m expecting the birth of my second child, a daughter. Over the past months she’s grown from the size of a kumquat, to the size of a …

Angelina Jolie’s Surgery May Have Doubled Genetic Testing Rates at One Clinic

In 2013, actress Angelina Jolie announced that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy because she was a BRCA1 gene mutation carrier, which …

10 Ways to Turn Yourself Into a Productivity Dynamo

You’re only productive at work three days out of the week. How can you improve that?<p>The secret to getting more done is to make things automatic. …

Geography of Genius: New Data About MacArthur Fellows Shows Creative People Move More

I was not sure where playwright Tarell McCraney would be when I called to tell him that he had won a MacArthur Fellowship and an accompanying stipend …

You Asked: Can Computers Really Ruin My Eyes?

From sore eyes and blurred vision to headaches, doctors have a catch-all term for any screen-induced discomfort: “Computer vision syndrome,” says Dr. …

Is There Something Wrong with Your Penis?

Let our Sex Professor quell your wiener worries<p>Like fingerprints and snowflakes, no two penises are exactly the same. Yet many guys freak out when their peckers don't look like the kinds they see in porn.<p><i>Men's Health</i> Sex Professor Debby Herbenick, Ph.D., hears pressing penis questions from men all …

Cómo convertir Gmail en tu mejor herramienta de productividad

Muchos usamos Gmail como nuestro principal proveedor de correo electrónico, sin embargo puede ser mucho más que eso. Gmail es una herramienta …

Los efectos visuales de Juego de tronos, cuarta temporada | Microsiervos (Películas / TV)

Por @Alvy — 28 de Agosto de 2014<p><i>{Ligerísimos spoilers}</i> Merece la pena por la calidad del montaje y el vídeo HD echar un vistazo a los efectos …

Una broma pesada en Counter-Strike obliga a desalojar varios colegios

En Estados Unidos lo llaman "Swatting" y se esta poniendo peligrosamente de moda. Consiste en hacer una llamada anónima a las fuerzas especiales de …

La ONU: el impacto del cambio climático será "severo e irreversible"

La Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) prepara un nuevo y detallado informe sobre el cambio climático y no hay buenas noticias. <i>The New York Times</i> …

The Bible's a mess, but a designer is fixing it

'Bibliotheca' is one man's quest to make the Good Book better<p>Although many consider Christianity’s message a thing of beauty, the typical Bible is an ugly thing. Most editions are a mess of numbers, notes, translucent pages, and invariably tiny type. While the traditional arrangement makes for a …

Mac OS X Yosemite preview

This fall, the 11th consumer version of Mac OS X will be released, for free. OS X 10.10 is better known as Yosemite, and the main thing you need to know about it is that it’s a big visual redesign. All of the features and functionality we’ve come to expect from Macs are still here, but they have a …

Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep

This sleek sleep tracker analyzes your bedroom, and your sleep patterns<p>At age 19, Londoner James Proud decided to skip out on college and move to the States.<p>As one of several "Thiel Fellows," Proud received a $100,000 grant from esteemed venture capitalist Peter Thiel to skip college, move to San …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

Why a Great Marriage Is Easier Than You Think

The key, researchers say, is to celebrate the good stuff—how hard is that?<p>When bride and groom agree to “for better or worse,” the expectation is that being there for the "worse" is important.<p>But studies show that what you do in the good times matters at least as much. That can mean cleaning off …

Fitness Fanatics, Meet Your Smartphone

Samsung latest mobile tech seems custom-built for health aficionados<p>Samsung just launched its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, Galaxy Fit activity monitor, and Galaxy Gear 2 smart watch. Combined, this trio is a fitness freak’s fantasy—with a slew of new hardware and software elements that puts most …

Recreational Pot Use Harmful to Young People's Brains

For those young people — and their parents — who think that smoking pot in moderation isn’t harmful, it’s time to think again.<p>A study released this …

Play this: 'Super Planet Crash' tests your god mode

Sometimes, it's easy to forget what a serendipitous marvel our universe really is. At least, until you've tried building your own. <i>Super Planet Crash</i> is a browser-based simulation that requires players to forge a planetary system capable of surviving at least 500 years. The interface is simple: …

10 Ways Gaming Can Help or Harm Your Brain

Are the effects of gaming harmful? According to experts, it depends.<p>In 2011, American Academy of Pediatrics published a study that found that depression, anxiety, and poor grades in school may be the result of too much gaming.<br>• According to psychologist C. Shawn Green, in the same way we learn to …

This miniature robotic printer rolls across a sheet of paper

Would you replace your desktop printer with a tiny robot that prints by creeping across a sheet of paper? Zuta Labs, which recently launched the Pocket Printer on Kickstarter, hopes so. The Pocket Printer, fundamentally, is a robotic Ouija planchette containing an inkjet printer head. Place it on a …

Drinking coffee inside a two-story camera

Park first got into photography 12 years ago and his interest in collecting cameras naturally progressed over the years. The couple initially pictured a building shaped like a Leica rangefinder, but subsequently opted for a Rolleiflex design due to technical challenges. In 2009, Kwak sketched a …

3D-printed bears make adorable stop-motion stars

This mesmerizing clip of a bear endlessly climbing a flight of stairs was made to "explore the use of stop frame animation with 3D printing." It took creator DBLG four weeks, 50 frames and an equal number of incrementally different 3D-printed bears to produce <i>Bears on Stairs.</i> The cinematographic …

James Dyson wants to build a giant floating vacuum to clean rivers

Thanks to his vacuum cleaners, famed designer James Dyson is already helping to keep homes clean all over the world — now he wants to do the same for the Earth's water. Dyson has detailed a concept he's tinkering with called the M.V. Recyclone barge, which uses a similar suction system as his …