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This is what a $22,000 Android phone feels like

With Vertu finally offering an up-to-date luxury phone, we naturally had to check out the Signature Touch up close and personal. After all, it's not everyday that one gets to play with a $21,900 phone for free (though you can do so at any Vertu boutique, as long as you're nicely dressed). For those …

Focus on the Skills You Have Instead of Following Your Passion

"Follow your passion," might be common career guidance, but is it good advice? Success can also come from refining the skills that you already …

This smart pen's ink changes based on whatever color you scan

Meet Scribble, the company that apparently put a color picker app inside of a pen.<p>Scribble says its pen can scan any color around you and then immediately reproduce that color on paper via a built-in ink cartridge. Launching on Kickstarter soon, the pen can reputably hold “over 100,000 unique …

iSpermicide: This study says cell phone radiation can damage sperm

Is that a bulge in your pocket or are you just trying to avoid fatherhood? A new systematic review of 10 studies finds that keeping cell phones near the crown jewels could damage a man’s little swimmers.<p>“Given the enormous scale of mobile phone use around the world, the potential role of this …

Human Tongue Has A Sixth Taste, New Study Shows

The human tongue may have a sixth sense—and no, it doesn’t have anything to do with seeing ghosts. Researchers have found that in addition to recognizing sweet, sour, salty, savory, and bitter tastes, our tongues can also pick up on carbohydrates, the nutrients that break down into sugar and form …

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How to print your own 3D designer dildo

Thought 3D printing was just for geeks? A German programmer has come up with a way to create bespoke sex toys online and print them out - whether at home, or in public<p>Whoever invented 3D printing probably didn’t envision this.<p>Forget handguns, housing or healthcare: the latest item to emerge is a …

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iPhone 6 seen fully assembled and compared to iPhone 5s in new leak

Several reports have claimed that Apple’s next-generation iPhone 6 is entering mass production and we all know what that means: more leaks. With …

Mozilla's $25 Smartphone Is a Brilliant Gamechanger

Mozilla plans to roll out a $25 smartphone by the end of the year, the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported Wednesday.<p>$25? For a smartphone? Sounds crazy, …

38 Nutrition Experts Reveal Their Favorite Things To Eat For Breakfast

Mom always said breakfast was the most important meal of the day — and the research agrees. Study after study shows that breakfast boosts brainpower and helps to control cravings later in the day.<p>To see what a healthy breakfast looks like, we asked dozens of nutrition experts what they ate for …

The Mind-Body Practices of 5 Mega-Successful Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s lots of research and advice around making sure you care for your body and mind as much as your business. You know it’s important to stay mentally and physically healthy, but can there be a strong case made for mind-body-connected …

Fill The Oceans With Concrete: Unknown Monster Ate A 9-Foot Great White Shark

In news that I really didn't need to remind me to never venture out in the ocean past my ankles, scientists are stumped as to what the hell ate a …

The Most Astounding Must-Read Science Fiction And Fantasy Books In June

There's never been a greater time to be a fan of science fiction and fantasy books — the sheer number of great reads coming out every month can be …

Lunar Rocks Are First Direct Evidence of Collision That Formed Moon

Lunar samples from Apollo landings confirm a long-held theory.<p>Newly analyzed lunar rocks have revealed the first direct evidence of the ancient smashup that created the moon, bolstering a long-held theory.<p>The rocks were gathered by astronauts on NASA's Apollo missions. But newer scanning electron …

The 'Smartest' Cities in the World

A few visionary communities around the world are leading a revolution in "smart" urban planning. They're incorporating technology and environmentally friendly practices on a scale rarely seen before.<p><i>by John Wogan, CNTraveler.com</i><p>A few visionary communities around the world are leading a revolution …

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On the Fermi Paradox

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Gigantic LEGO Star Destroyer Is Pretty Much Perfect

SNOT is a building term in LEGO that stands for "Studs Not On Top". It can be a pain to plan, but the results - which hide the brick's trademark …

Guide to Restoring Your Preschool Creativity Levels

I once saw a Facebook meme outlining the similarities between preschoolers and college students: they both sleep in the middle of the day, aren’t …

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