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30 Ways Evernote Can Improve Your Life | One App to Rule Them All | The Art of Manliness

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The Editor's Letter From The March 2014 Issue Of Popular Science Magazine

In defense of sleep<p>On December 1 of last year at around 7:20 a.m., a speeding commuter train bound for New York City careened off its tracks, killing four and injuring 59. <i>Popular Science</i> is based in New York, so for us the accident was particularly scary, and we all waited eagerly for an …

Sleep

PayPal gets simpler: lets you pay without leaving merchant sites

Checking out with PayPal online is about to get a lot easier.<p>Today PayPal introduced a new “in-context” checkout experience, which lets you pay for items at online retailers without getting redirected to PayPal’s site. The new process looks much simpler, and it should work better for less …

Pokki launches its Windows app store on Android

Not content to compete for storefront space on Windows, Pokki is taking its alternative app store to Android.<p>If you've hated the Android app store, or just wanted more Android app options, Pokki has an app for that -- and you.<p>The alternative Windows app store has launched on Android and two-in-one …

Apps

CES 2014: Intel Shows Off Its Depth-Detecting Camera [Video]

For laptops and tablets, from the future<p>For Intel’s big CES press conference, they promised an ambitious goal: make computer sensors more like human senses. And I don’t know if the product they announced, the RealSense 3-D camera, is quite as amazing as the human eye, but it’s pretty darn rad.<p>Using …

Augmented Reality

Am I Going To Die This Year? A Mathematical Puzzle

A few years ago, physicist Brian Skinnerasked himself: What are the odds I will die in the next year? He was 25. What got him wondering about this, I have no idea, but, hey, it's something everybody asks. When I can't wedge my dental floss between my two front teeth, I ask it, too. So Brian looked …

CES 2014: Lenovo's Horizon 2 Tabletop PC Is A Media-Sharing Monster

Just when you thought desktops were passe, Lenovo pulls you back in...<p>Just when you thought it was time to give up on desktops, Lenovo has made one worth at least a little notice. With a large 27-inch touch display, Intel Core i7 internals, a battery, and the ability to function as a standard …

A Glue That Seals Heart Defects

The glue—which researchers showed is able to hold fast on live beating hearts—could be a gentler alternative to stitches.<p>Nearly a decade ago, Jeffrey Karp was playing around with a new, biodegradable polymer he'd made. He was a post-doctoral researcher at MIT. He ended up gluing together two pieces …