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This Micro Apartment Transforms When You Push A Button To Give You More Space

This is why a new apartment design aims to make it easier to live in a tiny space. As you shift activities, you push a button, and the whole …

Interior Design

President Obama wants the FCC to abandon plans for tiered 'net neutrality'

President Obama found a place in the heart of many techies during his first campaign thanks to his staunch support of net neutrality. Six years later the debate still rages on, but Obama's position hasn't changed. During a Q&A in California on Thursday the President reiterated his support for the …

Death and pool ladders in The Sims 4

It is a proven fact that people love killing off Sims. From building swimming pools and removing the ladders to finding ways to kill Death itself, players of The Sims games seem to be obsessed with snuffing out their tiny creations.<p>And according to <i>The Sims 4</i> producer Ryan Vaughan, the developers …

Bacteria in space could help create new vaccines - CNN.com

One challenge for astronauts is keeping well nourished and free of infection, especially on long-duration manned missions.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Staying healthy in space<p>Life support<p>Breeding bacteria<p>Spirulina<p>Super germs<p>Space Salmonella<p>Super food?<p><i>Editor's note: Since originally publishing this story, we have</i> …

Previous Sex Partners' Semen Can Influence Fly Offspring

So far, the phenomenon has only been seen in flies, but it’s possible it could be happening in other animals.<p>Even after a breakup, past boyfriends can still have a hold over your future relationships (usually by providing a negative point of comparison). But for some types of flies, ex-lovers can …

Biology

Experimental tech aims to bring sense of touch to virtual reality

A mysterious tech company popped up on Reddit's Oculus page last night to answer questions about a device they say will introduce the sense of touch to virtual reality.<p>The Dexmo F2 is a single hand exoskeleton which, according to creators Dextra Robotics, can create the sense of touch in the thumb …

Pokémon TCG, Nintendo’s First iOS Game, Is Finally Here

Drop the word “Pokémon” into Apple’s or Google’s app stores (no need for the diacritical “e”) and you’ll unearth all sorts of odd-sounding …

'Young Frankenstein' has new life on 40th anniversary

Director Mel Brooks spent a lot of money on white handkerchiefs while making his 1974 tour de farce, "Young Frankenstein."<p>"I gave everybody in the crew a white handkerchief," said the 88-year-old comedy legend during a recent phone interview. "I said, 'When you feel like laughing, put this in your …

8 Things You'll Love About Apple's New iOS 8

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

Alleged iWatch Component Drawings and Specs Surface Ahead of Sept. 9 Debut

- Sep 8, 2014<p>A new set of images have been posted on Reddit, allegedly showing drawings and specs for various components of Apple’s much-rumored, and …

Microsoft Pads Windows Phone’s Midriff With Three More Lumias

Microsoft, now the proud owner of Nokia’s mobile making division, has unboxed a trio of new mid-tier Windows Phone handsets at its IFA press event taking place in Berlin today — including a slimline, photo-focused device it’s dubbing an “affordable flagship”. Aka the Lumia 830.<p>And — following in …

'The Sims 4' Punishes Pirates By Pixelating The Entire Game

The Sims 4 has debuted to muted fanfare this past week, mainly due to a lack of early review copies and much grumbling about the game rolling back more than a few features found in earlier games. But so far there at least haven’t been any SimCity-level disasters, and it remains to be seen how the …

FBI working with game developer association to combat online harassment

The International Game Developers Association is working with the FBI and bullying experts to help game developers deal with what they see as an increase in online harassment, Kate Edwards, executive director of the International Game Developers Association, told Polygon.<p>The association plans to …

The summer's box office plummet is a new beginning, not the apocalypse

Photograph: Allstar/PARAMOUNT PICTURES/Sportsphoto Ltd./Allstar<p>World War Z, starring Brad Pitt, was just one of the star-studded blockbusters responsible for 2013’s epic box office …

White House Confirms Authenticity of Sotloff Video

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Early this morning, the White House confirmed the authenticity of the tragic video showing Steven …

Bird-brained? Cockatoos filmed making wooden tools to reach food

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Dopamine replacement associated with impulse control increase in early Parkinson's

New Penn Medicine research shows that neuropsychiatric symptoms such as depression, anxiety and fatigue are more common in newly diagnosed …

Early Antibiotics Change Gut Microbes, Fuel Obesity

<b>What’s the short version?</b><p>There are tens of trillions of microbes in our guts, which are important for our digestion and our health. The antibiotics that we take to kill off disease-causing bacteria also indiscriminately nuke these beneficial bugs. Now, a new set of experiments in mice have shown …