Joshua Lang

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Brain's Link To Immune System Might Help Explain Alzheimer's

Fresh evidence that the body's immune system interacts directly with the brain could lead to a new understanding of diseases from multiple sclerosis to Alzheimer's.<p>A study of human and monkey brains found lymphatic vessels — a key part of the body's immune system — in a membrane that surrounds the …

Immune System

IKEA's New Furniture Will Charge Your Smartphone Wirelessly

The Swedish furniture giant just announced a new line of products that will keep smartphones powered up without plugs or wires.<p>Leave it to IKEA to create another line that will make lives easier, this time with furniture that wirelessly charges smartphones. The Swedish furniture company recently …

Fully-electric and fuel cell Porsches might be coming

Head of R&D, Ulrich Hackenberg, threw out this tidbit during: Porsche may be getting into the full-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell-vehicle games.<p>Every year, the Volkswagen Group holds an annual conference on the state of things, and this year proved more of a preview than an update. That's because …

Is Red Licorice Even Licorice At All? An Expert Sheds Some Light On The Issue

When it comes to polarizing candy, licorice is at the top of the list. But whether you prefer red or black (or none at all), what is licorice, anyways?<p>To answer this important question, we consulted Kelila Jaffe, Food Program Coordinator for the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public …

NESFlix: Netflix Playing ‘House Of Cards’ On A Vintage Nintendo Console!

Netflix has taken over the world by running on pretty much every platform under the sun, but how would it go about bringing that to its most insane conclusion? Behold! NESflix, a Netflix client for the Nintendo Entertainment System.<p>Okay, it’s not actually called NESFlix. Creators Guy Cirino, Alex …

Now You Can Smell Your Video Games, Too

But ... you really shouldn't.<p>Maybe John Waters predicted the wave of the future when he included scratch 'n' sniff cards with tickets to his film <i>Polyester.</i> Introducing: Feelreal, the virtual reality app for your olfactory senses.<p>It's an addition to the Oculus Rift unit, which can produce (somewhat) …

Ben & Jerry consider just putting the weed directly in the ice cream

Using the sort of reasoning that’s led to innovations like the TV/VCR, smartphones, and shampoo and conditioner in the same bottle, the founders of …

Samsung has a pair of Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge videos for your viewing pleasure

Samsung’s new pair of flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, have taken on a vastly different nature than those which came before. In seeking to stem the losses that begun to accumulate last year by working with premium materials and combining them with top-notch specs, Samsung may have …

Acquainted

Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge: 13 things to know

Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone is thinner, made of glass and metal, and has a curved screen version<p>Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 flagship smartphones have powerful processors, very high resolution screens and a new metal and glass design – but sacrifices have been made in pursuit of premium …

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Vince Gilligan meets the world's worst Breaking Bad pirates

... that's Australians. So what made the show so addictive that most would break the law to get it? Benjamin Law spent an evening with its creator<p>On paper, Vince Gilligan sounds like one sick bastard. Even in an age of ultra-violent TV shows, the creator of Breaking Bad still stands out for his …

Bryan Cranston Won't Rule Out a Breaking Bad Comeback

Actor Bryan Cranston hinted in an interview with CNN Thursday that a comeback for the hit AMC series <i>Breaking Bad</i> isn’t completely off the table.<p>When …