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How to sleep easier with Google Home’s white noise feature

Pick from a selection of sounds like a rainstorm, spinning fan, or just generic white noise<p>I’m one of those people who falls asleep a little easier if there’s quiet, steady noise around me. Cracking a window open isn’t really an option in February here in New York, so typically I just turn on a …

Google Home

Soon You Won't Have to Say 'Hey Google' to Launch Google Assistant

Amazon’s Alexa may have more “skills” and connect with more services, but when it comes to artificial intelligence smarts, Google Assistant has the …

Ford aims to patent an autonomous police car that can ticket you

If there's one patent that I hope an automaker shelves for the remainder of human existence, it's Ford's patent for an autonomous police car.<p>Ford applied for a patent (which was only recently published) for an autonomous system with a police car that can either act on its own or alongside a …

How To Teach Mosquitoes To Leave You Alone

Human skin is a cornucopia of fragrances.<p>The bacteria living on our skin emit more than 200 odor chemicals.<p>"Many of these molecules smell quite pleasant," says biologist Jeff Riffell at the University of Washington. "They smell grassy or a little bit like mushrooms. Some human scents are the same …

Mosquitoes

One Carmaker You've Never Heard Of Made Both The Most Beautiful And Ugliest Cars Ever

Normally when I want to show you a car I believe you’ve never heard of, I limit myself to one car. Not today. Today I’d like to introduce you to two …

Automotive Industry

10 Absorbing Advances About Alcohol Achieved In 2017

Alcohol and humanity have gone hand in hand for quite some time. Be it beer, wine, vodka, or any other of the myriad spirituous beverages out there, …

Cancer breakthrough: Novel approach can 'starve' tumors to death

Researchers are now developing a new method of killing cancer more effectively. Their strategy "starves" tumors, depriving them of the main nutrient …

Five-foot long tapeworm came 'wiggling out' of man's body after he ate sushi

Sushi lovers beware!<p>A California man who ate sushi every day ended up with a 5-foot-plus long tapeworm inhabiting his body. The Fresno male went to the emergency room complaining of bloody diarrhea, according to Dr. Kenny Bahn, who shared the story of his patient on the podcast“This Won’t Hurt A …

This 5-Minute Mistake Can Literally Cut 7 Years From Your Life, According to Science

Two studies, impressive results. And yet people do it literally every day.<p>You may have seen tobacco giant Philip Morris's claim that it wants to top selling cigarettes.<p>If so, they'll be leaving a business that leads a full 15 percent of Americans to engage in a simple, self-destructive habit that …

Everyone Is Getting Hilariously Rich and You’re Not

SAN FRANCISCO — Recently the founder of something called Ripple briefly became richer than Mark Zuckerberg. Another day an anonymous donor set up an $86 million Bitcoin-fortune charity called the Pineapple Fund. A Tesla was spotted with a BLOCKHN license plate. There’s a surge in people looking to …

Cryptocurrency

Microsoft has a master plan to change the world with a new line of super-thin, super-light PCs with cell service

When Microsoft released a new version of the Surface Pro with an LTE cellular modem late last year, it seemed like a routine, if much-anticipated, upgrade to Microsoft's flagship PC.<p>But at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas this year, Microsoft executives tell me that …

Batteries

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Scientists Develop Treatment for Tinnitus

Three million German people can now return to their normal life and work thanks to a new treatment for tinnitus or ear ringing.<p>US scientists strongly …

University of Michigan

Scientists Figure Out How to Make Muscles from Scratch

For the past several years, Nenad Bursac has been trying to make muscles from scratch.<p>A biological engineer at Duke, Bursac came close in 2015, when …

Muscle

Doctors say they've figured out how often you need to work out to offset the effects of sitting all day

Middle age is not too late to start exercising. In fact, new evidence suggests that doing so can reverse some of the dangerous and deadly effects of a life spent sitting in a chair or on a couch.<p>In a new study released in the journal Circulation on Monday, doctors found that as a little as two …

Exercise

Why Does Exercise Start Hurting Two Days After a Workout?

If you’ve decided, this year, to start working out, you might have noticed a strange phenomenon: You’ll leave the gym feeling fine, and then two days …

From 'Bae' To 'Submarining,' The Lingo Of Online Dating

When it comes to meeting that special someone, we've gone from IRL to swiping right. Online dating has changed the way people meet and communicate — and as that old saying goes, when you're trying to find bae, communication is key.<p>With new ways to flirt, date and find love come new lingo to …

Relationships

Stray Kitten Scratches Door to Get Help and Decides She Will Run Every Place She Goes to.

A kitten was found wandering alone out in the fields without a mother in sight. When she came to a family's doorstep, she started scratching it until …

Tech giant is rolling out new robots to replace workers in hotels, airports and supermarkets

A Korean tech giant on Thursday announced new robots that take aim squarely at the jobs of many services industry workers around the globe.<p>There have …

Superintendent announces snow day to students with Madonna-inspired musical number

Snow, wind, ice and sub-freezing temperatures slammed the Northeast on Thursday, but before the winter storm hit, one school decided to have a little …

Justin Timberlake Enlists Dancing Robot for New “Filthy” Video: Watch

Justin Timberlake has shared a video for his new song “Filthy.” Watch it below. In the Mark Romanek-directed clip, Timberlake plays a Steve Jobs-type character who introduces the world to a provocative dancing robot. “Filthy” appears on his new album <i>Man of the Woods</i>, which arrives February 2. It …

Dell’s New XPS 13 – the Ultimate Ubuntu Laptop?

The new Dell XPS 13 (2018) is a compelling Ubuntu laptop. It has a smaller footprint, yet bigger performance. We look at the specs, price and release …

Dell

Fighter pilot chases UFO, urges world leaders to take the threat of aliens seriously

An American pilot who claims to have chased an alien aircraft has warned world leaders to take UFO sightings seriously.<p>Retired US Navy pilot commander David Fravor spoke out in support of ex US government intelligence officer Luis Elizondo, who last week revealed he ran a real life "X Files" UFO …

8 Crazy Linux Predictions for 2018

After a knock-out 2017, 2018 promises to be a big year for Linux. In this post we share 8 Linux predictions for the coming year, ranging from the …

Ubuntu

5 Common Hangover Myths Broken Down by Science

No, you can't 'line your stomach'.<p>Drinking alcohol is fun – the after-effects, less so. It is little wonder, then, that people the world over have …

Starting a Business? Here Are the Most and Least Profitable Industries.

Before you get into business, do some homework.<p>If you’re thinking about starting a business, it’s important to understand exactly what you’re getting into. Today, one-third of startups fail within their first two years of business, according to recent research by the Small Business Association. To …

Small Business

Those little bags found with new shoes and electronics are more useful than you think

Don't throw these little bags out! Silica bags are found with new shoes and electronics. They contain silicon dioxide, aka "silica." Silica can absorb moisture and keep things dry.<p>Here's how:<p>1. Water-damaged phone? Leave it to silica to dry it right up.<p>2. De-clump salt or sugar.<p>3. Preserve stored …

Cleaning

New Study: Here's Why Life Speeds Up as You Get Older (and How to Slow It Back Down)

Don't want next year to pass in a flash? Science can help.<p>Clocks, we all learn as we grow older, lie. The minutes and hours reliably tick along at the same pace day after day and year after year, but for human beings time does not hold steady. The older you get the more the days seem to fly by. Why …

This Is the Surprising Link Between Sugar and Cancer

Sugar is often viewed as a diet villain, but it may harm more than your waistline. It can negatively affect your workout, mess with your skin, and cause annoying energy crashes. If you’re already cutting back on sugar in your diet, then you may be interested in this extra motivation to keep away …

Buh-Bye, Extra Pounds — This Is the Ultimate Workout For Weight Loss

To get the best results, you need to use the best exercises. We've got your top eight weight-loss moves, which you can add to your current workouts or put together for a full-fledged workout. Each exercise is a compound and dynamic movement so you have no doubt you're going to maximize the amount …