Matthew Davis

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Dennis Peron, the gay ‘Father of Medical Marijuana,’ passes away

Dennis Peron, known for his work promoting medical marijuana, passed away yesterday at 71.<p>Peron was one of the early activists who promoted marijuana …

Pip is a retro games console for kids to learn coding

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has been incredibly successful at sparking all sorts of creativity via its low cost microcomputers, which arrived in the market back in 2012. Its core electronics are also indirectly responsible for UK-based learn-to-code startups like Kano and pi-top, which have built …

Raspberry Pi

How to Use an Android Device as a Second Monitor for Your PC or Mac

It’s no secret that two monitors can improve your productivity, but not everyone needs a pair of screens <i>all the time</i>. If you find yourself in a …

Android News

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Genes, germs and bacon: A look inside my own DNA

There are times in your life when bad news smashes into your gut like a sledgehammer into the solar plexus. "You've got those double dots next to your CYP1A2*F, which means that we class you as a fast metabolizer." But the man on the other end of the phone was not complimenting me. Rather, he was …

Animal Faces Illustration

Animal Faces Icon illustration.<p>Bear<p>Elephant<p>Fox<p>Hound Dog<p>Rabbit<p>Raccoon<p>Wolf

Graphic Design

The Science Of Getting Kids Organized

If you've ever gotten a glimpse inside a high schooler's backpack or locker, you know organization doesn't always come naturally to teens. Being scatterbrained in school can make make it tough to stay focused and do well.<p>That was the case when Lilli Stordeur was about halfway through her freshman …

Education

See the radio waves constantly bathing you with this app

Whether or not you realize it, there are radio waves constantly washing over you. Thanks to the countless WiFi routers, cellular towers, and GPS satellites (not to mention all the Bluetooth and other smaller wireless devices) the air is literally just a sea of energy. <i>Architecture of Radio</i> is an app …

Raspberry Pi Zero already sold out, says 'amazed' founder

Virtually every Raspberry Pi Zero in existence has been sold within 24 hours of the miniature £4 computer's launch, The Raspberry Pi Foundation has …

Raspberry Pi

Loving Boyfriend Prepares Symmetrical Breakfasts for Himself and His Partner Every Day

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and photographer Michael Zee makes sure he does it just right every morning. For both himself and his boyfriend Mark van Beek, Zee cooks a delicious breakfast at the start of each day. Sometime last year, the two sat down to eat their morning meal …

Breakfast

Minecraft-themed lessons are here to help your kids learn to code

Learning to code need never be boring, as the clever creativity of code.org’s annual Hour Of Code educational push shows. But this year there’s a new slant to the initiative that could make coding more fun for kids to learn than ever: Minecraft-themed lessons.<p>Minecraft is many things. It’s baffling …

Computer Science

Humai Wants To Resurrect Humans Within 30 Years

A new quest to defeat death--or at least make it optional<p><i>Spoilers ahead for those who aren’t caught up,</i>​ but last season of Game of Thrones ended with a true Caesar ​outcome​ for all-around-hero (and potential Azor Ahai) Jon Snow. But unlike Caesar, today HBO teased the ​apparent​ resurrection of …

Air Button adds handy shortcuts to NFC-enabled phones

The idea of customizable add-on buttons for smartphones isn't exactly new. First we had Pressy (which was quickly cloned by Xiaomi and others), then the Dimple NFC button pad came along. So what's next? Well, a Hong Kong startup thinks Dimple has space for improvement, which leads us to the Air …

Google unveils Android Studio 2.0, with new Instant Run feature and speedier performance

Android Studio, Google’s official development tool for its mobile platform, is getting its biggest update yet.<p>Google announced on the Android Developers Blog that version 2.0 is now available in the Canary channel, with a promise of speedier performance and new features to improve the process of …

Android News

The View: Joy Behar, Michelle Collins welcome nurses to the talk show

In light of the recent controversy surrounding co-hosts Michelle Collins and Joy Behar’s comments regarding Miss Colorado Kelley Johnson’s Miss …

How Sound Shaped The Evolution Of Your Brain

Acoustic biologists who have learned to tune their ears to the sounds of life know there's a lot more to animal communication than just, "Hey, here I am!" or "I need a mate."<p>From insects to elephants to people, we animals all use sound to function and converse in social groups — especially when the …

Music Production

10 Beautiful and Healthy Snacks

Advertisement<p>#10 Raisin Toast with Berries<p>This cute snack made from delicious raisin toast, combined with berries is a great, healthy way to sweeten …

Chole

1. Place chickpeas in pot with 2 inches water to cover. Bring to boil and simmer for 40 minutes.<p>2. Sweat onion and garlic in coconut oil until …

Spices

Study Suggests Wi-Fi Exposure More Dangerous To Kids Than Previously Thought

Most parents would be concerned if their children had significant exposure to lead, chloroform, gasoline fumes, or the pesticide DDT. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IRIC), part of the United Nations’ World Health Organization (WHO), classifies these and more than 250 other agents …

Teens

Livescribe’s smartpen app will soon work with Android devices

Livescribe’s amazing smartpens currently only work with iOS, but the company is hard at work on an Android version of its app. Since Livescribe’s …

Apps

22 tips, tricks and shortcuts for Android Lollipop

The innermost secrets of Android’s new operating system: psychadelic colour schemes, enhanced privacy and how to unlock your phone with your face<p><b>1. Settings Search Bar</b><p>Settings now has its own dedicated search bar. While this may seem like a very minor addition, it’s actually a great timesaver when …

Windows Phone

The electric rise and fall of Nikola Tesla

Combining projection mapping and a pop-up book, Marco Tempest tells the visually arresting story of Nikola Tesla -- called "the greatest geek who …

Tesla

The 12 Best Foods on the Planet

We ate. We ranked. Now it’s your turn to try<p>By Paul Kita, Photography By Thinkstock<p>If you’re eating at chain restaurants when you’re traveling, you’re not really traveling. Eating is an adventure in itself. Exploring a culture includes hunting down and feasting upon the ultimate culinary offerings. …