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Ring Alarm home security system is now available for pre-order

Ring Alarm is available for presales starting Wednesday, June 13. Ring will start shipping the DIY smart home security system to pre-order customers …

Smart Homes

Psychedelic Drugs May Help the Brain Repair Itself, Study Finds

In recent years, psychedelic party drugs such as LSD and MDMA have been studied by scientists for their potential ability to treat mental health …

Neuroscience

Android malware is infecting Amazon Fire TVs and Fire Sticks

If you've loaded any apps onto your Amazon Fire TV or Fire TV Stick that let you watch pirated movies and TV shows, you could be at risk from a cryptocurrency-mining Android virus. <i>AFTVnews</i> reports that the virus -- a malware worm variant -- is not specifically targeting Fire TV devices, but they're …

Amazon Fire TV

A Guide to Complete Home Automation Systems

For the homeowners who want a single smart home solution<p>Adding intelligence to your house can be an intimidating enterprise, involving a multitude of …

Home Automation

How to Edit Your YouTube Videos

The built-in YouTube editor is no longer around. But there are free alternatives for tweaking your videos. Here are some options on Windows 10, Apple …

Apps

Ultra-capacitor hybrid radically boosts power and efficiency of lithium batteries

Nawa Technologies' core product is a new type of carbon ultra-capacitor with a set of remarkable advantages over typical lithium-ion battery …

Clean Energy

Scientists Identify a "New Type of Depression"

Scientists want to develop new antidepressant drugs.<p>An estimated half of the 322 million people affected by depression don’t appear to benefit from …

Neuroscience

Travel Packing List

What to pack for a trip to France<p>Make that next trip to France (or anywhere in Europe) go as smoothly as possible. These are items that you simply …

France

Do You Like Your Name?

“Remember that a person’s name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.” So said Dale Carnegie in his 1936 self-improvement classic, “How to Win Friends and Influence People.” That is probably true for a majority of the population — 79 percent like their names, …

Middle School

How to Trick Your Mind Into Enjoying Long Flights, According to a Travel Psychologist

Long-haul flights may only seem tolerable for travelers flying in luxurious lie-flat seats. But even in economy, I’ve discovered a number of ways to …

Duke University

New blood test could be the 'holy grail of cancer research'

A blood test could one day save millions by allowing doctors to screen for cancer before patients show symptoms.<p>The test, called a “liquid biopsy,” screens for 10 types of the disease by detecting trace amounts of DNA released into the bloodstream by cancer cells. So far, it has proven particularly …

Cancer

12 incredibly useful travel apps you didn't know about until now

Have smartphone, will travel. Nowadays, your phone may operate in many different countries, or you can easily stick a SIM card into the slot and pick up a local data plan. Another option is to keep your phone off and only use Wi-Fi whenever you find it. In short, your phone is still useful when you …

Chamber of Commerce

Hands off my data! 15 default privacy settings you should change right now

On the Internet, the devil’s in the defaults.<p>You’re not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably haven’t even looked for your privacy settings. And that’s exactly what Facebook, Google and other tech giants are counting on.<p>They tout we’re “in control” of our …

Apps

This hidden Apple Watch stat tells you whether to exercise or rest

Imagine if your Apple Watch could tell you which days were best for you to do a workout, and what kind of workout you should do. Well it can, sort of, thanks to a hidden feature that few people have yet discovered or know how to use.<p>Heart rate variability, or HRV, is a new metric that reveals your …

Apple Watch

How to measure heart rate variability (HRV) on your Apple Watch

Getting an HRV reading on your Apple Watch is as easy as taking a few deep breaths.With watchOS 4, Apple introduced a number of new heart rate …

The Entire Dodge Car Lineup Is Old As Hell

As Fiat Chrysler rolls out a new Ram pickup and a host of new Jeeps, it is worth looking at the lineup of Dodge cars, a lineup that is older than you …

The $90 Light That Kills Bacteria in Your Kitchen Forever

Cleaning is still an excellent way to rid your kitchen of bacteria, but this LED light takes germ-killing to the next level.<p>There are only so many …

Coffee Fights Disease and Extends Your Life, Especially If You Drink It This Way

Coffee is the ultimate super-food, especially if you know the right way to drink it.<p>As I explained last month, a meta-analysis of 127 studies revealed that drinking two to four 8 ounce cups of coffee each day results in enormous health benefits. The consensus of these studies is that coffee:<p>Reduces …

I might love this $40 Apple Watch accessory even more than my Apple Watch

I’ve been an Apple Watch user ever since the first model was released, and I’ve grown more attached to it with each new generation. It’s gotten to …

Creative's new Super X-Fi audio tech is frigging mind-blowing

The company known for Soundblaster finally has a new killer product, and you'll probably want one too.<p>When Creative called me up to ask if I was interested in hearing something incredible, I was skeptical but curious.<p>After all, this was Creative we were talking about, the creator of the …

Brazilian judge orders seizure of ex-President Lula da Silva's passport

The order prevented Lula from leaving the country hours before he was due to fly to Africa. The popular left-wing leader recently lost an appeal …

Brazil

The 20-Minute Workout Guaranteed to Improve Your Memory (and Get You in Better Shape) | Inc.com

While it's common to think success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why we all want to learn faster, retain more information, and improve our memories.<p>And we all want to double-dip: To get multiple benefits from one task or activity.<p>If that sounds …

Exercise

3 Surprising Supplements That Might Actually Boost Your Sex Life

Skip the shady stuff and consider these instead<p>The breadth of available boner-boosting supplements is formidable—you can even go to a gas station and pick up something that promises to help your erection rise to the occasion.<p>But there are major dangers when it comes to “herbal Viagra,” the term …

Wellness

Steve Jobs Knew How to Write an Email. Here's How He Did It | Inc.com

Undoubtedly, Apple co-founder and visionary Steve Jobs wrote several thousands of emails throughout his life. Relatively few of them have been shared with the public, and most of those are short responses to customer complaints.<p>But there are a few trails out there that show the skillful way Jobs …

News Corp

If a nuclear weapon is about to explode, here's what a safety expert says you can do to survive

When Hawaii's ballistic-missile-threat system blared an alert across the state on January 13, many people didn't know where to go, what to do, or whether they could even survive a nuclear attack.<p>The alert sowed confusion, fear, and, pandemonium — especially among tourists— in the 38 minutes before …

Nuclear fusion: the end of our energy problem?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Professor Thomas Klinger heads up one of the world's most advanced nuclear fusion projects at the Max Planck Institute in Greifswald, Germany, where 400 scientists from around the world have invested over one million manpower hours to build the Wendelstein 7-X, a prototype nuclear fusion …

Energy

Why You Should Forget About GoPro and Look Closer at Garmin

Garmin is all about future technology.<p><b>Garmin</b> (NASDAQ:GRMN) and <b>GoPro</b> (NASDAQ:GPRO) might seem similar on the surface. But a quick look behind the …

Apple's HomePod smart speaker will ship February 9th

Apple's own vision for the future of home audio, the HomePod smart speaker, will begin shipping on February 9th. Pre-orders for the device open this Friday, January 26th, and are open to users in the US, UK and Australia, while those in France and Germany will be waiting until the "spring." It …

This ‘iPhone XI’ Might Be the 2018 Replacement for iPhone X

- Jan 23, 2018<p>Little has been known about Apple’s 2018 iPhone line-up. Yesterday, iDrop News released renderings of what might be the iPhone X’s …

Mobile Technology

This $75 all-in-one smart home solution is so small you won’t even know it’s there

It’s rare to find a cool new product at CES that is actually already available to purchase, but such is the case with the Anyware Smart Adaptor. This …