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Science Has Made a Fascinating Discovery About Fiction Readers

LIT_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_336x280<p>For most, the love of books starts in childhood. For others, this love blooms later, eventually revealing the vibrant …

Books

$200,000 Vintage Apple I computer recycled by unsuspecting mystery woman

Next time you clean out your garage, you might want to get any old electronics sitting around appraised before resigning them to the scrap heap. A …

Google Cardboard VR Headset iOS App Now Available

Last year Google unveiled their new virtual reality headset and application that took the form of Google Cardboard, and more recently the application …

BambooFill Wood 3D Printing Filament Demonstrated (video)

The bambooFill 3D printing filament is made using a combination of bamboo wood and PHA/PLA and when used to 3D print objects the resulting pieces …

Game Over Mug Lets You Enjoy Coffee Just Like Playing Games

All of us like playing video games. You too? Then you may like to enjoy your favorite coffee with the game controller inspired <b>Game Over coffee mug</b>. …

The Code Black Drone + HD Camera is Back: 50% Off

Our most popular deal ever (it’s sold out extremely quickly on three separate occasions), the HD Code Black Drone is finally back in the TNW Deals store and ready to ship! Get it now for 50 percent off, with international shipping available!<p>Finished in stunning matte black, the Code Black Drone …

Science Proves Humans Are Defenceless Against The Power Of Puppy Dog Eyes

Can’t. Resist. Must give in to puppy dog eyes! Researchers prove that those sad eyes set off a chemical reaction in humans that make us love them (so …

New Fabric 3D Printer Created By Disney Research (video)

Disney Research has this month unveiled a new fabric 3D printer they have created that is capable of creating objects made from soft materials that …

National Parks Road Trip: Utah

Discover the Road to Mighty: Zion > Bryce Canyon > Capitol Reef > Arches > Canyonlands<p><b>Gateway Airport:</b> McCarran International, Las Vegas<p>This multiday adventure on remote byways is a journey through the slickrock heart of the American West, linking Utah’s "Mighty Five" national parks—Zion, Bryce …

National Parks

Is the Placebo Effect in Your DNA?

Some people feel better after dummy treatments, while others feel no difference unless the drugs are real. A new paper argues that the difference may come down to genetics.<p>The first real, physical proof of the placebo effect came in 1978. Running a study on patients who had recently had their …

Invasive species will save us: The new way we must think about the environment now

Nature no longer congregates where we expect to find it — so conservationists must radically rethink priorities<p>Around the world, nature is moving to the cities. “Ecological novelty pervades the urban environment,” says Michael Perring of the University of Western Australia. Gardens and cemeteries, …