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Hold The Cellphone — That Cancer Study Isn’t What You Think

It didn't prove cellphones are deadly, but maybe take some precautions.<p>Look, the government has not found that your cellphone gives you cancer, as many headlines on Friday would have you believe.<p>A two-year, $25 million study conducted by the National Toxicology Program found an increase in brain …

IBM's Chief Innovation Officer Looks Back On Nearly 40 Years Of Breakthroughs

American industry has a rich heritage of top-notch corporate labs. Bell Labs created not only the transistor, but also other fundamental breakthroughs, such as the laser and information theory. PARC, developed much of the technology we associate with modern computers, such as the mouse and the …

Nobel Prize

If You Use Gmail, Hotmail or Yahoo Mail, You Should Change Your Password Now

If you rely on Google, Microsoft, Yahoo or Mail.ru for your emails, you should go change your password right now.<p>Reuters is reporting that Russian hackers have stolen more than 273 million email passwords and are selling them online. If true, this would be the largest security breach since hackers …

Hotmail

Facebook is playing a dangerous game with Apple

It's a big moment for chatbots, which tech luminaries like Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and former Evernote CEO Phil Libin praise as the next big thing in computing. And investors are pouring cash into startups that promise to ride the wave.<p>Which makes it even weirder that Facebook's introduction of …

Razer Blade Stealth is a kick-ass alternative to Apple's MacBook Pro

Unless you’re a gamer, you’ve probably never heard of Razer.<p>The company’s known mostly for its performance gaming mice, keyboards and controllers …

MacBook Pro

7 nighttime habits that guarantee a more productive morning

Since most of us work in the morning and afternoon, productivity is often seen as a day strategy. However, your nighttime habits and rituals can have a major impact on how productive you are the next day.<p>Try implementing these habits in your nightly life to guarantee yourself a productive morning:

Artist Luke O’Sullivan Combines Drawings and Sculptures to Create Extraordinary Cities – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

15 beautiful images from the finalists of Smithsonian Magazine's annual photo contest

The categories include the American experience, natural world, travel, sustainable travel, people, mobile, and altered images. Finalists were selected by the photo teams at Smithsonian magazine and Smithsonian.com.<p>You can vote here for the Readers' Choice winner. The winners will be announced at …

Smithsonian

Top Twenty Inventors Killed by Their Inventions

There's something ingrained in humans that cause us to take dangerous risks and try things that might change the world. Over the course of civilization, thousands upon thousands of inventions succeeded beyond their creator's wildest dream. But some were epic fails. Here's a look at the top twenty …

The heads of cybersecurity at Google, Facebook, and Twitter will answer your questions today

Google is partnering with Medium to host a virtual roundtable. The conversation will center on the "future of security" and will allow people to submit questions for the panel to answer over the course of a few days. Think of it as a very slow moving Reddit Ask Me Anything. Included in the panel is …

This 500-Year-Old Book Revolutionized How We See Cities

The very first atlas of cities shows us how little has changed about our collective obsession with cityscapes.<p>Probably more than any other physical phenomenon, cities are a reflection of the incredible complexity of the modern world. And in the mid-1500s, as modern cities began to burgeon …

Darpa-funded implant travels to the brain via blood vessels

This neural-recording device, which is implanted into the brain through blood vessels, will make it easier to control artificial limbs from the brain.<p>…

11 tips for calming your nerves before a big presentation

She was presenting an oral book report on "Great Expectations" to Mrs. Weaver's tenth grade English class. She was nervous and could feel her hands shaking, heart racing, knees knocking, and palms sweating. As she reached the front of the room and turned to face her 33 classmates, she froze.<p>Moments …

Public Speaking

The best custom keyboard for the iPhone is now on Android too

Slash's main feature is a blue forward slash key that sits at the bottom of the keyboard. This slash works wonders by allowing you to call up things from your favorite apps without leaving messages (or whatever app you are typing in, let's say Twitter).<p>Here's an example of how Slash works.<p>If you …

Kids’ Creative Drawings Become Real Inventions We Can Use

Designer Dominic Wilcox asked 450 kids to draw the most imaginative inventions they could think of and later, surprisingly, made their dreams a reality. In collaboration with The Cultural Spring, Wilcox created the Inventors! project, which aims to harness and display the power of childhood …

Scientists 3D print 'live' blood vessels

Vessels printed from bio ink and cells behave much like the real thing.<p>It's no longer a rare feat to 3D print blood vessels. Printing vessels that act like the real deal, however, has been tricky... until now. Lawrence Livermore researchers have successfully 3D printed blood vessels that deliver …

Eye-Opening Portraits of People Living in Cramped Capsule Hotels Hidden in Tokyo

Photographer Won Kim took up residence in a tiny, hidden Tokyo hotel to capture portraits of the backpackers living there for his <i>Enclosed: Living Small</i> series. “This diminutive, bare-bones hotel takes up one floor of an office building,” Kim wrote on his website. “It is composed of a few hallways, …

The Lure Of Large Drives

The amount of digital data being created and stored is growing rapidly, by some estimates by over 40% annually. This rapid growth in stored digital content is leading to large data repositories. These repositories need a lot of storage in a limited space. They must also store this content cost …

TIME Picks the Top 100 Photos of 2015

In this unranked gallery, TIME presents the top 100 photos of the yearA protester wears grass around his face to obscure<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Goran …

Fitbit CEO: Here's What's Coming Next

Fitbit’s fitness trackers already gather tons of information about users’ activity. Depending on the device, they know how many steps they’ve taken, …

Giant drone transports humans, but only indoors, for now

Next to the hoverboard, the ever-elusive "flying car" is the most sought-after futuristic technology that still has yet to become a staple of our …

Mark Zuckerberg says curing disease is a central aim of new philanthropy efforts

Amid a flurry of both criticism and congratulation, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has posted on his own Facebook page once more to clarify that curing diseases is among the goals he intends to accomplish with his personal fortune of $45 billion. "Our country spends 50 times more money on treating …

TAG Heuer's Android smartwatch is (relatively) popular

The watchmaker is stepping up Connected production, although it's not about to make Apple or Samsung nervous.<p>TAG Heuer's $1,500 Connected smartwatch may have been a big gamble, but it's paying off... relatively speaking. LVMH watch chief Jean-Claude Biver tells <i>Bloomberg</i> that his company is upping …

Wearable Tech

The PlayStation VR Games Sony Announced Today Look Amazing

During its PlayStation Experience (PSX) event in San Francisco today, Sony unveiled some new information about the PlayStation VR and showed off some new titles. Unfortunately we’ve gotten no more information on dates aside from early 2016. However, the games we saw during today’s keynote look …

Colombia says it found the San Jose, a sunken ship full of treasure

Colombia has found the wreckage of the San Jose, a Spanish galleon that sunk off Cartagena more than 300 years ago and is thought to be full of …

South America