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Inflatable tent, portable charger, headtorch: 12 handy festival gadgets

From torches to tents, camping stoves to chargers, here are some of the essential gadgets you can’t afford to be without<p>If you’ve ever spent hours trying to pitch a tent or stumbled around in the dark looking for the loo (and who hasn’t?), here are some nifty gadgets to take the pain out of the …

Mini's Augmented Reality Glasses Finally Give You X-Ray Vision

Google Glass had a lot of issues, but its biggest was just finding a real use for them. It was awkward seeing them out in the wild — you didn’t know if the person was filming you or checking their email while they were talking to you. Carmaker Mini is trying to solve this problem with its own …

Here's why we don't have nuclear fusion yet

If fusion power were harnessed directly on Earth, it could produce inexhaustible clean power, using seawater as the main fuel, with no greenhouse gas emissions, no proliferation risk, and no risk of catastrophic accidents.<p>Radioactive waste is very low level and indirect, arising from neutron …

Choose An Eye And See What It Reveals About You – This Personality Test Is Scarily Accurate

Featured<p>May. 20, 2015 04:12PM EST<p>Choose An Eye And See What It Reveals About You. This Personality Test Is Scary Accurate!<p>The eyes are truly the …

The 10 things people need to fall in love

Psychologists have identified ten factors that can generally explain why we fall in love with someone, according to Elizabeth Phillips, a Ph.D. student in applied experimental and human factors psychology at the University of Central Florida.<p>Phillips gave a talk at the Nerd Night Global Festival …

Hydrogen-powered drone will fly for hours at a time

Even the nicer drones you can buy typically last for just minutes in the air, which isn't much help if you're delivering packages or shooting movies. Horizon Unmanned Systems (HUS) thinks it has a solution, however: hydrogen power. Its recently unveiled Hycopter drone runs on a lightweight hydrogen …

20 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Depression

According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 350 million people all over the world with depression. With that staggering …

World Health Organization

5 Questions To Ask Before You End A Relationship

Buoyed by the success of our first collaboration, I invited Carolyn Byrne (a matrimonial attorney) and Aimee Hartstein (a marriage therapist) to join …

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EmoSpark AI console wants to be your robot companion

A crowdfunding darling, the EmoSpark AI console raised $179,090 in just two months, from eager backers won over by its simple promise -- an artificial intelligence that lives in your house and does its level best to make you happy. We've been hands-on with the EmoSpark, and while it's still feeling …

Depression Can Physically Change Your DNA, Study Suggests

More evidence that the disease is much more than a mood disorder.<p>Researchers from the UK have found evidence that depression doesn't just change our …

Cancer cure? Scientists discover ‘unknown’ immunity boosting protein molecule

A “game changer” protein that promotes the body’s immunity to cancer has been discovered by scientists, offering fresh hope the often deadly disease will be conquered in years to come.<p>Researchers at Imperial College London discovered a <i>“completely unknown”</i> molecule, proven to improve the body’s …

Razer Blade (2015) Review

A slice of gaming heaven<p><i>Update (4/21/15): After re-examining our benchmarks, we've decided to run them again. As a result, our score has changed -</i> …

Texting this phone number will get you 'anything you want as long as it's not illegal'

What if you could text a number and get anything you want?<p>That's the ambitious goal of a new startup called Magic, a text-messaging-based concierge service that promises to pull strings, place orders, and schedule deliveries all so you don't have to.<p>Magic doesn't have a dedicated app. It instead …

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The fastest way to find Waldo, courtesy of an algorithm

People have been trying to find Waldo since 1987, and like any time-consuming endeavor, some of them have gone looking for a better, more efficient …

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Pain Really Is All In Your Head. Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

'Halo' die-hards will get their very own motorcycle helmet in July

Who says motorcycle helmets have to be functional, not fashionable? Renowned toy-maker NECA is getting into the headgear game with a street-legal design based on <i>Halo</i>'s main man, Master Chief. The helmet features front air intakes to prevent fogging and rear exhaust vents to keep your head cool and …

14 Reasons Nerdy Guys Are the Best

Did he create his own board game? Lock it down.<p><b>1. They love to stay in and just chill.</b> <br>Nerds are not used to spending much time outside (awwww), which means forgoing da club to cuddle up and marathon everything on TV (all of it) is much more their speed.<p><b>2. They love doing it.</b> <br>And they're grateful …

PC-to-Xbox One Game Streaming Inevitable, And Will Accelerate The Death Of Steam Machines

<i>Here’s a bold prediction: Microsoft will deliver the ability to stream your PC game library to an Xbox One console, and they’ll make the official announcement by the time E3 2015 rolls around.</i><p>Xbox One to PC streaming – a feature already announced by Microsoft for Windows 10 — is an awesome perk. …

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Microsoft announces HoloLens, an augmented reality 'hologram' headset, for Windows 10

The next step in Windows technology is called Microsoft HoloLens — an augmented reality headset that uses holograms — operating system group technical fellow Alex Kipman announced today.<p>HoloLens is not quite Microsoft's version of the Oculus Rift or Project Morpheus, but something different: a set …

Augmented Reality

HoloLens: The hands on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …

Play a lot of Battlefield 4 this weekend, and the Hardline beta will unlock an extra mode

<i>Battlefield 4</i> is running a promotion between today and the end of Saturday to gin up interest in the upcoming <i>Battlefield Hardline</i> beta. If the community racks up 2 billion points in <i>Battlefield 4</i>'s Rush mode, then <i>Hardline</i>'s Heist mode will be unlocked for the beta.<p>This task begins today at noon ET …

Even for the active, a long sit shortens life and erodes health

Maybe those of us who sit for long hours in meetings, on phone calls, and tapping away at keyboards should be getting hazard pay. New research that distills the findings of 47 studies concludes that those of us who sit for long hours raise our average risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease,<p>type 2 …

Here's the most crazy, awesome and weird tech at CES 2015

This year there has been no shortage of new products at CES 2015. The biggest trends included enhanced home viewing with higher 4K TV resolution, …

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Jins Meme: the Japanese eyewear that just won best wearable technology at CES 2015

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas wearable technology was definitely one of the hottest trends. The majority of designs …

Wearable Tech

Secretive Military Tech Company Announces Augmented Reality Glasses For Consumers

For the past six years, low-key Osterhout Design Group has been building heavy duty smart glasses for the military. But after seeing the kind attention heaped onto gadgets like Google Glass, the small San Francisco-based company is looking towards the consumer market and thinks it has something …

Augmented Reality