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New Studies Rely on the Internet for Help Treating Cancer Patients

In one study, lung-cancer patients using an app to report their symptoms lived longer than others getting standard care<p>New reports on two web-based cancer initiatives provide fresh evidence for the potential of the internet to give patients more influence over the research and treatment of their …

Cancer

MIT's tiny robot operates on your stomach from the inside

Imagine this: you accidentally swallowed a battery (!), and to get it out, you need to take a pill that turns into a robot. Researchers from MIT, the University of Sheffield and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have developed a new kind of origami robot that transforms into a microsurgeon inside …

Tech journalist Will Smith launches a talk show in VR

When Will Smith (no, not that one) announced he was leaving <i>Tested</i> to start his own virtual reality company last September, it came as a bit of a shock. But sometimes you see something so powerful that you can't do anything to stop yourself from pursuing it. Now Smith has revealed exactly what he's …

Virtual home app to help people with dementia

A new Australian app uses 3D simulations of a home environment to help people living with dementia.<p>Created by Alzheimer's Australia Vic and launched …

Microscope shows live cancer cells in high resolution 3D

Cancer cells are traditionally observed on glass slides -- but this flattens them, and makes it difficult for scientists to understand how they act …

Cancer Cells

New York's public Wi-Fi is equipped for terror attacks

We’ve known that New York’s old public pay phones would be getting a 21st century upgrade for a couple of years and tests of the new free internet hubs started in December.<p>Now the roll out is official, thanks to an announcement from Mayor de Blasio, some more details of just how the scheme will …

New York City Officially Launches Free Public Wi-Fi

After a soft launch of four hubs in January, the LinkNYC system officially goes live today.<p>New York City will see the official launch of its new citywide LinkNYC free Wi-Fi system today. At noon on Thursday, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing the public launch of the Wi-Fi hotspots that have …

New York City

Gravitational waves will unlock these 'revolutionary' secrets of the universe

Ripples in the fabric of space, called gravitational waves, are careening across the universe, right through everything and everyone.<p>Scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) experiment have detected some of the waves— a feat Einstein thought impossible 100 …

Junglepussy: "I'm Supposed to Have This Unique Story of Imperfection"

The forthright Brooklyn rapper talks self-empowerment, 'Pregnant with Success,' and why guys find her scary—and exactly how little she cares.<p>Shayna McHale, the 24-year-old rapper better known as Junglepussy, saunters into a small coffee shop in Chelsea, New York. Wearing thick square glasses, she …

Coconut Oil Face Wipes Now Exist and They Will Revolutionize Your Face

Convenience cleansing cloths have had a makeover.<p>Organic, 100 percent natural, and eco-friendly aren't features we normally associate with face wipes, the kings of cleansing convenience, but there's a new kid on the beauty block: coconut oil face wipes. Meet The Ultimate Makeup Remover Wipe by RMS …

Fall's Best Perfumes Hit All The Right Notes

<i>By Sue Williamson, W Magazine.</i><p>Turn over a new leaf with a fresh fall fragrance. Here, W editors share the scents on the top of their seasonal lists.<p>"Leave it to Byredo to make a rose scent feel young and modern. With Turkish rose petals and white amber, it's the perfect combination of femininity …

Find Out What Colors Sound Like Through One Man’s Incredibly Rare Condition

The only time you’ve probably thought about the idea of “hearing colors” is when some medical expert talks about synesthesia or your friend regales you with their magical adventures on psychedelics. But one man’s story of his incredibly rare condition will open your eyes and ears to a new way of …

Antenna

Google is reorganizing under a new umbrella company called Alphabet

Google as we know it will no longer exist. The company is reorganizing under a new umbrella structure called Alphabet, helmed by Google co-founders Larry Page as CEO and Sergey Brin as President.<p>The new holding company will include all of Google’s current properties, with the largest of course …

How to Choose and Use Foundation

How often have we heard that "your face is a canvas"? Really?! Who said it was a compliment to think of our face as a flat surface made for painting? I don't know about you, but the faces I work with (including my own) have many different dimensions, shades, sensitivities and needs. Why then, do we …

Nano-Sized Synthetic Coral Could Suck Up Ocean's Pollutants

Absorbing more heavy metal than Scandinavia<p>Corals are great at absorbing toxic heavy metals, which is one of the many reasons they are dying off. Now researchers have created synthetic corals that use these same properties to soak up the pollutants instead.<p>Industrial and manufacturing processes …

What New Horizons Is Looking For On Pluto, And How

After nine years and three billion miles, here’s what we're learning from it all<p>At 7:50am EDT tomorrow, July 14, New Horizons, the fastest spacecraft ever launched, will perform the first close-encounter flyby of Pluto and its system of five known moons. During that approach, New Horizons will be …

Ikea's new furniture can charge your phone, no wires necessary

Are you interested in tying down your furniture to a technology "standard" that's far from standard? Then you might be interested in some new products that will be on sale at Ikea in North America and Europe this spring. The Swedish furniture company has partnered with the Wireless Power …

Is a Tomato a Fruit? It Depends on How You Slice It

Everybody knows the difference between a fruit and a vegetable, right? Fruits are tempting and scrumptious. Adam and Eve, unable to resist one, were booted from the blissful Garden of Eden; a fruit kicked off the Trojan War; and a fruit so seduced kidnapped Persephone in the Underworld that she …

Gem-studded hat changes colour with brain activity

<i>This article was taken from the September 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online,</i> …

LG's Swarovski-encrusted OLED TV is a thing that exists

There are few things that scream class more loudly than coating a piece of consumer electronics in gold. Except, perhaps, for doing the same thing, but with Swarovski crystals. That's the truth-bomb that LG has just deposited into our laps, having announced it's bringing an OLED HDTV with such …

The Sims 4 Limited Edition vs Deluxe Edition compared

<i>This sponsored post is produced by Dealzon.</i><p>Tick tock. Less than three days left until <i>The Sims 4</i> is officially released! If you still haven’t preordered or preloaded yet, you’re probably on the fence about which edition of <i>The Sims 4</i> to purchase. (And if you’re not a die hard Sims fan, we’re not sure …

This App Will Get You Drunk

Raise your glass — like, right now. We’ve found a new friend for those boozy bottles on your bar cart! It’s an interactive cocktail mixology system, called Perfect Drink. This drinking tech is a two-parter. Firstly, there’s a free app, available for iOS and Android. Secondly, there’s Brookstone’s …

Google, Microsoft to add "kill switches" to phones

SAN FRANCISCO – Google and Microsoft will add kill switches to the next versions of their cell phone operating systems, according to San Francisco district attorney George Gascón.<p>The move is seen as a major step towards making smart phones and other easily-stolen devices such as tablets less of a …

Possible Proof That the iPhone's 'Kill Switch' Stops Thieves

Apple's iPhone "kill switch" is apparently making would-be thieves think twice.<p>The switch locks up iPhones running iOS 7 unless the authorized user …

Kickstarter: Augment modular charging solution for iPhone 5/5s reinvents the battery case (Video)

Augment is a new case series from Rubix that puts a spin on the traditional battery case. Rubix is currently seeking funding on Kickstarter to produce this product line, but don’t let that get you down. This is definitely worthy of your hard-earned cash if you’d like to have the benefits of a …

Why Apple wants Dre’s Beats, this week on The CultCast

If the reports ring true, Apple is about to embark on their largest acquisition ever, and the ramifications could be massive. On this episode of The CultCast, we dissect the Apple/Beats merger, and ask the questions: what could Apple possibly have planned for the world’s most popular headphone …

Are You Sabotaging A Friend Without Knowing It?

Illustrated by Emily Turner.<p>In my book on habits, <i>Before and After</i>, I’ve identified the multiple strategies that we can use to change our habits. One …

Tea: Digging Deep On How To Steep

Designed by Gabriela Alford.<p>Unless you belong to a tea-of-the-month club or went to finishing school, you're probably making tea wrong. Maybe, like …

A lazy deliveryman becomes an alien destroyer in short animation 'JohnnyExpress'

Delivering a package sounds like a pretty straightforward task. But for an interplanetary delivery service in a universe filled with strange creatures, that simple task could quickly become a lot more complicated. Animation studio Alfred Imageworks released a short film called <i>JohnnyExpress</i> …