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Visual Feast: 25 Eclectic Dining Rooms Drenched in Colorful Brilliance!

Bored with the mundane? Not everyone out there is happy with a dining room in gray, a matching dining table set, simple lighting and a decorative …

How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

7 everyday ways you are ruining your IQ

Are you taking Thomas Piketty’s Capital on holiday with you? Do you do sudoku for the promised brain work-out it provides? Have you forced yourself to sit through improving documentaries on BBC Four when you would rather have been watching Come Dine With Me? Bad news: it may all be for …

Scientists: DNA Can Be Reprogrammed with Words and Frequencies

Authored or posted by Pao | Updated on January 1st, 2017 | Published on July 8, …

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Smart homes aren’t dumb, and will employees have privacy in the smart office?

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The smart home is still pretty dumb, but that doesn’t mean we should give up or write whiney diatribes in PC Magazine. This …

Why the wearable explosion is driving tech and fashion convergence

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>In an age where fashion continually romps through society’s wardrobes and technology governs our everyday …

The business of home automation is enabling the internet of things

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/A-R-T<p>If we think about the homes that have a broadband connection today as the total addressable market …

For $1, you can build a device that uses TV signals to recognize gestures

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: University of Washington<p>There’s energy all around us in the form of TV, radio and WiFi signals. Develop a device that …

Marvell launches a hardware platform for web developers

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: S. Higginbotham<p>Marvell is joining the rush of chip firms with their own hardware platform aimed at helping developers …

Hallelujah, there’s a $30 bluetooth module for wearables on Kickstarter

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: MetaWear<p>Do you own a smart watch yet? What about some smart jewelry? LED-embedded clothing that communicates with your …

A look inside Globalstar’s plan to build an exclusive nationwide Wi-Fi network

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Arcady<p>Most people who know Globalstar know it for its world phones. Its constellation of satellites …

Prepping the cloud for the internet of things

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Estimates vary about the number of connected devices there will be as the internet of things shapes up — a recent Gartner …

Lights, cookers and coffee! A deep dive into Philips’ smart home dreams

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: S. Higginbotham<p>For the average consumer, the smart home is still a distant dream. While those with the disposable …

Samsung launches its smart home efforts for the home that only has Samsung

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>Are you an Android(s goog) fan? More specifically are you a Samsung fan? If so, then the connected home stuff …

Printoo paper-thin modules bring solar power, sensing and more to 3D printing and wearable devices

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Ynvisible<p>Super-thin, flexible electronics are here. Portuguese startup Ynvisible wants to make sure they make the jump …

Learn how this hospital is using the internet of things to improve health

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>We spend a lot of time on the podcast discussing the theoretical benefits of real-time tracking of things or people, but …

Philips continues its lighting revolution, tweaking LEDs for hydroponic growing

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Philips<p>Philips has taken the concept of lighting far beyond the traditional options as it has embraced LEDs. From …

BlackBerry launches Project Ion to join the internet of things

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Stacey Higginbotham/Gigaom<p>BlackBerry is launching a series of projects called Project Ion for the internet of things …

3 startups with a new twist on the smart home

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>While there is a ton of excitement around the connected home, it’s still very much a distant proposition for the mainstream …

Apple’s HomeKit will help Apple users command their smart home (with limits)

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images<p>Apple’s smart home play will be wrapped under the HomeKit framework as part of the new iOS …

GE turns its LED fixtures into locating beacons with the help of ByteLight

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: MJTH<p>GE(s ge) is working with visual light communications startup ByteLight to create networked light fixtures that can …

In the wake of Intel’s deal with San José, what makes a smart city?

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Walter Bibikow/Shutterstock<p>As the internet of things hype heats up, we’re seeing an array of deals signed between …

The internet of things isn’t about things. It’s about cheap data.

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: (c) 2013 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com<p>The value that comes from connecting your thermostat to the internet isn’t …

Check out these cool, connected rings from Ringly

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Ringly, a startup that graduated from the PCH incubator, launched its initial line of Bluetooth-connected jewelry — four rings …

These startups are eeking out extra energy for everything from cars to fridges to wearable gadgets

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Image courtesy of Dean Strelau, Flickr Creative Commons<p>When you work with your laptop on your lap, you can feel it. …

Despite major growth, the internet of things is still the “Wild West”

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Good news: The internet of things is growing. Bad news: The internet of things remains unsafe.<p>Craig Labovitz, co-founder and …

There are many paths to a smart home. And that’s the problem.

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock<p><b>How many companies does it take to connect a light bulb?</b><i><br>Why connect the light when you can connect the</i> …

13 Surprising Ways Your Name Affects Your Success

A host of research shows just how much your name can affect your lifetime success, from your hireability to your spending habits.<p>We took a look at the research and have highlighted some of the surprising findings below:<p><b>If your name is easy to pronounce, people will favor you more.</b><p>In a New York …

The 15 Best and Worst Words to Use on Resumes According to Recruiters

Given how little time recruiters spend on a resume, you should use any edge available to stand out from the crowd. A recent survey of over 2,000 …

Heal Yourself By Harnessing Your Mind - The Crux

By Jo Marchant | May 23, 2014 10:48 am<p>We tend to think of medicine as being all about pills and potions recommended to us by another person—a doctor. …