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Scio: This device tells you the chemical makeup of your food, drinks, and pills

Consumer Physics is unveiling its Scio handheld sensor, which can scan food, pills, or plants and tell you the chemical makeup of the object. It delivers those results wirelessly in real-time to the user’s smartphone.<p>Once the device ships later this year, you’ll be able to use it to decipher the …

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Boston Pitch-Off Winner Drop Lets You Leave Surprise Messages All Over Town

Location-based messaging has been tried before, and in a world where messages go in streams, go global, and go poof, one of these geo-fenced messaging companies will eventually float to the top.<p>The latest of these location-focused messengers is Drop, an app out of Boston that lets you “drop” a …

155 Years Before the First Animated Gif, Joseph Plateau Set Images in Motion with the Phenakistoscope | Colossal

<p>Nearly 155 years before CompuServe debuted the first animated gif in 1987, Belgian physicist Joseph Plateau unveiled an invention called the …

Can an iPhone app force you to read faster?

Velocity is the fastest way to get through your epic Pocket queue<p>"People can only read as fast as they can speak," say the makers behind Velocity, a new $2.99 speed-reading app for iOS 7. "Through silencing your inner voice," they say, you can effectively read much faster, and perhaps even raise …

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The 25 Best Mash-Ups

Mash-ups get no respect. Part of the problem is that with the easy-to-use technology these days, anyone can make them—and they do. It has led to a …

"Personal Yeezus" has arrived. Here is Kanye's "Black Skinhead" mashed up with Depeche Mode's "Personal Jesus":

You Have No Control Over Security on the Feudal Internet

Facebook regularly abuses the privacy of its users. Google has stopped supporting its popular RSS feeder. Apple prohibits all iPhone apps that are political or sexual. Microsoft might be cooperating with some governments to spy on Skype calls, but we don’t know which ones. Both Twitter and LinkedIn …

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