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Sense is a glowing sphere that watches over you while you sleep

This sleek sleep tracker analyzes your bedroom, and your sleep patterns<p>At age 19, Londoner James Proud decided to skip out on college and move to the States.<p>As one of several "Thiel Fellows," Proud received a $100,000 grant from esteemed venture capitalist Peter Thiel to skip college, move to San …

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Can You Spot The 70-Year-Old Homesteader's Shack Hiding In The Desert?

At first glance, it's easy to mistake this clapboard box in the middle of Joshua Tree for a mirage or digital illusion. Artist Philip K. Smith III …

Listen To A Crazy Piano Invented By Leonardo Da Vinci

The "viola organista" gets built and played after 500 years.<p>Leonardo da Vinci, in between doing stuff like painting the best-known piece of art in the world, apparently had time to sketch up a quick blueprint for an instrument: the "viola organista," a piano-violin hybrid that he never built. It …

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30 Franchise-Killing Movies

Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990)<p><b>The Franchise-Killing Movie:</b> It took director Joe Dante and co six years to figure out how to bring these little …

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STAR WARS Inspired Wallets with Rebel and Imperial Logos

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This New Camera Stabilizer Could Change Cinematography Forever

A new piece of filmmaking gear was just announced that could completely re-invent the complex process of camera stabilization. It's currently being …

Why Do We Keep Making Ebooks Like Paper Books?

Comparing books to ebooks is like comparing mechanical watches to digital watches, or manual cars to automatic cars. No one doubts the convenience, …

How Far Do You Run Playing Different Sports?

While watching sports, have you ever stopped (midway through a bowl of Cheetos) to wonder, "How far are those guys actually running?" It's a common …

These Six Regular People Just Got Invited To Use Google Glass

It will be sending out thousands of invites telling these lucky people that they can buy the Google Glass device for $1,500.<p>Google just sent us a list of some of the winners along with the things they will do with Glass once they own a pair. Here's the full email.<p>In February we asked people across …

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Arab League welcomes Syrian opposition

The Arab League has kicked off a two-day summit in Doha where opponents of President Bashar al-Assad are representing Syria for the first time.<p><b>Richard Murphy, US ambassador to Syria during 1970s, tells Al Jazeera 'momentum is with Syrian opposition'</b><p>Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, the emir of Qatar, …

North Korea warns of 'simmering nuclear war'

North Korea has again threatened war against South Korea and the United States, saying conditions "for a simmering nuclear war" have been created on the peninsula.<p>The communist state's foreign ministry said it will inform the UN Security Council of the latest situation, as tensions continue to …

Swede to probe Syria chemical weapons use

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has named Swedish scientist Ake Sellstrom to head a UN investigation into allegations that chemical weapons were used in Syria, Ban's spokesman has said.<p>The UN said last week it would investigate Syrian allegations that rebels used chemical arms in an attack near …

Photos by Gregory Boratyn

Photos by Gregory Boratyn<p>Photos of Antelope Canyon in Arizona with some additional image processing. You can see more of his work at 500px.<p>SHARE:

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April 2013

Running Music: Playlists to Help You Pick Up the Pace

Freshen up your running playlist with these fast-paced songs<p>Thirty-five percent of WH readers told us in an online poll that when exercising outdoors, they always listen to music—and that their tunes are as essential as their sneaks and sports bra.<p>Need to freshen up your all-important running music …

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America's major metro area downtowns welcomed double-digit population growth in the decade ending 2010, more than double the rate of growth for their overall cities, according to the U.S. Census. As more Americans, particularly college-educated young adults ages 25 to 34, opt for urban lifestyles, …

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