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LG G Watch R2 rumored for MWC 2015, may include 4G connectivity to really strain the battery

The LG G Watch R has only recently gone on sale, but rumors are gathering about a sequel, which is currently being referred to as the G Watch R2. If …

Curiosity rover finds ancient Mars lakebed with strong potential for harboring ancient life - ExtremeTech

By on December 9, 2014 at 8:47 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>NASA’s Curiosity rover has found …

Natalie Portman is latest actor to shun Steve Jobs movie

Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin previously claimed that Steve Jobs’ life was rich enough that it could make 10 movies. Based on the evidence we’ve been presented with, however, it’s having a tough enough time making one.<p>This week’s setback is the news that Natalie Portman, who was reportedly in talks to …

Natalie Portman

Apple knocks out another plaintiff in iPod case, lawyers scramble

Lawyers in California are beating the bushes to find someone who bought an iPod between 2006 and 2009, after a judge disqualified their remaining …

Was the Sinclair C5 30 years too early?

In 1985, British entrepreneur Sir Clive Sinclair unveiled the electrically powered pedal car the C5. It was a disastrous failure. But was it also ahead of its time?<p>The road to the future is, apparently, always under construction. Its hard shoulder is littered with automotive relics that did not …

A guide to leveling up in Destiny, just in time for The Dark Below

<i>Destiny</i>'s first major expansion, <i>The Dark Below</i>, hits tomorrow, bringing with it a lot of new content for high-level characters. But what if you've been nursing your <i>Destiny</i> fix and haven't quite capped out a character in the game?<p>Don't worry, we've all been there ... specifically, I'm there right …

Large Chrome Mural Gives the Illusion of a Three Dimensional Sculpture

Graffiti artist Bikismo (also known as Joshua Santos Rivera) has beautified the streets of Miami with this optically tantalizing mural of a chrome-coated dog. Gracing the walls of Jose De Diego Middle School, the Puerto Rican artist's piece is composed of painstakingly mapped patches of color, laid …

Nasa researches Star Trek warp drive for future space travel

Nasa scientists are developing a Star Trek-style “warp drive” that may eventually allow spacecraft to travel to the stars faster the speed of light.<p>Dr Harold White, a physicist at Nasa’s Johnson Space Centre, is conducting research to create a warp in space and time.<p>These so called “warp bubbles” …

Siberian Holes Could Be 'Visible Effect' of Global Warming, Experts Say

There's a scary answer for why Siberia is turning into Swiss cheese: Mother Nature has gas, so to speak, and we gave it to her.<p>That's the preliminary conclusion of scientists who have explored the mysterious holes that began popping up in Siberia beginning last month, some of whom have postulated …

Climate Change

This German Invention Supposedly Makes The Best Coffee You've Ever Tasted

Inventor Hans Stier says his Bonaverde machine's ability to roast beans at the optimum temperature and for just the right amount of time and almost as quickly as filter brewing machines, sets it above the crowd of current coffee makers.<p>As coffee consumption is increasingly associated with …

The 5 biggest myths about metabolism - CNN.com

When faced with unwanted weight, it's easy to place the blame on your metabolism.<p><b>(Life by DailyBurn)</b> -- A source of confusion for some and a scapegoat for extra weight around the midsection for others, metabolism has long been a topic of hot conversation. Without it, we would lack the energy to get …

News: Why You Need to Cook on a Himalayan Salt Block

Salt is a miraculous substance. From the Ancient Egyptians to the Christian Bible, many cultures believe it to have mystical powers that can ward off …

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The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.<p>Every second or so, Carlos would feel a small “bump” hitting his tummy. It was the beating of his “second heart”.<p>The small mechanical pump was …

Psychology

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Real Life Diet<p>Jokes. Music. Chicken breast.<p>By Luke Darby1 day agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>Without looking like you're hunting for wabbit.<p>By The Editors …

5 Powerful Ways to Boost Your Confidence

Confidence gives you the power to conquer the world. Here's how you can learn to be confident in all you do.<p>Self-confident people are admired by others and inspire confidence in others. They face their fears head-on and tend to be risk takers. They know that no matter what obstacles come their way, …

Body Language

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Evolution Meets Photoshop In These 19 Terrifyingly Adorable New Animal Species

An artist pits Photoshop, and her own artistry, against nature to create bizarre new species.<p>Glance at the animal photos by Seoul-based artist Sarah DeRemer, and you’ll first see something familiar and then immediately know something’s amiss. Feathered creatures growl with sharp fangs, a meerkat …

A Laughing Owl For Your Monday Viewing Pleasure

There's an odd sense of comfort that comes with watching completely mindless viral videos like this chuckling owl. Like when you're gazing at the …

13 Literal Images Of Figurative Language

Whenever anyone uses the word literally in a sentence grammar nazis start foaming at the mouth and minds begin to puzzle out the validity of the …

'Dragon Age: Inquisition' Review: Into The Great Wide Open

<i>This is Part One of an ongoing review of ‘Dragon: Age Inquisition.’ In order to play the game like a normal gamer rather than a reviewer with a tight deadline, I’m taking my time with this monster of a game. The “completionist” in me has also come out full swing during my playthrough, and I’ve</i> …

Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted even more feelings about “Interstellar” | Salon.com

<b>Neil deGrasse Tyson (AP/Frank Micelotta)</b><p>Neil deGrasse Tyson tweeted even <i>more</i> feelings about “Interstellar”<p>9 more to be exact, and they’re not all positive<p>Sarah Gray<p>November 11, 2014 7:19pm (UTC)<p>This weekend famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson unleashed an impromptu review of the science in the …

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10 Snacks to Enhance Your Movie-Watching Experience

Want to make your next movie night or trip to the theater even better? Pair the right flick with one of these snacks, and you’ll enhance the entire …

Nutrition

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Gear Circle are necklace-style Bluetooth headphones that vibrate

Samsung just launched the Gear S, but the 3G smartwatch wasn’t the only wearable mentioned in Samsung’s press release. The other device is Gear Circle, a pair of wireless headphones that clasp together like a kind of high-tech necklace.<p>The Gear Circle isn’t the first design of its kind, with LG, …

Benicio Del Toro Is Still Menacing And Hairy In The New ‘Escobar: Paradise Lost’ Trailer

The semi-fictional story of the legendary Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, <i>Escobar: Paradise Lost</i>, made its debut at the Telluride Film Festival last weekend to mostly positive reviews, as critics have been praising the strong, menacing performance of Benicio Del Toro as a high point in his …

Chihuahua chilling out while receiving robot head massage

You know you want to be that chihuahua right now, dawg. [video link]

30 Time Management Tips For Work-Life Balance

Here are some time management tips you can use to help you get productive and stay balanced at work as well as outside the office.<p>Use whichever tips resonate with you. There should be something here you can put into action straight away. You might also find it useful to come back to these tips at a …

Airplane scuffle spurs Knee Defender sales

A passenger scuffle at 35,000 feet is keeping a Washington, D.C., entrepreneur busy.<p>Ira Goldman, the inventor of a pair of clips called "Knee Defender," says the website that sells the product has been overwhelmed since reports of the fight on the Newark-Denver flight surfaced. The Knee Defender …