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Kickstarter of the Week: FLIO – A Slim & Portable Wooden Laptop Stand

- Nov 30, 2014<p>In today’s connected society, many of us carry our laptops wherever we go. We know that using a laptop sitting on a desk or table is …

Apple And Facebook Are Paying Employees To Freeze Their Eggs

The goal is to enable women who want to continue focusing on their careers without sacrificing their chance to have children later on.<p>NBC News reports that Facebook recently began its program and that Apple will start paying employees who want to freeze their eggs in January.<p>Known as oocyte …

Does the human eye prove that God exists?

Darwin was baffled by it; Christians see it as evidence of the divine. Will science ever unlock the secrets of the human eye?<p><b>When the body of Dr Yoshiki Sasai,</b> an eminent Japanese biologist, was discovered in August this year, his death was widely mourned across the world of <b>science</b>. Not just for …

8 Rustic Homes That Really Know How To Welcome The Fall Season

If you're looking to get into the spirit of the fall season, you <i>could</i> go down the street and spend $5 on a pumpkin spice latte -- or you could save yourself the trip and welcome autumn from the comfort of your very own home. As these breathtaking escapes from our friends at Porch.com prove, you …

Forget.me Puts Out Early Data On What Europeans Want To Vanish From Google

An online service called Forget.me, launched last week to quickly capitalize on a European court ruling from late May that requires Google to process requests by private individuals to de-index outdated or irrelevant personal information, has put out some early data on the kind of requests …

Articles about 10 cozy modern living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Cabin living promises a connection with nature and a more calm, simple life with just what you need at your fingertips.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to …

The gadget that turns water into wine

Creators of ‘The Miracle Machine’ say it will allow users to create wine from scratch using tap water and a sachet of ingredients. Is it too good to be true?<p>A pair of California-based entrepreneurs have created a kitchen gadget which, they claim, is capable of turning water into high-quality …

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Asus unveils $179 Chromebox, coming in March

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Asus<p>Asus on Monday announced a new Chromebox. The Google(s goog) Chrome-based machine starts at $179 and is powered by …

Google Unveils Smart Contact Lens That Lets Diabetics Measure Their Glucose Levels

This isn’t Google Glass in a contact lens, but it may just be Google’s first step in this direction. The company’s Google X lab just teased a smart contact lens on its blog that is meant to help diabetics measure their glucose levels.<p>The company says it is currently testing prototypes of this …

Rare Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Speedster narrow body for auction

14 Dec<p>News<br>• |<br>• Josh Barnett<br>• |<p>A rare, narrow-bodied Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 Speedster is to be auctioned at Paris’ Grand Palais as part of the Bonhams …

Best in Show: Our Favorites From the 2013 L.A. Auto Show

What was once a relatively small-potatoes event on the international auto show circuit now plays host to a number of major debuts, and we were on the scene at the 2013 Los Angeles auto show to comprehensively cover all the new sheetmetal. This year, a wide array of concept and production vehicles …

The Nike Fuel of cycling: Copenhagen Wheel turns your bike into a smart hybrid

A "smart" wheel unit that can be attached to almost any bike, transforming it into an electric hybrid that powers up seamlessly when you need it …

Sponsored post: Identify illness before your body does

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Each one of us carries a unique genome, composed of DNA, genetic mapping, hereditary information and biological …

Will we ever bring the dead back to life?

Understanding the processes governing death is helping experts try to halt and reverse it. It’s also challenging our ideas about the nature of death itself.<p>Zach Conrad died on a lovely Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia. It was 3 June 2012, and the 36-year-old financial analyst had decided to take a …

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A medical matryoshka doll

TRIPLE-NEGATIVE breast cancer is one of the nastiest there is. It is hard to treat and almost always fatal. One reason treatments tend to fail is …

The Greatest Automotive Flops of the Last 25 Years

Bad cars come and go, but flops are forever.<p><i>“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” ­—Truman Capote</i><p><i>“My other Maserati is also a piece of shit.” —bumper sticker seen on a Chrysler’s TC by Maserati in Berkeley, California</i><p>As nouns go, “flop” is a good one—short, peppy, and to the …

Scientists Recreate The Sense Of Touch With Direct-To-Brain Electrical Signals

These findings could help researchers make prosthetic arms that have a lifelike sense of touch.<p>We've seen some very cool prosthetic arms recently, including ones people are able to control—just as they control biological arms—with their thoughts. So what's one of the next great frontiers for …

Omega Speedmaster '57 Celebrates Birth Of The Iconic Watch

Speaking of sharp, the original 1957 Speedmaster had what we know call “broad arrow hands.” These iconic Speedmaster hands have come and gone over the years. Some of today’s Omega Speedmaster watches have them, but many have the more simple straight hands. It also has a dial design that has endured …

Turn A Heart On And Off With The Flick Of A Switch

Stanford scientists are working on a light-controlled pacemaker.<p>A heartbeat is really a pretty magical thing. Every time that beautiful little hunk of muscle in your chest wants to send blood rushing around your body, it requires an electrical signal generated by your body to tell it to do so. This …

Articles about modern high rise town house tel aviv on Dwell.com - Dwell

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...<p>How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.<p>With their light, white house that owes …

How 3D printers work

AT FIRST, 3D printing was known as stereolithography, a process invented in 1986 by Chuck Hull of 3D Systems. Variations of this process are still …

Engadget's back to school guide 2013: fun stuff!

<i>Welcome to Engadget's back to school guide! Today, we're talking fun stuff. Head to the back to school hub to see the rest of the product guides as we add them throughout the month. Be sure to keep checking back; in early September, we'll be giving away a ton of gear, including some of the picks in</i> …

Cinema Camera Price Drop

BlackMagic’s Cinema Camera is one of the premier cameras on the market. It shoots 2.5k video, allowing for professional quality production by anyone …

German police try making 3D-printed guns to assess threats and opportunities

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Germany’s federal police agencies are buying a 3D printer in order to see whether homemade 3D-printed guns are really a …

A Scientist Debunks The 'Magic' Of Vitamins And Supplements

A pediatrician who spent years defending childhood vaccines against the likes of actress/activist Jenny McCarthy has launched an assault on megavitamins and dietary supplements.<p>"If you take large quantities of vitamin A, vtamin E, beta carotene [or] selenium you increase your risk of cancer, risk …

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Embryonic stem cells could help restore sight to blind

Scientists have shown that light-sensitive retinal cells, grown in the lab from stem cells, can successfully integrate into the eye when implanted …

How to speed up your Mac in 30 minutes

You opened that beautiful Apple box to find your gleaming new Mac within ages ago! It booted up, and immediately the Mac seemed so much faster than …

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