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This gross habit might actually be good for you

New research has revealed eating boogers may be good for your health.<p>Scientists at a number of prestigious universities including Harvard and MIT now …

‘Press the big red button’: Computer experts want kill switch to stop robots from going rogue

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>Pop culture wants us to fear the artificially intelligent robot: The titular “Terminator” characters goes back in time to kill a mother and her child. Cylons of “Battlestar Galactica” fame destroy Earthly civilization and, bloodthirst not slaked, pursue the remnants of …

Philips' new location-aware Sonicare Connected toothbrush knows which teeth you're brushing

Location tracking, timers, pressure sensors. Have we hit peak toothbrush?<p>There are connected toothbrushes that track how long you brush. Philips Sonicare's newest model also wants to build a 3D map of your mouth.<p>The Philips Sonicare Flexcare Platinum Connected toothbrush, announced today, is the …

Nintendo Plus Delivers a Combination of Smartphone and Handheld Game Console

The Nintendo Plus delivers a pretty cool combination of smartphone and handheld game console. Like the idea? Let’s keep going for the concept …

Retrogaming

A console that lets you play all your old game cartridges in one place? Let's-a-go!

As any geek will tell you, the coolest people are collectors, especially if your habit extends to collecting retro games.<p>Collecting the bulky consoles is another matter.<p>But one gadget at Computex in Taiwan is throwing a lifeline to collectors (while surely thumbing its nose to any concept of …

Lenovo Caught Installing Adware On New Computers

It looks like Lenovo has been installing adware onto new consumer computers from the company that activates when taken out of the box for the first time.<p>The adware, named Superfish, is reportedly installed on a number of Lenovo’s consumer laptops out of the box. The software injects third-party ads …

A Solar Storm Almost Ended Life As We Know It In 2012

"If it had hit, we would still be picking up the pieces," said Daniel Baker of the Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics at the University of Colorado in a NASA press release. Luckily for us, it missed our home planet.<p>The GIF below shows the storm on July 23, 2012, as captured by …