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Burger King's new Mac n' Cheetos are so beautiful I want to cry

Hold me<p>I am all for a world of brand mashups. Taco Bell's Doritos Loco Tacos had me racing to the drive-thru opening week, and the Sour Patch Kids-flavored Slurpee at 7-11 is...not my favorite, but I just like knowing that it exists.<p>For the latest edible remix, Burger King has tunneled deep into …

Hacked Nintendo Power Glove lets you control drones like a wizard

More than 25 years after Lucas Barton fell in love with the Power Glove in <i>The Wizard</i>, Nintendo's impractical but undeniably cool hand-mounted NES controller has a new purpose — controlling drones. Engineer Nolan Moore used the peripheral as the basis for a gesture-based controller for the Parrot AR …

If You Make $250,000, You Could Qualify for Subsidized Housing in Silicon Valley

In the ultimate proof of a Silicon Valley bubble, the Palo Alto city council is considering government-assisted housing for households earning $250,000 a year.<p>Is there a bubble in Silicon Valley? Subsidized housing is usually associated with low-income buildings and supplemental food stamps, but …

The Power of Introverts: A Manifesto for Quiet Brilliance

Do you enjoy having time to yourself, but always feel a little guilty about it? Then Susan Cain’s “Quiet : The Power of Introverts” is for you. It’s …

China bans live streams of people 'seductively eating bananas'

China's web censorship laws have claimed a new, apparently not-so-innocent victim: live streams of people "seductively" eating fruit. According to reports from domestic media, censors have banned broadcasts of people "seductively eating bananas" online, as part of an ongoing clampdown of the …

Chainless electric bicycles are probably on the way

Bike2's electric motor is intriguing, but raises questions<p>Bike2 has built a chainless electric bike motor that it hopes will become a major part of bicycle manufacturing moving forward. The chainless e-drive system will allow manufacturers (at whom it's targeted) to outfit standard bicycles with an …

Stretchy 'second skin' could make wrinkles a thing of the past

Wearable film improves skin’s elasticity, reduces appearance of wrinkles and could be used to cover birthmarks or treat conditions such as eczema<p>For those concerned about wrinkly old skin, it might be an ingenious solution: a stretchy “second skin” that can be smoothed on to make aged tissue look …

Skin Care

It’s no surprise prisoners beat Harvard – when inside I saw every shade of genius | Carl Cattermole

The New York inmates not only trounced the US debating champions, they demonstrated the benefit of education in an environment entirely suited to it<p>It emerged this week that students from Harvard University lost when competing against a group of New York prisoners, beneficiaries of the Bard Prison …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

By Sara Shipley Hiles<p>Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an …

Public Health

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

Sweet slumber can be yours in a minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p><b>What is it?</b><p>The 4-7-8 breathing …

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people? | Ian Sample

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Stanford University

The kinds of friendships you have in your 20s and 30s predicts your well-being later in life

A new study shows that when it comes to friendship, it’s quantity over quality that matters in your 20s—and vice versa in your 30s.<p>That pattern turns out to be a predictor of psychological well-being later in life, and it happens to be one that comes relatively naturally to many of us.<p>“Earlier on …

Psychology

Ladies, Get Your Guns

It’s the apotheosis of American gridlock: gun deaths. Every time some awful massacre happens — as in Charleston, or Aurora, or Newtown — the …

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Manchester man draws penises around potholes so the city will fix them

Apparently a penis is worse than a giant hole in the road<p>Frustrated by the number of potholes pockmarking his city streets, an anonymous man recently discovered a way to get the city to pay attention: penises. The man has been using industrial chalk to draw penises around each pothole, claiming the …

Drawing

This is the greatest Yahoo! Answer on whether vampires can poop

I want to give you a brief window into my life in this little corner of journalistic endeavor. Ready? Here goes. Today, the <i>Verge</i> newsroom got into a heated debate about whether or not vampires can poop. I'm not kidding.<p>Vampires don't make sense<p>"Of course not!" one reporter cried. "They don't …

Wellness

Three steps to weasel-woodpecker acceptance

You can do this<p>This picture is magical. This picture is confusing. This picture is full of amazing science. It's a weasel riding a flying woodpecker, and it's making you feel some #feels. Fortunately, weasel-woodpecker acceptance is within reach, and these steps will get you there.<p><b>1) Denial: is</b> …

Why coding is not the new literacy

• This is used as an argument for why programming can never be made easier. At best, you could potentially say that specification is fundamentally difficult and as such <i>modeling</i> cannot be made easier. Programming currently requires much more than just modeling though, and there’s a great deal of room …

San Francisco

Meet the man making chocolate farts

Poincheval markets his pills under the name Pilule Pet — a French play on words that basically translates to "fart pill." They’re the latest in a long line of attempts to conquer what may be the most enduring of biological taboos, and they go for the jugular. As Benjamin Franklin once wrote: "Were …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Muscle Strength Is in the Mind

A new study found that just imagining arm exercises created a tangible effect on the body.<p>“If there are jocks on one side, and it’s a confrontation, the other side, by definition, has to be nerds,” David Anderegg wrote of what he calls the “archetypal struggle” in <i>Nerds: Who They Are and Why We Need</i> …

The Brain

Men Who Post Lots of Selfies Show Signs of Psychopathy, Says Study

A study surveying the social media habits of 800 men confirmed with science what we've always known in our hearts—if you constantly take a bunch of …

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India’s Fascinating Tree Root Bridges Grow Stronger Every Year

In the wettest place on Earth, the village of Mawsynram in Meghalaya, India are some of the most fascinating bridges you'll ever see. These “living bridges” are formed by locals who have trained the roots of rubber trees to grow into natural bridges. They are sturdy enough to far outlast man-made …

Bridges

Exclusive: politicians are supporting Comcast's TWC merger with letters ghostwritten by Comcast

these letters are anything but grassroots<p>The letter was part of what Comcast called an "outpouring of thoughtful and positive comments" in support of the proposed mega-merger, which is now entering the final stages of federal review. Comcast asserted that the numerous letters sent by local …

Net Neutrality

Yep, that tablet at bedtime really is messing with your sleep

New study links screen use at night with less REM sleep<p>If you’re reading a book before bed, what do you reach for: a paperback, a tablet, or an e-reader? The choice you make will have an effect on your sleep, and if you answered either of the last two then you probably already know the news isn't …

Finally, A Beer That Will Solve Your Creative Problems

A brew that promises just the right amount of liquid creativity.<p>Going by advertising alone, beer makes everybody better looking, funnier, and more charming. It surrounds you with interesting people and exciting times and will quench your thirst on a hot day all at once. But anyone who’s ever tried …

Time's Up for 'Timeout'

A progressive group of neurology researchers wants to redefine "discipline." Decisions about parenting affect not only children’s minds, but those of adults as well.<p>At the end of a gravel road in the Chippewa National Forest of northern Minnesota, a group of camp counselors have gathered to hear …

Mega-Obsessed: Our Favorite Things From 2014

Last-minute gift ideas, anyone?<p>The new and amazing stuff of the world is our bread and butter here at <i>Popular Science</i>. In each month's magazine and online, we bring together a list of all our favorite things hitting shelves, app stores, and big screens. Now, all the gadgets, games, movies, and other …

Carbon Fiber