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Fallout 4 Player Makes Perfect Sign

Today on Highlight Reel we have signs, <i>Dark Souls 3</i> invasions, cat encounters, <i>DayZ</i> police and much more!<p><i>Watch the video above or on our Youtube Page,</i> …

This Is What Teens Do When They Don't Sleep

People just aren’t at their best when they don’t get enough sleep. (Check out this week’s bummer finding that people with insomnia seem to have less …

The Best Burgers in America: Top 15 Cities

Here's where to stop for the tastiest hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and other burger-based combos across the country.<p>You voted, and we listened. Whether it's pizza and street food or burgers, barbecue, and yes, vegetarian fare, these are the food-focused cities across the country—and around the …

Why You Feel Lousy When You Sleep In

Resist the urge to fall back asleep after you wake up—your body will thank you<p>Grabbing an extra hour of sleep in the morning seems like a great idea—but why does it make you feel so lousy afterward?<p>Blame your brain. When you awaken at the same time every day—say, your 6:00 a.m. wakeup call for …

Sleep

Productivity Tips from Flipboard Curators

Every Monday, we put the spotlight on a wonderful curator in our MagMaker blog. We ask them to share insights about their media diets and habits, both on and off Flipboard. In doing so, we also learn about what makes them tick.<p>At the end of each post, we ask for a special productivity tip. And …

Social Media

Meet Peach: The Social App Du Jour for the Kids at Tech's Cool Table

Peach is a new way to share all the things you've already been sharing on Twitter or Facebook or Instagram or Snapchat.<p>Every few months, a new consumer social app hits the tech world harder than a new Beyonce video. First there was Ello, the ad-free “Facebook killer.” Then there was Meerkat, the …

North Korea nuclear test poses sanctions dilemma for major powers | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidates and members of the U.S. Congress demanded more sanctions on North Korea on Wednesday after its latest nuclear test, but major powers will likely be reluctant to take the tough steps necessary to force Pyongyang to abandon its weapons program, …

This pocket thermal camera helps you see in the dark

The next time I find myself camping in the Sahara surrounded by lions, I'm going to wish I had a FLIR Scout TK on me. It's a monocular thermal camera shaped like a cartoon bomb and easily usable in one hand; it picks up objects based on heat, so you can see animals even when obscured by foliage, or …

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$30.91from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

How To Plate Food Like A 3-Star Michelin Chef

Tracey Torres has cooked in some of the best kitchens in the world. Now she shares trade secrets on how to plate food like a pro.<p>Take a trip to Daniel or Eleven Madison Park, and you won’t just be blown away by the flavors of the food. The plating itself is an abstract work of art. Now that the …

What To Expect From Google I/O 2015

Google I/O begins Thursday, kicking off with the usual keynote from the search giant during which it generally drops a lot of news. We’ll be there to cover it live as it happens, but a lot of info, rumor and speculation has already been making the rounds about just what we’ll see announced. Here’s …

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come from? It transpires that it was left by the previous customer. The only snag, if indeed it is a snag, is that you now have to …

Psychology

A Gorgeous iPad Air Clone Is Dirt Cheap And Can Run Android Or Windows

The Onda V919 3G Air looks exactly like the iPad Air, but it doesn't run iOS like Apple's current tablets and iPhones. Rather, users can switch between Android and Windows 8.1, Chinese tech blog PC Pop reports (via Phone Arena).<p>There's also another significant difference between the Onda V919 3G …

Rosetta Offers New Insight Into Where Water On Earth Came From

Different kinds of rocks have different kinds of water<p>Four and a half billion years ago, the Sun and Earth were just being born out of a giant explosion, and the solar system was HOT. All that heat likely boiled away the water on Earth’s surface. So how did our parched planet come to be covered in …

Pictures of the Week 12.11.14

Watch This Man Turn a DeLorean Into a Monster Truck, a Limo, and a Hovercraft

Avoid flat-spotting and choose your own tire-storage adventure.<p>John Z. DeLorean's DMC-12 began with an ambitious idea—a Wankel-powered sportscar—that was whittled down by production pressures and other issues to become a not-particularly-sporty shadow of DeLorean's dream. It became an icon in spite …

Trucks

100 funny jokes by 100 comedians

Sony makes experimental e-paper watch

<b>Sony has developed a watch made from e-paper as part of an initiative to experiment with the use of the material for fashion products.</b><p>The Fes Watch has a minimalist, monochrome design but falls short of the features offered by smartwatches.<p>However, the battery of the e-paper watch could last far …

This War of Mine made a profit in just two days

<i>This War of Mine i</i>s a grim exploration of the misery of modern conflict, but for developer 11 Bit Studios, the game has been a source of great cheer.<p>According to a report in Eurogamer, <i>This War of Mine</i> made its development budget back in just two days. The game, in which players try to survive a …

Plant-based gel can stop traumatic bleeding in seconds

When bleeding from a traumatic injury begins, time is of the essence. VetiGel, a new plant-based gel that can be applied either to skin or soft organs, halts bleeding rapidly and could thus save lives on the battlefield and elsewhere. For now, it's starting to roll out to veterinary clinics.<p>Joe …

Medicine

This Gadget Makes Gallons of Drinking Water Out of Air

Water is in the air nearly everywhere on earth, even in the most parched desert. But that doesn’t help much when you’re thirsty because most of that …

These Ridiculously Simple Morning Hacks Will Help Set You Up For The Day

My morning routine, if you can even call it that, is pretty deranged. I task my early-riser husband with waking me, then proceed to growl at him and fall back asleep until I've got too little time to check e-mails, work out (ha!), pack my lunch and leave. Any day when I don't show up to the office …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Nigerian jailbreak tweeter 'is released'

<b>A Nigerian man arrested after tweeting from the scene of a deadly jailbreak has been released after nearly two weeks in custody, his family says.</b><p>Yusuf Siyaka Onimisi - also referred to as Isiaka Yusuf - disappeared last month shortly after sharing pictures of the attack on Twitter.<p>Twenty-one people …

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How To Sleep Better On A Plane

<i>By Scott Mackenzie for Men's Journal</i><p>Sleeping on an airplane often requires more effort than it does relaxation, but it is absolutely worth it. Late night flights are called "red eyes" for a reason, and no matter how energetic or fit you may be, muscling through your day on minimal sleep is never a …

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Mother Takes Adorable Portraits of Her 10-Month-Old Baby and Their Rescue Dog

Not since Tokyo-based mother Aya Sakai's photos of her son and their French Bulldog, have I seen such a cute pairing like this! Meet Zoey and Jasper. Lifestyle photographer Grace Chon recently turned the camera on her 10-month-old Chinese-Korean baby Jasper and their 7-year-old rescue dog Zoey, …

Sony's Project Morpheus 'Validated' By Facebook's Oculus Purchase

The Oculus Rift has grown into a formidable technological force, even before it’s publicly released, now that it’s been acquired by Facebook. It will probably be a direct competitor to Sony’s recently announced “Project Morpheus” VR system, and you would think the whole scenario could turn into a …