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Today Is Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven — and There's More Free Food For Days to Follow

Officially, National Slurpee Day doesn’t exist. It’s technically 7-Eleven Day. But whatever you call it, Slurpee fans will be flocking to the …

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AC1900: Innovation or 3D Wi-Fi?

Tags:<p>802.11ac<br>• AC1900<br>• Broadcom<br>• TurboQAM<br>• WiFi<p>Introduction<p>Since AC1900 routers are starting to appear, I thought it a good idea to arm you with some …

Articles about little cabin cantilevered over rocky ledge mountains on Dwell.com - Dwell

When nature laid down a boulder of a design challenge in the Massachusetts mountains, an architect’s solution elevated the...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>How innovative, flat-packed problem solving led …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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Moky Puts An Invisible Touchpad On The Keyboard

This embed is invalid<p>Either this keyboard is too good to be true, and it is currently only a prototype — so that’s entirely possible. Or it’s a stroke (swipe?) of overdue genius.<p>The gist: Moky is a rechargeable Bluetooth keyboard with a built in gesture-supporting touchpad that’s located in the …

Gear & Gadgets

40 trips you should take before you turn 30

Your 20s are an ideal time to take on some adventure and travel to faraway places.<p>Chances are you'll end up having some wild experiences that you'll never forget.<p>From partying at the world's largest Carnival in Rio de Janeiro to paragliding in New Zealand, here are the trips you should take when …

Dark Web scanning software could detect the next 'Sony hack'

The first Sony executives knew about the calamitous data breach, which would send their emails spilling across the Web, was an image of a skeleton flashing up on their computers screens with the warning: “…this is just a beginning.”<p>If the hackers hadn’t decided to publicly embarrass the company, …

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Experimental Households in Seattle Have Their Tech Charged By Wi-Fi

Wireless charging isn’t anything new, but it usually requires direct contact if not cables. But in Seattle, six houses have been rigged up to provide …

SoundHound’s new voice search app makes Siri and Cortana look slow

Hound is fast, just not everywhere — and that's a problem<p>Nearly a decade ago, SoundHound founder Keyvan Mohajer took an idea to a group of investors. He wanted to make a system that let people talk to computers casually, as if speaking to another human. That was not a new idea of course; 1968's</i> …

Virtually there: How Google is readying VR for you

"In many ways what's going on in VR is similar to what happened in mobile seven years ago."<p>Andrey Doronichev of Google<p>"I'm not yet convinced that this is going to be the next big thing for Google."<p>Lewis Ward of IDC

How the eyes betray your thoughts

Look closer at eye movements and you can find out what’s happening inside somebody’s head, says Mo Costandi.<p>It’s sometimes said that the eyes are windows into the soul, revealing deep emotions that we might otherwise want to hide. Although modern science precludes the existence of the soul, it does …

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Cantilevered Conversion: Sleek Modern Cargo Container Office

[ By WebUrbanist in Architecture & Offices & Commercial. ]While many intermodal freight crate transformations turn steel boxes into comfortable …

Modern Kenjo Cabin is a solar-powered floating room for a family in Sweden

1/13<p>Kenjo Floating Guest House<p>The Sandell brothers enjoy spending time at their lake house near Muskö, Sweden, but it was starting to get crowded. …

At long last, Filipino food arrives. What took it so long?

Nearly three years ago, before most Americans could pronounce sinigang, let alone find a place to enjoy the sour soup, Andrew Zimmern predicted Filipino cuisine would soon become the darling of diners who collect restaurant experiences like seashells on the beach. If you survey the dining landscape …

A Class Got A Delicious Surprise After Asking Pizza Hut To Make A Bacon Mac And Cheese Stuffed Pretzel Crust Pizza

It looks amazing, of course.<p>Students Allyson Sooy, Sean Flannery, and Nick Gabriele designed the amazing pizza after the class was broken up into three teams.<p>They then wrote to Pizza Hut headquarters to tell them about their prototype.<p>She said it was really hard to keep the secret as the school …

15 Chicken Nugget Recipes for Grown-Up Taste Buds

There’s just something about little pieces of chicken that appeal to kids of all ages. Like wings and tenders, they’re crispy, savory and comforting, and their size makes them a perfect vehicle for hot sauce and dips (OMG the dips!). It’s enough to make us want to order off the kids’ menu well into …

Nokia Agrees to Buy Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 Billion

Nokia has confirmed it will buy French rival network hardware and software maker Alcatel-Lucent for $16.6 billion in stock.<p>The terms of the deal have been approved by both companies’ boards, but it has yet to be cleared by regulators. Nokia expects to complete the acquisition in the first half of …

Instead Of A Plastic Toothbrush, Now You Can Brush Your Teeth With… A Twig?

An old tradition is being repackaged as a sleek new startup product. We might stick with our trusty Oral-B, thank you very much.<p>Before the modern toothbrush existed, people cleaned their teeth by chewing on twigs–and in some parts of the world, the practice is still common. Now, a startup is trying …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Sleep

Why do we have allergies?

Allergic reactions to everything from pollen to peanuts make life a misery for millions. But why does our body over-react to seemingly benign intruders? Carl Zimmer reports.<p>For me, it was hornets.<p>One summer afternoon when I was 12, I ran into an overgrown field near a friend’s house and kicked a …

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You can now run Android apps on a Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google’s convergence of Chrome and Android is taking a big step forward this week. After launching a limited App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) back in September, Google is expanding its beta project to allow Android apps to run on Windows, OS X, and Linux. It’s an early experiment designed primarily for …

Afternoon slump? Try these 5 sure-fire energy boosters

It’s perfectly natural to have an afternoon energy lull. So what should you do? A walk or deep breathing helps, but if it’s been a few hours since lunch, you might want a little refueling. What kind of snack gives a nutritional boost and good taste?<p>The ideal afternoon boost is a combination of …

Nutrition

The worst foods to eat when you're sick, and the best ones

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms …

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T-Mobile takes on AT&T and Sprint, Unveils $100 a Month Family Plan

T-Mobile has unveiled a new family plan that is poised to cut the legs off of AT&T’s “Best-Ever Pricing” plan as well as Sprint’s Framily plans. …

cPulse Is An Android Smartphone Case That Packs 128 Multicoloured And Programable LED Lights

As smartphone makers look to bring innovation even to the backside of our phones, adding all sorts of extra functionality to otherwise dormant real-estate, it’s perhaps no surprise to see third-party case-makers think along similar lines. But Codlight’s cPulse, which kicks off its Kickstarter …

5 reasons my phablet is fabulous

Not long ago, I wrote about some trepidation I was having about giving up my iPhone and switching to an Android device for the first time. That hesitation largely disintegrated once I held my new phone in my hand. It was the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and it felt big, but good.<p>After having gotten to …

Gear & Gadgets

Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router review: Lots of price pain for only a little gain - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The all-new Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router has powerful hardware and excellent Wi-Fi data rates on the 5Ghz frequency band. When coupled with an external hard drive, the router also functions as a robust NAS server.<p><b>The Bad</b> The router has a buggy 2.4Ghz …

Physical iPhone 6 Mockup Compared to Galaxy S5 in New Images

Earlier this week Italian site <i>Macitynet</i> shared images of a high-quality physical mockup of the iPhone 6, based on earlier design drawings and renderings. The site has now shared [Google Translation] a new series photos comparing that mockup to a Samsung Galaxy S5 display model, showing how Apple's …

Samsung blurs the line between phone and camera (again) with the Galaxy K zoom

Last year, Samsung tried something a little kooky: it made a mash-up of a middling smartphone and a solid point-and-shoot camera (you know, the kind smartphones have nearly driven to extinction). The resulting chimaera was called the Galaxy S4 Zoom, and it was... not great. To absolutely no one's …