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18 New And Notable (And 3 WTF) Android Apps And Live Wallpapers From The Last 2 Weeks (8/11/15 - 8/24/15)

Article Contents<p>Welcome to the roundup of the best new Android applications, games, and live wallpapers that went live in the Play Store or were …

Apps

Oyster Facts That Will Impress The Shell Out Of Your Friends

Slurp's up -- it's National Oyster Day.<p>As one of the only foods that humans eat alive, oysters may not be for every palate. Still, humans slurp tons of them down with Champagne (naturally) year after year. And whether or not you flee the table when someone orders a plate, we think everyone can …

The fitness fads that only cut pounds from your bank account – and the ones that work

Brits have splashed out at least £1.4billion on gym contracts, designer gym gear and fancy wearable tech so far this year, according to …

Wearable Tech

Microsoft said to consider funding Uber at $50 billion valuation

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. is considering an investment in Uber Technologies Inc. at a valuation of about $50 billion, a person with knowledge of the matter said.<p>The software maker is still in discussions and hasn't make a final decision on whether to make the investment, said the person, who asked …

Venture Capital

Al Roker makes strawberry shortcakes with homemade whipped cream

Classic strawberry shortcakes are always a crowd-pleaser. Try my recipe. topped with delicious homemade whipped cream.<p>Al's Strawberry Shortcakes<p>Samantha Okazaki / TODAY

Watch this robotic water-strider hop on top of water

Why swim when you can jump? An international team of scientists led by Seoul National University has designed a tiny mechanical water-strider – a robot that can leap off the water's surface the way the pond-skimmers do in real life.<p>The robot, described in the journal Science, sheds light on how …

6 Healthy, Energy-Filled Recipes You Can Prepare in 15 Minutes or Less

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As entrepreneurs and business owners, we work ridiculous hours and often stay glued to our desks and chairs for far too long. Not only is this prolonged sitting absolutely horrible for our health -- sitting for eight to 12 hours or more a …

If you've never grilled an avocado it's about damn time you did. Avocados take on a nuttier flavor and even creamier texture when singed by grill flame. Stuff one with grilled chicken salad. Cube it and slide onto grilled shrimp skewers. Or just dig in with a spoon. #avocado #grilling #willitgrill

11 Facts About KFC Gleaned From a Reddit AMA

A group of Kentucky Fried Chicken managers took to Reddit and promised to answer all user questions regarding the worldwide chicken chain. Here's what we found out:<p>1. <b>People in France</b> <b>don't have all the side options</b> <b>Americans have</b>: "I would love to have sides like your KFC has. Where I live (France) …

‘Real vampires’ sincerely think they must feed on others to survive. Should a therapist tell a vampire their self-identity is false? It’s not so obvious<p>“Real vampires” are people who think they must feed on the energies of others, either physically or psychically, for their own wellbeing. Feeding …

Self Determination

Why the Future of Financial Advising Will Be Bionic

Robo-advisors are the latest trend in the world of personal financial advisory. These computer programs use algorithms to create smart, diversified investment plans. They’re easy to use, inexpensive and increasingly popular. Just as technology helps us to hail a taxi, watch television when we want …

Robo-advisors

As a killer fungus looms, scientists call for a ban on salamander imports

If it makes its way to our shores, a newly discovered fungus from Asia could wipe out large numbers of salamander species and spark a major North American biodiversity crisis, scientists are warning.<p>Writing Thursday in the journal Science, scientists from San Francisco State University, UC Berkeley …

Make Your Own Strawberry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Strawberry ice cream sandwiches are super easy to make, and completely delectable! Your kids are gonna love 'em.<p>The most dangerous thing in the world is having an ice cream shop with a drive-thru.<p>We have an ice cream shop that is famous with the locals for it’s especially creamy, rich ice cream. …

5 Things That Make You Pack on Pounds (That Almost No One Knows About)

<b>A quick note from our founder-</b><p>Over the past year, my friend Dave at PaleoHacks has been working on a secret cookbook with world-renowned Le Cordon …

The next Reddit could be based on bitcoin and impossible to censor

But there's another, far more radical vision for Reddit (or a site just like it): A decentralised, bitcoin-powered community that is impossible to shut down, impossible to censor.<p>It's the free speech advocate's dream — and it's not as unrealistic as you might think.<p>Similar projects are already …

Oreo Thins Will Make You Feel Less Guilty About Eating The Entire Package

Brace yourselves -- a new Oreo is hitting the shelves and this cookie has downsized. Welcome to the world, Oreo Thins:<p>Oreo announced the new, slimmer version of itself on Monday, though the new treat won't actually hit stores until July 13. Thins will come in three different varieties -- Original, …

Slate Magazine - Politics, Business, Technology, and the Arts

Cover StoryThe Trap of “Abortion Reversal” Ruth Graham A newly touted procedure might let women halt the effects of the abortion pill. It’s sparking …

After Sketchy Science, Shark Week Promises To Turn Over A New Fin

It has been called the "Super Bowl of the ocean."<p>Shark Week is a ratings bonanza for the Discovery Channel with more than 40 million people tuning in last year. Shark Week kicked off this weekend with the most hours of programming ever in its 28-year history But many scientists think the huge …

Recover From Your Food Hangover With These 36 Light and Healthy Recipes

Recovering from a cookout coma? Let these lighter, brighter recipes set you straight.<p><b>Maybe you're in the throes of a</b> ribs-and-burgers hangover, or you're beach-bound, or you just think it's too damn hot to cook right now. Whatever the reason, these light and bright no-cook (or barely-cook) recipes …

Food

One in five cancers may be caused when common chemicals – deemed safe on their own – blend lethally inside the human body, study reveals<p>Chemicals deemed safe to humans may blend lethally together inside the human body to cause cancer, a report says.<p>Researchers, including New Zealand scientist Dr …

Cancer

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …