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Your 7-Step Guide to a Handsomer Face

Get your skin in the game. Part of GQ's 2016 Grooming Awards.<p>The basic deal is this: if you want to age like Pharrell—so, uh, timelessly—you’ve got to incorporate anti-aging products into your routine earlier rather than later. Getting started in your 20s is key to long term, anti-aging results. …

Skin Care

Loop - Personal Photo Display

A personal Wi-Fi display that connects you with friends and family through photos, videos, and video chat.<p>Loop connects to all your sources of photos …

Apps

How to Make the Ultimate Garage Workbench

For the past six months, I've been hammering and banging on a flimsy folding plastic table. That's right. I'm a full-time DIY and how-to blogger, a …

Woodworking

Going further to keep you totally protected

Do more with<br>Canary Membership.<p>Extra security. More ways to connect. Total peace of mind.<p>Don’t miss out.<p>Get motion-activated recordings that last as …

A Practical Guide For Working Parents To Divide Household Responsibilities

Even when both parents work, moms end up doing more of the household chores. Here’s how to make home life more equitable.<p>Whose job is it to sign the kids up for summer camp, fill out (and fax) the tedious forms, make sure that peanut-free lunches are packed every evening, and drive children to …

Communication Skills

New Smart Home System? Now What?

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>So you got a brand new smart home kit… now what? You know the possibilities are supposedly nearly limitless and the setup of …

Living the high life

THERE is a fascinating story in <i>Rolling Stone</i> this month. It is the tale of Ben Schlappig, a professional air-mile collector. Mr Schlapping spends his …

Ralph Northam

The 11 best tech products of 2015, according to Product Hunt users

Here's how it works.<p>A new tech product gets added, and then people vote on whether they like it or not. In this way, the site functions a bit like Reddit, though there is a heavy element of curation by Product Hunt's team, which decides what gets featured on various pages.<p>This year, Product Hunt …

Computer Science

Co-founding new futures.

Anticipating Disruption.<p><b>Poppi</b><br>The Airline Reimagined<p>Disruptive innovations are mostly invisible right up until they turn industries on their heads. So …

Innovation

9 Fascinating Facts About The Microbiome, The Trillions Of Microbes Hidden Inside Us

The still-mysterious ecosystem of bacteria living inside you determines an incredible amount about your health–and your personality.<p>“Bacteria are living things. They are not trying to hurt you. They are not trying to help you. They are just trying to stay alive, like the rest of us.”<p>So begins the …

Indonesia plans to use crocodiles to guard death row drug convicts

In echoes of the Bond film Live and Let Die, the country’s anti-drugs chief is backing the plan because ‘you can’t convince them to let criminals escape’<p>Indonesia’s anti-drugs agency has proposed building a prison on an island guarded by crocodiles to hold death row drug convicts, an official has …

Asia

Guinness Removes Fish Guts From Its Recipe—Wait, What?

The Irish beer is removing fish guts. Yep, they were in there.<p>Guinness, the famed Irish brewery, is changing its recipe for the first time in 256 years. Beer-loving vegans will now be able to sip, or chug, the black stout, starting in 2016 when fish guts will be removed from Guinness ingredients, …

Beer

Tesla suddenly has a target on its back

Faraday Future, a new electric-car startup, seemed to have creeped up out of nowhere.<p>It opened a headquarters in a southern California suburb — far away from major automakers that have congregated their electric-car research and development hubs in Silicon Valley.<p>Here's what we know so far about …

Electric Vehicles

Doctors breach the blood-brain barrier for the first time

Our blood-brain barrier is a highly selective membrane specially designed to only allow very specific molecules access to our grey matter while keeping everything else out -- regardless of whether they're invading foreign bodies or potentially life-saving medicines. That's no longer the case. …

The best $150 over-ear headphones

<i>By Lauren Dragan</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with</i> <i>The Wirecutter</i><i>, a buyer's guide to the best technology. Read the full article</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>If I wanted to spend $150 or less on a pair of over-ear headphones, the Sony MDR-7506, for the third year running, is the model I'd buy. After we researched all of …

Salesforce finally kills its embarrassing old look and starts over

Salesforce is 16 years old. And to look at Sales Cloud, its flagship web-browser-based CRM software, you would definitely know it. It just looked dated.<p>That's why Salesforce is now introducing the Lightning Experience, a totally new look for its most popular product that finally makes it look like …

Salesforce

Dell networking boss: Top spot is in our sights | CRN

The EMEA networking channel head at Dell, Mark Pearce, has his sights firmly on the top spot in the market and is breathing down the necks of biggest …

Amateur golfer, 59, shoots a 57 including three holes-in-one

<b>"My years in the military have left me a little hard of hearing, so when one of the guys said they heard a clank, I thought, OK, I don't believe that."</b><p>But his friend was not mistaken.<p>The 'clank' was a hole-in-one.<p>When 59-year-old American amateur golfer Patrick Wills struck his tee shot at the …

Golf

The 24 hottest honeymoon destinations right now

For some, paradise is lounging on a beach with soft white sand and clear aquamarine water surrounded by palm trees.<p>For others, it's roaming the streets and enjoying the charm of a romantic city like Paris.<p>Either way, chances are you'll find an ideal honeymoon spot in our list of newlywed …

Rainforests

Why This Is the Most Important New Technology in Decades

The cloud, we keep hearing, is coming. But if you’re in the enterprise tech market, you might be forgiven for wondering when this mythical cloud is …

Ten Things I Learned Researching Ten of the World’s Fastest Growing Startups

What high-flying companies know about growth that no one else does.<p>When we launched GrowthHackers.com back in late September we had a notion of doing …

LeadDesk , A SaaS Call Center Startup, Raises €5.5M In Series A Funding

LeadDesk, the Finland-based cloud call center software company, has announced its first funding led by Dawn Capital with participation from public fund, Finnish Industry Investment. This investment round is designed to drive LeadDesk’s growth in European markets with particular focus on UK/Ireland, …

SaaS

With A $60M Revenue Run Rate, ClassPass May Be The Next Uber

TechCrunch has secured financial information about ClassPass, the TechStars-backed startup that offers unlimited access to various fitness classes for a flat monthly fee. As it stands now, our sources report that ClassPass is tracking to a $60 million revenue run rate for 2015, a run rate that has …

Startups

Spark's Electron Brings Simple Cellular Connections to the IoT

Spark has been on a mission to simplify the business of making connected products for some time. It started with the Spark Core, then moved on to the Photon and the Internet Button. Those products all relied on Wi-Fi. Its latest takes on the even trickier task of bringing cellular connectivity to …

The unexpected benefits – and subsequent opportunities - of wireless

Three-quarters of small and medium-sized firms say that having a reliable wireless network in place is now essential for business success[i]. It …

Flexible Spinal Implants Put Paralyzed Rats Back on Their Feet

Neurophilosophy

Rookies who rocked 2014: Hannah Ferguson

<b>IF SI SWIMSUIT</b> were <i>Friday Night Lights</i>, <b>Hannah Ferguson</b> would be <b>Tyra*</b>—the blonde stunner with a bad girl glint in her eye, but really a …

Gigi Hadid

Introducing the Best of CES 2015 finalists!

CES 2015 is finally here and boy, have we been busy the past few days. Engadget's editors have been hard at work pounding the show floor here in Las Vegas to bring you what we think should win the coveted Best of CES awards. Now, we're ready to announce our finalists for all 15 categories, which …

2015 is getting an extra second and that's a bit of a problem for the internet

On June 30th at precisely 23:59:59, the world’s atomic clocks will pause for a single second. Or, to be more precise, they’ll change to the uncharted time of 23:59:60 — before ticking over to the more worldly hour of 00:00:00 on the morning of July 1st, 2015. This addition of a leap second, …

Fun-Da-Mental

First new antibiotic in 30 years discovered in major breakthrough

The first new antibiotic to be discovered in nearly 30 years has been hailed as a ‘paradigm shift’ in the fight against the growing resistance to drugs.<p>Teixobactin has been found to treat many common bacterial infections such as tuberculosis, septicaemia and C. diff, and could be available within …