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Apple Said To Be Exploring Inductive Charging And Solar Power In iWatch Testing

Apple’s work on an upcoming smartwatch includes explorations of induction charging and solar-powered batteries, according to a new report from the New York Times. As part of a larger piece about battery tech in general, the NYT revealed that Apple has been working on tests involving wireless …

Penn State Students Seek Crowdfunding To Land A Hopping Rover On The Moon

The Lunar Lion is designed to land and then take off again across the surface of the moon.<p>Just before winter break, students at Pennsylvania State University sat in a control room behind a two-foot-thick concrete wall. On the other side of the wall was a cryogenic rocket. As the rocket fired away, …

Space Exploration

Rhapsody - voyageur

The Real Men Who Read Romance Novels

It is a truth universally acknowledged that men do not read or write romance novels... unless they are attempting to "cash in" or use phrases like bodice ripper or burning desire (for example: these two snarky gentlemen). However, according to statistics from Romance Writers of America, 9 percent …

Books

Paramore: Ain't It Fun [OFFICIAL VIDEO]

10 ways we depended on social networking before Facebook was born

Facebook turns 10 today. It’s hard to imagine my current life without this social platform, but I was lucky to grow up in such a rapidly expanding …

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How to Describe Beer Like a Pro

Toffee, musty, earthy and even bubble gum - here's a guide on how to describe beer like a pro with tips and tricks on a whole range of beer …

Craft Beer

Feeling Perfectly Wonderful

‘Not even a smidgen of corruption’: Obama downplays IRS, other scandals

President Obama, in an interview with Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly, tried to put behind him the scandals that have hung over his second term, suggesting his administration did not mislead the public on the Benghazi attack and going so far as to say the IRS targeting scandal had “not even a smidgen of …

How To Fall Asleep When It's 4 a.m. And You're Wide Awake

<i>By Laura McMullen for U.S News</i><p>It's 4 a.m. The clock ticks, the moon glows, the dog snores and you just stare. Perhaps you stare into the blackish red of the inside of your eyelids as you lie still and fetal, thinking if you pretend to be sleeping, the real thing will surely come. Or maybe you stare …

13 Ways to Change Your Body Without Starving or Over-Exercising

1. <b>Stop when you feel full enough.</b> It's easy to sit down at a meal and overeat when you know you're not getting your next meal for sometimes 8+ hours later. These large meals can stretch out our stomachs and actually leave us hungrier than if we chose to eat a smaller meal and supplement with small …

Nutrition

Why We're So Materialistic, Even Though It Doesn't Make Us Happy

No matter who you are, it's easy to get a little caught up in the idea of getting new <i>stuff</i>. Here's a look at <i>why</i> your brain is so materialistic and …

Minimalism

How to Hydrate for Metabolic Health

Shares 9K<p>A hydration tip from a skincare expert<p>Did you know that Dr. Howard Murad, the skincare expert and creator of Murad skincare, does not …

Fighting a confidence shortage.

The other day I found myself lost in my thoughts, as I often do. I was doing some self-analyzing and digging into the <i>why</i> behind my fear of just going …

Easy Pressure Cooker Chicken and Chickpea Masala Recipe

What I know about you: You like fast. You love easy. You lurve chicken. You're pretty wild about recipes that taste awesome. You like gadgets. This recipe for a pseudo-Indian chicken channa masala hits every one of those points. It takes about half an hour, it's easy enough that a very large and …

Don't Return Calls From These Area Codes -- It's A Scam!

A scam that repeats itself in modified forms every few years is once again spreading throughout the United States. Don’t be a victim!<p>Criminals target people simply by calling them. Intended victims receive a call on their phones from area code 473 which rings once and then disconnects, thereby …

Employ the "Rule Of 3" for Daily, Weekly and Annual Productivity

Planning your goals is one step of being productive, but it's just as important to review those goals, set sub-tasks and provide context with larger …

Indonesian volcano eruption claims lives after villagers allowed to return

At least 16 die as Mount Sinabung erupts after authorities gave the go-ahead for evacuated residents to return to their houses<p>The death toll from an Indonesian volcano that has been rumbling for months rose to 16 on Sunday after rescuers found another charred corpse and a critically injured college …

New Year, New You

A new year -- ah, a clean slate to start from. Wait, what is all that stuff following behind you? Old ideas, regrets, unresolved issues, physical and mental clutter, and maybe even some extra weight on your literal behind? A new you calls for a new approach. Releasing and discarding things and …

Happiness

Are you a lark or an owl?

<b>Whether you prefer being up at dawn or burning the midnight oil depends on your genes, experts have found.</b><p>Some of us leap out of bed each morning, raring to start the day. Others need at least one alarm clock - preferably one with a snooze button - to ensure they get to work on time.<p>And some of us …

Jet Lag

Obama: Spying Will Pretty Much Continue with Some Tweaks

In spy terms, the changes to the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs announced Friday by President Obama are more on the level of desk …

Daughter Speaks Out About Fertility Clinic Sperm-Switch Scandal

Pam Branum hoped she’d make interesting discoveries when she started researching her family’s genealogy more than two years ago.<p>But what she …

Couple Injured in Boston Marathon Bombing to Marry in Dream Wedding

Rebekah Gregory and Pete DiMartino are going to get their fairy-tale wedding – but their love story hasn’t always been so magical.<p>The two – who met …