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The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Mornings: Breakfast Nachos

Just let this happen.<p>Put an egg on absolutely anything and call it breakfast. That means putting an egg on top of this melty mixture of warm corn …

Breakfast

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Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

Rejuvenating Effect Found In Blood Of Young Mice

A protein found in the blood of young mice awakens muscles and neurons in old rodents.<p>When people speak of the regenerative power of "young blood," they usually mean it metaphorically. But a trio of new studies show that compounds in the blood of young mice can rejuvenate older animals in a number …

The Ultimate Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake, Plus 7 Other Recipes to Cook with Your Kids

Cooking is one of the best ways to bond with your kids <i>and</i> communicate some valuable skills. Here are eight places to get started.

Slow Cookers

DYK hundreds of kilometers of catacombs run underneath Rome and its outskirts? National Geographic explores what's inside Rome's ancient burial grounds http://bit.ly/1fAVsey

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The Mystery of the People Frozen in Time

Pompeii is one of the most iconic monuments of the Roman world. Millions of tourists go there every year to see the remains of this ancient city …

Archaeology

Wireless electricity? It's here

Katie Hall was shocked the second she saw it: a light-bulb glowing in the middle of a room with no wires attached.<p>Looking back, it was a crude experiment, she remembers: a tiny room filled with gigantic copper refrigerator coils -- the kind you'd see if you cracked open the back of your freezer.<p>She …

DIY security offers smarter peace of mind

From kits to cameras to all-in-one units, the new generation of do-it-yourself security is smarter, simpler, and more affordable than anything you've seen before.<p>Installing a home security system used to mean spending hundreds of dollars to have professionals come and hardwire your house, signing a …

Home Security

Report: EA, Comcast working to stream games to TVs through cable box

Electronic Arts and Comcast are finalizing an agreement that would allow Comcast customers to stream EA games to their televisions through the telecom giant's X1 cable box, reports Reuters.<p>Citing five sources, Reuters reports that the deal would cover casual games first, then action and sports …

Orlando

Festivals

Flying Car Moves from Science Fiction Toward Reality

Flying cars have long been the stuff of science fiction, though plenty of entrepreneurs and visionaries have struggled to make the concept a reality – including no less than the original Henry Ford.<p>The group of Massachusetts Institute of Technology alumni that developed the Transition flying car …

Flying Car

Invention Awards 2014: Charge Gadgets With Your Footsteps

Take a hike, earn an iPhone battery's worth of energy<p>Each thud of a hiker’s heel releases enough energy to illuminate a light bulb. Rather than waste that power, Matt Stanton, an engineer and avid backpacker, created a shoe insole that stores it as electricity. The device promises to be an …

Gear & Gadgets

Psst! Wearable Devices Could Make Big Tech Leaps, Into Your Ear

It's early evening on a Thursday and you're at a networking event, balancing a small plate of appetizers in one hand. Someone comes up to you to say hello. She acts like you've met before, but you can't recall where.<p>"It's Jackie Barnes," she says.<p>"Jackie Barnes," you repeat like you remember. "It's …

Could 'space arks' save humanity? Experts design self-sustaining ships to rescue us in the event of a global catastrophe

• <b>Building self-sustainable spacecraft is the key to interstellar travel</b>• <b><br>That's according to Rachel Armstrong, the lead on Project Persephone</b>• <b><br>She said we</b> …

Space Travel

The Halo headband wants to make you smarter by shocking your brain

A far-fetched gadget has backing from the tech industry's biggest investor<p>Back in 2012, I found myself in the basement of a couple self-styled biohackers, hooking up some electrodes to my temple. They were showing me a prototype of their "thinking cap," which they said increased focus by zapping …

Nasa says new spacesuit one small step towards sending mankind to Mars

Nasa unveiled its latest prototype spacesuit on Tuesday, after opening the decision to an online vote.<p>The “Technology” design accrued just over 63% of the vote to overtake the competing designs, “Trends in Society” and “Biomimicry,” to become the newest Z-series suit.<p>More than 230,000 votes were …

Invention Awards 2014: Seal Combat Wounds In 15 Seconds

A pocket-size invention that could save lives<p>When bullets or shrapnel strike a soldier, standard first aid calls for stuffing gauze as deep as five inches into a wound and applying pressure. If bleeding hasn’t stopped after three minutes, the old gauze is pulled out—and new gauze shoved in.<p>There’s …

Experimental Technique Coaxes Muscles Destroyed By War To Regrow

Ron Strang was on patrol in Afghanistan when a primitive land mine exploded.<p>"When it went off, it came across the front of my body," Strang says. Though he survived the blast, his left leg was never the same. Shrapnel destroyed most of the muscle on his left thigh. He used to run, swim and hike. …

Why Researchers Are Putting 3-D Glasses On Praying Mantises

"Just for fun" is not the answer. We think.<p>In a move that's sure to shake up the burgeoning IMAX-for-insects industry, researchers have got funding to study the vision of praying mantises and are affixing the world's smallest 3-D glasses onto the creatures to better understand their superb ocular …

Toe-Tickling Shoes Let You Navigate The City By Touch

MIT researcher's project replaces smartphone maps with cloud-connected insoles<p>If you've spent any time lately walking on busy city sidewalks, you'll know that many people are gazing steadily into smartphone screens as they get around, often at the expense of seeing who and what are right around …

How To Turn A Clothespin Into A Matchstick Gun

Update your desktop arsenal with this creation<p>DIY enthusiast Grant Thompson, who previously made a 10-penny battery that powered a small light for almost two weeks, is at it again. Inspired by another project tutorial, Thompson created seven variations of a mini-pistol that can fire matches over 20 …

Ammunition

These Beautiful Graphics Reveal The Chemistry Of Everyday Foods

Literally everything around us is made up of chemicals. That includes all foods. And the different kinds of chemicals they contain give the stuff we eat their flavors, colors, and smells.<p>On the blog Compound Interest, a chemist and teacher in the United Kingdom has illustrated the chemistry behind …

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Mysterious mermaid stripped naked

Name: The Horniman merman<br>Species: <i>Pseudosiren paradoxoides</i><br>Dates: mid- to late-19th century<br>Claim to fame: Iconic specimen<br>Where now: Horniman Museum & Gardens<p>I am fascinated by mermaids. But my fascination, I should add, is purely professional. It all began when, in my capacity as a curator of natural …

Toyota Has A Tron Bike

The FV2 is a motorcycle straight out of a 1980s vision of 2050.<p>I have made this comparison before, and perhaps will again, but, damnit, this is a _Tron _bike, right? That is, inarguably, what this is.<p>The FV2 is a concept motorcycle from Toyota, set up only a little ostentatiously at the New York …

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The Evolutionary Mystery of Left-Handedness and What It Reveals About How the Brain Works

<i>“Sahara is too little price / to pay for thy Right hand,”</i> Emily Dickinson wrote in a poem. <i>“The right hand = the hand that is aggressive, the hand that masturbates,”</i> Susan Sontag pondered in her diary in 1964. <i>“Therefore, to prefer the left hand! … To romanticize it, to sentimentalize it!”</i> The human …