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The 10 best health and fitness apps of 2013

I’m not one of those calorie counting fitness fanatics. I just really hate buying clothes and don’t want to have to purchase larger sized pants. In …

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The Week In Numbers: China Lands On The Moon, NASA's Deep-Space Chamber, And More

<b>40 tons</b>: the weight of the door to NASA's Chamber A, a room that recreates the deadly conditions of deep space and, because it can reach 11 Kelvin, is the coldest place on Earth<p><b>4</b>: the number of spiral arms that make up the Milky Way, according to a new study (previous observations give our galaxy …

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New Apps and Websites That Will Change the Way You Travel in 2014

<i>By Karen Dion</i><p>There are so many new apps and websites to help us micromanage every aspect of our travel. In compiling a best-of list, we wondered where to even begin! We tried to keep it simple: Here are some of our favorites from the last year that will save you money and/or stress when planning …

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A Trail of Lights To Surround the Home in Brilliance

Tucked away in the sincerest part of our hearts lies a secret garden that many of us are longing to re-create. However, the details are so intricate …

Watch a robotic cube walk and balance under its own power

Cubes aren't usually the go-to shape when creating an object that's meant to move around, but researchers in Switzerland have created one that can do just that — along with a handful of other surprising talents. Called the Cubli, it measures nearly 6 inches on each side and can walk around by …

Learning to code? EngineHere can connect you with devs in a virtual classroom

Want to learn to code? You’ll have plenty of options to choose from, with dozens of providers promising to teach you computer programming skills in no time.<p>But Benjamin Plesser, founder of EngineHere, believes he’s found the optimal “learn to code” model. Plesser is a software developer who …

Gorgeous Robox 3D printer hopes it can do for 3D printing what the iMac did for personal computing

In 1999, my elementary school got every single kid to love computer class with a single move: It replaced a fleet of Macintosh Classic IIs with iMac …

Watch for Ursid meteors

Ursid meteor shower active each year around December solstice. In 2017, the peak is probably Friday morning, December 22.<p>Start watching for Ursid …

DNA motor uses arms to walk across a nanotube

Engineers made a motor out of DNA and then used it to move nanoparticles of cadmium disulfide along the length of a nanotube.<p>The design was inspired …

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Details of Mark Zuckerberg's immigration reform group reportedly revealed in leaked memo

Mark Zuckerberg's entry into politics through a rumored immigration reform group made up of Silicon Valley industry pioneers appears to be going forward, but not without a little bit of controversy. <i>Politico</i> apparently got its hands on an internal email from Joe Green — Zuckerberg's former Harvard …

Why Do We Keep Making Ebooks Like Paper Books?

Comparing books to ebooks is like comparing mechanical watches to digital watches, or manual cars to automatic cars. No one doubts the convenience, …

The Breathometer Will Ensure You Don’t Drive (Or Do Video Interviews) While Drunk

There’s a new handy little device for people who like to drink but want to be safe about it. The Breathometer, which is currently for sale through a campaign on Indiegogo, was built to use the processing power of your mobile phone to provide an affordable way to allow users to check their blood …

Seeking startup cred: SAP pushes HANA as a platform for data startups

SAP(s sap) and Kendall Square have a lot in common. They are both legacy tech powers that want to attract — and keep — shiny new data startups.<p>That’s …

Goodbye Ugly Forums! Moot Is A Flexible And Modern Platform For Online Discussion (And It’s Free)

Moot, a startup offering a new take on commenting and forums, is launching today after three and a half years of development with the goal of bringing these key pieces of Internet discussion into the modern era. Unlike many of the options for online discussion that exist today, Moot is designed to …