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The Best Clever Uses for Old Gift Cards

If you're like most people, you got a lot of gift cards this week. Once they're spent dry and nothing more than empty slabs of plastic, don't just …

How Do You Test a New Pair of Headphones?

A new pair of headphones is a wonderful thing, especially if they're well reviewed and you know they'll sound great. However, we've said before that …

The Coolest Science of 2013, in GIFs

If a picture's worth a thousand words, a GIF is easily worth a million. The file format—which uses a series of images to produce a looping video, …

Why 3D Printing Is Turning Out to Be Risky

In a year when investors were willing to make speculative trades in emerging technologies, one of the hottest areas was (and continues to be) 3D …

How to Feel Confident Sharing Your Creative Work In Public

Putting yourself on the line publicly with an idea you've hatched or art you've created is one of the toughest things you'll ever do. Here is a …

Want to Lose Weight This Year? Choose the Right Resolution

Once upon a time (in January 2013 to be precise), my friend Alex decided he needed a change. In the 17 years since he’d gotten married, he had gained …

Loosen Up! Arm Stretches for Tight Shoulders

To prevent or alleviate tight shoulders, try these three key stretches, courtesy of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.<p>To prevent or …

Would you trust a doctor in a T-shirt?

<b>A senior British doctor has complained that junior members of her profession are getting too scruffy. But since doctors are valued for their skill and knowledge does it really matter what they wear?</b><p>The father of Western medicine, Hippocrates, had a clear idea of what a doctor should look like - …

Medical Journals

Apple is suddenly really interested in health tech

Advertisement<p>10 Comments<p>We know Apple CEO Tim Cook loves his Nike (s nke) FuelBand. And the fitness-tracking wristband seems to be inspiring how the …

Private social network Path comes to the Kindle Fire HD

Path has today announced that it’s shipping a version of its social network app for the Kindle Fire, but that only the HD versions are eligible. The Path announcement says that the company worked with Amazon to make the app available.<p>Notably, this does look a bit different than the version it has …

How Firefox OS plans to kill — not reinvent — the app store

Mozilla has posted another video about Firefox OS. Intended for app developers, the clip explains a bit about how and why distribution will work in a world without app stores.<p>In this world, the mobile web rules, and apps can be found anywhere, through any mechanism, all over the web, all over the …