Michael Geyer

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Scientists claim to have solved the mystery of female orgasm

Scientists claims they have finally solved the mystery of the female orgasm and it is all to do with ovulation.<p>A study on mammal reproduction found orgasms help apes ovulate, but because it plays no part in the reproductive cycle of humans, it is a redundant evolutionary afterthought.<p>In many …

Scientists Zone In on Treatment for Chronic Migraines and Headaches

Those who get migraines know how painful and debilitating they can be. In extreme cases, they can take you out of commission for days. One in seven …

Migraines

Nashville Is Officially The Friendliest City In America

And the rudest city might surprise you.<p>Ever wonder where you’ll find the rudest and friendliest cities in America?<p>For the eighth year in a row, Travel + Leisure has scoured the country asking Americans about their experiences in major U.S. cities with populations over 100,000 people. The …

4 Ways to Score a Last-Minute Travel Bargain

While money can't technically buy happiness, it can buy you a mood-boosting, outlook-improving vacation. That's because experiences—unlike clothes, …

Flying

New No Man's Sky trailer invites you to explore game's 18 quintillion planets

Sony has released a new trailer for ambitious PlayStation 4 and PC space game No Man's Sky. It's titled "Explore," and it shows off some of the 18 quintillion planets the game has to offer.<p>As you'll see, each planet appears to be unique. The game offers "limitless variety," the video says, due in …

No Man's Sky

Black Desert Online's combat feels like a revolution for MMOs

I've lost count of how many times I've shuffled hotbars of skills and spells in persistent online fantasy worlds. What I want is my abilities …

How To Build An Oculus Rift Gaming PC For $300 Less Than Off-The-Shelf Systems

Oculus has revealed the initial batch of <b>Oculus Rift Ready PCs</b> from Dell, Asus, and Alienware, all of which are available to pre-order on February 16. But you can <b>build your own for about $300 less</b> than even the <i>cheapest</i> pre-built system from ASUS.<p>I’m going to show you two part lists. The first will …

Check out This Easy Way to Fly For Free, for an Entire Year

Southwest pass may be best loyalty perk out there<p>With airlines nickel-and-diming travelers at every turn and squishing us into ever shrinking seats, …

I Photographed My Cat Throughout The Seasons

Seasons change but the cat remains the same. When you live in the city your cat looks at the outside world through the window. I decided to take Kate …

Black Desert Online's character creator now available for free download

Get to work on your own monstrous creations<p><i>Black Desert Online</i>, Daum Games' upcoming multiplayer role-playing game, is launching its final closed beta next month, the developer announced. To tide players over until its Feb. 18 release, however, the studio has launched the game's character creation …

A NASA expert has revealed the most realistic renderings of how Earth would look with Saturn's rings

Saturn's Rings are amazing to behold. Since they were first observed by Galileo in 1610, they have been the subject of endless scientific interest and popular fascination.<p>Composed of billions of particles of dust and ice, these rings span a distance of about 282,000 km (175,000 miles) - which is …

Astronomy

Why Google's Cheap Cardboard VR System Just Got A Lot More Realistic

The cheap, easy-to-use virtual reality headset added support for spatial audio to put your head in the movie.<p>One of the things people are most excited for virtual reality to take on — after simply being able to look around a new place — is sound. Just strapping the headset on is the first step, …

How to choose an island in the Bahamas

Travel anywhere in the Bahamas and you'll find pristine beaches with crystal-clear water lapping at their shores. While gorgeous strips of sand ring every island of this 700-island archipelago, the destination is a multifaceted one that offers a variety of distinctly Bahamian experiences for every …

Pack a week's worth of clothes into this smart carry-on

The size of your carry on luggage is becoming more and more important as airlines continue to increase fees, as well as restrict what’s allowed when …

6 simple ways to take better photos on any camera

But even as we all take more and more pictures, many of us assume our talents are limited. "Real" photographers use expensive equipment and have "good eyes" for pictures. The reality is that much of the difference between pros and everyone else can be broken down into a few simple guidelines.<p>Here …

Mobile Photography

Final Fantasy Adventure remake getting an English version (update)

Game Boy classic heading to smartphones<p>A remake of Game Boy title <i>Final Fantasy Adventure</i>, otherwise known as the first game in the Mana franchise, appears to be receiving a localization. The game's Japanese Twitter account first revealed an overseas release in a tweet.<p>Renamed <i>Adventures of Mana,</i> the …

Endless Has Built A $79 PC For The Offline World

There are affordable computers, there are cheap computers and then there’s the Endless Mini, which is available for as little as $79.<p>“Everybody in the world deserves the option to have a computer,” said Endless CEO and Chief of Product Matt Dalio.<p>In other words, Endless is building Linux-based …

Birth control for men comes down to flipping a switch

Birth control for men still tends to be divided between condoms (which aren't always fun or reliable) and more drastic surgical procedures like vasectomies (which are frequently permanent). Not exactly ideal, is it? However, inventor Clemens Bimek thinks he can make it just a matter of flipping a …

The smartphone cases at CES you'll actually want, including a VR viewer

In addition to gadgets and large electronics, a ton of accessories are showcased at CES every year. Smartphone cases that are extra elaborate always …

Phones

A map for everyone who didn't realize just how huge the Milky Way galaxy is

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The Milky Way "formed from the inside out," according to Melissa Ness, a researcher who helped produce the largest growth map of …

Universe

Here's Where And When To Fly When You're Poor But Need A Vacation

The world is one big copy of “Eat Pray Love,” and you're Julia Roberts, baby!<p>So what if you just got off a month-and-a-half stretch where you …

Intel’s 2nd-gen Compute Stick is a faster, better iTunes media server

One year after introducing the original Compute Stick, a version of which was featured in our guide to building a $150 iTunes media server, <b>Intel</b> today announced the <b>2nd-gen Compute Stick</b> ($159-$499) with many noteworthy improvements. Still shaped like a pack of gum, the new Compute Stick fits a …

Gift Guides

This Hypnotizing Illustration Depicts the Entire Known Universe

Just not to scale.<p>What is it like to gaze through a telescope into the heavens? It's a little something like this illustration, which shows the entire observable universe arranged from most distant in the outer part of the circle to our own solar system in the center.<p>It's not a map, but rather a …

Muse is a headset and smartphone app to train your brain for better meditation

One of the more interesting products I’ve run into so far at CES is Muse, a mindfulness and meditation band that wraps around your ears, temple and forehead that reads your brainwaves in order to facilitate better meditative practices.<p>The band calculates brain activity through carefully placed …

11 Space Movies to Watch In 2016

The year 2016 won't be much of a year for realistic space movies, but apocalypse, beloved franchises like "Star Wars" and "Star Trek," and romance on …

Star Trek

Debunking the (Often Phony) Science Behind Performance-Enhancing Apparel

In the last year, we’ve seen at least half a dozen companies launch (or more often crowdfund) apparel that allegedly makes workouts more effective. That doesn’t include the clothing, like the products from Hexoskin, Athos, and OmSignal, that monitors your vitals as you sweat. No, these new brands …

How to Safeguard Your Camera Gear in the Trunk of Your Car

In a recent post about “How Camera Gear was stolen in 2015,” it was reported that 31% of gear theft victims had their gear stolen from their car. The …

Here's what happens when we stuff ourselves

YouTube<p>On a Sunday that's usually a week or two after "Western" Easter, my parents set up an electric spit to roast a whole lamb in their suburban …

Food

Rare Color Photos Reveal Germany In 1900 Before It Was Destroyed By Wars

Sadly, a time machine is not available yet. However, if you’ve been wondering how Germany looked before WWI, don’t bother looking for uranium, just …