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Odesza gives EDM a different kind of energy

Seattle electro-pop duo Odesza has only been together for three years, but already Harrison Mills and Clay Knight have demonstrated that they can command a big stage in front of tens of thousands of fans.<p>At Lollapalooza this summer, Mills and Knight built a performance that blended programmed …

How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …

Charisma

The 11 Most Important Cats Of Science

I can haz scienz?<p>[Special thanks to materials scientist Joe Spalenka for letting us use his photoshopped image of Watson And Crick Plus Chloe The Cat.]

Pets

Cool facts about your biological clock

Feeling tired after turning the clock back? That’s because the internal clock that controls your circadian rhythms needs time to adjust.<p>Circadian …

Sleep

Eternal Love

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11 '90s Couples Whose Breakups Broke Your Heart

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, the breakups from the '90s, both real and fictional, that we're still not over<p>The breakups from the '90s, both real and fictional, that still have us heart-broken. <i>Via Cosmopolitan.com</i><p>Getty Images

Sean Combs

One (M8) comes last, Note 3 first in Consumer Reports bend test

Consumer Reports<p>It’s not a real “****gate” scandal in the tech world until Consumer Reports weighs in. The respected consumer protection organization did it in 2010, when it confirmed that the iPhone 4 had a “death grip” issue, and now it’s literally weighing in on the new iPhones and several …

Mobile Technology

Consumer Reports: iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Not as Bendable as Believed

Just a day after Apple issued its first statement regarding the ongoing complaints that the iPhone 6 Plus bends in user pockets, Consumer Reports has released its test results for how "bendable" Apple's new phones are. In summary, the results show that the new phones are far stronger than what some …

Rare Hollywood Photos Revealed in Michael White's Photo Album

Hollywood producer Michael White reveals his personal photo album of Hollywood and fashion's biggest A-Listers<p>He may not personally be in the spotlight, but over the last 50 years, theater and film producer Michael White has befriended some of Hollywood and fashion's biggest A-listers. Now, a …

Samsung will give you $200 if you trade your old phone for the Note 4, even if it’s worth less

Earlier today we learned the Note 4 will go up for pre-order in the UK and US starting tomorrow. For those that are planning to upgrade from an older handset, Samsung has now announced its “guaranteed $200 total trade-in” promotion.<p><b>Related: Best places to trade in your iPad.</b><p>In short, if you …

Mobile

How To Build A Wireless Monitoring Solution For Under $350

As consumer electronics continue to improve in quality and price, there are more opportunities for professionals to save some money and create DIY …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

Why animals can’t resist touchscreen technology

Whether it’s apes, bears or penguins, animals can’t enough of touchscreens, says Jason G Goldman, and it’s revealing intriguing things about their behaviour.<p>Esme, Molly, Quinn, and Emily live together in Austria. Their favourite foods are mushrooms, sweetcorn, and strawberries, and their hobbies …

How to win at (almost) everything

In games, humans are hopelessly predictable. Spot this hidden behaviour and you can crush puny-minded opponents in everything from the lottery to Rock, Paper, Scissors.<p>Although we can never outwit the weather or natural disasters, there are ways to master those other seemingly unpredictable …

Sherlock Holmes

Is working at night bad for you?

How much does working in the small hours harm the mind and body? Claudia Hammond investigates the evidence.<p>In some jobs, working the night shift is unavoidable. There are hospitals to run, planes to fly and shops to keep open as we move towards a 24-hour society. With careful planning and a bit of …

Sleep

The new Mercedes-AMG GT – Trailer – Mercedes-Benz original

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The Polaroid spirit lives on with Fujifilm's new instant cameras

Instax Wide 300 prints larger photos than the Mini 90<p>It turns out the Instax Mini 90 wasn't a one-off. Fujifilm's attempt to lend its kid-friendly instant cameras a touch of class from its high-end X-series was great fun to use, but had a couple of issues — the small Instax prints aren't for …

You can (re)watch Samsung’s Unpacked event here

The Samsung Note 4 and Note Edge are now official, as are several other goodies like Gear VR. If you missed the opportunity to watch everything unfold during the press conference, you’ll be happy to know the video is now up for your (re)watching pleasure.<p>For those that would rather cut to the …

On Hacked Nude Photos and Stealing a Piece of the Soul

From the editors of Esquire.com, no means no, even in stolen photos.<p>As the superstitions of various pre-technological cultures throughout history are said to have held, photography was thought of as an act of theft in which a portion of the subject's soul was removed from the body and imprisoned in …

How To Take A Selfie Like a Supermodel

Nothing garners more followers than a great selfiewe studied the masters (supermodels!) and came up with 9 easy tips for taking a great photo of yourself.<p>Nothing garners more followers than a great selfie—we studied the masters (supermodels!) and came up with 9 easy tips for taking a great photo of …

Supermodels

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Skully Smart Helmet becomes the fastest Indiegogo project to reach $1 million

Remember the Skully AR-1 smart motorcycle helmet that we had a look at a couple of days ago? The project had already nearly tripled its original Indiegogo funding goal of $250,000 with 30 days left in the campaign, and it has now become the fastest fully-funded campaign on Indiegogo to reach the $1 …

Crowd Funding

Phenibut Effects & Experiences for High Moods

Phenibut is a nootropic that people use for anxiety, stress, depression, insomnia, and fatigue.<p>It can have highly anxiolytic effects, with a …