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Which laptop has the best battery life of them all?

Whether you own a powerhouse gaming notebook or a super-light Ultrabook, your laptop doesn’t amount to a hill of beans if it doesn’t offer good …

Computer Hardware

6 Apps All Pet Owners Should Have

Pet owners know that having pet is very rewarding, and even good for your health. More companies are creating solutions to daily problems pet owners …

Pets

The Kyocera Proteus is a shape shifting flexible smartphone

Despite the amazing progress in display technology in recent years, one thing still remains beyond the mainstream consumer’s grasp: truly flexible screens. Last year Samsung and LG both released high end devices with bendable technology, however in the case of the Galaxy Round it was fixed to the …

Galaxy Note

Man who owns a smart TV says he’s ‘afraid’ of using it after reading its privacy policy

Just like with other electronic devices that used to be “dumb,” TVs have become increasingly smart lately, but that doesn’t mean that’s necessarily a …

Facing margin pressure, Samsung makes cheaper versions of its nicest phones

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>On Thursday, Samsung reported quarterly earnings that indicated its mobile division is headed in the wrong direction, thanks …

6 Relaxing Yoga Poses To Help You Fall Asleep

Ease your way into a more restful night sleep with restorative yoga poses and deep, mindful breathing. Where Zen meets REM, here are six easy yoga …

I’m terrified of my new TV: Why I’m scared to turn this thing on — and you’d be, too

From facial recognition to personal data collection, this thing is downright scary — and so are the implications<p>I just bought a new TV. The old one had a good run, but after the volume got stuck on 63, I decided it was time to replace it. I am now the owner of a new “smart” TV, which promises to …

Top iPad apps gone free for

Subscribe to our newsletter:<p>Prices were last updated 10 minutes ago<p>We find the best iPad app gone free for you daily. Our appPicker PDI selects only …

Just How Germy Are Airplanes?

Unsurprisingly, large commercial airplanes aren't cleaned after every flight, says aviation specialist Mark Gendreau, M.D.<p>Study author James Barbaree, Ph.D., says he hopes his research encourages airlines to take greater cleaning precautions in the future. But until then, guard against catching …

How Soda Ages Your Cells

In fact, by analyzing single samples of the participants’ telomeres, the researchers estimated that drinking a 20-ounce (oz.) soda every day would translate to an extra 4.6 years of aging. That’s similar to the effects caused by smoking.<p>How’d they get there? It might be because sugary sodas cause a …

What We Don’t Know About Ebola

Since its emergence in 1976, Ebola has been largely viewed as a remote threat, a sporadic problem of the developing world. There are fewer than half a dozen facilities in the United States equipped to safely study the virulent pathogen—and we are one of the disease’s most active investigators. In …

Disease

Virus Sleuths Chip Away At Ebola Mysteries

Vincent Racaniello, who studies viruses at Columbia University, says Ebola has recently become his obsession.<p>"I find myself reading incessantly about Ebola when I should be doing other things," says Racaniello, host of the online show This Week in Virology, which has devoted several recent programs …

US Ebola quarantines have a 'chilling' effect

Quarantines ordered by some US states for doctors and nurses returning from West African countries hit by Ebola have a "chilling effect" on aid work in those countries, aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said.<p>MSF told the Reuters news agency on Friday that the restrictions imposed by …

Fitness Expert Says That the Best Workouts Are Simple and Free. Here's Why.

After lifting, I go outside and play catch with a football, Frisbee, or medicine ball. Jogging back and forth while yelling, “I’m open, I’m open” is just fun. Training outside gets you some sunshine, some extra cardio, and makes you feel like an athlete. <br>I also like to mix body-weight exercises …

US states refuse to take incinerated Ebola waste

Fear - not science - blamed for leaving ashes in limbo a month after items belonging to Thomas Duncan were burned<p>It took a crew 38 hours to clear out the Dallas apartment where a Liberian man was staying before he was diagnosed with Ebola in September.<p>Workers in protective suits piled shoes, …

Disease

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

Is The Human Species Still Evolving?

Bill Nye The Science Guy speculates on the future of mankind<p>Is there a <i>Homo superius</i> just around the next corner, waiting to take our place? Let’s think about what it would take: If we were to give rise to a new species, something would have to happen to us to create a bottleneck or isolated place …

Evolution