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Withings’ futuristic scale measures cardiac health

Getting a checkup on the old ticker used to require a visit to the doctor, but thanks to Withings’ incredibly smart new device, soon all you’ll need to do is put your feet on a scale.<p>The new Withings Body Cardio is trying to completely change the expectations of the modern scale by adding a …

Philips' new location-aware Sonicare Connected toothbrush knows which teeth you're brushing

Location tracking, timers, pressure sensors. Have we hit peak toothbrush?<p>There are connected toothbrushes that track how long you brush. Philips Sonicare's newest model also wants to build a 3D map of your mouth.<p>The Philips Sonicare Flexcare Platinum Connected toothbrush, announced today, is the …

Home Automation

T. Piketty y el Debate de la Desigualdad: Axel Kaiser y Klaus Schmidt-Hebbel - Curso de Verano 2015

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Wordflex Oxford Dictionary Now Free!

The <b>Wordflex Touch Dictionary (free)</b> is the most beautifully rendered touch-based reference technology you will hold in your hand. I only barely exaggerate how amazing it is to use. The last thing I want to do when researching a topic or looking for word substitutes (like the word "amazing"—I so …

Language

Sony's Ultra HD 4K TVs that are thinner than an iPhone 6 will arrive this summer

Apple isn’t the only company obsessed with making its electronics thinner and lighter. Sony’s super-thin Ultra HD 4K TVs (UHD TV), which measure …

Rendición de cuentas por resultados: ¿Sirve para mejorar la educación escolar? | CIPER Chile CIPER Chile » Centro de Investigación e Información Periodística

Desde los años 80 se ha impulsado una política de “rendición de cuentas escolar”, que es una medición del rendimiento de las escuelas basada en metas …

Sensordrone Bluetooth Sensor: Measure Your World With 11 Sensors In One | Cult of Mac Deals

11 SENSORS IN ONE TINY PACKAGE<p>Sensordrone is here to turn your smartphone into <b>the world's first mobile, wearable, programmable, sensing computer</b>. Packing more than <b>11 sensors into one tiny package</b>, Sensordrone turns your smartphone into a carbon monoxide detector, non-contact thermometer, gas leak …

How Secret Societies Stay Hidden on the Internet

Inside the surreal recruitment process of a legendary club—or something like it—at New York University<p>It all started with a Facebook message from a dead guy.<p>His name was Ernest Howard Crosby and his profile picture showed an old-time portrait of a man in a dapper vest sporting a bushy Civil War …

The best iPad stylus is now for sale in Europe

FiftyThree's Pencil stylus for iPad comes to France, Germany, and the UK<p>Paper's creator FiftyThree is bringing its Bluetooth stylus for iPads to Europe. As of today, customers can order Pencil from Amazon in France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. The product is available in two models: the £49.99 …

How to replace a stuck or broken iPhone power button: The ultimate guide

Everything you need to know to DIY (do-it-yourself) repair a stuck or broken power button in your iPhone!<p>The iPhone has been plagued with power …

Colbie Caillat Is Tired of Being Photoshopped: Here's What She Did About It

You won't believe your eyes.<p>Grammy Award-winning, singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat returns with a brand new EP, <i>Gypsy Heart</i> and a powerful new music video in which she makes a powerful statement about unfair beauty ideals by shunning hair and make-up. Here, we talk to Caillat about the man (yup!) …

9 Ways to Think More Rationally and Develop Your Own Opinions

25 Jun 2014<p>9 Ways to Think More Rationally and Develop Your Own Opinions<p>Girl With Book by Jose Ferraz de Almeida Júnior When it comes to writing …

10 Fascinating Rituals and Traditions of English Schools

26 Jun 2014<p>10 Fascinating Rituals and Traditions of English Schools<p>Britain is home to some of the world’s most famous, beautiful and historic …

Helpful Mnemonics and Essential Memory Aids for Tricky English Language Rules

4 Jul 2014<p>Helpful Mnemonics and Essential Memory Aids for Tricky English Language Rules<p>About the AuthorStephanie Allen read Classics and English at …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

How to learn to play piano with a little help from your iPad

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Many music schools that teach piano are very particular about learning to play on a “real” piano. They expect anyone learning …

Godfire: Rise of Prometheus trailer makes it look like the most badass iOS game ever

Mobile developer Vivid Games has dropped a new trailer for its forthcoming open world actioner <i>Godfire: Rise of Prometheus</i> and — wow!<p>If I wasn’t excited about getting my Greek mythological badass on prior to watching these tantalizing glimpses of what’s to come, then I certainly am now. In short: …

The handheld smartphone device which could spot cancer

A £240 ($400) handheld device which can analyse potential tumours is being developed in Tel Aviv.<p>The Mobile OCT device consists of a smartphone to take the images, a lens, some lights and a plastic handle.<p>The images are assessed by the device's operator and are then uploaded for review by a …

Tel Aviv

Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

Italy

Augmented Reality App 'Layar' Updates with New Design, Archivable AR Content

Augmented reality service Layar has released an update for its iOS app today, bringing a complete redesign to the app as well as the ability to archive AR content for later viewing. The app also includes an integrated QR code scanner and a refined Geo Layer interface that allows the user to find …

The Creativity Compass

I think this framework first came up in a conversation with John Maeda. The original observation was that artist and scientists tend to work well …

Creativity

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