David Rogers

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Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. Let us count the ways.<p>If you overestimate how many voice minutes, text messages and data usage …

Invisible intelligence: how tiny sensors could connect everything we own

The Kolibree toothbrush knows more about your mouth than you ever wanted to know. It monitors how you brush your teeth and lets you know if you're doing it wrong (yes, you can fail at brushing your teeth). Even your dentist can’t monitor your oral hygiene on a daily basis, and that’s exactly why …

EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner offering security that's unique to you

When it comes to unique passcodes, it doesn't get much more secure that an eye scan. Thanks to EyeLock's Myris, you'll be able to create super complex passwords that you won't have to remember -- using a USB-powered add-on to authenticate your identity instead. Myris is about the size of a makeup …

Your Data Gets Lost Or Stolen Online Frequently. Do You Even Care?

2013 was filled with even more large service providers, government departments and enterprises getting hacked or otherwise loosing your data. Your data was likely lost on multiple occasions just from the breaches in the news, let alone the ones that never made the headlines. Reputation or direct …

Scientists Are Using Metamaterials To Build Everything From Wireless Phone Chargers To Invisibility Cloaks

While the holy grail of metamaterials is still to make objects and people invisible to the eye, they are set to have a more tangible commercial impact playing more mundane roles - from satellite antennas to wirelessly charging cellphones.<p>Metamaterials are simply materials that exhibit properties …

Klhip - Ape to Gentleman

New to the world, as of 17 September 2013; the Klhip. The world’s first, and only, ergonomically correct nail clippers. Winner of I.D. Magazine’s …

Stainless Steel

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Rule of style #1 from neckwear designer ALEXANDER OLCH: "A man defines himself by the things he knows how to do. And knowing how to tie a tie is, in my opinion, critical. The many varieties of knots are not important. I stick with the basic 'four in hand.' Variety is better left to the neckties themselves." Read all 10 tips: http://ow.ly/s2215

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Coghlan's Can Opener - Package of 2

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SteriPEN Ultra Water Purifier

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This Device Turns A Charcoal Stove Into A Cell Phone Charger

Also it might provide electricity to the undeveloped world.<p>VOTO is a new device that turns fire into a power source for cell phones. Now, where there's fire, there can be modern civilization!<p>The key is a fire-activated fuel cell. The fuel-cell end of the device is placed into a stove, below the …

Paleo Protein: Buffalo Steaks With Mushroom Sauce

Since it appeared in 2005, ­Loren Cordain and Joe Friel’s <i>The Paleo Diet for Athletes</i> has sold nearly 100,000 copies—not bad for a brand extension of what many considered nothing more than a fad diet. The reason may have something to do with the less stringent guidelines. In their first book, 2001’s</i> …

Campfire Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and I’m guessing most of you (if you are anything like us Dirty Girls) already have your feast(s) planned out. …

Ticla

Part of the joy of outdoor gear is nerding out over technical details like waterproofing and making sure everything is ultra-lightweight down to the gram. However, when your outdoor excursions don't involve weeklong trips in the backcountry or summiting snow-capped peaks, you might want something …

How to Start a Fire After It's Rained

It was pretty damp this past Saturday. It rained a few times off and on, and when we finally decided to practice starting a fire in such wet …

Solar Tent Charges Your Gadgets in the Wild

Looking to venture into great outdoors but not quite ready to go on a total tech detox? The Katabatic solar-powered tent might be the camping product …

Tug Of Authority Over Legal Gap In Online Privacy

Even the most mundane online tasks require us to hand over sensitive data. Privacy policies pass by with an easy click. Yes, each company has its own legal language about the risks we take on, but the standards for consumer protection are murky.<p>"There is no one law in the United States that …

How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

China successfully lands spacecraft on Moon

China, whose lunar ambitions have only expanded in the last few years, has finally joined the United States and Russia in successfully landing a spacecraft on the Moon. The country's Chang'e-3 unmanned spacecraft, launched two weeks ago, landed on the moon today, the first craft to "soft-land" on …

The New Armor That Lets You Sense Surveillance Cameras

Like a creepy digital tap on the shoulder<p>We pass under surveillance cameras every day, appearing on perhaps hundreds of minutes of film. We rarely notice them. London-based artist James Bridle would like to remind us.<p>Bridle has created a wearable device he calls the “surveillance spaulder.” …

The New Politics of Pot: The 2014 Candidates Who Want to Legalize It

Forget decriminalization or medical marijuana. Bolstered by state ballot victories, top-tier contenders in 2014 are seeking full legalization, the …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Syrian forces recapture strategic border town

BEIRUT — Syrian government forces have recaptured the western border town of Deir Attiyeh, less than a week after rebel forces had seized it in a counteroffensive, according to Syrian state television.<p>Deir Attiyeh, with about 10,000 residents and a significant Christian minority, is viewed as a …

A tiny implant could replace booster shot injections

Vaccines are more than just uncomfortable. Booster shots, like injections for hepatitis B or whooping cough, require several carefully timed trips to the doctor's office. In countries like the US, that means some patients don't follow through on completing a full series of shots — a particular …

Del Toro Fair Isle Wool Alto Chukka

The brand may be based along the sunny beaches of Miami, but that hasn’t stopped Del Toro from<p>The brand may be based along the sunny beaches of Miami, but that hasn’t stopped Del Toro from appropriating the look of your favorite Fair Isle sweater for its latest version of the Alto Chukka. Perfect …