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6 of the Best Translation Apps To Use When Traveling

Not multilingual? You don’t actually need to be with these apps, all which will help you read, speak and understand a variety of different languages. …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Comic Books

This Woman Learned Her Birthmark Is A Sign She Fused With Her Twin In Utero

Chimerism is a rare genetic condition where an individual has two sets of DNA.<p>Twins often have an inseparable bond, but Muhl and her fraternal twin are actually the same person. In a rare genetic event, Muhl fused together with her fraternal twin in the womb. So Muhl has two sets of DNA: her own, …

This wristband lets you hear phone calls through your fingers

Innomdle Lab is a South Korean startup that was spun out of Samsung’s incubator, and it’s just about ready to launch its first product: Sgnl, a wristband-slash-watch strap that turns your fingers into a phone receiver. When paired with a phone, you can hear callers by touching your finger to your …

Extreme Weather

15 of the best science podcasts that will make you smarter

Podcasts are more popular every year, which means there's a wealth of audio storytelling to listen to — and many options to choose from.<p>We're here to help.<p>Whether you need something to listen to on your commute or just want a brain-boost while you pick up around the house, you can always trust a …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

11 Healthy Food Trends You Need To Know In 2017

It’s been a big year for some…interesting food trends. Our Instagram feeds saw an endless scroll of avocado roses, rainbow bagels, and ridiculous …

Pilot Wave Theory Video Will Make You Totally Rethink Quantum Mechanics

Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman has been quoted as saying that it’s safe to say “that nobody understands quantum mechanics.” But even …

Scientists studying effect of ketogenic diet on brain cancer

Scientists are tracking the effects of a high-fat, low-carbohydrate diet for its potential to starve brain tumours and treat cancer patients.<p>The …

7 Free Image Sources for Your Blog and Social Media

Thanks to the Internet, we now live in a hyper-connected world. Whether it’s reading the news or checking Twitter, everyone goes online to check what …

8 Awesome Science Resources That You Can Access For Free Online

Including ALL of Feynman’s lectures.<p>There's nothing worse than wanting to expand your knowledge, satisfy your curiosity, or just confirm some weird …

A Week in Mousehole: The Most Charming Little Town on the English Seaside

London in the summer, like many cities, is overwhelmed with visitors and tepid sparkling wine. If you are headed to the capital, consider veering southwest toward the coasts of Cornwall, full of postcard towns with rocky beaches. One of the most arcadian is the hamlet of Mousehole (pronounced …

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Eclipse Eyewear makes a far-out fashion statement of the maximalist kind! You won’t find any nose pieces or rigid frames… instead, lightweight …

Plastic

How To Turn Scrap Materials And Overlooked Items Into Design Gold

Humans are wasteful creatures. The sightly good news is that designers are sourcing materials that often end up in the garbage (or ocean) to fabricate creative objects. A new group show at the Aram Gallery called <i>Extra Ordinary</i> details the work of 14 such practitioners who see opportunity in …

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Text-walkers evolve ‘protective shuffle' to prevent injuries

Text-walkers might seem oblivious to their surroundings but they are actually taking extra care to avoid obstacles<p>Sauntering along the pavement at a snail’s pace with their heads bent low over their smartphones, text-walkers are the bane of most busy pedestrians.<p>But while they appear to be …

The Best Shows On Netflix You’ve Never Heard Of

Netflix original programming has grown from one series in 2012 to 36-plus series in the years to come, which means that Netflix is as full-fledged a network as FX or AMC (in fact, they’ll provide even more programming by 2016). As they ramp up their original programming, expect to see fewer series …

TV

Delicate Fish Paintings Express Artist's Elegant Vision of the World

Painter Niharika Hukku‘s captivating work will make you realize that ordinary fish possess an innate beauty. More often than not, the artist uses simple, white pottery (which she constructs herself) as a functional canvas for her aquatic designs. “Starting with an idea, my work is an expression of …

Light Affects Your Brain Like A Drug: These Gadgets Make It A Drug That Lets You Sleep Better

Your screens are killing your sleep patterns. Here’s how to fix it.<p>Sleep used to be so simple. You’d go to bed, read a book and nod off. Then, around eight hours later, you’d wake up, either naturally, as one of your one-and-a-half-hour sleep cycles came to an end, or rudely, with the intrusion of …

If Gas Is Cheap, Why Are Airfares So Expensive?

If fuel prices are so low, why are air fares so high? And will prices ever return to Earth?<p>They're simple questions with complicated answers. But Jake Oakman, for one, would like to know. So would many holiday travelers.<p>Oakman, who works for the state of Indiana, usually spends between $350 and …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Portland: 10 Things to Do

Food carts first started cropping up around town to serve hungry workers looking for cheap eats to go, but this being Portland, they've now become a …

Insider’s Guide to Portland, Oregon

Whether you’re visiting Portland for the first time or the tenth, there’s always something in the way of food and drink to discover. And there are …

Famelab crowns the 'best stand-up scientist in the world'

It was not exactly Eurovision, but it surely bore many of the same hallmarks: flags from various countries, anxious contestants rehearsing their acts, a presenter checking his script, an empty, floodlit stage as the audience took their seats in the hall. Singing and dancing were not expected …

Watch Science Explain How Caffeine Stimulates the Brain

Here's a video that explains the chemistry behind caffeine, which is the world's most popular drug. When ingested, caffeine breaks up into <b>three different metabolites</b>, each of which has a different effect on the brain. (Their magical influences achieve everything from increasing oxygen flow to …

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48 Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself

We've published 100 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Should Know About Yourself, courtesy of Dr. Susan Weinschenk, a behavioral scientist.<p>Now we're highlighting our favorites from the list.<p><i>All of these posts were republished with permission from Dr. Weinschenk's blog, The W Blog. Check it out</i> …

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