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Why Alarm.com Should Be on Your Radar

Alarm.com is growing at an incredible clip by bringing home security into the age of the Internet of Things.<p>As the world becomes more and more …

The Console Market Is In Crisis

A few days ago Sony announced it has now sold a total of 6 million PlayStation 4 consoles. Microsoft’s next-gen equivalent, the Xbox One, has likely racked up sales of around 4 million so far. Both flagship consoles were released around the same time in late November last year, in time for the 2013 …

Nymi Unveils Heartwave-Sensing Wristband To Keep Your Bitcoin Safe

Bioynym, the company behind device-unlocking wristband Nymi, has announced they’re releasing a Bitcoin wallet. Nymi’s backers are betting it’ll be the first step in people using the wristband in place of keys and passwords.<p>Embedded within the Nymi wristband is an electrocardiogram sensor which …

Start the Day Strong With Peanut Butter and Kale

This peanut butter kale smoothie packs in protein and flavor for a powerfully delicious morning boost.<p>Weekend brunch doesn't have to be an overload of butter and sugar and egg (though sometimes, of course, that's precisely what we want). But for when it's <i>not</i> what we want, it's good to know that …

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The networked car is no longer just an idea; it will be mandated in future vehicles

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>For the last two years, automakers and the U.S. Department of Transportation have been investigating the idea of cars talking …

Attention, Please! What Every Man Ought to Know About Focus | The Art of Manliness

“Pay attention!”<p>“If you just focused more, you’d be more successful!”<p>We’ve all probably heard these kinds of admonishments from a teacher or a …

20 Manly Aphorisms | The Art of Manliness

When I was a young man, I would scoff at well-intentioned adults who would sometimes offer up little aphorisms when I got in trouble or had a …

A Glue That Seals Heart Defects

The glue—which researchers showed is able to hold fast on live beating hearts—could be a gentler alternative to stitches.<p>Nearly a decade ago, Jeffrey Karp was playing around with a new, biodegradable polymer he'd made. He was a post-doctoral researcher at MIT. He ended up gluing together two pieces …

World's oldest man claim for '123-year-old' Bolivian herder

If Bolivia's public records are to be believed, Carmelo Flores Laura is the oldest living person ever documented, at 123 years old.<p>The native Aymara lives in a straw-roofed dirt-floor hut in an isolated hamlet near Lake Titicaca at 13,100 feet, is illiterate, speaks no Spanish and has no teeth.<p>He …

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

60 Tiny Love Stories to Make You Smile

Here’s a selection of 60 tiny love stories recently submitted to our sister site, <i>Makes Me Think,</i> that not only made us think, but warmed our hearts …

The Great Wall of Texas: How the U.S. Is Repeating One of History's Great Blunders

Today's immigration debate has an eerie precedent in the mistakes that brought down great empires from Rome to Britain.<p>Reuters<p>Before their empire fell, the Romans built walls.<p>They began by erecting barriers along the border following the death of the Emperor Trajan in 117 A.D., notably Hadrian's …

Commercial yogurt starters degrade, but heirloom cultures last generations

"Between fresh and rotten, there's a creative space in which some of the most compelling flavors arise."<p>That creative space is fermentation, and …

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Chanel's See-Through Heels

Black satin crepe and PVC heels play with transparence in the Spring sunshine.

Iron Man Hoodies: Mark 60/40 Cotton/Poly Blend Armor - Technabob

So with all of the hype about the U.S. release of <i>Iron Man 3</i> this week, it might be nice to wear something appropriate to the movie if you haven’t …

Rumor: Zac Efron and Ryan Gosling Up for 'Star Wars Episode VII' – /Film

<b>J.J. Abrams</b>‘ <b>Star Wars Episode VII</b> starts filming in a few months and the Lucasfilm, Bad Robot and Disney teams have been hard at work trying to put …

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Here's how Elon Musk's Hyperloop might actually work

How do you get from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes?<p>Elon Musk has made his name on big ideas, whether it's space tourism or the electric car — but his latest project, mysteriously dubbed the Hyperloop, may be more revolutionary than anything he's done. It started with a simple promise: …

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40 Signs You Went To Berkeley

It was more than falling asleep on Memorial Glade and getting drunk at co-op parties — but that was a lot of it, too.

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A 12-Year-Old Egyptian Boy Flabbergasts An Interviewer. They Weren't Expecting A Political Genius.

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

With this digital pen, you can spell check your handwritten notes

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Lernstift<p>With a Kickstarter pledge of £109 (add £10 for overseas shipping) that equals about $162, I could never …