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Genetics

For decades, the blind have used canes to get around. Now a special wristband gives them a 'sixth sense.'

Watching Fernando Albertorio stroll down a crowded sidewalk in downtown Washington during a recent lunch hour, casually sidestepping pedestrians running errands and crowding around food trucks, you’d have no idea he is legally blind.<p>Albertorio easily blends into the flow of human traffic swirling …

Numb

Inside the luxurious new glamping site in Big Sur, California

A brand new glamping site in Big Sur, California will bring camping to a new level of luxury. The new Redwood Canyon Glampsites are part of Ventana Big Sur, an Alila resort situated in the heart of the Central Coast’s rugged landscape. The resort will re-open on October 20 following a multi-million …

California

Accidental discovery reveals bacteria reduces the effectiveness of chemotherapy drug

Many great scientific discoveries have arisen out of laboratory accidents, from the mistake that led to penicillin, to revelations of LSD's …

Cancer

'Pen' identifies cancer in 10 seconds

<b>A handheld device can identify cancerous tissue in 10 seconds, according to scientists at the University of Texas.</b><p>They say it could make surgery to remove a tumour quicker, safer and more precise.<p>And they hope it would avoid the "heartbreak" of leaving any of the cancer behind.<p>Tests, published in …

Cancer

Jim Carrey Is Now an Amazing Painter and His Art Documentary Is Going Viral — Watch

Jim Carrey's disappearance from the big screen has left fans wondering what he's been up to. The answer is here, and it's pretty amazing.<p>Jim Carrey …

Box Office

Clever Street Artist Is Transforming NYC’s Streets into One Giant Playground

We love clever street art, so we couldn't help but admire the work of artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. If you're a fan of famous street artist OakOak, you'll love Tom Bob's work, as he uses forgotten elements of the street to create whimsical …

Streetwear

First gene therapy — ‘a true living drug’ — on the cusp of FDA approval

PHILADELPHIA — When doctors saw the report on Bill Ludwig’s bone-marrow biopsy, they thought it was a mistake and ordered the test repeated. But the results came back the same: His lethal leukemia had been wiped out by an experimental treatment never before used in humans.<p>“We were hoping for a …

Immunotherapy

10 Game-Changing Foods for Your Next Barbecue

There are few things more synonymous with summer than barbecues. Some of my best memories of the season include outdoor parties with teammates after …

How to overclock your PC's CPU

If you think that overclocking is solely for performance-obsessed geeks armed with bottles of liquid nitrogen, it’s time to reconsider! Even a small bump in PC performance can delay the need to upgrade your CPU, keeping money in your pocket.<br>Today I’ll walk you through simple overclocking steps that …

Computer Hardware

Gravity Jack’s PoindextAR tracks objects’ smallest details for augmented reality anywhere

Augmented reality is a difficult proposition, both in the methods used to do it right and the resources required to do it at all. A new AR system from Gravity Jack makes some serious advances in the field, tracking real-world objects and their components in true 3D, not via tags or trickery. The …

Augmented Reality

Real Estate Terms Every Aspiring Buyer Should Know

Looking to buy your first home? Struggling to make sense of an avalanche of new terminology? You're not alone. Taking your first foray into the world …

Real Estate

Computer Lets Fully Paralyzed Patients Speak for First Time

When a new brain-computer interface reached the thoughts of completely locked-in patients for the first time ever, it found them engaged and happy to …

A Groundbreaking Gene-Editing Therapy Eliminated Cancer in Two Infants

Two infants diagnosed with an aggressive and previously incurable form of leukemia are now in remission, after British doctors say they cured the …

Check Out 2017’s Hot Travel Destinations And Hidden Gems

Throughout my entire adult life, travel has felt like a gift. It’s been my teacher, my preferred recreation, and my #1 stock in trade. So it’s no surprise that I geek out over vagabonding — the same way my colleagues geek out on movies, or music, or comics. When a new year starts, rather than …

Milanote is the Evernote for creatives

The late Steve Jobs once said:<p>Creativity is just connecting things. When you ask creative people how they did something, they feel a little guilty because they didn’t really do it, they just saw something. It seemed obvious to them after a while. That’s because they were able to connect experiences …

Apps

All the Tourism Slogans of the World, Mapped

Ah, tourism slogans. They can either make you want to visit a country or avoid it, and they're all over the map. That is, this particular map …

Researchers genetically engineer Salmonella to eat brain tumors

Salmonella has earned its bad reputation. It is responsible for more than a million cases of food poisoning every year, of which nearly 400 people die. But a team of researchers from Duke University have recently engineered the bacteria to not attack the human gastrointestinal tract, but rather the …

An Introduction To Building And Sending HTML Email For Web Developers

HTML email: Two words that, when combined, brings tears to a developer's eyes. If you're a web developer, it's inevitable that coding an email will …

Web Design

Scar-Free Healing Is Almost Here

Scientists have figured out how to make scars heal like regular skin.<p>Scars have been a persistent problem for people healing from injuries and surgery for all of human existence. But that might be about to change. New research from the University of Pennsylvania and the University of California, …

University of Pennsylvania

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

2017 Logo Design Trends Forecast

Enjoy this forecast of the top logo design & branding trends of 2017.It’s also important to remember, that despite the fact that design trends vary …

Graphic Design

21 Easy, Healthy Cooking Tips For Lazy People

Lazy chefs, rejoice.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

End of daily injection for type one diabetes on horizon as scientists begin building 'smart' insulin capsule

A world in which type one diabetics no longer need to inject themselves every day may be just a few years away, after British scientists launched an ambitious project to create a system which delivers insulin automatically.<p>Currently people with type one diabetes must undergo prick tests several …

Hatch Watch! Nation Transfixed by Two Bald Eagle Eggs on Live Cam

Pip, pip, hooray!<p>The first of two baby American bald eagles has begun to hatch in Fort Myers, Florida, delighting millions of people who have tuned in to watch the eaglets emerge.<p>The build up to the hatching is being live-streamed 24/7 by the Southwest Florida Eagle Camera, offering a close-up look …

Birds

Ebola vaccine is safe and effective, scientists declare after trials

Results from research conducted in west Africa indicate the drug will drastically reduce the severity of further outbreaks<p>A vaccine for Ebola which has completed successful trials in Guinea and Sierra Leone means the virus should never again be able to wreak the havoc it did during the recent …

Disease

The 15 Most Beautiful Cars under $50K That You Can Buy Right Now

Alfa Romeo

19 Creative Christmas Cookie Ideas That Are Actually Easy

Be the baker you always wanted to be!

This drugmaker is taking an unprecedented approach to getting its cancer treatment approved

One company in particular, called Loxo Oncology is building drugs that act on those mutations, so that the type of cancer someone has wouldn't matter so much as the genetic information gleaned from sequencing the tumor.<p>That's unprecedented. Most companies develop treatments for specific types of …

Cancer