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Scientists Achieve Direct Brain-To-Brain Communication Between Humans

Telepathy is the stuff of science fiction. But what if the dystopian futurists were on to something? What if our brains could directly interact with each other, bypassing the need for language? The idea isn't quite so far fetched, according to a recent University of Washington study in which …

Sony unveils Project Morpheus virtual reality headset for PS4

Sony is getting into the virtual reality business.<p>The Japanese electronics and gaming giant unveiled a prototype virtual reality headset to be used …

Asteroid flyby brings space rock closer than the moon

An asteroid the size of a baseball diamond passed between the Earth and the moon's orbit this afternoon.<p>Asteroid 2014 DX110, which is 30 metres …

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Austria’s Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

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Toronto Zoo's Polar Bear Cub Takes His First Bath (VIDEO)

More than two months after he was born, the Toronto Zoo's polar bear is getting his first bath.<p>The unnamed cub, who was born on November 9, 2013, has …

Samsung aiming to release smartphones with bendable displays in 2014, foldable in 2015

Samsung already unveiled the Galaxy Round this year, boasting a left-to-right curved display in the shell of a Galaxy Note 3. This is the first trek …

The science and magic of wine-making

… a new friend is as a new wine; when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure. <i>Ecclesiasticus 9:10</i><p>I grew up on tales of my Dad's 1970s homemade hedgerow wines. Their fruity aroma and potency were legendary. All that remains of this heady era are five very dusty bottles of "vintage" wine sitting …

9 Reasons Why Beer Is Even Better Than You Thought

Happy National Beer Day!<p>In honor of this great and extremely important holiday, we've decided to round up all the reasons why you should love this awesome drink. It turns out that beer has many uses you may have never known of before. Did you know that in many places in Europe people use it to …

An island of sweet surprises: Maui for honeymooners

A Hawaiian honeymoon has all the storybook ingredients to make couples swoon: sherbet-colored sunsets, songbird serenades and palm-tree hammocks shimmying in the trade winds. But the island of Maui has more than a few surprises up its aloha-shirted sleeve, with something unique to offer every type …

Want to try high-intensity interval training? Consider these four things

Back in 2005, when Dr. Martin Gibala and his colleagues at McMaster University first suggested that as little as six minutes a week of ultra-intense exercise could produce many of the same changes as prolonged, moderate cardio workouts, observers were skeptical. How could the fitness benefits of an …

How to make your car's engine look showroom fresh

Last time we saw Larry Kosilla of Ammo NYC and the YouTube show Drive Clean, he was initiating the resurrection of a 1966 Porsche 912. Going beyond the body, the automotive world's Mr. Clean next lays his gloved hands and brushes on the engine bay, demonstrating how to scour the powerplants of a …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 rumoured to start shipping early September, Galaxy Gear in October

Samsung is preparing for their big Unpacked event on September 4th. This is when the Galaxy Note 3 and the rumoured Galaxy Gear smartwatch will be …

iPhone 5S to Feature Fingerprint Sensor within Raised Sapphire Home Button?

A new research note from <i>KGI Securities</i> analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has cited the upcoming ‘iPhone 5S’ could possible include a new sapphire glassed covered …

The Last Chocolate Cake Recipe You Will Ever Need

Always on the lookout for the best chocolate cake recipes, we were delighted to find this one! It's been called "delicious" by non-chocolate cake eaters, and requested for many a birthday and more non-occasions. The cake itself is made from scratch with buttermilk and plenty of eggs to keep it …

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How To Make Hummus from Scratch - perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon! http://bit.ly/1elhCdZ

Fair For Canada campaign paints Verizon as the greedy incumbent

<i>“It makes me angry that the government is selling us out.”</i> – Mike from Bell.<p>That sentence, along with many others, ring out emotionally and …

How to make homemade Nutella

Homemade mustard, ketchup and mayo -- the mantra today is make it, don't buy it. But would you dare toy with the No. 1 after-school snack of Europe? …