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MIT's robotic limbs pave the way for real-life Doc Ock (video)

Two groups of MIT scientists are working on robotic limbs, which when worn together can make you look like one famous comic book villain: Doctor Octopus. Unlike prosthetic limbs developed to replace real ones, the teams' (from MIT's d'Arbeloff Laboratory) Supernumerary Robotic Limbs (SRLs) are …

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FORTUNE — Stewart Butterfield hasn’t had a hit since Flickr, the photo-sharing site he sold to Yahoo (YHOO) back in 2005. But with Slack, his newish company’s latest offering, the serial entrepreneur thinks he’s on to something big — a potential replacement to clunky, cumbersome e-mail …

31 Grilled Cheeses That Are Better Than A Boyfriend

Valentine's Day is nice, but you'd probably rather have dinner with THESE hotties.

With new Chrome hardware, Google wants to bring Hangouts to the enterprise

Google (s GOOG) has been using its Hangouts video chat system in combination with custom hardware to run its internal video conferences for some …

Now With 75% Of All Traffic Coming From Apps, Pinterest Revamps Its Mobile Website

Pinterest is today launching a new version of its mobile website, which the company says is “complete rewrite and redesign” aimed at better integrating the features found in Pinterest’s native mobile applications, like its more useful pins (those embedded with additional information) and related …

'Beep' works like a Chromecast for your old speakers

If you want to make your favorite speakers wireless, you have a few options. Nothing on the market, however, is quite like Beep. Launching today, the tiny dial works like a Chromecast for your speakers, and lets you cast tunes from your mobile device over Wi-Fi -- and with none of the range …

Apple Said To Be Exploring Inductive Charging And Solar Power In iWatch Testing

Apple’s work on an upcoming smartwatch includes explorations of induction charging and solar-powered batteries, according to a new report from the New York Times. As part of a larger piece about battery tech in general, the NYT revealed that Apple has been working on tests involving wireless …

iCPooch Is A Remote Treat Dispenser & Pet Facetime Terminal For Absent Dog Owners

Last summer we covered Petzila’s answer to keeping a pet pooch happy when you’re not at home: a remote treat dispenser called PetziConnect which also let absent dog owners view and talk to their pooch while delivering treats from afar. Fast forward a few months and prepare to greet iCPooch: another …

Amazing Animated Optical Illusions! #6

Mind-Bending iPad App Channels M.C. Escher

Co.Design gets an early look at Monument Valley, an Escher-esque computer game set for release next year.<p>Sixty years after creating landmark works like <i>Relativity</i>, M.C. Escher’s impossible architecture continues to bend our minds. But what if Escher were around today? Would he still work in …

Natural Homemade Neem Oil Soap Recipe

4K Shares<p>I’ve been using a neem oil in a lot of my different diy skin care recipes lately and have loved the results. So I finally created a natural …

Why Carved Pumpkins Are Called "Jack O' Lanterns"

The name “Jack O’ Lantern” was originally one of the numerous names given to ignis fatuus (Medieval Latin for “foolish fire”), another of which is …

Loop Might Finally Make Mobile Payments Work

Mobile payments are supposed to be “the next big thing.” But while companies such as Square have managed to make accepting credit cards a simple task …

Samsung Introduces a Curved Display

It seems like only yesterday that Gadget Review was thinking about flexible screens… Oh, wait– it <i>was</i> yesterday as word got around about the …

Wicked Laser EVO Laser Can Be Controlled From an iPhone

Let’s be really clear about something; you probably do not need a laser from Wicked Lasers. These are not scientific tools, really; they’re toys. …

Ostrich Pillow Light Promises Restful Naps Any Where (video)

Catching a nap in a public seating is a bit like trying to spread peanut button on bread while riding a roller coaster. It’s possible, but the …

Pandora vs. iTunes Radio (comparison)

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]nternet radio has come a long way from hobbyists playing around with RealAudio to serious broadcasters finding it a less …

Hide Your Booze In The Camera Flask

Holiday parties are around the corner, as well as tailgating parties and lots of sporting events with hockey, football and basketball in full effect, …

iPhone 5s First Impressions

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]’ve owned an iPhone since the beginning. Well, since eight months after the original released, when a friend sold me his with a …

Fox News Debuts Big Area Touch Screens and "The Deck"

Fox News may tend to favor a political party that’s behind the times, but the forward thinking technology on view at the <b>Fox News Deck</b> at Faux News …