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Cell phone unlocking bill could be a historic step in Internet politics

Yesterday, the most unproductive Congress is history managed to pass a consumer cell phone unlocking bill, and President Obama has agreed to sign it into law. On the surface, a wonky intellectual property bill that allows consumers to switch carriers is, relatively speaking, a minor political …

How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care

Mike Dittenber had always wanted to go skydiving. There was only one problem: “At my heaviest I clocked in around 330 pounds,” says Dittenber, a technical writer from Michigan. “That’s above the weight restriction for a tandem jump.” During a doctor’s visit last spring, he got some more bad news. …

NYPD Investigating White Flags Placed On Top Of Brooklyn Bridge

New York City officials don't know why a white flag was flying over the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday morning, but the police say they are investigating the matter.<p>Business Insider called the city Department of Transportation, which operates and maintains the bridge, and was told the flag was a police …

Researchers fully 'delete' HIV from human cells for the first time

So far, HIV has eluded a cure because it installs its genome into human DNA so insidiously that it's impossible for our immune system to clear it out. While current treatments are effective, a lifetime of toxic drugs is required to prevent its recurrence. But researchers from Temple University may …

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Here's The Ridiculous Way Russia's Propaganda Channel Is Covering The Downed Malaysia Airliner

Leading its website just one day after the plane was downed in pro-Russian rebel-held territory with 298 people onboard, RT's main headline is to a video of the U.N. Security Council discussion on the topic, along with other headlines that insinuate it was Malaysia Airlines' fault for flying over …

Why Britain Has The Best Wall Sockets On Earth

The rest of the world has a lot to learn from the design of the U.K. wall plug.<p>Anyone who has traveled to the United Kingdom has probably marveled at the imperial bulk of the standard U.K. wall plug. With three chunky, rectangular pins, the design at first glance seems almost ridiculously …

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Normal Makes Headphones 3D Printed To Your Ear

Hello, world. Meet Normal, the customized, high-end earphone manufacturer that’s looking to bring 3D printing to the mass market. From its offices and manufacturing facility in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, Normal is looking to sell $199 customized ear buds made to the shape of an individual’s …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

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Electric Objects' EO1 Frame Brings the Internet to a Wall Near You

You’ve heard of electronic picture frames. Here’s something that looks somewhat similar in concept, but diverges wildly in execution. It’s Electric Objects’ EO1, a self-contained computer that mounts on your wall or tabletop to display your choice of framed art.<p>Launched today as a Kickstarter …

KGoal: introducing the fitness tracker for your vagina

It can already stream the internet straight to your face, vibrate around your waist when you're slouching and track your health using only your wrist. Now, wearable technology is getting even more intimate and attempting to conquer the final frontier: the vagina.<p>Recently launched on Kickstarter, …

MannKind shares rise 10% after insulin drug Afrezza OKd by FDA

MannKind Corp., the Valencia company that last week won approval to market an inhalable form of insulin to people withdiabetes, saw its shares climb 10% on Monday.<p>The<p>Food and Drug Administrationannounced Friday that it had approved MannKind's drug, called Afrezza, after more than a decade of …

Boston Is Setting Up 'Smart Benches' In Parks Across The City

Solar-powered benches, called Soofas, will pop up in Boston parks over the next week, the Boston Globe reports. In addition to offering you a place to sit, the benches will feature plugs to charge your smartphone, and will also wirelessly connect to the internet to provide location-based …

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Virtual reality headsets create "pastoral" illusion for battery-farmed chickens

Battery-farmed chickens could be tricked into thinking they are roaming free if dressed in virtual reality headsets designed as a tongue-in-cheek …

14 Emerging Digital Technologies That Will Change The World

<i>Policy Horizons Canada worked with futurist and data visualizer Michell Zappa of Envisioning to produce a report called MetaScan 3: Emerging Technologies and accompanying infographics. We are reproducing the summary for emerging digital and communications technologies.</i><p>We have included predictions …

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Funny Photographic Portrait Series

Ouch, a playful photographic portrait series on pain.<p>This photographic portrait series is a collaborative work between award-winning art director Gem …

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How One Suburb Made School Buses Obsolete

World’s Smallest 3D-Printing Pen Lets You Doodle in the Air

The wonderful world of 3D printing just got a whole lot more accessible and portable with the development of the LIX 3D Pen. Touted as the world's smallest 3d-printing pen, the LIX lets you doodle in the air without any paper. After plugging it into a USB port and turning it on, the pen takes less …

Digital Papercut Illustrations by Eiko Ojala | Colossal

<p>Since our last article on Eiko Ojala (previously) the Estonian graphic designer and illustrator has continued his fantastic three dimensional …

Gehard Demetz: The Invocation

Gehard Demetz could perhaps be called a modern-day Geppetto—but instead of woodcarving puppets with curiously growing noses, he creates lifelike limewood sculptures of children that captivate as much as they unsettle. Each child holds a special object—not a pacifier or teddy bear, but objects …

The Gene Is Obsolete

Today, DNA is central to modern biology, but scarcely a century ago biologists were debating whether or not genes actually existed. In his 1909 …

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7 Tech Logos Before They Became Iconic

<i>Dominic Smith is a senior writer and content strategist for Rackspace Digital, the digital marketing infrastructure specialists.</i><p>Logos are an essential part of a brand’s identity. A great logo encapsulates the personality and promise of the business behind it.<p>Some of the world’s most ubiquitous …

Government to Use 'Minority Report' Precogs to Stop Future Racism Before it Happens

In the wake of the NBA's actions against LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling, the government will be using Minority Report-style precogs to preemptively stop anyone in the future from saying, or even thinking, anything racist.<p>"The only way to stop racism is by determining which people in society …

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