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Your Choice In Utensils Can Change How Food Tastes

Being "born with a silver spoon in your mouth" has long been known to have advantages. Apparently, eating off a silver spoon also has its perks — it seems to make your food taste better.<p>That's the word from a group of researchers who've been studying how cutlery, dishes and other inedible …

Men: Wearing A T-Shirt With The Letter T On It Makes You More Attractive

It's also kind of a cheeky/good idea for a T-shirt.<p>Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have made a startling discovery: what's printed on your T-shirt could have a large effect on your attractiveness to the opposite sex.<p>The study involved plain white T-shirts with the letter "T" printed on …

Type 1 diabetes 'reverse vaccine' promises to let patients forget about insulin needles

First human test of treatment that enables native insulin production found successful<p>Those who are suffering with Type 1 diabetes may be able to ditch the needles in the future, thanks to a new treatment that enables patients to produce their own insulin instead of having to inject it. Dr. Lawrence …

Protein helps colon cancer move and invade - Futurity

PENN STATE (US) — Understanding how a specific protein encourages colon cancer to spread may …

The Goods: July 2013's Hottest Gadgets

A dozen great ideas in gear, including a programmable flashlight, a customizable robot toy, and socks that'll last a lifetime

Mysterious Pair Buried With Flowers—Oldest Example Yet

Aromatic sage and mint lined graves found on Israel's Mount Carmel.<p><b>Imprints of stems and blossoms stamped into the dirt of ancient graves are the oldest definitive proof of flowers decorating graves—a common practice around the world today—a new study says.</b>

Charge phones less to protect battery

As mobile phone owners battle to ensure their phones last as possible, experts have finally come up with advice of how best to prolong battery life.<p>Rather than ensuring phones are constantly charged or running down the battery completely, the best thing to do is keep batteries running at about 50 …

Batteries

Man bites dog: a new rabies antidote could save 55,000 lives per year

Reducing cost is critical<p>When someone is bitten by a rabid animal in the US, it still makes the news. Maybe not national news, but incidents of people being bitten by bats and dogs and raccoons — even if no one dies — still merit local headlines. And the prospect of rabies is enough to send …

These Contact Lenses Give You Telescopic Vision

The lenses magnify stuff up to 3X. Finally, the future we've been waiting for.<p>So this is pretty much one of those things you've always wanted from the future, right? Researchers have created a prototype contact lens-and-glasses system that lets you zoom in on something to 2.8X magnification. The …

How Slot Machine Sounds Trick Your Brain

Nice music doesn't always mean a real win.<p>When you win a bet on a slot machine, the machine rewards you with a celebratory noise: that electronic string of notes saying, <i>You're a winner! Here is, like, 30 cents, probably.</i> If you <i>lose</i> the bet, there's usually not a noise.<p>But here's the twist: modern …

The Science Of Car Hacking

Hacked cars are unlikely to be an assassin's weapon of choice.<p>The notion that hackers could assassinate people in an instant is a favorite among conspiracy theories. The latest example: After the young journalist Michael Hastings died in a car crash last month, conspiracy theorists speculated that …

Why It Feels Like Your Phone Is Vibrating In Your Pocket When It Isn't

*bzzzzzzzzzzzzz*<p>How many times have you pulled your phone out of your pocket, thinking you felt a vibration that could mean any number of treats (Twitter replies, emails, phone calls, text messages, a turn in whatever game you're playing)? A a study found that 80 percent of respondents felt that …

Outbox, The Startup That Digitizes Your Postal Mail, Raises $5 Million Series A

Outbox, the startup that digitizes your postal mail then puts it online for access via web, iPhone, Android or iPad, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by previous investor Floodgate and included investment from Founders Fund, Correlation Ventures, TDF Ventures, WTI, …

Origami Labs Acquires FamilyLeaf, A Competing Private Social Network For Families

Origami, the Y Combinator-backed social network for families which just launched to the public this month, has acquired competing service FamilyLeaf, another YC company. Financial terms of the deal are not being revealed, and for at least the next couple of months, FamilyLeaf is not shutting down. …

This Pillow Glows When Your Long-Distance Partner Goes To Bed

Romance is complicated just by itself, and when you add distance to the equation things rarely get easier.<p>This is where Pillow Talk comes in.<p>Pillow Talk is an Internet-enabled pair of pillows that talk to each other anywhere in the world. When your long-distance paramour is sleeping, your pillow …

Teen builds flashlight powered by body warmth

Ann Makosinski is a 15-year-old with a flashlight obsession. She won a bronze award for a piezoelectric flashlight at the Canada-Wide Science Fair last year. This year, her battery-free Hollow Flashlight has taken her all the way to the top-15 finalists of the Google Science Fair.<p>Makosinski was …

Prototypes

Pebble smartwatch rumored to be sold at Best Buy soon

Pebble was one of the first smartwatches to debut and it looks like the device soon may become more mainstream.<p>The Pebble smartwatch is rumored to be sold at Best Buy within the next few weeks, according to claims from two employees who said they were briefed on the matter and a leaked document …

Wearable Tech

Reading poolside? Which do you choose: A tablet or an e-reader?

Smaller 7-inch tablets and apps, such as the Amazon Kindle app, have made it easy to turn your tablet into an e-reader. But is it ideal for summertime reading outdoors?<p>In this Ask Maggie, I offer some advice to a reader who wants to know if it's really necessary to own both an e-reader and a …

iPad Mini

New Apple Patent Could Finally Take Gadgets Like An iWatch Beyond The Bezel

Apple has just been granted a new patent (via AppleInsider) for unique bezel technology that could not only add touch controls to a bezel on a small device screen (like one for an iWatch), but that would also make it possible for that bezel to fade in and out of view, providing maximum screen real …

Can you predict future traffic patterns? Nokia thinks it can

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>HERE released Living Cities today, a time-lapsed visualization of the traffic in five cities over a 24-hour period. Users can …

Smart UK hotel room will let you check in, control temperature, and order meals from your phone

The UK's biggest hotel chain is set to open a new line of budget city hotels that provide app-based check-ins and improved connectivity for people who pride location and design over space. Whitbread will open its first Premier Inn 'hub' in Covent Garden, London in the fall of 2014, compacting a …

Canary’s “Smart” Smoke Detector Alerts Your Smartphone When Things Get Hairy at Home

Admit it: You’ve wanted to smash your smoke alarm with a baseball bat.<p>That’s where the Canary smoke and carbon monoxide detector comes in. This …

Canon introduces EOS 70D DSLR, says its autofocus changes the game for filmmakers

Canon's impact on amateur filmmaking shouldn't be understated — its 5D Mark II made incredible image quality and portability affordable, easily making it one of the most important DSLRs ever. Canon is calling on that pedigree today as it introduces the successor to the EOS 60D. The EOS 70D is a …