Shannon Tippett

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The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

Bake Protein-Packed Bacon Omelet Bites | Men's Health

I’ve been training for triathlons this summer and fall, and thanks to the pool’s hours and the length of my workouts, I’ve been forced into exercising in the morning. But since I’m already crawling out of bed at 5:30 a.m., the last thing I want to do is wake up even <i>earlier</i> to scramble up some eggs. …

Gift Guides

For the person who has two of everything.<p>By Bon Appétit<p>Do you know someone who loves wine? Yeah, that's what we thought.<p>By Marissa A. Ross<p>No one has to know how much money you saved on their gifts this year.<p>By Julia Black<p>Because you're worth it.<p>By Alex Delany<p>Everything you need to start cooking for …

How-To's

You can make your own DJ Roomba with the iRobot Create 2

iRobot has embraced the hacking that's already happening on its Roomba robotic vacuums by releasing a new little robot it's calling the "Create 2." The $200 device is essentially a refurbished Roomba 600 that's had all the vacuum parts removed and replaced with empty space and new smarts that make …

Bionic Eyes Can Already Restore Vision, Soon They'll Make It Superhuman

We now live in an age where radical technology can help the blind to see, an impressive enough accomplishment in its own right that gets even more …

Buyer's Guide: Deals on Retina MacBook Pro, iPhones, iPad Air 2, Apple Accessories, and More

With the December holidays approaching, retailers are beginning to offer significant discounts off of their products in an attempt to lure shoppers into stores. Walmart has kicked off an ongoing discount on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and MacMall is selling a high-end Retina MacBook Pro for an ultra …

Track your fitness for cheap with the $30 Movo Wave

The market is full of fitness trackers these days, but not too many of them come cheap. The new Movo Wave may be the most inexpensive of them all, as is costs just $29.99.<p>To reach this low price, the Movo Wave has been stripped back to the basic essentials required for fitness tracking. The …

Wearable Tech

Old Sarum, Medieval City Near Stonehenge, Revealed By New Scans

Thanks to new technology, archaeologists are getting their first glimpse into life in Old Sarum, a once-thriving medieval city not far from Stonehenge, and the ruins hidden beneath include what may have been one of the largest palaces of the period.<p>Located near the modern city of Salisbury, the …

Scientists Say They've Figured Out Why Starfish Are Melting

From Mexico to Alaska, starfish have been mysteriously melting for more than a year. When a starfish first gets sick, its arms pretzel up and white lesions form on its skin. Next, the starfish, normally plush with water absorbed to keep its shape, starts to deflate. Then suddenly, its limbs begin …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

AutoMath Photo Calculator - Indie app of the day

Pros<p>It can't do the super complicated math stuff, but the simple and intermediate stuff it seems to handle generally well.<br>Works offline. No internet connection required.<br>Free with no in app purchases.<br>Step-by-step instructions show how the app gets its answer which can make for a great study …

Apps

Is This Psychedelic iOS Keyboard The Craziest UI In Design History?

WHAT IS THIS…I DON’T EVEN…WHAT IS HAPPENING TO MEEEEEE????<p>On December 16, 1997, an episode of the popular animated series <i>Pokemon</i> aired in Japan, during which the lovable electric gopher Pikachu spent a few minutes frenetically blasting rainbow-hued missiles out of the air with his rapid-fire …

7 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads for a limited time (save $48!)

Yesterday’s list of paid iPhone and iPad apps that were on sale for free included several great options, including a few that are still free if you …

Workflow Is The Most Impressive Productivity App We've Ever Seen

Imagine you could create a single button on your iPhone that does whatever you want.<p>Want to order an Uber for your next Calendar event? Easy. Want a button designated for calling mom? Done. Wish you could tap a button and get directions to the nearest coffee shop? Who wouldn't? Want to tweet the …

These Pedal-Powered Pod Cars Travel Above City Streets, So You Can Avoid Traffic

They’ve already been installed in an amusement park. Next up: Google’s main campus.<p>Why drive to work when you can arrive in your own pedal-powered pod car, far above traffic? That’s the vision of a Canadian company called Shweeb, which hopes to soon begin installing what it calls the “most …

Transportation

3 Evening Habits For Weight Loss

Consider this your to-do list for tonight.<p><i>This article was written by Leta Shy and repurposed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>When you're trying to lose weight, it can seem like there's a never-ending barrage of temptation as you go about your day. And it doesn't stop when you get …

Fitness

Do These 9 Things And You'll Never Need Couples' Therapy

<b>2. Make Your Sex Life Work for Your Marriage</b><br>"Don't expect the same breathlessness as you have early in a new relationship," says Tina Tessina, Ph.D., author of <i>Money, Sex and Kids: Stop Fighting About the Three Things That Can Ruin Your Marriage</i>. "Instead, make sex about enjoying each other, being …

9 Weird Vagina Issues—Solved!

<b>There's a Funky Smell</b><p>If there's an odor coming from your bikini line, trust us, you'll know something is up. The problem is, this smell could have a ton of possible causes, but you'll want to see your doctor no matter what. If it's a foul-smelling discharge, it could be a bacterial infection like …

6 Things That Are Seriously Screwing With Your Sleep

<b>Those Sunday Night Blues</b><br>You know that feeling you get in the pit of your stomach on Sunday night where you start to think about how much you have to do in the week ahead, how you're still kind of tired from the weekend, and <i>how</i> is it almost Monday already?! Brace yourself: A survey from the market …

Reflection Perfection: 60 Photos That Show You How It’s Done

Capturing beautiful reflections is <b>not as easy as it looks</b>. It takes planning, patience, creativity and sometimes luck to be able to capture that …

Cicret Bracelet Turns Your Arm into a Touchscreen Device

A Paris-based design company is taking wearable tech one step further with the <i>Cicret Bracelet</i>, a concept for a wristband that projects the screen of a smartphone directly onto the user's arm. Marketed as “Like a tablet…but on your skin,” the bracelet emits the interface of a remotely connected …

Wearable Tech

5 health benefits of cinnamon

Cinnamon is one of my feel-good foods. The scent reminds me of fall, my favorite time of year, and brings back memories of making apple pies with my mom, and celebrating the holidays.<p>While I’ve always been a fan of its flavor and aroma, as a nutritionist, I’m also thrilled to spread the news about …

Masterful Photographs Transform Dried Scotch Into Interstellar Landscapes

Ernie Button's skillfully composed photographs transform the remnants of a glass of scotch into brilliantly colored celestial settings. The Phoenix-based photographer captures the wondrous natural beauty of crystallized residue of single malt scotch at the bottom of a glass in a series titled</i> …

Whiskey

25 Reasons You Can't Lose Weight

Learn the common culprits standing in between you and your weight-loss goals.<p><i>This article was written by Lizzie Fuhr and repurpsoed with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Even if you've kicked off a fitness routine and you're choosing healthier food, you may not be seeing the weight come off the way …

Fitness

12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

<i>It's easy to be boring. It's harder to be interesting. Want to learn how? Jessica Hagy offers the following advice, excerpted from her book "How To Be Interesting."</i><p>Explore ideas, places, and opinions.<p>The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p>To embarrassment. To …

5 Things You Need to Stop Telling Yourself if You Want to Be Happy

Too many of us are content to live a good enough life. If we were asked what happiness means, we wouldn't have an answer, because we gave up on happiness long ago.<p>There are many people in some really difficult situations; they're living through things that we'll never understand, but there are …

Blueberry Soup Recipe on Food52

• 3 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen<br>• 2 tablespoons honey<br>• 2 teaspoons lemon juice<br>• 1 cinnamon stick, optional<br>• 2 teaspoons cornstarch<br>• 1 teaspoon lemon zest<br>• Yogurt for serving, if desired<p>Combine the berries with the honey, lemon juice, cinnamon stick if using (it's traditional, but I generally don't use any) …

Soup

The Difference Between Internal And External Focus, And Why It Matters

Where is your focus directed? The difference can shift your whole life’s perspective.<p>If our Paleolithic ancestors visited 2014, they’d notice a few changes.<p>We’re mostly agrarian. We mostly live in buildings. We spend most of our days in small spaces staring at screens. Also, there are seven billion …