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5 Things Successful People Do Before 8 AM

Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend. Love it or hate it, utilizing the morning hours before work may be the key to a …

Ew, this human cheese was made with belly button and toe bacteria

Get ready to hold a little vom down in your throat. These carpet-looking thingamajigs are actually cheese made with human bacteria, such as the kind …

Quickly See All the Formulas in Excel with This Shortcut

Something wrong with some numbers in that spreadsheet? Here's a shortcut that displays all the formulas in the sheet at once:<p>Ctrl + ` (the acute …

Scientists Think They Can Cure Alzheimer's with Lasers

Finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease has defied medical researchers for decades now, but a team of scientists just gave us new reason to hope. …

Urbee 2, the 3D-Printed Car That Will Drive Across the Country

It may look like a bean, but the hybrid car Urbee 2 can get hundreds of miles to the gallon—and it's made mostly via 3D printing. In two years, it could become the first such vehicle to drive across the United States.<p><b>In early 1903, physician and car enthusiast</b> Horatio Nelson Jackson accepted a $50 …

Should you spend your next-gen console cash on a PC instead?

You've got $400, maybe $500 sitting around and you're thinking that it's time to buy into some next-gen gaming. Sounds great, but maybe you shouldn't invest in a PlayStation 4, or an Xbox One. Maybe it's time to drop some cash on the most established gaming platform in history: The PC.<p>The question …

Octodad gets voices in the game's latest trailer

Everyone's favorite anthropomorphized cephalopod and friends now have voices in the latest update to Young Horses' <i>Octodad: Dadliest Catch</i>.<p>The above video is gameplay from the game's "Wedding Bells" stage, in which Octodad and his beloved Scarlet tie the knot, assuming he can make it to the altar …

Physical Activity Monitor 'Shine' Launching in Apple Stores

Startup organization Misfit, a company co-founded by former Apple CEO John Sculley, has released Shine, a physical activity monitor for use with iOS devices. Shine includes features such as the ability to wear the monitor anywhere on the body with additional accessories, as well as mobile syncing …

How video games teach us to escape failure

Failure is an integral and unpleasant part of playing video games, but "good" games give players a "fair chance" to succeed that they might not have in the real world, assistant professor at the New York University Game Center Jesper Juul argues in an essay printed in Salon.<p>In an excerpt from "The …

How is rugby helping to fight off depression? Part 1

Saved by Bell: the former England and Bath prop turned financial advisor has been an inspiration to many<p><b>By Bea Asprey</b><p>ONE IN four people suffers from …

Mental Health

Pedal Power Phone Charger

MAKE contributing writer Alastair Bland first introduced us to this simple, effective circuit back in 2009. It takes higher-voltage alternating current (AC) from a retro-style bike headlight generator, converts it to direct current (DC), and steps it down to a safe voltage for charging your cell …

Weekend Projects - Pedal Power Phone Charger

Official Destiny Gameplay Reveal Video

As The Lockitron Nears Shipping, Apigy Partners With Schlage And Details Building Gadgets On IOUs

Almost nine months after its crowdfunding success, the Lockitron is scheduled to ship on July 15th. As I learned through a chat with Apigy’s founder, it’s been a long road to this point as the young company overcame several obstacles including building $2.3 million in pre-orders without collecting …

PlayStation 4 now available for pre-order

The PlayStation 4 is now available for pre-order on several retailer websites, including GameStop, Amazon and Best Buy.<p>The console is available separately through Amazon and Best Buy or as a bundle through GameStop. Bundles include <i>NBA Live 14</i> for $459.98, a choice of <i>Killzone: Shadow Fall</i>, <i>Drive Club</i> …

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The Science of Non-Alcoholic Beer

"Blasphemy! A crime against nature!" Yes, many people feel the same way about non-alcoholic beer as they do about decaffeinated espresso. "It's just …

The Simplest Flashlight Is Just a Rolled Up Piece of Paper

A flashlight is a crucial thing to have around the house, but even though it can be super useful, it's probably plastic and/or filled with D …

Nomad 3-Inch Lightning Cable Now Available for Preorder, Shipping in June

The Nomad Lightning Cable, a 3-inch Lightning to USB cable, was a spectacular success when it hit Kickstarter back in November and now it is available for preorder for $24.99. Orders placed now are expected to be shipped in June.<p>A 3" Apple certified lightning USB cable for your key ring. …

Review: Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini

The <b>Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad mini</b> is a super slim Bluetooth keyboard and aluminum smart cover for the iPad mini. Logitech describes it as ‘the other half of your iPad mini’.<p>I did a review last year of its big brother – the Logitech Keyboard Cover for iPad. I was disappointed in …

How-To: Finger-Gesture Lock Box

Want to ditch that combination lock and bring your lock box into the 21st century? California-based best selling tech author Gordon McComb shows us how to pair an optical finger navigation (OFN) module with an Arduino and a small motor to create a lock box that reads your finger gestures across a …

Techdy Announces 'Game D' iPad Mini Controller Case

Techdy is hoping to transform the iPad mini into a dedicated gaming device with the Game D, which is both a case and a controller for the tablet. Game D fits onto the mini like a standard Apple Smart Cover, but provides a d-pad and four action buttons designed for games.<p>Game D is the project code …

North Korea vows to restart nuke plant after U.S. sends destroyer to region

North Korea vowed Tuesday to restart a nuclear reactor that can make one bomb's worth of plutonium a year, escalating tensions already raised by near daily warlike threats against the U.S. and South Korea.<p>The plutonium reactor was shut down in 2007 as part of international nuclear disarmament talks …

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