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The Best Time Of Day To Drink Coffee

Think 8 a.m. is the perfect time for a big dose of caffeine? Think again.<p>Ever wonder what the best time is to drink your coffee? You probably know it is not a good idea to drink part of your daily dose of caffeine in the afternoon. Especially for those who have problems sleeping. But, do you ever …

Tardu Kuman's Stoa Design: Simple Joints, Awesome Furniture

I just stumbled across—and am totally in love with— the construction of this simple bookcase. Called the Stoa Kitap 03, it's the work of …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

Mirrored Reflections Create Intriguing Illusions Within Landscapes

Italian photographer Barbara Scerbo has an incredibly expressive imagination. In her series, entitled <i>Illusion</i>, the artist composes visually intriguing images that are beautiful and, at the same time, completely baffling.<p>In each scene, Scerbo creates fragmented portraits using mirrored reflections …

The Story of How Ron Paulk Discovered He Had Inadvertently Created a Product Design Hit

As industrial designers, a lot of us dream of having product design hits, where we design something so popular that those royalty checks start piling …

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Windows Phone continues crusade against Apple with mocking videos (update)

Microsoft isn't done taunting Apple about those new iPhones. Not by a long shot. After trying to seize publicity immediately following Apple's latest hardware unveiling, the company is back with seven — yes, <i>seven</i> — "fly on the wall" videos that ridicule both new iPhone models. The clips bash …

Google and Raspberry Pi join forces to create Coder

Over the last few years, interest in coding (especially for the web) has led to a blossoming of resources that help average people learn how to …

47" LG TV + Blu-ray player + soundbar deal, Free* DVD+R 10-pack, Northern Exposure: Complete 67% off

Want to get your home theater started from scratch on a budget? You can get your hands on a refurbished LG 47LM4600 Cinema 3D LED HDTV for $655 …

Samsung ATIV 7 All-in-One Windows 8 PC Review

…and the desktop struggles on. Undaunted, the traditional desktop refuses to go quietly into the sunset. Everyone who’s kept watch is bored to death …

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Researchers Build The First Brain-To-Brain Control Interface

Researchers at the University of Washington, Rajesh Rao and Andrea Stocco, have created a remote, non-invasive brain-to-brain interface that allowed Rao to move Stocco’s finger remotely on a keyboard using his thoughts.<p>“The Internet was a way to connect computers, and now it can be a way to connect …

'Baby Monitor Hack' Could Happen To 40,000 Other Foscam Users

Earlier this month, a creepy dude hacked into a Houston family’s Web-connected baby monitor to call a 2-year-old a “little slut.” The family was using a “high quality video and audio” camera made by China-based Foscam. In April and July, two separate groups of researchers revealed that these …

Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

Personality revealed through penmanship–look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest.<p>Graphology–the study of handwriting–has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in …

Measles outbreak in Texas traced back to anti-vaccination televangelist

An outbreak of measles in North Texas has so far sickened 22 people, and public health officials are now drawing a connection between the flare-up and a local church whose leader reportedly advocated against childhood vaccinations and linked them to the development of autism.<p>As far as health …

The One Thing Behind Tesla's Success

All hail the Model S.<p>The all-electric sedan from Tesla Motors is a winner. The Model S outsold Porsche, Fiat, Buick, Jaguar, Land Rover and five other companies in California, according to a report in QZ. It also outscored every other car in tests conducted by Consumer Reports. And just recently, …

Miniature 'human brain' grown in lab

<b>Miniature "human brains" have been grown in a lab in a feat scientists hope will transform the understanding of neurological disorders.</b><p>The pea-sized structures reached the same level of development as in a nine-week-old foetus, but are incapable of thought.<p>The study, published in the journal …

How To Disappear When Someone's Spying On You

Whenever your cellphone is on, "They" know where you are, and I mean all the Theys — the spooks, the merchants, the drone pilots, the private detectives, probably even the Chinese. If you want your privacy, says artist/designer Adam Harvey, you can go to the back of your phone, pry out the battery …

Parents Home

Are you a hover mom who needs to know where your child is at all times? We've found the apps (including ones with GPS tracking) that will give any parent more peace of mind.<p>1 of 12<p>Pinterest<p>Find My Kids -- Footprints<p>Ever wish you could know where your child is, all the time? Using GPS in real time,, …

Canary: A Smart Home Security Device for Everyone

Canary has set out to change the way you think about security in your home with the help of their new smart home security device that’s designed for …

Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

It’s no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people’s faces, but research suggests that the drug’s positive effects go beyond just getting …

'Poor English saved Japan's banks from crisis'

Japan's banks emerged from the global credit crisis largely unscathed because managers did not speak English well enough to have got them into trouble, the country's finance minister has claimed.<p>Taro Aso said that bankers in Japan had not been able to understand the complex financial instruments …

Shark Wheel Reinvents The Wheel. Literally. (video)

It’s not every day somebody actually makes an effort to reinvent the wheel. But the guys behind the Shark Wheel have done just that, and come up with …

How to Create a Composite Image: Photographing & Editing

There are several tutorials that show you how to create a composite image using two or more photos, but rarely do you see a video that shows you how …

Kickstarter must not fund biohackers' glow-in-the-dark plants

Who wouldn't want a flower that can glow in the dark? And what if it were pitched as the coming wave of a sustainable future, in which luminous …