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Ericsson's Connected Paper tech streams info through your body

This intriguing technology lets you call up information on your smartphone by touching an object with your finger, turning your body into a kind of capacitive power line network.<p>Imagine simply touching a piece of paper, whether it be a business card or a label on an object, and relevant information …

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President Obama predicts more states will legalize marijuana

You can’t fit everything into a State of the Union.<p>President Barack Obama told YouTube today that more states will consider legalizing cannabis thanks to his Administration’s approach to the issue, and the government should treat marijuana use as a health problem, not a criminal one.<p>Several …

Scientists Discover That Cannabis Can Reduce Brain Damage Caused By Alcohol

Chemicals within cannabis have powerful antioxidant properties, and scientists believe this can protect the brain from damage. Too much alcohol can …

The first ever cigarette with phone function! While you smoke an e-cigarette. Bluetooth e-cigarette

Our specially developed Clearomizer<p><b>The Clearomizer is the beating heart of our e-cigarette and contains the liquid</b><p>The Bluetooth function is …

E-Cigarettes Found To Be Less Addictive Than Cigarettes

E-cigarettes appear to be less addictive than cigarettes for former smokers - and this could assist in efforts to understand how to curb cigarette …

University Receives Grant To Study E-Cigarettes Use

<b>Follow CBSMIAMI.COM:</b> <b>Facebook | Twitter</b><p>TUCSON (CBSMiami/AP) – A $2.7 million grant was given to the University of Arizona to research the growing use …

E-cigarettes: is vaping any safer than old-fashioned smoke?

It’s a multimillion-pound business and new flavours and devices are launched every week. But is the world of e-cigarettes really unpolluted?<p>It could be a scene from Mad Men, only the execs are in M&S and the office is in Borehamwood. A marketing man named Roger sits at his desk, exhaling luxurious …

Stretchy Prosthetic Skin Feels Pressure, Temperature

Researchers in South Korea and the U.S. have developed what they call a “smart” prosthetic skin embedded with heat, humidity and pressure sensors …

Nanotech

Google Testing Its Self-Driving Cars In A Complete Virtual "Matrix California"

They must have taken the red pill.<p>The idea of sharing the road with one of Google’s autonomous cars can be a bit unnerving. What if one of them malfunctions mid-drive and turns right into the middle of a busy intersection? Plus, who do you get to yell at if one cuts you off?<p>Well, in order to …

How California's Historic Drought Is Threatening The Marijuana Industry

The New York Times is out with a new video highlighting the challenges California's historic drought is presenting for marijuana growers in the state.<p>With nearly 60 percent of California now experiencing "exceptional drought" -- the worst level ever recorded in the state -- the threat of water …

The surprising everyday ingredient that can reduce pot paranoia

The next time you get blazed, you may want to keep the peppercorn handy<p>According to a recent report by Marijuana.com, sniffing black peppercorns could be the simple answer to reducing the paranoia effects sometimes felt after smoking pot. By simply smelling or chewing on peppercorns after lighting …

Ending Marijuana Prohibition Must Take a Historical Perspective

When the New York Times called for the federal government to repeal its prohibition of marijuana and let the states decide its fate -- for medicinal or recreational use, production, and sale -- it did not rely solely on issues of the here and now, such as economics, science, public safety, and …

Tired of being spied on? These startups try to keep your secrets safe

The private messaging arena is so hot right now that, as I’m writing this story, my inbox is filling up with story pitches about the launch of yet another ephemeral messaging app.<p>And it’s not just product launches: These apps are getting money. Just last week an app called Wiper, which claims to …

Recycle Plastic Bottles in This Machine, and It Will Dispense Food for Stray Dogs

In Istanbul, Turkey, where an estimated 150,000 stray dogs and cats reportedly wander the streets, a Turkish company called Pugedon believes it has …

X-Rayed Toys by Brendan Fitzpatrick | Colossal

<p>Photographer Brendan Fitzpatrick whose floral x-rays we first featured back in 2012, just released three new collections of x-ray photos including …

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

Gardening

The eerie Americana of photographer Ed Freeman - in pictures

After a 25-year career in the music industry, during which he produced Don McLean's American Pie, Ed Freeman returned to his original love of photography. While driving around southern Californian deserts to photograph landscapes, he was struck by the beauty of the desolate buildings he passed on …

RVs

Gamer discovers deceased father's ghost car, gets to race him again

YouTube comments typically fill one with shame and disappointment in the human race, but here's one that just might make you cry. Below a video from <i>PBS</i> about video games as spiritual experiences, a user going by the online handle 00WARTHERAPY00 has written a touching story about the time they spent …

An epic battle in streaming music is about to begin, and only a few will survive

“One thing is for sure,” declared an influential American critic and record industry analyst, Bob Lefsetz, in a recent post on the topic of streaming music. “One service will dominate, it’s where we’ll all go, because we want to share, we don’t want to be left out.”<p>Music is now undeniably an …

Music Industry

National Geographic Travel

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Internet: How websites are experimenting on you

Websites are using hidden tricks to make you click or buy without realising, and the way they do it can be both baffling and controversial, finds Chris Baraniuk.<p>The internet is one big experiment, and you’re part of it. Every day, millions of trials are manipulating what you see when you browse …

Internet

10 Earth Landscapes That Look Like They're From Another Planet

Believe it or not, these photos were all taken right here on Earth.<p>The Earth is filled with amazing natural wonders, but some of them are so extraordinary you'd think you landed on another world.

Earth Science

Students Can Take Studying Paperless With These Apps and Gadgets

Aug.09.2014 / 3:54 PM ET<p>The diligent student may often be pictured with a pencil behind her ear, her chicken scratches adorning countless spiral notebooks — but these days she's just as likely to be organizing a study group on her smartphone while reviewing a lecture on her tablet. Here are a few …

Paperless Office

Txchnologist

<b>3-D Printer Uses Light To Make Superstiff Materials</b><p>by Michael Keller<p>Engineers report they have made ultralight, ultrastiff materials using a …