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This real-life cyborg has an antenna implanted into his skull

<b>Subscribe to BI: Tech on YouTube</b><p>Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind and sees the world in grayscale. But even though Neil can't <i>see</i> color doesn't mean he can't <i>sense</i> it. That's because Neil Harbisson is a <b>cyborg</b> who can <i>hear</i> color.<p>In 2004, Neil convinced a doctor to implant into his …

Cyborgs

GOOGLE CHAIRMAN: ‘The Internet Will Disappear’

"I will answer very simply that the internet will disappear," Schmidt replied.<p>"There will be so many IP addresses … so many devices, sensors, things that you are wearing, things that you are interacting with that you won't even sense it. It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you …

Internet of Things

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

UC Irvine

Beyond the Open Office: A New Kind of Workspace

From South Africa to North America – wow! How did that happen?

How on earth can tea give us the buzz and satisfaction needed in the morning? One small family-owned business in the Fraser Valley is renowned in the …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Cooking

Artichoke, spinach and combos of the two — take your pick from 5 delicious dips!

The big day is almost upon us — Super Bowl 2015! While the carnivores dance around the hot wings, tiny meatballs and sausage-topped everything, what is left for those who want something a with at least hint of green? (Even if it's green topped with bacon...) Never fear, these artichoke and spinach …

Cooking

9 Super Bowl Snacks That Aren't Wings

Why do wings get to have all the fun come Super Bowl Sunday? Change up your usual game-day menu with these party-ready snacks.<p><b>TATER TOT NACHOS</b><p>Sub in crunchy potatoes for tortilla chips and you've got a winner. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>SAVORY MONKEY BREAD</b><p>Snack on this ooey, gooey cheese-filled bread as you …

Cooking

Sarah Palin's Bizarre Iowa Speech Gets Thanks -- From The Democrats

Shortly after declaring that she's "seriously interested" in running for president in 2016, Sarah Palin delivered a confusing speech that was panned by many, even some on the right.<p>Speaking at the Iowa Freedom Summit in Des Moines on Saturday, the former Alaska governor and one-time vice …

Sarah Palin

Obama's "Epiphany"

American politics has come to occupy a spectral plane of reality that bears little resemblance to the universe of fact and logic many of us are accustomed to. President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday -- and the widespread reaction to it -- is the ultimate confirmation that the …

Bernie Sanders

The Only 5 Juice Recipes You'll Ever Need

The founders of LA's Pressed Juicery release their first book and share their secret recipes with BAZAAR.<p>If you're cool and you live in LA—or your name is Jessica Alba, Madonna, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Nicole Richie or Emma Roberts—then you're probably a huge fan of the Pressed Juicery, a …

China to declare war on ‘bizarre architecture’

Buildings resembling grand pianos, penguins and internal organs likely to fall victim to new Chinese architecture rules<p>The days in which architects in China were allowed to create buildings resembling penguins, pianos or even male genitalia appear numbered after a top Communist Party official …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

8 Foods That Are Hurting Your Brain

Eat these foods for a sluggish, forgetful, and even depressed noggin.<p>You know avocados, berries, and dark chocolate (score!) do the head good. But for every brain food out there, there's another food—sometimes an otherwise healthy one—that's ready to sap your smarts. Check out these eight foods …

Get ready for interest rate shock in 2015

2015 is expected to be the first time in five years that benchmark interest rates are moved upwards, increasing the cost of borrowing. The U.S. …

Economics

Porridge could be key to a long and healthy life, says Harvard University

Eating porridge, brown rice or corn each day could protect the heart against disease, Harvard University has found<p>A small bowl of porridge each day could be the key to a long and healthy life, after a major study by Harvard University found that whole grains reduce the risk of dying from heart …

Daily Hive

Pepper Lunch, a popular DIY “fast-steak” restaurant launched in Japan, will open their first North American location in Richmond, with one to follow …

British Columbia

Ready For The iPhone 7? Get This Smartphone Designed To Last A Decade And Forget All About It

Do we really need all that wasteful consumerism that comes with the 18-month device upgrade cycle?<p>Worldwide, more than 1.8 billion mobile phones were sold last year–most replacing devices that were less than two years old. The average smartphone owner upgrades every 18 months.<p>Is it possible to …

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

Elon Musk

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Genealogy

Planet Earth in 4K video goes interstellar with 1M views on YouTube

B.C. man James Tyrwhitt-Drake used images from Russian satellite to create HD view of Earth from space<p>A Victoria man's HD video showing Earth from …

Makeup Artist Lisa Eldridge Signs With Lancôme: Our 5 Favorite Tutorials from the YouTube Beauty Star

Long before London makeup guru <b>Lisa Eldridge</b> earned over a million subscribers on YouTube with what are arguably the genre’s best video tutorials, she was giving one-on-one lessons at the Lancôme counter at Harrods. Today, when the iconic French beauty house announces Eldridge as its newly appointed …

Beauty

31 Healthy Meals You Can Make in 10 Minutes

We know the facts: Preparing meals at home is good for your health and your wallet. But let’s face it, with minimal free time and other priorities …

Cooking

The Absolute Best Workout to Combat Belly Fat

While weight training was the determining factor when it came to lower waist circumference, lead author Rania Mekary, Ph.D., said in a news release that weight training and cardio is the best anti-pooch combo. “Engaging in resistance training or, ideally, combining it with aerobic exercise, could …

8 Ways You're Probably Using Your Curling Iron Wrong

<b>Mistake: Curling Your Hair in the Wrong Direction</b><p>Make your desired part before you start curling, as this will help determine which way you curl the hair. For a more natural look, you'll want to curl your hair <i>away</i> from your face. This means winding the hair down and around the wand of the curling …

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Architecture

Transparent Canoe Offers Incredible Views of the Ocean Below

If you’ve ever wanted to cruise the ocean in a glass-bottom boat, then consider this transparent canoe/kayak as another fun, unconventional option. The site Hammacher Schlemmer recently started selling the clear polymer hull that seats two people and supports up to 425 pounds of weight. As you …

Boats