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Watch the Total Solar Eclipse Live Right Here

Slooh will be streaming all day as the shadow moves across the USA.<p>Hordes of people are on the move today, hoping to get into the path of totality for the Great American Eclipse. But if traveling wasn't in the cards for you, or you're stuck in the office today, you can watch online as the eclipse …

How One Startup Built Better Health Insurance With the Magic of Data

For 12.2 million Americans, signing up for health insurance in 2017 was a leap of faith: that Obamacare would make it through the year, that the …

How to build your own (model) crossbow

A Middle-Aged model<p>The Romans invented the crossbow, but after this promising start, it disappeared from most Western armories. Nearly 700 years later, Europeans rediscovered the technology—and it became a game changer.<p>Unlike longbows, which required years of practice to use effectively, crossbows …

Why mobile app stores are on their way out

Google announced last week an upcoming change to its Android mobile phone operating system that threatens the future of its own mobile app store, Google Play. And the resulting shift is likely to threaten Apple’s App Store, too. It is likely that in 2018 or 2019, we will no longer perceive a …

Google's AI can translate language pairs it has never seen

Google's AI is not just better at grasping languages like Mandarin, but can now translate between two languages it hasn't even trained on. In a research paper, Google reveals how it uses its own "interlingua" to internally represent phrases, regardless of the language. The resulting "zero-shot" …

Deep Learning

Earthquake science explains why election polls were so wrong

Polls are not predictors.<p>This is the message that American University history professor Allan Lichtman has been screaming at the world since 1981: It's not that the polling system itself is broken -- instead, polls behave exactly as they're designed. The problem is they aren't designed to predict …

These 10 widgets belong on your iPhone's lock screen

With iOS 10, Apple redesigned the lock screen and got rid of the slide-to-unlock gesture. Now, instead of unlocking your phone, swiping right takes you to the Today view where you can glance at and interact with widgets.<p>You can also access these same widgets on an unlocked phone by swiping right on …

Apps

Meet the New Math, Unlike the Old Math

If we could snap our fingers and change the way math and science are taught in US schools, most of us would. The shortcomings of the current approach …

At Photokina, camera makers carve out their territory

Let this sink in: Since 2010, digital camera sales have fallen from around 120 million to 40 million units. The main reason, obviously, is that consumers can fulfill most of their photography needs with a smartphone. That leaves manufacturers a small but profitable high-end market. Judging by what …

Researcher-created Twitter bot phishes two out of three users

Phishing, the malevolent hacker technique of getting hapless folks to click malevolent links, just got a powerful new weapon. Black Hat researchers have created a Twitter bot that reads your tweets and sends you a message catered to your interests — along with a shortened URL leading to …

The Best Looking Men’s Watches under $200

But first, the (way too philosophical) case for wearing a wristwatch…<i>Q: Why wear a watch when I’ve always got my phone on me?</i><i>A: If we start dying the</i> …

It sucks _ startups look to redesign the breast pump

NEW YORK (AP) — Ask many mothers and they'll tell you, pumping sucks in more than one sense of the word.<p>"It feels like you are a cow. You are hooked up to a machine — it's the opposite of breastfeeding," says Nina Emlen, who works full-time in college admissions and pumps milk twice a day for her …

FDA

Magic Leap teams with Lucasfilm for 'Star Wars' AR experiences

Magic Leap, the mysterious augmented reality company, is teaming up with Lucasfilm and its ILMxLAB to create immersive <i>Star Wars</i> experiences, the companies announced today at Wired's Business Conference. As part of the news, they also revealed our closest look yet at Magic Leap's technology in …

The 16 Best Western Movies | The Art of Manliness

Few figures in history have had as powerful an impact on American masculinity as the cowboy. For over a century, the cowboy has — for better or for …

Two DIY Outdoor Chair Projects for Your Yard or Patio

Finding a comfortable outdoor chair is a pain, so why not make one you'll love? Here are two chairs you can make this weekend. Here are two designs …

Why 98% of Digital Health Startups Are Zombies And What They Can Do About It

Since moving from the entrepreneur to the VC side of the startup world, I’ve spent a lot of time with seasoned healthcare investors. The common view is that 98% of digital health startups are the walking dead right now. These startups received angel funding but they are operating on fumes and …

The Better Way To Organize Your Junk Drawer

Make sense of your cluttered drawers by installing DIY custom-fit organizers.<p>We all have a junk drawer. The one that has become a catch-all for various desk supplies, tools, and gadgets, and is in desperate need of organization. The flimsy plastic inserts you can buy never fit well. But this DIY …

How to Wrap Your Extension Cord Like a Contractor and Eliminate Knots | The Art of Manliness

Do your extension cords look like this when you’re unraveling them, no matter how nicely they were wrapped up?<p>Today I’m going to show you a tip that …

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

Secret DIY Gun Compartment Hides Behind a Mirror

Gun safes are great for securing firearms, but not so great when you need quick access. This gun compartment doubles as a living room mirror, which hides them in plain sight.<p>Home firearm storage mostly consists of safes and ugly cabinets. This DIY secret gun compartment doubles as a living room …

11 Healthcare Technology Startups You Should Know - HealthIT & mHealth

Health care is becoming more advanced with the integration of new technologies. We see a bright future in the world of health and medicine, in …

Building This Incredible Grappling Hook Is the First Step to Becoming Batman

Well, after being orphaned.<p>Most of a superhero's go-to powers are out of your reach. You will never have laser eyes, or an adimantium skeleton, or super speed, or ice breath. But you can make up for that with gadgets, just like everyone's favorite bat-themed hero, and an absurdly effective …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Build a Walk-In Shower in a Small Bathroom

Walk-in showers are popular DIY projects as they can be installed in tighter spaces than a tub and are safer to use for older family members.<p>Bathroom remodeling projects rank a close second to kitchens in popularity, as they can boost the value of your home and make a great universal design …

Riding on the Wrong Side: Electric Motorcycles Have Arrived, Have We?

Not too long ago, I got a chance to spend a day tearing around on a Zero DSR. It was the first time I had ridden an electric motorcycle and I came …

Electric Vehicles

The Best Chai You Can Buy

Our favorite looseleaf, concentrate, and blends for all of your chai needs.<p>No disrespect to <b>Oprah</b>, but when it's prime mitten-hat-glove season and we want a deep mug of chai, we either make our own (cue this stellar Lahore Deli Chai), or rely on a select few pre-packaged blends and concentrates. …

The 2-Minute Drill That Eliminates Tight Shoulders

Instantly improve your pullup, push press, military press, and overhead squat with this mobility exercise<p>Raising your hands overhead seems easy enough.<p>But many men lack the shoulder mobility to do it properly. As their arms go up, their elbows bend, their backs arch, or their shoulders roll …

Best Apple Watch apps list: The 26 best free and paid-for Apple Watch apps so far

Got an Apple Watch? Get these 26 apps and games first<p><b>18. Evernote (free)</b><p>Evernote is, quite possibly, the best notation app around.<p>On the Apple Watch, …

Airstrip App For Apple Watch Could Transform How We Care For Chronic Diseases

Allowing doctors to check your vital signs from anywhere, no hospital visit required<p>Apple is aiming to profoundly change the way doctors and patients interact. Last week, the company demonstrated one of its newest medical apps, called AirStrip, which allows doctors to read a patient’s heart rate …

Medical Technology

WORX Landroid – Robotic Lawn Mower

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Lawn Mowing

Medicine Is a Battlefield. Here's How to Stay in the Know

Science, it's been said, is a full-contact sport. Even when it doesn't reach the Supreme Court—from whence a crucial decision upholding Obamacare …