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How To Perform At Your Peak Every Day: 10 Tips For Working Smarter In 2014

<i>This is the first in a two-part story on how to manage your mental energy to do your best work. Click here for the second article, “7 Types of Experience Your Brain Needs To Function At Its Best.”</i><p>It’s a common scenario for many of us.<p>You start the day with an idea of what you want to work on and …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Hubble senses water on five planets, bodes well for finding new Earths

There’s water in them thar planets – five massive “hot Jupiters” spied by NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope.<p>But if you just thought "Life?!" think again. Despite the presence of water molecules in their atmospheres, none of these five planets is suitable to life as we know it. They are all gas giants, …

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Xbox One Problems Affect Only 'a Very Small Number' of Customers

The Xbox One may only have been on sale for around 24 hours, but that’s plenty of time for launch day gremlins to rear their head.<p>According to various reports, some of the launch day Xbox One units seem to be suffering from assorted hardware problems – just like the PlayStation 4.<p>The issues, which …

10 Ways to Detox Daily - Mary Vance, NC

<i>I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. Full disclosure here.</i><p>Detox has become a buzz word. Lose weight quickly; …

Stephen Hawking: physics would be 'more interesting' if Higgs boson hadn't been found

Physics would have been "far more interesting" if scientists had been unable to find the Higgs boson at the Large Hadron Collider in Cern, according to Stephen Hawking.<p>The cosmologist was speaking at an event to mark the launch of a new exhibit about the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the Science …

Android dominates 81 percent of world smartphone market

A new IDC study shows Google's operating system has a stronghold on the smartphone market, but Windows Phone is quickly moving up the ranks.<p>For the first time ever, Android has hit more than 80 percent market share for smartphone shipments worldwide.<p>The new Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker …

Sun’s magnetic field about to flip

This reversal happens every 11 years and is tied to the sun’s cycle of activity, now near its peak. The effects of the reversal will ripple …

Sono, a noise cancelation and isolation device that sticks on your window - ExtremeTech

By on November 8, 2013 at 1:09 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If you’re the sort that needs …

Build This Beautiful Table for Two

An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>An updated version of a 1939 PopMech project, this chic table can be built with scrap wood.<p>PRINTABLE PLANS<p>Lunch Table Plans

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Snow Chains Made Simple: Thule Easy Fit CU-9

Before the snowy season arrives, get yourself these easy-to-use chains for your tires. You'll thank yourself later.<p><b>Price:</b> $450<p>Snow chains are tough, but so is trying to install them yourself. Thule's Easy Fit CU-9 system changes the game without compromising safety or durability. The rigid arch …

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Get Out There: New Mexico Desert Volcano Adventure

Hiking up a volcano in the desert just might be a road trip far enough off the beaten path for the most adventurous trekkers.<p><b>Aden Crater is the most remote and</b> best-preserved volcano in New Mexico's Potrillo Volcanic Field. Geologists call it a shield cone, meaning that its low, broad shape …

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What's the Origin of the Word "Dude"?

For some time now, we have known the basic outline of the story of “dude.” The word was first used in the late 1800s as a term of mockery for young …

Family Court

T-fal OptiGrill: Tops in Countertop Grilling?

We spend a few weeks with the OptiGrill, a countertop cooker intended to sense when your meat is done just right.<p><b>Price:</b> $180<p>My ancient Hamilton Beach countertop contact grill died a while back. And as the months passed, I increasingly missed sear marks and sizzle. Looking for a new apartment …

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Audi RS7 Turbo: Better Living Through Ceramics

Audi's latest hot rod sedan boasts the usual stratospheric performance numbers we've come to expect from premium in-house tuners (560 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque, 0-60 mph in only 3.7 seconds), but one tiny technical feature reveals the lengths engineers will go to in order to extract that extra bit …

DARPA's Next Challenges: Self-Patching Software and Healing the Brain

The Pentagon's research division launches two new high-profile efforts this week, the Systems-Based Neurotechnology for Emerging Therapies and Cyber Grand Challenge.<p>The mad scientists at the Pentagon love a challenge, and this week they've got two. DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects …

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9 Easy Ways to Add Storage Space

You don't need to renovate or remodel to solve the clutter problem in your home. You just need to try these smart storage solutions.<p>You don't need to renovate or remodel to solve the clutter problem in your home. You just need to try these smart storage solutions.

Home Improvement

Faster-Than-Light Drive

Instead of using rockets or thrusters, a craft equipped with warp drive would move by distorting space.<p>The warp drive proposed by Miguel Alcubierre would achieve faster-than-light speeds by distorting space-time. The device would generate a field of negative energy that would squeeze or stretch …

Turn Your Smartphone Into A Digital Microscope

More like cell-fies! Ha ha, right? Right?<p>Do you have $10 and a few minutes and a burning need for a microscope? You do.<p><i>But why would I need a microscope?</i> you say.<p>You do! Examine plant cells, check out the sharpness of your knives, or just take some awesome photos. It's easy to make and looks rad …

All the Ways You Could Die on One Handy Chart

One-quarter of all fatalities among U.S. men ages 18 to 50 result from unintentional injury. Here, we break out the specific types of fatal accidents and show how they compare with all causes of death.<p><b>OTHER</b><p>Eighty-two percent of the 238 people killed by lightning strikes from 2006 to 2012 were male. …

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10 Great Analog Sports Cars

To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel efficient, automakers have been replacing the weighty components in our sports cars with electronics. Despite their talents, electronics create a distance between man, machine, and roadtoday's best s<p>To make cars safer, more practical, and more fuel …

Sports Cars

The 7 Keys to Mastering The Headshot

A good headshot says a lot about a person, as it should. A headshot technically is a portrait, but a great headshot isn't just your typical posed …

ET deals: Rare coupon for Alienware X51 mini gaming PC - ExtremeTech

By on October 10, 2013 at 4:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>While several of Alienware’s PCs …

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The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Bend it like … Samsung? Galaxy Round is first curved-display smartphone

Samsung's Galaxy Round is the first curved-screen smartphone<p>Samsung revealed a curved-display smartphone early Wednesday, the first of its kind. Though its name, the Galaxy Round, may suggest something closer to a half cylinder, this smartphone is gently curved, just enough to cup in your hand, and …

Should the Higgs Boson Win This Year's Physics Nobel?

The 2013 Nobel Prize in physics will be announced next week, and while the identity of the winner (or winners) is a closely guarded secret, some are …

Male brain versus female brain: How do they differ?

Chapter 16 of my book, <i>50 Human Brain Ideas You Really Need to Know</i>. Here's the introduction to the book, the chapter about topographic mapping, the chapter about mirror neurons, and my post about the most important idea in neuroscience.<p><b>Summary</b>: Subtle observable differences exist between male and …