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Science Suggests You Should Not Shower Every Day Anymore

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

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Qualcomm's New Fingerprint Sensor Uses Ultrasonic Waves To Know Who You Are

Sound waves "directly penetrate the skin"<p>Fingerprint sensors have quickly become a staple of the modern smartphone. They're quick, simple to use, and (if encrypted properly) relatively secure.<p>Usually, these fingerprint scanners use images to determine the contours of a fingerprint. Qualcomm's new …

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Alienware announces Oculus-ready PCs, teases OLED laptop

Breaking down and accepting the Oculus Rift's $599 price tag is just the <i>first step</i> of experiencing virtual reality. The <i>second</i> step is getting yourself a gaming PC capable of running high-end VR content. That means juggling specs, buying the right parts, buildling a machine... or picking up an …

Samsung built the most amazing TV ever

Samsung rarely disappoints when it debuts new TVs. Its latest marvel, launched at this year's CES, definitely is one of the best ever.<p>The new TV technology allows you to stack televisions like Lego bricks. When you move them or even spin them around, a powerful processing engine powering the …

Study: A Tesla Powerwall pays for itself after nearly 40 years (Update)

The Tesla Powerwall promises to power your home in a more efficient, green way than traditional energy options, all for a manageable cost. The Institute for Energy Research looked into the numbers and found that it would take 38 years for the Powerwall to pay for itself if your home isn't already …

How do we save the Internet for history? This group is trying.

There is a building in northern San Francisco that looks like a cousin to the Acropolis in Greece. It used to be a Christian Science church.<p>Now, however, it houses 26 petabytes of digital information in a forest of blinking, heat-generating servers. Welcome to the Internet Archive headquarters.<p>“The …

Samsung Galaxy S7 Rumor Roundup: 10 Leaked Features Reveal Spectacular Changes

When Samsung revealed the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge flagship smartphones in April 2015, the designs and features were drastically different from the Galaxy S5. Samsung did away with expandable storage, the removable battery and water resistance from the Galaxy S5 to the Galaxy S6 in favor of …

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Reddit's Alexis Ohanian on Dealing With Tragedy While Starting a Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a business is hard enough in the best of times. In the worst of times, it can be impossible.<p>That’s why it’s so important to have a strong support system, says Alexis Ohanian, the 32-year-old co-founder of Reddit.<p>In 2005, when he …

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Roger Waters worried Hillary Clinton could drop nuclear bomb

As a British citizen, Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters can’t vote in the U.S. presidential election in 2016. But that doesn’t preclude him from …

The secret history of a-ha's iconic video 'Take on Me'

Thirty years ago this month, the Norwegian pop group topped the charts with their irresistible synth-pop gem — and revolutionized music videos. In …

A Star Is Viral: How ‘Jem and the Holograms’ Doesn’t Get the Internet

<i>Jem and the Holograms</i> was always a strange beast: The animated TV cartoon took a Hasbro toy line and remarketed the female band of its namesake as an …

From the Movie Le Mans, Very Nearly Steve McQueen's 911 For Sale

Andersen owned the car until her death in 1994, and it has had only two keepers since. It has reportedly covered just 46,350 kilometers since from new—about 28,800 miles. The estimate of $250,000 to $350,000 might look steep considering how peripheral the McQueen connection is, but it’s not far off …

Mazda recalls 1.37 million older vehicles for ignition switch short

<b>UPDATE:</b> <i>Mazda has confirmed to</i> Autoblog <i>that NHTSA's figures and list of effected models are accurate.</i><p>Mazda is recalling 1,368,500 older vehicles in the US that date as far back as the late '80s because a potential short circuit in the ignition switch could cause a fire. According to the National …

Valentino Balboni thinks the Miura greatest Lambo ever

Valentino Balboni spent 40 years at Lamborghini, a few years as a mechanic's apprentice at the beginning, then as a test driver at the request of old man Ferrucio himself. He is embedded in the brand, said to have driven 80 percent of the company's entire production until he retired in 2009. He has …

You Can Vote to Make This Amazing E30 M3 LEGO Kit Happen

How can you not love this?<p>Lego is awesome. Everyone knows that. But a Lego BMW E30 M3? Well that might just be the best idea we've heard in a very long time.<p><i>All images from Imgur user Skaletr</i><p>The above concept was made by Amir Pasha as part of Lego's Ideas program, which allows regular people to …

Porsche 918 & Lamborghini Diablo Face Off In Drag Race: Video

The Lamborghini Diablo VT 6.0 came about in 2000, when Audi took over the company and wanted to update the Italian supercar. It was working on the …

VW diesel cars lost 16% of value since dieselgate scandal broke

Kelly Blue Book (KBB) is a website where people go to check the value of their car or a car they might be interested in buying. KBB has been keeping …

Get Your "Game of Thrones" On By Buying Tywin Lannister's 1967 Mustang

For about $40,000, you can cruise around like you're in Westeros. Kind of.<p>If we had to take a guess at what kind of car Charles Dance would drive based on his character Tywin Lannister on HBO's <i>Game of Thrones</i>, we definitely would have gone Rolls-Royce Wraith—an evil-sounding luxury barge built for …

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New Volkswagen CEO says emissons bill to be much higher

The Volkswagen diesel emissions subterfuge hit the news on September 18, just four days later VW said it was putting aside 6.5 billion euros ($7.3B US) to deal with the repercussion. The company said that up to 11 million cars around the world are affected, but even if only half need fixing, that …

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2017 Acura NSX First Drive [w/video]

The NSX Is Back, And This Time It's American<p>This is not the way the NSX was supposed to be at first. The original plan was a transverse-mounted, naturally aspirated engine just like the first car.<p>The NSX has a giant bag of neat tricks, but to understand them takes a lengthy explanation that starts …

Mercedes to equip S and E-Class cars with CO2 AC system starting in 2017

Mercedes has announced that it intends to comply with new EU climate protection regulations that start in 2017 by moving two of its popular luxury …

The Chevrolet Cavalier Z24 Is a Time Machine to the 90s

Want to go back to high school? Get in a Cavalier.<p>Seeing a Chevy Cavalier on the roads is like seeing Sugar Ray driving a car made of Warheads (the candy, not actual warheads). This thing is quintessentially 90s.<p>I had at least four friends in high school that had one, so getting back in one again …

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