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The First Computer With Leap Motion Gesture Control Built Right In

Leap Motion, the Kinect-like gesture control system we profiled here, is super exciting; it measures gestures to the hundredth of a millimeter, and works on any computer. They're working their way up to shipping the device as an accessory, but they've also partnered with HP for something a little …

Although I hope a day comes when such a book will not be necessary, this one should be required reading for school officials, parents and students<p>"Sticks and stones will break my bones<br>But words will never harm me."<p>Despite the assurances of this old schoolyard verse, the truth is that words <i>do</i> cause …

British firm brings 'God particle' technology to cancer patients

Technology from the quest to find the 'God particle' will soon be used to treat cancer patients after a British company acquired the first spin-off firm from the Large Hadron Collider.<p>The collaboration has slashed the cost of proton beam therapy, a type of cancer treatment that fires high-precision …

Absurd Creature of the Week: The Half-Ton Giant Freshwater Stingray With a 15-Inch Poison Barb

Sailor lore once told of a whale so enormous that captains would mistake it for an island, anchoring their ships to the beast and ordering men …

Changing How Police Respond To Drug Overdoses Could Save Lives

Many police officers aren't allowed to administer life-saving antidotes, a study finds.<p>This seems like a no-brainer: Teaching police officers how to administer drug overdose treatments could save lives. Law enforcement officers are often the first to arrive at the scene of an overdose, but …

Babies Smell Delicious, Just Like A Cheeseburger

A baby's scent triggers the reward circuits in women's brains, the same circuits that light up when an addict gets drugs or you eat a juicy cheeseburger, according to a study co-authored by University of Montreal researcher Johannes Frasnelli. He explains to host Rachel Martin why people want to …

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE - International Trailer

Jane Arrives in Asgard in New 'Thor: The Dark World' Clip from D23 Expo – /Film

With D23 in full swing, Disney seized the opportunity to show off a new clip from <i>Thor: The Dark World</i>, due out in theaters this fall. Stars <b>Tom</b> …

‘Captain America 2′ Previews New Footage and Details at D23 Expo

Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige, after presenting the D23 Expo crowd with some brand-new footage of 'Thor: The Dark World,' moved the presentation …

Comics

‘Tomorrowland’ “Unboxed” at D23 Expo; Mysterious Teaser Screened – /Film

Of all the live-action projects showcased during Saturday’s live-action panel at D23, one of the most highly anticipated was <i>Tomorrowland</i>, the new …

Disney Screens Awesome MALEFICENT Footage - D23 Expo

Powerful Trailer for HOMELAND Season 3

Watch Werner Herzog’s Heartbreaking Documentary About Texting and Driving

You know that driving and texting commercial featuring a paralyzed young boy named Xzavier and his mother Valetta? We can’t watch it without crying …

Comic-Con Poster for J.J. Abrams' ALMOST HUMAN

FDA gives thumbs-up to latest fingertip EKG

Every year, more than 700,000 Americans have a heart attack, and more than 600,000 die from heart disease -- that's one in every four deaths in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>A small crop of mobile electrocardiogram (ECG or more commonly EKG) devices is …

Medical Technology

Pirate Bay founder creating surveillance-free messaging app

In the wake of people learning about the National Security Agency's massive surveillance program, it's become clear that phone records and text messages are not entirely private.<p>The Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde and a couple of app developers have decided to do something about it. They are …

Apps

More details surface on Sprint's upcoming Unlimited, My Way plans

We just received a few more internal training documents that further explains the new Unlimited plans that Sprint will be launching this coming Friday. Of course, that Sprint Unlimited Guarantee is only available for the "unlimited" part of any plan you sign up for, and it doesn't mean the rate …

The Goods: July 2013's Hottest Gadgets

A dozen great ideas in gear, including a programmable flashlight, a customizable robot toy, and socks that'll last a lifetime

Cool Sci-fi Short Thriller - SILICON;BOOTDRIVE