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Chin-chin: US company toasts anti-fat drug to make double chins history

There may soon be a way to get rid of an undesirable double chin, without going under the knife.<p>ATX-101, an experimental drug made by the California-based Kythera Biopharmaceuticals, is designed to be injected into the fat under the chin in a series of treatments spaced a month apart. The drug is a …

FDA

Multi-Tools, Knives, & Pocket Tools

Multi-Tools<p>Most multi-tools have a base of wrench, pliers, wire cutters, and a knife. The next step is deciding what else you need.<p>Pocket Tools<p>These …

Knives

New Members Can Grab Amazon Prime for Only $72 This Saturday the 24th

If you haven't hopped on the Amazon Prime bandwagon already—or felt that $99 was a little too steep—you can grab a year's membership for about 25% …

Shopping

Could switching off single gene extend life by 12 years?

Blocking a gene in mice helped the animals live for 15 per cent longer without suffering any ill effects<p>Switching off a single gene could extend life by 12 years and make elderly people fitter, scientists have suggested.<p>The gene called Myc is important in cell division, growth and death and when it …

Medicine

How to Get Exactly What You Want in a Negotiation

Stick to this strategy to make your opponent cave<p>A poker face won’t always help you win at the bargaining table. In a new Australian study, people who suppressed their angry feelings during a negotiation were more likely to lose focus, which negatively impacted their performance.<p>The reason? Your …

Xiaomi Announces The Redmi 2, An Improved Version Of Its Sub-$150 Smartphone

Xiaomi announced today that it sold over 60 million smartphones in 2014 but the Chinese company didn’t stop there after it unveiled its newest entry-level phone: the Redmi 2.<p>The company’s flagship Mi devices may attract all the attention, but the sub-$150 Redmi family is its biggest seller. Back in …

Mobile Technology

What the People Reading Your Resume Wish You Knew

Resumes are very personal documents, and you probably feel like you want to convey a sense of who you really are. But if you focus on unnecessary …

up Light HF3510/60

Inspired by nature’s sunrise the Philips Wake-up Light uses a unique combination of light therapy and sound to wake you in a more natural way. Making …

Unique

California’s cap-and-trade program now covers cars

After a long PR battle between oil industry lobbyists and California’s regulatory agencies, the state’s cap-and-trade program was extended on Jan. 1, …

Cap and Trade

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You can save thousands of bucks every year on your mobile phone bill by switching to <b>FreedomPop</b>.<p>Learn more about how it's possible to get 100% free …

Mobile

Watch: Northern VS southern Chinese girlfriends

Shanghai-based sketch group TMD‘s latest episode plays out some of the stereotypical differences between Chinese gals from the north and from the …

Stereotypes

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Jyrobike – the two-wheel cycle that automatically balances you

The bike has a gyroscope that corrects any swaying, making it good for anyone who has trouble with co-ordination<p>The story of Jyrobike, according to its CEO Rob Bodill, is a neat illustration of “how people without a hardware background can get into hardware”.<p>In 2012, Bodill, an Australian …

New Hampshire

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Design

NASA's travel posters promote newly discovered planets

As interest in space travel grows, NASA has created posters advertising holidays on planets that could potentially support life.<p>The American space …

Universe

How To Be Photogenic & Look Good In Pictures

Everyone wants to be photogenic, even us men. We yearn for the one photo that makes us look like we’re 8 times more handsome than we really are. One …

Test Software with Virtual Machine Snapshots to Keep Your PC Clean

If you want to try out software without installing what could be adware or something risky, use a virtual machine. Virtual machines are particularly …

Linux

The Best Drone for Every Beginner

So, you want to learn to pilot a drone, but aren’t sure where to start? Gizmodo ordered a fleet of beginner’s drones and handed them off to a total …

YotaPhone 2: hands-on (Video)

We first met the YotaPhone 2 the better part of a year ago: the one-of-a-kind smartphone that paired a traditional screen with a low-power persistent …

Mobile Technology

Conflict Strategies for Nice People

Do you value friendly relations with your colleagues? Are you proud of being a nice person who would never pick a fight? Unfortunately, you might be just as responsible for group dysfunction as your more combative team members. That’s because it’s a problem when you shy away from open, healthy …

Energy Bars to Keep You Charging All Winter

On ski tours, I’m partial to snacking on a PB &J made with Dave’s Killer Bread, toasted to keep it from getting soggy. But I always also have a packaged energy bar or two in my pack for additional fuel. Here are a few of our favorite energy foods that do well in cold weather.<p>Redd Chocolate …

Ericsson unleashes LTE over the Wi-Fi airwaves

Carriers are constantly on the hunt for more 4G spectrum, but the airwaves they need may be right under their noses. Mobile network builder Ericsson …

T-Mobile

The World's Simplest Guide to Understanding ObamaCare

Your dummy-proof, fact-based, no-nonsense, nonpartisan explanation of the Affordable Care Act<p>On November 15th of this year, health care reform reentered its period of open enrollment. That’s the annual three-month window for changing your insurer or policy or signing up for the first time.<p>By now, …

A Farmer Discusses How His Marshmallow Crop Is Threatened by Heavy Rains in a Local News Segment

A video showing what appears to be a local news segment from WSOCTV Channel 9 in Charlotte, North Carolina features farmer Ben Yoken talking about …

North Carolina

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …

Shopping

Best Dividend Stocks For Retirement Income In 2015

Heading into 2015 I feel the most important component to a successful investing year is yield. My screening process for dividend stocks and retirement income (dividendpaycheck.org) suggests a growing number of companies and sectors of the economy are fully valued and ripe for the inevitable …

What U.S. Intelligence Predicted the World Would Look Like in 2015

Shortly before 9/11, officials foresaw a fundamental shift in the nature of power.<p>Nine months before the September 11 attacks—and just days after the Supreme Court halted the Florida recount, handing the presidency to George W. Bush—U.S. intelligence officials published an 85-page prediction for …

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …