Laura Cordell

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The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Mile low club: Company turns submarine into private love hotel | CNN Travel

Bacon Alarm Clock Means Bacon Has Finally Conquered The Universe

Now you can be assured that bacon will be in your dreams. Or at least interrupting them.<p>Wakey-wakey to the bacon alarm clock. It was inevitable.<p>Oscar Mayer cooked up a gizmo to convert your smartphone into a fragrant frying pan of sizzling you-know-what. You plug in a small rectangular attachment …

Evernote 7.2 Brings Business Card Scanning, Presentation Mode And Other Features

Evernote has just updated its official iOS app to version 7.2 with several notable new features. Undoubtedly the most notable among them is the …

Humans Make Up Less Than 40 Percent of the Internet’s Traffic

The human race is a minority on the Internet. And no, it's not because your pets have all of a sudden gotten computer-savvy.<p>A recent report published …

Who are the villains in the YouTube copyright debacle?

The more you dig into this story of a YouTube copyright feeding frenzy against makers of Let's Play videos, the more you seem to find villains.<p>Of course, everybody involved is pointing at someone else, claiming innocence for themselves or, at least, noble intentions. The makers of the videos are …

Credit cards stolen in massive Target breach now being sold on black market

Target confirmed earlier this week that approximately 40 million credit card and debit card numbers belonging to patrons who shopped in the company’s …

Foursquare updates Android app with Ken Burns effect, boosted performance

Foursquare's rolling out a new Android app, adding in new motion effects and integrating some of this month's iOS tweaks. That first feature, best known in the video community as the "Ken Burns effect," animates location header images with panning and zoom. You can still scroll through the top five …

Nest Protect review: a smoke detector for the smartphone generation

Back in 2011, Nest did the impossible: It made thermostats sexy. Apple veterans Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers applied their iPod-designing expertise to the largely utilitarian world of home-climate control, creating the Learning Thermostat, an appliance aimed squarely at the gadget-obsessed citizens …

YotaPhone review: LCD on the front, E Ink on the back, unique all over

We've long pondered the possibility of an e-ink phone. One that offers enough battery life to get us to the end of the day, or maybe even the End of Days, simply by being less reliant on the power-draining frivolity of an LCD or AMOLED panel. What we <i>didn't</i> envision, though, was that the first …

Gorgeous Robox 3D printer hopes it can do for 3D printing what the iMac did for personal computing

In 1999, my elementary school got every single kid to love computer class with a single move: It replaced a fleet of Macintosh Classic IIs with iMac …

WhatsApp now has over 400 million monthly users

Messaging apps have exploded in popularity this year, and few are growing faster than WhatsApp. The global messaging phenomenon announced today that it has reached a significant milestone: 400 million active users each month, with 100 million of them joining in the last four months alone. "We’ve …

Google launches MyGlass app for iPhone

Using Google Glass and an iPhone together is getting a bit easier. After teasing it earlier this week, Google officially launched its MyGlass app for iOS today, giving iPhone and Glass owners a simpler way to manage the headset. Through MyGlass, iPhone owners can add Wi-Fi networks, select which …

In A World Of Constant Digital Distractions, These Tools Can Help You Stay Focused And Be More Present

For all the ways technology saves us time, it's also left us more distracted -- and in many cases less productive -- than ever before. We're so used to the siren song of a blinking Gchat box, email alert or little red Facebook notification interrupting our work, our conversations, and our leisure …

ARCHOS introduces Helium smartphone line for CES

ARCHOS unleases 45 Helium 4G and 50 Helium 4G pretty cheap unlocked<p>CES-related news continues to come! This time, it's ARCHOS making the …

Constantly Forget Your Phone? This Car Gadget Can Help

Monday mornings could get a whole lot easier, thanks to a new gadget that notifies you if you forget to bring your phone and other daily …

Can Gadgets Really Tell The Future?

A new concept from an Israeli designer is surprisingly plausible.<p>Future Control, from Israeli designer Dor Tal, is a concept that seems like something out of a sci-fi novel: a wristband and pico projector that can tell the future. But really the idea of such a gadget isn’t all that far-fetched. In …

Gear & Gadgets

Mobile World Congress: 10 Phones and Tablets to Watch

Usually, with a big wireless trade show like Mobile World Congress, you can find a common thread that runs between all the most exciting phones and …

The hottest gadgets at world's biggest mobile tech show

Mobile World Congress returned to form this year, with Samsung, Sony, and Huawei all choosing to launch flagship devices in Barcelona. These are my picks from the show:<p><b>Nokia X</b><p>Just months after being sold to Microsoft, Nokia chose to launch its first Android phones. The devices, all dubbed Nokia X, …

Moov fitness gadget can make you better at working out

Due out this summer after a crowd-funding campaign, Moov delivers real-time coaching that can help you improve your running, swimming and more.<p>Most fitness bands do the same stuff — track steps, hours slept, and calories burned. It's been an exciting first step, but my enthusiasm generally lasts …

Trax

With the recent release of its teeny yet powerful Trax realtime GPS solution, start-up Wonder Technology Solutions joins a growing list of Swedish wearables-focused companies with roots in the crowdfunding system. The successfully Kickstarted Trax is the sort of product that parents of …

Meet K-Glass: 30x faster & more 3-12x more efficient than Google Glass

The researchers at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) announced that they developed a head-mounted display 30 times faster processing speed compared to that of Google Glass.<p>‘K-Glass’, developed by Yoo Hoi-Jun, Professor of Electrical Engineering at KAIST and his team, is a …

Joy! Google Glass app tells you how other people are feeling

If you happen to believe that Google Glass is a fine idea in search of a use, I have finally found one for you.<p>For a wise and forward-thinking company called Emotient has created a Google Glass app that tells you how other people are feeling.<p>One of the characteristics of many Google Glass Explorers …

Google Glass

4 Ways To Communicate Like A Buddhist

Illustrated By Ly Ngo.<p>Have you ever run through a list of to-dos while a friend poured their heart out to you — or worse, noticed your pal neglect …

Marriage Quality May Influence Heart Disease Risk | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Ambivalent hearts may be at higher risk for heart disease, according to a new study of married couples with mixed feelings for one another.<p>“The most intriguing finding was that within a couple, only if both of them felt ambivalent towards their partner did you see this …

Why Sleep Makes You Healthier

How much—or little—sleep you get each night could affect everything from your mood, waistline and more.<p>"Sleep is a necessary philosophical process like eating and breathing," says Ana C. Krieger, MD, medical director at the Center for Sleep Medicine and associate clinical professor at the …