Cassandra Knight

24 Flips | 8 Magazines | 9 Likes | @mandhari2009 | Keep up with Cassandra Knight on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Cassandra Knight”

What Is Bioprinting?

Bioprinted materials can be used to repair damaged organs<p>Bioprinting, a type of 3D printing, uses cells and other biological materials as “inks” to …

Cairo: A Type of Love Story

Raising a family during a revolution.<p>Natasha was the first of our daughters to get bitten by a rodent. It probably happened while she was sleeping, but she was too small to communicate anything. As with Ariel, her identical-twin sister, Natasha’s early vocabulary was mostly English, but the girls …

Yellen Warns Against Erasing Regulations Made After Financial Crisis

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, delivered a broad rebuttal on Friday to Republican criticism that financial regulation is impeding economic growth.<p>Ms. Yellen said changes since the global financial crisis, which began a decade ago, have significantly …

The 7 best frozen foods you can buy at Trader Joe's

One of the things we love most about Trader Joe's—other than being able to grocery shop <i>and</i> still afford to pay rent—is that it has everything we need, from apples to za'atar chèvre. The jackpot of all departments, though, is the freezer aisle, stocked with frozen items that put those 90s TV dinners …

Food

Powerful photos of the world's oldest trees

The subjects are found in all sorts of situations: breaking through crumbling architecture, standalone in Africa's deserts, even the seemingly upside-down baobab trees of Madagascar. One her most exciting finds has been the Dragon's Blood Tree. Moon shares a few words on the special species:<p>Moon's …

Spectacular Works of Land Art Celebrate the Beauty of Nature

Since 1972, Bavarian artist Nils-Udo has worked directly with nature to create stunning, site-specific works of art that celebrate the beauty of the land. Found berries, leaves, branches, and blossoms are transformed into captivating pieces evocative of mysterious portals and dreamy fairy realms …

These Apps Will Make Filing Your Taxes Way Less Painful

dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google<p>dbox/Google

Café

10 Tiny Travel Accessories Fit for Your Keychain

(Photo: Christine Sarkis)<p>Your bag is packed. Your carry-on is arranged. But is your keychain ready? With so many travel-friendly items that can ride along with your keys, customizing your ring for each trip can be the highlight of your travel-prep routine.<p>Bauble-sized items spanning the spectrum …

Do You Want To Look Young? Stop Doing These 8 Things To Save Your Skin

Some of the most beautiful women I know are over 40 and all seem to have one thing in common: Dr. David Colbert!<p>Renowned dermatologist Dr. Colbert is known for taking care of some of Hollywood's most beautiful faces, like stunning over-40 beauties Angelina Jolie, Naomi Watts, and Rachel Weisz. I …

Lauren Bush Lauren's African Education - PAPER

<i>With her organization Feed, Lauren Bush Lauren helps to fight hunger through the sale of classic, Americana-inspired clothing and accessories, including their signature tote bag. Aside from designing, much of her work involves traveling to the world's poorest countries to meet and collaborate with</i> …

CES Roundup: 16 Cool Gadgets from Sunday at the Vegas Tech Show

It’s tough to numerically pinpoint which days of CES are which. If you’re in the tech media, Monday’s really the first full day of CES, but you show …

The Transformer Book Duet combines Windows with Android, tablet with laptop

Aiming to be all things to all people, this is the very epitome of a hybrid<p>On stage at CES today, Jonney Shih proclaimed his company's new Transformer the world's first 4-in-1 device. By that he meant that it's a Windows laptop and tablet as well as an Android laptop and tablet. This new 13.3-inch …

Weather Geeks Rejoice: Netatmo Adds A Rain Gauge [CES 2014, Exclusive]

LAS VEGAS — With the throng of tech bloggers covering CES, it’s not often that the heavily covered show hands us a surprise — but here’s one.<p>Netatmo, the French outfit best known for its fancy cloud-connected micro/personal Weather Station (and now also a device that measures your level of sun …

Associated Press News

CES 2014: ClearView Audio Shows Off 'Clio' Clear Glass Wireless Speaker

ClearView Audio showed off its Clio Bluetooth wireless speaker at CES 2014, which boasts a unique "invisible" design consisting of an ultra-thin, curved acrylic glass transducer. The speaker's design allows for it to output sound in multiple directions, with volume up/down, mute, and Bluetooth …

Texting with a washing machine: hands-on with LG's HomeChat

From Siri to Google Now, every company wants to make interacting with technology a bit more natural. LG is now extending that idea to smart appliances with a new service called HomeChat, but it isn't focused on using your voice — it's instead based around the instant message.<p>Your washing machine …

CubeSensors Brings Health And Comfort Monitoring To The Whole Home

In the future, your home will know you just as well as your smartphone does. The era of the connected smart home is upon us, and that all starts with sensors.<p>CubeSensors, a competitor in our CES 2014 Hardware Battlefield, is looking to help you track the health and comfort levels in your home the …

Asus Transformer Book Duet TD300 tablet/laptop hybrid runs Windows 8.1 and Android - CNET

LAS VEGAS -- Asus is getting increasingly literal about their Transformer tablet line-up. The Transformer Book Duet TD300 doesn't sing literature to you (I'm sure there's an app for that) but it does offer a bevy of options for converting it into the device you need. Not only can it convert from a …

Intel dreams up a smart bowl that will charge gadgets

Now this would be cool: a wireless charging bowl.<p>If you're anything like me, you have a specific place where you drop your keys and phone at the end of the day. What if the bowl you dropped them into charged them up for you? Intel has plans for just that. Sneaked in among the several new …

Watch every major CES event in five minutes or less

The first two days of CES are a non-stop, insane flow of news. Company after company takes the stage to talk about new products and new ideas, and to convince press and buyers alike that their products are going to take over the world this year. And every once in a while, if we're lucky, something …

CES 2014: Popular Mechanics Editors' Choice Awards

The world's biggest consumer electronics extravaganza is in full swing, and we've seen every curved TV, Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, and robotic gadget in Las Vegas. Here's the best of the show, the items you really want to know about in 2014.<p>The world's biggest consumer electronics extravaganza …

Gear & Gadgets

Toshiba's 5-in-1 laptop concept debuts at CES with a detachable keyboard

Sure, notebook makers crow about their 2-in-1 hybrids, but Toshiba's brought something to CES that'll humble its competition: a 5-in-1 laptop. The transforming device comes with a slick magnesium alloy case reminiscent of a MacBook, and a 13.3-inch touchscreen. So, just what can this laptop …