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Google Glass may be dangerous to both drivers and pedestrians

The debate over wearable tech like Google Glass continues to rage, with questions still being raised about the safety of using the technology while driving. Now, a new study from the University of California, San Francisco, is claiming that not only is Google Glass dangerous to drivers, but it …

5 milestones in the history of mind-altering drugs | DW | 07.11.2014

<i>Pharmacology professor Michael C. Gerald Ph.d. is an authority on mind-altering substances. In this article, he tells us his top five milestones in</i> …

U.S. Army

Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …

PS4 And Xbox One Need A Serious Digital Downloading Overhaul

A few years ago, it seemed like a very real possibility that Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One would indeed do what most gamers feared, and ditch physical discs for purely digital download-based consoles.<p>Sony famously pulled back from the brink first, announcing that the PS4 would continue to use …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

The Rudest Things You Can Do When You're Eating, According To Etiquette Experts

We've so been there: On the other side of a table from someone chewing with their mouth open. Wide open. This person could be the dearest, most cherished person in our lives, but such a sight can almost be enough to make you consider never eating with them again.<p>Perhaps that's not your trigger. "I …

The iPhone just lost its perfect security record — now what?

For most of the iPhone's lifespan, it's been effectively immune to malware. There were theoretical attacks and viruses targeting jailbroken phones, but thanks to the tight controls of the App Store, finding iOS malware in the wild has been nearly impossible. If you didn't jailbreak your phone and …

This is Vudu Spark, Walmart’s very own Chromecast competitor

Add Walmart to the list of companies that’s trying to sell you a Chromecast-like HDMI streaming stick: The retail giant’s Vudu streaming service is …

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Home Decorating

OnePlus sells 500,000 phones, makes almost no profit on each one

Smartphone newcomer OnePlus has revealed it has sold 500,000 devices since it launched the OnePlus One during the summer. The phone made quite an …