Laurie Thomas

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We may already know how we will cure death—but should we?

A pair of advocates—they do legitimate research too, but their ardor is so intense, it’s hard to call them scientists—believe that they will, within their lifetimes, make ours the first generation of humans to live forever.<p>Their quest is elegantly laid out in <i>The Immortalists</i>, a new documentary …

Singularity

15 Most Productive Things to Do on the Internet (That Make You Smarter)

Here're 15 websites that make your internet time productive and more worth it. [...]Read More...

Procrastination

The world’s craziest toothbrush cleans your teeth in six seconds and is 3D printed

One of the most promising applications of 3D printing is the customization of everyday objects to the most personal and variable thing we possess—our bodies. A new example of this is the Blizzident toothbrush, which is made possible by two intersecting technologies—3D scanning and 3D printing.<p>The …

Dental Care

Solar-powered phone screen could boost battery life

A French startup is testing a transparent panel that would use solar energy to increase cell phone battery life by 20 percent. SunPartner Group hopes …

The Cutest Ring Bearer Ever? Affirmative!

Kelsie Curtis has a seriously cool dad. How cool? Well, he not only made her a custom TARDIS wedding cake topper for her big day, he also built a …

31 Thought Provoking Life Questions to Answer If You Feel Stuck in Life

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

Here Is a Ring That Doubles as a Wine Glass. How Convenient!

Here's a first-world problem to wrap your head around this Friday afternoon: How on earth are guests meant to gracefully handle drinks, <i>hors d'ouevres</i>, <b>and</b> air-kissing at cocktail parties—especially if you're carrying a clutch?<p>Say hello to designer Merve Kahraman's amazing ring-glasses—part of …

Top Apps For The 1%

There’s been an interesting phenomenon occurring lately, thanks to the increasing ability of companies to reach and serve ultra-niche audiences — the rise of the app for the 1 percent. Now more than ever, you can download apps that you can’t actually afford to use.<p>The democratization of the app …

iDoorCam shows you who's at your door, helps you hide from unwanted visitors

If you've ever gone on a long vacation (or hidden from someone at least once in your life) there's a chance you'll find high-tech doorbells useful. A new device called iDoorCam, in particular, claims to be able to notify you via iPhone or iPad whenever there's someone at your door -- even if you're …