Matthew Lockridge

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Konnected turns the old home alarm you already have into a smart alarm with no monthly fees

I almost never cover crowdfunding campaigns. I love that services like Kickstarter and Indiegogo give entrepreneurs a platform to fund projects …

Opioid commission's anti-marijuana argument stirs anger

<b>(CNN) —</b> New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, head of the presidential commission on opioids, warned of the dangers of marijuana in a letter to President Donald Trump earlier this month about the panel's findings, saying the current push for marijuana legalization could further fuel the opioid …

Cannabis

How Smoking Weed Changes Your Brain

Prepare to get your mellow harshed<p>Compared to other illicit drugs, weed seems relatively safe. It can be purchased legally in 29 states and has far …

Cannabis

Scientists implanted rodents with lab-grown human ‘mini brains,’ and that’s not even the scary part

Stem cell research has been a hotly debated issue for years already, but groundbreaking work utilizing stem-cell-grown human brain tissue is about to …

Papadopoulos Repeatedly Represented Trump Campaign, Record Shows

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has downplayed the role of foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos during the 2016 presidential campaign. But the public record shows that Papadopoulos, who attempted to set up a meeting between Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin, was a more …

Donald Trump

Trump spars with widow of slain soldier about condolence call

The widow of Sgt. La David Johnson gave a blistering account of Trump's call: 'It made me cry even worse.'<p>Myeshia Johnson, the widow of a soldier killed earlier this month in Niger, said Monday that a condolence call from President Donald Trump “made me cry even worse,” prompting Trump to …

Donald Trump

Yes, coffee is actually good for you — here's what science has to say about it

Is coffee actually good for you? How many cups a day is considered healthy? Is drip coffee worse than espresso? Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig answer these questions and more on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it."<p>Turns out, coffee is good for you. But there's more to the story. There's …

A Harvard doctor says these are the best exercises for your body

If you think running a marathon is the quickest way to a rock-hard body, I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has news for you: That classic feat isn't as good for your body as it seems.<p>Instead of long-distance running, which can be hard on your joints and digestive system, …

Hulu snags Sean Penn to star in upcoming series about Mars

Sean Penn is making the move to streaming.<p>The Academy Award winning actor is set to star in Hulu's upcoming original drama series, <i>The First,</i> which …

Prehistoric Mammals

Roku aims to raise $252 million with IPO

NEW YORK (AP) — Video streaming pioneer Roku hopes to raise just over $252 million in an initial public offering as it tries to expand into more …

Bonobo ladies get to choose their mates and boy oh boy are they picky

Most males miss out.<p>Bonobos get it on every which way. Really, truly. Every. Which. Way. But there is a line that lady bonobos have drawn in the sand, and it turns out that line is “unattractive males.”<p>You might know bonobos as the more peaceful cousins of chimpanzees. If you didn’t already know …

The Bullshitter-in-Chief

Donald Trump’s disregard for the truth is something more sinister than ordinary lying.<p>Donald Trump says a lot of things that aren’t true, often shamelessly so, and it’s tempting to call him a liar.<p>But that’s not quite right. As the Princeton University philosophy professor Harry Frankfurt put it in …

Donald Trump

5 Daily Habits of People Who Age Well (Warning: Diet and Exercise Are Not Enough)

By following these five accessible habits, it is possible to slow, and even reverse, the aging process.<p>"All children, except one, grow up. They soon know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. One day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked another …

Medicine

Here's how to remove Facebook from your life and never miss a beat

So you've decided to dump Facebook.<p>But you're worried. Worried about missing out, struggling to stay connected, or getting left behind by the almost …

Social Media

Prehistoric human DNA is found in caves without bones in 'enormous scientific breakthrough'

International scientists have uncovered prehistoric human DNA of two extinct human relatives - the Neanderthals, and the Denisovans- from caves without bones, an advance that could shed new light on human history and evolution.<p>The technique could be valuable for reconstructing human evolutionary …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Submersible drone gives us a peek at what’s hiding under the sea

A drone-sailboat-submarine-Bond villain’s wet dream could be the key to getting an unprecedented look at the world’s oceans — and all it needs is sun and water.<p>The Submaran 10 is a hybrid device created by marine tech company Ocean Aero. It can function both as a sailboat-like water done and as a …

The new Google Earth puts stunning Earth porn right in Chrome

Google Earth has been reborn.<p>Google unveiled a completely redesigned Google Earth and it does away with the single worst thing about the previous …

Google

Here’s What Mark Zuckerberg Told Us About The Wild Things Facebook’s New Camera Will Do

Facebook's new augmented reality Camera Platform looks beyond Snapchat to a world where the digital and physical come together.<p>At F8 today, Facebook is announcing a bunch of utterly crazy shit that we'll soon be able to do to the pictures we take. That includes Facebook, WhatsApp, Facebook …

Make less than $54K? Consider this underused tax break

You work hard, so why not take some credit for it?The Earned Income Tax Credit is one of the most overlooked tax credits around, according to many …

It's Official: Time Crystals Are a New State of Matter, And Now We Can Create Them

Peer-review has spoken.<p>Earlier this year, physicists had put together a blueprint for how to make and measure time crystals - a bizarre state of …

Quantum Physics