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Where in the World to Eat

Two hundred and seven of the greatest restaurants around the globe, according to those who eat, cook, and travel for a living.<p>There’s no shortage of food-focused Instagram feeds that will direct you to the tastiest avocado toast in cities like Paris, London, New York, L.A.—hell, even Charleston. …

Ho Chi Minh City

How Mylan, the maker of EpiPen, became a virtual monopoly

The maker of EpiPen announced Thursday that it will help more patients pay for the lifesaving allergy injection, bowing to intense criticism from politicians, doctors and patients over the drug’s soaring list price.<p>Mylan’s decision to offer patients a coupon and expanded financial assistance was …

Pharma

10 free and incredibly useful Android apps that you can't get on the iPhone

But since Android lets app makers do certain things that Apple prohibits, there are a few exclusive options that stand out.<p>From launchers that make it easier to access important information straight from the home screen, to apps that help you find files buried in your phone, here are some of the …

Apps

Breathtaking Science Images Spotlight The Beautiful Inner Workings Of Our World

Beauty can be found in some pretty surprising places, from a cat's tongue and a fruit fly's brain to the uterus of a pregnant mare. All you have to do is take the time to look for it.<p>That's the theme of the 2015 Wellcome Image Awards, which spotlight the year's best science imagery.<p><b>(Scroll down for</b> …

Microscopy

The Details About the CIA's Deal With Amazon

A $600 million computing cloud built by an outside company is a "radical departure" for the risk-averse intelligence community.<p>The intelligence community is about to get the equivalent of an adrenaline shot to the chest. This summer, a $600 million computing cloud developed by Amazon Web Services …

Get Facebook's Chat Heads in Chrome with Faces.im

This Chrome extension lets you read and reply to Facebook messages without leaving your current page.<p>Facebook's Chat Heads let you read and reply to messages when using its mobile app without leaving your news feed or whatever it is you happen to be doing in Facebook when a message arrives. Now, a …

Google

'Bricksy' Lego Art And Other Amazing Images From This Week

Mario Kart

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

3D printed cast could heal bones 40 per cent faster

Turkish designer creates medical cast using 3D printing which could heal broken bones faster<p>A 3d printed medical cast could help bones to heal up to 40 per cent faster.<p>The black cast, known as the Osteoid, uses an ultrasound system which makes bones heal more quickly.<p>With a lattice pattern, it is …

3D Printing

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

Airtame wireless screen-mirroring dongle shipping in October for $99

Airtame, the Danish startup that received our Best of CES 2014 award for its awesome wireless video dongle, has confirmed that it will be shipping its first lot to its beta users this month in July. Better yet, the device has since been upgraded from a single-core Freescale chip to a dual-core …

Listen to De La Soul's latest album for free thanks to BitTorrent

Hot on the heels of making their entire catalog available online for free — a move that may have involved distributing pirated MP3s — hip-hop legends De La Soul are back with another free download. This time around, the trio is giving away their latest mixtape on BitTorrent. <i>Smell the DA.I.S.Y.</i>, …

Music Startup Spawnsong Wants To Be Kickstarter For Single Tracks

Holy incremental music startup, Batman! Spawnsong is a (very) new music platform startup with a strategy to elbow into the crowded digital music space by focusing on a very thin wedge: individual songs.<p>Slicing things even more niche, Spawnsong’s target is tracks that aren’t even finished yet. The …

Coursera Launches Android App

Online learning company Coursera has finally come to Android after launching an app for the Google-owned mobile platform. The launch comes just over three months after Coursera debuted its iOS app, its first native mobile app, and will help the company towards its goal of providing access to free …

The frightening truth about the security of our healthcare data

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: rangizzz/Shutterstock<p>Is your healthcare data safe? That’s not something most people think about on a regular basis. …

3D-printed splint used to help a baby breathe again

3D printing doesn't have to be limited to tchotchkes. The production method has already proven its utility in surgery, and now a doctor has used 3D printing to help save a baby's life. The baby was born with a condition known as tracheomalacia that left him with a trachea susceptible to collapsing …

Silicon Valley Can’t Keep Up With Korea’s Financial Revolution

<i>Jon Norris is a writer for TransferWise who splits his time between the U.S. and the U.K. This post originally appeared on the TransferWise blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>Until a few years ago, South Korea was promoted by its Tourism Board as “Land of the Morning Calm”. While the …

Facebook Looking Into Buying Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

Facebook, one of the primary backers of the Internet.org initiative, which aims to bring affordable Internet access to the 5 billion people in the world who still lack connectivity, is in talks with a company that could help further that agenda. TechCrunch is hearing that Facebook is buying Titan …

How the Blind Dream

Most of my dreams are boring. I’m typically talking to someone I know, either on the phone or in person, in a familiar place. The conversations tend to include ideas that I’ve read about or experienced recently in my waking life. Some of my dreams don’t even have the intrigue of another character; …

Korea is Asia’s key test market for global tech companies, including Facebook

There has been much talk about Facebook’s inability to crack the tough, localized Asian market, but in an interview with Facebook’s top brass in Korea, this situation seems to be improving.<p>Korea <i>is</i> a key test market for Facebook, and this should send a message to other global tech companies hoping …

AmEx Debuts Its Most Mobile-Integrated, Rewards-Focused Credit Card

AmEx has offered a number of different cards to consumers: The Blue Card appeals to those who like cash back options and the Platinum card is specialized for consumers who travel. There’s even a Black Card for high-net-worth individuals. Today, the company is debuting a brand-new rewards-focused …

Courts Take A Kinder Look At Victims Of Child Sex Trafficking

We've all seen them: the public service announcements about sex trafficking in America. They're plastered on buses and billboards; images of young women exploited for their bodies, with hotlines to call for help.<p>The numbers are staggering. The Justice Department estimates that each year at least …

Sriracha Chemistry: How Hot Sauces Perk Up Your Food And Your Mood

Anyone who has ever drizzled, doused or — heck — drenched their food with Sriracha knows the hot sauce can make almost any dish taste better.<p>But could these spicy condiments also make us a little happier?<p>The science geeks over at the American Chemical Society made a little video that breaks down …

Scientific Cutting Boards

Gerald and Summer operate Elysium Woodworks, a woodworking studio in Santa Rosa, California. They make custom <b>cutting boards with scientific themes</b>. …

5 Strange Movie Terms—Explained!

Do you call yourself a movie buff? Here are five storytelling terms to store away for movie trivia night.<p>1. Chekhov’s Gun<p>Once upon a time, Anton …

Why Does White Noise Help People Sleep?

A white noise machine is the simplest solution to blocking out noise.<p>On its face, flipping on white noise before hitting the sack must be the most counterintuitive idea out there. Want to sleep better? Simple solution: make a bunch of noise. Sweet dreams ahoy.<p>And yet, not only do some people swear …

Music Production

Cuts could be in store for Medicare Advantage plans

The Obama administration announced Friday cuts were on the table next year for Medicare Advantage, giving new ammunition to critics of the president’s health care law and disappointing some Democrats.<p>The politically dicey move affecting a private insurance alternative highly popular with seniors …