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While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Mexico captures its most wanted drug kingpin

These 15 US Cities Are Driving The Future

A whopping 8 out of the top 15 best performing cities are local tech hubs — including the top 6.<p>Most of the rest are beneficiaries of the oil shale boom.<p>Milken's rankings are based on data from both long- and short-term growth in jobs, wages, salaries, and technological output.

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This Tiny Metal Coil Has The Power To Change Mobile Payments And Become Bigger Than Apple Pay

But if you run an alternating current through it, the coil will produce a magnetic field. And if you create the right kind of magnetic field, the coil can communicate with a standard credit card reader.<p>That's how LoopPay works.<p>LoopPay is a mobile payments startup that lets you load your credit …

The poorest county in each state

In each state, there was at least one county with a median annual household income more than $7,000 lower than the state's median income. Virginia and Maryland had counties with median incomes over $35,000 lower than that of the state. 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the poorest county in each state based …

2015: Montblanc Just Got Smarter

Montblanc starts the New Year with a smart move: just two hours into 2015, the brand unveiled the new Montblanc Timewalker Urban Speed e-Strap watch line.<p>Mind you, since Jerome Lambert (previously CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre) took over the helm of Montblanc in late 2013, we have seen many great …

Mercedes SLS AMG GT Final Edition

Unfortunately, all good things must at some point come to an end — and this gull-winged thing of German beauty is no exception. But at least the …

McLaren MP4-12C joins Dubai police force

If there's one country in the world that can afford to buy exotic supercars, what would it be? If you answered Dubai, you are correct, <i>habibi</i>. Because that Gulf emirate has been buying up some of the highest of high-performance machinery to patrol its streets and sand-swept highways.<p>The Dubai police …

This Bugatti Belt Buckle Costs More Than The Chevrolet Corvette And Ford Mustang

Fans of sports cars often wear a T-shirt or a ball cap emblazoned with the brand of their choice—the Chevrolet Corvette or Ford Mustang, for example.<p>But buyers of elite sports cars like those from Bugatti have far less humble options for professing their loyalty.<p>Among them is a belt buckle from …

Mercedes and Pebble Technology Collaborate on Watch that Keeps Time, Connects to Your Benz

If you’re the type who keeps a close, ahem, watch—nailed it—on the latest and greatest tech to trickle out of Silicon Valley, the Pebble smart watch is likely already on your radar. If not, Mercedes-Benz’s recently forged strategic partnership with the upstart watchmaker-cum-tech company may pique …

Old Water Tower Converted into a Beautiful Modern Home

Architect Mauro Brigham of Bham Design Studio has repurposed an old water tower in Belgium, simply known as <i>Chateau d'eau</i>, into a livable home. The 30-meter-high tower, which was first constructed sometime between 1938 and 1941, has been transformed into a high-tech, modern residence that offers all …

10 Pairs of Sneakers You Can Wear with a Suit

Sneak attack.<p>We live in a magical age, one in which sneakers and suits totally go together. As long as you keep things low and minimal, you're good to go. Here are 10 options that will keep you stylish no matter how tailored your clothing.

Rangers draft Russell Wilson

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Could Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson be a two-sport star? Does he want to play baseball after his NFL career …

Winston, McCarron big winners

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston was selected as the Walter Camp player of the year on Thursday, saying he was "overwhelmed" by the honor …

Florida

First Photos of 2015 BMW M3 Sedan and M4 Coupe!

<i>Update: The 2015 BMW M3 and M4 have been officially revealed. Click here for full info and photos.</i><p>Reinforcing the notion that keeping a car under wraps until a scheduled debut or major auto show just isn’t tenable anymore comes the leak of the week: the 2015 BMW M3 sedan and M4 coupe. Both …

Mysterious smart ring project gives smartwatches the finger

A high-tech ring that promises to replicate many of the features found in the latest crop of smartwatches, but without strapping a brick to your wrist, is now one step closer to reality. Smarty Ring, a project that launched on Indiegogo last month, has blown past its funding goal to produce a ring …

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The 2014 Lucra L148 Is An American Speed Machine

Lucra is a boutique car manufacturer with a mission; produce supercars in America. And if the Lucra L148, their 2014 model, is anything to go by, …

Major Health Insurer Says It Won't Renew Policies Due to Obamacare Changes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In one of the biggest blows to health insurance for small businesses in the country, the largest provider of small-group and individual coverage in New Jersey says it will not renew any 2013 policies for its current members, citing …

Mercedes’ Vision GT: Now for sale

Remember the Mercedes-Benz Vision Gran Turismo? Of course you do.<p>It's that insanely evil concept car commissioned by Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi to appear exclusively in GT6. Merc even built a full-scale static model for last month's Los Angeles auto show to scare people.<p>Now news has …

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1865 Electric Velocipede Project Inspired by Iconic Pedal-Cranked Bicycle in 1865

<b>1865 Electric Velocipede</b> is a nice concept vehicle inspired by historic pedal-cranked bicycle in 1865. Teamed up with BASF, DING3000, a German design …

Say goodbye to Jaguar's vestigial oval grille

Jaguar has been on a campaign to replace any and all retro cues with modern ones. Just look at the current XJ and the one it replaced, or the XF and the S-Type that came before it and you'll know what we mean. The one remnant is the XK and its oval grille, in and of itself a throwback to Jags of …

Audi S5 V6T w/ Armytrix F1 ver. Variable Exhaust

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series

An Uhlenhaut Coupe for carbon-fiber fetishists.<p>From the January 2014 Issue of <b>Car and Driver</b><p>TESTED<p>Mercedes-Benz’s technical director in the 1950s, Rudi Uhlenhaut, had what is arguably the coolest company car in history. It was a gullwing version of the W196S 300SLR race car powered by a 306-hp, …

The 2015 Ford Mustang GT's 5-liter V8 is better than coffee

Start your morning right with the new Mustang.<p>By this point, you are probably very familiar with the 2015 Ford Mustang. You may have seen the photos, heard about the new four-cylinder engine, and possiblyparticipated in at least one online rant surrounding some aspect of the car. Now, there's …