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Francesca Palazzi's answer to What are the best new products or inventions that most people don't know about?

did anyone mention sugru?<p>Sugru is playdough meets McGyver!<p>A revolutionary material invented by Jane Ni Dhulchaointigh, this paste can be shaped at …

Oliver Emberton's answer to What aspects of daily life in the United States in 2012 would have been unbelievable to a person in the year 2000?

• We would interact with our games consoles by waving our limbs like a drunken mime. The most popular platform for this would have a name that sounds …

6 Tech Issues Obama's State of the Union Pledged to Tackle

Technology was not the focal point of Obama's State of the Union, but the tech community was not completely left out.<p>PCMag reviews products …

These Next-Gen Telescopes Will Peer Into The Deep History Of The Universe

The biggest and baddest ground-based telescopes are on their way<p>Astronomers recently held groundbreakings for three huge telescopes in five months, the first of which should begin observations by 2021. The scopes’ light-collecting mirrors—each 80 to 126 feet across—will dwarf those at the W.M. Keck …

It's Alarmingly Easy To Take North Korea's Internet Offline

But it appears likely that the country's paltry web infrastructure — which consists of a mere four networks and just over 1,000 IP addresses — was the target of a distributed denial of service attack (DDOS) conceivably motivated in some way by the events surrounding last month's Sony breach and the …

North Korea

World First: Man Controls Two Prosthetic Arms With His Mind

Doctors wired them right into his nerves<p>Until recently, losing both arms in an accident would probably have meant the end of a patient's two-fisted grip. Not so for Leslie Baugh, the first shoulder-level double amputee to wear and control two complex, mind-controlled prosthetic limbs.<p>Baugh isn't …

Digitsole Warms Your Soles From the Inside

Winter is coming. If you’re not keen on laying socks or wearing boots to keep your toes from freezing off, then here’s something you might want to …

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …

Self-improvement

Chocolate Strawberry Nutella Cake

I made this cake on a whim. I didn’t feel like making ganache, so in desperation, I reached for the the half-eaten tub of Nutella I’d hidden on the …

Dessert

How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

The 70 Best Jokes From "Arrested Development" Season 4

In case you want to relive those 15 episodes you marathoned. Here are some of the funniest jokes and running gags, presented in chronological order. WARNING: This will spoil the new season — go ahead and watch it first.

Supercharge Your Lock Screen with DashClock and These Add-Ons

If your phone is running Android Jelly Bean (4.2), you owe it to yourself to pick up DashClock Widget. The app itself already powers up your lock …

Here's a photo of the Moore, Oklahoma tornado, as seen from space. http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2013-05/oklahoma-tornado-space?src=SOC&dom=fb

What are the must see episodes from Classic Doctor Who era?

I tackled this question on my blog, with posts focusing on each Doctor, and offering a bit of context on the particular shows.<p>In order of Doctor:<p>1st …

What are some of the best travel locations that most people have never heard of? | Tourism

Been to over 50 countries; while I haven't nearly been everywhere, I've been to a fair number of destinations mentioned in other answers of this post …

Mark Twain Captured on Film by Thomas Edison in 1909. It’s the Only Known Footage of the Author.

Here's a little nugget for you. The great inventor Thomas Edison visited the home of Mark Twain in 1909, and captured footage of "the father of …

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Which Animal Has The Most Extreme Sense of Hearing?

You might be surprised at the answer! Or you might not. I don't know your depth of knowledge of animal sensory organs.<p>Our old friend, the bat, is the king of extreme hearing in the mammalian world. It uses echolocation, emitting ultrasonic sounds and measuring the length of time before the sounds …