Neha Taneja

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Now There's an App for Avoiding Friends

You know that moment when, on your way back from stopping at 16 Handles post-gym, you run into your perfectly put-together high school frenemy and want to crawl into a hole? Thanks to a new app, those days are finally behind you. With its tagline "incognito mode for real life," Cloak is the newest …

How Can I Help You? Google's Found a Way To Get People Shopping With Helpouts

Helpouts by Google launched in November, ushering in the search giant’s service that combines the video chat functionality of its Helpouts and a TaskRabbit-like promise to connect experts with consumers for one-on-one advice on everything from buying the right shade of blush or the fit of a pair of …

5 Ways to Take Control of Your Email Inbox

<i>by Cathie Ericson</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Do you feel like you spend half your day processing emails instead of actually working?<p>You aren’t alone.<p>Marsha Egan, C.E.O. of InboxDetox.com and author of “Inbox Detox and the Habit of Email Excellence,” says that a full inbox is “an …

Why Is The European Commission Spending €100M On A Pointless Hackathon?

The European Commission has announced it is making €100 million ($USD140 million) available to entrepreneurs and startups from anywhere – not just Europe – to create a prototype ‘smart city’ application based on “FI-WARE“, an Open API platform created by the EU-funded project called Future Internet.<p>…

The 100 Hottest Restaurants In The US

The restaurant reservation website compiled the list by surveying over 5 million diners who ranked about 19,000 American restaurants as hot spots.<p>The restaurants span 21 states in the U.S., and include everything from trendy restaurants to hotel lounges and nightclubs that serve food.<p>Here's the …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Elgato Thunderbolt Drive+ (512GB)

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What Americans Don't Know About Science

On a recent survey, just 74 percent of Americans said that the Earth revolves around the sun.<p>Every two years, the National Science Foundation releases a report on the state of science in the U.S. and around the world. It includes survey data for how Americans answer basic scientific questions such …

Be one with Flappy Bird: The science of 'flow' in game design

A core reason why recent hits like Flappy Bird and Threes found success -- and are massively addictive -- lies in the way they put us in a unique zen-like state known as flow.<p>There's nothing the same between Minecraft and Flappy Bird, The Sims and WoW [World of Warcraft]. These are fundamentally …

The Sims

This iPhone-Sized Device Can Hack A Car, Researchers Plan To Demonstrate

Auto makers have long downplayed the threat of hacker attacks on their cars and trucks, arguing that their vehicles’ increasingly-networked systems are protected from rogue wireless intrusion. Now two researchers plan to show that a few minutes alone with a car and a tiny, cheap device can give …

Engineers create world's smallest FM radio transmitter from graphene

A team of engineers at Columbia Engineering has developed a nano-mechanical system that can generate FM signals, thus creating the world's smallest …

‘Selfie’ Crowned Oxford Dictionaries’ Word of the Year 2013

Well, this news will probably either make you shake your head or cringe, but there’s no avoiding it: Selfie has officially been named the Oxford …