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This $499 magic mirror could make you fitter than ever

Anyone who's ever tried to lose more than a few pounds knows the harsh raw power of the bathroom mirror and the bathroom scales. For some of us, …

"Let's play ball, no wait, tree, sniff sniff, oops, ohhh camera!"

14 tips to save up to $1,000 in 30 days or less

Getting rich is a long-term game, but saving a lot doesn't have to be. A few lifestyle changes here and there can add up to help you save hundreds — even thousands — each month.<p>Ramit Sethi, author of "I Will Teach You to Be Rich," launched a challenge to help people save $1,000 in a week, …

Personal Finance

Make more of El Capitan & iOS 9: essential tips and tricks

We didn't quite have room in our earlier feature for every great feature of El Capitan. So, we've picked the best of the rest that are worth …

Operating Systems

Jim Chanos: Here are my energy shorts

Crude oil companies could face more pain in the next decade, as producers may not cut contributions to an already oversupplied market, short seller …

Oil

Comedy wildlife photography is the best wildlife photography

A lot of wildlife photography competitions focus on animals looking majestic or human or weird. But not many pay credit to them looking funny. Enter, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, which is all about animals looking, well, comedic. This is the first year the competition has run, with the …

Nature Photography

Why People Keep Trying to Erase the Hollywood Sign From Google Maps

The Hollywood Sign might be one of the most recognizable things on Earth. In Los Angeles, it’s also one of the most visible. You can see it from a …

Stop Doubting the iPhone, The Macintosh Company

<i>This week, in lieu of a normal free Weekly Article, I am posting one of this week’s Daily Updates. To receive Daily Updates like this in your inbox</i> …

Science just told us why we want to squeeze cute things

Have you ever seen something adorable, like a puppy or a bunny, and just wanted to hug it to pieces? I’m betting you have. When you think about it, …

The Constitution Doesn’t Matter to SCOTUS (and That’s a Good Thing)

Justices publicly wail about their dissenting colleagues’ violations of the Founders’ principles. Yet it’s their own views that decide the majority …

Republicans Gone Wild: An Interview With Mann and Ornstein

Political scientists Thomas Mann and Norman Ornstein are longtime scholars of American politics in general and the U.S. Congress in particular. They …

Political Science

Add a useful scroll gesture to the OS X Dock to view open windows

With a Terminal command, you can add a two-finger scroll gesture to see which windows you have open for an app or folder in your Mac's Dock.<p>If you often get lost among the many open windows on your Mac, you can use Mission Control and App Expose to find your way. Swiping up with three or four …

Operating Systems

This Microsoft website will detect people's age in photos

If you ever wondered if you look your age in photos, or how old that one aunt in your family really is, there’s now a website for that, thanks to …

Machine Learning

9 Javascript Libraries To Build Interactive Charts

So you have in your hand tons of data, with a number of variables, that you have to somehow relay to somebody else. Raw, unorganized data is going to …

A Tool That Lets Designers Tweak iPhone Apps Without Code

Jaanus Kase isn't sure we should teach every kid to code.<p>Wait, don't grab your pitchfork just yet. He thinks it's a perfectly noble idea, just that …

This cute dog is terrible at catching food, and that's all you need to know

A few potential angles for this video of a dog being bad at catching food<p><b>Angle:</b> <i>Dog missing food: The perfect use of iPhone 6 slow-motion video</i><p><b>Potential problems</b>: We are unable to verify the video was captured with an iPhone 6. Post may inspire iVerge comments. iVerge comments may send comment …

Cute

MG Siegler - San Francisco

MG Siegler! If you're a nerd, as I am, you know this is a monster coup for Infatuation SF. NY can keep their models and [massive celebrities …

AT&T is putting a price on privacy. That is outrageous

Poor customers should not have to choose between being spied on and forking over money<p>Imagine if the postal service started offering discount shipping in exchange for permission to scan every letter you receive and then target you with junk mail based on the contents of your personal mail.<p>One of …

Privacy

A Nanotech Skylight That Looks Just Like the Sun Shining Overhead

As portions of the US are battered by snowstorms and shrouded beneath gray skies, a European startup is developing a light fixture that mimics the …

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

The 37 Cutest Baby Animal Photos Of 2014

Prepare for an overload of cute.

Cute Animals

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …