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The Best Times to Sleep, Wake, Exercise and Eat Are Based on Age, Circadian Rhythms

If you're wondering what the optimal times are to engage in certain activities, listen to your body's circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms are physiological, mental and behavioral changes governed by the body within a 24-hour clock, according to the National Institute of General Medical Sciences. …

Bay Area Restaurants Go Tipless

When San Francisco restaurant Sous Beurre Kitchen opened for the first time on February 6, customers were encouraged to skip the tip.<p>"Going tipless …

San Francisco

Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil a new kind of battery to power your home

The eccentric CEO said the product will be ready for production in a matter of months<p>Tesla didn't ship nearly as many cars this quarter as it had projected, but CEO Elon Musk remained upbeat during today's earnings call as he let some details slip about a brand new product. According to Musk, the …

New York train crash: funerals begin for victims of collision with SUV

Families are beginning to hold funerals for six victims killed in a train crash on Tuesday when a fast-moving Metro-North commuter train crashed into a Mercedes SUV stopped on a railroad crossing in a New York City suburb. The crash is the deadliest in the railroad’s history.<p>The SUV ignited as it …

New York City

How scientists are using Lego to handle insects

Entomologists have been tinkering with the world’s most popular toy, using Lego to help handle insect specimens<p>An unusual scientific paper has just appeared online. Its authors are all entomologists. But the paper is as much about Lego as it is about insects.<p>The first author is Steen Dupont, a …

Half of people in Britain born after 1960 will get cancer, study shows

Cancer Research paper factors in future population changes such as more of us growing older and changes in lifestyle habits<p>One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime, according to Cancer Research UK, which says more effort must be made to prevent people getting the disease …

Cancer

BlackBerry Faces Steep Challenge as It Aims for Turnaround

BlackBerry Ltd. has had a busy week — it debuted a new smartphone called the Passport and reported a narrower quarterly loss. But do those rosy …

bSafe app can keep you safe and give some peace of mind—check it out!

Have you ever been walking to your car late at night and wondered what you would do if something happened to you right then and there? Now, an app …

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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 …

Apple's CarPlay: What You Need to Know

Apple finally took the wraps off its in-car software platform, CarPlay on Monday. Now that that we've had some time to take a look at its …