Rebekah Kendrick

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Sleep Under the Stars with the Cosmos Bed

Ever wish you could sleep under the night sky from the comfort of your own bedroom? The Cosmos Bed design by Natalia Rumyantseva adds a canopy of …

Utensils with Dumbbell Handles Give You a Workout While You Eat

It’s the greatest diet in the world! Eat anything you want and lose weight! The more you eat, the more fit you get. Eat Fit is cutlery with dumbbells …

HotLogic Mini Personal Portable Oven

Marvin Gaye might have said, “ooooh baby, I’m hot just like an oven” but if your food is cold, nowhere near a kitchen and needs some lovin’, this is …

Review: Felix MonkeyOh Charging Dock

If you recall back almost a year ago, we covered this before it was released. Well now the Felix MonkeyOh is loose in the wild- the wilds of the …

Disease Spreading From Honeybees

Two pathogens that infect honeybees have crossed over to their wild bumblebee cousins.<p>Honeybees have gotten a lot of sympathy for their mysterious declines. But a recent study has shown that the honey-makers are spreading their worst diseases to their cousins the bumblebees.<p>A study published online …

How the Blind Dream

Most of my dreams are boring. I’m typically talking to someone I know, either on the phone or in person, in a familiar place. The conversations tend to include ideas that I’ve read about or experienced recently in my waking life. Some of my dreams don’t even have the intrigue of another character; …

11 Reasons Why Cat Bites May Be Linked To Depression

Here are the best possible explanations for the strange correlation.<p>In case you hadn't heard, cat bites are linked to depression. As I wrote last week, a study in <i>PLOS ONE</i> looked through the health records of 1.3 million people and found that 41 percent of people who were treated for cat bites were …

Cats

Finally, A Strip-Proof Screw

Using your head<p>The common screw may not have been screaming for a makeover, but consider its shortcomings: stripped heads, tedious pilot holes, endless bit swapping. The company Outlaw has developed a new fastening system that cures all those headaches and could unseat the Phillips head as the …

Alarming Video Shows Arctic Ice Disappearing

Old ice in the Arctic is vanishing. That's a problem, since it's more resistant to melting than young ice.<p>You've probably heard that ice in the Arctic is melting. But you may have never seen it shown this clearly. A video from the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration shows 27 years of ice …

Arctic Ice

Reading the rainbow

Astrophysics – understanding the physical nature of stars – was born when astronomers learned to analyze the different wavelengths of white light.<p>We …

Astronomy

WIRED Space Photo of the Day for March 2014

Author: Adam Mann<p>06:30 am<p>Follow Space Photo of the Day on TwitterThe 2013 WIRED Space Photo of the Day GalleryThe 2012 WIRED Space Photo of the Day …

Ask Anything: Can You Hypnotize An Animal?

Lassie, stare deeply into my eyes.<p>Laboratory studies of “animal hypnosis” were fairly common in the 1970s and the 1980s. One paper defined its subject as “a state of prolonged, reversible immobility which is brought about by different types of sensory stimulation and is characterized by passivity …

What Escapes A Black Hole?

Now that's dark<p>Black holes have a bad rap. They’re known for sucking in everything around them, but matter can actually break away from their grasp, in the form of jets. Although astronomers have been aware of this for half a century, they didn’t know what exactly the jets were made of until last …

Black Holes

Islamic extremists kill at least 90 in northeast Nigeria

At least 90 people are thought to have been killed in twin attacks in Borno state<p>Almost 100 people have died in a series of attacks across the north of Nigeria.<p>At least 51 people were killed in one attack, in the northeast <b>Nigerian</b> city of Maiduguri, after Islamic extremists set off two car bombs in …