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Sleeping Under The Stars: Luna, A Smartphone Enabled Personal Planetarium Projector

This is Luna, a personal, app-enabled indoor planetarium that can project the real-time night sky as viewed from anywhere on earth. I wanna see what …

32 Pole Dancing FAILS (VIDEO)

Pole dancing is a grind. It's not just a job anymore, it's also a regular fitness routine for many women who don’t wear lucite-stacked heels and body glitter to the office.<p>But as with any form of amateur gymnastics, the risk of painful -- and hilarious -- incidents can be high.<p>The 32 pole dancers …

How To Self-Publish Your Book Through Amazon

<i>Not so long ago, the first hurdle for an aspiring book author was to get past the gatekeepers. First you would have to spend weeks or months writing a book proposal and sample chapters. Then you might contact a bunch of agents to see if they would be interested in pitching your book to major</i> …

Eating On Uranus: Solar System Planets Plate Set

This is the $45 When the Planets A-Dine Plate Set available from Modcloth (who also sell some of my favorite dresses) next month. It includes all …

Brain Changes Suggest Autism Starts In The Womb

The symptoms of autism may not be obvious until a child is a toddler, but the disorder itself appears to begin well before birth.<p>Brain tissue taken from children who died and also happened to have autism revealed patches of disorganization in the cortex, a thin sheet of cells that's critical for …

Bearing Sons Can Alter Your Mind

Giving a whole new meaning to "pregnancy brain," a new study shows that male DNA—likely left over from pregnancy with a male fetus—can persist in a …

Neuroscience

So Jealous: Electric Mario Kart Ride-On Kart For Kids

Because kids get all the coolest stuff, this is the Super Mario Kart Ride On Vehicle available for $200 from Toys R Us (and probably other places). …

Nexus 5: After Three Months Of Use, It's The Best All-Around Android Phone

On 31 January it will be exactly three months since the Google and LG’s Nexus 5 went on sale. Neither company has yet to release exact sales figures for the handset, but it is arguably the most important Android handset ever made.<p>Why? Because for the first time Google launched a handset not to hang …

The Billion Dollar Market Microsoft And Sony Are Ignoring

The console video game market remains huge. Last September, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i> generated over $1 billion in revenue in its first few days, a feat even the wizards of Hogwart’s and Middle Earth never matched on the silver screen. And the new PS4 and Xbox One have generated tens of billions in …

Finally, Some Decent Leather Battle Armor For Cats

Cats: like me, they love doing battle. There's nothing more exhilarating in a cat's life than tearing something else with a heartbeat to pieces. This …

Free Museum Day Feb 1

File photo<p>SACRAMENTO-<p>More than two dozen museums and attractions around Sacramento will offer free or half-priced entry on February 1.<p>A popular …

Study: Moms Who Drink Wine While Pregnant Have Better Behaved Kids

<b>MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 13: Pregnant women pray during a holy ecumenical mass at the second day of the 2nd ecumenical Kirchentag on May 13, 2010 in</b> …

Lighting Up Legally in Pictures

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T-Mobile’s next move could be devastating for AT&T and Verizon

T-Mobile CEO John Legere hinted that his company was about to make another big splash in the wireless industry and if this report from <i>TmoNews</i> is …

Reddit didn't need to apologise after the Boston Marathon bombing

There are many things that people need to apologize for in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombing, but Reddit apologizing for users failing to …

Soba for Lunch: 5 Filling Noodle Salads

Soba noodles are practically made for lunches. They're substantial enough that I feel as if I've really had a meal, but unlike pasta made from white …

Healthy Eating

This particular combination of rich shiitake mushrooms, chewy baked tofu, and silky cabbage is the perfect little one-bite package: mild at first nibble and then bursting with satisfying umami flavors. GET THE RECIPE: Shiitake Mushroom & Tofu Potstickers - http://www.thekitchn.com/makeahead-amp-freeze-recipe-shiitake-mushroom-amp-tofu-potstickers-recipes-from-the-kitchn-190354

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