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In a world that embraces gentle boys, is there still room for my wild child?

<i>Facts & Arguments is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at</i> tgam.ca/essayguide<i>.</i><p>My son loves sticks: sticks of all shapes and sizes, but especially those that can be turned into weapons.<p>Armed with a simple stick he becomes a pirate, a warrior, an …

Ladybaby, Japanese Pop Metal Band Featuring Ladybeard, Releases 'Nippon Manju' Video

J-pop has just been turned upside down, thanks to Ladybaby.<p>The group mixes the sounds of Japanese pop music with heavy metal, but that's not what makes them stand out.<p>The typical J-pop group features several, or in some cases several dozen, "kawaii" ("cute") idols: costumed teenage girls who sing …

Confederate flag: Bubba Watson to paint over Dukes of Hazzard car

<b>US golfer Bubba Watson is to paint over the Confederate flag on the car from the Dukes of Hazzard TV series, as part of a growing backlash against the rebel symbol from the US Civil War.</b><p>The top golfer, who owns the car, announced the move by tweeting that he believed "all men are created equal".<p>The …

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Edge-ucate yourself with Samsung’s new videos for the Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung released four videos featuring Snapchat superstar Shonduras in order to showcase the power of the Galaxy S6 Edge. Why? Because the device …

Samsung

Cadbury is Making Vegemite Milk Chocolate Bars

No joke, in June, Cadbury Australia is coming out with a milk chocolate bar infused with delicious, creamy caramel...and, Vegemite. While not popular …

Dessert

Swallow This 'Password' Pill to Unlock Your Digital Devices

3 min read<p>Forget concocting long, complicated passwords to protect your digital devices and the precious information you access on them. They’re too easy for hackers to crack and for you to forget. Just pop Motorola’s edible “authentication vitamin” pill and you can literally become the …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

3D Floors Turn Your Bathroom Into An Ocean

3D epoxy floors let you experience the thrill of going to the toilet in public by using angled photos and multiple transparent layers to turn your …

Outdoor Spaces

Ottobox learns your schedule to lower your electricity bills

The device is a plug-and-play unit that sits between the wall socket and the appliances that need whipping into shape. The device reportedly contains …

Peeple, A Smart Peephole Camera That Works as Caller ID for Doors

Peeple is a smart peephole camera device that connects to a home’s Wi-Fi and acts as a caller ID for doors. After installing the device over an …

Home Automation

Levitating lightbulb takes Flyte

Simon Morris had held a lifelong fascination with things that hover. This passion lead him to professional work creating levitating displays for …

Light Bulbs

Newly discovered protein ramps up immune response to cancer

One of the body's defenses against deadly cancer cells may have just received a much-needed boost. Researchers at Imperial College London have …

The Universal Travel Adapter with WiFi Router and Dual USB Charger

Integrated WiFi router, dual USB charging ports, the travel adapter provides lots of convenience for your trips. Like the all-in-one design? Let’s go …

SKEYE Nano Drone

Drones are definitely one of the most fun tech inventions of recent times, but sadly, most have to stay in the loft when the weather is miserable — …

Portable ZestDesk turns any table into a standing desk

Despite its name, the ZestDesk is perhaps more accurately described as a desktop stand. It's designed to sit on top of a table or desk, and raise a …

Portable

Rest at Your Own Risk: Moscow Benches to Publicly Display Sitters’ Weight

In a bid to raise fitness consciousness, Moscow’s authorities have decided to replace ordinary park benches with high-tech scales. The change, which …

Fitness

Insane Mechanised Wooden Desk With All Sorts Of Secret Compartments Built Over 200 Years Ago

In they sure as hell don't make them like that anymore news, this is an ultra-impressive wooden desk with all sorts of mechanized, moving parts and …

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?

<b>Those with type 1 diabetes often say having the condition is like having a second job such is the stress of monitoring their blood sugar levels and administering doses of insulin.</b><b>Now a group of researchers in the US say they have developed the first bionic pancreas that works in the real world</b> …

Broken Pots Turned Into Brilliant DIY Fairy Gardens

A new trend in gardening has gardeners creating all sorts of creative garden arrangements and fairy gardens out of broken pots, proving that even a …

Scrabble fanatics rejoice: 5,000 new words are on the way

NEW YORK - To Scrabble fanatics, big gifts sometimes come in small packages.<p>The word "te" as a variant of "ti," the seventh tone on the musical …

Corneas regrown using human stem cells

Medical researchers working with human stem cells have discovered a way to improve regrowth of corneal tissue in the human eye. Using a molecule …

How to Brew Cannabis Tinctures (Eyedroppers Full of Happiness)

Now that you're good and deafened from last night's Independence Day celebrations, it's time to do something productive with your recovery day—like, …

Polymer-based graphene substitute is easy to mass-produce

For all the attention graphene gets thanks to its impressive list of properties, how many of us have actually encountered it in anything other than …

Chemistry

Life-Size Anatomically Correct Chocolate Skulls

Because who doesn't want to pretend to dine on the skulls of their enemies, these are the anatomically correct chocolate skulls cast by Etsy seller …

The best small camera you can buy is getting even better

Sony's RX100M3 may be the best point-and-shoot it's ever made<p>The world's best pocketable camera just got better. After delivering the goods with last year's RX100M2, Sony is back today to announce the RX100M3. And like its predecessor, the goal here is to refine and push forward a camera that's …

Pelty Bluetooth speaker powered by ... fire

The idea of a candle-powered speaker came to its inventor, Gianluca Gamba, when he realized that his standard Bluetooth speaker wasn't good enough to …

Task-manager app turns e-mail exchanges into simple to-do lists

Developers, on the whole, like simplicity. Omar Qureshi took the idea to a whole new level.<p>Mr. Qureshi is the founder of Planleaf, a just-launched task-manager app that's so light on the ground, there's no sign-ups and no logins. In fact, there's not even a website to use.<p>Instead, the whole …

This is the smartwatch we've been waiting for — but it doesn't exist, yet

Why haven’t smartwatches become the hot new category?<p>“Everyone knows they’re ugly,” and what purpose do they serve?<p>That’s how Ray Fischer, the co-owner of smartwatch startup Momentum Labs, characterized the smartwatch scene for VentureBeat.<p>To combat both ugliness and purposelessness, Momentum Labs …