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Lytro Light Field Digital Camera - Red hot

About this product<p>Product Information<p>The Lytro light field camera promises to do nothing less than revolutionize photography by letting you take pictures first and focus later. The technology works — as long as you're prepared to put up with some sub-par image quality and spend some time later …

It’s Time to Pay Attention to Sleep, the New Health Frontier

After being diagnosed with brain and lung cancer in 2011, Lynn Mitchell, 68, was averaging about an hour of solid sleep a night. Stressed about her …

5 Things That Could Be Stealing Your Joy

There are many things that cloud, cover, disrupt or steal your joy, but only if you let them. Our joy is a gift we are all born with -- it's there if we choose to develop it and focus on it.<p>It's also quite simple to rediscover that joy -- it just takes a little practice to develop new habits. Here …

Happiness

How to Stay Fit With a 24/7 Work Week

(Photo by Haber Photography)<p>One of the hardest things to balance when you're striving for success in the workplace is fitting in time to work out. In fact, when the work begins to pile up, fitness is usually the first to go. It's much easier to focus our attention on work during the day and …

Crossed up! Anki Drive unveils new cars and first new tracks

Anki Drive owners owners just got a reason to play the racing game featuring AI cars for many more hours.<p>Today, the San Francisco based startup announced its first new tracks, as well as two cars with all-new capabilities, and a free software update available to all Anki owners that adds a racing …

Amazon Fire TV teardown reveals pop-open case, integrated GPU

Following in the footsteps of the Apple TV and the streaming media players from Roku, the Fire TV is a small black box. It's 4.5 inches square and just over 0.5 inch thick.<p>There's really nothing much to see on the front and sides of the box, but along the back you'll find a bevy of connectors. …

10 Packing Questions That Will Save You Money and Suitcase Space

You know the travel expression, "Bring twice as much money and half as much clothing"? Westerners are inherently a consumer culture these days, and we LIKE our stuff. I just visited my girlfriend's storage unit, and it seems like everyone has a condo for the things that don't fit in their condo, so …

Android Chrome now lets you hop on your PC from afar

Google's efforts to make Chrome as much a platform as a browser took another step forward on Wednesday with the release of the Chrome Remote Desktop support for Android.<p>Once you've installed the Android app and the browser extension on your desktop Windows, Mac, or Linux computer, you'll be able to …

The Truth About Google X: An Exclusive Look Behind The Secretive Lab’s Closed Doors

Space elevators, teleportation, hoverboards, and driverless cars: The top-secret Google X innovation lab opens up about what it does–and how it thinks.<p>Astro Teller is sharing a story about something bad. Or maybe it’s something good. At Google X, it’s sometimes hard to know the difference.<p>Teller is …

Google Glass

The Private Lives of Public Bathrooms

How psychology, gender roles, and design explain the distinctive way we behave in the world's stalls<p>When Oprah Winfrey served on a Chicago jury in 2004, she couldn’t go to the bathroom attached to the jury room unless her fellow jurors sang to drown out the noise. One of the songs they sang was …

Relive the first tech bubble with Monopoly: The .com Edition

In November 2000, Hasbro released Monopoly: The .com Edition. The board game came just in time for Christmas—and the dot-com bubble bursting. By the end of that year, the Nasdaq had lost more than half its peak value.<p>Not to jinx the current boom in Silicon Valley, but now seemed like a good time to …

Stock Markets

Surprisingly Close Star System Discovered

Changing Planet<p>Looks like astronomers may have new hunting grounds to search for exoplanets , and it’s close– in fact it’s just in our local interstellar neighborhood. A new-found star system at only 6.5 light years away now ranks as the third nearest to our solar system and the closest to be …

Most Distant Supernova May Shed Light on Dark Energy

UDS10Wil is ten billion light-years from Earth.<p><b>NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has spied a supernova ten billion light-years from Earth—the most distant stellar explosion of its kind ever detected, a new study says. (See "Biggest Star Explosion Seen; Was Rare, 'Clean' Death.")</b><p>The faint, near-infrared …