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Meal-In-A-Pill Tricks Body into Losing Weight: Salk Scientists Develop ‘Imaginary Meal’ Diet Pill

Researchers at the Salk Institute of Biological Studies in San Diego, California, have just invented a new kind of diet pill unlike any other on the …

IO Hawk, the Segway-like mover you might actually want, is now available

Tired of walking around everywhere? The team behind the Segway thought you might be, but their design was awkward at best. the big handlebar rising …

5 Ways to Avoid Burning Out on Your Run

The best part: You don't have to train more. You just have to train smarter. Here's how.<p><b>Start Really, Really Slow</b><br>On your long runs, follow the example of the world's top distance runners: "These guys like to start their runs barely jogging," says Andrew Kastor, coaching director for the L.A. …

What is iCloud?

Curious about iCloud? Check out our FAQ on what it is and how it works!<p>iCloud is a cloud storage and sharing service offered by Apple. You can use it …

Mr. Coffee 10-Cup Smart Optimal Brew Coffeemaker with WeMo Review

Let me preface this by saying that I, like many of you, am a slave to my morning cup of joe…and my afternoon cup of joe…and my evening cup of joe. …

Zooming contact lenses enlarge at a wink

A contact lens with a built in zoom that the wearer can switch at will between regular and telescopic vision could mean the end to dwindling …

Nissan has a glow-in-the-dark Leaf EV, but you can't buy one

Oh, Nissan, you tease. The company has just coated a Leaf EV with some custom-made glow-in-dark paint, which can apparently last for up to 25 years -- but it has no plans (not yet, anyway) to make it available for purchase. Nissan partnered with glow-in-dark pavement creator Hamish Scott to concoct …

Visa wants to track your travels abroad to prevent declined payments

Yes, banks sometimes decline credit card transactions abroad for your own protection, but it sure can be annoying, especially when you're not carrying money in the local currency. Visa has a new service for card holders in the US that could prevent that from happening again: one that instantly …

Why Your Next Tent Might Be A Cube

The next generation of ultralight backpacking tents is adopting vertical walls and square shapes to maximize living space while shedding weight. …

550-Pound Gorilla Rushes Photographer, Who Continues to Shoot

<i>Image: Caters News Agency</i><p>Wildlife photographer Christophe Courteau was photographing silverback gorillas in Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda …

A Lifelike Eight-Foot Polar Bear Puppet Set Loose on Streets of London to Promote New Sky TV Show

Sky TV enlisted a team of puppet makers to create a lifelike eight-foot-long polar bear, which it then let loose on the streets of London, courtesy …

Spider-Man Joins Marvel Studios In Deal With Sony Pictures

After months of speculation, Marvel and Sony announced a deal for Spider-Man to join the same cinematic universe as Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor.<p>Marvel Studios has basically captured Spider-Man.<p>In an unprecedented deal between two giant multinational corporations, Sony Pictures and Marvel …

Marvel Universe

The man who brought us the lithium-ion battery at the age of 57 has an idea for a new one at 92

AUSTIN, TEXAS—The chances are you have never heard of—nor, until looking at this page, ever seen—John Bannister Goodenough. But you know his work. In fact, you almost certainly own some.<p>Consider the last six or seven decades of technological and scientific leaps: the polio vaccine, space rocketry, …

Clean Energy

This Guy Jumped Off a 10-Story Building While on Fire Because Why Not

I shouldn't have to say it, but I'm going to anyways — <b>do not try to jump off a building while on fire</b>.<p>Now that the customary "don't be an idiot" PSA …

Mel Brooks Still Wants To Make A Spaceballs Sequel

We've been waiting a long time for the next <i>Star Wars</i> movie... but we've been waiting even longer for a sequel to <i>Spaceballs</i>, Mel Brooks' <i>Star Wars</i> …

Secret stash of Moon artifacts found hidden in Neil Armstrong's closet

These are the contents of a mysterious white bag found hidden in Neil Armstrong's closet: Weird looking lamps, wrenches, utility brackets, sights, …

Space Science

Cary Elwes on The Princess Bride: ‘I know what my epitaph will be’

Back in 1987, my mother took my little sister Nell and me to see a new movie she’d read something about in a newspaper: The Bride Princess, she thought, or maybe the The Princess Bride. This movie ended up changing my sister in a way that can only be described as profound. Before seeing The …

Dress Codes

My Life As An NFL Ball Boy

I spent the 2008-2009 season as a ball boy for the Pittsburgh Steelers. I was barely paid, untrained, and pretty much undercover.<p>It was the kickoff to the 2008-2009 NFL season, and my throws were consistently coming up short. The Pittsburgh Steelers were playing in their first meaningful game since …

NFL

HTC just started a rap battle with Apple and Samsung

Someone, somewhere thought it was a good idea for HTC to make its own hip hop music video. Whoever approved the project might be regretting that decision right now, but never mind -- at least we get a hilariously cringeworthy tune to stick on repeat for the rest of the day. If you're curious, the …

Less Than 2% Of Android Devices Are Running Lollipop, Three Months After Launch

I really, really like Android 5.0 (or “Lollipop” as it’s known by those of us who probably care too much about these things). It cemented my preference for Android, and has earned the Nexus 5 another few months as my go-to phone.<p>Alas, most Android devices still aren’t running 5.0. In the grand …

In a major policy shift, FCC will regulate Internet as a public utility (report)

The Federal Communications Commission will later this week propose a plan to regulate the Internet in the way it might regulate a public utility.<p>Today the Internet is regulated as an “information service” under Title I in the Communications Law.<p>The New York Times quotes industry analysts, …

Be My Eyes app lets you lend your eyes to the blind

There is a simple brilliance about Be My Eyes. It uses existing technology with which people are widely familiar and applies it to a problem that is …

Trakdot Luggage Tracker

The first affordable luggage tracking device. Tells you where your bag is when you land. Provides unlimited global coverage. All for one low annual …

Luggage

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How the Hell Are These Popular Spying Apps Not Illegal?

Here are some sordid scenarios. Your ex-girlfriend can see every time you swipe right while using Tinder. Your former husband is secretly listening …

If Iron Man Wore a Watch It Would Look Exactly Like This

HYT Watches has made a name for itself in the horological world with timepieces that use fluids pumped through bellows and tubes to display the time. …

What's Better For Hiking? Boots vs Trail Runners vs Approach Shoes

You want to wear hiking boots to go hiking, right? That may be conventional outdoors wisdom, but often, it's not the right answer. Let's examine the …

The Future of GIFs Is Killing What Makes Them So Great

Those wonderful looping animations we call GIFs are an unlikely story of survival in an age when digital formats come and go like the wind. The lure …

After Billions in Subsidies, The Final Verizon FiOS Map Is Bleak as Hell

As Verizon inches towards the end of its long-promised FiOS expansion, we can finally get a look at all the places these heavily trumpeted fiber …