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Five day 'fasting' diet slows down ageing and may add years to life

<b>The Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD) improves longevity while cutting the risk of cancer and diabetes by half, scientists have found</b><p>A five-day diet which mimics fasting could slow down ageing, add years to life, boost the immune system and cut the risk of heart disease and cancer, scientists …

Holistic Medicine

Unbelievably rare (and kind of cute) 'pocket shark' discovered

Even if you're a diehard animal lover who tunes in to every episode aired during "Shark Week," you'd be forgiven for not knowing about the pocket shark. The very first one was found 36 years ago off the coast of Peru and since then, the species had never been seen again -- until now.<p>According to a …

Zoology

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

The Apple Campus 2 video that clinched the Cupertino spaceship

A clearer version of the video showing Apple Campus 2 – aka the Apple spaceship – has been shared, complete with architect Norman Foster reminiscing …

Samsung sponsorship backfires with angry LeBron James tweet

Samsung is no stranger to having celebrity sponsorships backfire, usually in the form of the designated public person using an iPhone while endorsing …

Artemis unveils pCell technology promising high-speed mobile connectivity for all

Artemis Networks is a San Francisco-based firm that was founded in the early 2000s and has been "incubated" for over a decade. It claims its new …

Associated Press News

Easybreath Snorkeling Mask

Snorkeling is a great way to take in the sights and sounds under the sea without the need for bulky scuba equipment or certification. But it does …

The Little Secret About The Galaxy S4 Samsung Would Rather You Not See

Having a smartphone with 16GB of memory doesn’t mean you actually have 16GB worth of storage to use -- even on day one. Which phone out of the box …

Facebook popularity has tanked among teens, latest study shows

Social networking options continue to grow, and as more become established as popular and frequently-used options, teenagers find more incentive to …

Artist Reimagines ‘The NeverEnding Story’ with Darker, Grittier Illustrations

Concept artist Nicolas Francoeur has reimagined characters from the 1984 film <i>The NeverEnding Story</i> in a series of “more mature, dark, and gritty” …

Art

Cause of aging reversed in mice: Human trials may start next year

With the wide-ranging benefits of reducing disease and enabling a longer, healthier life, reversing the causes of aging is a major focus of much …

McLaren's ultrasonic force field to replace windshield wipers

Windshield wipers are life-savers, but can also drive one to distraction with their incessant streaking and chattering. Well, the tyranny of the …

Algae to crude oil: Million-year natural process takes minutes in the lab

The process mimics some of the conditions that originally turned prehistoric plant material into fossil fuel deep within the earth – high pressures …

Samsung Galaxy Gear Has A 30 Percent Return Rate At Best Buy

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Gear smartwatch has a return rate as high as 30 percent at Best Buy, at least according to a leaked internal …

Martin Aircraft Is Almost Ready To Sell You A Jetpack

It’s one of the dreams of every nerd who went to go see <i>The Rocketeer</i>; strapping into your own personal jetpack and taking to the skies. While you …

Cota system transmits power wirelessly at up to 30 feet

At Tech Crunch Disrupt 2013, Hatem Zeine pulled the curtain on the Ossia, Inc. development company by introducing the Cota wireless power …

This Single Device Could Wipe Out 50% Of Human Diseases

The vast major of water in 3rd world countries is contaminated with diseases that not only make you extremely sick, but can even lead to death young …

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Yale breakthrough bolsters fight against Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a scourge of modern life, subjecting patients, families, and society to costs whose magnitude and nature are arguably …

iPhone 5 display twice as responsive as Android phones according to new benchmarking test

Conscious that the world of mobile devices lacks benchmarking tests to measure the responsiveness of touchscreen displays, app-streaming company …

Telomeres May Hold Clues To Effects Of Aging

Scientists are reporting an advance in the science of aging — and maybe even a clue on how to reverse some of aging's effects. They have evidence that lifestyle changes already known to be good for you — healthy diet, exercise, reducing stress — may prevent the chromosomes in our cells from …

The Old 'Using An Ultra HD-TV To Look Like A Window With A Meteor Coming To Destroy The City' Prank

This is an ad for LG's $20,000 84-inch ultra-HD (4k resolution) television featuring a bunch of people who think they're coming in for a job …

Payload-carrying tailed robots could form leaping mobile sensor networks

Imagine mobile sensor networks that run around, jump and maneuver in the air to get the job done. That's what Jianguo Zhao is working towards; his …

Boeing solid-state laser weapon system outshines expectations

The likelihood of lasers appearing on the battlefield was boosted last week when Boeing announced that its Thin Disk Laser system had achieved …