Whitney Catalano

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In an age of technology during which eye vision can be corrected in 10 minutes, prosthetic limbs are breaking ground in sensory feedback and computers can be controlled by brains, we're surprisingly lacking in the orthotics department—an area that's in high demand but hasn't seen much innovation …

10 Things I Learned From Getting Divorced in My 20s

I grew up in the UK and took what has now become a rite of passage, a gap year, when I was 18. A gap year serves the purpose of a deferred university start date to spend a year traveling and often volunteering somewhere adventurous in the world. My friends went to China, Russia, Ghana. My sister …

Scientists just took a major step toward making life from scratch

For the first time, researchers have synthesized a eukaryotic chromosome in a lab<p>Synthetic biology has come a long way in recent years. In the last two decades alone, scientists have been able to go from synthesizing the genome of a relatively small virus, Hepatitis C, to creating what researchers …

A Printer That Develops Your iPhone Pics Into Lasting Polaroids

Previously on Kickstarter and finally available for order, the Impossible Lab is an analog gadget that lets you print Polaroids from your iPhone. It’s brilliant. Here’s why.<p>There are plenty of ways to turn an iPhone picture into a Polaroid-like print, from online services like Moo to portable Wi-Fi …

Online Life

A Silicon Valley Military Contractor Is Making A Battery That Vanishes on Command

Today’s wearable tech suddenly seems like very old news.<p>If you haven’t heard of SRI International, you might know the nonprofit research group and regular defense contractor by its work: the computer mouse, color TV, the early work on the technology for Siri, and the design of Disneyland, to name a …

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

Workout Smarter With SmartMio, Wearable Muscle Stimulator Will Enhance Performance

Athletes are always training to enhance their performance while us mere mortals have a harder time trying to reach our performance goals. It’s …

The Kymera Magic Wand Review

[dropcap]C[/dropcap]onsumer electronic devices are cool — flat panel TVs, audio receivers, portable Bluetooth speakers, you name it. But the remotes …

Using Pilates Exercises for Back Pain Relief

Pilates exercises are commonplace at physical therapy centers, chiropractors are recommending Pilates, and "My back used to hurt all the time and now …

Yoga

4 Moves to a Flat Belly

Want to shred your abs? Consider this your flat belly bootcamp<p>The body part you can't stomach? Your stomach, according to our poll. Tighten and trim your waistline with these four ab-sculpting moves from trainer David Kirsch. <b>Stability-Ball Jackknife</b>Position your hands shoulder-width apart on the …

Ex-Apple engineer’s wearable startup ‘Moov’ confirms record-breaking campaign

Consumers excited by the prospect of a fitness tracker that does more than just sit idly on your wrist and record your steps can now rest assured …

This is Healthbook, Apple’s major first step into health & fitness tracking

Seven years out from the original iPhone’s introduction, and four years past the iPad’s launch, Apple has found its next market ripe for reinvention: the mobile healthcare and fitness-tracking industry. Apple’s interest in healthcare and fitness tracking will be displayed in an iOS application …

These companies are tracking the fitness of their employees

As the quantified self movement grows, a number of companies are looking to smartphone apps to deliver data-driven insights to create a more productive workforce<p>Staff at a London analytics company are obligated to take part in an experiment that sees them using a variety of apps to monitor their …

Rise of the 'inner-net': meet the most connected man on the planet

Keeping track of your emails and staying on top of your calendar might be hard enough, but for American software developer Chris Dancy, life doesn’t feel complete without several hundred data sets about his life being fed to him simultaneously at all times.<p>“I’ve been called the most connected human …

Life Unleashed™

‘HealthPatch’ biosensor coming soon to consumer products shows what’s possible for Healthbook hardware

Vital Connect, a company working on innovative biomedical and sensor technology, is today officially launching a small biosensor capable of tracking biometric measurements that would normally require a number of larger, clunky accessories or professional medical equipment. You might remember Vital …

With Healthbook, Apple Asserts Itself as the Platform for Digital Health

The tech giant's moves raise new questions about its plans to develop medical sensors.<p>Emerging details about Apple’s forthcoming Healthbook app suggest the tech giant is asserting itself as a platform for digital health, a clearinghouse for data that could potentially prove as useful, revealing and …

Meet the Women Leading a New Movement In R&B - PAPER

If there's one trend in music we've been consistently impressed with, it's indie's R&B moment. (Or maybe that's R&B's indie moment.) Guys like The Weeknd, Frank Ocean and How to Dress Well and DJs and producers like Sango, Kaytranada and Ta-Ku are bringing '90s sounds back to the future with …