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7 predictions for the future of health care technology

<i>This is a guest post by health entrepreneur Sean Mehra</i><p>I’ve got an awesome job. Every day, I envision the future of healthcare and strategize how innovative technologies can transform how we give and receive care and, ultimately, make the world a happier and healthier place.<p>Here are my seven …

Tie-Dye, Zebra, & Red Velvet Cake Mixes by Duff Goldman

While checking out potato chips at the Walmart Supercenter in Dublin, Ohio, I came across a line of interesting cake mixes by Charm City Cakes‘ …

Flask Tie, A Necktie That Conceals a Drinking Pouch

The Flask Tie is an innocent-looking necktie that conceals a “TieBladder,” a pouch that can hold up to six ounces of refreshing beverage. The pouch …

10 Scientific Benefits of Being a Cat Owner

Studies have shown that just watching cat videos on the internet can boost a person's energy and create positive emotions—so it's no surprise that …

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7 Myths About Cooking Steak That Need to Go Away

I dread the summer. I truly do. It's not that I don't like the weather (who doesn't like sunshine in the day and breezy decks in the evening?). It's not the hordes of school kids roaming the streets with abandon. And it's certainly not the food—extra sweet corn, ripe tomatoes, and every meal cooked …

World-Famous Dancing Fountains of Bellagio, Vegas Baby [35 PICS, 9 Vids]

The Fountains of Bellagio are on every tourist’s list of attractions to see. The show is set in an 8½-acre man-made lake that is about 1,000 feet …

If Earth Had a Ring Like Saturn

Our planet is lucky enough to have a large moon orbiting not too far away, which makes for very pretty moonlit nights. But for spectacular skies it …

A Zero Energy House That You Can Control With Your iPhone

The Soleta House is packed with green gizmos–and looks good, too.<p>Ninety years ago, avant-garde architects were designing houses with modular spaces that echoed the efficiency of planes and cars. Today, we have automated planes (military drones) and, soon, driverless cars. Isn’t it time, then, for …

Private House With a Stylish Interior in L.A. and a Breathtaking View Over the City

This super stunning residence is a project developed by Meridith Baer and La Kaza. Ravishing and gorgeous, the private residence located in the …

Google[x] unveils Project Loon to bring the world Internet via balloon

Google is bringing the Internet to the developing world via balloon.<p>Yesterday the search giant published a blog post detailing Project Loon. The project emerged out of Google[x], Google’s secret lab that works on “moonshot ideas,” or projects that are a little farther afield.<p>Internet connectivity …

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Hacker Faces More Jail Time Than The Convicted Steubenville Rapists He Exposed

A 26-year-old farm dweller who helped expose the rape of a teenage girl is facing up to 5x more jail time than the high school football members who publicly assaulted the girl. The Steubenville rape case became a national firestorm after it was revealed that dozens of people had witnessed the …

Skeuomorphism Isn’t iOS’s Biggest Problem

Word leaked out earlier that the new release of Apple’s operating system, iOS 7, is in for a major overhaul, most notably bringing an end to so-called “skeuomorphic” design (visual metaphors reflecting the physical objects a digital version aims to replace – e.g. the faux leather in “Find My …

How Google Sets Goals

Goal setting within a startup or company is essential to success. But there are a number of different approaches to attaining these goals both within teams and individually. And what better framework to follow than Google’s strategy around establishing goals.<p>This gem is part of the Google Ventures …

From zero to half-a-billion: CEO Jeff Lawson writes the perfect story for Twilio

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>It was almost five years ago when I sat down with Jeff Lawson to talk about his vision for Twilio, and how he wanted to offer …

This is one of the best articles TO DATE that sums up why…

This is one of the best articles TO DATE that sums up why excellent development teams not only deliver code, but consist of a culture which is impossible to ignore. In fact, culture is so important some magazines take notice and try to help other imitate by showing off they cool factor. Recently I read a short spread online about the Top 10 Innovative offices in the world. As I scrolled through the set the concepts that were visually appealing (like a slide) or a collaborative environment …

20 Brilliant Bookshelves for Modern Bookworms

As the famous saying goes, <i>I like big books and I cannot lie</i>. Even though we may take in most of our reading via an iPad or Kindle these days, we are still bookworms at heart. The warmth and character of a well-worn or brand new book is hard to beat. But those books of yours need a good home. Here …

Bike-Shaped Bike Racks

The architectural firm MAD Arkiteker designed this assembly of bike racks in Oslo. It provides space for 200 bikes in 900 square meters. To provide …

The Hang Around Cooking Utensils Perch on the Side of Your Pot, Reduce Mess

I love to cook. However, I hate cleaning up. And while these wood cooking utensils won’t make clean up all that much easier, it’s sometimes the …

S'more to Love

It's not summer without a few s'mores, and there's no better — or easier — way to cook up a bunch than with the S'more to Love S'more Maker ($15). …

Bialetti Stovetop Percolator

Percolator is just an elitist way of saying thing that forces liquid into one end of a solid, such as coffee or tea, and out the other as a way of …

Met police in talks over law change to allow positive discrimination

Scotland Yard has discussed with the government a radical change in race relations law to allow positive discrimination in recruitment, as the growth …

Social Is Not A Destination

There has been much discussion recently about the relatively poor performance of Facebook in the stock market and the increasing focus Google is putting on tying Google+ in its existing services. The two are taking different approaches to social networking: For Facebook, your social network sits on …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

WOHA Architect's Amazingly Green Park Royal Hotel

Architects and designers have been attempting to bring more of nature into the urban setting due to the ever growing push for sustainable and green living. Designed by WOHA architects, the Park Royal in Singapore is currently located in a business district, and flanked by Hong Lim Park and various …

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Noise-canceling tech could lead to Internet connections 400 times faster than Google Fiber

The basic mechanism behind noise-canceling headphones could boost both the speed and reliability of Internet connections, according to researchers that published findings via Nature Photonics.<p>Noise-canceling headphones use a microphone to pick up any outside noises within range of your ears. It …

The Only Hamburger Recipe You'll Ever Need

Today is Memorial Day and if you're like most Americans, your celebration will culminate at the grill over a sizzling hamburger. In the event you miss this date, tomorrow, May 28th, is National Hamburger Day.<p>To honor the almighty burger in proper form, here's a recipe from me to you -- the …