It seems like an amusing ailment: the major visible symptom is nodding a lot while you eat. Hell, I know plenty of healthy people that do that. But this new disease is spreading fast in Africa, and claiming lives as it goes. More »
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
Salesforce, the cloud pioneer known for customer management software, is going into health care.In an announcement on Thursday, Salesforce and Philips, the Dutch electronics maker, are jointly announcing what they call an “open cloud-based, health care platform.
Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!Sony has already leaked a mysterious smartwatch on their official Facebook page and now we have an image of this watch to share with you. Though the image is kind of bad, it seems to be the same watch we’ve seen leaked on Facebook , wearing a different color though.
It's a common habit most of us fall into. Who doesn't send a few text messages or check their Facebook feed one last time before they fall asleep? While it may sound harmless, using your smartphone, tablet, or any other electronic device before bed on a regular basis can actually have a detrimental long-term effect on your health.
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Researchers in Australia have 3D printed a mouthpiece designed to combat one of the most common sleeping disorders in the United States—sleep apnea. Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) and Australian dental company Oventus have discovered a way to 3D print a mouthpiece that can prevent dangerous pauses in breath during sleep.
Apple was not the first to create a digital music player when it introduced the iPod 13 years ago. But the device, with its click wheel and slick integration with the iTunes software that ran on a computer, took digital music into the mainstream, Brian X. Chen reports.
2013 was the year of the smartwatch. In promise, anyway -- maybe not delivery. Of themany,manydifferent,colorfulandunusualtimepieces that would populate our blogroll, it was perhaps Samsung'sGalaxy Gearthat made the most headlines. Why? Partly because it was a new product from one of technology's biggest players, and partly because it was just so bad.
When you hear the word "wearable," there's a good chance you think of a wristband, probably one that tracks your activity. Ever since Nike launched theFuelBand, your lower arm has become the main focus for fitness tech. Already the rot is setting in, though. Nikeis rumoredto be leaving the game completely (even ifrecent eventssuggest otherwise).
Apple's reportedlyworking on one, Google's developing an entireecosystemand hundreds of smaller companies either have products already on the market, or currently under development. The question isn't who's building a smartwatch, it's whoisn'tbuilding one. And as expected, you can count Microsoft out of that latter camp.