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.
Anne Wojcicki and her genetic sequencing company23andMeare locked in abattle with the FDA. Even though it can't report results to customers right now, Wojcicki isn't letting herself get bogged down in the present. At SXSW 2014 she laid out her vision of the future of preventative medicine -- one where affordable genome sequencing comes together with "big data.
Despite all the poverty, famine, disease, terrorism, and war in the world today, things are actually really good and they're only getting better, according to Bill Gates. "We're on this rising tide that's not recognized. It’s overwhelming how prosperity is spread around the world," the ex-Microsoft CEO who is the world's richest man said in a conversation at the American Enterprise Institute .
Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free
Slomo+ Your Slow Motion Video Converter [iPhone; Now free, down from $1.
LSTN is out to change the way you hear music. But, more importantly, LSTN is helping some people to hearanything, often for the very first time. The brand launched last year with the goal of creating headphones that look great, sound great and -- as we'll see -- help you feel great. The first two goals are relatively straightforward.
There have been many theories banded about as to the true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator ofBitcoin. Nothing conclusive has married the name to an individual or group, but nowNewsweekclaimsto have foundtheNakamoto, a 64-year-old Japanese-American man of the same name residing in California.
Each week our friends atInhabitatrecap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green.The Earth is a mysterious place. Scientists recently discovered a small, rough diamond that reveals the existence ofan ocean of watermore than 250 miles below the Earth's surface.
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.
Rolling Stone has an excellent interview with Bill Gates that you should read. It ends with an unusual question: Do you believe in God? Here's Gates' answer:I agree with people like Richard Dawkins that mankind felt the need for creation myths. Before we really began to understand disease and the weather and things like that, we sought false explanations for them.