Breakfast can be a pretty depressing ordeal, especially on these cold, dark mornings. Why not genetically engineer your yogurt to turn it into into a pharmacy-grade anti-depressent? That ought cheer the process up. Here's how to do it. 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...
You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
If you absolutely have to make yourWindows tabletbattery last as long as you can, then knowing what drains its power will be very helpful. That's what Microsoft's new Sleep Study tool can do: generate a report of which apps and activities consume the most energy. Unfortunately, there's a catch -- it only works if your device is inInstantGosleep mode. InstantGo, a feature forWindows 8.
It turns out that your biology teacher (and a certain1997 sci-fi flick) got something wrong -- DNA isn't necessarily limited to four letters. Scripps Research Institute scientists tellWiredthat they'vecreated living cellswhich include two artificial letters (that is,nucleotides) in their genetic code in addition to the naturally occurring A, C, G and T.
The tests you’re about to read about began all the way back in the year 2012, when researchers at Oxford University and the Lausanne Museum of Zoology sent out the call for Yeti hair. It was then that the hair samples began to arrive. Run and later written up by Sykes B.C., Mullis R.A., Hagenmuller C., Melton T.W. & Sartori M.
Stop the presses and load your rifles, we need to stop supporting Apple right this second. The masterminds over at The Alex Jones Channel have uncovered the darkest (possibly dumbest) conspiracy theory of all time. You may remember the supposed "iPhone 6 hairgate", click bait short hand for "sometimes hair gets caught on your phone."
To the average Apple user it was a non-story.
is taking a unique approach to matchmaking: They're going all the way to your DNA to find you your perfect match.his science of why two people are attracted to each other is based on 20 years research on the immune system and pheromones and what attracts two people together," Bayad said. "We’re taking that data to bring it to online dating.
Let's face it: colonoscopies are pretty unpleasant. But what if you could eat a spoonful ofyogurtto check for cancer rather than enduring that procedure?MITprofessor Sangeeta Bhatia is working on engineered bacteria that detects colorectal cancer. After the nanoparticles pass through the digestive system, a urine sample shows results on a reactive paper -- similar to that of a pregnancy test.
We went hands-on with LG's newly announced its G3 smartphone, took a look at Toshiba's latest trio of tablets, learned that the legendary B-52 bomber is still a force to be reckoned with and more. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.
LG's G3 flagship is a bigger, simpler, higher-res smartphone
Today, LG announced the G3, and yes, itisequipped with a beautiful 5.
"You’re the octopus that I’m having for breakfast," Bezos said. "When I look at the menu, you’re the thing I don’t understand, the thing I’ve never had. I must have the breakfast octopus."About two years after Woot's acquisition by Amazon and that breakfast meeting, Rutledge left the company before his contract was up.
Keeping up with the torrent of information published daily seems almost impossible, and new research suggests that the seemingly perfect solution offered by speed-reading apps might be too good to be true.
LOS ANGELES — Virtual reality is virtually here — although its first incarnation will come with short battery life, images that do not quite track eye movements and a tendency to induce motion sickness.In the next few months, Samsung intends to release the Gear VR, a headset that combines software from the virtual-reality pioneer Oculus VR and Samsung’s coming Galaxy Note 4 smartphone to create a portable virtual reality experience.
Earlier this week, a number of Australians were reporting that they wereafter being hacked remotely by someone who goes by the name of Olig Pliss.demands that owners pay $50 to $100 through PayPal in order to regain control.The hack has crossed over to Southern California, with Nathan Sohm from Victorville, California, reporting that he has been victim to the Pliss hack.
Want to know what you'll be playing on your PlayStation 5 or Xbox Two in the next decade? Take a look at K-putt'sCrysis 3resolution hack. His tweak to the first-person shooter's main Windows program file lets the game's visuals run at up to a very wide 8K (specifically, 8,000 x 3,333). That's about 13 times more pixels than you'd see in a 1080p image, folks.