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10 myths about what can cure a hangover — and whether or not they really work

Everyone's heard some version of a hangover cure. Some people swear that remembering to chug water before bed will cure a hangover. Others have more elaborate routines, involving various types of food, drink, or physical activity. The problem with trying to ...

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RIDING A WILD WIND, TRANSATLANTIC JETS FLY FASTER THAN EVER

WHEN RANDAL MILES woke up from a nap during his flight from Los Angeles to Paris last week, he opened the interactive map on his seat-back screen to see how much longer he'd be in the air. But the number that ...

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Meet the Amateur Scientist Who Discovered Climate Change

Eighty years ago, Guy Callendar built the first climate change model to predict the effects of greenhouse gases. Now his successors are plotting ways to reengineer the air.

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THE SECOND COMING OF ULTRASOUND

At the Sunnybrook Institute in Toronto, doctors have begun using focused ultrasound, delivered through helmet-like devices such as this, to loosen the blood-brain barrier, making it possible to deliver life-saving drugs.

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Mappe – The most distinctive causes of death in each state

IN AN EFFORT TO REMIND us of our own mortality, the Center for Disease Control has published a map of the most distinctive causes of death in every state. Seriously, they mention social media interest in their findings. But what does ...

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The Priceline of Pot and a Game Changer for the Marijuana Industry – How Smart Investors Are Seeing Green

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, there’s a good chance you’ve heard that the Marijuana Industry is undergoing explosive growth across the United States. While support for federal legalization of marijuana continues to grow, a small group of legal marijuana companies ...

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Nope, your Android phone’s not secretly tracking your location when you tell it not to

Google, your friendly Internet tech giant that totally doesn't know everything about you, has reportedly been secretly tracking Android users' locations even when they've opted out of location service tracking.

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This new audio system turns your car’s interior into one giant speaker

German automotive parts supplier Continental has developed a new speaker-less audio system for cars it calls Ac2ated Sound. Continental says the new system will reduce the amount of weight traditionally taken up by car speakers by up to 90 percent, using surface vibrations ...

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There’s still time to save the Great Barrier Reef from dying

We're killing one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders. It's not too late to change.

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Myo – Gesture Control from @thalmic Labs Concept Video

Order Myo for $199: http://bit.ly/myo-store

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Preparing For the World Solar Car Challenge

The solar-powered vehicle Lumen II, the car from Australia's Adelaide University Solar Racing Team, during static scrutineering before competing in the Challenger class of the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Darwin, Australia.

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Drone Racing Dreams – The New York Times

Drone racing is a fast-growing extreme sport in which pilots compete head-to-head with small flying drones while wearing first-person-view goggles.

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Watch Elon Musk reveal SpaceX’s most detailed plans to colonize Mars

Elon Musk wants to build a metropolis on Mars starting in 2024.

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Dolby Atmos Redefines Your Entertainment Experience

Dolby Atmos transports you into the story with moving audio that flows all around you with breathtaking realism.

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Anker’s Android projector and Bluetooth speaker combo is no bigger than a soda can

The Nebula Capsule can be had for $199

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Google Assistant comes to the Nvidia Shield TV

Hands-free voice assistant on your TV.

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Can Techie Parents Reinvent School For Everyone – Or Just Their Rich Kids?

Silicon Valley veterans are ditching fast-track careers and going all-in with their time and money as they reimagine education for their children.

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15 Secretive Places You Can Now See on Google Earth (And 3 You Can’t)

The advent of easily-accessible satellite imagery in the form of Google Maps and Google Earth has likely raised some security experts' blood pressure over the years. Local law can restrict aerial photography or satellite imagery of sensitive sites; when Google gets imagery from ...

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AI RESEARCH IS IN DESPERATE NEED OF AN ETHICAL WATCHDOG

ABOUT A WEEK ago, Stanford University researchers posted online a study on the latest dystopian AI: They'd made a machine learning algorithm that essentially works as gaydar. After training it with tens of thousands of photographs from dating sites, the algorithm ...

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Amazon is working on smart glasses to house Alexa AI, says FT

Amazon is working on building a pair of smart glasses to house its Alexa voice assistant, and a home security camera that could be linked to its existing Echo connected devices to further expand their capabilities, according to a report in ...

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