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What Poisons Are In Your Body?

What Poisons Are In Your Body?

Health
25-02-2018

Our bodies are full of poisons from products we use every day. I know — I've had my urine tested for them.

The City That Remembers Everything

The City That Remembers Everything

Cities
25-02-2018

The smart city is moving beyond cameras and microphones to stranger surveillance tools.

We Can't Stop Watching This Girl Try And Fail To Haul A Garbage Can Up An Icy Driveway

We Can't Stop Watching This Girl Try And Fail To Haul A Garbage Can Up An Icy Driveway

Funny
25-02-2018

When one sister figured it out so easily and the other struggled so much, maybe it's not the ice that's to blame.

Solving A Fascinating Math Puzzle With Checkers

Solving A Fascinating Math Puzzle With Checkers

Math
25-02-2018

In the game known to mathematicians as "Conway Checkers," it's John Conway's way or the highway.

What Happens If Earth Gets 2°C Warmer?

What Happens If Earth Gets 2°C Warmer?

Climate Change
25-02-2018

Over the last 20 years, that two-degree threshold has been referenced in policies and agreements made by the Council of the European Union, the G8 (now the G7), and more. So what makes two degrees so important?

The Week's Coolest Space Images

The Week's Coolest Space Images

Space Photos
25-02-2018

Every day satellites are zooming through space, snapping incredible pictures of Earth, the solar system and outer space. Here are the highlights from this week.

The Best Beard Trimmer Is Also One Of The Cheapest

The Best Beard Trimmer Is Also One Of The Cheapest

Digg Picks
25-02-2018

Since this trimmer is actually a trimmer/razor hybrid, you can cut it pretty close without needing shaving cream. It’s washable, rechargeable and about $30 cheaper than other popular models.

The Most Dangerous Sport In The US Is Probably Not The One You're Thinking About

The Most Dangerous Sport In The US Is Probably Not The One You're Thinking About

Sports
25-02-2018

Injuries from sports like football and hockey are prevalent, but it turns out it's a combat sport that's the most dangerous.

Why Don't Smartphones Have Nicknames?

Why Don't Smartphones Have Nicknames?

Technology
25-02-2018

It used to be pretty common for people to have nicknames for the objects they kept close, whether cars or musical instruments or computers.

Instagram Is Killing The Way We Experience Art

Instagram Is Killing The Way We Experience Art

Art
25-02-2018

Long gone are "no photos" signs. Craving social media exposure, museums like the Portrait Gallery not only tolerate photos, but actually encourage them.

Guy Tries To Use Spray Bottle To Discipline His Dog, Who Is Having Absolutely None Of It

Guy Tries To Use Spray Bottle To Discipline His Dog, Who Is Having Absolutely None Of It

Funny
25-02-2018

This dog wouldn't stop sticking its head in the cat flap, and it was not fazed in the least by its owner's attempt at liquid discipline.

Inside Google’s $131 Million Boulder Campus

Inside Google’s $131 Million Boulder Campus

Photos
25-02-2018

The company's Colorado workforce will be greeted by a pizza oven and pinball machines.

You've Probably Got More In Common With These Kids Than With Alice, The 101-Year-Old Woman They're Meeting

You've Probably Got More In Common With These Kids Than With Alice, The 101-Year-Old Woman They're Meeting

Kids
25-02-2018

Okay, maybe you wouldn't be as blunt with some of your questions as the kids, but you'd be just as amazed by Alice's answers.

Why Data Science And Machine Learning Are Concepts To Know Now

Why Data Science And Machine Learning Are Concepts To Know Now

Digg Store
25-02-2018

It doesn't all have to do with money. But yeah, a lot of it has to do with money.

This Roiling River Of Rocks Is Like A Scene From Hell

This Roiling River Of Rocks Is Like A Scene From Hell

Nature
25-02-2018

Heavy rain from a cyclone has turned a river in New Zealand into a stream you would never want to swim in.

2 Weeks After Trump Blocked It, Democrats Release Rebuttal Of G.O.P. Memo

2 Weeks After Trump Blocked It, Democrats Release Rebuttal Of G.O.P. Memo

News
25-02-2018

House Democrats made public a heavily redacted memo that was drafted to counter Republican claims of surveillance abuses against a former Trump campaign aide.

This 17 Second Video Of A Man And A Very Friendly Bison Is Frigging Amazing

This 17 Second Video Of A Man And A Very Friendly Bison Is Frigging Amazing

Animals
25-02-2018

Once in a lifetime, you get the chance to have a bison stick his head into your car.

Hollywood's Movie Dilemma: Gamble At Box Office Or Sell To Netflix?

Hollywood's Movie Dilemma: Gamble At Box Office Or Sell To Netflix?

Movies
25-02-2018

Midbudget titles that would've been theatrical fare in years past (like "Cloverfield Paradox") are going direct to streaming as studios minimize risk.

How I Learned To Go In Circles In Kathmandu

How I Learned To Go In Circles In Kathmandu

Travel
25-02-2018

"Circling Boudhanath Stupa each morning at sunrise, I learned to slow down, to stop fretting about 'lost productivity' and, instead, go in circles for a while."

Taco Bell Is Officially More Popular Than Burger King. But Which Is Worse For You?

Taco Bell Is Officially More Popular Than Burger King. But Which Is Worse For You?

Health
25-02-2018

Taco Bell just surpassed Burger King as the fourth most-popular restaurant chain in America.

Bill Gates Explains Why Saving Lives Doesn't Lead To Overpopulation

Bill Gates Explains Why Saving Lives Doesn't Lead To Overpopulation

Health
25-02-2018

Contrary to what you might think, improving medicine and healthcare environments do not lead to overpopulation. In fact, it's the opposite.

The Best Photography Of The Week

The Best Photography Of The Week

Photos
25-02-2018

The last public execution in the US, a Russian community aspiring for human immortality, and an inside look into a S&M sex club where women hold the power.

The Secret History Of A Fleeting Pre-Internet Digital Media Channel

The Secret History Of A Fleeting Pre-Internet Digital Media Channel

Technology
06-03-2017

As the history of digital media has become subsumed by the history of the internet, teletext remains largely forgotten. Yet like a fair-weather psychic, the technology anticipated things to come.

Police Body Cameras Will Do More Than Just Record You

Police Body Cameras Will Do More Than Just Record You

Technology
06-03-2017

Upgrades like face matching, live streams, and AI – part of an industry push – raise questions about the use of police video.

802.Eleventy What? A Deep Dive Into Why Wi-Fi Kind Of Sucks

802.Eleventy What? A Deep Dive Into Why Wi-Fi Kind Of Sucks

Technology
06-03-2017

The good news is that it doesn't have to suck, if you build it out properly.

Tesla Drivers Are Guinea Pigs For Flawed Self-Driving Software

Tesla Drivers Are Guinea Pigs For Flawed Self-Driving Software

Technology
05-03-2017

Owners of newer models are road-testing Tesla’s imperfect code, risking major accidents.

How A Typo Took Down S3, The Backbone Of The Internet

How A Typo Took Down S3, The Backbone Of The Internet

Technology
04-03-2017

Earlier this week, much of the internet ground to a halt when the servers that power them suddenly vanished. And it was all thanks to a typo.

A Sex Wearable Is Coming To Track Your Performance And Judge You

A Sex Wearable Is Coming To Track Your Performance And Judge You

Technology
04-03-2017

It's basically a Fitbit for your man bits that tracks thrust speed and velocity. But don't be too hard on yourself.

How Uber Used Secret Greyball Tool To Deceive Authorities Worldwide

How Uber Used Secret Greyball Tool To Deceive Authorities Worldwide

Technology
04-03-2017

Uber has for years engaged in a worldwide program to deceive authorities in markets where its low-cost ride-hailing service was being resisted by law enforcement, or in some instances, had been outright banned.

The Headphone Jack Ain’t Dead Yet

The Headphone Jack Ain’t Dead Yet

Technology
02-03-2017

Android phone manufacturers are shrugging off the jack-less fad and are forging ahead with the traditional 3.5mm headphone output intact.