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Why eggs and salad should always go together

Mar 31, 15 Why eggs and salad should always go together

Posted by in Health

It may be high time to conquer your fear of egg yolks. Growing evidence shows there is a great deal of nutritious value found in the yellowy center of an egg. A report has found that consuming cooked whole eggs along with raw vegetables can help increase the human body’s absorption of carotenoids.

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Jevo — The automatic Jell-O shot maker

Mar 31, 15 Jevo — The automatic Jell-O shot maker

Posted by in Lifestyle, Technology

Making Jell-O shots is a tedious process: You have to make Jell-O, add cold water and vodka, pour the liquid into shot glasses and refrigerate for four hours. Now imagine a world where a gadget can automatically make you Jell-O shots in minutes. Specifically, 20 flavored two-ounce Jell-O shots in ten minutes.

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Students design Rube Goldberg machine for Passover

Mar 31, 15 Students design Rube Goldberg machine for Passover

Posted by in Science

At most seders, the story of Passover is read from a book around a table. This year, in preparation for the holiday, a group of engineering students from an Israeli university decided to put their talents toward building a machine that would tell the same story using a complex setup of dominoes, pulleys and weights.

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FDA to take ‘hands-off’ approach with Apple Watch

Mar 31, 15 FDA to take ‘hands-off’ approach with Apple Watch

Posted by in Health, Technology

When the Apple Watch launches in a few short weeks, one obstacle that won’t be in its way is the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The regulatory body plans to take a mostly “hands-off” approach to the smartwatches and other similar devices, according to Bloomberg.

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Glow-in-the-dark tampons track sewage leaks in rivers

Mar 31, 15 Glow-in-the-dark tampons track sewage leaks in rivers

Posted by in Science, WTF???

Tampons have been hailed by scientists as an effective way to identify pollution in rivers. A new study led by David Lerner, a professor of environmental engineering at the University of Sheffield, helped identify specific households where pipes are misdirecting sewage into rivers rather than treatment plants.

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NASA to livestream test of ‘flying saucer’

Mar 31, 15 NASA to livestream test of ‘flying saucer’

Posted by in Space

The first proven sighting of a flying saucer hasn’t come from alien invaders, but from NASA’s Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project, which is being developed to deliver large payloads safely to the surface of planets with atmospheres, even a slight one as found on planets such as Mars.

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Don’t Starve Wii U: Nintendo’s indie library grows

Mar 31, 15 Don’t Starve Wii U: Nintendo’s indie library grows

Posted by in Gamer's Corner, Gaming

Not gonna lie, I’m pretty excited about the upcoming Don’t Starve Wii U release date. The hit indie title, which came out on Steam a million years ago but made a tremendous splash as one of the indie launch titles for PS4, is the first truly high-profile multiplatform indie game to make its way to the console in 2015, and I guarantee it’s worth your time.

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Anglo-Saxon eye remedy kills deadly superbug

Mar 31, 15 Anglo-Saxon eye remedy kills deadly superbug

Posted by in Health

A 1,000-year-old Anglo-Saxon remedy for eye infections has been found to be effective against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, researchers from the University of Nottingham said on Monday. The scientists recreated a 9th Century remedy to treat styes.

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The dark science behind your nightmares

Mar 31, 15 The dark science behind your nightmares

Posted by in Mental Health, Science

The jolt of fear and terror felt as we run for our lives to escape danger quickly eases us back into consciousness in bed to help us flee the dreamscape. Nightmares tend to creep in and out at night in our lifetime, primarily during childhood, but why do they happen in the first place? Do we ever outgrow bad dreams?

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Clean Reader: Technology gone too far

I am a writer. Words mean things, and they carry great importance in my life. To this end, I am also vehemently opposed to any form of censorship. Stay with me, now. I know this is a weird way to start a technology blog, but all this is important to establish because I am going to write about a new app called Clean Reader.

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