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Ghosts Are Real

Joseph Sutton | Posted 03.23.2015 | Technology
Joseph Sutton

While I am very much alive, I find it interesting to consider the data trail as a shade: It continues to exist, perhaps forgotten, in cyberspace and meatspace alike and, as with the memories of those who outlive me, the data will remain long after my body does.

Aha Moment Brings Better Way To Make World's Most Amazing Material

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 03.19.2015 | Science

Graphene just might be the world's most incredible material. A honeycomb-like sheet of pure carbon only one atom thick, it's one million times thinner...

5 Ways to Child-Proof Your Electronics

NextAdvisor.com | Posted 03.16.2015 | Parents
NextAdvisor.com

Keeping your devices safe and secure is vital these days, especially when your children are using them. Here are five tips for child-proofing your electronic gadgets.

The Future of Music Is in Your Hand

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 03.04.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

When I'm playing, I think about someone like Pollack, and remind myself that I'm throwing sound at blank space until something emerges. I have to trust the process, so I can stay focused and not second guess myself.

Fugoo Speaker Review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 03.01.2015 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Mostly, the Fugoo sounds great. With six separate drivers -- two tweeters, two mids and two passive radiators for bass -- the speaker offers great separation and a full sound stage.

7 Clever Ways to Corral Your Cords and Wires

Hometalk | Posted 02.26.2015 | HuffPost Home
Hometalk

Not only are loose cords and wires super unattractive, it's actually dangerous to leave them lying in a jumble on your floor or desk. According to Hometalker and safety expert Elli Bishop, of SafeWise.com, having loose wires in your home creates a risk of electrical fires, not to mention wires and cords on the floor are a tripping hazard.

Coolest Travel Gadgets From CES (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The world's thinnest tablet. The lightest 13-inch laptop. The first-ever truly wireless earbuds. These are a few of the groundbreaking gadgets shown at International CES in Las Vegas, where the 2015 show was the largest ever, with more than 170,000 attendees.

The Best Apps for Your Bright or Gifted Child

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 02.15.2015 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

With the holiday season upon us, we have an opportunity to both foster our children's love of these apps as well as provide holiday presents that are extremely low in cost.

Holiday Gift Guide -- Technology Edition

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 02.15.2015 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

As a techie with an addiction to the latest, greatest tech gadgets, I have put together a short list of the best tech gifts for holiday shoppers this season. These gifts range in price so there's something for everyone.

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RadioShack Planning More Store Closures, Layoffs To Avoid Collapse

HuffingtonPost.com | Kim Bhasin | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business

RadioShack announced a last-ditch attempt to avoid bankruptcy on Thursday morning, but industry observers think the iconic electronics seller's plan m...

4 Ways to Save on Electronics This Holiday Season

SALT | Posted 02.03.2015 | Money
SALT

Holiday prep, whether it's buying gifts, trimming the tree, or preparing the feast, requires planning and some serious budgeting. It's typically the most expensive season for Americans, and one category that can quickly derail a budget is consumer electronics.

How Origami Could Help Us Reach the Third Dimension in the Micro World

Legrain Antoine | Posted 01.26.2015 | Science
Legrain Antoine

We, at the University of Twente in the Netherlands, have used capillary forces to assemble micro-machined structures -- the so-called capillary origami technique. We believe that Origami is a promising option to reach the third dimension in the micro world.

The Insane New Technology Harnessing The Ultimate Green Energy Source: The Human Body

Posted 11.18.2014 | Technology

Forget about your smartphone or your Google Glass: The most sophisticated piece of machinery that any of us tote around on a regular basis is the huma...

Is Your Child Addicted to Electronics?

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 01.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Kellyann Petrucci

It's no surprise that kids of all ages can get addicted to their electronic toys. That's because every text that a kid sends or receives, every Facebook "like," and every point scored during a video game creates a little hit of the feel-good chemical dopamine.

Knowing Yourself: There's No App for That

Marsha Lebedev Bernstein | Posted 12.28.2014 | Parents
Marsha Lebedev Bernstein

How will they engage in any self-reflection or inner mining if they're in a constant loop of Vine videos and Starbucks selfies?

Our Teens Go 'Electronics-free' (and Live to Tell About It)

Stephanie Duncan Caceres | Posted 11.29.2014 | Parents
Stephanie Duncan Caceres

Christian's room was dark, except for a small blue glow. At 2:37 a.m., he was texting in his bed; I entered Matthew's room and discovered the same disturbing scenario, only he was playing a video game.

Phoning

Stanley Ely | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology
Stanley Ely

Everyone has a phone, of course. Even though we weren't rich, my family had a phone when I was young. The phone number, I remember, was 3773.

Time to Rethink Technology at Summer Camp?

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 10.22.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Tech gadgets would certainly compete with the immersive experience that sleep away camp creates for the young people. But does technology have no place whatsoever in the lives of campers?

New Music for Old Instruments

Dan Visconti | Posted 10.06.2014 | Arts
Dan Visconti

While I'm excited by the possibilities inherent in electronic instruments and sound processing, the fact remains that the instruments of the orchestra -- strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion -- continue to exist in abundance.

Bill Gates' Guru: 'I'm Not Impressed With Silicon Valley.' 'I Don't Have a Cell Phone.' 'I Never Blog.'

Nathan Gardels | Posted 02.04.2015 | World
Nathan Gardels

You have to listen closely to grasp the wisdom of his views. His rapid-fire mind spews out a deluge of statistics in a heavy Slavic accent -- with a crusty disregard for political correctness and conventional wisdom. And his key concept is counterintuitive: less enables more.

5 Steps To Waking Up Happy

Rebecca Mckown | Posted 08.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Rebecca Mckown

You woke up to a fresh new day full of possibilities. You woke up to an abundance of opportunities and passion. Follow these simple steps that will have you greeting the day with love, excitement and happiness.

New Laser Device May Be A Drunk Driver's Worst Nightmare

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.08.2014 | Science

Scientists in Poland may have come up with a powerful new deterrent to drunk driving. It's a laser-based device that can detect alcohol vapor--like th...

Earth Day is Donate Day

Jim Gibbons | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Jim Gibbons

With spring weather (finally!) coming to much of the nation after a long and snowy winter, this year feels like one in which we should be particularly...

Eight Energy-Saving Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

Noah Horowitz | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

Saving energy means power plants don't need to make as much electricity -- and that means less climate-warming pollution from the fossil fuels used to generate it.

Portable Power Everywhere

Shelly Palmer | Posted 06.14.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Whether you're without power for an afternoon, a day or a week or you have to travel to a remote location where power is not available, solar-power charging panels could not be simpler to use. You literally just plug them in and the sun does the rest.