Daily Archives: January 8, 2018

MyLiFi lamp delivers secure internet via LEDs

MyLiFi is a lamp that provides a secure, wireless, radiowave-free internet connection to nearby devices, all through the data-transferring power of LEDs. It’s a simplistic, industrial-style desk lamp that beams broadband to a dongle, which users connect to their laptops … Continue reading

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JBL adds Google Assistant to its Everest line of headphones

Samsung-owned Harman International just announced three new models for its JBL Everest line of wireless headphones. The over-ear 710GA, on-ear 310GA and in-ear 110GA all include Google Assistant (hence the GA designation), giving you voice control over your music, phone … Continue reading

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A Romantic Partner’s Scent Can Alleviate Stress

The human sense of smell is perhaps our most underrated ability. The power of scent may not get the credit it deserves because we experience it differently than our other senses. Rather than proceeding directly to the thalamus—the seat of … Continue reading

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Why One Man Has Spent Years Building a Boeing 777 Out of Paper

Quick. Imagine a paper airplane. Got it? It’s a folded up piece of standard 8 1/2 by 11-inch printer paper, right? A sort of three-dimensional hieroglyph of an airplane made of paper. How boring of you. Now try imagining an … Continue reading

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Garmin Speak Plus mixes Amazon Alexa with a dash cam

Don’t think it’s enough to have Amazon Alexa in your car? Garmin thinks it has a better proposition: throw in a dash cam. Its new Speak Plus includes the same voice assistant that offers directions, music playback and other hands-free … Continue reading

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Gut Check: Gas-Sniffing Capsule Charts The Digestive Tract

These large capsules, which can be swallowed, measure three different gases as they traverse the gastrointestinal tract. Courtesy of Peter T. Clarke/RMIT University hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Peter T. Clarke/RMIT University These large capsules, which can be swallowed, … Continue reading

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