Nintendo Is Developing a Non-Wearable to Track Sleep and Fatigue

While the world and his dog builds wearables of all kinds, Nintendo seems to be headed in a different direction. The ccompany's CEO, Satoru Iwata, tells Reuters that a newly created healthcare division is building a sleep and fatigue tracker—that you won't wear. » 10/30/14 6:19am Today 6:19am

The world is now safer and better than ever and here's the evidence

These series of statistical graphics show that, while there's still plenty of war, hunger, sickness, and poverty in the world, things are much better than what they were only a few decades ago—not to talk about centuries ago. We are still far from utopia, but the data is stubborn: We are getting there. Fast. » 10/29/14 11:47pm Yesterday 11:47pm

These pygmy seahorses are so good at changing colors for camouflage

Pygmy seahorses are super tiny creatures that have the awesome ability to camouflage. They attach themselves to colorful corals and blend in so seamlessly that I have a hard time picking them out. What's cool is that even if the pygmy seahorses are descendants of orange seahorses, they can adapt and become purple if… » 10/29/14 11:04pm Yesterday 11:04pm

You'll Never Not Know What To Watch On Netflix Again

For everyone out there who's spent a feature-length-film amount of time trying to find something good to watch: What Is On Netflix is about to seriously streamline your selection process. The site lists streamables, ranked in descending order based on their respective Rotten Tomatoes and IMDB scores. Yay! » 10/29/14 9:40pm Yesterday 9:40pm

Watching this guy juggling light balls inside a cone puts me in trance

Greg Kennedy is an award-winning juggler and former Cirque du Soleil member capable of juggling with almost any object. But watching him doing it with nine light balls inside a cone really impressed me. The light and the sound repetitive patterns put me immediately into a state of trance. » 10/29/14 9:31pm Yesterday 9:31pm

This is the vault where KFC guards the Colonel's secret original recipe

In a random hallway inside the KFC headquarters, inside their legal department, across from a copy machine, next to a shelf that stores three stacks of paper and possibly the saddest Keurig machine in existence is... a broom closet. Or well, that's what it looks like. It's actually the vault that hides KFC's biggest… » 10/29/14 9:00pm Yesterday 9:00pm

Video: Oysters are fantastic at filtering dirty water

Oysters are fun to eat because they're delicious and celebratory and remind you of the ocean. Turns out that last part is especially true because those suckers are just fantastic at filtering out dirty water. Watch these oysters slurp up the dirty water in the tank in this time lapse and make it all clean. » 10/29/14 7:40pm Yesterday 7:40pm

Soundtrack of a LucasArts Childhood: Sam & Max Hit The Road

GOG (formerly known as Good Old Games) have signed a deal with LucasArts to re-release some of our favorite video games of the 1990s. Sam & Max Hit the Road is on the short list with others of that genre and period presumable slated for future release — like Day of the Tentacle and Full Throttle. The background music… » 10/29/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

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The Future of Mobile Commerce Is Bright (and Secure)

More than ever before, we're living most of our lives via mobile devices, which means sensitive information is in transit constantly. In the past, data security relied heavily on methods that really only work well on a desktop — but given that online ne'er-do-wells seem to get craftier and more industrious every day,… » 10/29/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm