How to Stay Healthy Before, During, And After a Convention

Every year hundreds of thousands of people head to conventions to talk tech, gaming, geek culture, even knitting! By the end, attendees walk out with swag, intel, and sometimes a rather nasty cold. Protect yourself from the infamous “con crud” and leave these gatherings scot free.http://lifehacker.com/everything-you... » 7/09/15 3:09pm 7/09/15 3:09pm

Sorry, Don't Expect STD-Sensing Color Condoms Anytime Soon

When the TeenTech Awards announced their 2015 winners last week, news outlets far and wide swooned over the concept of color-changing condoms that detected STDs proposed by three teenaged students. The idea is brilliant as it is bizarre—but don’t expect to see these in stores anytime soon. » 6/30/15 12:24pm 6/30/15 12:24pm

Did You Know Getting Bit By A Tick Could Paralyze Your Face?

30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported to the CDC each year, making it the most common vector-borne disease in America. Both you and your dog are exposed to it every time you’re outdoors. It can block your heart, cause intense pain and, sometimes, even lead to death. And reported cases are on the rise.
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Wedgie Proof Underwear Makes Us Recall the Bad Times

Two 8-year old geniuses have invented wedgie proof underwear—more than a decade too late for us. Simplicity is the key to all great design, as the inventors showed when they presented the Rip Away 1000 on the Ellen DeGeneres Show, which is the most unlikely platform for the display of the 8-year olds prodigious… » 11/03/07 6:35pm 11/03/07 6:35pm