The worst-kept gadget secret in recent history is no longer secret at all. The new Fitbit Charge, Charge HR, and Surge fitness trackers are official. Here's everything you need to know.
As visualizations go, this is a simple one: it simply shows the heartbeats of Jen Lowe from the last 24 hours, gently pulsing as a big, bold, red screen. And it is insanely mesmerizing.
Buh-bum. Buh-bum. Buh-bum. We all have our own interpretations of what a heartbeat sounds like but here is what it looks like during heart surgery. It looks like it's rolling in place inside your chest. Pretty amazing.
Nothing like a big dose of the macabre for the weekend. In 1938, a scientist actually recorded a condemned prisoner's heartbeat as he was being executed by firing squad.
Have you ever wondered how many heartbeats an average person has in their lifetime? What about for cats or dogs or other animals? Turns out because of metabolic rates and size of different species, each animal gets around a billion beats.
A technology in the works might soon allow you to unlock your hard drive by simply touching your keyboard. Your unique heartbeat, emitted through your fingertip, would be your password.
Mothers and their babies are often said to share a deep, intimate connection...but even so, this new discovery is weird. Simply by looking and smiling at each other, moms and babies synchronize their heartbeats to within milliseconds of each other.
This heart-shaped pendant, made to look like computer parts, has LEDs that flash in coordination with your heartbeat. In the future, the pendant will even be able to log data regarding your heartbeat.
The Heart Chamber Orchestra is a stirring audiovisual project, involving an orchestra that generates its own musical score (and accompanying visuals) in realtime. The catch? The source of the music is the heartbeats of the orchestra's own members.
The electrode-equipped Galvanic Skin Response Bouquet doesn't give the couple much choice about wearing their hearts on their sleeves: a blue LED glows when they're calm but a white one turns on when they becomes nervous. But that's not all.
I always look at boring old USB drives and ask, "Why can't these be jewel-encrusted?" Ditto for my run-of-the-mill earbuds, which seem to lack some kind of large embedded crystal. Believe it or not, the Philips-Swarovski Active Crystals collection is due to arrive in the US this August, and we've got the exclusive…