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Don’t Call It A Cronut

Dunkin’ Donuts is coming out with a croissant-donut hybrid, but they say it’s not a copy of the Cronut. The chain tells The Associated Press it will launch its “Croissant Donut” nationally for a limited time starting Nov. 3. It comes more than a year after the Dominique Ansel Bakery in New York City introduced [...]

Treadmill gyms are hitting the New York gym market, looking to be the latest fad to lure fitness buffs, now that the SoulCycle market is saturated. …the Mile High Run Club, New York’s first treadmill running studio…opens officially on Nov. 1. But it won’t be alone for long. In early 2015, a new studio simply [...]

The Future Of Porn

You will soon be able to have virtual sex in a way never before experienced. In the last few years, a new generation of consumer-friendly virtual reality (VR) tech has emerged, bringing childhood fantasies and science fiction to life, and offering experiences so incredible that users have reported confusion and disappointment upon returning to the [...]

Sam Shank, CEO of hoteltonight, believes the time is coming when humans will no longer drive cars. The consensus opinion is that safe and reliable driverless cars will be available within a few years. Tesla just announced “Autopilot,” which will be available soon via a software update, and will allow for autonomous driving on freeways [...]

Forbes reports that Microsoft will launch a smart watch within the next few weeks. The gadget…will passively track a wearer’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms. It will also boast a battery life of more than two days of regular use, sources close to the project say. That could put it ahead of Samsung’s [...]

Wearable technology is just a step toward implantable technology. Get ready to have your body accommodate some of these items: 1. Implantable smartphones Researchers are experimenting with embedded sensors that turn human bone into living speakers. Other scientists are working on eye implants that let an image be captured with a blink and transmitted to [...]

There is Internet addiction, so why not Google Glass addiction? A recent paper by the National Institutes of Health explains this rather odd case. This unnamed man suffered from internet addiction disorder and, they write, “exhibited problematic use of Google Glass.” And if you’d like to learn more about exactly how bad his withdrawal was, [...]

It’s a car! It’s a bike! No … it’s a plug-free electric hybrid prototype! OK, so they need to work on the name, but it’s a smart concept: a team of PhD candidates from the University of Toronto has created an electric pedal-powered car-bike that could help beat the traffic snarls that plague our city’s [...]

The Arizona manufacturer made the car with just 49 parts. The Strati, which is Italian for ‘layers’, has a chassis body made of one solid piece and a top speed of 40mph (60km/h)… The tyres, wheels, battery, wiring, suspension, electric motor and window shield were made using conventional methods. But the car’s small number of [...]

Meet the Westport, Connecticut library’s newest employees. They speak three languages, but are capable of speaking many more. They can recognize faces, hold conversations, perform tai chi, answer questions– sometimes with unexpected answers — and so far appear to captivate those who gather around with their witty and sometimes unexpected comments. The robots were manufactured by [...]

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