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New App Is Tinder For Travelers Looking To Meet People At Their Hotel

New App Is Tinder For Travelers Looking To Meet People At Their Hotel

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It seems like every week a new app rolls out that offers something new to the world of online dating, from random sex finders to platonic cuddle buddy matchmakers, and everything in-between. However, the newest app in the category, HelloTel, may be the first of its kind to be based on a specific location: a hotel. […]

California Now Has An Uber-Style App For Medical Marijuana (Video)

California Now Has An Uber-Style App For Medical Marijuana (Video)

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California medical marijuana users can now have their treatments delivered to their doors thanks to San Francisco-based startup Meadow. Founded by medical marijuana patient David Hua, users upload their ID and a letter from a doctor recommending the use of marijuana before browsing through a variety of quality strands available at several dispensaries. The shops are […]

A New App Translates Speech In Real Time To Let Deaf People ‘Hear’

A New App Translates Speech In Real Time To Let Deaf People ‘Hear’

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Thanks to an innovative new app called Transcence, life just became more social for those who can’t hear. Transcence’s CEO, Thibault Duchemin, has a deaf sister and parents who want to lead normal lives. But, his sister found that during conversations between multiple people and in larger groups, her hearing aid garbled sound. She couldn’t tell […]

California Now Has An Uber-Style App For Medical Marijuana (Video)
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California Now Has An Uber-Style App For Medical Marijuana (Video)

California medical marijuana users can now have their treatments delivered to their doors thanks to San Francisco-based startup Meadow. Founded by medical marijuana patient David Hua, users upload their ID and a letter from a doctor recommending the use of marijuana before browsing through a variety of quality strands available at several dispensaries. The shops are […]
A New App Translates Speech In Real Time To Let Deaf People ‘Hear’
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A New App Translates Speech In Real Time To Let Deaf People ‘Hear’

Thanks to an innovative new app called Transcence, life just became more social for those who can’t hear. Transcence’s CEO, Thibault Duchemin, has a deaf sister and parents who want to lead normal lives. But, his sister found that during conversations between multiple people and in larger groups, her hearing aid garbled sound. She couldn’t tell […]
12-Year-Old Boy May Have Just Invented A Robot To Stop Malaria
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12-Year-Old Boy May Have Just Invented A Robot To Stop Malaria

A 12-year-old boy has invented a robot that may put an end to the suffering caused by one of the worst creatures known to man: the mosquito. David Cohen of Dallas is one of the 10 finalists of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge, thanks to his potentially world-changing invention, submitted earlier this year. […]

These Voting Apps Help Millennials Cut Through The Bullsh*t In Politics
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These Voting Apps Help Millennials Cut Through The Bullsh*t In Politics

Don’t know who to vote for? There’s an app for that. Well, two apps actually: Crowdpac and Votr. Midterms are in 20 days, and there’s a lot at stake. If you haven’t been paying attention, don’t worry, most of the country doesn’t seem to care either. Regardless, you should sincerely consider voting, it’s never too late […]

Someone Used iOS 8′s Autocomplete Feature To Write Song Lyrics (Video)
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Someone Used iOS 8′s Autocomplete Feature To Write Song Lyrics (Video)

Jonathan Mann has written, recorded and uploaded a new song every day for more than 2,000 days. You might remember him singing Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s entire Hobby Lobby dissent or the duet with his ex-girlfriend. Mann took to his iPhone for new ideas and discovered a simple source for lyrics. After downloading the iOS 8 update, Mann began […]

A 15-Year-Old Invented An App More Popular Than Twitter And Vine
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A 15-Year-Old Invented An App More Popular Than Twitter And Vine

A 15-year-old Australian boy created an app that is reaching download numbers higher than those of Vine and Twitter. The game is called Impossible Rush. To play, the user simply taps a colored cube, matching its face to the color of the balls falling from the top of the screen. Ben Pasternak of Sydney came up with […]

New Device Charges Your Phone If You Exercise Hard Enough (Video)
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New Device Charges Your Phone If You Exercise Hard Enough (Video)

Students at Northwestern University have invented a pocket-sized device that uses energy generated by physical activity to charge a mobile phone. Ampy is strapped onto the body, where it uses a magnet within a coil to convert kinetic energy into electricity. Simply plug the device, about half the size of a cellphone, into a USB […]

Karma’s A B*tch: Why Satya Nadella Is Eating His Words
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Karma’s A B*tch: Why Satya Nadella Is Eating His Words

Microsoft’s Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella is in the news, and not for somehow finding a way to compete with recent iPhone 6 sales. Rather, Nadella has come under fire for statements made at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing event, an annual conference targeted toward women in the male-dominated tech industry. When […]