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Why Smoking Pot Makes You So Hungry

David Smothers April 20, 2014

If you’ve ever smoked weed, chances are you’ve also taken that regrettable trip to 7 Eleven and stocked up on cheese puffs, microwave burritos, and, well, everything else edible. Then, when you wake up surrounded in wrappers, you wonder: WHY? Long story short, your body thought you were starving. Research published in Nature Neuroscience reveals… Continue Reading »

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Apple Prepping Sensors That Predict Heart Attacks, Report Says

David Smothers February 17, 2014

We now know that Apple held closed-door talks with Tesla, a meeting of two innovative companies that hints at a number of possibilities. But buried in that same report from the San Francisco Chronicle is the news that Apple may also be preparing to release a heart-attack prediction device. According to the report, Apple is… Continue Reading »

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Google Is Making Smart Contact Lenses for Better Health Monitoring

David Smothers January 17, 2014

A late-breaking surprise just came out of the Google camp with the revelation that it’s going to start making smart contact lenses. As in contact lenses with integrated sensors and circuitry. Yep, it’s that time in the future. But it might not be what you’re hoping for. It isn’t the next generation of heads-up display… Continue Reading »

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Why the University of Washington Wants Its Surgeons to Play Videogames

David Smothers September 11, 2013

In 1999, an Institute of Medicine study found that as many as 98,000 people die every year as the result of medical error in the U.S., incurring some $17 billion to $29 billion in hospital expenses. In 2009, the Safe Patient Project concluded that the situation may have gotten even worse in the decade that… Continue Reading »

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Can You Really Drop A Lot Of Weight Quickly And Safely?

David Smothers August 12, 2013

Great discussions are par for the course here on Lifehacker. Each day, we highlight a discussion that is particularly helpful or insightful, along with other great discussions and reader questions you may have missed. Check out these discussions and add your own thoughts to make them even more wonderful! Ok, Faebook fan I want to… Continue Reading »

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Get Fit for Free on YouTube

David Smothers August 12, 2013

You can’t browse YouTube without stumbling upon someone’s homemade exercise video, but few deliver on the promise of actually providing a full-blown routine. Gregory Han, editor of Apartment Therapy Tech, decided to dig in and figure out how to find and use the good information to get in shape. From short 30 second clips showing… Continue Reading »

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How to Keep Anxiety in Check When You’re at the Office

David Smothers July 23, 2013

I had my first panic attack at 19. It was in the middle of a presentation for my internship. As I stood in front of a panel of the company’s executives and all my fellow interns, something happened. I started to get lightheaded as I felt all their eyes on me, I started to shake… Continue Reading »

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Thunderspace Helps You Relax with an Immersive Thunderstorm Experience

David Smothers July 8, 2013

iOS: We’ve shared a few apps that play nature sounds to help you relax, but Thunderspace takes the idea a step further. Start the app and put on headphones, and you get an immersive stereoscopic thunderstorm, complete with stereo 3D audio and flashing lights in sync with the thunder and lightning you hear. Thunderspace is… Continue Reading »

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Bone Marrow Transplants Remove All Sign of HIV in Two Men

David Smothers July 3, 2013

It’s turning into quite a year for HIV treatment. First a baby girl was functionally cured of the HIV virus, then 14 adults were successfully treated with early-stage ARV drugs. Now, two men with longstanding HIV infections have been freed from HIV drugs thanks to bone marrow transplants. We’re really getting there. The two men—one… Continue Reading »

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