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Bionic hand controlled by an iPhone

Dr. Sanjay Gupta meets the first person to receive a new bionic hand that is controlled by a mobile app.
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Can Deep Brain Stimulation Cure Eating Disorders?

Can Deep Brain Stimulation Cure Eating Disorders? | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
So-called brain pacemakers have already shown promise in Parkinson's patients, people with major depression and, more recently, people with OCD, but now doctors think it could help patients suffering from severe anorexia.
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Watch J.J. Abrams Talk His

Watch J.J. Abrams Talk His | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
J.J. Abrams is top of mind right now for geeks, as it was revealed Thursday he was in final talks to direct Star Wars Episode VII.
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These New Smart Carpets Can Tell You When You’re Sick

These New Smart Carpets Can Tell You When You’re Sick | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
A nurse, a psychologist, three chemical engineers and four electrical engineers walk into a lab. When they walk out, they’ve created a new product that could drastically improve the safety and comfort of our elderly population.It’s… a carpet?
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Pinterest Finally Ditches Invitations, Now Lets Anyone Sign Up | TechCrunch

Pinterest Finally Ditches Invitations, Now Lets Anyone Sign Up | TechCrunch | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
Calling all chefs, wedding planners, stylists, and crafty-types: Pinterest has just opened registration to the public after two years of requiring an invite to join. Anyone can now sign up with Twitter, Facebook, or just an email address.
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Yoga for Stroke Survivors: How Regular Practice May Improve Balance | Healthland | TIME.com

Yoga for Stroke Survivors: How Regular Practice May Improve Balance | Healthland | TIME.com | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
You don't have to be a devoted yogi to reap the benefits of the cobra pose.
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The future of Mars exploration - CNN.com

The future of Mars exploration - CNN.com | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
NASA's "Curiosity" rover is due to land on Mars on August 6. Take our quiz about the future of Mars exploration.
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Infographic: 5 digital tools to boost your brand in 2012 | Articles | Home

Infographic: 5 digital tools to boost your brand in 2012 | Articles | Home | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
And the companies that are using them to their advantage.
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6 Apps You Don't Want To Miss

6 Apps You Don't Want To Miss | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
Check out some of our favorite apps from the week.

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Superhero physics: Batman cape-glide likely fatal

Superhero physics: Batman cape-glide likely fatal | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
‘Trajectory of a falling Batman’ paper dashes the fantasies of comic fans across the world (RT @ManitobaMuseum: It looks like Batman needs a scientist sidekick to properly glide around Gotham City...)...
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In a Fisher-Price Lab, Apps Are Child’s Play - Prototype

In a Fisher-Price Lab, Apps Are Child’s Play - Prototype | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
At a Fisher-Price lab, researchers watch children at play to come up with ideas for new products, including toys that incorporate apps on iPads and iPhones. (Why not let your #baby play with your #iPad?
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Gamers cheer Michael Fassbender's killer role in 'Assassin's Creed' movie

With his chiseled features and piercing eyes, not to mention his tremendous acting talent, Michael Fassbender has killed it in film such as ...
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Filmmaker to attempt year of Open Source Everything | Scoop News

Filmmaker to attempt year of Open Source Everything | Scoop News | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
On August 1st, Berlin-based filmmaker Sam Muirhead is abandoning all copyrighted products and switching to Open Source software, hardware, and services for one year, as the subject of his own series of online documentary videos.
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New Down Syndrome Protein Found | The Scientist Magazine®

New Down Syndrome Protein Found | The Scientist Magazine® | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
Researchers identify a protein involved in the chromosomal disorder that could explain its characteristic learning deficits.
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IBM's Warmth-Activated Gel Can Break Up Tough Bacterial Biofilms And Kill Superbugs

IBM's Warmth-Activated Gel Can Break Up Tough Bacterial Biofilms And Kill Superbugs | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
Drug-resistant bacteria present a couple types of problems--they don’t die when attacked with typical antibiotics, and they form slimy, hard-to-remove
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The Most Incredible Photo Of The Mars Curiosity Landing

The Most Incredible Photo Of The Mars Curiosity Landing | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
It's not very big, and it might not look like much, but this photo, taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter satellite, captures the Curiosity as it's parachuting to the surface . I've ...
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My House Is Smaller Than a Parking Space

My House Is Smaller Than a Parking Space | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
One woman tells the story of how she downsized her life, from a 1200-square-foot apartment to a custom-made tiny house, smaller than a parking space.
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Domain Wars: The Big Money Scramble for New Web Turf

Domain Wars: The Big Money Scramble for New Web Turf | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
ICANN's decision to open top-level domains to businesses caused a multi-million dollar scramble. Learn which companies applied for domains, and at what cost.
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Using the Xbox to study locust swarms - CNN.com

Using the Xbox to study locust swarms - CNN.com | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
New research about how and why insects such as locusts swarm could lead to new efforts to forecast destructive swarms in ravaged areas of Africa.
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40+ Pictures of Comic-Con Cosplay Creations

After a weekend full of high-energy TV and movie panels, artistic comic book sights, and miles of people dressed in their cosplay finest, Comic-Con attendees likely have one thing on their mind in the aftermath: what to wear next year!
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70 Best Wordpress Plugins – Want Unfair Advantage?

70 Best Wordpress Plugins – Want Unfair Advantage? | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
In this article you will find 70 of the Best WordPress Plugins available right now, Enjoy these top Wordpress plugins!
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5 High-Tech Coffee Tables for the Connected Home

5 High-Tech Coffee Tables for the Connected Home | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
Need something more than a place to put down your drink? These super-smart coffee tables play media, games and serve as a control center for your connected home.
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Six Signs Your Gadget’s Screen Sucks

Six Signs Your Gadget’s Screen Sucks | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
Forget about speeds and feeds. Here are six surefire signs that laptop, phone or tablet display just won't cut it. (Six Signs Your Gadget’s Screen Sucks: Forget about speeds and feeds.
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According to Science, Batman Should Have Plummeted to His Death Already

According to Science, Batman Should Have Plummeted to His Death Already | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
Apparently. Complex.com: The original buyer's guide for men.
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Sneaky Apps & Your Personal Information

Sneaky Apps & Your Personal Information | thegeekinhr | Scoop.it
Most apps are fun, useful, and harmless, but there are apps out there that are less than trustworthy. Learn how you can protect your information from sneaky apps.

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