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Technology
Trendy Keyboards Bring Back the Nostalgic Feel of Typewriters
Clack, clack, clack...... READ ON
Technology
Keep Your Online Accounts Safe by Using a Password Manager
They help you remember—and manage—multiple codes.... READ ON
Design
This Light-Up Bike Helmet Helps Keep Cyclists Safe at Night
The helmet, called Lumos, has a brake light and turn signals.... READ ON
Fun
6 Finnish Terms You'll Want to Use in English, in Emoji Form
One of them quite literally means "underwear drunk."... READ ON
Technology
How Does Wireless Charging Work—And Is It Safe?
A century-old bit of technology may solve our charging woes.... READ ON
Technology
The Early 2000s-Era Nokia 3310 May Be Returning to Stores
At $63, it will cost a lot less than a smartphone.... READ ON
Technology
The Pentagon Is Paying Hackers to Infiltrate Its Systems
The first vulnerability was found within hours of the program's launch.... READ ON
Technology
You Can Now Check Facebook for the Latest Weather Forecasts
Your weather app has some competition.... READ ON
Food
Prepare Your Entire Breakfast—Coffee Included—With One Efficient Appliance
Ding! Bacon, sausage, eggs, toast, and coffee are ready.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Here's How to De-Politicize Your Facebook Feed
A guide to getting back to a steady stream of cute cat memes.... READ ON
Live Smarter
This Gadget Lets You Check If You Left the Stove On From Your Phone
Instead of dropping everything to rush home, you can turn it off through the app.... READ ON
News
LEGO Launches Kid-Friendly Social Network
Young LEGO maniacs can now turn their fandom into a safe and social experience.... READ ON
Technology
Robot-Staffed Coffee Shop Opens in San Francisco
What this barista lacks in warmth it makes up for in efficiency.... READ ON
Art
Artist Transforms Old CDs Into Nature-Inspired Sculptures
Sean Avery's "sustainable art" prevents the plastic discs from ending up in a landfill.... READ ON
Technology
Chrome's New Update Makes Your Web Surfing Faster and Safer
The browser will alert you when you try to give an unsecure webpage your credit card information.... READ ON
Live Smarter
Google Maps Now Lets You See How Busy Places Are in Real Time
Few things are more frustrating than showing up to a restaurant during off hours to find a line out the door.... READ ON

China is the birthplace of the first seismograph. Built in 132 AD by a man named Cheng Heng, it consisted of eight metal dragons holding eight carved balls over eight frog figurines. If an earthquake made the ground vibrate, the dragon facing the quake’

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