Want to live longer? Forever Labs wants to help, using your stem cells

Why it matters to you Forever Labs hopes that by storing your stem cells, you can fight disease and slow aging. We may have found the Fountain of Youth. Or at the very least, we’ve found F orever Labs . It’s a new Y Combinator startup that seeks to help you live longer and healthier by preserving adult stem cells . Because as it turns out, drinking from a mythical source of water is not, in fact, the key to eternity. While some of us may be...
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8 must-have portable tech gadgets you can score for cheap right now

Electronics are getting smaller and smaller , and we all seem to have our own special portable tech gadgets that we never leave home without. You probably already have a smartphone with you just about everywhere you go, but if you’re in the market for some new portable tech, we’ve rounded up a handful of great palm-sized devices. Below are eight of our favorite portable tech deals going right now, from a pair of wireless headphones to a new...
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Refunds being issued for those who purchased Destiny Silver on Steam

Why it matters to you It is nice to know that anyone who purchased Destiny Silver on Steam will be issued a full refund for the error. When Destiny first launched as a console exclusive in 2013, many wondered if it would ever make its way to PC. With Destiny 2 answering the call for a PC port this fall, it seemed odd that people were able to purchase the first game’s currency, Destiny Silver, through Steam. Bungie has since confirmed this w...
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DJI drones will get a privacy mode for secretive flights

Why it matters to you The new feature will reassure organizations using DJI kit that any data linked to their drone flights is secure and private. The idea that DJI’s drones are constantly connecting with the internet while in use has clearly ruffled the feathers of some of its customers. The drone giant this week said it’s building an offline mode to enhance privacy for customers who use its remotely controlled flying machines for “sensiti...
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Best new songs to stream: Queens of the Stone Age, Moses Sumney, and more

Every week, there are thousands of new songs hitting the airwaves — and it’s just too much for your two ears to handle. With all those options, you can’t be wasting your time on tracks that deserve a thumbs-down click — you want the best new songs to stream now. But don’t worry, we’re going to save you the hassle. We listen to some of the most-hyped and interesting songs each week, and tell you which are worthy of your precious listening ti...
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New study confirms we can indeed learn in our sleep — but there’s a catch

Why it matters to you New study sheds some light on the function of a good night's sleep, and confirms that sleep-based learning is totally a real thing. It’s the dream of any kid too lazy to study: put on a set of earphones when you go to bed and learn while you’re sleeping. The good news? According to a new study, this is absolutely a possibility. The bad news? It’s not quite as simple as that. The research, published in the journal Natur...
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Clever new satellite propulsion system borrows a trick from inkjet printers

Why it matters to you Miniature micropropulsion system will help tiny satellites better maneuver through space. When you think about next-gen propulsion technologies for space travel, your mind probably goes to something like NASA’s EmDrive project or ion engines before it does a material like boring old water. After all, we like our propulsion materials to be rare and science fiction-sounding, as opposed to a freely available liquid that c...
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Our top 5 portable projector deals let you enjoy big-screen video without a TV

Although the best home projectors can get quite expensive, with full-sized ones coming in at anywhere between $200 and $2,500 , there are many budget-friendly models that are great for smaller spaces and for users who desire portability. If you don’t have the space or cash for a large HDTV , then a good portable projector is a great alternative for enjoying a big-screen experience in a small- to medium-sized room — especially if you have  a...
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Wii U emulator runs ‘Mario Kart 8’ in 8K resolution with smooth framerate

Why it matters to you The stylized graphics of Nintendo games lends well to higher resolutions. Already one of the best looking games on Wii U, Mario Kart 8 in 8K is a thing of beauty. Thanks to the vibrant color design of Nintendo’s characters, they tend to hold up very well when the resolution is increased. One such example is Mario Kart 8. While the game was beautiful at just 1080p, the bump to 8K resolution is unbelievable. Achieving su...
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Ural sidecar motorcycle coffee shop could be the ultimate side hustle

Why it matters to you If you're looking for a side gig, love coffee, and need an excuse to buy a motorcycle with a sidecar, here's your answer. How’s this for a winning combination: your own outdoor business that includes a motorcycle and guarantees an unending supply of fresh coffee. Dallas, Texas-based Oak Cliff Coffee Roasters  has a unique way to deliver freshly ground coffee. The company shows up at local events on a converted Ural sid...
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