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Caffeine: Keeping people awake since the 8th century

Evidence has been discovered that caffeinated drinks were consumed in the American Southwest as early as 750 AD.

By September 15, 2015


Stop your gadgets from keeping you awake at night

Staying up late with your tablet or phone can rob you of a good night's sleep. Fight back with these tips.

By July 21, 2015


Can you stay awake for the whole Le Mans 24-hour race?

Well...can you? I headed to the greatest motor race on Earth to see whether I could stay awake for the entire thing.

By June 23, 2015


How to keep your computer awake without touching the mouse

Or the keyboard. If you're tired of Windows dimming the screen or going to sleep without permission, try this.

By September 3, 2014


The excitement, desperation and meanness of Star Wars fans

Technically Incorrect: A new survey of Star Wars fans finds that most expect the new movie to be the best of all. However, some would turn to Vaderian arts to secure their favorite Star Wars toys.

By September 27, 2015


Rosetta's 'rubber duck' comet was once two separate comets

Scientists come to a fascinating conclusion about how Comet 67P got its unusual two-lobed shape.

By September 28, 2015


Two humans link their brains to play 20 Questions

A noninvasive brain-to-brain interface successfully let two people in separate locations share thoughts.

By September 23, 2015


Unboiled eggs and mammal bladders: The Ig Nobel Prize goes to...

This year's winners include an experiment that unboiled an egg, a study that tested how long it takes mammals to empty their bladders and other strange breakthroughs that sound like bar bets.

By September 19, 2015


Don't have time to drink your coffee? Chew it with Go Cubes

A new product called Go Cubes on Indiegogo promises portable, edible coffee in the form of gummies made out of real cold brew.

By August 20, 2015


The free and easy way to back up your iPhone photos

Running out of space on your phone? There's a hassle-free way to preserve precious photos before deleting them.

By August 14, 2015