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hygiene

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Discovering long-lost secrets for waking the dead, becoming invisible

Crave's Eric Mack travels to the middle of the far northern ocean to track down the lost magic arts, and discovers he never wants to wear "necropants."

By April 7, 2015

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Spring cleaning: Wipe down your headphones

Cleaning your headphones only takes a few minutes of your time, and is possible with household items.

By April 9, 2015

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Apple's iPad turns 5: Where does it go from here?

The iconic tablet was a phenomenon out of the gate, but with sales slowing, the iPad finds itself at a crossroads on the fifth anniversary of its original launch.

By April 3, 2015

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Why an 1891 toilet paper patent is all over Facebook

New attention shines on an old patent as social media revives the great over-or-under toilet paper debate.

By March 18, 2015

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'Beam Brush' lets you share hygiene data with dentists

The Bluetooth-enabled toothbrush, which became available as of last week, is embedded with a sensor to track brushing habits and enable users to send their oral hygiene particulars to dentists.

By January 14, 2013

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Make like a dentist with this in-home tooth scanner

Soon, a scanner using light spectroscopy might be able to tell if you have cavities or if you're giving all your teeth equal attention when you brush.

By December 8, 2014

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If you want to know how the economy is doing, look inside America's mouth

Big data provided by business intelligence app Sikka says that economic performance can be predicted by dental hygiene. And we're headed for a downturn.

By October 12, 2014

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Battling Ebola: Information is the most powerful tool

Although the West African nations stricken by the Ebola outbreak are not tech-savvy, text messaging, phone calls, and even radio are helping educate the most at-risk people.

By August 9, 2014

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New York health officials track down foodborne illnesses using Yelp

NY's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene uses software to look for words like "sick" and "vomit" in Yelp reviews.

By May 23, 2014

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Zuckerberg's wife on the hoodies: They're clean

On NBC's "Today" show, Priscilla Chan says her husband's hoodies have improved, but there are places she won't let him wear them.

By May 30, 2014