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sunscreen

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Ah, Vanity: Wrinkle videos trump cancer vids in getting teens to bust out the sunscreen

It may not be surprising that appealing to our vanity works better than a biology lecture, but the extent to which the approach increases sunscreen use is sizable.

By Feb. 13, 2014

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GM engineers develop sunscreen for the Corvette

Corvette's exposed-weave carbon fiber is protected from the sun's harmful rays with a special clear coat.

By Oct. 28, 2010

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It's sunscreen for produce

Fruits and vegetables get stressed by too much sun, too--but spraying a calcium carbonate powder on them can help.

By Dec. 10, 2007

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Social media's future looks bright, apply sunscreen

Venture capitalists and entrepreneurs try to predict the future of the social-media business. It looks a lot like what we have now.

By May. 1, 2008

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My life with the BodyMedia Fit activity tracker

If you really want to know how many calories that exercise burned, the BodyMedia Fit easily beats other popular trackers. But being an armband, rather than wristband, isn't particularly comfortable.

By Jun. 18, 2013

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Scientists say they know you better than you do

Researchers at UCLA suggest that by scanning people's brains, they can predict better than the people themselves what they will do in the future.

By Jun. 23, 2010

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Crave giveaway: Travel gear aplenty from accessory maker Kanex

Don't forget to pack this week's freebies, which include a pocket-size wireless access point and a set of international travel plugs that work in the U.S., U.K., European Union, and Australia.

By Jun. 14, 2013

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Desktop Othermill carves out circuit boards, jewelry

This successful Kickstarter project lets you make anything from printed circuits to brass earrings and molds for precision parts.

By May. 10, 2013

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Bright idea: Smart bracelet monitors UV exposure

A device developed in Sweden changes color as the risk of over-exposure progresses to warn wearers when it's time to get out of the sun.

By Aug. 13, 2012

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Fifty-two percent expect to work on vacation, survey says

The ease with which gadgets allow bosses to corral employees on the beach and even in the sauna means that the majority of people now expect to have to work on vacation.

By Jul. 11, 2012