Another set of Air Jordan sneakers sell for $475k, record could hit $850k

Michael Jordan was unquestionably a once in a lifetime athlete. His outrageous gravity-defying achievements on the basketball court helped him rewrite the rules of athletic merchandise and now he is creating his own new reality on the auction block.

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Snare system is made to thwart porch pirates

So-called "porch pirates" are generally looking for packages that they can grab quickly and easily – if anything presents a challenge, they'll move on to another porch. It was with this in mind that the Snare Parcel Protection system was created.

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Dilapidated Czech ruin harbors 21st century surprise

Commissioned to turn an old dilapidated building into a residence, ORA considered a typical restoration. However, the firm says it was "a ruin to the bone," and decided to tear down the interior and insert a new modern home within instead.

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Unusual twisting tower turns heads in San Francisco

Residents have begun moving into a new luxury tower by Studio Gang. Named Mira, it stands out among San Francisco’s busy skyline with an unusual design that twists as it rises. It also has sustainable features, such as rainwater collection.

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Clinical trial compares two popular types of intermittent fasting diets

A new study from researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago is offering the first clinical trial data comparing the effects of two types of time-restricted feeding diets, a four-hour eating window (20:4) and a six-hour eating window (18:6).

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Experimental shelters sport paper-thin walls – literally

When you think of papier-mâché, school art projects and carnival floats may come to mind, but a team of architects has used strips of recycled paper and non-toxic glue to create pair of simple prototype shelters in rural Texas.

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Gene study suggests healthy aging linked to blood iron levels

A large gene study has discovered several genomic regions linked to longer and healthier lives are also involved in metabolizing iron in the blood. The research suggests abnormal blood iron levels may fundamentally underpin many age-related diseases.

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Amazon’s Dash Cart will let shoppers roll past checkout lines

Amazon has announced that it's adding a smart shopping cart service to its upcoming Woodland Hills store in Los Angeles, California. The Dash Cart registers what you're buying as you shop and charges your credit card as you exit the store.

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Cambridge study finds apathy, not depression, is an early sign of dementia

Neuroscientists from the University of Cambridge have identified apathy as an important early sign of dementia. The research finds apathy is distinct from depression, and offers a more accurate longitudinal association with the onset of dementia.

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Cambridge study finds apathy, not depression, is an early sign of dementia

Neuroscientists from the University of Cambridge have identified apathy as an important early sign of dementia. The research finds apathy is distinct from depression, and offers a more accurate longitudinal association with the onset of dementia.

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