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Pigeons doing canary duty to detect lead levels in NYC neighborhoods

A study in New York City found that pigeon blood lead levels correlated with lead in the blood in children who live in the same neighborhood. Pigeons remain in the same neighborhood and likely pick up the lead from the air and from street…

Another Chrysler recall — what it is and what to do

A wiring harness issue that can cause a loss of propulsion is the reason Fiat Chrysler is recalling 410,000 Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram vehicles. No injuries or crashes have been reported due to the wiring harness problem.

5 songs you need to stream this week: MGMT, Jamila Woods, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what new tracks and albums dropping this week are worthy of your attention. Up this week: MGMT, Jamila Woods, Tiffany Trump and more.
Health & Fitness

No more excuses — this mattress plans your next workout while you sleep 2:31

In August, a partnership between iFit and NordicTrack will lead to new sleep technology -- a tracker that will help users determine how their downtime influences their active time.

Gaming is going digital, but players are collecting more memorabilia than ever

For almost all of video games’ existence, there has been video game memorabilia. These pieces of plastic, polyester, and rubber fill up our shelves and let us proudly show our fandom, and for one man, they even earned a world record.
Cool Tech

Ultra-detailed Apollo 11 command module scan can be 3D printed or explored with VR

To mark the 47th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Smithsonian has published a high-res 3D scan of the Apollo mission’s command module, Columbia. And it's pretty darn versatile.

Infuse your own spirits in just a few hours using the sous vide method

Sous vide isn't just for making the perfect steak. You can also use the cooking method to infuse alcohol with fruit or herbs or even turn vodka into gin with the addition of a few botanicals.

The FCC wants robocall-blocking technology, and it wants it yesterday

The FCC sent out letters to major U.S. phone companies, urging the companies to implement robocall-blocking technology into their networks. The companies have within 30 days to respond to the letters.

Charge and sync with one of our favorite Lightning cables for iPhone

If you’re looking for a replacement Lightning cable, a spare, or maybe something a little longer or tougher than Apple’s offering, we’ve got you covered. Here are seven of our favorite Lightning cables on the market.

The dark web may be the only thing to keep your smart home safe

Earlier this week, the Guardian Project, a nonprofit that is responsible for Tor's anonymity network, unveiled a new method for safeguarding the Internet of Things from prying eyes.

How Xbox One, Xbox One S, Windows, and Scorpio will work together

Confused about the Xbox landscape? No worries! We've got all the details on how the Xbox One, Xbox One S, Scorpio, and Windows 10 play together.

Out with elephants and in with apps: Ringling Bros. is reinventing the circus

For the first time in its illustrious 146-year history, Ringling Bros. premiered a new show without its world famous elephant performers.Instead, it doubled down on technology highlights, including its first ever app and video…