Melissa Daniels




Can These Glasses Make You Lose Weight?

Can These Glasses Make You Lose Weight?

Camera-powered glasses are helping people lose weight, researchers say, by making food look bigger.
Melissa Daniels in Off-Beat



Forget Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi, It’s the Coffee Nazi

Forget Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi, It’s the Coffee Nazi

Taking a page from Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi, one British coffee shop is throwing out chatty phone talkers.
Melissa Daniels in Lifestyle



No Quarters Needed: Touchscreens Replace Pay Phones

No Quarters Needed: Touchscreens Replace Pay Phones

New York City phone booths are getting touch screen upgrades while traditional pay phones fade away, as popular technologies replace outdated methods of public communication.
Melissa Daniels in Lifestyle



What Your Facebook Profile Tells the Police

What Your Facebook Profile Tells the Police

When law enforcement seeks information about a suspect, a subpoena to Facebook may give investigators a wealth of evidence, proving online history is permanent, and unprotected.
Melissa Daniels in Facebook



Fixing Lazy Eyes with Video Games

Fixing Lazy Eyes with Video Games

British doctors are using a Tetris-like game to correct lazy eyes in children, showing how video games may not ruin your vision after all.
Melissa Daniels in Innovations & Inventions



"Slacktivists" Not So Lazy After All

"Slacktivists" Not So Lazy After All

Retweeting a cause may not be akin to tying yourself to a tree in protest, but “slacktivism” has its merits, according to a infographic addressing the benefits and cons of online activism.
Melissa Daniels in Politics



A Netflix for Magazines

A Netflix for Magazines

A new tablet app reinvents magazines for the digital age, allowing readers to access multiple magazines in one digital newsstand subscription.
Melissa Daniels in Arts & Entertainment



IBrain Reads Your Thoughts

IBrain Reads Your Thoughts

IBrain, the latest “thought-reading device” in neuroscience, may revolutionize communication, providing a method to help to those with certain physical illnesses.
Melissa Daniels in Innovations & Inventions



Turn Over Your Facebook Page, or Lose Your Job

Turn Over Your Facebook Page, or Lose Your Job

As Facebook postings cause controversy in the workplace, more employers are asking for access to social media accounts, adding to the debate over online privacy.
Melissa Daniels in Facebook



Pucker Up and Show These Posters Some Love

Pucker Up and Show These Posters Some Love

Future advertising could involve kissing posters of favorite celebrities and watching their response, if research into augmented reality technology that responds to outside movement gains momentum.
Melissa Daniels in Innovations & Inventions