Wearable bionic suit aims to make wheelchairs obsolete

[embedded content] Science is going one step further for people with motor disabilities. The team at Ekso Bionics has created a wearable exoskeleton, which will allow people with lower extremity weakness or paralysis to stand and walk again. The latest technology from the Richmond, Calif., company was showcased in the first episode of Cyborg Nation […]

Study shows that people who live alone eat junk

Maximkostenko/Getty Images/iStockphoto An Australian study found that people who live alone eat less fresh food. If you live alone, you probably eat like crap, according to a new study. Researchers in Australia found that people in solitary existences tend to cook less and eat less fresh food. “People who live alone have a lower diversity […]

Texas woman who posted 'porch pooch' photos arrested

A Houston-area woman who alerted social media to a dog with its mouth tied shut on her neighbor’s balcony said her good deed got her locked up. Amber Cammack spent 14 hours in Harris County jail after her pictures and posts about a pit bull mix named June and dubbed “Porch Pooch” by concerned animal […]

Racegoers party hard at the 2015 Melbourne Cup

Guests at the 2015 Melbourne Cup – Photos – Racegoers party hard at the 2015 Melbourne Cup – NY Daily News Racegoers party hard at the 2015 Melbourne Cup Australia’s most prestigious horse race, the Melbourne Cup, quickly went from classy to trashy as racegoers enjoyed a day of partying, betting and a bit too […]

10 of the most gag-worthy Halloween candies on the market

Charles Sykes/ASSOCIATED PRESS With Halloween quickly approaching, some candies on the market are sure to induce a healthy dose of squeamishness among consumers. Halloween is just around the corner and costume-clad kids can’t wait to commemorate the creepy occasion. The frightening festivity fuses hijinks with horror, but some candy companies are putting a little too […]

Processed meat like bacon linked to cancer: WHO

SEBASTIEN BOZON/AFP/Getty Images Eating sausages, ham and other processed meats has been linked to colon cancer, and red meat “probably” does too, an arm of the World Health Organization said on Monday. PARIS — It’s official: Ham, bacon, sausage and other processed meats can lead to colon, stomach and other cancers — and red meat […]