TSA Reportedly Will Begin Testing Long-Distance Body Scanners

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NYPD pulls 2,990 body cameras after one catches fire

The NYPD’s plan to outfit every officer with body cameras has run into trouble. The department has pulled about 2,990 Vievu LE-5 cameras across the city after one officer’s camera caught fire near a Staten Island precinct. There’s a “possible product defect” with the LE-5, the NYPD said in a statement, and it was removing […]

Sony’s HX99 camera packs 28X zoom into an ultra-compact body

How do you make a point-and-shoot camera appealing when the smartphone in your pocket can already take great photos? By stuffing a ton of features into a design that’s almost as easy to carry as that phone, apparently. Sony’s just-introduced Cyber-shot HX99 crams a 24-720mm equivalent (28X) f/3.5-6.4 zoom lens, a retractable OLED viewfinder and […]

Extreme heat of Vesuvius eruption vaporized body fluids, exploded skulls

Enlarge / Italian scientists detected red and black mineral incrustations in victims’ skulls—the iron from human blood. (credit: P. Petrone et al.) The catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD wiped out several nearby towns and killed thousands of people. It has long been supposed that the vast majority died from asphyxiation, choking on […]

What ayahuasca — Silicon Valley’s latest drug of choice — does to your brain and body

AP Photo/Martin Mejia When brewed, the jungle vines and leaves that make ayahuasca have strange powers, often described as mystical. Ayahuasca is a psychedelic compound — along the lines of LSD and psilocybin mushrooms, though with different effects — that’s been used for thousands of years by shamans and communities in and around the Amazon […]

I slept with this $70 memory foam body pillow for 60 nights, and my back has never felt more supported

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Amazon Full body pillows are excellent for side and stomach sleepers who want to balance comfort with good posture. Snuggle-Pedic has built a reputation for producing high-quality, US-made memory foam […]

Meghan Markle: 'Smart' Duchess uses these body language tricks when talking to the public

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, married Prince Harry at their wedding in May. Now in a big move since joining the Royal Family, she has released a cook book in aide of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Meghan Markle wore a £1,483 outfit to launch the Grenfell cookbook with mum Doria & Prince Harry.  The […]

High blood pressure symptoms: Pain in this area of the body could be a sign

High blood pressure occurs when the pressure of blood in the body is too high, putting extra strain on the blood vessels. High blood pressure, otherwise known as hypertension, is dangerous as it can cause heart attacks and strokes. According to the NHS, more than one in four adults in the UK have high blood […]