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The 65 Best Health and Fitness Apps of 2014
Mobile apps continue to revolutionize the ways we run faster, get stronger, sleep more, feel calmer, and eat better. From the fun and zany (zombies!) to the scientific (food allergies!), here are the top 65 in health and fitness. Best yet: Most of them are free.
Emotional Mirror Technologies
The latest tech apparel features a sweater that changes with your mood, a workout shirt that changes colors with your body heat, and a "joy jacket" that lights up when you eat chocolate. Will these “Emotional Mirror” technologies affect the way we communicate in the future?
self-cleaning plate
Washing up after dinner is so last year. A pair of Swedish designers has just created a self-cleaning plate using special chemicals that repel food. Could this hi-tech dishware make it more appealing to cook at home?
Feeling the burn while pedaling up hills? Time for the Copenhagen Wheel, a new cycling tool that turns any bike into an electric hybrid. Read on to learn why it might turn all of us into gung-ho bike commuters.
A new device — the so-called “digital lollipop” — promises to change how we taste and enjoy food. Is it legit?
A bracelet that doubles as a sign language translator? Believe it. This inventive tech interprets and verbalizes sign language to improve communication between deaf people and non-signers.

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Heart racing a mile a minute? Looking for some instant zen? Greatist tried out the emWave2, a slick new heart-rate monitor (with games!), to see if tech can help us hack our stress.

One new company is turning thousands of menus into easily readable health data. Learn how Food Genius might just change your restaurant experience.

LifeTrak is a new fitness tracker that pairs up with Argus for a full-body data experience. But has "simplicity" in design hurt LifeTrak and similar devices like the Nike+ Fuelband? Greatist gets hands on in this review.

Looking for a better, smarter night’s sleep? The Lumawake, a bedside iPhone dock, sleep tracker, and sunrise simulator promises a better rest. Read on for a preview of the device.

Zipongo, one of Rock Health's all-star startups, is trying to make the world healthier, one coupon at a time. Can incentivized health really make a difference? Read on to find out.
A bracelet that doubles as a sign language translator? Believe it. This inventive tech interprets and verbalizes sign language to improve communication between deaf people and non-signers.

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