Your Technology Jul. 20, 1998

FRY YOUR EGGS, NOT YOUR HAIR

You may not be able to do much about the occasional bad-hair day, but a new hair dryer from Philips can help keep your locks from becoming dry and brittle. Its new SensorCare line uses infrared sensing technology to monitor hair temperature constantly and decrease the heat incrementally from 180[degrees]F to 135[degrees]F as your hair goes from wet to dry. Available in three models from $49 to $59, SensorCare dryers will be in stores this August.

SPRECHEN SIE KIDSPEAK?

Experts say a child's brain is better wired for learning new languages than an adult's, so...

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