AJ Rasmussen

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When meds didn’t improve my depression, I tried retraining my brain waves instead

Two years ago, I walked through the door of a Seattle therapist’s office with the goal of resetting my 45-year-old brain. A trauma survivor with a history of depression and anxiety, I was hoping that an alternative mode of therapy I’d heard about called neurofeedback might finally alleviate my more …

The Brain

These Sunglasses House A Pair Of Bone-Conducting Bluetooth Speakers

It’s about time we get introduced to wearable tech that’s actually wearable. Los Angeles-based Zungle, a young tech startup, was fed-up with sorry …

Want to Raise Happy, Healthy, Successful Kids? Pseudoscience Says Do These 8 Things | Inc.com

A funny thing happens when you become a parent.<p>Over time, your ambitions for yourself become less important than your ambitions for your kids. You want to be happy, healthy and successful, sure. But their happiness, health and success becomes paramount.<p>So, you spend a lot of time figuring out …

Pseudo-science

Chinese company tests turbine-driven electric super car

Chinese company Techrules brings a svelte carbon fiber supercar to Geneva, showing off a new type of hybrid electric drivetrain.<p>What Chinese company Techrules brought to the Geneva auto show looks like many of the other exotic cars in nearby booths -- a low-slung, carbon fiber-bodied wedge of speed …

Supercars

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

Researchers Are a Step Closer to Creating an Untraceable 'Quantum Internet'

We want it!<p>Scientists are figuring out how to create a 'quantum Internet' that will be totally secure and virtually unhackable. So secure, in fact, …

The Google app can finally tell you where to get beer in an Aussie accent

If you've never quite been able to trust the American woman directing you to Mittagong via your smartphone, you're in luck.<p>On Thursday, Google …

Wefre is a Spotify for pirates that might actually be legal

When it comes to questionably legal streaming music services, they’re often more hassle than they’re worth. Not only do they typically lack the …

$56 motion-detecting security camera streams HD video to your phone

Home surveillance cameras are great, but not if you can’t see the video they are capturing — so get one that offers HD resolution. The Crenova C100E …

Home Security

The future is HERE: BMW, Audi and Mercedes introduce real-time digital maps

Intelligent real-time maps, location-based services and highly-automated driving: the future of mobility lies in a digitized world – one that can be …

This New Web Browser Made Me Give Up Google Chrome

Vivaldi’s inventive new features help get things done on the web.<p>I used to love Google Chrome for its speed and minimalism, but lately our relationship has deteriorated.<p>Lately, Google’s web browser has seemed sluggish–not just in terms of performance, but in its willingness to try new ideas. While …

A Gay Man Wrote This Heartbreaking Letter To His Parents When They Didn't Come To His Wedding

Journalist Patrick Bradley wrote: "What you both have done is shameful. You've torn a family apart." H/T: Out.com.<p>He also sent the letter to his extended family, so that everyone will "know what had happened on my last visit to you, before my beautiful, wonderful wedding."<p>Bradley then offers them …

Parenting

New Samsung patent details rollable, foldable phones and tablets

Samsung has toyed with the idea of non-rigid screens in the past. A semi-famous demonstration of the flexible YOUM display showed us that a future of bending, folding or rollable screens may not be just a pipe dream, either.<p>It seems Samsung is serious about the idea.<p>A recent patent filing details …

Mobile

Top 3 open source Python IDEs

In this article, we look at some of the most popular open source integrated development environments (IDEs) for Python programmers.

Python Programming

Android exec promises new emojis

Android executive Hiroshi Lockheimer has taken to Twitter to announce that his team is working on a new batch of emojis, presumably for our Android devices. He doesn’t go into any details about what icons will be included or when they might appear, but they are coming.<p>This might not be a completely …

Revolutionary new Force Touch for iPhone 6S? Sorry, Android got there first

The Apple event has been scheduled in September every year and this year it is on schedule as usual. Apple is considered a pioneer in the smartphone …

Lenovo-backed phone has reversible USB 3.0 and a big battery

Following the LeTV "Superphones" and the OnePlus 2, here's yet another Chinese smartphone that supports the reversible USB Type-C port; except this time, we're going beyond USB 2.0 speeds. The Android device we're looking at here is dubbed the Z1, which is the first product by Lenovo-backed startup …

Linux Based Solus OS Now Boots in Flat 1.2 Seconds

After months of aggressive marketing and promotions, Microsoft has finally launched Windows 10 today. Amidst the barrage of Windows 10 upgrade news, …

How to Create an Image of Your PC Before Upgrading to Windows 10

Windows 10 is the biggest and most aggressive Windows rollout to date. Before you take the plunge you need to image your hard drive so, should you …

Michigan doctor gets 45 years in prison for hurting patients

DETROIT (AP) — Calling the scheme "horrific," a judge sentenced a Detroit-area cancer doctor to 45 years in prison Friday for collecting millions …

Insurance

Scientists Make Friction Disappear By Coating Diamonds With Graphene

The discovery could help make cars, computers, and other machines more efficient<p>Diamonds are already one of the hardest natural substances known to science. But combine them with graphene, and diamond nanoparticles are also incredibly slippery, which can be useful if you want to reduce friction in …

Nanotech

Here's How To Crack A Combination Lock Quickly

Combination locks aren’t necessarily the safest thing in the world. We all know this, but we settle for using them because, obviously, they’re better …

Algorithms

Dating site hackers expose details of millions of users

Personal information relating to almost four million users of a worldwide online dating website has been leaked by hackers, according to Channel 4 News. Details of users’ sexual preferences – including whether they are gay or straight, and whether they are seeking extramarital affairs – has been …

Personal Information

Google Says Its Self-Driving Cars Drive Better Than You

Google has been testing self-driving cars for years. Six years in fact, with a fleet of 20+ self-driving cars, which have self-driven almost a million miles over that period — and are now averaging around 10,000 self-driven miles per week.<p>So how many accidents have Google’s autonomous rides got …

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Sony employees got threatening emails after hack, FBI confirms

Hackers claiming to be the same group behind the Sony Pictures breach are now sending disturbing emails to employees and their families.<p>Threatening emails have been sent to Sony Pictures employees and their families after a massive breach of Sony's computer network, the FBI confirmed late …

Sony Pictures

Nextbit is bringing iOS-like app continuity and 'limitless' storage to Android

You may just about recall that Nextbit, a startup formed by ex-Googlers, has been collaborating with Cyanogen on a "really cool" secret project. As it turns out, this is all about the continuity experience across Android devices -- very timely given the recent launch of OS X Yosemite and iOS 8.1, …

Smart shoes vibrate you in the right direction using Google Maps

Lechal shoes and insoles work with Google Maps on your phone to buzz your feet when it's time to turn.<p>When you're out running, walking, or biking, it's inconvenient and potentially hazardous to keep your eyes glued to the map on your phone. Imagine if your shoes told you which way to go without you …

Google Maps