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Scientists use 'Moth Radio Hour' to map meaning across the brain

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley took on the complex task of mapping meaning along the cerebral cortex, the thin membrane that stretches across the entire brain, and their results suggest language is much more complex than previously thought. Seven volunteers listened to <i>The</i> …

How Much Can You Travel With 110 Euros in Europe? Here's one Plan for 4 Cities in 3 Countries!

<b>110 EUR/88 GBP/125 USD - If you wanted to spend a similar amount on travel costs in Europe, but not stick to visiting one city alone, what options would you have?</b><p>Well, the possibilities could be endless, but here's a plan I had come up with to visit 4 cities in 3 countries!<p>This happened two springs …

The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality - Part I

<b>"Mind is the Master Power that molds and makes, and we are mind. And ever more we take the tool of thought, and shaping what we will, bring forth a thousand joys, or a thousand ills. We think in secret, and it comes to pass, environment, is but our looking glass."</b> <b>-- James Allen</b><p>At some point we have …

Tacos: The Ultimate Guide - Chowhound

<i>A deep dive into one of the world’s essential dishes.</i><p>It’s hard to think of another food with the dual identity of tacos.<p>On any given night in Mexico …

Your Favorite New Star Wars Character Is Getting a Comic Book

<i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> has been obliterating box office records since it was released on Dec. 18, with the seventh film in the franchise …

Star Wars

David Bowie and the sad, inspiring history of making art while dying

So how could we be so stupid? David Bowie has barely been seen in public, doesn't do interviews, and then he puts out the video for a new song, "Lazarus," in which he's sickly thin, in a hospital bed, with his eyes covered. "Look up here, I'm in heaven," he sings in the song's opening.<p>As fictitious …

Macaroni and Cheese Southern Style Recipe

"I got this great dish from my Mother, who in turn got it from my Grandmother. This is a staple in our family throughout the year and especially on …

Cheddar Cheese

Articles about sparkling new home perfect remake classic sarasota school modernism on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a modernist seaside enclave, a couple calls in a pioneering architecture firm to build a new house rooted in midcentury style.<p>A $9.2 million renovation looks to the future while preserving the past.<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>This is probably one of the …

Architecture

A key passage from the novelization of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' shows Kylo Ren might not be that evil after all

There are new bad guys in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens." But one of the most evil new characters, Kylo Ren (Adam Driver), may not be as bad as you thought.<p>According to the movie's novelization (a book Disney/Lucas Films had to sign off on before it was published), Ren has as much light as dark in …

Darth Vader

David Bowie: Back in the spotlight, still refusing to play along

With the release of Blackstar on his 69th birthday, the enigmatic singer shows he has rediscovered his gift for strangeness<p>It was a horribly mundane way for such an otherworldly figure to vanish from public view. While performing at a festival in Scheeßel, Germany, on 25 June 2004, David Bowie …

David Bowie

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

The Brain

This May Be The Best Carry-On Suitcase Idea We've EVER Seen

When it comes to carry-on bags, expert travelers know the average duffel simply will not do. With airlines periodically cracking down on carry-on requirements and passengers shaming others for exceeding the bag size limit, it's crucial to maximize every inch of suitcase space (because c'mon, we</i> …

Coffee Shops

A Peek At Brain Connections May Reveal Attention Deficits

A look at the brain's wiring can often reveal whether a person has trouble staying focused, and even whether he or she has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, known as ADHD.<p>A team led by researchers at Yale University reports that they were able to identify many children and adolescents with …

The Brain

Holiday Gift Ideas for Travel Tech Lovers

1<p>Wink HUB<p>Gift peace of mind this holiday season with the Wink HUB ($120)—a device that links all of your smart devices, allowing them to communicate. …

Plugging Into Your Brain

A few weeks ago, I wrote about Ray Kurzweil's wild prediction that in the 2030s, nanobots will connect our brains to the cloud, merging biology with the digital world.<p>Let's talk about what's happening today.<p>Over the past few decades, billions of dollars have been poured into three areas of …

Singularity

Government Scientists Neither Confirm Nor Deny 'Star Wars' Starkiller Research

They do know a suspicious amount about energy and force in space<p>Running a Galactic Empire requires a lot of energy. Actually, that’s true for every faction in <i>Star Wars</i>: legions of electronic droids need some sort of power supply, and even the Rebel Alliance has to worry about sustaining secret …

Star Wars

How a 13-Month Trip Around the World Changed My Life

Anthony Bourdain and I think a like. We both believe that there is no better education than traveling the world. The world is the greatest classroom. Travel breeds tolerance and greater knowledge of life that can be brought to any job. I've stated, written, and spoken many times that I truly …

San Francisco

The 5 Walking Dead Characters Most Likely to Overthrow the Ricktatorship

Farewell, Carter, we barely knew ye.<p>Carter, the Alexandria builder who couldn’t pick up a <i>goddamn shovel</i>, became the latest walker victim in <i>The Walking Dead</i>’s season premiere. But we all saw that coming. Like we said, dude couldn’t kill a single walker—did we <i>really</i> think he was going to survive the …

The Walking Dead

10 Things We're Obsessed With In October

Some things are just...better<p>This article was originally published in the October 2015 issue of Popular Science, under the title "Obsessed.”

Walter Isaacson

Buy Lechal Wearble Tech & GPS Navigation Device - Lechal

By switching on the Untethered mode, you can workout without having to carry your phone. Your pods will transfer your fitness data to the app when …

Wearable Tech

Articles about 5 green renovations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2015 issue.<p>The star of Breaking Bad opens the doors to his family’s recently completed beach house located just outside of Los Angeles.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in Scotland, I got straight up, tossed a …

Fabrication

NASA shows where Matt Damon would have been stranded on Mars

NASA's love for <i>The Martian</i> movie is seemingly endless. In another publicity stunt for the sci-fi film, the space agency posted images taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, showing where the stranded astronaut Mark Watney, played by Matt Damon, would have been staying on the Red Planet. The …

Imaging