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Can We Unlearn Social Biases While We Sleep?

Putting gender and race stereotypes to bed<p>Your brain does a lot when you are asleep. It’s when you consolidate memories and integrate the things you’ve learned during the day into your existing knowledge structure. We now have lots of evidence that while you are sleeping, specific memories can be …

Psychology

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

British Columbia

Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology 'threaten civilisation'

Technologies join nuclear war, ecological catastrophe, super-volcanoes and asteroid impacts in Global Challenges Foundation’s risk report<p>Artificial intelligence and nanotechnology have been named alongside nuclear war, ecological catastrophe and super-volcano eruptions as “risks that threaten human …

Artificial Intelligence

The Fallacy of 'Giving Up'

The importance of talking with a doctor about values and priorities in life—at any age<p>At 30 years old, a person's brain weighs about three pounds. In its capaciousness it wears the skull like a well-tailored suit. So notes Harvard professor and surgeon Atul Gawande in his most recent book <i>Being</i> …

Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All

Are child prodigies genuinely gifted? And, if they are, do they become even more gifted as time goes on? We track the fortunes of a clutch of child …

Lenovo Unveils New Android and Windows Devices

Lenovo has announced a trio of new devices today as it looks to differentiate and gain inroads in the competitive PC and mobile computing space.<p>The Next Web is at a launch event in London, where the Chinese electronics giant unveiled a new convertible PC and two new Yoga Tablet models, with some …

Supreme Court upholds North Carolina's new limits on voting

North Carolina can enforce new voting restrictions adopted by the state's Republican leaders and opposed by civil rights advocates, the<p>U.S. Supreme Courtsaid Wednesday.<p>The justices lifted a lower court order by a 7-2 vote.<p>The state can end same-day registration for new voters and bar the counting …

North Carolina

King of the Netherworld: James Cameron Plunges Into the Real Abyss

When James Cameron became the first solo diver in history to reach the deepest point on earth in an innovative single-seat submersible he co-designed and financed, the news made world headlines--it registered almost three billion online visitors--but some saw it as a stunt. This led an irate John …

Pacific Ocean

The Best Android Apps From September 2014

From vertical video-killers to location-based tweeting, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in September. Here, we sift through the rubble to present you with our selection of the best Google Play newcomers from the past month.<p>Horizon<p>Horizon lets you shoot horizontal videos …

How to Make Any Steak Tender

In the West we are blessed with great steaks. Many are intrinsically tender, especially the so-called "noble cuts," like filet mignon, strip steak, and rib steak). But even our fibrous steaks, like flank and skirt, chew easily compared to the meat served on much of Planet Barbecue, where livestock …

BBQ

Your Future Smartphone Camera May Be Able to See Cancer Thanks to the Mantis Shrimp

Mimicking animal and bug vision to create unique and interesting cameras is nothing new. Bug vision cameras with, for example, infinite depth of …

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …