Colette Thompson

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16 Of The Most Photogenic Hikes On The West Coast

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Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

Cicada: Solving the Web’s Deepest Mystery

Marcus Wanner needed a little adventure in his life. A skinny 15-year-old brainiac with wire-frame glasses and wavy brown hair, he was the eldest of …

Mathematics

Rock Stars: See Historic Climbing Moments on Yosemite's El Capitan

1958: Warren Harding climbs the Nose El Capitan soars 3,000 vertical feet above the Yosemite Valley. The climbing commu<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Courtesy of the …

Climbing

The Communication Of The Future Is So Real You Can Touch It

Companies are starting to integrate haptic feedback into their technology. Welcome to the future you can reach out and touch.<p>Early one morning last year Hiroshi Ishii, associate director of the MIT Media Lab, placed his hand on one of two identical assemblies of wooden bars. I put my hand on the …

Augmented Reality

The Internet Of Things Will Transform Retail As We Know It

The number of smart devices in your home, on your body and around your office is increasing everyday. By 2020, there could be as many as 30 billion devices hooked up to the Internet of Things (IoT).<p>Presumably, this massive network of gadgets, household appliances and even jewelry, will know a lot …

Internet of Things

8 Strange Things Cities Decided to Ban

If you want to have a pet goldfish, park in your own driveway, or die, here are some places you probably shouldn't live.<p>1. Winnie the Pooh<p>The …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2014

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Inventions