Steve McShane

21 Flips | 1 Magazine | 11 Likes | 12 Following | 1 Follower | @Drunkards | Producer of the Drunkards Call podcast. Www.drunkardscall.com . Co-host of Growler Radio Podcast. Co-host Ask Drunkards as well. All found on Stither and iTunes.

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

Self-improvement

This is how to become mentally strong: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Ever get to the point where your brain is just pooped? The ol’ grey matter is waving the white flag. You’re exhausted. You can’t go on. You’ve got no …

How to keep your ISP’s nose out of your browser history with encrypted DNS

Using Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1, other DNS services still require some command-line know-how.<p>The death of network neutrality and the loosening of …

A Team of Scientists Just Made Food From Electricity — and it Could be the Solution to World Hunger

The Electric Bioreactor Farm<p>Finnish researchers have created a batch of single-cell protein that is nutritious enough to serve for dinner using a …

Agriculture

pieter städler's compact DIY brick oven at milan design week

may 21, 2018<p>a special shinkansen arrives in japan 30 june as west japan railway co. teams with kawaii superstar hello kitty.<p>a special shinkansen …

Living without Google, and Twitter (and Facebook) is really, really hard

Well, I knew it would be hard to share stories of my on-the-road diary of seven cities in Asia once I crossed over from Hong Kong, which has an open Internet environment, into China, which is infamous for The Great Firewall that blocks a lot of services I take for granted, like Google, Facebook and …

VPNs

Moleskine's Legendary Notebook Gets a $200 Tech Upgrade

Moleskine is not departing from the classic notebook. Instead, it's bringing tech into its pages.<p>Despite the rise of digital notetaking tools, apps and tablets, millions still prefer low-tech ink and paper. Many of those who write and sketch by hand are die-hard Moleskine fans. With its rounded …

Batteries

Fault Line

T3 Opinion: PlayStation 4.5 will crown Sony winners of this console generation

By Max Slater-Robins<p>Sony, the maker of the PlayStation, could be about to change the console industry for good. The market, dominated by Sony and …

Kepler Spacecraft Stabilized After Unexplained Emergency, NASA Says

After a weekend of uncertainty for the Kepler spacecraft, NASA let out a sigh of relief on Monday, saying that "the spacecraft reached a stable state with the communication antenna pointed toward Earth."<p>NASA posted a statement from mission manager Charlie Sobeck on Monday, saying that the "mission …

The Magic Of Bluetooth Beacons

2016 is going to be the “Year of the Beacon”, or at least the beginnings of mass beacon deployment. Beacons are part of the latest version of the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (BT-SIG) Low Energy (BLE) specification. In simplest terms, beacons are broadcast from a piece of hardware to the …

Unreal: Video Of SpaceX's First Successful Booster Landing On Floating Barge

This is a short video of SpaceX successfully landing the first stage of one of its Falcon 9 rockets on a droneship floating in the Atlantic Ocean. …

Glaciers never cease to amaze me

This Funny-Looking Gadget Forces You To Unconsciously Exercise At Your Desk

Can’t quite get on board with a standing desk? Try Hovr.<p>In an ideal world, everyone who works in an office would stop every hour and take a 10-minute walk. That’s standard advice from ergonomic specialists to offset the negative effects of sitting all day. It’s also the advice that two startup …

Apple reportedly set to reuse the Apple Watch design in next iteration

There’s nothing necessarily wrong with sticking with a tried and true design – just look at the HTC One series or the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S7 – but with more attractive circular Android Wear watches, the Gear S2, and so many other compelling options, refinement and improvement seems to be the name …

Mobile forensics firm that unlocked terrorist's iPhone 5c thinks it can hack iPhone 6

Mobile forensics firm Cellebrite that helped the United States Federal Bureau of Investigation bypass the passcode protection on the San Bernardino …

Forensics

Meet the Clean-Energy Pioneers Who Could Help Solve Climate Change

Check out the trailer for our upcoming episode of 'VICE' on HBO, airing April 8 at 11 PM.<p>Check out the trailer for episode nine of season four of 'VICE' on HBO<p>This Friday, April 15, HBO will air a new episode from season four of our Emmy-winning show. Last week, we saw how the US war in Afghanistan …

Google’s Voice Access app lets you control Android devices by speaking

Google today announced the beta launch of Voice Access, an app that will let people use speech recognition to control Android devices.<p>While anyone will presumably be able to use it, it’s designed with specific groups of people in mind — specifically “people who have difficulty manipulating a touch …

LSD makes the brain more ‘complete’, scientists say as they claim to have unlocked secrets of hallucinogenic drugs

LSD makes the brain more “complete”, scientists have claimed in a pioneering and controversial new study.<p>The drug breaks down the parts of the brain …

Consciousness

The Best Smartwatches for Discreet and Stylish Connectivity

No longer reserved for nerdy personalities, smartwatches have become highly useful and extremely capable. Some are also desirable fashion objects!<p>All entries in this list will work with both iPhone and Android smartphones. However, please note that even though Android Wear smartwatches can work …