Guillaume Calus

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Mapping Emotions On The Body: Love Makes Us Warm All Over

Close your eyes and imagine the last time you fell in love. Maybe you were walking next to your sweetheart in a park or staring into each other's eyes over a latte.<p>Where did you feel the love? Perhaps you got butterflies in your stomach or your heart raced with excitement.<p>When a team of scientists …

The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku, review

Michio Kaku's latest is a mind-bending study of the possibilities of the brain<p><b>Quadriplegics move artificial limbs with the mind</b>. Video games are directly controlled by the power of thought. A monkey’s brain connected to the internet can control an avatar on a video screen or a robot half a world …

Smithsonian Magazine's 11th Annual Photo Contest Finalists

Smithsonian Magazine recently announced the finalists for its 11th Annual Photo Contest. 50,000 photographs submitted by photographers from 132 different countries were whittled down to the top 60. Ten photographs were selected from each of the six categories: the Natural World, Travel, People, …

Lively Scribbles Produce Energetic Portraits of Famous Faces

Malaysia-based illustrator Vince Low uses a playful scribbling technique to produce his energetic black and white portraits. He first discovered his lively process while doodling in his sketchbook. He realized that his notes were actually the path towards worthwhile final products.<p>Low says, “I knew …

Doodling

Sigur Rós Share "The Rains of Castamere" Cover From the "Game of Thrones" Soundtrack

Sigur Rós will appear on the fourth season of HBO's "Game of Thrones", and they're covering "The Rains of Castamere" for the show's soundtrack. Check out their version of the ominous track below.<p>The song was previously recorded by the National.<p>Watch Jónsi perform "Hengilás" on Pitchfork.tv's …

Game of Thrones

Unbelievable (real) places on Earth that look (totally) Photoshopped

The world is a truly unique place. Our friends at Distractify have compiled an impressive collection of surreal looking real places on Earth that …

Flexible Sapphire Glass And Simpler OS Will Make iWatch More Fuelband Than Gear

Tim Cook acknowledged in an ABC interview yesterday that Apple has something big going on in Arizona concerning sapphire glass, but stopped short of admitting that a forthcoming iWatch might be a major beneficiary of the new material. A number of other factors conspire to make me think that to be …

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …

Self-improvement

What It Means to Just Be Yourself and 3 Ways to Do It

<b>“Waking up to who you are requires letting go of who you imagine yourself to be.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>I’ve heard the statement “just be yourself” so much. It …

Positive Thinking

Will The Large Screen iPad Pro Be Apple's First In A Line Of Desktop Touch Devices?

This week’s report that Apple may already be in production on a 12.9″ iPad, dubbed the “Pro,” has been the source of much speculation. In a well researched and reasoned post in ComputerWorld, Mike Elgan comes to the conclusion that it will be an “iPad optimized as a desktop touch computer for …

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

A White Supremacist Discovered He's Part Black on a Talk Show

Craig Cobb, the man trying to turn Leith, North Dakota, into an all-white community, recently found out he is 14 percent black on a nationally televised talk show. His response was that the results are "statistical noise."<p><i>Welcome to another edition of This Week in Racism. I’ll be ranking news</i> …

Relearning the Lost Skill of Patience

Students need to learn the value of slowing down and focusing on one task at a time—and teachers can help them do it.<p>This weekend, my son undertook his weekly backpack cleanout, dumping wadded papers, overdue permission slips, graded homework, and some ghastly lunch remnants on our living room …

Quantum Computing Takes a Gigantic Leap Forward

An international team of scientists have just held a qubit's memory state for 39 minutes. That might not sound like much, but it's 100 times longer …

'Terminator'-style cube robots swarm and self-assemble

If you look down and see a series of colorful cubes crawling toward you, don't panic. It's not Tetris come to real life, but rather the creation of robotics researchers at MIT. The M-Blocks robots are cube-shaped modular bots with no external moving parts. Nonetheless, they can move, crawl over …

Surrealistic dreamscapes by Michael Page

When talking about dreamscapes, Michael Page is the right artist to mention. His work, literally, is fantastic: the shapes and colours merge like …

Google Research shows off new way to 'virtually project' your smartphone onto any display

Google has long been fascinated by sharing content between screens: the new Chromecast dongle is focused on that functionality, as is older software like Chrome tab sync, the YouTube Leanback remote, and the Chrome to Phone extension. Now there's a new project out of the company's research arm that …

A Very Happy Jimmy Kimmel Explains Why Kanye West Is So Mad At Him

The threatening phone call and crazy tweets are only helping Jimmy's show, FYI.<p>The rant, it seems, came as a consequence of the late night host's refusal to apologize on the air; and, of course, resulted in even more broadcast mockery.<p>"He called me. He said a lot of things," Kimmel explained on his …

Opera Star Jessye Norman Picks Her Favorite Jazz Singers

Jessye Norman's commanding soprano voice makes her the quintessential operatic diva for many listeners. But she frequently draws inspirations from jazz: She ranks singers like Billie Holiday, Mabel Mercer and Sarah Vaughan high on her list of influences.<p>"I love singing jazz," Norman says. "I don't …

Disney magic turns your ear lobe into a speaker

A new project from Disney Research Pittsburgh lets you transmit sound through your body. Inshin-Den-Shin, which takes its name from a Japanese idiom for "unspoken mutual understanding," consists of nothing more than a voice-activated microphone, a computer, and a thin wire. After you talk into the …

Don’t worry if you find bugs in iOS 7 – Apple is already prepping iOS 7.0.1, iOS 7.0.2 and iOS 7.1

Hundreds of million of people will meet iOS 7 for the first time in the coming months after Apple finally releases its new operating system on …

That's One Big Kitty!

You'd better be nice Hercules or you could have some serious problems. After all, no one should ever mess with the world's largest feline -all 922 …

Daft Punk - Lose Yourself to Dance (Official Version)

Daft Punk

Digital Grotesque . Printing Architecture

Small animals perceive the world in slow-motion

A new study suggests that small animals like birds and flies can observe movement on a finer timescale than larger creatures. Compared to us, many of …

Every App On Your iPhone Is About To Change, And Here's What It's Going To Look Like

This will feel like a bigger change than iOS 7 itself.<p>When iOS 7 becomes available for download on September 18th, a strange, unprecedented thing will begin to happen to your iPhone. In the ensuing hours and days, every single app on your phone will change. A lot of it will happen right away, as …

4 Brilliant Hacks That Will Make Your Brain Awesome

Here's four interesting (but largely unknown) hacks to unlock the potential of your brain and make your mind awesome. At least that's the theory …

China’s top five billionaires are now worth as much as Bill Gates

Despite an economic slowdown, fears of a real estate bubble and Beijing’s crackdown on lavish spending, China’s richest are getting richer at an amazing pace.<p>China added 64 new US dollar billionaires last year, to reach 315 overall. The fortunes of the five wealthiest people doubled, according to …

Real Estate

Massive underground water reserve discovered in drought-stricken Kenya

Experts say the Lotikipi Basin Aquifer could meet Kenya's water needs for the next 70 years — if it's managed properly<p>Scientists in Kenya have discovered a massive underground reserve that could allow the drought-ravaged country to meet its water needs for the next 70 years. Discovered in the …