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14 Reasons You're Always Tired

Lack of sleep isn't the only thing sapping your energy. Little things you do (and don't do) can exhaust you both mentally and physically, which can …

Startup wants to upload your brain to the cloud, but has to kill you to do it

A US startup is promising to upload customers’ brains to the cloud using a pioneering technique it has trialled on rabbits.<p>The only catch, according to the company’s cofounder? The process is “100% fatal”.<p>Nectome, founded in 2016 by a pair of MIT AI researchers, hopes to offer a commercial …

Rabbits

A startup that's making 'superblood' to treat conditions like cancer just raised $100 million to get its treatments through key trials

Rubius Therapeutics, a startup building red blood cells that have been reprogrammed to treat conditions like cancer, just raised $100 million.<p>It's the second time the startup has raised money in the past year. In June 2017, Rubius raised $120 million from investors including Flagship Pioneering. …

Immune System

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

Cure for blindness to hit market for nearly $1 million

A first-of-its kind genetic treatment for blindness will cost $850,000.<p>That’s less than the $1 million price tag that had been expected, but it’s …

Scientists have figured out how to grow real meat in a lab, no animal required

For people who have chosen not to eat meat or animal products for ethical reasons, one of the biggest arguments against the practice is that the …

The Quest for Eternal Life: Right or Wrong?

Lifespans are increasing. In the UK, life expectancy has risen from 76 in 1991 to 81 in 2017, and in China, the average rose from 68 to 76 in the …

Here's Why Some People Turn Super-Red After Drinking Alcohol

Blame genetics.<p>If your face goes red when drinking alcohol, you're not alone. More than one in three people with East Asian heritage (Chinese, …

Kojima fans try to make sense of Death Stranding’s latest trailer

All the theories and possible clues we might have missed<p>Part of the fun of <i>Death Stranding</i> is how inscrutable it is. By that measure, its new trailer, a Game Awards 2017-exclusive cinematic featuring Norman Reedus, a baby, some alien creatures and a bunch of other nonsensicalities, was the most fun …

How to set up HDR gaming on your 4K HDR TV and PS4 and PS4 Pro

The advent of UHD 4K resolution has been a major boon to gaming, as it brought crisper resolutions and finer detail to graphics. However, while 4K is …

Glowing profile cracks door open on private life of China's Xi

BEIJING: A workaholic keen swimmer with an extensive knowledge of foreign literature - China's state news agency Xinhua on Friday cracked open the …

China

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Warren Buffett's Success Isn't Just Due to His Money Skills--It's Because He Stays Calm

How Warren Buffett consistently finds success regardless of the ups and downs of the world.<p>Let's talk about Buddhism. Buddhism is about letting go of attachment to behaviors, people, situation, things--all of it. Good or bad, mean or nice--none of it matters.<p>Instead, Buddhists use mindfulness to …

This is why your 4K camera isn't really 4K

We all harp on about the latest 4K this or 8K that. But do we really know what we’re saying? Most of the time, probably not. It all comes down to how …

The Witcher is getting a Netflix series

Andrzej Sapkowski’s novels being adapted for TV<p>Netflix is developing an English-language drama series based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s The Witcher, according to a press release from production company Platige Image.<p>The Witcher series will be based on Sapkowski’s eight novels and story collections, the …

Special RPG Sale for Nintendo 3DS: Up to 50% OFF! Dot artworks, dungeons, puzzles and dragons galore!

<i>[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]</i><p><b>May 11,</b> …

Game Design

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

This week has been interesting. This is probably the most hours per day I have ever put into a game in order to hit an embargo in such a short time span. I woke up every day at 6 AM, started up <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>, and played for 10 or 11 hours straight. Sixty hours of the campaign later, plus …

Final Fantasy XV Cindy Cosplay is Provocative, Sexy and Tasteful

Stunning Final Fantasy XV Cindy Cosplay<p>Every weekend we try to share with you some amazing cosplay from around the globe. Well, we don’t actually …

How to Set Up External Storage for PS4 and PS4 Pro

Update 4.50 to the PlayStation 4 finally allows players to use external hard drives to store games and apps. Previously, you would have had to …

Sexy Cosplay From The Legend of The Condor Heroes is Pure Fire

New Legend of The Condor Heroes Cosplay Surfaces<p>To say that we love cosplay at COGconnected is an understatement. This past summer, we shared some …

How to obtain and use the new evolution items in Pokemon Go

Dozens of new Pokemon arrived in <i>Pokemon Go</i> this week, but in order to acquire some of them, you’ll have to make use of the new evolution items that …

Nioh: The Kotaku Review

On first glance, <i>Nioh</i> does not seem remarkable. A generic looking action RPG in the vein of <i>Dark Souls</i>, <i>Nioh</i> seems more like a lost Playstation 2 …

The Universe Is as Spooky as Einstein Thought

In a brilliant new experiment, physicists have confirmed one of the most mysterious laws of the cosmos.<p>There might be no getting around what Albert Einstein called “spooky action at a distance.” With an experiment described this week in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>—a feat that involved harnessing …

Quantum Physics

Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres – the ends of our chromosomes – in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing<p><b>You won your Nobel prize for medicine for your discoveries concerning telomeres, found at the ends of chromosomes. What are telomeres and what happens to them as</b> …

Medicine

How to use iMessage special effects

Over the years the iPhone's Messages app has evolved from a relatively simple messaging program to a sophisticated tool complete with special effects.<p>…

What is the Alcubierre "Warp" Drive?

It’s always a welcome thing to learn that ideas that are commonplace in science fiction have a basis in science fact. Cryogenic freezers, laser guns, …

Why the Humble Push-Up Could Be the Key to the Body You Want

It turned Jake Gyllenhaal into a prize fighter, and it can do the same for you.<p>The one exercise that can be performed anywhere at any time, the push-up is, nevertheless, an often misunderstood and under appreciated aspect of bodyweight fitness.<p>Many men ditch it early on in their workout lives for …

Cleaning Secret Weapon: 6 Ways to Use Hydrogen Peroxide

You already know hydrogen peroxide comes in handy for cleaning up cuts and scrapes and even for whitening your teeth, but there's a lot more to it …

Cleaning