Jacob Wilson

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How to Set up Face Unlock on Your Android Phone

Android has been my favorite mobile OS for several years. What I like most about it is the highly user-friendly features and easy-to-use UI. With …

Neuroscience research reveals a simple daily ritual that can make you happier

Actually, I'm wrong…<p>The research says we're really big on touching — our phones, that is. People touch their phones 85 times a day.<p>But how many times a day do you touch <i>someone else</i>? Probably not nearly as often. That's kinda messed up, don't ya think?<p>You need to touch people more. It will improve …

Korean artist's makeup illusions will bend your mind

It's hard to figure out where reality ends and begins with Dain Yoon's makeup.<p>The South Korean artist has an incredibly confusing body of work which …

South Korea

How to use the new Windows Refresh Tool to clean install Windows 10 | On MSFT

Over time, your PCs performance can begin to degrade. To counteract this, we would normally need to begin uninstalling programs, and using …

Science Compares This Common Work Problem to Intoxication | Inc.com

At most companies, if you walk into work drunk, your boss won't hesitate to enforce some sort of disciplinary action, maybe even letting you go from your job. Waltz through the front door so tired you can barely think straight, however, and she likely won't bat an eyelash as she reminds you "that's …

30 Insanely Useful Camping Products You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

Everything you need to make the great outdoors even greater.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i><p><i>The comments for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Beyond Asimov: how to plan for ethical robots

As robots become integrated into society more widely, we need to be sure they'll behave well among us. In 1942, science fiction writer Isaac Asimov …

This Machine That Folds Laundry Is the Pinnacle of Modern Engineering

This is it. Humanity has peaked.<p>We're still figuring out the finer points of nuclear fusion and our solar power plants sometimes catch on fire. Our infrastructure is crumbling and our latest fighter jet is kind of a mess. Our self-driving cars get into accidents and our humanoid robots fall over. …

Sophisticated

Want to Raise Your IQ? Neuroscience Says to Take Up This Easy Habit | Inc.com

Most of us think of IQ as a fixed thing, like an SAT score. You take a test, they tell you how smart you are, and that's that.<p>Turns out that's wrong.<p>Neuroscience is demonstrating that brain functioning is actually far more fluid than previously believed.<p>For example, research out of the University …

The Brain

Some people get 'skin orgasms' from listening to music — here's why

The experience is called frisson (pronounced <i>free-sawn</i>), a French term meaning "aesthetic chills," and it feels like waves of pleasure running all over your skin. Some researchers have even dubbed it a "skin orgasm."<p>Listening to emotionally moving music is the most common trigger of frisson, but …

27 Amazing Campgrounds In America For When You Need Chill Vibes

America the zen.

Nine Underappreciated JRPGs That Are Worth Your Time

You’ve heard of <i>Final Fantasy VII</i>. Everyone’s already told you to play <i>Chrono Trigger</i>. But what about the lesser-known JRPGs? What about the gems that …

Experts Held a Secret Meeting to Consider Building a Human Genome From Scratch

Earlier this week, over a hundred scientists, lawyers, and entrepreneurs gathered to discuss the radical possibility of creating a synthetic human …

Genetics

A Major Mystery About Earth's Magnetic Field Has Just Been Solved

For the first time, physicists have observed a mysterious process called magnetic reconnection—wherein opposing magnetic field lines join up, …

Magnetism

SpaceX Dragon spacecraft returns to Earth with ‘critical’ cargo

SpaceX gets a lot of press for its rocket ship launches and landings. We’ve seen the Falcon 9 explode in extraordinary spectacles. We’ve seen a …

Space Exploration

Bioquark's Ira Pastor Believes in the Resurrection of the Brain Dead

"We're placing our bets that you're more than your connectome."<p>There’s an elephant in every room Ira Pastor enters. And a specter. He hopes the one …

This is what a tiny speck of debris can do to a ship hurtling through space

When you’re orbiting the Earth at about 5 miles per second (18,000 mph), nearly anything your ship comes into contact with can leave a mark.<p>Last month, a tiny fragment of something, likely no larger than a few thousandths of a millimeter, hit the window of one of the observation rooms on the …

Google is quietly building a crazy good gadget business

The company behind two of the most highly rated smartphones (big and small), the leading smart thermostat, a super high-end laptop, a 2-in-1 tablet, a Wi-Fi camera, streaming audio and video players, a sexy router and a smart smoke detector ... is Google?<p>It's strange but true. Google (GOOGL) is …

Google Search

Which Entrepreneurs Will Benefit Most From the New Era of Crowdfunding?

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The next era of crowdfunding begins May 16.<p>From that Monday, entrepreneurs can raise money by selling pieces of their companies to anyone with the cash and the interest. Before this rule change, entrepreneurs could only raise funds with …

This GoPro Footage of a Rocket Launch Has to Be Seen to Be Believed

~OuT oF tHis WoRLD~.<p>In November, a GoPro was strapped to UP Aerospace's 10th SpaceLoft rocket launch to capture footage of NASA's Maraia Earth Return Capsule. The result? An ~out of this world~ YouTube video.<p>The rocket got as high as 396,000 feet and reached speeds of 3,800 miles per hour, …

The Lycan Powerbox is a Solar Powered Clean Generator

The Lycan Powerbox is a Solar Powered Clean Generator Need clean power around your home or campsite? This rugged new generator is powered completely …

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