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Audeze iSine 20 review: you’ve never seen or heard headphones like these before

You’ve never seen or heard headphones like these before<p>It’s not often that you see a new pair of headphones that upsets the basic taxonomy of personal audio gear, but Audeze’s new iSine series is precisely that. The iSine 20 that I’m reviewing today are ostensibly in-ear headphones, but they also …

Do You Want to Make Friends with Dogs? Play Reggae

Science has proven this correct, don't argue with science.<p>Dogs, they're just like us. Well, humans are evidently still pretty bad at detecting and avoiding danger, but apparently us and dogs can agree on one thing: reggae. According to a study by the Scottish SCPA and the University of Glasgow, …

Bob Marley

The Founder: A Game About The Dark Side Of Silicon Valley

“The only way to win is not play,” says designer Francis Tseng.<p>The year is 2001.<p>You’ve just started a company and are working out of your apartment with a few employees and your cofounder. You’re hoping to disrupt an industry–any industry–with your social network and advertising service. But as you …

This Beauty Trend Turns Your Hair Into Your Favorite Throwback Toy

But, you know, in a more aesthetically pleasing way.<p>Balayage specialist Neil Malek just gave new meaning to the phrase "glow up."<p>As winner of Pravana's 2016 Show Us Your Vides contest, the hair wizard used Pravana Neons and Vivids hair colors to create an incredible Lite Brite-inspired rainbow 'do …

True wireless charging is almost ready

Three years running, I've visited Energous at CES to be pitched on its wireless vision for the future of charging. This time, things are a little different. It's not announcing a manufacturing milestone or touting independent verification of its WattUp charging tech. Instead, it's actually …

Changhong’s H2 smartphone lets you scan objects for molecular authenticity

Chinese tech company Changhong is unveiling a new smartphone, the H2, that can scan objects for molecular authenticity using a technology developed by Consumer Physics and Analog Devices (ADI).<p>The H2 is the first smartphone to use the Scio molecular identification technology developed by Consumer …

Internet of Things

Study Online: Learn How to Build Incredible Multiplayer Games Using Unity

Become a game developer.<p>Got a great idea for a game, but don’t know where to start?<p>One of the first things you have to choose when building a game is …

Gearbox Develops Kickstarter Funded Innovative Turntable

Gearbox Records, best known as a mastering studio equipped with a vintage tube-based cutting system, announces an innovative new turntable with …

From Psychedelics To Alzheimer's, 2016 Was A Good Year For Brain Science

With a president-elect who has publicly supported the debunked claim that vaccines cause autism, suggested that climate change is a hoax dreamed up by the Chinese, and appointed to his Cabinet a retired neurosurgeon who doesn't buy the theory of evolution, things might look grim for science.<p>Yet …

Neuroscience

What Is This New "Crumbing" Fetish? We'll Let Indie Pop Duo SWIMM Explain

“I had been watching these ASMR videos with my roommate Spencer, and we’ve just been cracking up at those videos,” says Hess. “It’s this thing where …

This Isn’t Your Average Pair of Vans

Vans’ exclusive Vault label teamed up with Brooks England and designer Taka Hayashi for a capsule collection of premium leather footwear and …

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology | Inc.com

The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of Millennials, who point out that it's their parents who tanked the economy and their …

Psychology

A psychologist has honed a subliminal tactic to get what you want before you’ve asked for it

Robert Cialdini made his name on counseling everyday people about how to avoid being manipulated by advertisers, politicians, and lobbyists. Now, the Arizona State University psychology professor is advising people on how to become the manipulator.<p>Cialdini’s new book, <i>Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary</i> …

Psychology

The New Line of Affordable Dress Shirts You Need to Know

The Tie Bar now has your whole upper half covered.<p>For several years now, Chicago-based brand The Tie Bar has been a stalwart in the realm of affordable neckwear, pocket squares, and tie bars. And now, thanks to its never-ending quest to clothe your upper half, you can add dress shirts to that …

Clothing

Two New Studies Uncover Key Players Responsible for Learning and Memory Formation

<i>Summary: Researchers have identified a novel signaling system that controls neuroplasticity.</i><p>Source: Max Planck Institute.<p><b>Researchers from Max Planck</b> …

Neuroscience

These portable antennas let you send texts with friends, even when you don't have service

Daniela Perdomo, CEO and co-founder of the communications startup goTenna, actually despises it.<p>"When you go to Coachella, your text messages should not go to a tower," Perdomo tells Business Insider.<p>That's why goTenna launched its first product last year, a portable antenna that uses VHF radio …

The 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time

“As ignorable as it is interesting.” That’s the classic definition of ambient music, stated by Brian Eno in 1978 on the sleeve notes to his album <i>Ambient 1:</i> <i>Music for Airports</i>. And he should know, since he basically invented the genre three years earlier with his album <i>Discreet Music</i>. But while Eno’s …

This tech entrepreneur says these 5 business apps will change your life

Technology entrepreneur Dale Beaumont recently launched BRiN, the world’s first artificially intelligent business advisor. Created in collaboration …

New on Netflix: Every movie and TV show being added in August

Let’s forget about all the turmoil in the world for a moment to appreciate the never-ending stream of Netflix releases we’re treated to every month. …

How MIT's new biological 'computer' works, and what it could do in the future - ExtremeTech

How MIT’s new biological ‘computer’ works, and what it could do in the future<p>By on July 25, 2016 at 7:49 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

The Best Streetwear Brands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

THE GOOD COMPANY<p>The Good Company is one of those rare clothing brands that has been able to keep its local appeal with NYC-based partnerships and relatively affordable merchandise. "Based out of the Lower East Side, they have collaborated with local artists and carry other local start-ups in their …

This ‘augmented reality’ film is incredible… and terrifying

Watch a vision of the near-future that depicts a super-charged, claustrophobic world just around the corner.<p>Watch the video below, and it’s difficult not to feel overwhelmed within seconds.<p>Called Hyper-Reality, this six-minute film depicts a person living in Medellin, Colombia, doing everyday …

Augmented Reality

These affordable leather dress shoes are a game-changer

Spring is in the air, which also means wedding season is nigh.<p>There's much for dudes to think about, from suit fit to accessories. Cost can add up …

What Kind of Introvert Are You?

Are you an introvert? It depends on which book you read.<p>Here's a sampling of the various conceptualizations of introversion in pop culture …

UX vs UI vs IA vs IxD : 4 Confusing Digital Design Terms Defined

Once upon a time, if you said the word “design”, the odds were overwhelmingly likely you were talking about graphic design.<p>But nowadays, the digital …

The Makers Of Titanfall Are Working On A Star Wars Game

Clearly not busy enough with <i>Titanfall 2</i>, the developers at Respawn are working with EA on a new <i>Star Wars</i> game, they announced today.<p>EA says it’ll be …

Extended rest between weight-lifting sets could help muscle growth

Researchers have found that extended rest intervals between sets of weight-lifting could help with muscle growth.

'Star Trek: The Motion Picture' is the most beautiful 'Trek' film, and the least human

<i>Star Trek</i> turns 50 this year. It is the most important of the great pop culture franchises, maybe, the first realized vision of a cross-platform …

Rosemary really is herb of remembrance, as scent boosts memory by 15 per cent, say scientists

English folklore advises slipping rosemary into the pocket of an errant lover to help them remember their vows, while Ophelia confirmed the herb is ‘for remembrance’ in Shakespeare’s Hamlet.<p>Now scientists have shown that the plant really is linked to better memory.<p>A study of pensioners found that …

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …