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Open Bionic's prosthetic Hero Arm is now available in the UK

Open Bionics is a UK-based company, devoted to creating affordable, robotic prosthetics. Today they’re launching the “Hero Arm” – a 3D-printed, medically approved bionic arm that was designed to “turn disabilities into superpowers.”<p>It is a lightweight, robotic prosthetic device with a customizable …

3D Printing

Seriously.TV

People with Tinnitus try the "Reddit Tinnitus Cure" and the results are amazing.<p>Have you been watching the 'Blissful Thinking' series? --> …

New Ohio Review

About<p>New Ohio Review is a national literary journal produced by Ohio University's Creative Writing Program. NOR has been the recipient of a National …

Creative Writing

The No More Ransom Project

Language

Adam Frank : NPR

Star Trek

How To Take Professional Photos With Your iPhone – iPhoneography

Professional iPhone photography tips abound on the internet, not a week goes by that I don’t see an article with “5 ways to improve...

iPhoneography

How a Brush With Death Inspired The Only Living Boy

David Gallaher and Steve Ellis’ ongoing scifi webcomic <i>The Only Living Boy</i> follows Erik Farrell, a 12-year-old lost on a strange alien world after he …

David Bowie and the sad, inspiring history of making art while dying

He died Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday.<p>He died Jan. 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday.<p>How could we have been so stupid? David Bowie had barely been seen in public, didn’t do interviews, and then he put out the video for a new song, “Lazarus,” in which he’s sickly thin, in …

David Bowie

30 Ways to Use Your Smartphone When You Travel

One of the best gadgets for travelers may already be in your pocket. From first researching a trip to remembering where you went once you get back, here are 30 ways to put your smartphone to use when you travel.<p><b>1. As a travel agent:</b> If you know your destination but not your dates, use the Fly.com …

The Buddha Part II: What He Got Right and What He Got Wrong

There are many elements of Gautama's philosophy that are compelling and useful, but some of his main ideas are antiquated and riddled with irreconcilable contradictions (such as soulless rebirth and blissful equanimity). It's worthwhile separating what he got right from what he got wrong.<p><b>What did</b> …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

Leonardo Da Vinci

FLEETWOOD MAC - Oh Well (1969 UK TV Performance) ~ HIGH QUALITY HQ ~

The Äva

7 awesome paid iPhone apps on sale for free for a limited time

Welcome to the start of a brand new week, and what better way to kick things off than with a great list of seven paid iPhone and iPad apps on sale …

Apps

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

Meditation

9 Things I Don't Miss About Alcohol Addiction

From being permanently skint to hating yourself, addiction is like living in a house made of poor decisions.<p>The other week someone asked me if I missed alcohol. It’s been five and a half years now since I last had a drink, after somewhere in the region of a decade spent trying to drink the world’s …

Mental Health

How to avoid fake iOS crash scam that wants to steal your cash

An iOS scam designed to cheat people out of money is being reported by users in both the United States and the U.K.<p>A number of iPhone and iPad users have received pop-up notifications on their devices informing them that iOS has crashed, that their personal data is being stolen by a third party, …

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

Biotechnology

How To Get More Followers That Count

Share<p>Follower count is a difficult metric to ignore; after all, it’s prominently displayed on every major social network, featured in every analytics …

HootSuite

Best Social Media Articles of 2014

Share<p>We’ve all been there. Your co-workers are standing around the water cooler, engaged in an animated conversation. You approach, hoping to chat …

The Brain Will Go to Amazing, Sometimes Scary Lengths to Preserve Its Self-Constructed Narrative

The fact that you feel in control of your life—at, really, any given moment—is, according to Will Storr writing in <i>Aeon</i>, an illusion painted by a …

Alzheimer's Disease

How to Write a Flat Character Arc, Pt. 1: The First Act

Next to the positive change arc, the flat character arc is the most popular storyline. Also called the “testing arc,” the flat arc is about a …