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This man had no idea his mind is ‘blind’ until last week

Imagine realising that you’ve spent your whole life unable to visualise anything in your mind. Helen Thomson speaks to a 42-year-old man whose internal world is pictureless.<p>Close your eyes and visualise the face of the person you love the most. The colour of their eyes, the texture of their hair, …

The Brain

This Guy's App Could Turn Our Old iPhones into Thousands and Thousands of Surveillance Cameras

Perch Live makes it easier than ever to catch people acting sketchy, if you're into that sort of thing.<p>Back in the dial-up days of the neolithic internet, staring at choppy, blurry webcam footage of people living their average, boring lives was an exciting and transgressive facet of online life. …

These are the 10 best gadgets under $100

What's more pleasurable than upgrading an old, ailing piece of technology with something fresh and new? Or improving your life with a kind of gadget you've never before owned?<p>Unfortunately, we can't all upgrade our phones or laptops to the latest model. But there are plenty of devices that fall …

Gear & Gadgets

Breathtaking Visualization of the Universe Will Make You Feel Like an Ant

On the grandest scale, our universe is a network of galaxies tied together by the force of gravity. Cosmic Web, a new effort led by cosmologists and …

10 Exceptional Images Of Earth From Space

Life on a pale blue dot<p>It's nice to set aside a day out of the year to remember that, despite all of the imaginary borders we set up to define ourselves—our offices, neighborhoods, cities and, most importantly to many, countries—we're all spinning through space on the same blue sphere. After all, …

Space

5 Harmful Thought Patterns Keeping You From Reaching Your True Potential

Researchers have proven that the way you think directly correlates with what you achieve in life.<p>What you achieve in life is directly proportional to the thoughts you allow to roll around in your mind. And know this: You are in control of your mental content. In fact, the most successful people …

NASA releases glorious 4K footage of Earth as seen from the ISS

NASA is on fire: Shortly after releasing beautiful, high resolution footage of Aurora Borealis, the agency posted a 4K video of Earth, as seen from …

NASA Is Working On 3-D Printed Homes On Mars

Forget saving up for that luxe loft apartment you’ve had your eye on, NASA projects that by 2030 we’ll be living on mars and RedWorks want to be the …

The Neuroscience of Losing Your Train of Thought

We all know the experience of being in the middle of working on a project that requires focused concentration when suddenly . . . you’re interrupted …

The Brain

Gravitational wave mission passes 'sanity check'

<b>A European Space Agency effort to try to detect gravitational waves in space is not only technically feasible but compelling, a new report finds.</b><p>A panel of experts was asked to perform a "sanity check" on the endeavour, which is likely to cost well in excess of one billion euros.<p>The Gravitational …

LIGO

On edge of a human tragedy, Chernobyl also sees wildlife weirdness

<i>Timothy Mousseau is a professor of biological sciences at the University of South Carolina-Columbia. He has published more than 90 scientific papers about the effects of radiation on wildlife with his research partner, Anders Møller of the CNRS, the largest government science agency in France.</i> …

LSD Makes Your Brain More ‘Flexible,’ Less Anxious

Breakthrough research shows how psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin expand the brain.<p>Psychedelic drugs like LSD and magic mushrooms seem to …

The role of machine learning in data science and analytics

Machine Learning has crossed from the lab to the business world. Machine learning provides insights that help to create more intelligent data-driven …

Machine Learning

American Religion Has Never Looked Quite Like It Does Today

Based on these trends, the future of religion in America probably isn't a church.<p>Nearly a century after German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche first proclaimed "God is dead,” TIME magazine released a controversial cover on its April 8, 1966 edition with the related provocative question: “Is God …

Religion

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

Customer Service

6 Children's Books To Encourage Mindful, Happy Kids

If asking your child what's going on lands you in a deep, meaningful discussion about why there are clouds, why they are called "clouds," who came up …

Kids

How to Free Yourself from Your Brain

On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives--so why don't they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about …

Xiaomi is crowdfunding this wicked Transformer tablet

Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi is teaming up with Hasbro to create a Transformer toy that turns into a tablet.<p>The two companies have designed a version of the popular robot named Soundwave, which transforms into a Mi Pad 2 in 30 steps.<p>No, you can’t use the tablet, but you’ll possibly be able to trick …

Crowd Funding

T-Mobile adds 16 more services to Binge On & Music Freedom data-free streaming incl. Amazon Music, EPSN Radio, Spike, more

T-Mobile is adding more services to its Binge On and Music Freedom features, which allow its customers to stream video and audio content from certain apps without eating into their wireless plan’s data allowance.<p>“It’s a fact … Un-carrier Data is different than Carrier Data. It’s better! Nobody does …

T-Mobile

Can virtual reality relieve pain?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The next time you habitually search your bathroom cabinet for some pain medication, you may want to consider playing a video game first. Research has shown that psychology plays an important part in how we experience both acute and chronic pain -- and that painful sensations can be …

Virtual Reality

Oppo F1 Plus has a 16-megapixel selfie cam

Selfie lovers, take notice: Chinese phone manufacturer Oppo has a new device out, and it has a 16-megapixel front camera.<p>The Oppo F1 Plus, as it's …

Facebook is using AI to tag your pictures to help blind people

New automatic alternative text feature uses machine learning technology to identify objects in images<p>Facebook is using an artificial intelligence system to automatically caption photos in an effort to increase the accessibility of its website and apps.<p>The feature, called “automatic alternative …

If The Earth Were A Village Of 100 People

There are more than 7 billion of us on the planet now. We comprise a wildly diverse set of ages, nationalities, religious groups, incomes and technological capacities. Given the magnitude of our numbers, it can be hard to really grasp how that diversity plays out. How many of us have cell phones? …

Science

Autofocusing contact lenses? Today's chip research peeks into tomorrow's gadgets

In the 1960s, about the only place you'd see a computer chip was in a mainframe the size of a refrigerator. Today, chips are in car keys, passports, toothbrushes, greeting cards and stuffed animals.<p>No wonder Imec, the Belgian design organization that helps industry partners develop computer chip …

6 Simple Ways to Get Motivated Again When You're Not Feeling Motivated

As a motivational speaker and book author, often after I give a keynote speech, someone in the audience will ask me how to get motivated again, because some people through the ups and downs of life kind of loose their spark, they loose their level of motivation. So here is the big question -- how …

Motivation

10 Words Smart People Always Use (and 7 They Never Do)

How many of the smart words do you use? And if none, here's why you should.<p>The rights words can motivate, inspire, and even change lives. The right words can turn an otherwise meaningless conversation into an unforgettable moment for your audience.<p>(And the wrong words can make you look dumb.)<p>In …

8 Things Exceptional Thinkers Do Every Day

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everything that we are and everything that we are not is an end result from our current level of thinking. Every great achievement in history came from exceptional thinking. Every man or woman to ever rise to the top of their profession …

Self-improvement

Can swearing make you more relaxed?

While yoga and meditation are associated with peace and zen, some find that it works better with shouting and expletives.<p><i>Warning: This article contains very strong language that may offend some readers.</i><p>After a frustrating day at the office, many of us need to blow off a little steam. Some of us …

Meditation

5 Ways You Can Use Mindfulness To Fix Your Brain, Reduce Stress And Boost Performance

There’s no shortage of advice out there claiming to make you better, but mindfulness meditation is the rare, research-proven technique that boosts your performance by physically altering your brain.<p>Researchers from the University of British Columbia recently pooled data from more than 20 studies to …

Mindfulness

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics | GQ

Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee run across the globe.<p>10 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Long Reads<p>One night at a Saigon club, Jordan Vogt-Roberts was brutally beaten by a mysterious mob of gangsters.<p>By Max Marshall1 day agoView More<p>Ask a Bartender<p>Bartenders …