Kekoa Scott

14 Flips | 1 Magazine | 6 Likes | 2 Following | @KekoaScott | Keep up with Kekoa Scott on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Kekoa Scott”

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

America Should Send More People to Prison

You know the statistic. We incarcerate a higher proportion of the population than any other country does. Russia and South Africa rank respectively second and third.<p>Hundreds of thousands of young, now aging, men, are doing hard time for possession of small amounts of drugs. More and more people …

5 fun multiplayer games for your Google Chromecast

Introduced nearly 18 months ago, Google's Chromecast has become a top-selling media streaming device. Thanks to its low price point ($35, £30, AU$50) and developer flexibility, the HDMI dongle has opened the door to thousands of creative apps and games.<p>While its first year gave rise to a plethora …

Chromecast

Stephen Hawking is working on a new theory of everything

Stephen Hawking is at it again: In a Facebook posting, the wheelchair-riding British physicist says he’s working on a theory of cosmic origins that …

Stick-On Tattoo Measures Blood Sugar Without Needles

Sweet news for diabetics<p>Diabetics often prick their fingers up to eight times a day to check their blood sugar. Researchers have long looked for a solution that provides constant monitoring without being so invasive, and researchers at the University of California San Diego have come up with a new …

This Guy Shows You the Ultimate Way to Use a Bow and Arrow

Master archer Lars Andersen has a few things to teach you about archery<p>Have you ever seen an archer grab an enemy's arrow and shoot it back? How about an archer who can shoot a blade so that the arrow splits in half?<p>If you've ever taken an archery class then you know the bow and arrow are not to be …

Archery

HoloLens: The hands on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …

Augmented Reality

How To Make Speakers From Post-Its

Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies<p>On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music one Wednesday night. Upstairs, director of education David Sheinkopf taught a class on the …

2 Futures Can Explain Time's Mysterious Past

Physicists have a problem with time. <br>Whether through Newton’s gravitation, Maxwell’s electrodynamics, Einstein’s special and general relativity or …

You Can Buy Samsung's Vision of the VR Future for $199

The Samsung Gear VR borrows tech from the Oculus Rift—but unlike that headset, you can buy this one right now.<p>The day you look across the airplane aisle and see someone with VR goggles strapped to their head will come sooner than you expect. Today, Samsung is releasing the Gear VR headset, a $199 …

Virtual Reality

White Ignorance at the Core of Racial Tensions

The recent grand jury decision to not indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown resulted in protests across the country for those disappointed with the outcome. Of course for those who believe Wilson's actions were justified the response was slightly …