Just don't turn that :-) upside down. The brain is great at recognizing faces. When you see a face, specific areas of the occipitotemporal cortex are activated. But what about emoticons, such as the smiley
Taking the flood of public information on Twitter and mining it for breaking news insights Twitter's new head of news, Vivian Schiller, announced her first project today: a partnership with CNN and the
After its launch on Friday, the PlayStation 4 has come under fire from some gamers who say their units have been dead on arrival. The most troubling reports describe a so-called "blue light of death" in
A new, free productivity app for iPad enables you to create and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents with a gorgeous user interface rebuilt for the iPad. It’s the app Microsoft wishes it built — but
Curtis Wallen spent 10 Bitcoin and six months scouring the deep Web for enough details to create an entire new person. His project raises questions about anonymity, identity, and privacy. Aaron Brown scruffy
Today Microsoft took the wraps off its holiday hardware lineup, unveiling two new tablets, and a number of new and updated accessories. It’s a lot of information to process, so let’s go through each piece
If video killed the radio star, DVD killed the video store… and then things get a bit messy. DVD is far from dead, of course, but it's the most analogue of home entertainment options in an on-demand society.
An admitted serial rapist who attacked 38 women in California could be a free man within weeks after the state’s Supreme Court denied prosecutors’ requests to block his release from a state mental hospital.
If you’re experiencing an attention deficit, you’re far from alone. Try this: Count your exhalations–1, 2, 3–all the way to 10. See if you can get to 10 without thinking about lunch or laundry or deadlines
It is called “The Hyperloop” and, according to the designer, it will be a revolutionary “fifth mode” of transport, eclipsing trains, planes, boats and automobiles. The “cross between Concorde, a rail and
Ready for some news? Here. We. Go. Apple is expected to launch its iWatch in late 2014 and the company is "aggressively" hiring for it.• Major retailers are beginning to track and collect data on in-store
Forrester Research has now released its annual look at the state of IT spend globally, and the analysts project that there will be $2.06 trillion invested across software, hardware, and IT services by
Stellar birth cloud 500 times the mass of the sun, study says. 3 Minute Read Astronomers announced this week that they may have discovered the largest baby star ever detected, nestled within a stellar
With Instagram rocketing in popularity, will it matter to Facebook if its subsidiary grows larger than itself? Instagram, the popular photo-sharing app, hit 100 million users earlier this year, triple