Matthew Eaton

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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Make Your Weekday Mornings Easier: Make Muffin-Tin Eggs

A Pinterest-worthy egg breakfast that's easy enough to make on a weekday.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

Apple Watch Demand: Sizzle or Fizzle?

Anyone skimming the news today would think the Apple Watch, which officially goes on sale April 24, is a runaway hit.<p>“Apple Watch (nearly) sold out …

Why Narcissists Will Live Long if They Avoid Risky Business

If you’re shopping for a personality disorder to call your own, you might want to avoid becoming a narcissist. It’s true that you’ll be confident, …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

Microsoft adopts a cloud standard that keeps your data private

Microsoft knows that you probably don't trust it completely with your sensitive info, especially if you live outside the US. What assurances will you get that you won't be spied on, or sold down the river? The company thinks it has an answer: it just became the first big service provider to adopt a …

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to Apple's Tim Cook: Screw you

“The story of Facebook’s first decade,” writes Time Magazine’s Lev Grossman in next week’s cover story, “was one of relentless, rapacious growth, …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

The Brain

6 Mistakes You're Making When Hanging Curtains

Here's what you need to know before you hang your window treatments.<p>Whether it's elegant draperies or a simple swath of fabric, every window needs the perfect complement.<p>1. Not Measuring Correctly<p>The first thing you should do is measure your windows and make adjustments depending on how you want to …

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11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

Enter the Matrix: The rise of brain-computer interfaces

In 2012, a paralyzed woman with a 96-electrode sensor the size of a baby aspirin implanted onto the surface of her brain was able to think about …

LeBron James proves he's the most powerful man in the NBA

On Thursday, the worst-kept secret in the NBA was revealed when sources confirmed that the Cleveland Cavaliers would be trading number-one overall picks Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett to the Minnesota Timberwolves for All-Star forward Kevin Love.<p>The deal can’t be done officially until August …

How to Create a Ridiculously Interesting Magazine (In Four Steps or Maybe Less)

MagMaker / July 16, 2014<p>It doesn’t matter if you’re writing a blog, sharing photos, posting social updates, or curating a magazine on Flipboard: if …

Social Media

10 Free Android Apps Everyone Should Download

Every time I get a new Android smartphone or tablet, I install certain apps right away, before I even really start to play with the device — apps I …

Apps

Women bishops: I'm glad we waited until now, says Archbishop of York

Dr John Sentamu says he was 'not disappointed' when previous legislation on women bishops failed to pass as new arrangements are more likely to hold the Church together<p>The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have signalled they are glad the previous attempts to ordain women bishops collapsed because …

Instagram is ready to take its shot

<b>By Jessi Hempel</b><p>July 9, 2014, 12:00 PM EDT<p><b>The photo-sharing social media service has a fast-growing, hyper-engaged user base that advertisers love.</b> …