Malcolm Walters

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This Glove Makes You Beethoven

“Have you ever seen the Matrix?” Thad Starner excitedly asks me over the phone. “There’s that scene where they need to fly a helicopter and Trinity just says, “hang on” and then uploads the instructions to her brain. That’s the future of what I’m doing.”<p>What started as a wearable experiment for the …

Is Seawater the Next Big Fuel Source?

In April, the Navy announced a breakthrough in transforming seawater, the earth's most abundant natural resource, to fuel. Researchers used it to fly a model jet powered with an internal combustion engine like its full-sized counterparts. What are the implications of such a technology in a world …

Natural Gas

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

2 tread water for 14 hours off Florida coast until chance rescue

Some off-duty public safety workers ended up with an unusual catch when they went fishing off the coast of Florida on Saturday morning.<p>They found a man and woman splashing in the water 7 miles from shore who said they'd spent the last 14 hours treading water, the Broward County Sheriff's Office …

5 Applications For Graphene, The 'Wonder Material,' That Could Change The Way We Live

Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner than Saran Wrap.<p>Graphene is also an excellent conductor of energy, can be synthesized from unique …

Nanotech

Google's "Quantum Computing Playground" lets you fiddle with quantum algorithms

Google has just launched a new web-based integrated development environment (IDE) that allows users to write, run and debug software that makes use …

Quantum Computing

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

Google Drive Tips and Tricks<p>1. Crop photos<p>2. Experiment with add-ons<p>3. Check out your Drive activity<p>4. Look at your revision history<p>5. Use …

Why Donald Sterling Is Good For Not Only Sports, But Society

<i>“That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”</i> – Friedrich Nietzsche<p>As scandals in sports go, you’d have to struggle mightily to come up with one larger than the current situation in the NBA regarding Clippers owner, Donald Sterling. First on <i>TMZ</i>, and then on <i>Deadspin</i>, audio recordings of the aging …

All future iOS devices to carry new, improved Touch ID

If you’ve previously felt left out by the lack of Touch ID on non-iPhone 5s devices, have no fear: according to well-resepected KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo the fingerprint sensor will be featured as a standard in all new Apple devices– including the iPhone 6, iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3.<p>In a …

Mobile Technology

Dust

You can erase your messages off other people's phones. No messages are permanently stored on phones or servers. Messages are heavily encrypted and …

Encryption

The Only Email System The NSA Can't Access

When the NSA surveillance news broke last year it sent shockwaves through CERN, the particle physics laboratory in Switzerland. Andy Yen, a PhD student, took to the Young at CERN Facebook group with a simple message: “I am very concerned about the privacy issue, and I was wondering what I could do …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …

This Chart Tells You Everything You Need To Know About Pairing Wine With Food

Wine can be an integral part of a meal. But for those who aren't sure what to serve at their next dinner party, Wine Folly has created the perfect beginners' wine chart.<p>Originally found through Visual.ly, the experts at Wine Folly made an infographic that breaks down the basics of every type of …

Infographics

Burnout is the consequence of a broken way of work

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>It’s the time of the year where we can start to feel overly stressed by the demands of work, family, and community. But for …

62% of 16 To 24-Year-Olds Prefer Printed Books Over eBooks

assertation writes <i>"According to The Guardian, 62% of readers between the age of 16 and 24 prefer physical copies of books over ebooks. Reasons given</i> …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Architecture

7 Content Marketing Myths Debunked

Blogs are an important component to your content marketing strategy since they are a regular channel for communication with your audience. However, incorporating other types of content into your strategy can be equally as important.<p>Visuals, infographics, white papers, eBooks, user-generated …

Mall of the future? eBay's new storefronts can gather your data

The e-commerce site partners with brands and one of the world's largest shopping center companies to show consumers a new kind of mall, one that melds online with offline.<p>We're going to take this technology and the idea of using glass and move it out of the mall -- on the bus, train, at the …

eCommerce

Top-Secret Document Reveals NSA Spied On Porn Habits As Part Of Plan To Discredit 'Radicalizers'

WASHINGTON -- The National Security Agency has been gathering records of online sexual activity and evidence of visits to pornographic websites as part of a proposed plan to harm the reputations of those whom the agency believes are radicalizing others through incendiary speeches, according to a …

Ancient Celtic Geo-Wizards Plotted Real 'Middle Earth'

Far from being drunken Iron Age louts, more than 2000 years ago the ancient Celts already had one of the most geospatially-advanced civilizations yet known.<p>The Celts not only carried on the classical Greek traditions of geometry and mathematics but developed an unprecedented, complex system of …

A Young Chef Travels to Calabria, Italy, and Learns the Old Ways of Cooking

Just after graduating from culinary school, an Australian chef has a food epiphany when he backpacks through a part of Italy that still lives—and …

The Giphoscope turns your favorite GIF into a hand-cranked work of art

If you were to accuse us of being fans of GIFs we wouldn't disagree, but what happens when you want to share that perfect, singular moment away from the confines of a computer screens? One particularly beautiful solution is called The Giphoscope. The work of Marco Calabrese and Alessandro Scali, …

China Has Become The Land Of Self-Made Billionaires

A recent report on the number of super-rich around the world found that China was second only to the U.S. in sheer numbers of billionaires, with 157 billionaires compared to 515 in the states.<p>That's impressive, but the report found something else perhaps more impressive.<p>According to the Wealth-X …

China

How To Sound Like An Expert Next Time You Order A Martini

But when the bartender asks for specifics, suddenly you're fumbling — vodka or gin? Shaken or stirred? And what in the world is a dry martini?<p>Does it even matter?<p>It does, according to Allen Katz, the director of Mixology and Spirits Education for Southern Wine & Spirits of New York. He helped us …

Martinis

Artists Share How They Make Money While Doing What They Love

She has since settled all her student loans by selling her own art work, but it wasn't easy. As a professional artist, there was no roadmap to follow as she tried to pursue her craft and keep a roof over her head.<p>Enter "Living and Sustaining a Creative Life," the book Louden edited featuring candid …

The Arts

9 Books That Can Change Your Life

While there are more, here is a short list to start.<p><b>1. Man's Search For Meaning</b><br>A gift from a friend. As hard as you think your life is, it pails in comparison to Auschwitz Viktor Frankl. I took two big things away from this book: (1) the ultimate freedom is the ability to choose your attitude in …

Self-improvement

Indians and Europeans share ‘light-skin’ genetic coding

Indian Bollywood film actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan celebrates her 40th birthday with the media at Janak bungalow in Mumbai on Nov.1.<p>Indians share a gene with Europeans that plays a significant role in coding for lighter skin, new research suggests.<p>The study, published Thursday in the journal PLOS …

Anthropology

After the Higgs hype, Cern still has as much purpose and passion as ever

You don't need to be a scientist to appreciate the excitement and sense of discovery that pervades Cern, the world's great mecca of particle physics. But what's it like to live and work there?<p>As the tram trundles through the suburbs of Geneva, a huge lit-up globe by the side of the road lets me …

Announcing your plans makes you less motivated to accomplish them

Shouldn’t you announce your goals, so friends can support you?<p>Isn’t it good networking to tell people about your upcoming projects?<p>Doesn’t the “law …