Miki

6 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Likes | @Miki5tn1 | Keep up with Miki 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 “Miki”

Uber CEO Reveals Mind-Boggling New Statistic That Skeptics Will Hate

One of the most commonly invoked takedowns of the ever-increasing and mind-blowing valuation levels the company has achieved — $40 billion at last count— is this:<p>"Investors are valuing Uber as if it's bigger than the whole taxi market!"<p>The implication?<p>Investors are nuts.<p>Well, investors are indeed …

The ‘Freemium’ Model Is Brilliant, But It’s Ruining My Life

Three years ago, I downloaded "The Simpsons: Tapped Out." One of my favorite shows of all time is "The Simpsons," and as a proud owner of a new iPhone 4S at the time, I wanted to own this game.<p>In the end, it ended up owning me.<p>The gist of the game is that Homer Simpson caused the town of …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Lake Michigan

This Robot Can Make You Feel Like There's A Ghost Behind You

This ghostly phenomenon, referred to as a "feeling of a presence" or FoP, has been reported across cultures, especially in individuals under extreme conditions — from mountaineers to shipwreck survivors.<p>FoP is also a common symptom of patients with certain neurological and mental health issues -- …

Secret of healthy ageing discovered in ground-breaking 35-year study

The writer Kingsley Amis once quipped that there was no pleasure worth giving up for the sake of two more years in a geriatric home in Weston-super-Mare.<p>But for pensioners who have been following a pioneering health regime for the last 35 years, an ascetic lifestyle appears to be the secret of a …

Alzheimer's Disease