Ryan Nelson

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The Tactico Geomaster Is A Crowdfunded Watch I Could Get Behind

There are more Kickstarter watches out there these days than grains of sand on the beach. Everyone with a quartz movement and a NATO strap figures they can make and sell some kind of fashion watch to the masses, a concept that is as silly as it is flawed. That’s why the Tactico Geomaster GMT is …

Strange Things Can Happen When You Stare Into Someone’s Eyes for 10 Minutes in Low Lighting

Gazing into someone’s eyes might be considered a loving act, but doing so too long could cause hallucinations, according to a new study.<p>Photo credit: Shutterstock<p>Research based on a small study published by Giovanni Caputo of the University of Urbino in Italy described how study participants who …

Weird Things Happen When You Stare Into Someone's Eyes For 10 Minutes

Do it for 10 minutes and there's a good chance you'll start hallucinating (seriously).<p>Staring into someone's eyes for as little as 10 seconds can be an intense experience of connection, or one of discomfort.<p>So what happens when you look into a person's eyes for 10 <i>minutes</i>?<p>Well, things can get weird.</i> …

Forget Brain Workouts—Chanting Mantras Takes Half the Time and Is More Effective

I read some disquieting news recently. Apparently, science isn’t sure that brain workouts work. This bothers me because it means that I will have to …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …