Shaye Smith

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Behind The “Wheel” Of The Mercedes Driverless Car

LED touchscreens and laser projections promise a safer, more luxurious commute.<p>It's the year 2030 and your daily commute begins with the press of a button. Using a smartphone app, you summon an autonomous car — the Mercedes F015. The car starts, exits a parking garage, and drives itself to your …

Does Stress Make Us Forgetful? (Is That Why We Can’t Find the Car Keys?)

An expert sorts through the effects of stress on memory, and its troubling relationship to dementia<p>Stress can be memory’s best friend. But when you forget where you put the car keys, stress can also make you feel stupid. One expert, Rajita Sinha, a professor of psychiatry and neurobiology at Yale …

Dementia

The surprising downsides of being drop dead gorgeous

Good looks can get you far in life, but psychologists say there are unrecognised pitfalls for the beautiful. David Robson reports.<p>Can you be too beautiful? It is hardly a problem that most of us have to contemplate – as much as we might like to dream that it were the case.<p>Yet the blessings and …

Toyota's three-wheeled electric ride tested

The streets of one French city will soon be filled with funky vehicles that resemble hulked-up mopeds. But before you make fun, consider that while …

The terrifying “smart” city of the future

<b>(Shutterstock/Peshkova)</b><p>Cities across the country are implementing smart technologies — with grave implications for our personal freedoms<p>Allegra Kirkland<p>February 28, 2015 3:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Imagine a world without waste. A place where the train always comes on …

Smart Cities

Artist upcycles old thrift store paintings into nerdy masterpieces

The tiniest changes can make old things new again.<p>When Dave Pollot isn't writing software at his job in Rochester, New York, he loves to paint. When …

This Artist Illustrated Every Single Animated Disney Movie

Aladdin, Elsa, Tiana, Pinocchio... the gang's all here.<p>h/t My Modern Met

Photoshop wizard bends reality with hundreds of photographs

These pictures are not animations or complex drawings.<p>Self-taught photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson explains on his website that "he doesn't …

The World in 2030

Bill Gates predicts we’ll end polio and cut child mortality in half. We asked 15 of the smartest people we know for their most out-there predictions.<p>You don’t generally think of Bill and Melinda Gates as pundits. But with their foundation pouring billions of dollars into global development, in …

Creative Storage Wall incorporates Stairwell to New Mezzanine

SABO Project took a standard loft in Brooklyn and upped both the visual intrigue and the living space by thinking outside, inside and all around the …

Interior Design

10 Diet Hacks You Need Now

Cutting calories. Lowering your risk of disease. Stabilizing your blood sugar. They all sound like herculean tasks when you think of them as general …

Hanergy Holding To Build Solar-Powered Cars

Chinese billionaire Li Hejun, chairman of solar-equipment manufacturer Hanergy Holding, is expanding his business into the auto sector.<p>Hanergy will launch five models of solar-powered cars in October, according to a Feb.2 post on the company’s website. The models can run up to 100 km after four …