Silvia R.

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These GIFs from GE's new body scanner are gruesome and marvelous

Hell yeah, science<p>If you haven't personally had to lay down and slide into a CT scanner, you've probably seen one on television. They're super X-ray machines that put image "slices" together from head to toe to create a 3D representation that lets doctors see detail inside your body. And General …

Design Week Portland: Stefan Sagmeister's Hints On How To Be Happy

How do you feel after listening to a Stefan Sagmeister lecture? Whether you mean to or not, you probably feel... happy. Sagmeister is a plainspoken …

Protecting Your Innovations: Don't Miss the RKS Session On Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks

If you don't think about your company's intellectual property very often, it's time to pay closer attention to that which makes up, on average, over …

Mind Reading? Brain-to-Brain Message Sent From India to Paris

In an experiment that sounds more like science fiction than reality, two humans were able to send greetings to each other using only a digital connection linking their brains.<p>Using noninvasive means, researchers made brain recordings of a person in India thinking the words "hola" and "ciao," and …

The Brain

The Real Power of Smart Objects

Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an …

Breaking Bad Comes True: Blue Meth On Rise in New Mexico

Federal investigators in New Mexico said Tuesday that blue-tinted meth inspired by the hit TV show <i>Breaking Bad</i> is on the rise in New Mexico, where …

Mindfulness Meditation Could Reduce Drug User Relapse

By Rachael Rettner, Senior Writer<p>Published: 03/19/2014 05:32 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Many people who undergo treatment for addiction will relapse and begin using drugs again soon after their therapy ends, but a new study suggests that meditation techniques may help prevent such relapses.<p>In the study, …

The Surprising Failures of 12 Steps

How a pseudoscientific, religious organization birthed the most trusted method of addiction treatment<p>Say you’ve been diagnosed with a serious, life-altering illness or psychological condition. In lieu of medication, psychotherapy, or a combination thereof, your doctor prescribes nightly meetings …

Alcohol Is A Bigger Danger To Health And Society Than Marijuana, Americans Say

By a wide margin, Americans believe that alcohol is more dangerous to a person's health and to society in general than marijuana, according to a Pew study released Wednesday.<p>When asked whether marijuana or alcohol would be more harmful to personal health, if marijuana were as widely available as …

FDA Expands Access to Overdose Antidote to Stem Opiate Addiction Epidemic

Correction appended April 7, 2014<p>The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first auto-injecting version of Naloxone as part of the …

Why we will come to see mindfulness as mandatory

Mindfulness is selling millions of books and apps, it appears on the front cover of Time magazine, pops up in the Financial Times and is used by all kinds of people from corporate executives and nurses to sportsmen and primary school children. Once a poorly understood New Age fad, it has moved from …

The Oversight: conspiracies, magic, and the end of the world

Fletcher's alternate Britain is a perfectly creepy and mysterious place, where conspiracies nest within conspiracies and haints and grotesque …

Mary Blair and the World's Fair: Rolly Crump describes the birth of "it's a small world"

Yesterday, I posted about the publication of More Cute Stories, Volume 4: 1964/65 New York World's Fair, an audio memoir of Disney Imagineer Rolly …

Documentary: How to Build a Time Machine

[Video Link] It's about smart people who are serious about building a time machine.

You Are Not So Smart 023: Learning from warring tribes of children

<i>You are Not So Smart is hosted by David McRaney, a journalist and self-described psychology nerd. In each episode, David explores cognitive biases</i> …