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Three Ways That Handwriting With A Pen Positively Affects Your Brain

Stephen King purportedly wrote <i>Dreamcatcher</i> in longhand — using a Waterman cartridge pen. J. K. Rowling penned <i>The Tales of Beedle the Bard</i> — all 157 pages of it — in longhand, and the leather-bound tome sold for almost $4M at auction. F. Scott Fitzgerald did it, as did Hemingway, Kafka and countless …

Stephen King

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

Neuroscience

Revealed: the aftershave that turns women on

The actor Steve McQueen was known for wearing Christian Dior’s Eau Sauvage, which contains the stimulating chemical Hedione<p>With his ice cool demeanour and smouldering good looks it is no surprise that the actor Steve McQueen was attractive to women.<p>But new research suggests he may have a little …

Drug-sniffing Apple iPhone apps are just a pee-strip away

“Can I tell if my son has been using marijuana with this?” asks 9to5Mac‘s Seth Weintraub at the end of the first video attached below.<p>What he’s taped …

iPhone Apps

How 3D Printing Will Impact Your Future

<i>Rudy de Waele is a Technology Innovation Strategist and Author/Curator of Shift 2020.</i><p>The first time I saw a 3D-printer in action was when I participated to the Singularity University Executive Program in the spring of 2011. It was a place that offered corporate executives and entrepreneurs the …

MIT Study Shows People Would Rather Take Orders From A Robot Than Their Boss

Not only do human participants prefer taking robo-orders when it comes to tackling a manufacturing task, but the robot ended up leading the team in a more productive manner than the humans could. From MIT:<p>The fully-autonomous condition proved to be not only the most effective for the task, but also …

Robotics

Female Entrepreneurs Want To Inspire Young Girls With Miss Possible

Looking around their engineering classes at the University of Illinois, Supriya Hobbs and Janna Eaves noticed something was missing — other girls.<p>And so like good engineers, they set out to solve that problem. The recent graduate and college senior invented Miss Possible, a doll and accompanying …

How Facebook orchestrates its network traffic to save energy

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: dolphfyn/Shutterstock<p>Facebook (s fb) on Friday detailed how it uses a custom-made load balancing controller to …

108 Life Tips From 18 of The World’s Wealthiest People

<i>Life is full of lessons and achievements, wonders and mistakes</i>. Some of us are lucky enough to discover the answers to living a life with as much …

Meditation

Obama's 'helplessness' an act: Snowden reveals scale of US aid to Israel

The turmoil gripping the Middle East is a direct result of the provision of cash, weapons and surveillance to Israel by the US, the latest Snowden …

How Successful People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with …

Emotional Intelligence

Smartphone Addiction Now Has A Clinical Name

According to data from the Pew Research Center, 90% of Americans have a cell phone, while a full 58% of them own smartphones.<p>More surprising, though, is the percentage of people who have developed a psychological attachment to their phones.<p>It's called "nomophobia" (short for no-mobile-phone …

Mental Health
Mobile

Yelp Now Lets You Add Video to Reviews

While the move isn’t exactly surprising, Yelp has announced that it is now opening its mobile apps to user-generated videos to help create more engaging, visual reviews.<p>The feature is already live in its iPhone app, and the company says the Android incarnation will follow “soon”, though it doesn’t …

Inside the NSA’s Secret Efforts to Hunt and Hack System Administrators

Across the world, people who work as system administrators keep computer networks in order – and this has turned them into unwitting targets of the …

FBI Plans To Have 52 Million Photos In Facial Recognition Database By 2015

<i>Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,</i><p>I have highlighted the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and it great work on this website on …

Cisco CEO Warns Obama To Rein In NSA Or Face Collapse Of Trust In US Technology (And Cisco Sales)

Back in November, Cisco stock cratered after the company was forced to reset its future revenue guidance when as a result of crashing Chinese sales, …

Billionaire's breakup plan would chop California into six states | Reuters

San Francisco (Reuters) - A long-shot effort to break California into six separate states got a boost on Monday, when the billionaire venture capitalist behind the proposal said he had gathered enough signatures to place it on the ballot in two years.<p>Timothy Draper, Founder and Managing Director of …

Secret selfies in the 1950s: Vivian Maier's photography – in pictures

The elusive Vivian Maier is a photographer no one had heard of before 2007, when some of the over 100,000 pictures she took of American life in the 1950s turned up at an auction house in Chicago. Maier, who died in 2009, was a nanny and carer by trade. Her extraordinary pictures contain contrast, …

Krill loss could be 'catastrophic' for polar food chain - Futurity

Changes in the rapidly warming Western Antarctic Peninsula have the potential to affect the food chain—from single-cell organisms to the humpback …

Humpback Whales

Chinese Businessman Builds Nation's First City-To-City Electric Car Charging Route

Businessman Zong Yi bought a Tesla Model S. Then he bought 20 charging stations to help him get home from Beijing to Guangzhou.<p>Well, this is one way to get things done. Businessman Zong Yi has set up China's first between-city electric-car charging route, Caixin Online reports. The route winds from …

Electric Vehicles

"Weird Al" Yankovic: Mandatory Fun

When we talk about timeless artists, the ones who truly cross generations, how come no one mentions Weird Al? Where his 1983 debut spoofed then hot …

Four states were responsible for half of US wiretaps last year

Nevada leads the country in phone taps per citizen<p>Half of the phone wiretaps set up in the United States in 2013 were authorized in only four states, according to a report released this month that details last year's intercepted wire, oral, and electronic communications. California accounted for …

Apple Facing Production Issues with iPhone 6 as 5.5-Inch Version May Be Delayed Until 2015

The launch of Apple's 5.5-inch iPhone 6 may be delayed into 2015 as Apple's production issues with the smaller 4.7-inch version will likely carry over into the larger model, according to a new report from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.<p>Production bottlenecks on 4.7-inch iPhone 6 center on the …

Microsoft's New CEO Says He Wants to Learn From Google

ASPEN — Microsoft's energetic new hope Satya Nadella is still in his honeymoon period, judging by the warm reception he got at the Fortune Brainstorm …

Codeship launches freemium model to push its continuous integration service

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Codeship<p>Codeship, the 4-year-old company behind a hosted continuous integration offering, is adopting a freemium model …

Microsoft Reportedly Planning Massive Job Cuts

Microsoft completed the acquisition of Nokia’s Devices and Services business in April at a price slightly higher than $7.2 billion, and now to integrate the unit, Bloomberg reports that the company is planning the biggest round of job cuts in five years.<p>This means the number this time round would …

Light Barrier, 2014

LG Builds a TV That You Can Roll Up Like a Poster

Pretty soon setting up a TV will be as easy as unrolling a poster, if LG has anything to say about it.<p>The Korean electronics manufacturer unveiled a …