Vivek Jacob

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Welcome to the Era of the Computer-Generated Human

Japanese artists Teruyuki Ishikawa & Yuka Ishikawa (a.k.a Telyuka) have given birth to Saya, and she’s remarkable. But despite how realistic she may …

Robotics

How to Break Your Procrastination Habit and Get Real Work Done

Do you ever wake up in the morning and say, “Today, I am going to spend the day in reactive mode — running around putting out fires, constantly …

How to Love a Woman who Scares You.

<i>“Does she scare you a little? Good. She should make you fear her love, so that when she lets you be a part of it, you won’t take it lightly. She</i> …

Relationships

The Definitive Kayak Buying Guide

There are few better ways to get out and explore lakes, rivers and oceans than in a kayak. Depending on the style of boat, paddling can be relaxing, …

Boats

The Art of Worldly Wisdom: Maxims of Baltasar Gracián | The Art of Manliness

Back when I was in high school, a mentor of mine gave me a copy of a small book that I’ve read and re-read several times over the years. <i>The</i> <i>Art of</i> …

What Time Is It? With Watches This Pretty, Who Cares?

We’ve addressed the importance of the investment diamond earring, but when it comes to minding the time, most of us are prone to wearing something understated. And while they do the job in a chic enough package, what about those who are looking for something truly dazzling? Enter the latest …

Jewelry

The cosmic bucket list: 11 things to see in the universe before it dies (in 22bn years)

Mathematicians have developed a theoretical model which envisages the end of the universe in around 22bn years, with a phenomenon called the “big rip”. Here’s what you might want to do with the time we all have left.<p>1. A supervolcano<p>Every trip should start with a bang, and the makers of mildly …

Universe

6 Simple Tips for Planning Your First International Trip

<i>Chris Waits / Flickr</i><p>If you're planning your first vacation beyond American borders, you're probably feeling overwhelmed. After all, there are so many factors to consider. Should you book a hotel or will a hostel provide a more authentic experience? Should you sign up for guided tours or be …

Big Bang Nixed --"Our Universe Evolved from the Black Hole of a Collapsed 4-D Star" (Today's Most Popular)

The event horizon of a black hole — the point of no return for anything that falls in — is a spherical surface. In a higher-dimensional universe, a …

5 Daily Habits to Improve Brain Growth

Forget crossword puzzles and brain-training apps. Try these daily practices to truly grow your brain.<p>We’d all love our brains to process information faster and have better memory recall. While you might think doing crossword puzzles, math puzzles like Sudoku, or brain-training apps will keep your …

22 Absolutely Essential Diagrams You Need For Camping

From survival to s'mores, here's everything you need to know to ensure a flawless camping trip.

Camping