Abel Abraham

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The psychology of emojis

I have a confession to make: I’m a grown woman who peppers pretty much every text and social media post I send with smileys, hearts, stars and various other decorations.<p>Emojis have taken over my communication—and I’m far from alone. According to Swyft Media, 74 percent of people in the U.S. …

Cosmic Concept: Laser-Powered Space Travel

To travel to outer solar system and eventually to the stars, we're going to need some big breakthroughs in propulsion, protection from cosmic radiation, and more. Our Cosmic Concepts series looks at the far-out ideas that will take us there.<p><b>Young K. Bae wants us to travel to the moon within hours</b>, …

Real-life 'Iron Man' suit commissioned by US military

The technology in <i>Iron Man</i> is getting a step closer to reality thanks to the United States military. The Army has commissioned a Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, which would provide the wearer with superhuman abilities like night vision, enhanced strength, and protection from gunfire.<p>It would …

30 Epic Places You Absolutely Must Visit Before You're 30

Traveling young is important because it shapes your worldview. When you travel young, you realize who you are and what you believe in before it’s time to make the big-kid decisions (career, marriage, and all that scary stuff) that will impact the rest of your life.<p>If you were to visit each of these …

If You Can Smell This, You May Not Have Alzheimer's

A new diagnostic test involves a dollop of peanut butter.<p>You may not have heard of "the peanut butter test," but it could become a fantastically low-cost and non-invasive way to test for Alzheimer's. After all, what's less invasive than asking someone to smell some delicious peanut butter?<p>"The …

New Gear: Sony Cyber-shot QX10 and QX100

It's no secret that smartphone cameras have beaten up the compact camera market. Rather than fighting the change, Sony seems to be embracing it with …

20 Years Ago, Tupac Broke Through

This year marks the 20th anniversary of a remarkable year in music. Over the 12 months of 1993, the Wu-Tang Clan, Snoop Dogg, A Tribe Called Quest, Queen Latifah and more than a dozen other rap groups released albums that helped change the sound of America. That year one of the most influential …

Google Glass may be too much of a good thing

If you were to take the breathless, salivating technology press at their word, Google Glass is the next must-have gadget after the iPhone. The much-discussed "augmented reality" eyewear, which displays information on a tiny screen near the corner of your eye, seems to be destined to become the …

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Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past 7 days. Motorola finally came out and confirmed the X Phone, White Nexus 4 was announced, …

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The problem with young people? No money

When Kylene Channer, an insurance adviser with Zavitz Insurance in London, Ont., peruses her client list, she could be looking in the mirror. Ms. Channer is 25 years old, graduated from school a few years ago, just bought a house and will be getting married soon. Nearly all of her customers fit …

Switching Off: Bedroom Colors You Should Choose To Get A Good Night’s Sleep

We have always maintained that designing the interiors of a home are as much about functionality as they are about form. Areas of the home like the …

35 Cool Outdoor Deck Designs

We’ve already told you of some terraces, porches, ponds and fountains to design your garden. Now maybe you need a deck – a place covered with wooden …

Harry Winston Opus XIII Can Perform A Magic Show for You

<b>Harry Winston Opus XIII watch</b> challenges the conventional rules of watchmaking, Opus Thirteen is the proof. It features 59 pivoting minutes hands and …