Alex Marie McLane

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New research on the biology behind over-thinking shows how it makes us less creative

According to new research, one reason for experiencing this is biological.<p>Scientists from Queen Mary University of London and Goldsmiths University of London have discovered that using a targeted electric current to suppress a particular region of the brain can help break us out of these states of …

Amazon supermarket could operate with just 3 employees

In December last year, Amazon unveiled its vision of grocery shopping called Amazon Go. It involves no lines or registers, just you, an app, and a completely automated shopping experience that should appeal to just about everyone. Here at PCMag we have a few reservations, but a test store in …

Airbnb Super Bowl ad takes a dig at Trump with a beautiful message

Airbnb has taken a subtle political stance against President Trump's travel ban with a Super Bowl ad that contains a simple but effective message of …

Apple, Google, Facebook and more file amicus brief opposing Trump’s immigration ban

A total of 97 companies, including Apple and many other major Silicon Valley technology firms, filed an amicus brief late on Sunday to oppose the immigration order introduced by US President Donald Trump (via Bloomberg). An amicus brief is a legal filing that allows parties not directly involved in …

Like to pick up a few souvenirs? This expanding suitcase is a traveller's dream

If you’re someone who tends to come back from holidays with more than you left with, this magical expanding suitcase could be the piece of luggage of your dreams.<p>The suitcase, made by Fugu Luggage, can expand from the size of a carry-on suitcase to a full-size check-in, which is handy for those who …

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Fashion Photography: The Next Generation

In celebration of FOAM's latest exhibition, Fashion Photography Next, we present our favourite contemporary fashion photographers<p>The first rule of …

15 Tips on How to Break into Fashion Photography

In my last three articles, I talked about producing commercial and personal photoshoots, and tips on how to improve one’s photography. In this guide, …

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Knowing Everything -- When You Need To Know It

Imagine a future where learning happens spontaneously within and beyond the walls of educational institutions -- where you have immediate, contextualized access to what you need to know to improve every aspect of your life. Imagine learning institutions that work effectively and efficiently to …

A New Programming Language That Can Shape Our DNA

Get ready for a time when telling a cell to do something is as easy as coding a website.<p>Scientists have studied the behavior of complex biological molecules such as DNA for decades. Now they are moving to being able to control that behavior in test tubes and inside cells.<p>Last month, a team led at …

Pakta restaurant by El Equipo Creativo

Colourful strings are threaded around looms to envelop this Barcelona restaurant headed by Catalan chef Ferran Adrià (+ slideshow).<p>Local studio El …

How Personalized Will Medicine Get?

<i>Part 2 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Predicting The Future.<p><b>About Nina Tandon's TED Talk</b><p>Wouldn't you rather test to see if those cancer drugs you're going to take are going to work on your cancer?<p>Call it extremely personalized medicine. Tissue engineer Nina Tandon explains how in the future, we'll be …