Ayush Patel

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Never have the embarrassment of forgetting a name again

Forgetting names is one of our memory’s most common failures – but there are ways to make them stick, says psychologist Tom Stafford.<p>A reader, Dan, asks "Why do we forget people's names when we first meet them? I can remember all kinds of other details about a person but completely forget their …

Selling

Can you solve it? Are you smarter than an Uzbek in 3D?

This geometric woodblock puzzle will twist and draw your brain into another dimension – but in a good way!<p>Hello guzzlers!<p>I do my best to bring you the best puzzles I can source from around the world. So far I have brought you puzzles from Japan, Vietnam, Israel and the US.<p>Today’s challenge comes …

Uzbekistan

1000Mbps over copper telephone lines: ITU begins work on G.fast, successor to DSL - ExtremeTech

By on December 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The ITU has begun the process …

Telecoms

Lights out: 40W and 60W bulb phase-out begins January 1, 2014 - ExtremeTech

By on December 16, 2013 at 5:00 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>The writing has been on the wall …

Aquaponics

NASA's Swift discovers 100,000 super-massive black holes, in its spare time - ExtremeTech

NASA’s Swift discovers 100,000 super-massive black holes, in its spare time<p>By on December 17, 2013 at 1:26 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Universe

From eons to hours: new process can pressure-cook algae into crude oil - ExtremeTech

By on December 19, 2013 at 9:39 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>A new discovery could let …

Biofuel

The best laptops for college students: Learning digitally has never been easier - ExtremeTech

By on April 6, 2015 at 1:42 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>If you’re headed off to college …

Computer Hardware

Why do electric cars suck in cold weather? - ExtremeTech

By on December 20, 2013 at 1:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In hindsight, it’s not …

Weather

The Kano Build-it-yourself Computer For Kids Raises $1.4M On Kickstarter

Built on top of the Raspberry Pi, Kano is a build-it-yourself computer which launched on Kickstarter with the aim of pulling in $100,000 in crowd funding to get 1,000 of its Kano kits to market by summer 2014. It’s only six hours away from closing its campaign and has raised just over $1.4 million …

The business of home automation is enabling the internet of things

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/A-R-T<p>If we think about the homes that have a broadband connection today as the total addressable market …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …

3 Great Discoveries of 2013

One Farmer And His Engineered Non-Browning Apples

A profile in Seattle Weekly offers a rundown of what would be one of the first commercially sold GMO whole fruits… if it makes it to market.<p>For a small-time farmer, Neal Carter has received a lot of big-time attention. Carter is the owner of a 21-acre farm in Canada’s Okanagan Valley and the …

Shaking the 8-Ball: Apollo 8's Alternative Mission Profiles

<i>Want to (sort of) relive Apollo 8? In honour of the 45th anniversary of this awesome flight, I’ll be live tweeting major mission events, complete with relevant images and video clips, starting with crew ingress at 4:58 am EST on December 21! Follow me, @astVintageSpace, for a</i> …

This Year's Biggest Discoveries in Science

From the edge of the solar wind to ancient human DNA, science made big strides in 2013.<p>Science mattered more than ever in 2013. Climate science questions raged after Super Typhoon Haiyan pummeled the Philippines. And scientific expertise figured in disarmament debates in Syria and in Iran's …

Researchers sent a text message using only vodka and a fan

Giving a whole new meaning to the phrase "drunk text," York University researchers in Canada have used vodka and a desk fan to send a new kind of text message. In the experiment, they encoded the alphabet in evaporated alcohol, assigning different concentration levels to represent bits 1 and 0. The …

Watch a robotic cube walk and balance under its own power

Cubes aren't usually the go-to shape when creating an object that's meant to move around, but researchers in Switzerland have created one that can do just that — along with a handful of other surprising talents. Called the Cubli, it measures nearly 6 inches on each side and can walk around by …

Body hacker uses subdermal RFID hand implant as wireless storage - ExtremeTech

By on August 22, 2013 at 1:57 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>In modern times, a portable …

Researchers create wallpaper that listens and measures

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Frank Wojciechowski<p>Electronics are getting smaller and smaller, but not at Princeton University. Researchers there are …

The World's Most Precise Clock Could Prove Einstein Wrong

What a makes a good clock? Andrew Ludlow, a physicist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, says one of the most important criteria is stability.<p>"If you could imagine a grandfather clock and see the pendulum swinging back and forth, ideally that pendulum would swing back and forth …

Squeeze The Bacteria Out Of Water With A New Gel

In an emergency, clean drinking water can be tough to find. Floods, earthquakes and hurricanes can make our usual sources of water potentially unsafe.<p>After the 2004 tsunami in the Indian Ocean left many without access to clean water, researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore …

Google Ventures Puts $258M Into Uber, Its Largest Deal Ever

A certificate unearthed by AllThingsD today shows that Uber has closed $361.2 million in its latest round. It’s unknown why TPG, which picked up 775,092 shares, paid a lower per-share price than the other participants. The late-stage investor plunked down a total of $88.4 million in Uber. Existing …

Invisibility cloak made from simple mirrors can stop time indefinitely - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 11:16 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at Northwestern …

Engineering

CIA Kept Area 51 Secret Because Rumors Cooler Than Reality

A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend.<p>Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in the Nevada desert that has fascinated armchair historians and tormented conspiracy theorists for …

Disrupt SF is just weeks away. The full agenda, including the full list of blockbuster speakers, drops this Monday! - http://tcrn.ch/19p2njZ

Who needs Hyperloop? Consumer jetpack to release by 2015 - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 2:46 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Martin Aircraft Company has been …

TestFlight

Carbyne: A new form of carbon that's stronger than graphene - ExtremeTech

Carbyne: A new form of carbon that’s stronger than graphene<p>By on August 15, 2013 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links …

Samsung Hennessy Officially Announced, Brings 1.2GHz Quad-Core Processor and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Samsung flip phone has appeared in a number of leaks in the past. It looks like Samsung is planning to bring back the flip phone revolution that …

Gear & Gadgets