Barbara Conrad

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The cool gadgets list - April 2018

Spring is finally here - and so is the new tech. Here are some of the best gadgets and gizmos that have turned our heads this April.<p>Snapchat …

6 things to know about the new free Spotify

Can't swing a Spotify subscription? (Even if it's combined with Hulu?) Fear not: Following its IPO earlier this month, the music-streaming giant just overhauled its free-listening tier for mobile users.<p>That means you're about to get more bang (and other noises) for no bucks. Let's take a look at …

Playlist

Cryptocurrencies Were Never Good for Anybody But the Rich

Bitcoin started as a populist alternative to government money—or was it just the rich getting richer all along?<p>The value of cryptocurrencies across the board skyrocketed last year due to speculative investing, and it feels as though early attempts to position digital money as a populist and …

Your shiny new OnePlus 5T can't stream HD videos

Our phones are capable of more than ever before nowadays, and because of this, there are some things we no longer have to think about as we just …

Low Light Photography: 4 Fun Techniques to Try

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Landscape Photography

Human Behavior: It’s Just Biology After All, People

Humanity is as capable of astounding kindness as it is astonishing cruelty. For most of recorded history, determining why we lean in either direction has been the purview of philosophers and holy men. Now, a new age of brain science is upon us, and scientists like Robert Sapolsky are finding …

Psychology

Couple's Holiday Photo Creates A Hilariously Rude Optical Illusion

😭😭😭<p>A couple’s holiday photo has left people thoroughly amused thanks to a pretty rude optical illusion...<p>At a first glance, the couple seem happy …

How Do You Make a Fox Your Friend? Fast-Forward Evolution

<b>HOW TO TAME A FOX (AND BUILD A DOG)</b> <b><br>Visionary Scientists and a Siberian Tale of Jump-Started Evolution</b><br>By Lee Alan Dugatkin and Lyudmila Trut<br>209 pp. University of Chicago Press. $26.<p>Imagine a time when scientists worked in secret, wondering if government officials would declare their research counter …

Scientists Have Developed The World's First Soft Tissue Synthetic Retina

The bionic eye just got a lot more eye-friendly.<p>Researchers have created the world's first artificial retina using soft synthetic tissue, which they …

Every single Machine Learning course on the internet, ranked by your reviews

A year and a half ago, I dropped out of one of the best computer science programs in Canada. I started creating my own data science master’s program …

Machine Learning

Day Trips from Paris: 6 Uniquely French experiences you can’t miss

The French capital is chic, vibrant and has much to offer – but if you’re looking at a gorgeous green escape from the city, we’ve listed the top day …

Watch Queen’s Stunning Live Aid Performance: 20 Minutes Guaranteed to Give You Goose Bumps (July 15, 1985)

“The last people anyone expected to come out of that gig as being the memorable ones was Queen,” said Bob Geldof in an interview, looking back at the …

These are the 19 best countries for raising a family, as voted by expats

When moving abroad, especially when you have a family, there is a lot to consider when it comes to quality of life.<p>Expats have to think about …

Europe

Can There Be a Science of Consciousness?

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Pankaj S. Joshi, PhD<p>Although it takes place outside the headlines, even those that deal with science, a heated debate is occurring about mind and matter. On one side is a camp of so-called physicalists, formerly known as materialists, who hold fast to the assumption that …

Jesuits, science, and a pope with a chemistry background

In 1915, an exceptionally bright Italian youngster walked the two miles from his home to the Campo dei Fiori in Rome to hunt for science books in the …

17 Google products you've never heard of

Most of us have heard of Google's well-publicized moonshots: Self-driving cars, smart contact lenses, internet-beaming balloons, and more.<p>While those products and services sound amazing, most of us can't use them just yet. But the company actually has a bunch of other ones that are incredibly …