Those of us who live close to the equator take a daily alternation of light and dark for granted. But in the far Scandinavian north, brief summers of blinding, perpetual sunlight alternate with months
Frank Lee likes to level up. So on April 4, the Drexel University game design professor will turn a Philadelphia skyscraper into a giant game of Tetris. Observers at the upcoming Philly Tech Week event
Nick Ballard has had heart palpitations on and off since high school. Always tech-savvy, Ballard started tracking his health with gadgets like glucose monitors, pedometers and heart rate monitors to see
Waterloo’s Thalmic Labs is shipping out its Myo gesture control band alpha units to developers to get them building software compatible with the new hardware, and it’s already resulting in some incredibly
It’s a tried and tested technique used by writers and poets, but can psychology explain why first moments after waking can be among our most imaginative? It is 6.06am and I’m typing this in my pyjamas.
We wait all year to take a vacation and jet off someplace exotic for a week or two of glorious relaxation and adventure. Unfortunately, the process of planning a trip sucks. Travel startup Mygola has $1.5
I discovered F.lux earlier this year, and it has changed how I work. F.lux is a program that sits quietly on your Mac, Windows or Linux computer removing the blue light emitted by your screen which can
The Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, founded in 1964, is an annual international showcase of the very best in nature photography. Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the
Starbucks’ 95,000 baristas have a competitor. It doesn’t need sleep. It’s precise in a way that a human could never be. It requires no training. It can’t quit. It has memorized every one of its customers’
What companies do it the best? LinkedIn analyzed billions of interactions on its platform to identify 100 companies with the highest brand engagements. These are also companies that employees want to for
Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet. Today: A recipe for one of our
Thomas Peisel will teach you to reign over the witching hour Maybe the vast majority of your recollected dreams involve public speaking in the nude, or repeatedly failing your college chemistry final.
It stores up to 24 songs with four hours of battery life for completely hands-free jamming. Say goodbye to getting wrapped up in miles of cord connecting your MP3 player to your headphones as you listen
Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain
Whether a fan or not though, you probably use many of Shakespeare's phrases on a regular basis. Here's a list of 13 popular, albeit strange, sayings The Bard coined. In fact, we say or write some of these
This is a new ad from Mercedes-Benz. At no point does it show an automobile. Instead, it stars animals, but not the sort you might normally see in car commercial. This ad is all about chickens. It is to
The best books aren't static stories, but living entities with meanings that change and grow along with you. That's why we strongly recommend rereading the classics that were assigned to you in high school;
Recently Pete Etchells posted about our complicated relationship with cats so, to balance the score, this week I'm going to tell you why our relationship with dogs seems so uncomplicated. Dogs read our
On the phone to The Tyee from Los Angeles, along withInequality director Jacob Kornbluth, Reich says we have not learned enough from the economic calamity we've recently experienced. "Unlike the 1930s,
Last month scientists discovered proteins within our cells that prevent us from drastically adjusting our body clock, leading to the familiar sensation of jet lag. We ask one of the study's authors, Dr
In a highly unusual new report, the Centers for Disease Control warned that America is threatened by a wave of new antibiotic-proof germs that could threaten public health, and that overuse of antibiotics
I was just on a panel on the future of payments. One of the other speakers was a Bitcoin disciple. It’s like inviting a PETA protester to judge a hot dog eating contest – expect a jihad that consumes room.