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Seeing red? The mind-bending power of colour

One person sees a blue and black dress, another a white and gold one. Why? Once dismissed as hippyish, the science of colour is finally being taken seriously<p>If you give the patient one pill, he perks up. If you give him another pill, he calms down. That might not surprise you. What might, though, …

5 Things Every Beginning Android App Developer Should Know

<i>Gil Dudkiewicz is the CEO of StartApp, a mobile advertising platform.</i><p>The world has entered a mobile age, and the app industry is booming as a result. Worth $53 billion in 2012, the global app economy is expected to grow to $143 billion by 2016. Everyone wants a piece of the digital pie, but few …

Thermodo turns your smartphone into an instant thermometer

Today’s smartphones offer countless apps to check the weather, find out upcoming forecasts, or even get alerts when it’s about to rain or snow. But no app can tell you exactly what the temperature is right where you stand. That’s why Robocat, the developers of Haze and other smartphone weather …

How an Underappreciated iOS 7 Feature Will Change the World

A curious download hit Apple’s App Store this week: a messaging app called FireChat.<p>It’s a new kind of app because it uses an iOS feature unavailable until version 7: the Multipeer Connectivity Framework. The app was developed by the crowdsourced connectivity provider Open Garden and this is their …

10 of the Most Important Life Lessons I Learned from My 20s

On my 20th birthday, I got drunk and peed on some old ladies' front lawn. A cop saw me and stopped me. Fortunately, I talked my way out of going to …

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Embracing big brother: How facial recognition could help fight crime

From fighting terrorism to processing payments in the blink of an eye, facial recognition is set to change our ideas on privacy.<p>A number of exciting developments in the field could even push its toughest critics to reconsider.<p>"The more people get out of it, the more they'll surrender to it," says …

Crowdsourced School Homework: Brainly Plans to Teach the US

“We divide the development of a market into two stages,” Borkowski explained. “The first is market validation, and the second is initial traction. The goal of the first stage is to ensure liquidity of the market. Then we buy some ads, put some paid sources of traffic; we want people to register and …

Simplify: Let Go of Your Crutches

‘Most of us need the crutch at times; but of course it is idiotic to use the crutch when our own legs (our own loves, tastes, habits etc.) can do the …

Fear is the Root of Your Problems

Every problem you or I have (and they are many, small and large), is rooted in fear.<p>For some, that might seem obvious: the question is how to beat …

The Busy Person's Guide to Reducing Stress

Stress is one of the biggest causes of health problems in many peoples' lives: it can cause heart disease, depression, anxiety attacks, sleep …

The Illusion of Matter: Our Physical Material World Isn’t Really Physical At All

More Public Schools Choosing Meditation Over Detention & Teaching Mindfulness Practices<p>Published<p>57 mins ago<p>on<p>August 2, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The …

US education model creates assembly-line workers

“I can’t predict the future,” said the Nashville rocker Webb Wilder, “but I can take a hint.” There are lots of hints that education is about to …

How to Unlock GodMode in Windows 8 [Quicktip]

It may be hard to find your files in Explorer on Windows 8. Due to the hidden functions, you are limited in your file searches and basically do not …

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How to Disable SkyDrive / OneDrive Integration in Windows 8.1

Cloud storage services are constantly vying for attention, and the inclusion of SkyDrive in Windows 8.1 is indicative of the importance Microsoft …

Grandma's Experiences Leave Epigenetic Mark on Your Genes

Grandma's Experiences Leave a Mark on Your Genes<p>Your ancestors' lousy childhoods or excellent adventures might change your personality, bequeathing …

6 Reasons to Upgrade to RebelMouse from WordPress

The huge gap between current CMS offerings and what the world needed occurred to me during my time as CTO of The Huffington Post. When we were …

The 10 Best Motivational Videos On YouTube That Will Inspire You Beyond Belief

Let's face it, we don't feel like doing what we have to do. Heck, you might even find it hard to do what you <i>want</i> to do if there's the right amount of …

Can a loud enough sound kill you? - ExtremeTech

By on February 4, 2014 at 2:30 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Can sound kill you? The short …

The first one-way acoustic isolator lets you listen in without being heard - ExtremeTech

By on January 31, 2014 at 12:12 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at the University of …

Thank You & Project Wrap Up

<b>Final Scheduled Update...</b>Happy holidays everybody. This is our final regularly scheduled update. We want to thank you all again for your support in …

Buckypaper

<b>Buckypaper</b> is a thin sheet made from an aggregate of carbon nanotubes[1] or carbon nanotube grid paper. The nanotubes are approximately 50,000 times …

Have You Mastered This Key to Great Leadership?

Leaders bring out the best in others, but the most successful leaders go even farther: They form lasting emotional bonds. They are the kind of …

Uh-oh, this computer virus can spread via Wi-Fi

British researchers have created a computer virus that they say is the first to spread like a real airborne contagion.<p>Chameleon can spread through …

Wi-Fi

Top ten emerging technologies which will change your life

Computers controlled by thought and other cutting edge developments have been named in a list of the top ten technologies which could shape our future<p>Computers operated by the power of thought, wearable technology and advanced cancer treatments are among the top ten emerging technologies which will …

Are there benefits to giving up our privacy?

In a digital world, our every move can be tracked, collected and analysed. Many see this as an invasion of privacy, but Microsoft’s Eric Horvitz argues that it may also offer unexpected benefits – by helping to predict people’s current and future health issues.<p>Like it or not, many of us are part of …

Human brain reacts to emoticons as real faces

Just a few decades after they were invented, emoticons have become an indispensable part of online communication - so much so that the human brain now reacts to them in the same way as a real face<p>Emoticons such as :-) have become so important to how we communicate online that they are changing the …