Chase Rowlett

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This Is Why Smart People Prefer Fewer Friends

Many of us have pondered at one time or another, what makes a life well lived. Is it being surrounded by family and a lot of friends? Could it be …

These Unreal Engine 4 Scenes Are Unbelievably Realistic

Unreal Engine 4, the game engine from Epic Games that's behind titles like EVE: Valkyrie and Street Fighter 5, has been used to create some amazing projects. New scenes from a UE user, however, might just be the most photorealistic.<p>User Koola posted a couple of screenshots and a short video from an …

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26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

The universe, man... THE UNIVERSE.

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OK Go's long history of viral music videos

Music for nerds, by nerds<p>You don't need to like OK Go's brand of alternative rock to appreciate their offbeat yet ingenious music videos. Their recent "The Writing's On The Wall" would be a fun watch even without an audio track. But this isn't the Los Angeles-based band's first brush with viral …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

5 Data-Driven Ways To Get Your Facebook Post Seen

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>If you’ve been struggling with Facebook lately for your brand page, don’t think you’re alone.<p>Between changes to the layout of brand pages, News Feed algorithm adjustments, and countless other tweaks and changes, marketers are constantly on their toes …

How Arduino And Raspberry Pi Can Enhance Your Connected Home

<i>ReadWriteHome is an ongoing series exploring the implications of living in connected homes.</i><p>The connected home, the ultimate ideal in technology-driven luxury, promises easy living by passing along our drudgery to computers.<p>But it’s not perfect.<p>Even if you’re willing to shell out for expensive …

How to Build a Raspberry Pi Retro Game Console

Since its release, the $35 Raspberry Pi mini-computer has been hailed as the perfect all-in-one retro game console. Now, it’s easier to do than ever, …

When can you expect your warmest summer day?

A new map shows the warmest days of the year on average throughout the United States<p>Following the first official day of summer, many areas in the …

The Ultimate List of Online Resources for Being a Better Photographer

We thought it would be helpful to put together a list of resources that photographers generally use and how they use them. This is a bit of a “living …

hitchBOT aims to be first robot to hitchhike across Canada

In what is hailed as a world first for robots, a Canadian robot dubbed "hitchBOT" hopes to be the first to hitchhike across Canada this July. Wearing …

Resonance: from swings to subatomic strings

Resonance crops up when we talk about music, art and ideas. But that's nothing compared to how widely it appears in science.<p>Related Stories<p>Vibrations …

Lie Like A Lady: The Profoundly Weird, Gender-Specific Roots Of The Turing Test

By now, you may have heard that the Turing Test, that hallowed old test of machine intelligence proposed by pioneering mathematician Alan Turing in 1950, has been passed. In a contest held this past weekend, a chatbot posing as a 13-year-old Ukrainian boy fooled a third of its human judges into …