David Inselmann

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The Science Behind Being Funny. This Is No Joke.

Here is a not so serious overview of what science and research says about what makes you funny (or not).<p>I've written about the science behind lots of things, including influence, note taking, procrastination, and even awkward silence.<p>Now to the science of something a little less serious. Like being …

Sigmund Freud

This Macronutrient Cheat Sheet Is Key to Helping You Lose Weight

Counting carbs and calories unfortunately doesn't always equal weight-loss success, and that's because it's all about the <i>quality</i> of the foods you're consuming. Tracking your macros (protein, fat, and carbs) instead may actually be key. Macronutrients are what make up the caloric content of what you …

For the price of an Echo Dot, this tiny device adds Alexa to your car

Amazon’s Echo Dot is a great affordable way to get access to Alexa anywhere in your house, but what happens when you leave? Using the Amazon app on …

11 CES videos you have to watch

CES 2017 has been a whirlwind of gadgets, cars and Alexa-integrated appliances. If you can't be in Las Vegas to take it all in -- and trust me, it's <i>a lot</i> to absorb -- there's no better way to experience the tech of today, tomorrow and possibly never than through video.<p>For the armchair attendee, the …

Gear & Gadgets

Science Says Listening to These 5 Songs Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

For as long as sound has existed, music has always been tied to deep emotion in all living beings. It's one of the stimuli that are most likely to evoke a memory or intense reaction, one of the strange phenomena that allow humans to access a different mental or emotional space than the one they …

Brain Imaging

The top 10 TED Talks of 2016

Google | The Next Web

All stories in Google<p>Google just made its cloud storage more affordable (and confusing)<p>Google just slashed the prices off of Drive's paid cloud storage plans. In the process, it also introduced a new storage product that just makes the whole shindig more confusing. Say hello to Google One. Up until …

Google Opens Up Chromecast To All Developers

The future is looking bright for Google's Chromecast streaming device. Google confirmed today that it is releasing a Google Cast Software Development …

CES robots take on cleaning, fun and personal assistance

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: EcoVacs<p>After a visit from home entertainment robot Keecker last week, it was obvious that CES 2014 would host some …

Asus Transformer Book T100 review

Pros<p>Decent screen, good battery life, low price<p>Cons<p>Chunky, touchpad could be more sensitive<p>Price<p>£340<p>7 / 10<p>Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has been …

Hydrocarbon Power! - Crash Course Chemistry #40

The Door to Hell

I SMELL YOU -- Mind Blow #74

Type Your Own Animated Movie With This Crazy Software

Inside this playful screenwriting software may hide the future of filmmaking: You simply write what you want to see, and that vision plays on screen.<p>Here’s how Hollywood works today: Somebody writes a script. And especially if it’s an animated feature–a piece that will take hundreds of Pixar …

Japanese robo-boot could help stroke victims walk again

If the sight of Robert Downey Jr summoning his Iron Man accessories from across a room gave you a taste for having your own powered exoskeleton, your wish may soon be granted. Japanese technology company, Yaskawa Electric – known for its Motoman robotics used in the car industry – has turned its …

MIT Develops Self-Assembling Cubes

Move over Pixel: Another touchscreen Chromebook may be in the works

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Talk of a touchscreen Chromebook(s goog) from Acer was a discussion point on this week’s Chrome Show podcast. …

Hassan Rouhani: young Iranians' hope for an end to isolation

For young Iranians accustomed to living under the repressive regime of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the past few days have felt very different indeed.<p>The release of 11 political prisoners, the temporary lifting of government filters on social networking sites, and the warming of Iran-US relations ahead of …

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The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

The Frog That Got Caught in the Crossfire of a Rocket Launch

This brings a whole new meaning to "amphibious vehicle."<p>On Friday evening, NASA's Minotaur V rocket blasted off from its launchpad at a spaceport in Virginia, carrying the LADEE spacecraft on the first leg of its trip from Earth to the moon. The scene that resulted was beautiful. It was inspiring. …

Greek unemployment rises to 27.9%

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Unemployment continues to rise in recession-hit Greece, with the overall rate reaching 27.9% in June. Even worse, 58.8% of people under age 25 are out of work.<p>The Greek Statistical Authority reported Thursday that the jobless rate had risen from 24.6% the previous year. In …

Blobfish is the ugliest animal alive, humans vote

The blobfish, a deepwater dweller that looks like a melted head, has won the title of Ugliest Animal Alive, by popular (human) vote.<p>The Ugly Animal Preservation Society, which champions "aesthetically challenged" endangered species everywhere, ran a contest in August, inviting the Internet to pick …

Fish

Friday 13th travellers take chance on flight 666 to HEL

Would you board flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th? For superstitious travellers, that might be tempting fate. But Finnair passengers on AY666 to Helsinki apparently were not too bothered. Friday's flight was almost full.<p>"It has been quite a joke among the pilots," said pilot Juha-Pekka Keidasto …

This Weird Tiny Frog Hears With Its Mouth

"Talk directly into my mouth, please."<p>The Gardiner's Seychelles frog is one of the smallest amphibians in the world, measuring less than half an inch long. But their extreme tininess isn't the only curious thing about them. As a new study shows, this species of frog has no eardrum and no middle …