gabedutton

708 Added | 17 Magazines | 8 Likes | 2 Following | 467 Followers | @gabedutton | Keep up with gabedutton on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “gabedutton”

A Stanford professor says eliminating 2 phrases from your vocabulary can make you more successful

The way you speak not only affects how others perceive you; it also has the potential to shape your behavior.<p>Swapping one word for another could make all the difference in how you approach your goals.<p>That's according to Bernard Roth, a professor of engineering at Stanford and the academic director …

Problem-solving

5 reasons women should not deprive their men of sex #unigoss

Dr Juliet Moses, a Sex and Relationship expert, our regular guest writer is here again on SexVille Tuesday to talk about the reason women should not …

When 'Mad Men' Ends, Does TV's Best 'Stealth Feminism' Die, Too?

For seven seasons, Matthew Weiner has devoted himself to creating fascinating, complicated female characters.<p><b>This article appears in the March 2015 issue of ELLE magazine.</b><p>To write about the women of <i>Mad Men</i> in a way that sidesteps the usual fawning, rhapsodic, pin-up calendar approach is to confront …

Connected Home Products Need To Shift From Nerds To Normals

While connecting devices in the home to the internet creates all kinds of interesting possibilities, the concept still has a ways to go before it really enters the mainstream — and there are a number of obstacles, according to Quirky CEO Ben Kaufman.<p>“In general there is a belief that the internet …

Internet of Things

The Hearing Aid Of The Future Might Be A Retainer

A former NASA scientist is trying to create a cheaper and safer alternative to cochlear implants.<p>Engineer John Williams used to work from NASA, but after successfully getting electric-propulsion to work from space, he set out in search of new adventures. After being diagnosed with tinnitus, he …

Neurophilosophy

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Medicine

PhoneSoap is here to sanitize your dirty smartphone with ultraviolet light

Let’s take a second and be honest about something: Our smartphones are far from the cleanest things we have. They lie on virtually any surface …

UltraViolet

Bionic leg: Golfer becomes first to wear 'Bluetooth' brace allowing him to walk, cycle and tackle the stairs

John Simpson , who has managed sportsmen including Nick Faldo, Greg Norman and Sebastian Coe, becomes first to wear lower limb brace controlled by Bluetooth<p>A man who has been unable to walk since contracting Polio as a young child is able to walk naturally again after becoming the <b>first person to be</b> …

Downtown Grand Rapids: Art of the Collaborative City

Grand Rapids

Lamp Hack: How to Make Any Lamp Cordless

There’s a common problem in interior design that no one talks about. It’s all very hush-hush, you see. It’s the problem of the <i>lamp cord</i>. (Yeah, I …

Dale Partridge

HomeKit, Thread Bring App Dev to the Center of Smart Home Success

• Partner Content<br>• Author: Stephen Brown, Mutual Mobile. Stephen Brown, Mutual Mobile<p>Home automation has long been a hallmark of futuristic sci-fi movies …

Six Ways To Define Your Internet Of Things Strategy | Articles | Chief Technology Officer

By 2020, an estimated 50 billion devices around the globe will be connected to the Internet. Perhaps a third of them will be computers, smartphones, …

Internet of Things

2G Awaits Its Internet of Things Revival

They say everything old is new again. That happens with technology as well. While 2G technology was perhaps the impetus for many to get their first cell phones, capable of sending text and multimedia messages, today people want no less than 4G LTE or better, with video streaming and other data …

Google wants you to design the Internet of Things

Have an idea for how the much-anticipated Internet of Things should operate? If the idea is good enough, Google may pay you to see it to fruition.<p>As part of a new effort to generate more Internet of Things technologies, Google is planning to issue a number of grants to facilitate pioneering …

Internet of Things

Intel Unveils Its Plan To Simplify The Internet Of Things

“Horizontal approach” to IoT looks to hit all bases, including wearables, hardware and cloud<p>Intel has announced its Internet of Things (IoT) platform …

Internet of Things

Why cats never became man’s best friend

Dog lovers will find it baffling that cats are the world’s most popular pet. After all, they’re passive-aggressive, emotionally unavailable, and known for their chilly independence—traits that at most qualify felines for the role of “man’s best frenemy.”<p>It turns out, though, there’s an evolutionary …

Pets

The Science of Laughing Through the Tears

A new study shows that illogical reactions may help people regulate their emotions.<p>Oriana Aragón was watching Conan O’Brien’s late night show on TBS when she noticed something strange: The fashion model and actress Leslie Bibb—O’Brien’s guest for the evening—began describing “a thing where if …

Gay marriage supporters in Michigan hoping for U.S. Supreme Court ruling by June

Dozens of gay marriage supporters gathered Sunday night at Braun Court in downtown Ann Arbor to discuss their next steps following a federal court …

Heat Your Home with Someone Else's Computer

(Photo: Simply Saxony)<p>Servers can get hot, so data centers generate a huge amount of heat. If left unharvested, that energy goes to waste. That's why …

David Bazan: Winners Never Quit

David Bazan is pumping gas at the Northern California curiosity Liquor Barn when our conversation takes an important turn. While van doors slam in …

This nifty Japanese umbrella can stand on its own

There are lots of reasons not to like rainy days, but umbrellas have to be near the top of the list. They constantly break and they're awfully unwieldy. Japanese designer Oki Sato is doing his part to improve the humble umbrella, though — his Stay-brella won't fall down when you lean it on the …

The Warrior Wives of Evangelical Christianity

The intense focus on sexuality, purity, manhood, and womanhood in certain faith communities—and its consequences<p>"Your husband will want sex way more than you do," advises Elizabeth of the blog <i>Warrior Wives</i> in a post called "Wifey Sex Confessions."<p>"God just made him to think about sex more than you. …

7 Creative Ways to Organize Your Mobile Apps

Try to find the Notes app on your phone.<p>If you've spent more than a minute hunting for this across your home screens, you may want to consider …

ATA - ATA Economist Says Freight Volumes are Growing, but Driver Shortage Looms

A Tribute To Is This It

The Strokes’ debut album <i>Is This It</i> was first released on 7/30/01. To help us celebrate this 10th Anniversary, we asked some of our favorite indie …

Why More Entrepreneurs Than Ever Are Going To Business School

In the HBO series "Silicon Valley," for example, business school grad Jared completely lacks personality and serves as the caregiver of the quirky entrepreneurs, who initially have no idea how to draw up a business plan.<p>The idea of foregoing a formal education to pursue an entrepreneurial venture …

Entrepreneurship

Apple event preview: New iPads, iMacs; yes, but Apple TV could shine in the spotlight

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>This Thursday, Apple is holding its next press event for products and announcements. I’ll be there in Cupertino live blogging …

This Is Literally The Greatest Wedding Proposal Ever!

It's one of the most nerve-wrecking moments in life, asking the love of your life to marry to you. Not only do you have to be 100% certain you want …