Garrett Yiu

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【有片睇】Elon Musk 研究用火箭取代飛機運輸 紐約至上海只需要 39 分鐘

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>九月 29, 2017 •生活科技 •<p>Tesla 電動車創辦人 Elon Musk(馬斯克)計劃利用他同時擁有的 Space X 太空公司,正研究「地球至地球」運輸用途的太空火箭 BFR。利用 SpaceX 火箭乘客可在 1 小時之內到達地球的另一面,而大部份主要目的地都可在 30 分鐘之 …

中大報告指電子支付系統存保安漏洞 「支付寶」問題最嚴重

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>九月 29, 2017 •生活科技, 資訊保安 •<p>中文大學信息工程學系教授張克環的研究團隊,對現今流動支付的相關技術,作出研究報告,指出部份流動支付方式背後存有保安漏洞,不法分子能夠利用來盜取用戶金錢。研究發現 Apple Pay 與 Android Pay 等以 NFC 技術為核心的交易 …

40%的螞蟻天天裝忙?廢柴「懶惰蟻」為何存在?

螞蟻是最勤勞的昆蟲?誤會大啦!每當我們翻開寓言故事,螞蟻永遠都是「勤勞」的最佳代表,不過,這個認知其實跟現實有段不小的差距呢!不是所有螞蟻都很勤勞,我們都被騙了!圖/Youtube截圖來自亞歷桑納大學的昆蟲學者 Daniel Charbonneau 在 2015 年的時候發現:即便螞蟻的社會看起來勤 …

Sweet Tooth Doesn't Only Ruin Your Health, But Also Your Mind And Productivity

Obesity is a prevalent problem across the world. Take America as an example, the national obesity rate is now estimated at 35.5%, which is …

Diabetes

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【有片睇】偷工減料?測試發現 iPhone 7 鏡頭玻璃原來並非由 100% 藍寶石製成

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>十月 5, 2016 •手提電話 •<p>雖然直到目前為止藍寶石玻璃螢幕仍未出現在 iPhone 之上,但留意近幾年 iPhone 鏡頭玻璃已經採用了這種物料。不過 Apple 的藍寶石玻璃又是否有應有的強度呢?那就未必,因為最近有研究發現其純度原來並不算太高,當中或夾雜著一般的玻璃,亦即表示並 …

Surfing's great all-around talents | Adventure Sports Network

There is a very select group of surfers for whom size of the wave really doesn’t matter.<p>These great all-rounders can both shred tiny surf and charge …

Daily Habits That Kill Your Metabolism

We’ve talked about ways to boost your metabolism but what about diet mistakes and habits that slow it down? You may think you are revving up your …

Want to Boost Productivity? Start Your Mornings at This Ungodly Hour

Apple CEO Tim Cook starts his day at 3:45 a.m. Here's why you shouldn't miss the boat on this new trend.<p>A few days ago, I shared my thoughts on what billionaire entrepreneurs do to stay productive in their spare time.<p>What I didn't know is that there's a recent productivity trend on the rise. A …

【Gene思書齋】歷史課聽不到的醫療八卦奇聞

How To Order Wine Like An Adult

So you want to become a wine connoisseur — or just how to navigate the drink menu when you go out to dinner — but you don't know where to start. …

挑戰亞馬遜!Wal-Mart以33億美元併購一年新創jet.com

美國零售產業大地震!傳統零售商龍頭Wal-Mart發出聲明,正式以33億美元,併購成立才一年的電商新創Jet.com,成為至今電子商務市場上最大筆併購案。上週就有相關消息報導Wal-Mart將以30億美元,買下Jet.com,試圖擴展自己一直無法突破的電子商務領域,而美國時間星期一,Wal-Mart …

How to Read People Like Sherlock Holmes: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

We’d all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

香港湊 B 畸型家庭結構:爸爸 x 2 + 外判媽媽(外傭)

<b>讚好此文:</b><p>六月 29, 2016 •獨立評論, 親子科技 •<p>星期六早上,我帶妹妹子到家裡附近的公園玩耍。大約十個小孩正在玩滑梯和打鞦韆。我陪妹妹子玩了一會,就慢慢退到一旁,觀察她如何和其他小朋友交流。這樣一退,我卻看到另一件事。原來,我是唯一一個土生土長的香港媽媽帶孩子來公園玩。<p>其他的就只有兩種人— …

人類又輸了!人工智慧戰機駕駛「Alpha」在模擬器擊敗美國退役空軍上校

美國辛辛那提大學研究團隊開發出駕駛戰鬥機的人工智慧Alpha,連頂尖空軍戰術專家也成為手下敗將。與Alpha在模擬飛行對戰的美國退役空軍上校Gene Lee表示,Alpha是他有史以來遇過「最有侵略性、反應快速、應變靈活和可靠」的人工智慧對手。 (圖說:美國退役空軍上校Gene Lee於模擬飛行中對 …

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes

Muhammad Ali had a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. His words can inspire us all.<p>Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook …

The Paradox of Workplace Productivity

At its most basic, productivity is the amount of value produced divided by the amount of cost (or time) required to do so. And while this equation seems simple enough on the surface, the strategies for optimizing it have evolved dramatically over the last two decades. Technology has enabled massive …

Employment

Here's the Correct Way to Use Hand Sanitizer, According to Science

Scientists have figured out the most effective technique to cleaning your hands with hand sanitizer by having 120 participants test out two methods …

World Health Organization

How Do We Get Our Drinking Water In The U.S.?

Before you take a gulp of water, try to mentally trace where that water that just gushed out of your taps has been: How did it go from that weird-tasting raindrop to the clear, odorless water that is sitting in your glass now?<p>Safe drinking water is a privilege Americans often take for granted — …

Water

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Open thread: Have you ever experienced sleep paralysis?

Image: Shutterstock/bmf-foto.de<p>Image: Shutterstock/bmf-foto.de<p>IF YOU’VE EVER experienced sleep paralysis, you’ll know how terrifying it can be – …

Success In The Real World: 7 Daily Behaviors Conscientious People Avoid

I walked out into the middle of the street without looking both ways, forgot to pay parking tickets, lost debit and credit cards regularly and, when I became self-employed, convinced myself everything would just work out.<p>My “I’ll just make it” mentality is characteristic of my generation: …

Self-improvement

The 'Dirty Dozen' Produce Named Worst for Pesticide Exposure

Those tart, sweet strawberries you’re eating this summer may be putting more than antioxidants in your system. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) …

11 Cardio Workouts Guaranteed to Leave You Soaked in Sweat

Think a gym membership is the key to getting fit? Think again. Sure, a gym has fancy equipment, but nothing beats what your own body can do. And, sometimes, it's just easier to work out in the privacy of your home. If you're looking to up your calorie burn with some serious cardio, try one of these …

7 Tiny Habits That Lead to Huge Results

These things added up over long periods of time can have a tremendous impact on who you are.<p>The way I think about personal development and designing the life I want to live is very similar to the way I think about investing.<p>Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." …

6 Ways to Fix Your Running Stride

Tweak your form to be more efficient and less injury-prone.<p>As part of a recent run analysis I got at NYSportsMed's Athlete Performance Center a few weeks ago, I had my stride and body mechanics analyzed while I ran on a treadmill. They call it the "Runner's Report Card" and it's an elite-level …

'Helicopter Parent' Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Just because you don't follow your kid to her job interview doesn't mean you aren't helicopter parenting.<p>We’ve all heard horror stories about parents who accompany their adult children on job interviews or email college presidents over their child's roommate issues. But parental behavior doesn't …

Parenting

See the Original Coke Bottle Patent Granted 100 Years Ago

Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of American History<p>Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum of American History<p>Courtesy Smithsonian National Museum …

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the hoverboard craze

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and one of the most sought-after gifts is loved by celebrities and athletes alike, happens to be illegal to use in some countries—and catches fire on occasion. The hoverboard is everywhere right now, and Quartz has complied a guide to help you understand …

Hoverboards