Ian Sanchez

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Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

Globalization

Castle Crashers breaks through to Xbox One next week — here’s how to get it for free

The last generation of consoles was known for introducing smaller, downloadable games to console players, and one of the most successful Xbox Live Arcade releases on Xbox 360 is getting an upgrade to the newer Microsoft machine.<p>Castle Crashers Remastered is coming to Xbox One on September 9 for …

The 22 Best Cult Movies of the '90s

It didn’t take much of a push for our staff to revisit some of their favorite movies from the nineties. After all, there’s nothing like a campy film classic to transport you back in time. Here, a look at 22 nineties cult films we could watch over and over again.

10 things in tech you need to know today

1. <b>Netflix will no longer be able to show high-profile Hollywood movies like Transformers and the Hunger Games to US viewers.</b> Netflix isn't renewing its distribution deal with Epix, and will be focusing on its original-content efforts instead.<p>2. <b>Apple is reportedly planning a big increase in the</b> …

Apple Music

3 Overnight Products That Help You Wake Up with Better Skin

While you're drifting off to sleep, your skin is kicking into high gear. “At night skin repairs itself and has the opportunity to replenish moisture …

How To Build Your Own Cotton-Candy Machine

Enjoy a DIY sugar high<p>You don’t need to wait for a carnival to satisfy your craving for cotton candy. Instead, build this portable, pocket-size machine to turn granulated sugar into an airy treat.<p>A DIY cotton-candy machine consists of a small metal container, repurposed lighter parts to provide …

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Books

Striving For The Perfect Diet Is Making Us Sick

One cannot live on kale alone<p>Americans today have a complicated relationship with food, to put it kindly. Sure, mega-portioned processed meals and spiking rates of diabetes still dominate headlines. But in a climate that now includes $70-a-day juice cleanses, four gluten-free lifestyle magazines, …

10 magnificent minimalist GIFs by Florian de Looij

GIF: gif.flrn.nl<p>Here are some of my favorite very simple animations by artist and GIF-master Florian de Looij.<p>More from him: portfolio, and GIF …

GIF Animations

Kraftwerk Fuel Cell Lets You Charge Your Phone With Butane

Now you're cooking with gas<p>What if you could replenish your phone's battery while you were nowhere near the electrical grid? Sure, there are plenty of external power packs that will do this kind of thing, but what if you also didn't need to recharge <i>those</i> from the grid? Then you'd have the …

Three Body Hacks You Shouldn't Try At Home

Leave these self-improvement tricks to the professionals<p>To improve themselves, a growing number of people are going beyond meditation or exercise. These brave pioneers are trying to hack their bodies with bacteria, special diets, and even electrical zaps.<p>1. Smell Better<p>Humans don’t stink—it’s the …

Rare, unusual Beatles and Rolling Stones photos surface via eBay sale

A shirtless Mick Jagger, relaxing poolside in Savannah, Ga., in 1965, intently studies the back cover of Bob Dylan's then-new "Bringing It All Back Home" album, still in the shrink wrap.<p>John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr gaze with delight as George Harrison tosses a yellow balloon into the …

Prynt Wants To Be A Polaroid For The Smartphone Age

No shaking required<p>When I was a kid, Polaroid cameras were the height of technology: take a photo, it pops out of the camera, and then a minute or two later—with some optional shaking—you've got your picture in your hand. These days, all photos are essentially instantaneous, but one crowdfunded …

Scientists Figure Out How To Unboil Eggs

Next step: Unscrambling<p>It has often been said that you can't unscramble an egg. But you might be able to unboil one.<p>When you boil an egg, the heat causes the proteins inside the egg white to tangle and clump together, solidifying it. New research published in <i>ChemBioChem</i> by scientists at UC Irvine …

Sony Pictures hack - a PR car crash from which company may never recover

The hack of Sony Pictures gets worse and worse, in publicity terms. One day it’s the revelation of gender pay gaps; another it’s the awful internal presentations used to discuss film marketing; on another, emails between studio executives deriding Barack Obama. It’s a PR car crash from which the …

Gas Under $2 a Gallon as Gas Stations Launch Price Wars

Gas station price wars have pushed the cost of a gallon of regular below $2 in one U.S. city, and similar price wars are expected in other metro …

Sony's e-paper watch is a thing of minimalist beauty

Two days ago, we heard of Sony's plans to build a watch made entirely of e-paper — one where the band and the watch face would both change in response to the user's wrist gestures. It sounded wild and provocatively different, but what we really wanted to know was what it looked like. As it turns …

New Microscope Makes Gorgeous 3-D Movies Of Living Cells

Biology is beautiful.<p>There's a new microscope in town and the images it produces are stunning. An international team of engineers and biologists is announcing it's made a microscope that's able to see phenomena such as single proteins diffusing through thickly-packed cells, and the movement of the …

What career opportunities are with a communication degree

What career opportunities are with a communication degree?<p><b>What is communication?</b><p>Communication as an academic field relates to all that ways we …

Businesses with name 'Isis' fight bad brand image

Aeran Brent is tired of visitors asking about her store's name or snapping pictures of the sign outside.<p>Unfortunately, that's life for a …

This Discovery Brings Us One Step Closer to Harry Potter's Invisibility Cloak

Researchers at the University of Rochester seem to be taking the words of science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke’s to heart: “any sufficiently …

Cringeworthy Short Film Provides Sharp Commentary On Our Selfie Culture

Photographer and filmmaker Matthew Frost recently teamed up with actress Kirsten Dunst to create a short film commenting on today’s selfie-obsessed …