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Watch Richard Dawkins' most excellent and psychedelic explanation of internet memes

Probably the most famous atheist on the planet, British biologist Richard Dawkins is somewhat less well known as the inventor of the word "meme." He coined the term in his 1976 book <i>The Selfish Gene</i>, where he used it to denote the transmission of cultural or societal habits from one person to …

Where to Get Cheap Materials for All Your DIY Projects

Whether your DIY projects involve office supplies or pallets and secondhand wood, they all have to come from somewhere. In some cases they're not …

Diversifying your online world | Kurzweil

In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves “digital …

Track Down

Simple banking app updated with Goals

Trying to save up for a vacation? Or working tirelessly to pay off that pesky loan? Simple’s new app update will help.<p>Simple is an online bank replacement that has been in the App Store since January 2012. With no monthly fees, mobile check deposits and free ATM locations (through their banking …

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Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death | Kurzweil

author |Sam Parnia, Josh Young<p>year published |2013<p>Harper Collins | <i>Erasing Death: The Science That Is Rewriting the Boundaries Between Life and Death</i> …

'Project Spark': build a game, or don't, with Microsoft's incredible new sandbox

AI for rocks, playable trees, meaningful use of SmartGlass... Spark has it all<p>I'm an unabashed Sparkaholic. I'm sorry if you clicked on this link looking for a critical, nuanced preview of Microsoft's new game that makes games, because I'm the wrong guy for that. I'm in love. <i>Project Spark</i> comes out …

Online Banking Startup Simple Finally Makes It Easier To Move Money Into Your Account

Simple has made some serious strides since it opened up to the public last year, but there’s one thing the service has just never been that great at: transferring money from one bank account to another. According to a post on the official Simple blog, those days are finally over — users can link …

Jason Silva Interview - Teaser #1 - Biological Singularity & Becoming Gods

Carl Sagan on Science and Spirituality

The friction between science and religion stretches from Galileo’s famous letter to today’s leading thinkers. And yet we’re seeing that, for all its capacity for ignorance, religion might have some valuable lessons for secular thought and the two need not be regarded as opposites.<p>In 1996, mere …

Toddlers Killed More Americans Than Terrorists Did This Year

0<p>SHARES<p>Americans hate terrorists and love our kids, right? So you might be shocked to know that preschoolers with guns have taken more lives so far …

The Deserted Desktop

This week's featured desktop makes use of a wallpaper we featured in Wallpaper Wednesday last week, and adds some smart Rainmeter skins over top of …

How Your Brain Perceives Time (and How to Use It to Your Advantage)

We might not be able to create more time when we need it most—like when a deadline is approaching—but we <i>can</i> use the understanding of how we perceive …

University of Chicago

Get a Free Vehicle History Report Before You Buy a Car

To check out a used car's history before you buy it, you can order an AutoCheck or CarFax report for $30 or $40 or use this hidden search technique …

A low-cost, implantable electronic biosensor | Kurzweil

Field effect transistor protein biosensor schematic. A sensing channel connects the source (S) and drain (D) with a reference electrode (RE). When a …

An Exhilarating Bird's-Eye View Of a Falcon On the Hunt

As action cameras get smaller and smaller, we're able to mount them almost anywhere to capture unique first-person footage of adventures we as humans …

Birds Of Prey

App-Only Horror Movie “Haunting Melissa” Challenges Traditional Storytelling

“Haunting Melissa” wants to challenge the boundaries of filmmaking by putting a ghost in your (iOS) machine. Created by Neal Edelstein, producer of “The Ring” and “Mulholland Drive,” and Hooked Digital Media, the app-only horror film’s aim is to create a visceral reaction in viewers as soon as they …

Slider Widget Controls Android's Multiple Volume Levels in One Place

Android: Your device has several different volume levels: media, notifications, phone call, alarms, etc. Slider Widget manages them all in one …

Keep Your Toilet Paper Dry While Camping with a Coffee Container

Before you head out on your next camping trip, save a coffee can or a big plastic coffee canister to take with you. It's the perfect size for a roll …

This Interval Training Infographic Helps You Pick the Right Workout

Interval training, we've noted quite a few times, is a great way to get fit in a short amount of time. <i>High-intensity</i> interval training (HIIT), as the …

The Circles Home Screen

While many modern interfaces are moving to a more square, grid-based look, Deviantart user dandylion7 opted for something more round and organic.<p>If …

Nikola Tesla's Best Productivity Tricks

Inventor Nikola Tesla has certainly become one of the internet's darlings over the years. Part of the reason for that is because he managed to do a …

Creativity

Enter Photo Contests and Competitions to Boost Your Photography Skills

If you think you have a good eye for photography but you still want an easy way to improve your skills, award winning photographer Simon Ellingsworth …

Watch: Brie Larson Shines in Stellar Trailer for SXSW Sensation ‘Short Term 12’

Watch: Brie Larson Shines in Stellar Trailer for SXSW Sensation 'Short Term 12'<p>“Short Term 12,” the second feature from “I Am<br>Not a Hipster” director …

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