Jack Gandy

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26 incredible innovations that improved the world in 2015

From the start, 2015 was ripe for world-changing innovation.<p>In early January, we saw Bill Gates drink clean water converted from sewer sludge and …

UC San Diego

The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

Its members have been massacred on several occasions, but ‘The Family of the Tiger’ fights on.<p>ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called …

Middle East

Meditation can make you miserable, psychologist says

Technically Incorrect: Meditation and mindfulness may be milestones on the road to bliss, but you may also end up in a ditch of despair, says a brain expert.<p><i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>There's an alluring promise in meditation.<p>You'll …

Meditation

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Tinder and the Dawn of the “Dating Apocalypse”

As romance gets swiped from the screen, some twentysomethings aren’t liking what they see.<p>It’s a balmy night in Manhattan’s financial district, and at a sports bar called Stout, everyone is Tindering. The tables are filled with young women and men who’ve been chasing money and deals on Wall Street …

Relationships

How Cell Phones Would Change The Plots Of Famous Books

“yo call me Ishm@el!”<p>High Schoolers reading <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> today probably have a hard time imagining a world in which two people have such catastrophically frustrating communication problems. "Juliet, send the man a text before you initiate a complicated fake death scheme," a present-day Mercutio …

Mobility Exercises You Must Do if You Train Hard | Men's Health

A SEAL trains under extremely high loads and grueling conditions like swimming while pulling a weight through the pool or fast roping from a helicopter.<p>The result is a body with compromised movement and mobility, explains Kechijian. If he or she continues to work out with a jeopardized frame, the …

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

​3D Printing in Space Is Really Hard

Long-haul space missions are going to need a way to produce their own supplies.<p>One day in the future, humans might jump ship from Earth and move to space. But with resupply missions from Earth proving both lengthy and costly, we'll need to produce our supplies in space. What will we need for that? …

Photographing the stars—the story of the Hubble telescope, told by its chief scientist

When it comes to iconic images of astronomical pillars of gas and dust, views of galaxies soon after they were formed, or glimpses of the accelerating universe driven by Dark Energy, the public can’t seem to get enough. The Hubble Space Telescope is undoubtedly one of the most popular science …

Telescopes

A Startlingly Simple Theory About the Missing Malaysia Airlines Jet

Author: Chris Goodfellow. Chris Goodfellow Gear<p>Date of Publication: 03.18.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>There has been a lot of speculation …

After The Death Of Their 12-Year-Old Daughter, Parents Find The Letter She Wrote To Her Future Self

In the wake of tragedy, Taylor Smith's parents stumbled across a letter she had written to herself 10 years in the future.

Geek

The Presidents on the Presidents: How They Judge One Another

The two men could hardly have been more different. One the fatherless son of a single mother, the other a scion of the most important American …

Life in the New Kabul, With Soccer, Schools, and Taliban Attacks

War and Withdrawal, Dispatch #1: A look at a city simultaneously threatened and unfazed by terrorism.<p>Reuters<p>The first thing I do when I arrive in Kabul is to try to get up on a roof. I am in most ways a respectful guest, but this is a city that places a premium on privacy that I routinely …

The Secret to Cutting Government Waste: Savings by a Thousand Cuts

Turn out the light in the soda machine. Fix the salt-spreader on the snow plow. The best way to save is to ask public employees for their ideas.<p>Bill Clinton looks on as Al Gore holds up the Report of the National Performance Review at the White House on September 20, 1994. (Joe Marquette/Associated …

What Twitter Can Learn From Google About Tracking What Goes Viral

With Twitter and Pinterest showcasing their new and updated analytics features recently, a lot of the focus has been on how to ensure your content reaches as large a group as possible.<p>While first party analytical services are improving and becoming more precise, there is always room for improvement …

Marketing