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A neuroscientist explains why reality may just be a hallucination

Anil Seth, professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, explains the link between perception and reality. Seth believes reality as we know it comes from activity of our brain. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Anil Seth:</b> How do we know that we experience …

Almost 'fully-formed' human brain grown in lab

A nearly fully-formed human brain has been grown in a lab for the first time ever, according to scientists from Ohio State University -- though …

Gigantic ‘potentially hazardous’ monster asteroid bigger than Buckingham Palace is heading towards Earth

A huge and ‘potentially hazardous’ asteroid is headed towards Earth, Nasa has warned.<p>The monster space rock is believed to be up to 470 metres wide, …

Buckingham Palace

Corruption, bribery and cover-ups: Is the sugar 'conspiracy' too sweet?

It's been called by some "the sugar conspiracy." But an American researcher says that like many conspiracy theories, it may not reflect reality. <b>David</b> …

Diabetes

'Adolescence now lasts from 10 to 24'

<b>Adolescence now lasts from the ages of 10 to 24, although it used to be thought to end at 19, scientists say.</b><p>Young people continuing their education for longer, as well as delayed marriage and parenthood, has pushed back popular perceptions of when adulthood begins.<p>Changing the definition is vital …

New dementia drug could stop killer disease in its tracks

<b>Scientists have discovered how one of the most common types of dementia spreads – meaning an effective treatment is on the horizon.</b><p>The new drug could …

Dementia

The unthinkable happened: New Android phone crushes iPhone X in speed test

Apple’s hot new iPhone X has it all. From design and display quality to features and performance, the tenth-anniversary iPhone is a class-leading …

Mobile Technology

Why didn’t anyone tell me Warframe is now the perfect game?

This isn’t OK. How did this happen.<p>Playing <i>Warframe</i> in the year of our Steve 2017 is quite the experience.<p>The game began its life as a mediocre third-person free-to-play shooter on the PlayStation Whichever and was promptly forgotten. But the developers continued to work on it. And update it. And …

Fight Club

Microsoft: Don't Use Surge Protectors With Xbox One X, One S

Typically, when you hook up something as valuable as an Xbox One X you want to surge protect it. But Microsoft tells owners not to.<p>PCMag reviews …

Xbox

Suspended – Medium

When to Switch From a Roth IRA to a Traditional 401(k)

Roth IRAs and 401(k) plans are both popular retirement accounts, but when should you switch from one to other?<p>A Roth IRA is a far different …

Solar Eclipse Glasses: Why Everyone Needs Them and the Best Places to Buy Them

Northwest<p>Airbnb Is Giving Away the Chance to Be First to See the Total Solar Eclipse<p>Outdoor Adventure<p>The Best Ways to Experience the 2017 Solar …

A mom's viral tweets about her son's medical bills sums up what's at stake in the Obamacare debate

Alison Chandra never expected to go viral for tweeting about her son's medical bills — in fact, she never expected to be the mother of a child who needed so much medical care in the first place.<p>But with one viral tweetstorm she made it clear just how important the Affordable Care Act is to so many …

How to Contact Every Senator to Voice Your Thoughts on the Health Care Bill

The vote could come this week.<p>Concerned about the future of your health care? You’re not alone.<p>With the arrival of the Senate’s Better Care …

Inside the $20 million plan to take drone racing mainstream

Everyone I speak to at the Drone Racing League World Championship Race is happy about how well things are going. The pilots? Happy. The crew? Happy. Nick Horbaczewski, CEO of the Drone Racing League (DRL), which this month raised $20 million in venture capital to turn what is a niche hobby into a …

Scary new malware can take over your Android phone and you won’t even know it

Android malware is a serious problem that can cause you all kinds of trouble if you’re not paying attention to what you install on your device. Even …

Android Phones

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

Robot exoskeletons are finally here, and they’re nothing like the suits from Iron Man

Hollywood set a high bar for exoskeleton suits. Technology imagined in <i>Iron Man</i>, <i>Aliens,</i> and <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i> all endow humans with superhuman abilities. After years of tinkering and military adventures, the first exoskeleton suits are finally walking out of the lab and into the market. Rather than …

Robotics

Cryogenically frozen brains will be 'woken up' and transplanted in donor bodies within three years, claims surgeon

People who have had their brains cryogenically frozen could be 'woken up' within three years, a pioneering Italian surgeon has claimed.<p>Professor Sergio Canavero, Director of the Turin Advanced Neuromodulation Group, is aiming to carry out the first human head transplant within 10 months and then …

Skycamp rooftop tent sleeps a family of four

Camp anywhere, anytime<p>If you love the idea of camping but can’t bear to sleep on the ground, may we present the Skycamp rooftop tent. Unlike many rooftop tents that give you a queen-size sleeping area at most, the Skycamp boasts a massive king-sized mattress and sets up with ease.<p>A single adult can …

Living Rooms

Why I might trade my iPhone for a Galaxy S8

Commentary: Every time a new Samsung Galaxy comes out, I think about making the switch -- and this year it's more tempting than ever.<p>Every year Samsung announces its new hero Galaxy phone in the spring, half a year before the new iPhone comes out in the fall. And every year, a few pundits write …

Mobile Technology

LaCie’s Thunderbolt 3 dock offers up to 20TB of storage

2big<p>LaCie announced the latest version of its RAID storage dock, and it takes full advantage of Thunderbolt 3. The LaCie 2big Dock comes with up to 20TB of storage and can transfer files at a very quick 440MB/s.<p>It also features a number of ports including a USB 3 (front) and USB 3.1 (rear) ports, …

Here’s how to tell if your web traffic travels through an NSA listening point

If you’ve ever wondered whether the National Security Agency (NSA) is monitoring your internet activity at any given moment, there’s now an app for …

Surveillance

Samsung says you'll be able to control the Galaxy S8 with just your voice

The answer? A digital assistant that lets you do everything with voice commands instead of poking, swiping, and tapping at your phone.<p>It's a bold, unproven promise that Samsung says it's bringing to its next smartphone, the Galaxy S8.<p>The new assistant is called Bixby, a sequel of sorts to S Voice, …

7 science-backed reasons 'early to bed, early to rise' really works

It's actually true.<p>I know. I'm not a morning person either, but I've found that by going to bed earlier, I actually can wake up first thing in the A.M. That has made me more productive, and dare I say more successful. But, that's not just me.<p>Here's the science to back up the words of advice from …

Xbox One releases for 20-24 March, 2017

<b>Details of the games coming to the Xbox One Games Store between 20 –24 March, 2017.</b><p>There are six games coming to the Xbox One games store this week. …

Watch Dogs (Video Game)

What’s the Difference Between the Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X?

There’s more than one Xbox One. You can already buy the Xbox One S, a redesigned Xbox One with a few upgrades. Microsoft is also working on a major …

PSA: Xbox One Controller Charger Recalled By Energizer/PDP

A third-party charger for Xbox One controllers has been recalled due to a burn hazard.<p>The Energizer 2x Smart Chargers from PDP can "overheat and damage the Xbox One video game controller, posing a burn hazard to consumers," according to a page on the recall site (via GamesBeat).<p>There not yet been …

Best Xbox One controllers 2018: The best Xbox controllers in the UK right now

Searching for the best Xbox One controller to buy? Read our pick of the top official and third-party pads from £41 to £140<p><b>DEAL ALERT:</b> If you're …

Gear & Gadgets

Galaxy S8 blasts through iPhone 7 Plus’ AnTuTu benchmark record

The Galaxy S8 is almost upon us, but the phone is hardly a well-kept secret. We know everything there is to know about its design, its specs, and …

Phones