Mark Mai

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Is There A Bit Of Patrick Bateman In All Of Us?

On YouTube, there’s a video called “The Real Bruce Wayne Revealed: The Power of Intermittent Fasting”. It’s a portentous title – but not nearly as …

The Simple Gym Switch That Guarantees More Muscle

There’s a reason most men default to the machine room the second they step in the gym. You can shift an ego-massaging amount of weight, the …

Live map of recent changes to Wikipedia articles is mesmerizing

An open source graphic maps when and where changes are made.<p>A website built by two programmers, Stephen LaPorte and Mahmoud Hashemi, displays recent …

Dangerous minds: new research unravels the brains of psychopaths

Can an inside look at grey matter help explain unsettling behavior?<p>What goes on inside the brain of a psychopath? One new study, the latest in a line of controversial recent research tackling that question, offers yet another clue about how the grey matter of individuals diagnosed with psychopathy …

Hundreds of strange metallic spheres found in ancient Mexican temple

Hundreds of strange metallic-looking spheres of unknown origin and purpose have been discovered by archaeologists exploring the ruins of an ancient Mesoamerican temple in Mexico, <i>Discovery News</i> reports. The spheres were uncovered by a camera-equipped robotic exploration rover on the floor of two …

Two-year-old girl receives new trachea made from her own stem cells

Doctors announced today that two-and-a-half year old Hannah Warren just became the youngest person in history to receive a bioengineered organ transplant, a new windpipe made of a synthetic scaffold and her own stem cells. The nine-hour long procedure was performed April 9th, at Children's Hospital …

Life on Venus? Scientists rethink the idea of 'habitable' planets

For years, astronomers have been hunting for other planets capable of supporting life. Those efforts have relied on ground-based telescopes and spacecraft, in an attempt to identify clues about the conditions of worlds thousands of light years away. But the entire search depends on one fundamental, …

Lights out: could a powerful blast from the sun send us back to the stone age?

Of all the issues facing the world right now that the US government is concerned about, the sun may seem to be an odd one. But the White House is taking the threat of a massive solar eruption seriously. Late last month, it released a new, largely overlooked report outlining the risks of solar …

Down with the data center: can a peer-to-peer swarm replace cloud computing?

Space Monkey wants to put a peoples' cloud in every home<p>Not long ago, we looked to "the cloud" and saw a liberating force, a way to unshackle ourselves from the messiness of computing by offloading our data into large, mysterious, supposedly secure servers in undisclosed locations. But the reality …

ABC brings live TV to iOS app: can networks cut Aereo off at the pass?

As expected, ABC today brought live TV streaming to its iOS app for users in New York City and Philadelphia. The new functionality has been delivered in an update to ABC's existing app (now renamed Watch ABC). Like <i>The New York Times</i> reported, live programming is available only to users who pay for …