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Navigating with GPS is making our brains lazy

Close Google Maps to get a mental workout<p>Navigation apps like Google’s Waze reduce the amount of mental power it takes to get from one place to another—and researchers can now literally see the difference in brain activity. A recent study is helping scientists get a better grasp of just how our …

The Brain

Emotech takes $10M to build an AI-powered robot assistant

UK robotics startup and TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015 Battlefield alum Emotech has closed more than $10 million in Series A funding to continue working on its prototype robot assistant. It’s building a personality adapting AI-powered robot called Olly.<p>The team intended to demo their robot on stage …

The Innovative Coworking Spaces of 15th-Century Italy

Coworking spaces are on the rise, from Google’s “Campus” in London to NextSpace in California. Much has been made of these shared workspaces as a brand-new idea, one that barely existed 10 years ago. But the way they function reminds me of a very old idea: the Renaissance “bottega” (workshop) of …

What Patriotism Means to Those Who Fight

Located in the Mojave Desert, just 130 miles northeast of Los Angeles, Fort Irwin is the only military base in the Unite<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Platon<p>1 of …

Heimplanet Fistral

Posted in Camping and Gear<p>Heimplanet tents feature an inflatable frame that eliminates the need for tent poles. That means less weight in your pack & …

Breville x PolyScience The Control° Freak

Posted in Kitchen and Space<p>For advanced culinary creations, perfect & perfectly consistent temperatures are crucial. And that’s precisely what The …

Cooking

Astronaut Scott Kelly is coming home

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a few hours, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly is due to be back on Earth.<p>Kelly has completed a nearly yearlong mission on the International Space Station, the longest any U.S. astronaut has been in space. He's set to come home on Tuesday, riding back to Earth on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft. …

Space Station

Rise of artificial intelligence and machine learning | Bloomberg Professional Services

<i>This analysis is by Bloomberg Intelligence analysts Anurag Rana, Caitlin Noselli, Kevin Tynan and Courtney Cytryn. It first appeared on the Bloomberg</i> …

Best of 2015: Why Self-Driving Cars Must Be Programmed to Kill - MIT Technology Review

When it comes to automotive technology, self-driving cars are all the rage. Standard features on many ordinary cars include intelligent cruise …

The 17 equations that changed the course of history

Mathematics is all around us, and it has shaped our understanding of the world in countless ways.<p>In 2013, mathematician and science author Ian Stewart published a book on 17 Equations That Changed The World. We recently came across this convenient table on Dr. Paul Coxon's twitter account by …

Mathematics

The Flip of the Town: The New Yorker Comes to Flipboard

Eustace Tilley is in the house. Starting today, Flipboard users will be able to read The New Yorker—the award-winning magazine, plus its original digital content—all right here.<p>Founded in 1925 as a humor magazine with a literary bent, The New Yorker is known for its definitive, meticulously …

the aggressors

The blue force pilot’s eyes widened as he saw the “King Kong” of Red Flag converging quickly on his F-16 Fighting Falcon at 30,000 feet. The ominous …

Zagat

On the Edge: Art Central Rocks Hong Kong

Art Central has kicked off in Hong Kong, a day ahead of Art Basel - positioning itself not as a rival but as a satellite showcase for less established artists, as well as some of the giants of global contemporary art.<p>The vibe is stylish, hip, and not a little irreverent.<p>With strong representation …

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Northern Lights In Sweden

Friday Fresh Free Fonts - Frontenac, Simply Rounded, La Kame a Leon

Friday fresh free fonts is a series of free fonts posted every Friday, yes I know it's awesome. I will look forward to bring a lot of great fonts …

Typography

U.S. seeks China's help against North Korean cyberattacks

The United States has asked China for help battling North Korean hacking of American information systems, such as the Sony Pictures incident, a senior administration official told CNN on Saturday.<p>"We have discussed this issue with the Chinese to share information, express our concerns about this …

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The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

The Alien Mind Control Mask Shows Everyone What's Really In Your Head

We’ve all met that one guy. You know the guy. He’s a little off, a bit strange. He seems to take a moment to process something before he responds. …

Funniest Walk Of Shame Photos: Halloween Edition

Did you have a fun Halloween night? If so, studies show that your morning after probably sucked–especially if you were one of the hundreds of …

The Stradivarius Affair

It isn’t every day that a street criminal—a high-school dropout with two felony convictions—is accused of stealing a centuries-old violin worth as much as $6 million. But nothing about the heist of the Lipinski Stradivarius, which galvanized the music world last winter, was normal, or even …

STIGA’s Showcourt Is The Fanciest Ping-Pong Table

Most of us don’t think, seriously, about ping-pong. First of all, if we did, we’d call it table tennis, but we’re going to call it ping-pong because …

Why The Pushup Is The World's Greatest Exercise

If I could only do one exercise for the rest of my life, it would be the pushup.<p>Maybe you hate them or you think you can't complete a single rep or you think being a runner (or a cyclist or a walker) means you only need to focus on your lower body. But it's time to stop considering the pushup an …

Blink Smart HD Home Monitoring and Alert System Ditches The Wires

Wires are so messy, which is why the Blink HD Home Monitoring and Alert System is made without them. The totally wire-free is perfect for renters and …

Military kit through the ages: from the Battle of Hastings to Helmand

Photographs by Thom Atkinson of military kit through the ages suggest that while technology evolves apace, the experience of soldiers in the face of war is unchanging<p>On a winter’s day in 1915 the family of one Capt Charles Sorley – athlete, soldier and poet – received a package. It was his kit bag, …