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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Interconnected rats' brains create organic computer

Scientists have been experimenting with brain-to-brain interfaces for years. Miguel Nicolelis, a neurobiologist at Duke University Medical Center, in particular, has been making strides with his research on the subject. His team recently created a "Brainet" or a network of interconnected brains …

Artist Captures an Ocean Storm in a Fishbowl

Who needs to hold the world in the palm of your hand, when you can put the ocean in your living room?<p>Who needs to hold the world in the palm of your hand when you can put the ocean on your living room shelf? Madrid-based artist Pamen Pereira bottles white-caps and salty spray in projection-mapped …

23 Short Stories You'll Want To Read Over And Over Again

And again and again.

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Simon Pegg discusses geek culture and the infantilization of society

Given that Simon Pegg has spent most of his career riffing on and benefiting from “geek culture,” he got in a bit of hot water when he told <i>Radio …

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6 Foods That Can Make You Happier

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>I’m a happiness research junkie. I <i>love</i> reading about simple things we can do to elevate mood and boost contentment. Mindfulness meditation, adequate sleep, laughing, volunteering, and spending time with pets (as well as with happy people) all help. And believe it or not, …

Top tips for designing a terrifying creature

There are two basic principles that I keep in mind when designing a creature. One is to base the foundation of the beast in our natural reality, so …

Artist Creates Strikingly Complex Fusions of Photos and Drawings

Paris-based artist Bertrand Flachot fuses photography and drawing in his collection of beautifully complex landscapes. Artworks featuring cities, mountains, and rolling hills begin as colorful photos that are then drawn over with the fluid marks of a pen. It's reminiscent of something you'd find in …

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8 Real-Life Star Wars Locations You Can Actually Visit

Star Wars may be set in a galaxy far, far away, but many of the series’ famous scenes are filmed slightly closer to home. In preparation for Star Wars: The Force Awakens—which was reportedly filmed in Scotland, New Mexico, Abu Dhabi, Iceland, and Ireland—check out the other real-life locations that …

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Miley Cyrus Recorded a Tribute Song for Her Dead Pet Blowfish, and It's a Heartbreaking Meditation on Mortality

RIP Pablow, gone too soon. You don't know what a cloud is.<p>For as long as humans have existed, we have struggled to rationalize and understand death. The Pyramids at Giza, the Taj Mahal, the Neolithic burial mounds of Ireland—all of these are monuments to this great metaphysical inquest. From …

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

15 Delish Salsa Recipes to Celebrate National Salsa Month

You may have been under the impression that National Salsa Month is every month, but it is actually in May. Maybe it’s got a little something to do with Cinco de Mayo? ;) No doubt at this stage in the game you’ve got your drinks and decor on lockdown for the holiday, so let’s get some food inspo …

Just a Puppy Barking at His Own Hiccups

Buck is only 8 weeks old and this is his first time ever having hiccups, so he does what he knows best, bark!<p>Channels: FUNNY<br>Tags: · animals, awww, …

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The beautiful mind of Oliver Sacks: How his knack for storytelling helped unlock the mysteries of the brain

The author-neurologist’s new book shows how he became the perfect voice for a revolution in neuroscience<p>“It has always seemed to me that I have lived at a certain distance from life,” author-neurologist Oliver Sacks writes in the final pages of what will possibly be his last book, a memoir, “On the …

The World's Most Dangerous Sword

Two men demonstrate the combat skills (and balls) required to wield the Urumi, a deadly Indian weapon which combines properties of a sword and a …

The 13 Snapchat stars everyone should be watching

It also turns out there's a small but growing number of people who are gaining fame on Snapchat, too.<p>We've compiled some of the best Snapchat accounts you should be following.<p>From hilarious personalities to talented artists, these 13 Snapchat users are all making a name for themselves on a …

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How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today

<b>1. Blackberry stock soared 29% yesterday after Reuters reported that Samsung was considering buying the company.</b> But after Blackberry denied the report, the stock was down 15% after hours.<p><b>2. Facebook has launched its "Facebook At Work" service.</b> Some companies are testing out the service that lets …

Extremely Close-Up Footage of Lava Spilling Into Water

In this amazing footage, Kawika Singson uses his GoPro (hopefully on a very long pole) to get up close and personal with lava spilling into the ocean …

40 Thought-Provoking Quotes to Get You Motivated

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Start the New Year Off Right: 7 Healthy, Fast Weeknight Dinners

<b>1. Blackened Tilapia</b><p>This is one of my favorite fish recipes, and it's super quick and easy. Mild tilapia fillets are dusted with a bold Cajun spice rub, then sautéed in olive oil until crisp and flavorful on the exterior and tender and flaky within. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. White Chicken Chili</b><p>Made with …

Lo-Fi SES, A Musical Instrument Shaped Like a Game Controller That Creates 8-Bit Music

Lo-Fi SES is an open-source, hackable musical instrument shaped like a gaming controller that offers a simple way to create 8-bit chiptune music. The …

9 Wearables Totally Changing the Medical Industry

When someone says “wearables” you naturally think about fitness and health wearables or smartwatches. These wearables can relay notifications to you or track your calories burned — which is cool and all — but the medical industry has been making their own amazing advancements in wearable …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

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