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‘Uber For Weed’ Startup Eaze Raises $10 Million In Funding Led By DCM Ventures

There’s an Uber for everything nowadays, so why not an Uber for weed?<p>Eaze, a startup that enables medical marijuana patients to order cannabis products online and have those goodies delivered to their homes, today is announcing $10 million in Series A round funding led by DCM Ventures with …

Cannabis

The Mechanism Of Microbial Memory

Bacteria can learn how to survive in an environment<p>One of the most fascinating traits of biology is the ability to remember. Memory helps us to use language, orient ourselves geographically and perform various tasks. This characteristic is not only limited to humans; animals also have this ability …

A Different Kind of Food Tourism

Hunting for the best restaurants while traveling is a given, but I also make a point of seeking out little pockets of food-related art and culture …

The must-see gadgets from Mobile World Congress 2015

Taking place just over a month after CES, Mobile World Congress is a world away from the super-hyped Las Vegas tech confab. Not only does it really take place a world away, in Barcelona, Spain, but also it focuses entirely on mobile and wireless gadgets. And even better, most of the products making …

Gear & Gadgets

5 Trends Shaping The Future Of Architecture

Architects from 2015’s most innovative companies look into their crystal balls and divine the ways the built environment will evolve.<p>What does the future of the architecture industry hold? We asked experts from some of the world’s most innovative companies to look into their crystal balls and …

Built Environment

These Scientists Want Your Dirt, All In The Name Of Drug Research

Sean Brady wants your soil, especially if it’s unusual. He thinks it could contain precursors to important drugs–perhaps something that treats cancer, or overcomes deadly bacteria.<p>“There’s this tremendous wealth of chemistry out there in the environment that could serve as drugs,” says Brady, an …

Project Morpheus is almost ready — it just needs games

The VR hardware is close, but the software is a bigger challenge<p>The consumer version of Project Morpheus — Sony's foray into the world of virtual reality — is slated to launch in the first half of next year. But the device itself is basically ready right now. "On the hardware side," says Shuhei …

Virtual Reality

​Eye tracking on a smartwatch? There's a prototype for that

Could eye tracking be a good idea for a small screen? The EyeTribe thinks so, and is looking to shrink down its hardware to do it.<p>BARCELONA -- How many more surprises will wearable tech spring on us? Maybe eye tracking for one. The EyeTribe, a company that already makes a $99 eye-tracking device …

Wearable Tech

Teachers, Stop Being Scared of Cellphones

Screens are everywhere these days, in the restaurants, on the subways, in front of our faces. The only ones we seem able to control are those little screens on our tablets and cellphones, but bring those things into a classroom and who is in control, the student or the teacher? In March, New York …

15 Outstanding Websites to Learn Languages Online

If you are reading this you are probably already convinced by the benefits of learning a foreign language! But learning a language is a really …

You Can Teach Someone to Be More Creative

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>Though our inspiration levels fluctuate from time to time, we all differ in our baseline levels of creativity. For instance, it is safe to assume that John Coltrane was more creative than Justin Bieber, and that the creative talent of Leonardo Da Vinci exceeded that of George …

Creativity

Are humans getting cleverer?

<b>IQ is rising in many parts of the world. What's behind the change and does it really mean people are cleverer than their grandparents?</b><p>It is not unusual for parents to comment that their children are brainier than they are. In doing so, they hide a boastful remark about their offspring behind a …

The Brain