Paul Kemp

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9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

Framing

This No-Knead, 5-Ingredient Artisanal Bread Is Super Easy to Bake

We’re serious. You can bake fresh, crusty, aromatic, artisanal bread using just FIVE ingredients. It doesn’t involve any kneading and takes less than 10 minutes of prep! We’ve always thought that baking bread was intimidating, but this recipe is a great way to dip your toes in the water. With only …

I tried the startup that wants to replace your lunch with futuristic nutrition 'squares' — and they actually tasted good

Mealsquares is a "beta" stage startup that bills itself as a "solid, whole-food Soylent alternative."<p>But wait, a food version of Soylent, you ask. Wouldn't that just be regular food? Sort of.<p>The answer lies in what meal-replacement products like Soylent or Ambronite are actually giving you. For …

How to read emotions and influence people

BBC Future reviews some of the simple tricks you can use to assert your influence on your unwitting friends and colleagues.<p>Human behaviours are governed by superstition, repetition and cliches, which makes us easy targets for mind tricks. If you know the secrets, you could use them to your …

DEAR STOCK INVESTORS: Sorry to rain on the parade

My view of tech is simple: Tech isn't in a "bubble" — this is not a repeat of the 1990s — but tech has always been cyclical, and we're nearing the end of the current cycle.<p>Like all previous tech booms, this one will end in a bust.<p>As regular readers know, my outlook for the broader market isn't …

The Sex Robot Of The Future Is Here And We're A Little Scared

There are people out there who spend a whole lot of money on sex dolls. The more money, the more realistic. And now, a new element is being developed …

The Minecraft Farlands: One Man's Quest to Reach the End of World

<b>A quest to the edge of an endless world can feel like an eternal glitch.</b><p>The YouTuber Kurt J. Mac is currently on an impossible mission. He is trying …

Governor: 2 inmates must have taken days to pull off escape

DANNEMORA, N.Y. (AP) — Two murderers who used power tools to escape from prison must have taken days to cut through steel walls and pipes and break …

The 15 Most Anticipated Video Games of Summer 2015

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Gaming

The Workout You Should Do When You Don't Have Time to Exercise

It only takes 5 minutes, but it pays off big<p>Even if you’re a regular gym junkie, there’s always those times when you just can’t make it in. (Even if your gym is in your basement.) But that doesn’t mean you have to let your schedule totally control you.<p>We found two ways to get in a meaningful …

Piper Pied Imitates HBO’s Silicon Valley And Creates Lossless Compression For Online Images

Brother and sister team Peter Ma and Nancy Ghaly presented Piper Pied, a lossless compression algorithm for online images, at the Disrupt NY Hackathon today. The startup is a “creative spin” on Pied Piper, the company with a similar lossless compression algorithm for everything that appears in …

Silicon Valley

Square Enix Unveils Impressive WITCH CHAPTER 0 [cry] DirectX 12 Tech Demo At Microsoft BUILD

For enthusiasts and PC gamers, one of Windows 10’s most anticipated features is support for DirectX 12. Like AMD’s Mantle, DirectX 12 is a “close to the metal” API, that makes more efficient use of CPU and GPU hardware resources, which can result in improved performance, enhanced visuals, or both. …

Go Ahead, Spill Coffee All Over This White Shirt. It’s Unstainable

Elizabeth & Clarke claims that a nanotech coating of hydrophobic material makes this crisp white shirt impossible to stain.<p>There’s nothing worse than spilling food on a crisp white shirt. But a new product called The Unstainable White Shirt, by the budget women’s fashion brand Elizabeth & Clarke, …

Nanotech

How to download a copy of your Google search history

While Google has always made it possible to easily see your search history online, this is different — Google's new tool will send you a downloadable archive of your search history, which can be stored offline.<p>We first saw this trick over at unofficial Google blog Google System.<p>Now, it's important …

The Last Oil Filter You’ll Ever Have To Buy

The Hubb Lifetime Oil Filter solves a problem as old as automobiles themselves, and it’ll save you money, too.<p>Strapped to the bottom of your car like a colostomy bag full of dinosaur goo, oil filters are disgusting. Worse? They’re biohazards. Because they’re disposable, Americans go through …

Engineering

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Articles about house was built out 14 shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>A two-story, shipping container prefab offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on campus.<p>These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that …

Magic just showed its first product to investors on Monday — now it may be worth $40 million

Magic — the service that lets you text a number and get "anything you want as long as it's not illegal" — is raising $12 million from Sequoia Capital at a $40 million valuation, just a few days after graduating from the Y Combinator startup accelerator program, reports TechCrunch.<p>If Sequoia is …

Meet the Startup That Wants to Deliver Your Deliveries (Video)

Parcel is Uber for missed deliveries before you miss them.<p>If you live in a big city these days, there’s a delivery startup for everything: groceries; weed; and even meals from restaurants that don’t offer their own delivery.<p>Now there’s a startup called Parcel that — wait for it — wants to deliver …

Startups

Scientists Develop Hydrophobic Metal That Causes Water to Bounce | Colossal

<p>Researchers at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics led by professor Chunlei Guo have developed a new type of hydrophobic surface that …

Engineering

What Male Stanford B-School Students Learned When They Took A Female Entrepreneurship Class

When a few men decided to take a course about entrepreneurship from women’s perspective, they learned what their MBAs were lacking.<p>Some men aren’t afraid of participating in something that seems aimed at women.<p>When Johnson Ci Yu Fung, Elliot Greenwald, and Andrew Yaffe signed up for …

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

This Short Animation Perfectly Sums Up Those Workdays From Hell

The German short film <i>Lost Cubert</i> opens on its animated title character sitting calmly at a desk that fully encircles him, running through a repetitive, Kafka-esque series of motions. But things are about to get weirder: Cubert is suddenly sucked out of his mundanity, trapped on the ceiling with …

Ultimate guide to dominating your enemies in Vainglory

Chances are, the first time you try your hand at <i>Vainglory</i> you’ll get ganked almost immediately by a crystal-toting Glaive.<p>If you’d rather avoid that ignominious end, you’ll want to read our guide to all things <i>Vainglory</i>. It’s loaded with tips and tricks on how to kick ass in this excellent iOS game, …

Nixie: A Tiny Flying Camera Drone You Wear On Your Wrist

If the idea of a wearable camera drone seems downright strange to you, you’re probably not alone, but a new wrist-mounted flying concept camera …

Mystery of Death Valley's sailing stones solved with GPS and time-lapse

After decades of theories and attempts to solve the mystery of Death Valley's sailing stones, a trio of scientists has finally caught the process on tape. Their study started years ago, when two of them (a biologist and an engineer) hauled 15 GPS-equipped rocks onto Racetrack Playa, the dry lake …

TechCrunch Giveaway: Canon EOS T3i Kit And NeroTrigger

In an effort to raise awareness for their new Kickstarter-funded MIOPS smartphone-controlled camera trigger, our friends at NeroTrigger are giving away some swag. One of you will be the lucky winner of a package that includes a NeroTrigger and a Canon EOS T3i kit.<p>The Canon EOS Rebel is a digital …