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LSD doesn't just treat mental illness, 'it could actually heal the brain'

We do a strange thing when talking about mental health. Any violent offender who commits a particularly heinous crime faces the possibility of being …

Mental Health

This wearable Bluetooth device will turn any surface into a keyboard

'Tap' is the future of keyboards. The sensors can be worn on either hand and turns any surface into a keyboard.<p>The device comes with an app that …

Beached whale had 30 plastic bags in its stomach

Zoologists in Norway say a beached whale found off the country’s western coast earlier this week had more than 30 plastic bags inside its stomach.<p>The whale was put down after it became stranded of the island of Sotra. It’s said to have been in a poor physical condition and showing signs of distress.<p>…

Tesla Model 3: the ultimate eye-candy gallery to hold you over until ‘part 3 of the unveiling’

There are over 400,000 Tesla Model 3 reservation holders patiently (some impatiently) waiting for the vehicle. If Tesla sticks to its production plan, some of them will be able to get their vehicles toward the end of the year, but most of them will have to wait until 2018.<p>We should see the vehicle …

The merging of humans and machines is happening now

<b>The merging of machine capability and human consciousness is already happening. Writing exclusively for WIRED, DARPA director Arati Prabhkar outlines</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Unreal Estate

The Biology of Why You're an Introvert

Science has uncovered the biological basis of a preference for quieter environments.<p>The jury is in, and the verdict is clear: It doesn't matter why introverts prefer working the way they do, because it's been shown that quieter types can be as good as leaders, speakers, and entrepreneurs as the …

Here's why fish and chips could soon be replaced with squid and chips

LONDON — There are few things in the United Kingdom that are as sacred as our beloved fish and chips.<p>But, all that this great nation holds dear could …

Death to Apple's Mac Mini: I made a Hackintosh

Let me just say now that I'm not an engineer.<p>Imagine putting together an intricate Lego set, only this is a computer with expensive parts you can break if you touch them the wrong way.

victor enrich grinds NY's guggenheim down the 'cheesegrater'

<b>catalan creative víctor enrich expresses his thoughts on the ‘end of art’ through his latest digital work ‘artgrater’.</b> the personal project is a …

Creativity

Want to Live Forever? You're Already Creating the Digital Blueprint

Social media, Google searches, even text messages are helping create a rough facsimile of you.<p>Someday, a digital avatar may live on forever that replicates everything about you.<p>You can already guess at how this might work.<p>Voice assistants like Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana seem to have a …

How to Make the World's Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich

>Who doesn’t love a good grilled cheese sandwich? There’s something about a hot, pressed sandwich with perfectly crisp, buttery bread and melting, …

10 Game-Changing Foods for Your Next Barbecue

<b>What ingredients are you bringing to the grill this summer?</b>

The Lines Of The Glacier

Self-driving cars may end gasoline era | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 25.04.2016

By 2025, self-driving cars could lead to a steep decline in fossil fuels - and in personal car ownership. Smart electric vehicles will pick you up, …

Audacious Audi

The Audi White Noise concept isn’t just named for its stark, minimalist aesthetic and pure white color, it’s named for its truly unique sound …

There would be 2 major downsides if Apple made iCloud literally impossible to hack

From the Financial Times:<p>Apple is working on new ways to strengthen the encryption of customers' iCloud backups in a way that would make it impossible for the company to comply with valid requests for data from law enforcement, according to people familiar with its plans.<p>What Apple is expected to …

Online Life

Yogoat

I bought monkey costume for my cat

Driverless pods to hit the streets of Greenwich

As you stroll past the Royal Observatory in Greenwich and that place where Thor fought in <i>The Dark World</i>, you'll soon see driverless pods gliding next to you. That's the plan, anyway. The GATEway project, which has already been experimenting with a self-driving shuttle around the O2, will soon be …

Oops! British astronaut Tim Peake phones wrong number from space

<b>(CNN) —</b> Earth to astronaut Tim Peake: Check the phone number before you dial. Otherwise the person you reach is likely to think you're some kind of nut case.<p>Peake is a British astronaut who arrived at the International Space Station on December 15. He is spending six months there, conducting …

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