Robert Pickett

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The Big Future: What is the future of sex?

Sex is central to human life and has been from the very start, but the act and its aftermath aren't exactly perfect. Despite the technological advancements that have taken place over the course of the last century, people who don't want STIs or children still have to jump through a number of hoops …

Electrical brain stimulation beats caffeine – and the effect lasts longer

Researchers in the US have used electrical brain stimulation to boost the vigilance of sleep-deprived military personnel working on an airforce base.<p>Experiments on 18- to 42-year old men and women on active duty found that half an hour of electrical brain stimulation improved their performance …

A Year In, The Xbox One Is Basically A Different Console

Sitting here at the year anniversary of Xbox One’s launch, we look at Microsoft’s console and examine a fateful quotation from Corporate Vice President Phil Harrison concerning the essential identity of his company’s new console:<p>“Xbox One is Kinect,” he said. “They are not separate systems. An Xbox …

A powerful gift idea: one of the best cell phone chargers

Though some of your family and friends may still rely on the wall-socket chargers that came with their devices, why not help boost their mobile independence? From your nephew to your best friend, many of the people in your life probably have mobile devices and need the best cell phone chargers to …