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Try this for breakfast tomorrow. Kale sautée, egg whites & spinach, rye

Try this for breakfast tomorrow. Kale sautée, egg whites & spinach, rye.

Supersonic Jet Ditches Windows for Massive Live-Streaming Screens

<b>Supersonic Jet Ditches Windows for Massive Live-Streaming Screens</b><p>Spike Aerospace is in the midst of building the first supersonic private jet. And when the $80 million S-512 takes off in December 2018, it won’t have something you’d find on every other passenger aircraft: windows. The Boston-based aerospace firm is taking advantage of recent advances in video recording, live-streaming, and display technology with an interior that replaces the windows with massive, high-def screens. The S-512’s …

Exploring Humanity's Evolving 'Global Brain'

Thomas W. Malone, director of MIT’s Center for Collective Intelligence, on his study of humanity’s ability to think beyond our own brains: the idea of <b>“collective intelligence”</b>.<p><i>What does collective intelligence mean? It’s important to realize that intelligence is not just something that happens inside individual brains. It also arises with groups of individuals. In fact, I’d define collective intelligence as groups of individuals acting collectively in ways that seem intelligent. By that</i> …

News is to the mind what suga…

News is to the mind what sugar is to the body. News is easy to digest. The media feeds us small bites of trivial matter, tidbits that don’t really concern our lives and don’t require thinking. That’s why we experience almost no saturation. Unlike reading books and long magazine articles (which require thinking), we can swallow limitless quantities of news flashes, which are bright-coloured candies for the mind.

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The Decline of Wikipedia: Even As More People Than Ever Rely on It, Fewer People Create It | MIT Technology Review

See on Scoop.it - Knowmads, Infocology of the future<p>The community that built the largest encyclopedia in history is shrinking, even as more people and Internet services depend on it than ever. Can it be revived, or is this the end of the Web’s idealistic era?<p>The sixth most widely used website in the world is not run anything like the others in the top 10. It is not operated by a sophisticated corporation but by a leaderless collection of volunteers who generally work under pseudonyms and …

A new digital ecology is evolving, and humans are being left behind

Incomprehensible computer behaviors have evolved out of high-frequency stock trading, and humans aren’t sure why. Eventually, it could start affecting high-tech warfare, too. We spoke with a researcher at University of Miami who thinks humans will be outpaced by a new “machine ecology.” For all intents and purposes, this genesis of this new world began in 2006 with the introduction of legislation which made high frequency stock trading a viable option. This form of rapid-fire trading involves …

‘Head orgasms’, meditation and near-death experiences

<i>Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response or 'head orgasm’ is a strange, pleasurable and potentially useful neurological condition that is achieving mainstream recognition</i><p>Have you ever experienced something similar? Perhaps when the hairdresser cuts your hair, or someone else does your makeup, or when someone roots around in a crinkly bag, or when you watch Bob Ross paint, or when the school nurse checked your hair for nits? (That last one might just be me …) If you have ever had those relaxing …

Ice core data supports ancient space impact idea

<b>New data from Greenland ice cores suggest North America may have suffered a large cosmic impact about 12,900 years ago.</b><p>A layer of platinum is seen in ice of the same age as a known abrupt climate transition, US scientists report.<p>The climate flip has previously been linked to the demise of the North American “Clovis” people.<p>The data seem to back the idea that an impact tipped the climate into a colder phase, a point of current debate.<p>Rapid climate change occurred 12,900 years ago, and it is …

Forget crosswords - having an ORGASM is more effective at giving the brain a workout, claims leading scientist

Professor Barry Komisaruk, from Rutgers University in the U.S., claims that orgasms give our brains a better work out than doing a crossword or a Sudoku does.<p>Having an orgasm could give your brain a better workout than doing a crossword puzzle does<br>• Activity across whole brain increases during orgasms<br>• Doing a puzzle only activates a small part of the brain<br>• Sexual climax can also block pain

A wearable gym? Discreet armband uses the power of MAGNETS to provide the same workout as a 24kg dumbbell

<b>A wearable gym? Discreet armband uses the power of MAGNETS to provide the same workout as a 24kg dumbbell</b><p>The O2 Magnetic Dumbbell, developed by students in South Korea, is embedded with electromagnets that provide a push and pull resistance The intensity of a workout can be set by adjusting the level of electric power with weight training ranging from between 3kg to 24kg (via O2 Magnetic Dumbbell: Armband uses MAGNETS to provide same workout as 24kg dumbbell | Mail Online)

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<b>Here’s what connected cars will be doing by 2020</b><p>Many of us dream of autonomous cars. Just imagine the relaxation of completely hands-free driving that is both seamless and safe, unlocking new time for us to work, talk, and learn while going from point A to point B. A recent report from Telefónica Digital found the percentage of cars with built-in connectivity will jump from 10 percent today to 90 percent by 2020

ADHD drug use 'up 50% in six years'

See on Scoop.it - The future of medicine and health<p>The number of prescriptions for drugs such as Ritalin to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has risen sharply, official figures show.<p>There has been a 50% rise in the use of drugs for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in six years.<p>Prescriptions for methylphenidate drugs, including Ritalin, rose from 420,000 in 2007 to 657,000 last year, the Care Quality Commission said.<p>The watchdog warned health workers to “carefully monitor” …

Apigee scores $35M in funding for all the APIs you can handle

Apigee, an enterprise-grade API management platform company, has just announced a large round of funding: $35 million from a slew of marquee-grade investors.<p>The Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup has three main products: Apigee Enterprise, a complete API management platform; Apigee Insights, an …

Stanford's Artificial Neural Network Is The Biggest Ever | Popular Science

<b>It’s 6.5 times bigger than the network Google premiered last year, which has learned to recognize YouTube cats.</b><p>Last summer, in conjunction with Stanford researchers, Google[x], the R&D arm where ideas like Project Glass are born, built the world’s largest artificial neural network designed to simulate a human brain. Now Andrew Ng, who directs Stanford’s Artificial Intelligence Lab and was involved with Google’s previous neural endeavor, has taken the project a step further. He and his team have …

Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas ft. My Name is Kay - Singularity (Official Video)

Steve Aoki & Angger Dimas ft. My Name is Kay - Singularity (Official Video)<p>Electronic musician Steve Aoki is a self-professed “Apple geek” and otherwise a big fan of technology.<p>For his new music video for the track “Singularity,” which <i>Mashable</i> is presenting for the first time exclusively, he recruited futurist and technologist Ray Kurzweil to participate. Kurzweil, who became Google’s Director of Engineering earlier this year, is famous for his predictions about the future in which human minds …

We should do away with the…

We should do away with the absolutely specious notion that everybody has to earn a living. It is a fact today that one in ten thousand of us can make a technological breakthrough capable of supporting all the rest. The youth of today are absolutely right in recognizing this nonsense of earning a living. We keep inventing jobs because of this false idea that everybody has to be employed at some kind of drudgery because, according to Malthusian Darwinian theory he must justify his right to exist. …

Exercise science is a fine and intellectually fascinating thing

Exercise science is a fine and intellectually fascinating thing. But sometimes you just want someone to lay out guidelines for how to put the newest fitness research into practice.<p>An article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports Medicine’s Health & Fitness Journal does just that. In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into …