Thomas Miles

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For the Blind, an Actual-Reality Headset

Yvonne Felix’s eyes don’t work well enough on their own for her to read, recognize faces or cross the street without help. But when the Toronto-based artist and mother puts on a new kind of camera-equipped headgear, she looks at me like no one has before.<p>The visor that allows legally blind people …

Tentsile Connect Tree Tent

Tentsile first caught the public´s attention with the very popular Stingray Tree Tent, conceived as a treehouse that you can take with you to just …

The Second Issue of Open Anthropology is Here!

Violence is the theme of the second issue of <i>Open Anthropology</i>. The collection “On Violence” offers information, revelations, historical facts, …

No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

By Rachel Cernansky –<p>Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into …

How The Cleveland Press broke the story of Los Alamos a year-and-a-half before Hiroshima

The Manhattan Project was a secret, but it wasn't as secret a secret as you've been lead to believe, writes Rebecca Rosen at The Atlantic. Not only …

The voices in my head

To all appearances, Eleanor Longden was just like every other student, heading to college full of promise and without a care in the world. That was …

Mental Health

Why do we sleep?

Russell Foster is a circadian neuroscientist: He studies the sleep cycles of the brain. And he asks: What do we know about sleep? Not a lot, it turns …


Misty W on Twitter: "I call this mask The Dapper Gentlemen!"

Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …


Looks aren't everything. Believe me, I'm a model. | Cameron Russell

Stewart Brand: The dawn of de-extinction. Are you ready?

Rose George: Let's talk crap. Seriously.

John McWhorter: Txtng is killing language. JK!!!

Why 30 is not the new 20 | Meg Jay

Maria Bezaitis: The surprising need for strangeness

Sergey Brin: Why Google Glass?

Judy MacDonald Johnston: Prepare for a good end of life

What will future jobs look like? | Andrew McAfee

Camille Seaman: Photos from a storm chaser

John Searle: Our shared condition -- consciousness

The voices in my head | Eleanor Longden