Tymi Fernandez

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Now you can 3D print your own sonic tractor beam

DIY levitation for tiny objects<p>In 2015, researchers made (acoustic) waves when they created the first single-direction sonic tractor beam. Now, the same scientists have developed the invention's design, simplifying it to let anyone with a 3D printer build their own portable tractor beam.<p>In the …

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Several dead as Hurricane Otto strikes Costa Rica

Traveling at 26 kilometers per hour (16 miles per hour), Hurricane Otto has claimed several lives, injured dozens and damaged property in the Central …

[Updated] 2 Fan Creation Nominees Removed From The Game Awards 2016 Ballot

[Updated] 2 Fan Creation Nominees Removed From The Game Awards 2016 Ballot<p>/ November 20, 2016 at 7:43 PM / Gaming, Gaming News<p><b>Updated 11/20/2016</b>: …

Everything you need to know about ashwagandha—the stress-fighting adaptogen of the moment

When it comes to adaptogens—the herbs that health experts like Frank Lipman, MD, tout as nature’s miracle stress fighters—ashwagandha is arguably the …

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology

Know the psychology of how kids become brats so you can effectively fight back.<p>The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of …

U.S. expects Islamic State to wield chemical weapons in Mosul fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States expects Islamic State to use crude chemical weapons as it tries to repel an Iraqi-led offensive on the city of Mosul, U.S. officials say, although adding that the group’s technical ability to develop such weapons is highly limited.<p>U.S. forces have begun to …

28 Underused Words You Really Need To Start Using

From absquatulate to vituperative, via Word Warriors.<p>For more underused words, visit the word warriors site.

Kerr admits Warriors made playoff 'adjustments' for Curry's injury

Curry wasn't too hurt to play, but he wasn't himself either<p>After injuring his knee against the Houston Rockets in the first round of the playoffs, …

Hong Kong Cavaliers And Blue Blaze Irregulars Remember Buckaroo Banzai At Comic-Con

<i>Mike Sangregorio writes …</i><p>One of the last panels at Comic-Con on Saturday was <i>Buckaroo Banzai: Getting the Band Back Together</i>, which featured actors</b> …

How to get Pikachu as your starter in Pokemon Go

Ready to see what all the Pokemon Go hype is about? If you're just getting started with the augmented-reality game -- which has been downloaded more times than Tinder, and has caused Nintendo's stock to skyrocket -- here's a trick that will let you nab Pikachu as your very first Pokemon.<p>The first …

This New Invention Zaps Harmful - And Annoying - Bugs With Targeted Laser Beams

A real-life insect death ray.<p>Maybe you don't cower in fear when you spot a bug making its way across your arm, but disease-carrying insects can have …

Raspberry Pi Zero gains camera support, keeps the $5 price

When the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the credit-card sized Zero, it stressed that the DIY computing board would not be as capable as the rest of the Pi family. But if there's one thing we've learned about the Raspberry Pi, it's that there's always room for improvement. Today, the Zero has …

Running Eclipse Che on a Raspberry Pi

Eclipse Che is a very cool Eclipse technology that provides you with a browser-based IDE that can be extended with plug-ins for virtually any …

Raspberry Pi + Google Coder = HTML + CSS + JS + node.js = Way cool.

So, you’ve got your brand new Raspberry Pi 3 and you can’t wait to get programming but arghhhhh! So many choices and most of them are kind of …

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

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How to control a Raspberry Pi using WhatsApp

Do you use the Raspberry Pi for a headless project, such as a media player, NAS server, seed box or security camera? If you do, then your Raspberry …

Mussels Inspire New Flame Retardant

A 'strong' alternative to the toxic kind<p>We learn so much from mussels. They've taught us how to make underwater glue, they're working to clean up oil spills, and they taste fantastic steamed in white wine and garlic. Also, they can prevent fires.<p>In a new study published today in <i>Chemistry Of</i> …

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A Drug Meant For Narcolepsy Can Boost Brain Function

In addition to keeping you awake<p>In 1998, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug modafinil as a treatment for narcolepsy, a condition in which the brain has trouble regulating its sleep-wake cycle that results in sudden “sleep attacks” where a person falls asleep at unwanted or …

The Brain

Is Hearthstone preparing for two-player co-op fights?

<i>Hearthstone</i> has quickly won over the hearts of gamers as one of the best digital card games ever put to code, but up to this point it's been a strictly solo pursuit. Either you're going one-versus-one against other players, or you're taking on AI-controlled opponents by yourself. But a new leak …

Follow one Hearthstone player’s quest to reach Legend

Legendary Quest<p><b>Total wins:</b> 2263 in Casual/Ranked, 911 in Arena• <b><br>Final rank in July:</b> 10• <b><br>Best rank:</b> Legend, 1,067• <b><br>Decks</b>: Aggro Paladin, Combo Rogue (Oil Rogue), Combo Warlock (Malylock), Combo Warrior (Patron Warrior), Freeze Mage, Hybird Hunter.<br>• Twitch: http://www.twitch.tv/team_seaslug<p>A grind — this is …

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How I escaped my family's anxiety trap

In her grandmother's day it was known as melancholia, and treated with electro-shock therapy. In her mother's it led to clinical depression that left her confined to the house. Now, as research shows anxiety is passed down by our genes, Linda Kelsey explains how she broke free from her fearful …

The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership and taught himself to be a world-class …

Startups