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Science, Bitch! :: The Sequel

Science, Bitch! :: The Sequel

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.
— Albert Einstein

Kick The Habit...There's An App For That

The Hold App cures digital addiction by rewarding users for avoiding their phone.


How Bout Them Apples?

MIT Technology Review's annual list of 10 Breakthrough Technologies is a must-read every year. The editors seek out technologies they believe will have a profound effect on our lives. Making the list for 2018:  

ARTIFICIAL EMBRYOS     SENSING CITIES     3-D METAL PRINTING

A.I. IN THE CLOUD     DUELING NEURAL NETWORKS

BABEL-FISH EARBUDS    ZERO-CARBON NATURAL GAS

PERFECT ONLINE PRIVACY    GENETIC FORTUNE-TELLING

MATERIALS' QUANTUM LEAP

Read the details on all ten here.


The Most Unknown

The Most Unknown is an epic documentary film that sends nine scientists to extraordinary parts of the world to uncover unexpected answers to some of humanity’s biggest questions. How did life begin? What is time? What is consciousness? How much do we really know? By introducing researchers from diverse backgrounds for the first time, then dropping them into new, immersive field work they previously hadn’t tackled. The film is Motherboard's first feature documentary.


A Less Than Perfect Dynamic Tripod

Call it reverse evolution as kids around the world lose the ability to hold a pen correctly.


David Lynch Teaches Typing

Do you have five minutes? Then master writer-director David Lynch can teach you how to type. Developer Rhino Stew has just unleashed an excellent parody of Lynch’s work in the form of an early 1990s style typing program.


Computational Scatterography

Researchers are developing a camera that can see through skin which will make it easier for doctors to diagnose a wide range of health conditions. Dermatologists are not overly impressed with the new technology.


"Clean Meat" Is Coming


The Frustrated Pharmacist

Why can't your pharmacist tell you that your $20 prescription could cost only $8? All of that may be about to change.


Sadly, Bulletproof Clothing

"From bespoke suits to safari jackets, the new breed of bulletproof clothing is comfortable and undetectable."

Inside America’s Growing Bulletproof Clothing Industry: Retailers are offering ballistic apparel to wary US citizens, and it’s not cheap.


Circadian Rhythm Is Gonna Get You

Rather than jar ourselves awake with an alarm, we prefer this gentle sunrise digital clock, good for heavy sleepers and kids alike. Helps with mood and circadian rhythm modulation. 

And in a related note...Late Sleepers Rejoice! Science says you should never apologize for sleeping in...here's why.


A Newfangled Intervention Called Community

"It could, if the results stand up, be one of the most dramatic medical breakthroughs of recent decades. It could transform treatment regimes, save lives, and save health services a fortune. Is it a drug? A device? A surgical procedure?" The GuardianThe town that's found a potent cure for illness – community.


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