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Every one of us loses consciousness on a daily basis: it's called sleep. But scientists have never understood which part of the brain controls when you're conscious and when you're not. Now, researchers seem to have found it by coincidence while studying an epileptic patient—and used electronic brain stimulation to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
It's no secret that the NSA's surveillance efforts reach far and wide. However, we now know which sort of people get caught in that dragnet -- and most of them, it turns out, are very ordinary. About 90 percent of users in a cache of Intercepted... Source: Category: Julius... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
This week, we reviewed Google's Android Wear platform, examined a few practical steps toward ditching social media, watched a sniper hit his target without looking and took a look at the phenomenon of social media activism. Read on for Engadget's... Source: Tags: bellator Ben Affleck Batman Moises Arias boxing... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
It's a catch-22: the lenses of ground-based telescopes can be made huge, but are hamstrung by distortion from the atmosphere. Hubble-type telescopes don't have that issue, but must be small to be launched into space, and good luck fixing them. That's... Source: Similar Articles: Zendaya World Cup Bracket Brazil... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
3G, NFC, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are all well and good, but there's perhaps an even geekier wireless protocol in town—and it uses magnetism for your phone to communicate. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: Belgium Vs Russia Sia stan van gundy Kelvin Benjamin Nina Davuluri Continue reading
Posted Jul 4, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Google Cardboard and its ilk are proving that virtual reality isn't just the realm of the Oculus Rift; you can do wonders with not much more than a phone and a couple of lenses. I saw some proof of that this morning, when I rode shotgun in a motorsports rally... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Pebble has rolled out an updated firmware alongside a new iOS app for its smartwatch today that brings some performance improvements, bug fixes, and better notification management. The Pebble watch firmware is now at version 2.3 while the iOS app is at version 2.2.2 after the updates are applied. On... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Humans are, essentially, sadomasochists. For more 600 years we have sought out, cultivated, eaten, applied to our skin and even weaponized a chemical capable of making us feel heat and pain. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: The Leftovers Nigeria Vs Bosnia And Herzegovina Hedwig and the Angry Inch clippers... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
YouTube is about to get a whole lot better, with a slew of new features freshly announced at this year's VidCon. Google's video wing will soon get support for clips running at 48-and-60 frames-per-second, which should be perfect for video game... Source: Related Topics: Switzerland vs Ecuador cbs apartheid... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Leave up to three comments below for up to three chances to win a brand new iPod touch from iMore!! Apple has just updated the iPod touch lineup to bring colors and a camera down to $199 and 32GB and 64GB down to $249 and $299 respectively. So now the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Dutch designer Iris van Herpen used one to send collections down the runway. Mink hopes you'll rely on one to create custom makeup at home. Andrey Rudenko is optimistic that he can use one to help him build his next home. And soon we'll create new... Source: Tags: Univision... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
If we ask you for a favorite comments platform, will you be able to name one, or will your answer be "I hate them all -- including yours?" Folks at The New York Times and Washington Post believe they can make one better than the current options. So,... Source: Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
The Calendar app for iPhone and iPad offers several different ways to view your events and appointments. If you have a busy day ahead of you, list or day view may be best. If you're trying to get a good idea of what your next several weeks are going to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Apple has announced that it's replacing European iPhone adapters sold between October 2009 and September 2012 because they can overheat. It's model A1300 and it came with the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPhone 4S. You can replace it here. Read more... Source: Tags: The Other Woman Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
It looks like Apple's doing everything it can to get its in-house Maps software back in our good graces. Thanks to a hidden asset buried deep in iOS 8, new icons seem to reveal a Maps feature that would remember exactly where users last parked their cars. Read more... Source:... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
If you want to jump in on the growing smartwatch trend, you could be in luck today as both Amazon and Best Buy are currently holding a sale of the Pebble device. At the moment, the retailers are selling it for $119.99, a $30 savings compared to its normal price... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
ZEN & TECH is Mobile Nations' lifestyle podcast where we work on centering our inner geeks and using technology to help reduce stress and live better connected lives. In today's episode, it's #mobilefit month at Mobile Nations so Georgia and Rene talk all about getting and staying motivated. Whether it's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
The wispy atmosphere of Mars is 99 percent thinner than Earth's -- not great for slowing down space ships or metorites. NASA's testing a way to make it work, however, using a helium balloon, rockets and a Low Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD)... Source: Related Topics: Teemu Selanne clay aiken... Continue reading
Posted Jun 4, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Dyson is near-synonymous with household electronics like vacuums and fans these days, but we're learning that it could have gone in a very different direction. The company tells The Next Web that it had been developing a Google Glass-like augmented... Source: Category: San Marcos fire India election results megamouth... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
The Earth Science Picture of the Day is featuring this spectacular photo of a double rainbow at the end of a stormy day. It was taken last April by Manolis Shamanos at sunset, in the island of Samos, Greece. It really looks like some kind of supernatural phenomenon. LeVar Burton... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Back in 2012 many Americans were horrified to learn that their ground beef contained "pink slime." It's in our burgers! They're feeding it to our kids! The public outcry led many retailers to drop the beef additive from its products. But today, pink slime is slowly making its way back... Continue reading
Posted May 30, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
There's a story going around about Apple working on ARM-based Macs. In other words, Macs that, instead of Intel chipsets, use the same kind of Apple A7-style chipsets found in the iPhone and iPad. The story is nothing new. ARM-based Macs, touchscreen Macs, iOS Macs, Retina Macs... Apple prototypes pretty... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
A new report about Virgin Galactic has taken a look at the small print in the customer contract that Virgin Galactic will give to those who choose to fly in the most ridiculous commercial aircraft ever —and it seems that they can't promise you'll make it into space. Read more...... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
For today only, purchase the Seidio CONVERT Combo for iPhone 5/5S and save 46% off the list price! Eliminate the need for multiple cases with this CONVERT Combo from Seidio. The package includes a SURFACE Case for casual protection, rugged skin and skeleton to wrap over for a more rugged... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog
Reddit user metricmapsore made this great visualization showing how our country is divided and found that more than half of the entire US population—54% that is—live on the edges of the map. It makes sense, that's where the biggest cities are and thus, that's where the people are. Why would... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2014 at Stapeltonrradele's blog