When we picture our next break from work, we think we’ll spend our time unplugged and slowly refreshing from our day-to-day. But sometimes, the stress of missing work or planning the perfect itinerary can leave us more stressed than when we started. Sometimes we need a vacation from our vacation.
Amputees may one day regain actual feeling thanks to Darpa and researchers at Case Western University who have created what we thought was once only possible in science fiction.
DARPA’s always working on a bunch of crazy projects, whether it’s to find the next insane robot hero, or just Star Wars robot arms. On their long list of wants is an unmanned “X-Plane” that can do vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) like the dope-ass F-35B.
Last week my father received a phone call from the branch director of his long-standing bank to offer him a new product. My father, instead of listening with confidence to the advice of a trustworthy agent, was immediately suspicious.
An interview with iPhone Life editor and publicspeakingguy.com host Alex Cequera around my thoughts and experiences around public speaking. Enjoy.
A spiny ant, Polyrhachis armata, from Thailand biting a rainforest leaf following infection by the fungus Ophiocordyceps unilateralis. The large stalk and two spore-producing bodies are visible. Image and caption courtesy David Hughes.
Do you think your current HDTV is good enough? Then you haven’t experienced the magic that is 4K Ultra HD. 4K is a big buzzword in 2013 and the hot topic at IFA, but it basically means “HDTV, on steroids.”
Last week, we discussed the airline trend of banning children from special “quiet” sections of the airplane. This week, the UAE’s national airline Etihad Airways introduces us to the inverse: special traveler liaisons for children, known as “flying nannies.
Heard on XM radio today, a great mashup of two great songs by Colbie Caillat.
Asked if he knew the speed of sound, Einstein said he “didn’t carry such information in my mind since it’s readily available in books.” via Mental Floss.