Junya Watanabe has taken his techno-design exploits to another level, fusing his already quirky aesthetic ability with wearable modern day technology. Watanabe has designed a wearable coat, created with solar technology to charge phones, tablets and other smart personal devices.
People have come to see multi-tasking as a virtue, and so have required companies to make communication easier and faster. Facebook Messenger, for instance, has become a powerful tool for people to connect with each other.
The researchers discovered that the song “Weightless” (video included) resulted in a striking 65 percent reduction in participants’ overall anxiety, and a 35 percent reduction in their usual physiological resting rates.
On the first of every year, millions of Americans make a New Year’s resolution (or two or three) that they won’t keep. Still, despite the ritual’s repeated failings, we keep trying. This yearly tradition, which dates as far back as Ancient Rome, is a reminder that humans can’t stop believing in new beginnings. Here’s some great advice for making your goals a reality.
A star called KIC 8462852, or Tabby’s star, has been behaving oddly since 1890, not just recently as had been thought – and astronomers have no idea why. The author weighs in.
If you found a million dollar treasure, would you donate it to a museum? Barry Clifford has donated over $400 million worth of artifacts he’s found in the last 30 years. Read about him and his findings here.
With this discovery that confirmed Einstein, we humans are embarking on a marvelous new quest: the quest to explore the warped side of the universe—objects and phenomena that are made from warped space-time.
Long ago, anthropologists did something that we are still paying for today. Can you guess what it is?
The field of biosolar technology, which uses biological material to trap the sun’s energy, promises to revolutionize solar power as conventional solar cells are often not very environmentally friendly to produce despite their rapidly decreasing cost. Though the field of solar power has been dominated for years by photo-voltaic cells, the idea of harnessing the photosynthetic components of living organisms is very appealing.
Are you worried that the future may look a lot like ‘Terminator’? Good news, the UN has finally agreed to officially look at the issue of dealing with weaponized Artificial Intelligence. Read this!
The Earth has a newly discovered companion “mini-moon” that follows our planet throughout its yearly journey around the Sun. NASA recently announced that a small asteroid, known as 2016 HO3, was discovered in orbit around the Sun while also circling Earth.
Over the last several years, it has become increasingly apparent that factory farming and the mass slaughter of farm animals for meat is unsustainable for animals, humans, and the planet. But as consumers begin to question their attachment to traditional meat, at least one company is eager to offer a stem cell grown alternative. Memphis Meats will start with ground meats, but formed meats are on the roadmap, and could be chicken breast, steak, and even a whole turkey if the demand is there.”
Among New Scientist’s top stories: Gravitational waves, predicted by Einstein, were detected for the first time; Gorillas sing and hum to express contentment when they eat; Google DeepMind’s AI beat grandmaster Lee Sedol at the ancient and complex game of Go; and more
What do you think is the perfect number of hours to work every week? One study has the answer. Read this!
According to Dr. Brandenburg, the civilization that inhabited Mars was not advanced enough to create such a nuclear reaction, and therefore the nuclear blast must have been initiated by another, more advanced, ET civilization.