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Inside the mind of the octopus
When you gaze into the eye of a giant octopus, don't underestimate what's going on inside that big, squishy head.
Scientists use stem cells, mouse body to make a real human...
Scientists trying to use stem cells to grow organs in the lab have been going about it the wrong way, Japanese researchers say. Instead of trying to make a fully functional organ to transplant into a patient, they should create an immature version an...
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Tomorrow's world: A guide to the next 150 years
Explore our graphical guide to the advances of the future, from 2013 to 2150.
The Transcension Hypothesis - What comes after the singularity?...
This ecstatic rant was edited by Kathleen Lakey, from TheLakeySisters... What happens after the Singularity? THE TRANSCENSION HYPOTHESIS by John Smart offers...
List of unsolved problems in neuroscience
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Every Man Should Know: The Wonderful World of Whiskey
Bad Opinion Generator @ The Week
Sample history's most clueless predictions
Print - 110 Predictions For the Next 110 Years
Nine Stubborn Brain Myths That Just Won't Die, Debunked...
Brain games will make you smarter! The internet is making you dumber! Alcohol is killing your brain cells! The brain is a mystery we've been trying to solve for ages, and the desire to unlock its secrets has led to vast amounts of misinformation.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson continues his onslaught on the government's...
When Astronomer Neil deGrasse Tyson was on Bill Maher last week, he laid into the plans to slash NASA
Researchers Want to Add Touch, Taste and Smell to Virtual...
A group of British researchers have developed a design for a virtual
Evidence Points to Conscious 'Metacognition' in Some Nonhuman...
Dolphins like Natua, pictured here, may share with humans the ability reflect upon their states of mind, says UB researcher David Smith.
22 Killer Personal Development Resources You're Missing...
Lab-grown brain tissue might lead to bioengineered implants...
The 50 Best Movies on Netflix Instant :: Blogs :: List of...
We love the convenience of Netflix Instant, but we don't always love the navigating through the countless movies on there to find something to watch. So we've compiled our list of recommended titles for you, whether you love classics, comedies, docum...
This lamp absorbs 150 times more CO2 than a tree
It's still in the "so crazy it just might work" stage, but microalgae-powered lamps could absorb a ton of carbon from the air every year.
Look how much more space we'd have without sprawl
If we could just get everyone in the world to pack in a little tighter, we'd have a hell of a lot more open space to work with. Imagine the possibilities! We could pack everyone into th...
TO UNDERSTAND IS TO PERCEIVE PATTERNS
Ecstatic Illumination expressed as a non-commercial mashup. Where as once we were blind, now we can see. This is a PSA to infect you with AWE. Let it resonat...
Collective intelligence: Ants and brain's neurons
Live a good life - Think Atheist
In experiment scientists watched evolution happen
Researchers have documented a step-by-step guide to how organisms evolve
Welcome to the OpenEEG project
Simple animation to explain complex principles
Simple animation to explain complex principles - Electronics Scraps at Hiox.org, The technical and non-technical information Sharing Resource.
Probing Question: Will digital actors replace humans in...
They look like real actors, they walk like real actors, they talk like real actors. But with these stars there are no contentious contract negotiations or on-set meltdowns. They do exactly what the director tells them, down to curling a lip just so o...
Mahoro lab android automates dangerous lab work
Mahoro, co-developed by AIST and Yaskawa, is a general-purpose android for automating lab work that previously had to be done manually. The robot can do tasks, such as dispensing and culturing, faster and more precisely than people. So, it can do cli...
25 Awe-Inspiring Science Talks on TED
These lectures reflect information that's at the cutting edge, from medical discoveries that could change lives to astrophysical research that's expanding our knowledge of the worlds that lie beyond our own galaxy
WATCH: A Real-Life 'Avatar'
We've just come one step closer to making "Avatar" a reality. Scientists with the international Virtual Embodiment and Robotic Re-embodiment project have, for the first time, enabled a person to control a small automaton thousands of miles away using...
Sophisticated Robotic Hand Also Doubles As A Human Exoskeleton...
VideoFesto's robotic ExoHand also works as a human augmentation device. It may be time to jettison the notion that robots in the future will have grippers or claws for hands. The German robotics company Festo recently unveiled the ExoHand, a sophisti...
The Scariest ‘Mind Control' Drug In The World (Video)
Via VICE: VICE's Ryan Duffy went to Colombia to check out a strange and powerful drug called Scopolamine, also known as The Devil's Breath. It's a substance so intense that it renders a person incapable of exercising free will. The first few days in ...
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The Beautiful Brain | Art and Science of the Human Mind...
An online magazine exploring the dialogue between the brain sciences and the arts, featuring essays, reviews, galleries, a monthly podcast and more.
Brainwashing - Think Atheist
original props goes to AtheistApostle.com, but it was in Comic Sans, and we can't be havin none o' that
squareeater - binaural beats and brainwave entrainment for...
A Quick and Easy Guide to God. Your thoughts?
Haha this is so true. I really like this.
100 Incredible Lectures from the World's Top Scientists
Thanks to the Internet, and our list of 100 incredible lectures, you've now got access to the cutting edge theories and projects that are changing the world.
The Scale of the Universe 2
Zoom from the edge of the universe to the quantum foam of spacetime and learn about everything in between.
Could a Computer Ever be Conscious
23 incredible new technologies you'll see by 2021
The Maya said we're due for a shake-up soon. Turns out, they were right.
Burden of Proof
One Per Cent: Robotic glove lets you control a robot hand...
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Chicago vs. Chicago: Round 1 (Extended Version)
The Windy City Showdown begins. Nick Offerman and Craig Robinson go head to head in this long-standing MLB rivalry between the Chicago Cubs and Chicago White...
Popular Science - A Nerd's Guide to Reading
A Nerd's Guide to Reading
Answer to: How do accounts of the resurrection in Matthew...
Answer Mark Mark's Gospel was the first canonical gospel, written approximately 70 CE. The earliest known manuscripts of Mark do not even have a.
Chemist Discovers the Origins of Life in a Cardboard Box...
In 1953, chemists Stanley Miller and Harold Urey created life. They filled flasks with water and gases from Earth's primordial atmosphere and, with a jolt of electricity, created amino acids, the building blocks of all life on this planet.
The Founding Fathers are tired of your bullshit.
"I have examined all of the known superstitions of the world and i do not find our superstitions of Christianity one redeeming feature. They are all founded on fables and mythology. Christianity has made one-half of the world fools and the other ha...
New Scientist TV: How to survive the next 100,000 years
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Raytheon XOS 2: second generation exoskeleton
Cyberdyne's HAL suit is still unquestionably, the most advanced exoskeleton on the planet
Zeiss Cinemizer OLED with head-tracking hands-on (video)...
The Carl Zeiss Cinemizer OLED has been a long time in the making -- we first heard about the video glasses at Macworld in
Never Talk to the Police
What's the best response when a cop asks you something? Silence, or a short, polite non-answer. Shut up. Just. Shut. Up. The police are not your
How Drugs Work | Documentary Den
This series uses visual effects and CGI and, for the first time ever, takes the viewer on an entire trip from start to finish inside the human body. With testimony from people who enjoy
Why Atheists Are More Intelligent Than the Religious
Humans are designed by evolution to believe in God
Study: Why Trusting Your Feelings Makes You a Better Future...
If you want to make accurate predictions, skip the mental wheel grinding and go with your feelings. That's the conclusion of an intriguing new study from Columbia Business School researchers seeking to determine whether deliberative reasoning or feel...
Asexual worms could hold key to becoming immortal
Researchers from The University of Nottingham demonstrated the way in which a species of flatworm overcomes the ageing process to be potentially immortal.
IS GOOGLE KILLING GENERAL KNOWLEDGE?
General knowledge, from capital cities to key dates, has long been a marker of an educated mind. But what happens when facts can be Googled? Brian Cathcart confers with educationalists, quiz-show winners and Bamber Gascoigne ...
What if solar got fossil fuel subsidies? [infographic]
Inhabitat's Week in Green: dinosaur robots, a robotic bee...
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in
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Tinmith Augmented Reality Project - Wearable Computer Lab...
CHIP House powered by solar energy, controlled with Xbox...
Ray Kurzweil: The accelerating power of technology
TED Talks Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness.
11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks.
11 cheap gifts guaranteed to impress science geeks
A shared future will connect society
A shared future will connect society
Electric fish diverging
Some electric fish in Africa have different communication patterns and won't mate with each other, although their DNA is the same, find Cornell scientists. They think the fish are living examples of a species of fish diverging into separate species.
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Neuroscientists boost memory in mice using genetics and...
When the activity of a molecule that is normally elevated during viral infections is inhibited in the brain, mice learn and remember better, researchers report.
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The Top Ten Daily Consequences of Having Evolved
From hiccups to wisdom teeth, the evolution of man has left behind some glaring, yet innately human, imperfections
Out-of-body experience: Master of illusion
Henrik Ehrsson uses mannequins, rubber arms and virtual reality to create body illusions, all in the name of neuroscience.
Stem cell research in the UK reaches significant milestone...
Cabbies' Brains Have More 'Navigation' Gray Matter
The in-depth training necessary to become a licensed London taxi driver changes the part of the brain in charge of spatial navigation, a new study suggests.
ChaLearn Challenges You To Teach A Kinect Instant Gesture...
There's seemingly no end to the clever things that people can do with a little know-how and a Kinect camera, and now it seems like the machine learning enthusiasts at ChaLearn want to use the Xbox accessory to change the way computers deal with gestu...
The Coming Technological Singularity
Quadcopter Fleet Builds the Leaning Tower of Styrofoam
What's six meters tall, composed of 1,500 individual bricks and assembled with nary a human hand? This new art installation in Orléans, France—it's the handiwork of an industrious swarm of airborne robots.
Japanese Company Shows Robot Co-Working With Humans (Video)...
We're one step closer to the Robocalypse: Japan-based Kawada Industries has developed a humanoid robot that's specifically designed to work alongside human beings. The so-called Nextage is certainly not the first robot of its kind, but his specs are ...
A Brilliant List of Science Books for People Who Want Their...
While everybody is getting stoned on turkey and starch this holiday season, you're hoping to join a secret collective of super-intelligent scientists who will invent faster-than-light travel and cure cancer.
Drug decriminalization pays off in Portugal as US weighs...
South Korea Rolls Out Robotic Prison Guards
Animal Consciousness (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)...
There are many reasons for philosophical interest in nonhuman animal (hereafter "animal") consciousness. First, if philosophy often begins with questions about the place of humans in nature, one way humans have attempted to locate themselves is by co...
Sentient Developments: Eight tips to dramatically improve...
Excellent. The only thing I was dispute is the efficacy of alkaline water, but other than that, it's an excellent post.
The Quest To Invent A Sarcasm Detector
Kilobots - tiny, collaborative robots - are leaving the...
The Kilobots are an inexpensive system for testing synchronized and collaborative behavior in a very large swarm of robots. Photo courtesy of Michael Rubenstein
Why Artifical Intelligence Is Closer Than We Realize
When computing power catches up to human brain power, it'll seem like it came out of nowhere—but it's already happening.
Hod Lipson builds "self-aware" robots
TED Talks Hod Lipson demonstrates a few of his cool little robots, which have the ability to learn, understand themselves and even self-replicate.
Genes & Society: Cloning
Cloning is a topic that often comes up in political and social debates. Both sides of cloning are very passionate about with strong opinions on both s