Breakthroughs

This video will probably blow your mind

Everyone has been talking about a company named “Magic Leap” that develops virtual reality software. After watching his video, you’ll see why this firm is now worth over a billion dollars. Apparently, they’ve got some pretty cool stuff in the works, and if this is any indication, you might want to buckle your seat belt.

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This camera will help you take the selfie of a lifetime

Reported by Liku Zelleke Anyone that has tried it (and that means almost every single one of us) knows how difficult it is to get that perfect selfie. So many things can go wrong: the angle is off, one side is cut out and then there is the facial expression that is ruined by, ironically, having to focus so hard ...

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AT&T was using a “supercookie” to track those who didn’t want to be traced

One of the growing problems with e-commerce is that many of the actions being committed by major corporations are going unregulated.  In this case, AT&T is the culprit of using a “super cookie” to track consumers and watch their every move.  One of the most promising aspects of digital technology for potential advertisers is that they are better than ever ...

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This robot is either the coolest thing you’ve ever seen, or the creepiest

Jibo, the “world’s first family robot,” hit the media hype machine like a bomb. From a Katie Couric profile to coverage in just about every outlet, folks couldn’t get enough of this little robot with a big personality poised to bring us a step closer to the world depicted in “The Jetsons” where average families have maids like Rosie. In ...

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Why Our Universe is Not a Hologram

There’s a web post from the Nature website going around entitled “Simulations back up theory that Universe is a hologram.” It’s an interesting concept, but suffice it to say, the universe is not a hologram, certainly not in the way people think of holograms. So what is this “holographic universe” thing? It all has to do with string theory. Although ...

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Baby Was Born With Almost No Blood in Her Body

Doctors are baffled over the birth of a baby this week, mainly because the baby appears to be something of a miracle.   Little Hope Juarez came out of her mother’s body after losing 80% of her blood after hemorrhaging inside her mother’s wound.  Unbelievably, the baby survived, but doctors couldn’t get hardly any blood out of her. There is ...

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Doctors Find A Connection Between Shingles And Strokes

According to a new study from the UK’s National Health Service (NHS), if you suffer from shingles while you are still under the age of 40, it may increase the chances of you suffering a stroke or heart attack later on in life. The study showed that the increased risk of having a stroke as you get older for those ...

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Touch A Child Inappropriately And You Can Be Caught By Your Digital Photo

By Brandon Simmons The Daily Mail is reporting that pedophiles will now be tracked by the reflections of their eyes. According to research by two UK universities, images of people that are reflected in the eye of the victim can be identified through camera technology. The pupil can act as a mirror in which people behind the camera are now ...

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The Chinese Do Something America Can’t Do: Land a Rocket Ship on the Moon

Americans went to the moon, or so we say, 37 years ago.  But since that time, we haven’t returned.  They say that it’s because it’s too expensive, but it’s odd that there was something we were able to do with 1968 technology that we can’t do today.  Remember 1968?  That’s the year where VCRs didn’t exist and even cable TV ...

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Scientists: Oreo Cookies are as Addictive as Cocaine, at Least in Rats

by Nigel Boys According to new research by scientists from Connecticut College, your favorite cookies like Oreo’s, may be as addictive as cocaine and morphine and they can stimulate the pleasure part of your brain more than these drugs can. The study was conducted on lab rats and researchers believe that the results could prove important in the study of ...

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