Why I am very wary of the Internet of Things The Nightmare on Connected Home Street in Wired.
If you don't get Why Benghazi Matters, Bill Whittle explains in 10 minutes.
When Parkinson's caused her grandfather to spill his drinks, Lily Born decided to do something about it. So she came up with the revolutionary 3-legged Kangaroo Cup and raised money via Kickstarter.
The Robo-fly has a carbon fibre body weighing 106mg - a fraction of a gram; Its pair of flapping wings is powered by electronic ‘muscles’ and it balances thanks to a pyramid shaped light sensor on top of its ‘head . The drone is powered and controlled through a lightweight tether wire and can perform the agile maneuvres of the ubiquitous insects. The robofly could be used in search and rescue operations, to squeeze through collapsed rubble, monitor environmental conditions, and pollinate crops
Now they tell us Don't wash raw chicken, health experts warn
Washing chicken can spread a type of bacteria around the kitchen through the splashing of water droplets which causes food poisoning
A better way to cut cake revealed by London mathematician who explains it all in a YouTube video
The method involves cutting parallel lines rather than wedges. This allows the cake to be sealed with icing around it, keeping it fresh
Dr Harold Katz says dark chocolate helps harden the enamel surface of teeth. He says green tea contains tannins which stop bacteria sticking to teeth. And, he says strawberries contain malic acid which removes stains. Cheese, he says, makes the mouth less acidic so tooth erosion is reduced.
Could boost calls for more music training in schools and help the elderly or those with ADHD. The research team defined musically trained children as having played an instrument for at least two years.Posted by Jill Fallon at June 18, 2014 2:00 PM | Permalink
The controlled study using functional MRI brain imaging was undertaken by researchers at Boston Children's Hospital.
'Since executive functioning is a strong predictor of academic achievement, even more than IQ, we think our findings have strong educational implications,' said Nadine Gaab, who led the research.