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Is the Internet Making Us Smarter or Stupider? [Intelligence]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, Brain, C5, cat, Ces, Cia, clear, Cognition, color, communication, day, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Feeds, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, intel, Intelligence, Intern, internet, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, ISS, kin, La, Labels, Les, mid, Mod, Net, Neurology, Of, Ogg, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, ps, Psychology, Q, quant, Rc, RNA, RSS, Rv, Science, serve, Smarts, soc, social, street, Style, Sue, Tag, tech, The Internet, TI, TV, Up, Us, V, Wall, Wall Street Journal, what, X1

It’s by no means a new debate, but it remains an important one, and today the Wall Street Journal tackles the issue with a pair of essays on what exactly internet’s doing to our noggins. So, which is it? More

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The Cutting Edge of Extreme Sports Photography [Awesome]

by on Jun.05, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Art, awesome, Bp, Brain, Cam, Camera, Cameras, cat, Cineflex, cinema, clear, color, d8, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, earth, EC, Edge, Edible, Et, Extermesports, farm, Feeds, ff, Film, filmmaking, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Graph, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, incredible, Ink, Isp, La, Labels, Lane, Led, magazine, Magazines, Make, MER, mid, Mod, Moto, Nes, Net, NK, Of, om, One, order, organ, Os, oss, Pad, Padd, Phantom, photo, photograph, photography, PI, Pixel, plan, Plane, Play, Port, Ports, Pr, Pro, Profile, Q, quant, Rc, Red, RSS, Rv, serve, snow, Snowboard, Snowboarding, Sport, sports, Style, Tag, Tea, tech, TI, TV, Us, V, Vide, Video, VideoCameras, Wes, Who, Winter, world, X1, xtreme

The Creators Project assembled this incredible video profile of Curt Morgan, a snowboarder-cum-filmmaker whose team, Brain Farm , uses the world’s most advanced cameras to capture extreme sports as they’ve never been seen before. Think Planet Earth on forty Red Bulls. More

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Environment Expert/Avatar Director James Cameron To Help Clean Up BP Gulf Oil Disaster [Disaster]

by on Jun.02, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Av, Avatar, Bp, Bp oil disaster, bp oil spill, Bp oil spill disaster, Brain, Brains, Cam, cat, clear, color, day, de, Disaster, Disasters, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, energy, environment, Et, Eu, ff, Film, Films, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gulf, Gulf oil disaster, Gulf oil spill, Hd, Help, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Ir, Isp, james cameron, La, Labels, Men, MER, mid, Mod, movies, Nab, Oil, Oil disaster, oil spill, om, on2, One, order, Os, oss, Pad, Padd, Pet, petroleum, PI, pill, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, scientist, Scientists, serve, Solutions, spill, storm, Style, Tag, tar, tech, Theme, TI, titanic, TV, Up, V, X1, XP

Geez, direct one film with an environmentally-friendly theme and suddenly you’re qualified to clean up the BP gulf oil spill. Cameron apparently met with scientists yesterday to brainstorm possible solutions to the massive ongoing disaster .

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How Phones Ring a Bell in Your Head [Ringtones]

by on Jun.01, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Bell, Bp, Brain, cat, Cell, Cellphone, Cellphones, Cellular, clear, color, communication, communications, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Instant, Io, Ion, ions, Iq, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Les, mid, Mod, Nes, Of, om, One, order, Pad, Padd, phone, Phones, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, que, Rc, Republished, Ringtones, RSS, Rv, Science, serve, Shop, shopping, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, V, wireless, X1

The instant you hear a cellphone ring, your brain reacts in a unique way – if the ringtone matches that of your own phone. More

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Aliens Leave a Pop Quiz In a Rapeseed Field [Aliens]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Alien, Aliens, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, arc, Art, Ati, Av, bd, Bp, Brain, Brains, C6, cat, clear, color, crop circle, crop circles, de, deposit, Display, Ds, E, Ea, earth, EC, England, Et, F1, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, kin, La, Labels, Leonhard euler, Leonhard euler's theorem, Make, Math, Mathematica, mid, Mit, Mod, om, One, Opc, order, Os, Padd, PC, pci, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Research, RSS, Rv, sea, search, serve, Style, Tag, tech, ted, Test, TI, TV, Ui, V, what, X1, xl

Apparently bored with abducting yokels and being shot at by Will Smith, some erudite extraterrestrial has deposited a crop circle in England that puts our left brains to the test. What you’re looking at, Earthlings, is a complex mathematical theorem. More

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Don’t Worry, This Baby Is Just Learning [Neurology]

by on May.22, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ally, and, ANT, Ants, AR, ash, Av, Babies, Baby, bd, Bp, Brain, cat, Cf, Cia, clear, color, dash, day, de, Disease, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Electrodes, Et, Eu, F2, Fan, Fb, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Health, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, ions, Isp, ITA, kin, La, Labels, learn, learning, Medical, Medicine, mid, Mod, Multitasking, Neurology, nin, Of, om, One, order, OTS, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Poop, pooping, Q, quant, Rc, Research, RSS, Rv, Science, sea, seas, Sensors, serve, ski, Sleep, Sleeping, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, ted, TI, time, TV, Up, Us, V, X1

Babies do a lot of sleeping—sometimes up to 18 hours a day. And with the remaining six hours dedicated to pooping and crying, you have to wonder when these tater tots are actually learning . The answer: sleep multitasking. More

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Video: Chevy Volt’s Android App Gets Google Maps Magic [Cars]

by on May.18, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, Android, Android ap, Android app, ANT, Ants, app, Apps, AR, Ati, Automobiles, Av, bd, Bp, Brain, BrainWave, car, Cars, cat, cc, Ces, chevy volt, ChevyVolt, clear, color, cv, de, Display, Dreams, droid, Ds, E, Ea, Et, F1, Face, ff, Flex, future, game, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gm, Google, Google Maps, GoogleMaps, Hd, heck, Home, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Interface, Ion, Isp, La, Labels, magic, Map, Maps, mind, mindflex, Mod, Ms, Navi, Navigation, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, PI, Ping, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Rf, RSS, Rv, serve, Style, table, Tablet, Tablets, Tag, tech, TI, TV, V, Vehicles, Vide, Video, volt, Wave, Wes, Who, X1

For those keeping track at home, here’s how we’re doing on that whole future thing. Tablets: Check! Recreational mind control: Check! Cars that interface with your phone for jaw-droppingly awesome feats of navigation: Almost! More

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Important Tin Foil Hat Testing, For Crazies [Paranoia]

by on May.12, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, ANT, AR, bd, Brain, British, bus, business, C6, Ces, Cia, clear, Conspiracies, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, eco, electromagnetic, electromagnetism, Emf, emp, Et, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ir, Isp, Les, mid, mind, Mod, Nes, Of, Oil, om, One, order, Os, Oven, Padd, Paranoia, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, Q, que, Rc, rom, safety, Science, signals, soc, social, Style, Tag, Test, TI, Tin Foil, tin foil hat, tin foil hats, Tin foil safety tuque, Us, Vide, Video, wireless, X1

First of all, it’s not a tin foil hat . It’s a tin foil safety tuque . Second of all, it’s finally been scientifically proven that it guards your brain from a wireless modem’s signals

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Pentagon Looking to Repair Damaged Brains with Implants [Science]

by on May.07, 2010, under 2, 2010, 2D, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A9, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Air, and, ANT, Ants, AR, arc, Arm, Art, Brain, brain implants, Brains, C5, Cell, Cells, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Epa, Error, Et, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, Medical, mid, Mod, Of, om, One, order, P3, Padd, Parts, PC, Pentagon, plan, Plants, Play, Q, Rc, Repair, Research, Science, sea, search, September, Style, Tag, Terrorism, TI, Us, X1

Pentagon research arm DARPA has handed out about $15 million to various institutions to research new implants that would replace damaged parts of the brain, allowing people to return to normal. More

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Traveling Through Space and Time [Image Cache]

by on May.06, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, AR, Art, ash, Astronomy, Av, Brain, Cf, clear, Clips, dash, de, Display, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, Fb, gala, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gq, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, Image cache, Imagecache, In, Isp, La Silla Observatory, Led, mid, Mod, My, nin, Nsa, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, Real, Rf, screen, Screens, Space, star, Stars, Style, Tag, TI, time, Travel, Traveling, Tron, Us, Vide, Video, what, Wind, windows, X1, XP

At the beginning, it looks like Windows 3.1 Starfield screensaver. Then you realize what’s going on: Those are not stars—they are galaxies . By the end, when the heart of the galaxy cluster is revealed, your brain explodes.

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