Oxytocin May Keep You from Cheating
It’s basically the opposite of Love Potion #9. Rather than transform a guy who can’t find romance into a full-blown Lothario, oxytocin might actually curb a man’s desire to pursue anything but a monogamous relationship.
Robots Are Controlling Each Other Now
This vid was presented earlier this month at the latest International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) in Vilamoura, Algarve in Portugal by Rehan O'Grady, and Marco Dorigo, from Universite Libre de Bruxelles and Instituto...
A Morning At the Museum With Teddy Roosevelt
In the lower level of the American Museum of Natural History, I was having trouble paying attention to the First Deputy Mayor Patti Harris. My mind wandered to the press conference-y backdrop behind her, which covered the entrance to the “Hall of...
14 Years of Feeling Lucky, Happy Birthday Google
It's been 14 years since the emergency rafts full of netizens started to ditch the sinking ships of websearch services Altavista, Yahoo, AskJeeves, WebCrawler, MSN and AOL Search.
Future Technologies That Will Not Kill You: The Most Mindbending Inventions at Ars Electronica
A solar powered 3D printer, bacteria that transmits AM radio signals, and geese on the moon -- these are just a few glimpses of the future that were on display at this year's Ars Electronica, one of biggest festivals for art and technology in the world...
One Man's Two-Year Quest to Meticulously Map 'Infinite Jest'
On top of the growing popularity of ebooks and the Orwellian end of the written word as we know it, Jonathan Franzen now has to deal with this. And he just lost self-proclaimed “Luddite” Thomas Pynchon "to the digital tide":http://motherboard.vice.com...