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Here Is How Smartphone Addiction Is Making You Stupid

By | 2017-08-13T00:17:49+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

I have been a smartphone user since they were created. Quite frankly, it is a smartphone addiction. Everywhere you go or whatever you do, you run into hundreds of people around you that are glued to the screens of their smartphones. It's a sort of smartphone addiction epidemic. We miss out on so much of [...]

How Home Automation Will Change the Way Our Houses Will Look in the Future

By | 2017-06-13T19:41:51+00:00 June 13th, 2017|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Home automation has been around for a while now, but every homeowner knows that they need to plan for the future. While the initial methods of home automation are most likely still going to be in use, the new and improved technology will likely include some wild and wonderful ideas. Let's explore how this technology [...]

Learning to be Alone in a World of Constant Connection

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:42+00:00 December 9th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Want to be more productive, focused and creative? Learning to be alone could be the answer - but ditch the cell phone first. There is no doubt that technology can be a useful thing. However, there are drawbacks to constant connectivity, one of which is that we are never really alone anymore. A recent study has shown [...]

6 Things I Am No Longer Impressed By

By | 2017-01-13T21:46:45+00:00 December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a world of scarce resources, inequality and environmental meltdown, there are some things it’s no longer worth being impressed by. If we want to see a fairer, happier and more peaceful world, we need to re-evaluate our measures of success. Here are six things we should no longer be impressed by: 1. Square-footage With [...]

The Mystery of the 2,000-Year-Old Ancient Computer Has Just Been Solved

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:01+00:00 June 11th, 2016|Categories: History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , |

The world’s most ancient computer, Antikythera mechanism, has long been puzzling researchers. Who created it and most importantly, for what reason? It seems that after years of research, this mystery was finally solved. But first of all, let’s take a look at a brief history of the Antikythera mechanism. The World’s Most Ancient Computer The [...]

Biotech Company Will Try to Bring Brain Dead Patients Back to Life Using Stem Cells

By | 2017-01-13T21:48:16+00:00 May 15th, 2016|Categories: Human Brain, Medicine & Genetics, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Can brain dead patients be brought back to life? Is death the end? Dr. Frankenstein would beg to differ. Basically, I guess it depends on how far gone we are. Zombies, for instance, leave a negative impression of what reanimation would be like, and yes, this would be too far gone for redemption, in my [...]

New Revolutionary Wearable Device Can Adjust Your Mindset in a Few Minutes

By | 2017-01-13T21:49:41+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

I have ALWAYS been uneasy about adjusting my state of consciousness via external means, yet even I’m enthusiastic about the social implications of the new “Thync” wearable technology. Some tech reviewers have been comparing its ambition-enhancing or emotionally centering effects to those of coffee or marijuana, but without the downsides. Its effects are definitely more [...]

Brain-to-Brain Communication Made Possible Thanks to Advancements in Neuroscience

By | 2017-01-13T21:50:58+00:00 March 16th, 2015|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

As time goes on, science fiction becomes less like fantasy and more like reality. One of the most startling aspects of science has been the study of brain-to-brain communication, for instance. Linking minds, it seems, is very real. Through testing with animals and humans, results have shown that it is easier than we think to [...]