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Mind-controlled devices and other “smart” technological advances. Incredible predictions & projects for the future of humanity.

Why Do Life-Like Dolls, Robots and Zombies Seem Eerie to Us?

By |2018-11-26T14:34:57+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hands up who is a fan of the Chucky films? How about I, Robot? If you answered yes, you might be in the minority. That’s because most of us find life-like dolls and robots disconcerting and unsettling. But why do life-like dolls, robots and zombies freak us out so much? Even new-born babies are predisposed [...]

Will Business Process Automation Lead to Workers Being Replaced by Robots?

By |2018-11-23T21:14:21+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Business process automation (BPA) is an unstoppable process in today’s society, which relies on technology so heavily. But could it lead to human workers being totally replaced by robots? I’ve never felt threatened by a computer program. I have had my backside handed to me by Scrabble apps, raid bosses have killed my avatar [...]

4 Unexpected Effects of Video Games That May Surprise You

By |2018-11-20T14:01:32+00:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s easy to make assumptions about the effects of video games. I mean, it makes sense to think that violent video games lead to higher rates of violence in real life. The reality, however, could be much simpler. For example, maybe aggressive people are simply drawn to violent video games? The problem is that we [...]

Social Media and Depression: the Link Is Closer Than You Think

By |2018-10-30T15:41:06+00:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The connection between social media and depression is a real problem in today's society. Let's talk about its underlying causes and the ways to overcome it. In the modern world, the current debate is whether the addiction to technology is bearable or not. The status quo has shifted and the topic to be most concerned about [...]

How to Protect Your Identity from Thieves and Corporations on the Internet

By |2018-11-23T21:22:33+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , |

The Internet equals convenience. That said, it has many dangers, so it's necessary to know how to protect your identity. Identity thieves are becoming more sophisticated every day. They have many ways to use the information that you have stored online to access your bank accounts. So, how to protect your identity and what should [...]

Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity and Its Unexpected Causes No One Talks about

By |2018-09-05T22:58:04+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

It might sound like a science fiction story, but electromagnetic hypersensitivity is real for many people and caused by a variety of factors. Although radiation levels are below the permitted levels, many people still seem to suffer from electromagnetic hypersensitivity.  So, what is electromagnetic hypersensitivity? EHS is a sensitivity to electromagnetic fields which causes negative [...]

4 Ways Your Online Privacy Is Being Invaded without You Even Knowing

By |2018-09-05T23:16:56+00:00August 14th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Your online privacy may be invaded even when you are not aware of that. There are a number of ways commercial giants keep their eyes on us. We all do a complete circle daily: wake up, rush to office, return home late in the evening to grab a snack and spend a few hours staring [...]

Living a Fantasy Life Online: Why People Want to Escape the Reality

By |2018-11-23T23:38:46+00:00March 27th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Futurism & Technology, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

For many decades, humans have fallen in love with the notion of escaping the reality and living a fantasy life. Regardless of whether we read about a make-believe world like with Alice in Wonderland and Ready Player One, or see it on-screen with films such as The Matrix and Ghost in the Shell, the idea of [...]