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CES 2017: The 10 Weirdest Gadgets. Each year at the CES technology show, companies like LG, Samsung, and Intel flaunt their latest innovations. Supercomputers the size of a credit card, 4K TVs as thin as wallpaper, and smartphones that can 3D map their environment were just a few of the inventions showcased during this year's exhibition. But while CES can be a showcase for trends that are likely to dominate the tech world over the coming months, it's also home to the bizarre and strange.

This year's conference, which officially concluded on Jan. 8, included demonstrations of everything from "smart" hairbrushes to "intelligent" toothbrushes and shoes that suck up dust and crumbs as you walk. Here's a look at some of the strangest devices from the CES show floor this year. L'Oréal Kérastase Hair Coach Powered by Withings You know what your next hair brush really needs? Roman Sakun via YouTube Hushme Voice Mask Swagtron Swagtron Swagsurf Electric Surfboard Denso Vacuum Shoes Uzer Uzer Eugene Trash Scanner Hypersuit VR, the-ory.com.

The Smallest to the Biggest thing in the Universe! (HD) how Big is the Universe. Nina Kulagina: A Real Psychokenetic The World Completely Forgot About – Colle... Psychokinesis is the ability to move material objects using the power of mind alone. It may sound like the stuff of science fiction, but there is ample evidence to suggest that humans are capable of moving objects with their minds.

Should this prove true, it would be fascinating to say the least, and would suggest that all human beings have this potential. Of course, the implications of psychokinesis for humanity as a whole would be immense, and we as a species may not be ready to handle them just yet. We would need to be at a pretty peaceful place within to harness such an ability responsibly. This is why new discoveries are useless without a good consciousness behind their use, and why we say real change comes from within.

What type of evidence is there? You might be surprised to find out that there are plenty of publications examining parapsychological phenomena, like remote viewing, telepathy, and in this case, psychokinesis. Nina Kulagina So what do you think? She Is Not The Only One. Why You Need To Stop Using These Hand Dryers. A wise man once said you can judge a public bathroom by their hand dryers. But as sleek as they look, those hand dryers might not be as hygienic as you think, according to a study on virus dispersal.

The study was published earlier this year in the Journal of Applied Microbiology and has more recently been stoking the fire of a longstanding rivalry between Dyson and paper towel manufacturers. The research looked at the virus dispersal of three different hand-washing methods: paper towels, conventional “warm air” dryers, and “jet dryers” such as the Dyson Airblade. Their findings showed that the Airblade-type models spread 1,300 times more viral plaque-forming units than paper towels. Compared to “warm air” dryers, Airblades spread 60 times the amount. The Dyson Airblade has become a target of the media's coverage of the study due to their branding as “the fastest, most hygienic hand dryer.”

Main image credit: Marcin Wichary/Flickr. Welcome to the ‘Hydraulic Press’ YouTube channel, a truly crushing experience. The first thing you see is a black and white montage accompanied by an infectious heavy metal soundtrack. A button is pushed, a lever pulled, a needle jumps within a pressure gauge. Then comes a male voice, thick with a Finnish accent: “Welcome to the Hydraulic Press Channel.” Since the beginning of October 2015, Lauri Vuohensilta has been crushing random objects to smithereens, just for the sheer pleasure of it. He’s pulverized a rubber duck, a jawbreaker, various kinds of fruit, a hockey puck, a Barbie, Lego cars and a cable box, among other assorted and strange items. Crushing stuff is all that Vuohensilta does for his YouTube channel, which has gained almost 700,000 subscribers and nearly 51 million total views in just seven months.

“It’s been quite a surprise that it’s gotten so big so fast,” he said in a Skype interview with The Washington Post, through a gap-toothed grin. (Courtesy of Lauri Vuohensilta) What happens next is unexpected — the piece of paper shatters. Crushing diamond with hydraulic press. This is what Microsoft HoloLens is really like. There was a fish in the bathtub. That was one of the first things we saw in the hotel room after we put on Microsoft’s developer-ready version of HoloLens, the augmented reality headset it believes will transform the way we learn, work, and play. We had the chance to use HoloLens for a couple of hours earlier this week in San Francisco, where Microsoft was hosting its annual developers conference.

The $3,000 headset just started shipping to Microsoft developers and commercial customers, though it’s not yet widely available to consumers. For now, Microsoft still sees this primarily as a device for business or educational use, with some gaming thrown in for good measure. Both of us had worn HoloLens briefly before, but we were told this headset, and the experience that came with it, would be vastly improved over last year’s prototype. Still, the HoloLens didn’t look... totally bizarre? The future is here, and we're all wearing face computers mixed reality gets tiring after awhile. Tips for Writing a Science Report / Paper. By Grace Fleming First things first: The most important rule to remember when writing a paper is to follow the instructions your teacher provides. Teachers always have the prerogative to decide what rules, formats, or procedures they prefer for any paper, so the teacher’s guidelines for any assignment will overrule instructions you find on the Internet or in a style guide.

If your teacher did not assign specific guidelines for your science paper, however, or if your teacher did provide guidelines but you’ve left them at school and you’re now stuck at home—then you can feel safe in following the general practices and preferences for writing science papers. 1. Use headings. Science papers are very structured and typically contain sections with headings.

If your paper is a response paper (responding to a prompt or question posed by the teacher) you may divide your paper into any appropriate sections and provide headers. continue reading below our video Play Video 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. First Grade Math Tests in American and Finnish Classrooms. Future of science: 'We will have the power of the gods'

"We will have the power to animate the inanimate, the power to create life itself," says Prof Kaku. "We will have the power of gods. But will we also have the wisdom of Solomon? " In a new BBC4 series called Visions of the Future, Prof Kaku talks to today's pioneers about how we are moving from being passive observers of nature to its choreographers. Here are their remarkable speculations about how the scientific and technological revolution will transform life and society in the 21st century. Teleportation Prof Anton Zeilinger, University of Vienna "We achieved quantum teleportation 10 years ago, and we're using it on a regular basis on the information carried by a system. "If you dream about teleportation of humans – well, we can dream – then all kinds of questions arise, such as: what does it mean to be me? The next generation of nuclear power Prof Sir Chris Llewellyn Smith Director, UK Fusion Programme Electricity from Plant life Dr Andreas Mershin, Centre for Biomedical Engineering, MIT.

Study Reveals What Cannabis Does To Your Brain. According to a new study, smoking high-potency skunk-like cannabis can significantly damage white matter, which is responsible for connecting different areas of the brain. The team explored the impact of cannabis potency in inducing psychosis. They used an MRI technique to look at the white matter of 99 people, 56 of which had reported a first psychotic episode. They found that white matter damage was significantly greater among heavy users of high-potency cannabis compared to occasional or low-potency users. Dr. Paola Dazzan, reader in neurobiology of psychosis from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London, and senior researcher on the study, said in a statement: “We found that frequent use of high potency cannabis significantly affects the structure of white matter fibres in the brain, whether you have psychosis or not.

Friends - Joey's new brain [English subtitles] The Element Song. I fucking love science. Glow In The Dark Roads TURN DRIVING INTO TRON. Dose. Faith In Humanity Lost. 15 Dumbest Patients Of All Time. Faith In Humanity Lost. 15 Dumbest Patients Of All... Faith In Humanity Lost. 15 Dumbest Patients Of All Time. By TrendyJoe Life Funny via imgur via imgur Collage source: imgur Like this article and want to see more like it? 19 Of The Most Amazing Rooms In America What Did You Think? Julia.letts For TrendyJoe Iced coffee is the way to my heart. More posts by julia.letts Verified Join Diply Today Connect with a social network Sign In to Diply Sign into your Diply account with your social network Report Post Select the option(s) that best described why this should be removed from Diply. If You Grew Up Before The Year 2,000… You Will Laugh Hysterically At This!

7 Facts About Victorian Tech Hero Ada Lovelace - Biography.com. Author Sydney Padua unleashes the genius of Ada Lovelace, the talented mathematician and daughter of Lord Byron, in her hilarious new graphic novel "The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace & Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer," and imagines what if Lovelace and inventor Charles Babbage, the "father of computing," lived on and used their collective brain power to. . . fight crime? Lovelace was just a teenager when she met Babbage at a demonstration of a model of his Difference Engine. She would later translate a description of Babbage’s plans for his mechanical calculating machine, adding copious annotations including the first appearance of the general computing theory, 100 years before an actual computer was built.

The meeting of their brilliant minds didn't lead to any breakthroughs during their lifetime: Lovelace died of cancer a decade after publishing her paper, and Babbage never built any of his machines. 1. 2. 3. Advertisement — Continue reading below 4. 5. 6. 7. The 60 Silliest Pie Charts on the Internet. The internet is full of amazing information which is often presented with fascinating graphs and charts. And then there are these… A Rough Guide To Spotting Bad Science. We aren't kidding when we say we Fucking Love Science, but it might be more accurate to say we Fucking Love Good Science. There's a lot of bad science out there, either through deliberate fraud or genuine mistakes. There is also a lot of bad science reporting, making out perfectly good research to be something it is not. Andy Brunning of Chemistry site Compound Interest has put together this guide on warning signs for bad science. Not every point is relevant all of the time – there are a lot of fields where control groups are impossible for example, or where even the best studies have tiny sample sizes because that is all we have to go on.

The thing that makes science stand out from other endeavors is its self-correcting nature. Bad research will sometimes be picked up prior to publication, but just as often it slips through, only for the problems to be found later. 16 Ridiculous But True Facts That Will Make People Think You're A Liar. Posted Nov 20, by Dominic Trombino You seriously can't make some of these up. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Watch Kids Try to Figure Out a Walkman. Prepare to Feel Really, Really Old. A Brief History of Weapons — The Nib  Are Touchscreens Melting Your Kid’s Brain? | Gadget Lab.

Tablets and other touchscreens will keep your kids quiet. But will they also melt their brains? Tavis Coburn Children today are surrounded by screen upon screen upon screen: second screens, third screens, screens on our wrists and even our faces. It’s not uncommon to have one in every room. Screen time—especially if you’re talking about touchscreens—is a perplexing issue all modern parents have to confront. The American Academy of Pediatrics is unequivocal: If your kid is under 2, no screens.

Trouble is, they’re not all the same. Comforting! We’ve made touchscreens joyous. But the ever-present touchscreens make me incredibly uneasy—probably because they make parenting so easy. But these screens have a weird dual nature: They make us more connected and more isolated at the same time. I’m perpetually distracted, staring into my hand, ignoring the people around me. So what’s a parent to do? 25 Life Lessons from Albert Einstein. Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?