Monthly Archives: November 2011

Take That, Tryptophan

Everyone knows what it’s like: you eat your weight in turkey, go to sleep Thursday night, fall into a Tryptophan-induced coma, and wake up bleary-eyed, thinking that it must be days later because somehow, even though you swore you’d never … Continue reading

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I Think, Therefore I Do

When the Nintendo Wii first came out, I was baffled. I kept trying to play it like any other video game, using just my thumbs. You mean, I have to actually turn the joystick like it’s a wheel? Swing it … Continue reading

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Installation Complete

What if you could download information directly to your brain instead of interfacing with phones, computers, and televisions? What if you could install a brain implant that would allow you to speak perfect Chinese, as in Neuromancer? What if you … Continue reading

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Make Your Next Car a Beamer

Ever taken a much-needed break and found yourself thinking that a beer would be the perfect thing–if only you didn’t have to get up and get it? There might be a solution…in space. We may not be ready to beam … Continue reading

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