Friday, April 28, 2017

You Still Can’t Talk On Phone But Air Traffic Control Can Text Flight Crews

A federally-funded communication system that lets air traffic control text flight crews is being audited to ensure it's really secure from outside threats. The Federal Aviation Administration’s Data Communications program, known as...

Smart Bandages Will Use 5G Data to Track Your Health

Bandages are usually very mysterious -- it's hard to know how well you're healing until you unwrap them, and that usually means a trip to the doctor. If Welsh researchers succeed, however,...

I Tried “Ganja Yoga”—And Left My Mat With A Totally Different Type of High

The very first cat-cow I did under the influence of cannabis felt uniquely deep, smooth, and satisfying. “Why don’t I always smoke weed before yoga?” I thought after a dreamy savasana. It’s...

Treating Crack Addiction with A Mobile App

Using smartphone data and artificial intelligence to track and interpret behavior, a Chicago startup is attempting something extraordinary: predicting and preventing relapse into drug use. When I spoke to Tasha Hedstrom this...

Chicago Teen Arrested in Facebook Live sex Assault, Others Sought

Chicago police have arrested a 14-year-old boy and expect to charge a second youth in connection with the sexual assault of a teenage girl by multiple young men that was seen...

Meet Nigeria’s First Sex Toy Retailer Encourages Sex-Positive Intimacy

Meet Iheoma Obibi: A human rights activist, feminist, and groundbreaking businesswoman. Iheoma Obibi’s online store, Intimate Pleasures , is catered toward Nigerians from all walks of life, age, and sexual desires. Intimate...

Why Do Microwaves Make Noise?

We are in an age of endless improvement, where people expect everything in their lives to be faster, smarter, stronger, smaller and more efficient. Essentially, comfort and convenience is king, and...

Sexbots In The Age of Singularity

What will happen when machines built to love humans become truly intelligent? The buzz around mechanical lovers has led experts such as David Levy, author of Love and Sex with Robots, to predict...

Will.I.Am Latest Investment Is In This New Messaging App

The line of failed music messaging startups is long and ignoble, but British firm Emoticast thinks it can build a business – and now it has $5m to back its ambitions. The...

A Burger Flipping Robot Is About To Start Work at a Fast Food Chain...

The term “burger flipper” is often used as a derogatory way of referring to someone working a low-paying job (sometimes, but not always, literally flipping burgers) that is generally seen as...

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Flying Cars…Yeah Right!

One of the few things that Peter Thiel has said in recent years that pretty much everyone can agree upon was about the current state of...