Don’t Like Your Internet Provider? Create Your Own!

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0789736268″ locale=”us” height=”100″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51iQb8shS8L._SL160_.jpg” width=”80″]Having problems with your internet provider service? Or maybe you have privacy concerns in light of the recent NSA scandal? If that’s the case, you can always just create your own private internet! Or at least that is what one community in Athens, Greece chose to do in rebellion…

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DNA Nanorobots: The New Cure for Cancer

Kevin Russell and myself had the opportunity to interview Ph.D Ido Bachelet from the Bar-Iran Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials. Dr. Bachelet and his team are developing a new form of cancer delivery system that has the potential to eradicate cancerous tissue from the body without damaging healthy cells. However, before I begin, it’s…

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Drone To Deliver Defibrillators To Heart Attack Victims

A German technology non-profit has created an “octocopter” drone to deliver a defibrillator to people experiencing a heart attack. There is no doubt that these drones could arrive faster than any ambulance thus increasing the chance of survival. Fredrich Nölle from Definetz held a press conference in the town of Halle in North Rhine Westphalia to display…

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Future Art On Serious Wonder

Future art is a new addition to Serious Wonder. Art has often inspired futurology, philosophy and science. Futuristic art can ignite innovation and become a self-fulfulfilling drive that can push humanity forward. We become what we observe. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B005HGBF9W” locale=”us” height=”127″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/31STyDwO%2BkL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]In this new section of Serious Wonder called “Future Art” we will…

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Glitterins: Science Art And Wonder

Glitterins® creates science based art kits, toys and books. The Glitterins® toy polariscope finds prismatic rainbow colors hiding in many transparent plastics and other things around your home. Make rainbows mysteriously appear and flow through specially made flexible prism toys because of a property called photoelasticity.  See rainbows in candies you make and eat them. …

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Monday Marvels: This Week’s Top 5 Wonders

Monday Marvels: Top 5 Wonders for August 20th – 26th 1.) Facebook’s Lofty Goal to Bring Internet to the World Facebook is teaming up with other major corporations including Ericsson, MediaTek, Nokia, Opera, Qualcomm and Samsung with the aim of providing affordable internet service to the two-thirds of the world who is still without. Of…

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Digital Addiction and Internet Age Shamans

Drugs can be defined as anything that changes an individual’s conscious state, whether chemical or technological, can cause our experience of life to be altered. I will elaborate on this principle by discussing the technological hallucinations we are currently intoxicated by. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B007P4VOWC” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41ZF%2BlJj4NL._SL160_.jpg” width=”160″]Terence Mckenna,  an American psychonaut, lecturer, and writer,…

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Emotiv Creates New Insight For Your Mind

Emotiv creates new Insight for your mind and it looks like the future! Serious Wonder is a huge fan of Emotiv and EEG  neuro-technology. Any company that makes design look this good is bound to be a leader in future tech. I love the design, it reminds me of the “face sucker” in Alien. [youtube…

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Dreams: The Future of Social Networking?

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B004ZLV4JG” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41UywapRmbL._SL160_.jpg” width=”88″] Facebook and Google+ are all about sharing our times and joys with the world, to paint the image of our lives or the personality of ourselves that we desire others to see. That is what Social Networking is about today; sharing the sights we enjoy in different locations, whether on…

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Cognition Control Part 2: Navigating Hedonic Highways

To read Part One of this article, click here. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0871544237″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51W0XK30J2L._SL160_.jpg” width=”117″]The hedonic treadmill, or ‘adaptation’ as its been coined, is the human ability to quickly return to a baseline of happiness regardless of emotionally traumatic or even physically traumatic experiences. Researchers have found that statistically, it does not matter if…

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