The Moon For Sale: Fact or Fraud?

“Welcome to the computer center of the Lunar Embassy, the leaders in extraterrestrial real estate and the ONLY company in the world to be recognized to possess a legal basis for selling and registering extraterrestrial properties!” This is the greeting tagline on the front page of the Lunar Embassy website. At first glance, anyone would…

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3D Printed Food and The Future of Chefs

It’s Saturday morning. You’ve just slept in two hours past your regular wake-up time, and are feeling rather fresh as you amble through the house towards the kitchen. Reaching into the refrigerator, you grab the milk, and then go over to the dish drain and pull out a fresh bowl and spoon. You can almost taste the…

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Self-Driving Car: The New Mercedes-Benz

    Looking for a new vehicle? Got around $100,000 to spare? How about a self-driving car? According to the New York Times, you could find yourself in one that not only has great gas mileage and a plush interior; but drives itself as well. Enter the 2014 S-Class Sedan, a brand new, top-of-the-line vehicle…

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Star Trek Into Darkness: Eye Candy For The Amygdala

  Star Trek Into Darkness: Eye candy for the amygdala. Yes, this is another Hollywood blockbuster depicting a dystopian future with big explosions and small innovations. However, the first ten minutes are worth the price of the ticket. I was pleasantly surprised to see J.J. Abrams using the [easyazon-link asin=”B008KRWK3K” locale=”us”] Ancient Aliens [/easyazon-link] theory and a…

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Optogenetics and Deep Brain Stimulation

The Human brain may still be man’s greatest mystery, but we are making advances everyday that could dramatically alter our understanding and treatment of it. To get a clearer picture of this, let’s explore a few up and coming scientific breakthroughs, starting with one that affects our everyday lives: cell phones. At the present time,…

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Brain Activity Map (BAM): Excitement & Skepticism

In his State of the Union address on February 12, 2013, President Obama announced a proposal for the Brain Activity Map (BAM) project. The ambitious initiative is meant to advance neuroscience the way that the Human Genome Project has revolutionized genetics. Following the announcement, I simultaneously felt the thrill of a national endorsement for [easyazon-link…

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Vimbly: A Better Way To Find Your Next Experience

Vimbly: A Better Way To Find Your Next Experience Living in New York City can be extraordinarily tough. Time is the ultimate commodity and with monthly rents as high as a used car, a real New Yorker does not appreciate wasted time and will literally hold a grudge over a bad experience. [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0804831904″…

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