The 15 Best Indie Games on PC
If you've ever taken pleasure in walking directly away from Riverwood after setting foot in Skyrim, Stanley will appeal to the contrarian in you. It's filled with Missions present you with a tall building to master (though later levels increase the ...
April 7, 2015
Behind the Meh Response to the iWatch
Or the touch screen that set apart the iPhone? Remember: The original Macintosh was a failure until desktop publishing came along. Perhaps Apple is already working on such a selling point. It is not visible yet, which may explain why the company's ...
March 11, 2015
Has Science Made Us Better People?
On January 22, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, citing just these technological dangers, announced it was moving its Doomsday Clock ahead by two minutes, to just three minutes to Midnight. Singling out climate change as particularly hazardous ...
February 16, 2015
Averting Space Doom: Solving the Orbital Junk Problem
The organizers of the conference's session on space debris, Kaushik Iyer and Doug Mehoke from Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, are themselves cautious about ringing the alarm bells. “Space is a very, very big place,” says Iyer. “When you do ...
January 28, 2015
Robert Malkin: MacGyvering Medical Gear
Getting this equipment into the right hands remains an economic and logistical challenge, but Malkin and his colleagues have come up with creative solutions, including setting up not-for-profit companies to sell the products cheaply to facilities in need....
February 27, 2015
Three Minutes to Midnight
Sounding the alarm on the gravest threat to mankind since the nuclear stand off between the U.S. and the Soviet Union in the 1980s, the symbolic clock was originally created in 1947 in response to the Cold War. But, now the gathering storm of nuclear ...
January 28, 2015
Obesity-Fighting Implant Approved by FDA
With obesity under its belt, Enteromedics has its sights set on other conditions that might be ameliorated by modulating the signals that pass along the vagus nerve. “Our first target is obesity. But we've got interest in areas like pancreatitis ...
January 19, 2015
I Got Out of Poverty, But I've Never Stopped Feeling Guilty About It
It included two CD cases, one of which was empty, as I would discover I had left the disc in my alarm clock stereo in storage ... In high school I chose the two most self-aware girls and made them my best friends. They reeked of body confidence and ...
April 7, 2015
10 quick Voodoo spells to trick yourself into being more creative and confident
Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o'clock sharp ... and will dent your self-confidence quietly and insidiously. Much better to check email and Twitter (no notifications?! Dammit) only three times a day. Set an alarm and stick to it.
April 9, 2015
Science Says Sleeping In Is Better Than Being The 'Early Bird'
It is the custom: the ever reliable “the-early-bird-gets-the-worm” principle that pushes us to set our alarm clocks ... good answer to a healthier and happier self. Here are four reasons to sleep and delay that alarm clock: There is a recommended ...
April 9, 2015
Our view: Two truths and a lie on the Iran nuclear deal
Unfortunately, in the never-ending mission to cover all of Pendleton’s around-the-clock statue news ... John McCain led a rousing sing-along of “Bomb Iran,” set to the tune of the Beach Boys’ “Barbara Ann.” Hawks have long supported a military ...
April 8, 2015
Scott Rudin bringing ‘Groundhog Day’ to Broadway
Set your alarm clocks: “Groundhog Day,” the musical ... “Can you imagine a composer like me, untrained, self-taught, hearing that Stephen Sondheim had this specific problem with his adaptation? As it was, it was hard because musicals are a f ...
3 Super Simple Ways to Set Yourself Up for Success Each Morning (In Under 3 Minutes)
The alarm on your ... you don't even have the self-discipline to get out of bed in the morning. Tip: Set your alarm for whatever time you actually want to wake up and then get out of bed right at that time. Put your phone/alarm clock across the room ...
April 2, 2015
Police: Albuquerque man beat dad over alarm clock going off
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A dispute over an alarm clock may cause an Albuquerque man to do some time ... South Texas man accused of portraying self as officer South Texas man accused of portraying self as officer A South Texas man has been accused of ...
April 1, 2015