Month: April 2017

The Brain Interprets Sarcasm In Emoji The Same Way As In Words, Study Shows

The brain interprets irony or sarcasm conveyed by an emoji in the same way that sarcasm is conveyed verbally, according to a new report from researchers at the linguistics department of the University of Illinois Researchers measured brain activity of native English-speaking college students reading sentences using various emoji at the end. They read sentences […]

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This Ingenious App Teaches You A New Language In Your Spare Seconds

Every day, there are countless seconds that slip by that could probably be put to better use.A set of new apps from researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) looks to take advantage of those “micro-moments,” giving lifehack junkies a new opportunity to wring every last bit of productivity out of their […]

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Some Facebook Users Are Seeing A Rocket Icon In Their App, Here’s What It Does

  In recent weeks, some users have started noticing a rocket-shaped icon in their Facebook mobile app. Here Mashable tech user has looked into this further… The icon, positioned right next to the main news feed icon, gives you a different type of news feed, one which displays popular posts from people and pages that you […]

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Retro Hipster Style Meets Functional Design In This Old-Timey Keyboard

New Retro Designed Old Timey Keyboard. It doesn’t happen often that your douchey hipster aesthetic leads to functional delight. Then, comes along the Penna Bluetooth keyboard. This amazing wireless keyboard has all the old-world charm of those gigantic antique typewriters that weighed 20 pounds each and had steel-rimmed keys — back when real writers chopped […]

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Woman’s Fitbit Saves Her Life

Ever thought about buying a fitness tracker, well now you may want to!  A fitness tracker could be more useful than just helping you shed weight — the data it’s collecting about your body could go as far as saving lives.73-year-old Patricia Lauder from Connecticut noticed her Fitbit data was logging an abnormally high resting […]

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Flying Car

Do you want to buy a flying car?

Flying cars are the future, right? In the 1960s, the world imagined a future in which anyone could afford to take a drive above the scenery, but the technology simply never got there. Now, Slovakian startup AeroMobil has announced it will be launching a flying car this year — and unlike their first prototype, unveiled […]

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