Month: March 2018

How virtual reality may help to treat fear, paranoid thoughts…

March 15, 2018

A new study has discovered that adding virtual reality cognitive behavioral therapy to the standard treatment for psychotic disorders is safe and can reduce paranoia and anxiety. In a paper published in The Lancet Psychiatry, the researchers state that to their knowledge, theirs is the first randomized controlled trial of virtual reality (VR)-based cognitive behavioral […]

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How to share photos without blasting them all over the internet…

March 15, 2018

When you’ve got a photo to show off, you don’t necessarily want to plaster it all over your Twitter or Instagram accounts for the whole world to see. For example, you might want to display a photo of your adorable tot for his grandparents—without giving Facebook the opportunity to record his facial features for posterity. […]

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Which women are most at risk of stroke?

March 15, 2018

A paper published this week outlines stroke risk factors that are specific to women. The authors hope that increasing awareness will help identify people who should be monitored more closely. Strokes kill an estimated 140,000 people in the United States each year. That accounts for around 1 in 20 deaths. Breaking that statistic down further, […]

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Anker Soundbuds Curve are champions among cheap, wireless headphones…

March 15, 2018

ANKER SOUNDBUDS CURVE The $30 Soundbuds Curve get even cheaper if you want an all-black pair. I bought bright yellow because they’re easy to find in my gym bag. As a tech writer, I’ve been lucky enough to experience all kinds of fancy and expensive headphones. I’ve tried everything from custom in-ear monitors like rock […]

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Google say pets are driving car searches

March 15, 2018

Car companies might want to spend more time thinking about building features for dogs and cats into their new vehicles: dog hammocks and other pet-friendly accessories are among the top searches consumers make for their vehicles in the US, according to findings released today in Google’s 2018 Auto Trends Report. “When it comes to the […]

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These self destructing electronics can turn your data to dust on command…

March 15, 2018

A piece of polycarbonate. In a new kind of electronics, this material will vaporize when heated by a chemical reaction. Engineers have come up with a trick to make electronics disintegrate from far away. The technology represents a new kind of transient electronics, which are designed to disappear when they’re no longer needed. In this […]

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This electronic skin can heal itself — and then make more skin…

March 15, 2018

In a quest to make electronic devices more environmentally friendly, researchers have created an electronic skin that can be completely recycled. The e-skin can also heal itself if it’s torn apart. The device, described today in the journal Science Advances, is basically a thin film equipped with sensors that can measure pressure, temperature, humidity, and […]

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Everything you need to know about papilledema!!!

March 15, 2018

Papilledema is a serious medical condition where the optic nerve at the back of the eye becomes swollen. Symptoms can include visual disturbances, headaches, and nausea. Papilledema occurs when there is a buildup of pressure in or around the brain, which causes the optic nerve to swell. It is critical to identify the cause of […]

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What is the truth about clean eating…?

March 15, 2018

Clean eating is a diet concept where a person avoids refined and processed foods and those that have artificial ingredients, such as certain preservatives and additives. Instead, the goal is to eat whole, natural foods. Just as there are varying levels of vegetarianism, such as veganism, lacto-vegetarianism, and lacto-ovo-vegetarianism, a person who eats a clean […]

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Samsung Galaxy S9 leak reveals new dock, headphone jack!!!

March 14, 2018

The Samsung Galaxy S9 will have an accessory called the DeX Pad, a dock with USB, USB-C and HDMI jacks that lets you position your phone horizontally and use it as touchpad or a virtual keyboard, according to new leaks about the device. There was talk about the DeX Pad before, but thanks to a […]

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