We're still a long way more to go to cure Alzheimer's but the scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have developed a drug that may just reverse memory deficits and slow the disease. In elderly mice that is.
Google CEO Larry Page appeared at the company's I/O developers conference today, and capped off the lengthy keynote presentation with a speech about the future of technology. He also talked about how negativity in the press and between rival companies are hurting innovation.
BlackBerry announced at the BlackBerry Live Keynote today that it will be launching BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for iOS and Android this summer. It is a big move for the company. What would this mean for their devices?
Google Glass is just a pair of weird looking specs that can take photos and videos and search things and give you directions. But the promise of it is bigger. And developers have been getting their hands on Google Glass and have begun to see what they can build with it.
Apple released the newest version of iTunes with a couple of improvements. Version 11,0.3 will have an update to MiniPlayer in the form of a lovely new design. The MiniPlayer itself is relatively new, first appearing in iTunes 11.
Water and electricity aren't the best of friends. So when Antonin Fourneau combined both in his installation, it sounds like a death trap more than an art installation. But his work, Water Light Graffiti, is really beautiful.
We have to thank the 1973 Michael Crichton sci-fi film Westworld for the image blurring digital effects of today. Crichton wanted to create what looked like a blurred digital machine and he first turned to NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab. But the $200,000 price tag was a bit too much. Instead, John Whitney Jr did the job for him. Here's the story:
We all know that smoking kills, but Instructables user monkeywithagun has also found a neat way to recycle those empty cigarette packs to take better photos by reusing them as a flash diffuser. He explains below:
We're guessing this is would you'd get if Tony Stark decided to team up with Converse. This fun hack from Adafruit will show you how to add a glowing logo to the standard star crest. Be sure to read the full instructions via the Adafruit website.
Don't have a beer bottle opener? No sweat. Because you don't need one. With the right amount of leverage, you can use anything to open a bottle. This video shows you all the awesome ways you can do so. Of course, like everything else, these things take practice. [Clip Nation via The Awesomer]