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.
An unlocked "Google edition" of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone will be available on AT&T and T-Mobile and will have LTE support, 16GB of RAM and is expandable via an SD card and its bootloader is unlocked allowing it to receive system updates "promptly with every Android platform update". The device will be available starting June 26 on Google Play for $649.
Google has announced a spectacular new look for Google Maps. The company said it rebuilt Maps from "the ground up". Google Maps has now Google Earth and Street View baked into it and user generated photos can be uploaded and submitted to Google Maps.
Need a break from work? Then you need to check out this latest easter egg from the likes of Google Image. Just run an image search for “Atari Breakout,” to activate a hidden game based on the classic Atari arcade title Breakout. Who knows, maybe you'll set a new high score (just don't get caught by the boss).
Behold the Poitou donkey of France. Not only can they grow up to 8 feet tall, but they also look like they're growing out their dreads. Unfortunately, this might be the only time you'll get to see one as they’re endangered (fewer than 1,000 in existence).
Want to feel protected whenever you whip out your iPhone? Then check out this quick list of deadly accessories that will show everyone that you mean business. Just make sure you don't accidentally use them when checking in at the airport:
Venting, we've all done it at some point because it makes us feel better about our circumstances. But how do you handle being on the receiving end of someone's vent session? Harvard Business Review's Mark Goulston offers this bit of hepful advice that involves asking the other person the following three questions:
There's nothing worse than that nauseating feeling after overeating at a buffet table. Food writer Darya Rose recommends this tip that will help you pay more attention to how much you eat. The trick is to create triggers that will remind you to pay attention to how much is on your plate:
Here's one foosball table that gets mother nature's seal of approval. Made entirely from 100% renewable resources, this "Kartoni" table was created by creative agency Kickpack. The table can be quickly assembled without any glue, screws or tools.