Sony is pushing mobile gaming in Japan, and they are using its own smartphone line to show that mobile and console gaming doesn't need to be separate entities. They attended the Tokyo Game Show with some interesting ideas.
Which is better for drying your hands? Paper towels or hand dryers? Asap Science explains that paper towels have the upper hand for cleaning bacteria off our hands. But dryers, are actually better for the environment.
Here's an interesting development in tech. Laser cleaning. It actually removes rubber residue. This is all done without the use of any chemicals at all. In fact, it just uses laser light. Watch the video for an explanation:
The advancements in robotics is getting serious. Now, MIT's robot cheetah can chase you down, while it runs on its own power. Also, it can jump, so don't think walls or fences will stop it. Watch the video below:
Why do we love the choruses in songs? Is there a reason to it? Music professor Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis explains that it is actually our brains that are hard-wired to enjoy them.
How many times does the chorus repeat in your favorite song? How many times have you listened to that chorus? Repetition in music isn’t just a feature of Western pop songs, either; it’s a global phenomenon. Why? Elizabeth Hellmuth Margulis walks us through the basic principles of the ‘exposure effect,’ detailing how repetition invites us into music as active participants, rather than passive listeners.