Why our ancestors couldn’t ape chimps


Study of climbing abilities disproves long-held belief that the earliest humans were able to scale trees as easily as primates

Humanity’s immediate predecessors may have had trouble climbing trees, research suggests – so they may not have been as ape-like as many experts believe. Continue reading

Google Maps Typography


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Twitter with your brain

Click for video: University of Wisconsin researcher Adam Wilson composes
a Twitter message using a system that reads his brain waves. Click on the
image to watch a video explaining how the message was sent.

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Sneak a little office shut-eye with iNap@Work



If ever an iPhone app was created for the George Costanzas of the world, it’s this one: iNap@Work simulates office sounds so you can snooze while the people around you think you’re working. Continue reading

Twitter’s big day? Here comes Oprah


Updated 11:33 a.m. PDT with new @Oprah follower statistics.

The official answer is in regarding Twitter Chief Executive Evan Williams’ teasing tweet Thursday about Friday being a “very big day”: @Oprah. Continue reading

Spanking ‘brings couples together’



SPANKING is stressful at first, but it could bring consenting couples closer together. That’s the implication of two studies of hormonal changes associated with sadomasochistic (S&M) activities including spanking, bondage and flogging. Continue reading


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