Taking everyday sensors and the data they generate online will advance the progression of the Internet of Things, where in the future virtually everything will have a digital footprint.
The upright tail is probably the clearest way cats show their affection for us.
Be skeptical of any theory that produces the possibility of time travel, particularly if it relies on wormholes. That’s not a theory based on physical reality, but rather fodder for science fiction writers and television shows.
William McDonough’s most profound concept is "Harvest of Value," the basic notion that everything is a resource for something else. Simply put, waste equals food – the waste of one system becomes food for another.
Whoever the enemy is perceived to be, they are still a human being. Mandela spoke of peace and actively promoted forgiveness and reconciliation.
Have you ever considered all of the ways just a single poor night of sleep may be messing with you?
The negative consequences of conducting relationships at arm's length, round-the-clock, and simultaneously, and only with those who reinforce one's worldview.
The more scientists discover about our prehistoric ancestors, the further they seem to fall down Alice's Rabbit Hole. Things just get curiouser and curiouser.
Richard Feynman was struggling with an existential crisis only a member of the Manhattan Project could truly experience: "Put another way, what is the value of the science I had dedicated myself to--the thing I loved--when I saw what terrible things it could do? It was a question I had to answer."
Whatever the mania, you can be certain that credentialed egg-heads, professional do-gooders, and compulsive busy-bodies will claim access should be curtailed, controlled or even cut off, “for the children.”
The less we know about something like energy, the more likely we are to use and abuse it in ways with long-reaching, harmful consequences.
In science, and genomics in particular, the difference between what we know and what we don’t is enormous. At this point, we’re still figuring out how much we don’t know.
Within some non-Western cultures, voice hearing is valued and it would not be seen as indicative of any illness at all.
By the time you finish reading this short article, I hope you agree with me so much that you'll join me on my mission against "dieting" -- at least the way the multi-billion dollar weight loss industry has been pushing it on everyone for years.
The moral philosopher John Rawls, whose theory of distributive justice will likely get mentioned at some point in discussions about the end of the filibuster for presidential nominations, would likely sit back and belly laugh at the change in these rules. He might laugh because he could be of the opinion that it is long overdue.