Category Archives: Body Language

Why Sleep Deprivation Kills | Quanta Magazine

Going without sleep for too long kills animals but scientists haven’t known why. Newly published work suggests that the answer lies in an unexpected part of the body.
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Amazon made a bigger camera-spying store—so we tried to steal its fruit | Ars Technica

It’s like other Amazon Go stores, only bigger. But it’s a meaningful difference.
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Seemingly Clueless American Orders Food In Perfect Chinese, Shocking Patrons And Staff – Digg

Xiaoma astounds people at this restaurant in Chinatown by speaking both perfect Mandarin and Cantonese.

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Amazon can now sense your fear (when not selling you calming scented candles) | TechRadar

The company says its facial recognition tech can accurately read eight emotions, including terror of the concept.
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Comcast has developed a remote that lets you control a TV with your eyes | TechRadar

Change channels, search for shows, set recordings and get real-time sports results at a glance.
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Elon Musk wants to hook your brain directly up to computers — starting next year

Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk announced a goal of implanting chips into human brains as early as next year to create direct human connections to computers.
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FaceApp denies storing users’ photographs without permission

App was launched by Russian developer in 2017 and uses AI to change people’s features.


See more (The Guardian)

California’s 7.1 Magnitude Earthquake Interrupted This Comedian’s Stand Up Set, And She Handled It Perfectly – Digg

In a moment that could have been truly terrifying, Atsuko Okatsuka‏ somehow kept the crowd laughing.
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Bicycle Racing is Called Suffering for a Reason

Think about pushing yourself for 3 to 6 hours through blazing heat and humidity, freezing rain, long leg-cramping climbs up a mountain, or against 20 to 30 mph headwinds – peddling at least 90 revolutions a minute with no breaks, no timeouts, nothing but constant effort. And you have to do it until the end of the cycling race.

It hurts more than any other sport. It’s painful. It can only be described as suffering.

Why do we do it? What would cause you to do it?

Please leave an answer in the comments.

Cycling Pain-Face