They say the brain is the most powerful muscle in the human body. Well here are 10 reasons to doubt your own thoughts:
So apparently there has been worldwide study which aims to quantify the preferences of men in countries around the world and states within the U.S. Among men this is a very serious debate and both sides bring up critical points...sense a little sarcasm?
Probably the strangest part about this study is that it also lists preferences of men for pregnant women and feet. To each their own I guess. The biggest differences seem to appear in the midwest where men appear to prefer boobs over butts and have a strange fetish for pregnant women.
You can check out the full study here.
Have you ever been in a plane and thought "Damn, I wish the whole inside of this plane was transparent" ... ?
Well if you like sitting next to the window you will be happy to know there is a new plane model coming out and it should be out in the next 10 years. This amazing plane will have the entire inside of the plane lined with OLED displays that can reflect the outside of the plane so you get a better view of the moon, stars, and city skylines all without having to lean over the fat guy next to you. For those of you that are afraid of heights, this might not be the ideal plane for you.
In addition the OLED displays can be used as touch screen menus to order drinks, watch TV, and listen to music. Check out the video below as well as the full article here.
Why put a bandage on it when you can glue your wound closed? The future of bandages looks crazy and it's called "VetiGel"
It sounds like my investment in video games hasn't just been for fun - I been training! I vote they force people to Call of Duty for a week straight before handing them a drivers license.
With so much video game research focused on how the violent games affects kids, it is good to see some positive research. They should do some research on how many shitty parents let their young kids play these violent video games. I would love to see those results.
So yesterday I am sitting in traffic and my road rage is elevating. As I watch the cars in front of me respond to road signs, traffic lights, and the general traffic situation I start to wonder why they are so damn slow! As I roll up next to a few of the cars, I notice a lot of them are on their phone (no surprise). Unfortunately, I am guilty of doing the same thing myself and still I manage to pay pretty close attention to the traffic. Then a crazy idea hits me, maybe these people don't play video games and that's why they suck at driving.
I start to think about it as I sit there in traffic waiting for the person who blocked the intersection and is impeding everyone who has the green light because she couldn't wait to make her turn (road rage bubbles). So I did some research online and apparently, there is plenty of studied that point to video games leading to better response time. For example a particular study at the University of Rochester reads as follows:
"The researchers found that video game players develop a heightened sensitivity to what is going on around them, and this benefit doesn't just make them better at playing video games, but improves a wide variety of general skills that can help with everyday activities like multitasking, driving, reading small print, keeping track of friends in a crowd, and navigating around town."
*Read the full article here
*List of scholar research on the benefits of video games here
If you are unaware of the latest social trends you have come to the right place. NASA launched a spacecraft by the name of Rosetta on March 2nd, 2004 to travel the solar system. On August 4th, 2014 it came into contact with a comet. After making that discovery, NASA decided to get out and take pictures (very touristy). On November 12th we deployed the lander vehicle Philae to touch down and examine further. You can find more details on the mission here.
Additionally, and not so much in the name of science, Kim Kardashian got naked again. And though it might seem unrelated...it helps us put things in perspective. The "Churyumov-Gerasimenko" comet is 3 kilometers wide. To some that may sound small, but the comet that made the dinosaurs go bye-bye was only 2 kilometers wide. Let's take a look at the size relatively and scientifically.
As you can see in the above picture, the comet and K.K's butt, both present a significant danger to anyone who comes close. All we can do is watch closely and hope that the professionals know what they are doing.
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