We all know that kids are pretty amazing. I mean, they might be snotty balls of tears and screaming, but they literally have to learn EVERYTHING and they actually succeed! Arguably, one of the most important skills a child must learn is language. It is one of the most complicated and poorly-understood elements of our modern… Continue reading JonJivan Creates Spreadsheet Tracking Son’s First Words – the Graphs are Fascinating
It’s not uncommon for NASA to be in the dark. In fact, that’s the whole point. The darkness isn’t always a friend of space exploration, however. It’s pretty hard to see what’s going on up there, and plenty of spacecrafts (but thankfully no astronauts!) have been lost out there. Billions of pounds worth of equipment,… Continue reading Spacecraft Lost for 8 Years Found Orbiting the Moon
A Japanese company called Logbar has developed what could be revolutionary device. ili instantly translates your speech into a foreign language, making travel to far-off lands much easier than it ever has been. ili is an extremely simple device, which requires no WiFi or data connection. It can be worn around the neck, and it’s compact… Continue reading Instantly Translate Your Speech with New Gadget by Logbar
It’s Hubble Hump Day! We thought we’d take the opportunity to brighten up your Wednesday with some of the most spectacular images taken by the Hubble telescope: The Final Frontier In honour of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary this year, NASA have released this image of the Final Frontier project. In the centre of the image is… Continue reading Hubble Hump Day
One wouldn’t immediately think to use First Person Shooters as a brain rehabilitation technique, unless of course you are Alexandra Vakili from Macquarie University in Australia. He is the lead researcher on a remarkable study which investigated whether video games such as Halo, Call of Duty and Doom could improve the functioning of cognitive processes damaged… Continue reading First Person Shooters May Be Effective As A Brain Rehabilitation Treatment
We’ve all heard about the power of positive thinking. “Self-belief can do wonderful things.” “You can do anything if you put your mind to it!” “If you believe in yourself anything is possible.“ Scientists have finally found some evidence that these mildly sickening adages may actually be worth more than you think. In a massive study, Professor Andrew… Continue reading Positive Thinking Really Can Boost Your Chances of Success
Juno’s first image of Jupiter has been released by NASA today. The image, below, shows Jupiter and 3 of it’s 4 moons, Io, Europa and Ganymede. Read about the image in detail on NASA’s website.