A “Prescription Video Game” Now Exists – And It’s FDA Approved

“Don’t forget to play your video games before you do your homework!” Yup… much to the chagrin of mothers everywhere, after school time is about to get awesome for those with ADHD. That’s because there’s now an FDA-approved “medicinal video game” on the market. Alright… perhaps we may be focusing on the wrong thing here. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a serious condition, and this

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This Glove Gives You The Ability To “Speak” Sign Language The Moment You Put It On

Researchers at UCLA have made a breakthrough in sign language technology: a high-tech glove that translates sign language in real time. Although the concept of translating sign language using a glove isn’t exactly new, this latest advancement is indeed something special. This new glove can translate an astounding 660 American Sign Language (ASL) signs at a rate of 60 words per minute! It does this in

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Innovations Explained: How Does Autocorrect Work? (And Why Is It So Ducking Wrong All The Time?!)

Oh, autocorrect. It’s a double-edged sword… sometimes it saves your assume, other times it makes you look like a follicle. (Don’t worry – in the interest of making this article readable, we’ll stop there with the autocorrect jokes.) Autocorrect, as you’re likely aware, is the artificial intelligence tool built into our smartphones, word processors, and most other text-based communication tools. It’s responsible for some hilarious fails…

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These “New Bananas” Grow In New Zealand… And Taste Like Apples

There’s a new banana on the block. A bunch, actually. Yes – thanks to a collaboration between indigenous farmers in New Zealand and AgResearch scientists, you may now be able to experience a new level of flavor in your bananas… if you’re a Kiwi, that is. The project involves using DNA testing and lab-grown plants to select the ideal banana genetics for New Zealand’s specific climate.

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Innovations Explained: What’s A Unicorn Company?

Yes, it’s true… unicorns are real! No, they don’t have four legs. They don’t have horns, either. In fact, they’re not even an animal… But one thing is certain: They didn’t exist a few decades ago. And now, they’re rising in number. Okay, quit teasing me… what’s a Unicorn Company?!   These days, the term “unicorn” – or should we say, “unicorn company” – refers to

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