Parenting or Spying?

February 27, 2011

Recently, there has been much debate about the new applications that allow parents or guardians to monitor their children’s social media profiles for risky behaviors and intervene. It seems as if every generation has its own iteration of the “my rights supersede your right to keep me safe” argument. And here we go again.

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Gaming Your Aim

February 21, 2011

A Japanese entertainment company has combined men’s obsession with video games with their perennial inability to aim straight to create a range of distractions in selected Tokyo urinals, according to the British Guardian. Sega has installed the Toylets in male lavatories at four bars and games arcades in the Japanese capital.

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Lay off the Laptop?

February 14, 2011

If you keep a computer on your lap for more than four hours a day, say dermatologists, the heat emanating from the bottom of the device may trigger “toasted skin syndrome,” a brownish-red rash on your upper thighs. And it may be permanent!

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3-D Without Glasses?

February 7, 2011

Apparently when 3-D comes to TV the techie people are working hard to figure out how to watch it without glasses. Well, watch this video about a method the French (bastions of progress that they are) propose. All I can say is OUCH! Watch 3-D TV without glasses

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