Quick links from the past week in mind and brain news: MIT Tech Review has an interesting piece about ‘troll hunters’ – a new wave of internet abuse vigilantes. ABC All in the Mind has a good edition asking whether mirror neurons have been oversold. Spoiler alert: yes, they have. The New York Magazine’s Science […]
Every generation needs its Black Mirror. In 1932, Aldous Huxley’s A Brave New World reflected the ugliest sides of consumerism, commoditization, and complacency. In 1949, George Orwell published 1984, which warned against how governments used surveillance, propaganda, and fear to control societies. Show More Summary
After receiving a message that the Nagus has been taken prisoner in the mirror universe, Quark and Rom cross over on a rescue mission. Plot Summary: While praying to the Blessed Exchequer for a chance with Ezri, Quark receives a visit from the woman in question, whom he is so happy to see that he […]
Automakers are always going on about "aspirational" cars, so Porsche devised a plan to stoke the flames, transforming unwitting shoppers' cars into the new Macan with its "Magic Mirror". Read more...
In the outdoor installation Mirage, 1,200 mirrored panels form a disorienting kaleidoscopic wall amidst a grove of trees. The 82-foot-long installation was created by Budapest-based design firm Studio Nomad. According to the studio,Show More Summary
Originally built by Steinway in 1877, the piano played by many of Motown's top artists was restored and returned to Detroit, thanks to the efforts of Paul McCartney. The tale mirrors the story of Steinway itself.
Alfonso Ribeiro may have earned a mirror ball trophy on Dancing With The Stars, but his journey is only beginning. The Fresh Prince alum has signed on for the reality show’s 39-city tour, which may prove every bit as physically excruciating as his original DWTS journey. Now that he’s finished with Dancing With The Stars, […]
It feels like business is about to pick up around the NBA with the season's quarter pole in the rearview mirror and the first blockbuster in the books. Now's the time for teams that view themselves as contenders to start searching for...Show More Summary
Toyze, the 3D marketplace app by Eligo Games, has signed a licensing agreement with Game Insight to offer fans the chance to own 3D figures from three of their properties: Tribez, Dragon Eternity, and Mirrors of Albion. “Game Insight...Show More Summary
Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Uruguayan defender Diego Godin. The centre-back has laughed off suggestions that he could be moving to the Premier League and has been quoted in the Mirror saying that he wants to stay at Atletico Madrid for ‘many years’. Godin said: “At this point, I […]
A two-hour old, newborn baby girl was found nearly eaten alive in a rubbish bin in Bhopal, India. Ahmed Kahn, a 32-year-old school security guard found the naked child covered in ants near Deepshikha school where he works. UK Mirror reports Ahmed told authorities details about his shocking discovery. Show More Summary
We have heard about Ohio State's Mirror Lake Jump, but UCF takes their pond and turns it into the biggest party of the year with Spirit Splash. Check out what this fun UCF tradition is all about. A special thanks to the Ideas United group for all their hard work on this piece. Let us know what you think in the comments below. Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com
Cadillac announced Thursday that the 2016 CT6, its forthcoming flagship car that signals a brand-wide nameplate change, will offer streaming video of what's behind you in the center rearview mirror. The video overlays the mirror, but drivers can switch back...
This is it for The Colbert Report. Stephen Colbert bid farewell to his fans (and his character) with an awkward but star-studded rendition of the optimistic goodbye song We’ll Meet Again. Because we will. Mirror here.
Although they're meant to show what's happening on the road behind you, rear-view mirrors can be obstructed by headrests, passengers and luggage. To counter this, Cadillac is planning to replace the rear-view mirror with a video feed. Show More Summary
NEW YORK — During his three-year NBA sabbatical, Phil Jackson wrote another book, watched a lot of basketball and mastered a new form of communication: the tweet. "11 champ;ipnsikp[ ringhs," Jackson, um, stated on March 27, 2013, inShow More Summary
As talented as the illustrators at Disney and Warner Brothers are, even they cannot draw their expressive characters out of thin air. They, and other professional animators, often use mirrors to model for themselves as they draw their characters’ frowns and grins. See more »
Pretty sweet development coming from Cadillac in their 2016 models, starting in the 2016 Cadillac CT6—the rearview mirror is going to do double duty as a LCD display that can stream video from camera on the rear of the vehicle. The rearview...Show More Summary
At first glance this button doesn't look like anything special. It's obviously a side-view mirror control of some sort, but pressing it doesn't automatically reveal the button's multicontrol function. What looks like a simple retracting mirror button activates a different...