Researchers at Stanford University are using the Google Glass to help autistic children recognize and classify emotions. The Autism Glass Project, a part of the Wall Lab in the Stanford School of Medicine, has launched the second phase of its study.
What he lacks in muscle and leg strength, he makes up for in wires …or whatever that is!
Quote of the Day: “All men are frauds. The only difference between them is that some admit it. I myself deny it.” — H. L. Mencken
Among urban women in their 30s, freezing is trending.
Tiffany Angelo gave herself a few months to grieve after the abrupt end of her marriage. Then she moved on. Not to the next romance, but to something she could plan for: the children she deeply desired and would still have. With or without her ex.
Exposure to a component of air pollution increases the chances of children developing ADHD by five times.
A link between rising air pollution in urban areas and the rapid increase in diagnosis in ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) has been discovered in a new study.
Prosthetic Wolverine claws
Prosthetic hands are great. But when you’re designing and building them for children, as Arron Brown does, prosthetic Wolverine claws are even better. Brown, a 3D printing enthusiast in Grand Rapids, Michigan, volunteers for a global organization called Enabling the Future, which designs and prints prosthetic fingers and hands for people in need. (Video)
Companies can’t find enough coders.
Alibaba has gone public in a $25 billion deal. Now an avalanche of IPOs may follow. It is rumored that dozens of disruptive mobile, cloud, network systems and biotech companies are ready to tap public markets. Even before Alibaba, about 190 companies had raised $40 billion in 2014, a 40% increase from last year, according to a recent report from Renaissance Capital. Investors who remember the dot-com days of 1999 may cringe at the thought of a deluge of IPOs. But it may be a sign of vigor.
“Technology can never replace a parent’s interaction with his or her child.”
Children who played non-educational games using touch-screen devices had lower verbal scores upon testing, according to a recent study by pediatricians from the Cohen Children’s Medical Center of New York. The study examined children from 0-3 years old that used touch-screen devices to determine if their use was of any educational benefit to infants and toddlers.
Kids who play outdoors have a stronger spiritual connection to the Earth.
A new study, published in the Journal of the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture found that children who play outdoors have a stronger sense of purpose and self-fulfilment than those who don’t.
Sometimes the big picture is even bigger than the BIG picture!
Quote of the Day: ”Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who’ll get the blame.” – Bertrand Russell
When Rex applied for the job as pool security guard, he was imagining far more bikinis!
Quote of the Day: “I am patient with stupidity, but not with those who are proud of it.” – Edith Sitwell