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New option allows Netflix subscribers to watch videos without internet

Netflix (Source: sec.gov)
Netflix (Source: sec.gov)

Netflix Inc., a videostreaming pioneer, has provided an option to its subscribers to download videos and shows on the mobile device at no extra cost. This would help the subscribers to watch the videos and shows even without any internet connection. Continue reading New option allows Netflix subscribers to watch videos without internet

BMW’s new i3 Electric Vehicle with better design and longer range

BMW’s new i3 Electric Vehicle with better design and longer range
BMW’s new i3 Electric Vehicle with better design and longer range

According to recent reports, BMW is working on a new i3 electric vehicle to be launched in the year 2017. This new/updated vehicle will come with improved car range and updated design. Continue reading BMW’s new i3 Electric Vehicle with better design and longer range

FFZERO1 Concept car by Faraday Future

FFZERO1 Concept car by Faraday Future
FFZERO1 Concept car by Faraday Future

Faraday Future is a California-based automaker. Jia Yueting, the founder of LEtv (which is also known as Netflix of China) is supporting the company. The company is also thinking of opening a $1 billion production plant in Nevada, where it will concentrate on the production of self-driving electric vehicle.

This year in January at Consumer Electrics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the company introduced its 750 kW, 320 km/h, futuristic looking single-seat concept car, the FFZero1. The company noted, “It is more than a concept car—it is a car of concepts.” Continue reading FFZERO1 Concept car by Faraday Future

“Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary Roach – A review

Grunt- The Curious Science of Humans at War Mary Roach

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” is one of the best-selling books developed on the curiosity of Mary Roach. She has also written books (curiosities) including “Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers” – a best-seller having hilarious exploration of human cadavers. The book, a kind of investigative journalism, has humorously and compassionately described the world of military scientists and their struggle to make every combat more survivable for fighters and soldiers. Continue reading “Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War” by Mary Roach – A review

Uploading new skills to the brain just as in “The Matrix”

Uploading new skills to the brain just as in “The Matrix” (Credit: Reuters)
Uploading new skills to the brain just as in “The Matrix” (Image Credit: Reuters)

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One of the first studies to find that transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) can help in faster learning of new skills. Continue reading Uploading new skills to the brain just as in “The Matrix”