Internet Use Proven To Affect Your...Uh...Memory

I know a grand total of about five phone numbers off by heart. One is mine — not the landline, though, still have to double-check that one — and one is my parents', who haven't changed their number since the '60s. (Or their phone, for that matter.) It's a common phenomenon: The more easy-to-access information is being… » 7/15/11 6:00am 7/15/11 6:00am

Are Tablets Ruining Watching TV Together?

TV socializing is something of an oxymoron to begin with. When we sit down to watch the tube together, we're mostly together in the strictest technical sense—couch proximity. We might share popcorn, or laugh in unison, or murmur something about how so-and-so got fat—but it ain't exactly a meeting of the minds. Our… » 3/04/11 10:00am 3/04/11 10:00am

That NYU Professor With a Camera Surgically Attached to His Head? Yeah,…

I'll tell you this much: Waffa Bilal, the dude who attached a camera to the back of his head, is pretty dedicated to this ridiculous art project of his. Surgeons recently needed to remove some pieces in his head because his body rejected one of the three titanium posts implanted there. He's still planning on… » 2/09/11 8:40am 2/09/11 8:40am