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

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

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 continuing … » 2/09/11 8:40am 2/09/11 8:40am

The Best Part about a Smartphone Is Never Having to Call Anyone

I use my iPhone constantly. Compulsively, even. It's with me wherever I go. But you'll rarely catch me talking on it. I hate phone conversations. And nothing has made it easier to ditch phone talking than the self-nullifying smartphone itself. » 1/18/11 1:00pm 1/18/11 1:00pm

Consider the text. No longer is the SMS inbox an inbox at all.…