It’s a question many of us who have worn glasses have pondered – does the simple fact that we started wearing glasses when our eyes were only slightly blurry make our vision worse, or is it just age working against us? SciShow explores this myth and sets the record straight.
Veritasium explores the work our brains perform to process information, and how the shortcuts our minds automatically take can lead to mistakes. Bottom line is that study and practice are key to improving our brains’ ability to reach sound, but quick conclusions.
It may look like a kid’s toy, but this simple contraption made from paper and string provides scientists in less developed areas with access to a critical piece of lab equipment at virtually no cost, and with no need for electricity.
Les Baugh lost both of his arms in a freak accident about 40 years ago. Now scientists from Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory have fitted him with two robotic limbs, which can be controlled wirelessly using his own thoughts.
PillPack is a medicine subscription service for U.S. residents. They’ll work with your doctor and insurance company to collect the medicines you need, sort them in clearly labeled and portable packs, then ship them to you at no added cost.
Sabi makes pill organizers and other pill accessories, like the Grande Carafe. It’s a 455ml water bottle with a cap that doubles as a pill box. The only downside? It’s not dishwasher-friendly.
Drink coffee like a madman during the day, then can’t sleep at night? Take one of these 2 to 4 hours before bedtime to speed your bodies’ caffeine absorption and help you catch some Zzz’s.
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