Google Chrome Remote Desktop is Actually Pretty Good

Google Chrome Remote Desktop is Actually Pretty Good

For those people who always seem to need to access files or software from their home computer when they’re on the go, there’s a solution. It’s Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop and it’s pretty good at its price point: free. Chrome Remote Desktop is a remote access software, which is a…

Thor: Love and Thunder Set Pictures Tease Some Wild New Costumes

Thor: Love and Thunder Set Pictures Tease Some Wild New Costumes

Ernie Hudson talks Winston’s role in Ghostbusters: Afterlife. The Matrix 4‘s real title may have been uncovered. Get a look at Umbrella Academy’s mysterious new Sparrows. Plus, what’s to come on Riverdale and Batwoman, and new WandaVision posters. Spoilers, assemble!

Sadistic Keyboard Will Shock the Hunt-and-Peck Out of You

Sadistic Keyboard Will Shock the Hunt-and-Peck Out of You

Although I hated the “keyboarding” class I took in high school, I’ll admit it did put me on the path to being an effective touch typist today. If you still employ the inefficient hunt-and-peck typing technique and want to break those bad habits, you can apparently build a negative reinforcement…

How Active Noise Cancelling Works

How Active Noise Cancelling Works

Noise cancelling headphones are one of those gadgets that can have such a huge impact on your day-to-day life that you’ll struggle to imagine how you lived without them. How many times have you had to crank up the volume on your music because you couldn’t hear it over the…

Death: Can Our Final Moment Be Euphoric?

Death: Can Our Final Moment Be Euphoric?

People often look like they are sleeping just after dying, having a neutral facial expression. But one of my relatives, who had intense pain the hours leading up to his death and lacked access to medical care, had a radiant, ecstatic expression. For decades, I have wondered whether the last…

Physicists Are Reinventing the Laser

Physicists Are Reinventing the Laser

In the 1950s, when physicists were racing to invent the first laser, they found that the rules of quantum mechanics restricted how pure the colour of their light could be. Since then, physicists and engineers have always built lasers with those restrictions in mind. But new theoretical research from two…

How Does the GameStop Squeeze End?

How Does the GameStop Squeeze End?

If you’ve been following the WallStreetBets stock squeeze (more info here, here, here), you’ve probably grappled with about 6,000 paragraphs that start something like, “if I gave you one banana…” That’s because you’ve probably learned more about shorts and options and margin calls in a few days than from consuming…

This Next-Gen Artificial Heart Is Set to Go on Sale This Year

This Next-Gen Artificial Heart Is Set to Go on Sale This Year

Carmat, a French startup that claims it’s making the “world’s most advanced artificial heart”, recently announced it plans to start selling its device in Europe in the second quarter of this year. That’s major, as currently there’s only one other company, SynCardia, which has received regulatory approval for a total…