Ahhhhh! Too much too soon. This new video previewing Google's new tech initiative — Project Glass, by name — offers a too-real look into the not-so-distant future of communications, photography, and playing the ukelele.
And by that, we mean the ability to make appointments, book concert tickets, and chat with your adorable, brown-eyed girlfriend without even moving your hands. That's all well and good, but we don't know if we're ready to even consider this total sunrise-to-sunset immersion in tech — personally, we don't want to live in a world where our managing editor can pop into our field of vision at any time, day or night (sorry, Christie). As well, the proposed headgear of Project Glass is a little too Maison Martin Margelia to wear every day. Who's with us here?
If you spend hours composing your Facebook status because you want to project a certain image to the world, you might be on to something. A group of scientists who call themselves the World Well-Being Project are conducting an ongoing analysis of Facebook statuses from around the globe. So far, their data has yielded some read
"Superwoman" is an ambitious, loaded term. Beyond just setting the bar for success incredibly high, it also comes rife with notions of women requiring superhuman powers to achieve — and setting themselves up to fail, striving to "do it all". But, when it really and truly applies, the idea of an extraordinary woman who read