6 Results for

electroshock

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The 404 1,480: Where we shock ourselves silly (podcast)

Zapping your brain with spark plugs to improve your videogaming skills and other tales of transhumanism on the rise, inside Jack White's plan to singlehanded bring music back to vinyl, a startup that encourages SF residents to auction their parking spaces, and Nintendo skins deeper into financial sludge.

By May 7, 2014

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Technomancer digital wizard hoodie casts showy spells

Turn yourself into a high-tech Harry Potter with the Technomancer digital spell-casting hoodie.

By December 6, 2013

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Want to be better at math? Electric shocks could help

In ongoing research with children and adults, an Oxford University researcher finds that stimulating the brain with low-dose electrical currents could help improve learning.

By February 14, 2014

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iPhone transformed into 650,000-volt stun gun, shocking

If you think your phone bill is shocking, get a load of the iPhone stun gun case that delivers a 650,000-volt electric shock.

By July 17, 2012

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Buzz Out Loud 1450: Lick my 9Volt (Podcast)

Can you tell Brian Tong is back on the show? Actually, we're legitimately wondering whether a home-brew electroshock like battery licking could produce video game skill improvements like DARPA is seeing with their electroshock research. No, really. Also, Google shuts down Google Video, President Obama wants a universal login that's not Facebook Connect, and Match.com just got a whole lot more trustworthy. --Molly

By April 18, 2011

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China opens game addiction clinic

China game addiction clinic uses electroshock and psychotherapy to treat gamers whose long hours online affect their physical and mental health.

By July 6, 2005