Archives for March 20, 2014

Wristband Could Make Air Conditioning Obsolete

Shames runs hot. His mom runs cold. He figured there must be a way for them to coexist peacefully. So he started researching, digging into physiology journals to get a better understanding of how we experience temperature. One paper held the key to the Wristify concept. It detailed how locally heating and cooling different parts […]

8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

How exactly has American society subdued young Americans? 1. Student-Loan Debt. Large debt—and the fear it creates—is a pacifying force. There was no tuition at the City University of New York when I attended one of its colleges in the 1970s, a time when tuition at many U.S. public universities was so affordable that it was […]