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Virtual Gaslighting, Augmented Torture

by Brian Crecente | @crecenteb | Apr 7, 2017

What if virtual reality was used in the pursuit of mayhem?

Much has been said about the positives of technology that can reshape reality or even create a new one, but last month two respected academic researchers held a talk at South by Southwest in Austin to explore not just those positives, but also the potential negatives of reality technology.

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Use The Tools Of Cognitive Neuroscience To Alter Your Behaviors

From A Lecture Series By Professor Peter Vishton, Ph.D.

While bad habits can seem like minor, unimportant behaviors, they are, in fact, significant activities that can derail an otherwise healthy, happy lifestyle.

As Aristotle noted, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.” How can you use the tools of cognitive neuroscience to alter your behaviors?

Outsmart Yourself: Brain-Based Strategies to a Better You
See what a renowned neuroscientist reveals about controlling bad habits and boosting your well-being.

I Am Heath Ledger–Trailer for the New Documentary

The first trailer for the forthcoming Spike TV documentary, I Am Heath Ledger, has arrived—and it’s sure to break fans’ hearts. Nine years after Ledger’s shocking and untimely death, the documentary, which premieres April 23 at the Tribeca Film Festival, will reveal moving never-before-seen footage from his life and interviews with family, friends, and Hollywood colleagues…

The trailer for the 90-minute documentary is emotional and a little eerie—in several scenes, Ledger turns the camera on himself—making it hard to believe, all over again, that the superstar actor is gone. “Heath was the most alive human,” singer and friend Ben Harper says in the trailer. “And if it wasn’t on the edge, it didn’t interest him.”

Cacio e Pepe Biscuit

From the owners of the critically acclaimed Café Altro Paradiso comes a delectable dinner biscuit. You can come to Altro for a full dinner, a drink, a drink and a pasta, a glass of Sangiovese, a coffee, just some gelato—anything you want, really.

Try this dish for your next bake sale or brunch.


Cacio e Pepe Biscuit

By Natasha Pickowicz of Matter House, Café Altro Paradiso, Estela, and Flora Bar

Date and Coconut Cookie Recipe

The Smile, which opened in March 2009, is a cozy, subterranean café on picturesque Bond Street in Downtown Manhattan. Located in a landmark 1830s Federal-style townhouse, the café is firmly rooted in the local community and serves as a clubhouse of sorts serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

One of their most popular desserts is the Date and Coconut Cookie.

You might want to try this dish for your next bake sale or party.


Date and Coconut Cookie

By Rosanne Smith of The Smile