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5 Cups of Coffee Protects you from Alzheimer’s Disease!

My grandmother has the dreaded Alzheimer’s Disease, she doesn’t even remember me anymore.

But the good news if that scientists have figured out that coffee is good for your brain. In fact, drinking 5 cups of coffee protects you from Alzheimer’s Disease.

Well, I drink about 4 cups a day, I guess I will have to get a bit more jittery.

They’ve found that adding caffeinated water to rodents’ diet results in big improvements. The mice perform better on short-term memory and thinking tests. But only if they get enough caffeine.

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Thought To Speech Machine! [BRAIN]

Scientists have been working on a brain translation machine that would possibly allow thought-to-speech possible.  Of course, this means that in the future, we can possibly keep the brain alive even if the human body is dead, sorta like science fiction.

By implanting an electrode into the brain of a person with locked-in syndrome, scientists have demonstrated how to wirelessly transmit neural signals to a speech synthesizer. The “thought-to-speech” process takes about 50 milliseconds &#

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Toyota Develops DIY Brain Powered WheelChair!

We’ve seen the brain-powered Twitter machine for people with spinal cord injuries.  Well, Toyota has just announced a fully-capable brain-powered wheelchair that you can control with your favorite human body part, the brain!  I too, wonder when we will be able to drive a car with our brains but the wheelchair is no small feat for sheezy.

According to Toyota, the company’s BMI technology has advanced to the point where

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DIY Robot Duck Kit!

Middlesex University’s DIY Robot Duck Kit might be perfect for anyone who has baby or kids.  Either you can make this robot duck for your kids or let them do it if they are old enough but clearly, these DIY robot duck kits might be better for your kid’s brain than another barbie doll or a toy car.

Why didn’t they have these when I was a kid?  I would get them and also add speaker/circuit module that will “quack, quack…”

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Metal DIY – How to Remove Rust!

Removing rust can be a big headache but not if you use your brain a little and some electricity.

I used a 12V .5A power supply and attached the negative end to the pipe wrench and the positive end to a old piece of steel remesh. Both pipe wrench and remesh were put in a bucket of water that had some baking soda. After a few hours of bubbling I removed the pipe wrench and let it sit for a hour in a vinegar bath.

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Robot Hack – How to Build a CNC Robot Router!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quN37YskoaM

Here’s a really cool “robot” that is also a CNC machine to make different shape and sizes of “stuff” for you.

You can read details on how to build this CNC robot router here.

On another note, HackNMod, one of our favorites sites, was featured in a

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Words of Wisdom will teach you Everyday!

One of my best friend’s bathroom has a big poster with lots of “words of wisdom” from famous people featuring lines like, “If you can’t help yourself, no one can help you.”

Anyways, here’s a device that will spit out some random “words of wisdom” to teach you or your kids, one good thing or two everyday for one time payment of $29.95.  Not bad huh?  I might get one and put it on top of my toilet.  I heard your brain can learn a lot faster when you are peeing or pooping.

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Interactive Multi-Touch Mirror!

Here’s a really cool concept for a mirror, an interactive multi-touch mirror that lets you draw things, check photos, well, it’s basically a computer in the mirror.

The only downfall about this product I see is that people would rather sit than stand while using a multi-touch system but a great concept.

The cognitive machine th

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Skateboard Deck with Brains!

Wow, check out this cool Skateboard deck at $69 each.  They come with “real” brain, intestines, and nerves.

via random-good-stuff, Product Page

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Robocut – Lawnmower Robot with Basic Stamp!

Check out the Robocut, a lawnmower robot with Basic Stamp as controller.  You can even buy the kit so you can build one yourself.

Now, if you can get one of these DIY kits and make it solar, that’d be something to watch.

“RoboCut, is a BASIC Stamp powered robot. Two 12Volt motors with gearbox gives the two large drivewheels good traction and the robot can manouver in very small areas. Powersource is a NiMh accu-pack at 12V, 4.1 Ah. One motor gives the cutterdisk a rpm at approx. 3500 rpm. A Basic STAMP 2 is the brain in the PCB

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