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2011-05-16 14:00:00

Japanese Scientists have created a new technology that can record brain-waves and interpret them through fashionable headgear, according to a recent Reuters report. The "Necomimi," which is "cat's ears" in Japanese, can detect and interpret the emotional state of the wearer, expressing it through four distinct movements. The ears shoot up when the wearer is nervous or focused, but flatten when the person is relaxed. The ears swirl around in a circular motion during a specific activity like...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).