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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
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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