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What if the Stat Trek phaser would have been designed by Apple

The Star Trek phaser is probably one of the most iconic weapons in the the Sci-fi history, along with the Star Wars' lightsaber. Martin Hayek, a designer from Netherlands, thought that he could bring a drop of joy to Star Trek fans by creating these astonishing artworks with - what he calls - the iPhaser. The images depict a weapon that captures the original design, but also add the glamour-ish Apple look and feel that we like so much. Of...

The connection between the blood type and the vulnerability to Alzheimer

Alzheimer's disease is characterized by global cognitive impairment, which implies a decline from the previous level of functioning and multiple symptoms. This disease is associated with a wide range of physical, psychological and behavioral disorders. The typically affected functions in Alzheimer are memory, the learning ability, attention, orientation, calculation, language, thinking and judgment. These cognitive function disorders are usually...