Author Archives: Joshua Sexton

Stanford Study: Playing Pokémon For Hours Helped Your Brain

Stanford Study: Playing Pokémon Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stanford researchers identify brain region activated by Pokémon characters You remember all those times your parents yelled at you about playing your Nintendo Gameboy during dinner? Well, now you can tell them that their concerns, while well-intentioned, were meaningless. That is thanks to science. If anyone questions you again about playing too much Pokémon, you can pull out this Stanford

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Chadwick Boseman to Play African Samurai Yasuke

African Samurai Yasuke Geek Impulse News

Reading Time: 2 minutes 16th Century samurai who served under famed warlord Nobunaga The Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman has officially grabbed the roles of Yasuke, who is said to be the first African samurai to wield a sword in Japan. From what we saw from Boseman’s acting in Black Panther he should be able to take this role and make it memorable as

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E*Trade is Rumored to Launch Bitcoin and Ethereum Trading

E*Trade Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Cryptocurrency will be one step closer to the mainstream. When it comes to cryptocurrency, traders do not have many friends. That might all change soon if the rumor is true. A source told Bloomberg, E*Trade is working out the logistics of trading Bitcoin and Ethereum. If they do so, they would consider other currencies moving forward. There is no definitive

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Aston Martin Rapide E, The First All-Electric Car From The Automaker

Aston Martin Rapide E Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Aston Martin unveiled on Tuesday its first electric vehicle, the Rapide E, at the Shanghai auto show. Vehicle Slide Show below On Tuesday at the Shanghai Auto Show, Aston Martin revealed their Rapide E. This is their answer to the market that is mostly lead by Tesla. The challenge is that if you want to get your hands on one,

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Makoto Shinkai’s New Anime, ‘Weathering With You’ Film Trailer is Here

Weathering With You Film Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 3 minutes Weathering With You (天気の子) By Makoto Shinkai The Director of ‘Your Name’ has partnered once again with the band Radwimps to bring the world another awesome anime film. This one is called ‘Weathering With You’ or ‘Tenki No Ko’ (天気の子). He once stated that he wasn’t sure how he can top his last success, but by the looks of the

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Its Morphin Time! Shape-Shifting Airplane Wing Created by NASA and MIT Team

Shape-Shifting Airplane Wing Geek Impulse News

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image: Eli Gershenfeld, NASA Ames Research One of the fun things about flying is a wind seat on the wing. You get to see all the moving parts function during the flight. Even during landing and take off. That is because their purpose is taking off, landing, cruising, and maneuvering. Technically a wing of a plane is designed to bend

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OMG! The Best CYBERPUNK MAID CAFE Ever!

CYBERPUNK MAID CAFE Geek Impulse

Reading Time: 4 minutes CYBERPUNK MEETS KAWAII Akiba Zettai Ryoiki has made a name for itself because it is foreigner-friendly and has a super kawaii vibe. Their maids are usually very energetic and have cat ears that go along with their maid outfits. The translation from Google on their website does not translate well, “a maid cafe where cats (cast members) who want to

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