Learn a new language faster than ever! Leave doubt in the dust! Be a better sniper! Could you do all that and more with just a zap to the noggin? Maybe.
Sally Adee, an editor at New Scientist, was at a conference for DARPA - The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency - when she heard about a way to speed up learning with something called trans-cranial direct current stimulation (tDCS).
Have a listen to that podcast, now how fucking interesting is that?
Imagine the possibilities. Imagine how it could change everyday life.
Assuming it's not all a load of shit, of course.
Then the part near the end when they were talking about people making them and testing on themselves in their own home, that's fucking scary.. but awesome.