health
Watching 24 Hours of Someone's Heartbeat is Weirdly Hypnotic

As visualisations go, this is a simple one: it shows the heartbeats of data scientist Jen Lowe from the last 24 hours, gently pulsing as a big, bold, red screen. Read More >>

factoid
How Many Heartbeats Does Each Species Get in a Lifetime?

Have you ever wondered how many heartbeats an average person has in their lifetime? What about for cats or dogs or other animals? Turns out because of metabolic rates and size of different species, each animal gets around a billion beats. Read More >>

science
Your Heartbeat Could Be Your Password

A technology in the works might soon allow you to unlock your hard drive by simply touching your keyboard. Your unique heartbeat, emitted through your fingertip, would be your password. Read More >>

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