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Mother Nature Network - United States

Air umbrella can keep you dry with an invisible ‘force field’

Anyone who has experienced the joy of driving through a rainstorm with the sunroof open understands how the airflow around the moving vehicle can keep you dry despite the exposure. Now a similar principle is being applied to create an umbrella that protects you from the rain using nothing more than an invisible air ‘force field.’
 

Posted on 17 October 2014 @ 11:10 pm

New particle could explain what keeps matter together

A new exotic particle has been hiding out amidst the gobs of data collected by the world’s largest atom smasher, physicists have discovered.
 

Posted on 15 October 2014 @ 3:25 pm

Your typing style can reveal your emotions

While computers outperform humans in most mathematical tasks and can do complex calculations that people never could, there’s one area where machines haven’t quite achieved humanlike smarts: emotional intelligence. But now, a new computer program can recognize people’s emotions based on how they type, paving the way for computers that could one day be smarter than humans — a concept called “the singularity.”
 

Posted on 15 October 2014 @ 2:31 pm

Archaeologists unearth remains of an Iron Age chariot

More than 2,000 years ago, pieces of an Iron Age chariot were burnt and buried, perhaps as a religious offering. Now, archaeologists have discovered the bronze remains of this sacrifice.
 

Posted on 15 October 2014 @ 1:52 pm

Quantum computer technology now capable of holding data with 99 percent accuracy

Perhaps the zaniest property of quantum mechanics is that of entanglement, which is the weird instantaneous connection that exists between two entangled particles no matter their distance from one another. Scientists have long been working to master this property in order to create superfast computers that can communicate and transfer data instantaneously, but learning to control the quantum data has proven difficult.
 

Posted on 15 October 2014 @ 1:50 am

How the Internet has changed the way we speak

In 2010, 4Chan founder, Christopher Poole, was called to the stand during the trial of a man suspected of hacking into Sarah Palin’s email account and was asked to define Internet terms, such as “trolling” and “rickrolling” for the court.
 

Posted on 13 October 2014 @ 5:04 pm

When computer coding is part of the core curriculum

Like millions of American middle- and high-schoolers, students at Beaver Country Day School are well-versed in the three ironically misspelled R’s of education: reading, ’riting and ’rithmetic. But they’re also increasingly well-versed in what some might call the fourth pillar of 21st century education: computer programming.
 

Posted on 9 October 2014 @ 8:22 pm


Environmental News Service - United States

Curiosity Lands on Mars Seeking Signs of Life

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:18 am

Chevron Faces Midnight Deadline in $19 Billion Ecuador Judgment

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:17 am

Bird Flu Jumps to Seals, Humans Could Be Next

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 5:16 am

China Braces for Record Third Typhoon in a Week

Posted on 7 August 2012 @ 4:41 am

Deforestation Slows Across Brazilian Amazon

Posted on 3 August 2012 @ 1:53 am

Enbridge Pipeline Spills Oil in Wisconsin

Posted on 1 August 2012 @ 11:46 pm

Poll: Latino Voters Favor Clean Energy Economy

Posted on 1 August 2012 @ 11:45 pm

CNet - United States

Star Apps: Women of ‘The Wonder Years’

Danica McKellar, Olivia d’Abo, and Alley Mills reminisce about the award-winning series.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 17 October 2014 @ 10:06 pm

7 must-have apps for iPad

Make the most of your iPad with these iOS apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 15 October 2014 @ 10:34 pm

Star Apps: Callan McAuliffe

The “Kite” actor talks about sex and violence, revenge fantasies, and his favorite apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 14 October 2014 @ 6:47 pm

Star Apps: Michael Cuesta

The “Kill the Messenger” director shows another side of discredited journalist Gary Webb.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 11 October 2014 @ 12:51 am

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Originally posted at CES 2012

Posted on 8 October 2014 @ 10:13 pm

Star Apps: Paul Budnitz

The Ello founder sounds off on Facebook and explores the potential of an ad-free social network.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 8 October 2014 @ 7:56 pm

8 keyboard apps for iOS 8

At last Apple supports third-party keyboard apps, so you can choose the keyboard that works best for you.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 8 October 2014 @ 12:58 am

Ecoki - United States

How to make fresh juice without a juicer

Enjoying the benefits of fresh juice doesn’t have to be reserved for people who have a juicer  on hand. Here’s how to do it without having to make the investment in another kitchen appliance. If you’ve taken the time to do a little research on juicing, you might be a bit overwhelmed by all of […]

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Posted on 13 July 2014 @ 12:03 pm

Rhythm Superfoods Kale Chips (so, so delicious)

Perhaps you’ve noticed an influx of kale chips cropping up on blogs and your supermarket shelves. Wondering which ones are the best? Rhythm Superfoods has it right. Since 2009, Rhythm Superfoods has been creating these delicious, nutritious chips, with providing taste and health benefits to customers who nosh on their product. Founder Keith Wahrer teams […]

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Posted on 1 June 2014 @ 4:55 pm

Plants make your workplace better. Here’s why.

We’ve heard it before: indoor plants are good to have around–for more than just aesthetic reasons. They benefit us both as a productivity workforce and for our health, too. Here’s why you need to head over to the greenhouse:   Contaminants can’t thrive Think of it this we: we are constantly breathing the same air, […]

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Posted on 19 January 2014 @ 7:59 pm

Making Your Home, Yard More Environmentally Friendly

The environment is perhaps the ultimate precious resource for humankind. It is understandable, then, that so many people are looking for ways to be more environmentally friendly, both in their homes and in their yards. By making subtle changes to the way we lead our lives, it can be possible to live more harmoniously with nature, minimizing our personal impact on […]

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Posted on 29 November 2013 @ 12:34 pm

Lower heating costs for your wallet and the environment

Household heating costs are among the most significant monthly bills you have to tackle within your domestic budget. Aside from rent or mortgage repayments, the costs of utilities are a major expense for most ordinary homeowners, and any steps that can be taken to reduce these bills are welcome. Especially during tight economic times, keeping […]

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Posted on 16 November 2013 @ 12:46 am

Investing In Green Properties In Dubai

Dubai has been one of the major global centers for real estate investment and development in recent years. A bustling commercial center, it has grown to become an essential destination for both business and leisure. At the same time, the drive for greener, more energy efficient homes worldwide has helped raise consciousness of our individual […]

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Posted on 13 October 2013 @ 10:53 pm

Side Effects Of Oil Production Include Death

In the early hours of the morning of July 6th, 2013, patrons of the Musi-Café, a local bar in the center of Lac Megantic, Québec, were enjoying a late-night drink and conversation with friends. Then suddenly, at approximately 1:15 in the morning, a wall of flame over 100 feet high tore into the sky, signaling […]

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Posted on 5 October 2013 @ 10:14 am

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