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Mother Nature Network - United States

World’s first man-made photosynthetic ‘leaf’ could produce oxygen for astronauts

To say that an invention has the potential to change the world is often an overstatement, but here’s a case where the phrase seems to fit: Royal College of Art graduate Julian Melchiorri has created the world’s first man-made, biologically functional “leaf,” reports Dezeen.
 

Posted on 30 July 2014 @ 8:45 pm

Can computers be considered authors?

This story was written by a human, but it’s possible that other articles you’ve read today — from Wikipedia entries to news briefs — were written by computers.
 
Computer software programs known as bots are creating an increasing amount of content, raising questions about authorship and how much value such content has.
 

Posted on 30 July 2014 @ 6:56 pm

Scientists get first glimpse into workings of Higgs boson particles

An extremely rare collision of massive subatomic particles could reveal the nuts and bolts of how the subatomic particles called Higgs bosons impart mass to other particles.
 

Posted on 29 July 2014 @ 3:36 pm

‘The vast majority of our genome is junk’: People use just 8.2 percent of their DNA

More than a decade has passed since the completion of the Human Genome Project, the international collaboration to map all of the “letters” in our DNA. The huge effort led to revolutionary genomic discoveries, but more than 10 years later, it’s still unclear what percentage of the human genome is actually doing something important.
 

Posted on 25 July 2014 @ 2:41 pm

How to take your dog anywhere, with the help of these 6 smartphone apps

If you want to take your dog with you everywhere you go, there are a few resources you’re going to want to have on hand to make finding dog-friendly locations fast and easy. These six apps are excellent options for locating anything from hotels to restaurants to parks, for helping you know what to do for your dog should an emergency arise, and even for finding a pet sitter for those evenings during your travels where you want to go somewhere that is humans-only.
 

Posted on 23 July 2014 @ 3:38 pm

How to get comfortable in a stranger’s skin

Kevin Slavin, director of MIT Media Lab’s Playful Systems research group, is a fan of Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. But he’s also the first to admit there’s a dark side to social media — and not one you’ve probably considered.
 

Posted on 23 July 2014 @ 12:16 pm

9 of the most interesting inventions of 2014

Every year, creative minds from around the globe come up with great new innovations — ideas that may make you exclaim “Why didn’t I think of that?” This is a list of a few great ideas that have debuted so far in 2014. They are attention-grabbing because they are either eco-friendly or just super cool. Enjoy.  
 
XStat

Posted on 22 July 2014 @ 4:51 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: Cabaret Voltaire

Co-founder Richard H. Kirk keeps the electropunk trio alive with a new compilation.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 31 July 2014 @ 12:31 am

Get your free copy of AOMEI Backupper Pro

Download.com is offering free copies of AOMEI Backupper Pro, courtesy of AOMEI Tech.

Originally posted at Software Deals

Posted on 30 July 2014 @ 6:36 pm

8 apps for streaming foreign TV and movies

Catch the latest international TV and movies with these streaming apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 30 July 2014 @ 1:00 pm

Star Apps: Chicago and REO Speedwagon

Two Midwestern monsters of rock tear it up in one must-see tour.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 29 July 2014 @ 1:55 am

Software week in review, July 25

A recap of the latest news from Apple, Microsoft, Google, and the front lines of security and privacy.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 26 July 2014 @ 2:03 am

Star Apps: Michael Pitt

The “I Origins” star dissects scientists, spirituality, and software.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 26 July 2014 @ 12:36 am

Star Apps: Michel Gondry

The “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” director returns to his native tongue with “Mood Indigo.”

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 25 July 2014 @ 1:29 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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Posted on 5 October 2013 @ 10:14 am

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