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Mother Nature Network - United States

Watch a robot cheetah run and jump like a cat

Robots are likely not the first thing you think of when you hear the word “speed,” but one group of researchers is trying to quell the stereotype of a lumbering robot with a machine built to move more like one of nature’s quickest creatures — the cheetah.
 

Posted on 16 September 2014 @ 2:58 pm

Cryonics: Would you have your body frozen?

In preparation for death, people make all sorts of arrangements for their remains. Some pick out coffins, others plan to be cremated and have their ashes scattered over a special place or even transformed into vinyl records.
 
However, some people have their bodies frozen in hopes they can be thawed and out and revived to live in the future.
 

Posted on 13 September 2014 @ 4:16 pm

Scientists create ‘solid’ light

In the Green Lantern comic books, those who possess a special ring are capable of conjuring up solid constructs out of green light. Now in a similar feat, scientists have figured out how to lock individual photons together so they become like a solid object, reports Phys.org.
 

Posted on 13 September 2014 @ 1:11 am

What does an atom sound like? Apparently, a D-note

It may seem like an unusual question, but have you ever considered what an atom might sound like? Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have, and they recently became the first to capture an atom’s tune, reports Phys.org.
 

Posted on 12 September 2014 @ 10:43 pm

Could graphene paint lead to a world without rust?

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” wrote Benjamin Franklin in 1789. To that we might add: corrosion.
 

Posted on 12 September 2014 @ 4:10 pm

5 million Gmail addresses, passwords leaked

It’s good news/bad news time. The bad news is that someone got his or her hands on nearly 5 million Gmail addresses and corresponding passwords and made them all public. The good news is that even if your Gmail address is on the list, the password may not be your Google password, and may also be too old to merit much concern.
 

Posted on 11 September 2014 @ 2:06 pm

Apple Watch wants to get you moving

Apple’s new smartwatch, Apple Watch, aims to get people to move more by tracking their daily exercise as well as sitting time, according to an announcement from the company today (Sept. 9).
 
“Being more active is one of the best things you can do to improve your health, and Apple Watch gives us the ability to motivate people to be more active,” Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, said at the Apple Watch unveiling today in Cupertino, California.
 

Posted on 10 September 2014 @ 1:27 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: Dan Stevens

The “Downton Abbey” actor plays against type and proper etiquette in his latest film, “The Guest.”

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 17 September 2014 @ 12:56 am

Star Apps: ‘Sixteen Candles’

Actors Gedde Watanabe, Debbie Pollack, and Justin Henry reminisce about the classic ’80s film.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 13 September 2014 @ 12:35 am

Apple’s new iPhones, Watches, and apps

The essential info on Apple’s latest electronics and software.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 9 September 2014 @ 11:20 pm

Star Apps: Julie Newmar

The actress formerly known as Catwoman reminisces about the iconic drag film named after her, watching Robin Williams work, and her favorite apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 9 September 2014 @ 10:45 pm

eBay launches Sell Your Phone campaign

Sell your current phone on eBay for extra cash to put toward that new iPhone 6 (with iOS 8).

Originally posted at Software Deals

Posted on 9 September 2014 @ 10:39 pm

Star Apps: Five Finger Death Punch and Hellyeah

Zoltan Bathory and Chad Gray get heavy about fall’s hardest tour, emotional albums, member departures, what metal means to them, and their favorite apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 6 September 2014 @ 12:39 am

Windows XP security

Clinging to roughly 25 percent of the market share, Windows XP still has four times as many users as Windows 8 or 8.1. But is it still safe to use?

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 5 September 2014 @ 11:22 pm

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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