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Mother Nature Network - United States

Online class leads to spot at MIT for Indian student

Amol Bhave
Amol Bhave meets MIT physics professor Walter Lewin, whose course he took online at home in Jabalpur, India. (Photo: Amol Bhave)
 

Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 1:35 pm

How crowd control technology works

Violent protests have ravaged Ferguson, Missouri since Aug. 9, after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old who is believed to have robbed a convenience store. The Ferguson Police Department has been criticized for its crowd control tactics that have included plumes of tear gas, sprays of rubber bullets and loud blasts from sound cannons.
 

Posted on 19 August 2014 @ 3:20 pm

How does Google deal with nibbling sharks? By creating body armor for cables

In 1858, the first undersea cable linking North America to Europe was proven a success, even if Queen Victoria’s message to President James Buchanan celebrating the occasion took 16 hours to travel beneath the Atlantic. We’ve come a long way since then and now we have complicated fiber networks that traverse the ocean floor.

Posted on 18 August 2014 @ 6:54 pm

Robot ‘army’ can swarm into complex 3-D formations

Like an army of miniature robots with a highly effective drill sergeant, 1,024 coin-size machines can race into meticulous formation to create three-dimensional shapes.
 
Researchers at Harvard University have successfully built a huge horde of tiny bots that use infrared lights and vibration motors to swarm together like insects.  
 

Posted on 15 August 2014 @ 2:14 pm

How to survive a long airplane flight

Commercial flights aren’t known for their comfort — especially if you’re flying in economy class.
 
And if you’re on a long-haul flight (six to 12 hours) or an ultra long-haul flight (greater than 12 hours), comfort is even more important.
 

Posted on 15 August 2014 @ 1:37 pm

Egyptians made mummies earlier than thought

Three thousand years before King Tut’s body was brushed with embalming oils and wrapped in linen to rest in a gold-filled tomb, prehistoric Egyptians seeking immortality may have experimented with their own recipes to preserve the dead for the afterlife.
 

Posted on 14 August 2014 @ 2:06 pm

Reason #9 to back up your photos: Little girls won’t cry

 

Remember your sad face the last time you accidentally deleted something? That should be enough of a reason to back up your photos, but if you need any extra encouragement, watch 4-year-old Cadence take her case to her uncle — the same uncle whose photo she just deleted. Forever.
 
Don’t break a little girl’s heart …
 

Posted on 13 August 2014 @ 6:17 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: ‘The One I Love’

Actor Mark Duplass and director Charlie McDowell chat about the most twisted movie of 2014 and the 10 apps they love.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 22 August 2014 @ 1:21 am

Star Apps: 3 Doors Down

Singer Brad Arnold chats about the tour, leaving his wife for the road, and his favorite apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 20 August 2014 @ 5:57 pm

Star Apps: James C. Burns

The Call of Duty and “Transformers” star soldiers up again for “Coldwater.”

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 16 August 2014 @ 12:52 am

Star Apps: Jade Starling

The Pretty Poison singer holds fans “Captive” with her new solo album.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 15 August 2014 @ 6:25 pm

11 apps for surviving natural disasters

Prepare for, survive, and recover from the next major disaster.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 13 August 2014 @ 5:47 pm

Star Apps: Jeff Bridges

The actor-musician is going cross-country with The Abiders and to a future dystopia with “The Giver.”

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 12 August 2014 @ 11:36 pm

Star Apps: Dean Cain

The “Lois and Clark” star takes us from hitting baseballs with Charlie Sheen to his current hit series, “Hit the Floor.”

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 9 August 2014 @ 3:09 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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