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Mother Nature Network - United States

Flying selfie cam captures your picture from the perfect hovering angle

It seems like an inevitable technological marriage: drone technology and a selfie camera. When you’re doing something amazing and you need a longer shot, here’s a helicopter-like, hovering drone that specializes in taking your picture at the perfect above angle.
 

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 11:48 pm

From the Higgs boson to the World Wide Web: 7 big discoveries made at CERN

The world’s biggest atom smasher, where monumental discoveries such as the detection of the once-elusive Higgs boson particle and the creation of antimatter have occurred, celebrated its 60th anniversary on Sept. 29.
 

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 2:01 pm

Klingon cloaking device closer to reality

The genres of fantasy and science fiction, though both speculative, don’t always appeal to similar audiences. Science fiction deals in knowledge and understanding: what is possible, what is rational. By contrast, fantasy typically deals in magic, wonder and imagination. But one theme that seems to rivet dreamers of science and fantasy alike is the power of invisibility.
 

Posted on 29 September 2014 @ 11:50 pm

Paper airplane sets record with 82-mile flight

Every paper airplane that’s built has its builder’s grand ambitions in every fold. But if you’re like most paper airplane engineers, it’s rare that your planes even make it out of the yard. Members of the U.S. Fox Valley Composite Squadron — the local unit of the Illinois Wing, Civil Air Patrol — are not like most paper airplane engineers, however.

Posted on 26 September 2014 @ 10:41 pm

Meet the man who invented the emoticon … in 1879

In 1982, computer scientist Scott Fahlman became the first person to suggest that typing the characters “:-)” or “:-(” could be used to express a happy or sad face, and therefore display a sense of emotion.

Posted on 25 September 2014 @ 9:29 pm

What drives Internet trolls (and how they affect us)

A recent study confirms what we already knew: Internet trolls aren’t nice people.
 
The term “troll” is Internet slang for a person who posts inflammatory or off-topic online comments with the aim of disrupting the conversation and creating discord.
 
What kind of people go out of their way to anger and offend others?
 

Posted on 25 September 2014 @ 7:44 pm

When it comes to cybercrime, we are the weak link

Living in the computer age has made life easier in many respects, but it’s also made it a lot more dangerous — and you don’t have to look far for proof. Stories about identity theft, stolen private nude pictures of celebrities and the hack that compromised 56 million Home Depot credit cards dominate the news and rattle nerves as cybercriminals target individuals, corporations and governments.
 

Posted on 24 September 2014 @ 3:56 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

6 apps with Windows 10 features

Why wait? Get the benefits of the upcoming Windows 10 with these 6 apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 9:59 pm

Get IObit Malware Fighter for 55 percent off

IObit will guard your online privacy and security with its advanced anti-malware engine — now only $13.48.

Originally posted at Software Deals

Posted on 1 October 2014 @ 5:58 pm

Star Apps: Phantogram

Guitarist-vocalist Josh Carter reveals how friendship and apps can keep touring life amicable.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 30 September 2014 @ 12:59 am

Star Apps: Richard Reed Parry

On his new solo album, Arcade Fire’s multi-instrumentalist marches to the beat of his own musicians’ hearts and breath.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 27 September 2014 @ 12:30 am

5 apps for iTunes backup and recovery

Hard drive crashed? Use your iPhone, iPad, or iPod and one of these apps to retrieve precious songs, photos, videos, and more.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 24 September 2014 @ 8:00 pm

Star Apps: Sharon Needles

The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Season 4 winner faces off against Facebook.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 23 September 2014 @ 9:44 pm

Star Apps: Chris Jericho

Fozzy’s front man chats about going head-to-head with haters, plus his favorite apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 22 September 2014 @ 11:37 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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