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Mother Nature Network - United States

6 skills you can easily learn on YouTube

 
Did you ever wish you could sew? Make your own sushi? Change a flat tire? Renovate your bathroom? Renovate your entire house? You can learn to do all those things, and a whole lot more, thanks to the Internet — or, more specifically, a little website called YouTube.
 

Posted on 27 February 2015 @ 9:50 pm

Google’s artificial intelligence can win at video games

Computers have already beaten humans at chess and “Jeopardy!,” and now they can add one more feather to their caps: the ability to best humans in several classic arcade games.
 
A team of scientists at Google created an artificially intelligent computer program that can teach itself to play Atari 2600 video games, using only minimal background information to learn how to play.
 

Posted on 26 February 2015 @ 3:29 pm

Farming: There’s an app for that

Farmers are spending a lot more time with their smartphones and tablets thanks to a host of new apps designed to help with farm management. The growing field of agricultural technology allows farmers to track herd performance, calculate fertilizer ratios and ID crop pests, all with the flick of a finger on a touch screen.
 
These eight apps are the latest ag tech tools to help farmers improve production and increase revenues.
 

Posted on 26 February 2015 @ 2:38 pm

Riding the rails on a bamboo train

If riding the rails in your own personal mini-train is one of your dreams, you can realize that dream in a surprising place: the Cambodian city of Battambang.
 
Many of Cambodia’s tracks, laid during the French Colonial era, were left in disrepair after the nightmarish reign of the Khmer Rouge in the 1970s. Even today, a few passenger trains keep an unreliable schedule on some of these tracks, so for the most part, the rails are free of large locomotives.

Posted on 25 February 2015 @ 10:10 pm

Mummy found hiding inside ancient Buddha statue

A Chinese statue of a sitting Buddha has revealed a hidden surprise: Inside, scientists found the mummified remains of a monk who lived nearly 1,000 years ago.
 

Posted on 24 February 2015 @ 3:01 pm

Language matters when it comes to sharing the road

Language is loaded with implication.

Posted on 23 February 2015 @ 4:53 pm

As air turbulence doubles, should you be scared to fly?

Scientists with The World Meteorological Organization say the amount of turbulence in the air is going to double by 2050. That means flying is going to get a whole lot more bouncy as well. But does that mean it will be less safe to take to the skies? The answer may be surprising.
 

Posted on 20 February 2015 @ 6:16 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

First look: Vivaldi browser

Surf like a pro with Vivaldi, a new browser from the makers of Opera.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 25 February 2015 @ 10:51 pm

Fitness apps to motivate your workouts

Get motivated and rock your fitness routine with these apps.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 25 February 2015 @ 8:39 pm

7 apps for 7 daters

To meet your match, you must first meet the right matchmaking app.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 18 February 2015 @ 8:44 pm

10 apps to make taxes less taxing

Maximize returns with minimum effort throughout the year.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 11 February 2015 @ 8:28 pm

Ad-Aware Pro Security: 2-for-1 deal

Get 1 year of top-notch Ad-Aware Pro Security on 2 PCs — for just $24.

Originally posted at Software Deals

Posted on 11 February 2015 @ 6:41 pm

Suite deal on Productivity Pack

Work harder, better, faster, stronger — with these premium apps.

Originally posted at Software Deals

Posted on 5 February 2015 @ 9:48 pm

6 apps for your repetitive tasks

Beat the tedium with these apps for managing tasks, setting keyboard shortcuts, and more.

Originally posted at The Download Blog

Posted on 4 February 2015 @ 8:01 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 21 January 2015 @ 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 20 January 2015 @ 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

Green your Hallowe’en with the Rainforest Alliance

Hallowe’en is quickly approaching but there’s a lot more to it than bags of candy and carving out ghoulish pumpkins to make creative jack o’ lanterns. In fact, it can be pretty sustainable, as well. Our friends at the Rainforest Alliance have put together five tips to green your hallowe’en that cover everything you need, […]

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Posted on 2 October 2013 @ 5:51 pm

Review: Twaddle Shoppers tote bags

If you’re looking for luxury in a reusable shopping bag, look no farther. We’ve discovered the ultimate in tote bags. On the other hand, compostable plastic bags is another cheaper option. We’ve had the opportunity to review a Twaddle Shopper which, compared to anything else, is the best reusable shopping bag that we’ve ever used. Really. And […]

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Posted on 1 September 2013 @ 6:09 pm

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