Indistinguishable from Magic 6/23

Indistinguishable from Magic 6/23

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In South Africa, Opposition Flares against Giant SKA Radio Telescope For astronomers, convincing communities to host next-generation observatories is an increasingly hard sell — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Students make your plant spin, and they have other Internet of Things innovations, too Internet of things, IoT, is a fast expanding network of consumer and industrial devices, i.e., “things”. One lab has a growing good reputation for letting the computer science students develop smart IoT devices and services; a new article outlines some of these tricks.
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SanDisk’s Memory Case puts a Lightning flash drive in a sleek iPhone case w/ optional battery pack When I reviewed SanDisk’s new Lightning to USB flash drive for iPhone back in April, I noted it was one of the best yet. Today the company is launching a new product that essentially offers the same functionality— extra storage for files that you can access from a companion iOS app— but in the form factor of a sleek iPhone 6/6s case. more…Filed under: Apple
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Childhood antibiotic treatments reduce diversity, stability of intestinal microbiota A project followed the development of 39 Finnish infants from birth to the age of three. Half of the children received 9-15 antibiotic treatments during the research period, and the other half did not receive any such treatments. Stool samples were collected from the children monthly between the ages of 2 and 36 months, for a total of 1069 samples.
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This One Product Will Save Your Summer For all the new stylistic possibilities warm weather brings, those lewks are not without their downfalls. Strapless bras that don’t fit, skirts where your panty line shows… it’s all a new struggle, isn’t it? But there is one trick, a trick you may even be aware of already, that has changed what happens to my sandal-ridden feet drastically.Enter Band Aid’s Friction Block Stick, a small but perfec
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This US City’s Move to Divert Great Lakes Drinking Water Is Just the Beginning The drinking water of Waukesha, Wisconsin, is contaminated. On Tuesday, the suburban city won its 13-year-long-bid to divert water from the Great Lakes, by way of Lake Michigan, to appease its thirsty inhabitants. Environmentalists are worried the diversion will have a devastating impact on the lakes that so many people rely on—and critics say it could pave the way for similar requests.It’s just t
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New targeted drug effectively dissolves blood clots, has fewer side effects The main objective of emergency assistance in critical conditions associated with the blockage of blood vessels is to quickly dissolve the clot. To this end, scientists have developed a magnetically controlled drug that can be condensed on a blood clot by means of a magnetic field and can dissolve clots up to 4,000 times more efficiently than ordinary enzyme-based drugs. The new study will also he
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Understanding how chemical changes in the brain affect Alzheimer’s disease A new study is helping to explain why the long-term use of common anticholinergic drugs used to treat conditions like allergies and overactive bladder lead to an increased risk of developing dementia later in life. The study used mouse models to show that long-term suppression of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine — a target for anticholinergic drugs — results in dementia-like changes in the bra
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Opportunists with a home advantage Preferred food, territories or mating opportunities – reasons for conflicts between neighboring groups are manifold in social living animals. Confrontations with conspecifics of neighboring groups are often hostile and members of the same group defend their territory cooperatively. However, common defense presents also a collective action problem: Not all group members participate in each conflict
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5 Gadgets You Should Get to Make Working Out Less Boring Working out isn’t always fun. Sometimes it can be downright boring. But if you throw one or two gadgets into the mix, getting exercise can become something you actually look forward to. What causes boredom in the gym? Well, the first thing might be that you’re at the gym in the first place. The human mind likes to be challenged with new surroundings and activities each day, and plodding away on th
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4 Reasons to Always Put Tech Purchases on Your Credit Card Racking up debt is never a good idea, but there are some great reasons to put all of your tech purchases on a credit card.Read the full article: 4 Reasons to Always Put Tech Purchases on Your Credit Card
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DeWalt Unveils the Flexvolt System: World’s First Battery that Automatically Changes Voltage DeWalt Unveils the Flexvolt System: World’s First Battery that Automatically Changes VoltageDewalt unveils the Flexvolt system, which features the world’s first battery that automatically changes voltage when the user changes tools. The Flexvolt battery powers a new lineup of brushless 60V MAX and 120V MAX Flexvolt tools. What makes the Flexvolt battery (DCB606) extremely innovative is its patent-
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Developers united in their focus on IoT and AI A recently published survey by the Evans Data Corporation shed light on a growing trend in the world of technology development. It showed the high-profile shift in focus of data-driven corporations towards artificial intelligence, robotics, and the Internet of Things. This survey, which included 1,441 developers, found that of all the industries impacted by big data analytics, the Internet of Thi
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Mobile advertiser tracked users’ locations without their consent, FTC alleges The privacy settings on your phone don’t mean much if tech companies choose to ignore them. One major mobile advertiser allegedly did just that. The company InMobi was secretly tracking user locations, regardless of consent, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission alleged on Wednesday. The motive: to serve location-based ads over mobile apps. InMobi is headquartered in India and partners with thousan
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New Device Detects Disease before You Even Have it Imagine a device implanted inside your body which can detect heart disease, diabetes, cancer, an infection, and more, down at the genetic level? Scientists at UC San Diego have just created one.   Read More
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Stop Telling Kids That Medicine Is Candy We’ll say anything to bribe a kid to take their medicine, but telling them it’s candy has the potential to backfire. Each year, 70,000 kids show up at emergency rooms after overdosing on medicine, most because they helped themselves to meds that were left in reach. After all, who doesn’t want more candy? Some kids understand that medicine helps you feel better, but then they apply toddler logic. I
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Engine upgrades in the 2020s could make the F-35 engine longer lasting to reduce eventual operating costs by 30% for the project $1.5 trillion program Pratt and Whitney are working on a block one improvement to the F135 engine (used on the F-35 stealth fighter) which will offer between a 7% and 10% improvement in thrust, as well as between 5% and 7% better mission fuel burn, and is undergoing testing now. Although higher thrust and better fuel burn have obvious payload, range and mission advantages, Pratt expects the main benefit to come from tr
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NATO says the internet is now a war zone – what does that mean? The military alliance has designated cyberspace as an operational domain for war alongside land, sea and air – here’s how states are defending themselves
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Smart backpack helps you keep track of your stuff Backpacks are one of the most convenient ways to carry around a wide range of gear throughout your day – but only if you remember to pack it up with all you need in the first place. Forget something and the usefulness of the backpack drops significantly. By combining technologies that already exist in one form or another into one backpack, the Klifit – now raising funds on Kickstarter – aims to
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Seabreacher X A superfast submarine that can skim across the top of the water, or fly above it.
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The Waterproof Leica Is a Very Expensive Way to Get Laid All images: Victor Jeffreys IILeica is a respected institution in photography, and rightly so. Over the last 100+ years, the company has mastered the crafts of making exceptional lenses, designing beautiful bodies, and creating a palpable aura of superiority around all of its products. That’s what it wants to do with the Leica X-U too. It’s the camera Leica wants you to own if you’re already loade
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The Binopterus is a portable wind turbine made for the average Joe While going through Kickstarter.com I found this project. It’s about a wind tourbine that can be set up even privately in a wide variety of environments. Since solar- and windenergy are deemed the future solution of a big part of humanity’s problem I wanted to share this project with you. I have no real background in this area so it’s not quite possible for me to judge the efficiency of it but may
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Don’t buy into the myth of the “IPO window”  Let me be very clear — when the right company wants to go public, market conditions just don’t matter. Read More
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The Right of Self-Determination Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssBig GovernmentWorld HistoryThe Right of Self-Determination 0 Views It has already been pointed out that a country can enjoy domestic peace only when a democratic constitution provides the guarantee that the adjustment of the government to the will of the citizens can take place without friction. Nothing else is required than the consistent application of the sa
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This Plant-Based Burger Looks, Smells, and Tastes Like Real Meat It’s an exciting time for those wanting to eat and live a healthy lifestyle. Impossible Foods of Redwood City, California is leading the charge in creating healthier food options that don’t sacrifice on taste. Despite being 100% plant-based, their Impossible Burger looks, smells, cooks, and tastes like real meat. I’m not vegetarian, but I sure know a few living here in Los Angeles. One of the thi
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Zungle revives the speakers-in-sunglasses trend I want to hate these Zungle Panther sunglasses, which have bone conduction speakers built into them, but I kind of can’t resist them. They’re so unfashionable that maybe I’m into them? They’ve also already surpassed their Kickstarter goal of $50,000 with 23 days to go. Is this some kind of Kickstarter psychology where I like them because of all their internet monetary support? It’s working. The s
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44% off Universal Waterproof Bag for all iPhone and other Larger Smartphones – Deal Alert Bring your phone and use it when you go swimming in the summer or skiing in the winter.  The waterproof bag, currently discounted by 44% on Amazon from $16 down to just $9. Great for using during outdoor activities including boating and swimming. It’s flexible clear waterproof bag allows you to use your smartphone while keeping it safe and secure in the bag. It protects your device from water,
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Six Habits Of People Who Make Friends Easily The secret to making new friends is as simple as being open to it. Here are things you can do to fill your calendar.Friendships are more beneficial than just sharing laughs over a cup of coffee. A lack of strong relationships increases your risk of premature death from all causes by 50%, according to research from Harvard University. That’s the same mortality risk as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. I
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Macworld’s July Digital Edition: 30 Must-Know Apple TV Secrets Every day, Macworld brings you the essential daily news and other info about all things Apple. But staying on top of that torrent of information can be a constant challenge. One solution: the Macworld Digital Edition. Available as single copies or with a yearlong subscription, the Digital Edition comes in two forms: Enhanced and PDF replica. The Enhanced Edition has all the news, analysis, prod
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Kammok Firebelly Trail Quilt A meticulously engineered and comfy blanket built for the trail.
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Anker’s New PowerCore 10000 Battery Pack Includes Quick Charge 3.0 For Just $22 Anker PowerCore 10000, $22Anker’s brand new PowerCore 10000 is part of your favorite line of USB battery packs, and you can pick one up on Amazon today for just $22, which is $8 less than usual, and an all-time low. Not to be confused with the older PowerCore 10000, this model includes Quick Charge 3.0 (backwards compatible with 2.0), which should feed power into your compatible phone like a fireh
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Bitcoin Might Make Tax Havens Obsolete For tax evaders stunned by the leak of the “Panama Papers” maintained by the international law firm Mossack Fonseca, bitcoin could be the next big thing. Even as governments around the world have begun cooperating to nab suspected tax cheats, virtual bitcoin wallets filled with the cryptocurrency possess the potential to become what University of California-Irvine law professor Omri Mari
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Smart assistants and chatbots will be top consumer applications for AI over next 5 years, poll says Virtual agents and chatbots will be the top consumer applications of artificial intelligence over the next five years, according to a consensus poll released today by TechEmergence, a marketing research firm for AI and machine learning. The emphasis on virtual agents and chatbots is in many ways not surprising. After all, the tech industry’s 800-pound gorillas have all made big bets: Apple with Si
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US, Israel agree to cyber information-sharing efforts The United States and Israel have signed a joint declaration on cyber defense cooperation, making Israel one of the only nations to join the Department of Homeland Security’s information-sharing platform on cyber threats. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US submarine sunk by Japan in WWII found by Russian expedition A US submarine that sank during World War II has been discovered on the bottom of the ocean near Matua Island in Russia’s Far Eastern Kuril archipelago by a joint expedition of the Russian Geographical Society (RGS) and Defense Ministry. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Video: Bjarke Ingels on Zaha Hadid’s Journey From Fantastical Paintings to Built Reality In continuation with a video series honoring the great Zaha Hadid — who passed away unexpectedly on March 31 of this year at age 69 — Architizer met with Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, who discusses his discovery of Hadid’s early paintings and first projects. “I started studying architecture in 1993 and of course stumbled upon some of Zaha’s paintings,” he begins. “She hadn’t built much back the
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The creators of this high-tech toothbrush claim it can clean your teeth in 10 seconds flat Don’t have time in this busy, busy world to spend four minutes per day on dental hygiene? Not a problem, says dentist and inventor Aldo Dominici. Together with friend and entrepreneur Niccolò Cerizza, Dominici has created GlareSmile: a slightly ominous-sounding smart toothbrush — complete with touchscreen — which promises to fully brush your teeth in just ten seconds. “All regular manual or elect
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The Citizen Calendrier Watch makes sure time zones can’t throw you out of sync When you travel a lot, it’s hard to keep track of when you are. Hopping time zones constantly can make you feel disoriented and it’s hard to place when you need to sleep. If you often find yourself in this pickle of a situation, then you need to make sure you’re setting your clocks to the correct time zone. While your smartphone will normally sync for you, it doesn’t always work, and even then th
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The implications of large IoT ecosystems  The Internet of Things genie is out of the bottle and growing at an accelerating pace. According to Gartner, 6.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide in 2016, up 30 percent from 2015. This number will soar to more than 20 billion by 2020. Here are some of the changes we’ll face as IoT becomes more ingrained in our lives — and how the tech community is getting prepared… Read More
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Satellite Watchers Find America’s Latest Space Secret Space Spying on spies in the skies There are secrets space can’t keep.
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The Best Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) After researching more than two dozen models, interviewing experts, and having an electrical engineer test our top candidates, we found that the CyberPower CP685AVR is the best uninterruptible power supply (UPS) for people who want to keep a home network running during a blackout of an hour or less. It’s easy to set up, it has some of the most positive user reviews in its class, and it’s the most
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SCI-Arc students build affordable home in low-income Los Angeles neighbourhood Students in a design-build program at the Southern California Institute of Architecture have completed a house in a crime-ridden area of Los Angeles, with features included to help occupants feel “safe and secure” (+ slideshow). (more…)
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New study helps determine which older adults might need help taking medications Older men were 1.5 to 2 times as likely as women to need help with their medications, new research shows. The odds of needing help were 3 to 5 times greater among people with memory challenges.
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Cheetos-flavored mac and cheese bites are coming to Burger King Burger King and Cheetos have partnered up on what is likely a nutritionist’s worst nightmare: Mac n’ Cheetos. These are, in essence, small rolls of macaroni and cheese, deep-fried in a crispy shell of orange Cheetos dust. They resemble Cheetos Puffs in appearance, but pulling them apart reveals a melty interior. Let that sink in for a moment. You good? OK, let’s continue.  Mac n’ Cheetos hits Bu
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Why We’re Giving People 20 Percent Doses of the Yellow Fever Vaccine Vaccine stores in Africa have repeatedly been depleted. The WHO’s decision to allow mini-doses reflects a precarious—and cyclical—shortage
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CTBUH Names Winners of 2016 Tall Building Awards Courtesy of The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat The Council on Tall Building and Urban Habitat have announced the winners of the 15th edition of the CTBUH Tall Building Awards. From over 100 submissions, the best buildings from four regions – the Americas, Asia & Australasia, Europe and Middle East & Africa – were selected, along with recipients of the Urban Habitat Award,
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High Tides & Mud Slides? No Problem For This Modern Beach House on Stilts Have you ever looked at a row of beautiful beachfront houses and imagined a giant wave crashing in from the sea, wiping them all away? Waterfront architecture can seem awfully vulnerable, and it’s true that when beach houses aren’t engineered with weather protection in mind, they’re probably not going to last long. All it takes is one storm surge for the coast to be inundated with wat
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Solar Relief is providing emergency housing and solar power to communities in need https://youtu.be/F0vXD_yYqEs Solar Relief is a Townsville based business which has developed a Portable Power Supply product that can operate a range of electrical appliances using clean energy after the person behind it Trent Small went through Cyclone Yasi and felt the effects of not having access to mains power for a number of days. The product has been developed over a number of years and has
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Creating terrorists: The FBI’s dark history of provoking violent attacks The FBI’s conduct with Orlando massacre shooter Omar Mateen is under fire, even though it’s part of a decades-long strategy to provoke, lure, and entrap potential ‘terrorists.’ Read Full Article at RT.com
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Rep. Steve King Tries (and Fails) To Keep Harriet Tubman Off $20 Bill An effort by Rep. Steve King (R–Iowa) to keep Harriet Tubman off of the $20 bill was rejected by the House Rules Committee on Tuesday night. King had filed an amendment to a Treasury Department funding bill that would have prevented the redesign of any currency. If the amendment were enacted, it would halt the scheduled replacement of President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. The Ru
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Competitions: AIA 2017 Women’s Leadership Summit Call for Proposals Registration Deadline: Jul 25, 2016; Submission Deadline Jul 25, 2016 AIA Women’s Leadership Summit is now welcoming proposals for lectures and presentations. Who: WLS invites anyone (member/non-member and allied professionals) who supports senior leadership, promotes great design and advocates for better business practices in architecture to submit proposals. What: WLS welcome submissions for ses
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News: This weekend: (re)imagine modern at Dwell on Design, June 24-26 [Sponsored] In just two short days, Dwell on Design LA (DODLA), the largest design event on the West Coast, will kick off its eleventh and best show yet. Packed with inspiring onstage content, high-end designer home tours, live demos, art installations, consultations and feature areas, including the highly-anticipated Dwell Outdoor curated by famed Australian-born designer Jamie Durie, Dwell on Design LA at t
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News: 2016 Modernism in America Awards winners exemplify the lasting impact of historic preservation Several American cities just wouldn’t feel the same if their historic monuments weren’t properly preserved. Docomomo US’ annual Modernism in America Awards are a prominent reminder of the lasting impact that effective and sensitive architectural preservation has to communities throughout the country. In order to raise awareness of the threats that postwar-era architecture continues to encounter, t
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The 3 Very Best Air Conditioners After five summers of researching and testing air conditioners, including six new ones this spring, we think the LG LW8016ER is best for most rooms. But those with sensitive ears might want to upgrade to the more expensive, but quieter Haier Serenity Series ESAQ408P. Or if you don’t have a suitable place for a window unit, the Haier HPN12XCM is the best portable air conditioner.This post was done
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Below 64°F, European diesels emit nitrogen oxide at an alarming rate, report says According to a testing company called Emissions Analytics, many diesel vehicles on the road in the European Union are emitting much more nitrogen oxide (NOx) than expected at temperatures below 18 degrees Celsius (approximately 64 degrees Fahrenheit). While it’s public knowledge that automakers in the EU are allowed to kill the emissions control systems on their diesel vehicles in cold weather t
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A dumbphone for 2016 The vast majority of Pando readers will gain less than nothing from this post.  From this entire series of posts, in fact: Following my continuing quest to find the perfect cellphone. Those following along from the start will recall that some time last year I decided to abandon my smart phone in order to help wean myself off Twitter, and in particular Twitter fights. In the process of doing so, I 
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The rise of the Designer-Maker | Samuel Bernier | TEDxIHEParis Imagine the endless possibilities, the verity of opportunities, the freedom, the abundance… it’s a whole different world.Samuel Believes in the rise of the designer maker and how they can shape our world using the 3D Printing. Samuel Nelson Bernier is a Canadian industrial designer and a prolific Maker. Born and raised in the Quebec country side, he now works in Paris as Creative Director for le F
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Indian Classical Touch to Western Music | Tushar Lall | TEDxVITPune Tushar Lall’s talk was as spellbinding as his stellar performance. Watch and be amazed as he adds an Indian classical touch to western music. He touched the right key at the right moment and the instrument played itself! Tushar Lall, the brains behind The Indian Jam Project which serves as a collaborative platform where Indian Classical Musicians come together and perform Indian adaptations of wes
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STEM to Root | Matthew Johnson | TEDxWhitneyHigh Matthew Johnson draws upon his real-life experience to demonstrate the importance in understanding data as it is a form of communication that will be needed increasingly in the near future. Matthew Johnson never thought he’d be a teacher, but a funny thing happened along the way. After some grand adventures through the realms of science and technology in academia and industry, he discovered his da
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NYAU ECONOMICS: PLAY AND THE ECONOMY OF THE GIFT | Samsun Kambalu | TEDxRoma Samsun Kambalu ci porta l’arte come modo di vivere attraverso il gioco, figlia della filosofia del dono, cara alla sua terra, il Malawi, dove chi regala indossa una maschera, per non essere riconosciuto eliminando così la condizione di dovere essere ricambiato. Sulla stessa impostazione nasce in Africa il cinema Nyau, che ispira fortemente la produzione artistica di Samsun Kambalu. Samsun Kambalu
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Shut your Mouth and Change your Life | Patrick McKeown | TEDxGalway Decongest your nose, increase your body temperature and activate your bodies relaxation response in three to four minutes by simply altering your breath. Author of The Oxygen Advantage, Patrick McKeown guides a TEDx audience to do just that. Patrick is a world renowned expert in the Buteyko Breathing Method and author of 8 best selling books including (his latest) The Oxygen Advantage, Close Your
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Where Are the Leaders We Need Right Now? | Michael Lehnert | TEDxTraverseCity In this talk, Major General Michael Lehnert, USMC (ret) asks where are the leaders we need right now? He suggests that the answers are closer than we think, and discusses examples of leadership among young veterans. Major General Mike Lehnert, USMC (retired) was graduated from Central Michigan University in 1973 and commissioned as a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps as a combat
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Hyperloop | Tim Houter | TEDxDelft Imagine travelling close to the speed of sound in a small capsule within a tube, while lowering the carbon footprint. It might sound outlandish, but one day this could be the mode of transport. Tim Houter is eager to tell all about it. It was Elon Musk, founder of Tesla, who came up with the Hyperloop Competition. He challenged people from all over the world to come up with their own design and id
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Our Relationship with Time | Finbar 247 | TEDxGalway Finbar247 is one of Ireland’s most vibrant visual artists to use public spaces as a showcase for the arts and personal expression. In this almost meditative talk he invites us to reflect on our relationship with time and how art can make us feel through a large scale installation created with the Galway University Hospital Arts Trust. Finbar247 is an artist based in Galway, Ireland. He is interest
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Guns, abortion, gay rights, racism, immigration, bathrooms, God, and… | Tom Mitchell | TEDxHerndon These are the topics that Americans love to talk about and to debate ad nauseam. But more importantly, these are the topics we TAKE ACTION on. Billions and billions of dollars are spent annually to lobby both for and against these topics, friends and enemies are made and lost, families divided, fist fights, mass shootings and even wars are fought over this handful of topics. Tom Mitchell is the fo
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Creating Opportunities for Deep Learning | Laura Molan & Monique Rohr | TEDxRosalindParkED In 2011 a group of likeminded teachers came together to start planning for significant teaching and learning change for years 7 & 8. We saw there were shortfalls in student engagement and also outcomes – particularly literacy. We saw there was an opportunity to make a huge change so we took it. We did this by: • Creating a domain through the integration of Humanities, Art and English. • Alloca
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Zapier’s automation tools integrate with Excel to make spreadsheets less tedious Anyone who has tediously entered endless rows and columns of data into an Excel spreadsheet by hand has probably quietly prayed for a better way. Good news: Zapier’s new integration with Excel Online means that you can now automate some of the process.Zapier taps the REST API used by Excel Online, which allows the online version of Microsoft Excel to pull in data from various online sources. Mic
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The Best Smart Doorbell Camera Whether you are at home or away, video-camera-equipped doorbells can alert you when visitors arrive or packages are delivered, and can even record suspicious activity around your door and entryway. We spent 20 hours testing the three most popular models to find the best one for most users. Our top pick is the SkyBell HD, a doorbell camera that offers high-quality video, an easy-to use app, and a g
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Two ex-Google employees are turning existing trucks into autonomous vehicles To some, the Trucker is a modern folk hero, an American archetype engaged in cross-country adventure to ensure that consumerism keeps on truckin’. Removing the red, white, and blue colored glasses, trucking can be seen as dangerous to the driver, those who share the road, and the environment. If the innovators at Otto, a newly founded business dedicated to transforming the commercial trucking indu
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4th of July canceled after ex-marine’s rape & murder of Japanese woman US bases in Japan will be without fireworks on the 4th of July due to restrictions following the brutal murder of an Okinawan woman by a marine. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Should you stay or should you go? US politicians on Brexit Britons are getting ready to vote on a referendum to exit the European Union, which the UK has been part of for decades. Meanwhile, various US politicians have thrown their weight behind both sides of the debate. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Make your family home more interesting! Whether you’re redecorating the walls or hanging up pictures, there are plenty of ways to make your family home more interesting The post Make your family home more interesting! appeared first on Architecture Lab.
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The Best Data Recovery Software for Mac to Find Lost Data & Files Data recovery can be useful in all kinds of situations, whether your SSD just happened to die or you went on vacation and came back with a corrupted SD card. Instead of giving up and tossing out the device, you can try recovering your files on your own using an app. It may not always work, but when it does, it’ll turn out to be a huge relief. If you’re on a Mac, these are the main apps you should
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Kia tops J.D. Power 2016 IQS, quality rises for brands across the board After 21 years on the market as a car company, Kia Motors has topped this year’s J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. This makes Kia the top company on the J.D. Power 2016 IQS study out of all 33 makes in the United States, marking the first time in 27 years that this list was topped by a non-premium vehicle brand. … Continue reading
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Boeing: “Legitimate chance” of Starliner launch in February 2018 Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft is nearing the finish line. (credit: Boeing) The last human to command a space shuttle stood outside Boeing’s main office building in southeast Houston Wednesday morning, speaking effusively about the company’s Starliner spacecraft, when it began to rain. But as sometimes happens in this humid Gulf coast city, sunshine persisted even at it rained. Perhaps we shoul
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How to fake taking very serious notes at meetings Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of attending a meeting knows that it’s essential to pay very close attention to everything that happens. And to ensure you remember everything, it’s always best to take some notes.  Or if you’re a normal human and that sounds boring, you could always use this Redditor’s guide to note-taking in meetings. SEE ALSO: Kid leaves hilariously heated note for dad on b
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Totem System Makes Kitchen Trash Collection a Snap Blue recycling bags full to overflowing, a tub with old newspapers and paper bags, a compost pail to remember to empty (the odor helps), and a garbage can that has lost its lid. “No more kitchen chaos!” we say. And we’re confident that we’ve found the solution. Yes, we’re thrilled with our latest discovery, which will help restore order to homes, and in a super stylish way at that. T
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Snow Peak Mini Flame Let the light shine in for up to 35 hours with just 250g of fuel.
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Palestinians jailed for life for killing Israeli couple An Israeli military court has sentenced four Palestinians to life in prison for the murder of an Israeli couple last October, the military says.
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The FAA Says It Will Make Less Strict Rules for the Tiniest Drones The final draft of the Federal Aviation Administration’s rules for commercial drones came as a relief to many drone enthusiasts this week, providing much-needed clarity and (mostly) reasonable guidelines for flying unmanned aircraft for all kinds of purposes.But the agency’s 624-page drone rulebook, published Tuesday, also left the door open for a separate, more lenient set of rules that would app
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Smoking may have negative effects on sperm quality A recent study found that that sperm of men who smoke has a greater extent of DNA damage than that of non-smokers.
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IBM forms medical-imaging collaborative to battle major diseases – CNET The Watson Health initiative taps “cognitive imaging” tech to help doctors worldwide tackle breast cancer, diabetes and eye and heart disease and more.
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How We Measure What We Can’t See? | Steven Goldfarb | TEDxOPorto What do we know now about our universe? How did we get that knowledge? What are the enigmas that remain and how are we trying to solve them? In particle physics, our eternal enigma is a black box that Heisenberg tells us we can never enter. However, we can measure what goes in and what comes out of the box. On the farthest end of the spectrum, Steven shows how the universe is, in fact, like a glas
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Baby Brains: Unlocking Our Humanity | Rebecca Saxe | TEDxCambridge At MIT, Rebecca Saxe studies human brain development, in order to understand how the human mind is built. The challenges and rewards of this research connect her experiences, as a scientist and as a mother. Rebecca Saxe is a Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at MIT, and an associate member of the McGovern Institute for Brain Research. Saxe was bo
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Your pension fund is worth almost nothing? Find out why. | Dr. Christopher Sier | TEDxOxBridge The fund management industry takes a lot more than it gives. And what it takes is often disguised and hidden in implicit costs. Despite this the industry is the highest earner of any sector globally. How does it pull this off? Why should you care? Find out and change the world. In the UK alone the opportunity is to return $50-100 BILLION pounds to UK savings each year, every year. Chris is Co-MD o
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Fog Harvesting with Recyclables  | Kathleen Chelling | TEDxCSULB Water is one of the most important resources for life, yet we have a shortage of clean water throughout the world. Kathleen Chelling explains a revolutionary, new design for fog harvesting using recycled plastics to collect fresh water. Kathleen Chelling is a recent CSULB graduate. She graduated in Fall 2015 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering and with minors in Chemistry and Applie
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When Soviet Totalitarians Became American Allies A A Tags War and Foreign PolicyWorld HistoryHome | Feed | Blog.rssWhen Soviet Totalitarians Became American Allies 0 Views 21 hours agoThree quarters of a century ago, on June 22, 1941, Nazi Germany launched Operation Barbarossa, an attack on the Soviet Union across a front 3,000 miles long. Barbarossa moved the war into its global stage. It prefigured the final alliance system. It moved th
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Vitamin D Probably Isn’t the Panacea Some Make It Out to Be Vitamin D has been thought to help with arthritis, fight off depression, and even reduce cancer risk. But according to a recent, thorough examination of the available research, vitamin D is looking a lot less like the magic remedy some have claimed it to be.The research analysis, led by Michael Allan, the director of Evidence-Based Medicine at the University of Alberta, involved more than 80 studi
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Kid-friendly smart watch tells them when to brush their teeth, so you don’t have to Getting a small child to brush their teeth can feel like hosting a nightly WWE wrestling match in your bathroom. But the new icon-based Octopus watch for kids ages 3 to 8 aims to help with this and other daily habits.  The Octopus watch’s Kickstarter campaign has raised more than $231,000 in pledges — more than four times its $50,000 fundraising goal — which could indicate that at least a few par
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The Clinton Campaign Seems To Think Pennsylvania Is In The Bag Hillary Clinton has a substantial lead in the polls over Donald Trump, and has vastly more cash on hand. But when it comes to spending that cash, her campaign may be making a strategic miscalculation. The campaign and an allied super PAC have reserved $137 million of ads across eight states — yet they’ve conspicuously left out the state that might be likeliest to tip the 2016 election: Pennsylvani
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The world’s oldest farmers were insects An international team of researchers has discovered the oldest fossil evidence of agriculture, not by humans, but by insects.
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Memory loss caused by West Nile virus explained Thousands of West Nile virus survivors live with neurological problems such as memory loss that last for years. New research shows that these long-term problems may be due to the patient’s own immune system destroying parts of their neurons, which suggests that intervening in the immune response may help prevent brain damage or help patients recover.
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Tend.ai trains your robot to operate dozens of 3D printers and laser cutters at a time  If you’ve got more than a handful of 3D printers or other devices running at a time, it’s a full-time job keeping them going — removing and packaging products, tweaking settings, pushing “OK” after minor errors, that sort of thing. Why not have a robot do it for you? Read More
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Israel plans law against using Facebook for ‘terror’ Israel’s justice and internal security ministers on Wednesday announced plans to propose legislation banning the use of Facebook to advance “terror” and outlawing incitement from the Internet.
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Chinese-Made Drone Crashes In Pakistan Military Go home, Predator drone clone Drone clone.
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A ‘Fitbit’ for plants? Low-cost, portable platform to gauge plant health Plant breeders test their experiments by growing the seeds of their labor. They cross two different plants that have desirable traits. They sow the resulting seeds and evaluate the results, hoping to find a candidate variety that is better than anything currently available.
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5 Impressive Tiny Houses You Can Order Right Now Small living, made easy Lately, we’ve seen heaps upon heaps of micro homes crop up with all sorts of eye-popping attributes, whether it’d be glam interiors, wildly low budgets (how does $489 sound?), or major eco-friendly cred. But sometimes, the best tiny house is the one that’s all ready to go, with the floor plan and systems all figured out. So without further ado, here are five of the cooles
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Developed in Waterloo, now orbiting in space A one-of-a-kind communications device developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is now orbiting the Earth as a central component of a microsatellite launched in Sriharikota, India on Tuesday to test new technologies in space.
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Astell & Kern debuts new entry-level, high-res audio player and updated in-ears Last month, Astell & Kern introduced its AK300 high-resolution audio player at the High End show in Munich, Germany. It seems the company enjoys debuting products at events, as this week it is introducing two new products at CE Week in New York. While the AK300 was introduced as a more affordable little brother to the AK320 and AK380 high-res players, now Astell & Kern has unveiled an even
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The universe: Learning about the future from the distant past Our universe came to life nearly 14 billion years ago in the Big Bang — a tremendously energetic fireball from which the cosmos has been expanding ever since. Today, space is filled with hundreds of billions of galaxies, including our solar system’s own galactic home, the Milky Way. But how exactly did the infant universe develop into its current state, and what does it tell us about our future?
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The call of the sea: Mammalian evolutionary transitions back to the sea Though mammals adapted on land, a new study by Maria Chikina and Nathan Clark has shown that during three major independent evolutionary events, a number of mammals harkened back to the sea.
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Negative feedback loops help maintain the function of mutated proteins Negative feedback is a universal control mechanism that lets a system’s output throttle its input. If an engine revs up, negative feedback tapers its power source. But if the engine slows down, it re-opens the power source, keeping output reliably steady. This is an example of a negative feedback that can be found in many systems. In biology, for example, genes under negative regulatory feedback i
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Watch Liquid Nitrogen White Walkerize a Watermelon You’ve seen it on fancy cooking shows and in night clubs, but here’s how household objects behave after taking a polar dip into liquid nitrogen. The post Watch Liquid Nitrogen White Walkerize a Watermelon appeared first on WIRED.
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US commerce secretary warns of ‘digital protectionism’ A top US official warned Wednesday against a rise of “digital protectionism,” which she said threatens access to information and ideas and can hurt economic growth.
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The New Censorship: ‘How Did Google Become The Internet’s Censor and Master Manipulator?’ An anonymous reader writes: Robert Epstein from U.S. News and World Report writes an article describing how Google has become the internet’s censor and master manipulator. He writes about the company’s nine different blacklists that impact our lives: autocomplete blacklist, Google Maps blacklist, YouTube blacklist, Google account blacklist, Google News blacklist, Google AdWords blacklist, Google A
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The Verge’s home for orphaned robot babies These are our robot babies. They are not pretty or intelligent and they lack skin. But they are our robot babies nonetheless. Please show them love and kindness. Do not upset the robot babies, because their knowledge and experience may one day be transferable to a larger, more powerful robot grown-up. The robot grown-ups will have weapons for arms, and thick, gyrating tentacles for legs. Our puni
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Feds: Drought kills 66 million trees in California’s Sierra The number of trees in California’s Sierra Nevada forests killed by drought, a bark beetle epidemic and warmer temperatures has dramatically increased since last year, raising fears they will fuel catastrophic wildfires and endanger people’s lives, officials said Wednesday.
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How to convert graphene into a semiconductor for scalable production Progressively magnified images (left to right; scale bars: 400, 10, and 1 nm) of graphene nanoribbons grown on germanium semiconductor wafers.  (credit: Michael Arnold/University of Wisconsin-Madison) Graphene can be transformed in the lab from a semimetal into a semiconductor if it is confined into nanoribbons narrower than 10 nm (with controlled orientation and edges), but scaling it up for comm
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Uber, Lyft battle governments over driver fingerprint checks Hailing a ride with a smartphone app in many U.S. cities is coming down to a fight over fingerprints.
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State of democracy ‘under threat’ in Turkey – PACE A clampdown on media freedom, erosion of the rule of law and human rights violations in an anti-terror operation in Kurdish areas threaten the functioning of democratic institutions in Turkey, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe warns. Read Full Article at RT.com
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WowWee’s got a new coding robot and a dead-simple drone  WowWee, the Hong Kong-based manufacturer behind that old RadioShack stalwart, RoboSapien, showed off a couple of promising high-tech toys due out in the fall. COJI is one of the company’s more compelling products in a while. The little robot, which made its first public appearance at ToyFair earlier this year, is designed with the noble task of making coding more accessible for… Read More
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NASA confirms that Earth has a second moon or multi-century quasi satellite A small asteroid has been discovered in an orbit around the sun that keeps it as a constant companion of Earth, and it will remain so for centuries to come.As it orbits the sun, this new asteroid, designated 2016 HO3, appears to circle around Earth as well. It is too distant to be considered a true satellite of our planet, but it is the best and most stable example to date of a near-Earth companio
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Boost a Slow Cooker Dish’s Flavor by Finishing With Acid and Fresh Herbs If you feel like your slow cooker meals always turn out a little bland, this trick will reawaken the flavors of your dish—no salt required.Hours of cooking in a crock pot can dull the seasoning of even the most flavorful food. That’s why Sarah Rae Smith at The Kitchn recommends you add a splash of acid to your slow cooker meal, whatever it may be, when it’s close to being done. A little citrus jui
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Don’t worry that a robot is going to steal your job… yet Take a breath because the future might not be as bleak as you expect.A report from Forrester Research predicts that artificial intelligence systems, which include robots, automation, smart machines and machine learning systems, will replace 7 percent of U.S. jobs by 2025. That’s a net reduction because the analyst firm predicts that technology will replace 16 percent of U.S. jobs but will create
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Microsoft’s gift for PC builders: associate Windows 10 licenses with your Microsoft ID As Microsoft hurtles towards the release of its major Windows 10 Anniversary Update, the company has introduced a tool that’s supposed to help PC owners resolve problems with activating the operating system on their computers.Microsoft has a complex system in place to ensure people are using a copy of Windows that hasn’t been pirated. But that system sometimes gets too aggressive and ends up din
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Explore New York’s latest tech with us, live at CE Week and GetGeeked! It’s June in New York City, and that means two things: muggy weather and CE Week! The annual Consumer Electronics Week is one of the better tech shows here in NYC each year, and in 2016, Digital Trends is covering it live. In partnership with the GetGeeked and ShowStoppers shows at CE Week, we will broadcast live for three hours tonight. From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. ET, Digital Trends Editor-in-Chief Jer
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The Most Cringeworthy Liquid Nitrogen Destruction Video You’ll Ever See We’ve seen everything from Jell-O to raw eggs get completely destroyed after being frozen with liquid nitrogen. But nothing comes close to being as cringeworthy to watch as Brent Rose taking a baseball bat to a 15-inch silicone dildo turned into a frozen rock. Despite some interesting science at work here, some of you might want to look away.Read more…
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US Air Force developing capability to launch tens of thousands of drones as jammers, decoys, cameras and “kamikazes” The US Air Force is developing the capability to overwhelm the integrated air defence systems of Iran, North Korea, Russia or China with tens of thousands of small and relatively cheap small unmanned aircraft acting as jammers, decoys, cameras and “kamikazes”.Col Travis “Flare” Burdine, the air force’s division chief for remotely piloted aircraft operations at the Pentagon, is preparing to unveil
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Europe’s Robots To Become ‘Electronic Persons’ Under Draft Plan An anonymous reader writes from a report via Yahoo News: Under the European Union’s new draft plan, Europe’s growing army of robot workers could be classed as “electronic persons,” with their owners liable to paying social security for them. Robots are only becoming more prevalent in the workplace. They’re already taking on tasks such as personal care or surgery, and their population is
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The Libyans who stop IS escaping by sea Government-backed forces in Libya have made significant gains against the fighters of so-called Islamic State.
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Vitrima is a $69 add-on that turns a GoPro into a 3D camera  Here’s a neat little add-on for folks looking to get a little more out of their GoPro. The Vitrima is a big metal add-on created by Chicago-based startup Fantem that brings 3D video capture to the action camera. The device features a plastic GoPro case affixed to a big lens with mirrors that split light, creating separate images for the left and right eyes. Two stereoscopic videos are… Read More
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Compound shown to reduce brain damage caused by anesthesia in early study An experimental drug prevented learning deficits in young mice exposed repeatedly to anesthesia, researchers report. The study results may have implications for children who must have several surgeries, and so are exposed repeatedly to general anesthesia. Past studies have linked such exposure to a higher incidence of learning disabilities, attention deficits and hyperactivity.
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Study addresses safety concerns for older adults with diagnosed, undiagnosed dementia Researchers have examined how often older adults who have diagnosed and undiagnosed dementia engage in potentially unsafe activities.
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Tele-psychiatry reaches rural kids in need Experts estimate that as many as 1 in 5 children in the United States have behavioral health issues. However, of these children, only 20 percent receive mental health services. Now, a study shows that video-based mental health services are bridging the gap by providing care to underserved areas.
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Some older adults live well, despite advancing years and the burdens of chronic diseases Researchers in a new study report that ‘adapter’ older adults who were more vigorous than expected, based on their disease burden, lived longer lives when compared to those who were more frail than expected based on their disease burden. These ‘adapters’ could have unique characteristics, perhaps some undefined coping mechanism, that should be studied further, suggested the researchers.
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LED Pod Lamp marries nature with modern design for eye-catching ambient lighting While out walking one morning I saw a long fiborous leaf object nestled amongst some scrubs near the roadside. Curious I picked it up and loved the curves and texture of the object. I found out later it was a flower casing from a Queen Palm tree. Admiring
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New clues to COPD linked to proteostasis imbalance caused by cigarette smoke Free radicals can reach the endoplasmic reticulum, a cellular organelle that is critical in manufacturing and transporting fats, steroids, hormones and various proteins, and alter its function by oxidizing and damaging its most abundant and crucial to protein folding chaperone, Protein Disulfide Isomerase (PDI).
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Get a clue: Biochemist studies fruit fly to understand Parkinson’s disease, muscle wasting By studying the fruit fly, researchers have found a connection between a gene called clueless and genes that cause Parkinson’s disease.
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Has breast MRI been performed upside down? A new phase 1 clinical trial evaluated the differences between pre-operative prone and supine MRI exams in 12 women undergoing lumpectomy for breast cancer. Researchers demonstrated that considerable deformity of the breast and tumor position occurs when patients are imaged in the prone position.
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New knowledge about DNA repair can be turned into cancer inhibitors A molecular mechanism that reads so-called epigenetic information and boosts repair of lesions in our DNA has been discovered by scientists. This knowledge can be used to develop new targeted cancer treatment in which ‘inhibitor molecules’ can prevent cancer cells from repairing themselves, they report.
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N. Korea claims successful mid-range ballistic missile test, touts ability to attack US interests The latest tests of intermediate-range ballistic missiles were successful and proved that North Korea has a “sure capability” to strike US “interests” in the Pacific region, state news agency KCNA reports. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Largest fraud against govt: 300+ healthcare workers charged over $900mn in Medicare scams More than 300 people have been charged in relation to healthcare fraud totaling $900 million in fake billing. Dozens of doctors and nurses from California to New York have been swept in the nation’s largest-ever Medicare scam dragnet. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Afghan interpreters ‘betrayed’ by UK and US The Taliban in Afghanistan are targeting frontline interpreters who worked with British and US forces and say they have been rejected by their former employers.
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German Government Agrees To Ban Fracking Indefinitely An anonymous reader writes: On Tuesday, the German coalition government agreed to ban fracking for shale gas indefinitely. Reuters reports: “Test drilling will be allowed but only with the permission of the respective state government, officials said. German industry is keen to keep the door open to fracking — which involves blasting chemicals and water into rocks to release trapped gas — a
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Bioplastic, biofabric tested for cucumber production Trials in field and high tunnel cucumber cropping systems compared performance and decomposition (after use) among two bioplastic films and four experimental spunbond, nonwoven biofabrics. Results suggested that biofabrics would be most useful to growers when soil warming is not necessary (e.g., in warm climates), but when moisture conservation and weed control are critical. Permeable biofabrics m
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26 Million Dead Trees Are Fueling a Catastrophic Fire Season in California Trees are dying at a scary rate. (Images: AP Photo/Scott Smith)One more horrific prediction has come to pass for California’s drought-ravaged forests. According to the US Forest Service, trees are dying at an even more astonishing rate than they were last summer, creating fuel for what will almost certainly be the worst wildfire season in memory.Last year, a comprehensive US Forest Service survey
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Igloo Trailmate All-Terrain Cooler When you’re done tearing through trails and drinking up the adrenaline rush, and are ready to chill out at the beach and drink up a cold beer, trade in the ATV for the ATC: Igloo’s Trailmate all-terrain cooler. The 70-quart body of this bad boy has been fitted with 10″ never-flat wheels capable of rolling over anything from mud to gravel to sand without tipping, busting, or being a general P
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Rates of nonmedical prescription opioid use, opioid use disorder double in 10 years Nonmedical use of prescription opioids more than doubled among adults in the United States from 2001-2002 to 2012-2013, based on a new American study.
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FBI falls 2 votes short of viewing our browsing history without a warrant First the good news. The United States senate rejected a proposal today that would have given the FBI increased surveillance powers, including the ability to search our internet browsing history without a warrant. Now for the bad; it was barely rejected and we could see a modified version of the same proposal in the near future. The measure, introduced earlier this week by Senator John McCain (R-A
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People are using chip implants to open doors, control phones – CNET Chip implants are becoming increasingly popular among so-called biohackers to control phones and perform other technological tasks.
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Pigs with lab-grown bone implants ‘doing great’ A breakthrough for biomedical engineering gave 14 pigs new implanted bones, grown from stem cells. Even for people with all their 206 bones working just fine, this advancement may radically change facial reconstruction. Read Full Article at RT.com
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These Are the Tricks Political Campaign Ads Use to Brainwash Us Vote for whoever the hell you want to vote for. But don’t make your decision after watching an emotionally prying, stupid-person-targeting, specifically edited campaign ad. Now You See It explains how all political ads, no matter which side they’re on, use the same methods to trick voters into believing the worst in the opposing candidates (or the best in their own candidate). It’s the same trick
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29 Ideas To Use IKEA Ribba Ledges Around The House IKEA Ribba ledges make it easy to vary your favorite motifs as often as you like, they are available in different sizes and in black and white to match most of interiors. There are so many ways to use these genius IKEA pieces in your home! IKEA Ribba Ledges Photo And Artwork Displays Actually, this is the function that IKEA gave initially to this item. Attach Ribba ledges to the wall where you wan
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KALO present flat pack multi-tier shelf at design days dubai 2016 instead of using conventional hardware connections, the legs are pinned to the topmost shelve with custom-made solid brass pins. The post KALO present flat pack multi-tier shelf at design days dubai 2016 appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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The Drops of Clarity Desktop Reader ravenclawwit is no stranger to our featured desktop series, and submitted this beautiful setup to our Desktop Showcase a few weeks ago. It looks great, from top to bottom, and is pretty heavily personalized. It also has a little secret.First thing’s first—ravenclawwit made this setup with Rainmeter, so that’s what you’ll need if you want to make it yours. If you’re not familiar with Rainmet
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National Science Foundation allots $1.5M to kid-focused maker projects  To celebrate 2016’s Week of Making (don’t tell me you forgot!), the National Science Foundation has awarded a total of $1.5 million to five small projects looking to get kids involved with STEM topics, creative play and generally making stuff. Read More
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Competitions: BSA Foundation 2016 grants Registration Deadline: Sep 2, 2016; Submission Deadline Sep 2, 2016 The BSA Foundation (Foundation) 2016 grants cycle is now open. Foundation grants support projects and programs that increase public awareness of the importance of good design in Massachusetts communities. in which Massachusetts residents and visitors live, work, play, and learn. The Foundation seeks to fund projects in the areas o
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Competitions: 2017 IDEAS2 Awards Registration Deadline: Aug 26, 2016; Submission Deadline Aug 26, 2016 Architectural and engineering firms, structural steel companies, general contractors and owners are encouraged to enter their steel-framed building projects in the 2017 Innovative Design in Engineering and Architecture with Structural Steel (IDEAS2) Awards competition. Conducted annually by the American Institute of Steel Constr
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Competitions: 2017 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award Registration Deadline: Aug 1, 2016; Submission Deadline Aug 1, 2016 Nominations are now being accepted for the prestigious T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award, which includes a $15,000 cash prize. Presented annually by AISC, the award recognizes a lecturer-author whose technical paper(s) are considered an outstanding contribution to engineering literature on fabricated structural steel. The winner will
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Abortion demand ‘soars’ over Zika Fears over the Zika virus have contributed to a “huge” increase in number of abortions in Latin America, researchers suggest.
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Cash crop The number of businesses in the cannabis industry in the US is growing but the legal grey zone the sector falls into can make finding funding tough.
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What’s up dock? Horn of Africa trade has pivoted around Djibouti for the last decade. But a new deal for the ancient maritime hub of Berbera, on the Somaliland coast, looks set to change that.
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The congressman leading the House sit-in is a Civil Rights hero As the United States House of Representatives was about to go about its normal business on Wednesday morning, Rep. John Lewis, walked up to the front of the House and sat on the floor.  He was joined, initially, by around 30 other Democratic members of Congress, though that number grew to include around 170 representatives — plus 20 senators — throughout the day.  SEE ALSO: Why the House Democrat
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The language of watermelon tapping An Italian supermarket causes a social media storm in China by urging customers not to knock watermelons to test their ripeness.
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Tools : iFixit Magnetic Project Mat – Sneeze Guard for Tiny Dissassemblies For all your DIY building needs. The iFixit Magnetic Project Mat – Sneeze Guard for Tiny Dissassemblies looks like a mousepad, with a smooth surface and a grid. But it’s magnetic, which means if you put down your little screws and nuts, they won’t go anywhere. $19.99
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Holstered Indian-administered Kashmir used to be a hub for factories making guns for civilians, but the industry has been declining in recent years, writes the BBC’s Geeta Pandey in Srinagar.
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Murdering its mascot, and other ways Brazil is already ruining the Olympics The Summer Olympics in Brazil are about two crises away from becoming the embodiment of that dumpster fire gif everyone on the Internet is obsessed with. They are about six weeks away — normally, this would be the time when excitement would start building. Instead, it’s hard to read the news and not feel like the whole thing is going to be an unmitigated disaster. SEE ALSO: Identical triplets mak
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New charges loom for Brazil’s suspended speaker Eduardo Cunha Brazil’s supreme court rules there is enough evidence to file new corruption charges against the suspended leader of the lower house of Congress.
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XYZprinting da Vinci 1.0 Pro 3 in 1 An all-in-one 3D printer, 3D scanner, and laser engraver for the personal manufacturer.
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Israel blames Palestinians for water shortages in West Bank Israeli authorities blame Palestinians’ unwillingness to upgrade aging infrastructure as the primary reason for increased water shortages in the West Bank. Palestinians accuse their neighbors of blackmailing and holding water supplies hostage. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Sony Agrees To Pay Millions To Gamers To Settle PS3 Linux Debacle An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: After six years of litigation, Sony is now agreeing to pay the price for its 2010 firmware update that removed support for the Linux operating system in the PlayStation 3. Sony and lawyers representing as many as 10 million console owners reached the deal on Friday. Under the terms of the accord, (PDF) which has not been approved by a Californ
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Ditch your idiotic self-balancing scooter for a hoverboard that actually hovers It doesn’t take an extensive, Socratic debate to get the bottom of this quandary: If it has two wheels and doesn’t actually hover, is it a hoverboard? The answer is no — it’s simply a self-balancing electric scooter, one that’s nowhere near as cool as the device Marty McFly first tantalized us with nearly two decades ago. After all of the brouhaha and build up of the Great Hovebroard Sham of 2015
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Zaha Hadid’s Generali Tower in Milan tops out at 44 floors Construction of the 170-metre Generali Tower, Milan by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has topped-out at 44 storeys The post Zaha Hadid’s Generali Tower in Milan tops out at 44 floors appeared first on Architecture Lab.
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Gender gap found in cardiac arrest care, outcomes Women treated at a hospital after cardiac arrest may be less likely than men to receive potentially life-saving procedures. The number of cardiac arrest patients treated at hospitals increased and in-hospital death rates have fallen for both sexes, however women were less likely to survive, according to a new study.
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Digital strategies show promise for emergency heart and stroke care A new scientific statement reviews current research on the effectiveness and safety of using mobile devices, social media, visual media and crowdsourcing to improve emergency heart and stroke treatments.
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New origins for farmed rice discovered Chew on this: rice farming is a far older practice than we knew. In fact, the oldest evidence of domesticated rice has just been found in China, and it’s about 9,000 years old.
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This massive, luxurious ‘flying boat’ could barely get off the ground July 25, 1929Image: ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty ImagesDesigned by Dr. Claudius Dornier, the Dornier Do-X was the largest and heaviest flying boat in the world upon its completion in 1929, with a wingspan of 157 feet and a maximum takeoff weight of more than 61 tonsThe massive aircraft was financed by the German Transport Ministry, but it was built in Switzerland, on the shores of Lake Co
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Drug monitoring programs reduce opioid deaths, study shows The implementation of state prescription drug monitoring programs was associated with the prevention of approximately one opioid-related overdose death every two hours on average nationwide, according to a new study.
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Revealed: New insights on causes of sudden cardiac death in the young Genetic testing has shed new light on the deaths of nearly 500 young Australians and New Zealanders who died from sudden cardiac death in a three-year period, suggests a new report.
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waarmakers R16 shipping package is also an LED tube light fixture waarmakers R16 shipping package light is a cardboard LED tube light fixture, which serves as both packaging and a light at the same time. The post waarmakers R16 shipping package is also an LED tube light fixture appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Yuneec’s 3D-sensing drone is available for pre-order Have you been curious to see how a drone fares when it has Intel’s depth-aware RealSense tech onboard? You now have a chance to find out first-hand. Yuneec has started taking pre-orders for the Typhoon H, its first drone with RealSense built-in. Plunk down $1,899 ($100 more than mentioned in January) and you’ll get a hexacopter that uses Intel’s camera system to map its environment and avoid obsta
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Orlando shooter spent last days researching anti-psychotic drugs Omar Mateen, the man who murdered 49 people and wounded 53 in Orlando, Florida, may have spent his final days feeling his mind slip. An acquaintance says that Mateen had drastically changed his appearance the day before the massacre. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Clinton’s email server ran without security software, new records reveal Hillary Clinton’s private server was temporarily unprotected by security features in December 2010, when the then-secretary of state had technical problems with her email. In 2011, Clinton’s server was hacked multiple times, newly-disclosed papers show. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Carbon-hybrid wheels help BAC’s quest for enlightenment Ford has been working with Carbon Revolution to develop light, strong wheels for the GT and Shelby GT350R, but the Detroit giant isn’t the only company trying to reinvent the wheel. Boutique British track-car company BAC has teamed up with Dymag to create carbon-hybrid wheels more than 20 percent lighter than the standard units… Continue Reading Carbon-hybrid wheels help BAC’s quest for enlig
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Gary Johnson/William Weld: ‘Skeptics’ of Intervention That Will Involve Congress in Decisions on Military Action Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, the former Republican governor of New Mexico, and his running mate William Weld, the former Republican governor of Massachusetts argued that if elected they would be “skeptics” of intervention that would involve Congress in the decision-making progress. The two appeared at a CNN town hall hosted by Chris Cuomo. Johsnon reiterated his prop
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Nigeria Boko Haram: Scores of refugees starved to death – MSF Nearly 200 people fleeing Boko Haram militants have died of starvation in the Nigerian city of Bama in the past month, medical charity MSF says.
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US envoy meets Venezuela’s Maduro amid economic crisis Veteran US diplomat Tom Shannon spoke for nearly two hours with Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday to re-start relations between the ideologically opposed governments amid a punishing economic crisis in the South American nation.
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Mobile ad firm fined $950k for secretly collecting Americans’ location data via WiFi A mobile advertising company has been fined $950,000 for using WiFi signals to collect the location data of hundreds of millions of unsuspecting consumers, including children. The company used private location info to send geo-targeted advertising. Read Full Article at RT.com
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FCC wants your help understanding radio noise Interference from radio noise remains a big problem… and it’s tricky enough that the FCC wants your help understanding the issue in the first place. The agency has put out a call for public input that should not only determine the scale of radio noise problems, but design the studies needed to measure them. It wants to identify the main sources of this noise, where it’s most likely to happen and
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‘Legojacking’ hijacks real life with Lego to create amazing art works Letting our imaginations run wild with Lego seemed so easy as a child. It’s something most of us have forgotten about as adults. We’re too busy looking over dreary Excel spreadsheets, trying our best to sort out our hectic lives — letting our once strong imaginations fall by the wayside.  SEE ALSO: Awful Australian election made more awful by awful Facebook Live videos That’s why Kanesan Nathan,
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Australian company’s workers kidnapped in Nigeria Seven people, including three Australians and a New Zealander, are believed kidnapped in Nigeria in an attack which left one person dead.
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Ankara bans German MPs from visiting own troops on Turkey airbase Ankara has forbidden German MPs from visiting an airbase used by the anti-Islamic State coalition, where Germany has forces and aircraft. Berlin suspects the move was prompted by Turkey’s anger at the Bundestag for passing the Armenian genocide resolution. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Clinton’s Running Mate Will Reveal a Lot About Her A crucial question about anyone who runs for president is: When the stakes are high, will the interests of the country come first? Or will political considerations dominate? On matters of foreign policy, the Supreme Court or the economy, though, we can only guess and hope.  But one major decision can’t wait until after the election. It has to be made and revealed long beforehand, offering an exce
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What to Wear to Stay Cool This Summer From shorts and sandals to blazers and hats. …Read More »
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Your Guide to Casual Button-Down Shirts, by Collar Type Shirt collars abound. But for casual style, these are all you really need. …Read More »
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Chaos erupts as House sit-in over gun control lasts past midnight As midnight struck in Washington, D.C., the Democratic-led sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives continued on after House Speaker Paul Ryan refused to bring up several gun control bills for a vote.  Several hours earlier, in a raucous scene, Ryan and Republican lawmakers — who reentered the House floor more than 10 hours after the sit-in began — were booed by Democrats.  Some Repu
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2nd day of protests outside NYC Mexico consulate over Oaxaca killings (VIDEOS) More than 50 people protested outside Mexico’s consulate in New York, outraged by the massacre of nine teachers in southern Mexico. Police there are accused of firing on protesters, many of whom were teachers, leaving nine dead and hundreds injured. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Small interventions bring big change to Virgin Atlantic fuel usage Virgin Atlantic Airlines has managed to exceed existing carbon abatement technology by using a simple monitoring tool. All of the company’s 335 pilots participated in an experiment that tested the efficacy of control groups. Read Full Article at RT.com
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How to Tie the 3 Essential Knots for Rock Climbing Learn how to tie the Munter hitch, Prusik knot and figure-eight knot. …Read More »
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5 Questions with Michel Parmigiani, a Modern Legend Among Watchmakers Respected among centuries-old high-end watch companies, Parmigiani tells us what’s right and wrong with the industry. …Read More »
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The Ultimate Bookcase Stacks of books, pottery, a radio and ephemera. …Read More »
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The Man Pushing the Borders of the Jazz Trumpet If you don’t know him, you should. …Read More »
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Deals of Note: June 23, 2016 How to save on black leather sneakers, a lightweight blazer and a GoPro camera. …Read More »
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Today in Gear: June 23, 2016 An altruistic and handsome tote, chewable coffee to keep you going, a bonkers run of Mustangs and much more. …Read More »
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CIA psychologists admit creating post-9/11 ‘torture’ practice for $81mn Two former CIA psychologists have partially admitted to having advised torture and inhumane treatment for detainees, including those leading to fatalities. Over the course of some eight years, the CIA paid them $81 million for creating a torture program. Read Full Article at RT.com
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US Navy employs video games to prevent a robot apocalypse The United States Navy is using artificial intelligence software to teach its robots about human ethics and norms. They think that way robots won’t become ‘psychotic’ and turn against the human race. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Amjad Sabri: Pakistanis mourn singer killed by Taliban Pakistanis mourn Amjad Sabri, one of country’s most famous singers of Sufi devotional music, who was shot dead in Karachi.
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Modular Home Made of Cardboard Nido House is yet another pretty tiny home made from cardboard, a building material that seems to be catching on lately. This home can function off-the-grid, since it’s equipped with a solar power system and a rainwater recovery system, among other things, and it is available in various sizes and designs. It was created by Italian architect Francesca Fadalti and her business partner Michela Roman
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Mi Zhang uses mining dust to create colourful vases Graduate shows 2016: Central Saint Martins student Mi Zhang has used dust from a prominent quarrying town in China to create a collection of colourful vessels (+ movie). (more…)
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Thai Air Force’s first female pilots begin training The Royal Thai Air Force’s first female pilots made history on Wednesday, starting their training in an altitude chamber. The five women are the Air Force’s first female recruits in its over 100-year history, as one of Asia’s earliest established air forces in 1913. SEE ALSO: Female pilots who flew during WWII can now be buried at Arlington The women were announced earlier this month: two of the
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Yamaha offers quirky take on urban mobility with 05Gen and 06Gen concepts Yamaha is best known for its work on two wheels, but we’ve seen a recent raft of weird and wonderful concepts designed to improve or redefine our idea of mobility on three, and even four wheels. The most recent 05Gen and 06Gen concepts fall on the weirder side of the ledger and are designed to provide a unique way to cover short distances at a leisurely pace… Continue Reading Yamaha offers qu
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US urges ‘united’ UN condemnation of North Korea missile launches The UN Security Council held an emergency meeting late Wednesday on North Korea’s launch of two ballistic missiles and US Ambassador Samantha Power called for “urgent and united condemnation.”
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Converse integrated a wah guitar pedal with a sneaker and it’s awesome Fun fact: I used to write music and play guitar in a few short-lived bands in my hometown of Bangalore, India. One of the things I loved most about that time was fiddling with amps and effect pedals to create new sounds. Naturally, I was intrigued to learn that Converse has developed a sneaker that features a built-in wah pedal, to help you get that iconic sound made famous by the likes of Jimi He
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Israel plans 37 mile wall that will go tens of meters below ground as well which is deeper than Egypt 18 meter deep Gaza wall Israel recently announced plans to build an underground wall along its 37-mile border with Gaza to thwart Hamas’ sophisticated underground network of tunnels and bunkers. Hamas, which said Gazans are gearing up for the next war, used tunnels to smuggle weapons, supplies and fighters to attack Israel during the 50-day conflict that began July 8, 2014.The Ministry of Defense refused to comment on de
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Rolls-Royce predicts robotic ships will be on the water by 2020 In 2014, Rolls-Royce unveiled its vision of the robotic cargo ship of the future that it believes will become a reality by 2020. This week at the Autonomous Ship Technology Symposium 2016 in Amsterdam, the Rolls-Royce-led Advanced Autonomous Waterborne Applications initiative (AAWA) presented a white paper outlining what such autonomous vessels might be like and what hurdles stand between them
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The women who clean dinosaur bones in the Australian outback EROMANGA, Australia — You can walk around Eromanga in southwest Queensland in 15 minutes. There is the main road, and circling the town, a dry creek bed where green bits of glass and rusting machinery parts fold into the red dirt.Eromanga calls itself the “furtherest” town from the sea. It says so right on the sign post leading to the local rodeo ground. More than 1,000 kilometres (621 m
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High Speed rail projects in Texas Local leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth, where traffic congestion is a near-universal concern among many of the region’s roughly 7 million residents, want the world’s biggest passenger rail operators to know that if they’re willing to build the super-fast trains in North Texas they will find a more-than-receptive audience.Texas Central Partners, a private company armed with technology from Japan’s larg
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‘Holy grail’ of breast-cancer prevention in high-risk women may be in sight Breast cancer formation (credit: Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) Australian researchers have discovered that an existing medication could have promise in preventing breast cancer in women carrying a faulty BRCA1 gene, who are at high risk of developing aggressive breast cancer. Currently, many women with this mutation choose surgical removal of breast tissue and ovaries to reduce their chance of
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China’s Communist Party members given quiz online Millions of members of the Chinese Communist Party are being asked to complete a 20 question quiz testing their knowledge of party doctrine.
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LG Chem’s New High Voltage Batteries Now Compatible With Solaredge Storedge Herzelya Pituach, Israel (SPX) Jun 22, 2016 SolarEdge Technologies and LG Chem have announced the compatibility of SolarEdge’s StorEdge solutions and LG Chem’s new high voltage RESU10H and RESU7H batteries. The product compatibility will help further advance the accessibility to cost-effective residential solar generation, storage, and consumption. With both on-grid and backup solutions, the new
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Lockheed receives SBIRS contract modification Washington (UPI) Jun 21, 2016 Lockheed Martin Space Systems has been awarded a $25 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for work on the Remote Sensing Systems Directorate’s Space Based Infra-Red Systems program. The contract modification covers follow-on production, which will involve adding geosynchronous Earth orbit transition to operations. It also adds backend tuning to the baseline.
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Lockheed Martin wins $733 million aerial ISR contract Fairfax, Va. (UPI) Jun 21, 2016 Lockheed Martin has been awarded a maximum-value $733 million U.S. Army contract for aerial intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance work. The one-year contract features two one-year options. Lockheed will work with the U.S. Army Contracting Command’s Aberdeen Proving Ground to modernize sensor equipment and platforms that support aerial intelligence, surveill
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SSL Satellite For Dish Begins Post-Launch Maneuvers According To Plan Palo Alto CA (SPX) Jun 22, 2016 Space Systems Loral reports that the EchoStar XVIII satellite, designed and built for DISH Network was launched on Saturday and is performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. Following launch on an Ariane 5 rocket, the satellite’s solar arrays were deployed on schedule and began firing its main thruster to propel it toward its final geostationary orbit. The
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Space Weapons: US Seeks to Innovate New Frameworks Peterson AFB CO (SPX) Jun 22, 2016 The Air Force Space Command has devised a new framework for space warfare called Space Enterprise Vision (SEV). Though some aspects of the plan are classified, Air Force Space Command spokesman Col. John Dorrian says that SEV is “an all-encompassing look at all the things we need to do to create more resilience in our space forces, enhance them, and respond
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Dawn clocks up 1000 orbits of Ceres Pasadena CA (JPL) Jun 21, 2016 Dawn is continuing to record the extraordinary sights on dwarf planet Ceres. The experienced explorer is closer to the alien world than the International Space Station is to Earth. Dawn has completed more than 1,000 orbital revolutions since entering into Ceres’ gentle but firm gravitational grip in March 2015. The probe is healthy and performing its ambitious assig
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Where Is the Habitable Zone for M-Dwarf Stars? Moffett Field CA (SPX) Jun 23, 2016 While we know that yellow dwarf stars like our sun are capable of supporting life, there’s another star type that is a prime hunting ground for potentially habitable exoplanets. M-dwarf stars are extremely common in the Universe and a typical one is relatively small and dim, making it easy for astronomers to detect a passing planet. If orbiting planets huddle c
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Cyprus ‘optimistic’ on containing deadly wildfire Nicosia (AFP) June 22, 2016 Cyprus expressed optimism on Wednesday that it could contain the island’s worst forest fire in years after additional firefighting aircraft arrived from France and Italy. The government meanwhile declared three days of mourning from Wednesday for two firefighters killed as the blaze raged in the Solea valley in the northern foothills of the Troodos mountains. President
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Ancient rocks yield hard facts on safe storage of greenhouse gas Edinburgh, UK (SPX) Jun 23, 2016 Natural underground reservoirs of carbon dioxide are giving scientists vital clues how best to store man-made emissions of the greenhouse gas. A study of ancient geological pools of CO2 around the world is enabling researchers to identify key criteria for storing the gas effectively. Their research will inform development of technology known as Carbon Capture and
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South Korea’s Kia tops US car quality ranking South Korean car maker Kia comes first in a closely watched US car quality ranking, edging out the luxury brands that usually claim the top spot.
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Kyeong Dok Jai For introducing southern sunlight in winter, we selected an eco-friendly layout that was composed by three sliced pie-shaped zones that contain a southern axis to introduce winter sunlight into inner and exterior spaces of this house. In this small site, about 230 square meters (2,476 square feet), we try to maximize the area of the garden and to characterize the variety of gardens: approach gard
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Why you should worry about intelligent machines Artificial intelligence itself isn’t a problem – the threat lies in what humans might do with it
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‘Shanghai Cooperation Organization expands, commands respect worldwide’ – Putin to Xinhua Russian President Vladimir Putin has welcomed the expansion of the Shanghai Security Organization in an interview with Xinhua, noting that the association is gaining relevance outside the region and inspiring respect worldwide. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Our views are either similar or coincide’: Putin on comprehensive strategic China-Russia alliance The level of mutual trust in Sino-Russian relations has created grounds for comprehensive partnership and strategic collaboration between the two nations in technical, economic, and political spheres, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin told Xinhua. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Can Google Glass help autistic children read faces? Like many autistic children, Julian Brown has trouble reading emotions in people’s faces, one of the biggest challenges for people with the neurological disorder.
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Want to develop an app but have no expertise? Google now has a course for you – CNET Google and Udacity say they can turn you into an Android developer in 165 hours.
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First bid for McDonald’s China franchises confirmed The first bid is confirmed for McDonald’s China and Hong Kong restaurants, as the US fast food giant plans to franchise its business in the country.
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Our Legacy Lab Blazer Just because you like science doesn’t mean you have to wear cheesy bow ties like Bill Nye. Especially when Our Legacy makes this infinitely cooler Lab Blazer. Cut and sewn in Portugal from Italian cotton poplin, the unlined, slim-fit jacket has three front patch pockets and notched lapels, all of which will upgrade your look… The post Our Legacy Lab Blazer appeared first on Well Spent..
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Genetic algorithms can improve quantum simulations (Phys.org)—Inspired by natural selection and the concept of “survival of the fittest,” genetic algorithms are flexible optimization techniques that can find the best solution to a problem by repeatedly selecting for and breeding ever “fitter” generations of solutions.
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Major UK Graphene Manufacturer Joins the NGI The National Graphene Institute (NGI) has signed a collaborative partnership with a leading UK graphene company to accelerate the commercialisation of applications. Haydale Graphene Industries, the…
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curving concrete house in brazil by ruy ohtake hosts a collection of design objects the dwelling, which was completed in january 2015, was designed for collector and curator roberto cocenza and his young family. The post curving concrete house in brazil by ruy ohtake hosts a collection of design objects appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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How to prevent screen-time eyestrain with f.lux How to set up f.luxAnyone who’s had to work late at the office will know how staring at a bright monitor can affect your ability to sleep when you get home. Much of this problem is caused by your monitor’s screen temperature – cool blues are great during the daytime when you want a bright, colour-accurate display, but as the sun goes down, continuing to stare at your display plays havoc with your
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This underwater drone lets you explore the deep blue without getting wet Underwater photography has clearly come a long way since the legendary Jacques Cousteau took his first camera-equipped dive in the early 1940s. More recently, the emergence of remotely operated underwater vehicles (ROVs) means ocean explorers who want to film their adventures don’t even have to get their feet wet, though admittedly that’d take all the fun out of it for many. For land-based types w
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Harbury Country House Unleashes Art Deco Design Laced with Hollywood Glam A fusion of Peter Staunton’s creative vision and the exquisite beauty of art deco-inspired décor from KOKET, this Harbury Country House is a sight to behold for everyone who adores a glamorous blast from the past. Dubbed by the master designer himself as ‘Rock & Roll Chic’, this gorgeous home in Warwickshire, England embraces a theme that is not just inspired by the golden era of cinema and th
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Zeblaze Blitz 3G Smartwatch Phone – GRAY Zeblaze Blitz 3G Smartwatch Phone  –  GRAY 182663801Android 5.1 1.33 inch Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Screen MTK6580 Quad Core 1.3GHz 512MB RAM 4GB ROM Waterproof Pedometer Heart Rate Monitor Waterproof GPSPresale Price : $119.99Unlocked for Worldwide use. Please ensure local area network is compatible. click here for Network Frequency of your country. Please check with your carrier/provider before pu
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Can cops use phone left at scene of crime to call 911 to find its owner? On Thursday morning, a federal judge in Sacramento will evaluate a novel legal theory recently raised by the defense lawyer representing an admitted California burglar and suspected kidnapper. The lawyer, Thomas Johnson, claims that cops shouldn’t have been able to pick up his client’s Samsung Galaxy left at the scene of a burglary—which they used to call 911, determine the carrier, and event
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‘Beheaded and crucified’ Pro-government forces are making gains in the IS-held port city of Sirte – the BBC meets an army of young men.
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Pound surges to 2016 high as Britons start voting in EU referendum The British pound rallied on Thursday, climbing to its highest level this year as voting begins in the historic referendum on the UK’s future membership of the European Union. Polling stations opened at 06:00 GMT and will close at 21:00 GMT. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Kuwait files $1bn lawsuit against IOC over suspension Kuwait files a lawsuit demanding $1bn in damages from the International Olympic Committee because of the suspension of its Olympic committee.
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Google’s AI fears are adorably mundane, for now If Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking and other ultra-IQ folks fear AI, shouldn’t we? Even Google — which produces terrifying robots (for now) — sees the downsides, so its researchers have produced a paper called “Concrete Problems in AI Safety.” Put your underground bunker plans away, though, as it’s aimed at practical issues like adaptability, cheating and safe exploration. “Maybe a cle
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Penn Station Would Be So Much More Fun As a Roller Coaster Images: AE SuperlabMany New Yorkers have schlepped to Penn Station to take a train out. We’ve sat in the waiting room, bored, and said to ourselves, I know what would improve my experience. If only I could go on a 1,200 foot amusement-park ride before my train arrived.One group—Brooklyn-based design studio AE Superlab—had the bravery to speak this truth. In response to a request for proposals to i
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Organs-on-Chips Allow New Views of Human Biology Miniature simulations allow scientists to study physiological mechanisms and behaviors in ways never before possible, creating opportunities for drug development  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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The Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2016 Ten technologies that showcase the power of innovation to improve lives, transform industries and safeguard our planet — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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‘Radical Islam!’ shouts interrupt Dem. House sit-in over gun control A war of words erupted on the House floor in Washington on Wednesday as dozens of Democrats staged a sit-in to push for votes on gun-control bills. Tensions flared when Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas derailed the debate shouting “Radical Islam!” Read Full Article at RT.com
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OPEC posts first collective deficit in 18 years The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has reported a current account deficit of $99.6 billion last year compared to a $238.1 billion surplus in 2014. This is the first time since 1998 the cartel has shown a collective budget deficit. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Duma passes bill to scrutinize civil servants’ personal internet pages The Russian Lower House has given its final approval to a bill obliging all civil servants and candidates for posts in state agencies to present detailed reports about their activity on social networks, blogs and even internet forums and chats. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Computer Simulations Point To the Source of Gravitational Waves An anonymous reader writes from a report via The Verge: On February 11th, scientists at the LIGO observatory made history when they announced the detection of the first gravitational waves. A new study says the gravitational waves likely came from two massive suns that formed about 12 billion years ago, or two billion years after the Big Bang. The researcher’s calculations have been published toda
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How Artificial Intelligence Is Bringing Us Smarter Medicine Here are five ways that companies are using machine learning to transform health care.We are using intelligent machines for everything from self-driving cars to online searches. But how about leveraging artificial intelligence, or AI, to save lives? “A momentous change in health care is under way,” says Suchi Saria, an associate professor in computational biology at Johns Hopkins, with s
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Video calls in Brooklyn libraries will put inmates in touch with their families The Brooklyn Public Library has been awarded a grant for nearly $400,000 to place inmate video calling services in a dozen libraries, giving inmates’ friends and family members a new way to stay in contact. Will expand a pilot program to 12 libraries Often, having a loved one in prison means jumping through expensive, complicated hoops to stay in touch. A large part of the problem has been on th
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Buy: Junit Lamp Made from geometric-shaped ash wood, these delightful lamps are painted in bright primary colors that add a splash of boldness to any room, without overwhelming it. A great option for those seeking decorative lighting but live in small spaces, the…… Continue Reading…
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Toshiba Z20t-C2112 review: 14 hours of battery life highlights this business-class hybrid The Toshiba Z20t’s top-of-the-line C2112 configuration dispels the notion that you have to put up with sub-par performance in tablets—if you have the money. The discovery that the Z20t costs $1,700 took my breath away. That’s serious coin. But this is a business machine, and its 14-hour battery life—yes, 14 hours—goes a long way toward justifying the price. I wish other standout features on the
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Apple might be quietly preparing an assault on the cable box via its Apple TV On the surface, Apple TV seems increasingly focused on cable subscribers instead of cord cutters. Since its launch last fall, the fourth-generation Apple TV has added several features that provide more convenient access to “TV Everywhere” apps (such as WatchESPN, FX Now, and HBO Go) that require a cable or satellite login to access. Siri is becoming more effective at finding what you want from
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Explosive renewables development can deliver on Paris While some criticize the Paris climate target as impracticable, a team of scholars argues that it is – on the contrary – a triumph of realism. First, and most importantly, adhering to the Paris target of keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius is necessary in view of the massive risks that unchecked climate change would pose to society. A crucial type of threats, associated with the cr
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T-Rex Business Card Holder T-Rex Business Card Holder – Get yours before they extinct!  
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SanDisk’s new 128GB iPhone storage case has a secret bonus feature If you went for a 16GB iPhone 6 or 6S and soon found the storage slipping away like sand through your fingers, then you might want to consider an elegant-looking SanDisk solution that’s just gone on sale. While the company has recently been tackling iPhone storage issues with a number of flash drives such as this one, many consumers were put off by the ugly way the device stuck out of the bottom o
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New wave energy generator taps into hard-to-reach low frequencies of the ocean Wave power—energy harvested from ocean currents—is likely to be the next big thing in renewable energy generation, so researchers are spending quite a bit of time on new technologies to take advantage of the sustainable energy source. A new device has emerged that taps into hard-to-reach low frequencies of the ocean wave energy spectrum, utilizing energy that most harvesters cannot access. This ma
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Moscow Urban Forum 2016: Megacities & dynamic development technologies on the agenda The key topic of the 2016 Forum is ‘Fast-Growing Megacities: Technologies of Dynamic Development’. How to get priorities straight and meet technological challenges arising during the development of megacities? How to make an environment as comfortable as possible using technological solutions? These and many other questions will be addressed at the Moscow Urban Forum. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Roost Smart Water and Freeze Detector detects flooding Roost is a company we have talked about before, it has a smart battery for smoke detectors and a smart smoke detector to help keep your home or office safe. Roost has announced a new product called the Roost Smart Water and Freeze Detector. The goal of the new device is to help save homeowners from costly repairs from frozen … Continue reading
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3 tips for better data visualizations Making charts with data is easy. Coming up with charts that show what’s important in your data takes skills beyond simply mastering visualization software.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)
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Human- and solar-powered “Storymobile” seeks to connect communities An ELF is nice. An ELF with a trailer is even better. An ELF with a trailer that collects stories, now that’s awesome.
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Engineers look for a cool way to make AC units an affordable snap Engineers Chuck Booten and Jon Winkler experienced their first “Ah-ha!” moment together about three years ago as they were testing window air conditioners for an Energy Department project. The two National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) senior engineers were trying to figure out how to model window air conditioners (ACs) in residential buildings in hopes of understanding competing te
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Word pro tips: Use Wildcards for faster, more accurate search-and-replace results Wildcards are used in computer programs, languages, search engines, and operating systems to simplify search criteria. It’s similar to how wildcards are used in Scrabble or Poker. For example, in Poker, when aces are wild, that means an ace can represent any card in the deck. The same is true for wildcards in programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Windows, and even Google. In a nutshell, wil
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The rise of border security fences forces reconsideration of wildlife conservation strategies in Eurasia Between 25,000 and 30,000 kilometres of wire fencing and walls surround the borders of many countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. This is killing wildlife that becomes entangled and acts as a barrier to wildlife movement, cutting off species from important seasonal habitats. The long-term consequences are a lower viability of wildlife populations, and a reduction in their ability to respon
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This rumored phone from China might have as much RAM as your laptop If you thought the 6GB of RAM that the OnePlus 3 launched with was pushing the limits of what’s needed in a smartphone you might be baffled by the LeEco LeMax 2 Pro, which is rumored to be launching with 8GB of RAM. That’s twice as much as the Samsung Galaxy S7 has and in line with many laptops.So what can the LeMax 2 Pro possibly be doing with all that power? Not much in all likelihood, but it’s
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Acoustics researcher finds explanation for auroral sounds In 2012, a research group headed by Aalto University Professor Unto K. Laine proved that the source of sounds associated with the Northern Lights is located close to the ground at an altitude of approximately 70 metres. Now, by combining his measurements with the temperature profiles measured by the Finnish Meteorological Institute, Professor Laine has found an explanation for the mechanism that c
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Science detectives investigate a ‘mitey’ big problem U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are hot on the trail of a honey bee killer, and their detective work has taken them from hives in Tucson, Arizona, to those in Bismarck, North Dakota.
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Chemical exacerbates common bacterial infection, study says A naturally produced chemical exacerbates infection by a common bacteria, rendering the infection significantly harder for the body to clear, according to new Cornell research.
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Iran’s deal with Boeing covers purchase of 109 jets The milestone agreement between Iran and US aircraft manufacturer Boeing will include the purchase of 109 passenger planes, split almost equally between 737 and 777 models, Reuters quotes an unnamed Iranian official. Read Full Article at RT.com
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DAKU’s typographic sundial in india generates ever-changing graffiti ‘time changes everything’ visualizes the passing of the day through an interplay between light and shadow, using the source of the sun as a catalyst for creative expression. The post DAKU’s typographic sundial in india generates ever-changing graffiti appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Book examines how circumstances, institutions cause people to identify by race Recent discussions and protests on American race-related issues seem to have taken into the mainstream ideas that were largely confined to academic circles, said David Roediger, a KU Foundation Professor in American studies and history.
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Computer models show park microclimates improve city life Computer modelling based on microclimate data from a Malaysian public park has shown how adding trees and grass can improve living conditions in dense city cores.
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Exploring the global flow of digital labour An international research team is investigating who benefits from the globalisation of online work, hoping to identify how government policies can help to avoid the creation of digital sweatshops.
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Mapping coal’s decline and the renewables’ rise Even as coal-fired power plants across the U.S. are shutting down in response to new environmental regulations and policy mandates, defenders of the emissions-heavy fuel still have cost on their side. Coal, after all, is cheap—or so it seems. This perception makes it difficult for alternative, low-carbon energy sources like solar and wind to compete.
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Game theory offers better way forward in Britain’s EU drama The way that the EU referendum campaigns – both for and against British membership of the bloc – have been handled has been redolent of game playing. As an academic who studies game theory, a number of parallels are evident. And, from the displays of nastiness on both sides of the campaign, it is clear that Britain needs to forge a more productive path forward in its relationship with the EU – whe
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How CSIRO is turbocharging the world’s largest radio telescopes The world’s largest single-dish radio telescope, FAST (the Five hundred metre Aperture Spherical Telescope), is rapidly taking shape in China.
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Apple eyeing touch controls to extend the power of the stylus  Apple has been looking at ways to extend the control power of stylus input methods, patenting a touch sensitive stylus which could allow for users to manipulate on screen objects depending on how and where they place their fingers on the stylus shaft itself. Read More
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First Picture Of China’s Secretive New Submarine From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal The Type 093B is stealthy and nuclear China’s newest nuclear attack submarine, Type 093B, is quiet and deadly, with an arsenal of torpedoes and cruise missiles.
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Outdoor families are happier families Researchers at the University of Illinois look at how nature restores social cues and makes people less irritable, improving how they relate to each other and establish important rituals.
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The Myth of the Output Gap Tags A A Home | Feed | Blog.rssThe Myth of the Output Gap InterventionismProduction Theory 0 Views The GDP framework and the output gap is an abstraction that does little more than provide justification for the interventions of government officials.According to popular thinking, the key cause behind either inflation or deflation is the difference, or the gap, between what an economy is produ
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Gender Matters In This Election, But Other Factors Probably Matter More More than 90 percent of Americans would be willing to vote for a well-qualified woman for president, according to a Gallup poll that posed the question last year, yet 22 percent of respondents said that they thought “most of the people they know” would not “vote for a presidential candidate who is a woman” when asked in a YouGov poll the same year. Why the large gap between what people say they wo
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Kitchen Table Politics: The Costs And Benefits Of Higher Education <divdata-href=”http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/kitchen-table-politics-the-costs-and-benefits-of-higher-education/”class=”tease-podcast js-link podcast-shortcode -horizontal post-118169 fte_features type-fte_features status-publish has-post-thumbnail hentry tag-college tag-elections-podcast tag-fivethirtyeight-podcasts tag-kitchen-table-politics tag-student-debt fte_verticals-
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ZUNGLE Panthers Let You Listen To Music Discreetly Ever since the Oakley Thumps released back in 2005, companies have sought to create cool shades which also feature built-in headphones. While none of these forward-thinking frames … Read More
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Muzo Is The World’s First Personal Space Generator Silence is golden — especially if you’re trying to relax. Unfortunately for many of us who live in the cities and in apartments, silence is oftentimes hard … Read More
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Getting to sleep in space is hard – and not exactly restful for the mind and body We’ve learned a lot about the effects on the human body of going into space by studying astronauts such as British astronaut Tim Peake, who has recently returned to Earth. Muscles wither, bones become lighter just as they do during the process of ageing and the cardiovascular system and vision are affected – all from the human body’s lack of adaptation to microgravity. No wonder: we have evolved o
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Fresh protests across France against labour reforms Union leaders called for another day of protests across France Thursday over proposed labour reforms. Read our live blog to see how all the day’s events unfolded.
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Self-Driving Cars Are Coming, but Self-Driving Tractors Are Already Here These days, there’s a lot of hand-wringing over the possibility of self-driving cars on our roads. But we’ve largely overlooked the fact that, in the fields just off the side of the highway, vehicles have already been driving themselves for the last 15 years. Self-driving tractors are becoming more common. A John Deere spokesperson told me the company currently has about 200,000 self-driving tract
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Take the Most Hazardous Science Quiz Ever How many active volcanoes does the U.S. have? Where is sea level rising the fastest? These 10 questions test your risk savvy — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Drastic drops in Australia gun deaths after new regulations – study Gun control legislation introduced by Australia 20 years ago has not only stopped mass shootings from happening, but also led to a fall in gun-related fatalities, a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows. Read Full Article at RT.com
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‘Don’t kill it!’: Runaway robot IR77 could be de-activated because of ‘love for freedom’ A robot-maker from Perm, Russia, is considering de-activating IR77 – the world-famous machine that escaped its testing grounds in June and caused traffic chaos. The robot’s fans are in uproar, claiming the step would be akin to killing a living being. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Google Fiber to add urban coverage and wireless with Webpass aquisition Google Fiber is acquiring Internet service provider Webpass to quickly increase its urban coverage and offer customers a combination of fiber and wireless delivery of high-speed Internet. For Google Fiber, which has typically worked with cities in planning and building a fiber network from scratch, the acquisition will give the Alphabet business a headstart in many markets, particularly in dens
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Slide woven through Anish Kapoor’s ArcelorMittal Orbit to open in east London A giant slide by Belgian artist Carsten Höller that spirals through the frame of the Anish Kapoor-designed ArcelorMittal Orbit opens to the public tomorrow. (more…)
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Significant Digits For Thursday, June 23, 2016 You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. $10.75 per hour after expensesBased on internal Uber documents BuzzFeed obtained, that’s the effective hourly wage for an Uber driver in the Houston area. [BuzzFeed]44 percentPercentage of Republicans and Democrats who said they almost never agree with the positions espoused by the other party, accordi
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A building boom in Mecca sacred center has created a dazzling, high-tech 21st-century pilgrimage Photographer Luca Locatelli, visiting Mecca this year during the umrah period, captured how radically the city has changed to accommodate the growing influx of pilgrims The post A building boom in Mecca sacred center has created a dazzling, high-tech 21st-century pilgrimage appeared first on Architecture Lab.
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Apple and IBM’s enterprise alliance just scored a major retail win Boots becomes first retailer to roll out iPad ‘sales assist’ app across 2,300 stores.
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Microsoft just made it much easier to activate Windows 10 Microsoft has pushed out a new tool which will help ensure that Windows 10 users won’t run into any activation issues with the OS going forward.The new Activation Troubleshooter has been delivered to testers with the latest preview build of Windows 10, and will likely be arriving in the full release of the desktop operating system with next month’s Anniversary Update.The tool is designed to deal w
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Updated: Best business online backup service: which should you choose? IntroductionNote: Our best business online backup round-up has been fully updated. This feature was first published in November 2013.If running regular backups is important for home users, it’s essential in business: losing even a small fraction of your most important data, for a brief period of time, could still be a real disaster.You could try to protect yourself by copying files to local drives
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Solving biological questions requires new education The field of Systems biology is of great importance for a deeper understanding of the processes of life. But adequate education is missing, or differ too much in different places. A new strategy for interdisciplinary education is now suggested by researchers from Chalmers and GU.
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Autonomous shuttles start giving rides in Sion Autonomous shuttles will make history in Switzerland today when they begin carrying passengers in the historical district of Sion, the largest city in the Canton of Valais. Two vehicles will wend their way along the edge of town and through the pedestrian area, and stops will include the Place de la Planta and the Place du Midi. This pilot project, which is part of the Mobility Lab Sion Valais ini
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Thermo uPVC ValueLine Thermo uPVC Valueline and Thermo uPVC are the go-to choices for high-performance, value-driven projects including economical passive house and net-zero projects as well as large multifamily developments. Valueline products feature 85-millimeter-deep, fiberglass-reinforced frame and steel-reinforced sashes and triple glazing.
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Jo Cox murder: Thomas Mair to stand trial in November Authorities have set November 14 as the provisional trial date for Thomas Mair, currently held in HMP Belmarsh charged with the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Democrats end 24-hour gun control sit-in at House of Representatives As the Republican majority called an early vacation and left town, Democrats ended their 24-hour protest that called for gun control by occupying the floor of the House of Representatives. Congress is officially in recess until after the July 4 holiday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Harry Rabinowitz, composer and conductor, dies at 100 Composer and conductor Harry Rabinowitz, who conducted the scores for more than 60 films including Chariots of Fire, dies at the age of 100.
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Asian millionaires ‘top wealth rankings’ Asian millionaires now control more wealth than those in North America, Europe and other regions, according to a report.
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Madrid triple murder: Two women and one man killed Three people are killed in Madrid, at the office of a lawyer who used to prosecute drugs cases in Peru, Spanish media report.
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Create a Money Map to Make Sense of Your Financial Plan Not quite like this.If you have a number of debt accounts, investments, and (hopefully) multiple streams of income, you could probably use a map to navigate your finances. So, why not make one? It might help you make more sense of your finances.As personal finance site Wallet Hacks suggests, creating a map of your financial accounts helps give you a big-picture view of where your money is going an
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Saudi man killed in police raid on Shia village A wanted Saudi man has been shot dead during a police raid in the country’s predominantly Shia east, officials say.
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Best Gaming Laptop for the Money Best Gaming Laptop for the Money Gadget Review – Your lifestyle gadget site Whether you’re looking for the best gaming laptop for the money, the best destkop, or just the best keyboard, you always want to make sure you’re getting the absolute best bang for your buck. But how can you know whether or not those sticks of RAM are overpriced, or if the graphics card inside is the one that’s going to ta
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Featured event: EU referendum As the UK goes to the polls to decide whether it should stay a member of the European Union, we’ve rounded up all of our stories looking at how the outcome will affect the architecture and design industries. See Dezeen’s coverage of the EU referendum »
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3-D Digital Modeling Can Preserve Endangered Historic Sites Forever Before war and time destroy more of our important cultural sites, we need to save them in 3-D digital libraries — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Skateboard 2.0 – The Skating Board For The Modern Man Skateboarding: from fringe sport to globally respected pastime The post Skateboard 2.0 – The Skating Board For The Modern Man appeared first on The Manual.
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Travel Essentials | Anker’s PowerPort+ 5 USB-C This might just be the only power brick you’ll ever need.Photo: AnkerIf you’ve got a MacBook 12″ or a Chromebook Pixel then you probably like to travel light. Anker’s new PowerPort+ 5 USB-C lets you ditch your power brick and all your other USB-based chargers with just one multi-port adapter that can charge them all. Each USB port has 2.4a to quickly charge any smartphone or tablet and the US
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Donald Trump Piñata Give The Donald a piece of your mind by bashing in this Trump piñata. He comes dressed in a dapper black suit, signature toupee full head of luscious hair, and is large enough to hold up to 5 pounds of candy. Check it out $35.00
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A new bio-ink for 3-D printing with stem cells Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed a new kind of bio-ink, which could eventually allow the production of complex tissues for surgical implants.
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A Designer’s Guide To The $15 Billion Artificial Intelligence Industry As artificial intelligence gains ground, designers will need to adapt. Here’s how to get started.Artificial intelligence is a $15 billion dollar industry and growing. With more than 2,600 companies developing intelligent technology, the value of AI is expected to rise to more than $70 billion by 2020. And it’s not just attracting the tech giants: USAA is using AI to protect its users from identity
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Reduce the Hurdles to Private Investment in Infrastructure: New at Reason The Congressional Budget Office has a new report looking at the return of federal investment in transportation and research. The bottom line is that the return is not so much as the private-sector investment. So rather than invest more money in federal investments, let’s get rid of all the federal policies that stop the private sector from doing the investing. There is a large body of research sh
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8 hidden features of macOS Sierra It’s been a week since macOS Sierra was announced by Apple, and I’ve gotten a chance to spend a few days using it. If you’ve only seen the highlights from Apple’s keynote, though, you may have missed a bunch of cool features that have flown beneath the radar. Here’s a look at some interesting features that you might have missed.Storage management is complicated Apple’s pitch about Sierra being b
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iKlip A/V IK Multimedia’s rig transforms your smartphone into serious pro video gear. It provides a rock solid grip, adds an XLR mic pre-amp, a wireless receiver bracket, phantom power for high-end microphones, and headphone monitoring. Holds devices with 3.5″ to 6″ screens. Link Price: $180 More Awesome Stuff for You to Click On: VIZIO 2016 P-Series UHD Display2016 Pocket OperatorsMaster & Dynamic MW
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Ask “Do I Want to Let This In My Life?” to Save Space For Things That Matter How much crap in your house do you really need? Do the piles of crap you have add to your happiness, or is it just so much clutter? Keep the important things and stay away from the garbage by asking yourself “Do I want to let this in my life?”As lifestyle and personal finance site Afford Anything explains, you have a limited amount of everything. Limited time, money, and energy. Everything you dec
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13 Ways to Earn Extra Money With Your Smartphone Wouldn’t it be nice if you had just a little more money in your pocket? Even if you have a nice-paying job, an extra few hundred dollars per month is nothing to scoff at — especially if you don’t even have to do much for it. That’s where money-making apps come into play. A lot of them aren’t worth it, but some of them are, and we’re here to help you find the best of the best currently available. K
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Computer models predict how the first clumps of matter formed – and what our universe’s future holds Our universe came to life nearly 14 billion years ago in the Big Bang—a tremendously energetic fireball from which the cosmos has been expanding ever since. Today, space is filled with hundreds of billions of galaxies, including our solar system’s own galactic home, the Milky Way. But how exactly did the infant universe develop into its current state, and what does it tell us about our future?
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Is Panama on the verge of a scientific brain drain? Government support for research into new scientific learning and new technologies is crucial – and difficult to get. What little money is available is hotly contested among researchers. They fight to justify investing taxpayer dollars in projects that at times appear risky, but offer significant returns if they are successful – solving global problems, advancing human knowledge and improving econo
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A giant eye looks out from MVRDVs futuristic library in Tianjin Created as part of the new Binhai Cultural Center, the 34,200-square-meter Tianjin Library was created in collaboration with Tianjin Urban Planning and Design Institute (TUPDI) to serve as an education center and connector from the park to the burgeoning cultural district. The building is glazed to promote transparency and is punctured by an oval opening that provides clear views both into the lib
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WAVES Nx – 3D Audio On Any Headphones Waves Nx is the first application to bring personalized 3D sound to any pair of headphones. Music, movies and games can be heard in a revolutionary way, as they take on a new dimension of immersive 3D reality. And it all happens inside the headphones you already own. Waves Nx is an application that you install on your desktop computer or mobile device. Once the application is installed, Nx recreat
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Air Halo Cordless Air Sanitizer Introducing the palm size cordless air sanitizer that brings active germicide performance without compromise. Air Halo is the first cordless mobile air sanitizer that is powered by Plascide reactors. Plascide is an innovative and time tested plasma technology that requires no exotic or expensive filters. By utilizing plasma to destroy Germs & VOCs with no filters and releasing no ions or plasm
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EveryWear Jacket – The World’s First Multifunctional Urban Jacket At the office and in your free time. While commuting or traveling. Caught in the rain or lost in the dark. EveryWear Jacket is classy yet casual, ideal for cycling, riding a scooter or a motorcycle in town, living the city life or simply enjoying the company of your friends in style. The EveryWear Jacket is stylish or casual at your choice for a perfect look in any situation. With a detachable hoo
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Bacteria and Odour Control Bamboo Charcoal Bedding Powered by bamboo charcoal, Ettitude is reinventing bedding that fights unwanted odour, wicks away sweat and stays fresh for longer. There is no better feeling than crawling into clean fresh sheets at the end of a busy day. However, sometimes fitting in time to wash your sheets regularly can be a struggle. We have created a technologically advanced bedding range that offers all the advantages of b
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Mininch Tool Pen Mini Fix your gear and devices with even the tiniest parts with the Mininch Tool Pen Mini. A smaller version of the original Tool Pen, this compact tool has layers of stacked bits inside its hollow barrel for easy access. Simply pull the bit from the tip of the pen and insert it into the top just like an old school mechanical pencil. A ring is used to hold the bits in place while there are windows alon
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Researchers Discover Elegant Way to Decouple Organic Nanosheets Grown on Metal Surfaces An international team has discovered an elegant way to decouple organic nanosheets grown on metal surfaces. After iodine intercalation, measurements at the synchrotron source BESSY II of…
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Vesper’s Latest Piezoelectric MEMS Microphone Brings Advanced Quiescent Sensing to Commercial Realm Vesper, developer of the world’s most advanced acoustic sensors, today demonstrated the first commercially available quiescent-sensing MEMS device, opening the possibility of acoustic…
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Brits kicked out of France for ‘stoking tensions’ between police & Calais migrants Two Britons have been ordered to leave France after authorities said they posed a “threat to public order,” accusing them of stirring up violence between police and UK-bound migrants during clashes that shut down the Calais port earlier this week. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Cast Iron Pans Are a Reliable Source of Dietary Iron Iron deficiency is the world’s most common nutritional disorder. As many as two billion people have anemia, mainly from not getting enough iron in their diet, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). So, other than eating more iron-rich foods, another good way to increase iron intake is to cook foods in a cast iron pan. In their article, Examine.com looks at how cooking in a cast iron pan
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WhatsApp working on music sharing, mentions, public groups and large emoji German site Macerkopf has been playing with the latest WhatsApp beta, and notes that it includes a new feature to share music with your contacts. You can share music stored locally on your device, as well as tracks from Apple Music. more…Filed under: Apple
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K2-39b: A planet that shouldn’t be there at all (Phys.org)—An international team of astronomers has reported the discovery of a new giant extrasolar planet orbiting a subgiant star so closely that it should be destroyed due to tidal interactions. However, against all odds, the planet has survived and is the shortest-period alien world orbiting a subgiant star known to date. The findings were reported in a paper published on May 31 on arXiv.org.
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A green transport revolution for Venice Engineers from the University of Southampton are helping to develop an electric-hybrid engine for Venice water taxis this summer to provide cleaner, greener transport.
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Securely resetting passwords The number of passwords that each of us has to memorise is continuously on the increase. A password is easily forgotten. But watch out: if a new password is generated after the old one was lost, the information might be intercepted by third parties.
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How yeast cells regulate their fat balance Not only humans but also each of their body cells must watch their fat balance. Fats perform highly specialised functions, especially in the cell membrane. A research group at the Buchmann Institute for Molecular Life Sciences (BMLS) of Goethe University in Frankfurt, together with colleagues at the Max Planck Institute of Biophysics, has now discovered how yeast cells measure the availability of
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Coherent energy policy needed across EU The need to maintain a stable and affordable energy supply, coupled with growing demands to switch to renewable ‘green’ sources, are placing increasing pressure on EU electric utilities. To help companies effectively juggle these multiple and often conflicting demands, policymakers should adopt a more coherent approach in their energy policy. These are the main findings of PhD research conducted b
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Surprising qualities of insulator ring surface, body Topological insulators behave like insulators at their core and allow good conductivity on their surface. They owe their characteristics to a new quantum state within the material discovered in 2007 and 2009 for 2D and 3D materials, respectively. Scientists studying the surface of ring-shaped, or toric, topological insulators, have just discovered some characteristics that had only previously been
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The top six dinosaur myths and how we busted them When the first dinosaur bone was described in 1676, it was thought to come from an elephant or perhaps a giant. Over a century later, scientists realised such fossils came from a creature they named Megalosaurus, portrayed as a sort of stocky, overgrown lizard. Then, in 1842, leading anatomist Richard Owen recognised Megalosaurus as part of a whole new group of animals, which he named Dinosauria,
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The first-ever hologram karaoke experience will debut this summer Karaoke’s about to get way more epic. VNTANA, the augmented reality company behind the hologram selfie, announced the first-ever interactive hologram karaoke experience. SEE ALSO: Sci-fi tech arrives with this flexible phone with 3D holographic screen The technology will debut during Rob Thomas’ upcoming summer tour with Counting Crows. Those who purchase the VIP package will be able to pick from
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Inside a Farc rebel camp in Western Colombia Will Grant spent time at a Farc jungle camp in Western Colombia.
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Hermit crabs swapping shells is a crazy remarkable thing (video) This is how a group of crabs performs a housing exchange … if only humans could show such efficiency when it comes to sharing resources!
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A.M. Links: Britain Votes on Exiting E.U., Gary Johnson Makes His Pitch, House Democrats Stage Pro-Gun Control ‘Sit In’ Britain is voting today on whether or not to leave the European Union. “State Department staffers wrestled for weeks in December 2010 over a serious technical problem that affected emails from then-Secretary Hillary Clinton’s home email server, causing them to temporarily disable security features on the government’s own systems, according to emails released Wednesday.” Gary Johnson: &
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Adam Savage: Don’t let science scare you – CNET From CNET Magazine: The “MythBusters” co-host spent 14 seasons conducting some pretty crazy experiments and debunking myths. His proudest achievement, though, is influencing a generation of kids — even if that was by accident.
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Where money’s no object, cliff-hangers and aircraft-wing homes can be yours It may not be able to buy you love, but money can certainly pay for an architect to design you a one-of-a-kind home. From a fun Manhattan pad with a slide running through it, to a clifftop retreat perfect for a real-life Bond villain, the following luxury homes stand out for their uniqueness and desirability. .. Continue Reading Where money’s no object, cliff-hangers and aircraft-wing homes ca
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New method detects human activity in videos earlier and more accurately Researchers at Disney Research and Boston University have found that a machine learning program can be trained to detect human activity in a video sooner and more accurately than other methods by rewarding the program for gaining confidence in its prediction the longer it observes the activity.
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Object and scene recognition software work together to understand video content Researchers from Disney Research and Shanghai’s Fudan University have used deep learning techniques to train computer software to recognize events in videos, even categories of events that the software has not previously seen.
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ICYMI: Squashing brain cancer and autonomous drones arrive Today on In Case You Missed It: The Airobotics drone system can autonomously launch UAVs and perform basic maintenance, like swapping out batteries. Researchers designed a device that agitates bubbles in the blood to get more chemotherapy into the brain by using ultrasonic waves. And Game of Thrones fans might want to see this Night King carved from fruit. As always, please share any interestin
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Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for free for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up while you have the chance. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App Store. These apps normally cost money and this sale lasts for a limited time only. If you go to the App Store and it says the app
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Computer vision system studies word use to recognize objects it has never seen before Computer vision systems typically learn how to recognize an object by analyzing images of thousands of examples. But scientists at Disney Research have shown that computers also can learn to recognize objects they have never seen before, based in part on studying vocabulary.
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Impractical Bookshelves For Superheroes Like books? Like shelves? Like putting books on shelves? You would? Weirdo. Alright then, how about shelves that look like the logos for your favorite comic book characters? What a coincidence! Istanbul-based designer Burak Dogan has created that exact thing. Clearly, superheroes value style over functionality when it comes to storage. Sadly, these are only artist renderings at the moment. Imp
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Psychiatry When You Don’t Speak the Language An afternoon in a Chinese clinic makes it clear how important a patient’s speech can be to making a diagnosis — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Super lightweight solar panels for flat roofs install in under two minutes Millions of flat commercial roofs around the world are currently unable to support the weight of a conventional rooftop solar array, wasting significant clean energy potential. Beamreach has designed an elegant new solar panel, called Sprint, which resolves this quandary. Capable of producing 30 percent more energy than conventional photovoltaic technology, according to Mark Kerstens, CEO of Beamr
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How maglev works What if you could travel from New York to Los Angeles in just under seven hours without boarding a plane? It could be possible on a maglev train.
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Lasers carve the path to tissue engineering Future medicine is bound to include extensive tissue-engineering technologies such as organs-on-chips and organoids – miniature organs grown from stem cells. But all this is predicated on a simple yet challenging task: controlling cellular behavior in three dimensions. So far, most cell culture approaches are limited to two-dimensional environments (e.g. a Petri dish or a chip), but that neither m
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Migrant crisis: Interpol names people smuggler suspects The international crime-fighting agency Interpol seeks public help to locate 123 suspected human traffickers who are wanted worldwide.
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Molteni opens first major Italian design showroom in Tehran Italian luxury brand Molteni has opened a flagship showroom in the Iranian capital, describing itself as a “pioneer” for design companies moving into the country following the lifting of trade embargoes earlier this year. (more…)
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A Look at Iran’s Burgeoning Contemporary Architecture Scene Bringing on the ‘wow’ There’s a change in the wind for contemporary Iranian architecture. With sanctions lifted and growing investment from abroad, many anticipate a bold new crop of head-turning buildings constructed to meet an increasing demand for new lifestyles and tourist destinations. “The young generation are working, they are penetrating the economy and business,” said Next Offi
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Carving Milk on a Lathe Nearly Gives This Craftsman a Nervous Breakdown [Update] No one thinks to use milk as a building material, but it’s possible. It’s also a huge pain in the ass. So much so that trying to carve the stuff nearly drove craftsman Peter Brown insane.Brown’s inspiration to build stuff out of milk came from a Household Hacker tutorial. In that video, it was claimed that the proteins in milk can be molded into a plastic-like substance that becomes as hard as sto
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Donut on donut on donut action. Donut on donut on donut action.
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Honey mustard maple syrup, you’re my new best friend. Honey mustard maple syrup, you’re my new best friend.
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Marginal Street Lofts / Merge Architects Inc © John Horner Photography Colleen@Mergearchitects Com: Merge Architects Inc Location: United States, East Boston, Boston, MA, USA Architect In Charge: Elizabeth Whittaker Design Team: Allison Austin, Deb Katz, Parker Lee, Jamie Pelletier Area: 12110.0 ft2 Project Year: 2015 Photographs: John Horner Photography Project Architect: Anne-Sophie Divenyi Projec
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Twelve South Compass 2 iPad Stand Twelve South Compass 2 iPad StandTwelve South updates its most popular iPad stand, Compass 2, with the introduction of two new colors – Gold and Rose Gold. With these new color options you can perfectly complement the new Rose Gold iPad Pro or create a beautiful contrast by pairing a classic iPad model with a pop of eye-catching Gold. $39.99 · BUY 
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The Hornet Atv Scooter With its ultra-modern and sleek design, The Hornet ATV Scooter ($CONCEPT) is a scooter like you’ve never seen before, and it’s something all ages could enjoy. Featuring four wheels and built from the highest-quality carbon fiber with added steel fittings you can be sure whoever rides this stylish machine will always be safe and secure. Read More
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We’re about to watch a star almost dive into the Milky Way’s black hole This artist’s impression shows stars orbiting the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. It will make its closest approach in 2018, coming to within just 17 light hours. (credit: ESO) After spending the better part of a decade closely observing the movement of the star S2, which has a mass about 15 times that of the Sun, a team of astrophysicists concluded in 2002 that it orbi
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How scientists could patent the genetic blueprint for a human Three weeks ago, scientists announced a controversial plan to create synthetic human genomes from scratch. The paper — which they published following reports about a private, off-the-record meeting — outlined an ambitious plan to build human genomes with various, medically relevant properties, like ones that are immune to cancer. But the overall description of the project, called HGP-write, was v
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Scientists Confirm: Comets Smell Like Cat Piss The worst BO in the solar system. Image: ESA/Rosetta/NavCamRotten eggs, cat urine, bitter almonds—that’s the delightful elixir of aromas comprising the BO of one comet 67P, also known as Rosetta’s comet. In a heartwarmingly nerdy yet mildly alarming development, members of the Rosetta mission team have commissioned scent firm The Aroma Company to turn it into a perfume.Yes, you heard that correctl
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You Can Wrap SanDisk’s New Flash Drives Around Your iPhone It doesn’t matter how much storage Apple stuffs into the latest iPhone, your ever-growing music, photo, video, and app collections will max it out in no time. Instead of constantly having to delete files so you have room to keep adding new media, SanDisk’s new iXpand Memory Case will simply boost your iPhone’s storage capacity.Available in 32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB models for $60, $100, and $130, r
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RIBA Announces Awards for Best New UK Buildings The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) today announced the winners of this year’s National Awards, which recognize the best new buildings built in the United Kingdom.
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Turn A PVC Tube Into A Passive Amp DIY Pipe up your smartphone volume This cheap and simple passive amp boosts the volume of your smartphone.
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How to Reset Your Windows 10 Password Setting a password on your Windows 10 user account is great for security, but forgetting what that password is can be a headache. If you’ve found yourself in that situation, you’ll want to read our guide below on the various ways that you can reset your password. Depending on what type of account you have or the preventative steps you’ve taken, the method you’ll use will be different. In the past,
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Solar Impulse 2 nails world’s first solar-powered flight across the Atlantic Ocean The experimental solar-powered aircraft Solar Impulse 2 made history early this morning when it touched down in Seville, Spain after a three-day nonstop flight from New York City. The landing marks the first-ever solar, electric, and zero-emission crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. The culmination of a partnership between Swiss pilots Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg, Solar Impulse 2 is sure to
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Erdogan: EU doesn’t want Turkey because ‘majority is Muslim’ Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Europe doesn’t want his country to join the EU because the majority of the nation’s population is Muslim. He said his government will ask the public whether negotiations with Brussels should continue. Read Full Article at RT.com
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UK stealth jets must be repaired in US… despite being made by British arms firm Electronic systems in Britain’s multi-billion pound F-35 Lightning fighter jets will have to be sent to the US for repair despite being made by UK arms firm BAE Systems. Read Full Article at RT.com
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OTHR Design Studio: Beautiful, useful homewares 3D printed on demand in steel, precious metals and porcelain There are three pillars to the products released by OTHR design studio: they must be useful, they have to fit the right aesthetic, and they need to be unique. Combining these guidelines with an inventory-free model, as they 3D print homewares on demand…… Continue Reading…
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Antarctic sea sponges may save the human race from super bugs The problem with calling super bugs “super” is it makes them sound awesome. In a way they are, because it’s really hard to stop them killing us poor humans. However, the current crop […]
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Full Face Easy Breathing Snorkel Mask looks cool and fun Since the summer holidays are here, what better way for you to spend it than at the great outdoors? If you do not like to run to the hills for a cooling respite, then perhaps you might want to consider making your way to the beach. Sun-kissed beaches, as well as swaying coconut trees in the wind, is something that is the stuff of dreams. Some spots around the world are far more beautiful than the
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A Puzzling Projection Simulates What It’s Like to Live With Dementia The Irish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale disorients its visitors—a reminder that people with disabilities see buildings differently. The post A Puzzling Projection Simulates What It’s Like to Live With Dementia appeared first on WIRED.
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New life form discovered in saliva is linked to human disease Bacteria that parasitise other bacteria have been found for the first time, and are linked to gum disease, cystic fibrosis and antimicrobial resistance
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Danish Studio Debuts Colorful Marbled Furniture Collection Perfect for the marble enthusiast From the creators of colorful and wacky floors made of marbleized wood now comes a new furniture collection made of their trademark material. If you thought Danish Snedker Studio’s trippy parquet was cool, then you’re going to love their dining sets. Each table or bench is topped with their brightly patterned wood, but prospective buyers can choose between two d
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Build your own wood-fired pizza oven Anyone can build a backyard oven, according to these easy-to-follow directions, and soon your oven will be the hottest attraction in town.
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WHO to Launch Emergency Yellow Fever Vaccinations in Angola, Congo The worst outbreak in decades has killed hundreds, and vaccine supplies are precarious — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Samsung Notebook 7 Spin packs rapid charging, 3-in-1 display Samsung has introduced a new laptop designed for multimedia enthusiasts called the Samsung Notebook 7 spin. The notebook is being offered in two different display sizes, one 13.3-inch and the other 15.6-inch. Each brings with it a 360-degree touchscreen, as well as rapid charging that quickly adds hours of battery life without much time being spent tethered to a wall … Continue reading
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Plan to fly rhinos to Australia comes under fire Team behind relocation scheme strongly defends attempt to establish ‘insurance population’.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20141
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New discoveries on evolution can save endangered species Traditionally, the evolutionary development of an insect species has been explained by the notion that the female insect chooses her male partner based on size and other factors, so-called assortative mating. These mating patterns have also been believed to partially explain how the isolation between different species is maintained. However, new research shows just the opposite: assortative mating
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Engineers develop new, low-cost way to capture carbon A research team reports an unconventional reversible chemical reaction in a confined nanoenvironment. The discovery, a milestone in clarifying the scientific underpinnings of moisture-swing chemical reaction, is critical to understanding how to scrub carbon dioxide from Earth’s atmosphere; the researchers have already used it to capture carbon dioxide more efficiently and at a much lower cost than
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Preparing for a new relationship: Coral and algae interactions explored Changes in gene expression were found when coral and algae begin to interact.
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PlayStation Neo ‘is still PS4,’ says Shuhei Yoshida Ahead of E3, Sony confirmed it was working on a new and more powerful version of the PS4 called PlayStation Neo. But as Microsoft announced its Project Scorpio, gamers worried whether Sony’s upcoming console was an all-new console and not just an improvement on the first model. Now Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony’s Worldwide Studios, has dismissed such concerns and said that the “new high-end PS
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Heroin epidemic in US reaches 20-year high, UN says A heroin “epidemic” is gripping the United States, where cheap supply has helped push the number of users to a 20-year high, increasing drug-related deaths, the United Nations said on Thursday.
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The complex material engineering of NASA’s Webb Telescope sunshield The shiny silver material of the five-layer sunshield that will fly aboard NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope is a complex and innovative feat of material science and engineering. Each layer is made from a unique composite material, each has a specific thickness and size, and they must be precisely separated in space. There are even special seams and reinforcements to limit meteorite damage.
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Smartphone Classes Are Reconnecting Beijing Seniors With Society Zhang Lizhu waggles his smartphone in the air.“Happiness is WeChat!” bellows Zhang, a 73 year-old retired head teacher, referring to China’s immensely popular messaging app. With a toothy grin, Zhang prods his screen, prompting the phone to play a mildly irritating trance-pop song. It soundtracks a slideshow of photos of the other 14 senior citizens sharing the classroom in east Beijing’s Huabeido
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Scientists find two ways to limit the number of heat-related deaths from climate change By the 2080s, as many as 3,331 people could die every year from exposure to heat during the summer months in New York City. The high estimate is based on a new model — the first to account for variability in future population size, greenhouse gas trajectories, and the extent to which residents adapt to heat through interventions like air conditioning and public cooling centers.
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Adherence to cancer prevention guidelines may reduce risk Following cancer prevention guidelines on diet and physical activity consistently reduced overall cancer incidence and mortality, as well as reducing risk of breast, endometrial, and colorectal cancers.
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Successful first observations of galactic center with GRAVITY A European team of astronomers have used the new GRAVITY instrument at ESO’s Very Large Telescope to obtain exciting observations of the center of the Milky Way by combining light from all four of the 8.2-meter Unit Telescopes for the first time. These results provide a taste of the groundbreaking science that GRAVITY will produce as it probes the extremely strong gravitational fields close to the
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Ocean forecast offers seasonal outlook for Pacific Northwest waters A new study evaluates the skill of a seasonal forecast for predicting future conditions in the Pacific Northwest marine environment.
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Americans Should Welcome a Brexit Today, Britain will vote on the most important decision in its constitutional history: whether to leave the European Union (EU). Many in the U.S. are probably glad not to have that responsibility, especially given the recent razor thin polling margins. Some Americans worry that a post-EU U.K. could be insular and disengaged. It’s understandable—many voices urging a “Remain” vote paint a
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Sweden becomes first nation to open electric highway that powers trucks using overhead lines While advancements in electric truck technology continue to be made, there are still limitations due to factors such as size, weight, and expense. But an invention that has been around for almost 150 years could prove a solution to these issues.
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Researchers find more uses for immune system’s ‘Swiss army knife’ MAIT cells are little know but have been shown to be generally active against bacteria, unlike other T-cells which respond to specific pathogens. Now, researchers have found that they can respond to chemical messengers in the immune system to respond to viruses as well.
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3D Brain-on-a-chip To study brain cell’s operation and test the effect of medication on individual cells, the conventional Petri dish with flat electrodes is not sufficient. For truly realistic studies, cells have to flourish within three-dimensional surroundings. Researchers have developed a sieve with 900 openings, each of which has the shape of an inverted pyramid. On top of this array of pyramids, a micro-reacto
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To tool or not to tool? Clever cockatoos make economic decisions about tool use Cognitive biologists studied tool-related decisionmaking in an Indonesian cockatoo. They found that the animals seemed to carefully ponder about their choices: while doing so the animals scrutinized details such as differences in quality between the two food rewards, but also the functionality of the available tool as means to obtain the out-of reach food in the situation at hand.
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The front of this speaker looks like a shower drain The Site:1 wireless speaker from Wisconsin-based Princeton Audio wants to be an alternative to plastic speakers, so it relies on wood. It comes in four different types of wood, actually: mahogany, black walnut, maple, and black cherry. Design is the big selling point for the Site:1, which, sure, it does look different than the average speaker, but it also reminds me of things I see around the hou
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Unexpected findings reveal insight into how cancer spreads in the body Cancer cells appear to depend on an unusual survival mechanism to spread around the body, according to an early study. The discovery could help with future development of novel treatments to prevent metastasis and secondary tumors.
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Science fund lets kids learn 3D printing, gene modification President Obama declared June 17 to the 23rd to be the National Week of Making, and what better way to celebrate than funding research for kids? The National Science Foundation (NSF) created a $1.5 million “early-concept grant” for five youth-oriented projects. They include 3D printing for inner-city kids and a DNA project that teaches high schoolers to build their own organisms (yep). &
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Hundreds of Genes Spring Back to Life in the Days After Death We assume that all biological processes come to an end when we die, but new research shows that many genes remain active for up to four days following clinical death. These zombie genes can’t bring a person back to life, but this discovery has serious implications for forensics and organ donor recipients. Read more…
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Some Cities Offer Free Recycled Paint and Supplies Leftover paint isn’t just a waste of money, it can also be hazardous to the environment. Most major cities have straightforward guidelines for dropping off unused paint for recycling, but even better, some cities will also give away that recycled paint for free.A redditor suggested this tip, writing:I live in a city with a paint recycling program. People drop off their paint and it gets redistribu
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3D Printing Could Save Coral Reefs From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News Warmer waters are sapping reefs of their color and life Warmer waters are cooking coral, sapping reefs of their color and life. The best solution could be 3D printing.
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Biolite Pizzadome BioLite have introduced a new add-on for their popular BaseCamp Stove, an oven that sits right on top of it, and lets you make wood-fired pizza, flatbreads and other food you can bake, all while your phone charges using the stoves heat! The integrated thermometer lets you monitor temperatures while the foodsafe ceramic stone keeps foods crisp and evenly cooked. BioLite is currently holding a spe
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Oval Digital Handpan Oval is a digital version of the popular Handpan (hang drum) acoustic instrument. The light, portable and durable instrument is designed to provide total freedom in music creation, with the ergonomics and playability of a hang drum, but with access to a world of almost limitless sonic possibilities. The beautiful electronic musical instrument  features a ring of multi-sensing pads that respond to
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Apple has a genius idea for using the iPhone with one hand You might not need an iPhone SE if you want a phone you can use with one hand. An Apple patent describes how in the future your iPhone could detect how it’s being held, and automatically move interface elements for optimal thumb reach. Using your left hand? Buttons move to the left. Is you thumb near the bottom right? Buttons could be there too. Moreover, Apple says it can implement the feature wi
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A Simple Machine to Make Potato Holes A cutting-edge project from Science Buddies — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Republicans dismiss gun-control protest as publicity stunt Republicans dismiss as a “publicity stunt” a continuing sit-in protest over gun laws by Democrats in the US House of Representatives.
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Playing catch-up in hospital innovation  Earlier this year, the White House made a bold bid against cancer, announcing a new, nationwide “Moonshot” initiative to do away with the disease — once and for all. However, for every moonshot, there is an endless list of insidious problems plaguing the industry that don’t make headlines, but are silently killing our system (and patients), inefficiency by small… Read More
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Småbruk: Pocket Farm in Nes It is said that Oslo is one of the fastest growing cities in Europe, and that building land within its natural boundaries is full. To accommodate future growth Oslo will have to look beyond, to municipalities within commuting distance. One such municipality is Nes i Akershus, one of the principal agricultural producers of grain in the country.
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Next-generation fluorescent, LED lighting thanks to new phosphor? Researchers have discovered a new phosphor that could make next-generation fluorescent and LED lighting even cheaper and more efficient. The team used highly luminescent clusters of silver atoms and the porous framework of minerals known as zeolites.
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Kimbal Musk’s new Memphis eatery will offer healthy meals on the go for $5 Regular readers of Inhabitat know of our continued intrigue with Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk, inhabitat.com/tag/elon-musk/ but we haven’t reported as much on his youngest brother Kimbal Musk. The younger Musk brother is a busy man, sitting on the boards of both Tesla and SpaceX as well as Chipotle Mexican Grill. His own venture, The Kitchen Community, is a nonprofit that puts educational ga
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Poland doesn’t want Nord Stream-2 pipeline, but wants the gas Despite being one of the main opponents of Russia’s Nord Stream-2, Poland is interested in pumping 11 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the pipeline, Gazprom said on Thursday. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Most of the world’s millionaires live in Asia Last year the Asia-Pacific region overtook North America for the first time as home of the largest number of super-rich, according to the World Wealth Report from consulting group Capgemini. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Tesla’s Done Being an Automaker—It’s Now an Energy Company Forget “well to wheels.” Tesla’s talking generation to acceleration. The post Tesla’s Done Being an Automaker—It’s Now an Energy Company appeared first on WIRED.
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Your Home Power Tools Will Never Be the Same Plugging in is a thing of the past; cordless is the future. …Read More »
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3D-printed phones herald world of instant electronic everything Circuits can now be 3D-printed directly into electronic devices – meaning factories could spit out new gadgets almost as quickly as we can think them up
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World map of resistance to artemesinin anti-malarial medicines Practically all currently available treatments for malaria are based in some form or other on a derivative of artemisinin, a plant substance that is found in the leaves and flowers of annual mugwort (Artemisia annua). However, more and more malaria parasites are becoming resistant to artemesinin – especially in South-East Asia. In order to provide an accurate view of the spread of resistance throu
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Mycobacterium in olive oil for cancer treatment Researchers announced one year ago that the cells of the Mycobacterium brumae offer an improved alternative to current bladder cancer treatments such as BCG (an immunotherapy based on the Mycobacterium bovis), which can cause infections. 
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Nextbit claims to greatly improve smartphone battery life with software Nextbit has been one of the more interesting smartphone companies of late. Its head-turning Robin has a striking industrial design, but the company hangs its hat on the unique software features it adds to Android. Its initial trick, Smart Storage, promised to eliminate worries about running out of storage by backing up apps, photos, and other data to the cloud and restoring them as needed. Today,
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BitTorrent Now is a radically different take on traditional media streaming apps If you haven’t been paying attention to BitTorrent over the last few years and still equate the company with piracy, its plan to become a legitimate media company may come as a surprise. But BitTorrent, the company behind the peer-to-peer file-sharing protocol of the same name, just launched a streaming app that has already won over artists, musicians, and filmmakers. The app is available today
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Who are you, really? The puzzle of personality | Brian Little What makes you, you? Psychologists like to talk about our traits, or defined characteristics that make us who we are. But Brian Little is more interested in moments when we transcend those traits — sometimes because our culture demands it of us, and sometimes because we demand it of ourselves. Join Little as he dissects the surprising differences between introverts and extroverts and explains why
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IBM and Xprize open $5M A.I. competition to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges Artificial intelligence (A.I.) and machine learning have emerged as key tools in the armory of many major tech companies, but can it be harnessed to solve some of the world’s greatest challenges? IBM and Xprize want to find out. First announced back in February, the $5 million IBM Watson AI Xprize is a competition from Xprize, an initiative launched in 1995 to help solve “the world’s Grand Challen
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Instagram to allow users to translate posts with button Instagram is aiming to increase interaction with users across the globe through a new translation button it plans to roll out in the next month.
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Supermassive Black Hole Belches X-Rays from Shredded Star Researchers used “light echoes” from the the doomed star to map material around the normally dormant black hole — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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This iPhone camera rig adds pro-audio to your mobile studio Your smartphone’s camera may be up to shooting a Hollywood-rivaling movie, but its microphones probably aren’t, but a new camera rig promises to make the most portable studio broadcast-ready. IK Multimedia’s iKlip A/V is not only a mount for your phone – or, for that matter, your DSLR camera – but has an integrated microphone preamp with phantom power to … Continue reading
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6 Award-Winning Burger Recipes When it comes to summer grilling, few things tantalize our taste buds like a good burger. Coincidentally, nothing frustrates us more than people who erroneously lump all burgers together under one roof.  There’s no easy way to say this, but the simple truth is that not all burgers are created equal. While a bun and a meat […]
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GraphExeter illuminates bright new future for flexible lighting devices Researchers have pioneered an innovative new technique to make flexible screens more effective and efficient. GraphExeter — a material adapted from the ‘wonder material’ graphene — can substantially improve the effectiveness of large, flat, flexible lighting, say investigators.
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Samsung’s new Notebook 7 Spin convertible starts at $799 Samsung has a new convertible notebook that’ll be hitting US stores early next week. It’s similar in design to Lenovo’s popular Yoga line in that the display can fold all the way back to transform the device into a tablet (or fold half way for tent / stand mode). …
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Belgian judge extends detention of Abrini, five other Paris attacks suspects A Belgian judge ruled to extend by one month the detention of six suspects being held in connection with the November 13 attacks in and around Paris, which claimed the lives of 130 people.
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Rendering to Reality: Jean Nouvel’s Domed Louvre Takes Shape in Abu Dhabi Additional reporting by Paul Keskeys, June 22, 2016 The widespread flooding of a building is usually the stuff of architects’ nightmares, but in the hazy heat of the desert in the United Arab Emirates, the intentional infiltration of water beneath the dome of the new Louvre Abu Dhabi constituted a triumphant moment for Jean Nouvel. The French architect sent a wave of intrigue throughout the world
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A Photographer’s Journey: 15 Spectacular Images From the Venice Biennale Stefan Tuchila is a professional architectural photographer from Romania. He spent the opening days of the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale capturing compelling images of the installations and exhibitions for Architizer. Check out more of his amazing photographs here. Every two years, the curators that decide what will be presented at the Venice Architecture Biennale face the same dilemma: What
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This NASA-backed startup is building a 3D bioprinter that makes human organs in space A team of scientists working for the NASA and SpaceX contractor Techshot have become the first people in history to successfully 3D print a heart structure in zero gravity, using human stem cells. A collaboration between Techshot, bioprinting experts nScrypt and bio-ink innovators Bioficial Organs, the project saw researchers take to the skies in a Zero Gravity Corporation aircraft — the only comm
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New findings challenge current view on origins of Parkinson’s disease ‘Mutant flies’ have provided insight into the origins of Parkinson’s disease, report scientists. The work found that the death of neurons associated with the disease was prevented when chemicals that block the effects of endoplasmic reticulum stress were used.
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Broccoli sprout extract may protect against oral cancer recurrence Potent doses of broccoli sprout extract activate a ‘detoxification’ gene and may help prevent cancer recurrence in survivors of head and neck cancer, according to a ‘green chemoprevention’ trial. It is the first study demonstrating that the extract protects against oral cancer, with the results of human, animal and laboratory tests reported today.
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Light combined with time-based data sees more deeply inside the body Scientists provide an overview of recent developments in light-based technologies that enable a deeper noninvasive look into the human body. The technologies hold promise to enable compact, wearable devices for point-of-care diagnostics and powerful new systems that provide even more information from under the skin.
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Attacker dead after hostage situation at German movie theater The attacker, who had taken hostages at a cinema complex in Viernheim, Germany, is now dead, according to police. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Erdogan wants to be ‘sultan of Islamic state,’ former model-turned-fighter tells RT Former Canadian model Hanna Bohman gave up a glamorous life of photo shoots to join Kurdish troops in their fight Islamic State in Syria. She told RT that the biggest problem is Turkey supporting the terrorists. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Yuneec Typhoon H Drone The drone market gets more crowded everyday, so it’s rare when one truly stands out. The Yuneec Typhoon H Drone does so, and not just for its funny name. It’s…Visit Uncrate for the full post.
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Dezeen Mail issue 311 features this week’s best stories and discussions Floating saffron-coloured pathways on Italy’s Lake Iseo (pictured), updates on the UK’s European Union referendum and the opening of Herzog & de Meuron’s Tate Modern extension feature in this week’s Dezeen Mail. Read Dezeen Mail issue 311 | Subscribe to Dezeen Mail
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L.A. Modernist Masterpiece by Rudolph Schindler Asks $2.5M Featuring a garden by Neutra Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got. Location: Los Angeles, California Price: $2,500,000 The How House, a prime example of prominent 20th-century architect Rudolph Schindler’s early works, has come on the market in Silver Lak
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Manifold Garden: Inside the Architecture-Inspired New Video Game Frank Lloyd Wright, level designer? That’s what artist William Chyr was thinking, from the moment he crossed the threshold at the Robie House, not far from Chyr’s own Chicago home. “The way he was using space and guiding people through the building, I think there are a lot of really good lessons,” says Chyr. It was a rare IRL architectural excursion, as Chyr has been immersed in buildin
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Photonic crystal club will no longer admit only puny lasers Crystal growth, imaged using a CARS microscope. (credit: Martin Jurna, Optical Sciences Group, University of Twente) Research is like any other human endeavor, as subject to trends and fads as the fashion industry. Everyone wants to jump on the latest new thing. In the world of optics, that means photonics. I’ll explain photonics in a second, because it’s cool and everyone should be able to ta
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Maternal social status, sibling rivalry shape milk transfer in spotted hyenas Females of low social status often have limited access to food resources. As a result, their offspring are nursed infrequently and may experience long fasting periods that can seriously compromise their growth and survival. In particular when they have to share their milk intake with a littermate, milk shortage can be very detrimental. Yet researchers found that low-ranking spotted hyenas were abl
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Doubled sensitivity could allow gravitational wave detectors to reach deeper into space Researchers report on improvements to what is called a squeezed vacuum source. Although not part of the original Advanced LIGO design, injecting the new squeezed vacuum source into the LIGO detector could help double its sensitivity. This would allow detection of gravitational waves that are far weaker or that originate from farther away than is possible now.
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Could wearable biosensors become part of drug rehab programs? There is merit in looking at the use of wearable biosensors to detect whether opioid users stay focused on their rehabilitation programs. This follows a preliminary study. Scientists tested the use of wristband sensors worn by a group of patients in an emergency room who were receiving opioids for severe pain relief.
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Novel controller allows video gamer who lacks hands to compete with his feet Engineering graduate students, one of whom lost his hands to meningitis, design and build a foot-activated video game controller.
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Two Women Go ‘Blind’ After Checking Their Phones in Bed Two poor souls suffered through MRIs, heart scans, and other medical tests to figure out what was causing them to go blind for up to 15 minutes at a time. After discovering that checking their phones in bed was to blame, one woman still couldn’t stop. Such is the power of technology. Read more…
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Watch This Freakishly Agile Dog-Bot Do the Dishes Boston Dynamics, better known for the hulking robot brute known as ATLAS, has just revealed a considerably smaller creation that looks like a cross between a golden retriever and a baby giraffe. But forget about it just replacing your family pet: SpotMini looks like it can replace your housecleaner too.Read more…
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Adele’s 25 is coming to Spotify tomorrow, seven months after its release According to Recode’s Peter Kafka, Adele’s blockbuster 2015 LP 25 is finally making its way to major streaming services. The album is landing on platforms like Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play Music, and Amazon Prime Music seven months after its initial physical and digital release, which smashed sales records all around the world while being held off of said platforms. (Internet radio services
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T-Mobile will offer unlimited data for European travel T-Mobile is continuing its practice of proving to everyone why it should be worthy of the “Un-carrier” moniker. This time around, the company is offering unlimited data with up to 4G LTE speeds throughout Europe for the rest of the summer. If you’re planning on traveling overseas this summer, you’ll be able to catch up on all your shows and stay in touch with family without worrying abou
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How Risky are the World Economic Forum’s Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 2016? It’s hard to predict the possible downsides, but we must try to do it anyway in order to develop them responsibly — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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8 New Apps You Should Know Instead of wading through the massive amount of new app releases searching for a few diamonds in the rough, just let us be your guide. This is a collection of our favorite new apps for both iOS and Android for your downloading pleasure. iStaging Redecorating your place, or planning out new acquisitions, doesn’t have to […]
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Helping children with autism transfer new communication skills from home to school A new study is testing whether an intervention with parents and teachers can help children with autism transfer newly acquired social communication skills from home into school.
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Executives from Google, Netflix, and Tumblr endorse Clinton for president Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton unveiled a new set of endorsements from business leaders today, including a number of major tech leaders. Google co-founder Eric Schmidt, Netflix founder Reed Hastings, and Tumblr founder David Karp all appear on the list endorsing Clinton, as does Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg. The CEO of Dropbox and two co-founders of Airbnb also appear
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How to Log Into Windows 10 With Finger Scans & Facial Recognition You use a password to log into your Windows 10 PC. But do you really have to, and are the alternatives — a PIN, a fingerprint, or your face — as secure as having a password? Windows 10’s release and subsequent updates herald the addition of some new sign-in options. While previous releases required that you enter a password to gain access, Windows 10 supports a few biometric options, notably your
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Possible solution to ‘faint young Sun paradox’ In the first billion years of Earth’s history, the planet was bombarded by primordial asteroids, while a faint Sun provided much less heat. Scientists now posit that this tumultuous beginning may have ultimately fostered life on Earth, particularly in terms of sustaining liquid water.
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Scientists streamline synthesis of potential cancer drug A team of scientists has simplified the design and manufacture of a potent anti-tumor antibiotic known as uncialamycin. Uncialamycin is an enediyne, compounds defined by the presence of nine- and 10-member atomic rings in their structures. Two other enediynes, neocarzinostatin and calicheamicin, are or have been used as chemotherapy agents to treat leukemia and cancers of the liver and the brain.
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Scientists learn more about how star-shaped brain cells help us learn A molecule that enables strong communication between our brain and muscles appears to also aid essential communication between our neurons, scientists report.
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Sea star death triggers ecological domino effect A new study by marine ecologists has discovered that a mass mortality of sea stars resulted in a domino effect on the B.C. West Coast’s Howe Sound marine ecology. In the summer of 2013, millions of sea stars along the West Coast contracted a wasting disease and died in one of the largest wildlife mass mortality events ever recorded.
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Systems Metabolic Engineering Turns Microbes into Factories Unlike fossil fuels, chemicals made from microorganisms are indefinitely renewable and emit relatively little greenhouse gas  — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
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Could A Human From 100,000 Years Ago Function Today? Health Human history has a lot of major milestones to consider Would an infant human from the brink of civilization be able to function in modern times? That’s the question a new video tries to answer from the “Kurzgesagt — In a…
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RIBA Releases Longlist for 2016 House of the Year Courtesy of RIBA After announcing the list of 2016 National Awards yesterday, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has released today the longlist for the 2016 House of the Year Award. Given to the best new house or extension in the UK, this year’s list features residential architecture of all different sites and sizes. Last year’s top prize was awarded to Skene Catling De La Pena
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Boston Dynamics’ SpotMini is small in size, still high in terror Boston Dynamics’ latest creepy creation, SpotMini, may be one of the smallest of its animal-inspired robots, but with its weirdly Alien-esque head it’s still no cuddly AIBO. Shown off for the first time today, SpotMini is – as the name suggests – a smaller version of the existing Spot robot, coming in at 55 pounds without its robotic arm. Even … Continue reading
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Boston Dynamics made a giraffe robot Boston Dynamics — the (for now) Alphabet-owned company behind BigDog and other impressive machines — has just unveiled its latest robot: SpotMini, an all-electric, smaller version of its Spot robot. One notable change: the ‘bot can now be equipped with an elongated neck, which it shows off in a demonstration by helpfully picking up a glass and putting it in the dishwasher. Cute, and functional:
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Moscow to respond with similar measures to US restrictions on Russian diplomats – Foreign Ministry Moscow will respond to the proposed travel restrictions on Russian diplomats in the US, Maria Zakharova, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, has said. Read Full Article at RT.com
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Beams Plus Short Sleeve Popover Shirts I think I’ve mentioned before how much I hate putting clothes on. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE clothes, I just hate all the work that goes into getting them on and off of my body. And the thing I hate the most? Buttoning and un-buttoning. Thankfully, Beams Plus is making it easy for me… The post Beams Plus Short Sleeve Popover Shirts appeared first on Well Spent..
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After 60 Years of Fighting, We Finally Found the Tallest Peak in the US Arctic Brooks range, where Alaska’s tallest Arctic peaks are (Image: US Fish and Wild Life Service)A debate over the tallest peak in the Alaskan arctic has finally been settled after almost six decades of fighting. Both Mount Chamberlin and Mount Isto claimed the title as their own. Now, one has emerged triumphant—and a third, entirely separate mountain peak has also entered the race.The roots of the deb
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Columbus Just Won $50 Million to Become the City of the Future The Ohio city wins the Department of Transportation’s $50 million challenge. The post Columbus Just Won $50 Million to Become the City of the Future appeared first on WIRED.
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Monkeys get more selective with age As people get older, they become choosier about how they spend their time and with whom they spend it. Now, researchers reporting in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on June 23 find, based on a series of experimental and behavioral studies, that similar changes take place in Barbary macaques. The findings offer an evolutionary perspective on why aging humans behave as they do, according to t
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‘Smoke alarm’ one of 36 genes newly found to play role in pain sensation Indiana University researchers have that found a suite of genes in both fruit flies and humans—including one dubbed “smoke alarm”—plays a role in nerve sensitivity. The study could help lead to new drug targets in pain management.
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Smell tells intruder mice how to behave Male mice appear to be precisely wired to know when they are intruders in another male’s territory, according to a study published June 23 in Cell Reports. The smell gives it away. But this study found that a genetically specific cluster of hypothalamic cells is wired to the olfactory system and responds only when a male mouse enters another male’s cage.
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Your Very Own Mobile ThinkTank — for the Road or the Office A pioneer in coating products that transform ordinary surfaces into writable ones, IdeaPaint came up with, well, a new idea: What if we took brainstorming and collaboration on the road, literally? “For years, our customers have been telling us they need something to complement our dry-erase paint, to have options throughout their space that were both beautiful and functional,” explains Jeff Avall
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rebecca louise law suspends floral canopy in melbourne from 150,000 preserved blooms spanning overhead shoppers in an extended arched configuration, patches of purple, yellow, green and white blooms are arranged. The post rebecca louise law suspends floral canopy in melbourne from 150,000 preserved blooms appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
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Male infertility cure will be gateway to editing our kids’ genes The first use of germline genetic engineering could be to treat infertility in men, paving the way for its wider use, says Michael Le Page
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Tiny Houses: The Perfect Escape from Neighbors, Zombies, and Adulthood Run away from your responsibilities and into a tiny house Tiny houses, while absurd to most American homeowners who have ever tried to move a mattress up a slim staircase or hosted in-laws for a weekend, contradict what we’ve always taught children about hard work. Take the fairy-tale The Three Little Pigs which stresses the importance of determined labor and the perils of inferior craftsmanship.
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How molecules can do statistics Mobile phones have become commonplace. Modern communication devices like mobile phones need to exchange huge amounts of information. However, what is hidden underneath the elegantly shaped plastic casings is quickly forgotten: Complex signal processors constantly fighting against noise and steadily adapting themselves to changing environment.
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Supreme Court Says 4th Amendment Prohibits Warrantless Blood Tests of Suspected Drunk Drivers Today the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a North Dakota law that imposes criminal penalties on suspected drunk drivers who refuse to submit to a warrantless blood test. At the same time, the Court declined to strike down statutes from North Dakota and Minnesota that impose similar criminal penalties on suspected drunk drivers who refuse to submit to warrantless breath tests. Writing for the major
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Today’s Best Deals: Smart Pressure Cooker, Unlocked Moto X, Steam Summer Sale A great Android phone, stainless steel straws, and a smart pressure cooker lead off Thursday’s best deals.Bookmark Kinja Deals and follow us on Twitter to never miss a deal. Commerce Content is independent of Editorial and Advertising, and if you buy something through our posts, we may get a small share of
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