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BIQ House: World's first building powered by algae

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An apartment building powered by algae bio-reactors will open in Hamburg, Germany, at the end of this month. [Read more]...
BIQ House: World's first building powered by algae

Macklemore Explains Why Not Being On A Label Helped Him Succeed

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Unless you've been totally under a pop-culture/music rock for the past few months, you've probably heard of Macklemore and his hit song (and video) Thrift Shop. Now at well over 200 million views, the song itself has been at the top of the charts and has sold over 4 million...
Macklemore Explains Why Not Being On A Label Helped Him Succeed

NYPD gang unit to double in size in response to social media threats

www.guardian.co.uk
150 police reinforcements will track criminals threatening violence or boasting about crimes on Facebook and TwitterThe New York police department is planning to double the size of its gang unit to 300 detectives to combat teen violence fueled by dares and insults traded on social media.Rather than target established street...
NYPD gang unit to double in size in response to social media threats
Tony Hsieh's New Twist on Hacking the Downtown Vegas Tech Ecosystem
RED has a 4K player for the coming wave of Ultra HD TVs

Your shower sucks. Meet the bathtub that dances to music while changing the moodlights

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I almost got to try this bad boy out in person, but the scheduling didn’t quite work out. You’re actually lucky, as you now get to see someone beautiful in the bath, and not yours truly. Rub a dub dub. Here’s what’s up: Kohler has built something called the ‘Underscore VibrAcoustic Bath,’...
Your shower sucks. Meet the bathtub that dances to music while changing the moodlights

Spinlister launches its bike sharing marketplace in San Francisco and New York City

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I own 2 bikes– a blue 1980s Raleigh with a bell and white basket and a powder blue, single speed Raleigh from the early 90s that I bought for my boyfriend to use when he’s in town. I ride the former 3 times a week, he rides the latter 3...
Spinlister launches its bike sharing marketplace in San Francisco and New York City

Is your landlord after your electronics?

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A lease agreement for an apartment building in Houston has a clause that declares "no use of electronics in common areas." Does this sound a little extreme? [Read more]...
Is your landlord after your electronics?
Play this: 'Black Mesa'

Thief steals iPhone from quadriplegic

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A man who relies on an iPhone to communicate has it stolen from the tray of his wheelchair in the lobby of a Staten Island apartment building. [Read more]...
Thief steals iPhone from quadriplegic

Find my iPhone rescues 2 phones at Busch Gardens

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Filed under: Odds and ends, iPhone, MobileMeIt was like something out of CSI. The St. Petersburg Times is reporting that the snatched iPhones incident began when a mom and her stepdaughter were getting aboard the SheiKra roller coaster at Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida. The theme park provides unlocked storage...
Find my iPhone rescues 2 phones at Busch Gardens

If 10 Berkeley Cops Can't Get the Chief's Son's Phone Back, Your Vigilante Recovery Won't Work Either

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The iPhone comes with this great little app called "Find My Phone." Launch it from a computer and the software will use your phone's built-in communication tools to locate the device on a map. This is great if you've simply misplaced your phone. But what if it's actually been stolen?...
If 10 Berkeley Cops Can't Get the Chief's Son's Phone Back, Your Vigilante Recovery Won't Work Either
Give Charity:Water $1,000 and Be a Vegas Highroller, Downtown Style

Pioneer Square tower plan: Jenga puzzle meets Borg ship

www.geekwire.com
For a while now we’ve been keeping an eye on developments in Pioneer Square as the Seattle neighborhood tries to make a comeback as a technology hum. More tech companies have been moving in, but one of the neighborhood’s big needs is more residential life, to keep the area populated after...
Pioneer Square tower plan: Jenga puzzle meets Borg ship

Chill Aims to be “Front Door of Video,” User Count in 8 Digit Range

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In a dingy converted apartment building off Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, there’s a startup revolutionizing online video discovery and curation. Cough. Buzzword. Cough. Skepticism. I had exactly these reservations, when I first heard the pitch about Chill. Then I took the product for a spin with co-founder Brian Norgard and...
Chill Aims to be “Front Door of Video,” User Count in 8 Digit Range

Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

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Artist tweets picture of glasses worn by singer when he was shot dead in 1980, and says US has become like 'war zone'Better known among her nearly 3.7 million Twitter followers for more gnomic 140-character missives - "You are water. I'm water. We're all water in different containers. That's why...
Yoko Ono uses photo of John Lennon's bloodied glasses in plea for gun control

Status Update

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The Gotham Gal and I have received countless messages from many of you wishing us well and volunteering all sorts of things. We even were offered use of a 3400 sf apartment on the upper west side! It is very gratifying to know that so many of you are thinking...
Status Update

This Guy Got His Stolen iPhone Back By Pretending To Be A Hot Girl On Dating Site

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NYC iPhone owner tricks thief using dating app and gets phone back with subterfuge and hammer NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City musician used a combination of technology, seduction, a hammer and a bribe to reclaim his missing iPhone from a confused crook. Jazz trombonist Nadav Nirenberg (nah-DAHV'...
This Guy Got His Stolen iPhone Back By Pretending To Be A Hot Girl On Dating Site
'Ain't Nobody Got Time For That' Viral-Video Star Does Have Time To Sue Apple (AAPL)

Interview With Scott Heiferman, CEO of Meetup [FULL TRANSCRIPT]

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Scott Heiferman, the co-founder and CEO of Meetup.com, chatted with us about the state of Meetup in February 2012, after Betabeat had just finished going to seven random meetups in seven days straight. Here is the full transcript of the interview, with minor edits for length and clarity. You started Meetup...
Interview With Scott Heiferman, CEO of Meetup [FULL TRANSCRIPT]

Apartment building exorcism

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Nichole East posted this video on Flickr documenting an exorcism performed by her neighbors last week. She also snapped the above photo of the friendly note she left them. (Thanks, Greg Long!)...
Apartment building exorcism

Droid Incredible review — Engadget Another month. Another...

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Droid Incredible review — Engadget Another month. Another new best Android phone. Another reason why I’d be scared to death to buy any Android phone. Say what you want about Apple’s updates, at least you know you’ll have a solid year with the best version of the device. Two quick...
Droid Incredible review — Engadget Another month. Another...
'Six strikes' ISP policy could be a disaster in the making
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?