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Our Favorite Startups From Women's Demo Night, Hosted by New York Tech Meetup and Change the Ratio

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Jeanne Pinder, the founder and CEO of Clear Health Costs and Jessica Lawrence, managing director of NYTM at the second Women’s Demo Night. “How different is this room right now, in terms of the percentages of women versus men?” Jessica Lawrence, the managing director of New York Tech Meetup asked...
Our Favorite Startups From Women's Demo Night, Hosted by New York Tech Meetup and Change the Ratio

HoneyBook is the Prezi of weddings with service aimed at helping share your special day photos

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A couple’s wedding day is perhaps one of the most important days of anyone’s life, and finding ways to share that happy occasion with as many friends and family members as one has is really important. Presentation and design are really important and need to stand out. HoneyBook, an UpWest...
HoneyBook is the Prezi of weddings with service aimed at helping share your special day photos

No, Seriously, Why is the Sky Blue?

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Turns out we have 2-billion year old algae to thank for our beautiful blue atmosphere....
No, Seriously, Why is the Sky Blue?

Syracuse makes real lava in parking lot for kicks (and science)

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Geology typically requires a suspension of our everyday sense of time to be appreciated. If you stare at a rock for a minute or two, you’re unlikely to be rewarded with much action—unless you throw it. But that doesn’t do it for everybody. What does do it for just...
Syracuse makes real lava in parking lot for kicks (and science)

Robert Freitas Details how Diamond Trees Would Control the Atmosphere

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Robert Freitas Details how Diamond Trees Would Control the Atmosphere
Beyond lies the wub: a history of dubstep

Championship roundup: Michael Appleton off to losing start at Blackburn

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• New manager sees his side lose at home to Charlton• Burnley's Sean Dyche makes winning return to MillwallBlackburn 1-2 CharltonBlackburn's new manager Michael Appleton said his players need to toughen up after watching them lose again at a tense Ewood Park. "The atmosphere was a strange one so I...
Championship roundup: Michael Appleton off to losing start at Blackburn

Freelancer.com rolls out in Mexico as Freelancer.mx

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Freelancer.com’s job marketplace has launched in Mexico as Freelancer.mx, FayerWayer reports. The Australian company had already released a Spanish language version last July, which it rolled out in Argentina and Chile over the last few months. Freelancer’s CEO Matt Barrie had already expressed interest in Latin America in an interview...
Freelancer.com rolls out in Mexico as Freelancer.mx

Withings $150 WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale from today

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We wouldn't blame you if, three months into 2013, you'd let those New Year's resolutions slide a bit. Luckily for you, Withings is giving you a chance to wipe the slate clean after launching its air-sniffing flagship, the Smart Body Analyzer. As well as monitoring your weight and body...
Withings $150 WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale from today
How sensitive is the climate to added CO2?

nerdology: Ok, one more video. This is incredible, and...

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nerdology: Ok, one more video. This is incredible, and beautiful. It's like the meteor knew to enter the atmosphere during magic hour.  More meteorite porn....
nerdology: Ok, one more video. This is incredible, and...
Galactic Status: Virgin Airlines Offers One Frequent Flier A Trip To Space
Carbon storage capacity: there's plenty, but fracking may be wrecking some

The Newsreel of Joseph Kittinger's 19.5-Mile Jump From Space

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In 1960, Joseph Kittinger's daring leap from 102,800 feet above Earth setting records that remained unbroken for decades. Skydiver Felix Baumgartner plans to break it on October 9, 2012, live streaming the event from a Red Bull-sponsored site. With just a fraction of the technology at Baumgartner's disposal, however, Kittinger's...
The Newsreel of Joseph Kittinger's 19.5-Mile Jump From Space

Talk to your pictures with Digisocial

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Digisocial is a new iOS app from the company of the same name. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, with no additional in-app purchases. Digisocial’s core concept is similar to Instagram — it is a photo-centric mobile social network that allows its users to post...
Talk to your pictures with Digisocial

This badass Valve engineer built his own hybrid rocket engine and you can too

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Ben Krasnow, who lists himself as a Hacker Extraordinaire at video game company Valve, apparently decided to built a demonstration hybrid rocket engine in his free time. That, or Valve’s getting into the jetpack business. I’m secretly hoping for the latter (after all, aren’t they’re getting into the hardware game?), but...
This badass Valve engineer built his own hybrid rocket engine and you can too
The dark side of Saturn revealed in a beautiful new NASA photo

Infrared telescope can pick out the atmosphere on distant planets, smell what the aliens are smelling

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Astronomers in Chile using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope are now able to analyze the atmosphere on faraway planet Tau Bootis b. Using CRIRES, a supercooled infrared spectrograph bolted to the 'scope, the team was able to judge the size of the exoplanet -- and for the...
Infrared telescope can pick out the atmosphere on distant planets, smell what the aliens are smelling

'An Unparalleled Observation': Atmospheric Changes in a Planet Beyond Our Solar System

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A "hot Jupiter" and its host star shed light -- literally -- on the interaction between a solar flare and a giant planet's atmosphere....
'An Unparalleled Observation': Atmospheric Changes in a Planet Beyond Our Solar System

This Is How NASA Prepares Smartphones For Space Travel (GOOG)

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NASA has been using smartphones in space for a couple years at this point. But you can't just take any old smartphone aboard the space shuttle. As with any object that leaves Earth's atmosphere, you have to be selective and picky. NASA revealed the process it uses to get a...
This Is How NASA Prepares Smartphones For Space Travel (GOOG)

SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down

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The first private spacecraft to visit the International Space Station made a dramatic return home to a precise splashdown in the Pacific Ocean off the Southern California coast. Guided by a trio of 116-feet diameter parachutes after a searing re-entry through the atmosphere, the safe descent of Space Exploration Technologies...
SpaceX Dragon Splashes Down

Ignite100 the £1m accelerator is on the hunt for a new batch of startups

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Ignite100, Europe’s first £1m ($1.6m) digital startup accelerator is calling out for a new set of startup teams to participate in its second program. The North Eastern accelerator started work about a year ago when it invested £100k each in eight local teams to provide support, mentoring and a general...
Ignite100 the £1m accelerator is on the hunt for a new batch of startups

If you haven’t seen genius Ikea tube station promotion. You absolutely must…

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From 10 to 24 March 2010, IKEA develops an interesting event in four important metro stations in Paris. Furniture collections are currently displayed in high-traffic spots, giving the potential customers a chance to interact with the brand by checking out the products. The subway walls are also filled with...
If you haven’t seen genius Ikea tube station promotion. You absolutely must…
NASA's Space Food Systems lab shows what astronauts really eat in orbit

Google is Teaching Its Managers Jedi Mind Tricks To Wrangle Engineers (GOOG)

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Managing at Google isn't like managing at most companies. Google only hires super smart people who want to an atmosphere where they can have a big say in what happens. Those sorts of people can be tough to manage. (Put less delicately, Google has a lot of know-it-all employees who...
Google is Teaching Its Managers Jedi Mind Tricks To Wrangle Engineers (GOOG)
Two companies join IBM's quest for a long-range, air-powered electric car battery

Whoa! The Best Video You'll Find of Venus Traversing the Sun

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Over six hours on June 5-6, 2012, the Solar Dynamics Observatory captured a rare event -- the transit of Venus -- in crisp detail. NASA's Goddard multimedia site describes the process: This event lasted approximately 6 hours and happens in pairs eight years apart, which are separated from each...
Whoa! The Best Video You'll Find of Venus Traversing the Sun

More than 20,000 people apply for one-way ticket to Mars

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Last week we mentioned Mars One, the combination space mission/reality TV show project that aims to send four lucky space travelers to the Red Planet... forever. Interest in the project had been quite high, with the company's latest press release noting that it had received "10,000 messages from prospective...
More than 20,000 people apply for one-way ticket to Mars

Space travel coming to an airport near you? Maybe, if Skylon keeps its cool

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Want to get from New York to Perth in under 4 hours, or maybe just head to outer space on a lark? Reaction Engines' "Skylon" mach 5 spaceplane might be your chariot -- or not. Its scheme of ingesting oxygen from the atmosphere instead of stowing it like a...
Space travel coming to an airport near you? Maybe, if Skylon keeps its cool

VIDEO: Converting solar energy into new fuels

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Researchers in Glasgow are working on a way to remove greenhouse gas from the atmosphere and put oil back under the North Sea....
VIDEO: Converting solar energy into new fuels
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