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In One Paragraph, Ben Bernanke Explains Why The Future Is Going To Be So Amazing

Why I Make Myself Look And Feel Ridiculous For Five Hours A Day...

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Scientists continue to gather more evidence that sitting around all day is bad for you. Specifically, sitting for more than three hours a day cuts your life-expectancy by two years, a new study published this week in BMJ Open says. Watching TV makes things even worse: If you want...
Why I Make Myself Look And Feel Ridiculous For Five Hours A Day...

Finding Your Camera’s Current Shutter Actuations

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Note: this post is an update to a recent article on shutter count for cameras and provides practical information on how to find out your camera’s shutter life expectancy and the various ways to find out the camera’s current shutter count. It was written by one of our regular forum...
Finding Your Camera’s Current Shutter Actuations

A tube map of life expectancy

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New tube map shows London's life expectancy in an innovative waySimon Rogers...
A tube map of life expectancy

Portrait photographs of the 100-up club

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Exhibition takes an impressively varied look at some of Britain's estimated 10,000 centenarians. Alan Sykes went along to see what lies in storeA selection of these portraits of centenarians was first shown in the Guardian's weekend magazine last year. To coincide with the publication of Fading Light: portraits of centenarians,...
Portrait photographs of the 100-up club

DEAR CATHOLIC CHURCH: It's Time You Dropped This Ridiculous No-Birth-Control Thing

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The Obama Administration has declared war on the Catholic Church over birth control, which is leading to an interesting showdown. Our current betting is that Obama will cave and allow Catholic organizations to buy insurance that does not cover birth control--which some Catholic leaders still apparently, ludicrously, say is...
DEAR CATHOLIC CHURCH: It's Time You Dropped This Ridiculous No-Birth-Control Thing

Google services survive if they make money, aren't social

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Among many findings, breaking out socially-integrated Google products shows their life expectancy is characteristically lower. Google seems to be an enthusiastic beginner and ender of things. There are hundreds of services that have been opened and closed since the company’s inception: iGoogle, Google Notebook, and most recently, Google Reader....
Google services survive if they make money, aren't social

Should Apple Make The iPad User-Serviceable? Nope, That’s Anti-Consumer

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For better or worse, we live in a society that discards broken items. The day of replacing a burned-out motor in a blender is past. Very few household items are designed to be fixed by the owner or even repair shop. HDTVs, microwaves, even benchtop woodworking tools purchased at big...
Should Apple Make The iPad User-Serviceable? Nope, That’s Anti-Consumer

Hackathon will turn hard data into works of art

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The Observer teams up with tech curator 3beards to stage an event where you can think up creative new ways of using numbersData: with every call, tweet and purchase we create it, websites and governments harvest vast amounts of it and, in the spirit of "open", much of it we...
Hackathon will turn hard data into works of art

Life Expectancy at Retirement

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Life Expectancy at Retirement

Stop bitching about Millennials

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Everyone is allowed to have pet peeves, and here is one of mine: When people talk about generations. There is nothing more annoying and dilettantish than when a faux-intellectual tries to explain the mindset or behaviors of a particular generation. “The thing about Millennials is…” That kind of stupid crap....
Stop bitching about Millennials

How To Use Electronics All Day Without Destroying Your Body

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It’s not just sitting at a computer all day long that’s killing modern man: hunching over to use our cell phones, leaning back to read tablets, and even the standing desk is wreaking havoc on our bodies. Crippling our posture to use tiny devices for extended periods of time drops...
How To Use Electronics All Day Without Destroying Your Body

Bravo's new startup show needs less Ways, more means

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The Cast of Start-Up: Silicon Valley This evening Bravo aired the hotly anticipated first episode of its technology-focused reality show “Start-Ups: Silicon Valley.” The show has been an object of chatter for months among tech media and Valley pundits, some of whom objected to the idea of a television series...
Bravo's new startup show needs less Ways, more means

DailyDirt: Get A Little Bit Older And A Little Bit Slower...

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As our planetary odometer rolls over yet again (and we thankfully didn't cease to exist after December 21st), lots of folks are coming up with new resolutions for happier, healthier lives... but what about just longer lives? Here are just a few links on extending our lifespans indefinitely. Do short...
DailyDirt: Get A Little Bit Older And A Little Bit Slower...
Halo 4 is the next chapter, not the next evolution (review)
Mega death? Rock stardom reduces life expectancy

Voice over LTE could slash smartphone battery life in half

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Wireless providers in the United States see voice over LTE, more commonly known as VoLTE, as the future of mobile phone calls. The transition to the new technology may not be well received by consumers, however. According to a new report from Spirent Communications, VoLTE can reduce a smartphone’s talk-time battery life...
Voice over LTE could slash smartphone battery life in half

Bravo's Startups Silicon Valley: What did you think?

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Episode one of Bravo’s Startups Silicon Valley aired Monday. In the 40 minute segment, which has courted much controversy in Silicon Valley, my brother and I pitch to valley VC Dave McClure for a $500k investment in our health startup Ignite. Reviews from Silicon Valley insiders are largely negative, saying...
Bravo's Startups Silicon Valley: What did you think?

Talk About a Big Data Project: A Comprehensive Database of Tolkien Characters

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Bilbo is impressed, but also bewildered. (Photo: Gossip Cop) Do the infinite wonders of the Internet know no bounds? We’ve just been alerted to the magnificence that is the Lord of the Rings project, an extensive catalog of every character in J.R.R. Tolkien’s fictional world of Middle Earth, including both a family...
Talk About a Big Data Project: A Comprehensive Database of Tolkien Characters

Howard Steven Friedman: 10 Countries With the Largest Projected Population Growth: American Exceptionalism

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2011 marked the announcement that the world's population had reached 7 billion. While the media coverage focused on the implications of the growing population and the resulting strains that this growth can cause, less attention was paid to the fact that the population growth varies greatly from country to country....
Howard Steven Friedman: 10 Countries With the Largest Projected Population Growth: American Exceptionalism
Is the Instagram effect causing Silicon Valley to fund the wrong companies?

Texas Instruments brings fast charging, extended life to Li-ion batteries

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Yesterday Texas Instruments introduced a couple of new chipsets (fuel gauge an charger ICs) designed to improve the charging speed and life expectancy of single-cell Li-ion batteries. The technology, called MaxLife, is expected to provide an improvement of up to 30 percent in battery service life and faster charging...
Texas Instruments brings fast charging, extended life to Li-ion batteries
Play This: 'Astro Break'
Is defeating aging altogether an ethical goal?
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