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Shellphone: Mother Nature crafts an iPhone loudspeaker

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If the Little Mermaid had an iPhone, she would use a Shellphone to amplify the volume. [Read more]...
Shellphone: Mother Nature crafts an iPhone loudspeaker

This Computer Never Crashes

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Good news for folks who regularly find themselves mashing control+alt+delete until their fingernails hurt: Researchers at the University College London have invented a new "systemic" computer that automatically repairs corrupted data whenever it appears. In non-geek speak, all that means is that this gilded, Platonic ideal of desktop PCs never,...
This Computer Never Crashes

30 Sunrises Over Seattle: A beautiful look at our city

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This is pretty awesome. The one-man graphics company Digital.Meals created a video of 30 sunrises in Seattle over 30 days, picking iconic locations such as Gas Works and Kerry parks, as well as more ordinary streetscapes. I’ve watched the video a few times now, and I’m reminded each time...
30 Sunrises Over Seattle: A beautiful look at our city

SpaceX Dragon capsule launch gets go signal from NASA

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One small step in May is poised to turn into one giant leap for space capitalism as NASA approved the Sunday evening launch of SpaceX's Dragon capsule. The scheduled trip comes just a little over four months after the project successfully completed a docking test by the unmanned private...
SpaceX Dragon capsule launch gets go signal from NASA
LeBron James: number 6 of the Miami Heat, amateur weather reporter on Instagram

Hurricane Sandy Causes Google To Cancel Its Android Event

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Hurricane Sandy Causes Google To Cancel Its Android Event: Which one to go with: God sees further fragmentation inbound, intervenes Mother Nature loves her iPad, proves it Google braces for category 5 "Hurricane iPad mini" Too many choices. Seriously though, bad luck....
Hurricane Sandy Causes Google To Cancel Its Android Event
How Climate Corp. is pitting big data against Mother Nature

Viral Video: Getty Images' Mishmash 2012 Competition Global Winner

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And the winner is … Jason Harper for “In the Shop.” The winner that is of Getty Images’ innovative Mishmash creative challenge, in which anyone can submit a film from one to one and three minutes long, as long as it was created using Getty Images video, music and...
Viral Video: Getty Images' Mishmash 2012 Competition Global Winner
Finally, A Toothbrush Uncle Sam And Mother Nature Can Agree On

5 Horrifying Things Mother Nature Made to Wreck Your Junk

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5 Horrifying Things Mother Nature Made to Wreck Your Junk

Iceland's Cheap, Green Cloud: How a Tiny Island Could Drive Big Changes

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Iceland. A fascinating, strange place. And misunderstood. Did you know that the famous Blue Lagoon is actually a man-made pool filled with runoff from the power plant next door? Or that Iceland could become the world's next data center capital? There's something magical about a 2 a.m. stroll down Reykjavík's party...
Iceland's Cheap, Green Cloud: How a Tiny Island Could Drive Big Changes

Air Canada embarks on its first biofuel-powered flight from Toronto to Mexico City

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Not looking to be left out of the biofuel party, Air Canada is the latest to try out the eco-friendly alternative for its jet engines. An Airbus A319 will make the outfit's pseudo-sustainable flight from Toronto to Mexico City powered by a 50 / 50 mixture of the aforementioned...
Air Canada embarks on its first biofuel-powered flight from Toronto to Mexico City

What Do Sandy & Pearl Harbor Have In Common? Politicians Exploit Both To Push Cybersecurity Agendas

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Defense Department boss Leon Panetta has been recycling his cyber Pearl Harbor ghost stories for a few years now to push for expansive cybersecurity legislation (i.e. budget and power to spy on people), but Pearl Harbor is a bit outdated these days. So why not shoot for a more contemporary...
What Do Sandy & Pearl Harbor Have In Common? Politicians Exploit Both To Push Cybersecurity Agendas

Patterned by Nature: it's big, blocky and earth-approved (video)

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Quick quiz: which consumes more power, an "energy-efficient" 55-inch LED TV, or the 90-foot "Patterned by Nature" video installation at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences? It's actually a trick question, because the sculpture does eat less power -- just 75 watts -- but then it only has...
Patterned by Nature: it's big, blocky and earth-approved (video)

DailyDirt: Genetically Modified To Fit Our Modern Lifestyles...

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Biotech hasn't quite advanced as far as some science fiction stories might depict, but a few amazing genetically-modified organisms look like they're just around the corner, with scientists making biofuels or reviving dinosaurs in the near future. While we should be careful messing with Mother Nature, here are just a...
DailyDirt: Genetically Modified To Fit Our Modern Lifestyles...

“Provacative” Publisher Creates Book That Lets You Talk Back To The Characters

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So in the interest of supporting unique publishing methods and ideas, I thought it might be interesting to talk about Verdant Books and something they’re calling an “interactive novel.” Now my idea of an interactive novel is Choose Your Own Adventure, but this is something fairly unique. Ok. Here’s the...
“Provacative” Publisher Creates Book That Lets You Talk Back To The Characters

15 hauntingly beautiful images of abandoned buildings

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We build them and then at some point we abandon them. Standing empty against the elements these abandoned building slowly decay until they are just a shell of what they once were. Photographer Katherine Westerhout has the ability in her work to turn these abandoned buildings into something of...
15 hauntingly beautiful images of abandoned buildings
Ken Burns' 'Dust Bowl' shows how irresponsible innovation almost destroyed the country

This is how it's done: Airbnb helps those affected by Sandy find free accomodations

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Mother Nature isn’t through with the East Coast, it seems, with a dreaded nor’easter bringing snow, rain, and high winds to the streets of New York just one week after Hurricane Sandy left its mark on the city. Those left without homes or electricity already had it bad, and...
This is how it's done: Airbnb helps those affected by Sandy find free accomodations
Hurricane Sandy blows up Weather.com's traffic (960M pageviews in 3 days)

Marketing Day: May 16, 2012

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Here’s our daily recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Is Mother Nature Causing Stormy Sales? Weather Underground Shows How Weather Impacts Your Bottom Line Is bad weather good for business? Or is... Please visit...
Marketing Day: May 16, 2012

MOTHER NATURE - Pundit Kitchen: Lol News and Lol Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, John McCain, Joe Biden and more

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MOTHER NATURE - Pundit Kitchen: Lol News and Lol Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, John McCain, Joe Biden and more

Mother Nature hates consumer technology (or at least the Surface Pro)

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With blizzard Nemo bearing down on the East Coast, Mother Nature is showing once again that consumer technology is on her hit list. Topping that list is Microsoft, which intended to show off the Surface Pro at a launch event in New York City today. Mother Nature, however, had...
Mother Nature hates consumer technology (or at least the Surface Pro)

Burn Nature To The Ground!: The Venom Caterpillar

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Because Mother Nature may in fact be an evil sorceress and not the unshaven, tree-loving, weed smoking hippie-woman we've all imagined, here's an actual shot of a Brahmin-moth caterpillar taken by biochemist/photographer Igor Siwanowicz. WHAT. THE. F***? Why does it have all those freaky doo-dads? Will it kill you...
Burn Nature To The Ground!: The Venom Caterpillar

Alt-week 11.03.12: zombie animals, martian methane and self healing buildings

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. After a week where large numbers of people found themselves at the mercy of mother nature, many will be reminded just how vulnerable we really can be at times. That said,...
Alt-week 11.03.12: zombie animals, martian methane and self healing buildings

Hands on: stay dry with weather apps for iOS

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Look out the window. See the sun? Hopefully, you can walk outside and actually feel it in real life. But if you're unfortunate enough to be surprised with rain, snow, or whatever else mother nature can throw at you, you'll regret not checking the weather on your iOS device before...
Hands on: stay dry with weather apps for iOS

Lincee Ray: 'The Bachelor' Recap: Memorable One Liners

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Note: The following contains spoilers if you have not seen Season 16, Episode 5 of ABC's "The Bachelor."Buenos días, "Bachelor" fans! Week five finds us in beautiful Puerto Rico where Ben is going above and beyond to prove that he is ready to find love while wearing only henley shirts...
Lincee Ray: 'The Bachelor' Recap: Memorable One Liners

Alt-week 3.9.13: Sunstones, knotted vortices and a zero-g robot

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. Technology is all relative. We imagine there was a time when even the wheel was the latest must-have gadget. This week we straddle the past and the future of exploration technology...
Alt-week 3.9.13: Sunstones, knotted vortices and a zero-g robot

Mother Nature - 10% off Purchase using coupon code EDAYSALE

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Mother Nature - 10% off Purchase using coupon code EDAYSALE

Hands On: Puma Phone Makes Me Want To Go To The Gym More [Phones]

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A few blurry pics and a viral video that was promptly yanked from YouTube have led to the official announcement of the Puma Phone, aka, the phone that makes me wish I was more sporty. When I was a kid, if someone turned up wearing Puma sneakers instead of Nike/Adidas/Converse,...
Hands On: Puma Phone Makes Me Want To Go To The Gym More [Phones]
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