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Particle-wave duality demonstrated with largest molecules yet
Netflix Goes Nordic, With Plans To Launch In Norway, Denmark, Sweden, And Finland Later This Year
Tumblr's Favorite Data Analyst Busts 7 Mysteries About How It Actually Works

Happy that director of @UofSCMusicLib gave me sticker today of ALA poster by @edwardgorey - "Solve Mysteries - READ" - http://j.mp/aZwIn6

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Happy that director of @UofSCMusicLib gave me sticker today of ALA poster by @edwardgorey - "Solve Mysteries - READ" - http://j.mp/aZwIn6

Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids

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Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven days. Remember when we told you last week that we live in a strange world? Well, we had no idea what we were talking about. Seriously, things are about to get a...
Alt-week 8.4.12: buckyballs, bosons and bodily fluids

DailyDirt: Living On Earth (Or Elsewhere)

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The origins of life are incredibly mysterious. The life that we normally interact with is made up of chiral molecules, and no one actually knows why only certain chiral molecules are involved in our biology. No one knows how life began, or where it began, or when. Lots of basic...
DailyDirt: Living On Earth (Or Elsewhere)
Samsung's 85-inch 4K TV could sell for under $30,000, even bigger models on show at CES

Real Gamification Mechanics Require Simplicity And, Yes, Game Designers Can Do It

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Editor’s note: Tadhg Kelly is a game designer with 20 years experience. He is the creator of leading game design blog What Games Are, and consults for many companies on game design and development. You can follow him on Twitter here. My gamification post two weeks ago (which described everything you...
Real Gamification Mechanics Require Simplicity And, Yes, Game Designers Can Do It

Lenovo swings out diminutive ThinkCentre M92p Tiny, bevy of all-in-ones and VoIP-ready ThinkVision display

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Lenovo's going all-out on Ivy Bridge-based ThinkCentre pro desktop updates this evening, and the centerpiece is the smallest of the lot. The ThinkCentre M92p Tiny -- yes, it's officially nicknamed Tiny -- is about as thick as a golf ball at 1.4 inches and ready to tuck behind your...
Lenovo swings out diminutive ThinkCentre M92p Tiny, bevy of all-in-ones and VoIP-ready ThinkVision display

Google Glass' vision of the future runs on a 2011 smartphone chip

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Google Glass may represent the future of wearables, but its components are a vestige of the past -- 2011, to be exact. That's according to developer Jay Lee who dug up some interesting Glass tidbits using Android Debug Bridge. Taking to his Google+ page, Lee verified that Google's smart...
Google Glass' vision of the future runs on a 2011 smartphone chip
Wikiweb Makes Wikipedia Hotter and Smarter
Google Shaman Explains Mysteries Of ‘Compute Engine’

The mysteries of the CCD revealed (video)

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Sure, we've explained to you why sensor size matters in a digital camera, but maybe you need to take it back a bit. Maybe, you're not entirely sure how those sensors work in the first place. Well, Bill Hammack, better known as The Engineer Guy, is here to help....
The mysteries of the CCD revealed (video)

Can TV Advertising Really Impact Search Performance?

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It’s relatively easy to report what happened in an ad campaign, but much more difficult to understand why things happen. Visits or conversions might go up or down, but why? It could be some form of seasonality or maybe your latest review hit the front page of Reddit. The mysteries...
Can TV Advertising Really Impact Search Performance?

Mysteries of Kleiner Perkins: No One Wants to Say How Much Ellen Pao and Other Partners Make

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Ms. Pao and KP peers. Compensation is central to the discrimination case filed against Kleiner Perkins Caulfield & Byer by junior partner Ellen Pao, which alleges among other things that women are paid less than men. So far, no details about compensation have been made public either by the plaintiff or...
Mysteries of Kleiner Perkins: No One Wants to Say How Much Ellen Pao and Other Partners Make

NASA twin satellites to probe mysteries of the Van Allen belts

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In a mission 11 years in the making, NASA today launched a pair of Johns Hopkins University satellites into the Van Allen radiation belts to study their structure in unprecedented detail. [Read more]...
NASA twin satellites to probe mysteries of the Van Allen belts

Is Digg Completely Irrelevant to Gen Y?

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Taking a look at popular posts among my peer group (college students, aged 17-25) shows that few of them share the same type of popularity on Digg that they do on other networks. Likely because these students have little interest in using Digg, even for a quick upvote. To put...
Is Digg Completely Irrelevant to Gen Y?

AMS detects excess of positrons, could suggest existence of dark matter

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We've been waiting with bated breath all afternoon to find out what NASA, MIT and the Department of Energy has observed with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer. Well, we still don't quite understand the exact nature of dark matter, but highly precise measurements of positron fraction (the ratio of positrons...
AMS detects excess of positrons, could suggest existence of dark matter

"We have reached a milestone in our understanding of nature,” said CERN Director General Rolf Heuer...."

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““We have reached a milestone in our understanding of nature,” said CERN Director General Rolf Heuer. “The discovery of a particle consistent with the Higgs boson opens the way to more detailed studies, requiring larger statistics, which will pin down the new particle’s properties, and is likely to shed light...
"We have reached a milestone in our understanding of nature,” said CERN Director General Rolf Heuer...."
My Teenage Son Does Not Know How To Mail A Letter - I Blame Technology

Mysterious death of Yuri Gagarin, the first person in space, possibly solved after 45 years

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The mysteries surrounding the death of Yuri Gagarin — the first human to ever travel into outer space — may finally have been solved thanks to fellow Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov. Gagarin's death in 1968 was the result of a plane crash, but just how he came to crash...
Mysterious death of Yuri Gagarin, the first person in space, possibly solved after 45 years
'The Where, the Why, and the How' combines art and science to explain life's mysteries

The Blind Spot: A Requiem

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An algorithmically designed mirror promises to do away with the visual mysteries of the road....
The Blind Spot: A Requiem

Tea kettle has nothing to hide

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The Cuisinart DK-17 Cordless Stainless Steel Electric Kettle features an extralarge viewing window, which allows users the opportunity to contemplate the mysteries of tea. [Read more]...
Tea kettle has nothing to hide
Where did the Mars 'spider' formations come from?

Swiss MYSTERIES magazine covers nanothermite-research, did interviews with Niels Harrit and german "debunker" Gunnar Ries | 911Blogger.com

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Swiss MYSTERIES magazine covers nanothermite-research, did interviews with Niels Harrit and german "debunker" Gunnar Ries | 911Blogger.com
BioShock Infinite's a fascinating "what if" tale of American conservatism with a few minor flaws (review)
The Mystery of Univ. of Chicago's Indiana Jones Package Has Been Solved

Ali Velshi's Work Flow: Mysteries, Motorcycles Keep The CNN Anchor's Work-Life Balance In Check

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CNN's chief business correspondent doesn't have much down time. When he's not anchoring, promoting his new book, or speaking on stage, Ali Velshi is attached to his BlackBerry answering emails and managing tweets. His daily work flow is all about juggling meetings and helping people manage money. Velshi tells me...
Ali Velshi's Work Flow: Mysteries, Motorcycles Keep The CNN Anchor's Work-Life Balance In Check

There's One Thing That LivingSocial Is Definitely Hiding (AMZN)

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LivingSocial, the daily-deals company, has debunked an explosive but apparently wholly erroneous report that the company raised debt instead of equity in its latest $110 million financing. LivingSocial CEO Tim O'Shaughnessy revealed that the new investment represents 7.5% of the company, valuing the whole enterprise at a little less than...
There's One Thing That LivingSocial Is Definitely Hiding (AMZN)
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