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Animals That Can Live Without Oxygen Discovered, Aliens Basically Guaranteed to Exist Now [Science]

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Scientists have just discovered the first multicellular animals that can survive entirely without oxygen. They live in the L'Atalante Basin in the Mediterranean Ocean, a place with salt brine so thick it doesn't mix with oxygen-containing waters above. More »...
Animals That Can Live Without Oxygen Discovered, Aliens Basically Guaranteed to Exist Now [Science]

WiGig breaks 1-watt barrier, 5Gbps wireless hopefully on its way to smartphones

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Panasonic has developed a new WiGig radio chip that uses less than 1 watt of power, making it the most power-efficient WiGig radio chip in the world. The new chip is intended to be used in mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, hence the extremely low power requirements.Prior to the...
WiGig breaks 1-watt barrier, 5Gbps wireless hopefully on its way to smartphones
Smartphone camera software can read your pulse just by looking at your face

Malleable social graphs and mini-mobs: why Facebook could destroy Foursquare and Gowalla with one check in

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I didn’t write about the big location war at SXSW (between location-based apps like Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, Brightkite, Whrrl, and others). Why not? Because, well, MG Siegler at Techcrunch has been. But I did participate, and took notes and now I’m looking at what’s next: 1. These apps are...
Malleable social graphs and mini-mobs: why Facebook could destroy Foursquare and Gowalla with one check in

Looks like Bloom Energy is behind Apple’s massive fuel cell farm

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I’ve heard from a couple sources that fuel cell maker Bloom Energy is the supplier behind Apple’s planned massive 5 MW fuel cell farm to be built at its data center in Maiden, North Carolina. However, neither Bloom Energy nor Apple would comment on any potential deal. I’ve also heard...
Looks like Bloom Energy is behind Apple’s massive fuel cell farm

12 Generous Startups: $10,000 Worth Of Web Tools (From Box, Twilio, HotGloo And More) Offered Free To 1,000 Young Startups

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Q: What do you do when you’ve shut down one startup and before getting work on the next one? The answer, in Matthieu Vaxelaire’s case, is help out some other would-be entrepreneurs by launching a not-for-profit to give away 1,000 bundles of free web tools, each worth more than $10,000. These...
12 Generous Startups: $10,000 Worth Of Web Tools (From Box, Twilio, HotGloo And More) Offered Free To 1,000 Young Startups

Curiosity Rover discovers conditions suited for for ancient life on Mars

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Rock sample found to contain sulfur, nitrogen, hydrogen, oxygen, phosphorus and carbon -- key chemical ingredients for life. [Read more]...
Curiosity Rover discovers conditions suited for for ancient life on Mars
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Platypus airboats have a Nexus S for a brain, we go eyes-on (video)

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Here's another extremely cool offshoot of the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute. Platypus LLC build autonomous robotic airboats that can be deployed for a wide range of usages including environmental data and monitoring hard-to-reach spots after natural disasters like flooding. The hull of the boat looks a good deal like...
Platypus airboats have a Nexus S for a brain, we go eyes-on (video)

Scientists Create Hangover-Free Booze [Science]

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Bad news for weeknights! Scientists in Korea have figured out that when you oxygenate booze, it sobers you up faster and helps prevent hangovers the next day. But it's not all good news: by oxygenating booze, you're putting, you know, oxygen in it. And I don't know about you, but...
Scientists Create Hangover-Free Booze [Science]

Adobe almost does something amazing by accident

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It seemed like an intriguing deal. An old version of Adobe Creative Suite—the 2005 vintage CS2, to be precise—became freely downloadable from Adobe, with nothing more than a free-to-create Adobe ID required from users. Although basically useless for Mac users, as CS2 is only available for PowerPC, for Windows...
Adobe almost does something amazing by accident
The Amazon phone: Likely an HTC killer, not an iPhone killer

Oxygen Accelerator refreshes its course for startup incubation in Birmingham, UK

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Birmingham UK is set to boost tech startups all over again as Oxygen Accelerator prepares its new program for 2012. Companies that register for the hot-house can benefit from investment of up to €41,000 per team and it is taking applications right now. The Oxygen Accelerator program consists of a 13...
Oxygen Accelerator refreshes its course for startup incubation in Birmingham, UK

RT @TEDchris: Today's biggest story? 1.5 trillion tons of ice-berg break loose, threaten ocean oxygen http://bit.ly/alP9j7

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RT @TEDchris: Today's biggest story? 1.5 trillion tons of ice-berg break loose, threaten ocean oxygen http://bit.ly/alP9j7

Panasonic Photosynthesis System converts carbon dioxide to organic material with plant-like efficiency

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Greenery may fulfill a superficial need to improve the landscape aesthetic, but plants play a much more critical role in regular life function, converting carbon dioxide to oxygen through a process called photosynthesis. Panasonic is among the companies attempting to replicate this natural procedure through artificial means, and it...
Panasonic Photosynthesis System converts carbon dioxide to organic material with plant-like efficiency

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

ThePlatform inks deal to power multi-screen video for USA Network, Syfy, Oxygen

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Here’s a partnership that’s all in the family. ThePlatform has inked a deal to provide its online video publishing system to NBCUniversal’s USA Network, Syfy and Oxygen, making it easier for those networks to push their content across various devices as part of an expanding “TV Everywhere” strategy. As you may recall,...
ThePlatform inks deal to power multi-screen video for USA Network, Syfy, Oxygen

Study: Cure for Hangovers? Just Add Oxygen

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Study: Cure for Hangovers? Just Add Oxygen

Today’s turbulence explained

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Not how we wanted today to go. At approximately 9:00am PDT, we discovered that Twitter was inaccessible for all web users, and mobile clients were not showing new Tweets. We immediately began to investigate the issue and found that there was a cascading bug in one of our infrastructure components....
Today’s turbulence explained
Researchers may have found the first signs of life beneath Antarctica's ice
Blogging with Medium, the odd new product from Twitter's founders

Gillmor Gang: It's Only Love

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The Gillmor Gang — Danny Sullivan, Robert Scoble, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — have some fun with Facebook’s new GraphSearch and advances in medical techniques. We all agree that when Facebook says it’s not about search, well, it’s all about search. Should Google be quaking in...
Gillmor Gang: It's Only Love

75,000 applications were added to the Windows Phone Marketplace in 2012, more than doubling its size

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2012 has been a year of transition for Windows Phone, as well as the period in which it remade itself. A new platform, Windows Phone 8, moved the mobile operating system to the Windows core. Microsoft rebuilt its entire development stack, with a new “client platform, new developer toolset, new...
75,000 applications were added to the Windows Phone Marketplace in 2012, more than doubling its size
Mars One to begin accepting astronaut video applications in the next 4 months
Permafrost microbes survive conditions similar to those on Mars

Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources details plans for space resource hunt

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Planetary Resources, the high-profile new company backed by Eric Schmidt, Larry Page, and James Cameron among others, announced earlier today that it would be prospecting for near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) containing precious metals in the Platinum group or other natural resources. Now, it's revealed more about how it plans to...
Asteroid mining company Planetary Resources details plans for space resource hunt
Two companies join IBM's quest for a long-range, air-powered electric car battery

New Class of Proteins Regulating the Hypoxic Response Found

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A new class of proteins responsible for controlling the way in which the body responds to hypoxic situations (in which insufficient amounts of oxygen are available to conduct regular processes) has just been discovered by a collaboration of investigators in the United Kingdom. Experts at the University of Nottingham, the...
New Class of Proteins Regulating the Hypoxic Response Found

Why is sisterhood in such short supply when feminism is being debated? | Emma Brockes

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It's ironic given Madeleine Albright's oft-quoted dictum: 'There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women'There is a special place in hell for women who don't help other women.The original quote came from Madeleine Albright in 2006, at a WNBA luncheon called Celebrating Inspiration, since...
Why is sisterhood in such short supply when feminism is being debated? | Emma Brockes

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
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