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Urban wind flows deposit pollutants in repetitive patterns

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Shutterstock Mathematicians have published a paper suggesting that pollutant-carrying urban flows—winds that navigate city obstacles—deposit particles in repetitive patterns leading to build-ups in specific city locations. As wind weaves through the everyday fumes generated by a city, it gathers particles from car exhausts, dust and other minute pollutants. Using...
Urban wind flows deposit pollutants in repetitive patterns

Yahoo Search Hits The App Store; Takes On Yelp With Sketch-A-Search

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Yahoo is showing a little Apple love today, launching not one but two free search apps in Apple’s app store today. Yahoo’s basic Search app tries to bring an enhanced version of Yahoo Search to the iPhone with plenty of bells and whistles, while Yahoo’s Sketch-a-Search iPhone app is aimed...
Yahoo Search Hits The App Store; Takes On Yelp With Sketch-A-Search

Twitter Launches Tailored Trends Based On Your Location And Who You Follow

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Twitter just announced that it will now personalize its trending topics section based on your location and who you follow. This update, says Twitter, will ensure that the trending topics list will now “show emerging topics that matter more to you.” You will still be able to switch back to...
Twitter Launches Tailored Trends Based On Your Location And Who You Follow

It appears Google has quietly killed its weather API

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Last month, Google announced plans to shutter iGoogle, among a bunch of other services. Many developers and users were (and still are) outraged, but at least they have some time to breathe: iGoogle isn’t going away until November 1, 2013. That means there are still 15 months left to adjust...
It appears Google has quietly killed its weather API

Collaborative Learning Startup Skillshare Launches Hybrid Classes, Letting Anyone Join Online Or Offline

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When peer-to-peer learning startup Skillshare launched early last year, it very quickly became a marketplace for knowledge, allowing anyone to create classes based on his or her individual expertise. The idea was to create a platform through which people could come together and learn new skills. But it was limited...
Collaborative Learning Startup Skillshare Launches Hybrid Classes, Letting Anyone Join Online Or Offline
Hands On: Facebook's Graph Search is handy, for now

Mixpanel Offers Free Device And OS Data With Mixpanel Trends

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Andreessen Horowitz-backed analytics startup Mixpanel is aiming to become one of the go-to data sources when you need to learn about the digital landscape, particularly consumer activity on mobile. The company is launching a new feature called Mixpanel Trends, which pulls together the data that it has been collecting for...
Mixpanel Offers Free Device And OS Data With Mixpanel Trends

Glocal, Local Video News Aggregator, Launches Out Of Beta With A Bang

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The revolution has already begun. Television video content, notably news and live TV, are no longer relegated exclusively to the TV screen, and a new startup called Glocal is doing its part by being a hub for local news videos. The company just launched out of beta with a handsome...
Glocal, Local Video News Aggregator, Launches Out Of Beta With A Bang

Strap on your e-wings: Apple has added 3D flyover to 16 more cities

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Chicago's 3D flyover is pretty, but I probably haven't touched it since I reviewed iOS 6 last fall. Apple is continuing to update the functionality in its iOS Maps app, though the most significant changes may not be noticeable to all users. The Loop published a list of cities...
Strap on your e-wings: Apple has added 3D flyover to 16 more cities

TipList Wants To Replace That Ubiquitous Travel Tips Email

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From the one man team that brought you Photopile and Onesheet comes another drop dead simple app, TipList. Deciding to take a trip around the world with his wife Elle last summer, creator Brenden Mulligan received a deluge of “City Tips” emails, or those emails full of must see sights,...
TipList Wants To Replace That Ubiquitous Travel Tips Email
Bing now lets you ask your Facebook friends for help while searching
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?