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Lenovo may be late to the activity tracker craze with its unannounced Smartband, but it could have an ace up its sleeve. The company has quietly posted the wristwear on its site, and we now know that the device can automatically unlock your PC so... Source: Category: Victor Cruz... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2014 at Allison Earle's blog
Withings released its Pulse tracker late last summer, and now the outfit has announced it's successor: the Pulse O2. Just like that first fitness gadget, the new model keeps tabs on heart rate, sleep and activity (steps, distance, elevation and... Source: Tags: Mara Wilson Ultra Music Festival Missing Plane... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2014 at Allison Earle's blog
The intoxicating effects of cannabis have skyrocketed in the last 50 years as the plant's rapidly widening acceptance has spurred a race among growers to produce ever more potent strains. But even the stickiest of the ickiest buds top out at 25 percent THC per unit weight and, for a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2014 at Allison Earle's blog
For today only, purchase the Seidio LEDGER Flip Case with Metal Kickstand for iPhone 5/5S and save 43% off the list price! This custom iPhone 5/5S flip case is a combination of an Italian polyurethane and a cloth-like texture to provide some impact protection while giving your device a snazzy... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Allison Earle's blog
Think of all the power it takes to light up empty parking lots at night. Think of how annoying it can be when the sun goes down, yet you didn't finish all your work for the day. Think of how great it would be if we could just extend daytime,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Allison Earle's blog
Viruses are incompetent but smart little things. Unable to make proteins on their own, they hijack ours for their own nefarious purposes. But what if we gave the viruses broken proteins? An incredibly rare genetic disorder in a brother and sister pair does exactly that, making them immune to many... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Allison Earle's blog
Admit it: there's someone you dislike who you follow on Instagram not in spite of your disdain, but because of it. Who is it? Spill. This is a safe space. Read more... Source: Related Topics: Washington Mudslide WhatsApp asteroid Corvette Museum Kate Hansen Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Allison Earle's blog
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. With Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror, it's time to start thinking about holiday decorations. London's Southbank Centre recently gave new meaning to the phrase "green... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
HTC's 5.9-inch One max is comparatively modest when it comes to the oversized smartphone horserace; it's actually dwarfed by Sony's monstrous Xperia Z Ultra. Still, if your hands are big enough to accommodate the One max's bulk and you're a Verizon subscriber, today's the day you can call it your... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Visitors to the forbidden city carry children holding the Chinese national flags in Beijing, China, Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013. Some 15 million to 20 million Chinese parents will be allowed to have a second baby after the Chinese government announced Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 that couples where one partner has... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Martin spent nearly seven hours going into "great detail" with the NFL counsel investigating his claims of his harassment in the Miami Dolphins' locker room. What came up in their talks, he isn't saying for now. He would say this: He still wants to play... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
AMD launched the Radeon R9 270 graphics card on Wednesday, the latest step on an ongoing march into the budget graphics-card space. AMD said that cards based on the R9 270 would be priced at about $179, a step below the $199 R9 270X that the company announced in September.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — Proponents of a gay rights bill gained crucial support in the Senate on Monday as a Nevada Republican announced he backed the measure because "discrimination must not be tolerated under any circumstance." Hours before a test vote, Sen. Dean Heller expressed his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, center, is greeted by Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, right, as she is escorted by the committee's Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, prior to testifying before the committee's... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Supporter of Egypt's ousted President Mohammed Morsi march during a protest a day before the trial of the former president taking place at a police academy in an eastern Cairo district, in Egypt, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013. Morsi has been held in undisclosed destination since his ouster on July 3.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
A California driver who received a ticket for wearing a Google Glass headset this week says the existing laws are unclear. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images A California driver who received a ticket for wearing a Google Glass headset this week says the existing laws are unclear. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Scientists have invented a new low-cost method to create a safe welding flame using water as its only fuel. Called the Safeflame, the device splits water in oxygen and hydrogen, recombining them both outside of the torch's mouth to create fire. And the only byproduct is water. Read more... Source:... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
BRUSSELS (AP) — Senior German officials will travel to the U.S. "shortly" to talk with the White House and the National Security Agency about spying allegations, including how Chancellor Angela Merkel's cellphone was allegedly monitored by the NSA. Government spokesman Georg Streiter said Friday that the heads of Germany's foreign... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Cisco will boost its enterprise collaboration stack with products designed to simplify the way companies secure communications, interact with external parties and manage their collaboration tools. The new wares, which will be announced on Wednesday at the company's annual Collaboration Summit, signal a renewed push from Cisco in this market,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Chic in 1977. From left to right, Bernard Edwards, Norma Jean Wright, Nile Rodgers and Tony Thompson. Gilles Petard/Redferns Chic in 1977. From left to right, Bernard Edwards, Norma Jean Wright, Nile Rodgers and Tony Thompson. Gilles Petard/Redferns If you look beyond the headlines that greeted this week's announcement of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2013, file photo, Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a gain against the Seattle Seahawks during the third quarter an NFL football game in Houston. Here's a new twist on fantasy sports: a San Francisco startup is offering fans a chance... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Milk-maker hormone may help liver regenerate Public release date: 15-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Donna Krupa American Physiological Society Study using animal model is published in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology Bethesda, Md. (Oct. 15, 2013)The hormone prolactin is probably best known... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Sierra, Hotel, India … The Shield has muscled its way into WWE history. The formidable pair of Seth Rollins & Roman Reigns – two-thirds of the guerilla unit that has laid WWE to waste for nearly a year – officially crossed into the top five longest WWE Tag Team Championship... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
Sebastian Vettel[1] can clinch the world championship this weekend at a circuit where his track record is nothing short of daunting. In four appearances at Suzuka Vettel has set pole position every time and racked up three wins. Arguably he only missed out in 2011 because settling for third place... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog
By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces attacked rebel positions in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor on Tuesday, days after a rebel advance threatened to bring the whole city under the control of anti-Assad forces, opposition activists said. The provincial capital on the banks... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2013 at Allison Earle's blog