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You can play a pinball machine forever and not have a pinball hit at a more perfect angle than this. Look at it bounce back and forth and back and forth and back and forth forever between a bumper and kicker. If only every pinball game was so easy. According... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at caldwell100's blog
Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5 , has a surprising hidden feature that tech bloggers have just discovered: the phone can double as a baby monitor—provided you've got it paired to a Galaxy Gear smartwatch. And y'know, you don't mind leaving your baby and your phone behind while you're... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at caldwell100's blog
Those who've gotten used to saying "OK Google" to their Moto X and KitKat-endowed handsets might wish that every device they have could be so obedient. Well, it appears that soon your Chromebook will be able to respond to that same voice command as well, if a new experimental App... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Embattled state Sen. Ron Calderon says federal authorities wanted him to wear a wire and record conversations with the Senate leader and another lawmaker, and after he refused they tried to ruin his reputation by raiding his offices and leaking an FBI affidavit alleging he took... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
Following the path of Apple, Samsung and its old friend Microsoft, Intel will reach out directly to customers by opening up its own retail stores. Laptop Magazine attended an event this evening where Intel exec John Wallace explained a bit about the Intel Experience Store plan, and mentioned the first... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
School violence lowers test scores, not grades PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 6-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Daniel Fowler 202-527-7885 American Sociological Association WASHINGTON, DC, November 6, 2013 It's hard to go a day without seeing news of violence in some form occurring in schools around the country, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
FILE - In this May 31, 2002 file photo, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat pauses during the weekly Muslim Friday prayers in his headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Al-Jazeera is reporting that a team of Swiss scientists has found moderate evidence that longtime Palestinian leader Arafat died of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
Carnegie Mellon study suggests repetition of rare events could reduce screening mistakes by security PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 4-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Byron Spice 412-268-9068 Carnegie Mellon University 'Inattentional blindness,' not incompetence, could explain many failures to detect threats PITTSBURGHThe failure to detect infrequent, but obvious security... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
After making an impressive middleweight debut, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida asked for Vitor Belfort, and his camp predicted it wasn't going to happen. The prediction proved accurate. Instead, Machida will be getting another former light heavyweight champion moving down in Gegard Mousasi, who held the Strikeforce title.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
The smallest rock can topple even the most skilled skateboarder. And if your town is devoid of smooth, safe skateparks and half-pipes, maybe it's time to upgrade your gear? With a set of spiked treads and a four-stroke engine, Dan Baldwin's Ungoverned will happily plow through gravel, dirt, snow—pretty much... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
Clemson hosting scientists who study devastating diseases PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 24-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: James Morris 864-656-0293 Clemson University Clemson University is hosting the region's leading scientists for discussions about the causative agents of some of the most devastating and intractable diseases of humans, including malaria,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
October 24, 2013 If a website really wants to track you, it seems, it'll be able to do so no matter what. That's one of the conclusions to be gleaned from a report published by researchers from the KU Leuven Dept. of Computer Science and the Department of Media, Culture,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
RolePlayGateway is proudly powered by obscene amounts of caffeine, duct tape, and support from people like you. It operates under a "don't like it, suggest an improvement" platform, and we gladly take suggestions for improvements or changes. The custom-built "roleplay" system was designed and implemented by Eric Martindale as of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
BERLIN (AP) — Hans Riegel, who made German candy maker Haribo and its signature gummi bears a chewy hit for children — and adults — across the globe, died on Tuesday. He was 90. Haribo said in a statement that Riegel died of heart failure in Bonn, where the company... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
A building that could claim the title of the thinnest, tallest building in New York (and maybe the world) got a bit more real this week, after the Landmarks Preservation Commission approved the proposed 60-foot-wide design. Read more...Source: Related Topics: Krokodil Scandal breast cancer awareness chicago fire Jana Lutteropp Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
By Erik Kirschbaum BERLIN (Reuters) - Chancellor Angela Merkel is likely to pick a new coalition partner this week before moving on to detailed negotiations that could produce a new German government within about two months. While the rest of Europe is waiting for clarity in its pivotal economy, Merkel... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
'I see myself in him, in many different ways,' Raekwon tells MTV News of rap newcomer Troy Ave. By Rob Markman Source: Category: Kliff Kingsbury us open Behati Prinsloo Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
@Dr Mills It would be great if it was known in advance what was effective and by how much… but if we knew that then no research would be needed anyway. However I do take your point in that repetitive studies or unpromising studies or on many cases studies given... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
If a number represents information which is forbidden by law for one to possess or distribute, that number is said to be illegal. By nature it is only possible to compose law that applies to a limited subset of reality. When it comes to prosecution for trafficking in illegal numbers,... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
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Posted May 21, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
BOUCA, Central African Republic (AP) ? Residents say armed men invaded a remote village in Central African Republic and killed six people. The attack comes just days after rebels assaulted another nearby town, where they killed two people. Residents in Bouca say four vehicles full of armed gunmen entered the... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
We're geeks. We get it. Our phones, be they Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, or Windows Phone, are among the most important things in our lives. We use them for everything, all the time. But in some situations our phones can get in the way, like on a first date. So, from... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
Ellie (right) is a computer simulation designed to engage real people, like the woman on the left, in meaningful conversation and take their measure. The computer system looks for subtle patterns in body language and vocal inflections that might be clues to underlying depression or other emotional distress. YouTube Ellie... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
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Posted May 20, 2013 at caldwell100's blog
By Sonya Dowsett MADRID (Reuters) - Many duped savers at Spanish lender Bankia are shunning a state-supervised compensation scheme in favor of expensive lawsuits, prolonging a mis-selling scandal and complicating efforts to restore faith in the banking system. The disputes over mis-selling at Bankia and other nationalized banks have created... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2013 at caldwell100's blog