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Google X is always looking for the next moonshot. The semi-secretive lab where the company has tested everything from self-driving cars, to internet broadcasting balloons has had a real fixation on health and longevity recently. The latest project... Source: Related Topics: Solar Eclipse 2014 ryder cup Jameis Winston Comments... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
The always interesting urban exploration crew at Trackrunners have assembled all of their various trips down beneath the streets of Barcelona into one long super-post, an epic catalog of all things lost and subterranean in that Spanish coastal city. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: earthquake tiger woods Phil Jackson... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
A car has four wheels but these stunt guys only need two. Watch them cruise down a road doing a sideways wheelie on a car. The road isn't under them but right next to their window. They're so casual and calm about it I love it. Read more... Source: Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
This is what America's most famous pit—the Grand Canyon—looks like from the International Space Station. A winding craggy oasis in the middle of the desert. [NASA] Read more... Source: Category: Hillsborough disaster Todd Chrisley Melanie Griffith Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Sawyersolomon 48'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 Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Brace yourselves, people of Turkey, for a shiny object — likely composed of sheets of stainless steel and massive glasses edifices — is about to land in Istanbul: an Apple Store. The first such retail outlet in Turkey is set to open at 10AM on April 5th in the Zorlu... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Returning home after a sunny vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson tasted that oh, so bitter realization that all good things must come to an end. The cute couple was still dressed in their Mexican adventuring attire, and didn't seem to mind the chilly Los... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
From its utilitarian exterior, you'd never guess Germany's new Ergolding secondary school, designed by behnisch architektenin, could be so eye-popping inside. The "color-coded central hub allows students to intuitively find their way around the building." [designboom] Read more... Source: Similar Articles: alec baldwin the voice 9 news Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Exclusive infographic reveals true 'Avengers' box office draws. By Alex Zalben Source: Category: veteran houston texans emily blunt Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 photo, Ethiopians gather as they wait to be repatriated in Manfouha, southern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. In Saudi Arabia, garbage has piled up on streets around the mosque housing the tomb of the Prophet Muhammad. Groceries stores have shut their doors and almost half of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
There's a lot to be said for being first. Barnes & Noble beat the competition to the punch with the Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight -- an e-reader with built-in front lighting. And though we busted the company's chops with regards to its claims of keeping marriages together, the feature... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Everyone is already all over this whole 3D printing thing. But 3D painting? It's a much emptier field. GE is experimenting with such a technology called "cold spray" that slowly builds up layers of metal by spraying metal powder at extremely high velocities. Instead of recreating works of art, the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Keiichi Matsuda is excited about this invention and I can't blame him: A solid table that reproduces a virtual version of anything that you put under its sensors—in realtime. You can see how it reproduces the hands moving in the clip above, but there's more: Read more... Source: Related... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Going for an all-new look just after Halloween, blonde beauty Kristin Chenoweth became the latest star to get rid of her lovely locks, leaving stylist Jonathan Hanousek’s salon on Thursday (October 31) with a stylish "pixie" cut. “Look who came to the salon today!!!” Hanousek wrote on Instagram, alongside a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Apple wasn't content just to introduce the astounding new iPad Air, cylindrical Mac Pro, and OS X Mavericks on the same day, but the tech titan also released new versions of its home media and office software, too—for both iOS and Mac OS. That's 12 updated apps in addition to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
A nurse treats a cholera patient in the Dominican Republic on Aug. 27, at the Juan Pablo Pina Hospital in San Cristobal. Health officials say that the strain of cholera circulating in the Dominican Republic — the same one that first appeared in Haiti three years ago — has also... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
My phone rang. In heavy metal. "Hi Jim!" The laugh hit me like a Heineken-fueled right cross. "Hey, Rene. So I'm making a new version of The Loop Magazine app..." That was great news. Dalrymple's Loop Magazine - which, full disclosure, I've written for twice - is an ode to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's drug czar says the country plans to sell legal marijuana for $1 per gram to combat drug-trafficking, according to a local newspaper. The plan to create a government-run legal marijuana industry has passed the lower house of Congress, and President Jose Mujica expects to push... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
On Tuesday night, Eleanor Catton became the youngest person to be awarded the Man Booker Prize in its 45-year history. Catton's book The Luminaries and those of her fellow finalists make up what has been hailed as perhaps the best shortlist in a decade, and they have been my companions... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Wearable mobile devices are diversifying even before some big bets have been proved out. Stephen LawsonAdidas Interactive vice president Paul Gaudio wore the company’s new smart watch on Wednesday at the GigaOm Mobilize conference in San Francisco. Adidas unveiled a smartwatch on Wednesday that will be focused on a virtual... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Name: Maribelle Woodrow Picture: Description: Mary isn't of the strongest frame, her slender skinny figure being rather delicate, but she can still hold herself up just fine. She has this, this presence to her, that just sort of brims with generosity, but a rather delicate one. To compare her to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
PARIS (AP) — A new exhibit on fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld, which showcases his dark and experimental side, positions him as one of the greatest and most undervalued photographers of the 20th century. Blumenfeld made his name with snaps that graced the covers of fashion magazines such as "Vogue" and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
Mobile devices are great. They help save us time, enable us to communicate and entertain us, and so we take them everywhere. But their batteries sure don’t last long enough, do they? While we’re on the road we need a way to charge our mobile devices and preferably to charge... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
CHESTER, ?tats-Unis - Kleberson a inscrit un but sur un coup franc d'une distance de 25 verges dans les arr?ts de jeu pour mener l'Union de Philadelphie ? une victoire de 1-0 face au Toronto FC, samedi. Le but de Kleberson a permis ? l'Union de prolonger ? deux sa... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) ? Without money to bring back its rat-control program, the health department for Ohio's capital city plans to map complaints and spread fliers educating residents about dealing with the rodents. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports the city's service line has received over 200 rat complaints involving... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2013 at Sawyersolomon 48's blog