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Invisibilia is a series about the invisible forces that shape human behavior. The show interweaves personal stories with scientific research that will make you see your own life differently. It premieres Friday, Jan. 9. For more info on Invisibilia, click here. You can listen to the NPR One preview here.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Thanks to overly severe copyright laws, museums, libraries and other UK institutions have been unable to show important historical documents to the public. The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988 is currently stopping an estimated 1.74... Source: Category: Nick Jonas Lena Dunham Pharrell Williams Melissa Benoist Emmys 2014 Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
While iRobot's most famous for creating the Roomba, the robotic vacuum is far from being its only product: the company actually supplies defense, reconnaissance and first response machines to authorities, as well. In an effort to make these robots a... Source: Similar Articles: Shana Tova Phoenix weather Emmy Winners... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
If Chrome were human, he'd/she'd be puffing on authentic Cuban cigars right about now. The browser's finally made its way to the Caribbean country, where it was blocked, along with other Google services, for the longest time. While Mountain View... Source: Category: Sharknado 2 world cup final cameron diaz... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
With AT&T reporting its financial results this week the media is buzzing about comments they (and others) have made to the effect that smartphone subsidies may eventually come to an end. The theory being floated is that future mobile phone buyers will be aware of exactly how much how much... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
One of Sonos' big selling points is its wireless functionality. Not only does it mean you can set the hardware up easily, wherever you like, it also keeps your man-den, pool house, or conservatory cable free (power cord aside). One small fly in that... Source: Tags: VEISHEA WWE Malaysia... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
You can't hear sound in space. But that doesn't mean that you can't make sound from space. Lefse Records recently did just that, inviting 14 artists to make songs using "sounds" from space. The first track released is by Youth Lagoon, and it's pretty good! Read more... Source: Related... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Google's big Glass free-for-all has come and gone, but whether or not anyone actually bought the damn thing , cameras are popping up all over the place, and people are starting to get (perhaps rightfully) paranoid. Fortunately there could be tech in the future to save your screens from prying... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Who's a good boy? WHO'S A GOOD BOY?!? Ahem. Apologies. Here are our entries for last week's pet photography challenge . Read more... Source: Tags: April Fools Jokes north korea Coastal Carolina lebron james nba all star game Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
If you're having issues with the earpiece on your iPhone 5, there's a possibility it could need to be DIY repaired. Symptoms typically include low audio through the actual earpiece, crackling sounds, or no sound at all. If that sounds like something you're experiencing, your earpiece could be bad. Luckily,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Sometimes, when the holidays roll around, things go wrong and you need to get creative. How creative? Well, that's up to your family and their own zany ways. Read more... Source: Tags: brining a turkey Ink Master ncis floyd mayweather Voyager 1 Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
You may recall that several internet companies have petitioned the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to disclose information about the government's requests for user data. In a September 30 filing, the Department of Justice denied those requests -- and only provided Google et al. with a ... Source: Tags:... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Another U.S. city receives Google's crazy-fast Internet service The latest big Google Fiber expansion is in Provo, Utah, and today marks the beginning of home installations of the new service. Following up on the deal that officially closed in July, residents now have their chance to get their gigabit Internet... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors... Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Malala Yousafzai's book, I Am Malala, has been banned in private schools across Pakistan. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Malala Yousafzai's book, I Am Malala, has been banned in private schools across Pakistan. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images An organization representing 40,000 private schools in Pakistan says it has decided to ban I Am... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha'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 7, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
WASHINGTON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay over $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations that the company promoted powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients, the Department of Justice announced on Monday. The allegations include paying kickbacks... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Obama administration has recruited engineers from several prominent technology companies to help fix the problems preventing people from signing up for government-mandated health insurance. Oracle and Red Hat are pitching in as well as Michael Dickerson, an engineer on leave from Google, according to a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
When launched with the fanfare and success of a North Korean missile, the president insisted that Obamacare was more than a website. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images During the public debate over health care in 2009 and 2010, no matter how tightly you may have shut your door, there... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Fernando Alonso[1] will mark his record F1 points tally with a special helmet design for the Indian Grand Prix. Alonso became F1′s all-time highest points scorer at the Japanese Grand Prix, reaching a tally of 1,571 points, surpassing Michael Schumacher’s[2] previous record of 1,566. The two totals don’t bear direct... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
OS X Mavericks operating system already accounts for 5.5% of North American web traffic from Apple’s operating systems just 24 hours after release, ad tracking firm Chitika tells us. The rate of adoption easily surpasses OS X Mountain Lion which hit 1.6% over the same period following its debut. Note... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Nokia's range of extra-large Windows Phones may not be limited to flagships like the Lumia 1520. Frequent tipster @evleaks has just posted a press image of what's reported to be the Lumia 1320, better known by its unofficial "Batman" nickname. There aren't many clues to the specs, although it's clear... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
Tristram Stuart, founder of Feeding the 5000, is helping to organize several disco soup events across Europe for World Food Day. Courtesy of Feeding the 5000 Tristram Stuart, founder of Feeding the 5000, is helping to organize several disco soup events across Europe for World Food Day. Courtesy of Feeding... Continue reading
Posted Oct 19, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
LONDON (AP) — Judi Dench has been serenaded by firefighters as she arrived for the London premiere of her latest film. Dench walked the red carpet in Leicester Square Wednesday for the London Film Festival screening of "Philomena." The movie tells the true story of an Irishwoman's quest to track... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog
LONDON (AP) — A painting that brings together two of Britain's greatest artists could become one of the most expensive modern artworks ever sold when it is auctioned in New York next month. Christie's auction house says Francis Bacon's "Three Studies of Lucian Freud" could sell for as much as... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2013 at Gourlaytalitha's blog