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The NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory has found a strange coronal hole in the Sun, "almost square in its shape." I don't know about you, but this square phenomenon freaks me out a bit. It looks like the Sun is some kind of fake LED disco ball and one panel is... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Johnny Depp and Benicio Del Toro weren't the first to take a trip through bat country. Nearly two decades prior, Bill Murray and <strike>Jeffrey Tambour</strike> Peter Boyle dove head first into the beautiful, demented mind of Dr. Gonzo through a series of thinly veiled vignettes about Thompson's most memorable moments—like... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Moms ! They gave you life, cared for you, raised you, taught you right from wrong, and most importantly, they loved you. But now that you've abandoned them to move on to bigger and better things (read: basement), moms need to fill that hole in their heart any way they... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
A pretty and rather unusual selfie of an F-16 pilot as he was diving and spinning perpendicular to the ground. The dark sky contrast with the spherical view of the world on his helmet, colorized by its visor tint. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: resurrection merle haggard Buzz Williams... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
This is Mike Fountaine, a guy who has spent almost 50 of his 60 years in this planet collecting stuff from McDonald's. From more than 1,000 cups and glasses to dozens of Happy Meal boxes, he has a 75,000-object collection, fully catalogued, divided in 389 categories displayed over two miles... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Google's Play Music All Access subscription service is now streaming in Canada! By signing up to All Access, you can get a healthy cloud library of tunes, as well as your own private collection. Us Canadians are used to these sorts of services taking awhile to get up here, but... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Welcome to IRL, an ongoing feature where we talk about the gadgets, apps and toys we're using in real life and take a second look at products that already got the formal review treatment. I know what you're thinking: isn't Dell's Precision M3800... Source: Category: weather radar school closings... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Korner is a new connected security system that aims to be simple to set up and be highly affordable. Owners place a single-piece tag at the corner of a door in the house, and connect an Ethernet dongle into their router. The door tag will then communicate to the router... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Yesterday we reported on a new collaboration between Spotify and Adidas that would allow runners to cook up a personalized playlist and fresh route for their next run. That's great, if you run with your phone, but we mused that Adidas already has a... Source: Similar Articles: chile earthquake... Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Because, really, who among us hasn't come home from a grueling day at the office to find a magical miniature man made of aluminum foil sitting in the living room, watching classic films and listening to a bit of Bowie? What, seriously, just me? Read more... Source: Similar Articles:... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
When it comes to military special operations, getting there can be more than half the battle. America's elite commandos insert deep into enemy territory often undermanned and outgunned, so getting in and out without getting caught is key. Enter DARPA's hybrid-electric AWD stealthy motorcycle. Read more... Source: Tags: red... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
This week we have senior pranks, important lessons in disappointment taught through the magic of time capsule, and a long-shot to Mars. Read more... Source: Similar Articles: the band perry walking dead wheel of fortune nfl Emilia Clarke Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
For centuries, before refrigeration, an old Russian practice was to drop a frog into a bucket of milk to keep the milk from spoiling. In modern times, many believed that this was nothing more than an old wives' tale. But researchers at Moscow State University, led by organic chemist Dr.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Whether you want to check scores, follow pennant races, or track no hitters — these are the very best iPhone apps for the 2014 baseball season! What are the best iPhone apps to help you keep track of the 2014 Major League Baseball season? No matter who your favorite teams... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
When Dallas Raines or the Times' weather page reports that it was 92 degrees in Los Angeles yesterday, their data likely come from one source: the National Weather Service's downtown Los Angeles station on the University of Southern California (USC) campus. Read more... Source: Related Topics: Alexa Ray Joel... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
Google Helpouts is a service that uses Hangouts to get users with questions in touch with experts. Categories include Computers & Electronics, Education & Careers, Fashion, Fitness and Music, among others. You use your Google account to sign in, and the interface is plain but intuitive. Most Helpouts are free,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 8:30PM. No big news to kick off the show this week, but a good quarter for primetime rating will have to do. There is a new wireless box from...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
HTC has confessed that its new HTC One is able to detect benchmark testing tools and throw more resources at them, although rather than fudge the issue as Samsung did when it was rumbled pulling the same trick, HTC says this "High Performance Mode" is actually a feature. Read more...... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Matteraerma's blog
First there was Kickstarter. Then Best Buy. Now Amazon. If you're interested in a Pebble smartwatch, and all the newly enabled iOS 7 goodness that now comes with it, now you can order it from one of the biggest online retailers on the planet. If you grab one, let me... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2013 at Matteraerma's blog
Today Only: Purchase the RevJams FlipBack Smart Case/Cover with Stand for iPhone 5/5S and save 50% The back cover of this Smart Case is treated with a protective and scratch resistant UV liquid plastic coating for maximum protection, while the front cover with built in magnets protects your touch screen... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Matteraerma's blog
MacBook buyers guide: How to choose the best new MacBook - the thin, lightweight MacBook Air, or the robust and powerful MacBook Pro. You've decided that it's time to replace your aging Mac with one of Apple's new laptops. Or maybe you're jumping onto the Mac platform for the first... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2013 at Matteraerma's blog
FILE - This March 2, 2007 file photo shows a charter bus carrying the Bluffton University baseball team from Ohio after it plunged off a highway ramp early in Atlanta and slammed into the I-75 pavement below. Safety advocates compare the buses to commercial airlines, which have even fewer deaths... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at Matteraerma's blog
Intranasal insulin improves cognitive function in patients with type 2 diabetes PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 13-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Bonnie Prescott [email protected] 617-667-7306 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center BOSTON In recent years, the link between type 2 diabetes and dementia has become widely recognized. Older individuals with diabetes... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Matteraerma's blog
In this citizen journalism image provided by Aleppo Media Center AMC, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, a Syrian rebel fires a weapon towards Syrian government troops loyal to President Bashar Assad in Aleppo, Syria, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Activists said Syrian rebels have... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Matteraerma's blog
Facebook is moving to bigger offices in London and Dublin to accommodate its rapidly expanding European workforce. Facebook established its international headquarters in Dublin in 2009. Relocating to a new space in the city’s Grand Canal Square will give Facebook the room it needs to accommodate the hundreds of employees... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Matteraerma's blog