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MMDA (Metro Manila Development Authority) traffic enforcers patrol a street on their Segway vehicles in a 2011 photo. During a visit by Pope Francis next week, they are being asked to wear adult diapers so they won't have to leave their posts. Bullit Marquez/AP hide caption itoggle caption Bullit Marquez/AP... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2015 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
Years of being dinged for ineffective and unresponsive customer service may be catching up to Comcast, which is finally responding with some much-needed tweaks. Charlie Herrin became its SVP of Customer Experience in September, bringing new features ... Source: Tags: usps carters Jimmy Graham Phil Hughes buffalo bills Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
FIFA President Joseph Blatter is flanked by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov (right) and Qatari Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani on Dec. 2, 2010, in Zurich, Switzerland, after the announcement that Russia will host the 2018 World Cup and Qatar in 2022. Michael Probst/AP hide caption itoggle caption... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
The World Wide Web. It sounds like such a silly thing when you actually spell out those consecutive W's. Nowadays, we just say "the internet," but once upon a time the web was a new and exciting thing. It was a massive communications breakthrough... Source: Related Topics: Daylight Savings... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
Today Dropbox announced a new app just for viewing and sharing photos. It's called Carousel, and it allows and your friends to seamlessly share images between your Dropbox folders. But you might not want to give it a spin. Read more... Source: Related Topics: red sox the voice Htc... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
While the world has been squabbling about Glassholes, doctors have quietly been testing the potential of Google Glass in medicine. Features that may seem silly to use in a cafe or on the subway have real advantages in the doctor's office. Hand-free control? Remote diagnosis? On-demand medical records? Check check... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
300 empty desks were placed in the street outside Los Angeles Unified School District headquarters earlier today as part of a protest demanding extra funding for disadvantaged youth. The 300 desks are meant to represent the approximate number of students who drop out of LAUSD every month. [Photo by Richard... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
Drones were quite primitive during World War II, compared with the unmanned aerial vehicles we know today. They were most commonly used as target practice for the Navy and rarely had offensive capabilities. But a few of these experimental planes were outfitted with some incredibly futuristic tech that would help... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
This month, architects in Amsterdam started work on the world's first completely 3D-printed house. It'll take three years and quite a bit of money to finish. Meanwhile, in Shanghai, a company claims to have printed ten houses with inexpensive industrial scraps in less than a day. What's the difference? Read... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
This project is from 2010, but it's such an amazing and unusual achievement it's still worth sharing today. Artist Pete Fecteau created a huge mural commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. out of more than 4,000 individual Rubik's cubes, with each square on each cube hand-arranged to create the detailed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
As previously rumored, Spotify has today officially launched a new, free mobile listening option for its subscribers, as well as confirming an earlier report that rock legends Led Zepplin would be joining its library. At a press event in New York, Spotify has detailed the new mobile service that comes... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
"This is a reality," Kanye West told a radio DJ last month. "I'm living inside of a dream world."Source: Tags: cranberry sauce recipe Family Guy American flag Shakuntala Devi halloween Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
Now that iOS 7 has been around for a while and folks have had a chance to go all in with it, the moonlight phase with some of what it brought might be over. Â Sure, there's plenty to love in iOS 7 and we've looked at all of that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
That is (still) mahogany. By Kase Wickman Source: Related Topics: Creigh Deeds Breaking Bad alternate ending Continue reading
Posted Nov 25, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
TIME Planner is a new productivity app and its main purpose is to help you become more aware of how you spend your time and what you can do to increase your efficiency. It's not a calendar replacement app or even a todo app, but a planning tool to help... Continue reading
Posted Nov 21, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
Carrier focusing on getting teens to use phones safely and responsibly In a season when many students may be looking to save a little money and get a new phone, Sprint and Best Buy are teaming up to offer one year of free service on the Now Network. The so-called... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
OK, if you are one of those weirdos who thinks GIFs are irritating and pointless, this website that lets people insert their own faces into a variety of animated scenarios will not please you. Not one bit. Read more... Source: Related Topics: Bosses Day parenthood gucci mane serena williams... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
The Humble Bundle is a long-standing effort to offer great games for cheap and give money to charity - you name your price and determine how much of what you're paying goes to non-profit organizations that benefit from The Humble Bundle's largesse. But you have to act quickly, because the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
A Palestinian child works at a shop across from a poster of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Friday, Nov. 8, 2013. The writing on the poster, part of a quote from one of Arafat's speeches, reads, "Do not let the olive branch... Continue reading
Posted Nov 8, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
"Our next step is to try to find planets that are around stars much, much closer to Earth than the Kepler stars," said MIT astrophysicist Sara Seager. "Essentially, this next-generation Kepler will look all around the sky. ... It will find the Earth-like stars that are closest to us that... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
Apple CEO Tim Cook enjoys touting the high ratings of his company's products in areas like usage, customer loyalty, and customer satisfaction, but he may not be so thrilled about the latest rankings from J.D. Power. For the first time since the firm started measuring customer satisfaction for tablets, Apple... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
How the Internet affects young people at risk of self-harm or suicide PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 30-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: University of Oxford Press Office 44-018-652-80534 University of Oxford Oxford researchers have found that internet forums provide a support network for socially isolated young people. However, they... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
HADERA, Israel (AP) — When Israel's military chief delivered a high-profile speech this month outlining the greatest threats his country might face in the future, he listed computer sabotage as a top concern, warning a sophisticated cyberattack could one day bring the nation to a standstill. Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
By Roberto Landucci ROME (Reuters) - Moderates in Silvio Berlusconi's center-right movement pulled out of a leadership meeting on Friday, risking a split that could threaten the stability of Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta's coalition. The wrangling within Berlusconi's People of Freedom (PDL) party may further damage already weak coalition... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog
Top to bottom review of Apple's newest Mac operating system, OS X Mavericks Over the course of the past decade, we've seen many changes to OS X - some iterative, some significant. OS X's newest incarnation, "Mavericks" or version 10.9, is a bit of both. It doesn't significantly rework the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Poteatjalisa7's blog