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The Wankel Tyrannosaurus Rex has lived the past 26 years of its 65-million-year existence at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana. This week the colossal creature's carcass is moving to the National Museum of Natural History in D.C., where it will eventually live in a new $35 million... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2014 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
The Jawbone JAMBOX line is your favorite series of bluetooth speakers, and today you can save big on the latest iteration, the MINI JAMBOX, which starts at just $106. By starts at, we mean the price varies by color, but fortunately the "graphite" is the most universally appealing and the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Until now, humans have had one significant advantage over computers and robots: We meatbags were the only ones who could teach them how to function. Now, researchers at Washington State University have created computers that can teach other computers. And they're using Pac-Man to do it. Is nothing sacred? Read... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2014 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Tesla's Model S is supposed to be the safest car on the road —at least where the physical realm is concerned. But apparently, the crazy expensive car's six-character password is vulnerable to some pretty basic hacking techniques, leaving you and your car's data at the mercy of a tech-savvy stranger.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
iPhone buyers guide: Explaining the differences between iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, and iPhone 4s, and how to figure out which one is right for you While 'iPhone' often sounds like one, iconic thing, Apple has fielded many different models, and an incredible array of variants over the years. This year... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
When you're going about your day, it's not always just your bicycle that needs to be occasionally locked up. If you were studying at the library and came back from the bathroom to find your backpack missing, you'd be just as upset. So while incredibly compact Safe+ Microlock probably isn't... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Nokia's Lumia 525 popped up in a Chinese regulatory filing earlier this month, but now we have official information about this new budget Windows Phone 8 device. In lieu of fanfare or a Middle Eastern press event, it's appeared via a YouTube video (embedded after the break) and a simple... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Improving core functionality of this wearable Those of you in the U.S. with a Samsung Galaxy Gear are about to receive a good bit of extra functionality with an update hitting this week. We caught a glimpse of this update when it came to European variants, and it seems the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Firefox has been talking up Australis, its next-gen browser interface, for quite some time now, and that celestial-sounding update has just landed on Firefox Nightly. Yes, finally curious users can test it out and evaluate the experience as Firefox gets closer to the final version. Per a video preview on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
IBM announced on Wednesday an agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, saying the purchase is a key part of a broader mobile-security strategy to provide assurance in transactions conducted via devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones. Fiberlink provides MDM (mobile device management) through its MaaS360 cloud-based offering, counting about 3,500... Continue reading
Posted Nov 15, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
It's here! And by here, this time we mean it's in our hot little hands! We've managed – somehow – to snag a launch day Retina iPad mini in the ever wonderful Space Grey color. I've not even managed to get it home yet, but first things first, a few... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Enter for your chance to win one of Sharp's new ion air purifiers. Source: Category: Thanksgiving 2013 dracula revenge mariano rivera Dedication 5 Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Fall is well underway, which means it's time for Zero Motorcycles to give its e-motorbike range a tune-up. The highlight for many will be the Zero SR: the red-hued, $16,995 flagship produces both 24 percent more power and 56 percent more torque than the Zero S, which takes it to... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Thousands of anti-austerity protesters clogged the Greek capital's streets to demonstrate against government plans to introduce a new property tax as bailout lenders prepare to conduct another inspection next week. The anger is being felt across Greek society, with retirees, disabled groups, shipyard workers and high... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
MACON, Ga. (AP) — A federal prosecutor said Thursday that he is conducting a formal review of facts and evidence in the death of a teenager whose body was found inside a rolled-up wrestling mat in his high school gym. U.S. Attorney Michael Moore said that if he uncovers sufficient... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
The smartest thing yet written about the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act’s federal exchange program is a post by Mike Konczal of the Roosevelt Institute at his “Rortybomb” blog at Next New Deal. Konczal makes two points, each of which deserves careful pondering. The first point is that... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
NEW YORK (AP) — The marriage of actor Orlando Bloom and model Miranda Kerr has ended — even as Bloom tackles one of the most romantic roles in history, Romeo. Publicist Robin Baum released a joint statement Friday that said Kerr and Bloom — two of the most beautiful people... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Apple's popular iPad mini has had one glaring omission from the start: a Retina display. That changed at Apple's San Francisco event today. Source: Tags: steelers Heisenberg Jane Addams catherine zeta jones david ortiz Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The Christian Democrat party of long-serving Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker easily remained the biggest party and the first choice to form a new coalition government following the first provisional results of Sunday's elections. According to the first projection with more than half of polling stations counted, Juncker's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
The Bottom Line Informative doc fleshes out the story but holds few surprises. Venue Hamptons International Film Festival Director Samantha Grant HAMPTONS — Looking at the Jayson Blair scandal 10 years after his plagiarism and fabrications ended a promising career at the New York Times, Samantha Grant's A Fragile Trust... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Two different sources are reporting that Amazon and HTC have been in talks to produce the online retailer's long-rumored line of smartphones. If true, the news is significant because it means that Amazon would be sourcing its hardware from a third-party manufacturer for first time. From the other perspective, teaming... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
As Republicans and Democrats have battled over reopening the federal government and raising the federal debt ceiling, one idea that keeps coming up is a repeal of the 2010 health law's tax on medical devices. While the idea has drawn support from members of both parties, experts say it's still... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Hunter-gatherers and immigrant farmers lived together for 2,000 years in Central Europe Public release date: 10-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: Dr. Ruth Bollongino 49-613-139-20981 Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz Stone Age parallel societies existed up to 5,000 years ago / Forager genes also found in today's Europeans... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Well, we certainly know what's coming at 12:30. In addition to outing the Nexus 7 tablet and Nexus Q media-streaming device, the Play store has a listing for $399 Triad bookshelf speakers "designed to optimize the sound quality of the Nexus Q." The listed specs peg each speaker at 14... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2012 at Purkettkashlyn's blog
Apple data centers are popping up like spring flowers: following its North Carolina, Oregon and California plans, it's now pitching a fourth data center in Sparks, Nevada, just outside of Reno. The enigmatically named Project Jonathan hub is expected to light up before the end of the year if it's... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2012 at Purkettkashlyn's blog