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In order to defend itself against small drones, China built a laser-based system that can shoot down the compact aircraft up to 1.2 miles away. According to the official Xinhua news agency, the tech can bring down the rogue flying machines within... Source: Category: tori spelling teresa giudice betty... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2014 at Simsabdul25's blog
Passenger rail has never been known for punctuality (at least in this century), but over the past year, Amtrak's long distance passenger trains have reportedly gone from being late 35 percent of the time to being late 60 percent of the time. But don't blame Amtrak—it's being forced to make... Continue reading
Posted Oct 15, 2014 at Simsabdul25's blog
Fitbit is one of the most well respected names in the quantified-self space, so we expected a lot of the Fitbit Flex. When we put the device in front of Terrence O'Brien, he found that it wasn't the most feature-packed, or the flashiest, but... Source: Tags: hook Jonathan Winters... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2014 at Simsabdul25's blog
Ever since the FAA decided to be more flexible about personal electronic devices on planes, things have changed quite a bit. Now, as an effort to make things even better for travelers, Delta has rolled out a new initiative called Delta Studio, which... Source: Category: agt Joe Manganiello tim... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2014 at Simsabdul25's blog
If you and a friend or family member are both due for a phone upgrade, Verizon is offering a buy one, get one free deal on the brand new HTC One (M8). This is almost certainly the best looking Android phone on the planet, and Gizmodo gave it high marks... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2014 at Simsabdul25's blog
Making great coffee hinges on many different factors, but one of the most important—and underrated—is the grinder. The Lido 2 is a hand-cranked workhorse that was designed by two coffee obsessives, who engineered it to the highest standards of brewing perfection. Read more... Source: Category: glee Brandon Howard Emma... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at Simsabdul25's blog
Let’s talk about two separate things. The first is that the judging of UFC 167’s main event between Georges St. Pierre and Johny Hendricks was atrocious. Factoring in the significance and the stage, it was perhaps one of the very worst decisions in UFC history. Hendricks clearly earned the victory... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Amateur divers share species data for science PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 13-Nov-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Sampreethi Aipanjiguly Global Biodiversity Information Facility Species observations from thousands of scuba divers all over the world are now freely accessible via the Global Biodiversity Information Facility. The citizen science platform Diveboard... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Minnesota Players carry an intact Governor's Victory Bell trophy after defeating Penn State 24-10 in an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis on Saturday. Ann Heisenfelt/AP Minnesota Players carry an intact Governor's Victory Bell trophy after defeating Penn State 24-10 in an NCAA college football game in Minneapolis on Saturday.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
From left, Japanese astronaut Koichi Wakata, Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Tyurin and U.S. astronaut Rick Mastracchio, crew members of the mission to the International Space Station (ISS) walk to a bus from a hotel with an Olympic torch prior the launch of a Soyuz-FG rocket at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome,... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Thank goodness -- we can finally put to rest to all of the rumors and speculation. Google pulled the curtain on Android 4.4 KitKat Thursday, announcing the new mobile OS will appear first in the forthcoming Nexus 5 handset, which goes on sale for $349. While we weren't expecting a... Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Making electrical contact along 1-D edge of 2-D materials PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 31-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Ellis Simon 212-650-6460 City College of New York As postdoc at Columbia, CCNY physicist Cory Dean and colleagues devised new method that addresses graphene's contamination problem Dr. Cory Dean, assistant... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Believe it or not, there are some people in this world who think that faking a high score to be top dog on the global Game Center leaderboard is both big and clever. Of course, most of us know better, so it's with a great deal of relief that Apple's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
October 25, 2013 Thomas Friedman famously announced that "the world is flat" in his 2005 book of that name. He was writing about globalization. In Friedman's view, voice over Internet (VoIP), file sharing, and wireless were the "steroids" that have accelerated the flattening of global commerce. Today I would add... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Jeffrey Zients was tapped to help fix problems with the Obama administration's heath care website. J. Scott Applewhite/AP Jeffrey Zients isn't exactly a household name. But if he can cure what ails the Affordable Care Act website, he'll be one of the best-known figures in the Obama administration. Zients (rhymes... Continue reading
Posted Oct 24, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Nano-cone textures generate extremely 'robust' water-repellent surfaces PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 21-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail ] Share Contact: Karen McNulty Walsh 631-344-8350 DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory Surfaces with differently shaped nanoscale textures may yield improved materials for applications in transportation, energy, and diagnostics UPTON, NY-When it comes to designing extremely water-repellent... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Her new album won’t be available for purchase until Tuesday (October 22) but Katy Perry has made the entire opus streamable right now. The “Hot N Cold” songstress’ forthcoming record will be available in a 13-song standard edition as well as a 16-track deluxe version. And Katy is giving her... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Google’s latest Terms of Service update allows the company to use your personal information from Google+, including your name and photograph, in targeted advertising that will appear while your connections are browsing the web. Thankfully, Google announced the upcoming changes well in advance, leaving users plenty of time to opt... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Susan Bennett has done voice-over for airlines, TV, and radio ads. But none of that compares to being the voice behind Siri, a product loved and hated by millions. CNET chatted with her about being Apple's personal iPhone assistant. Susan Bennett (Credit: CNN video/Screenshot by CNET) It's been a whirlwind... Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
This story first appeared in the Oct. 18 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. The seductive tale of the most famous vampire of all time traditionally plays out against the crumbling, cobweb-covered walls of his Transylvania castle. Now the setting gets a more modern twist in NBC's upcoming primetime drama,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
New York ? Tweeter is not Twitter. And it changed its stock symbol Tuesday to avoid any confusion. The bankrupt electronics retailer?s new ticker symbol is ?THEGQ.? Its old symbol was ?TWTRQ.? That was apparently too similar to ?TWTR,? the symbol proposed by Twitter on Thursday when it filed plans... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Sorry, Readability was unable to parse this page for content. Source: Ben Wilson Latest Presidential Polls trump debate presidential debate celiac disease san francisco giants Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Death, taxes, and Internet ad revenues going up are the new certainties of life, apparently. Online ad revenues in the U.S. jumped 18 percent from 2012?s numbers to hit a new record, $20.1 billion, just for the first half of 2013. Mobile revenues were the fastest-growing, soaring 145 percent to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Scientists use blur to sharpen DNA mapping Public release date: 9-Oct-2013 [ | E-mail | Share ] Contact: David Ruth 713-348-6327 Rice University Rice University researchers transcend optical limits to locate specific sequences HOUSTON (Oct. 9, 2013) With high-tech optical tools and sophisticated mathematics, Rice University researchers have found... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog
Sony Mobile currently holds 7% of the Market share, their Goal is to sell 20% of the worldwide sold Android Devices, to become the third largest Manufacturer of Smartphones. After the purchase of the Ericsson shares Sony went for a rise with their latest Flagship Devices , the Xperia Z... Continue reading
Posted Oct 9, 2013 at Simsabdul25's blog