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Passion for Science and Religion on Campus

It was a little after 7 pm on a Monday. Every seat in the Montana Tech auditorium was filled. In addition, students and faculty were on the stage, on steps, in aisles. Many others were outside trying but unable to enter. There was a sensation of vibrant anticipation.<p>A mild mannered and …

Microsoft to recall Surface Pro power cords over fire risks

If you own a Surface Pro, you might want to be careful using it for the next little while. Microsoft tells <i>Channelnomics</i> that it's planning a voluntary recall for the power cords on every Surface Pro tablet released before the Pro 4 and sold before a certain period (March 2015 in the US, July 15th …

How Tornadoes Form and Why They’re so Unpredictable

A look at storm science after severe weather kills in the Midwest.<p>More than 70 tornadoes were reported over the weekend in the Midwest and Great Plains of the United States, killing at least three people, with at least ten more still missing and significant damage in Arkansas and Texas.<p>More …

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Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories

Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived Auschwitz show their identification numbers.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/26/1422280529297/87c46f20-f20a-46e4-81ed-e0170d19ce79-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Reuters<p>Some of the 600 children who survived …

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Windows 10 will be a free upgrade for Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users

At Microsoft’s Windows 10 event today, the company shared that all Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users will be able to upgrade to Windows 10, for free.<p>Microsoft said that the free upgrade will be valid for the first year immediately after the release; if you upgrade during that time, you’ll get Windows 10 …

Tiny magnetic keyboard delivers touch-typing with just eight keys

Typing on tablet and smartphone screens isn't everyone's idea of a good time. They're small, it's easy to tap the wrong key and you don't get the satisfying tactile feedback you get from a regular keyboard. A new take on portable keyboards hopes to remedy those problems in a package just one-third …

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For Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman, being respected can be annoying

Richard Sherman should have brought a book.<p>The All-Pro Seattle cornerback was thoroughly avoided when his Seahawks beat the visiting Green Bay Packers, 36-16, in this season's Kickoff Opener. Sherman was the dreadlocked elephant in the room — the he-who-must-not-be-named, lurking on the left side …

NFL

Google's Classroom App Opens Its Doors On Android and iOS

Google Classroom launched last summer and has seen over 30 million assignments submitted through it since then. Until today though, it was an entirely web-based offering. Now, Google’s launched Classroom apps for iOS and Android.<p>The Classroom mobile app gives students the ability to snap photos and …

Google's modular Project Ara smartphone will begin pilot testing in Puerto Rico later this year

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Apple Details A Modular Stylus That Can Capture Handwriting On Any Surface

Apple has a new patent granted by the USPTO today (via AppleInsider) that describes a new type of stylus in detail, which can capture handwriting from a user, on a variety of surfaces and with a range of writing nibs that let it also write on paper, whiteboards or even an iPad’s capacitive …

How to sell your unwanted gift cards

Did you know you can sell or trade your unwanted gift cards?<p>Most people don't even know such an option is possible, when in fact it is, and can come in really handy around the holiday season when almost everyone gets at least one gift card.<p>Below you will find a rundown of a few Web sites that …

Personal Finance

Tile’s tiny Bluetooth stuff-tracker now works with Android

Tile's promise to track your stuff with small Bluetooth squares last year made it one of the biggest crowd-funded successes ever, raising nearly $2.7 million worth of orders in just a month. What's taken the company a lot longer is making enough Tiles for all the people who bought it, as well as …