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Google buys SlickLogin, looks to swap passwords for inaudible sound waves

If Google's latest acquisition is anything to go by, entering a password on a website could soon be as easy as placing your smartphone near your computer. Israeli startup SlickLogin confirmed today it has become the latest company join Mountain View's ranks (although it'll work from Google's local …

Essence Of Coffee In The Civil War- That’s Right, Not Coffee But The Essence Of It!

<b>Essence Of Coffee In The Civil War- That’s Right, Not Coffee But The Essence Of It!</b><p>Two preservation experiments from the Civil War: condensed milk and essence of coffee. Condensed milk was milk that had been dried out into a liquid paste. One could add water to it and reconstitute it, then add it to coffee. Since the milk was pasteurized in the thickening process, this worked out rather well. Then, there was essence of coffee… they tried to do the same thing, by drying out huge vats of coffee …

THE BATTLE OF ANTIETAM, AMERICA’S BLOODIEST 12 HOURS

It took place on September 17, 1862 across rural fields in western Maryland.<p>Hellish fighting would persist until darkness: at the soon ravaged church and adjacent woods, at a stone bridge over Antietam Creek that became a shooting gallery, in a head-high cornfield where bullets and canister shot flew so thick that one survivor said it looked afterward as if the stalks had been cut to the ground with a knife.<p>The 12th Massachusetts regiment lost 67 per cent killed and wounded, the 1st Texas …

Paramount residents not alone in pollution fight

Soon after starting work at Lincoln Elementary in Paramount nearly five years ago, second-grade teacher Lisa Lappin became alarmed by the number of teachers and students sick from cancer and other<p>illnesses.<p>Pungent, metallic odors sometimes blanketed the school, so Lappin started asking questions. …

Mars 'Jelly Doughnut' Mystery Solved: It's Just A Rock, NASA Says

It appeared out of the red, like something dropped by a Martian Homer Simpson. But now NASA has an explanation for the "jelly doughnut" object photographed by the Opportunity rover in December.<p>First, here's what it isn't: It is not a fungus-like Martian organism, nor is it ejecta shot into the air …

The Monuments Men – review | Mark Kermode

Look at the famous faces adorning the posters for this second world war caper and it is hard to figure out whether they're meant to be stony-faced or ever-so-slightly smirking. The same is true of the film, which wobbles uneasily between twinkly smiles and schmaltzy frowns, struggling to decide …

Then & Now: The Cast Of 'RoboCop' 27 Years Later

Paul Verhoeven's 1987 R-rated classic gave us exaggerated gore, a vision of a crumbling Detroit, and one of the corniest — yet catchiest — taglines in "I'd buy that for a dollar."<p>With the remake in theaters this week, we're taking a look back at the original cast.<p>Most have gone on to star or cameo …

29 Spectacular Images of Carnival and Amusement Park Rides

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