Fabio Alberton

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Watching snowfall can make your city a better place

Urban planners love nothing better than a complex, multi-factor map illustrating how many variables go into their decision making, but sometimes the simplest methods are the best. Jon Geeting over at This Old City illustrates this point perfectly with his photos of snowfall on the streets of …

FYI: Can Humans Hibernate?

Involuntarily? Yes. On purpose? Maybe. In February, for instance, Swedish snowmobilers found a man who had been trapped under snow in his car for two months with barely any food. After he was rescued, local doctors suggested that he had survived by adjusting his core body temperature downward to …

Are iPads and tablets bad for young children?

Tablet ownership has more than doubled in the past few years – and as many parents are finding, children are highly proficient at using them. But are these devices harmful to their development? Or do they encourage 'technological intelligence'?<p>Four small preschool children are sitting in a …

CES 2014: Surviving the vehicle tech of the future

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/1041000/1041890_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522280790_7ed82d386894bf38e2ac41f25100cb21<p><b>Writing about technology must be one of the safest trades it is possible to pursue.</b><p>Until today.<p>I'm about to confront the future head on. I'm …

Driverless Cars

5 of the Craziest Science Facts Out There, Part 2

1. How heavy do you think a cloud is?<p>The typical cumulus cloud weighs 216,000 pounds, according to science correspondent for NPR Robert Krulwich. …

Whales

Unintended Consequences of Technology: Does Wi-Fi Kill Plants?

Ten years ago it was tough finding Wi-Fi, even here in NYC. But now it emanates from every Starbucks, McDonalds and Dunkin Donuts, not to mention …

Telecoms

China’s Restriction on Airspace Over Disputed Islets Could Lead to War

The news of a welcome, if temporary, early-Sunday diplomatic breakthrough between the international community and Iran over its nuclear-development …

Line messaging app doubles size in seven months, has 300 million users

The public's adoration of stickers and <i>kawaii</i> mascots continues unabated. There are now 300 million Line users out there, possibly making it the biggest messaging app you've never used. While it still has a challenge on its hands to claw away users from Western favorites like Whatsapp and Facebook, …