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How to See If Your Sent Emails Are Actually Being Read - BetterCloud Monitor

Sending an email shouldn’t feel like throwing a message into a black hole. Even before you get a reply, it is helpful to know if your email was even …

Colonizing The Moon May Be 90 Percent Cheaper Than We Thought

And that in turn could help us get to Mars, says NASA-commissioned study<p>Only 12 people have walked on the moon, and we haven't been back since 1972. But a new NASA-commission study has found that we can now afford to set up a permanent base on the moon, by mining for lunar resources and partnering …

Space Exploration

Live Science

Boa Constrictor Nabs Monkey<p>A boa constrictor eats an adult female Purús red howler monkey in the Brazilian Amazon. Usually the snakes have been known …

Zoology

How to: Add a LinkedIn Button to Your Gmail Signature

Make your email signature work just that little bit harder for you by adding a link to your LinkedIn profile in the form of a LinkedIn button. Here’s …

Recruitment

Four tips and tricks to make Inbox work smarter for you

I’ve lived a frenetic life with my Gmail lately. One day I’d embrace Inbox with its quick snooze and swipe features that help me reach that elusive …

Northern California

4 Gmail Hacks That Will Change The Way You Work

If opening your inbox gives you a panic attack, try these simple moves to make Gmail feel more manageable.<p>I’ll be honest—I’ve had mixed feelings about Gmail. Sometimes it’s fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But …

Productivity
Analytics

Five gadgets that will transform your dumb car into a smart car

In fact, most new vehicles look more like smartphones on the inside than cars.<p>But the smarter automobiles get, the more expensive they become. And not everybody can afford to shell out thousands of dollars just to get a tech update in the car.<p>Fortunately, there's another way to bring your car into …

Autonomous Cars

Underwater graveyard full of WWII planes is otherworldly

Underwater Plane Graveyard<p>For 70 years, World War II planes have been resting in peace at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean.<p>Although divers have …

Useful tips for setting up a virtual private network

The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next.<p>A VPN - or virtual private network - helps you browse the internet more anonymously by routing your traffic through a server that is not your point of origin.<p>Many companies offer VPN services - with varying …

Information Systems

Teachers' union endorses Clinton's 2016 presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has won the endorsement of the American Federation of Teachers. It's the first major labor union to make an endorsement in the 2016 presidential campaign.<p>The president of the union, Randi Weingarten, says in a statement Saturday that Clinton is the "champion …

Government

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Spiders Could Fix Your Broken Bones

Broken bones and compound fractures often lead to the insertion of metal plates and screws, a painful process that requires two surgeries and carries the risk of infection and swelling. Fortunately, a better alternative might be on the horizon, courtesy of our good friend the spider.<p>A paper …

E.coli

Someone made real Spider-Man web shooters and they’re amazing (video)

The Internet age has brought us many treasures, including a non-lethal version of Thor’s hammer, a non-functional suit of Iron Man armor, and even the beginnings of a full-scale Millennium Falcon of <i>Star Wars</i> fame.<p>So, it’s about time someone made Marvel Comics’ signature character Spider-Man’s web …

New Jersey

Virgin Mobile cuts excess data charges

Post-paid customers on Virgin have had excess data charges slashed, starting from today.<p><b>Virgin has announced new pricing structures around excess</b> …

Dolphin translator chirps out first word

Scientists working on a two-way dolphin communicator have made a breakthrough -- their device may have translated a single whistle in real time.<p>Dolphins are believed to be one of the most intelligent animal species on the planet -- although precisely how intelligent is difficult to gauge.<p>That may …

Translation

Scientists Create First Cloned Human Embryo

The process that created Dolly the sheep in 1996 has now been proven successful in humans.<p>Human cloning has arrived. For the first time, scientists have made an embryonic clone of a person, using DNA from that person's skin cells. In the future, such a clone could be a source of stem cells, for …