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WhatsApp: The inside story

In early December, Wired's editor David Rowan spent three days with the WhatsApp founders and was given unprecedented access to them and their …

Here's why Facebook paid $19bn for WhatsApp

Facebook is buying WhatsApp, agreeing to pay $19 billion (£11.3 billion) in cash and stock for the popular smartphone messaging service.<p>Revealed …

A Family of Card-Sized Tools

Tools are designed to help solve our every day problems: measuring problems, bolt-tightening problems, furniture-assembling problems, …

The Master from Flint Hill: Earl Scruggs

<i>Earl Scruggs died yesterday morning, March 28, 2012. The bluegrass and wider music worlds mourn and celebrate him. Be sure to listen to the example of his music offered immediately after the last paragraph of this essay. —Steve Martin</i><p>Some nights he had the stars of North Carolina shooting from his …

Tell The Ones I Love - Steep Canyon Rangers

Over the past several years, few bluegrass bands have reached the level of acclaim which the Steep Canyon Rangers have found. Much of it is due to …

Nickel Creek Reunites to Salute 'Inside Llewyn Davis'; New Album Coming

The three members of Nickel Creek reunited onstage Wednesday as part of CBS Films' celebration of the Coen brothers' folk music tale "Inside Llewyn …

The Game is on with Blue Highway Jan 21,2014

“The Game,” the title cut of Blue Highway’s new album, is the tale of a rollicking gambler, stylistically kin to songs like the venerable “Wild Bill …

1972 - Greatest Musicians When Doc & Earl Got Together

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The sheer size of Tesla’s massive battery factory could be a game-changer in many ways

Electric car maker Tesla Motors (s TSLA) hasn’t just blazed its own trail when it comes to designing and building a hot electric car. It’s also made …

Netflix engineers experiment with bump-based video sharing and sleep tracking

Netflix uses its internal Hack Day competitions to encourage new thinking around its streaming video service, and its latest event has produced a few clever experiments that we wouldn't mind seeing in finished apps. One of them, Netflix Beam, uses Apple's Bluetooth-based iBeacon technology to share …

Personal Defense TV: How to Become a Moving Target - Handguns

Personal defense situations rarely present themselves when you’re using a comfortable ready position. Oftentimes, assailants must be engaged …

"As influential as Band Of Gypsys has become, the circumstances which ultimately led to the album's creation have been routinely misinterpreted, or simply misunderstood. The pairing of Hendrix with bassist Billy Cox and drummer Buddy Miles did not come as a result of "pressure" from political fringe groups like the Black Panthers, instead, the group resulted from Cox and Miles joining forces to help their friend resolve a bitter legal dispute. The real story behind Band Of Gypsys began not in October 1969 but October 1965" - BOG cd insert.

8 Surprising Historical Facts That Will Change Your Concept Of Time Forever

You probably should know these things didn't happen anywhere near when you thought they did...<p>Not everyone can be a world history master, especially when we tend to learn about it in specifically segmented classes like "European History" or "American Revolutionary History." Maybe you have an …

Higher Perspective

Many people are beginning to realize that they might actually be an empath. It can be both a blessing and a curse.<p>Once you learn how to protect …

Cancer Targeted Treatments from Space Station Discoveries

[image-78]<p>[image-94]<p>[image-51]<p>Invasive and systemic cancer treatment is a necessary evil for many people with the devastating diagnosis. These …

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Suspension Science: How Do Bridge Designs Compare?

<b>Key concepts</b><br>Bridges<br>Forces<br>Load<br>Engineering<p><b>Introduction</b><br>Have you ever ridden in a car driving across a suspension bridge? Suspension bridges, with their …

Where Time Comes From

The time that ends up on your smartphone—and that synchronizes GPS, military operations, financial transactions, and internet communications—originates in a set of atomic clocks on the grounds of the U.S. Naval Observatory. Dr. Demetrios Matsakis, Chief Scientist for USNO's Time Services, gives a …

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