Julie Dickenson-Clark

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Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …

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Man Walks All Day to Create Massive Snow Patterns (Part 3)

English artist Simon Beck never ceases to amaze us with his large-scale murals of geometric patterns in snow. Each visually breathtaking piece, which Beck manually creates by walking through the snow and leaving behind his track prints, adds a surreal element to its natural landscape. Walking …

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15 Great Songs You Probably Didn't Hear in 2013

From 15 of the best albums of the year<p><b>Year in and out,</b> we compile a list of tunes that flew under the radar, mostly from underrated or emerging artists. We call that list "The best songs you probably didn't hear this year." We do that in lieu of an obligatory and trite Top 10 Albums of the Year …

Forrester: Top Technology Trends for 2014 And Beyond

This month, Forrester released its list of top technology trends for the three year time horizon. The author of the report, Forrester Analyst Brian Hopkins makes the point that now that consumers and employees have continuous connectivity and an endless supply of apps, the CIO must drive the …

A Russian Company Just Released This Two-Sided Smartphone

Oil-rich Russia is a major market for foreign handset makers such as Apple and Samsung Electronics, but it has so far not been successful in designing handsets.<p>Moscow-based Yota Devices plans to sell the phone in 20 countries next year after making its 2013 debut in Russia, Austria, France, Germany …

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SpaceX Successfully Launched Its First Commercial Satellite

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=afycnFlrPIA<p>Last night at 10:41 GMT, SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon-9 rocket. The rocket is on what may be the most important mission yet for the company. It is taking the SES-8 communications satellite into a geostationary transfer orbit. Its success …

Apple, PrimeSense And Perceptive Computing Or: Why Your Phone Will See In 3D

Last month Apple confirmed the acquisition of Israeli motion-sensing company PrimeSense. Initial thoughts turned towards applications in the Apple TV set-top box, but other reports that Apple was interested in its ‘mapping’ capabilities as well.<p>After some digging and asking around, it seems like …

Google robots may pose challenge to Amazon drones

<b>Google has revealed it has taken over seven robotics companies in the past half a year and has begun hiring staff to develop its own product.</b><p>A spokesman confirmed the effort was being headed up by Andy Rubin, who was previously in charge of the Android operating system.<p>The spokesman was unwilling …

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Spotify Is Now Free on Tablets — and Sort of Free on Smartphones

Spotify’s trying to shake up the music world again with free streaming music on smartphones and tablets.<p>The tablet version of Spotify for iPad and …

How Technology Is Warping Your Memory

Take a moment to think about the last time you memorized someone's phone number. Was it way back when, perhaps circa 2001? And when was the last time you were at a dinner party or having a conversation with friends, when you whipped out your smartphone to Google the answer to someone's question? …

South Korean court rules against Samsung, won't ban iPhone and iPad

The latest development in Apple and Samsung's patent battle is a new court ruling in the latter's home country, and it's going against Samsung. <i>The Washington Post</i> and <i>Reuters</i> report that in a case covering three Samsung patents, and Apple products including the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5 and iPad 2 Judge …

Phone surveillance by security agencies: Labor backs Senate inquiry

A Senate committee will scrutinise internet and phone surveillance by Australia’s security agencies after Labor backed an inquiry proposed by the Greens.<p>Greens senator Scott Ludlam said a review of the Telecommunications Interception and Access Act had “never been more urgent” given recent …

Sexting: Victoria makes it an offence to send explicit images without consent

Victoria is to become the first state to modify its laws on “sexting”, making it an offence to distribute explicit images without consent but also exempting young people from child pornography offences.<p>The Victorian government said it has accepted 11 of 14 recommendations from a parliamentary …

Guilty verdict for Cairns man who killed wife and dissolved her in acid

A Cairns man who admitted dissolving his wife's body in acid has been found guilty of her murder.<p>Klaus Andres, 70, had pleaded guilty to interfering with Li Ping Cao's corpse by dissolving her body in a wheelie bin he filled with acid.<p>But he had denied intentionally killing her, saying he pushed …

Mandela lies in state: South Africans queue to see 'Madiba'

<b>Thousands of South Africans have queued for a second day to pay their respects to former President Nelson Mandela.</b><p>The body of the anti-apartheid leader is lying in state at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, where Mr Mandela was sworn in as South Africa's first black president in 1994.<p>Thursday's …

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Russia enlists Steven Seagal as a special envoy<p>Video captures massive fireball on Bologna highway<p>At least 91 dead, hundreds injured by earthquake in …

Bangladesh court clears the way for Islamist's execution

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh’s Supreme Court on Thursday cleared the way for the execution of an Islamist opposition leader, sparking violent protests by his supporters less than a month before elections are due to be held.<p>Relatives of Islamist leader Abdul Quader Mollah seated in a vehicle come …

Blast near U.S. embassy in Kabul was accident, Afghan official says

KABUL (Reuters) - An accidental detonation of explosives stored in an Afghan facility beside the U.S. embassy in Kabul sparked a brief panic early on Thursday, triggering concerns of an attack, but no immediate reports of casualties.<p>The blast happened about 10.30 a.m. (1 a.m. ET), and the U.S. …

Thailand's former prime minister charged with murder

Abhisit Vejjajiva, Thailand's opposition leader and previous prime minister, has been formally charged with murder in a development that has the potential to further inflame protests by his supporters demanding the resignation of the current government.<p>Abhisit stands charged over the deaths of a …

Holden fallout, same-sex marriage struck down, and NBN report - as it happened

Good night, good luck, good parliamentary year<p>That's all folks - at least in terms of parliamentary blogs. Time to say night night, and see you in February 2014. It's been a real pleasure covering parliament for you live in 2013 - a year with three prime ministers, an election campaign, a new …

Kiev protesters gather, EU dangles aid promise

KIEV (Reuters) - Thousands of anti-government protesters gathered in central Kiev, rebuilding barricades torn down by police, on Thursday as the European Union held out a promise of increased aid for Ukraine if it signed a trade and cooperation pact.<p>Pro-European integration protestors build new …

2013's Most Popular Songs In Epic One Video

Now even if you're not an avid fan of the music of Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber you have to appreciate the incredible editing skills on …

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