Kyle Wood

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Activist Matt Ballen on how each of us can make a difference

<b>Name</b> Matt Ballen <b><br>Age</b> 25<b><br>Home</b> New York, New York <b><br>Cause</b> Inspiring others to take action for the planet<p>In June 2015, Matt Ballen stood in New York’s Times …

Kenya’s Historic Ivory Destruction a Powerful Statement Against Wildlife Crime

<b>In response to Kenya’s destruction of more than 100 tons of elephant ivory and one and half tons of rhino horn today – the biggest ever event of its</b> …

Wildlife

Jeff Neterval on giving people a way to make a difference

WWF Partner in Conservation <b>Jeff Neterval</b> grew up exploring the rivers, woods, and fields near his home outside of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Years later, …

Collaborating to Count Arctic Seals and Polar Bears

Trying to count the number of seals and polar bears on sea ice in the northern Arctic Ocean’s remote Chukchi Sea is no simple task. But scientists …

Celebrating an amazing two years of zero rhino poaching in Nepal

“It takes a whole country to achieve conservation success like zero poaching, and Nepal has just done that one more time.”<p><b>Shubash Lohani</b> <i><br>Deputy</i> …

Wildlife

Martian Notifier smartwatch: Now 72% off at TNW Deals

The next generation of tech is upon us, with the smartwatch phenomenon picking up serious steam as developers build apps to revolutionize our lives and functional convenience.<p>While most of the best smartwatches today often cost hundreds, an excellent entry-level smartwatch is now on offer for a …

New Microchip Could Increase Military Intelligence Powers Exponentially

<b>A new microchip could change life on</b> the battlefield for U.S. troops by bringing the massive data crunching power of multi-computer neural networks — …

Silent and Deadly: high tech Russian subs give NATO pause for thought

<b>OWON: Russia goes forward with ever greater technological sophistication.</b><b></b> <b><br>Pushed, Russia will defend and strike. Only a fool tempts fate on weak</b> …

Military

Ancient Visayan Deities in Philippine Mythology

Journal of Folklore Research: JFR Review for Telling and Being Told: Storytelling and Cultural Control in Contemporary Yucatec Maya Literatures

Category: Narrative/Verbal Art<p><i>Telling and Being Told: Storytelling and Cultural Control in Contemporary Yucatec Maya Literatures</i><p>By Paul M. Worley. …

Journal of Folklore Research: JFR Review for Chaucer and Array: Patterns of Costume and Fabric Rhetoric in the Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde and Other Works

Category: Material Culture<p><i>Chaucer and Array: Patterns of Costume and Fabric Rhetoric in the Canterbury Tales, Troilus and Criseyde and Other Works</i><p>By …

Could You Stomach the Horrors of 'Halftime' in Ancient Rome?

<i>Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz</i> <i>is a New York Times best-selling nonfiction writer and poet, and the author of "</i><i>Dr. Mütter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue</i> …

Conspiracies, Monsters and Mythology, An X-Files Art Show at Iam8bit Gallery in Los Angeles

<i>Jose Chung’s Marlboro Man by Austin James</i><p><i>Conspiracies, Monsters and Mythology</i> is an <i>X-Files</i> themed group art show, co-presented by the Poster Posse, …

Journal of Folklore Research: JFR Review for Co-habiting with Ghosts: Knowledge, Experience, Belief and the Domestic Uncanny

Category: Belief and Worldview<p><i>Co-habiting with Ghosts: Knowledge, Experience, Belief and the Domestic Uncanny</i><p>By Caron Lipman. 2014. Burlington, VT: …

Journal of Folklore Research: JFR Review for Arab Folklore: A Handbook

Category: Reference Works<p><i>Arab Folklore: A Handbook</i><p>By Dwight F. Reynolds. 2007. Westport: Greenwood Publishing Group. 272 pages. ISBN: …

Journal of Folklore Research: JFR Review for The Turnip Princess: And Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales

Category: Narrative/Verbal Art — Folk/Fairy Tale<p><i>The Turnip Princess: And Other Newly Discovered Fairy Tales</i><p>By Franz Xaver von Schönwerth. Translated …

Literature

Heavy stuff, man: Watch this guy lift a Mini Cooper using an exoskeleton

Kind of makes you feel bad about what you do in your spare time, doesn't it?<p>Automakers use technology to improve their vehicles and provide more whiz-bang gadgetry for owners. Bored engineers use technology to lift those cars right off the ground -- well, one does, at least.<p>After creating an …

Exoskeletons

IBM partners with micro-cap Bionik for machine learning algorithms in robotic exoskeleton | FierceBiotech

Several companies are working on robotic exoskeletons to enable more mobility for paraplegics, but few have focused on the data that could be …

Machine Learning

Phoenix Exoskeleton Can Help Paraplegics Walk

+1<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Stumble<p>Pin<p>Technology is awesome and sometimes we in the tech media get so tied up in consumer based technology we don’t cover enough …

Exoskeletons

This $40,000 Robotic Exoskeleton Lets the Paralyzed Walk - MIT Technology Review

Paralyzed from the waist down after a BMX accident, Steven Sanchez rolled into SuitX’s Berkeley, California, office in a wheelchair. A half-hour …

These bionic legs are so light, paraplegics can wear them under clothing

It takes just 26 pounds of hardware to get Steven Sanchez walking again. He lost the use of his legs more than a decade ago in a BMX biking accident. …

Nice: New Exoskeleton Helps Paraplegics Walk Again

This is the Phoenix exoskeleton. It was designed to allow paraplegics or people with other mobility disorders to rise from their wheelchairs and walk …

Robotics

Science fiction handwaving just got real with the world's first biologically powered chip - ExtremeTech

Science fiction handwaving just got real with the world’s first biologically powered chip<p>By on December 24, 2015 at 2:44 pm<p>This site may earn …

Samsung's next-generation Galaxy S7 could come in two sizes - ExtremeTech

Samsung’s next-generation Galaxy S7 could come in two sizes<p>By on December 28, 2015 at 12:56 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links …

Updated Google Glass pops up on FCC's website - ExtremeTech

Updated Google Glass pops up on FCC’s website<p>By on December 29, 2015 at 3:31 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. …

Valve explains Steam's Christmas Day implosion - ExtremeTech

Valve explains Steam’s Christmas Day implosion<p>By on December 31, 2015 at 12:33 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …