Lisa Orser

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Earth - There are microbes that eat and poo nothing but electricity

Some microbes have developed the ultimate stripped-down diet. They do not bother with food or oxygen. All they need to survive is pure electrical energy.<p>They often live in muddy seabeds or along the banks of rivers. Finding them is easy: biologists can coax them out of hiding by sticking an …

AI Steals Money From Banking Customers

What was once thought to be good news has turned to bad after the artificial intelligence (AI) as it has been discovered that the system for …

Why am I not finding the blog post? Reshaping INDIHOPE

<b>Disclaimer</b><p>Dear Reader, if you have come across here from a different blog post, then it means the blog that you are looking for is no longer …

Startup Delivers “Free” Pot with Your $150 Juice

Providing a robust data point in the debate over how marijuana affects your judgment, a startup called High Speed Delivery is giving customers weed …

Feds 'Chomping at the Bit' to Use Panama Papers to Catch Criminals

Federal agents and prosecutors are “chomping at the bit” to exploit the Panama Papers and launch prosecutions, a senior federal law enforcement official told NBC News -- but want to be sure that the way the huge data dump about offshore money was obtained doesn’t jeopardize their cases.<p>“It is a …

Corruption

Top 10 Pitfalls to Weight Loss: Don't Make These Common Mistakes | Poliquin Article

A lack of <i>consistency</i> may be the most harmful trait if you are trying to lose weight. But, even if you are motivated and consistent with your exercise …

The more they age, the more you have to ask: when is our desire to hold on to them outweighed by the magnitude of their suffering?<p>For the last 17 years, my most perfect companion has been a seal-point Siamese cat named Juan Carlos I, a blue-eyed, magically soft cross between a toy baby seal and a …

Pets

5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - Android Apps Weekly

Welcome to the 135th edition of Android Apps Weekly! Let’s take a look at the headlines from the last week:<p>The Taliban tried to release an application to the Play Store. As just about all of you could’ve predicted, the app was pulled as soon as it was identified for pretty much every reason that …

Astronomers find a supersized black hole in a cosmic small town

The humongous black hole in the center of a galaxy called NGC 1600 took the MASSIVE Survey astronomers by surprise. It's not only almost as big as the largest one we've discovered, it's also located in a sparsely populated region of only 20 or so galaxies, 200 million light years away. To note, …

Universe

What I Tell My Patients To Eat For Clear, Glowing Skin: A Hormone Expert Shares

<i>Dr. Sara Gottfried is a Harvard-trained MD, bestselling author, and leading expert on hormones. That's why were thrilled to team up with her for a</i> …

Navy officer charged with espionage

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Navy officer has been charged with espionage and attempted espionage, among other accusations, in a proceeding that has been designated a national security case.<p>Three U.S. defense officials named the Navy officer as Lt. Cmdr. Edward Lin. Multiple attempts by CNN to reach Lin, his family, …

Judiciary

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Misadventures in the Fragrance Trade

I have great taste. Call it a God given talent, call it an acquired skill — it is what it is. So when a friend playfully implied that the scent of my candle of choice might be disturbing the neighbors, I wondered: are my eyes deceiving my nose?<p>Luckily for me, Pratt Institute offers a crash-course …

The 20 Coolest Hotel Amenities You Don't Know About

When booking a trip, many travelers like to research the perks and bonuses that come along with their hotel stay. Luxury accommodations come with the …

The 6 Most Important Technologies of Summer 2016

2016 isn't even half over, and we already have six spectacular favorites.<p>Real wireless charging, great TVs, and more breakthroughs finally coming to your home.

Gear & Gadgets

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

Cooking

Kepler spacecraft in trouble 75 million miles from Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA's Kepler spacecraft is in trouble -- far, far away.<p>The telescope that searches for habitable planets in outer space went into emergency mode 75 million miles away from home, leaving engineers scrambling.<p>Mission engineers discovered Kepler was in distress during a scheduled contact …

Fox News anchor pushes Obama on ISIS comments: 'Bathtub manufacturers aren't trying to kill us'

In a rare interview on "Fox News Sunday," Wallace pushed Obama over his comments that more Americans die in bathtub accidents every year than by terrorist threats.<p>"Bathtub manufacturers aren't trying to kill us, and they're not trying to up the body count. I think it's fair to say that some of the …

Growing tomatoes in Buckets #vegetable_gardening

Gardening<p><b>How to Grow Tomatoes in 5 Gallon Buckets:</b><p>Turn the 5-gallon bucket over and drill 4 to 6 half-inch drainage holes, spaced evenly over the …

The North Pole is 'moving towards the UK' say scientists

New scientific studies show that the North Pole is gradually shifting towards the UK, as global warming is changing the way the Earth turns on its …

How an Army of Ocean Farmers Is Starting an Economic Revolution

By Bren Smith<p>I'm a fisherman who dropped out of high school in 1986 at the age of 14. Over my lifetime, I've spent many nights in jail. I'm an …

Aquaculture

The many forgotten benefits of segmented sleep

Sleeping for an uninterrupted eight hours a night is not, in fact, natural human behavior. Recently, writer Jesse Barron described in the New York Times how he accidentally fell into a pattern of “segmented sleep,” a routine that was standard for centuries until the late 19th century. The …

The unconstitutional outrage of juvenile life sentences: Why Philadelphia will be a case study for this criminal-justice reform

The city is faced with deciding what to do about 300 now-unconstitutional juvenile life sentences<p>Children convicted of committing murder on Philadelphia’s violent streets long faced the prospect of receiving the harshest sentence short of death: life without parole. Today, the city has more …

One billion users of the messaging service are now promised full encryption. Which can only mean the spooks will retaliate elsewhere<p>In some ways, the biggest news of the week was not the Panama papers but the announcement that WhatsApp was rolling out end-to-end encryption for all its 1bn users. …

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