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With Harvest Season, 'Trimmigrants' Flock To California's Pot Capital

California's Humboldt County is known for its towering redwoods. But this region about 200 miles north of San Francisco has another claim to fame. Humboldt is to weed what Napa is to fine wine — it's the heart of marijuana production in the U.S.<p>Every fall, young people, mostly in their 20s, come …

Famous Album Artwork Extends Beyond the Edges to Reveal Funny New Perspectives

If you ever wondered what existed beyond the edges of a music album cover, now's your chance to find out. For this series called <i>Album Covers–The Bigger Picture</i>, web design studio Aptitude was inspired by famous artwork from bands and musicians like Nirvana, Fatboy Slim, and Michael Jackson. Clever …

Windowless Plane Displays Panoramic Views of the Sky

UK-based tech innovation company Centre for Process Innovation (CPI)'s <i>Windowless Fuselage</i> concept replaces windows on commercial planes with high-definition, flexible panels that can display breathtaking views of the world around the aircraft as it soars across the sky.<p>Imaging from cameras mounted …

Batería solar, otra gran innovación científica que favorecerá el medio ambiente

Un equipo de científicos de la Universidad de Ohio (EEUU) ha creado la primera batería solar del mundo. Este nuevo hito en energía solar ha sido …

Limpiemos Nuestro Mexico

Registro de <b>Brigadistas /Líderes Ambientales</b><br>de la Mega Jornada de Limpieza 2018<p>Nombre(s)*<p>Apellidos*<p>Género*<p>F<p>M<p>Correo Electrónico*<p>Teléfono Fijo<p>Teléfono …

Windows 10: Microsoft hits a turbo button to get back to business

The future of Windows is here<p>Microsoft’s Windows 10 event didn’t include flashy features, sexy videos, or big unveils, it was about two things: fast improvements and feedback. While the new desktop features show where Windows is heading, the big news was behind the scenes, hidden in the words …

Apple Defends Against Allegations of Bending iPhone 6 Plus

Following days of silence, Apple is defending the new iPhone 6 Plus against allegations that it bends easily. The company told <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> …

Mobile Technology

Northwest storm prompts high-surf warning for Central California

Forecasters are warning of high surf along the Central California coast ahead of a storm system brewing in the Pacific Ocean, with waves expected to reach 13 feet at some beaches.<p>A low-pressure system off the Pacific Northwest is making its way toward Southern California, bringing with it lower …

California

The Price of Common Core in California

Buying a computer for every student is a hefty financial commitment.<p>School is back in session, and school districts across the country can learn …

Netflix is now paying Time Warner Cable for direct access and faster streams

Time Warner Cable signed a direct interconnection deal with Netflix, making it the fourth of the big four U.S. ISPs to sign paid peering agreements …

How Doctor Who Is Regenerating Television Through Social Media And Smart Broadcasting

Anyone keeping even half an eye on media trends in the last few years will be aware of the terms ‘event television’ and ‘second screening’. Television has always been social, but the twenty-first century has seen social groups remaining connected around the world through technology. That places …

CVS speeds up its tobacco sales ban

CVS will halt sales of tobacco products Wednesday, nearly a month ahead of its self-imposed deadline. Company executives anticipate that the policy, along with the expanded services CVS is offering to help people quit, will reduce the number of smokers.<p>Last February, CVS Caremark Corp. announced it …

The Apple iPhone 6 'Prevealed'; Thoughts?

Cupertino seems to have sprung a few leaks lately, from the iCloud celeb photo hack to a drone-eye view of the spaceship construction site Of course, …

iPhone

iPhone fandom is now a marketing ploy

Places in line in front of the Apple Store have become monetizable billboard opportunities<p>Six days before Apple is expected to <i>announce</i> a new iPhone that probably won't be available for purchase for another 10 days after that, at least four people have already gotten in line in front of the Apple …

Sony’s A7s – a Low Light Beast With Serious Potential For Video Shooters

We talked about our thoughts on the Sony full frame system just a few weeks back on Gear Talk. Today, I wanted to share Caleb Pike’s latest review, …

Cinematography

15 Free Organizational Tools for Photographers

These days, photographers are dramatically strapped for time. We live in a world where “busy” is the most common answer for “how are you doing?” …

Biden's warning to ISIS militants: 'We will follow them to the gates of hell'

Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued a sharp warning to ISIS militants, saying after the United States is done grieving the death of two American journalists, their killers will have to answer for their actions.<p>"They should know we will follow them to the gates of hell until they are …

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Hands-On

When the original Galaxy Note was introduced, the phone seemed like an eccentric device that would only interest a small niche of users. It goes to show how much the mobile market has changed that the Galaxy Note 4 was the most pedestrian of the three devices Samsung announced today.<p>Although not …

Cancer Charity Returns Money Raised by J.Law Nude Photo Prank

By now, most of the world has learned of the Apple security fail that resulted in nude photos from various stars' iClouds being published online. Celebrities like Emma Watson, numerous media outlets, and some of the famous victims themselves have spoken out against the hackers as well as the …

This is why Apple is finally making a huge iPhone

As smartphone screens have grown larger, Apple, the no. 2 phone seller in the world, has resisted selling very big phones—until now. Apple is expected to announce two new iPhones next week, both larger than current 4-inch models, and one reportedly with a 5.5-inch screen. (That’s big.)<p>This seems to …

iPhone 5

iPhone 6's NFC chip may do far more than just mobile payments

All the conversation about the NFC (near field communication) chip in the iPhone 6 has so far centered around enabling mobile payments. But that’s not all we should be talking about.<p>NFC is a technology standard that specifies a set of radio frequencies used by two devices in close physical …

‘The Simpsons’ Marathon Just Shattered FXX’s Ratings Records

Ok, so FXX’s 12-day <i>Simpsons</i> marathon didn’t end life as we know like the network had hoped, but the latest ratings from the TV event aren’t too shabby. When it was first announced that all 552 episodes featuring the dysfunctional family from Springfield would air on FXX, we knew it would be big, …

Casino closures brings mass unemployment filing

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Carrying identification documents and bitterness over their sudden joblessness, hundreds of ex-casino workers began filing …