Pamela Gray

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Days After Oil Tanker Sinks, Large Slicks Observed In East China Sea

Days after an Iranian tanker sank off the coast of China, succumbing to a deadly collision and several explosions, satellites are taking note of what the tanker left behind: several large oil slicks, stretching for miles in the East China Sea.<p>The tanker Sanchi's entire crew — 30 Iranians and two …

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When does cultural borrowing turn into cultural appropriation?

<b>Blankets from Lesotho are at the centre of controversy in the fashion world, with some arguing that powerful people are appropriating them for their own benefit. BBC Africa's Mayeni Jones reports from Cape Town.</b><p>At a home in a quiet suburb of Cape Town city, fashion designer Thabo Makhetha shows me …

15 Great Google Font Combinations For Your Next Project Design

For any website, content is the most important part. So, naturally, you would want it to be as simple and straightforward as possible, in order not …

The iPhone 8's A11 Bionic chip couldn't hold up in a speed test against the Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Speed tests are non-scientific tests that pit two devices against each other and make them perform a series of tasks to see how much time it takes them to complete them.<p>They are a way to put synthetic benchmark results into practice, in a way, and yet the outcome can be very surprising, like in …

Samsung's 'exploding' Note 7 repackaged as Galaxy Note Fan Edition

Troubled smartphone that was recalled due to catching fire returns at two thirds of original asking price<p>The troubled Galaxy Note 7 that caught fire causing damage to people, property and Samsung’s reputation, is returning to the market this week as the Galaxy Note Fan Edition.<p>Samsung says the Note …

AdHawk aims to take the complexity out of Facebook and Google advertising

After more than a year in beta testing, AdHawk has opened its doors to all advertisers.<p>The company helps businesses manage their Facebook and Google advertising campaigns. It’s a world that co-founders Todd Saunders (AdHawk’s CEO) and Dan Pratt (its COO) know well, having formerly worked on the …

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These are the 'health' foods a doctor avoids — and the ones she buys instead

Michael Ruhlman, a chef and author, does just that in his book "Grocery: The Buying and Selling of Food in America."<p>Preventive medicine specialist and the medical director of the Cleveland Clinic's Wellness Enterprise Roxanne B. Sukol takes Ruhlman through the aisles of her local grocery store to …

IT'S WAR: Walmart is telling vendors to stop using Amazon's cloud

Amazon has quickly emerged as the dominant player in cloud-based storage and computing power with its Amazon Web Services program.<p>Now, Walmart is turning up the heat as it aggressively invests in e-commerce.<p>The retailer is starting to tell technology companies it works with to stop using Amazon Web …

Congress continues its stealth assault on Social Security's customer service

In fiscal terms, there's no earthly reason for Congress to be stingy with Social Security's administrative budget. The money comes out of workers' payroll taxes and the system's other revenue, not from the general treasury. And it's spent with painstaking care: The Social Security Administration is …

The 50 Best Weight Loss Foods of All Time

Incorporating these healthy, slimming foods into your diet can help your body burn more calories, feel full for longer, and avoid weight gain.

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Graphics in Samsung's next super phone will look much prettier thanks to this chip

You may think your iPhone or Galaxy device works just fine today. But wait until you see what it could do with new chips coming in 2017.<p>Think: better battery life (of course), VR-ready graphics, and the ability to run at peak speeds for an entire game without killing your battery. You would even be …

Peacock spiders: scientist finds seven new species of 'fairly cute' creatures

Sydney biologist has a Facebook page dedicated to the colourful arachnids, which he says behave more like cats and dogs<p>A scientist with a passion for peacock spiders – only a couple of millimetres long, extraordinarily colourful and “like dogs or cats” in their behaviour – has discovered seven new …

Five Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online Completely Free

Editor's Blog Photo credit: Yulia Grigoryeva/ShutterstockScience often gets a bad rap for being inaccessible. But it’s actually never been easier to …

Snapchat has raised another $1.8 billion

Everyone's favorite disappearing picture app is getting very good at making money appear — at least from investors.<p>Snapchat has raised a massive $1.8 …

Adobe previews upcoming ‘content-aware crop’ Photoshop CC feature

Adobe is showing off a new feature coming to the next big version of Photoshop CC called content-aware crop. In the video demo below, Adobe gives the example of cropping a photo of a child by straightening the horizon in the shot, but doing so cuts off the lifeguard sign behind the child. …

Spring Strata With Asparagus, Leeks, Sausage, and Cheese Recipe

Best described as a savory bread pudding, strata can be prepared ahead and then thrown in the oven shortly before serving. This one features bread baked with an eggy custard, asparagus, leeks, mushrooms, sausage, and Gruyère cheese.<p>Why It Works<p>Oven-drying the bread allows it to absorb more …