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How-to: Detect the Incoming Solar Storm

According to NASA, there’s a good chance we are in the midst of a significant solar storm. It happens during a coronal mass ejection of the sun and sends billions of tons of particles towards earth. The storm can disrupt GPS, satellite signals, and other electronic systems.<p>There is a simple way to …

MIT constructs synthetic analog computers inside living cells - ExtremeTech

By on May 16, 2013 at 10:06 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Early computers could perform fairly …

The technology behind Google's new underwater Street View - ExtremeTech

The technology behind Google’s new underwater Street View<p>By on May 17, 2013 at 9:10 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

Researchers create cheap, single-pixel 3D camera that can see beyond visible light - ExtremeTech

By on May 17, 2013 at 12:12 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Rather than using the millions of …

High-quality inkjet-printed graphene circuits: One step closer to foldable computers - ExtremeTech

By on May 21, 2013 at 7:20 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at Northwestern …

AMD's last, best hope: Low-power Kabini, Temash are ready for action; could rejuvenate mobile market - ExtremeTech

AMD’s last, best hope: Low-power Kabini, Temash are ready for action; could rejuvenate mobile market<p>By on May 23, 2013 at 6:12 am<p>This site may earn …

The neuromorphic bug eye cam: A 180-degree visual system for drones - ExtremeTech

By on May 23, 2013 at 12:02 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Autonomous surveillance drones are …

7 Foods That Boost Your Brainpower | Inc.com

Most entrepreneurs are accustomed to long days and hectic schedules. But if you want to make smart decisions for your company, what you put in your body matters almost as much as how many hours you put in at the office.<br>Here are seven foods you should add to your regular diet if you want to keep …

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Google buys a D-Wave quantum optimizer | Ars Technica

To be shared with NASA and university researchers.<p>D-Wave's quantum optimizer has found a new customer in the form of a partnership created by Google, …

Hands on with Hangouts, Google’s new text and video chat architecture | Ars Technica

XMPP support remains for clients, but federation with Jabber is out.<p>SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Yesterday Google released Hangouts, the company's new video, …

Linux Mint 15 brings prettier desktop, new software and driver managers | Ars Technica

One of the best Linux desktops gets better.<p>The Linux Mint project yesterday unveiled version 15 of the increasingly popular desktop operating system, …

Aussie government tries to block two sites, takes down 1,200 | Ars Technica

And learns an important lesson about IP filtering in the process.<p>Australia's government is under fire after it appears to have introduced web …

Why use a database instead of just saving your data to disk? | Ars Technica

For smaller projects, is a database worth it?<p><i>This Q&A is part of a weekly series of posts highlighting common questions encountered by technophiles</i> …

Vanilla Bean Pound Cake

The original pound cake got its name from its ingredients. It contained a pound of eggs, a pound of butter, a pound of sugar and a pound of flour. It …

Butterscotch Cupcakes With Coconut-Bacon | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~ I don’t want to scare you off, working with coconut oil isn’t difficult, but you do need to pay attention to a few things. You can not do a …

Steaming Vegetables

Simple steamed vegetables are one of the reasons I love eating in Japan. I mean, let's be honest, I probably like steamed vegetables more than most, …

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