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Why Google doesn’t care about college degrees, in 5 quotes

Google isn’t big on college degrees, although the search giant is inundated with applicants touting perfect GPAs from Ivy League schools.<p>Google’s chairman and head of hiring, Laszlo Bock, has given a few insights in the <i>New York Times</i> on how he sorts through a multitude of bright applicants.<p>The …

100.000 personas se apuntan para irse a Marte en un viaje sin retorno

<b>(CNNMéxico.com) -</b> Mars One tiene más de 100.000 candidatos en todo el mundo para migrar a Marte y no volver.<p>Entre los aventureros espaciales hay 30.000 estadounidenses, 5.000 mexicanos y el mismo número de brasileños, así como aproximadamente 3.000 colombianos.<p>Según el proyecto de la NASA, se …

In The Cloud

The video of Gabriel Medina is 42 seconds long and has logged more than 1.2 million views. The first 9 seconds of footage show the maneuver in real …

Aquatic Sports

Google's Sergey Brin bankrolled world's first synthetic beef hamburger

The billionaire co-founder of Google, Sergey Brin, said he invested €250,000 in the technology for animal welfare reasons<p>The man who has bankrolled the production of the world's first lab-grown hamburger has been revealed as Google co-founder Sergey Brin. The internet entrepreneur has backed the …

Dane Reynolds Is Human After All | Adventure Sports Network

I just witnessed the most unexpected, awe-inspiring, nail-biter of a heat in surfing history. Thank you Hurley for turning what I expected to be yet …

Aquatic Sports

Los probablemente terribles orígenes de la monogamia en humanos

Por <b>Elizabeth Landau</b><p>(CNN) — Los humanos no siempre son fieles a una sola pareja durante toda la vida, pero muchos, al menos teóricamente, son monógamos.<p>Los científicos todavía se preguntan: ¿de dónde vino esta tendencia a formar relaciones duraderas con solo una persona? <br>Dos estudios publicados esta …

11 Minutes of Pure Beatboxing Genius

Using only his voice and a microphone, Australian beatboxer Tom Thum gave a dynamic performance at TEDxSydney in May. His 11-minute act was uploaded …

Adventure Sports Network

Like, gnarly dude! Photo: foxsports.com<p>Surfing Named Among Most Dangerous Sports In The World<p>According to a post on foxsports.com surfing was named …

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Researchers implant false memories in mice

Have you ever misremembered an event, while being totally certain it actually happened? Most people have experienced the unreliability of human memory. As it turns out, false memories are very easy to generate. Scientists at the Riken–MIT Center for Neural Circuit Genetics have created false …

Incredible Online Gallery of High-Res Film Scans from Every Apollo Mission

The title sort of gives it away, but did you know that there is an online archive that contains high-resolution film scans from every Apollo mission? …

The Week In Numbers: New Dinosaur Discovered, The World's Largest Virus, And More

<b>2014</b>: the year this aerodynamic, flying saucer-like research station is set to open in Antarctica<p><b>15 feet</b>: the length of a new cow-like dinosaur discovered in Utah<p><b>1 week</b>: the time it would take Earth's average global surface temperature to drop below 0 degrees Fahrenheit if the sun went out<p><b>$1,350</b>: …

Incredible Photos of Jellyfish Captured Against the Sky

Alexander Semenov has built quite a reputation for his photographs of undersea wildlife. Recently, he created another underwater series depicting …

Details Emerging About Sony’s Upcoming Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

We reported in December 2012 that Sony was planning to unleash a full frame mirrorless within a year. We’re about halfway to that one year mark now, …

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Stop Me if You've Heard This One Before

Who is honestly going to stop this guy? Today at Cloudbreak, the answer is nobody. Photo: Joli<p>There's a certain detachment out here on the fringes. …

Aquatic Sports

Kelly Slater Wins Volcom Fiji Pro, Takes ASP WCT Rankings Lead

Pictured: Kelly Slater (USA), 41, took out his second consecutive Volcom Fiji Pro Title, defeating Mick Fanning (AUS), 31, to move to No. 1 on the …

Aquatic Sports

My own genome project

In the almost year-long lead-up to having my whole genome sequenced, I have no fears about it. Or at least just a couple of tiny wobbles that I …

Apple's WWDC 2013: Rumors and expectations

Apple's annual developers conference is just days away. Here's a comprehensive guide on what to look forward to.<p>Apple's 24th annual developers conference kicks off next week, and will be the company's first event in more than seven months.<p>The conference lasts the entire week, but the highlight is …

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The Queen of Los Angeles. Malibu yesterday #surferphotos

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30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …

How Samsung Got Big

The cellphones were stacked up high in the Gumi factory yard and more were coming out every minute. Phones, TVs, fax machines, and other gear shattered as it hit the concrete and Samsung CEO Kun-hee Lee and his board cracked the screens and cases with heavy hammers. Then they lit a bonfire and …

Why did the Neanderthals die out?

The puzzle is one of the greatest surrounding our species. On a planet that bristled with different types of human being, including Neanderthals and …

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Moon dust gathered by Neil Armstrong discovered in warehouse after 40 years

While tidying up a storage space at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, an archivist makes a cosmic discovery.<p>Several miscellaneous bits and pieces of the first moon mission have orbited back into view lately.<p>In March, it was pieces of the rocket that propelled Apollo 11 spaceward, kindly …

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