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Book News: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, 87, Hospitalized In Mexico

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Latin America's most prominent living novelist, has been hospitalized in Mexico City for a lung and urinary tract infection, Mexican health officials told The Associated Press. Author of …

Popular Mechanics - How Your World Works

This technology might be the only thing standing between the world and devastating climate change.<p>Air Force Special Operations Command flies some of the most sophisticated planes in the military, and none of them are fighter jets.<p>Even more impressive, the guns disassemble like the real thing.<p>How …

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$149 Nvidia GTX 750 Ti unveiled; plays Titanfall better than Xbox One

Nvidia has just taken the wraps off the $149 (£115) GTX 750 Ti and $119 (£90) GTX 750 graphics cards based on its new Maxwell architecture. Both cards are available to purchase now.<p>The company is claiming Maxwell has twice the performance per watt of Kepler, and--in the case of the GTX 750 …

Phones, Browsers, and Search Engines Get a Privacy Overhaul - MIT Technology Review

As the reach of the Internet has grown, so has the medium’s favored business model: targeted advertising. Signals recording our activity are …

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Air Hockey Robot Project (a 3D printer hack) by JJROBOTS

New York Botanical Garden Digitizes Biodiversity History

More than 2 million plants are now online.<p><i>Click here to enter the gallery</i><p>There's a trove of biodiversity information out there, but much of it is locked in natural history collections. To make all this plant data more accessible, the New York Botanical Garden—one of the four largest herbariums in …

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