Andrew Emmerson

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Get the Software Program Screenwriters Swear By For 50 Percent Off

Final Draft 10 is having a seriously big sale.<p>Filed Under Comedy, Movies & Work<p>Whether you’re trying to get that short film off the ground, or you’re …

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Kepler 438b: Most Earth-like planet ever discovered could be home for alien life

New discovery is likely to be a rocky world in the ‘Goldilocks’ zone of its parent star where the temperature is just right for liquid water to flow<p>An alien world that orbits a distant star in the constellation of Lyra may be the most Earth-like planet ever found outside the solar system.<p>The …

Six science stories we can't wait to follow in 2015

Some serious groundwork has been laid. Some amazing instruments are turning on. Some incredible destinations are in sight. If you ask us, 2015 is going to be an awesome year in science.<p>From solar system exploration to new adventures in particle physics to the possible defeat of a microscopic foe, …

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Teaching Friends And Family How To Reverse A Drug Overdose

When Priscilla Graham-Farmer went to get her hair done in Newark, N.J., recently, she noticed the elevator in the building was broken, so she took the stairs. And that's when Graham-Farmer saw him: a young guy sprawled out, not breathing.<p>"He was literally turning blue," she says. "And everybody was …

Inside The New Stealth Arsenal

A top secret class of autonomous drones is changing the way war is waged<p>On May 2, 2011, an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)—locked in a steady, predawn orbit above a residential compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan—transmitted live video of an unfolding military raid to a laptop in the White House …

Dazzling! NuSTAR captures sun's portrait in solar X-rays

It’s time to see the sun in a whole new light – X-ray light.<p>NASA’s NuSTAR space telescope has taken a stunning portrait of our home star in high-energy X-rays.<p>The related research, presented at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco this month, could offer scientists a new tool to …

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Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

CANNABIS INDUSTRY The buyer, the target and the other guy: Behind Canada’s biggest marijuana deal Subscriber content<p>TRADE U.S. NAFTA negotiators considering Canada's proposed compromises Subscriber content<p>TRADE At Montreal talks, Canada proposes new approach to breaking NAFTA auto gridlock …

See an Astronaut's Minimalist Photo of a Sunrise

NASA/JPL-Caltech<p>NASA/The Hubble Heritage Team (STScI)<p>NASA/JPL-Caltech/Univ. of Wisc.<p>NASA/ESA/P. Kalas (University of California, Berkeley, …

The best business apps for iPad

If you are looking to run your business more efficiently, then check out our list of the best business apps for iPad. This list consists of many …

Go Beyond Emoticons and Avatars: comiXchat Messaging App

There’s a new chat app in town that doesn’t feature a new way to shoot selfies or make anything mysteriously disappear — and it’s not dull and boring.<p>comiXchat, a free messaging app by Nubis that displays individual or group chats in an artistically appointed, hand-drawn comic interface, debuts …

Sense Of Touch Recreated For Amputees In Their Prosthetics

How gentle electric buzzes can give a man sensations in a hand he's lost<p>Years after they had lost parts of their arms in industrial accidents, Igor Spetic and Keith Vonderhuevel once again felt sensations -- such as the fuzz of a cotton ball, or a trickle of water -- seemingly on the backs of their …

Sleeping Humpback Whale Captured In Rare Footage

Have you ever wondered how humpback whales sleep?<p>A group of underwater photographers known as Panga MX says it captured rare footage of the majestic marine mammal snoozing earlier this year. “We encountered a sleeping humpback whale and managed to get an in-water encounter with her,” the group …

Scientists hope to unravel mystery of the ‘Titanic of the ancient world’

Third search for truth about sunken vessel near Antikythera island in Greece reveals objects including bronze spear<p>They call it the Titanic of the ancient world – a luxury liner dating from before the Roman empire. Now divers and archeologists, who have completed a third season on this famous wreck …

Weird Crystal Can Absorb All The Oxygen In A Room -- And Then Release It Later

This could potentially make fuel cells, space travel, and scuba diving a lot more efficient.<p>Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark say they’ve invented a crystal that pulls oxygen out of the air and even water. Apparently, just a spoonful of the stuff can suck up all the oxygen in a …

First Swimming Dinosaur Discovered

New species of dinosaur are dug up almost weekly these days, and often they’re bigger than those found earlier.<p>So what makes <i>Spinosaurus</i> special is not that it’s a larger predator than <i>Tyrannosaurus rex</i>, though it is, but that it lived in the water.<p>This is exceptional because dinosaurs were all land …

Edward Snowden’s Motive Revealed: He Can ‘Sleep at Night’

In his first American television interview, Edward Snowden defended his disclosure of the American government's use of surveillance programs to spy on its own people, and described himself as a patriot for trying to stop violations of the Constitution.<p>"I may have lost my ability to travel," Snowden …

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