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Quick Thoughts On Facebook Messenger For iPad

I don’t use Facebook Messenger often, but I think it’s great that it was released for iPad. Facebook seems like one of the de facto messaging services for a lot of my friends at work and from university, and bringing the Messenger app to the iPad does show some forward thinking on Facebook’s part. …

Parallels Access: Run Mac and Windows Apps Like They Were Made for iPad

<b>Parallels Access</b> is a new iPad app launching tonight – that promises to let you experience Mac and Windows applications as is they were made for the iPad. It ‘applifies’ your Windows and Mac apps to make them feel as it they’re native iPad apps.<p>The app is published by Parellels, the makers of the …

Ancient burial box claimed to have earliest reference to Jesus

Limestone burial box is typical of first century Jerusalem and has chiselled on side "James, son of Joseph, brother of Jesus'<p>For 2,000 years, pilgrims and archaeologists have hunted for physical evidence of Jesus and his family, without success.<p>But now an ancient burial box claiming to contain the …

Pictures We Love: Moments of Innocence

<i>National Geographic’s Proof blog invited the photography and design teams of</i> National Geographic <i>magazine to look back through the hundreds of photographs from the over 75 stories published in 2013 and select one photo that spoke to their heart, intrigued them, inspired awe, made them smile—in</i> …

NASA | Earthrise: The 45th Anniversary

Space Science

Robin Roberts Becomes Highest Paid Woman In Morning News With New $20 Million 'GMA' Contract [Report]

Reports surfaced earlier this week that the breast cancer survivor's new contract with GMA was $14 million, however, multiple show insiders scoff at that figure and insist it's much higher.<p>Sources tell Radar exclusively, "Robin's new contract will pay her $20 million a year….and will keep her at …

Media Industry

Online shopping gaining traction while spending at retail stores declines

As retailers gear up for the final weekend of holiday selling – in the U.S. it's called Super Saturday – they're counting on shoppers turning out at stores despite forecasts of sleet, rain and snow in parts of Canada and tight-fisted spenders.<p>The tale of the 2013 holiday shopping season is playing …

Drop in the Bucket- Clean water - Get the facts

Sub-Saharan Africa

Hubble captures Horsehead nebula in stunning infrared

This new image puts the famous hydrogen-dust cloud in an ethereal light, revealing the horse rearing its head above cosmic whitecaps.<p>I just rewatched Ridley Scott's "Prometheus," and I think the soundtrack's opening horn melody would go perfectly with this NASA pic.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has …

Big History

Amazing Facts To Blow Your Mind Pt. 3

Berkeley’s other counter-culture

A few things spring to mind at the mention of Berkeley, California.<p>For one, there is the renowned university whose politically outspoken students led some of the most influential anti-war protests of the 1960s. For another, Chez Panisse, where Alice Waters and Jeremiah Tower started the movement …

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