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The Words That Remade America

The significance of the Gettysburg Address<p><i>In a rare image of President Lincoln at Gettysburg, he is shown hatless at the center of a crowd on the orators’ platform. (Library of Congress)</i><p>In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee pushed northward into Pennsylvania. The Union army met him at …

App store in the driver's seat: Here comes your next car

"We're not just trying to give customers what they want; we're working on what we think they will want in the future." <br />--General Motors Vice Chairman Stephen Girsky

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

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10 Training Techniques for Guaranteed Massive Muscles

10 Training Techniques To Shock Your Muscles and Transform Your Physique – Massive Muscles<p>Get ready for 10 of the most effective shock training …

An NBA Insider Thinks The Spurs Are Playing Mind Games With LeBron

With the NBA Finals tied 1-1 and headed to San Antonio, Bucher believes Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has intentionally invited James to play his favorite role, the distributor.<p>James wore his Michael Jordan hat in the Eastern Conference Finals when he averaged 29 points, seven rebounds and five …

Google Glass code reveals always-on listening mode

A number of experimental features in Google Glass have been uncovered by the Android hacking community, including one that puts the headset in a constant listening mode awaiting an owner's command. Another lets you quickly snap a photo with an eye wink. These and other experiments remain hidden …

Adidas's New Smart Soccer Ball Tells You Everything About Your Kicks

Tech in sports typically revolves around maximizing performance in some nebulous and difficult-to-fact-check way. But Adidas has been doing some very …

NBA Playoffs 2013: Roy Hibbert's defense helps key Pacers' Game 2 win over Heat

When Hibbert was on the floor, LeBron James was unable to do much of anything with the ball in his hands.<p>Following a tough Game 1 loss, the Indiana Pacers heard one question for nearly 48 hours: Why wasn't Roy Hibbert on the floor for the final possessions of overtime?<p>The Pacers learned their …

Google Glass apps: everything you can do right now

Google Glass isn’t ready for prime time. Even Google knows this, which is why it hasn't shipped to the masses yet. Instead, Google floated a few units to “Explorers,” glorified guinea pigs who can enjoy the joys and trials of this cuttingest edge of cutting edge technologies. But nascent or not, …

The Internet of Things: In action

<i>The following is a guest post by Lauren Fisher of Simply Zesty.</i><p>By 2015, six billion objects in the world will be connected to the internet. While it may seem tricky to grasp as a concept, the internet of things is nothing simpler, and more stunning, than objects being connected to the internet. At …

Leven als een vis in het water

In 2005 hield de bekende Amerikaanse schrijver David Foster Wallace een speech tijdens een diploma-uitreiking aan een kunstacademie in Ohio. Normaal …

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How to Optimize Video Streams to Be Worthy of Your HDTV

Nothing ruins a dramatic scene like buffering, so do yourself a favor and optimize your rig for streaming video.<p>Absolutely everything you own …

Summer Movie Preview 2013

Iron Man 3<p><b>In Theaters</b>: May 3<p>This may sound like heresy, but I’m getting Robert Downey’ed-out – at least as Iron Man and his alter ego, Tony Stark. …

Crisis in Nederland: beginnende zwervers met een huis en een huwelijk

nl_NL<p>article<p>HP/De Tijd<p>Een knappe man loopt door het Westerpark in Amsterdam met een blik Euroshopper-bier. Het is maandagochtend, tien uur. Mensen …

iPad Smart Cover magnets could affect implanted defibrillators

It’s been discovered that the magnets in an iPad Smart Cover are strong to deactivate implanted heart defibrillators, according to a 14-year-old …

Beamcaster blasts the internet along lasers through the open air

Using only beams of light, a new networking hub is able to distribute gigabit internet to a receiver as far as 18 feet away, reports <i>Ars Technica</i>. Earlier this week, RiT Technologies unveiled its Beamcaster networking unit, which operates using a similar principal to fiber optics — that information …

14-Year-Old Discovers iPad Smart Cover Magnets Can Shut Off Implanted Defibrillators

A fourteen-year-old has discovered that the tiny magnets inside the iPad can inadvertently shut off implanted defibrillators if the device is left on the chest, such as might happen if the user falls asleep with the iPad lying on them.<p>Apple builds magnets into every iPad it sells for use with its …

China doesn’t want your trash anymore—and that could spell big trouble for American cities

As Americans carefully separate the paper and plastics from their trash, most probably don’t realize that their country doesn’t recycle stuff so much as export it to be recycled elsewhere. Specifically, to China. For more than five years, scrap and trash has consistently been the US’s biggest …

American Cities

A new playlist from Sir Ken Robinson, the most-watched speaker on TED.com

If you haven’t watched Ken Robinson’s classic talk, “Schools kill creativity,” watch it now »<p>And tune in to PBS on Tuesday, May 7, at 10/9c for our …

Robot Singularity: Artificial Intelligence Experts Debate Rise Of Smart Machines

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 05/07/2013 03:42 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Are you prepared to meet your robot overlords?<p>The idea of superintelligent machines may sound like the plot of "The Terminator" or "The Matrix," but many experts say the idea isn't far-fetched. Some even think …

Now Is a Horrible Time To Buy a Laptop

So your trusty laptop is starting to show its age. No one can blame you for wanting a new one, but we've got just one piece of advice: <b>WAIT</b>. This is a …

Manchester United Eye Ronaldo Swoop as Rooney Exit Looms

Manchester United are attempting to soften the blow of Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement by launching an astonishing swoop for Cristiano Ronaldo.<p>The <i>Daily Mail</i> are reporting that United Chief Executive David Gill has been in Madrid to meet Jorge Mendes—Ronaldo's agent—to discuss the prospect of …

LeBron: Refs will establish control

MIAMI -- LeBron James expects referees to establish even more control of the Miami Heat's physical playoff series with the Chicago Bulls in the …