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13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier

You <i>think</i> you know how to Google? You don't know how to Google.<p>Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world's most popular search engine.<p>Define A Word<p><b>The Scenario:</b> …

Cities, Mapped by Where Their People Go Running

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Inspired by a 2011 project that mapped popular running routes in a few European cities, Nathan Yau …

Milk studies compound debate over what type to drink

Raw, pasteurized, organic, whole, skim. Choosing what sort of milk to drink grows ever more complicated, with several recent studies to add to the debate.<p>The<p>American Academy of Pediatricsadvised that pregnant women and children not drink raw milk because of the danger of bacterial illnesses, …

Coffee Maker Cooking: Brew Up Your Next Dinner

A few months ago, we introduced you to the wild world of dishwasher cooking. Poach salmon while cleaning dirty plates? No problem.<p>But some of you expressed concerns about having your sockeye sit so close to soapy water and the high energy cost of running a dishwasher.<p>Well, we've stumbled upon …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

As Crowdfunding Takes Off, SEC Greenlights AngelList’s Investment Platform

The Securities and Exchange Commission is making way for a number of startups and online investment platforms to enable startups to crowdsource investment. Early last week, Y Combinator-backed FundersClub received notice from the SEC that the agency would not pursue action against its crowdfunding …

It's a gut reaction: how other people's bacteria can cure us – extract

This is a standard party invitation in most respects: there's a map of the neighbourhood, the address and time, and some friendly encouragement to …

Nextdoor and Hyperlocality

Some time ago I wrote about a social network called Nextdoor that really impressed me. What makes Nextdoor stand out is that it’s hyperlocal and based on real, physical communities; a Nextdoor “neighborhood” is defined by a group of houses that form a contiguous block and only people who live in …

The Pocket Spotlight

A continuous light source that fits in the palm of your hand.

How To Make Your Own Dishwasher Detergent

<b>You’re going to need borax.</b><p>I make no bones about my love of making items from scratch whenever possible. Food, household cleaners, detergents – nothing is safe from my frugal tendencies. Recently, I set my sights on making something so unnatural, most people have never thought about what it’s made …

Architects are starting to 3D print houses—but without a house-sized printer

A couple of months ago, Dutch architect Janjaap Ruijssenaars announced that he was building a curvy, loopy and for some reason, largely see-through building, to be made with the help of Enrico Dini’s D-Shape 3D printer. The project would cost up to 5 million euros ($6.4 million) and be completed in …

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Nanotechnology's Revolutionary Next Phase

The term “nanotechnology” has been bandied about so much over the last few decades that even the researcher who popularized the term is the first to point out that it’s lost its original meaning.<p>Nanotech, or the manipulation of matter on atomic and molecular scales, is currently used to describe …

Bitcoin: How An Unregulated, Decentralized Virtual Currency Just Became A Billion Dollar Market

Hang around in the tech industry long enough and you or someone you know will be heard saying, “that’s so crazy it just might work.” Two years ago, if you’d have told me that an open-source, P2P currency would soon be a thriving, billion-dollar market, I would’ve told you that you were on a lonely …

4-Billion-Pixel Panorama From Curiosity Rover Brings Mars to Your Computer Screen

• Author: Adam Mann. Adam Mann Science<br>• Date of Publication: 03.28.13. 03.28.13<br>• Time of Publication: 1:59 pm. 1:59 pm<p>Sweep your gaze around Gale Crater on …

Microsoft’s WorldWide Telescope Brings The Universe To Your Fingertips

The Microsoft Research team is building an epic map of the universe using data and photographs collected from the many telescopes around the world, including NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope. They call it The WorldWide Telescope.<p>There are roughly 300 billion stars in the Milky Way Galaxy, and about …

Zip Car now available at Los Angeles Union Station

Here’s the announcement from Metro: Zip Car, the Nation’s largest car sharing service, is now available at Los Angeles Union Station! There are …

The $99 OUYA Console Will Make Its Retail Debut In The US, UK And Canada On June 4

Didn’t get a chance to back the ambitious OUYA Android game console to lock in your pre-order? Considering how much press the thing has gotten, you don’t have much excuse for missing that particular window, but never fear — OUYA intends to sell the $99 pint-sized gaming gadget through retail …

Scientists create transistor-like biological device

Scientists have used biological tissue to recreate one of the main components of a modern computer inside living cells.<p>The biological device behaves …

Scientists unravel genetic causes of prostate, breast and ovarian cancer

A national screening programme for prostate cancer could be introduced by the NHS following an international effort by more than 1,000 scientists to …

32 Ways To Eat Quinoa And Succeed In Life

Quinoa is more than just a grain (or seed, whatever). It's a LIFESTYLE.

13 Dessert Recipes To Make For Easter

Gallery13 Dessert Recipes To Make For Easter<p>On Easter Sunday, there will be egg-hunting and crocus-spotting and time with family and friends. If you're having a big to-do and want a classic tiered carrot cake for the center of your table, we've got you covered (plus a gluten-free version and one …

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Man Who Allegedly Committed Suicide At The Grove Identified

A man who apparently committed suicide at The Grove Monday morning has been identified, and police do not believe foul play was involved in his death.<p>…

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Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …