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Calendar for Adventurers: Mr. Blue Whale by RMM - The Fox Is Black

It’s halfway through January and I already have a beautiful hanging calendar by Millimeter Milligram, a design studio in Seoul, but I’m strongly …

This Is The Tiniest And Thus Most Adorable Planet We've Ever Seen

It's barely larger than our moon--though considering its surface temperature, you may not want to move to this cute planet anytime soon.<p>NASA announced a fun new finding from its Kepler mission today--the smallest planet we've ever seen, and it's orbiting a sun that resembles our own. It orbits a …

How Cities Are Using Data To Save Lives

From Denver’s schools to Baltimore’s stretched budget, cities are creating major urban policy wins that are powered by cold, hard data.<p>Baltimore reached the lowest infant mortality rate the city has ever recorded in 2012. Denver Public School students saw test scores improve by 14% in reading and …

How to Always Be Getting Smarter

The incredible value of constant experimentation.<p>As we do new things, we always want to make sure we're doing things that help the business and not hurt. We may have a feeling of intuition that something may be successful, but how do you really know?<p>We run experiments. For example, maybe I believe …

Why Do We Age? A 46-Species Comparison

Why we age is a tricky evolutionary question. A full set of DNA resides in each of our cells, after all, allowing most of them to replicate again and again and again. Why don’t all tissues regenerate forever? Wouldn’t that be evolutionarily advantageous?<p>Since the early 1950s, evolutionary …

Apple's Supplier Labor Practices In China Scrutinized After Foxconn, Pegatron Reviews

Nearly two years after Apple called on the Fair Labor Association to assess working conditions and labor practices at its partners’ facilities in China, the FLA said it’s completed its inspections of the company’s largest supplier, Foxconn, which assembles the iPhone and iPad.<p>And while working …

PlayStation 4 Tops Gaming Hardware Sales in November, but Game Sales Are Way Down

The NPD Group has released hardware sales numbers for the first month of “next-gen” consoles (which, I guess, is now officially <i>current gen</i>), and Sony …

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Apple's 'iWatch' Said to Arrive in October 2014 with Wireless Charging

According to Chinese site <i>C Technology</i> [Google Translate, via <i>GForGames</i>], Apple is planning to release its long-rumored iWatch alongside the next iPhone in October 2014, with the company having tested two iWatch prototypes. However, the report also states that Apple has not decided on the final …

为什么有人能一直中奖?

本文作者:賴以威<p>美国独立宣言里最常被荧光笔划起来的句子莫过于:“人生而平等 (All men are created equal)。”然而与其说是陈述“事实”,这句话更接近我们去庙里拜拜时低头呢喃的“许愿”:我们希望人人生而平等。<p>许愿暗示这件事是不存在的:有人从婴儿车就开奔驰,有人IQ180,三岁就用毛笔算微积分还写瘦金体。遇到这些人,我们唯一能做的只有想方设法替来世积德。<p>今天要讨论的不平等,比上面这些更令人感到不平衡:为什么总有人能一直中奖!<p>每间公司总有几位这样的人,每次年会抽奖都腼腆地上台领奖,说是被财神附身也不为过。我曾经买咖啡中了买1送1,拿到送的打开,又是买1送1,晚上兴奋得睡不着觉 …

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初代 iPhone:那道不清说不尽的故事

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