Omar A. Infante Ramos

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Least useful hack ever puts Windows 95 on your smartwatch

What happens when you give an Android Wear smartwatch to a 16-year-old with a bit too much time on his hands? You get Windows 95 on your wrist. Now, we frankly have no idea why you'd load a desktop operating system from twenty years ago onto a Samsung Gear Live smartwatch with a 1.63-inch display, …

For Thieves, Legos are Like Uncut Diamonds: Untraceable & Invaluable

Gloria Haas stole enough Legos last week to build her own plastic prison cell, according to authorities in Nassau County, New York. The 53-year-old …

Orlando Is Getting A Giant Comic Shop With A Noodle Bar

It seems somewhat appropriate for a tourist mecca like Orlando to be getting a comic shop that’s an attraction in and of itself — especially on …

Oculus' Mindblowing New Prototype Is a Huge Step Toward Consumer VR

The weeks leading up to Oculus' first developer summit were full of rumors. Would the virtual-reality company finally unveil the consumer version of …

Hands On: Nintendo's New 3DS Underwhelms at Tokyo Game Show

CHIBA, Japan – Nintendo doesn't attend the Tokyo Game Show, but its latest gaming platform made an appearance anyway.<p>Nintendo will release the New …

Satanists want to distribute pamphlets at schools

A group of Satanists say they plan to distribute pamphlets in Orange County schools.<p>This follows similar moves by Christian and atheist groups who …

Religion

These People Can Make Student Loans Disappear

It was an ordinary Friday. Courtney Brown, 24, of Kalamazoo, Mich., was busy looking for a job. "I've applied all kinds of places," she says. "Wal-Mart, Target, Verizon Wireless."<p>Then she got a strange letter in the mail. " 'We are writing you with good news,' " she reads to me over the phone. " …

The Mathematics of Ebola Trigger Stark Warnings: Act Now or Regret It

The Ebola epidemic in Africa has continued to expand since I last wrote about it, and as of a week ago, has accounted for more than 4,200 cases and …

With Android One, Google puts itself firmly back in the OS' driving seat

Google is bringing Android back under its control thanks to a new hardware and software combination.<p>Google today unveiled Android One, a smartphone …

Why our startup has no bosses, no office, and a four-day work week

In 2008, my study partner Hernán Amiune and I had finished studying computer engineering at Catholic University of Córdoba Argentina.<p>During our last years at university, we had done some internships in companies such as HP, IBM, and Intel. It was the moment we realized there was a mistake in their …

The Workplace

Why are Nicaraguan youths staying put while neighbors migrate north?

Of the 62,998 unaccompanied children who've been detained at the US border between Oct. 1 and the end of July, only 194 have been Nicaraguan.<p>MANAGUA, …

Dell unveils 5K desktop monitor with almost 2x the pixels of your puny 4K display - ExtremeTech

By on September 5, 2014 at 8:57 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>What’s 27 inches across and has …

Legend of Korra: Book 4 Details Revealed; And Season 4 Confirmed Following Season 3 Finale

Legend of Korra will have a Book 4 and new details have been revealed.<p>Co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino confirmed back in July that Book 4 will be …

Anime

Pediatricians Officially Want High Schools To Start Later

Studies have shown that it helps, top education officials have recommended it, and now doctors are officially saying the same.<p>On Monday, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a policy statement recommending that middle and high schools delay the start of class until after 8:30 a.m. About 40 …

Protective Pit Bull Saves 8-Year-Old Boy From Swarm Of Bees

A pit bull this week was credited with rescuing an 8-year-old Oregon boy from a swarm of angry bees.<p>According to local news outlet KPTV, Jesse-Cole Shaver on Tuesday was playing with a group of children near a creek in Oregon City when one of the kids stepped on a rotting log, disturbing a beehive …

Imagination Technologies will give its 'Raspberry Pi on steroids' away for free

Grab someone in the street and ask them about Imagination Technologies and they're more likely to run away than tell you that it's the company that designs the graphics chips for Apple's mobile devices. The company is more than just the home of PowerVR, however, and bought MIPS in order to become a …

More Windows 9 rumors: one-click upgrades, interactive tiles, notification center

And the desktop will be gone on devices where it makes no sense.<p>Rumors about the next major version of Windows continue to trickle out in the run up …

Amazon officially buys Twitch for $970 million, will keep it independent

3 months after Google/Twitch rumors, Amazon snaps up the video streaming site.<p><b>Update:</b> Amazon has officially purchased Twitch.tv for $970 million. In …

'The Legend of Korra' Will Outlive Nickelodeon's Short-Sighted Business Decisions

It’s been an interesting year for Nickelodeon’s fan favorite animated series, <i>The Legend of Korra</i>. Following a move from Saturday morning to Friday evening in the second season, the plan for the series was to premiere it in the fall in, in theory, the same Friday timeslot as ratings don’t matter at …

Scientists Blow The Lid on Cancer and Sunscreen Myth

According to a June 2014 article featured in <i>The Independent</i> (UK), a major study conducted by researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden found …

Orlando approves $300M-$400M I-Drive megamall, hotel plan - Orlando Business Journal

By Anjali Fluker <br>– Associate Managing Editor, Orlando Business Journal<p>Aug 11, 2014, 3:36pm EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Aug 13, 2014, 2:34pm EDT<p>The Orlando City …

Plants Talk. Plants Listen. Here's How

They don't have eyes. Or ears. Or what we would call a nervous system. But plants can talk. And they listen. Let me show you how.<p>First, we'll need a plant eater. This one's perfect: It's an aphid, a hungry little critter who loves to munch on fresh, green leaves ...<p>Next, we arrange lunch. We choose …

Survey shows more adult women play video games than teen boys

Let’s blow up some stereotypes.<p>There is a popular and enduring image of what a “gamer” looks like: mostly male, mostly juvenile, mostly white. That …