Jamaal Morris

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Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

Ubuntu coming to high-end smartphones during 2014

Canonical announced the launch of Ubuntu for phones back in January, but other than the unfortunate Ubuntu Edge episode there hasn’t really been much news about the fledgling mobile version of the popular Linux distribution. However, Mark Shuttleworth, the founder of Canonical and its product …

Teachers complain Common Core-linked lessons little more than scripts to read

Some of the biggest critics of new lesson plans aligned with the national Common Core standards are the people charged with teaching them.<p>A growing number of teachers say the national standards, adopted by some 45 states, have combined with pressure to "teach to the test" to take all individuality …

At $72B, Bill Gates is richest American for 20th straight year

It's hard to think of a year in which Bill Gates wasn't at the top of the Fortune 400 list, considered as the definitive annual list of America's richest.<p>And so it goes: the Microsoft co-founder continues to be the wealthiest American for the 20th year in a row, according to the list, thanks to his …

BT reshuffles units to compete better in UK consumer and business markets

BT Retail(s bt), the customer-facing part of the UK’s former monopoly telco, plans to split in two. The company said on Tuesday that it will be …

What we don’t have is compell…

What we don’t have is compelling evidence that suggests that people are morally or socially better for reading Tolstoy.

A flying electric bicycle made its first public voyage around a Prague convention center this week, taking off with a dummy on board and…

A flying electric bicycle made its first public voyage around a Prague convention center this week, taking off with a dummy on board and hovering in the air like a budget speeder bike from Star Wars.<p>The Design Your Dreams Flying Bike is the product of three Czech engineering firms who joined together to fulfill a shared childhood dream, and the result has been a year in the making. We first told you about Design Your Dreams last June, when the e-bike was still on the drawing board. Now, their …

Essential Tech for Father’s Day

There’s still time to shop! From night-vision cameras to hard-rocking amps and laser-cutters to candles, here are nine ideas to appeal to all of you dad’s senses.

Here's 20 Startling Images Invisible To The Naked Eye

When it comes to the world around use, not everything is as it seems. Here's 20 every objects including the likes of coffee, cigarette rolling …

Apple said to limit wireless speeds on some U.S. carriers

<i>Editor's note: See update at the bottom of this post.</i><p>A developer who provides iPhone hacks claims to have discovered code in iOS that suggests Apple is helping the top three U.S. wireless carriers throttle data speeds for all iPhone and iPad customers.<p>Joseph Brown, operator of the Web site …

Asia curbs US imports of wheat after genetically modified sample found

The discovery of rogue genetically modified wheat in a farmer's field in Oregon shook global confidence in the safety of America's food supply on …

Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

What It's Like To See Through Google Glass

But now it's time to reveal what it looks like to actually see through Glass.<p>Google Glass and Android game developer Laura Ockel recently recorded a video of the user interface shown through the Glass device. Ockel and her company, Tesseract Mobile, are also the developers behind the unofficial …