David Rowan

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Earth Was Almost Hit By an Asteroid and No One Saw it Coming

Asteroid 2017 AG13 was only spotted by scientists at the last minute.<p>On Monday, while you were watching Meryl Streep's viral Globes speech or doing whatever else to fill the void, planet Earth came dangerously close to being hit by a small asteroid. Asteroid 2017 AG13—as it has since been dubbed—is …

Asteroids

Australia Votes 2016 - Vote Compass - ABC News

Electorate not listed?<p>Sorry, we’re having trouble finding your electorate. Select your state or territory from the menu below to get started.<p>Don't …

Australia

Adult brain prunes branched connections of new neurons

LA JOLLA -- (May 02, 2016) When tweaking its architecture, the adult brain works like a sculptor -- starting with more than it needs so it can carve …

Neuroscience

Walmart's Apple Pay competitor uses QR codes

Walmart is finally jumping into the mobile payments game.<p>The retailer unveiled Walmart Pay, a new mobile payments system that allows shoppers to pay …

follow the code

<i>Big Pimpin’</i><p>Code 0’s were developed for light air close reaching. However, because it is built from strong, laminated material I found it very useful …

Sailing

Seven Essential Knots for Sailors

Once you cut a piece of rope off the spool at the chandlery and bring it aboard your boat and give it a job to do, it becomes a line you have put to …

Sailing

Tested: boom brakes and preventers, including Walder boom brake and Wichard Gyb’Easy

<b>Pip Hare tests three products designed to prevent or ease a crash gybe alongside a traditional rope preventer rigged to lead forward and then back to</b> …

Yachts

Everything Apple Announced at WWDC 2015 in One Handy List

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) was everything rumored, teased and then some. If you didn’t sit through the keynote for the past few hours, here’s a rundown of the highlights you shouldn’t miss. For more info, click the links below each story for full details.<p>OS X 10.11: El …

Apple Just Turned The iPad Into A Real Computer With QuickType

It’s just a keyboard, and so it should be limited to keys.<p>But with the new version of iOS 9 for iPad, announced at WWDC, the touch-sensitive QuickType keyboard now has the ability to transform into a trackpad whenever you set down two fingers on the keyboard portion of the screen. Simply move those …

Keyboard Shortcuts