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Camu for iPhone Puts an Elegant Spin on Social Photography

Social networking video apps really need to be unique to gain traction in today’s crowded mobile market. Camu, released today by Sumoing, the makers of Repix, puts a fresh spin on the iPhone photo/video scene.<p>With Camu, you can shoot either stills or video, and if you’re going to do video, shoot …

Could We Build a Disk Bigger Than a Star?

In our cosmic megastructures series, PM explores some of the key engineering and design challenges in constructing gigantic structures for use by humankind in space. Today: the Alderson disk, an astoundingly enormous sun-encircling object.<p><b>Megastructure name:</b> Alderson disk<p><b>Named after:</b> The late Jet …

Slender Man: second US teen knife attack linked to online horror character

Teenager allegedly wore white mask and lay in wait for mother<p>A 13-year-old who allegedly stabbed her mother after lying in wait wearing a mask is thought to be the latest teenage attacker inspired by the fictional horror character “Slender Man”.<p>The unnamed mother, who suffered a number of minor …

Pope meets ex-sex slaves, denounces trafficking

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis denounced human trafficking as a crime against humanity Thursday after meeting with four women who were trafficked …

Social porn: why people are sharing their sex lives online

In his 2008 book, Click, online behaviour expert Bill Tancer declared that social media was overtaking pornography as the most popular destination on the internet. Those aged 18 to 24 in particular were replacing pornography use with more stimulating social networking pastimes. After the porn …

Petition to Split California Into Six States Gets Green Light

Draper's plan splits California into six new states. (KGO/ABC News)<p>A venture capitalist who feels colossal California is too unwieldy to govern is …

Berlin fertility app Clue scores $700K seed funding round

It looks like Clue, the Berlin-based fertility tracking app, is one step closer to fulfilling our prediction that it will blow its rivals out of the water.<p>The startup today announced a €500,000 (around $680,000) seed funding round led by business angel Christophe Maire, with Joanne Wilson, Luminary …

Cardinal Newman Society

Resistance to grace—and to reality and reason—is enshrined at some Catholic colleges.<p>A Catholic homeschooling family can live out its educational …

Vera Bella program offers Biblical-based virtue formation for Catholic girls

Though still in its infancy, a Catholic formation and fellowship program for girls is already bearing virtuous fruit.<p>Vera Bella, Latin for “True …

An examination of conscience for those who work, study, dwell, or play in the digital culture

I offer the following "Examination of Conscience" for those who find themselves spending time in the digital culture. Digital media is a means to an …

The Internet's Cicada: A Mystery Without An Answer

"Hello. We are looking for highly intelligent individuals. To find them, we have devised a test. There is a message hidden in this image. Find it, and it will lead you on the road to finding us. We look forward to meeting the few that will make it all the way through. Good luck."<p>That message, …

This Video Will Have You Completely Rethink How You Conduct Yourself Online And In Person (Video)

We, as human beings, think that through social networks, we’ve somehow become more social creatures.<p>The problem with this theory is, the more we …

Male and Female Brains Really Are Built Differently

The hemispheres of women's brains are more interconnected. Does that matter?<p>Ready your knowing smirk, because here comes a scientific gem that’s sure to enliven even the dullest of holiday parties.<p>By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found …

Woman sues over Catholic hospitals' abortion rule

The suit claims that the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' directive on abortions contributed to her painful miscarriage.<p>DETROIT -- A Michigan woman is taking on the nation's Catholic hospitals in federal court, alleging they are forcing pregnant women in crisis into having painful miscarriages …

A $99 Linux supercomputer has been built, will ship this summer

Cheap, tiny, underpowered computers are becoming a hot new trend in the computing world ever since the $25 and $35 Raspberry Pi models broke onto the …

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Burnout is the consequence of a broken way of work

It’s the time of the year where we can start to feel overly stressed by the demands of work, family, and community. But for some of us, the stress at …

Raspberry Pi-based home cloud project ArkOS beats funding goal

Ark OS, the private cloud crowdfunding project that aims to enable you to provide all your cloud services right in the comfort — and security — of your home, has beaten its funding goal of $45,000.<p>So far, 859 backers have pledged $45,189, with six days remaining in the campaign.<p>ArkOS puts your …