Elena de Affonseca

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Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and measurement company.<p>OptoFidelity said that it used its own Touch Panel Performance Tester to measure the iPhone 5C, iPhone 5S, and Samsung …

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Satchel leather Messenger bag Mens Women Unisex Leather handbag laptop bag Leather bag

This listing is for one (1) Handmade Leather laptop/Messenger bag. This bag is unisex and you can hold your book , laptop or any other day to day items with style.<p>~100% top grade cow leather.<p>~Adjustable shoulder strap.<p>~Two inside packets (One small one big)<p>Size info.<p>29 cm/11.5 Inch width<br>32 cm/12.5 …

Post-traumatic mess? Why crisis counselors still don't know if they're helping or hurting

It's the go-to method for trauma relief — but nobody knows if psychological first aid actually works<p>Last month, floodwaters dark with silt and mud devastated a 1,500-square-mile area surrounding Denver. Nine people lost their lives. Some survivors lost their homes, and others couldn't return …

90's Rap Mashed Up With A Classical Melody From 1837

It's been a while since we've featured any musical mash-ups, so what better way to restart the trend than by bringing you some of the most celebrated …

Sometimes Telling The Time Is Hard. This Clock Lends A Hand

Blame digital technology, but plenty of us still can’t always tell the time. It’s commonplace now to substitute a phone for a watch (or perhaps you wear a smart watch–the child of the two), which makes a classic analog clock difficult to read with ease. Cue the FreakishClock, a handed time-teller …

What Sound Does A Fox Really Make?

A Norwegian dance-pop song called "The Fox" asks the question: the cow goes moo, the duck goes quack, but what sound does the fox make? We have the answer!<p>A music video from a Norwegian duo called Ylvis is primed to, as the<p>kidsmarketers say, "go viral," because it is catchy and weird and foreign …

How An Abandoned Skyscraper Became 'The World's Tallest Slum'

Photographer Iwan Baan documents the infamous Tower of David and other artificial communities.<p>The Tower of David was supposed to be a 45-story skyscraper in Caracas, Venezuela. But after an economic collapse and the death of the man who commissioned it in the 1990s, the tower went unfinished and …

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Finding Solitude Adventures

7 Trip Ideas For Those Seeking Solitude on a Grand Scale<p>Let the masses line up for Old Faithful and Half Dome. These bold adventures take you to big places with the breathing room to match.<p>Ride the Rim: Canyonlands National Park, Utah<p>The White Rim Trail is a 100-mile mountain-bike route with clear …