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The supposed Bitcoin inventor got a lawyer

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Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

Childhood Bullying Ups Risk of Psychosis as Adult

Emerging research suggests that being exposed to bullying during childhood, as either a victim or a perpetrator, can lead to an increased risk of …

Erythropoietin Derived by Chemical Synthesis

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Research

Space Station Cooling Unit Breakdown May Need Spacewalk Fix

Changing Planet<p><i>Update:</i> NASA has indeed decided to dispatch International Space Station astronauts on a series of spacewalks to repair the faulty cooling pump. A NASA briefing on the space walks will take place on December 18 at 3 p.m. The space walks have also forced the delay of a cargo resupply …

Was Your Ancestor a Ball of Jelly? Evolution Study Surprises Experts

The question of whether sponges or comb jellies were the first animals to evolve continues to stir the waters.<p><b>In a prehistoric version of "the chicken or the egg" question, researchers have long debated which animal group came first. A traditional view pegs sponges—marine creatures that look more</b> …

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How Facebook's New Machine Brain Will Learn All About You From Your Photos

Facebook poaches an NYU machine learning star to start a new AI lab that may very well end up knowing more about your social life than you do.<p>Facebook users upload 350 million photos onto the social network every day, far beyond the ability of human beings to comprehensively look at, much less …

Artificial Intelligence

DIY Basics: Make a Wide Leather Belt

There’s something about adding a wide leather belt to a dress that makes it 10 times more flattering. Here’s an easy way to make a wide wrap belt with leather you already have.<p>WHAT YOU’LL NEED<p>Read More<p>Suede Lace ( 1/8″ )<br>• leather<br>• measuring tape<br>• scissors<p><b>Ready to make?</b> Find out how on…love Maegan

Oral Bacteria Define Ethnicities

Each person is endowed with a unique set of characteristics that define him or her, with fingerprints and eye scans being the most commonly used …

Ohio State University

Scientists believe lasers could help cure Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

Lasers could prove to be the key in eliminating brain diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. New findings from researchers at Chalmers University of Technology and the Polish Wroclaw University of Technology have raised hopes that doctors may one day be able to cure the ailments without needing …

Space Agencies Of The World, Unite: The U.N.'s Asteroid Defense Plan

The United Nations General Assembly may approve a plan soon for the world's space agencies to defend the Earth against asteroids.<p>The plan, introduced last week, is expected to be adopted by the General Assembly in December. It would do two things: create an International Asteroid Warning Network so …

As Mirrors Beam Light To Town, Norwegians Share Patch Of Sun

The small town of Rjukan has long had to make do without sunlight during the cold Norwegian winters.<p>But that changed Wednesday, when the town debuted a system of high-tech mirrors to reflect sunlight from neighboring peaks into the valley below.<p>Rjukan, originally founded 100 years ago as an …

The hybrid solar eclipse – in pictures

A rare hybrid solar eclipse has taken place, switching between a total eclipse (where the moon completely covers the sun) and an annular one (where a halo of sunlight is visible around the moon)

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An Aerial Kinetic Sculpture with 256 Helium Balloons Embedded with LEDs | Colossal

<p>Cyclique was an aerial light and sound installation created by audiovisual artist Nohista and Collectif Coin for Nuit Blanche 2013 (previously). The …

American Samoa: an unsung South Pacific paradise

American Samoa, the only inhabited US territory south of the equator, is given the occasional nod for its love of American football and McDonald's, but few people realize that these lush tropical islands hold geometrically cut mountains and blue waters that rival the beauty of Tahiti and Hawaii. …

Sailboats Ship Freight to Manhattan for First Time in 60 Years

Interest in greener transportation and local food is driving a revival of ancient ways.<p><b>This past weekend, a flat-bottomed, two-mast sailboat 30 feet (9 meters) long came down the Hudson River at a brisk six-knot clip, hugging the Manhattan coast to avoid bigger boats. Commuter ferries, barges, tour</b> …

What Are Killer Whales Saying?

Wildlife<p>People who are listening to the killer whale calls in my previous posting are asking whether we have any idea yet of the meaning. Answer: not as language, but we do know some things.<p>What we don’t know: We don’t know if they have words or language. We think they have signature calls (names) …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

Vegetarian West African Peanut Soup

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 35 mins<br>• Total Time: 45 minutes<br>• Yield: 4<br>• Category: Soup<br>• Cuisine: African<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 206 reviews<p>This …

Roasted Chicken with Olives and Prunes | Gluten Free Chicken Marbella

Are you spending too much time on the computer? That’s a question I’ve been asking myself a lot lately. After reading this article in The Atlantic …

Flavors

Avocado Deviled Eggs

Shares 2<p>It started off simple enough. Perfectly hard-boiled eggs (this method is fool-proof!). The realization that I haven’t yet had a deviled egg …

Breakfast

Burrata and Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Salad

I like pretty things. Guilty as charged.<p>I’d have to guess that most of us in the world do. Am I right or am I right? Who wouldn’t rather gaze at a …

Paleo Chicken Pot Pie - Fed & Fit

<i>on</i> December 1, 2012<p>I love chicken pot pie. My best friend recently suggested that I come up with a paleo version. I accepted the challenge and got …

Harper begins to lose his iron-fisted control: Siddiqui | The Star

The “monstrous political scheme” that Duffy ascribed to the PMO is nothing more than a prime minister getting rid of a political liability.<p>The most …