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Microsoft's next surprise is free Office for iPad, iPhone, and Android

There's no such thing as a free lunch, or is there?<p>Microsoft's Office suite for iPad, iPhone, and Android is now free. In a surprise move, the software giant is shaking up its mobile Office strategy to keep consumers hooked to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. Starting today, you'll no longer …

Allergic to Penicillin? You're Probably Not

Most people who think they are allergic to penicillin in fact are not, researchers said Friday. It’s something doctors have suspected for a long time, but the researchers say they were surprised by just how many people weren’t allergic to the antibiotic: it was 94 percent of them.<p>Dr. Thanai …

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Bison Mummy Found Frozen In Siberia Dates Back 9,000 Years

Researchers are expressing astonishment over the mummified remains of an extinct bison discovered recently in eastern Siberia, and no wonder: the 9,300-year-old mummy has been so well preserved by the region's cold weather that its brain, heart, blood vessels, digestive system and even its fur are …

How to Deseed a Pomegranate Without Making Your Kitchen Look Like a Murder Scene

Just in time for the peak of fall produce, Gail Simmons gave us a genius tip for getting the most deliciousness (and the least mess) out of a …

Clay Sculptures in Gaza Depict the Suffering and Displacement of War

A family of seven clay figures stand amidst war-torn wreckage in Gaza in this thought-provoking piece by Palestinian artist Iyad Sabbah. Titled <i>Worn Out</i>, the work symbolizes the suffering of the residents of the Shuja-iyya neighborhood, which has been decimated by conflict between Palestine and …

Sculpture

This is the kind of music you should listen to at work

They say that listening to Mozart makes a person smarter, but it is not only classical music that boosts mental activity.<p>Nine out of 10 workers perform better when listening to music, according to a study that found 88pc of participants produced their most accurate test results and 81pc completed …

In The Near Future, Solar Will Be Spray Painted On Everything

Solar power: it’s not just for your roof anymore.<p>Up to now, solar power has largely been generated on rooftops and in open areas like deserts. But the day is coming when the technology will be much more ubiquitous. We’ll build solar cells into windows, cell-phone screens, and perhaps even into …

Study shows more than half of peer-reviewed research articles published during 2007-2012 are now open access

(Phys.org) —A recent study paid for by the European Commission, and conducted and published by (the non-peer reviewed site) Science-Metrix, has found …

Can subliminal messages improve old age? - Futurity

Subliminal messages containing positive stereotypes about aging—"spry," for example—can be good for seniors' health, say researchers.

The Brain

Approved therapy tested on autoimmune diseases - Futurity

A new way to treat autoimmune diseases such as type-1 diabetes and multiple sclerosis is showing promising early results.

Multiple Sclerosis

Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

California's severe drought is putting stress on everyone these days: the residents whose wells are running dry; the farmers forced to experiment with growing their produce with much less water; and of course, the thirsty fruits and vegetables themselves.<p>But preliminary research suggests the …

Turin shroud was made for medieval Easter ritual, historian says

Charles Freeman believes relic venerated as Jesus Christ’s burial cloth dates from 14th century and was used as a prop<p>When it is exhibited next year in Turin, for the first time in five years, 2 million people are expected to pour into the city to venerate a four-metre length of woven cloth as the …

Israeli troops injured in Sinai border attack

Attackers inside Egypt fired an anti-tank missile and automatic rifles at a military vehicle in Israel, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border incident, the military said.<p>The attack occurred in southern Negev Desert on Wednesday and the soldiers were evacuated to a hospital in Israel, it …

Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai to Obama: Stop Arming the World

Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai, who won the Nobel Peace Prize — and was shot in the head by the Taliban — for advocating girls' education, told President Barack Obama he could "change the world" if only he'd send books instead of guns to other countries, she said Tuesday.<p>"My message was very …

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Saudi Arabia warns women not to join protest against ban on driving

RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s Interior Ministry on Thursday issued a warning to women not to get behind the wheel in defiance of the kingdom’s men-only road rules after a renewed social media campaign to challenge the law by driving in public.<p>A woman drives a car in Saudi Arabia October 22, …

PythonScript - Python for the browser by Python

Great Not perfect but it might be enough<p><b>Class</b> and <b>multiple inheritance</b> are supported with a custom method resolution order• <b><br>Functions</b> and <b>methods</b><br>• data …

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