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We are the World for Philippines (COVER by Dumaguete Artists)

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Frederick Arthur Bridgman - Summer Evening by irinaraquel on Flickr

Frederick Arthur Bridgman - Summer Evening by irinaraquel on Flickr.

"The Breaking Pointe" | Juliet Doherty - San Francisco Ballet

Silence Series – Photography by Claire Droppert

The Silence Project.<p>This is the first of three photographic series by Claire Droppert, a photographer and visual designer based in Rotterdam, …

Cell Phone Crashing: Prank Someone Who's Talking Too Loudly on the Phone

Cell phone crashing at Disneyland - via BGR<p>Don't you hate it when someone around you starts talking loudly on their cell phone? Don't just give them …

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Solar-Powered Fruit Bat Trackers Could Turn Bikeshare Programs Into Data Fleets

The bats will wear what engineers have called a “Camazotz,” a device named after the fearsome Mayan bat god. But the circuit board encased in 3-D …

Vertical farming explained: how cities could be food producers of the future

Populations are growing and cities are booming – but could we soon see skyscrapers turned into centres for crop production? From Chicago warehouses to the south pole growth chamber in Antarctica, the concept of growing food indoors is catching on. Plant scientist Dr Erik Murchie, from the …

Promising cancer therapy treatment: Vitamin C

Scientists have identified a simple, inexpensive compound that made cancer drugs more effective in mice and helped human patients weather the toxic side effects of chemotherapy.<p>But even as they touted their experimental results, they acknowledged that their remedy was unlikely to inspire the …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

Toby Shapshak: You don't need an app for that

Richard Branson's top 10 tips for success

<b>Richard Branson left school at the age of 16 and set up Student Magazine with one of his friends. He went on to start Virgin Records in the 1970s and is the founder of the Virgin Group. In the 1980s he formed Virgin Atlantic airline and the 1990s saw the arrival of Virgin Mobile and Virgin …