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

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

A small army of fruit bats is moving across Australia with tiny trackers on their necks to sense the environment around them. What if bikes could do the same thing?<p>In the coming weeks, 150 fruit bats will flit across the night sky, carrying an accelerometer, a magnetometer, a compass, a smart GPS, …

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

Growing food in population centres would increase yields, cut transport costs and overcome limited land area<p>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 …

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<p>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 …

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