Gregory Storer

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Birth of a Daughter

My family has 11 children. My mother gave birth to 5 sons and then a daughter. I understand that there was much rejoicing when the first girl …

Beware, fellow plutocrats, the pitchforks are coming

Nick Hanauer is a rich guy, an unrepentant capitalist — and he has something to say to his fellow plutocrats: Wake up! Growing inequality is about to …

2014 August 9 - A Luminous Night

<b>A Luminous Night</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Phil Hart<p><b>Explanation:</b> What shines in the world at night? Just visible to the eye, a rare electric blue glow …

Cosmology

2014 August 8 - Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744

<b>Spiral Galaxy NGC 6744</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Don Goldman<p><b>Explanation:</b> Big, beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 6744 is nearly 175,000 light-years across, …

Cosmology

See the technology behind Project Tango's 3D mapping

Ever wondered what Project Tango is all about? This project is meant to bring smartphones the ability to map their surroundings in 3D. Google plans to bring two devices of this kind to the market – a phone and a tablet.<p>Mantis Vision has just announced their partnership with Google, with whom they …

Augmented Reality

The Gays are still the media’s play thing

Want to whip up a controversy to drive people to your site or pick up your newspaper?<p>Then just publish a nasty letter about a marginalised group, …

One in Three

Sometimes I think I live in a cocoon and I feel oblivious to what’s happening around me. I’ve always been good at railing against the world, in my …

Solar Roadways Raises $1.67 Million, 22 Days Left On IndieGogo

<b>Published on</b> May 30th, 2014 | <i>by Zachary Shahan</i><p>28<p>May 30th, 2014 by <b>Zachary Shahan</b><p>We’ve published articles on this Solar Roadways team many times over …

2014 May 12 - Illustris Simulation of the Universe

<b>Illustris Simulation of the Universe</b> <b><br>Video Credit:</b> Illustris Collaboration, NASA, PRACE, XSEDE, MIT, Harvard CfA; <i><br>Music:</i> The Poisoned Princess (Media …

Universe

Truth, beauty and a picture of you – A Review

If that sounds like it’s from a song, you’re right. Tim Freedman wrote “No Aphrodisiac” in 1997 about his girlfriend who was living in another city …

Hello. So this is good bye.

I’m a lad of Western Victoria, born and raised in Hamilton in the state’s Western District.<p>I lived there from 1963 until 1995. Then I moved to …

F*ck the poor?

A man has walked the streets in a 'f*ck the poor' sandwich board as part of a social experiment looking at how far the public really care about the …

Strange Lights in Mars Photos Are Not Alien Bonfires

There are simple explanations for bright spots seen in two recent photos from Mars.<p>Recent photos taken by NASA's Mars rover might appear to show a gleaming alien bonfire burning in the distance—at least according to some Internet loonies—but that's not exactly what's happening.<p>Fact is, there still …

Little Kids Quickly Learn to Judge a Face

A Harvard study reveals that, like adults, children make snap decisions about people based on their facial features.<p>We've all looked at someone's face and thought: "Now there's someone I can really trust." Or perhaps: "I wouldn't trust him with a wooden nickel." To the surprise of social …

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Searching the Web

Google has become the default search engine for most of us. It’s easy to find just about anything you want on the net.<p>If you’re not using Google …

Sharks On Twitter

Every year someone gets killed by a shark in Australian waters. With just under 36,000 km of coastline it’s not surprising that when we venture into …

Being Anonymous on the web

For some people, being anonymous on the web is very important. For those in countries that may be restricting or monitoring internet activity …

Facebook is Dead?

The Techcrunch article “Facebook Without the Cool Kids” declares:<p>A study of Facebook use among 16-to-18-year-olds in eight EU countries recently …

Watches on your wrist

I haven’t worn a watch for many years. There’s no need these days. There’s the date and time on my mobile phone, computer, TV. There’s wall clocks, …

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2014 February 25 - The Pleiades Deep and Dusty

<b>The Pleiades Deep and Dusty</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> David Lane<p><b>Explanation:</b> The well known Pleiades star cluster is slowly destroying part of a …

Cosmology

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How LinkedIn Is Thwarting Your Job Search

<b>By Donna Sapolin, Next Avenue Founding Editor</b><p>I recently transitioned from a staff position at Next Avenue to a freelance role and began searching for a new executive-level job. One of the many things I did to boost my chances of success was to edit the field just below my name in my LinkedIn …