Jared Ramirez

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"Best Seat In The House"

Golden light cast on the #LondonBridge as the sun sets on the #GreatOceanRoad. Love this shot by @ireneyng!

Mojave Mirrors: World's Largest Solar Plant Ready to Shine

Ivanpah, the world's largest solar thermal plant, is to begin generating power this summer. Challenges included relocating a population of endangered desert tortoises.<p><b>The Ivanpah Valley of the Mojave Desert in California is</b> <b>home to</b> <b>spiky yucca trees, long-nosed leopard lizards, loggerhead shrikes,</b> …

Human brain and spinal cord.

Samsung overtakes Apple in phone profits but others grow sales even more

Samsung topped Apple(s aapl) last quarter in terms of smartphone profits, but both companies didn’t see sales growth realized by most other handset …

The View...

The Dream of Human-Powered Flight Takes Off

Canadian team wins coveted $250,000 Sikorsky Prize for innovative helicopter.<p><b>Hovering ten feet off the ground doesn't sound so hard if you've got a helicopter—but if the helicopter is powered by a human, then that hover has confounded inventors since Leonardo da Vinci.</b><p>Now, the Canadian team …

Five Surprising Facts About Daydreaming

New computer model aims to simulate our mental escapes.<p><b>Whether it's worrying or fantasizing, all of us daydream—or let our minds escape from the task at hand.</b><p>Now, a new computer model that simulates these periods of mental wandering may give scientists clues about how our brains work. Specifically, …

July 2013

August 2013

IRIS telescope snaps first photos of mystery region of the sun

NASA's newest solar observatory has taken its first photos of the lowest layers of the solar atmosphere, a mysterious and little-understood region of the sun.<p>The images, taken just 21 hours after mission controllers first opened the telescope’s door, reveal new details of the sun’s lower atmosphere …

5 web-design trends tech companies should watch

Design can make or break web and mobile startups these days. But the problem is: It’s not always clear how to improve the design of web sites, mobile …

If The Ubuntu Edge Crowdfunding Experiment Works, Backers May Get To Vote On The Next Model’s Specs

Smartphone companies have it pretty rough — they’ve got to sink millions into research and development every year, all in the hope of making their next shiny touchscreen gewgaw the fastest, slimmest, smartest, prettiest one ever. And every year we eat it all up, and take what we’re given.<p>But …

Apple’s iPhone 4 Drives Global Growth: Here’s What It Means For A New, Low-Cost iPhone Model

Apple is cashing in big on three-year old tech, according to its earnings results last night. As the Wall Street Journal points out, it’s seeing the iPhone 4 leading to big growth in markets like India, and buttressing Apple’s fortunes against low-cost devices based on competing mobile platforms …

Earl Dibbles Jr

Reflected light at the Lorne Pier, Great Ocean Road. @visitgreatoceanroad #mondaysthenewsunday #thegreatinstameet #seeaustralia #greatoceanroad

Spot a #lionfish - one of the more dangerous critters in the oceans of the #Whitsundays and the #GreatBarrierReef. Thanks for sharing @theheartreef!

World's Largest Dinosaur Park Gets The Green Light

The last time we checked in with Australian billionaire Clive Palmer his dinosaur park sounded like a pipe dream (albeit the sexiest pipe dream), but …

Artifact Trove on Deepest Shipwreck Explored off U.S.

Deepest wreck under investigation in U.S. waters holds well-preserved clues to its mission and crew.<p><b>A team of researchers excavating a 19th-century shipwreck in the Gulf of Mexico—the deepest wreck currently under excavation in U.S. waters—has found more than they had hoped for, including two other</b> …

Verizon calls on President to veto coming iPhone ban

As an import ban on Apple(s aapl) products gets set to take effect two weeks from now, a Verizon executive is asking the White House to take the …

RT @KylieJenner: I got a nail piercing 😏 http://t.co/nR45hjTwqJ

The Monterrey Shipwreck: Two More Shipwrecks Discovered!

<i>National Geographic Grantee and Texas State University Research Faculty Frederick “Fritz” Hanselmann and a team of leading archaeologists are conducting an expedition to the Monterrey Shipwreck in order to carry out the deepest archaeological shipwreck excavation ever in North America. Follow along</i> …

Google donates $600,000 to bring free WiFi to San Francisco parks

San Francisco has been striving for city-wide internet access since 2007, and with a little help from Mountain View, it's now one step closer to achieving that lofty goal. After receiving a $600,000 donation from Google, 31 public parks in one of the world's most tech-savvy cities will have free …

Apple’s Guidance Implies New iPhone in September

Martin Hajek<p>Tim Cook said Apple has some great stuff coming “in the fall, and across all of 2014.” But when, exactly, can we expect it? The company’s …