John Burkey

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Scio Pocket Molecular Scanner Is a Google-like Device for Physical Objects

A couple weeks ago I had a fascinating video call with a gentleman named Dror Sharon, the CEO of a company called Consumer Physics. He showed me a …

Scientists closer to turning human skin cells into sperm cells

Scientists at Stanford University have successfully managed to reprogram human skin cells and turn them into sperm cell precursors. Their findings, published in the journal <i>Cell Reports</i>, show that skin cells of infertile men can be changed into stem cells and take on the characteristics of …

Scientists uncover a secret of aging: Young blood helps restore elderly mice

A group of studies focused on properties of blood linked to rejuvenation, and human clinical trials are coming soon<p>Sarah Gray<p>May 5, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Three studies, two from Harvard and one from Stanford, track the miraculous ability of young blood to rejuvenate both mental and physical abilities in …

The Lytro Illum Is Where Light Field Technology Meets Real Photography

Lytro has made some big changes to its technology, packaging it in a product that looks far more like a camera than anything Lytro has built before.<p>To refresh your memory, Lytro is the company behind the light-field sensor, which senses the direction that light is traveling relative to the shot, …

US government to argue against Aereo at Supreme Court hearing this week

Major US broadcasters have found an ally in their case against Aereo, the streaming television service that uses thousands of micro antennas to pull in free over-the-air signals. <i>Deadline</i> reports that the US Supreme Court has granted a motion from the Deputy Solicitor General to appear during oral …

Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia on the Future of TV

As the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in the case that will determine the fate of his streaming video service, Aereo founder and CEO Chet Kanojia …

Woman arrested for walking on the wrong side of the street (VIDEO) Read more at TLR: Woman arrested for walking on the wrong side of the street

<b>Melissa Bonnette</b> was on her morning walk when a police officer tackled her and put her in handcuffs. “By law, you have to be to the far left facing …

Iraq Veteran’s Interview Brings TV Anchor To Tears

VET_Blog_DTOP_BelowTitle_300x250<p>It is a simple story in some ways. A matter of history in others. All who have fought for this nation share in it. We …

Iraq Veterans

Hey Photographers! Facebook Changed Again (and this time, they want you to pay)

It’s happened. Facebook, aka the free marketing platform we have come to know and love, now wants businesses and organizations to pay to engage with …

Oculus Rift helps dying woman experience the outside world virtually

Game artist Priscilla Firstenberg used an Oculus Rift dev kit to help her grandmother experience the outside world before passing away, The Rift Arcade reports.<p>Cancer patient Roberta Firstenberg had become too weak to enjoy her favorite pastimes or walk around her yard. At the time, Priscilla — who …

8 Tubular Reasons To Jam To The Tubecore Duo (list)

It’s a discussion that any audiophile has at some point: Whether or not digital technology is an improvement over the old-fashioned way we used to …

iPhone 6 Dual Screen Concept Smartphone (video)

YouTube user SCAVids Hdconcept has published a video of an iPhone 6 smartphone concept he has created that comes equipped with a 5-inch Dual …

Amazon already designing eighth generation of delivery drones, says Jeff Bezos

Amazon has plenty of issues to resolve before its Prime Air delivery drones stand a chance of getting in the air, but CEO Jeff Bezos says the company is rapidly testing more prototypes. In a letter to shareholders published with the SEC, Bezos said that the Prime Air team is "already flight testing …

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Liberals Won? Part One: Taking Fame and Casting Blame

LIBERALS WON? PART TWO: Switching Labels and Telling Fables

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20 Facts About The Great U.S. Retail Apocalypse That Will Blow Your Mind

If the U.S. economy is getting better, then why are major retail chains closing thousands of stores? If we truly are in an “economic recovery”, then …

Landowner exiled by Cuomo’s fracking games

Jon Kark of upstate Fenton is suing Gov. Cuomo because he’s sick of spending just a week or two a year with his family.<p>Kark is part of a coalition of …

Washington Post Fact Checks Obama Again on Gender Pay Gap…and Reaches a Harsher Conclusion

President Barack Obama gets a raise for again decrying the state of women’s pay, claiming they earn just 77 cents for every $1 a man is paid.<p>President Barack Obama is flanked by Lilly Ledbetter (L) and other women while signing an executive order banning federal contractors from retaliating against …

Brad James - The Night I Called The Old Man Out

Obamacare Costs Force Kansas Hospital to Lay Off Employees

A Kansas hospital is laying off 15 employees in anticipation of multi-million-dollar losses due to Obamacare.<p>Newman Regional Health hospital in …

Fuzzy math from administration over ObamaCare?

Although the president and his aides trumpeted the ObamaCare enrollment figures as a success, the administration did not always see those numbers as something to brag about.<p>In his Rose Garden appearance this week, Obama seemed elated to proclaim "7.1 million Americans have now signed up for private …