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20 Contemporary Dining Rooms with Wooden Chairs

You might have seen a list in Home Design Lover that showcased dining rooms with wooden dining room sets, but we have today is a list of sets that …

Visualizing Global Cities As Geographic Networks Through Massive News Mining

As the world’s news reports on global events, it attempts to contextualize them by weaving together how diverse activities around the world are connected through shared people, organizations, locations, and narratives. Geographic context in particular offers a powerful lens into how seemingly …

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Canon promises 120-megapixel camera -- and super-sharp video, too

Canon wants a whole new level of detail for photos and videos.<p>In a Tuesday announcement, the Japanese camera maker said it's building an SLR camera that can capture 120-megapixel images -- more than double what's possible with its new 50-megapixel EOS 5DS . And for video fans, it's working on a …

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Microscopic Robots Learn To Move Like White Blood Cells

Someday they could save your life<p>In the 90s kids show <i>The Magic School Bus</i>, eccentric teacher Ms. Frizzle took her class for a wild ride in a sick student’s immune system -- only to be attacked by white blood cells. White blood cells tracked the bus using the same chemical traces they follow to find …

Wearable tech can be implanted in brains, thanks to new power technique

A breakthrough in wireless technology could allow a new wave of health tracking tools that can be embedded inside our bodies – in our livers, hearts and even in our brains.<p>A new wireless charging technique known as “mid-field wireless transfer” can deliver power to tiny electronic devices such as …

World's highest minimum wage: Switzerland votes

<b>Swiss voters go to the polls this weekend in a nationwide referendum on whether to introduce what would be the highest minimum wage anywhere in the world.</b><p>If approved, employers would be obliged to pay workers a monthly minimum of 4,000 Swiss francs (£2,680; $4,470) - which works out as just over …

LG launches fridges, washers and cookers that chat

<b>A new LG text chat service allows fridge owners to see what food is inside as well as controlling other home appliances from the company.</b><p>The app can only be used to do this in South Korea, but LG said it planned to extend it to the US and other markets at a later date.<p>Samsung has already released …