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Stunning Aerial Video of Spring Flooding in Alberta Shot with a Drone-Mounted NEX-5N

Canadian photographer Richard Gottardo — whose beautiful work we’ve featured several times before and who I am going to email passive aggressively to …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Columbia University students create software allowing native iOS apps to run on Android devices

For some time now, iOS users have cited the quality and quantity of third-party software available for the platform as an important factor in their choice of mobile devices. Over the years Android has amassed its own collection of apps and users have continued butting heads over which system had …

Stunning Images Of The Dinka People Of Southern Sudan And Their Way Of Life

<b>Photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher</b> have come up with a stunning series featuring the people and lifestyle of the Dinka tribe in the South …

Amazon said to be adding a music-streaming service

Amazon is said to be looking to create its own version of Apple's popular iTunes Radio. According to The Wall Street Journal, the e-commerce giant has reportedly been in talks with major record labels to create its own music-streaming service.<p>The service would reportedly be available to Amazon …

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Public Wi-Fi also a spying tool, Snowden documents show in new Canada scandal

Here’s a new and potentially explosive twist to our ongoing surveillance saga: according to CBC News, documents obtained by NSA leaker Edward Snowden …

Twitter Acquires Over 900 IBM Patents Following Infringement Claim, Enters Cross-Licensing Agreement

Twitter announced today that it has acquired over 900 patents from IBM, and that it has entered into a cross-licensing agreement with the Internet services and software company. IBM had issued a complaint against Twitter previously for patent infringement, as reported in an S-1 filing ahead of the …

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Cryptography experts pen open letter against NSA surveillance

The pressure on the US government to reform the NSA’s surveillance programs is growing. Apple, Google, and Microsoft all called for change last month alongside a petition from international authors calling for an end to mass surveillance. President Obama announced big changes to government …

The symphony of life, revealed: New imaging technique captures vibrations of proteins

Like the strings on a violin or the pipes of an organ, the proteins in the human body vibrate in different patterns, scientists have long …

On The Hunt For The Very Nearest Alien Earths

Awash in a sea of long-lived stellar Red dwarfs, our own sun seems to be somewhat of a local anomaly.<p>Until recently, detecting these faint M-spectral type stars — much less their potential earthlike planetary companions — remained just out of technological reach.<p>But thanks to vast improvements in …

What will happen to global warming when we get the next big El Niño?

I'd like to declare a new season.<p>The back end of January is now the traditional time when we find out that the year we just had was one of the hottest on record.<p>I've no idea what we'd call this season, but it's upon us once again and it's becoming repetitive. It's been going on for a decade or more.<p>…

US secretly backs rebels to fight al-Qaeda in Syria

Sources tell Telegraph that America is backing 'friendly' rebels with millions in cash and non lethal aid to take on extremists in Syria<p>The United States and Gulf countries have been secretly backing efforts by opposition rebels to destroy al-Qaeda's most extreme wing in <b>Syria,</b> diplomats and rebels …

Why car & energy companies have a hard time experimenting like Google does

There seems to be a misunderstanding out there about why Google (s GOOG) and some other internet companies do so much experimentation and innovation …

Even President Obama Thinks That Facebook Isn’t Cool Anymore

Ask anyone under the age of 30 if they <i>love</i> Facebook. Chances are, the answer will be no.<p>The once dominant social network has most certainly fallen from its hyper-exclusive, hyper-popular beginnings to become the place where moms and uncles post their political opinions and baby pictures. (At least, …

Google Drive's new activity stream tracks changes to shared files

Tracking changes in those shared docs on Google Drive just got a lot easier. The folks in Mountain View have added an activity stream to the cloud-based file repository for keeping tabs on collaborative efforts. Once you're inside Drive, clicking the 'i' button at the top right will make the new …

Australian doctors pull inch-long cockroach from man's ear

Friends of Darwin man say they have started sleeping with headphones on after insect burrowed into his ear during the night<p>A man in Australia endured a painful hospital visit after a large cockroach burrowed into his ear and his efforts to suck it out with a vacuum cleaner failed.<p>Darwin-based …

Ripoff nation: How Verizon and AT&T stacked the deck against cellphone users

Heads they win. Tails you lose<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>January 10, 2014 2:24pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>If you live in America, there’s a good chance you’ve not been overjoyed by your wireless plan. Simply by using a device essential to your daily life, you have been screwed. …