Mary Renick

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11 Fashion Trends of World War I

<i>In</i> Great War Fashion: Tales from the History Wardrobe, <i>Lucy Adlington examines the story of women during the first World War as told by their</i> …

Ask Anything: What Would People Eat In A Permanent Space Colony?

Once settled on another planet, colonists would likely start with hydroponic farming, using small-stature or dwarf cultivars that can be tightly packed together. It would make the most sense to plant fast-cycle salad crops first, says Jean Hunter, a professor at Cornell who studies food-processing …

Researchers say they've found the biggest dinosaur ever

Three years ago, a family of rural farmers stumbled across an incredible paleontological site on their land in the Patagonia region of Argentina. The family notified nearby Museum of Paleontology Egidio Feruglio (MEF), and now researchers at the site have unearthed what they believe is the largest …

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

Android user sues Apple for not delivering texts after she ditched her iPhone

A former iPhone user is suing Apple for not delivering her text messages after switching to a competitor’s smartphone.<p>The lawsuit follows similar complaints by ex-iPhone users, in which they claim they aren’t receiving text messages after leaving iOS for Android.<p>While this appears to be a technical …

Flappy Bird Is Returning To The App Store!

If you somehow managed to miss out on one of the largest App Store sensations this year before it was pulled by its developer, you're in luck. Flappy Bird is set to return to the App Store with some new features that'll make a seemingly overnight success an even bigger deal than it was …

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These 3 startups are using IBM's Watson supercomputer (as a service)

More early-stage companies are signing up for IBM’s fancy Watson supercomputing technology for processing lots of text and then making decisions on the fly.<p>But they’re not rolling in big racks full of servers and hard disk drives to do this. They’re tapping into Watson-as-a-Service.<p>On Friday, IBM …

In a connected world, the smartphone remains king

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Jason Train<p>Despite cries to the contrary, wearables will not lead to the demise of the smartphone. In fact, this …

Microsoft's touch-first Modern Office suite revealed in documents

It’s been a year and a half since Microsoft released Windows 8 and its ‘Modern’ interface to the world, but we’re still yet to see a touch-first interface emerge for the company’s Office suite, until now.<p>In what can be only described as a slightly odd move, Microsoft Research has published an …

Why Apple wants Dre’s Beats, this week on The CultCast

If the reports ring true, Apple is about to embark on their largest acquisition ever, and the ramifications could be massive. On this episode of The CultCast, we dissect the Apple/Beats merger, and ask the questions: what could Apple possibly have planned for the world’s most popular headphone …