Marc Bowen

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Horizontal skyscrapers filled with beautiful park land could transform the planet’s busiest cities

<b>This horizontal skyscraper – or sidescraper, if you will – concept could be about to transform our cities.</b><p>Amazing images of Yitan Sun and Jianshi …

How wireless service resellers stack up

Q. I'm tempted to switch to an "MVNO" wireless service like StraightTalk. I'd be on the network I use today but at half the cost, they say. Should I go for it?<p>A. "Mobile virtual network operators" that resell service from the major carriers can offer both substantial savings and features …

Digital Music Sales Drop For First Time As Streaming Soars

The mp3 is heading the way of the CD–that’s a sentiment this publication and this writer have been hammering home for quite awhile, most recently in a post of prognostications late last month.<p>Earlier this week, the clearest evidence of the trend thus far was released amid the flood of data in …

A Solar Panel Or Two Makes Your Home More Valuable

Solar panels are not only good for generating electricity. They also raise real estate values.<p>That’s according to a new study that found that each kilowatt of solar capacity could net a premium of almost $6,000 in home value. So, a 5KW array–typical now on many homes–could command almost $30,000 in …

The Man Who Pierced the Sky

When Felix Baumgartner set out to make a living by stunt jumping—from cliffs, buildings, and bridges—the young Austrian had no idea where it would take him: to a pressurized capsule nearly 24 miles above New Mexico, last October 14, preparing to free-fall farther than any man in history, and at …

Mind-Blowing Smeared Sky Photography by Matt Molloy

Canada-based photographer Matt Molloy brings sky photography to a new level. By stacking hundreds of separate sky shots he is able to achieve an …

The 10 best words the internet has given English

My book Netymology: A Linguistic Celebration of the Digital World is about the stories behind new words. I've been an etymology addict since I was a …

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