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The danger of silence

"We spend so much time listening to the things people are saying that we rarely pay attention to the things they don't," says poet and teacher Clint …

Self-help meets real science

Richard Wiseman is the professor of Public Understanding of Psychology at the UK's University of Hertfordshire. He's the author of several books, …

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Pocket updated for iOS 7 with improved reading view, background syncing

Pocket, the popular read-later service formerly known as Read It Later, released an update to its iOS app today that brings several enhancements to iOS 7 users.<p>The first change is the introduction of background syncing. When users add items to their reading list, the Pocket app on their iOS 7 …

Tweet-Scheduling App 'Buffer' Hits 1 Million Users

Buffer, the social-media management app that lets users schedule posts to sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google+, has reached 1 million …

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"Muni in San Francisco" --- Sold

Click Here to Bid<p>It has been a year since I stayed in San Francisco attending AAU. That time my dorm was in downtown near the Union Squire, but the …

Adam Savage on simple ideas and big discoveries

Adam Savage is a happy mutant hero, a master maker with ethics, personality, warmth, and wit. We are honored that Adam, co-host of Mythbusters, …

The difference between "being right" and "being persuasive"

If you're into science literacy — or, even, if you're just into arguing with other people on the Internet <i>about</i> science — you need to read this post …

Artist: Alfred Sisley an Impressionist landscape painter http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Sisley Posted by Lara

Artist: Alfred Sisley an Impressionist landscape painter http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Sisley Posted by Lara

The crayola-fication of the world: How we gave colors names, and it messed with our brains (part II)

Untitled (Cubes) by Scott Taylor<p><i>Update: This post was an Editor’s pick by Cristy Gelling at Science Seeker, and was included in Bora Zivkovic‘s top</i> …

Hack a Can of Compressed Air So It's Refillable

It's useful for blasting dust, crumbs, and other crap off your keyboard and electronics, but those overpriced compressed air cans are almost as big a …

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