Nigel Carpenter

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What Is It Like To Be "Married to PTSD"?

When I married my husband ten years ago, I had known him for four years. I knew a lot about him. And he knew a lot about me. We had a clear plan of where we were heading and what we wanted our married life to look like. There was so much to look forward to.<p>But just shy of our fifth anniversary, …

United Airlines adds passport scanning for international flights to mobile app

The immigration authorities of most countries require airlines to check the passports of their passengers before they are allowed to fly, so if you are making your first international flight with an airline, you have to queue up at check-in instead of downloading your own boarding pass at home. …

Barnes & Noble and Google to test same-day book delivery, swiping at Amazon

Google will offer online shoppers same-day delivery of books from Barnes & Noble stores, under a new partnership that aims to help the companies …

NEC knows what women want: a water-cooled smartphone

We already know that Japanese electronics maker NEC doesn’t shy away form wild design choices, but today the company announced a landmark smartphone feature: the world’s first water-cooled CPU. The Medias X 06E is marketed heavily towards women, featuring so-called "ladyphone" features like an HTC …

Almost Flat: The Future of iOS Design?

‘Completely flat’, ‘like Android’, ‘Microsoft-flat’ etc., etc., etc. The talk about how Apple are going to ‘flatten out’ their UI style has set the …

Can BlackBerry move past 'solid ground' to recapture past glory?

The phone maker unleashes a flurry of announcements, all meant to convey rising momentum. But can it take that next big step?<p>ORLANDO, Fla.--If there's one message BlackBerry wanted to convey at its annual confab, it's this: "We're back."<p>"It hasn't been that easy, and there's still a lot of work to …

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Bluetooth Keyboards for Mac, iPad or iPhone: Logitech K760 Solar: $54, AAA-powered: $30 Shipped

Amazon has the Logitech Bluetooth Keyboard for only $30, a total savings of 40% off its retail price of $50 and the lowest price ever. This keyboard features media controls, iOS keys and a compact design ideal for traveling. 77 unique reviews yield an impressive 4.5 star rating on Amazon. (via …

Insteon Hub automates your home using iPhone or Android apps

Home automation is one of those technologies that a lot of people find interesting, but perceived complexity and cost keeps a lot of people from …

PayPal takes aim at Square with free mobile payment processing

The company is offering the deal through the end of the year to businesses that dump their current register solution in favor of PayPal Here.<p>PayPal is taking a major leap into the payment-processing space: it's eliminating fees for businesses that sign up for its service.<p>The news was announced on …

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iPhone Interference Blamed For Sending Airliner Off Course

Wireless interference from an iPhone has been blamed for disrupting the compasses on a regional airliner and sending pilots several miles off course. The incident happened on a 2011 flight as it climbed past 9,000 feet, but the issue was resolved when a flight attendant asked a passenger to turn …

Class action lawsuit targets iPhones with defective power buttons | Ars Technica

iPhone 4 power buttons that seem to stop working after a year aroused suspicion.<p>Apple has been hit with a class action lawsuit over the power button …

Belkin announces availability of Dyle mobile TV receiver for iPhone & iPad

Belkin today announced that it is launching a new TV receiver for iPhone and iPad specifically designed to work with the Dyle Mobile TV service which provides live local broadcasts through a growing number of accessories for mobile devices. We’ve already seen some Dyle TV receivers for iPad, like …

Gran Turismo 6 announced for PS3 | Ars Technica

The newest installment of the world's best-selling racer is due by year's end.<p>Rejoice, PS3 racing fans, Polyphony Digital has some news for you. …

Here’s a sign mass-market drones are about to take off: Google just invested in their future

<i>This article has been corrected</i>.<p>Drones have a terrible reputation, mostly because they have become a byword for death and destruction. But drones can be used for non-lethal means as well, such as this project to protect rhinos from poachers in India.<p>Many expect those non-lethal uses to spread—but …

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Did Stuxnet Actually Improve Iran’s Nuclear Capabilities?

Friedrich Nietzsche is credited with the old saying: “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.” Today there’s an interesting report concerning …

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Happy people habits: Surround yourself with positive people & positive inform...

<b>Happy people habits:</b> Surround yourself with positive people & positive information<p>We don’t live in a vacuum and everyone and everything around us …

10 Reasons We Know Nothing

The difference between a smartass and a scientist is a smartass thinks he knows everything, while a scientist admits he knows nothing. Ask any expert …

10 Fascinating Scientific and Psychological Effects

An effect describes an observable phenomenon where something causes another thing to happen; often, this cause is not fully understood. Well-known …

10 More Fascinating Scientific and Psychological Effects

The last time around, we discovered why Brazil nuts always rise to the top of a can of mixed nuts, why Cheerios clump together in milk, why people …

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Joy Bing Fleming on Twitter: ""Make your smile change the world. Don't let the world change your smile!""

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