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Comment on Hacking Our Senses Will Transform How We Experience the World by Hacking Our Senses Will Transform How We Experience the World - FuelAddictsFuelAddicts

[…] For millennia the human experience has been governed by five senses, but advances in neuroscience and technology may soon give us a far broader …

Comment on The Solar System’s 9 Oceans Beyond Earth in One Remarkable Infographic by The Solar System’s 9 Oceans Beyond Earth in One Remarkable Infographic - FuelAddictsFuelAddicts

[…] From time to time, the Singularity Hub editorial team unearths a gem from the archives and wants to share it all over again. It’s usually a piece …

10 New Tech Inventions You Didn't Know Existed

Cicret Bracelet<p>Check out these top 10 new amazing inventions, you didn’t know existed in technology World. Here we make a list of best new tech …

The City Of The Future Will Be Powered By Data

Once we measure everything in a city, we can figure out how to fix to them.<p>Have you ever had Google Maps recommend a different driving route because of traffic? Or used CityMapper to figure out how to get around town?<p>This story is the fourth of a series of 10 articles from Apolitical–an …

The Mythology of the Mainframe

"There is a vast amount of vital intelligence on that mainframe."<p>Mainframes occupied an interesting spot in the American imagination. <i>The mainframe</i>, in the movies, was an incantation: it conjured up all the mysterious power and glory of technology. The mainframe could compute not just faster, but …

SpaceX Launches DSCOVR Satellite at Last, but Skips Rocket Landing

The third time was the charm for SpaceX — which launched the Deep Space Climate Observatory with its Falcon 9 rocket, but decided against trying to land the rocket's first stage on an oceangoing platform in rough seas.<p>The sunset liftoff took place at 6:03 p.m. ET Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air …

How the Russians Crushed the Olympic Pairs Figure Skating Competition

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Olympics pairs free skate was supposed to be a showdown between the top two figure skating pairs …

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The Landscapes Of Suburbia Are The Real Science Fiction

Science fiction is often charged with naïve technological optimism and historical amnesia. But for present-day Californians struggling with a wide …

Český hokej už není, co býval. Smiřte se s tím - iDNES.cz

Tři zápasy, tři prohry a jen dva vstřelené góly. Tady nejde o náhodu, protože podobně smutné výsledky předvedl národní tým na srpnových Českých hrách …

Varšavskou dohodou s GTS získá T-Mobile zásadní náskok

Komentář<p>Sídlo Deutsche Telekom v Bonnu<p>Akvizicí středoevropské skupiny GTS mateřským Deutsche Telekom posílí T-Mobile nejen o pevné optické sítě a …

Kellnerova PPF získala pražskou O2 arenu. S nejvyšší nabídkou přebila Komárkovu KKCG

Poslední vypořádání majetku po Sazce, kterou předloni společně převzaly investiční skupiny KKCG a PPF, je u konce. Většinový akciový balík v majiteli …

How long do hard drives actually live for? - ExtremeTech

By on November 12, 2013 at 6:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>For more than 30 years, the …

33 Things I’ve Learnt From Prague

In my time here, I’ve seen a lot, done a lot, learned a lot. It’s not often that I put these things into words, exactly, but I’m going to try. So, …

Se smrtí Michala Kolesy přišel český internet o svou nevinnost

Zprávu o náhlém úmrtí 29letého Michala Kolesy z Rakovníku přinesly i zpravodajské servery iHned.cz a Blesk.cz. Hlavní reakcí na ni bývá „Kdo je, …

In many countries, November 11 is set aside as a day for remembering and honoring those who have dedicated their lives to military service for their country. The date stems from the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918—the end of World War I. In the United States, November 11th marks Veterans Day. Declared as an observance by President Woodrow Wilson at the end of in 1919, it was officially expanded in 1954 to honor all service members. Ceremonies take place across the country, and President Obama led this morning's ceremony in Arlington National Cemetery. In the UK and other Commonwealth countries, the day is known as Remembrance Day. Every year, thousands of Britons wear red lapel poppies as a symbol of remembrance to the fallen in past and current conflicts, and to raise money for the families of servicemen. The poppies stand as a symbol for the poppy fields that grew out of the battlefields where many soldiers fell in WWI. Wreathes of poppies are also lain at the foot of The Cenotaph war memorial in Whitehall, London, as well as at ceremonies throughout other countries. A two-minute silence is observed on both Remembrance Sunday and November 11th at 11am. For more photos and videos from ceremonies and memorials around the world, visit the #veteransday and #remembranceday hashtags. Tap the blue location text above to see more photos and videos from the poppies at The Cenotaph war memorial in London. Photo by @jaredchambers

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Germany adopts third gender law

Germany has become Europe's first country to introduce a third gender by allowing babies born with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.<p>The new law gives parents an option of leaving gender section blank on birth certificate, creating a category in public …

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Nabokov on Inspiration and the Six Short Stories Everyone Should Read

<i>“Show up, show up, show up,”</i> Isabel Allende advised, <i>“and after a while the muse shows up, too.”</i> <i>“Inspiration is for amateurs,”</i> Chuck Close famously proclaimed, <i>“the rest of us just show up and get to work.”</i> <i>“When you work regularly,”</i> Gretchen Rubin asserted, <i>“inspiration strikes regularly.”</i> But as …

If the Web Preceded Print: The New Golden Age of Book Design and Creativity on Paper

<i>“The mind, the brain, the top of the tingling spine, is, or should be, the only instrument used upon a book,”</i> <b>Nabokov</b> wrote in his treatise on what makes a good reader. And yet, as the future of storytelling hangs in anxiety-inducing uncertainty and the question of how to read a book continues to …

Google překvapil a může slavit. Levná televizní klíčenka Chromecast nahradí drahé smart TV

google chromecast<p>Nexus Q nebyl správná volba, Google TV nebyla správná volba. Ani Apple TV nebo Boxee nejsou nejlepší způsob, jak si na velké …

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Paris Review - William Gibson, The Art of Fiction No. 211

Interviewed by David Wallace-Wells<p>Issue 197, Summer 2011<p>William Gibson, ca. 2007. Photograph by Fred Armitage<p>Vancouver, British Columbia, sits just on the far side of the American border, a green-glass model city set in the dish of the North Shore Mountains, which enclose the city and support, most …

‘Animal Farm’: What Orwell Really Meant

<i>Following is an excerpt from a letter from George Orwell to Dwight Macdonald, written in December 1946, soon after the publication of</i> Animal Farm <i>in</i> …