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3 Reasons Why I Use Compression In Every Mix

Nothing can kill your mix faster than a compressor that isn’t being used strategically. Take it from someone who has jacked up his fair share of …

You Never Know What You'll Find Under a Parking Lot

Workers have unearthed temples, ancient skeletons, new species.<p><b>Earlier this year, DNA tests confirmed that the bones found under a parking lot in Leicester, England, were those of King Richard III.</b><p>The skeleton is just one of many surprising discoveries unearthed at construction sites. Here's a …

Lost Soviet Mars Lander Found?

Changing Planet<p>Nearly 42 years after it landed and mysteriously died on the Red Planet, a Russian spacecraft’s final resting place may have been found thanks to the keen-eyes of an online Russian community of Mars fans, according to a NASA statement this week..<p>Poring over hi-resolution images of …

Iranian Scientist Claims to Have Built "Time Machine"

Ali Razeqi says his time machine uses "complex algorithms" to see the future.<p><b>It's not quite Back to the Future, but a young Iranian inventor claims to have built a time machine that can predict a person's future with startling accuracy.</b><p><b>Ali Razeqi, who is 27 and the "managing director of Iran's</b> …

New Studies Shake Up Human Family Tree

Does a 2-million-year-old skeleton unseat "Lucy" from a critical evolutionary junction on the way to Homo, our genus?<p><b>Everybody knows "Lucy." For nearly four decades, this famous partial skeleton of Australopithecus afarensis, dated to 3.2 million years ago, has been an ambassador for our</b> …

Lip-Smacking Primate Hints at Speech Evolution

Wildlife<p><b>Speech is integral to who we are as a species, but how did it evolve? The lip-smacking sounds made by a rare African primate may provide a clue, a new study says.</b><p>Most primates make rudimentary calls that consist of one or two syllables. But the gelada—native only to the grasslands of the …

Shelf Control: Read Your E-Books And Web Texts All In One Place With dotdotdot

Have you ever wished you could do all of your digital long-form reading in just one app? If yes, then read on to find out what that single app is in …

Prisoners, guards clash at Guantanamo Bay

Months of increased tension at the Guantanamo Bay prison boiled over into a clash between guards and detainees Saturday as the military closed a …

Museum responds to Justin Bieber's Anne Frank comment

Canadian pop singer Justin Bieber has apparently committed what Facebook users are calling a self-serving faux pas while visiting the Amsterdam …

Ontario man rescues kidnapping victim in France

A retired Ontario teacher has been credited with rescuing an alleged victim of kidnapping and sexual assault while on vacation in France.<p>Retired …

Archaeologists Find a Classic Entrance to Hell

The gate to hell is paved with marble, not just good intentions.<p><b>In ancient Greece and Rome, gods were part of daily life—so much so, in fact, that they could steal your daughter or lover, help you win a war, or cure your illness. Some legendary heroes even visited the realm of the god of the</b> …

Scientists make 'laboratory-grown' kidney

The rat kidney was grown in the laboratory<p><b>A kidney "grown" in the laboratory has been transplanted into animals where it started to produce urine, US scientists say.</b><p>Similar techniques to make simple body parts have already been used in patients, but the kidney is one of the most complicated organs …

Weather ...WOW! app review

Weather ...WOW!<p>Price: $0.99<p>Weather ...WOW! by Ynfo.Apps is a weather-based app that makes sure you've always got the most accurate reports …

Steve Jobs Was Right Again: Netbooks Are Officially Dead, iPad Killed Them

Back in 2010, when netbooks were the fastest-growing segment of the P market and selling by the tens of millions, Steve Jobs defied conventional wisdom that Apple needs to make a netbook, famously lambasting netbooks as “cheap” and “not better than anything.”<p>Instead, Jobs introduced the iPad… and …

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