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Methyl Bromide Pesticide in Paradise Poisoning Case Still Used in U.S. Crops

The pesticide that sickened a Delaware family in the Virgin Islands is banned for indoor fumigation but U.S. growers will still legally use more than 375 metric tons of the chemical on fields this year through special waivers, federal regulators said.<p>Methyl bromide is blamed in the accidental …

Environmental Health

How to Put That Old Computer to Use.

MINI LAPTOP<p>Welding Plastics: Instructables Robot Nightlight<p>3D Printer Cantilever 2.0 C3Dt/c<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Hey, this is a great instructable and …

Apple officially wants to be recognized as a car maker

Whether Apple is actually building a car, or it’s just a controlled leak to show that the company has more planned after the Apple Watch, isn’t known yet. What is sure, though, is that Apple is now legally covered if it wants to slap its name and logo onto an automobile.<p>Using its regular law firm …

Why Teens Are Impulsive, Addiction-Prone And Should Protect Their Brains

Teens can't control impulses and make rapid, smart decisions like adults can — but why?<p>Research into how the human brain develops helps explain. In a teenager, the frontal lobe of the brain, which controls decision-making, is built but not fully insulated — so signals move slowly.<p>"Teenagers are not …

Three Big Ideas for Post-Smartphone Design, From the Mind Behind Beats by Dre

Author: Kyle VanHemert. Kyle VanHemert Design<p>Date of Publication: 01.06.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>At a recent design conference, Robert …

Make a Slight Change in Perspective to Minimize Painful Memories

We tend to remember events from an immersive, first-person perspective. This causes us to get lost in that moment and conjure up emotions we may not …

Sony’s SmartWatch 2 Versus Samsung’s Galaxy Gear: Two Very Different Smartwatches Face Off

Sony’s new smartwatch, which is actually named the SmartWatch 2, has been a known quantity since its official announcement in June at the Mobile Asia Expo in Shanghai, and now the Samsung Galaxy Gear has been itemized by its creators in Berlin at IFA. Meaning it’s time for the two to square off in …

Netflix's Introduces "My List" to Replace Instant Queue

Today, Netflix introduced a new feature that replaces the old, clunky Instant Queue called My List. Instead of hiding behind a menu, your saved shows …

Combining materials to make nanoscale 2D electronic components | Kurzweil

Molybdenum disulfide molecules (molybdenum atoms are cyan and sulfur atoms are orange and yellow) (credit: Oak Ridge National Laboratory)<p>Scientists …

San Francisco median home price hits $1M: here’s what that buys

With April’s close, the city was left with a new benchmark for San Francisco median home prices: single-family homes, according to the Business Journal, hit a median of $1 million dollars, a price not seen since the glory days of 2007 and a 32% jump from 2012. Further, Redfin data show that in …

Pebble Smart Watch Raises $15 Million, Releases Official SDK

Everyone's favorite smart watch — the Pebble — just raised $15 million in Series A funding. The company also released the next evolution of its …

Evernote's Missing Feature: How to Add Reminders to Your Notes

Even though Google Now offers convenient time- and location-based reminders and there are approximately a gazillion to-do apps you can use, if you're …

3 Card Monte

Responding to your Barbecusations

We have tweeted and you have spoken. Since <i>Texas Monthly</i> released the new 2013 Top 50 BBQ list two days ago via Twitter, we have gotten a mountain of …

The Philosophical Data Scientist: SapientNitro's Stewart Pratt

The hype around data ain't all it's cracked up to be, and believe it or not, that's something that can be heard often from people who work in …

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Dentists Study Alligators To Figure Out How Humans Could Regrow Teeth

Gators may grow 4,000 teeth over their lifetimes.<p>Once your adult teeth come in, that's all you've got to work with. Knock one out, or lose a few to decay, and you'll have to get dentures. It's a pain, but at least one team of dental researchers is now studying how to regrow human teeth—by looking …

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ALL CAPS MAKE YOU LOOK CRAZY (And Other Lessons from an 'Epic Meltdown')

(Note: depending on your place of employment, may be NSFW).<p>In short, two restaurant owners – recently on Gordon Ramsay’s <i>Kitchen Nightmares</i> – went to …

Social Media

Google overhauling flagship search with “Answer, converse, anticipate”

Voice-based "hotwording" to eventually become predominant search experience.<p>During its Keynote today, Google announced new features coming to its …

Common Gastrointestinal Problems

MENNONITECOLLEGEOFNURSING<p>AT<p>ILLINOISSTATEUNIVERSITY<p>Family Nurse Practitioner III 475<p><b>Acute Abdominal Pain</b><p>What is it?<p>...A common problem that may pose …

Lime raises $335M at $1.1 billion valuation in round led by GV & Alphabet

Earlier this year, both YouTube and YouTube Music began hinting at an “Incognito mode” — similar to Google Chrome’s — that disables your watch and search history. The former began A/B testing the feature in May and it’s now widely rolling out this evening.<p>expand full story<p>The revamped YouTube Music …

Google

I Make My Living While Traveling The World

I take a sip of chilled Sauvignon Blanc while gazing at the sprawling vineyards below my balcony. With the sun on my face, my husband and I dig into some fresh fruit from the local farmers’ market—crisp pears, figs and goat cheese.<p>A warm breeze flutters the gauzy fabric of my sundress as we open …