Sean Nugent

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KnowRoaming SIM sticker slashes roaming fees abroad

KnowRoaming opens preorders for a SIM card sticker that connects travelers to local cell networks. But there is a small catch.<p>International phone-roaming fees can be enough to make you never want to step outside your own home. Sure, you can pick up a local SIM card everywhere you go, but that's an …

MIT Develops Self-Assembling Cubes

Chocolate Chip Cookie No Bake Cheesecake Parfaits

Easy Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Parfaits.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> September 20, 2013 101<p>It’s a BIG day.<p>A big birthday day that is. Someone in this house …

Scientists Make Photons Act Like Real-Life Light Saber

Photons are particles without mass; until now, our understanding has been that they do not interact with each other at all. That's why, when you shine two lights at each other, they don't bounce off and throw light all over the place; the photos simply pass right through. But new research from …

These Contact Lenses Work Like Telescopes For Your Eyes

Researcher Eric Tremblay explains the invention.<p><i>What is it? A real contact lens that can switch between magnifying an image and standard vision. it could be useful for both military personnel and patients with retinal diseases.</i><p>We built a telescope into a contact lens. It is similar to a hard …

Northern Ireland violence brings number of police injured to 350

Rise in frontline casualties prompts call for extra 1,000 officers as summer of contentious marches continues<p>A total of 350 police officers have been injured so far this year in street disorders linked to protests over the union flag and a summer of contentious marches in Northern Ireland.<p>In one …

Scientists Unravel Secrets of Monster Black Hole at Center of Milky Way

Supermassive black hole last erupted two million years ago, and will again.<p><b>For years astronomers have been puzzled as to why our Milky Way galaxy's "volcano"—a supermassive black hole (SMBH) at its core—is dormant today.</b><p>It seems the answer may simply be that we didn't catch the cosmic …

Astrophysics

100 Diagrams That Changed the World by Scott Christianson. From The Earliest Cave Paintings to the Innovation of the iPod

Infographics are cool (and trending) but you know what is cool? 100 most important diagrams that changed the human history, Scott Christianson decide to compile the most awesome diagrams in this book: you think that prismatic circle that you see on photoshop is a creation from Adobe, well Moses Harris did it in 1766, do you remember Dante’s Inferno, well there’s a diagram for that, phases of the moon? Yeah Galileo did it, and of course Da Vinci Vitruvian Man is there too.

Awesome Life-Sized Lamborghini Made of Paper

Many of us have built a small paper-craft object once or twice in our lives, but graphic designer Taras Lesko takes it to a whole new level. The determined artist, who is no stranger to working with paper, has built everything from Gundams, wall art, and 3D busts out of the fragile material. Most …

Crafting

Northern Ireland must be shared between everyone, says Labour

Nationalists urged to accept that Northern Ireland will remain in UK 'while majority of people who live there want it to be'<p>Nationalists must accept that the Good Friday agreement means Northern Ireland remains within the UK until a majority say otherwise, the shadow secretary of state has …