Juliet Ta

22 Flips | 1 Magazine | @sheefush | Keep up with Juliet Ta on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Juliet Ta”

DNA From This Ugly Fish Is Being Used to Synthesize Bulletproof Slime

The prehistoric beast's DNA hasn't changed much in 300 million years, which makes the hagfish a prime candidate for synthetic biology.<p>If you have ever seen a picture or a video of a hagfish, it's probably been on some roundup of the ocean's most horrifying creatures. But the DNA within that very …

У планшета iPad Air 2 будет 2 Гбайт оперативной памяти?

Согласно последним слухам, озвученным тайваньским ресурсом TechNews.tw, планшет следующего поколения iPad Air 2 получит 2 Гбайт оперативной памяти. …

Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano alert raised to orange

The risk of an eruption at Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano has increased, after a series of earthquakes in the region.<p>The risk level to the aviation industry has been raised to orange, the second-highest level.<p>The eruption of Iceland's Eyjafjallajokull volcano in 2010 shut down much of Europe's …

Snapchat Is Now The #3 Social App Among Millennials

Snapchat is now the third most popular social app among millennials, according to a recent report by comScore, which finds that Snapchat has 32.9% penetration on these young users’ mobile phones, trailing only Instagram (43.1%) and Facebook (75.6%).<p>That means the app is more popular than Twitter, …

Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev …

The Book of Trees: 800 Years of Visualizing Science, Religion, and Knowledge in Symbolic Diagrams

How the humble tree became our most powerful visual metaphor for organizing information and distilling our understanding of the world.<p>Why is it that when we behold the oldest living trees in the world, primeval awe runs down our spine? We are entwined with trees in an elemental embrace, both …

Africa's Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

15 Things Women Think When Bringing Handcuffs into the Bedroom

These don't attach to either of our beds! Great.<p><b>1. Buying these in a sex shop is like totally normal, right?</b> OK, this won't be <i>too</i> weird, just normal weird! Fuck, why is this store nothing but lesbian porn DVDs? Where are the handcuffs? I really don't want to ask the fat man behind the counter??!! …

The Stages of Drinking Coffee, by Age

It's a long road from pumpkin spice lattes to red eyes.<p><b>Age 8</b>Mom, what are you drinking? [<i>Takes a sip.</i>] GROSS, GROSS, GROSS! Quick, get me a Kool-Aid!<p><b>Age 10</b>Emma's older sister always gets coffee when she takes us to Dunkin' Donuts for strawberry frosted doughnuts with sprinkles. We should get coffee …

Get That Life: How I Made a Career Out of Drinking Wine

Sommelier Chantelle Pabros fell in love with wine before she could even legally drink. Now she's gearing up to take the Master Sommelier exam.<p><i>Getting paid to taste as many as 100 wines a day and travel around the world? That's the life of sommelier Chantelle Pabros. But as glamorous as her life may</i> …

Wine

build & SHARE your flipboard

Add a button to your website to help your visitors find and follow you on Flipboard.<p>Make it easy for other Flipboard users to share your content with the Flipboard audience.<p>Embed a thumbnail of your magazine on your website or blog to help others discover your Flipboard magazine.

Shared Table Where People Can Work and Cats Can Wander

75% of Brands' Facebook Posts Are Photos, Study Says

Ever since Facebook officially launched Timeline for businesses in 2012, brand marketers have found increasing success at engaging their audiences on …

Tibetan Monks Painstakingly Create Incredible Mandalas Using Millions of Grains of Sand

Imagine the amount of patience that's required to create such highly detailed art such as this! To promote healing and world peace, a group of Tibetan Buddhist monks, from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India, travel the world creating incredible mandalas using millions of grains of sand. For …

12 Gadgets We'd Love to See Re-Engineered

Smartphones? Can’t live without them. 3D printers? Why not. When it comes to bringing the extraordinary into homes and workplaces, ideas are never in short supply.<p>Even still, it’s amazing how many devices we rely on daily that seem like they are stuck in decades past.<p>With that in mind, I asked a …

Brave new wearable world: Crowdsourcing health, and the coming battle of bio-signals

<i>Stéphane Marceau is the co-founder of OMsignal, a wearable tech innovator.</i><p>Back in 2008, my co-founder Frederic Chanay and I took our first stab at developing a rough prototype for a bracelet with an accelerometer and skin conductance sensor that connected to an iPhone via Bluetooth. We had the …

We’re approaching the post-Internet age. You need to learn about mesh networks

Once, the Internet was the paradigm of decentralized, anonymous, citizen-based, secure communication. Now, mesh networks are being touted for that role.<p>Mesh networks are small, standalone communications exchanges that rely on phones (or other devices) talking directly to each other, with their …

5 ways companies are using big data to help their customers

<i>This sponsored post is produced in association with IDA Singapore.</i><p>Once upon a time, you went to the same neighborhood bakery every time you needed bread. Even before you placed your order, the shopkeeper already had a loaf bagged and ready. As you paid, she would ask what was new with your family. …

Why Apple’s wearable has to be about the story of you — not just data

<i>Alex Le is the co-founder and vice president of product of Heyday, an automatic journaling app.</i><p>Take a quick survey of the wearable industry today and the only thing that’s clear is that there is no clear winner.<p>The marketplace is crowded with sensor-bracelets galore — all with cute names and trendy …