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Imperyong Romano

Ang <b>Imperyo ng mga Romano</b> (Ingles: <i>Roman Empire</i>) (Latin: Imperium Romanum) ang tawag sa imperyalistang paghahari ng mga Romano sa malaking bahagi ng …

17 U.S. Immigrants Who Won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry

<b>Sir Fraser Stoddart</b> shared the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.” Born in Scotland, he has lived in …

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60 - CNET

First impressions<p>As ubiquitous as the smartphone may be for everyday photography, there is still one area that the regular compact camera has it beat: zoom. Sure, there's the Nokia Lumia 1020 which gives you 41 megapixels (38 effective megapixels in the real world) of resolution to crop into, but …

Nikon D4s - CNET

First impressions<p>Nikon has been rather coy about the successor to its high-end professional SLR. Sure, it appeared behind plate glass at CES and the CP+ photo expo this year, but no one was allowed to touch it or even take it out of the box. No specs were available either, which made things all the …

Illinois Is First State To Ban Microbeads

The Land of Lincoln says no to the synthetic exfoliants, which often end up in waterways.<p>Illinois has become the first state to ban microbeads, the small plastic bits often found in soaps and many different types of cosmetic products. The law, signed this week by Governor Pat Quinn, bans the …

Nest's Learning Thermostat may be headed to Google Play

Since you can buy pretty much nearly every Google device -- that's all the Nexus gadgets, the Google Edition phones, the Chromecast and all those Chromebooks -- on Google Play, it only makes sense that a product from Nest, the search giant's latest acquisition, will be listed there as well. It's …

Tim Cook Narrates Apple Ad on Saving the Planet

It's extremely rare for an Apple CEO to narrate one of the company's commercials personally. Steve Jobs did it once for the famous "Here's to the …

Netflix Is Raising Prices For New Subscribers

The price increase will go into effect later this quarter. It'll cost between $1 and $2 more per month, depending on the country you live in. Netflix subscriptions currently cost $7.99 per month for unlimited streaming.<p>Current subscribers will be able to continue paying $7.99 per month for a …

Nokia says its sale to Microsoft will close on April 25th

Nokia expects Microsoft to finally take control of its devices division on April 25th, the company announced today. The $7.2 billion deal — first announced in September of last year — will see Nokia sell "substantially all of its Devices and Services business to Microsoft." Nokia's latest update …

The Virtual Reality Renaissance Is Here, But Are We Ready?

<b>I'm flapping my wings. Not hard, but slowly and smoothly.</b> At 25 feet across, my wingspan is so great I don't need to exert much energy to achieve …

Audi's latest hybrid concept car takes the TT family offroad, with 408HP under the hood

Audi's latest prototype packing an E-Tron hybrid drivetrain is this TT Offroad Concept that takes the TT family beyond the coupes and convertibles we're familiar with. Going on display at the Beijing Motor Show, it combines two electric motors (one on each axle) with a 292HP turbocharged combustion …

Cognoa’s App Will Evaluate Children’s Risk For Autism From Videos And Other Data

There are life-changing technologies that are being developed at the intersection of health evaluation and diagnosis. For example, Neurotrack has developed a cognitive test to predict and diagnose the onset of Alzheimer’s Disease. And a new startup, Cognoa, is launching to help evaluate children’s …

Tesla will source battery materials from North America exclusively

There is no such thing as a truly green car.<p>All cars require raw materials and energy to produce, use energy during their time as transport, and require energy to recycle–the components that can be recycled, at least.<p>To mitigate such pollution issues and increase supply chain transparency, Tesla …

After Apple, mobile readies big push to 64-bit

With Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. dropping a big hint this week that it has either started or is getting ready to start production of 64-bit mobile processors, let's take a quick look at what the major players have said and done so far.<p>"If you observe the mobile device industry, in the …

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Coal Ash Is More Radioactive Than Nuclear Waste

The popular conception of nuclear power is straight out of <i>The Simpsons</i>: Springfield abounds with signs of radioactivity, from the strange glow …

Everest Rescuers Recover 13th Body From Icy Pass

Search teams recovered a 13th body from the snow and ice covering a dangerous climbing pass on Mount Everest, where an avalanche a day earlier swept over a group of Sherpa guides in the deadliest disaster on the world's highest peak.<p>Another three guides remained missing, and searchers were working …

Creeping landslide devouring part of Wyoming town

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears …