Vern Rogers

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Celebrating @Ivy_Pendleton's first visit to the #Wetlands at @swamphead. @aepb1

VIDEO: Patrick Stewart's Strong Words About Domestic Violence

This video is recommended viewing for everyone, but especially for anyone who has been a victim of domestic violence or knows someone who has.<p>When a young woman attending Comicpalooza in Houston last weekend rose to thank actor Patrick Stewart for a 2009 speech he gave about domestic violence and …

A Volkswagen Rolled Into A Ball And Other Amazing Images From This Week

What Google was thinking when redesigning the new Google+

When I am feeling kind, I think of Google+ (s goog) as a social network by dictat — err, Larry Page’s mandate. And when I am in my curmudgeonly mood …

Water Trapped For 1.5 Billion Years Could Hold Ancient Life

Scientists have discovered water that has been trapped in rock for more than a billion years. The water might contain microbes that evolved independently from the surface world, and it's a finding that gives new hope to the search for life on other planets.<p>The water samples came from holes drilled …

Bringing it all together: 15 GB now shared between Drive, Gmail, and Google+ Photos

article<p>en_US<p>https://gmail.googleblog.com/2013/05/bringing-it-all-together-15-gb-now.html<p>Official Gmail …

Shared Storage for Gmail, Google Drive and Google+ Photos

Until now, Gmail offered 10GB of free storage and Google Drive/Google+ Photos only 5GB of free storage. Offering more storage for email than for …

Google's Atari Breakout Easter Egg

Is this the first Google Image Search Easter Egg? Search for [atari breakout] and you can play Atari's Breakout game. It's an arcade game introduced …

11 Baby Naming Trends of the Past

The Social Security Administration website has data on the 1000 most popular baby names for boys and girls going back to 1880, when John and Mary …

Apple deluged by police demands to decrypt iPhones

Apple receives so many police demands to decrypt seized iPhones that it has created a "waiting list" to handle the deluge of requests, CNET has learned.<p>Court documents show that federal agents were so stymied by the encrypted iPhone 4S of a Kentucky man accused of distributing crack cocaine that …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and excite as many of the senses as possible."<p>Natural light …

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Women Don't Like Hearing Other Women Complain About Their Bodies

"OMG I'm so fat" is just as annoying as you thought it was.<p>Women who talk about eating, exercise or their bodies in a negative way--what researchers call "fat talk"--are less well-liked than those who say positive things about their bodies, according to a study presented at the Midwestern …

IRS Apologizes For Singling Out Conservative Groups

<b>Update at 6:10 p.m. ET: White House: IRS was 'Inappropriate':</b><p>White House press secretary Jay Carney called the IRS actions "inappropriate" and said they should be investigated.<p>Carney, speaking to reporters Friday afternoon, noted that the Internal Revenue Service is an independent agency with only …

Thieves Stole $45 Million From ATMs Because The U.S. Uses Absurd 40-Year-Old Technology

If we weren't all using 1960s technology to conduct financial transactions, maybe we wouldn't get heisted.<p>Yesterday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn revealed that an international team of thieves had stolen close to $45 million in the biggest ATM fraud case in history. The heist required some …

You probably can't leap over this six-foot homemade Piranha Plant (nor should you try)

We'd probably say something like, "I always thought it would be cool to build a giant fire breathing piranha plant," and then promptly forget about following through. Also, hey, that sounds dangerous! <i>Hack-a-day</i>'s Caleb Kraft, however, doesn't allow silly things like fear of seared human flesh get …