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How Wi-Fi Works
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, gadgets )

- 1444 days ago -
Wi-Fi, or wireless networking, allows electronic devices including desktops, laptops, tablets and smart phones to access the internet without the need for wires or cables.
Cricket Announces Samsung Transfix
Science & Tech  (tags: )

- 1444 days ago -
Cricket's latest addition to its family of Android smartphones is called the Samsung Transfix. The Transfix has a full slide-out QWERTY keyboard, which makes this consumer-friendly to those out there who love to text and surf the Web.
If You Can't Notice a Gorilla in Plain Sight, How Can You Testify as a Witness?
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, discovery, humans, investigation, memory, research, science, scientists, society, study )

- 1444 days ago -
For example, when we recall a vivid experience, it often passes before our mind's eye in great detail. But we rarely check the accuracy of that imagery, and when we do, the details often are distorted. Our assumptions lead us to trust confident-->
3D Solar System Scope Simulator
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, space, science, tech, stars, night-sky, 3D, model, simulation, planets, interesting, simulator, solar-system, universe )

- 1447 days ago -
Interactive 3D model of our Solar System Planets and Night Sky with individual star identification. Using this you no longer need a high-powered telescope. Control your date-time observations zooming in and out with alternate views. Cool stuff that rocks!
Top Athletes Warned of Lasting Heart Damage From Endurance Events
Science & Tech  (tags: Top athletes warned, of, lasting, heart, damage, from, endurance, events )

- 1451 days ago -
Endurance sports such as marathon running and extreme triathlons can cause lasting heart damage among elite athletes, research has suggested. While most of the damage detected after a race was quickly reversed, about one in eight suffered more permanent
Shocking Revelation: EPA Declares 'Fracking May Be To Blame For Causing Groundwater Pollution'
Science & Tech  (tags: Shocking Revelation:, EPA Declares, 'Fracking May, Be To, Blame For, Causing, Groundwater, Pollution' )

- 1449 days ago -
If your water tastes polluted, smells polluted, and makes you feel polluted, then damn it it's polluted. I guess they figured that out finally. They being the field sampling and lab testing experts under contract to USEPA. The reports that
Method Predicts Size of Fracking Earthquakes
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, energy, environment, earthquakes, fracking, interesting, research, science, world )

- 1449 days ago -
Small earthquakes are a recognized risk of hydraulic fracturing, or 'fracking', a procedure in which companies unlock energy reserves by pumping millions of litres of water underground to fracture shale rock and release the natural gas trapped inside.
How Mistakes Can Make You Smarter
Science & Tech  (tags: research, How, Mistakes Can, Make You, Smarter )

- 1448 days ago -
OK, nobody wants to make mistakes -- but how you react to them makes a big difference in whether you learn from them. Two new studies looked at what happens in people's brains as they make mistakes. One used college students performing a computer task;
What Are the Blogs of IT Geeks
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, internet )

- 1467 days ago -
In true IT form, all of the best, most updated news on technology- or Internet-related issues can be found online in the blogosphere. But where do you begin? How do you find the blogs posting about content you actually care about?
Rooney Mara IPad Transformation Artwork
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, gadget )

- 1472 days ago -
Kyle Lambert is quickly being recognized as an artist who is at the vanguard of a whole new kind of artistic expression. Kyle, using simple software painting tools has stretched the boundaries of technology by merging a digital brush and canvas (iPad)
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