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Siri And Other Phone Assistants Don't Always Help In A Crisis
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, humans, environment, tech, investigation )

Cal
- 105 days ago - npr.org
...if you told the Google App or S Voice from Samsung that you were just sexually assaulted or beaten by your partner, they don't have much to offer, a study finds.
Researchers re-Analyze 15-Million-Year-Old Sperm Whale Fossil, Find 'White Whale'
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 193 days ago - phys.org
A 15 million year-old fossil sperm whale specimen from California belongs to a new genus, according to a study published December 9, 2015 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Alexandra Boersma and Nicholas Pyenson from the Smithsonian's
Searching for the Painted Bunting ~ New York City's Colorful New Celebrity
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, discovery, interesting, humans, environment, habitat, news, world )

Carrie
- 204 days ago - theverge.com
We're hoping to catch a glimpse of a bird that ~ until recently ~ had never been seen in New York City: the painted bunting. The bird is the avian equivalent of a box of crayons.
You Can Actually Hear the Climate Changing ~ TEXT and SOUNDS
Science & Tech  (tags: environment, science, scientists, climate change, soundscape ecologist, discovery, investigation, news, humans, world, study )

Carrie
- 203 days ago - outsideonline.com
Soundscape ecologist Bernie Krause has recorded jaguars in the Amazon, ice in Antarctica, insects in Zimbabwe, rainstorms in Borneo, and orcas in the Pacific. Wild sounds allow us to examine changes that may otherwise go unnoticed.
Israel Is Already Selling Kamikaze Micro-Drones That Will Change Modern Warfare
Science & Tech  (tags: world, warfare, technology, news, Israel, kamikazee drones, humans, society, safety )

Carrie
- 236 days ago - popularmechanics.com
The Hero-30 drone is a new Israeli weapon may prove to be a disruptive force in military technology, heralding a new type of warfare in which shooting at a target you can see is as rare as using a bayonet. It's the killer UAV you'll never see coming.
Eight Simple Tips to Increase the Battery Life of Your Mobile Device
Science & Tech  (tags: battery life, tips, extending, cool, power saving, recharging, flight mode, hints, tips, interesting )

Evelyn
- 244 days ago - gadgets.ndtv.com
Whether you're using a smartphone, tablet, or laptop, here are some general purpose tips on prolonging its lifecycle and usage between recharge cycles.
SAFETY NEWS: Why Hands-Free Phones Aren't the Answer to Driver Safety
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, hands free cellphones, safety, study, NewTechnology, news )

Cal
- 308 days ago - supplychainbrain.com
All those nifty new communications devices installed in modern-day vehicles promise to make commercial trucking more efficient than ever before. And more dangerous, too.
The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain - Mia Nacamulli   video
Science & Tech  (tags: languages, bilingual, multilingual, brain, functions )

Evelyn
- 331 days ago - youtu.be
It's obvious that knowing more than one language can make certain things easier -like traveling, watching movies without subtitles. Are there other advantages to having a bilingual (or multilingual) brain? Nacamulli details the three types of brains
How the Brain Purges Bad Memories
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, scientists, science, research, investigation, humans, discovery, brain, bad memory, fearm anxiety, circuit )

Darren
- 326 days ago - scientificamerican.com
A brain circuit has been found that allows us to forget fear and anxiety
On-Demand Satellites Can Shoot High-Def Video of Your Car
Science & Tech  (tags: world, technology, research, humans, environment, tech, On-Demand, satellites, High-def, video, close-ups, privacy, concerns, emergency, surveilance )

Darren
- 326 days ago - scientificamerican.com
New commercial satellites that promise constant close-ups of Earth are a boon to emergency responders and police but also raise privacy concerns
 
 
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