Monthly Archives: May 2013

Leaked Windows 8.1 build points to the Start buttons return

When we last got a peek at Windows 8.1 “Blue,” most of the updates lurked under the surface: rumors of a Start button revival didnt pan out. Flash forward to Paul Thurrotts screenshots of a newer build, however, and its … Continue reading

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Choose your color | Memoto – automatic lifelogging camera

The Memoto Lifelogging Camera is the smallest wearable camera with a GPS. It is easy to clip on to your clothes and it will automatically start capture moments from your life. The camera has no buttons that´s right, no buttons … Continue reading

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Prepare for the Cicada Invasion With This Creepy-Crawly Time-Lapse

The cicada swarms are coming, and there is nothing you can do to stop it. You will step on a cicada shell, one will fall in your hair and that buzzing drone will haunt your entire summer. But instead of … Continue reading

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Morgan Freeman Falls Asleep During Live TV Interview

Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine star in a new film called Now You See Me. So they are, as one does, making the press junket interview rounds to hype the release. The dynamic duo recently appeared on Tacoma’s Fox affiliate … Continue reading

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Watch the planets dance in a triple conjunction – Crave

In just a few days, Jupiter, Mercury and Venus will come together in the night sky in what is known as the “Dance of the Planets”. Triple planetary conjunctions are relatively rare in the night sky, but astronomers are about … Continue reading

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Middle Earth: Why We Need to Turn Our Map on Its Side

Though he never actually crossed it, the Greek mathematician Pythagoras is sometimes credited with having first conceived of the Equator, calculating its location on the Earth’s sphere more than four centuries before the birth of Christ. Aristotle, who never stepped … Continue reading

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Scanadu finalizes Scout tricorder design, wants user feedback to help it get FDA approval

We first saw a prototype of Scout, the tricorder and companion app built by Scanadu for the Tricorder X-prize competition late last year. Today, the company is unveiling Scouts final version and launching an Indiegogo campaign to let folks order … Continue reading

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Blogger Challenges Abercrombie’s ‘Skinny’ Image

Abercrombie & Fitch’s small sizes aren’t stopping this blogger from taking a stand when it comes to the public image of plus-size women. Jes, known on the Internet as The Militant Baker, recreated popular topless A&F ads, but with her … Continue reading

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Former Thief Invents Theft-Proof ATMs From His Cell

Who knows security better than a thief?Romanian computer expert Valentin Boanta used to supply thieves with the skimmers they used to gather information to create fake bank cards and then steal cash from ATMs.Boanta, 33, was caught in 2009. And … Continue reading

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Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV | Uncrate

If you’ve been wishing for Ford to turn the Raptor SVT into a more competent people carrier, your wish has been granted — just not by Ford. The Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV ($TBA) takes the four-door version of the off-road truck … Continue reading

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