Daily Archives: July 18, 2013


We did talk about the Scanadu Scout at the end of last year, but back then, it was more or less just a pipe dream. Well, fast forward to July this year and we bring you word that the Scanadu … Continue reading

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Detroit emergency manager files bankruptcy

DETROIT AP — Detroit on Thursday became the largest city in U.S. history to file for bankruptcy, as the state-appointed emergency manager filed for Chapter 9 protection.Kevyn Orr, a bankruptcy expert, was hired by the state in March to lead … Continue reading

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Android vs. iPhone: Why Apple still has the edge over Google’s operating system. – Slate Magazine

Six years ago, Google launched an unconventional effort to gain a toehold in the growing smartphone business. Rather than make its own phones, the way Apple was beginning to do, the search company decided to make only half a phone: … Continue reading

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New iPhone 5S photos leak — biggest ‘S’ upgrade ever? | Fox News

As Apple’s next-generation iPhone 5S enters mass production, we’re seeing all of the puzzle pieces fall into place. Photos are leaking, new details are trickling out, and rumors of production issues and possible delays are spreading like wildfire, just like they do every year. Now, a new report … Continue reading

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Here’s how Elon Musk’s Hyperloop might actually work | The Verge

Elon Musk has made his name on big ideas, whether it’s space tourism or the electric car — but his latest project, mysteriously dubbed the Hyperloop, may be more revolutionary than anything he’s done. It started with a simple promise: … Continue reading

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7 Graphics of Earths Coolest Phenomena, From Rainbows to Earth Wobble

Whats the oldest tree on Earth? Whats a rainbow? Is the Earth wobbling? Its fun to ask these questions but trickier to answer them—in simple terms, at least. Luckily, Viennese designer Michæl Paukner has done us all a huge favor … Continue reading

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Lifehacker Pack for Android 2013: Our List of the Best Android Apps

Theres no shortage of great Android apps, and because the ecosystem is so popular and growing! there are more worth looking at every day. In our fourth annual Lifehacker Pack for Android, were highlighting the best apps to help you … Continue reading

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Med students develop knife that can detect cancerous tissues within seconds

Here’s one for the medical journals: researchers at London’s Imperial College have created a high-tech scalpel that can differentiate between cancerous and non-cancerous tissue as it cuts. The team calls it the iKnife (intelligent knife), and by analyzing vapors created … Continue reading

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Injectable smart sponge controls diabetes, presents new targeted drug delivery method

Diabetics might appreciate high-tech glucose sensors when theyre available, but the option for other advanced treatments is certainly intriguing. Take, for example, this new method developed by North Carolina State University researchers that uses injectable sponge to control blood sugar … Continue reading

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