Monthly Archives: August 2014

This manicure is also a roofie detector

An experimental nail polish line called Undercover Colors can do more than color your nails to match those shoes: it can tell if your drink’s been spiked by a dubious date. Just pretend to stir the drink with your finger, … Continue reading

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A Brilliant Device That Completely Reinvents Crutches

Modern crutches are still less than a century old, and dozens of designers have taken a stab at improving them. But while most attempts are variations on a familiar theme, one entry to James Dyson Foundation’s annual Dyson Award proposes … Continue reading

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Upgrade Windows with only a product key – Windows Help

If you bought Windows 8.1 or Windows 8, you can download and install Windows from this page using just your product key. You’ll have the option to install Windows now, later, or using media with an ISO file. Before you begin: Make … Continue reading

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Watch Out: This Facebook Scam Exploits Robin Williams’ Death for Clicks

Have you seen Facebook posts claiming to link to a video message that actor Robin Williams made before his death earlier this week? Do not click on it — the video does not exist. The post was created by scammers … Continue reading

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Absent major changes, Puerto Rico faces a fiscal calamity – Economics – AEI

Puerto Rico needs to stop spending, and it can start with its bloated bureaucracy. Some 24% of all jobs are in government, compared with 16% in the U.S. Other fixable problems include what The Economist calls “inflated benefit payments, for … Continue reading

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Moonwalking? Strange Silhouette on Lunar Surface Goes Viral | The Daily Grail

We sure live in interesting times. Advances in the processing power of commercial computers, combined with faster Internet connections and freely available content provided by public institutions, have prompted the emergence of the armchair space researcher: Individuals who are willing … Continue reading

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The American Plan to Build Nuclear Power Plants in the Ocean

A new nuclear power plant hasn’t been built in the U.S. in over 30 years. But in the 1970s nuclear power was still in many ways a low-emissions dream of the future.In 1975, nuclear power accounted for about 4 percent … Continue reading

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