Monthly Archives: September 2015

Watch This Magical Concrete Slurp Up 1,000 Gallons of Water In a Minute

A new kind of concrete from the UK building materials company Tarmac instantly soaks up gallons and gallons of H20–simultaneously preventing flood conditions while also conserving water by cycling it directly back into the ground. It’s called Tarmac Topmix Permeable, … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with an opinion?

  Why do people believe that Everyone must agree with everything they say in order to have a conversation with them. More and more people are adopting this, with me or against me attitude. What’s wrong with having a different opinion. … Continue reading

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Artwork – Science Festival

Please help support my niece by voting for her picture (shown above #12). She worked very hard and we are very proud of her. Thank You , [STR] Directions for voting: Choose your favorite picture from the gallery of artwork … Continue reading

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No, the iPhone 6s’ camera and mic aren’t spying on you

Whenever a device ships with a feature that involves always-on listening or watching, privacy concerns invariably come up — and the iPhone 6s is no exception. In an attempt to address controversies before the 6s even ships, Apple has told … Continue reading

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The fascinating and bloody family tree of the British Royal Family

As we all learned from Game of Thrones (and definitely not sitting through high school history), when there’s a chance to sit on a throne and rule a kingdom, everybody who can sit seemingly wants to be king and queen, … Continue reading

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This Fetal Monitoring System Is The Best Thing Apple Has Ever Done for Women

Of the many new experiences you might have during a high-risk pregnancy, one of the least fun is a fetal monitoring test called a Non-Stress Test, or NST. It really should be called a High-Stress Test because of the anguish … Continue reading

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Apple Pencil: The Stylus Steve Jobs Warned Us About 

This afternoon we met the iPad Pro, a giant iPad that’s aimed at professionals. With it comes the Apple Pencil: A stylus that Phil Schiller called “one of the most advanced technologies we’ve ever created.”First thing’s first, though. This is … Continue reading

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