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samedi 8 décembre 2018, 15:00
At the rate the world is shrinking, you don't need to be a globetrotter for a second language to be a useful skill. And if you're looking to learn that second language (or a third, or fourth), uTalk Language Education is the learning program that makes progression not only...
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In 2019, we'll move out of Ultra Violet and into Living Coral, according to the Pantone Color Institute. Their color experts have determined that their Color of the Year will be the 'vibrant, yet mellow' PANTONE 16-1546. Here's what they have to say about this...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller says Paul Manafort told ‘discernible lies,’ including about contacts with his longtime translator and fixer, Konstantin Kilimnik, an employee who is believed to have Russian intelligence ties. “Manafort told multiple discernible lies --...
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This year, I helped University of Chicago science fiction writer and renaissance scholar Ada Palmer and science historian Adrian Johns host a series of interdisciplinary seminars on 'Censorship, Information Control, & Revolutions in Information Technology from the Printing...
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vendredi 7 décembre 2018, 23:59
Hawaiian monk seals are endangered and closely monitored by NOAA scientists who are alarmed that the seals keep getting eels stuck really deep in their nostrils. The scientists have removed 'three or four' eels from juvenile monk seals' nostrils over the past two years,...
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Jury finds James Fields found guilty on all 10 charges, including first degree murder of Heather Heyer. Never forget: Trump said they were 'very fine people.' During the 2017 racist rally in Charlottesville, white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. deliberately drove his car...
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A member of Generation X finally takes a stand, and it isn't pretty! SF Gate: A samurai sword-wielding man attacked three people early Thursday in San Francisco’s Tenderloin, authorities said. The 47-year-old suspect, who was not immediately identified, began yelling...
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Federal prosecutors in New York request a 'substantial' prison sentence for Michael Cohen, who pled guilty to violating campaign finance laws. Sentencing guidelines suggest that could mean 46 to 63 months. The Southern District of New York's sentencing memo for the...
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Though he was also shot by the suspect in last month's attack at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Ca., Sgt. Ron Helu was killed by friendly fire during the shootout. 'We believe that Sgt. Helus was clearly not the intended target of the CHP officer -- which...
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King Size 'Pro' Sharpies are my go-to Sharpie. Whenever I need to leave a message for a friend inside of a public restroom or cover up some light colored stitching on a black garment, I reach for a King Size Pro Sharpie! The familiar chisel tip, mated with a honking big...
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The Facebook-fueled anti-government protests in Paris, which began three weeks ago, starting off with a protest against high fuel taxes, look like something out of an intense apocalyptic movie. I'd only read about the 'yellow jacket' protests and riots – the worst in 50...
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For the first time, we can hear the 'sounds' of wind on Mars as captured by the scientific instruments on NASA's InSight robotic lander. From NASA: 'Capturing this audio was an unplanned treat,' said Bruce Banerdt, InSight principal investigator at NASA's Jet Propulsion...
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I'm heading to San Francisco next week for a launch party on December 11th celebrating the release of The End of Trust, a collaboration between EFF and McSweeney's on internet surveillance and the future of the net; the event is at 7:30PM at Manny’s at 3092 16th Street...
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Joel Bonasera liked my novel Walkaway so much that he made a 3D-printable bookmark based on Will Stahle's amazing cover art!
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Back when Livejournal purged its NSFW fanficcers and other text-based purveyors of delightful smut, users flocked to Dreamwidth, a small, indie, smut-tolerant community run as much as a labor of love as it is as a business. Both Dreamwidth and Pillowfort -- an Austin-based ...
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Elowan is a 'plant-robot hybrid' that uses its own bio-electromechanical signaling to drive itself around toward light sources. From an explanation by researcher Harpreet Sareen and his colleagues at the MIT Media Lab: In this experimental setup, electrodes are inserted...
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Kano is a Raspberry Pi based computer system. It comes with everything you need besides an HDMI monitor. I love the keyboard with the included trackpad. At this sale price, it's probably cheaper than separately buying a Raspberry Pi, a microSD card, a case, a keyboard and...
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Yesterday, recreational marijuana became legal in Michigan. To celebrate, Lansing's weekly paper, City Pulse, handed out free joints in front of the capital. Spreading joy with such a simple gesture is a fun thing to watch.
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Watching this 1987 video of two Radio Shacks (one with Madonna music in the background) makes it clear that 30 years can be a long, long time ago. Prancing Skiltaire (the person who uploaded this video) said, 'This was shot in Garden Grove, CA and Buena Park Mall, CA. The...
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High school science teacher Bruce Yeany says, 'Here are a few more example of balancing toys that are made with simple materials. Making these types of toys have been especially popular with students. Toys can be a great lead in to the study of center of mass, center of...
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