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Newborn Babies Keep Learning Even When They Are Asleep

May 19th, 2010 at 8:38 am » Comments (0)

Newborn babies are such fast developers because they keep learning even in their sleep. Even though infants may stay awake for just a few hours a day, their brains keep working around the clock, scientists said.  

Building an Agricultural Community: The Model Self-Sufficient Village in Haiti

May 19th, 2010 at 8:35 am » Comments (0)

Still Helping Haiti  Over at the Huffington Post blogger Wyclef Jean, a Grammy-winning musician and founder of Yéle Haiti, give us an idea of what can still be done to help Haiti… “Many people are wondering what we can do, after we deal with the immediate crises caused by the horrific January earthquake, to make sure the people […]

Well Adjusted Teens Do Better on Social Media Sites

May 19th, 2010 at 8:31 am » Comments (0)

Teens who spend a lot of time on social networking sites may be more well adjusted according to a study.  With his gaze fixed on a tiny screen, hearing plugged by earbuds and fingers flying, the average teenager may look like a disaster in the making: socially stunted, terminally distracted and looking for trouble. But look […]

A Maker Faire Preview

May 19th, 2010 at 8:06 am » Comments (0)

For the fifth year in the Bay Area, Maker Faire welcomes thousands of makers of all ages who show us the amazing things they make. Makers are enthusiasts who love what they do and enjoy sharing it with others, which makes for an incredibly stimulating experience that inspires everyone. Maker Faire 2010 brings back annual […]

Nicholas Christakis Talks About The Hidden Influence of Social Networks

May 19th, 2010 at 8:04 am » Comments (0)

We’re all embedded in vast social networks of friends, family, co-workers and more. Nicholas Christakis tracks how a wide variety of traits — from happiness to obesity — can spread from person to person, showing how your location in the network might impact your life in ways you don’t even know.  

The Moonshine Revolution – Why White Whiskey is Making a Comeback

May 19th, 2010 at 7:53 am » Comments (0)

Moonshine still circa 1930s “They call it that old mountain dew, and them that refuse it are few.” So goes the old song, and it gets truer every month. Yes, the distilled spirit known as moonshine, white lightning, white dog or simply white whiskey is the liquor of the moment, bringing together whiskey geeks, home […]

Anti-Identity-Theft Huckster Has Had Identity Stolen At Least 13 Times

May 19th, 2010 at 7:45 am » Comments (0)

Too Good To Be True - LifeLock Simply Doesn’t Live Up To The Hype Todd Davis’s identity has been stolen at least 13 times. Davis is CEO of LifeLock, a company that sells anti-identity-theft services, and their ads feature Davis’s Social Security Number (because their service works so well he can afford to publicize his SSN […]

Google Facing Series of Investigations Over International Snooping

May 19th, 2010 at 7:37 am » Comments (0)

The data was collected by Steet View cars. Google is facing a series of international investigations over private information it obtained over families’ use of the internet.  The search giant is braced for inquiries in America and Germany after it admitted recording information broadcast via unsecured wireless networks in family homes.  

The Periodic Table of Superpowers

May 19th, 2010 at 7:31 am » Comments (0)

Comics Alliance editor Chris Sims created a periodic table of superpowers, divided into the categories of origin stories, physical abilities, and mental abilities. With this table, you can easily represent your favorite super-heroes’ power-sets in simple, not-at-all-far-too-complex-to-be-useful formulas! For instance: Superman comes out as: OAFSISpVxVhSn

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