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Dinosaur skin color to be determined using a synchrotron

Our knowledge of dinosaurs is gathered almost entirely from fossil evidence, but a few of those fossils are quite special. Some of the most rare are dinosaur skin fossils, of which only three… Go to Source

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New science-driven drug policy emphasizes treatment

The White House sees drug abuse as a public health issue, stressing that "we cannot arrest or incarcerate our way out of the drug problem."

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Budweiser’s Buddy Cup contains a chip linking it to Facebook

Budweiser has decided that beer drinking needs to be even more social than it already is, and has taken the next step–integrating Facebook directly into the cup you drink your beer out of.… Go to Source

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Tesla rolls out loaner, valet service

Tesla Motors unveiled a service and warranty program today that could ease concerns about owning an all-electric vehicle.

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Google Glass is basically built from spare Motorola smartphone parts

You probably already know a thing or two about what Google Glass is and how it works, but you probably don’t know what’s inside that makes the magic happen. It turns out that… Go to Source

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Hands-On With The New Features In Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

Staying loyal to its release cycle, Canonical has recently released the latest version of the world’s most popular Linux distribution – Ubuntu 13.04. Dubbed ‘Raring Ringtail’, this release brings with it a bunch of new features, along with several significant

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Alcohoot turns your smartphone into a breathalyzer

An Israeli startup has developed a law enforcement-grade super sleek breathalyzer that’s small enough to fit in your pocket.

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Baby formula smuggling arrests spike in Hong Kong

Food safety fears in mainland China combined with restrictions on powdered milk from Hong Kong has spurred demand for foreign brands.

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Nintendo’s MiiVerse now web accessible, can share screenshots

Nintendo’s latest console hasn’t experienced the most successful launch ever, but those that use the Wii U continue to enjoy it. As a result, Nintendo has expanded the MiiVerse social network to the… Go to Source

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China’s air is keeping an entire generation indoors

Air pollution has become a childhood risk, with levels of deadly pollutants up to 40 times the recommended exposure limit in big cities.

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Fast fashion finds a foothold in Asia

Fast fashion–the inexpensive trendy clothing manufactured and sold by chains like Zara and H&M–has caught on in Asia and is beginning to overshadow luxury brands.

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SkySweeper bot will check power lines to keep people out of danger

Robots are being used to replace people in dangerous jobs all the time, and the SkySweeper is one that looks to help by climbing across just about anything rope-shaped in order to help… Go to Source

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BitTorrent Sync Introduces Unlimited & Secure Two-Way P2P File Syncing [Review]

IF you’ve ever wondered how file syncing can take place in the absence of a server and the need to create an account with it, BitTorrent has the answer for you in form of their latest app – BitTorrent Sync. It’s

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‘World’s greenest office building’ now open

A new self-sustaining building is now open in Seattle. See what sets it apart from other green buildings.

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Shock as solar prices finally rise

Has the photovoltaic industry’s agonizing four-year run of squeezed profits and bankruptcies ended? And will people still buy as the cost climbs?

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Xbox 360 gamers can now order Pizza Hut with Kinect

In their seemingly never ending quest to make sure you never turn off your Xbox 360, Microsoft and Pizza Hut have teamed up to make it easy for you to get your next… Go to Source

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Shotcut Is A Nifty Multi-Platform Video Clip Editor With Custom Filters

Video editors like Adobe Premiere and Sony Vegas Pro are exceptionally powerful when it comes to professional-grade video production, but these programs don’t come cheap. If you’re looking for a powerful video editing application that won’t cost you an arm and a

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The Sora electric superbike hits Canadian streets

The latest all-electric vehicle to hit our streets is the Sora superbike, which can go 185 miles on a single charge.

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LED devices which let divers talk underwater

Can LED technology replace voice communication underwater?

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32GB Nexus 4 with LTE expected next month

At long last, LG will reportedly launch a Nexus 4 model with full-blown LTE support in May. The upgraded flagship phone will also double down on internal storage, with 32GB on board. LG… Go to Source

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