Monday, March 31, 2014

Herbs That Cure Depression Naturally: A Quick Overview | Sai Fitness Tips

Herbs That Cure Depression Naturally: A Quick Overview | Sai Fitness Tips: "Negative emotions and depression distract you from focusing on the goals of your life. Everyone, without exception face this neurological disorder in some point of the life or the other. Feeling lethargic, abandoned and losing interest are some of the symptoms which indicate that you are undergoing depression. There may be an endless number of reasons of your being depressed. It could be the loss of a job, loss of a near one, divorce, failure, some chronic disease and a lot more."



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Horizon adaptive, all-terrain e-trike speeds over pavement and dirt

Horizon adaptive, all-terrain e-trike speeds over pavement and dirt: "For the past few years, Outrider has been earning praise and breaking records with its pedal-assisted electric trikes, but its latest design is gearing up to be its most rewarding endeavor yet. The Horizon is a modular adaptive trike designed to get paraplegics, quadriplegics and others with disabilities wheeling over pavement and dirt. Outrider's goal is to develop a production trike that can be pedaled with the legs or hands or powered entirely with an electric hub motor."



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Facebook and Internet.org announce flying internet

Facebook and Internet.org announce flying internet: "The Connectivity Lab team at Facebook has been working on new technologies to improve and increase internet access across the globe. Proposed solutions include solar-powered drones and geosynchronous satellites, both of which would be able to beam internet access to earth. The announcement was made yesterday by Mark Zuckerberg, on behalf of the Internet.org partnership."



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Sunday, March 30, 2014

The possibilities are endless for this just-invented camera with no lens | The Daily Dot

The possibilities are endless for this just-invented camera with no lens | The Daily Dot: "I’m no optics expert, but the idea of a microchip camera without a lens seems what we laypeople would call “impossible.” And yet that’s exactly what David G. Stork and Patrick R. Gill of Rambus Labs have managed to do. They published a groundbreaking paper that introduces “a new class of lensless, ultra-miniature computational imagers and image sensors.”"



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Modern Day Noah Is Building An Ark Called Tsunamiball

Modern Day Noah Is Building An Ark Called Tsunamiball: "A designer named Chris Robinson decided to build one of the most off-the-wall ideas… but also one of the coolest. He is constructing a boat that could be tsunami-proof (named Tsunamiball). He was inspired after seeing what happened during the tragic 2011 Japanese tsunami."



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R/C car hits world record 188 miles per hour | News | Geek.com

R/C car hits world record 188 miles per hour | News | Geek.com: "Some folks are really into cars, but the need for speed doesn’t necessarily require a full-size car that you can ride around in. R/C fanatic Nic Case has secured a world record for the fastest R/C car. Dubbed the R/C Bullet, this one-tenth scale car has reached a top speed of over 188 mph, which happens to be faster than the top speed of sports cars like the Camaro Z and Jaguar F-Type. It should come as no surprise Mr. Case didn’t wrestle the R/C record away from anyone else — he was the holder of the previous record at 171.97 mph. Yes, this man loves his R/C cars."



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Saturday, March 29, 2014

Earthwatch Institute plans public expedition to Mars?

Earthwatch Institute plans public expedition to Mars?: "For over forty years, Earthwatch has been sending ordinary people to extraordinary places in the company of top scientists to conduct hands-on research in over 50 expeditions. On Thursday, the international nonprofit organization announced its most ambitious and extraordinary public expedition ever aimed at sending volunteers to Mars in search for water and life. With its US$1.25 million ticket price, it seems too good to be true, and probably is."



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Friday, March 28, 2014

StratoBus seeks to occupy the midpoint between airship and satellite

StratoBus seeks to occupy the midpoint between airship and satellite: "Satellites may be very useful for communications, navigation and other applications, but they're awfully expensive to build and launch, and once they're in orbit ... well, there's no reusing them. That's why a consortium led by Thales Alenia Space is developing the StratoBus. It's a planned autonomous airship that can be launched like a regular blimp, but that will be able to hover at an altitude of 20 km (12 miles) – that's up in the stratosphere, hence the name."



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Thursday, March 27, 2014

BomBoard modular PWC comes apart and goes in your trunk

BomBoard modular PWC comes apart and goes in your trunk: "Personal water craft (or PWCs) have been around since the 1950s, and received a boost in popularity when the Kawasaki Jet Ski was released in 1973. Since then, we've seen the introduction of a number of makes and models, all boasting their own unique features. One of the latest, the BomBoard, is claimed to be the world's only modular PWC – and at a planned price of US$3,495, it could also be the cheapest."



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Bob Burnquist tears it up on a floating skateboard ramp installed on Lake Tahoe

Bob Burnquist tears it up on a floating skateboard ramp installed on Lake Tahoe: "A 7,300 lb (3,311 kg) floating skateboard ramp has been installed on Lake Tahoe as part of Visit California's Dream365 tourism campaign. The ramp took four days and 300 man hours to complete before it was lowered into the Californian lake and put to the test by pro skateboarder Bob Burnquist."



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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Every Terrible Ad Cliche You've Ever Seen in One Genius Video

Every Terrible Ad Cliche You've Ever Seen in One Genius Video: "Lab beakers and Chinese farmers. Kites and panoramic views of Costa Rica. Cars, babies and canned goods — these are what advertisements are made of.

Stock video provider Dissolve has created a brilliant ad by mocking (what else?) ads.

SEE ALSO: Artist Brilliantly Recreates the Awkward Faces of Real Estate Ads"



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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Triton UAV completes initial flight testing

Triton UAV completes initial flight testing: "The Triton UAV's initial flight test program, which kicked off with the unmanned aircraft's first flight last May, has been completed. Now cleared to fly at various altitudes, speeds and weights, the Triton is on track to be introduced into the US Navy fleet in 2017."



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Ducati announces wireless airbag jackets for riders and passengers

Ducati announces wireless airbag jackets for riders and passengers: "Ducati has announced a new version of its stunning Multistrada 1200 sports-tourer (check out our video review) that wirelessly inflates airbag jackets for both rider and passenger in the event of a crash. A step forward from the motorcycle airbag Honda showcased in its Goldwing series, the Ducati system can protect the rider and passenger even once they’ve separated from the bike."



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Friday, March 21, 2014

Watch The crazy but simple way to double your car remote key fob range @ Komando Video

Watch The crazy but simple way to double your car remote key fob range @ Komando Video:



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Custom 3D-printed kayak is a homemade work of art | Crave - CNET

Custom 3D-printed kayak is a homemade work of art | Crave - CNET: "The kayak's multi-colored patchwork design looks like it would appeal to Colin Baker's version of "Doctor Who." The boat consists of 28 parts printed using ABS plastic. The materials to produce the nearly 17-foot-long kayak with a 6mm-thick hull cost around $500, according to Smith. The whole contraption weighs nearly 65 pounds, which is pretty much in line with the weight of a regular kayak."



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Report: Tiger Woods Has Bulging Disk in Back | Golf Channel

Report: Tiger Woods Has Bulging Disk in Back | Golf Channel: "ORLANDO, Fla. - Tiger Woods is reportedly suffering from a bulging disk in his back, though his agent, Mark Steinberg, told GolfChannel.com that there is “nothing new to report since Tuesday,” when Woods withdrew from the Arnold Palmer Invitational."



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World's largest TV, 'Big Hoss,' is as long as a jet | Crave - CNET

World's largest TV, 'Big Hoss,' is as long as a jet | Crave - CNET: "hey say everything's bigger in Texas, and now they have the TV to prove it.
The "Big Hoss" TV was turned on for the first time in front of a live audience Wednesday night at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. The screen, built by Panasonic, measures 218 feet wide by 94.6 feet tall. That means it's longer than Boeing's biggest 767 (the 400ER), and taller than a seven-story building. To put it in home electronics terms, it's a 2,852-inch TV. The display features 20,633.64 square feet of HD LED lights that broadcast 4.8 million pixels and 281 trillion colors."



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Goodyear's new state-of-the-art airship makes its first flight

Goodyear's new state-of-the-art airship makes its first flight: "The Goodyear blimp may have been flying around for almost 90 years, but it still manages to turn heads. On Friday, there was another reason to look beyond nostalgia for the days of the great airships of old as Goodyear unveiled its new state-of-the-art blimp to the media, Goodyear associates and dealers at its Wingfoot Lake hangar in Suffield, Ohio."



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Thursday, March 20, 2014

The best muscle cars and what they are worth

The best muscle cars and what they are worth: "Every boy, and a lot of girls growing up, have a dream car, or a special car that you think, one day your going to have one of those. You picture yourself driving down the road, you hear the noise of the engine, you know that you have the power to kick down the accelerator and it will throw you back into the seat, even if your already doing 80. Some boys outgrow the dream, some don't. The ones that don't, restore these amazing cars so the rest of us can still enjoy them."



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How and what you need to survive when you're lost in the wilderness

How and what you need to survive when you're lost in the wilderness: "If you are going to be in a place that you could get lost or stranded, you need to be prepared for the worst. You need to have emergency survival kits with you at all times for each person in your group. Being in the wilderness is very peaceful and beautiful, and spending time in wild places is something that everyone should experience. The danger in being in wild places is, sometimes something can go wrong and you get lost, or stranded."



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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Watch This Deck Turn Into A Pool | Incredible Things

Watch This Deck Turn Into A Pool | Incredible Things: "and then back into a deck! And then into a pool again. I just keep pushing the button. This is a slick, wooden deck by Agor that lowers, revealing a swimming pool. How does it work? Magic. Just kidding, it’s a water-based hydraulic system."



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Make it so: VTT and Rolls-Royce imagine the ship's bridge of 2025

Make it so: VTT and Rolls-Royce imagine the ship's bridge of 2025: "Horatio Hornblower meets Jean-Luc Picard on the ship’s bridge of 2025 as Finnish applied research organization VTT and Rolls-Royce present their vision of seafaring ten years from now. Presented in 3D animation videos that projects current technology to the near future, the study shows a world where ship captains call on heads-up displays and high-tech workstations turn the bridge into an augmented reality command and control system."



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Arash debuts the 550-hp AF8

Arash debuts the 550-hp AF8: "Thanks to the Geneva Motor Show, "supercars," including the Koenigsegg One:1 and Pagani Zonda Revolucion, have been a major focus of automotive news this month. But one supercar that debuted just prior to the show and didn't make an appearance in Geneva is the Arash AF8 – a light, lithe British exotic sports car with a big 7.0-liter engine."



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See Awesome Behind-the-Scenes Video of a Marine Corps Fly-By Photo Shoot | Video | TheBlaze.com

See Awesome Behind-the-Scenes Video of a Marine Corps Fly-By Photo Shoot | Video | TheBlaze.com: "The Marine Corps Silent Drill team showcases the precision and professionalism of the Corps, but they don’t typically perform on runways with planes flying just a few feet overhead.

This video shows the behind-the-scenes footage from a marketing photo shoot March 4, with the Marines’ showcase unit and Blue Angels, Marine Corps’ C-130 Hercules, affectionately known as “Fat Albert."



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18 things about Arnold Palmer

18 things about Arnold Palmer: "Nobody knows the PGA TOUR pros better than their wives. PGATOUR.COM has asked several TOUR wives to provide 18 things we should know about their husbands. This installment was written by Kit Palmer, wife of World Golf Hall of Famer Arnold Palmer."



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Monday, March 17, 2014

Phenomenally Long Proximity Wingsuit Flights in the Swiss Alps | HeliBASE 74, Ep. 3 - YouTube

Phenomenally Long Proximity Wingsuit Flights in the Swiss Alps | HeliBASE 74, Ep. 3 - YouTube: ""



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Audi Online traffic light system helps drivers hit the green lights

Audi Online traffic light system helps drivers hit the green lights: "One of life's small but satisfying pleasures is hitting the sweet spot while driving across town and catching all the green lights. At the moment, having that happen is a matter of luck, but Audi is developing a system that will make never getting caught by a red light an everyday thing as a way of speeding up traffic while improving fuel efficiency and cutting emissions"



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Gallium nitride transistors promise brighter future for LEDs

Gallium nitride transistors promise brighter future for LEDs: "New advances in transistor technology could make the light-emitting diode (LED) the commercial light source of the future.

Although known for long life and low energy consumption, the LED uses a DC power supply, or driver, to overcome its sensitivity to current fluctuations, and it’s the high-frequency, high-speed switching transistors in this driver that’s made the LED so costly for use in large-scale commercial applications dominated by fluorescent and incandescent lighting."



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Wireless electricity? It's here - CNN.com

Wireless electricity? It's here - CNN.com: "(CNN) -- Katie Hall was shocked the second she saw it: a light-bulb glowing in the middle of a room with no wires attached.
Looking back, it was a crude experiment, she remembers: a tiny room filled with gigantic copper refrigerator coils -- the kind you'd see if you cracked open the back of your freezer."



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Sunday, March 16, 2014

Prepare to Smile: You'd Never Guess This is The #1 Source of Happiness - The Daily Positive

Prepare to Smile: You'd Never Guess This is The #1 Source of Happiness - The Daily Positive: " would have never imagined such a simple action could solve what we all work so hard to find? You will catch the layout in the first 30 seconds, but keep watching, I promise it’s worth your time. An incredible moment (I teared up) at 4:25, and the proof that happiness is far easier to achieve than we all imagined at 6:25."



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Flashback Friday: Farts: an underappreciated threat to astronauts. - Seriously, Science? | DiscoverMagazine.com

Flashback Friday: Farts: an underappreciated threat to astronauts. - Seriously, Science? | DiscoverMagazine.com: "On Earth, farts are typically no big deal — smelly, harmless, and they quickly dissipate. But if you’re an astronaut, every fart is a ticking time bomb. The gases in farts are flammable, which can quickly become a problem in a tiny pressurized capsule in the middle of space where your fart gases have no where to go"



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Speed-Riding Down The Eiger - YouTube

Speed-Riding Down The Eiger - YouTube: ""



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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014

Five Brain Fitness Tips

Five Brain Fitness Tips: "Imperial, California (NAPSI) - Here’s an idea to think about: To stay mentally sharp, sustained effort is key. It takes work to keep a complicated organ such as your brain in optimum condition.

Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be complicated. You can follow these five simple steps to keep your mind bright:"



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Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Pace of health exchange enrollment slows in February, figures show - The Washington Post

Pace of health exchange enrollment slows in February, figures show - The Washington Post: "The pace at which Americans signed up for health plans slowed last month in the fledgling federal and state insurance marketplaces, according to new government figures showing that slightly fewer than 1 million people enrolled in February."



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World's first 3D acoustic cloaking device created

World's first 3D acoustic cloaking device created: "Metamaterials are already being used to create invisibility cloaks and "temporal cloaks," but now engineers from Duke University have turned metamaterials to the task of creating a 3D acoustic cloak. In the same way that invisibility cloaks use metamaterials to reroute light around an object, the acoustic cloaking device interacts with sound waves to make it appear as if the device and anything hidden beneath it isn't there."



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Alfa Romeo previews 4C Spider, production slated for 2015

Alfa Romeo previews 4C Spider, production slated for 2015: "Ever since we first laid eyes on the Alfa Romeo 4C, we've been thinking that the top just needs to come down. The ultralight two-seater looks made to drive with the air rushing through your hair, and a convertible version is finally on the way. Alfa Romeo revealed the 4C Spider last week at the Geneva Motor Show."



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New toys for land and sea in 2014

New toys for land and sea in 2014: "In January, Gizmag traveled around Germany to the Boot Dusseldorf and ISPO Munich shows to take a look at the latest in everything from monolithic yachts to tiny sports sensors. We've already covered many of our finds, but both shows were so filled with new gear and innovation, we've combined some of the remaining ones into one big gallery. Here is some of the latest, most interesting hardware for enjoying water and land."



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Monday, March 10, 2014

The Flying Phantom: US$40k sailboat levitates two feet above the waves

The Flying Phantom: US$40k sailboat levitates two feet above the waves: "It’s like removing the handbrake – suddenly everything gets smoother and faster in pure silence.” This gravity-defying US$40k catamaran rises completely out of the water at speed on a pair of hook-shaped hydrofoils. It looks like the work of David Copperfield, but it’s real, and it’s set to start a revolution in the sailing world."



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New blood test predicts onset of Alzheimer's disease with 90% accuracy

New blood test predicts onset of Alzheimer's disease with 90% accuracy: "A group of medical researchers working at Georgetown University, the University of Rochester and UC-Irvine have developed a blood test which predicts with 90 percent accuracy if an individual will develop Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment (MCI) within three years. The test, which looks for a set of ten lipid markers, will allow treatments to be sought that may be effective during this early, asymptomatic stage of the disease."



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Compound in fruits and vegetables prevents symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice

Compound in fruits and vegetables prevents symptoms of Alzheimer's disease in mice: "Alzheimer's disease represents the most common form of dementia, with the early stages of the disease generally characterized with short term memory loss and learning difficulties that increase in severity as the patient progresses in age. Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, California, have discovered that with regular treatments of the antioxidant fisetin, they were able to prevent memory loss in mice with genetic mutations linked to Alzheimer's."



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Wood foam may be a new form of green home insulation

Wood foam may be a new form of green home insulation: "Insulating your home may help the environment by lowering your energy usage, but unfortunately the petroleum-based foam that's typically used as insulation isn't all that eco-friendly itself. Researchers at Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research, however, have developed a reportedly greener alternative that they claim works just as well – it's foam made from wood."



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The 2014 Fattest City in America: Memphis

The 2014 Fattest City in America: Memphis: "Perhaps even more delicious than Portland’s most notoriously fattening snack—the Memphis Mafia fritter—is the fact that it’s named for this year’s Fattest City. Nearly three-quarters (71.1%) of River City’s adult population is either overweight or obese, and it’s getting flabbier every year."



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Sunday, March 9, 2014

25 Scary Bridges You'll Have To See To Believe - YouTube

25 Scary Bridges You'll Have To See To Believe - YouTube: ""



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Saiga AK74! - YouTube

Saiga AK74! - YouTube: ""



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QB Matt Cassel to Re-Sign With the Minn. Vikings | KSTP TV - Minneapolis and St. Paul

QB Matt Cassel to Re-Sign With the Minn. Vikings | KSTP TV - Minneapolis and St. Paul: "After opting out of a final year of his initial contract with the Vikings to explore free agency, quarterback Matt Cassel will stay right where he is.
Cassel will sign a two-year deal to remain with the Vikings, as first reported by Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network."



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How to Make a Microscope Out of Paper in 10 Minutes - Wired Science

How to Make a Microscope Out of Paper in 10 Minutes - Wired Science: " new microscope can be printed on a flat piece of paper and assembled with a few extra components in less than 10 minutes. All the parts to make it cost less than a dollar, according to Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash and colleagues, who describe their origami optics this week in a paper published on arxiv.org."



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Found: The Fastest-Approaching Object in the Universe - Scientific American

Found: The Fastest-Approaching Object in the Universe - Scientific American: "Most of the universe is rushing away from us. It's not that we're particularly repellent; it's just that the universe is expanding, pushing most other galaxies away. Light from distant galaxies travels toward us through this expanding space, which stretches their light to longer, or redder, wavelengths. As a result, the spectra of most galaxies exhibit redshifts."



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Incredible Images of Plane Ripping Through Skydiver’s Parachute Strings — Just the Opening Act of Harrowing Freak Accident (UPDATED PHOTOS) | Video | TheBlaze.com

Incredible Images of Plane Ripping Through Skydiver’s Parachute Strings — Just the Opening Act of Harrowing Freak Accident (UPDATED PHOTOS) | Video | TheBlaze.com: "MULBERRY, Fla. (AP) — An 87-year-old pilot and a skydiver — who jumped from a different plane — were hospitalized with only minor injuries Saturday after the pilot’s plane ripped through the skydiver’s parachute strings, sending both crashing into the ground near Tampa, Fla."



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Friday, March 7, 2014

America's 5 most miserable (and 5 happiest) states- MSN Money

America's 5 most miserable (and 5 happiest) states- MSN Money: "The well-being of Americans hasn't improved in the past six years, and it even declined slightly in 2013, according to a recent Gallup study. But while national figures remained flat overall, the ranks of the states with the highest well-being scores changed considerably. Hawaii, 2012's top state, fell to number eight in 2013, and the new top-ranked state didn't crack the Top 10 a year ago."



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15 used cars to avoid - MSN Autos

15 used cars to avoid - MSN Autos: "Buying a used car is tricky enough without having to worry about your new purchase falling apart the month after you take possession. Using data from Consumer Reports, we've compiled a list of 15 used models to avoid at all costs the next time you find yourself at a dealer — or in the driveway of an opportunistic private seller. From oil leaks and brake problems to persistent squeaks and rattles, these cars and trucks are more trouble than they're worth. Read through this list and save yourself the headache."



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UK's Watchkeeper UAV cleared for military flight training

UK's Watchkeeper UAV cleared for military flight training: "Since first taking to the air in June 2009, trials of the UK's homegrown Watchkeeper tactical unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) have been conducted by industry partners including QinetiQ. The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has now announced the aircraft has been awarded a Release To Service, clearing the way for flight training to begin with the Royal Artillery."



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Ferrari's new turbo V8 California T pops its top in Geneva

Ferrari's new turbo V8 California T pops its top in Geneva: "Last month, Ferrari gave us a glimpse at its new mid-front-engine, retractable hard top berlinetta California T. Now at the 2014 Geneva International Motor Show, the legendary Italian car maker has taken the cover off the new grand tourer, which the Ferrari Styling Center, in collaboration with Pininfarina, has completely redesigned to both reflect Ferrari’s heritage and to get the most out of its new turbocharged engine by Maranello."



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Thursday, March 6, 2014

The Garbage Man | Popular Science

The Garbage Man | Popular Science: "n December 2001, American environmental activist Jim Puckett traveled to the town of Guiyu in southeast China to look for old computers. He’d learned that electronic waste from the West was finding its way to Guiyu, and the place apparently wasn’t what it used to be. For centuries, residents of Guiyu’s four villages had scratched out a living farming rice along the Lianjiang River. When Puckett arrived, one of the first things he saw was a man riding a bicycle stacked 15-feet high with computer keyboards. Puckett followed him to a village and, like Alice tailing the white rabbit through Wonderland, he discovered an upside-down world almost cartoonish in its horrors. Towering piles of monitors, printers, and fax machines lined streets and occupied front yards. In a neighboring village, women cooked circuit boards curbside in woks, and children played atop ash heaps. There were piles of burning wires, clouds of noxious fumes, and fields of gooey sludge. Puckett met people blackened head-to-toe with printer toner."



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Viva la Revolucion! Pagani's $3 million 800 hp supercar shows up in Geneva

Viva la Revolucion! Pagani's $3 million 800 hp supercar shows up in Geneva: "The Geneva Auto Show has a reputation for being the place for auto designers to display their most exotic work. In the case of Italy’s Pagani, known for its less than subtle approach to extreme automobiles, that means the 800 hp Zonda Revolucion"



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Koenigsegg pushes the supercar envelope with 1-megawatt One:1

Koenigsegg pushes the supercar envelope with 1-megawatt One:1: "Take note of these numbers: 1,341 hp to 1,360 kg. It's a ratio that gives the latest hypercar from Sweden's Koenigsegg the potential to be the fastest car on Earth, with a listed 273-mph (440 km/h) top speed. It also gives the car its name: One:1. That's one horse for every kilo, or close enough to round up without thinking twice. Starting with the already ultra powerful, lightweight Agera, Koenigsegg reached deep into its bag of tricks to strip more weight, add more downforce and create one of the world's most extreme machines."



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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Review: Seven off-the-grid chargers for your portable devices | TechHive

Review: Seven off-the-grid chargers for your portable devices | TechHive: "When the power grid is close at hand, most smartphones and tablets have no problem lasting through a full day. But take that plentiful electricity away, and keeping our gadgets going becomes more difficult—despite many recent advancements, battery technology hasn’t kept up with our constant need for more power. And given that these days we’re taking our gear to more—and more-remote—places than ever before, having enough durable power is even more of a challenge."



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Course Gallery: Blue Monster at Trump National Doral

Course Gallery: Blue Monster at Trump National Doral: "Trump National Doral's Blue Course has hosted the PGA TOUR for more than a half-century. Competitors at this year's World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship won't see the same old Doral when they arrive in South Florida, though. The Blue Course underwent a dramatic renovation immediately after the 2013 Cadillac, won by Tiger Woods. Famed golf course architect Gil Hanse, who also is designing the course for the 2016 Olympics, was behind the changes. Many holes, such as the par-5 first hole and Nos. 15 and 16, underwent dramatic changes. One hole remained virtually untouched: the par-4 18th, one of the TOUR's most famous finishing holes."



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McLaren shaves the top off the new 650S

McLaren shaves the top off the new 650S: "McLaren has taken the wraps off an open-aired version of its new 650S supercar. Officially unveiled at the Geneva Auto Show today, the 650S Spider may well have stolen a bit of the limelight from its hard topped sibling."



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"Stained glass" photovoltaics fuse form and function

"Stained glass" photovoltaics fuse form and function: "A beautiful stained glass installation, a colorful billboard, or rows of windows on an office building ... all as electricity-generating solar cells? New research at the University of Michigan gives a method for creating such transparent and colorful solar cells using a hybrid silicon/organic composition, and furthermore avoids some of the problems of previous colored and transparent solar cells."



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The Best Tax Software for 2014 | PCMag.com

The Best Tax Software for 2014 | PCMag.com: "We chose a slightly different group of online tax-preparation websites for this year's reviews. The company names are the same—Intuit, H&R Block and TaxACT—and we once again covered the most popular versions, the paid, deluxe editions of TurboTax, H&R Block and TaxACT. But we also decided to review their free versions: TurboTax Federal Free, H&R Block Free and TaxACT Free Federal."



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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Asteroid passing Earth will be closer than moon

Asteroid passing Earth will be closer than moon: "CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — An asteroid is headed this way. But even though it will come closer than the moon, astronomers say it will pose no danger.

The newly discovered asteroid, called 2014 DX110, will hurtle between the moon and Earth on Wednesday. DX110 will pass an estimated 217,000 miles from Earth."



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Monday, March 3, 2014

Greg Novak creates granddaddy of a snowman in Gilman

Greg Novak creates granddaddy of a snowman in Gilman: "Greg Novak says he's invested hundreds of hours to build a 50-foot snowman named "Granddaddy" that he hopes will wake onlookers from their winter doldrums. And he admits it has some neighbors questioning his sanity.

Granddaddy began to take shape earlier this winter when the Gilman farmer needed to move mounting snow piles away from his greenhouses."



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Energy Source Could Power Earth 'for 30M Years' - But ITER, a thermonuclear plant, faces all sorts of challenges

Energy Source Could Power Earth 'for 30M Years' - But ITER, a thermonuclear plant, faces all sorts of challenges: "NEWSER) – Hoping scientists will find a brilliant alternative to oil and coal? How about a thermonuclear reactor that will hit temperatures ten times hotter than the sun and "could solve the world's energy problems for the next thirty million years," writes Raffi Khatchadourian in the New Yorker. The project—called the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor, in France—only needs to overcome rock-bottom morale, constant delays, tensions between engineers around the world, grumbling politicians, and a multi-billion-dollar budget that's never quite high enough. "There is a lot of anxiety here that it is all going to implode," says a physicist."



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GPM weather observatory successfully launched

GPM weather observatory successfully launched: "The Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory was launched last Thursday aboard a Japanese H-IIA rocket that blasted off from Tanegashima Space Center on Tanegashima Island in southern Japan. The satellite will help provide a more detailed picture of the Earth's precipitation to assist climate scientists and help improve forecasting of extreme weather events."



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Faster than the F1 and 12C, McLaren's 650S performance specs revealed

Faster than the F1 and 12C, McLaren's 650S performance specs revealed: "Just days ahead of the Geneva Auto Show, manufacturers continue to leak images and vehicle details. Following on the heels of last week’s reveal of its new 650S supercar, McLaren has just released performance specs for the vehicle. Until today power specs, styling chatter and passenger amenities were all the public had to go on, but now the company has made available the car’s true performance ability – and it is glorious."



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Lexus RC F Sport Coupe and RC F GT3 for Geneva Motor Show

Lexus RC F Sport Coupe and RC F GT3 for Geneva Motor Show: "The Lexus RC Coupe we saw at the Tokyo Motor Show just three months ago is to gain a sportier “F Sport” cousin at the Geneva Motor Show next week and will hit showrooms later this year. Even bigger news is that Lexus is going racing, and a GT3 version of the car will be available to race teams within 12 months."



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There's a Tiny, 60-Mile Black Hole Inside the Galaxy You Can See with Binoculars | Motherboard

There's a Tiny, 60-Mile Black Hole Inside the Galaxy You Can See with Binoculars | Motherboard:



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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Building under construction collapses in Brier Creek - YouTube

Building under construction collapses in Brier Creek - YouTube: ""



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Custom UZI + Double Barreled 10 Gauge! - YouTube

Custom UZI + Double Barreled 10 Gauge! - YouTube: ""



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Wrap-up: Henley survives playoff for win

Wrap-up: Henley survives playoff for win: "PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) -- Russell Henley made good on his second chance at the 18th hole Sunday and won The Honda Classic after a wild day that began with Tiger Woods walking off the course with a back injury and ended with a four-man playoff.

The closing hour at PGA National was a series of blunders by the contenders -- and even the winner."



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Saturday, March 1, 2014

Wilderness Survival - The 5 Medications That Could Save Your Life - LivingGreenAndFrugally.com

Wilderness Survival - The 5 Medications That Could Save Your Life - LivingGreenAndFrugally.com: "When most of us talk about survival in the wilderness, it’s the most common dangers that carry the conversation such as
snakebite, gunshot, bear attack. Nobody mentions the microscopic bug in your intestines that causes such severe diarrhea
that you die from dehydration, or the plaque that dislodges from an arterial wall to stop your heart. Not a word of the bee
sting that induces anaphylactic shock, asphyxiating you as mercilessly as the coils of a python. Such little things can kill you,
but other little things can save your life. In a wilderness these 5 medications could be the thing that could save your live so
why not carry them with you on your next hiking/camping trip"



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