Bear trapped in garage rescued by other bear.
Startup has technology to read fingerprints through the air from 6 meters away.
Adidas cancels release of sneaker designed by Jeremy Scott.
This year, the banks began to once again review unpaid home loans. We should expect to see signs of increasing foreclosures and distressed sales any day now.
Sea-level rise accelerates faster on US east coast.
Alligator caught in Connecticut River.
Scientists Discover That Mars is Full of Water.
Excitement Builds Over Expected Higgs Boson Announcement.
Persistence is learned from fathers, study shows.
Female sex offenders receive lighter sentences for the same crimes than males.
We form impressions of strangers incredibly quickly: What your choice of shoe says about you.
New research suggests that overall happiness in life is more related to how much you are respected and admired by those around you, not to the status that comes from how much money you have stashed in your bank account.
Semen helps sperm stick to the bitch’s uterus.
Remember the Famous Invisible Gorilla Experiment? The Same Thing Can Happen With Sound.
The perfect pop tune can be engineered by a computer program and refined with the input of listeners, according to a British study.
The idea is to apply Darwinian-like selection to music.
“What we are trying to find out is whether you need a composer to make music,” says the professor of evolutionary developmental biology.
Google tells operators of YouTube-MP3.org that by converting YouTube music videos into MP3 files, they violate the site’s terms of service and risk “legal consequences.” Also: Clip.dj. Clipped along with YouTube-MP3.
Google detects 9500 malicious sites per day.
Outside of Search, Google’s products— Android, Google Docs— are s**t.
Gigapixel camera could revolutionise photography.
The Truth About What Works in Digital Marketing.
Could Morality Have a Source? [PDF]
I guess I am old enough now for my music-writing “career” to have entered officially into the obituary rather than the discovery phase. Anyway, I wanted to write something about Fleetwood Mac guitarist Bob Welch after I heard about his death last week.
The Paleo diet, which encourages practitioners to eat meat and veggies while skipping grains and dairy, is gaining more followers, but it may not be healthy.
In a 2011 study, psychologists found that individuals who had seen a spoiler paragraph prior to reading a short story rated the story as more, not less, pleasurable. And that held true even of stories where the plot, the “trick” so to speak, was seemingly the center of the experience, such as one of Roald Dahl’s signature ironic twist tales or an Agatha Christie mystery. Why? When we know the plot, the twist, the surprise, we become more able to focus on everything else: language, character, the intricacies of rhythm and technique. We may even pay closer attention than we otherwise would, trying to wrestle with elements that we hadn’t even noticed the first time around. So, too, with magic.
The history of one of the most important and disturbing films in the history of psychiatry is covered by an excellent article in the latest edition of the Journal of the History of Medicine.
Vibrators and other sex toys are big business, and nobody in the United States makes more of them than the father-son team who runs the Valley’s own Doc Johnson.
The Long History of the Espresso Machine.
An air conditioner is a device that lowers temperatures to an artificially cold level, by contributing to global warming. It thereby perpetuates and increases the problem it is designed to solve. Great business model. Just like heroin.
Does the U.S. Really Have More Oil than Saudi Arabia?
After a year of construction and a price tag of $940 million dollars, the Chinese have successfully recreated the Austrian village of Hallstatt in its entirety over in the Southern Guangzhou Province.
And then I learned the first cardinal rule of VC - it’s all about the team.
If your total number of “yes” answers is six or more, then day trading is too stressful and risky for you.
Minimal Business Card Design.
The boxes are the same color.
Another Thing Paris Hilton Sucks At: DJing
I’ve been collecting navel fluff (just my own) since 1984.
Quote from man stabbed.