Monthly Archives: August 2014

Research shows that if you remove anonymity, you won’t hear from most of your readers

Many media outlets seem to believe that by forcing readers to use their real identities, they will solve the problem of bad comments — but in reality, all they are doing is making it less likely that most of their … Continue reading

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Why some Windows Phone apps still waste time refreshing when switching between them

To get rid of that annoyingly slow "resuming" message when switching between apps on Windows Phone, Microsoft added Fast App Switching to the platform. Its only useful if developers add it to their recompiled apps though. Why some Windows Phone … Continue reading

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If Only The Ships Had Some Ewoks On Them

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1:16 scale LEGO locomotive is over a meter long

Better known for super-accurate scale model motorcycles and trucks, Dutch builder Bricksonwheels has decided to try his hand at a train. And not surprisingly, the result is spectacular – and also huge! At 1.31m in length, this model EMD SD40-2 … Continue reading

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Sintratec: Affordable Home SLS Printer Coming Soon

Desktop Selective Laser Sintering, or SLS, is a highly sought after item in the 3d printing world. SLS printers print by layering fine powder, then selectively “sintering” or melting it with a laser. Since there is a solid “cake” of … Continue reading

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Stanford scientists develop water splitter that runs on ordinary AAA battery

Scientists from Stanford University have developed a cheap device that uses a AAA battery to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. This hydrogen gas from this device could be used to power fuel cells in zero-emissions vehicles. In 2015, American … Continue reading

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Anti-super PAC ads from anti-super PAC super PACs

Both Mayday and Counterpac — who are raising super PAC money to elect politicians who’ll vote against taking money from super PACs — have released new campaign videos that beautifully lampoon the kind of political discourse we get from dark-money … Continue reading

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