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Lytro Illum: A New Kind Of Camera

Apr 23, 14 Lytro Illum: A New Kind Of Camera

Posted by in Technology

Photography is a hobby of mine. Ninety percent of my family photos do not include me, because I'm the one taking them. Cameras, on the other hand, are a bit more like an obsession. So, when I ran across the new Lytro Illum today, I was intrigued. What's so different?

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Giant Rats On The Move

Apr 23, 14 Giant Rats On The Move

Posted by in An English Angle, Science

Even though the esteemed denizens of the Houses of Parliament are taking their Easter breaks, the UK press is still full of rat stories, especially at the tacky tabloid end of the spectrum. Yes, we are told, giant rats are everywhere and coming to get us all soon.

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Japanese Trials Have A 99 Percent Conviction Rate

Apr 23, 14 Japanese Trials Have A 99 Percent Conviction Rate

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan

The Japanese famously provide excellence and precision, but what if the appearance of success costs somebody 10 years of their freedom? With a 99 percent conviction rate in Japanese court cases, when it comes to the law business in Japan, a satisfactory conclusion comes at a cost.

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Leadership Qualities For Academics…And Everyone

Apr 23, 14 Leadership Qualities For Academics…And Everyone

Posted by in Education, Lifestyle

Recently, I have taken on a leadership role at my college. I will be the voice of the faculty, working on behalf of my colleagues, and leading them. What scares me most is the leading. So, what did I do?

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Cost Saving Science

Apr 23, 14 Cost Saving Science

Posted by in Miracles Of The Modern, Science

The Brookhaven Nation Laboratory is planning on building a new type of electron ion-collider that should help to secure the United State's leadership in the field of nuclear matter for the next several decades.

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Let’s Build A Character For Vampire: The Requiem (Part 2)

Apr 23, 14 Let’s Build A Character For Vampire: The Requiem (Part 2)

Posted by in Gamemaster's Grimoire

Thus far, the mortal who will later become our vampire character for Vampire: The Requiem is coming along nicely. Now it’s time to start determining her attributes.

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New Social Location App Ideal For Dating (Or Stalking)

Apr 22, 14 New Social Location App Ideal For Dating (Or Stalking)

Posted by in Lifestyle, Technology

When you're making plans with friends, or looking for a place to go on a date, how do you decide the location? A new app can help you find a place you both (or all) want to go. Or maybe it can help you track your crush while the target is out on a date.

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Does It Hurt?

Apr 22, 14 Does It Hurt?

Posted by in Health, Miracles Of The Modern

The phrase “grin and bear it” exemplifies what most people with a higher tolerance for pain deal with. Even so, why is it that some people have this seemingly innate ability to deal with pain more effectively than others? Would you believe that it could be in your genes?

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Rivers Of Dead Pigs In China

Apr 22, 14 Rivers Of Dead Pigs In China

Posted by in An English Angle, Science

The sudden appearance of lots of dead pigs floating in China’s rivers, and the disturbing image of officials in full protective clothing collecting the bodies, is a good example. This is not a single occurrence. There have been several cases recently. Where do these animals come from and what does this all mean?

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Why Do We See Faces In The Moon?

Apr 22, 14 Why Do We See Faces In The Moon?

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan, Space

Of all the things humans have been able to observe on a regular basis, the moon provides perhaps the greatest enthrallment and mystery. Being so constant yet far away, and coming out at night, it has constantly provoked us to stare at it, and to try to find meaning in it.

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