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The “Online Country Club” – Social Media For The Insanely Wealthy

Sep 22, 14 The “Online Country Club” – Social Media For The Insanely Wealthy

Posted by in Juxtaposed In Japan, Technology

They may occasionally be distracted by helicopter rides and Michelin starred meals, but the super-rich love to social-network too. The only problem is that they seem to find, even if Facebook is often considered to be a breeding ground for egocentricity and passive-bragging for all of us, that a lot of the people they are connected to do not take kindly to their talk of the finer things in life.

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Mousestronauts Ride SpaceX Dragon To International Space Station

Sep 22, 14 Mousestronauts Ride SpaceX Dragon To International Space Station

Posted by in Space

After a weather delay, SpaceX successfully launched its Dragon spacecraft on a mission to the International Space Station Sunday. The spaceship lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and will make it to the space station Tuesday.

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NYC Climate Change March Rallies Over 310,000

Sep 22, 14 NYC Climate Change March Rallies Over 310,000

Posted by in Science

On a cloud-heavy Sunday morning, hundreds of thousands of people snaked down Manhattan’s west side for a march calling attention to the impact of climate change. Dozens of marching bands, two-story-tall puppets and banners of all kinds flanked a diverse range of marchers.

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Pacific Islanders Used To Be A Lot Less Obese — Then Colonists Came

Sep 22, 14 Pacific Islanders Used To Be A Lot Less Obese — Then Colonists Came

Posted by in Health

In 2012, Ricky Naputi, a Pacific Islander from Guam and one of the world’s heaviest men, died from obesity-related complications. Weighing in at over 900 pounds, he was confined to his bed and couldn’t even stand up by himself. Unfortunately, Naputi's case isn't the only one; Pacific Islanders are some of the most obese people in the world. A new study may have determined why.

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New App Lets You Have Birth Control Delivered To Your Door

Sep 22, 14 New App Lets You Have Birth Control Delivered To Your Door

Posted by in Health, Technology

Whether you want food or furniture delivered to your front door, there's an app for it. If you live in Washington state or Minnesota, you can now receive care from health professionals and birth control medication from your couch, too. Planned Parenthood launched a pilot program this week enabling residents to receive online consultations and have meds delivered in unmarked packages.

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We Are Attracted To The Body Odor Of People With The Same Political Beliefs

Sep 21, 14 We Are Attracted To The Body Odor Of People With The Same Political Beliefs

Posted by in Science, WTF???

A new study in the American Journal of Political Science has revealed that people are attracted to others with similar political opinions, purely on the basis of their smell. A possible conclusion is that people who share the same political outlooks get together because they were subconsciously attracted by smell, before politics was even discussed.

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Living In A Future Home

Have you ever wanted to control your home with an app on your phone? Really, to tell you the truth, I really never thought about before but after watching the demonstration for Future Home, I will admit that it is a really neat idea.

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With Deeper Sleep Comes Weirder Dreams

Sep 21, 14 With Deeper Sleep Comes Weirder Dreams

Posted by in Science

Many a time we’ve woken up without remembering our dreams from the night before. However, we may recall small slivers of them, or perhaps their general aura. They're usually pretty weird; we’ll wake up after visiting a bizarre city splashed in pastel colors, giant giraffes, and winding staircases. Or maybe that’s just me.

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Ever Wanted To Know How Much Caffeine Could Kill You?

Sep 21, 14 Ever Wanted To Know How Much Caffeine Could Kill You?

Posted by in Health

Caffeine overdose is a real thing and it’s extremely dangerous, especially with temptation legally hiding anywhere from the coffee shop on the corner to the cans of energy drinks in the vending machines at the gym, grocery store, and even some public schools for kids. Caffeine can kill, and it’s exactly why a calculator has been designed by to inform consumers when it’s time to cut off.

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Zombies And Fake Hands: Why The Uncanny Valley Is So Damn Creepy

Sep 21, 14 Zombies And Fake Hands: Why The Uncanny Valley Is So Damn Creepy

Posted by in Science, Technology

How do you feel about animatronic hands? What about Big Dog, the four-legged robot developed by Boston Dynamics? What are your thoughts on marionettes? If you’re like most people, all three of these things cause some uneasiness to bubble up in your stomach.

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