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Vodka brand releases app that controls messages on bottles

Mar 28, 15 Vodka brand releases app that controls messages on bottles

Posted by in Technology

Medea Vodka is unveiling an app that will allow you to customize the message on the LED strip wrapped around the body of the product's liquor bottle. It uses Bluetooth technology to let users customize messages on the bottle and track the exact location of the bottle.

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Do space beans taste different?

Mar 28, 15 Do space beans taste different?

Posted by in Space, WTF???

Bompas & Parr has successfully sent a bag of coffee beans to space to create what they are calling the world's first "space coffee" to see if the novel conditions (high altitude, low atmospheric pressure, and exposure to cosmic sun rays) would impact the taste of the brew.

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Tiny microchips glued to bees to track decline

Mar 28, 15 Tiny microchips glued to bees to track decline

Posted by in Science

Researchers have been attaching microchips to bees to track changes in their population in an attempt to help reverse the decline in their numbers. Scientists working on the project hope that the technology will allow them to get a better insight into the threats that the bee population is facing.

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Facebook plans giant drones to enhance Internet connectivity

Mar 28, 15 Facebook plans giant drones to enhance Internet connectivity

Posted by in Technology

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed Thursday that the social media giant has successfully tested unmanned aircraft that it intends to use to bring Internet connectivity to remote communities.

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Alien Nation remake coming from new Highlander writers

Mar 28, 15 Alien Nation remake coming from new Highlander writers

Posted by in Media & Entertainment

What’s the point of remaking Robocop when it was pretty much perfect already? In fact, let’s go ahead and set a blanket prohibition on Paul Verhoeven remakes. If a substantial portion of our new movie releases must be remakes then Alien Nation, the “good ‘nuff” 1988 alien movie, is the perfect pick.

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LGBT Health Awareness Week initiates safer sex awareness for all

Mar 28, 15 LGBT Health Awareness Week initiates safer sex awareness for all

Posted by in Health, Seasonal

Yesterday marked the final day of LGBT Health Awareness Week, which helped to spread awareness of the health issues and struggles that members of the LGBT community face. Obviously, every community, every individual, faces a plethora of health issues; however, this week focused on those issues in the LGBT community, in particular the sexual health issues.

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The anatomy of the perfect spokesperson, according to science

Mar 28, 15 The anatomy of the perfect spokesperson, according to science

Posted by in Science

What goes through your head when deciding whether or not to purchase an item? It’s likely that quality and price are important factors, but what about the appearance of the model advertising the product or the salesperson attempting to sell it? Science suggests that these factors may be just as important as the product itself when it comes to the consumer’s decision to purchase.

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New technology uses infrared light to ‘paint’ tissue samples

Mar 28, 15 New technology uses infrared light to ‘paint’ tissue samples

Posted by in Health, Technology

Old-world methods for analyzing bodily tissue for disease diagnosis involve applying a chemical stain or dye over and over again, so that transparent tissue can show malformations in greater relief. It leaves more room for that inevitable variable: human error. A new contender could be on the horizon.

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New tool predicts worldwide heart disease by country

Mar 28, 15 New tool predicts worldwide heart disease by country

Posted by in Health

Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), like heart attack and stroke, are one of the four main types of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). According to the World Health Organization (WHO), NCDs kill 38 million people each year — and Globorisk, a newly developed risk factor equation, might reduce these numbers.

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Colliding galaxy clusters may hold clues to dark matter

Mar 28, 15 Colliding galaxy clusters may hold clues to dark matter

Posted by in Space

Astronomers have found that dark matter interacts with itself less than previously thought. In an effort to learn more about dark matter, astronomers observed how galaxy clusters collide with each other -- an event that could hold clues about the mysterious invisible matter that makes up most of the mass of the Universe.

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