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Starbucks Soon To Offer Free Wireless Charging Stations

Jun 17, 14 Starbucks Soon To Offer Free Wireless Charging Stations

Posted by in Technology

Coming soon, that Quad Venti Caramel Macchiato won't be the only source of eye opening energy at your local Starbucks. The company, which bills itself as your 'third place,' behind home and work, is keeping its business edge razor sharp by not only staying ahead of the curve, but by paving the road leading to the next big thing.

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My Best 13 Of 2013

Dec 27, 13 My Best 13 Of 2013

Posted by in Seasonal

I figured, as we are closing out 2013, I would compile a list of my 13 favorite articles composed for the main site. But I have to admit, whittling it down to just 13 was no easy task. Whether it was the many studies involving rats or my fascination with rocks hurtling through the cosmos, this has been an interesting year.

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My Unhealthy Relationship With A Comet

Dec 10, 13 My Unhealthy Relationship With A Comet

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

Apparently my suspicions were well-founded. The more I looked into those early promises ISON made to me, the more I came to realize they just sounded too good to be true.

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Urinals: You’re Doing It Wrong

Dec 03, 13 Urinals: You’re Doing It Wrong

Posted by in Science

With the time change last month, and then Thanksgiving, and then having to cue up all of your YouTube #WalMartFights Black Friday videos, I’m not going to fault you if you missed this one. Apparently, researchers at the aptly named Splash Lab, Brigham Young University’s premiere incompressible fluids lab, expended valuable time and resources all with the aim to improve yours.

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Understanding The Oceans To Understand Ourselves

Apr 23, 13 Understanding The Oceans To Understand Ourselves

Posted by in Natural Science

If you’re like me, the bulk of your knowledge of the oceans centers on the fact they cover 2/3 of the Earth’s surface. And even that is a nearly long lost factoid learned in or around the 6th grade.

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Everything Old Is New Again

Apr 07, 13 Everything Old Is New Again

Posted by in Science

The rapid advancement of technology makes it hard to believe the network everyone was on, but no one will admit to, MySpace, isn’t even 10 years old. The current social networking juggernaut, Facebook, only just turned 9.

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China Wages Space Junk War On Russia

Mar 19, 13 China Wages Space Junk War On Russia

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

Earlier this year, a cold war began between two of the great global superpowers. And the emphasis should be on the word “cold.”

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The Brain: The Final Frontier?

Mar 10, 13 The Brain: The Final Frontier?

Posted by in Science

The human brain consists of billions of neurons that help us to form our thoughts and perform actions based on those thoughts. But for now, we have no direct understanding of how these minute neurons are able to translate our thoughts into the actions we perform.

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Asteroid To Fly Past Earth Today

Mar 09, 13 Asteroid To Fly Past Earth Today

Posted by in Armchair Astronaut, Space

In what seems to be an almost daily occurrence, we have learned another asteroid is swinging through our neighborhood this weekend. Unlike the events that happened over the skies of southwestern Russia and Cuba, however, this asteroid will travel just outside our planet’s atmosphere.

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Yelp For Health?

Mar 09, 13 Yelp For Health?

Posted by in Health, Technology

Only a decade ago, if you had a bad experience at a restaurant or local business, the reach of your ire was limited typically to the 10-15 people you might come in contact with in the short-term after your experience.

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