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Men And Women Check Out Female Body
2013-10-29 15:51:49

For the first time, researchers have used sophisticated eye-tracking technology to prove that women are often objectified by men.

Billionaire Entrepreneur Elon Musk Wants To Build Submarine Car
2013-10-18 12:55:55

Last month a Lotus Esprit submarine car featured in the 1977 film “The Spy Who Loved Me” sold in an auction for $866,000 to a secretive and unknown buyer. Today, that buyer has come forward and explains what he plans to do with the car.

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2013-10-18 09:54:49

Only days after hiring a new senior vice president of retail and online stores, Apple has lost two all-star executives to eBay and Jawbone.

Women Assume Men With Low Voices Will Cheat On Them
2013-10-16 16:35:11

Traditionally those looking for a mate may have been interested in a man’s work, his social standing, his car and the size of his paycheck. A new study from researchers at McCaster University in Ontario, Canada now suggests you can also judge a man by the tone of his voice.

Voice Actor Claims She Is The Voice Behind Apple's Siri
2013-10-04 14:11:42

At Atlanta woman is claiming she is the voice behind Siri, Apple’s intelligent (and often sarcastic) digital assistant. The voice actor says she recorded the voices for Siri in 2005, six full years before Apple began shipping iPhones with the talking software.

Crowd-Funding May Help Transform iPad Into 3D Scanner
2013-09-18 07:48:36

Software developers Occipital have launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring 3D scanning to the iPad. The small, strap-on sensor plugs directly into the Apple tablet and begins taking 3D images of a three-dimensional space.

Frank The Frog Ride
2013-09-12 13:15:17

During a rocket take off, NASA captured an image of an unsuspecting frog being launched through the air at a high velocity.

Apple Patent Lets iPhone Users Now When Their Friends Are Available To Talk
2013-08-22 13:21:38

A recent Apple patent application reveals a feature that could let iPhone users know when other users are available to talk on the phone. The patent filing, titled "Methods to determine availability of user based on mobile phone status," describes a feature which works much like instant messenger programs.

Groklaw Website Shuts Down Due To Surveillance Fears
2013-08-20 14:10:20

Blogger Pamela Jones announced today that she’ll be shutting down her tech-leaning legal blog “Groklaw” amidst concerns about government surveillance. What’s more, she also says she’ll be removing herself from the Internet as much as it is possible.

eBook Publishers Once Again Conspiring With Apple, Claims DOJ
2013-08-09 11:10:35

Several weeks after the US Department of Justice (DOJ) ruled Apple played a “central role” in an e-book price fixing scheme, it is claiming Apple is conspiring with the publishers once more.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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