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"The Happy Show" is the result of edgy Austrian design artist Stefan Sagmeister's fascination with the psychology of happiness. Known for designing album covers for recording artists like Lou Reed, the Talking Heads, and the Rolling Stones, Sagmeister took a one-year sabbatical from his regular commercial design work in 2000 to launch an informal investigation of the components of happiness...
Fan Peng-Fei of China's Dali University was worried the first time he entered the forest habitat of the critically endangered cao vit gibbon ( Nomascus nasutus ).
My last post, "How Can We Condemn Boston Murders and Excuse U.S. Bombing of Civilians?", has provoked lots of commentary, including a vigorous discussion on reddit.
In 1999 a technology manager called Kevin Ashton coined the phrase “The Internet of Things”. It was to convey the fact that not everything connected to the Internet generates data via humans tapping on keyboards...
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In a draft assessment of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, consultants for the U.S. State Department judged that building it would have no significant impact on greenhouse gas emissions...
Back when the Time Lord and I were still engaged, we went shopping for wedding rings. He only had one criteria: he wanted his ring to be made of platinum or a similar material forged in a supernova...
Why, oh why, would I order a plastic fork, costing $89 (on-sale), 5 months before its scheduled release? Because it promises to help me control my eating speed, which, I am now convinced, is indeed critical to controlling obesity and diabetes.The fork is essentially a Bluetooth device that communicates to your smartphone and counts how many bites you take each meal...
Two new features for the Nest thermostat could help customers and utilities reduce energy consumption. At the Bloomberg Energy Finance conference held on Earth Day 2013 in New York City, Nest Labs introduced a set of energy services that will allow electric utilities across the country to manage electricity demand...
As the economy continues to chart its own tortuous, uncertain course, there seems to have been a fair amount of much-needed discussion on the kinds of skills new grads should possess.
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