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Apple's "iWatch" Wrist-Device Coming to Stores in Late 2014
According to analysts, the wearable digital device by Apple termed the "iWatch" will be very useful indeed.
On Social Marketing and Social Change
50 Common Misquotations
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Wed May 22, 2013
Graphene-based ink could enable low-cost, foldable electronics
Scientist have created inkjet-printable graphene-based ink, that could be used to create electronic devices that can be folded like paper While we hear a lot about flexible electronics that can be gently bent, how about ones that could actually be folded up? Things like the recently-developed graphite-based paper circuits definitely show promise, ... (more)
Tue May 21, 2013
Stock Images Line The Walls Of NYC Galleries
Offset , a new stock image platform for high end photos and illustrations, debuted recently at a Chelsea gallery with an event showcasing some of its rich images.
Jon Oringer Says Shutterstock Can Sell Whatever it Want
"Each time I went to create my website, I needed imagery," he said during Internet Week .
Sat May 18, 2013
Maps of the rare and unusual
This Madagascan native, Varecia variegata, is the largest, extant lemur and critically endangered.
Thin-film solar cells could become more efficient - thanks to moths' eyes
Inspired by moths' eyes, scientists have created new technology that may help improve the efficiency of thin-film solar cells Because moths need to use every little bit of light available in order to see in the dark, their eyes are highly non-reflective. This quality has been copied in a film that can be applied to solar cells , which helps keep ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
8 Quirky 'Arrested Development' Protest Posters
Everyone's favorite dysfunctional family, the Bluths, are making a highly anticipated return to a Netflix -screening device near you.
Mt. Everest Glaciers are Rapidly Melting, and Humans are Probably to Blame
The glaciers atop Mt. Everest are melting at an unprecedented rate and anthropogenic global warming is likely to blame.
Tue May 14, 2013
Religion News Service
Mormon Works vs. Evangelical Grace? Not So Fast
This week's CT article showcases differences between Mormon and evangelical views of grace.
A Serial Entrepreneur Settles Down for Shutterstock
At just 38 years old, he's known as serial entrepreneur, landing spots on Crain's "40 Under 40," and Forbes "Most Powerful CEOs under 40" lists.
Research Reveals How Energy Is Released And...
Image Caption: NYU physicists have uncovered how energy is released and dispersed in magnetic materials-a process that is akin to the spread of forest fires.
Mon May 13, 2013
Step towards a spider venom vaccine
An engineered protein could one day be used to create vaccines against deadly venoms like that of the brown recluse © Shutterstock Brazilian researchers have engineered a protein that should make producing antivenoms to treat spider bites both cheaper and simpler .
Fri May 10, 2013
Shutterstock Surpasses 1 Million High-Quality Video Clips
Shutterstock, Inc. , a leading global provider of commercial digital imagery, announced today it has surpassed 1 million licensable video clips in its collection of royalty-free stock footage .
Skinks and other Squamates - Sorted
A giant among skinks, this is called, "monkey-tailed" in the Solomon Islands, but forms small colonies.
Shutterstock Given New $41.00 Price Target at Deutsche Bank
The firm currently has a "hold" rating on the stock. Several other analysts have also recently commented on the stock.
Thu May 09, 2013
Gold solder used to laser-weld ruptured intestines
A material known as a plasmonic polypeptide nanocomposite has been shown to strengthen laser-welded seals in ruptured intestines Stitches and staples may be on their way to becoming a thing of the past, thanks to a developing technology known as laser tissue welding.
The Cover That Launched a Thousand iBookstore Sales
Self-published novelist R.L. Mathewson initially published Playing for Keeps with a plain blue and white cover, but saw a significant sales spike in the iBookstore once she added a steamy Shutterstock photo to her cover .
La Vista To "Rev Up Summer" With Festival
Big hamburger on white close up; Shutterstock ID 128143817; PO: The Huffington Post; Job: The Huffington Post; Client: The Huffington Post; Other: The Huffington Post La Vista Daze 2013, scheduled for May 23-26, will celebrate the kick-off to summer with the theme "Rev Up Summer". The festival will combine old traditions with new twists as well as ... (more)